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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 190 196 199
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 22 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.082% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.087% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 2
Average salary £70,000 £67,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £62,500 £63,500
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -1.57%
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
5111 4605 4559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.44% 94.97% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4532 3878 3994
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 29 December 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 29 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 12 £72,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 2 £66,250 -
Worcestershire +9 1 £65,000 -18.75%
Warwickshire - 1 £57,500 -
Coventry - 1 £65,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £58,500 -
Head of IT
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 13 (29.55%) ITIL
2 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 12 (27.27%) Performance Management
3 7 (15.91%) Project Management
3 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.64%) Change Management
4 6 (13.64%) Problem Management
5 5 (11.36%) Supplier Management
5 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
5 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.09%) Web Development
6 4 (9.09%) Degree
6 4 (9.09%) Banking
6 4 (9.09%) Open Source
6 4 (9.09%) Web Application Development
6 4 (9.09%) People Management
7 3 (6.82%) VMware
7 3 (6.82%) Operations Management
7 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle
7 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
7 3 (6.82%) C
7 3 (6.82%) ISEB
7 3 (6.82%) ERP
7 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
7 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
7 3 (6.82%) Data Security
7 3 (6.82%) Security Management
7 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
7 3 (6.82%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) ColdFusion
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Manufacturing
1 1 (2.27%) MFGPRO
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) Extranet
2 1 (2.27%) MPLS
2 1 (2.27%) BGP
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.27%) LAN
2 1 (2.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) MS Access
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Legal
3 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.27%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.27%) Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Automotive
5 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) HTML
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) Classic ASP
1 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.27%) CSS
1 1 (2.27%) Middleware
1 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.27%) LINQ
1 1 (2.27%) jQuery
1 1 (2.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (2.27%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Open Source
2 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Social Media
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.27%) Life Science
4 1 (2.27%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) ITIL
2 12 (27.27%) Performance Management
3 7 (15.91%) Project Management
4 6 (13.64%) Change Management
4 6 (13.64%) Problem Management
5 5 (11.36%) Supplier Management
5 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
6 4 (9.09%) Web Development
6 4 (9.09%) Web Application Development
6 4 (9.09%) People Management
7 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Operations Management
7 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.82%) Data Security
7 3 (6.82%) Security Management
7 3 (6.82%) ERP
7 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) C
2 1 (2.27%) C#
2 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.27%) PHP
2 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) ISEB
2 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.55%) CISSP
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) CISA
4 1 (2.27%) CISM
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) CCNP
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.27%) COBIT
3 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) VMware
3 1 (2.27%) RedPrairie
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco
3 1 (2.27%) Avaya
3 1 (2.27%) NetApp
3 1 (2.27%) TOWER Software
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