The median annual salary for a Head of IT was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Information Technology
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 57 45 61
Rank change year-on-year -12 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.01% 0.63% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.63% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Median salary £80,000 £62,405 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.19% -24.35%  
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £75,000 £77,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -2.59%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester. 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
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 391 317 407
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 98.24% 99.69% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 350 259 338
Median salary £36,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.09% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Head of IT
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of IT in Leicester

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Head of IT in Leicester

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of IT in Leicester over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of IT in Leicester

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

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

1 4 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) People Management
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) SaaS
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) WPF
4 1 (12.50%) LINQ
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) Windows

Head of IT Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) LINQ
1 1 (12.50%) WinForms
1 1 (12.50%) WPF
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (25.00%) People Management
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Development
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
2 1 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft