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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Technology
Rank 221 239 221
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 26 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 5
Average salary £80,000 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £77,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +14.81%
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
5515 5870 5210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.04% 97.49% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4635 4993 4429
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(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
Gloucestershire +11 11 £47,500 -26.92% 1
Wiltshire +6 7 £80,000 +45.45% 1
Bristol 0 3 £80,000 -5.88% 1
Dorset +6 2 £85,000 +30.76%
Head of IT
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 26 (49.06%) ITIL
2 23 (43.40%) Finance
3 14 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (24.53%) Service Delivery
4 13 (24.53%) PRINCE2
4 13 (24.53%) Linux
4 13 (24.53%) SLA
5 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
5 12 (22.64%) Telecoms
6 11 (20.75%) Programme Management
6 11 (20.75%) Problem Management
6 11 (20.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (20.75%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (18.87%) Windows
7 10 (18.87%) Project Management
7 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
8 9 (16.98%) Manufacturing
8 9 (16.98%) SAP
8 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (16.98%) Degree
9 8 (15.09%) Service Management
9 8 (15.09%) ITSM
10 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (13.21%) Risk Management
10 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (13.21%) IIS
10 7 (13.21%) Apache
10 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
10 7 (13.21%) MS Exchange
10 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (13.21%) Apache
1 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (13.21%) IIS
1 7 (13.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
1 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (7.55%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (3.77%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) IaaS
1 7 (13.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.32%) WAN
3 4 (7.55%) LAN
4 3 (5.66%) Intranet
4 3 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) QlikView
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 23 (43.40%) Finance
2 12 (22.64%) Telecoms
3 9 (16.98%) Manufacturing
4 6 (11.32%) Marketing
4 6 (11.32%) Retail
5 5 (9.43%) Electronics
5 5 (9.43%) Legal
6 3 (5.66%) Advertising
7 2 (3.77%) Banking
8 1 (1.89%) Back Office
8 1 (1.89%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) FMCG
2 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) PMI
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) EPoS
4 1 (1.89%) NHS
4 1 (1.89%) Statistics
4 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) ITIL
2 13 (24.53%) PRINCE2
2 13 (24.53%) Service Delivery
3 11 (20.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (20.75%) Problem Management
3 11 (20.75%) Programme Management
4 10 (18.87%) Project Management
5 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (15.09%) ITSM
6 8 (15.09%) Service Management
7 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
7 7 (13.21%) Performance Management
7 7 (13.21%) Risk Management
7 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
8 6 (11.32%) Business Continuity
8 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (11.32%) Change Management
9 5 (9.43%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (16.98%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) CISA
3 2 (3.77%) CRISC
3 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.89%) CCNA
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.53%) SLA
2 5 (9.43%) ISO 9001
2 5 (9.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.89%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Dovecot
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.98%) SAP
3 6 (11.32%) Citrix
4 5 (9.43%) VMware
5 4 (7.55%) Avaya
5 4 (7.55%) Cisco
5 4 (7.55%) F5
5 4 (7.55%) NICE Systems
6 1 (1.89%) Sage
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bideford, Devon
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Month + pension + holiday allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
South West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 40% Bonus, Car Allowance + Much more
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago