The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Head of IT featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Technology
Rank 166 158 170
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 3 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.10% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.24% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Median salary £58,000 £77,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.16% +14.81%
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £75,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
Head of IT
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2775 2963 3624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.62% 95.15% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1604 1880 2389
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Head of IT in the job title.

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of IT across the Scotland region.

Head of IT Salary Trend in Scotland

Head of IT
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of IT within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -9 2 - - 2
Edinburgh +2 1 £58,000 -25.16%
Head of IT
UK

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Head of IT job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
2 3 (60.00%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Information Management
3 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Network Management
4 1 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management

Head of IT Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
2 3 (60.00%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Information Management
3 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Network Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Avaya
Scotland
Forestry Commission Scotland
Salary: From £47,662 to £54,042 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago