The median annual salary for a Head of Service Delivery was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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

Head of Service Delivery
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 837 916 952
Rank change year-on-year +79 +36  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Service Delivery 28 34 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.033% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.034% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 16 31 26
Median salary £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £53,500
10% offered a salary of more than £93,750 £90,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

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 82827 99939 106877
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.32% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 68817 83912 87121
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Head of Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Service Delivery in the UK

Head of Service Delivery
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Head of Service Delivery in the UK

Head of Service Delivery
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Service Delivery over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Service Delivery in the UK

Head of Service Delivery
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Service Delivery within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 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 +84 24 £85,000 +13.33% 2
West Midlands +31 8 £85,000 +19.29% 1
Yorkshire +24 6 - -
London +69 5 £93,750 +17.18% 1
South Yorkshire - 4 - -
Sheffield - 4 - -
Coventry - 4 £85,000 -
Leeds +28 3 - -
West Yorkshire +19 3 - -
North West -20 3 £65,000 -21.21%
Manchester -26 3 £65,000 -
South Wales - 3 £52,500 -
Wales - 3 £52,500 -
Cardiff - 3 £52,500 -
Birmingham - 2 - -
South West +13 1 £62,500 -21.87%
Scotland - 1 £80,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £80,000 -
Bristol - 1 £62,500 -

Head of Service Delivery Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, Head of Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery in the job title.

1 65 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 46 (70.77%) ITIL
3 28 (43.08%) Service Management
4 14 (21.54%) Finance
4 14 (21.54%) DevOps
5 12 (18.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (18.46%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (18.46%) SLA
5 12 (18.46%) Incident Management
6 11 (16.92%) ITIL V3
7 10 (15.38%) Problem Management
8 8 (12.31%) Supplier Management
8 8 (12.31%) Change Management
8 8 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (10.77%) ITSM
9 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.77%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (10.77%) Office 365
9 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery Management
10 6 (9.23%) Line Management
10 6 (9.23%) Banking
10 6 (9.23%) Business Continuity
10 6 (9.23%) Information Security
10 6 (9.23%) Matrix Management
11 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (7.69%) Retail
11 5 (7.69%) Asset Management
11 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
11 5 (7.69%) Windows

Head of Service Delivery 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 3 (4.62%) Apache
1 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (10.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) LAN
1 2 (3.08%) NAS
1 2 (3.08%) SAN
1 2 (3.08%) VoIP
1 2 (3.08%) WAN
2 1 (1.54%) Intranet
2 1 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Banking
3 5 (7.69%) Retail
4 3 (4.62%) Law
5 2 (3.08%) Legal
6 1 (1.54%) Advertising
6 1 (1.54%) Back Office
6 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) Fintech
2 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.08%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.54%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 46 (70.77%) ITIL
3 28 (43.08%) Service Management
4 14 (21.54%) DevOps
5 12 (18.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (18.46%) Incident Management
6 11 (16.92%) ITIL V3
7 10 (15.38%) Problem Management
8 8 (12.31%) Change Management
8 8 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (12.31%) Supplier Management
9 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.77%) ITSM
9 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery Management
10 6 (9.23%) Business Continuity
10 6 (9.23%) Information Security
10 6 (9.23%) Line Management
10 6 (9.23%) Matrix Management
11 5 (7.69%) Asset Management
11 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.08%) CISM
2 2 (3.08%) CITP
2 2 (3.08%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.46%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (4.62%) VMware
2 2 (3.08%) Cisco
2 2 (3.08%) Citrix
2 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
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