Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Director was £100,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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

Director of IT
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 733 726 792
Rank change year-on-year -7 +66 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Director 67 95 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.095% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 51 71 86
London median annual salary £100,000 £100,000 £93,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £137,500 £140,000 £143,750
England median annual salary £100,000 £90,000 £87,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -2.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 66,621 68,204 80,682
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 95.90% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 53,932 58,399 68,899
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

IT Director
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Director in London

IT Director
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for IT Director in London

IT Director
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Director in London over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Director in London

IT Director
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Director within the London region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Central London -34 8 £102,500 +46.43% 1
West London +17 1 £90,000 -18.18% 2
IT Director
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 London region featuring IT Director in the job title.

1 27 (40.30%) Finance
2 25 (37.31%) Service Management
3 21 (31.34%) Banking
4 20 (29.85%) Risk Management
5 17 (25.37%) Windows
6 16 (23.88%) Internal Audit
6 16 (23.88%) IT Audit
6 16 (23.88%) Unix
6 16 (23.88%) ISO 9001
6 16 (23.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (23.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (23.88%) Risk Analysis
7 12 (17.91%) Degree
8 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
9 10 (14.93%) Service Delivery
10 9 (13.43%) Legal
11 8 (11.94%) ITSM
11 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (10.45%) Computer Science
13 6 (8.96%) Change Management
13 6 (8.96%) Project Management
13 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (8.96%) ITIL
13 6 (8.96%) Oracle
13 6 (8.96%) IT Strategy
13 6 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (7.46%) Line Management
14 5 (7.46%) Strategic Thinking
14 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
14 5 (7.46%) Java

IT Director Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (1.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.49%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.49%) DHCP
3 1 (1.49%) DNS
3 1 (1.49%) Firewall
3 1 (1.49%) LAN
3 1 (1.49%) SAN
3 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 27 (40.30%) Finance
2 21 (31.34%) Banking
3 9 (13.43%) Legal
4 5 (7.46%) Marketing
5 4 (5.97%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.48%) Law
7 2 (2.99%) Games
7 2 (2.99%) Retail
7 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.49%) Arabic Language
8 1 (1.49%) Billing
8 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.49%) French Language
8 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.49%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (1.49%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) .NET
1 5 (7.46%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) Internet of Things
3 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.49%) Derivative
4 1 (1.49%) Equities
4 1 (1.49%) Fintech
4 1 (1.49%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.49%) Online Games
4 1 (1.49%) PMI
4 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.49%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) Windows
2 16 (23.88%) Unix
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.31%) Service Management
2 20 (29.85%) Risk Management
3 16 (23.88%) Internal Audit
3 16 (23.88%) IT Audit
3 16 (23.88%) Risk Analysis
4 10 (14.93%) Service Delivery
5 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.94%) ITSM
6 6 (8.96%) Change Management
6 6 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (8.96%) IT Strategy
6 6 (8.96%) ITIL
6 6 (8.96%) Project Management
6 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.46%) Line Management
7 5 (7.46%) Strategic Thinking
8 4 (5.97%) Performance Management
8 4 (5.97%) Resource Management
8 4 (5.97%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) Java
2 1 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) CITP
2 2 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.49%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.49%) MBA
3 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.88%) ISO 9001
1 16 (23.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 16 (23.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (5.97%) SLA
3 1 (1.49%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.49%) PMO
3 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle
3 2 (2.99%) IBM
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco
4 1 (1.49%) Citrix
4 1 (1.49%) EMC
4 1 (1.49%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.49%) NetApp
4 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.49%) VMware