£77,691
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£11,762

Profit Sharing

£7,516

An Information Technology (IT) Director earns an average salary of £76,061 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, and Business Strategy.

£48,027 - £117,178
£48K
£78K
£120K
MEDIAN: £77,691
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50%
90%
£27.50 - £50.00
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MEDIAN: £33.00
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£0£134K
Salary £48,027 - £117,178
Bonus £2,750 - £29,674
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £20,371
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).
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£48,586 - £134,304
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 4 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 681
Hourly Data £0£50
Hourly Rate £33.00
Overtime £20.00
Annual Data £0£134K
Bonus £2,750 - £29,674
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £20,371
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).
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£48,586 - £134,304
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 4 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Job Description for Information Technology (IT) Director

Information technology (IT) directors are responsible for managing and directing IT operations for their companies and providing leadership and technical advice to lead their departments. They may also be responsible for developing effective strategies for deploying technology and software, testing hardware devices and applications before introducing them to management, and managing schedules and deployment contracts.

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Information Technology (IT) Director Tasks

  • Build relationships with external IT vendors and service providers.
  • Benchmark and make recommendations for the improvement of the IT infrastructure of IT systems.
  • Review the performance of IT systems to determine operating costs, productivity levels, and upgrade requirements.
  • Ready organization for IT security audits or investigations.
  • Manage security of network, systems, and enterprise information.

Common Career Paths for Information Technology (IT) Director


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Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Director

Pay by Experience for an Information Technology (IT) Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Information Technology (IT) Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤72,000 based on 29 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Information Technology (IT) Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤74,000 based on 63 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤82,000 based on 212 salaries. An Information Technology (IT) Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤91,000 based on 135 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £82,570

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Information Technology (IT) Director Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Information Technology (IT) Director?

Information Technology (IT) Director in London:
"Salary."
Think business led technology.

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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Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Director

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
41%

Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Director Salaries

▲10%

▼0%

National Average
₤83,000

Mid-Career
▼11%

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Director Salaries

Program Management
▲57%

Strategy Development
▲39%

Business Strategy
▲15%




Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
▲2%

▲1%

National Average
₤83,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼2%


Change Management
▼4%

▼10%

IT Security & Infrastructure
▼16%

Network Management / Administration
▼16%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 24%