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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Information Technology
Rank 245 220 208
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 6 26 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.088% 0.37% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.38% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 3
Average salary £57,500 £80,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.12% +63.26%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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
6620 6832 5018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.63% 96.42% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5442 5443 3928
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 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
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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 -11 4 £65,000 -18.75% 1
North Yorkshire +6 1 £57,500 -12.21%
East Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Head of IT
England

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 12 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Legal
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) ITIL
3 8 (33.33%) Project Management
4 7 (29.17%) Information Security
4 7 (29.17%) Windows
5 6 (25.00%) Service Management
5 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (25.00%) Change Management
6 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
6 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
6 5 (20.83%) Coaching
7 4 (16.67%) .NET
7 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 4 (16.67%) VMware
7 4 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.50%) TDD
8 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
8 3 (12.50%) Strategic Management
8 3 (12.50%) Scrum
8 3 (12.50%) Practice Management
8 3 (12.50%) ERP
8 3 (12.50%) Citrix
8 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
1 1 (4.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
1 2 (8.33%) WAN
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) Intranet
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Legal
3 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) Project Management
3 7 (29.17%) Information Security
4 6 (25.00%) Service Management
4 6 (25.00%) Change Management
5 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (20.83%) Coaching
6 4 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 3 (12.50%) Strategic Management
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (12.50%) ERP
7 3 (12.50%) Practice Management
7 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) XenApp
2 2 (8.33%) XenServer
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) SAP
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle