The median annual salary for a Head of IT was £73,750 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Information Technology
UK / Scotland
Rank 135 157 152
Rank change year-on-year +22 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 3 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.13% 0.068% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.072% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Median salary £73,750 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.46% -3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £61,000 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £69,000 £121,500
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2226 2773 2959
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.99% 94.84% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1379 1800 1824
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £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 Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of IT in Scotland

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Head of IT in Scotland

Head of IT
Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +26 1 £75,000 +25.00% 1
Edinburgh -1 1 £72,500 +3.57%
Dundee - 1 - -
Head of IT
UK

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
1 5 (55.56%) IT Strategy
2 4 (44.44%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 4 (44.44%) CRM
2 4 (44.44%) ERP
3 3 (33.33%) CISSP
4 2 (22.22%) CISM
4 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
5 1 (11.11%) ISMS
5 1 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
5 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (11.11%) Privileged Access Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) SLA
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning

Head of IT Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) IT Strategy
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 4 (44.44%) CRM
2 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (44.44%) ERP
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) ISMS
3 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
3 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (11.11%) Privileged Access Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) SAP
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