Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of IT was - in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 18 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 136 147
Rank change year-on-year -13 +11 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 1 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.037% 0.086% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.091% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Edinburgh median annual salary - £92,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.33% -
Scotland median annual salary - £92,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year - +23.33% +27.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2594 2207 2917
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.18% 95.29% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1577 1441 1862
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Head of IT
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of IT in Edinburgh

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Head of IT in Edinburgh

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 3 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 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 Edinburgh region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Strategic Thinking

Head of IT Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Strategic Thinking