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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of ICT
Rank 902 863 910
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of ICT 13 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.012% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.013% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 5
Average salary £75,000 £45,587 £58,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.52% -22.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,587 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-23.22% +11.18%

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
107654 100894 111399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.32% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 87308 83795 94839
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 2014 within the UK.

Head of ICT Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of ICT
Top 8 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 September 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
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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 -43 13 £75,000 +64.52% 1
London -2 8 £75,000 -6.25%
Berkshire -5 4 - - 1
South East -13 4 - - 1
Maidenhead -14 4 - -
South West -26 1 £35,000 -23.22%
Gloucestershire - 1 £35,000 -
City of London - 1 £51,500 -

Head of ICT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 7 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (28.57%) Google Apps
2 6 (28.57%) User Experience
2 6 (28.57%) Google
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
3 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
3 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 5 (23.81%) Degree
4 4 (19.05%) Smartphone
4 4 (19.05%) Billing
4 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (19.05%) Web Services
4 4 (19.05%) Broadband
4 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (19.05%) Internet
4 4 (19.05%) 3G
5 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (14.29%) JIRA
5 3 (14.29%) Atlassian
5 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
6 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
6 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) SLA
6 2 (9.52%) C#
7 1 (4.76%) C++

Head of ICT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 6 (28.57%) Google Apps
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Broadband
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
1 4 (19.05%) 3G
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Billing
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) XHTML
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) User Experience
2 4 (19.05%) Smartphone
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) CCTV
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
3 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security Management
6 1 (4.76%) Security Management
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security
6 1 (4.76%) Data Management
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) Line Management
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) C++
2 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Google
2 3 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
Bracknell, South East
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