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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Director
Rank 844 867 850
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Director 39 40 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.034% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.036% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 25 31 32
Average salary £85,000 £87,500 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £110,000 £115,000
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £83,750 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +19.64%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

IT Director Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Director
Top 27 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 22 May 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 +38 38 £87,500 +2.94% 1
London +40 14 £95,000 -5.00%
North West +4 10 £80,000 -20.00%
Manchester +19 5 £85,000 -15.00%
City of London +39 4 £85,000 +6.25%
East of England +17 4 £90,000 -
Brighton +12 4 - -
East Sussex +6 4 - -
South East +2 4 - -
Cheshire +1 4 £80,000 -
Cambridgeshire +12 3 £92,500 -
West Midlands -6 3 £65,000 -
Midlands - 2 £80,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Redditch - 2 - -
Birmingham -13 1 £65,000 -
Essex - 1 £60,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £70,000 -
Wrexham - 1 £50,000 -
Crewe - 1 £75,000 -
Harrogate - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £70,000 -
North Wales - 1 £50,000 -
Wales - 1 £50,000 -

IT Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (25.53%) Project Management
2 21 (22.34%) Finance
3 17 (18.09%) ITIL
4 15 (15.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (13.83%) ERP
6 12 (12.77%) Service Delivery
7 11 (11.70%) Management Information System
8 10 (10.64%) Degree
9 9 (9.57%) Supplier Management
9 9 (9.57%) Manufacturing
9 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
10 8 (8.51%) Windows
10 8 (8.51%) Change Management
10 8 (8.51%) Marketing
11 7 (7.45%) Information Management
11 7 (7.45%) Hedge funds
11 7 (7.45%) Service Management
11 7 (7.45%) CMMI
11 7 (7.45%) B2B
12 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2
12 6 (6.38%) Oracle
12 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
12 6 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (6.38%) Business Transformation
12 6 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (5.32%) Asset Management
13 5 (5.32%) Business Analysis
13 5 (5.32%) Mentoring
13 5 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (5.32%) Open Source

IT Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.06%) IIS
1 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) Revit
2 1 (1.06%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) SaaS
1 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) Firewall
1 3 (3.19%) LAN
1 3 (3.19%) WAN
2 2 (2.13%) RFID
3 1 (1.06%) Intranet
3 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Hudson
General
1 21 (22.34%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.51%) Marketing
4 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.13%) Legal
5 2 (2.13%) Advertising
5 2 (2.13%) Retail
6 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.06%) Games
6 1 (1.06%) Automotive
6 1 (1.06%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) .NET
2 3 (3.19%) WCF
3 1 (1.06%) Dojo
3 1 (1.06%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.45%) Hedge funds
3 5 (5.32%) Open Source
4 4 (4.26%) Social Media
5 3 (3.19%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.13%) FMCG
6 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.06%) BYOD
7 1 (1.06%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.51%) Windows
2 3 (3.19%) Windows 7
2 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.53%) Project Management
2 17 (18.09%) ITIL
3 15 (15.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (13.83%) ERP
5 12 (12.77%) Service Delivery
6 9 (9.57%) Supplier Management
7 8 (8.51%) Change Management
8 7 (7.45%) Information Management
8 7 (7.45%) Service Management
8 7 (7.45%) CMMI
8 7 (7.45%) B2B
9 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.38%) Business Transformation
9 6 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.32%) Asset Management
10 5 (5.32%) Business Analysis
10 5 (5.32%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (5.32%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.26%) PHP
1 4 (4.26%) SQL
2 3 (3.19%) C#
3 1 (1.06%) C
3 1 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (10.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) CFA
2 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) VMware ESX
1 3 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.38%) Oracle
3 3 (3.19%) VMware
4 2 (2.13%) SAP
4 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.06%) Sage
5 1 (1.06%) Cisco
5 1 (1.06%) Cognos