Period
to 22 April 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £61,750 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 143 171
Rank change year-on-year -57 +28 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 147 216 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.36% 2.08% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 2.16% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 134 198 229
City of London median annual salary £61,750 £61,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.23% -6.15% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £45,500 £44,375
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,625 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,416
% change year-on-year - -3.87% -0.13%

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 10,340 10,003 13,189
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.61% 96.54% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9,136 9,122 11,835
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £87,500
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 22 April 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 22 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 City of London region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 71 (48.30%) Finance
2 29 (19.73%) Project Management
3 28 (19.05%) Windows
4 27 (18.37%) ITIL
4 27 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (16.33%) Microsoft
5 24 (16.33%) Service Delivery
6 22 (14.97%) PRINCE2
7 19 (12.93%) Incident Management
7 19 (12.93%) Active Directory
8 18 (12.24%) Matrix Management
8 18 (12.24%) Process Improvement
9 17 (11.56%) PMO
9 17 (11.56%) VMware
10 15 (10.20%) Banking
10 15 (10.20%) Waterfall
10 15 (10.20%) Line Management
10 15 (10.20%) Data Centre
11 14 (9.52%) Windows Server
11 14 (9.52%) Business Continuity
11 14 (9.52%) Risk Management
11 14 (9.52%) Change Management
11 14 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (9.52%) CRM
12 13 (8.84%) Legal
13 12 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (8.16%) Information Security
13 12 (8.16%) CISA
13 12 (8.16%) WAN
13 12 (8.16%) SQL

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 6 (4.08%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.68%) Confluence
4 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (6.12%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.44%) IntelliMatch
1 8 (5.44%) Temenos T24
2 3 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.68%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.44%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.44%) Office 365
3 4 (2.72%) IaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.68%) PaaS
4 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.16%) WAN
2 11 (7.48%) Firewall
2 11 (7.48%) LAN
3 9 (6.12%) VPN
4 8 (5.44%) SAN
4 8 (5.44%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (3.40%) DHCP
5 5 (3.40%) DNS
6 4 (2.72%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (2.72%) VLAN
7 3 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (2.04%) DMZ
7 3 (2.04%) Network Security
7 3 (2.04%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.36%) Internet
8 2 (1.36%) Wireless
9 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.68%) Intranet
9 1 (0.68%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (2.72%) JIRA
General
1 71 (48.30%) Finance
2 15 (10.20%) Banking
3 13 (8.84%) Legal
4 11 (7.48%) Back Office
4 11 (7.48%) Law
5 10 (6.80%) International Banking
6 5 (3.40%) French Language
6 5 (3.40%) Marketing
6 5 (3.40%) Retail
7 4 (2.72%) Advertising
8 3 (2.04%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.04%) Publishing
9 2 (1.36%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.68%) Billing
10 1 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.72%) .NET
2 3 (2.04%) LAMP
2 3 (2.04%) Web Services
2 3 (2.04%) XML
3 2 (1.36%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.36%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.36%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.36%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (1.36%) REST
3 2 (1.36%) SOAP
3 2 (1.36%) WCF
4 1 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.20%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.48%) Fintech
3 9 (6.12%) PMI
4 6 (4.08%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.40%) Credit Risk
6 4 (2.72%) Clustering
6 4 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.72%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.72%) Market Risk
7 3 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.04%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.36%) FMCG
8 2 (1.36%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.36%) User Experience
9 1 (0.68%) CMDB
9 1 (0.68%) Equities
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.05%) Windows
2 14 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.12%) Linux
4 8 (5.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.76%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.72%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.36%) CentOS
7 2 (1.36%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.68%) Android
8 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.73%) Project Management
2 27 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (18.37%) ITIL
3 24 (16.33%) Service Delivery
4 22 (14.97%) PRINCE2
5 19 (12.93%) Incident Management
6 18 (12.24%) Matrix Management
6 18 (12.24%) Process Improvement
7 15 (10.20%) Line Management
7 15 (10.20%) Waterfall
8 14 (9.52%) Business Continuity
8 14 (9.52%) Change Management
8 14 (9.52%) CRM
8 14 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (9.52%) Risk Management
9 12 (8.16%) Information Security
9 12 (8.16%) Mentoring
9 12 (8.16%) Product Management
9 12 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (7.48%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.16%) SQL
2 6 (4.08%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.40%) Java
4 4 (2.72%) VBScript
5 3 (2.04%) Perl
5 3 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.36%) C
6 2 (1.36%) C#
7 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (8.16%) CISA
1 12 (8.16%) CISSP
2 9 (6.12%) PMI Certification
2 9 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (5.44%) CISM
3 8 (5.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (4.08%) DBS Check
4 6 (4.08%) Degree
5 4 (2.72%) QiCA
6 3 (2.04%) CLAS
7 2 (1.36%) CRISC
8 1 (0.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.68%) ACCA
8 1 (0.68%) CCSP
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.68%) GIAC
8 1 (0.68%) ISEB
8 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.56%) PMO
2 11 (7.48%) GDPR
2 11 (7.48%) SLA
3 9 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (4.76%) QA
5 5 (3.40%) PCI DSS
6 4 (2.72%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (2.04%) COBIT
7 3 (2.04%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (2.04%) FINREP
7 3 (2.04%) ISO 22301
7 3 (2.04%) MiFID
8 2 (1.36%) ISO 9001
8 2 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.68%) SEPA
System Software
1 19 (12.93%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.72%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.72%) Terminal Services
4 4 (2.72%) vSphere
4 4 (2.72%) XenApp
4 4 (2.72%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.68%) KVM
5 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.68%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (3.40%) WSUS
2 4 (2.72%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (2.72%) SCCM
3 3 (2.04%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.36%) SCOM
5 1 (0.68%) Cryoserver
Vendors
1 24 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.56%) VMware
3 9 (6.12%) Temenos
4 8 (5.44%) Blue Prism
4 8 (5.44%) Cisco
4 8 (5.44%) Concur
4 8 (5.44%) IBM
5 7 (4.76%) Citrix
6 3 (2.04%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.04%) HP
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle
7 2 (1.36%) EMC
7 2 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.68%) Adobe
8 1 (0.68%) Apple
8 1 (0.68%) Avaya
8 1 (0.68%) Dell
8 1 (0.68%) Misys
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.68%) Sage