Period
to 26 October 2021

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

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
26 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 206 157 186
Rank change year-on-year -49 +29 +33
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 51 38 154
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.85% 1.04% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.11% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 48 31 145
10th Percentile £49,750 £46,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £54,375 £51,875 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £57,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +17.39% -8.00% -3.85%
75th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,375 £102,500 £90,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% -8.00% -3.85%

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 5,599 3,410 9,507
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.61% 93.30% 95.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4,972 2,996 8,405
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,750 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.07% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured IT Manager in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Manager in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

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 26 October 2021, 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 City of London region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 25 (49.02%) Project Management
2 17 (33.33%) Finance
3 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (31.37%) Social Skills
4 15 (29.41%) Windows
4 15 (29.41%) Microsoft 365
5 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
5 13 (25.49%) Project Delivery
6 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
6 11 (21.57%) Azure
7 10 (19.61%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (15.69%) PRINCE2
8 8 (15.69%) VMware
9 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (13.73%) Cisco
9 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (13.73%) Organisational Skills
10 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
10 6 (11.76%) Service Management
10 6 (11.76%) Law
10 6 (11.76%) Legal
10 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
10 6 (11.76%) Waterfall
11 5 (9.80%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (9.80%) SDLC
11 5 (9.80%) Windows 10
11 5 (9.80%) Firewall
11 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
11 5 (9.80%) Change Management

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 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.96%) Camtasia
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (1.96%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft 365
2 11 (21.57%) Azure
3 3 (5.88%) AWS
4 2 (3.92%) Google Workspace
5 1 (1.96%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.96%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Firewall
2 4 (7.84%) DNS
2 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.84%) VLAN
2 4 (7.84%) VPN
3 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (5.88%) LAN
3 3 (5.88%) VoIP
3 3 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (3.92%) SAN
4 2 (3.92%) WAN
5 1 (1.96%) BGP
5 1 (1.96%) DMZ
5 1 (1.96%) Extranet
5 1 (1.96%) Intranet
5 1 (1.96%) OSPF
5 1 (1.96%) SSL
5 1 (1.96%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Big Data
1 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (1.96%) Power BI
2 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 16 (31.37%) Social Skills
3 7 (13.73%) Organisational Skills
4 6 (11.76%) Law
4 6 (11.76%) Legal
5 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.84%) Banking
5 4 (7.84%) Financial Institution
6 3 (5.88%) Front Office
6 3 (5.88%) German Language
7 2 (3.92%) Back Office
7 2 (3.92%) Billing
7 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
7 2 (3.92%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.96%) Advertising
8 1 (1.96%) Humanities
8 1 (1.96%) Local Government
8 1 (1.96%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.96%) Social Housing
8 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
1 5 (9.80%) Self-Motivation
1 5 (9.80%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (5.88%) Derivative
2 3 (5.88%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.92%) Housing Association
4 1 (1.96%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.96%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (1.96%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (1.96%) PMI
4 1 (1.96%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.80%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.92%) Mac OS
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Project Management
2 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (25.49%) Project Delivery
4 10 (19.61%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (15.69%) PRINCE2
6 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 6 (11.76%) Service Management
7 6 (11.76%) Waterfall
8 5 (9.80%) Change Management
8 5 (9.80%) ITIL
8 5 (9.80%) SDLC
9 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
9 4 (7.84%) Patch Management
9 4 (7.84%) People Management
9 4 (7.84%) Technical Analysis
10 3 (5.88%) IT Governance
10 3 (5.88%) Migration
10 3 (5.88%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (7.84%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) CCNA
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.96%) PgMP
4 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.96%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (3.92%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) VMware
3 7 (13.73%) Cisco
4 4 (7.84%) Apple
5 2 (3.92%) BeyondTrust
5 2 (3.92%) Citrix
5 2 (3.92%) CommVault
5 2 (3.92%) Dell
5 2 (3.92%) EqualLogic
5 2 (3.92%) IronPort
5 2 (3.92%) Meraki
5 2 (3.92%) NetApp
5 2 (3.92%) Northgate
5 2 (3.92%) Rapid7
5 2 (3.92%) SonicWALL
5 2 (3.92%) Sophos
5 2 (3.92%) Veeam
6 1 (1.96%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.96%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow