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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 64 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.78% - 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £54,500 - £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
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
622 696 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.34% 96.94% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 532 550 558
Average salary £35,000 £35,426 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of IT across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Head of IT
Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Lichfield - 3 - -
Cannock - 1 £36,500 -
Head of IT
West Midlands

Head of IT
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) COBIT
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (16.67%) People Management
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) People Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory