The median annual salary for an IT Director was £95,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 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
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 797 862 878
Rank change year-on-year +65 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Director 77 85 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.087% 0.086% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.089% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 55 65 73
Median salary £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £70,000
10% offered a salary of more than £130,000 £124,000 £123,000
UK excluding London median salary £85,000 £95,000 £86,250
% change year-on-year -10.52% +10.14%  

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 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

IT Director
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Director in the UK

IT Director
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IT Director in the UK

IT Director
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Director over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Director in the UK

IT Director
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Director within the UK over the 3 months to 22 June 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 +45 71 £93,750 -1.31% 7
London +42 37 £116,250 +10.71% 3
South East +41 15 £85,000 -12.82% 1
City of London +23 6 £100,000 -13.04%
East of England +4 6 £127,500 +52.23% 1
Manchester -29 6 £135,000 +42.10% 1
North West -46 6 £135,000 +42.10% 1
Berkshire +29 4 £75,000 -9.09%
South West +12 4 £80,000 -20.00% 1
Bristol -12 4 £80,000 -20.00%
Kent - 4 £61,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £61,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Surrey +42 2 £127,500 +24.39%
Reading +25 2 £65,000 -21.21%
Oxfordshire +17 2 £85,000 -
West Midlands +12 2 £57,500 -20.68%
Birmingham +10 2 £57,500 -17.85%
Scotland +9 2 £80,000 -33.33%
East Anglia - 2 £127,500 -
Falkirk - 2 £80,000 -
Abingdon - 2 £85,000 -
Hampshire +27 1 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire +15 1 - -
Leeds +8 1 - -
Yorkshire +1 1 - -
Essex - 1 £75,000 - 1
Croydon - 1 - -
Colchester - 1 £75,000 - 1
Eastleigh - 1 £65,000 -

IT Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 featuring IT Director in the job title.

1 52 (33.12%) IT Strategy
2 35 (22.29%) Finance
3 25 (15.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (14.01%) Retail
5 19 (12.10%) ERP
6 18 (11.46%) Project Management
6 18 (11.46%) Change Management
6 18 (11.46%) Degree
7 17 (10.83%) Legal
8 16 (10.19%) Service Delivery
8 16 (10.19%) ITIL
9 15 (9.55%) E-Commerce
9 15 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (9.55%) Matrix Organization
10 14 (8.92%) Business Development
10 14 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (8.92%) Service Management
10 14 (8.92%) Oracle
11 13 (8.28%) C
11 13 (8.28%) Manufacturing
12 12 (7.64%) Management Information System
13 11 (7.01%) Programme Management
13 11 (7.01%) Banking
13 11 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (6.37%) Windows
15 9 (5.73%) SQL Server
15 9 (5.73%) SAP
15 9 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (5.73%) Microsoft
15 9 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery

IT 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 4 (2.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.82%) Oracle Cash Management
1 6 (3.82%) SAP Retail
2 3 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.64%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.64%) FastStats
3 1 (0.64%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.64%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.82%) Network Security
2 2 (1.27%) DNS
2 2 (1.27%) Internet
2 2 (1.27%) SAN
3 1 (0.64%) LAN
3 1 (0.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.10%) Big Data
3 4 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.64%) QlikView
General
1 35 (22.29%) Finance
2 22 (14.01%) Retail
3 17 (10.83%) Legal
4 13 (8.28%) Manufacturing
5 11 (7.01%) Banking
6 6 (3.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (3.18%) Marketing
7 5 (3.18%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.27%) Billing
9 1 (0.64%) Back Office
9 1 (0.64%) Games
9 1 (0.64%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.82%) JMS
2 2 (1.27%) .NET
3 1 (0.64%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.64%) EDI
3 1 (0.64%) HTML
3 1 (0.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.64%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.10%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.46%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.46%) Derivative
4 7 (4.46%) Fixed Income
4 7 (4.46%) Virtual Team
5 6 (3.82%) Equities
6 5 (3.18%) Life Science
7 3 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.27%) Biotechnology
8 2 (1.27%) FMCG
9 1 (0.64%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.64%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.64%) Fintech
9 1 (0.64%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.37%) Windows
2 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.64%) Linux
3 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (33.12%) IT Strategy
2 25 (15.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (12.10%) ERP
4 18 (11.46%) Change Management
4 18 (11.46%) Project Management
5 16 (10.19%) ITIL
5 16 (10.19%) Service Delivery
6 15 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (9.55%) E-Commerce
6 15 (9.55%) Matrix Organization
7 14 (8.92%) Business Development
7 14 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (8.92%) Service Management
8 11 (7.01%) Programme Management
9 9 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (5.73%) Information Security
10 8 (5.10%) ITSM
10 8 (5.10%) PRINCE2
10 8 (5.10%) Telesales
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.28%) C
2 6 (3.82%) Java
3 2 (1.27%) C#
3 2 (1.27%) PHP
4 1 (0.64%) Python
4 1 (0.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (11.46%) Degree
2 7 (4.46%) Master's Degree
2 7 (4.46%) MBA
3 6 (3.82%) PMI Certification
3 6 (3.82%) PMP
4 5 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.91%) CISSP
7 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.27%) MCSE
7 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.64%) CCNP
8 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.64%) CISM
8 1 (0.64%) GCIH
8 1 (0.64%) GPEN
8 1 (0.64%) GSEC
8 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.55%) SLA
2 2 (1.27%) GxP
2 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.27%) PMO
2 2 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.27%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 4 (2.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.27%) HDFS
2 2 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.64%) SAP ITS
Vendors
1 14 (8.92%) Oracle
2 9 (5.73%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.73%) SAP
3 6 (3.82%) Cognizant
4 5 (3.18%) VMware
5 3 (1.91%) HP
6 2 (1.27%) Cisco
6 2 (1.27%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.27%) ProCurve
6 2 (1.27%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.27%) Veeam
7 1 (0.64%) Apteco
7 1 (0.64%) Avaya
7 1 (0.64%) Dell
7 1 (0.64%) hybris
7 1 (0.64%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (0.64%) MobileIron
7 1 (0.64%) NetApp
7 1 (0.64%) Tableau
7 1 (0.64%) TIBCO
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