The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of IT role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 69 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.16% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £70,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £66,250 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -5.35%
Head of IT
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
589 689 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.62% 97.73% 98.47%
Number of salaries quoted 521 553 492
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of IT in the job title across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of IT across the Staffordshire region.

Head of IT Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Head of IT
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT