The median annual salary for a Head of IT was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 23 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 114 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.45% 0.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Median salary £80,000 £85,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
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 West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1077 1239 1176
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.55% 95.53% 98.82%
Number of salaries quoted 965 1171 1045
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Head of IT
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of IT in West Sussex

Head of IT
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Head of IT in West Sussex

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of IT in West Sussex over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of IT in West Sussex

Head of IT
Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 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
Crawley +12 2 £87,500 +2.94%
Gatwick +2 1 £70,000 -17.64%
Haywards Heath - 1 £110,000 -
Horsham - 1 £70,000 -
Burgess Hill - 1 £90,000 -
Head of IT
South East

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Sussex region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Postgraduate
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
1 2 (40.00%) CISA
1 2 (40.00%) MBA
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Product Management
1 2 (40.00%) GDPR
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (20.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) CITP
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) MBCS
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System

Head of IT Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Product Management
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISA
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) MBA
1 2 (40.00%) Postgraduate
2 1 (20.00%) CITP
2 1 (20.00%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) GDPR
1 2 (40.00%) SLA