Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018.

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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 307 317 323
Rank change year-on-year +10 +6 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 23 38 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.23% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.33% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 39 36
East of England median annual salary £75,000 £71,000 £78,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% -9.84% -7.35%
10th Percentile £51,500 £50,300 £60,625
90th Percentile £104,400 £110,000 £100,000
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 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 9,603 11,631 12,614
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.09% 96.81% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7,284 9,520 10,444
East of England median annual salary £45,139 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.31% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 9 December 2018.

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 9 December 2018. 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
Essex +22 10 £67,500 -18.18%
Bedfordshire +1 5 £75,000 +36.36%
Cambridgeshire +30 4 £47,500 -22.45% 2
Hertfordshire +5 4 £104,500 +34.84%
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 9 December 2018, 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 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Programme Management
2 8 (34.78%) Retail
2 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
2 8 (34.78%) ERP
3 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (30.43%) ITIL
3 7 (30.43%) COBIT
3 7 (30.43%) IT Strategy
3 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 6 (26.09%) Contract Negotiation
4 6 (26.09%) People Management
4 6 (26.09%) Change Management
5 5 (21.74%) Business Transformation
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) Degree
7 2 (8.70%) GDPR
7 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
7 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.35%) Citrix
8 1 (4.35%) NHS
8 1 (4.35%) Migration
8 1 (4.35%) VMware
8 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
8 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (4.35%) IT Governance
8 1 (4.35%) Marketing
8 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
1 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (4.35%) NHS
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ERP
1 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
1 8 (34.78%) Programme Management
2 7 (30.43%) IT Strategy
2 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (26.09%) Change Management
3 6 (26.09%) Contract Negotiation
3 6 (26.09%) People Management
4 5 (21.74%) Business Transformation
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.35%) Analytical Thinking
7 1 (4.35%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery Management
7 1 (4.35%) Software Licensing
7 1 (4.35%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
1 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) COBIT
2 2 (8.70%) GDPR
3 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix
2 1 (4.35%) VMware