The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of ICT
Rank 895 869 898
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of ICT 10 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.009% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.010% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 1
Average salary £75,000 £58,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.75% +1.30%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 25 July 2014 within the UK.

Head of ICT Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of ICT
Top 6 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 25 July 2014. 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 -29 10 £75,000 +28.75% 1
London -44 7 £75,000 +27.11%
Kent - 3 £55,000 -
Chatham - 3 £55,000 -
South East - 3 £55,000 -
City of London -13 1 £93,500 +83.33%

Head of ICT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 9 (45.00%) Service Delivery
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (35.00%) Performance Management
4 6 (30.00%) Degree
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL
5 4 (20.00%) Local Government
5 4 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (20.00%) Google
5 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (20.00%) Workflow
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (20.00%) Google Apps
6 3 (15.00%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (15.00%) BS25999
6 3 (15.00%) ISO 14001
6 3 (15.00%) Market Research
6 3 (15.00%) ISO 9001
6 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.00%) SLA
6 3 (15.00%) Web Services
6 3 (15.00%) CCA
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Change Management
7 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS

Head of ICT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Google Apps
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Local Government
2 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) XHTML
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) CCTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Service Delivery
2 8 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (35.00%) Performance Management
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL
5 4 (20.00%) Workflow
5 4 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (15.00%) Market Research
6 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.00%) Change Management
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
8 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) Data Management
8 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) C++
1 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (15.00%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
1 3 (15.00%) ISO 14001
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (15.00%) BS25999
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) SonicWALL
Yorkshire
Baxter Neumann
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago