The median annual salary for an IT Director was £91,250 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 793 834 846
Rank change year-on-year +41 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Director 72 80 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.086% 0.087% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.090% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 52 62 73
Median salary £91,250 £96,250 £95,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.19% +1.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,750
10% offered a salary of more than £139,500 £128,625 £130,000
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £97,500 £90,000
% change year-on-year -17.94% +8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80180 89188 99201
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.96% 96.52% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 270000 337980 379014
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +34 35 £112,500 +2.27% 1
South East +45 16 £75,000 -23.07%
East of England -3 7 £101,250 +20.89% 1
North of England -13 7 £135,000 +42.10%
North West -37 6 £135,000 +50.00%
South West -4 4 £80,000 -20.00% 1
West Midlands +7 3 £76,250 +3.38% 1
Midlands +5 3 £76,250 -15.27% 1
Yorkshire +1 1 - -
IT Director
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 45 (31.91%) IT Strategy
2 29 (20.57%) Finance
3 20 (14.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (13.48%) Project Management
5 18 (12.77%) Degree
6 17 (12.06%) Legal
6 17 (12.06%) Service Delivery
7 16 (11.35%) Change Management
8 15 (10.64%) ITIL
8 15 (10.64%) Retail
9 14 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (9.93%) Management Information System
9 14 (9.93%) Service Management
9 14 (9.93%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (9.22%) C
10 13 (9.22%) E-Commerce
10 13 (9.22%) Manufacturing
11 12 (8.51%) Oracle
11 12 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (7.80%) Business Development
13 10 (7.09%) Information Security
14 9 (6.38%) Windows
14 9 (6.38%) ERP
14 9 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (6.38%) Microsoft
14 9 (6.38%) Matrix Organization
15 8 (5.67%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (5.67%) People Management

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 4 (2.84%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.71%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.71%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (5.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.26%) Network Security
2 2 (1.42%) DNS
2 2 (1.42%) Internet
2 2 (1.42%) SAN
3 1 (0.71%) LAN
3 1 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.84%) Big Data
3 3 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.42%) Hadoop
General
1 29 (20.57%) Finance
2 17 (12.06%) Legal
3 15 (10.64%) Retail
4 13 (9.22%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (3.55%) Banking
6 5 (3.55%) Marketing
6 5 (3.55%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.42%) Billing
8 1 (0.71%) Back Office
8 1 (0.71%) German Language
8 1 (0.71%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.26%) JMS
2 2 (1.42%) .NET
3 1 (0.71%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.71%) EDI
3 1 (0.71%) HTML
3 1 (0.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.93%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.96%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.96%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.26%) Derivative
4 6 (4.26%) Equities
4 6 (4.26%) Fixed Income
5 5 (3.55%) Life Science
6 3 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.42%) Biotechnology
7 2 (1.42%) FMCG
7 2 (1.42%) User Experience
8 1 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.71%) Fintech
8 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.38%) Windows
2 1 (0.71%) Linux
2 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (31.91%) IT Strategy
2 20 (14.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (13.48%) Project Management
4 17 (12.06%) Service Delivery
5 16 (11.35%) Change Management
6 15 (10.64%) ITIL
7 14 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (9.93%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (9.93%) Service Management
8 13 (9.22%) E-Commerce
9 12 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (7.80%) Business Development
11 10 (7.09%) Information Security
12 9 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (6.38%) ERP
12 9 (6.38%) Matrix Organization
13 8 (5.67%) ITSM
13 8 (5.67%) People Management
13 8 (5.67%) Telesales
14 7 (4.96%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.22%) C
2 6 (4.26%) Java
3 2 (1.42%) PHP
4 1 (0.71%) C#
4 1 (0.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (12.77%) Degree
2 7 (4.96%) Master's Degree
2 7 (4.96%) MBA
3 5 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.13%) CISSP
5 3 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.71%) CCNP
7 1 (0.71%) CHECK Team Leader
7 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.71%) CISM
7 1 (0.71%) GCIH
7 1 (0.71%) GPEN
7 1 (0.71%) GSEC
7 1 (0.71%) GXPN
7 1 (0.71%) MCSE
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.84%) SLA
2 2 (1.42%) GxP
2 2 (1.42%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.42%) PMO
2 2 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.42%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.42%) HDFS
3 1 (0.71%) SAP ITS
3 1 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (8.51%) Oracle
2 9 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.26%) Cognizant
4 4 (2.84%) VMware
5 3 (2.13%) HP
5 3 (2.13%) SAP
6 2 (1.42%) Cisco
6 2 (1.42%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.42%) ProCurve
6 2 (1.42%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.42%) Veeam
7 1 (0.71%) Avaya
7 1 (0.71%) Dell
7 1 (0.71%) hybris
7 1 (0.71%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (0.71%) MobileIron
7 1 (0.71%) NetApp
7 1 (0.71%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.71%) Workday
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