The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of IT role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 190 191 178
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 14 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.29% 0.18% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.19% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 3
Average salary £66,250 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £45,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £71,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £72,500 £64,500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +12.40%
Head of IT
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4773 4308 3718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.87% 95.42% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3860 3440 3040
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 West Yorkshire

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

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Head of IT
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Head of IT Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of IT across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Head of IT
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
Leeds +6 8 £61,250 +13.95% 1
Wakefield - 5 £70,000 -
Bradford -1 1 £85,000 +17.24% 1
Head of IT
Yorkshire

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 10 (52.63%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) Information Security
3 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
4 5 (26.32%) Six Sigma
4 5 (26.32%) Supplier Management
4 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
4 5 (26.32%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) Coaching
5 4 (21.05%) XenApp
5 4 (21.05%) XenServer
5 4 (21.05%) Practice Management
5 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) QA
5 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (21.05%) Legal
5 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
5 4 (21.05%) Change Management
5 4 (21.05%) HP
5 4 (21.05%) Citrix
5 4 (21.05%) SAN
5 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) Degree
7 2 (10.53%) FMCG
7 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (10.53%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (21.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Legal
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) FMCG
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) Information Security
3 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
4 5 (26.32%) Six Sigma
4 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
4 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (26.32%) Supplier Management
4 5 (26.32%) Coaching
5 4 (21.05%) Practice Management
5 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
7 2 (10.53%) Logistics
8 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
8 1 (5.26%) Workflow
8 1 (5.26%) CRM
8 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
8 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) XenApp
1 4 (21.05%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + CAR, BONUS
Posted: 4 days ago
Kirklees, Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Kirklees Council
Salary: £52,085 - £58,183 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago