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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Service Delivery
Rank 860 853 863
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Service Delivery 39 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.019% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.020% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 30 13 23
Average salary £77,500 £62,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,600
10% offered a salary of more than £91,000 £86,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+29.16% +4.34%

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Head of Service Delivery Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Service Delivery
Top 24 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 29 August 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 -16 38 £77,500 +24.00% 4
London +10 13 £80,000 +27.14% 2
South East -16 9 £57,500 -35.21%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £57,500 -
West Midlands -9 4 £80,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £80,000 -
Oxfordshire +1 3 £47,000 -
North West -14 3 £80,000 +28.00%
Yorkshire -42 3 £80,000 - 2
South West - 3 £67,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £80,000 - 2
High Wycombe - 3 £57,500 -
Leeds - 3 £80,000 - 2
Bristol - 2 £80,000 -
Oxford - 2 £47,000 -
City of London -4 1 - - 1
East of England -13 1 £60,000 -20.00%
East Midlands -22 1 £77,500 +40.90%
North East - 1 £115,000 -
Amersham - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
Somerset - 1 £55,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £67,500 -
Scotland - 1 £67,500 -

Head of Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 82 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 51 (62.20%) ITIL
3 38 (46.34%) Service Management
4 17 (20.73%) Finance
4 17 (20.73%) SLA
5 16 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (17.07%) Degree
7 12 (14.63%) Supplier Management
8 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
9 8 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (8.54%) Windows
10 7 (8.54%) Performance Management
11 6 (7.32%) Release Management
11 6 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 6 (7.32%) PRINCE2
11 6 (7.32%) Oracle
11 6 (7.32%) Cisco
11 6 (7.32%) Project Management
11 6 (7.32%) Change Management
11 6 (7.32%) Retail
12 5 (6.10%) Banking
12 5 (6.10%) VMware
12 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
12 5 (6.10%) SAN
12 5 (6.10%) LAN
12 5 (6.10%) PRINCE
12 5 (6.10%) SaaS
13 4 (4.88%) vSphere
13 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (4.88%) PCI DSS

Head of Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.44%) IIS
1 2 (2.44%) Moodle
1 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) SaaS
2 2 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) LAN
1 5 (6.10%) SAN
2 4 (4.88%) WAN
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.44%) Firewall
4 1 (1.22%) 2G
4 1 (1.22%) LTE
4 1 (1.22%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.22%) Internet
4 1 (1.22%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dreamweaver
General
1 17 (20.73%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Retail
3 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.10%) Banking
4 4 (4.88%) Law
5 3 (3.66%) Legal
6 2 (2.44%) Advertising
7 1 (1.22%) Publishing
7 1 (1.22%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) HTML
1 1 (1.22%) CSS
1 1 (1.22%) Web Services
1 1 (1.22%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.44%) CLARiiON
2 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.22%) CMDB
2 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.54%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 51 (62.20%) ITIL
3 38 (46.34%) Service Management
4 16 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (14.63%) Supplier Management
6 7 (8.54%) Performance Management
7 6 (7.32%) Release Management
7 6 (7.32%) Change Management
7 6 (7.32%) PRINCE2
7 6 (7.32%) Project Management
8 5 (6.10%) PRINCE
9 3 (3.66%) CRM
9 3 (3.66%) ITSM
9 3 (3.66%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.66%) Business Continuity
9 3 (3.66%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.66%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.66%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (3.66%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.66%) SQL
2 2 (2.44%) Java
3 1 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Degree
2 8 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.44%) MCP
3 2 (2.44%) CCNA
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.22%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.73%) SLA
2 6 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) vSphere
2 2 (2.44%) MetaFrame
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle
2 6 (7.32%) Cisco
3 5 (6.10%) VMware
4 2 (2.44%) Brocade
4 2 (2.44%) Cognos
4 2 (2.44%) HP
4 2 (2.44%) EMC
4 2 (2.44%) Citrix
4 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
City, London
LA International
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum £80k + car and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago