The median annual salary for a Head of IT was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 246 248
Rank change year-on-year +26 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 14 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.26% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.28% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 15
Median salary £75,000 £77,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +24.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £52,000
10% offered a salary of more than £93,000 £100,000 £83,000
UK excluding London median salary £75,500 £75,000 £71,250
% change year-on-year +0.66% +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5271 6339 7372
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.79% 97.21% 98.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4602 5278 5965
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Head of IT
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 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
West Yorkshire +25 10 £76,000 -5.00%
North Yorkshire +4 2 £80,000 +33.33%
South Yorkshire - 2 £75,000 -
Head of IT
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 12 (41.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (37.93%) Service Management
3 10 (34.48%) ERP
4 9 (31.03%) Information Security
4 9 (31.03%) Business Analysis
4 9 (31.03%) IT Strategy
5 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
5 8 (27.59%) Finance
6 7 (24.14%) Manufacturing
7 6 (20.69%) .NET
7 6 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (17.24%) QA
8 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
8 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
8 5 (17.24%) Project Management
9 4 (13.79%) Change Control
9 4 (13.79%) Advertising
9 4 (13.79%) ITIL
9 4 (13.79%) Logistics
9 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
9 4 (13.79%) Operations Management
10 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
10 3 (10.34%) Product Management
10 3 (10.34%) TDD
10 3 (10.34%) Scrum
10 3 (10.34%) CMMI
10 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (10.34%) Java
10 3 (10.34%) Python

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 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Manufacturing
3 4 (13.79%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (37.93%) Service Management
3 10 (34.48%) ERP
4 9 (31.03%) Business Analysis
4 9 (31.03%) Information Security
4 9 (31.03%) IT Strategy
5 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
6 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
6 5 (17.24%) Project Management
6 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.79%) Change Control
7 4 (13.79%) ITIL
7 4 (13.79%) Logistics
7 4 (13.79%) Operations Management
7 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
8 3 (10.34%) BDD
8 3 (10.34%) CMMI
8 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Java
1 3 (10.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
1 2 (6.90%) PMP
2 1 (3.45%) CEH
2 1 (3.45%) CISA
2 1 (3.45%) CISM
2 1 (3.45%) CISSP
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (17.24%) QA
3 1 (3.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle