The median annual salary for a Head of ICT was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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 ICT
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 880 915 -
Rank change year-on-year +35 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of ICT 3 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.008% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.008% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 0
Median salary £60,000 £63,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £62,500 -
% change year-on-year -4.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Head of ICT
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of ICT in the UK

Head of ICT
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Head of ICT in the UK

Head of ICT
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of ICT within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +49 2 £60,750 -6.53% 1
South East - 2 £60,750 - 1
Kent - 2 £60,750 -
Scotland +14 1 £51,000 -13.55%
Glasgow +10 1 £51,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £60,000 -

Head of ICT Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Head of ICT 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 featuring Head of ICT in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITSM
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery Management
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN

Head of ICT Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery Management
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam
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