The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Director role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Director in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Director
Rank 822 837 823
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Director 113 100 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.094% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.097% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 91 78 79
Average salary £85,000 £95,000 £95,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
10% offered a salary of more than £125,000 £112,500 £125,000
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £85,000 £95,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

IT Director
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IT Director Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Director
Salary Trend

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

IT Director Salary Trend in the UK

IT Director
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Director over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 within the UK.

IT Director Salary Histogram in the UK

IT 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 IT Director within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
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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 +33 107 £85,000 -10.52% 14
London +9 44 £92,500 -7.50% 5
North West +37 17 £85,000 +33.85% 1
West Midlands -7 14 £78,750 -1.56% 1
Manchester +23 10 £85,000 +33.85%
South East +6 8 £85,000 -5.55% 1
South West -5 7 £90,000 -
East Midlands +8 6 £80,000 - 1
Yorkshire +7 5 £72,500 -19.44%
Worcestershire -4 4 £65,000 -18.75% 1
East of England -6 4 £78,750 +6.77% 4
Worcester - 4 £65,000 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £72,500 -
City of London +48 3 £70,000 -30.00%
Buckinghamshire -5 3 £77,000 +6.20%
Warwickshire -15 3 £100,000 -
Lancashire - 3 £125,000 -
Chorley - 3 £125,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £77,000 -
Leicestershire - 3 £75,000 - 1
Hampshire +20 2 £85,000 -5.55% 1
Watford +10 2 £72,500 +52.63%
Cambridgeshire +5 2 £85,000 - 4
Hertfordshire +3 2 £72,500 +52.63%
Scotland +3 2 £77,670 -35.27%
Cambridge 0 2 £85,000 +6.25% 3
Birmingham -5 2 £117,500 +62.06%
Bristol -8 2 £90,000 -
Berkshire -10 2 £86,250 -4.16%
Wiltshire - 2 £90,000 -

IT Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Director in their job title.

1 83 (34.16%) Finance
2 55 (22.63%) Project Management
3 49 (20.16%) Degree
4 41 (16.87%) Service Delivery
4 41 (16.87%) Risk Management
5 38 (15.64%) Management Information System
6 36 (14.81%) ERP
7 34 (13.99%) ITIL
8 32 (13.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (11.93%) Retail
10 24 (9.88%) Oracle
11 23 (9.47%) Information Security
11 23 (9.47%) Programme Management
12 22 (9.05%) Supplier Management
13 21 (8.64%) Service Management
14 20 (8.23%) Business Development
14 20 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (7.82%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (7.41%) PRINCE2
17 17 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (7.00%) Manufacturing
18 16 (6.58%) CRM
19 15 (6.17%) SAP
19 15 (6.17%) CISSP
19 15 (6.17%) Change Management
20 14 (5.76%) CISM
20 14 (5.76%) Microsoft
20 14 (5.76%) Performance Management

IT Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Director in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.65%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.82%) MS Office
2 2 (0.82%) MS Project
3 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (4.53%) Oracle ERP
2 8 (3.29%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (2.47%) Oracle CRM
3 6 (2.47%) Oracle SCM
4 4 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.65%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle Manufacturing
6 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.41%) HFM
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.41%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (2.47%) SaaS
2 4 (1.65%) Office 365
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.47%) VoIP
1 6 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (2.06%) Firewall
2 5 (2.06%) Intranet
3 2 (0.82%) Extranet
3 2 (0.82%) WAN
3 2 (0.82%) WebEx
4 1 (0.41%) ATM
4 1 (0.41%) Internet
4 1 (0.41%) MPLS
4 1 (0.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.41%) Big Data
4 1 (0.41%) Essbase
4 1 (0.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 83 (34.16%) Finance
2 29 (11.93%) Retail
3 17 (7.00%) Manufacturing
4 13 (5.35%) Legal
5 12 (4.94%) Marketing
5 12 (4.94%) Telecoms
6 10 (4.12%) Banking
7 8 (3.29%) Law
8 7 (2.88%) Back Office
9 6 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (2.06%) Aerospace
10 5 (2.06%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.65%) Local Government
12 2 (0.82%) Advertising
12 2 (0.82%) Automotive
12 2 (0.82%) Billing
12 2 (0.82%) Publishing
12 2 (0.82%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.41%) Electronics
13 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.29%) .NET
2 4 (1.65%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.41%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.64%) Management Information System
2 20 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.35%) FMCG
4 9 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.47%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.47%) Life Science
5 6 (2.47%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (2.47%) User Experience
6 5 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.06%) NHS
6 5 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.65%) BYOD
7 4 (1.65%) Economics
8 3 (1.23%) PMI
9 2 (0.82%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.41%) New Media
10 1 (0.41%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.35%) Windows
2 8 (3.29%) Linux
3 2 (0.82%) Unix
3 2 (0.82%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.41%) Android
4 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (22.63%) Project Management
2 41 (16.87%) Risk Management
2 41 (16.87%) Service Delivery
3 36 (14.81%) ERP
4 34 (13.99%) ITIL
5 32 (13.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (9.47%) Information Security
6 23 (9.47%) Programme Management
7 22 (9.05%) Supplier Management
8 21 (8.64%) Service Management
9 20 (8.23%) Business Development
10 19 (7.82%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (7.41%) PRINCE2
12 17 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (6.58%) CRM
14 15 (6.17%) Change Management
15 14 (5.76%) Coaching
15 14 (5.76%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.35%) SQL
2 7 (2.88%) C#
3 3 (1.23%) C
4 2 (0.82%) PHP
4 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 49 (20.16%) Degree
2 15 (6.17%) CISSP
3 14 (5.76%) CISM
4 7 (2.88%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.06%) CISA
5 5 (2.06%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.06%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.82%) ACCA
8 2 (0.82%) CIMA
8 2 (0.82%) CIPD
8 2 (0.82%) CIPFA
8 2 (0.82%) PMP
8 2 (0.82%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) GIAC
9 1 (0.41%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.65%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.65%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.23%) QA
4 3 (1.23%) SLA
4 3 (1.23%) Val IT
5 2 (0.82%) COBIT
6 1 (0.41%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.41%) Firmware
2 1 (0.41%) XenApp
2 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (9.88%) Oracle
2 15 (6.17%) SAP
3 14 (5.76%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.88%) Citrix
5 6 (2.47%) Avaya
6 5 (2.06%) VMware
7 4 (1.65%) Sage
8 3 (1.23%) Cisco
8 3 (1.23%) Pegasus
8 3 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.82%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.82%) Progress
10 1 (0.41%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.41%) iManage
10 1 (0.41%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.41%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.41%) JDA
10 1 (0.41%) Symantec
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