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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Technology
Rank 600 723 738
Rank change year-on-year
+123 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 268 250 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 219 207 221
Median salary £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,951 £52,100 £54,138
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £111,000 £86,000
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
86161 103624 111063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71560 86373 91858
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +102 258 £80,000 - 19
London +86 106 £80,000 - 6
South East +75 31 £85,000 +13.33% 3
East of England +27 31 £82,500 -8.33% 2
West Midlands -6 27 £82,500 -1.19% 1
East Midlands +31 19 £70,000 +16.66% 3
Birmingham +3 17 £80,000 - 1
North West -16 16 £75,000 +15.38% 3
Yorkshire +7 15 £70,500 +10.58%
City of London +28 14 £98,750 -14.13% 2
Essex +27 14 £80,000 +39.13%
Buckinghamshire +26 13 £85,000 -5.55% 2
Manchester -13 11 £75,000 +15.38% 2
South West -11 8 £73,750 -7.81%
Bedfordshire +3 7 £75,000 -28.57% 1
Hampshire +8 6 £85,000 +8.28%
South Yorkshire +4 6 £75,000 +46.81%
Luton -17 6 £75,000 -31.03% 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £92,500 -
Surrey +18 5 £112,500 +132.83%
Cambridgeshire +7 5 £90,000 +44.00%
Hertfordshire +4 5 £87,500 -2.77% 1
Leicestershire - 5 £72,500 -
Coventry - 5 £85,000 -
Beaconsfield - 5 £65,000 -
Southampton - 5 £87,500 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £65,000 -
Harrogate - 5 £65,000 -
Cardiff +13 4 £60,000 -31.42%
Peterborough -5 4 £90,000 -7.69%

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 156 (29.00%) Finance
2 112 (20.82%) Service Delivery
3 104 (19.33%) Project Management
4 100 (18.59%) ITIL
5 96 (17.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 77 (14.31%) Information Security
7 74 (13.75%) Microsoft
8 70 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
9 60 (11.15%) CRM
10 59 (10.97%) Change Management
11 56 (10.41%) Retail
12 54 (10.04%) Risk Management
12 54 (10.04%) Disaster Recovery
13 53 (9.85%) Degree
14 51 (9.48%) Service Management
14 51 (9.48%) ERP
15 50 (9.29%) Management Information System
16 44 (8.18%) Windows
17 42 (7.81%) PRINCE2
18 40 (7.43%) People Management
19 34 (6.32%) Data Centre
19 34 (6.32%) MS Excel
19 34 (6.32%) CISSP
19 34 (6.32%) Business Continuity
20 32 (5.95%) .NET
20 32 (5.95%) CISM
20 32 (5.95%) Line Management
21 31 (5.76%) Continuous Improvement
22 30 (5.58%) SQL Server
22 30 (5.58%) Programme 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 (1.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.30%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.74%) Apache
3 4 (0.74%) Apache Pig
3 4 (0.74%) IIS
3 4 (0.74%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.37%) Drupal
5 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.19%) Documentum
6 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.19%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.46%) Office 365
3 23 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (3.53%) SaaS
5 9 (1.67%) IaaS
6 6 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.12%) iPaaS
6 6 (1.12%) PaaS
7 5 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (0.74%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.19%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.16%) Network Security
2 16 (2.97%) Firewall
3 14 (2.60%) SAN
3 14 (2.60%) WAN
4 13 (2.42%) LAN
5 7 (1.30%) VoIP
6 6 (1.12%) DHCP
6 6 (1.12%) DNS
6 6 (1.12%) Internet
6 6 (1.12%) VPN
7 4 (0.74%) SSL
7 4 (0.74%) Wireless
8 3 (0.56%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.37%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (0.37%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (0.37%) DEFINITY
9 2 (0.37%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.19%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.19%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.86%) Big Data
3 9 (1.67%) Hadoop
4 8 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.74%) Apache Hive
5 4 (0.74%) Impala
5 4 (0.74%) Mahout
5 4 (0.74%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.74%) Neo4j
5 4 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.19%) GIS
7 1 (0.19%) MySQL
7 1 (0.19%) QlikView
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.12%) Jenkins
2 5 (0.93%) Xcode
3 4 (0.74%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.74%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.74%) Yeoman
4 2 (0.37%) JIRA
General
1 156 (29.00%) Finance
2 56 (10.41%) Retail
3 26 (4.83%) Manufacturing
4 18 (3.35%) Banking
4 18 (3.35%) Marketing
5 17 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.79%) Legal
7 13 (2.42%) Law
7 13 (2.42%) Publishing
8 8 (1.49%) Billing
9 6 (1.12%) Back Office
10 5 (0.93%) Games
11 3 (0.56%) Arabic Language
11 3 (0.56%) French Language
11 3 (0.56%) Front Office
11 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
12 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.95%) .NET
2 7 (1.30%) ASP.NET
2 7 (1.30%) Middleware
3 6 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (0.93%) AngularJS
4 5 (0.93%) Xamarin.iOS
5 4 (0.74%) Cascalog
5 4 (0.74%) D3.js
5 4 (0.74%) Natural Language Processing
5 4 (0.74%) Pandas
5 4 (0.74%) scikit-learn
5 4 (0.74%) SciPy
6 3 (0.56%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.56%) CSS
