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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Information Technology
England / West Midlands
Rank 195 207 200
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 21 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.44% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.29% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 16
Median salary £77,500 £78,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.27% +16.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £65,000 £58,500
10% offered a salary of more than £88,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £72,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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
4643 5130 4894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.40% 96.41% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3690 4264 4290
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,190 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +16 12 £72,500 -11.58% 2
Coventry +14 4 £87,500 +20.68% 1
Warwickshire +18 1 £77,500 -8.82%
Dudley - 1 £60,000 -
Head of IT
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 11 (25.00%) ITIL
3 10 (22.73%) Service Delivery
3 10 (22.73%) Service Management
4 9 (20.45%) Change Management
5 8 (18.18%) Retail
6 7 (15.91%) Information Security
6 7 (15.91%) ITSM
6 7 (15.91%) Service Design
7 6 (13.64%) Project Management
7 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
9 4 (9.09%) ServiceNow
9 4 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
9 4 (9.09%) Business Continuity
9 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
9 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 3 (6.82%) Quality Management
10 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (6.82%) ERP
10 3 (6.82%) SLA
10 3 (6.82%) Programme Management
10 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.82%) Supplier Management
10 3 (6.82%) Degree
10 3 (6.82%) COBIT
10 3 (6.82%) Coaching
10 3 (6.82%) Line Management

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 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
1 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
1 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) FMCG
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) ITIL
2 10 (22.73%) Service Delivery
2 10 (22.73%) Service Management
3 9 (20.45%) Change Management
4 7 (15.91%) Information Security
4 7 (15.91%) ITSM
4 7 (15.91%) Service Design
5 6 (13.64%) Project Management
6 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.09%) Business Continuity
7 4 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.82%) Coaching
8 3 (6.82%) ERP
8 3 (6.82%) Line Management
8 3 (6.82%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.82%) Quality Management
8 3 (6.82%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) C#
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
1 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.55%) CISA
2 2 (4.55%) CISSP
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) MCSD
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) COBIT
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) BS7799
2 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.27%) IBM
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VIQU
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: up to £65K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: up to £65K + Car + Excellent Benefits
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