The median annual salary for a Head of IT was - in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 3 months to 26 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
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 62
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester - - 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £75,000
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 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 282 355 425
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 97.58% 98.89% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 265 298 367
Median salary £36,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.29% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £62,500
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 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 Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Leicester region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) People Management
2 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management

Head of IT Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (50.00%) SaaS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft