An Information Technology (IT) Director earns an average salary of £75,264 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Program Management, Strategy Development, Leadership, Team Leadership, and Business Strategy.

£45,540 - £114,000
MEDIAN: £75,263

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£45,540 - £114,000  
£2,327 - £25,606  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £21,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
£46,822 - £131,298  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 329

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Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Director

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £79,761

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Information Technology (IT) Director Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Information Technology (IT) Director in Dunfermline:
"Some Things I Wish I Had Known!"
- Actively and constantly manage perceptions. - Empower and trust your workforce. - Provide an abundance of clarity at all times. - Have fun, don't get too stressed out.

Information Technology (IT) Director in Birmingham:
"Be enthusiastic, open to change and always, always be honest"
3 rules: 1. Service before self 2. Excellence in delivery 3. Absolute integrity (and never sit on the fence)

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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Director Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Director Salaries

Program Management
up arrow 39%

Strategy Development
up arrow 33%

up arrow 22%

Team Leadership
up arrow 22%

Business Strategy
up arrow 19%

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
up arrow 18%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 7%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

up arrow 5%

IT Management
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National Average

Operations Management
up arrow 2%

up arrow 6%

IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 13%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 14%

People Management
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.


5 %
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
medical benefits
Vision: 21%
dental benefits
None: 25%