Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £59,750 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 152 205
Rank change year-on-year -18 +53 -39
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 266 264 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.85% 2.06% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 2.13% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 238 243 230
Central London median annual salary £59,750 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.42% -7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £37,350 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £86,000 £86,250
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 13,718 12,372 16,438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.27% 96.54% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12,054 11,261 14,485
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +3.14% +1.36%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £87,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -21 169 £62,250 +3.75% 27
Southwark - 14 £47,340 -
West End of London -1 11 £55,000 +10.00% 6
City of Westminster +6 9 £60,000 +8.60%
Camden +12 4 £40,000 -38.46%
Kensington and Chelsea +4 1 £47,000 -10.48%
Lambeth - 1 £55,000 -
IT Manager
London

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT Manager 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 across the Central London region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 103 (38.72%) Finance
2 66 (24.81%) Project Management
3 62 (23.31%) ITIL
4 53 (19.92%) Windows
5 50 (18.80%) PRINCE2
6 42 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 33 (12.41%) Degree
9 30 (11.28%) Active Directory
9 30 (11.28%) Service Delivery
9 30 (11.28%) Disaster Recovery
10 29 (10.90%) Legal
11 28 (10.53%) Windows Server
12 26 (9.77%) Banking
12 26 (9.77%) Change Management
13 25 (9.40%) Law
13 25 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (9.02%) Microsoft Office
15 23 (8.65%) Product Management
15 23 (8.65%) Service Management
16 22 (8.27%) Microsoft Project
16 22 (8.27%) Business Continuity
17 21 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 20 (7.52%) Waterfall
19 19 (7.14%) Matrix Management
19 19 (7.14%) Data Centre
19 19 (7.14%) Information Security
19 19 (7.14%) VMware
20 18 (6.77%) Project Governance
21 17 (6.39%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 11 (4.14%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.76%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.01%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.13%) CMS
5 3 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.13%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.75%) IIS
7 1 (0.38%) Confluence
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (9.02%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (8.27%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (4.89%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (3.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.13%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (1.13%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.39%) Office 365
2 16 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.50%) IaaS
4 3 (1.13%) G Suite
4 3 (1.13%) SaaS
5 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.39%) WAN
2 16 (6.02%) LAN
3 12 (4.51%) Firewall
3 12 (4.51%) VPN
4 11 (4.14%) DNS
5 10 (3.76%) DHCP
5 10 (3.76%) Network Security
6 8 (3.01%) SAN
6 8 (3.01%) VLAN
6 8 (3.01%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (2.63%) Skype
8 5 (1.88%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.13%) Broadband
9 3 (1.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.13%) DMZ
9 3 (1.13%) Intranet
9 3 (1.13%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.13%) SMS
9 3 (1.13%) VoIP
9 3 (1.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.38%) OLAP
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (4.51%) JIRA
2 6 (2.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 103 (38.72%) Finance
2 29 (10.90%) Legal
3 26 (9.77%) Banking
4 25 (9.40%) Law
5 12 (4.51%) Back Office
5 12 (4.51%) International Banking
5 12 (4.51%) Retail
6 11 (4.14%) Advertising
7 6 (2.26%) Marketing
8 4 (1.50%) Publishing
9 3 (1.13%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.13%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) French Language
10 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.26%) XML
2 3 (1.13%) LAMP
3 2 (0.75%) CSS
4 1 (0.38%) HTML
4 1 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.64%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.38%) Virtual Team
5 8 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.01%) PMI
6 7 (2.63%) Fintech
6 7 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.26%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.26%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.88%) Clustering
9 4 (1.50%) Cyberattack
10 3 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.13%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.13%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.13%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.75%) EPoS
11 2 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (19.92%) Windows
2 28 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 11 (4.14%) Windows 10
3 11 (4.14%) Windows 7
4 8 (3.01%) Linux
5 7 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.50%) Android
7 3 (1.13%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.13%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.75%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (24.81%) Project Management
2 62 (23.31%) ITIL
3 50 (18.80%) PRINCE2
4 42 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (11.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 30 (11.28%) Service Delivery
6 26 (9.77%) Change Management
7 25 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (8.65%) Product Management
8 23 (8.65%) Service Management
9 22 (8.27%) Business Continuity
10 20 (7.52%) Waterfall
11 19 (7.14%) Information Security
11 19 (7.14%) Matrix Management
12 18 (6.77%) Project Governance
13 17 (6.39%) Incident Management
13 17 (6.39%) Line Management
14 16 (6.02%) IT Strategy
14 16 (6.02%) People Management
14 16 (6.02%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.01%) SQL
2 5 (1.88%) Java
2 5 (1.88%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.50%) C
4 3 (1.13%) Perl
4 3 (1.13%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.13%) VBScript
5 2 (0.75%) C#
6 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.38%) PHP
6 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (12.41%) Degree
2 21 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 15 (5.64%) CISSP
4 13 (4.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (4.51%) CISM
6 11 (4.14%) MCSE
7 10 (3.76%) CCNA
7 10 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (3.38%) PMI Certification
9 8 (3.01%) CISA
9 8 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (2.63%) MCP
10 7 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.50%) MCSA
12 3 (1.13%) CCNP
12 3 (1.13%) CLAS
13 2 (0.75%) PMP
13 2 (0.75%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (5.26%) PMO
3 11 (4.14%) SLA
4 9 (3.38%) GDPR
5 8 (3.01%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.88%) COBIT
7 4 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.75%) MiFID
8 2 (0.75%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.38%) EMIR
9 1 (0.38%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.38%) QA
9 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.38%) SEPA
System Software
1 30 (11.28%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (2.26%) XenApp
5 5 (1.88%) Terminal Services
5 5 (1.88%) vSphere
5 5 (1.88%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.13%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.13%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.38%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.38%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.38%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 9 (3.38%) SCCM
2 5 (1.88%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (1.88%) WSUS
3 4 (1.50%) SCOM
3 4 (1.50%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (1.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 38 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.14%) VMware
3 17 (6.39%) Cisco
4 9 (3.38%) Citrix
5 5 (1.88%) Apple
5 5 (1.88%) CheckPoint
5 5 (1.88%) HP
6 4 (1.50%) Adobe
6 4 (1.50%) Ivanti
6 4 (1.50%) Oracle
6 4 (1.50%) ServiceNow
6 4 (1.50%) Snow
6 4 (1.50%) Temenos
7 3 (1.13%) Blue Prism
7 3 (1.13%) Concur
7 3 (1.13%) CyberArk
7 3 (1.13%) FireEye
7 3 (1.13%) IBM
7 3 (1.13%) Mitel
7 3 (1.13%) Wyse