Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of IT was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 21 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 121 147
Rank change year-on-year +17 +26 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 6 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.43% 0.80% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.86% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 2
Essex median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £96,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% -19.48% +60.42%
10th Percentile £73,750 £61,750 £61,125
90th Percentile £86,250 £100,000 £134,375
East of England median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £82,500
% change year-on-year -3.23% -6.06% +17.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1334 1968 2491
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.95% 92.83% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1517 1845
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,291
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Head of IT
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of IT in Essex

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Head of IT in Essex

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of IT in Essex over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of IT in Essex

Head of IT
Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Chelmsford -5 2 £75,000 -
Harlow - 1 £75,000 - 1
Head of IT
East of England

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 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 Essex region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) ERP
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 4 (66.67%) French Language
2 4 (66.67%) SAP ERP
2 4 (66.67%) High Availability
2 4 (66.67%) Business Development
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Matrix Organization
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics 365

Head of IT Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 4 (66.67%) SAP ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (66.67%) French Language
2 4 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ERP
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Business Development
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (66.67%) High Availability
2 4 (66.67%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft