The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of IT role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of IT in their job title over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 205 196 199
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 21 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 5
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £42,897
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +28.21%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £60,000 £63,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.51%
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
5474 4973 4432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.18% 95.67% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4702 4246 3804
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of IT in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 23 October 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of IT within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
Birmingham -3 15 £65,000 +36.84% 2
Coventry - 1 £57,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £57,500 -
Head of IT
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Head of IT 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 IT in their job title.

1 14 (31.11%) Performance Management
2 12 (26.67%) Finance
3 9 (20.00%) ERP
4 8 (17.78%) ITIL
5 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
5 7 (15.56%) Business Transformation
6 6 (13.33%) Project Management
7 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.11%) Demand Forecasting
7 5 (11.11%) Line Management
7 5 (11.11%) Coaching
7 5 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (11.11%) Degree
8 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
8 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.89%) Web Application Development
8 4 (8.89%) Supplier Management
8 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
9 3 (6.67%) Windows
9 3 (6.67%) C
9 3 (6.67%) Oracle
9 3 (6.67%) Change Management
9 3 (6.67%) CRM
9 3 (6.67%) Business Continuity
9 3 (6.67%) Logistics
9 3 (6.67%) Web Development
9 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
9 3 (6.67%) Data Security

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Head of IT 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 IT in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) ColdFusion
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Manufacturing
1 1 (2.22%) MFGPRO
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) Extranet
2 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.22%) MS Access
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.22%) Automotive
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) HTML
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
1 1 (2.22%) Classic ASP
1 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.22%) CSS
1 1 (2.22%) Middleware
1 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.22%) LINQ
1 1 (2.22%) jQuery
1 1 (2.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (2.22%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Open Source
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Life Science
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) PMI
3 1 (2.22%) Social Media
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Performance Management
2 9 (20.00%) ERP
3 8 (17.78%) ITIL
4 7 (15.56%) Business Transformation
5 6 (13.33%) Project Management
6 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.11%) Demand Forecasting
6 5 (11.11%) Line Management
6 5 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
6 5 (11.11%) Coaching
7 4 (8.89%) Web Application Development
7 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.89%) Supplier Management
7 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.67%) Change Management
8 3 (6.67%) Data Security
8 3 (6.67%) Security Management
8 3 (6.67%) CRM
8 3 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) C
2 1 (2.22%) C#
2 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) VMware
3 1 (2.22%) RedPrairie
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