The median annual salary for a IT Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 151 166
Rank change year-on-year +35 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 106 123 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.10% 1.73% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 1.81% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 100 115 153
Median salary £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,754 £46,900 £41,700
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  

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 4846 6786 9928
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.83% 95.64% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4451 6068 8456
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 86 (39.81%) Finance
2 64 (29.63%) Project Management
3 61 (28.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (22.69%) ITIL
6 45 (20.83%) PRINCE2
7 40 (18.52%) Retail
8 32 (14.81%) Service Delivery
9 31 (14.35%) Microsoft
10 27 (12.50%) Business Transformation
11 25 (11.57%) SDLC
12 23 (10.65%) Windows
13 21 (9.72%) Management Information System
13 21 (9.72%) CRM
14 20 (9.26%) Banking
15 19 (8.80%) IT Strategy
16 18 (8.33%) Degree
16 18 (8.33%) Active Directory
17 17 (7.87%) SharePoint
17 17 (7.87%) MS Excel
18 16 (7.41%) E-Commerce
18 16 (7.41%) Telecoms
18 16 (7.41%) Law
19 15 (6.94%) Business Analysis
19 15 (6.94%) VMware
19 15 (6.94%) Firewall
19 15 (6.94%) SQL Server
19 15 (6.94%) MS Office
19 15 (6.94%) Change Control
20 14 (6.48%) MS Project

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 17 (7.87%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.24%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.46%) CMS
4 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.94%) MS Office
3 14 (6.48%) MS Project
4 6 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.46%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.56%) SaaS
2 10 (4.63%) Office 365
3 5 (2.31%) Mimecast
4 4 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.94%) Firewall
2 8 (3.70%) WAN
3 7 (3.24%) VoIP
4 6 (2.78%) LAN
5 5 (2.31%) CTI
5 5 (2.31%) DNS
5 5 (2.31%) MPLS
5 5 (2.31%) SAN
5 5 (2.31%) Wireless
6 4 (1.85%) Intranet
6 4 (1.85%) VPLS
7 3 (1.39%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.93%) Network Security
8 2 (0.93%) SSL
8 2 (0.93%) VLAN
8 2 (0.93%) VPN
9 1 (0.46%) BGP
9 1 (0.46%) OSPF
9 1 (0.46%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.46%) Big Data
5 1 (0.46%) Lumira
5 1 (0.46%) SAP BW
General
1 86 (39.81%) Finance
2 40 (18.52%) Retail
3 20 (9.26%) Banking
4 16 (7.41%) Law
4 16 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.09%) Marketing
6 10 (4.63%) Legal
7 9 (4.17%) Back Office
8 3 (1.39%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.93%) French Language
9 2 (0.93%) Front Office
9 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.46%) Advertising
10 1 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.46%) Local Government
10 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.85%) Web Services
2 2 (0.93%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.72%) Management Information System
2 14 (6.48%) EPoS
3 12 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 11 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.24%) PMI
6 5 (2.31%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.31%) FMCG
6 5 (2.31%) IVR
7 4 (1.85%) e-Learning
7 4 (1.85%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.85%) VLE
8 3 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.39%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.39%) iPhone
9 2 (0.93%) NHS
10 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.46%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.46%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.65%) Windows
2 9 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.31%) Linux
4 5 (2.31%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.39%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.39%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.93%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.46%) Unix
7 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (29.63%) Project Management
2 61 (28.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 56 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (22.69%) ITIL
5 45 (20.83%) PRINCE2
6 32 (14.81%) Service Delivery
7 27 (12.50%) Business Transformation
8 25 (11.57%) SDLC
9 21 (9.72%) CRM
10 19 (8.80%) IT Strategy
11 16 (7.41%) E-Commerce
12 15 (6.94%) Business Analysis
12 15 (6.94%) Change Control
13 14 (6.48%) Risk Management
14 13 (6.02%) Business Development
14 13 (6.02%) Programme Management
14 13 (6.02%) Waterfall
15 12 (5.56%) Information Security
15 12 (5.56%) Scrum
16 10 (4.63%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.63%) SQL
2 3 (1.39%) C
3 2 (0.93%) Java
4 1 (0.46%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (8.33%) Degree
2 13 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (6.02%) PMP
3 11 (5.09%) PMI Certification
4 10 (4.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (3.70%) CISA
6 7 (3.24%) CISSP
6 7 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.85%) CISM
8 3 (1.39%) CRISC
8 3 (1.39%) MCSE
9 2 (0.93%) CGEIT
9 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.93%) PgMP
10 1 (0.46%) APMP
10 1 (0.46%) CIMA
10 1 (0.46%) GIAC
10 1 (0.46%) ISACA
10 1 (0.46%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.02%) PMO
2 7 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.78%) SLA
4 3 (1.39%) COBIT
4 3 (1.39%) QA
5 2 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.93%) GDPR
5 2 (0.93%) MiFID
6 1 (0.46%) Basel III
6 1 (0.46%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.46%) EMIR
6 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.46%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.46%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.39%) vSphere
4 2 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.93%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.85%) SCCM
2 1 (0.46%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.46%) PaperCut
2 1 (0.46%) SCDPM
2 1 (0.46%) SCOM
2 1 (0.46%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 31 (14.35%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.94%) VMware
3 13 (6.02%) HP
4 12 (5.56%) Cisco
5 9 (4.17%) Dell
6 6 (2.78%) Cognos
7 5 (2.31%) Fortinet
7 5 (2.31%) Sage
7 5 (2.31%) SonicWALL
8 4 (1.85%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.85%) IBM
9 3 (1.39%) Citrix
9 3 (1.39%) LANDesk
9 3 (1.39%) NetApp
9 3 (1.39%) SAP
10 2 (0.93%) 3Com
10 2 (0.93%) Juniper
10 2 (0.93%) Mitel
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle
10 2 (0.93%) ProCurve
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