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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Service Delivery
Rank 866 856 858
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Service Delivery 31 34 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.031% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.033% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 27 23 18
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £81,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £59,250
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £86,750 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £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 19 December 2014 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 19 December 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
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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 30 £65,000 -7.14% 7
London +11 11 £70,000 +12.90% 1
East of England -11 10 £61,250 +6.52%
Essex -3 8 £60,000 +4.34%
Basildon - 5 £60,000 -
South East +12 4 £91,250 -1.35% 5
West Midlands -5 4 £70,000 -9.67%
Birmingham - 4 £70,000 -
Brentwood - 3 £62,500 -
City of London +31 2 £76,250 -11.59%
Surrey -4 2 £102,500 +18.84%
Egham - 2 £102,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £102,500 -
Derbyshire - 2 £63,750 - 1
Chesterfield - 2 £63,750 -
Peterborough - 2 £102,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £63,750 - 1
Scotland +4 1 £51,500 -18.89%
South West - 1 £57,500 -
Reading - 1 £80,000 - 2
Berkshire - 1 £80,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £55,000 - 3
Edinburgh - 1 £51,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £55,000 - 3
Somerset - 1 £57,500 -

Head of Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 72 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 31 (43.06%) Service Management
2 31 (43.06%) ITIL
3 23 (31.94%) Finance
4 15 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (13.89%) SLA
6 9 (12.50%) Change Management
6 9 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (11.11%) Problem Management
7 8 (11.11%) Project Management
7 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 7 (9.72%) Supplier Management
9 6 (8.33%) Incident Management
9 6 (8.33%) Life Science
9 6 (8.33%) Degree
9 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
10 5 (6.94%) MS Project
10 5 (6.94%) MS Visio
10 5 (6.94%) Financial Analysis
10 5 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (6.94%) Coaching
11 4 (5.56%) Windows
11 4 (5.56%) Oracle
11 4 (5.56%) Cisco
11 4 (5.56%) Resource Management
11 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
11 4 (5.56%) Advertising
11 4 (5.56%) Retail
12 3 (4.17%) French Language

Head of Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (1.39%) Moodle
1 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Project
1 5 (6.94%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) WAN
1 2 (2.78%) SAN
1 2 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (1.39%) VoIP
2 1 (1.39%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) 3G
2 1 (1.39%) 2G
2 1 (1.39%) LTE
2 1 (1.39%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (31.94%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.56%) Advertising
2 4 (5.56%) Retail
3 3 (4.17%) French Language
3 3 (4.17%) German Language
3 3 (4.17%) Italian Language
3 3 (4.17%) Spanish Language
3 3 (4.17%) Law
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Life Science
2 2 (2.78%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.39%) IVR
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.39%) FMCG
3 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.39%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 31 (43.06%) ITIL
2 31 (43.06%) Service Management
3 15 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (12.50%) Change Management
5 8 (11.11%) Project Management
5 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 8 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 7 (9.72%) Supplier Management
7 6 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 5 (6.94%) Financial Analysis
8 5 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.94%) Coaching
9 4 (5.56%) Resource Management
10 3 (4.17%) Performance Management
10 3 (4.17%) CRM
10 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.17%) PRINCE
10 3 (4.17%) ITSM
10 3 (4.17%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) Java
1 2 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.33%) Degree
3 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) MetaFrame
1 2 (2.78%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (5.56%) Oracle
1 4 (5.56%) Cisco
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.78%) HP
3 2 (2.78%) EMC
3 2 (2.78%) Citrix
3 2 (2.78%) VMware
3 2 (2.78%) Brocade
4 1 (1.39%) IBM
4 1 (1.39%) Cognos
London
JM
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Streamline Connections
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Barron McCann
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago