Period
to 15 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Head of IT was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

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 of England
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 290 328 311
Rank change year-on-year +38 -17 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 21 34 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.23% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.28% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 12 37 34
East of England median annual salary £75,000 £87,500 £86,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +1.45% +7.81%
10th Percentile £62,750 £45,850 £66,625
90th Percentile £106,325 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 8,931 11,998 12,164
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 96.98% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6,856 9,826 9,948
East of England median annual salary £45,139 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.97% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

Head of IT
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of IT in the East of England

Head of IT
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Head of IT in the East of England

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of IT in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Head of IT in the East of England

Head of IT
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 15 February 2019. 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
Bedfordshire -14 7 £75,000 +36.36%
Essex +30 6 £70,000 -22.22% 1
Hertfordshire +28 5 £75,000 -16.67% 3
Cambridgeshire +26 3 - - 4
Head of IT
England

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, Head of IT job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) IT Strategy
3 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (28.57%) Change Management
3 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 6 (28.57%) Contract Negotiation
4 5 (23.81%) Business Transformation
4 5 (23.81%) People Management
5 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) Retail
5 4 (19.05%) ERP
6 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) Degree
6 3 (14.29%) COBIT
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 2 (9.52%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (9.52%) Decision-Making
7 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (9.52%) Matrix Management
7 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (9.52%) Web Accessibility
7 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
7 2 (9.52%) CRM
7 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.52%) Windows

Head of IT Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.76%) FMCG
2 1 (4.76%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) IT Strategy
2 6 (28.57%) Change Management
2 6 (28.57%) Contract Negotiation
2 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (23.81%) Business Transformation
3 5 (23.81%) People Management
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
4 4 (19.05%) ERP
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 2 (9.52%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) Decision-Making
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
1 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.76%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) COBIT
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.76%) GDPR
3 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix
2 1 (4.76%) VMware