The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Manager
Rank 94 108 88
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.10% 0.16% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.17% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £62,500 £77,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.35% +19.23%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
IT Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
926 1194 1077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.68% 95.52% 93.65%
Number of salaries quoted 837 962 909
Average salary £37,500 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Manager in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

IT Manager
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Manager across the Kent region.

IT Manager Salary Trend in Kent

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited IT Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Manager in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited IT Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Redis
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCDP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco