The median annual salary for a Head of IT was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 28 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
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 227 242
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 14 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.26% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 6
Median salary £65,000 £78,500 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.19% -10.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £34,000 £72,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £82,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £68,750 £72,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -5.17% -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 the South West. 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5138 5116 5783
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.09% 97.58% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16476 17695 21961
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £23,750 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,250 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Head of IT
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of IT in the South West

Head of IT
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Head of IT in the South West

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of IT in the South West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of IT in the South West

Head of IT
Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Bristol -16 6 £66,250 -15.60% 1
Gloucestershire +2 4 £62,500 -21.87% 1
Devon +6 2 £58,750 +30.55%
Somerset - 1 £62,500 -
Head of IT
England

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 South West region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
1 10 (47.62%) Service Delivery
2 9 (42.86%) Project Management
3 7 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (28.57%) IT Strategy
5 5 (23.81%) Scrum
5 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (19.05%) Electronics
6 4 (19.05%) Change Management
6 4 (19.05%) Service Management
6 4 (19.05%) PMP
6 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) Human Factors
6 4 (19.05%) Military
6 4 (19.05%) Marketing
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (19.05%) Programme Delivery
6 4 (19.05%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
7 3 (14.29%) Line Management
7 3 (14.29%) Contingency Planning
7 3 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 3 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma

Head of IT Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) IPsec
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Electronics
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing
2 4 (19.05%) Military
3 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
1 1 (4.76%) Internet of Things
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
1 10 (47.62%) Service Delivery
2 9 (42.86%) Project Management
3 6 (28.57%) IT Strategy
3 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
5 4 (19.05%) Change Management
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (19.05%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (19.05%) Human Factors
5 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
5 4 (19.05%) Programme Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) Service Management
5 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 3 (14.29%) Contingency Planning
6 3 (14.29%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) PMP
2 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.76%) APMP
4 1 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) VMware
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