The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of IT role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of IT in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 227 217 222
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 9 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.14% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 13
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,750 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £62,500 £57,550
UK excluding London average salary £77,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+14.07% +8.00%
Head of IT
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5801 5145 5413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.03% 95.56% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4942 4365 4815
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of IT in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Head of IT
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Head of IT Salary Trend in the South West

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of IT across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in the South West

Head of IT
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of IT within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon +5 2 £57,500 +53.33%
Dorset -24 2 £65,000 +8.33%
Somerset - 2 - -
Bristol -5 1 £85,000 +30.76% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £65,000 - 1
Head of IT
England

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Head of IT in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Head of IT in their job title.

1 11 (42.31%) ERP
2 10 (38.46%) Project Management
3 8 (30.77%) Change Management
4 6 (23.08%) Finance
4 6 (23.08%) Degree
4 6 (23.08%) FMCG
4 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 6 (23.08%) Windows
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) Retail
5 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (15.38%) Coaching
6 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
6 4 (15.38%) Supplier Management
6 4 (15.38%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 4 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (15.38%) BMC
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (15.38%) Windows 2000
6 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 3 (11.54%) ISA Server
7 3 (11.54%) Citrix

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Head of IT in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Head of IT in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
1 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Retail
3 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.69%) Law
4 2 (7.69%) Legal
5 1 (3.85%) Local Government
5 1 (3.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) FMCG
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) PMI
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ERP
2 10 (38.46%) Project Management
3 8 (30.77%) Change Management
4 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (15.38%) Coaching
6 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (15.38%) Supplier Management
6 4 (15.38%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
7 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.54%) People Management
8 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
8 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.69%) Process Management
9 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.85%) CRM
9 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C#
1 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
1 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) ISA Server
2 3 (11.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Nagios
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) BMC
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire, South West
Swindon College
Salary: £45,071 - £52,495 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago