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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Information Technology
UK
Rank 640 696 675
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 219 252 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 186 212 231
Median salary £77,500 £80,000 £77,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,600 £56,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £115,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £75,000 £77,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

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
81156 98559 103265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67379 82685 85216
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 24 February 2017 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +66 209 £77,500 -3.12% 21
London +67 81 £77,500 -3.12% 8
South East +33 34 £85,000 -4.22% 4
North West +9 27 £88,750 +18.33% 1
Manchester -5 21 £90,000 +20.00% 1
West Midlands +26 18 £80,000 +10.34% 2
City of London +40 17 £77,500 -6.06% 1
East Midlands +21 17 £72,500 +11.53% 4
Yorkshire +13 14 £75,000 - 1
East of England +14 13 £90,000 +33.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +26 11 £70,000 +34.61%
Leeds +24 9 £95,000 +26.66% 1
West Yorkshire +14 9 £95,000 +22.58% 1
Hampshire +21 8 £85,000 -10.52% 1
Scotland +29 7 £73,750 +5.35%
Southampton - 7 £85,000 - 1
Warwickshire +25 6 £59,163 -30.39%
Leicestershire +2 6 £76,250 +5.17%
Berkshire +25 5 £75,000 -16.66%
Glasgow +22 5 £75,000 +25.00%
Cambridgeshire +7 5 £97,500 +27.86% 1
Leicester -7 5 £80,000 +10.34%
South West -11 5 £53,760 -28.32%
Coventry +16 4 £87,500 +20.68%
Essex +15 4 £90,000 +38.46%
Exeter - 4 £53,760 -
Devon - 4 £53,760 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £86,250 -
Surrey +49 3 £85,000 +4.61%
Warwick +41 3 £55,827 -14.11%

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 116 (23.43%) Finance
2 107 (21.62%) Service Delivery
3 95 (19.19%) ITIL
4 90 (18.18%) Project Management
5 77 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 75 (15.15%) Information Security
7 61 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
8 60 (12.12%) Microsoft
9 57 (11.52%) Change Management
10 56 (11.31%) Degree
11 55 (11.11%) Service Management
12 46 (9.29%) Risk Management
12 46 (9.29%) ERP
12 46 (9.29%) Retail
13 44 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
14 42 (8.48%) Management Information System
15 41 (8.28%) CRM
16 39 (7.88%) Windows
17 35 (7.07%) CISSP
18 34 (6.87%) Data Centre
19 32 (6.46%) PRINCE2
20 31 (6.26%) .NET
21 30 (6.06%) CISM
22 28 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
22 28 (5.66%) SQL Server
23 27 (5.45%) Business Continuity
24 26 (5.25%) Business Analysis
24 26 (5.25%) Line Management
24 26 (5.25%) Coaching
25 25 (5.05%) People Management

