Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of IT was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 19 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 241 255
Rank change year-on-year +22 +14 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 7 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.14% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 17
East Midlands median annual salary £75,000 £57,500 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.43% -36.11% +74.23%
10th Percentile £69,000 £44,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 5000 6389 7271
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.31% 97.72% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4163 5053 5897
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,550 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £57,850
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Head of IT
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of IT in the East Midlands

Head of IT
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Head of IT in the East Midlands

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of IT in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of IT in the East Midlands

Head of IT
Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 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
Leicestershire +32 3 £85,000 +70.00%
Nottinghamshire +10 1 £70,000 +27.27%
Derbyshire 0 1 £72,500 +20.83% 1
Head of IT
England

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 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 East Midlands region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) IT Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Thinking
2 3 (42.86%) Strategic Thinking
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (42.86%) IT Governance
3 2 (28.57%) Local Government
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Capita
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management

Head of IT Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) IT Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Thinking
2 3 (42.86%) IT Governance
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Strategic Thinking
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Capita