Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Account Director was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies 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.

Account Director
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1141 1093 1217
Rank change year-on-year -48 +124 -79
Permanent jobs requiring an Account Director 57 125 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.066% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.069% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 38 112 68
UK median annual salary £60,000 £75,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +27.66% +2.17%
10th Percentile £41,375 £43,875 £36,250
90th Percentile £120,000 £146,250 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £72,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -37.93% +61.11% -11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Account Director
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Account Director in the UK

Account Director
Top 12 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 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
England -29 53 £61,250 -18.33% 6
London -57 28 £70,000 -17.65% 4
UK excluding London +34 27 £45,000 -37.93% 2
North of England +7 14 £46,250 -11.90% 2
North West - 12 £46,250 - 1
South East +46 4 £70,000 -6.67%
South West +26 4 £45,000 -37.93%
Scotland -4 3 £37,500 -
Yorkshire +18 2 - - 1
Midlands +35 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
East of England - 1 - -

Account Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 27 (47.37%) Finance
2 15 (26.32%) Marketing
3 14 (24.56%) Service Delivery
3 14 (24.56%) Data Centre
4 13 (22.81%) Collaborative Working
4 13 (22.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (19.30%) ITIL
5 11 (19.30%) Performance Management
5 11 (19.30%) Financial Modelling
5 11 (19.30%) Cadence
5 11 (19.30%) People Management
5 11 (19.30%) Service Design
5 11 (19.30%) Contract Management
5 11 (19.30%) Virtual Team Management
5 11 (19.30%) Virtual Team
6 8 (14.04%) Business Development
7 7 (12.28%) Retail
7 7 (12.28%) Project Management
7 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
7 7 (12.28%) Line Management
8 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (10.53%) CRM
8 6 (10.53%) Smartphone
9 5 (8.77%) Banking
9 5 (8.77%) Analytics
10 4 (7.02%) Retail Banking
10 4 (7.02%) Degree
10 4 (7.02%) Mathematics
10 4 (7.02%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (5.26%) SEO

Account Director Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.26%) CMS
1 3 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (3.51%) Content Management Server
2 2 (3.51%) EPiServer
2 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) AdWords
1 1 (1.75%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Big Data
General
1 27 (47.37%) Finance
2 15 (26.32%) Marketing
3 7 (12.28%) Retail
3 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
4 5 (8.77%) Banking
5 4 (7.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (7.02%) Retail Banking
6 3 (5.26%) Games
6 3 (5.26%) Legal
7 2 (3.51%) Advertising
7 2 (3.51%) Billing
8 1 (1.75%) Automotive
8 1 (1.75%) Local Government
8 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (1.75%) ATL
1 1 (1.75%) Middleware
1 1 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Data Centre
2 11 (19.30%) Virtual Team
3 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.53%) Smartphone
4 3 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.26%) Digital Media
4 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Fintech
5 1 (1.75%) FMCG
5 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.75%) Life Science
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing Technology
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Service Delivery
2 13 (22.81%) Collaborative Working
2 13 (22.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (19.30%) Contract Management
3 11 (19.30%) Financial Modelling
3 11 (19.30%) ITIL
3 11 (19.30%) People Management
3 11 (19.30%) Performance Management
3 11 (19.30%) Service Design
3 11 (19.30%) Virtual Team Management
4 8 (14.04%) Business Development
5 7 (12.28%) Line Management
5 7 (12.28%) Project Management
6 6 (10.53%) CRM
7 5 (8.77%) Analytics
8 4 (7.02%) Mathematics
9 3 (5.26%) B2B
9 3 (5.26%) KYC
9 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.26%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Cadence
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.51%) Cisco
3 2 (3.51%) Dell
3 2 (3.51%) Google
3 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.75%) comScore
4 1 (1.75%) DoubleClick
4 1 (1.75%) EMC
4 1 (1.75%) F5
4 1 (1.75%) Intel
4 1 (1.75%) NetApp
4 1 (1.75%) Omniture
4 1 (1.75%) Samsung
4 1 (1.75%) Splunk
4 1 (1.75%) VMware