The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

IT Manager
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 131 145
Rank change year-on-year +10 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 121 142 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.35% 2.24% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 2.32% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 110 133 162
Median salary £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,750 £80,000 £81,350
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4908 6109 9859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.22% 94.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4380 5575 8455
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured IT Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 24 June 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 78 (34.51%) Finance
2 74 (32.74%) Project Management
3 67 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (25.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (24.78%) ITIL
6 45 (19.91%) PRINCE2
7 35 (15.49%) Retail
8 29 (12.83%) Windows
8 29 (12.83%) Microsoft
9 22 (9.73%) Microsoft Office
10 21 (9.29%) Service Delivery
10 21 (9.29%) Business Transformation
11 20 (8.85%) Service Management
12 19 (8.41%) Risk Management
12 19 (8.41%) E-Commerce
12 19 (8.41%) Waterfall
13 18 (7.96%) Data Centre
13 18 (7.96%) Telecoms
14 17 (7.52%) Information Security
14 17 (7.52%) Active Directory
14 17 (7.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 17 (7.52%) SDLC
15 16 (7.08%) CISSP
15 16 (7.08%) Firewall
15 16 (7.08%) Management Information System
16 14 (6.19%) CRM
16 14 (6.19%) Microsoft Project
16 14 (6.19%) Change Control
17 13 (5.75%) Office 365
17 13 (5.75%) Analytical Skills

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 11 (4.87%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.54%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.33%) Confluence
3 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.88%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.44%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (9.73%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (6.19%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.75%) Office 365
2 12 (5.31%) SaaS
3 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.33%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.88%) IaaS
6 2 (0.88%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.08%) Firewall
2 11 (4.87%) WAN
3 10 (4.42%) VoIP
4 9 (3.98%) LAN
5 7 (3.10%) CTI
5 7 (3.10%) DNS
5 7 (3.10%) MPLS
5 7 (3.10%) Wireless
6 6 (2.65%) SAN
7 5 (2.21%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.77%) Unified Communications
8 4 (1.77%) VPLS
9 3 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.88%) Skype
10 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.44%) Internet
11 1 (0.44%) Intranet
11 1 (0.44%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.44%) SCCP
11 1 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.44%) MS Access
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (1.77%) JIRA
2 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.44%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.44%) Selenium
General
1 78 (34.51%) Finance
2 35 (15.49%) Retail
3 18 (7.96%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.31%) Back Office
4 12 (5.31%) Banking
5 9 (3.98%) Legal
6 8 (3.54%) Law
7 5 (2.21%) Advertising
8 4 (1.77%) Games
9 3 (1.33%) Front Office
9 3 (1.33%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.88%) French Language
10 2 (0.88%) Marketing
11 1 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.77%) Web Services
2 2 (0.88%) .NET
2 2 (0.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.96%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.08%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.31%) EPoS
5 7 (3.10%) IVR
6 6 (2.65%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.65%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.77%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.77%) FMCG
7 4 (1.77%) PMI
8 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.33%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.33%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.33%) iPad
8 3 (1.33%) NHS
9 2 (0.88%) Fintech
9 2 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.44%) Derivative
10 1 (0.44%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.44%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.83%) Windows
2 9 (3.98%) Windows Server
3 7 (3.10%) Linux
3 7 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.21%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.77%) Unix
6 3 (1.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.44%) Android
7 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (32.74%) Project Management
2 67 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (25.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (24.78%) ITIL
5 45 (19.91%) PRINCE2
6 21 (9.29%) Business Transformation
6 21 (9.29%) Service Delivery
7 20 (8.85%) Service Management
8 19 (8.41%) E-Commerce
8 19 (8.41%) Risk Management
8 19 (8.41%) Waterfall
9 17 (7.52%) Information Security
9 17 (7.52%) SDLC
10 14 (6.19%) Change Control
10 14 (6.19%) CRM
11 13 (5.75%) Programme Management
11 13 (5.75%) Scrum
12 11 (4.87%) People Management
13 9 (3.98%) Mentoring
14 8 (3.54%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.31%) SQL
2 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
2 2 (0.88%) C
2 2 (0.88%) Java
2 2 (0.88%) Perl
2 2 (0.88%) Python
3 1 (0.44%) C#
3 1 (0.44%) C++
3 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (7.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 16 (7.08%) CISSP
3 12 (5.31%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (4.87%) CISM
5 10 (4.42%) Degree
6 9 (3.98%) CISA
7 7 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.10%) PMP
8 6 (2.65%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.77%) MCSE
10 2 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.88%) CRISC
10 2 (0.88%) ISACA
10 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.44%) APMP
11 1 (0.44%) CIMA
11 1 (0.44%) GIAC
11 1 (0.44%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.44%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.31%) QA
2 11 (4.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.42%) SLA
4 7 (3.10%) PMO
5 4 (1.77%) GDPR
6 3 (1.33%) COBIT
6 3 (1.33%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.33%) ISO 22301
6 3 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.44%) Basel III
8 1 (0.44%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.44%) EMIR
8 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.44%) MiFID
8 1 (0.44%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (7.52%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.33%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.88%) SCCM
3 1 (0.44%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.44%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.44%) SCOM
3 1 (0.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 29 (12.83%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.75%) VMware
3 10 (4.42%) Cisco
4 7 (3.10%) Citrix
5 4 (1.77%) Fortinet
5 4 (1.77%) IBM
6 3 (1.33%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.33%) Dell
6 3 (1.33%) HP
6 3 (1.33%) MobileIron
6 3 (1.33%) Sage
6 3 (1.33%) SonicWALL
7 2 (0.88%) NetApp
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle
7 2 (0.88%) SAP
8 1 (0.44%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.44%) Juniper
8 1 (0.44%) Remedy
8 1 (0.44%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.44%) Sun
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