The median annual salary for a Head of IT was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Information Technology
England / East Midlands
Rank 143 156 177
Rank change year-on-year +13 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 18 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.62% 0.38% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.39% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 6
Median salary £72,500 £62,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.93% +12.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £52,462 £51,250
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £70,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2803 3096 3220
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.76% 97.36% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2243 2469 2623
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £53,992
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Head of IT
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lincolnshire - 6 £72,500 -
Northamptonshire +24 4 £62,500 +19.04% 1
Leicestershire -11 4 £80,000 +29.03%
Nottinghamshire +11 2 £66,250 -5.35%
Head of IT
England

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 East Midlands region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 14 (33.33%) ITIL
2 13 (30.95%) Finance
3 12 (28.57%) IT Strategy
4 9 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 9 (21.43%) Retail
4 9 (21.43%) Degree
4 9 (21.43%) Project Management
5 8 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (19.05%) Strategic Planning
6 7 (16.67%) Information Security
6 7 (16.67%) CRM
7 6 (14.29%) Windows
8 5 (11.90%) Law
8 5 (11.90%) Legal
8 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
8 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
8 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
8 5 (11.90%) PMO
9 4 (9.52%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (9.52%) Citrix
9 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
9 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
9 4 (9.52%) .NET
9 4 (9.52%) Change Management
9 4 (9.52%) Business Continuity
9 4 (9.52%) Supplier Management
10 3 (7.14%) IT Governance
10 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM

Head of IT Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (4.76%) Tesseract
3 1 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.38%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (2.38%) LAN
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
2 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Retail
3 5 (11.90%) Law
3 5 (11.90%) Legal
4 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.76%) Games
6 1 (2.38%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.38%) LINQ
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) WinForms
2 1 (2.38%) WPF
2 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) Online Games
3 1 (2.38%) EPoS
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) ITIL
2 12 (28.57%) IT Strategy
3 9 (21.43%) Project Management
3 9 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 8 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (19.05%) Strategic Planning
5 7 (16.67%) CRM
5 7 (16.67%) Information Security
6 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
7 4 (9.52%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 4 (9.52%) Business Continuity
7 4 (9.52%) Change Management
7 4 (9.52%) Supplier Management
8 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.14%) Case Management
8 3 (7.14%) Document Management
8 3 (7.14%) IT Governance
8 3 (7.14%) Line Management
8 3 (7.14%) Programme Governance
8 3 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) Java
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) C#
2 1 (2.38%) C++
2 1 (2.38%) VB
2 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) PMO
2 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Citrix
3 2 (4.76%) BT
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) SAP
3 2 (4.76%) Virgin Media
4 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
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