The median annual salary for a Head of IT was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 25 June 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 of England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 240 238
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 19 21 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.31% 0.31% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.32% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 41
Median salary £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £59,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £112,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -3.44% -3.33%  

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 of England. 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 of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5954 6475 7992
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.27% 96.20% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4865 5500 6591
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Head of IT
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 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
Essex +5 11 £70,000 +21.73%
Cambridgeshire -4 3 £90,000 -10.00%
East Anglia - 3 £127,500 -
Hertfordshire -16 1 £55,000 -29.03%
Suffolk - 1 £65,000 -
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 25 June 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 of England region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 21 (58.33%) Project Management
2 11 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (19.44%) .NET
5 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 6 (16.67%) Finance
5 6 (16.67%) Business Development
5 6 (16.67%) Degree
5 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (13.89%) Migration
6 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (13.89%) Matrix Organization
6 5 (13.89%) ERP
7 4 (11.11%) C#
7 4 (11.11%) PHP
7 4 (11.11%) SAP
7 4 (11.11%) Web Services
7 4 (11.11%) ITIL
7 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 4 (11.11%) SAN
7 4 (11.11%) SAP ERP
7 4 (11.11%) French Language
7 4 (11.11%) QA
7 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
7 4 (11.11%) High Availability
7 4 (11.11%) SDLC
7 4 (11.11%) Line Management
8 3 (8.33%) Portfolio Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (5.56%) LAN
2 2 (5.56%) NAS
2 2 (5.56%) VoIP
2 2 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) Internet
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) French Language
2 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.56%) Billing
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Project Management
2 11 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (16.67%) Business Development
4 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.89%) ERP
5 5 (13.89%) Matrix Organization
5 5 (13.89%) Migration
6 4 (11.11%) High Availability
6 4 (11.11%) ITIL
6 4 (11.11%) Line Management
6 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.11%) SDLC
6 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.33%) Information Security
7 3 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) Investment Management
8 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) C#
1 4 (11.11%) PHP
2 2 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) CISM
3 1 (2.78%) CISA
3 1 (2.78%) CISSP
3 1 (2.78%) GIAC
3 1 (2.78%) GISF
3 1 (2.78%) GSEC
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) COBIT
2 2 (5.56%) PMO
3 1 (2.78%) P3O
3 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) SAP
2 3 (8.33%) Citrix
2 3 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) TOWER Software
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Whitbread
Posted: 12 days ago