The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of ICT role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of ICT in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of ICT
Rank 884 896 875
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of ICT 6 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.008% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.008% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 5
Average salary £67,250 £58,052 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.84% -7.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £55,442 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,873 £70,677 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,250 £58,052 £66,250
% change year-on-year
-9.99% -12.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of ICT
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Head of ICT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Head of ICT
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of ICT within the UK.

Head of ICT Salary Trend in the UK

Head of ICT
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of ICT over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 within the UK.

Head of ICT Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of ICT
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of ICT within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 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
England +11 6 £67,250 +15.84% 1
London - 4 £69,000 -
South West -17 2 £52,250 +16.11%
Trowbridge - 2 £52,250 -
Wiltshire - 2 £52,250 -

Head of ICT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Head of ICT 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 ICT in their job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Project Management
1 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) SLA
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) IT Governance
2 3 (30.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft

Head of ICT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Head of ICT 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 ICT in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Project Management
1 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) IT Governance
2 3 (30.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
Newport, Gwent
Welsh Government
Salary: From £57,550 to £68,150 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
South East Wales
Welsh Government
Salary: £57,550 - £68,150, in exceptional circumstances allowances may be payable
Posted: 10 days ago