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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Service Delivery
Rank 865 887 839
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Service Delivery 38 41 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.035% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.037% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 32 27 40
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,650 £52,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £88,500 £105,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £65,000 £64,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%

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
104868 109684 105271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.59% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 85928 88706 87993
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 1 April 2015 within the UK.

Head of Service Delivery Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Service Delivery
Top 25 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 1 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 +30 37 £70,000 - 3
London -17 16 £72,500 -14.70% 2
South East -12 9 £70,000 +16.66%
Buckinghamshire +5 6 £70,000 +16.66%
Milton Keynes - 6 £70,000 -
North West - 5 £57,000 -
East of England - 5 £102,500 -
Manchester - 4 £63,500 -
City of London +16 3 £70,000 -12.50%
Yorkshire +1 3 £70,000 +2.18%
West Yorkshire -7 3 £70,000 +44.32%
Leeds - 3 £70,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £102,500 -
Peterborough - 3 £102,500 -
Surrey +9 2 £102,500 +46.42%
Egham - 2 £102,500 -
Berkshire -7 1 £80,000 +25.49%
Hertfordshire - 1 £82,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £62,500 -
Luton - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £80,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £62,500 -
Scotland - 1 - -

Head of Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 70 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 45 (64.29%) ITIL
3 25 (35.71%) Finance
4 23 (32.86%) Service Management
5 16 (22.86%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (18.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (15.71%) SLA
8 10 (14.29%) Change Management
9 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (11.43%) Project Management
10 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
10 8 (11.43%) Portfolio Management
11 7 (10.00%) Incident Management
11 7 (10.00%) Life Science
11 7 (10.00%) Problem Management
11 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
11 7 (10.00%) ITIL V3
11 7 (10.00%) Demand Management
12 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
12 6 (8.57%) Law
12 6 (8.57%) COBIT
12 6 (8.57%) Release Management
13 5 (7.14%) Legal
13 5 (7.14%) Transition Management
14 4 (5.71%) MS Project
14 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2
14 4 (5.71%) MS Visio
14 4 (5.71%) Advertising
14 4 (5.71%) Financial Analysis
15 3 (4.29%) Information Security

Head of Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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.

Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Project
1 4 (5.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
General
1 25 (35.71%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Law
3 5 (7.14%) Legal
4 4 (5.71%) Advertising
5 3 (4.29%) Retail
5 3 (4.29%) French Language
5 3 (4.29%) German Language
5 3 (4.29%) Italian Language
5 3 (4.29%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.43%) Banking
7 1 (1.43%) Back Office
7 1 (1.43%) Electronics
7 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) HTML
1 1 (1.43%) .NET
1 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Life Science
2 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.43%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.43%) FMCG
3 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 45 (64.29%) ITIL
3 23 (32.86%) Service Management
4 13 (18.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (14.29%) Change Management
6 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (11.43%) Project Management
7 8 (11.43%) Portfolio Management
8 7 (10.00%) ITIL V3
8 7 (10.00%) Demand Management
8 7 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 7 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 6 (8.57%) Release Management
9 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.14%) Transition Management
11 4 (5.71%) Financial Analysis
11 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2
12 3 (4.29%) Information Security
12 3 (4.29%) Customer Engagement
13 2 (2.86%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) Degree
5 1 (1.43%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) SLA
2 6 (8.57%) COBIT
3 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
Durham, County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum (dependant upon experience)
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago