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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 231 228 199
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 8 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.11% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 14
Average salary £75,000 £57,500 £71,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -19.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £54,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £79,250
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
5752 5848 4991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.95% 95.92% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4844 4808 4398
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Wiltshire - 5 £67,500 - 1
Bristol -20 2 £90,000 +56.52% 1
Head of IT
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) SAN
4 3 (16.67%) Dell
4 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 3 (16.67%) DHCP
4 3 (16.67%) DNS
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Firewall
4 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (16.67%) Network Security
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (16.67%) EqualLogic
4 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (11.11%) Business Development
5 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.11%) Finance
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
1 3 (16.67%) DHCP
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) EqualLogic
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) PMI
3 1 (5.56%) EPoS
3 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.11%) Business Development
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.56%) CISM
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Dell
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + car + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago