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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Information Technology
England / South West
Rank 236 225 244
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 5 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.098% 0.36% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.37% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 5
Median salary £53,760 £75,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.32% +20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £75,000 £77,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

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
4921 5617 5847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.49% 97.05% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4082 4666 4944
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Devon - 4 £53,760 -
Bristol 0 1 £65,000 -18.75%
Head of IT
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 8 (61.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Human Factors
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (30.77%) Military
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 4 (30.77%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 2 (15.38%) Retail
5 2 (15.38%) Matrix Management
5 2 (15.38%) People Management
6 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Information Management
6 1 (7.69%) Strategic Management
6 1 (7.69%) Business Development
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (7.69%) Line Management
6 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 4 (30.77%) Military
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
1 1 (7.69%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (30.77%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (30.77%) Human Factors
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
5 2 (15.38%) Matrix Management
5 2 (15.38%) People Management
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
6 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.69%) Information Management
6 1 (7.69%) Line Management
6 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco