Period
to 20 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Head of Sales was £150,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 June 2021.

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

Head of Sales
England > London
6 months to
20 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 638 589 759
Rank change year-on-year -49 +170 +80
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Sales 3 3 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.008% 0.009% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.009% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 5
10th Percentile £111,000 £129,000 £64,500
25th Percentile £120,000 £131,250 £67,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £150,000 £145,000 £90,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +61.11% +16.13%
75th Percentile £165,000 £161,250 £95,000
90th Percentile " £165,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £137,500 £135,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +50.00% +2.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 35,393 31,910 54,895
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.31% 94.28% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 25,715 26,248 45,377
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

Head of Sales
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Head of Sales in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Head of Sales in London

Head of Sales
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Head of Sales in London.

Salary trend for Head of Sales in London

Head of Sales
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Head of Sales in London over the 6 months to 20 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Head of Sales in London

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 2021, Head of Sales job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region featuring Head of Sales in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Business Development
1 2 (66.67%) Thought Leadership
2 1 (33.33%) AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Smart City
2 1 (33.33%) Industry 4.0
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing

Head of Sales Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (33.33%) AWS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Industry 4.0
1 1 (33.33%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Development
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Thought Leadership