6 3 (0.56%) HTML
7 2 (0.37%) Web Services
8 1 (0.19%) EDI
8 1 (0.19%) LINQ
8 1 (0.19%) WinForms
8 1 (0.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.29%) Management Information System
2 34 (6.32%) Data Centre
3 20 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.16%) Statistics
5 15 (2.79%) User Experience
6 12 (2.23%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.04%) CESG
8 8 (1.49%) FMCG
8 8 (1.49%) Public Cloud
8 8 (1.49%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.30%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.12%) Life Science
10 6 (1.12%) PMI
11 4 (0.74%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.74%) Clustering
11 4 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.74%) EPoS
11 4 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.74%) Replication
11 4 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 44 (8.18%) Windows
2 18 (3.35%) Windows Server
3 9 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (1.49%) Linux
5 5 (0.93%) Android
5 5 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.74%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.56%) Unix
7 3 (0.56%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.19%) CentOS
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (20.82%) Service Delivery
2 104 (19.33%) Project Management
3 100 (18.59%) ITIL
4 96 (17.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 77 (14.31%) Information Security
6 70 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (11.15%) CRM
8 59 (10.97%) Change Management
9 54 (10.04%) Disaster Recovery
9 54 (10.04%) Risk Management
10 51 (9.48%) ERP
10 51 (9.48%) Service Management
11 42 (7.81%) PRINCE2
12 40 (7.43%) People Management
13 34 (6.32%) Business Continuity
14 32 (5.95%) Line Management
15 31 (5.76%) Continuous Improvement
16 30 (5.58%) Programme Management
17 28 (5.20%) Coaching
17 28 (5.20%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (2.97%) SQL
2 12 (2.23%) Java
3 11 (2.04%) C
4 10 (1.86%) C#
5 8 (1.49%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.12%) VBA
7 4 (0.74%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.74%) Clojure
7 4 (0.74%) Cypher
7 4 (0.74%) Python
7 4 (0.74%) R
7 4 (0.74%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.56%) ABAP
9 1 (0.19%) C++
9 1 (0.19%) VB
9 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 53 (9.85%) Degree
2 34 (6.32%) CISSP
3 32 (5.95%) CISM
4 22 (4.09%) CISA
5 18 (3.35%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (2.60%) CRISC
7 10 (1.86%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.12%) MCSE
9 6 (1.12%) PMP
9 6 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.93%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.74%) EMC Certification
12 2 (0.37%) APMP
12 2 (0.37%) HND
12 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.37%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.19%) CGEIT
13 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.83%) SLA
2 25 (4.65%) PCI DSS
3 19 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (2.79%) QA
4 15 (2.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (2.60%) COBIT
6 4 (0.74%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.37%) BS7799
7 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.37%) ISO22301
System Software
1 14 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.74%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.56%) HDFS
5 3 (0.56%) vSphere
6 2 (0.37%) Docker
6 2 (0.37%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.37%) XenApp
7 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.74%) AirWatch
2 3 (0.56%) Puppet
3 2 (0.37%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.37%) SCCM
4 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 74 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 25 (4.65%) Oracle
3 22 (4.09%) Cisco
4 19 (3.53%) SAP
4 19 (3.53%) VMware
5 15 (2.79%) ION Trading
5 15 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (2.04%) Citrix
7 8 (1.49%) Apple
8 6 (1.12%) IBM
9 5 (0.93%) EMC
9 5 (0.93%) LANDesk
9 5 (0.93%) NetApp
9 5 (0.93%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.93%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.74%) Adobe
10 4 (0.74%) Avaya
10 4 (0.74%) Sage
10 4 (0.74%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.56%) Cloudera
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + Car + 20% Bonus + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ninesharp
Salary: £10000 - £999999 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Talent Point
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
Talent Point
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
V2
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus uncapped bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
West London
Talent Point
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 15 days ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
THE ROYAL GRAMMAR SCHOOL HIGH WYCOMBE
Salary: From £41,206 to £50,032 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe
The Royal Grammar School
Salary: £41,206 - £50,032 pa
Posted: 2 days ago
Scunthorpe
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £95000 - £105000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: excellent pension and benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 25 days ago
Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago