Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of IT was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 6 months to 17 November 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
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 110 137
Rank change year-on-year -14 +27 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 6 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.33% 0.78% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.79% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 2
Brighton median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.23% -18.42%
10th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £64,750
90th Percentile £81,375 £87,500 £92,250
East Sussex median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year - -3.23% -8.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Brighton
Permanent vacancies in Brighton with a recognized job title 1787 1651 1777
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.89% 99.34% 98.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1598 1445 1509
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £60,000
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -

Head of IT
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of IT in Brighton

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Salary trend for Head of IT in Brighton

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in Brighton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of IT in Brighton over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of IT in Brighton

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Brighton region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (66.67%) Line Management
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) CISA
2 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
2 1 (16.67%) GDPR

Head of IT Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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:

General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (66.67%) Line Management
1 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GDPR