The median annual salary for a Head of IT was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 3 months to 29 March 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 / Coventry
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 83 77
Rank change year-on-year +22 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 6 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.03% 0.26% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.27% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Median salary £82,500 £72,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.79% +7.40%  
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £75,000 £73,750
% change year-on-year - +1.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry. 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
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 561 751 697
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 96.72% 96.65% 94.19%
Number of salaries quoted 483 600 587
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Head of IT
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry that featured Head of IT in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Head of IT in Coventry

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for Head of IT in Coventry

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of IT in Coventry over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of IT in Coventry

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Coventry region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) PMO
3 2 (15.38%) Presales
3 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
3 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Logistics
3 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
3 2 (15.38%) COBIT
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) ISEB
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) BS7799
4 1 (7.69%) RAD
4 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) CISA

Head of IT Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Logistics
3 2 (15.38%) Presales
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) People Management
4 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CISA
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) MCSD
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) PMO
2 2 (15.38%) COBIT
3 1 (7.69%) BS7799
3 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) IBM