Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 138 164
Rank change year-on-year -53 +26 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 173 232 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.55% 2.26% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 2.37% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 157 217 248
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £44,813
90th Percentile £92,500 £83,000 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £61,625
% change year-on-year +8.33% -2.64% +2.71%

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 10,703 9,809 13,008
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 95.65% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9,552 8,887 11,776
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 £33,250 £32,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £86,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 July 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 20 July 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 90 (52.02%) Finance
2 41 (23.70%) Project Management
3 34 (19.65%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (17.34%) Service Delivery
5 29 (16.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (12.72%) ITIL
6 22 (12.72%) Banking
7 21 (12.14%) Windows
8 19 (10.98%) CRM
8 19 (10.98%) Cybersecurity
9 18 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (10.40%) PRINCE2
9 18 (10.40%) Information Security
9 18 (10.40%) Risk Management
10 17 (9.83%) CISSP
11 16 (9.25%) CISA
12 15 (8.67%) Incident Management
12 15 (8.67%) PMO
13 14 (8.09%) Process Improvement
13 14 (8.09%) CISM
13 14 (8.09%) Business Continuity
13 14 (8.09%) SLA
14 13 (7.51%) Law
14 13 (7.51%) Legal
14 13 (7.51%) Mentoring
14 13 (7.51%) GDPR
15 12 (6.94%) Waterfall
15 12 (6.94%) Change Management
15 12 (6.94%) Service Management
15 12 (6.94%) Active Directory

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 (2.31%) WordPress
2 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.16%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.58%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (4.05%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.47%) IntelliMatch
1 6 (3.47%) Temenos T24
2 2 (1.16%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.58%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.58%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.05%) Office 365
3 1 (0.58%) G Suite
3 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.20%) Firewall
2 8 (4.62%) Intranet
3 5 (2.89%) DNS
3 5 (2.89%) SAN
4 4 (2.31%) WAN
5 3 (1.73%) Network Security
6 2 (1.16%) LAN
6 2 (1.16%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.16%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.58%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.58%) SMS
7 1 (0.58%) VPN
7 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.31%) Big Data
1 4 (2.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.58%) QlikView
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 90 (52.02%) Finance
2 22 (12.72%) Banking
3 13 (7.51%) Law
3 13 (7.51%) Legal
4 9 (5.20%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.62%) Advertising
5 8 (4.62%) Back Office
5 8 (4.62%) Financial Institution
6 7 (4.05%) Retail
7 6 (3.47%) International Banking
8 5 (2.89%) French Language
9 4 (2.31%) Marketing
10 3 (1.73%) Telecoms
11 2 (1.16%) Front Office
11 2 (1.16%) Publishing
12 1 (0.58%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.31%) .NET
2 3 (1.73%) Web Services
3 2 (1.16%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (1.16%) REST
3 2 (1.16%) SOAP
3 2 (1.16%) WCF
4 1 (0.58%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.20%) Fintech
3 8 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.05%) Virtual Team
5 6 (3.47%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.47%) Hedge funds
5 6 (3.47%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.47%) PMI
6 4 (2.31%) Credit Risk
6 4 (2.31%) Market Risk
6 4 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.73%) CMDB
7 3 (1.73%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.16%) Derivative
9 1 (0.58%) BYOD
9 1 (0.58%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.58%) FMCG
9 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.58%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.14%) Windows
2 11 (6.36%) Linux
3 7 (4.05%) Windows 10
4 5 (2.89%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.16%) CentOS
6 2 (1.16%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.16%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.58%) Unix
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.70%) Project Management
2 34 (19.65%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (17.34%) Service Delivery
4 29 (16.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (12.72%) ITIL
6 19 (10.98%) CRM
6 19 (10.98%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (10.40%) Information Security
7 18 (10.40%) PRINCE2
7 18 (10.40%) Risk Management
8 15 (8.67%) Incident Management
9 14 (8.09%) Business Continuity
9 14 (8.09%) Process Improvement
10 13 (7.51%) Mentoring
11 12 (6.94%) Change Management
11 12 (6.94%) Service Management
11 12 (6.94%) Waterfall
12 11 (6.36%) Matrix Management
12 11 (6.36%) People Management
13 10 (5.78%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.78%) SQL
2 4 (2.31%) C
2 4 (2.31%) Java
3 2 (1.16%) C#
3 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.16%) Python
4 1 (0.58%) VB
4 1 (0.58%) VBA
4 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (9.83%) CISSP
2 16 (9.25%) CISA
3 14 (8.09%) CISM
4 11 (6.36%) CRISC
5 8 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (4.05%) PMI Certification
7 6 (3.47%) DBS Check
8 5 (2.89%) Degree
8 5 (2.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.73%) MCSE
10 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.16%) CCNA
11 2 (1.16%) ISEB
11 2 (1.16%) MCP
11 2 (1.16%) MCSA
11 2 (1.16%) QiCA
12 1 (0.58%) ACCA
12 1 (0.58%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.67%) PMO
2 14 (8.09%) SLA
3 13 (7.51%) GDPR
4 8 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (3.47%) QA
6 4 (2.31%) COBIT
6 4 (2.31%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.73%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (1.73%) FINREP
7 3 (1.73%) ISO 22301
7 3 (1.73%) MiFID
8 2 (1.16%) ISO 9001
8 2 (1.16%) NEBOSH
8 2 (1.16%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.58%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.58%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (6.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.73%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.58%) KVM
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) SCOM
2 1 (0.58%) Cryoserver
Vendors
1 11 (6.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.20%) VMware
3 6 (3.47%) Blue Prism
3 6 (3.47%) Concur
3 6 (3.47%) IBM
3 6 (3.47%) Temenos
4 4 (2.31%) Cisco
5 3 (1.73%) Capita
5 3 (1.73%) Snow
6 2 (1.16%) Apple
6 2 (1.16%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.16%) Citrix
6 2 (1.16%) EMC
7 1 (0.58%) Avaya
7 1 (0.58%) Dell
7 1 (0.58%) Google
7 1 (0.58%) Huawei
7 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.58%) Sage
7 1 (0.58%) Sophos