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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 184 196 188
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 24 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.44% 0.25% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.26% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 7
Average salary £60,000 £67,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,500 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £79,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5117 5286 4632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.81% 94.70% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4285 4439 4020
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +6 11 £65,000 -3.70% 1
Warwickshire +13 4 £50,000 -33.33%
West Bromwich - 4 - -
Shropshire - 2 £75,000 -
Coventry +6 1 - -
Head of IT
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (30.43%) Performance Management
2 12 (26.09%) ERP
3 9 (19.57%) Project Management
4 8 (17.39%) Finance
5 7 (15.22%) Service Delivery
5 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
6 6 (13.04%) Windows
6 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
7 5 (10.87%) Linux
7 5 (10.87%) SQL
7 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
7 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
7 5 (10.87%) Supplier Management
7 5 (10.87%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (10.87%) Business Transformation
7 5 (10.87%) Demand Forecasting
8 4 (8.70%) Logistics
8 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (8.70%) Degree
8 4 (8.70%) Lean Six Sigma
8 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
8 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
8 4 (8.70%) ITIL
8 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
8 4 (8.70%) SLA
8 4 (8.70%) PRINCE
8 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (8.70%) Six Sigma
9 3 (6.52%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.52%) IIS
2 3 (6.52%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Firewall
1 3 (6.52%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (4.35%) IP Telephony
2 2 (4.35%) WAN
2 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) SQLPlus
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.35%) Marketing
4 2 (4.35%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.17%) Automotive
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
1 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.52%) Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.17%) PMI
4 1 (2.17%) Social Media
4 1 (2.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Performance Management
2 12 (26.09%) ERP
3 9 (19.57%) Project Management
4 7 (15.22%) Service Delivery
4 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
5 5 (10.87%) Supplier Management
5 5 (10.87%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (10.87%) Business Transformation
5 5 (10.87%) Demand Forecasting
6 4 (8.70%) Logistics
6 4 (8.70%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (8.70%) ITIL
6 4 (8.70%) PRINCE
6 4 (8.70%) Six Sigma
7 3 (6.52%) Change Management
7 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.35%) Resource Management
8 2 (4.35%) Business Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) C
2 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) vSphere
2 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Cisco
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.52%) Dell
1 3 (6.52%) VMware
2 1 (2.17%) Citrix
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago