The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of IT role in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 99 95 94
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.16% 0.46% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.48% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £63,750 £45,000 £94,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -52.38%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Head of IT
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1178 1049 994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 95.23% 96.33% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 984 886 909
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Head of IT Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of IT across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Head of IT
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet