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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 225 223 201
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 20 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 8
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £72,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £61,500 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £71,000 £100,050
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
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
5750 5744 4757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.22% 95.19% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4880 4767 4098
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,072 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Bristol -7 6 £61,250 -3.92% 2
Wiltshire -1 4 £55,000 -24.13%
Cornwall - 4 £70,000 - 1
Devon - 3 £65,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £67,500 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Head of IT
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 13 (41.94%) ITIL
2 11 (35.48%) Project Management
2 11 (35.48%) Service Management
3 9 (29.03%) ITSM
4 8 (25.81%) Finance
4 8 (25.81%) Service Delivery
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (19.35%) SLA
6 5 (16.13%) Windows
6 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (16.13%) Line Management
7 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
7 4 (12.90%) Process Improvement
7 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
7 4 (12.90%) ERP
7 4 (12.90%) SQL
7 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
7 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
7 4 (12.90%) Legal
7 4 (12.90%) Process Management
7 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.68%) Retail
8 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
8 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
8 3 (9.68%) Change Management
8 3 (9.68%) Citrix
8 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (3.23%) IIS
1 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.23%) Lync
1 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) WAN
1 2 (6.45%) DHCP
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
1 2 (6.45%) Intranet
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
1 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (6.45%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.23%) PABX
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) Wireless
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Legal
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.68%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Marketing
4 2 (6.45%) Electronics
4 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) EPoS
2 2 (6.45%) DTV
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Handset
3 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.23%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) ITIL
2 11 (35.48%) Project Management
2 11 (35.48%) Service Management
3 9 (29.03%) ITSM
4 8 (25.81%) Service Delivery
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (16.13%) Line Management
7 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
7 4 (12.90%) Process Management
7 4 (12.90%) ERP
7 4 (12.90%) Process Improvement
7 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
8 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
8 3 (9.68%) Change Management
8 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
9 2 (6.45%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) CISM
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
2 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) WSUS
1 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Citrix
3 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Dell
4 1 (3.23%) Avaya
4 1 (3.23%) Juniper
4 1 (3.23%) VMware
Bristol
Sanderson
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 7 days ago
Cornwall
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago