Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of IT was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 23 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 229 255
Rank change year-on-year +20 +26 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 9 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.18% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 6
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £77,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.48% +6.90% -9.38%
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £65,250 £83,750 £85,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £61,250 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -18.33% +3.45% -9.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4826 5350 6756
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.06% 98.02% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4080 4612 5436
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,450 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Head of IT
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of IT in Leeds over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of IT in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leeds region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Games
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) CMS
4 2 (22.22%) Google
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) SAP Business One
4 2 (22.22%) Magento
4 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (22.22%) Remedy
4 2 (22.22%) Data Security
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) User Experience
5 1 (11.11%) Server Hardening
5 1 (11.11%) GDPR
5 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory

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 2 (22.22%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Magento
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
General
1 5 (55.56%) Games
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Law
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Security
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) BCP
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Server Hardening
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Strategic Thinking
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GDPR
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Google
1 2 (22.22%) Remedy
1 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft