Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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

IT Manager
London > Central London
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 138 156
Rank change year-on-year -59 +18 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 221 310 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.57% 2.50% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 2.62% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 200 282 310
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - -
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,017 £43,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £85,000
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Central London
Permanent vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 13,556 11,850 15,133
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.15% 95.38% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12,088 10,755 13,757
Central London median annual salary £61,000 £59,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.52% +3.48% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £85,000
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings that featured IT Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in Central London

IT Manager
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Manager in Central London.

Salary trend for IT Manager in Central London

IT Manager
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in Central London over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Manager in Central London

IT Manager
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Manager within the Central London region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -63 158 £62,500 +4.17% 17
West End of London -21 12 £52,500 - 4
City of Westminster +12 6 £60,000 -0.83%
Camden +8 3 £38,500 -3.75%
Southwark -12 2 £45,000 +38.46%
IT Manager
London

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 103 (46.61%) Finance
2 55 (24.89%) Project Management
3 45 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (19.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (18.10%) ITIL
6 38 (17.19%) Windows
7 34 (15.38%) PRINCE2
8 30 (13.57%) Service Delivery
9 28 (12.67%) Banking
10 24 (10.86%) Information Security
11 21 (9.50%) SLA
12 20 (9.05%) Microsoft
12 20 (9.05%) Active Directory
12 20 (9.05%) CISSP
12 20 (9.05%) CRM
12 20 (9.05%) Risk Management
12 20 (9.05%) CISM
13 19 (8.60%) Cybersecurity
13 19 (8.60%) Mentoring
14 18 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
15 17 (7.69%) PMO
16 16 (7.24%) Legal
16 16 (7.24%) CISA
16 16 (7.24%) Supplier Management
16 16 (7.24%) Office 365
16 16 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (7.24%) Windows Server
17 15 (6.79%) CRISC
17 15 (6.79%) Microsoft Office
18 14 (6.33%) Law

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 8 (3.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.81%) WordPress
3 3 (1.36%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.90%) IIS
4 2 (0.90%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.45%) CMS
5 1 (0.45%) Confluence
5 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.45%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (6.79%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (4.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (4.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.81%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.45%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) IntelliMatch
1 3 (1.36%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.90%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.45%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.24%) Office 365
2 12 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.36%) SaaS
5 1 (0.45%) G Suite
5 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.62%) DNS
1 8 (3.62%) Intranet
1 8 (3.62%) SAN
2 7 (3.17%) Firewall
3 4 (1.81%) VoIP
3 4 (1.81%) VPN
3 4 (1.81%) WAN
3 4 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.36%) DHCP
4 3 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.36%) Network Security
5 2 (0.90%) LAN
5 2 (0.90%) Skype
5 2 (0.90%) SMS
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.45%) MPLS
6 1 (0.45%) PBX
6 1 (0.45%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.26%) Big Data
3 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.45%) MySQL
4 1 (0.45%) QlikView
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 103 (46.61%) Finance
2 28 (12.67%) Banking
3 16 (7.24%) Legal
4 14 (6.33%) Law
5 10 (4.52%) Investment Banking
6 9 (4.07%) Advertising
6 9 (4.07%) Retail
7 7 (3.17%) Back Office
7 7 (3.17%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.81%) Marketing
8 4 (1.81%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.36%) International Banking
9 3 (1.36%) Publishing
10 2 (0.90%) Front Office
11 1 (0.45%) Billing
11 1 (0.45%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.36%) .NET
2 2 (0.90%) OLE
3 1 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.98%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.52%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.07%) Virtual Team
5 7 (3.17%) CMDB
5 7 (3.17%) Hedge funds
5 7 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.71%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.71%) Fintech
6 6 (2.71%) PMI
7 5 (2.26%) Credit Risk
7 5 (2.26%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.36%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.36%) Clustering
8 3 (1.36%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.90%) Cyberattack
9 2 (0.90%) Derivative
9 2 (0.90%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.45%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 38 (17.19%) Windows
2 16 (7.24%) Windows Server
3 10 (4.52%) Linux
3 10 (4.52%) Windows 10
4 9 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.36%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.36%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.45%) CentOS
7 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (24.89%) Project Management
2 45 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (19.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (18.10%) ITIL
5 34 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 30 (13.57%) Service Delivery
7 24 (10.86%) Information Security
8 20 (9.05%) CRM
8 20 (9.05%) Risk Management
9 19 (8.60%) Cybersecurity
9 19 (8.60%) Mentoring
10 18 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (7.24%) Supplier Management
12 14 (6.33%) People Management
12 14 (6.33%) Waterfall
13 12 (5.43%) Business Continuity
13 12 (5.43%) ITSM
13 12 (5.43%) Scrum
13 12 (5.43%) Service Management
14 11 (4.98%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.88%) SQL
2 3 (1.36%) C
2 3 (1.36%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.90%) Java
3 2 (0.90%) Python
4 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (9.05%) CISM
1 20 (9.05%) CISSP
2 16 (7.24%) CISA
3 15 (6.79%) CRISC
4 10 (4.52%) Degree
4 10 (4.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (4.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (3.17%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.26%) MCSE
7 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.81%) CCNA
8 4 (1.81%) MCSA
9 3 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.36%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.90%) ISEB
10 2 (0.90%) PMP
11 1 (0.45%) CCSP
11 1 (0.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.50%) SLA
2 17 (7.69%) PMO
3 12 (5.43%) GDPR
4 11 (4.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (3.62%) COBIT
6 6 (2.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (2.26%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (2.26%) FINREP
7 5 (2.26%) MiFID
7 5 (2.26%) QA
8 3 (1.36%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.90%) NEBOSH
10 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.45%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (9.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.81%) vSphere
4 3 (1.36%) XenApp
4 3 (1.36%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.45%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (1.81%) Jamf Pro
2 3 (1.36%) SCCM
3 1 (0.45%) Nagios
3 1 (0.45%) SCOM
3 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (9.05%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.43%) VMware
3 9 (4.07%) Cisco
4 7 (3.17%) Citrix
5 5 (2.26%) ServiceNow
6 4 (1.81%) Apple
6 4 (1.81%) Avaya
6 4 (1.81%) Google
7 3 (1.36%) Blue Prism
7 3 (1.36%) Concur
7 3 (1.36%) IBM
7 3 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.36%) Snow
7 3 (1.36%) Temenos
8 2 (0.90%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.90%) Capita
8 2 (0.90%) Huawei
8 2 (0.90%) Palo Alto
8 2 (0.90%) Workday
9 1 (0.45%) SonicWALL