Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of IT was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 275 310 343
Rank change year-on-year +35 +33 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 39 29 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.40% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.27% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 13
Yorkshire median annual salary £65,000 £72,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.34% +31.82% -31.25%
10th Percentile £40,300 £48,000 £43,150
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £79,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 9452 10860 12891
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.43% 97.94% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7928 9178 10572
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Head of IT
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of IT in Yorkshire

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Head of IT in Yorkshire

Head of IT
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of IT in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of IT in Yorkshire

Head of IT
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 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
West Yorkshire +32 22 £61,250 -18.33% 2
South Yorkshire +14 5 £52,500 -30.00%
North Yorkshire +12 5 £75,000 +15.38%
Head of IT
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Yorkshire region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 18 (46.15%) IT Strategy
2 16 (41.03%) Finance
3 11 (28.21%) SQL
4 10 (25.64%) CMS
5 9 (23.08%) ITIL
5 9 (23.08%) Cisco
5 9 (23.08%) Line Management
6 8 (20.51%) Customer-Centricity
6 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (20.51%) Validation
6 8 (20.51%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (17.95%) AS400
7 7 (17.95%) iSeries
8 6 (15.38%) Business Continuity
8 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 5 (12.82%) Project Management
9 5 (12.82%) ITSM
9 5 (12.82%) Games
9 5 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (10.26%) Retail
10 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
10 4 (10.26%) Service Management
10 4 (10.26%) User Experience
11 3 (7.69%) Analytics
11 3 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
11 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
11 3 (7.69%) Data Security
11 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (7.69%) SAN

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

Application Platforms
1 10 (25.64%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Magento
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Business One
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) VoIP
2 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Games
3 4 (10.26%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Legal
4 2 (5.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Law
5 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) AS400
1 7 (17.95%) iSeries
2 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.26%) User Experience
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
1 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) IT Strategy
2 9 (23.08%) ITIL
2 9 (23.08%) Line Management
3 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (20.51%) Customer-Centricity
3 8 (20.51%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (20.51%) Validation
4 6 (15.38%) Business Continuity
5 5 (12.82%) ITSM
5 5 (12.82%) Project Management
6 4 (10.26%) Service Management
7 3 (7.69%) BCP
7 3 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (7.69%) CRM
7 3 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (7.69%) Data Security
7 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.69%) ERP
7 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) CISMP
1 1 (2.56%) CISSP
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
1 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.13%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
3 1 (2.56%) GDPR
3 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Cisco
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Google
3 2 (5.13%) Remedy
3 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Sun
4 1 (2.56%) VMware