The median annual salary for a Head of IT was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 27 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 175 174
Rank change year-on-year -31 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 9 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.21% 0.17% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.17% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 6
Median salary £80,000 £95,000 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +55.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £74,000 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £73,750
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 Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4120 3439 3202
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.84% 98.14% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3526 2957 2668
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of IT in Manchester

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Head of IT in Manchester

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of IT in Manchester over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of IT in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Manchester region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 16 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (44.12%) Data Centre
3 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) IT Strategy
5 5 (14.71%) Information Security
5 5 (14.71%) Service Management
5 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.76%) CISSP
6 4 (11.76%) C
6 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
6 4 (11.76%) Project Management
7 3 (8.82%) Finance
7 3 (8.82%) COBIT
7 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.82%) CISA
7 3 (8.82%) CISM
7 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.82%) Resource Management
7 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (5.88%) Matrix Management
8 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
8 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
8 2 (5.88%) People Management
8 2 (5.88%) Change Management
8 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
8 2 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management

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

Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.94%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Android
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.59%) IT Strategy
4 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
4 5 (14.71%) Information Security
4 5 (14.71%) Service Management
5 4 (11.76%) Project Management
6 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (8.82%) Resource Management
6 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) Change Management
7 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.88%) Matrix Management
7 2 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (5.88%) People Management
7 2 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.94%) Customer-Centric Approach
8 1 (2.94%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) C
2 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) CISSP
2 3 (8.82%) CISA
2 3 (8.82%) CISM
3 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) CRISC
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) COBIT
2 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
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