The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Head of IT featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Technology
Rank 693 699 691
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 241 280 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 207 218 251
Median salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,300 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £108,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £76,250 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-4.91% +12.96%

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
94522 107194 114726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79692 88358 93874
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Head of IT in the job title.

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Head of IT
Salary Trend

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

Head of IT Salary Trend in the UK

Head of IT
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of IT over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 within the UK.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of IT
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of IT within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +9 228 £75,000 - 17
London +9 97 £87,500 +18.61% 6
South East +40 37 £72,500 -9.37% 4
Yorkshire +32 21 £82,500 +29.41%
East of England +3 21 £75,000 -7.69%
West Midlands -30 20 £72,500 -
North West +30 18 £70,000 +7.69% 4
West Yorkshire +12 17 £85,000 +30.76%
Leeds +29 15 £85,000 +30.76%
Birmingham -4 15 £75,000 -
City of London +44 14 £77,500 +8.77% 1
Hertfordshire +23 12 £77,500 -6.06%
Wales +18 9 £65,000 +6.12%
South Wales +13 9 £65,000 -10.34%
Newport +11 9 £65,000 -10.34%
South West +23 8 £78,500 -10.28% 3
Berkshire +12 7 £68,500 -57.18% 1
Oxfordshire -3 7 £72,500 -12.12% 1
Kent +16 6 £112,500 +73.07%
Hampshire +2 6 £95,000 +22.58%
Oxford +1 6 £72,500 -14.70%
Manchester -7 6 £95,000 +55.10% 2
Rickmansworth - 6 £77,500 -
Surrey +21 5 £90,000 +26.76%
East Midlands +8 5 £55,000 -26.66%
Milton Keynes +29 4 £57,500 -9.80% 1
Buckinghamshire +28 4 £57,500 -8.00% 1
Bedfordshire +13 4 £59,000 -23.87%
Nottingham +11 4 £55,000 -21.42%
Nottinghamshire +8 4 £55,000 -21.42%

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Head of IT job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 179 (38.00%) Finance
2 110 (23.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 86 (18.26%) ITIL
4 83 (17.62%) Project Management
5 72 (15.29%) CRM
6 66 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (13.16%) Management Information System
8 61 (12.95%) Service Delivery
9 56 (11.89%) PRINCE2
10 50 (10.62%) Microsoft
11 47 (9.98%) Retail
12 41 (8.70%) Information Security
12 41 (8.70%) Degree
13 36 (7.64%) Service Management
14 35 (7.43%) Analytics
14 35 (7.43%) Coaching
15 33 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
15 33 (7.01%) Mentoring
15 33 (7.01%) Change Management
15 33 (7.01%) ERP
15 33 (7.01%) Windows
15 33 (7.01%) Business Development
15 33 (7.01%) Supplier Management
16 32 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (6.58%) Big Data
17 31 (6.58%) Hadoop
17 31 (6.58%) Data Analytics
18 30 (6.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 30 (6.37%) Manufacturing
19 29 (6.16%) Disaster Recovery

