Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of IT was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 November 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 100 116
Rank change year-on-year +12 +16 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 5 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.45% 0.86% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.88% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 4
South Yorkshire median annual salary £52,500 £75,000 £51,085
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +46.82% -34.08%
10th Percentile £40,950 £50,325 £46,787
90th Percentile £104,258 £77,500 £55,964
Yorkshire median annual salary £65,000 £72,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -10.34% +26.09% -28.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 1068 1359 1571
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.00% 97.70% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 894 1131 1387
South Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,150 £22,500 £22,900
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Head of IT
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of IT in South Yorkshire

Head of IT
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Head of IT in South Yorkshire

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of IT in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of IT in South Yorkshire

Head of IT
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Barnsley - 2 £42,000 -
Doncaster +11 1 £52,500 +9.38%
Head of IT
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Yorkshire region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) VLE
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) CISMP
3 1 (20.00%) Facilities Management
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation

Head of IT Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Facilities Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISMP
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) VMware