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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Information Technology
UK
Rank 604 681 716
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 241 248 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.26% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 202 209 201
Median salary £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £50,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £110,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £73,750 £77,000
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.22%

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
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
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 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +74 229 £75,000 -6.25% 26
London +59 88 £75,000 -6.25% 8
South East +49 35 £85,000 +4.61% 5
North West -1 25 £75,000 +7.14% 4
East Midlands +30 22 £71,250 +18.75%
West Midlands +18 22 £78,750 -3.96% 5
Manchester -13 19 £75,000 +20.00% 3
City of London +27 16 £92,500 +4.22% 1
East of England +27 16 £82,500 +17.85% 1
Yorkshire +11 16 £75,000 +7.14% 1
Buckinghamshire +29 15 £75,000 +44.23% 1
Birmingham +1 12 £72,500 -11.58% 1
West Yorkshire +14 9 £70,500 -6.00% 1
Leicestershire - 9 £72,500 -
Hampshire +6 8 £85,000 - 1
Southampton - 8 £85,000 -
Scotland +31 7 £75,000 +7.14% 2
Leeds +26 7 £95,000 +26.66% 1
Leicester - 7 £62,500 -
Milton Keynes +20 6 £85,000 +63.46%
Essex +18 6 £100,000 +53.84%
Glasgow - 5 £75,000 -
Berkshire +32 4 £77,500 -13.88% 3
South Wales +11 4 £60,000 -11.11%
Cardiff +11 4 £60,000 -31.42%
Wales +6 4 £60,000 -11.11%
South Yorkshire +1 4 £75,000 +46.81%
South West -9 4 £70,000 -12.50% 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £62,500 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £82,500 -

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 135 (25.96%) Finance
2 107 (20.58%) Service Delivery
3 102 (19.62%) ITIL
4 90 (17.31%) Project Management
4 90 (17.31%) Information Security
5 75 (14.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 68 (13.08%) Microsoft
7 62 (11.92%) Agile Software Development
8 61 (11.73%) Degree
8 61 (11.73%) Change Management
8 61 (11.73%) Risk Management
9 55 (10.58%) Service Management
10 53 (10.19%) Retail
11 49 (9.42%) Disaster Recovery
12 48 (9.23%) ERP
13 44 (8.46%) Management Information System
14 42 (8.08%) CRM
15 40 (7.69%) CISSP
16 38 (7.31%) PRINCE2
16 38 (7.31%) CISM
17 37 (7.12%) Windows
18 35 (6.73%) Data Centre
19 33 (6.35%) People Management
19 33 (6.35%) .NET
20 30 (5.77%) SQL Server
21 29 (5.58%) MS Excel
21 29 (5.58%) Line Management
22 28 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
23 26 (5.00%) CISA
23 26 (5.00%) Identity 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 8 (1.54%) MS Exchange
1 8 (1.54%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.96%) Apache
2 5 (0.96%) Tomcat
3 4 (0.77%) IIS
4 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.19%) Drupal
Applications
1 29 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.38%) Tesseract
4 1 (0.19%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.19%) Movex
4 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.08%) SaaS
3 15 (2.88%) Office 365
4 13 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.15%) iPaaS
6 5 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (0.77%) IaaS
7 4 (0.77%) PaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.19%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.27%) Firewall
1 17 (3.27%) Network Security
2 12 (2.31%) SAN
3 11 (2.12%) WAN
4 10 (1.92%) LAN
5 9 (1.73%) VoIP
6 8 (1.54%) DHCP
6 8 (1.54%) DNS
7 7 (1.35%) Internet
8 6 (1.15%) VPN
9 4 (0.77%) Wireless
10 3 (0.58%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.38%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (0.38%) Cisco Wireless
11 2 (0.38%) DEFINITY
11 2 (0.38%) NAS
11 2 (0.38%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.19%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.19%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.58%) Big Data
4 3 (0.58%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.19%) GIS
6 1 (0.19%) Impala
6 1 (0.19%) Mahout
6 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.19%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.19%) QlikView
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (0.96%) Xcode
2 2 (0.38%) JIRA
3 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.19%) Yeoman
General
1 135 (25.96%) Finance
2 53 (10.19%) Retail
3 21 (4.04%) Manufacturing
4 20 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.08%) Marketing
6 15 (2.88%) Law
6 15 (2.88%) Legal
6 15 (2.88%) Publishing
7 13 (2.50%) Banking
8 11 (2.12%) Advertising
9 5 (0.96%) Billing
9 5 (0.96%) Games
10 4 (0.77%) Back Office
11 3 (0.58%) Arabic Language
11 3 (0.58%) French Language
11 3 (0.58%) Front Office
11 3 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.38%) Automotive
13 1 (0.19%) German Language
13 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.35%) .NET
2 7 (1.35%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (1.15%) Middleware
4 5 (0.96%) AngularJS
4 5 (0.96%) Xamarin.iOS
5 3 (0.58%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.58%) CSS
5 3 (0.58%) HTML
6 1 (0.19%) CSS3
6 1 (0.19%) D3.js
6 1 (0.19%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.19%) HTML5
6 1 (0.19%) jQuery
6 1 (0.19%) LINQ
6 1 (0.19%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.19%) SciPy
6 1 (0.19%) Web Services
6 1 (0.19%) WPF
6 1 (0.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.46%) Management Information System
2 35 (6.73%) Data Centre
3 17 (3.27%) Statistics
4 15 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.69%) User Experience
6 11 (2.12%) CESG
7 10 (1.92%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.73%) FMCG
9 7 (1.35%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.35%) iPhone
9 7 (1.35%) PMI
9 7 (1.35%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.15%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.96%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.58%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.12%) Windows
2 16 (3.08%) Windows Server
3 12 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.35%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.15%) Linux
8 5 (0.96%) Android
8 5 (0.96%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (20.58%) Service Delivery
2 102 (19.62%) ITIL
3 90 (17.31%) Information Security
3 90 (17.31%) Project Management
4 75 (14.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 62 (11.92%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (11.73%) Change Management
6 61 (11.73%) Risk Management
7 55 (10.58%) Service Management
8 49 (9.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 48 (9.23%) ERP
10 42 (8.08%) CRM
11 38 (7.31%) PRINCE2
12 33 (6.35%) People Management
13 29 (5.58%) Line Management
14 28 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
15 26 (5.00%) Business Continuity
15 26 (5.00%) Identity Management
16 25 (4.81%) Coaching
17 24 (4.62%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.08%) SQL
2 12 (2.31%) C
2 12 (2.31%) Java
3 10 (1.92%) C#
4 8 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.96%) Python
6 4 (0.77%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.58%) ABAP
7 3 (0.58%) VBA
8 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.19%) C++
8 1 (0.19%) Clojure
8 1 (0.19%) Cypher
8 1 (0.19%) R
8 1 (0.19%) VB
8 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 61 (11.73%) Degree
2 40 (7.69%) CISSP
3 38 (7.31%) CISM
4 26 (5.00%) CISA
5 20 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (3.27%) CRISC
7 11 (2.12%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.15%) PMP
9 5 (0.96%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.96%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.77%) EMC Certification
10 4 (0.77%) MCSE
10 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.77%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.38%) MBA
13 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (4.42%) SLA
3 21 (4.04%) PCI DSS
4 19 (3.65%) COBIT
5 16 (3.08%) QA
6 15 (2.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.38%) BS7799
7 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 17 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.96%) vSphere
4 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.38%) XenApp
5 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.77%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 68 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.42%) Oracle
3 21 (4.04%) Cisco
4 18 (3.46%) SAP
4 18 (3.46%) VMware
5 16 (3.08%) Citrix
6 15 (2.88%) ION Trading
7 8 (1.54%) Apple
7 8 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.35%) LANDesk
9 6 (1.15%) Avaya
9 6 (1.15%) IBM
9 6 (1.15%) NetApp
10 5 (0.96%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.77%) EMC
11 4 (0.77%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.77%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.58%) Workday
13 2 (0.38%) Tableau
13 2 (0.38%) Virgin Media
Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: up to £65K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: up to £65K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £63000 - £64000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 73k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £1200000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Salary: Competitve Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Salary: Competitve Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Schroders
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £93000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich
University of East Anglia
Salary: £40,523 to £46,924 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Dundee
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + Free Lunch Fridays!
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum £90-110k+ bens bonus etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + plus big bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
North West London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 7 days ago