Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 154 151
Rank change year-on-year -57 -3 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 151 211 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.36% 2.12% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 2.24% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 137 189 225
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £44,750 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,000 £85,000
Central 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 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 10,628 9,439 11,563
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.82% 95.05% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9,529 8,558 10,557
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 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 City of London region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 72 (47.68%) Finance
2 37 (24.50%) Project Management
3 36 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (21.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (19.21%) Banking
6 27 (17.88%) Windows
7 26 (17.22%) ITIL
8 24 (15.89%) Service Delivery
9 20 (13.25%) Risk Management
10 18 (11.92%) Cybersecurity
10 18 (11.92%) Information Security
10 18 (11.92%) PRINCE2
11 15 (9.93%) CRM
11 15 (9.93%) Legal
12 14 (9.27%) CISA
12 14 (9.27%) CRISC
12 14 (9.27%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (8.61%) Office 365
13 13 (8.61%) CISSP
14 12 (7.95%) CISM
14 12 (7.95%) Law
14 12 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (7.28%) Windows Server
15 11 (7.28%) Configuration Management
15 11 (7.28%) Microsoft Office
15 11 (7.28%) Degree
16 10 (6.62%) Waterfall
16 10 (6.62%) SLA
16 10 (6.62%) Active Directory
16 10 (6.62%) ITSM

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 8 (5.30%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.65%) WordPress
3 3 (1.99%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.32%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.66%) Confluence
5 1 (0.66%) IIS
5 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (7.28%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.66%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
1 2 (1.32%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.66%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.66%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.61%) Office 365
2 8 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.99%) SaaS
4 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.66%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.30%) DNS
2 7 (4.64%) Intranet
3 4 (2.65%) SAN
3 4 (2.65%) VoIP
3 4 (2.65%) WAN
4 3 (1.99%) DHCP
4 3 (1.99%) LAN
4 3 (1.99%) Network Security
5 2 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.32%) Firewall
5 2 (1.32%) MPLS
5 2 (1.32%) VPN
6 1 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.66%) SMS
6 1 (0.66%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.31%) Big Data
2 1 (0.66%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.66%) QlikView
2 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) JIRA
General
1 72 (47.68%) Finance
2 29 (19.21%) Banking
3 15 (9.93%) Legal
4 12 (7.95%) Law
5 9 (5.96%) Investment Banking
6 8 (5.30%) Advertising
7 7 (4.64%) Financial Institution
7 7 (4.64%) Retail
8 4 (2.65%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.99%) Back Office
10 2 (1.32%) Front Office
10 2 (1.32%) Marketing
11 1 (0.66%) French Language
11 1 (0.66%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) OLE
2 1 (0.66%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.30%) CMDB
3 7 (4.64%) Virtual Team
4 6 (3.97%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.97%) Hedge funds
5 5 (3.31%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.31%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.99%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.99%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.99%) Fintech
6 3 (1.99%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.99%) PMI
6 3 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.32%) Derivative
7 2 (1.32%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.66%) BYOD
8 1 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.66%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.88%) Windows
2 11 (7.28%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.30%) Windows 10
4 6 (3.97%) Linux
4 6 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.99%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.32%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.50%) Project Management
2 36 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (21.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (17.22%) ITIL
5 24 (15.89%) Service Delivery
6 20 (13.25%) Risk Management
7 18 (11.92%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (11.92%) Information Security
7 18 (11.92%) PRINCE2
8 15 (9.93%) CRM
9 14 (9.27%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (7.28%) Configuration Management
11 10 (6.62%) Asset Management
11 10 (6.62%) ITSM
11 10 (6.62%) Mentoring
11 10 (6.62%) Waterfall
12 9 (5.96%) Supplier Management
13 8 (5.30%) Business Continuity
13 8 (5.30%) Change Management
13 8 (5.30%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.99%) C
2 2 (1.32%) Java
2 2 (1.32%) Python
2 2 (1.32%) SQL
3 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (9.27%) CISA
1 14 (9.27%) CRISC
2 13 (8.61%) CISSP
3 12 (7.95%) CISM
4 11 (7.28%) Degree
5 7 (4.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (3.97%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.65%) MCSE
7 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.65%) PMP
7 4 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.99%) CCNA
8 3 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.99%) MCSA
9 2 (1.32%) ISEB
10 1 (0.66%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.66%) GCIH
10 1 (0.66%) GIAC
10 1 (0.66%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.62%) SLA
2 9 (5.96%) GDPR
3 8 (5.30%) PMO
4 7 (4.64%) COBIT
5 5 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (3.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.99%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (1.99%) FINREP
6 3 (1.99%) MiFID
7 2 (1.32%) NEBOSH
7 2 (1.32%) QA
8 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.66%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.66%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (6.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.66%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Nagios
1 1 (0.66%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (5.30%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.64%) VMware
3 6 (3.97%) ServiceNow
4 5 (3.31%) Cisco
5 3 (1.99%) Apple
5 3 (1.99%) Avaya
5 3 (1.99%) Citrix
5 3 (1.99%) Snow
6 2 (1.32%) iManage
7 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.66%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.66%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.66%) Concur
7 1 (0.66%) Google
7 1 (0.66%) NETGEAR
7 1 (0.66%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.66%) Sophos
7 1 (0.66%) Tableau
7 1 (0.66%) Temenos
7 1 (0.66%) Workday