The median annual salary for a Sales Director was £100,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Sales Director
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 817 913 915
Rank change year-on-year +96 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Sales Director 35 37 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.035% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.037% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 22
Median salary £100,000 £83,750 £83,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.40% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £55,000 £65,750
10% offered a salary of more than £123,500 £150,500 £123,500
UK excluding London median salary £110,000 £117,500 £73,750
% change year-on-year -6.38% +59.32%  

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 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Sales Director
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sales Director in the UK

Sales Director
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Sales Director in the UK

Sales Director
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sales Director over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Sales Director in the UK

Sales Director
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sales Director within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +81 34 £100,000 +19.40% 9
London +62 18 £100,000 +19.40% 6
South East +65 7 £110,000 +13.69%
Surrey +48 6 £88,500 -50.83%
South West - 5 - -
Egham - 4 £88,500 -
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Berkshire +39 2 £110,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 £117,500 -
City of London +41 1 - - 1
Reading +33 1 £110,000 -
Slough +22 1 £110,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £110,000 -
Woking - 1 £110,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £110,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £110,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £110,000 -
South Wales - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £60,000 -
North West - 1 £110,000 - 1
East of England - 1 £72,500 - 1
Wales - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £72,500 -

Sales Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Sales 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 Sales Director in the job title.

1 45 (61.64%) Business Development
2 22 (30.14%) Marketing
3 19 (26.03%) Telecoms
3 19 (26.03%) Presales
4 16 (21.92%) Finance
5 13 (17.81%) Oracle
6 11 (15.07%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (13.70%) Banking
7 10 (13.70%) Data Centre
8 9 (12.33%) SaaS
8 9 (12.33%) Wireless
9 8 (10.96%) LTE
9 8 (10.96%) VoLTE
9 8 (10.96%) Value-Added Service
10 7 (9.59%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 7 (9.59%) Business Forecasting
10 7 (9.59%) Revenue Management
10 7 (9.59%) Investment Banking
10 7 (9.59%) MPLS
10 7 (9.59%) Frame Relay
10 7 (9.59%) ATM
10 7 (9.59%) VoIP
10 7 (9.59%) Ethernet
10 7 (9.59%) VPN
10 7 (9.59%) Cognizant
11 6 (8.22%) SAP
11 6 (8.22%) Performance Management
11 6 (8.22%) People Management
12 5 (6.85%) Analytics
12 5 (6.85%) SuccessFactors

Sales 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Workday HCM
2 2 (2.74%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (1.37%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) SaaS
2 5 (6.85%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) Wireless
2 8 (10.96%) LTE
2 8 (10.96%) Value-Added Service
2 8 (10.96%) VoLTE
3 7 (9.59%) ATM
3 7 (9.59%) Ethernet
3 7 (9.59%) Frame Relay
3 7 (9.59%) MPLS
3 7 (9.59%) VoIP
3 7 (9.59%) VPN
4 2 (2.74%) Internet
5 1 (1.37%) 4G
5 1 (1.37%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) Big Data
2 3 (4.11%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
General
1 22 (30.14%) Marketing
2 19 (26.03%) Telecoms
3 16 (21.92%) Finance
4 10 (13.70%) Banking
5 7 (9.59%) Investment Banking
6 4 (5.48%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.74%) Games
7 2 (2.74%) Retail
8 1 (1.37%) Advertising
8 1 (1.37%) Back Office
8 1 (1.37%) Law
8 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (13.70%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.74%) Fintech
5 1 (1.37%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.37%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (61.64%) Business Development
2 19 (26.03%) Presales
3 7 (9.59%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 7 (9.59%) Business Forecasting
3 7 (9.59%) Revenue Management
4 6 (8.22%) People Management
4 6 (8.22%) Performance Management
5 5 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.85%) Analytics
5 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (6.85%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (6.85%) Lead Generation
6 4 (5.48%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (5.48%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (5.48%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.48%) Use Case
7 3 (4.11%) CRM
7 3 (4.11%) Data Analytics
7 3 (4.11%) ERP
7 3 (4.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Degree
1 4 (5.48%) DV Cleared
1 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) Oracle
2 7 (9.59%) Cognizant
3 6 (8.22%) SAP
4 5 (6.85%) Workday
5 4 (5.48%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.11%) Fortinet
6 3 (4.11%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.74%) Intel
7 2 (2.74%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.37%) Cadence
8 1 (1.37%) Dell
8 1 (1.37%) EMC
8 1 (1.37%) Epicor
8 1 (1.37%) Infor
8 1 (1.37%) QAD
8 1 (1.37%) Sage
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