Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Director was £102,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 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
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 514 572 605
Rank change year-on-year +58 +33 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Director 33 30 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.086% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.088% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 30 23 39
South East median annual salary £102,500 £95,000 £81,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.89% +16.56% +1.88%
10th Percentile £62,325 £62,500 £59,800
90th Percentile £123,250 £126,250 £130,000
England median annual salary £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29304 33921 41438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.97% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24468 28449 34555
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

IT Director
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Director in the South East

IT Director
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for IT Director in the South East

IT Director
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Director in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Director in the South East

IT Director
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Director within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 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
Thames Valley +42 11 £67,500 -30.77%
Berkshire +55 8 £65,000 -33.33%
Surrey +25 8 £125,000 +21.95%
East Sussex - 8 £105,000 - 1
Kent - 7 £91,996 -
Oxfordshire +5 2 £67,500 -33.33%
Buckinghamshire +12 1 £87,500 -13.58%
Middlesex +10 1 £120,000 +60.00%
IT Director
England

IT Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region featuring IT Director in the job title.

1 13 (39.39%) ITIL
2 12 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 12 (36.36%) Collaborative Working
3 11 (33.33%) IT Strategy
4 9 (27.27%) Project Management
5 8 (24.24%) Change Management
5 8 (24.24%) High Availability
6 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 5 (15.15%) Benchmarking
7 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
7 5 (15.15%) Contact Management
7 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.15%) Supply Chain Management
7 5 (15.15%) Resource Management
7 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (15.15%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 5 (15.15%) Planning and Forecasting
8 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (12.12%) Finance
8 4 (12.12%) MCSE
8 4 (12.12%) Cisco
8 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.12%) CCNP
8 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
9 3 (9.09%) Business Development
9 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development

IT Director Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.03%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) ITIL
2 12 (36.36%) Collaborative Working
2 12 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 11 (33.33%) IT Strategy
4 9 (27.27%) Project Management
5 8 (24.24%) Change Management
5 8 (24.24%) High Availability
6 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 5 (15.15%) Benchmarking
7 5 (15.15%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 5 (15.15%) Contact Management
7 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (15.15%) Planning and Forecasting
7 5 (15.15%) Resource Management
7 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.15%) Supply Chain Management
8 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 3 (9.09%) Business Development
8 3 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (12.12%) CCNP
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.12%) MCSE
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Cisco
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Pegasus
2 1 (3.03%) SAP