The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of IT role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 233 204 211
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 22 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.26% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 14
Average salary £80,000 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,700 £49,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £60,000 £77,750
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Head of IT
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7072 5064 5710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.49% 94.67% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5612 4025 4699
Average salary £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Head of IT Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of IT across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Head of IT Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Head of IT
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
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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
West Yorkshire -21 16 £80,000 +33.33%
South Yorkshire -17 4 £77,500 +58.16%
North Yorkshire -19 1 £56,000 -
Head of IT
England

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 (23.26%) Finance
1 10 (23.26%) Retail
1 10 (23.26%) Logistics
2 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (20.93%) Project Management
2 9 (20.93%) Service Delivery
3 8 (18.60%) Business Continuity
4 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (16.28%) Oracle
4 7 (16.28%) ITIL
4 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
4 7 (16.28%) RedPrairie
5 6 (13.95%) ERP
5 6 (13.95%) Change Management
5 6 (13.95%) Degree
6 5 (11.63%) Information Security
6 5 (11.63%) SAP
6 5 (11.63%) Line Management
7 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (9.30%) EDI
7 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
7 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
7 4 (9.30%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (9.30%) Supplier Management
8 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
8 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.65%) FMCG
9 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.65%) Web Application Development
9 2 (4.65%) Coaching

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) SAN
1 2 (4.65%) LAN
1 2 (4.65%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
1 10 (23.26%) Retail
2 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) EDI
2 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Flex
3 1 (2.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) FMCG
4 1 (2.33%) AS400
4 1 (2.33%) Open Source
4 1 (2.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Logistics
2 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (20.93%) Project Management
2 9 (20.93%) Service Delivery
3 8 (18.60%) Business Continuity
4 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (16.28%) ITIL
4 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
5 6 (13.95%) ERP
5 6 (13.95%) Change Management
6 5 (11.63%) Information Security
6 5 (11.63%) Line Management
7 4 (9.30%) Supplier Management
8 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.65%) Web Application Development
9 2 (4.65%) Coaching
9 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.65%) Time Management
9 2 (4.65%) Web Design
9 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) C#
1 2 (4.65%) Java
2 1 (2.33%) PHP
2 1 (2.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle
1 7 (16.28%) RedPrairie
2 5 (11.63%) SAP
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) Laserfiche