Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of IT was - in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 147 175
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 0 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.088% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.091% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Cheshire median annual salary - £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.04% -17.86%
North West median annual salary £77,500 £67,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year +14.81% +8.87% -11.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2897 2202 3186
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 97.30% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2221 1895 2702
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +4.58%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Head of IT
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of IT in Cheshire

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Head of IT in Cheshire