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 9 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.62%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.81%) Apache
3 4 (0.81%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (0.61%) IIS
5 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.62%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.40%) Tesseract
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.20%) Movex
4 1 (0.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.64%) Office 365
2 14 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.83%) SaaS
3 13 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.21%) iPaaS
5 5 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (0.61%) IaaS
6 3 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.64%) Firewall
2 15 (3.03%) VoIP
3 11 (2.22%) Network Security
4 10 (2.02%) DNS
4 10 (2.02%) LAN
4 10 (2.02%) SAN
4 10 (2.02%) WAN
5 8 (1.62%) VPN
6 7 (1.41%) DHCP
7 6 (1.21%) Internet
7 6 (1.21%) Wireless
8 3 (0.61%) Converged Networks
8 3 (0.61%) CTI
8 3 (0.61%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.40%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (0.40%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (0.40%) DEFINITY
9 2 (0.40%) NAS
9 2 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.40%) Big Data
5 2 (0.40%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.20%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.20%) GIS
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (1.01%) Xcode
2 2 (0.40%) JIRA
General
1 116 (23.43%) Finance
2 46 (9.29%) Retail
3 20 (4.04%) Manufacturing
4 19 (3.84%) Law
5 18 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.83%) Legal
6 14 (2.83%) Marketing
6 14 (2.83%) Publishing
7 12 (2.42%) Banking
8 11 (2.22%) Advertising
9 5 (1.01%) Games
10 4 (0.81%) Military
11 3 (0.61%) Arabic Language
11 3 (0.61%) French Language
11 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.40%) Automotive
12 2 (0.40%) Back Office
12 2 (0.40%) Front Office
13 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.20%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.26%) .NET
2 7 (1.41%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.21%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (1.01%) AngularJS
4 5 (1.01%) Middleware
4 5 (1.01%) Xamarin.iOS
5 3 (0.61%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.61%) CSS
5 3 (0.61%) HTML
5 3 (0.61%) Web Services
6 1 (0.20%) CSS3
6 1 (0.20%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.20%) HTML5
6 1 (0.20%) jQuery
6 1 (0.20%) LINQ
6 1 (0.20%) WinForms
6 1 (0.20%) WPF
6 1 (0.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.48%) Management Information System
2 34 (6.87%) Data Centre
3 17 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.42%) User Experience
5 10 (2.02%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.41%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.41%) iPhone
8 6 (1.21%) CESG
8 6 (1.21%) FMCG
8 6 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.21%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.01%) Clustering
9 5 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.01%) PMI
9 5 (1.01%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.81%) Fintech
10 4 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (7.88%) Windows
2 18 (3.64%) Windows Server
3 14 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.41%) Linux
6 7 (1.41%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.01%) Android
7 5 (1.01%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.40%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.40%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.20%) Unix
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (21.62%) Service Delivery
2 95 (19.19%) ITIL
3 90 (18.18%) Project Management
4 77 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 75 (15.15%) Information Security
6 61 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (11.52%) Change Management
8 55 (11.11%) Service Management
9 46 (9.29%) ERP
9 46 (9.29%) Risk Management
10 44 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
11 41 (8.28%) CRM
12 32 (6.46%) PRINCE2
13 28 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
14 27 (5.45%) Business Continuity
15 26 (5.25%) Business Analysis
15 26 (5.25%) Coaching
15 26 (5.25%) Line Management
16 25 (5.05%) People Management
17 23 (4.65%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (3.43%) SQL
2 14 (2.83%) Java
3 12 (2.42%) C#
4 10 (2.02%) C
5 8 (1.62%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.81%) Python
6 4 (0.81%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.61%) ABAP
8 2 (0.40%) PHP
8 2 (0.40%) VBA
9 1 (0.20%) C++
9 1 (0.20%) VB
9 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 56 (11.31%) Degree
2 35 (7.07%) CISSP
3 30 (6.06%) CISM
4 18 (3.64%) CISA
4 18 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (2.42%) CRISC
6 8 (1.62%) DBS Check
7 6 (1.21%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.01%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.81%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.61%) EMC Certification
10 3 (0.61%) MCSE
11 2 (0.40%) MBA
11 2 (0.40%) PMP
12 1 (0.20%) ISEB
12 1 (0.20%) MCSD
12 1 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (4.04%) SLA
3 17 (3.43%) COBIT
4 15 (3.03%) QA
5 12 (2.42%) PCI DSS
6 10 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.40%) GDPR
8 1 (0.20%) BS7799
8 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 17 (3.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.01%) vSphere
4 3 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (0.61%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 60 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 19 (3.84%) Oracle
3 18 (3.64%) VMware
4 16 (3.23%) SAP
5 14 (2.83%) Cisco
5 14 (2.83%) Citrix
6 8 (1.62%) Apple
6 8 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.41%) LANDesk
8 6 (1.21%) Avaya
8 6 (1.21%) IBM
9 5 (1.01%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.81%) NetApp
10 4 (0.81%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.61%) EMC
11 3 (0.61%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.61%) Workday
12 2 (0.40%) Sun
12 2 (0.40%) Tableau
12 2 (0.40%) Virgin Media
Kent
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £6000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Grimsby, Lincolnshire
Wilkin Chapman Group Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Telford or Newcastle
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Services (RCDTS)
Salary: £64,125 - £70,875 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £70k - 80k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Pension, Health + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Salary: From £70,000 to £73,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus, health care
Posted: 3 days ago
Corby
Networx
Salary: £55,000 plus Mobile Phone and Medical Insurance
Posted: 14 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per hour + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Finchley
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton
Think IT Recruitment Limted
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Sanderson
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
UK
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + 20% bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Grimsby, South Humberside
Wilkin Chapman Group Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 7 days ago
Brighton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago