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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 259 213 218
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 10 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.13% 0.42% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.44% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 17
Average salary £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,138 £52,500 £51,250
10% offered a salary of more than £102,000 £70,000 £80,250
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £60,000 £63,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.51%
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
7188 5713 5932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.68% 95.89% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5872 4511 4937
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -30 6 £70,000 +16.66% 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £75,000 -
Head of IT
England

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 11 (28.95%) Finance
1 11 (28.95%) Logistics
2 10 (26.32%) Retail
3 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (21.05%) Project Management
4 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (18.42%) RedPrairie
5 6 (15.79%) Line Management
5 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 6 (15.79%) ITIL
5 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
5 6 (15.79%) ERP
5 6 (15.79%) Business Continuity
6 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
6 5 (13.16%) Oracle
7 4 (10.53%) SAP
7 4 (10.53%) EDI
7 4 (10.53%) Information Security
8 3 (7.89%) FMCG
8 3 (7.89%) Coaching
8 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) Supplier Management
8 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
8 3 (7.89%) Degree
8 3 (7.89%) .NET
8 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
8 3 (7.89%) C#
9 2 (5.26%) Java
9 2 (5.26%) CRM

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) LAN
1 2 (5.26%) WAN
1 2 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 10 (26.32%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) EDI
2 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
2 3 (7.89%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Flex
3 1 (2.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.89%) FMCG
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Social Media
3 1 (2.63%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Logistics
2 8 (21.05%) Project Management
2 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (15.79%) ITIL
4 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 6 (15.79%) ERP
4 6 (15.79%) Business Continuity
4 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 6 (15.79%) Line Management
5 4 (10.53%) Information Security
6 3 (7.89%) Coaching
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Supplier Management
7 2 (5.26%) Time Management
7 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.26%) Web Design
7 2 (5.26%) Change Management
7 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) C#
2 2 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) MCSE
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) RedPrairie
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) Laserfiche
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