The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Service Delivery
Rank 912 899 897
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Service Delivery 31 35 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.033% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.035% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 24 30 19
Average salary £77,500 £70,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £102,500 £88,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +12.00%

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
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Head of Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Head of Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Head of Service Delivery
Salary Trend

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

Head of Service Delivery Salary Trend in the UK

Head of Service Delivery
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Service Delivery over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 within the UK.

Head of Service Delivery Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Service Delivery
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Service Delivery within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
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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 +3 31 £77,500 +10.71%
London +13 15 £82,500 +17.85%
North West +33 6 £67,500 +6.29%
Cheshire - 6 £67,500 -
Warrington - 6 £67,500 -
South East -10 3 £75,000 +7.14%
West Midlands -23 2 £68,750 +10.00%
South West - 2 £80,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
Derbyshire - 2 £60,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £80,000 -
Derby - 2 £60,000 -
Gloucester - 2 £80,000 -
Berkshire +8 1 £70,000 -12.50%
Surrey +4 1 £75,000 -26.82%
East of England -1 1 - -
Peterborough -2 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -6 1 - -
Birmingham -8 1 £85,000 +36.00%
Maidenhead - 1 £70,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £75,000 -

Head of Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Head of Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery in their job title.

1 44 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 31 (70.45%) ITIL
3 16 (36.36%) Finance
4 14 (31.82%) Data Centre
5 12 (27.27%) Service Management
6 11 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (25.00%) SLA
7 10 (22.73%) Incident Management
8 9 (20.45%) People Management
9 7 (15.91%) Performance Management
9 7 (15.91%) Project Management
9 7 (15.91%) Law
9 7 (15.91%) Change Management
9 7 (15.91%) ITSM
9 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (11.36%) ISEB
11 5 (11.36%) Marketing
12 4 (9.09%) Statistics
12 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
12 4 (9.09%) Retail
12 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
12 4 (9.09%) Cadence
12 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (9.09%) Line Management
12 4 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
12 4 (9.09%) Process Improvement
12 4 (9.09%) Critical Success Factor
13 3 (6.82%) Cloud Computing

Head of Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Head of Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Law
3 5 (11.36%) Marketing
4 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 4 (9.09%) Retail
5 2 (4.55%) Electronics
5 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.27%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (9.09%) Statistics
4 3 (6.82%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (4.55%) Life Science
6 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 31 (70.45%) ITIL
3 12 (27.27%) Service Management
4 10 (22.73%) Incident Management
5 9 (20.45%) People Management
6 7 (15.91%) Change Management
6 7 (15.91%) ITSM
6 7 (15.91%) Performance Management
6 7 (15.91%) Project Management
6 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.09%) Critical Success Factor
7 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (9.09%) Line Management
7 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 4 (9.09%) Process Improvement
8 3 (6.82%) Budget Control
8 3 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.82%) Requirements Analysis
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (11.36%) ISEB
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Cadence
2 2 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) Citrix
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle