The median annual salary for a IT Director was £91,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Director
UK
Rank 770 847 858
Rank change year-on-year +77 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Director 79 99 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.094% 0.097% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.10% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 58 76 73
Median salary £91,250 £91,250 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £54,000
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £155,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

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 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
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%  

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 23 March 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 23 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 +70 71 £90,000 - 4
London +60 24 £100,000 -11.11% 4
South East +73 18 £90,000 -
North West -26 10 £92,500 +8.82%
South West +31 9 £75,000 -
Kent - 8 £90,000 -
East of England +32 5 £77,500 -8.82%
Hertfordshire +21 5 £77,500 +6.89%
West Midlands +31 4 £87,500 -7.89%
Buckinghamshire +20 4 £117,500 +56.14%
Milton Keynes +2 4 £117,500 +56.14%
Manchester -34 4 £96,250 +13.23%
East Sussex - 4 £42,500 -
Brighton - 4 £42,500 -
Cornwall - 3 - -
Devon - 2 £75,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £81,250 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £97,500 -
Gloucester - 2 £81,250 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £60,000 -
Yorkshire +26 1 £100,000 +33.33%
West Yorkshire +25 1 £100,000 -
Hampshire +19 1 £140,000 +115.38%
Southampton +19 1 £140,000 +115.38%
Birmingham +16 1 £80,000 -20.00%
Scotland +15 1 £72,500 -7.93%
Edinburgh +2 1 £72,500 -7.93%
Wales - 1 £100,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £100,000 -

IT Director Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 64 (39.26%) IT Strategy
2 48 (29.45%) Finance
3 26 (15.95%) Retail
4 25 (15.34%) ITIL
5 23 (14.11%) Service Delivery
6 22 (13.50%) Project Management
6 22 (13.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (12.27%) ERP
8 19 (11.66%) Degree
9 18 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (9.20%) Manufacturing
11 14 (8.59%) Service Management
11 14 (8.59%) Business Development
12 13 (7.98%) People Management
12 13 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (7.98%) PRINCE2
12 13 (7.98%) Windows
12 13 (7.98%) Programme Management
13 12 (7.36%) C
13 12 (7.36%) SLA
13 12 (7.36%) E-Commerce
14 11 (6.75%) Banking
14 11 (6.75%) Legal
14 11 (6.75%) Analytics
14 11 (6.75%) Computer Science
14 11 (6.75%) Network Security
15 10 (6.13%) Data Analytics
15 10 (6.13%) Business Transformation
15 10 (6.13%) Big Data
15 10 (6.13%) Analytical Skills

IT 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) SAP Retail
2 2 (1.23%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.23%) FastStats
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.61%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.61%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.61%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.84%) Office 365
3 2 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.75%) Network Security
2 5 (3.07%) Firewall
2 5 (3.07%) LAN
3 4 (2.45%) SAN
4 1 (0.61%) DNS
4 1 (0.61%) HTTP
4 1 (0.61%) Internet
4 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.13%) Big Data
2 8 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.45%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (1.23%) QlikView
5 1 (0.61%) GIS
5 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
General
1 48 (29.45%) Finance
2 26 (15.95%) Retail
3 15 (9.20%) Manufacturing
4 11 (6.75%) Banking
4 11 (6.75%) Legal
5 8 (4.91%) Marketing
5 8 (4.91%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.07%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Billing
7 1 (0.61%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) German Language
7 1 (0.61%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.45%) Web Services
2 3 (1.84%) .NET
3 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.61%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.61%) EDI
4 1 (0.61%) HTML
4 1 (0.61%) LINQ
4 1 (0.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.61%) WinForms
4 1 (0.61%) WPF
4 1 (0.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.75%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.13%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.52%) Virtual Team
4 7 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.45%) Life Science
6 3 (1.84%) FMCG
6 3 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.84%) PMI
7 2 (1.23%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.61%) Derivative
8 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.61%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.61%) Fintech
8 1 (0.61%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.61%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.61%) SCADA
8 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.98%) Windows
2 5 (3.07%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (39.26%) IT Strategy
2 25 (15.34%) ITIL
3 23 (14.11%) Service Delivery
4 22 (13.50%) Project Management
4 22 (13.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (12.27%) ERP
6 18 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (8.59%) Business Development
7 14 (8.59%) Service Management
8 13 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (7.98%) People Management
8 13 (7.98%) PRINCE2
8 13 (7.98%) Programme Management
9 12 (7.36%) E-Commerce
10 11 (6.75%) Analytics
11 10 (6.13%) Business Transformation
11 10 (6.13%) Data Analytics
11 10 (6.13%) Matrix Organization
11 10 (6.13%) Supplier Management
12 9 (5.52%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.36%) C
2 3 (1.84%) C#
3 2 (1.23%) PHP
3 2 (1.23%) SQL
4 1 (0.61%) C++
4 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.61%) Python
4 1 (0.61%) VB
4 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (11.66%) Degree
2 7 (4.29%) PMI Certification
3 6 (3.68%) MBA
3 6 (3.68%) PMP
4 5 (3.07%) MCSE
4 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.23%) CISSP
6 1 (0.61%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (0.61%) GCIH
6 1 (0.61%) GPEN
6 1 (0.61%) GSEC
6 1 (0.61%) GXPN
6 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.36%) SLA
2 3 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.84%) PMO
3 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.23%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 8 (4.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.07%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.45%) HDFS
4 1 (0.61%) SAP ITS
4 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 9 (5.52%) Microsoft
1 9 (5.52%) Oracle
2 7 (4.29%) SAP
2 7 (4.29%) VMware
3 6 (3.68%) Cognizant
3 6 (3.68%) HP
4 4 (2.45%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.23%) Adobe
5 2 (1.23%) Apteco
5 2 (1.23%) ProCurve
5 2 (1.23%) SolarWinds
5 2 (1.23%) Tableau
5 2 (1.23%) Veeam
6 1 (0.61%) hybris
6 1 (0.61%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.61%) Spiceworks
6 1 (0.61%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.61%) Workday
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