The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 168 206 184
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 24 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.040% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.042% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 8
Average salary £70,000 £75,000 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £63,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £87,000 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4655 4769 4441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.51% 95.34% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3887 3986 3838
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Head of IT
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +14 12 £70,000 +16.66%
Coventry - 3 £50,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £62,500 -
Shropshire - 2 £72,500 -
Staffordshire - 2 £47,500 -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Head of IT
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (26.67%) Performance Management
2 7 (23.33%) ERP
2 7 (23.33%) Project Management
2 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
3 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (16.67%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Resource Management
5 4 (13.33%) Windows
5 4 (13.33%) Client/Server
5 4 (13.33%) Six Sigma
5 4 (13.33%) PRINCE
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (13.33%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (10.00%) Business Transformation
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.00%) Dell
6 3 (10.00%) SLA
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco
6 3 (10.00%) Linux
6 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (10.00%) .NET
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (10.00%) IIS
6 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (10.00%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (10.00%) IIS
1 3 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQLPlus
General
1 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
1 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 3 (10.00%) Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
1 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Performance Management
2 7 (23.33%) ERP
2 7 (23.33%) Project Management
3 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Resource Management
5 4 (13.33%) Six Sigma
5 4 (13.33%) PRINCE
5 4 (13.33%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (10.00%) Business Transformation
6 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.67%) Change Management
7 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.67%) Practice Management
7 2 (6.67%) Scrum
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) Service Management
7 2 (6.67%) Business Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Dell
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco
1 3 (10.00%) VMware
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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