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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Service Delivery
Rank 867 888 856
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Service Delivery 32 44 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.037% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.039% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 35
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £52,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £85,500 £104,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

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
104967 112334 104688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85785 91103 87039
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 2015 within the UK.

Head of Service Delivery Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Service Delivery
Top 19 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 27 April 2015. 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 +22 32 £70,000 -
London +24 19 £72,500 -12.12%
West Midlands - 5 £72,500 -
City of London +26 4 £70,000 -12.50%
Birmingham - 4 £67,500 -
Leeds +10 3 £70,000 -
Yorkshire +10 3 £70,000 -
West Yorkshire 0 3 £70,000 +44.32%
East of England - 3 £92,500 -
North West +5 2 £53,500 -33.12%
Manchester +7 1 £57,000 -28.75%
Peterborough - 1 £102,500 -
Warwick - 1 £80,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £102,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £82,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £50,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £80,000 -
Luton - 1 - -

Head of Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 65 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 46 (70.77%) ITIL
3 27 (41.54%) Service Management
4 18 (27.69%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (26.15%) Finance
6 13 (20.00%) SLA
7 11 (16.92%) Change Management
8 10 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
9 9 (13.85%) Portfolio Management
10 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
10 8 (12.31%) Life Science
10 8 (12.31%) Problem Management
10 8 (12.31%) Incident Management
11 7 (10.77%) Demand Management
11 7 (10.77%) ITIL V3
12 6 (9.23%) COBIT
12 6 (9.23%) Release Management
12 6 (9.23%) Law
12 6 (9.23%) Manufacturing
12 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
13 5 (7.69%) Project Management
13 5 (7.69%) Legal
13 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (7.69%) Transition Management
14 4 (6.15%) ITSM
15 3 (4.62%) Information Security
15 3 (4.62%) Retail
15 3 (4.62%) Business Transformation
15 3 (4.62%) Performance Metrics

Head of Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
General
1 17 (26.15%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Law
2 6 (9.23%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.69%) Legal
4 3 (4.62%) Retail
5 2 (3.08%) Advertising
6 1 (1.54%) Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) HTML
1 1 (1.54%) .NET
1 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Life Science
2 3 (4.62%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.54%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.54%) FMCG
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 46 (70.77%) ITIL
3 27 (41.54%) Service Management
4 11 (16.92%) Change Management
5 10 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (13.85%) Portfolio Management
7 8 (12.31%) Incident Management
7 8 (12.31%) Problem Management
8 7 (10.77%) ITIL V3
8 7 (10.77%) Demand Management
9 6 (9.23%) Release Management
9 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.69%) Project Management
10 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.69%) Transition Management
11 4 (6.15%) ITSM
12 3 (4.62%) Information Security
12 3 (4.62%) Business Transformation
12 3 (4.62%) Data Protection
12 3 (4.62%) Customer Engagement
Qualifications
1 18 (27.69%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
3 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.00%) SLA
2 6 (9.23%) COBIT
3 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com