The median annual salary for a Head of IT was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Head of Information Technology
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 128 119
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 8 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.41% 0.64% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.66% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 7
Median salary £55,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,875 £65,000 £49,250
10% offered a salary of more than £78,775 £100,000 £83,700
UK excluding London median salary £68,750 £72,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -5.17% -3.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1893 2268 1964
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.53% 96.14% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6401 6679 8485
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £77,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Head of IT
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Head of IT in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Head of IT in Birmingham

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Head of IT in Birmingham

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of IT in Birmingham over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of IT in Birmingham

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Head of IT job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Security Management
2 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) People Management
3 3 (30.00%) Coaching
3 3 (30.00%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (30.00%) IT Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) CISSP
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Security
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) Information Management
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Logistics
4 2 (20.00%) CLAS
4 2 (20.00%) CREST Certified

Head of IT Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Burp Suite
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) iPad
2 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (10.00%) e-Learning
3 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) People Management
2 4 (40.00%) Security Management
3 3 (30.00%) Coaching
3 3 (30.00%) IT Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Security
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) Information Management
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) Line Management
4 2 (20.00%) OWASP
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
1 2 (20.00%) CLAS
1 2 (20.00%) CREST Certified
1 2 (20.00%) OSCE
1 2 (20.00%) OSCP
2 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
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