The first table below looks at the demand for the Head of IT 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 IT in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 632 677 684
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 274 204 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 225 173 164
Average salary £70,000 £72,500 £71,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +1.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £48,425
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £102,500 £98,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108763 102557 112445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.28% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88869 85119 96467
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of IT in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 22 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of IT within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 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
(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 +24 258 £70,000 -3.44% 27
London -44 65 £82,500 -8.33% 3
South East -6 51 £77,500 +10.71% 5
East of England +19 50 £70,000 - 2
West Midlands +22 23 £62,500 -7.40% 4
North West +18 23 £65,000 -10.34% 4
Cambridgeshire - 23 £70,000 - 1
Yorkshire -27 22 £80,000 +23.07% 4
Hertfordshire -4 16 £70,000 -6.66%
City of London -14 15 £87,500 +2.94% 1
West Yorkshire -26 13 £80,000 +23.07% 2
Hampshire -6 11 £87,500 +29.62% 4
Leeds -22 11 £80,000 +23.07%
Peterborough - 11 £70,000 -
Oxfordshire +13 10 £47,000 -20.00%
Birmingham +10 10 £65,000 -3.70% 1
North East +3 10 £65,000 +4.00% 2
Berkshire +12 9 £68,750 +5.76% 1
Southampton - 9 £87,500 - 3
Cheshire +12 8 £67,500 +12.50% 3
Durham - 8 £65,000 - 1
Darlington - 8 £65,000 - 1
Bedfordshire -5 7 £60,000 -17.24%
South West -24 7 £62,500 -12.58% 1
St Albans - 7 £70,000 -
South Yorkshire +2 6 £77,500 +58.16% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 6 £77,500 +33.62%
East Midlands -5 6 £51,250 -34.92% 2
Watford -19 6 £65,000 -
Cambridge - 6 £72,500 -

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Head of IT 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 IT in their job title.

1 182 (32.79%) Finance
2 121 (21.80%) Service Delivery
3 105 (18.92%) Project Management
4 103 (18.56%) ITIL
5 89 (16.04%) Degree
6 86 (15.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 69 (12.43%) Service Management
8 68 (12.25%) PRINCE2
9 65 (11.71%) Microsoft
10 61 (10.99%) Change Management
10 61 (10.99%) Retail
11 60 (10.81%) ERP
12 51 (9.19%) Windows
13 50 (9.01%) CRM
13 50 (9.01%) Management Information System
14 41 (7.39%) Supplier Management
14 41 (7.39%) SQL
15 40 (7.21%) Telecoms
16 39 (7.03%) SQL Server
17 38 (6.85%) .NET
18 37 (6.67%) MS Excel
18 37 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
19 35 (6.31%) VMware
20 34 (6.13%) Information Management
21 31 (5.59%) Programme Management
21 31 (5.59%) ITSM
22 30 (5.41%) Firewall
23 29 (5.23%) Performance Management
23 29 (5.23%) Banking
23 29 (5.23%) PRINCE

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Head of IT 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 IT in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (3.60%) MS Exchange
2 17 (3.06%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.80%) Lync
4 6 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (1.08%) Apache
5 5 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.72%) IIS
7 3 (0.54%) ColdFusion
7 3 (0.54%) Moodle
8 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.18%) CMS
9 1 (0.18%) SAS
9 1 (0.18%) WordPress
9 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.18%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.18%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.18%) Drupal
9 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
Applications
1 37 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.60%) MS Office
3 9 (1.62%) MS Project
4 7 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.54%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.18%) CATIA
6 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.36%) Magento
5 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Maximo
5 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.18%) Lawson
5 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.18%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.98%) SaaS
2 9 (1.62%) PaaS
2 9 (1.62%) IaaS
3 8 (1.44%) Office 365
4 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.41%) Firewall
2 17 (3.06%) WAN
3 15 (2.70%) SAN
4 14 (2.52%) Internet
5 11 (1.98%) LAN
6 8 (1.44%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.90%) VPN
7 5 (0.90%) DNS
7 5 (0.90%) Network Security
8 4 (0.72%) iSCSI
8 4 (0.72%) MPLS
8 4 (0.72%) IP Telephony
8 4 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.72%) Wireless
9 3 (0.54%) DHCP
9 3 (0.54%) RFID
9 3 (0.54%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.18%) IPsec
10 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.03%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.16%) Data Mining
3 8 (1.44%) MySQL
4 6 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.08%) OLAP
5 5 (0.90%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.18%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.54%) LabVIEW
1 3 (0.54%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.18%) Subversion
2 1 (0.18%) MSI
2 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.18%) JIRA
General
1 182 (32.79%) Finance
2 61 (10.99%) Retail
3 40 (7.21%) Telecoms
4 29 (5.23%) Banking
5 21 (3.78%) Manufacturing
6 17 (3.06%) Marketing
6 17 (3.06%) Legal
7 14 (2.52%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (1.80%) Advertising
9 7 (1.26%) French Language
9 7 (1.26%) German Language
9 7 (1.26%) Spanish Language
10 6 (1.08%) Law
11 4 (0.72%) Billing
11 4 (0.72%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.72%) Front Office
11 4 (0.72%) Back Office
12 3 (0.54%) Automotive
12 3 (0.54%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (6.85%) .NET
2 12 (2.16%) ASP.NET
3 7 (1.26%) XML
4 6 (1.08%) HTML
5 5 (0.90%) Web Services
6 4 (0.72%) CSS
6 4 (0.72%) EDI
7 3 (0.54%) XHTML
8 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (0.36%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.18%) LAMP
9 1 (0.18%) JSF
9 1 (0.18%) Ajax
9 1 (0.18%) Flash
9 1 (0.18%) XSLT
9 1 (0.18%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.18%) Zend Framework
9 1 (0.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.01%) Management Information System
2 10 (1.80%) Computer Science
3 9 (1.62%) Mobile App
4 4 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (0.72%) Life Science
4 4 (0.72%) Biotechnology
4 4 (0.72%) EqualLogic
4 4 (0.72%) Open Source
4 4 (0.72%) FMCG
4 4 (0.72%) RMADS
4 4 (0.72%) Mainframe
4 4 (0.72%) LIMS
4 4 (0.72%) Client/Server
5 3 (0.54%) Clustering
5 3 (0.54%) PMI
5 3 (0.54%) EPoS
5 3 (0.54%) Market Risk
6 2 (0.36%) CMDB
6 2 (0.36%) Statistics
6 2 (0.36%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (9.19%) Windows
2 13 (2.34%) Windows 7
3 11 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (1.80%) UNIX
5 9 (1.62%) Linux
6 5 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.72%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (0.72%) Solaris
8 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.18%) AIX
8 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (21.80%) Service Delivery
2 105 (18.92%) Project Management
3 103 (18.56%) ITIL
4 86 (15.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 69 (12.43%) Service Management
6 68 (12.25%) PRINCE2
7 61 (10.99%) Change Management
8 60 (10.81%) ERP
9 50 (9.01%) CRM
10 41 (7.39%) Supplier Management
11 37 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 34 (6.13%) Information Management
13 31 (5.59%) Programme Management
13 31 (5.59%) ITSM
14 29 (5.23%) Performance Management
14 29 (5.23%) PRINCE
15 28 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
15 28 (5.05%) Enterprise Architecture
16 27 (4.86%) E-Commerce
16 27 (4.86%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (7.39%) SQL
2 18 (3.24%) C
3 16 (2.88%) C#
4 10 (1.80%) Java
5 9 (1.62%) T-SQL
6 7 (1.26%) C++
7 4 (0.72%) PHP
7 4 (0.72%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.72%) VB
8 3 (0.54%) Python
8 3 (0.54%) Fortran
8 3 (0.54%) Perl
8 3 (0.54%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.18%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.18%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.18%) R
Qualifications
1 89 (16.04%) Degree
2 19 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
3 17 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 12 (2.16%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.98%) ISEB
6 8 (1.44%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (1.08%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.90%) CISSP
9 5 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.72%) CCNA
11 3 (0.54%) CISM
11 3 (0.54%) MCSE
11 3 (0.54%) PMP
11 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.36%) CIMA
12 2 (0.36%) ACCA
12 2 (0.36%) CISA
13 1 (0.18%) MBA
13 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.68%) SLA
2 25 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.26%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.90%) QA
6 4 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.72%) GCP
6 4 (0.72%) GMP
6 4 (0.72%) GLP
7 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.36%) COBIT
9 1 (0.18%) TickIT
9 1 (0.18%) COSO
9 1 (0.18%) WAI
System Software
1 27 (4.86%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.44%) vSphere
3 8 (1.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.18%) XenApp
4 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (0.72%) WSUS
2 1 (0.18%) Nessus
2 1 (0.18%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 65 (11.71%) Microsoft
2 35 (6.31%) VMware
3 22 (3.96%) Cisco
4 21 (3.78%) SAP
5 16 (2.88%) Oracle
6 10 (1.80%) Citrix
7 9 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.26%) Cognos
8 7 (1.26%) Dell
8 7 (1.26%) Sage
8 7 (1.26%) RedPrairie
9 6 (1.08%) HP
10 5 (0.90%) Avaya
10 5 (0.90%) ProCurve
11 4 (0.72%) Rackspace
11 4 (0.72%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.36%) SonicWALL
12 2 (0.36%) IBM
12 2 (0.36%) Google
12 2 (0.36%) TOWER Software
Crewe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Esum
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum £50K Basic + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Websense Recruit Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Michael Page Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Red10
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Isle of Man
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + £20K Bonus, £5K Sign On
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + + car, Bonus, Pension, Health, etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
RBS
Salary: Excellent employee salary and 30% cash and benefit funding programme
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
RBS
Salary: Excellent employee salary and 30% cash and benefit funding programme
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
RBS
Salary: Excellent employee salary and 30% cash and benefit funding programme
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Car, Pension, 25% Bonus, medical
Posted: 8 days ago
Yorkshire
Baxter Neumann
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Salary: €100000 - €150000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago