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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Director
Rank 841 834 855
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Director 58 39 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.037% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.039% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 54 30 25
Average salary £80,000 £87,500 £92,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,300 £70,000
10% offered a salary of more than £111,250 £100,000 £118,000
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £70,000 £91,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -23.28%

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014 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 29 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 -13 57 £80,000 -5.88% 8
London +2 17 £105,000 +16.66% 5
South East -9 16 £80,000 +1042.85%
Berkshire 0 9 £70,000 +900.00%
West Midlands -5 9 £65,000 +10.63% 1
Birmingham +8 7 £65,000 -
East of England -8 6 £85,000 +93.18% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 5 £85,000 +93.18%
North West -13 4 £65,500 -25.14%
Yorkshire -43 4 £75,000 -14.28% 1
Lancashire - 4 £65,500 -
Blackburn - 4 £65,500 -
Peterborough +10 3 £85,000 +93.18%
City of London -4 3 £100,500 +7.20% 1
East Midlands -19 3 £85,000 +41.66%
Leeds -26 3 £75,000 -14.28%
West Yorkshire -36 3 £75,000 -14.28%
Brighton - 3 £95,000 -
Slough - 3 - -
East Sussex - 3 £95,000 -
Northamptonshire -23 2 £85,000 +44.68%
Windsor - 2 £70,000 -
Bracknell - 2 £67,500 -
Newbury - 2 £90,000 -
Warwickshire +18 1 £55,000 +15.78%
Middlesex - 1 £80,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £65,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £75,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Nottingham - 1 £65,000 -

IT Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (24.24%) Finance
2 13 (13.13%) CRM
2 13 (13.13%) Project Management
3 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (11.11%) Windows
5 9 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 9 (9.09%) Degree
5 9 (9.09%) Performance Management
6 8 (8.08%) Law
6 8 (8.08%) Legal
6 8 (8.08%) Programme Management
6 8 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (7.07%) E-Commerce
7 7 (7.07%) Telecoms
7 7 (7.07%) VMware
7 7 (7.07%) Retail
7 7 (7.07%) Business Analysis
8 6 (6.06%) Marketing
8 6 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (6.06%) Management Information System
8 6 (6.06%) Cisco
8 6 (6.06%) RFID
8 6 (6.06%) Linux
8 6 (6.06%) .NET
8 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
8 6 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (6.06%) Mobile App
9 5 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure

IT Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (3.03%) SAS
2 2 (2.02%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MS Office
1 2 (2.02%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.01%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.01%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.02%) Google Apps
3 2 (2.02%) Office 365
4 1 (1.01%) IaaS
4 1 (1.01%) SaaS
4 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) RFID
2 4 (4.04%) LAN
2 4 (4.04%) WAN
3 3 (3.03%) Firewall
4 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.02%) DNS
4 2 (2.02%) DHCP
4 2 (2.02%) PBX
4 2 (2.02%) VoIP
4 2 (2.02%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (1.01%) HTTP
5 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.03%) MySQL
3 2 (2.02%) Big Data
4 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) JIRA
General
1 24 (24.24%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Law
2 8 (8.08%) Legal
3 7 (7.07%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.07%) Retail
4 6 (6.06%) Marketing
5 4 (4.04%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.02%) Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Billing
7 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (2.02%) Web Services
2 2 (2.02%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.01%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) Management Information System
1 6 (6.06%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.05%) Statistics
3 4 (4.04%) FMCG
3 4 (4.04%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.03%) Open Source
5 1 (1.01%) Social Media
5 1 (1.01%) iPad
5 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.01%) PMI
5 1 (1.01%) EPoS
5 1 (1.01%) Replication
5 1 (1.01%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.01%) iPhone
5 1 (1.01%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.01%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.11%) Windows
2 6 (6.06%) Linux
3 4 (4.04%) Windows XP
3 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.04%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.02%) UNIX
5 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.13%) CRM
1 13 (13.13%) Project Management
2 12 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 9 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 8 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (8.08%) Programme Management
5 7 (7.07%) Business Analysis
5 7 (7.07%) E-Commerce
6 5 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (4.04%) Business Transformation
7 4 (4.04%) Analytics
7 4 (4.04%) Waterfall
7 4 (4.04%) ERP
7 4 (4.04%) Supplier Management
7 4 (4.04%) Business Development
8 3 (3.03%) Migration
8 3 (3.03%) Change Management
8 3 (3.03%) ITIL
9 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.04%) PHP
2 3 (3.03%) C#
2 3 (3.03%) Ruby
3 2 (2.02%) Java
3 2 (2.02%) Python
3 2 (2.02%) C
4 1 (1.01%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.01%) SQL
4 1 (1.01%) F#
4 1 (1.01%) Scala
4 1 (1.01%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.01%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) COREP
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.04%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.01%) Xen
3 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.07%) VMware
3 6 (6.06%) Cisco
4 5 (5.05%) TOWER Software
4 5 (5.05%) Cognos
4 5 (5.05%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (5.05%) Avaya
5 4 (4.04%) SAP
6 3 (3.03%) Juniper
6 3 (3.03%) HP
6 3 (3.03%) Dell
6 3 (3.03%) F5
7 2 (2.02%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.02%) Confirmit
7 2 (2.02%) Nortel
7 2 (2.02%) Google
8 1 (1.01%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.01%) Reuters
8 1 (1.01%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.01%) Citrix
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