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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 105 103 107
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 2 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.16% 0.36% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.38% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 6
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
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
1198 1321 1441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 98.36% 95.93% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1064 1157 1199
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) SLA
2 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Budget Control
4 1 (14.29%) Social Media
4 1 (14.29%) Data Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) PMP
4 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Intranet
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1 (14.29%) Intranet
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
1 4 (57.14%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Budget Control
3 1 (14.29%) Data Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA