The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Head of IT featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Technology
Rank 221 210 213
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 14 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.13% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.14% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 22
Median salary £80,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £55,700 £43,250 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Head of IT
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5581 5124 5382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.01% 96.32% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4433 4275 4495
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Head of IT in the job title.

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Head of IT
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of IT across the West Midlands region.

Head of IT Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of IT across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Head of IT
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of IT within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -28 5 £65,000 -13.33%
Shropshire - 4 £85,000 -
Warwickshire +1 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Staffordshire 0 1 £58,500 +60.27%
Coventry - 1 £85,000 -
Head of IT
England

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Head of IT job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 6 (18.18%) Project Management
3 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (15.15%) QA
3 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (15.15%) Data Management
3 5 (15.15%) Strategic Planning
3 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.12%) Business Transformation
4 4 (12.12%) Retail
4 4 (12.12%) CRM
4 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
4 4 (12.12%) Change Management
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.09%) Service Management
5 3 (9.09%) Internet
5 3 (9.09%) Banking
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security
5 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Supplier Management
5 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (6.06%) Line Management
6 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team Management
6 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.06%) Project Governance
6 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com

Head of IT Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) LAN
2 2 (6.06%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.03%) Billing
5 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) AS400
1 2 (6.06%) iSeries
1 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.03%) FMCG
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Project Management
2 5 (15.15%) Data Management
2 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
2 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (15.15%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (12.12%) Business Transformation
3 4 (12.12%) Change Management
3 4 (12.12%) CRM
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Information Security
4 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 3 (9.09%) Service Management
4 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (9.09%) Supplier Management
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.06%) Project Governance
5 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.03%) CISA
3 1 (3.03%) CISSP
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) BS7799
3 1 (3.03%) COBIT
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (3.03%) ISO27002
3 1 (3.03%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle