The table below looks at the statistics for the Account Director role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Account Director in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Account Director
Rank 790 765 822
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +57
Permanent jobs requiring an Account Director 111 105 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.098% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.10% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 60 62 67
Average salary £55,000 £68,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +30.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,550 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £67,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +35.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110597 101053 111513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89479 83749 95349
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Account Director
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Account Director in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Account Director Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Account Director
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Account Director within the UK.

Account Director Salary Trend in the UK

Account Director
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Account Director over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 within the UK.

Account Director Salary Histogram in the UK

Account Director
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Account Director within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -16 110 £55,000 -21.42% 10
London -7 59 £57,500 -23.33% 7
South East -35 22 £45,000 -35.71% 3
Hertfordshire - 8 £115,000 -
East of England - 8 £115,000 -
Birmingham +9 7 - -
West Midlands -1 7 - -
South West -12 7 £50,000 +38.88%
City of London -18 7 £57,500 -11.53% 1
Berkshire +4 6 £110,000 -
Gloucestershire -6 5 - -
Reading - 5 £110,000 -
Southampton +14 4 £40,000 -51.51% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 4 £37,500 -53.12%
Hampshire -7 4 £40,000 -51.51% 2
North West -15 4 £50,000 -
Guildford +4 3 - -
Milton Keynes -9 3 £37,500 -53.12%
Surrey -25 3 - -
Manchester - 3 £50,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
Brighton - 3 £45,000 -
Bristol - 2 £50,000 -
Rochdale - 2 £50,000 -
Uxbridge - 2 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire +4 1 - -
Kent -8 1 - -
Cheshire -13 1 - -
Scotland -15 1 £105,000 +55.55%
West Yorkshire -36 1 £45,000 +12.50%

Account Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Account Director in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Account Director in their job title.

1 121 (48.79%) Marketing
2 67 (27.02%) Finance
3 60 (24.19%) Business Development
4 57 (22.98%) Advertising
5 44 (17.74%) Social Media
6 40 (16.13%) Telecoms
7 35 (14.11%) Digital Marketing
8 32 (12.90%) SEO
9 31 (12.50%) Project Management
10 29 (11.69%) Retail
11 26 (10.48%) B2B
12 25 (10.08%) E-Commerce
13 24 (9.68%) Degree
14 23 (9.27%) Automotive
14 23 (9.27%) Pay per click
15 18 (7.26%) Pharmaceutical
16 16 (6.45%) Analytics
17 15 (6.05%) Mobile App
18 14 (5.65%) CRM
19 13 (5.24%) Cisco
19 13 (5.24%) Online Marketing
20 11 (4.44%) MS Excel
21 10 (4.03%) MBA
21 10 (4.03%) Strategic Planning
22 9 (3.63%) VMware
22 9 (3.63%) Display Advertising
22 9 (3.63%) Digital Media
23 8 (3.23%) Billing
23 8 (3.23%) FMCG
24 7 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint

Account Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Account Director in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Account Director in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (1.21%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.82%) SaaS
2 6 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.42%) iBeacon
2 4 (1.61%) Internet
3 3 (1.21%) SMS
3 3 (1.21%) 4G
4 2 (0.81%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.81%) WAN
4 2 (0.81%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.81%) ATM
4 2 (0.81%) Broadband
4 2 (0.81%) SDH
4 2 (0.81%) DSLAM
4 2 (0.81%) Wireless
4 2 (0.81%) NGN
5 1 (0.40%) LTE
5 1 (0.40%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.42%) MS Access
2 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
General
1 121 (48.79%) Marketing
2 67 (27.02%) Finance
3 57 (22.98%) Advertising
4 40 (16.13%) Telecoms
5 29 (11.69%) Retail
6 23 (9.27%) Automotive
7 18 (7.26%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (3.23%) Billing
9 6 (2.42%) Legal
10 5 (2.02%) Banking
11 4 (1.61%) Games
11 4 (1.61%) French Language
12 3 (1.21%) German Language
12 3 (1.21%) Spanish Language
12 3 (1.21%) Back Office
13 2 (0.81%) Publishing
13 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.40%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.74%) Social Media
2 15 (6.05%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.63%) Digital Media
4 8 (3.23%) FMCG
5 6 (2.42%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.61%) Online Games
7 3 (1.21%) Economics
8 2 (0.81%) STB
8 2 (0.81%) e-Health
8 2 (0.81%) NHS
9 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.40%) Replication
9 1 (0.40%) Tandem
9 1 (0.40%) Life Science
9 1 (0.40%) New Media
9 1 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (24.19%) Business Development
2 35 (14.11%) Digital Marketing
3 32 (12.90%) SEO
4 31 (12.50%) Project Management
5 26 (10.48%) B2B
6 25 (10.08%) E-Commerce
7 23 (9.27%) Pay per click
8 16 (6.45%) Analytics
9 14 (5.65%) CRM
10 13 (5.24%) Online Marketing
11 10 (4.03%) Strategic Planning
12 9 (3.63%) Display Advertising
13 7 (2.82%) Performance Management
14 6 (2.42%) Performance Improvement
14 6 (2.42%) Marketing Strategy
14 6 (2.42%) Creative Marketing
14 6 (2.42%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (2.02%) ITIL
15 5 (2.02%) Service Management
15 5 (2.02%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.40%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (9.68%) Degree
2 10 (4.03%) MBA
3 4 (1.61%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.40%) SLA
1 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 13 (5.24%) Cisco
2 9 (3.63%) VMware
3 7 (2.82%) Google
4 6 (2.42%) EMC
4 6 (2.42%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.02%) NetApp
6 4 (1.61%) Huawei
7 2 (0.81%) SAP
7 2 (0.81%) Twitter
7 2 (0.81%) HP
7 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.81%) BT
7 2 (0.81%) IBM
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle
8 1 (0.40%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.40%) Citrix
8 1 (0.40%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.40%) CA
8 1 (0.40%) Intentia
8 1 (0.40%) Symantec
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