The median annual salary for a Head of IT was - in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 27 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 149 171
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 0 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds - 0.55% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.56% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 5
Median salary - £85,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +30.76%  
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 Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2440 2833 3226
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.13% 97.93% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2024 2361 2553
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of IT in Leeds

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Head of IT in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leeds region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (44.44%) QA
2 4 (44.44%) IT Strategy
3 3 (33.33%) Change Control
3 3 (33.33%) Operations Management
3 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) CMMI
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) Advertising
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Product Management
4 2 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) SANS
5 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)

Head of IT Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Advertising
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) IT Strategy
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Change Control
3 3 (33.33%) Operations Management
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) CMMI
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Product Management
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CEH
1 1 (11.11%) CISA
1 1 (11.11%) CISM
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (44.44%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) GDPR
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft