The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of IT role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 161 185 217
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 43 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.97% 0.30% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.32% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 42 12 8
Average salary £102,500 £60,000 £48,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.83% +24.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £57,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £69,000 £78,250
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £66,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+20.75% +1.92%
Head of IT
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4330 4054 4932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.19% 94.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3636 3226 4228
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Head of IT Salary Trend in Surrey

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of IT across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in Surrey

Head of IT
Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Egham - 31 £102,500 -
Head of IT
South East

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 (57.78%) Degree
2 24 (53.33%) ITIL
3 14 (31.11%) Service Delivery
4 12 (26.67%) Risk Management
5 9 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 8 (17.78%) Change Management
7 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (15.56%) Strategic Planning
7 7 (15.56%) TOGAF
8 6 (13.33%) Incident Management
8 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (13.33%) Project Management
8 6 (13.33%) Problem Management
8 6 (13.33%) Release Management
8 6 (13.33%) Operations Management
8 6 (13.33%) ITIL V3
8 6 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (13.33%) Demand Management
8 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
10 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
10 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
10 4 (8.89%) People Management
11 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
11 3 (6.67%) QA
11 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (6.67%) Finance
11 3 (6.67%) Unified Process

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

General
1 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) ITIL
2 14 (31.11%) Service Delivery
3 12 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 9 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 8 (17.78%) Change Management
6 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (15.56%) TOGAF
6 7 (15.56%) Strategic Planning
7 6 (13.33%) Incident Management
7 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (13.33%) Operations Management
7 6 (13.33%) Problem Management
7 6 (13.33%) Release Management
7 6 (13.33%) Project Management
7 6 (13.33%) ITIL V3
7 6 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
7 6 (13.33%) Demand Management
8 4 (8.89%) People Management
8 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.67%) Unified Process
Qualifications
1 26 (57.78%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) Cisco