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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Director
Rank 853 888 843
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -45
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Director 50 40 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.034% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.036% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 36 35 41
Average salary £80,000 £100,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £72,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £96,000 £129,000 £102,000
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £95,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +35.71%

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
104868 109684 105271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.59% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 85928 88706 87993
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 1 April 2015 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 1 April 2015. 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 +45 47 £80,000 -20.00% 3
London -15 18 £95,000 -9.52%
East of England +19 8 £53,750 -47.56%
North West +13 6 £80,000 -17.94% 1
West Midlands -8 6 £80,000 -17.94%
South East -11 4 £97,500 +18.18% 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £47,500 -
City of London +10 3 £92,500 -9.75%
Manchester +2 3 - - 1
Birmingham -9 3 £80,000 -17.94%
Watford - 3 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £81,250 - 1
Cambridgeshire +15 2 £82,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £85,000 -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Radlett - 2 £47,500 -
Brighton - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 £80,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £80,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £80,000 -
Suffolk +10 1 £65,000 -
Surrey +5 1 £95,000 +15.15%
Peterborough 0 1 £85,000 -
Essex -4 1 £60,000 -41.46%
Wales -17 1 £50,000 -39.39%
South Yorkshire - 1 £72,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £80,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £80,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £70,000 -

IT Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 27 (24.32%) Project Management
2 26 (23.42%) Finance
3 21 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (18.02%) ITIL
5 18 (16.22%) ERP
5 18 (16.22%) Management Information System
6 17 (15.32%) Telecoms
7 13 (11.71%) Service Delivery
8 11 (9.91%) PRINCE2
8 11 (9.91%) Manufacturing
8 11 (9.91%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (9.01%) Windows
9 10 (9.01%) Change Management
9 10 (9.01%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (9.01%) Business Transformation
10 9 (8.11%) Microsoft
10 9 (8.11%) Information Management
10 9 (8.11%) Supplier Management
10 9 (8.11%) Degree
11 8 (7.21%) Marketing
12 7 (6.31%) Oracle
12 7 (6.31%) Service Management
12 7 (6.31%) CMMI
12 7 (6.31%) Retail
12 7 (6.31%) Hedge funds
12 7 (6.31%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (6.31%) People Management
13 6 (5.41%) .NET
13 6 (5.41%) SQL Server

IT Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 1 (0.90%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.90%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.90%) SaaS
2 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) LAN
1 5 (4.50%) WAN
2 4 (3.60%) Firewall
3 2 (1.80%) Internet
3 2 (1.80%) RFID
4 1 (0.90%) Intranet
4 1 (0.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.80%) Big Data
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Hudson
General
1 26 (23.42%) Finance
2 17 (15.32%) Telecoms
3 11 (9.91%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.21%) Marketing
5 7 (6.31%) Retail
6 2 (1.80%) Legal
6 2 (1.80%) Advertising
6 2 (1.80%) Publishing
6 2 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.90%) Automotive
7 1 (0.90%) Law
7 1 (0.90%) Games
7 1 (0.90%) Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.90%) French Language
7 1 (0.90%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.90%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) .NET
2 3 (2.70%) J2EE
2 3 (2.70%) WCF
3 2 (1.80%) J2SE
4 1 (0.90%) EDI
4 1 (0.90%) Middleware
4 1 (0.90%) HTML
4 1 (0.90%) WPF
4 1 (0.90%) jQuery
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.90%) CSS
4 1 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.31%) Hedge funds
2 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.50%) Social Media
3 5 (4.50%) FMCG
4 4 (3.60%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.70%) Open Source
5 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.01%) Windows
2 5 (4.50%) Windows XP
3 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.32%) Project Management
2 21 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (18.02%) ITIL
4 18 (16.22%) ERP
5 13 (11.71%) Service Delivery
6 11 (9.91%) PRINCE2
6 11 (9.91%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (9.01%) Business Transformation
7 10 (9.01%) Change Management
7 10 (9.01%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (8.11%) Information Management
8 9 (8.11%) Supplier Management
9 7 (6.31%) Service Management
9 7 (6.31%) Mentoring
9 7 (6.31%) People Management
9 7 (6.31%) CMMI
10 6 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.41%) CRM
11 5 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.50%) C#
2 3 (2.70%) Java
2 3 (2.70%) SQL
3 2 (1.80%) Scala
3 2 (1.80%) Clojure
3 2 (1.80%) PHP
4 1 (0.90%) C
4 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.90%) PMP
3 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.60%) VMware ESX
1 4 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.31%) Oracle
3 4 (3.60%) VMware
4 2 (1.80%) Cisco
4 2 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.90%) SAP
5 1 (0.90%) Cognos
5 1 (0.90%) HP
5 1 (0.90%) Dell
5 1 (0.90%) Avaya
5 1 (0.90%) Juniper
5 1 (0.90%) F5
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