Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

IT Manager
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 141 187
Rank change year-on-year -14 +46 -26
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 188 245 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.86% 2.11% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 2.19% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 166 220 236
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.96% +2.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £83,000 £85,125 £85,000
Central 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 the City of 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9600 11206 16467
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 96.39% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8698 10212 14302
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in the City of London

IT Manager
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for IT Manager in the City of London

IT Manager
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Manager in the City of London

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 City of London region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 70 (37.23%) Finance
2 59 (31.38%) Project Management
3 55 (29.26%) ITIL
4 35 (18.62%) Windows
5 34 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (17.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (17.02%) PRINCE2
8 28 (14.89%) Banking
9 25 (13.30%) Degree
10 24 (12.77%) Service Management
11 23 (12.23%) Active Directory
12 22 (11.70%) Microsoft
12 22 (11.70%) Disaster Recovery
12 22 (11.70%) Business Continuity
12 22 (11.70%) Windows Server
13 19 (10.11%) Product Management
13 19 (10.11%) People Management
13 19 (10.11%) VMware
14 18 (9.57%) Information Security
14 18 (9.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 18 (9.57%) Incident Management
15 17 (9.04%) Data Centre
16 15 (7.98%) Risk Management
16 15 (7.98%) Service Delivery
17 14 (7.45%) BCP
17 14 (7.45%) Waterfall
17 14 (7.45%) Office 365
18 13 (6.91%) Root Cause Analysis
18 13 (6.91%) VMware Infrastructure
18 13 (6.91%) Business Continuity Planning

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 7 (3.72%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.13%) CMS
2 4 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.13%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.60%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.06%) Confluence
4 2 (1.06%) IIS
5 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (5.85%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (3.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (3.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.45%) Office 365
2 5 (2.66%) SaaS
3 2 (1.06%) IaaS
3 2 (1.06%) Mimecast
3 2 (1.06%) Yammer
4 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.53%) G Suite
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.38%) Firewall
2 7 (3.72%) SAN
3 6 (3.19%) DNS
4 5 (2.66%) LAN
4 5 (2.66%) Network Security
4 5 (2.66%) WAN
5 4 (2.13%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.60%) DHCP
6 3 (1.60%) Skype
6 3 (1.60%) VLAN
6 3 (1.60%) VoIP
6 3 (1.60%) Wireless
7 2 (1.06%) Internet
7 2 (1.06%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.06%) SMS
7 2 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.53%) Intranet
8 1 (0.53%) ISDN
8 1 (0.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.53%) MS Access
3 1 (0.53%) OLAP
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (2.66%) JIRA
2 1 (0.53%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.53%) Selenium
General
1 70 (37.23%) Finance
2 28 (14.89%) Banking
3 13 (6.91%) Legal
4 10 (5.32%) Back Office
4 10 (5.32%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.79%) International Banking
5 9 (4.79%) Law
6 8 (4.26%) Retail
7 5 (2.66%) Advertising
8 4 (2.13%) Publishing
9 3 (1.60%) Marketing
10 2 (1.06%) Games
11 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.72%) XML
2 3 (1.60%) LAMP
3 1 (0.53%) CSS
3 1 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.04%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.32%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.72%) Blackberry
6 6 (3.19%) PMI
7 4 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.13%) Fintech
7 4 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.13%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.60%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.06%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.06%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.53%) Clustering
10 1 (0.53%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.53%) Derivative
10 1 (0.53%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.53%) Equities
10 1 (0.53%) Motion Graphics
10 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (18.62%) Windows
2 22 (11.70%) Windows Server
3 10 (5.32%) Windows 7
4 9 (4.79%) Linux
4 9 (4.79%) Windows 10
5 7 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.06%) Unix
7 2 (1.06%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (31.38%) Project Management
2 55 (29.26%) ITIL
3 34 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (17.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (17.02%) PRINCE2
6 24 (12.77%) Service Management
7 22 (11.70%) Business Continuity
7 22 (11.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (10.11%) People Management
8 19 (10.11%) Product Management
9 18 (9.57%) Incident Management
9 18 (9.57%) Information Security
10 15 (7.98%) Risk Management
10 15 (7.98%) Service Delivery
11 14 (7.45%) BCP
11 14 (7.45%) Waterfall
12 13 (6.91%) Business Continuity Planning
12 13 (6.91%) Matrix Management
12 13 (6.91%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (5.85%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.32%) SQL
2 5 (2.66%) Java
3 2 (1.06%) C#
3 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (13.30%) Degree
2 13 (6.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 12 (6.38%) CISSP
3 12 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (5.32%) CISM
4 10 (5.32%) MCSE
5 7 (3.72%) CCNA
5 7 (3.72%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.72%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (3.72%) MCP
6 6 (3.19%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (2.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.06%) ISACA
8 2 (1.06%) ISEB
8 2 (1.06%) MCSA
8 2 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.53%) MCDST
9 1 (0.53%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.19%) GDPR
2 6 (3.19%) PMO
2 6 (3.19%) SLA
3 5 (2.66%) QA
4 4 (2.13%) COBIT
4 4 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (2.13%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.06%) MiFID
5 2 (1.06%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.53%) EMIR
6 1 (0.53%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (12.23%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.19%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.60%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.53%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.53%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.53%) vSphere
5 1 (0.53%) XenApp
5 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.53%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 8 (4.26%) SCCM
2 5 (2.66%) SCOM
3 4 (2.13%) AirWatch
3 4 (2.13%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.53%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (11.70%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.11%) VMware
3 9 (4.79%) Citrix
4 8 (4.26%) Cisco
5 5 (2.66%) Apple
5 5 (2.66%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.13%) Adobe
6 4 (2.13%) AppSense
6 4 (2.13%) Oracle
6 4 (2.13%) Snow
7 3 (1.60%) Blue Coat
7 3 (1.60%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.60%) CyberArk
7 3 (1.60%) FireEye
7 3 (1.60%) Fortinet
7 3 (1.60%) HP
7 3 (1.60%) Mitel
7 3 (1.60%) Palo Alto
7 3 (1.60%) Wyse
8 2 (1.06%) Meraki