The median annual salary for a IT Director was £100,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Director
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 268 318
Rank change year-on-year +38 +50  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Director 3 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.056% 0.11% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.12% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 4
Median salary £100,000 £170,000 £117,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.17% +44.68%  
90% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £103,000 £85,000
10% offered a salary of more than £118,000 £170,000 £150,000
UK excluding London median salary £92,500 £85,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5123 6864 10083
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.76% 95.79% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4669 6174 8557
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Director
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured IT Director in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Director in the City of London

IT Director
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Director in the City of London.

Salary trend for IT Director in the City of London

IT Director
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Director in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Director in the City of London

IT Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 across the City of London region featuring IT Director in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (25.00%) Equities
2 1 (25.00%) Derivative
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Cash Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) MobileIron
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) JMS
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Java

IT Director Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Cash Management
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Derivative
1 1 (25.00%) Equities
1 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Cash Management
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) People Management
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) MobileIron
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
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