The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of IT role in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 95 94 96
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 5 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.47% 0.20% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.21% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 8
Average salary £60,000 - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £77,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+14.07% +8.00%
Head of IT
South East

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 Sussex 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 Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1031 957 1293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.99% 96.67% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 903 864 1157
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Head of IT
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of IT across the West Sussex region.

Head of IT Salary Trend in West Sussex

Head of IT
Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Haywards Heath - 4 £60,000 -
Horsham -4 1 £60,000 -
Head of IT
South East

Head of IT
Top 28 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 7 (58.33%) Service Delivery
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) SLA
3 4 (33.33%) PMP
3 4 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 4 (33.33%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) People Management
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
5 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (8.33%) Budget Control
5 1 (8.33%) Project Governance

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 7 (58.33%) Service Delivery
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 4 (33.33%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) People Management
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
5 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
5 1 (8.33%) Budget Control
5 1 (8.33%) Project Governance
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) PMP
1 4 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA