Period
to 21 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Client Director was £155,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

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

Client Director
UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1080 1177 1135
Rank change year-on-year +97 -42 +139
Permanent jobs requiring a Client Director 18 29 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.017% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.018% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 30
UK median annual salary £155,000 £80,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +93.75% +3.23% -22.50%
10th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £167,500 £105,000 £157,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £98,750 £70,000
% change year-on-year -44.30% +41.07% -30.00%

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 138,416 165,583 162,929
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.01% 96.41% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 109,868 134,836 134,784
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Client Director
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Client Director in the UK

Client Director
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Client Director in the UK

Client Director
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Client Director over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Client Director in the UK

Client Director
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Client Director within the UK over the 6 months to 21 May 2019. 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 +83 18 £155,000 +93.75% 3
London +83 10 £155,000 +93.75% 1
UK excluding London +72 8 £55,000 -44.30% 2
North of England +33 4 £55,000 +37.50% 2
North West +38 3 £55,000 +37.50% 2
West Midlands +26 2 £55,000 -45.00%
Midlands +24 2 £55,000 -45.00%
South West +30 1 £55,000 -
South East - 1 £60,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

Client Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, Client Director job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Client Director in the job title.

1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (33.33%) Intranet
4 5 (27.78%) Business Development
4 5 (27.78%) Retail
5 4 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (22.22%) VMware
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco
5 4 (22.22%) IBM
5 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 4 (22.22%) Unix
5 4 (22.22%) CRM
5 4 (22.22%) B2B
5 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Licensing
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (22.22%) SaaS
5 4 (22.22%) PaaS
5 4 (22.22%) Office 365
5 4 (22.22%) IaaS
5 4 (22.22%) Software Licensing
6 1 (5.56%) People Management
6 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) KYC
6 1 (5.56%) Presales
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.56%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (5.56%) Product Management

Client 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) IaaS
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
1 4 (22.22%) PaaS
1 4 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Intranet
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Front Office
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (27.78%) Business Development
3 4 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (22.22%) B2B
3 4 (22.22%) CRM
3 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (22.22%) Software Licensing
4 1 (5.56%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Contract Negotiation
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) KYC
4 1 (5.56%) People Management
4 1 (5.56%) Presales
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Product Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.56%) PMP
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
2 4 (22.22%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) VMware