The median annual salary for a Head of IT was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 173 173
Rank change year-on-year -4 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 25 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.64% 0.21% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.21% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 11
Median salary £90,000 £82,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +50.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £62,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £92,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £76,000 £75,000 £71,250
% change year-on-year +1.33% +5.26%  

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 3777 3290 3662
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.92% 97.54% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3161 2733 3002
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 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 March 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 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 Manchester region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (32.43%) Data Centre
4 7 (18.92%) CISSP
5 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
5 6 (16.22%) Risk Management
5 6 (16.22%) CISA
5 6 (16.22%) CISM
5 6 (16.22%) Information Security
5 6 (16.22%) IT Strategy
6 5 (13.51%) Service Management
6 5 (13.51%) COBIT
6 5 (13.51%) Finance
6 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
8 3 (8.11%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
8 3 (8.11%) Degree
8 3 (8.11%) CRISC
8 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (8.11%) Project Management
8 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.11%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (8.11%) IT Governance
8 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (5.41%) Resource Management
9 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.41%) Change Management
9 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
9 2 (5.41%) C

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.70%) Shopify
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (16.22%) Information Security
3 6 (16.22%) IT Strategy
3 6 (16.22%) Risk Management
4 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
4 5 (13.51%) Service Management
5 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
6 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (8.11%) IT Governance
6 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 3 (8.11%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.41%) Change Management
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.41%) Information Assurance
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL
7 2 (5.41%) People Management
7 2 (5.41%) Resource Management
7 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) CISSP
2 6 (16.22%) CISA
2 6 (16.22%) CISM
3 3 (8.11%) CRISC
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) COBIT
2 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum 10% Bonus, 25 days holiday, 5% matc
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitve Salary + University Bens
Posted: 3 days ago