Head of IT Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (2.34%) Apache Pig
2 8 (1.70%) Apache
2 8 (1.70%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.49%) IIS
4 6 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.85%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.64%) nginx
7 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.21%) Documentum
8 1 (0.21%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.34%) MS Office
3 4 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.64%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.94%) SaaS
2 25 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (4.03%) Office 365
4 18 (3.82%) IaaS
5 17 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (1.91%) Amazon EMR
7 9 (1.91%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.49%) PaaS
9 4 (0.85%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.18%) LAN
2 14 (2.97%) Firewall
3 13 (2.76%) WAN
4 10 (2.12%) VoIP
5 9 (1.91%) SAN
6 7 (1.49%) Internet
7 6 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (1.06%) Network Security
9 4 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.85%) SSL
9 4 (0.85%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.64%) MPLS
10 3 (0.64%) PABX
10 3 (0.64%) VPN
11 2 (0.42%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.21%) DHCP
12 1 (0.21%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.21%) FWSM
12 1 (0.21%) Intranet
12 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.58%) Big Data
1 31 (6.58%) Hadoop
2 14 (2.97%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.34%) Apache Hive
3 11 (2.34%) Impala
4 10 (2.12%) MySQL
5 9 (1.91%) Mahout
5 9 (1.91%) MongoDB
5 9 (1.91%) Neo4j
5 9 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.85%) GIS
7 4 (0.85%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.64%) Redis
9 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.91%) Git (software)
1 9 (1.91%) Jenkins
1 9 (1.91%) Vagrant
1 9 (1.91%) Yeoman
2 1 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 179 (38.00%) Finance
2 47 (9.98%) Retail
3 30 (6.37%) Manufacturing
4 28 (5.94%) Banking
5 27 (5.73%) Telecoms
6 26 (5.52%) Marketing
7 13 (2.76%) Law
8 10 (2.12%) Back Office
9 9 (1.91%) Billing
10 7 (1.49%) Legal
11 5 (1.06%) Electronics
12 4 (0.85%) Front Office
12 4 (0.85%) Games
12 4 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.85%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.42%) Publishing
14 1 (0.21%) Advertising
14 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.76%) .NET
2 9 (1.91%) Cascalog
2 9 (1.91%) COM
2 9 (1.91%) D3.js
2 9 (1.91%) Natural Language Processing
2 9 (1.91%) Pandas
2 9 (1.91%) scikit-learn
2 9 (1.91%) SciPy
3 5 (1.06%) LAMP
3 5 (1.06%) Middleware
4 3 (0.64%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.64%) beanstalkd
4 3 (0.64%) CSS
4 3 (0.64%) HTML
4 3 (0.64%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (0.64%) Web Services
5 2 (0.42%) Velocity
6 1 (0.21%) Ajax
6 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.21%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 62 (13.16%) Management Information System
2 33 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (5.10%) Data Centre
4 13 (2.76%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.12%) PMI
6 9 (1.91%) Visualisation
7 7 (1.49%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.27%) EPoS
8 6 (1.27%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.06%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.85%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.85%) Life Science
10 4 (0.85%) Replication
11 3 (0.64%) SCADA
12 2 (0.42%) AS400
12 2 (0.42%) Biology
12 2 (0.42%) Clustering
12 2 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.42%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.42%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.01%) Windows
2 24 (5.10%) Linux
3 15 (3.18%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.70%) Unix
5 5 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.64%) CentOS
6 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.21%) Android
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (23.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 86 (18.26%) ITIL
3 83 (17.62%) Project Management
4 72 (15.29%) CRM
5 66 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (12.95%) Service Delivery
7 56 (11.89%) PRINCE2
8 41 (8.70%) Information Security
9 36 (7.64%) Service Management
10 35 (7.43%) Analytics
10 35 (7.43%) Coaching
11 33 (7.01%) Business Development
11 33 (7.01%) Change Management
11 33 (7.01%) ERP
11 33 (7.01%) Mentoring
11 33 (7.01%) Supplier Management
12 32 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
13 31 (6.58%) Data Analytics
14 29 (6.16%) Disaster Recovery
14 29 (6.16%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (4.88%) SQL
2 17 (3.61%) C
3 13 (2.76%) PHP
3 13 (2.76%) Python
4 12 (2.55%) Java
5 11 (2.34%) R
6 9 (1.91%) Bash Shell
6 9 (1.91%) Clojure
6 9 (1.91%) VBA
7 7 (1.49%) C#
8 5 (1.06%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.85%) C++
10 2 (0.42%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.42%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.42%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.42%) Scala
11 1 (0.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (8.70%) Degree
2 16 (3.40%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (2.55%) CISSP
4 11 (2.34%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.49%) CISM
5 7 (1.49%) ISEB
5 7 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (1.27%) CISA
6 6 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.64%) APMP
8 3 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.64%) MCSE
8 3 (0.64%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.64%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.42%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.42%) CLAS
9 2 (0.42%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.42%) HND
9 2 (0.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (4.25%) SLA
3 16 (3.40%) QA
4 12 (2.55%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.27%) COBIT
6 5 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.85%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.64%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.42%) Government Security Classifications
9 2 (0.42%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.42%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.21%) COSO
10 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 20 (4.25%) HDFS
2 9 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (1.91%) VirtualBox
3 8 (1.70%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.06%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.85%) Dovecot
7 3 (0.64%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.21%) Firmware
9 1 (0.21%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (1.27%) Puppet
1 6 (1.27%) SCCM
2 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 50 (10.62%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.25%) Cloudera
2 20 (4.25%) SAP
3 16 (3.40%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (2.55%) Cisco
4 12 (2.55%) Oracle
5 11 (2.34%) VMware
6 7 (1.49%) Sun
7 5 (1.06%) Adobe
8 4 (0.85%) Apple
8 4 (0.85%) Sage
9 3 (0.64%) Dell
9 3 (0.64%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.42%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.42%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.42%) iManage
10 2 (0.42%) LANDesk
10 2 (0.42%) NetApp
10 2 (0.42%) Palo Alto
10 2 (0.42%) Teradata
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Chippenham
Networx
Salary: £34,000 and up to 30% remission
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bicester
Michael Page Technology
Salary: Package
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car
Posted: 19 hours ago
East Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £70000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £58000 per annum + extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Armagh, County Armagh
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £58000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 55-65k
Posted: 5 days ago
Scotland
Forestry Commission Scotland
Salary: From £47,662 to £54,042 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £56,104 to £68,484 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £105000 - £120000 per annum + 30% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Onfido
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Stanmore, Middlesex
Stanmore College
Salary: From £42,214 to £44,362 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago