The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Head of IT featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Technology
Rank 232 237 231
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 8 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 5
Median salary £51,250 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £55,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,750 £73,000 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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
5281 5665 5992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.22% 97.00% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4464 4823 4965
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of IT within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Wiltshire +19 4 £34,000 -38.18% 1
Bristol +19 2 £78,500 +12.14%
Devon +2 2 £60,000 -7.69%
Head of IT
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 South West region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 9 (56.25%) Finance
3 8 (50.00%) Retail
4 7 (43.75%) Marketing
5 6 (37.50%) Service Desk Management
5 6 (37.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
5 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 6 (37.50%) SAP
5 6 (37.50%) SLA
6 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (31.25%) Electronics
6 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
6 5 (31.25%) Programme Management
6 5 (31.25%) SaaS
6 5 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (31.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
8 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
9 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
9 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 2 (12.50%) Coaching
9 2 (12.50%) People Management
9 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
9 2 (12.50%) Project Management
9 2 (12.50%) CRM
10 1 (6.25%) Microsoft

Head of IT Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) VoIP
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Retail
3 7 (43.75%) Marketing
4 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 5 (31.25%) Electronics
5 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 6 (37.50%) Service Desk Management
3 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (31.25%) Programme Management
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) Coaching
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) CRM
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) People Management
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
7 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
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