Period
to 25 April 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 155 167
Rank change year-on-year -47 +12 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 230 255 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.52% 2.04% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 2.10% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 205 239 298
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,416
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.87% -0.13%
10th Percentile £40,006 £40,165 £43,925
90th Percentile £88,750 £82,600 £85,000
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 14,554 12,126 16,396
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 96.80% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 12,656 11,033 14,689
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £88,750 £87,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% 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 25 April 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 25 April 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 -40 148 £60,000 -3.23% 25
Southwark -66 19 £47,340 +45.66%
West End of London -11 12 £60,000 +15.38% 6
City of Westminster +6 7 £60,000 +29.68%
Camden -5 2 £39,258 -13.72%
Kensington and Chelsea +6 1 £47,000 +25.33%
IT Manager
London

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 (44.78%) Finance
2 50 (21.74%) ITIL
2 50 (21.74%) Windows
3 46 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (19.13%) Project Management
5 37 (16.09%) Service Delivery
6 36 (15.65%) PRINCE2
7 33 (14.35%) Active Directory
8 31 (13.48%) Microsoft
9 27 (11.74%) Windows Server
10 25 (10.87%) PMO
11 23 (10.00%) Information Security
12 22 (9.57%) CISSP
12 22 (9.57%) Change Management
12 22 (9.57%) Service Management
13 21 (9.13%) Business Continuity
13 21 (9.13%) Legal
14 20 (8.70%) Law
14 20 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
14 20 (8.70%) Data Centre
14 20 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
14 20 (8.70%) Waterfall
15 19 (8.26%) Firewall
15 19 (8.26%) CISM
15 19 (8.26%) Incident Management
16 18 (7.83%) Banking
16 18 (7.83%) VMware
16 18 (7.83%) SQL
16 18 (7.83%) Process Improvement
16 18 (7.83%) Matrix Management

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 (3.48%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.87%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.43%) CMS
5 1 (0.43%) Confluence
5 1 (0.43%) IIS
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (7.39%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.65%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (3.04%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.48%) IntelliMatch
1 8 (3.48%) Temenos T24
2 6 (2.61%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.43%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.43%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.39%) Office 365
2 15 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.74%) IaaS
5 2 (0.87%) SaaS
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.43%) G Suite
6 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.43%) PaaS
6 1 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.26%) Firewall
2 17 (7.39%) WAN
3 14 (6.09%) LAN
4 10 (4.35%) VPN
5 9 (3.91%) SAN
5 9 (3.91%) TCP/IP
6 8 (3.48%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (2.61%) DHCP
7 6 (2.61%) DNS
8 5 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.74%) Network Security
9 4 (1.74%) VLAN
10 3 (1.30%) Broadband
10 3 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (1.30%) DMZ
10 3 (1.30%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.87%) Internet
11 2 (0.87%) Intranet
11 2 (0.87%) Skype
11 2 (0.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.74%) Power BI
3 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.43%) MySQL
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (4.78%) JIRA
2 6 (2.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 103 (44.78%) Finance
2 21 (9.13%) Legal
3 20 (8.70%) Law
4 18 (7.83%) Banking
5 11 (4.78%) Back Office
6 10 (4.35%) International Banking
6 10 (4.35%) Retail
7 7 (3.04%) Advertising
8 6 (2.61%) Marketing
9 5 (2.17%) Billing
9 5 (2.17%) French Language
10 4 (1.74%) Investment Banking
11 3 (1.30%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.30%) Publishing
11 3 (1.30%) Retail Banking
11 3 (1.30%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.74%) .NET
2 3 (1.30%) Web Services
3 2 (0.87%) AngularJS
3 2 (0.87%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (0.87%) LAMP
3 2 (0.87%) REST
3 2 (0.87%) SOAP
3 2 (0.87%) WCF
3 2 (0.87%) XML
4 1 (0.43%) CSS
4 1 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.78%) Fintech
4 9 (3.91%) PMI
5 7 (3.04%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.04%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (3.04%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.61%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.17%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.74%) Clustering
8 4 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.74%) EPoS
8 4 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.74%) Market Risk
8 4 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.30%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.30%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (21.74%) Windows
2 27 (11.74%) Windows Server
3 17 (7.39%) Linux
4 10 (4.35%) Windows 10
5 9 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.61%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.30%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.87%) Android
8 2 (0.87%) CentOS
8 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.43%) Unix
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (21.74%) ITIL
2 46 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (19.13%) Project Management
4 37 (16.09%) Service Delivery
5 36 (15.65%) PRINCE2
6 23 (10.00%) Information Security
7 22 (9.57%) Change Management
7 22 (9.57%) Service Management
8 21 (9.13%) Business Continuity
9 20 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
9 20 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (8.70%) Waterfall
10 19 (8.26%) Incident Management
11 18 (7.83%) Matrix Management
11 18 (7.83%) Process Improvement
12 17 (7.39%) Risk Management
13 16 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (6.52%) CRM
14 15 (6.52%) Migration
14 15 (6.52%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.83%) SQL
2 7 (3.04%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.17%) Java
4 4 (1.74%) VBScript
5 3 (1.30%) Perl
5 3 (1.30%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.87%) C
6 2 (0.87%) C#
7 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.43%) PHP
7 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (9.57%) CISSP
2 19 (8.26%) CISM
3 18 (7.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 14 (6.09%) CISA
5 12 (5.22%) Degree
6 10 (4.35%) PMI Certification
7 9 (3.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (2.61%) DBS Check
9 5 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.74%) QiCA
11 3 (1.30%) CCNA
11 3 (1.30%) CLAS
11 3 (1.30%) CRISC
11 3 (1.30%) MCSA
11 3 (1.30%) MCSE
11 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.87%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.87%) PMO
2 17 (7.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (6.52%) SLA
4 11 (4.78%) GDPR
5 9 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 8 (3.48%) COBIT
7 7 (3.04%) QA
8 6 (2.61%) PCI DSS
9 4 (1.74%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (1.30%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (1.30%) FINREP
10 3 (1.30%) ISO 22301
10 3 (1.30%) MiFID
10 3 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.87%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.43%) SEPA
System Software
1 33 (14.35%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.17%) vSphere
5 4 (1.74%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.74%) XenApp
5 4 (1.74%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.43%) KVM
6 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.43%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (2.17%) WSUS
2 4 (1.74%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (1.74%) SCCM
3 3 (1.30%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.87%) SCOM
5 1 (0.43%) Cryoserver
5 1 (0.43%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 31 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.83%) VMware
3 9 (3.91%) Cisco
3 9 (3.91%) Temenos
4 8 (3.48%) Blue Prism
4 8 (3.48%) Concur
4 8 (3.48%) IBM
5 7 (3.04%) Citrix
6 3 (1.30%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.30%) HP
6 3 (1.30%) Oracle
6 3 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.87%) Apple
7 2 (0.87%) Avaya
7 2 (0.87%) Capita
7 2 (0.87%) EMC
7 2 (0.87%) Huawei
7 2 (0.87%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.43%) Eze Software Group
8 1 (0.43%) Sage