Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of IT was £61,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 18 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 of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 175 179
Rank change year-on-year -20 +4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 9 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.22% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.21% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 10
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £61,250 £90,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.94% +28.57% -3.45%
10th Percentile £41,500 £78,000 £47,425
90th Percentile £77,300 £97,000 £115,000
East of England median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £82,500
% change year-on-year -3.23% -6.06% +17.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 4004 3399 4004
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.07% 97.17% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3079 2823 3450
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,450 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,200 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Head of IT
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of IT in Cambridgeshire

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Head of IT in Cambridgeshire

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of IT in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of IT in Cambridgeshire

Head of IT
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of IT within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -26 6 £55,000 -21.43% 1
Huntingdon - 1 £80,000 -
Head of IT
East of England

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Office 365
4 2 (22.22%) Metadata Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) B2B
4 2 (22.22%) B2C
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Information Management
4 2 (22.22%) IT Governance
4 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Software Licensing
5 1 (11.11%) People Management

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

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) B2B
4 2 (22.22%) B2C
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) Information Management
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) IT Governance
4 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Metadata Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) People Management
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Software Licensing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) VMware