The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had IT Director featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Director
UK
Rank 783 814 841
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Director 68 104 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.11% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.11% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 56 83 81
Median salary £85,000 £86,223 £95,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.41% -9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £125,000 £112,500
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £85,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -

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
81311 95393 101849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67566 80035 84663
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

IT Director
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured IT Director in the job title.

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 23 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Director within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 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
England +38 62 £85,000 -2.14% 6
London +36 27 £90,000 -4.00% 1
South East +72 13 £75,000 -12.39%
West Yorkshire +30 7 £70,500 -
Yorkshire +23 7 £70,500 -2.75% 1
West Midlands -6 7 £83,750 +8.06%
Bradford - 5 £68,500 -
Brighton - 5 £42,500 -
East Sussex - 5 £42,500 -
South West +10 4 £75,000 -16.66%
Devon +2 4 £75,000 -16.66%
Birmingham +1 4 £107,500 +7.50%
Middlesex - 4 £75,000 -
East Midlands +5 3 £91,250 +4.28%
Scotland +21 2 £95,000 +24.03%
Milton Keynes +18 2 £135,000 +56.57%
Buckinghamshire +15 2 £135,000 +53.21%
Leicestershire -6 2 £82,500 +10.00%
Berkshire +31 1 £117,500 +36.23%
Leeds +28 1 £85,000 -
Warwickshire +16 1 - -
City of London +15 1 £90,000 +28.57%
Hampshire +15 1 £100,000 +17.64%
Coventry +13 1 £77,500 -3.12%
Nottinghamshire -5 1 £100,000 -
North West -28 1 - - 1
Manchester -31 1 - - 1
Wokingham - 1 £117,500 -
Leicester - 1 - -
Atherstone - 1 - -

IT Director Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT Director 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 featuring IT Director in the job title.

1 51 (28.02%) Finance
2 38 (20.88%) Project Management
3 31 (17.03%) Retail
4 27 (14.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (12.64%) ITIL
6 22 (12.09%) Degree
7 21 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (11.54%) Service Delivery
8 17 (9.34%) Business Development
9 16 (8.79%) Computer Science
9 16 (8.79%) ERP
10 15 (8.24%) PRINCE2
10 15 (8.24%) Business Transformation
11 14 (7.69%) Analytics
11 14 (7.69%) SLA
12 13 (7.14%) Oracle
13 12 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (6.59%) E-Commerce
13 12 (6.59%) Banking
14 11 (6.04%) Programme Management
14 11 (6.04%) Risk Management
14 11 (6.04%) Telecoms
14 11 (6.04%) CRM
14 11 (6.04%) Marketing
14 11 (6.04%) Data Analytics
14 11 (6.04%) Cybersecurity
14 11 (6.04%) People Management
14 11 (6.04%) Data Centre
15 10 (5.49%) Microsoft
15 10 (5.49%) Legal

IT Director Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (0.55%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (1.10%) FastStats
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.55%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.55%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.55%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.30%) SaaS
3 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.10%) Office 365
5 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.55%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.40%) Firewall
1 8 (4.40%) LAN
2 6 (3.30%) Network Security
3 5 (2.75%) SAN
4 4 (2.20%) WAN
5 3 (1.65%) VoIP
5 3 (1.65%) WLAN
6 2 (1.10%) Internet
7 1 (0.55%) DNS
7 1 (0.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.95%) Big Data
2 5 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.20%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.65%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (1.10%) QlikView
6 1 (0.55%) GIS
6 1 (0.55%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
General
1 51 (28.02%) Finance
2 31 (17.03%) Retail
3 12 (6.59%) Banking
4 11 (6.04%) Marketing
4 11 (6.04%) Telecoms
5 10 (5.49%) Legal
6 9 (4.95%) Law
7 8 (4.40%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.65%) Back Office
9 1 (0.55%) Advertising
9 1 (0.55%) Billing
9 1 (0.55%) Local Government
9 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.65%) Web Services
2 1 (0.55%) .NET
2 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.55%) LINQ
2 1 (0.55%) WinForms
2 1 (0.55%) WPF
2 1 (0.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.79%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.04%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.40%) Economics
5 7 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.75%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.75%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.65%) PMI
8 3 (1.65%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.10%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.10%) FMCG
9 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.55%) Derivative
10 1 (0.55%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.55%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.55%) SCADA
10 1 (0.55%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.55%) Social Media
10 1 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.40%) Windows
2 5 (2.75%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.55%) Linux
3 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.88%) Project Management
2 27 (14.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (12.64%) ITIL
4 21 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 17 (9.34%) Business Development
6 16 (8.79%) ERP
7 15 (8.24%) Business Transformation
7 15 (8.24%) PRINCE2
8 14 (7.69%) Analytics
9 12 (6.59%) E-Commerce
10 11 (6.04%) CRM
10 11 (6.04%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (6.04%) Data Analytics
10 11 (6.04%) People Management
10 11 (6.04%) Programme Management
10 11 (6.04%) Risk Management
11 9 (4.95%) Change Management
11 9 (4.95%) Service Management
12 8 (4.40%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.30%) C
2 2 (1.10%) C#
3 1 (0.55%) C++
3 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.55%) Python
3 1 (0.55%) SQL
3 1 (0.55%) VB
3 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (12.09%) Degree
2 6 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (2.75%) MCSE
3 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.20%) CISA
4 4 (2.20%) CISSP
4 4 (2.20%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.65%) CGEIT
5 3 (1.65%) CISM
5 3 (1.65%) CRISC
5 3 (1.65%) PMP
6 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.69%) SLA
2 3 (1.65%) COBIT
3 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.75%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.75%) Virtual Servers
1 5 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.20%) HDFS
3 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 13 (7.14%) Oracle
2 10 (5.49%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.40%) SAP
4 5 (2.75%) VMware
5 4 (2.20%) Cloudera
5 4 (2.20%) HP
5 4 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.65%) Workday
7 2 (1.10%) Adobe
7 2 (1.10%) Apteco
7 2 (1.10%) Cisco
7 2 (1.10%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.10%) Tableau
8 1 (0.55%) Avaya
8 1 (0.55%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.55%) IBM
8 1 (0.55%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.55%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.55%) Spiceworks
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