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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of ICT
Rank - 911 883
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of ICT 0 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.007% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.007% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 2
Average salary - £55,000 £54,850
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.27%
UK excluding London average salary - £52,500 -

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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
Top 14 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) NHS

Head of ICT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C