The median annual salary for a Account Director was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Account Director
UK
Rank 828 895 840
Rank change year-on-year +67 -55  
Permanent jobs requiring an Account Director 32 61 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.059% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.061% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 22 50 83
Median salary £85,000 £85,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +54.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £99,750 £130,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median salary £85,000 £85,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +54.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80799 99610 102835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.25% 96.36% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67025 83372 83971
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Account Director
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Account Director in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Account Director in the UK

Account Director
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Account Director in the UK

Account Director
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Account Director over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Account Director in the UK

Account Director
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Account Director within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 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
England +80 31 £85,000 - 9
London +63 16 £90,000 +28.57% 5
South East +52 12 £85,000 -29.16% 2
Brighton +12 5 - -
East Sussex +8 5 - -
Berkshire +29 4 £85,000 -34.61% 1
City of London +47 2 £63,750 -29.16% 2
North West -13 2 - - 1
Cheshire - 2 - -
Home Counties - 2 - -
Slough - 2 £87,500 - 1
Uxbridge - 2 £76,250 -
Warrington - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £47,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £85,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -

Account Director Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Account 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 featuring Account Director in the job title.

1 31 (40.79%) Finance
2 25 (32.89%) Marketing
3 22 (28.95%) Business Development
4 18 (23.68%) Telecoms
5 15 (19.74%) Data Centre
6 12 (15.79%) Advertising
7 11 (14.47%) Banking
8 10 (13.16%) Retail
9 9 (11.84%) Service Delivery
9 9 (11.84%) Analytics
10 8 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (10.53%) SaaS
11 7 (9.21%) Social Media
11 7 (9.21%) Project Management
12 6 (7.89%) Wireless
12 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (7.89%) Programme Management
12 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
12 6 (7.89%) Degree
12 6 (7.89%) Google
12 6 (7.89%) Google Analytics
12 6 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (7.89%) Virtual Team Management
12 6 (7.89%) Virtual Team
12 6 (7.89%) Presales
13 5 (6.58%) Analytics IQ
13 5 (6.58%) Facebook
13 5 (6.58%) Twitter
13 5 (6.58%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (6.58%) Investment Banking

Account Director Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.32%) Magento
2 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) SaaS
2 6 (7.89%) Google Analytics
3 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) Wireless
2 5 (6.58%) ATM
2 5 (6.58%) Ethernet
2 5 (6.58%) Frame Relay
2 5 (6.58%) MPLS
2 5 (6.58%) VoIP
2 5 (6.58%) VPN
3 2 (2.63%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.32%) 4G
4 1 (1.32%) Broadband
4 1 (1.32%) DAB
4 1 (1.32%) Internet
4 1 (1.32%) Network Security
4 1 (1.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) Blockchain
General
1 31 (40.79%) Finance
2 25 (32.89%) Marketing
3 18 (23.68%) Telecoms
4 12 (15.79%) Advertising
5 11 (14.47%) Banking
6 10 (13.16%) Retail
7 5 (6.58%) Investment Banking
8 4 (5.26%) Back Office
8 4 (5.26%) Electronics
8 4 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (3.95%) Legal
10 2 (2.63%) Automotive
10 2 (2.63%) French Language
11 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
11 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) CSS
1 2 (2.63%) HTML
2 1 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.21%) Social Media
3 6 (7.89%) Virtual Team
4 4 (5.26%) Life Science
4 4 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.95%) User Experience
6 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.63%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.63%) PMI
7 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.32%) Handset
7 1 (1.32%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.32%) New Media
7 1 (1.32%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Business Development
2 9 (11.84%) Analytics
2 9 (11.84%) Service Delivery
3 8 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (9.21%) Project Management
5 6 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
5 6 (7.89%) Presales
5 6 (7.89%) Programme Management
5 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (7.89%) Virtual Team Management
6 5 (6.58%) B2B
7 4 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.26%) CRM
7 4 (5.26%) Lead Generation
7 4 (5.26%) Performance Management
7 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (3.95%) Contract Management
8 3 (3.95%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) Analytics IQ
3 3 (3.95%) MBA
4 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) Basel III
1 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.32%) SEPA
1 1 (1.32%) TARGET2
Vendors
1 6 (7.89%) Google
2 5 (6.58%) Facebook
2 5 (6.58%) HP
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.58%) Twitter
3 3 (3.95%) Demandware
3 3 (3.95%) hybris
3 3 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.63%) Cadence
4 2 (2.63%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.63%) Fortinet
4 2 (2.63%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe
5 1 (1.32%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (1.32%) Aruba
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco
5 1 (1.32%) Optimizely
5 1 (1.32%) SAP
5 1 (1.32%) VMware
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