Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of IT was £60,750 in advertised job vacancies in Kent 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 119 143
Rank change year-on-year +15 +24 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 6 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.46% 0.59% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.60% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 6
Kent median annual salary £60,750 £85,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.53% +21.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £54,682 £82,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £62,375 £140,000 £76,250
South East median annual salary £75,000 £78,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +11.43% -9.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 1289 1677 2185
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.02% 98.24% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1093 1486 1958
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -2.44%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,625 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Head of IT
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of IT in Kent

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Head of IT in Kent

Head of IT
Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 18 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
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £61,500 -
Head of IT
South East

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

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 Kent region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Infor
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) IT Audit
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) RPG
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) AS400
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM

Head of IT Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) IT Audit
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Infor
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft