Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of IT was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 25 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 106 -
Rank change year-on-year +26 - +118
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.32% 0.34% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Leicestershire median annual salary £85,000 £61,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.78% - -
East Midlands median annual salary £75,000 £58,750 £90,000
% change year-on-year +27.66% -34.72% +74.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies in Leicestershire with a recognized job title 917 1458 1348
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.07% 98.58% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 812 1252 1097
Leicestershire median annual salary £38,750 £41,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.49% +6.49% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,000 £21,650
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £56,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Head of IT
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of IT in Leicestershire

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for Head of IT in Leicestershire

Head of IT
Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 25 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
Hinckley +4 3 £85,000 +17.24%
Head of IT
East Midlands

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leicestershire region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) Strategic Planning
1 3 (100.00%) IT Governance
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 3 (100.00%) Strategic Thinking
2 1 (33.33%) C

Head of IT Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 3 (100.00%) IT Governance
1 3 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Strategic Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C