Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Director was £95,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Director of IT
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1002 1006 1046
Rank change year-on-year +4 +40 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Director 148 191 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.088% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 120 152 189
England median annual salary £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £63,842 £62,500 £60,952
90th Percentile £133,750 £135,000 £130,000
UK median annual salary £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161257 170357 198528
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130412 143799 166492
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

IT Director
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured IT Director in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for IT Director in England

IT Director
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for IT Director in England

IT Director
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Director in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Director in England

IT Director
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Director within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -42 68 £100,000 -9.09% 2
South East +45 34 £105,000 +10.53% 2
North of England +3 21 £98,750 +40.07% 1
Midlands +13 15 £87,500 -1.41% 1
West Midlands +7 10 £87,500 -2.78% 1
East of England +5 10 £100,000 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire +6 9 £89,933 +27.56%
North West -14 8 £110,000 +37.50%
East Midlands +28 5 £92,500 +15.63%
North East -1 4 £40,250 -32.92% 1
South West +12 2 £75,000 -16.67% 1
IT Director
UK

IT Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 England region featuring IT Director in the job title.

1 35 (23.65%) Finance
2 28 (18.92%) Service Delivery
3 27 (18.24%) IT Strategy
4 25 (16.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (16.89%) Project Management
5 23 (15.54%) ITIL
6 20 (13.51%) Microsoft
6 20 (13.51%) Change Management
6 20 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 19 (12.84%) Service Management
8 17 (11.49%) Degree
9 16 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 16 (10.81%) Banking
10 14 (9.46%) Risk Management
10 14 (9.46%) Legal
10 14 (9.46%) Collaborative Working
11 13 (8.78%) Line Management
11 13 (8.78%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (8.11%) Windows
13 11 (7.43%) Oracle
13 11 (7.43%) Management Information System
13 11 (7.43%) Marketing
14 10 (6.76%) Resource Management
14 10 (6.76%) Computer Science
14 10 (6.76%) Performance Management
14 10 (6.76%) Risk Analysis
14 10 (6.76%) Internal Audit
14 10 (6.76%) IT Audit
14 10 (6.76%) Information Security

IT Director Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 3 (2.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.68%) Confluence
2 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.68%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.68%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.70%) SaaS
3 2 (1.35%) IaaS
3 2 (1.35%) Office 365
3 2 (1.35%) PaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.03%) Internet
1 3 (2.03%) SMS
1 3 (2.03%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.68%) DHCP
3 1 (0.68%) DNS
3 1 (0.68%) Firewall
3 1 (0.68%) LAN
3 1 (0.68%) SAN
3 1 (0.68%) Skype
3 1 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.03%) DTS
3 2 (1.35%) Big Data
4 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 35 (23.65%) Finance
2 16 (10.81%) Banking
3 14 (9.46%) Legal
4 11 (7.43%) Marketing
5 10 (6.76%) Retail
6 8 (5.41%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.70%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.70%) Law
7 4 (2.70%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.03%) Back Office
8 3 (2.03%) Electronics
9 2 (1.35%) Games
10 1 (0.68%) Billing
10 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.41%) JMS
2 5 (3.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.43%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.76%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.73%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.70%) Derivative
4 4 (2.70%) Equities
4 4 (2.70%) Fixed Income
4 4 (2.70%) User Experience
4 4 (2.70%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.03%) NHS
5 3 (2.03%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.35%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.68%) EPoS
7 1 (0.68%) Fintech
7 1 (0.68%) FMCG
7 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.68%) Online Games
7 1 (0.68%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.11%) Windows
2 10 (6.76%) Unix
3 1 (0.68%) Linux
3 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.92%) Service Delivery
2 27 (18.24%) IT Strategy
3 25 (16.89%) Project Management
3 25 (16.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (15.54%) ITIL
5 20 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (13.51%) Change Management
5 20 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 19 (12.84%) Service Management
7 14 (9.46%) Collaborative Working
7 14 (9.46%) Risk Management
8 13 (8.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (8.78%) Line Management
9 10 (6.76%) Information Security
9 10 (6.76%) Internal Audit
9 10 (6.76%) IT Audit
9 10 (6.76%) PRINCE2
9 10 (6.76%) Programme Management
9 10 (6.76%) Resource Management
9 10 (6.76%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.41%) Java
2 1 (0.68%) C
2 1 (0.68%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (11.49%) Degree
2 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.38%) CCNP
3 5 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (3.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.70%) MCSE
5 2 (1.35%) CITP
5 2 (1.35%) ISEB
6 1 (0.68%) CISM
6 1 (0.68%) CISSP
6 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.68%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (6.76%) ISO 9001
2 10 (6.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (3.38%) SLA
4 2 (1.35%) GDPR
5 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Vendors
1 20 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.43%) Oracle
3 8 (5.41%) SAP
4 5 (3.38%) Cisco
5 2 (1.35%) IBM
6 1 (0.68%) Ariba
6 1 (0.68%) Citrix
6 1 (0.68%) EMC
6 1 (0.68%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.68%) NetApp
6 1 (0.68%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.68%) VMware