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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of ICT
Rank 927 940 924
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of ICT 7 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.009% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.010% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 8
Average salary £80,000 £68,000 £58,052
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +17.13%
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £52,500 £58,052
% change year-on-year
+52.38% -9.56%

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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 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 8 February 2016. 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 -3 7 £80,000 +17.64% 1
South East +22 4 - -
Hampshire - 4 - -
Surrey - 4 - -
London +2 2 - -
East of England - 1 £80,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £80,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £80,000 -

Head of ICT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (43.75%) Degree
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
3 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Service Management
4 4 (25.00%) ITSM
4 4 (25.00%) VoIP
5 3 (18.75%) DBS Check
5 3 (18.75%) Internet
5 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
5 3 (18.75%) SLA
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (12.50%) DNS
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Legal
6 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
7 1 (6.25%) IT Governance
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement

Head of ICT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) VoIP
2 3 (18.75%) Internet
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) SMTP
4 1 (6.25%) SNMP
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) e-Learning
3 1 (6.25%) New Media
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) ITSM
3 4 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) IT Governance
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) DBS Check
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
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