Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £62,250 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 157 197
Rank change year-on-year -15 +40 -33
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 173 208 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.65% 1.96% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 2.03% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 152 183 190
City of London median annual salary £62,250 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £43,950
90th Percentile £83,675 £86,250 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £59,750 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -0.42% -7.69% +4.00%

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 9,955 10,263 13,755
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.95% 96.56% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8,891 9,355 12,154
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +3.60% +0.91%

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 19 January 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 19 January 2018, 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 69 (39.88%) Finance
2 53 (30.64%) ITIL
3 43 (24.86%) Project Management
4 34 (19.65%) Windows
5 31 (17.92%) Microsoft
6 27 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (15.61%) Banking
7 25 (14.45%) PRINCE2
8 24 (13.87%) Degree
9 23 (13.29%) Active Directory
9 23 (13.29%) Service Delivery
10 22 (12.72%) Business Continuity
11 21 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (12.14%) Disaster Recovery
11 21 (12.14%) Product Management
12 18 (10.40%) Incident Management
12 18 (10.40%) VMware
12 18 (10.40%) Windows Server
13 17 (9.83%) Data Centre
13 17 (9.83%) Line Management
13 17 (9.83%) Information Security
13 17 (9.83%) Risk Management
13 17 (9.83%) Matrix Management
14 16 (9.25%) Service Management
14 16 (9.25%) People Management
15 15 (8.67%) Business Continuity Planning
15 15 (8.67%) BCP
15 15 (8.67%) Legal
16 14 (8.09%) CISSP
16 14 (8.09%) WAN

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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (2.31%) MS Exchange
1 4 (2.31%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.73%) CMS
2 3 (1.73%) Skype for Business
2 3 (1.73%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.16%) IIS
4 1 (0.58%) Confluence
4 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (5.78%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.31%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) IntelliMatch
1 3 (1.73%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.62%) Office 365
2 6 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.31%) IaaS
5 3 (1.73%) SaaS
6 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.58%) G Suite
6 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.09%) LAN
1 14 (8.09%) WAN
2 11 (6.36%) Firewall
3 9 (5.20%) VPN
3 9 (5.20%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (4.62%) DNS
4 8 (4.62%) Network Security
4 8 (4.62%) SAN
5 7 (4.05%) DHCP
6 5 (2.89%) VLAN
7 3 (1.73%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.73%) DMZ
7 3 (1.73%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.73%) Wireless
8 2 (1.16%) Internet
8 2 (1.16%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.16%) Skype
8 2 (1.16%) SMS
8 2 (1.16%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.58%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (2.89%) JIRA
General
1 69 (39.88%) Finance
2 27 (15.61%) Banking
3 15 (8.67%) Legal
4 13 (7.51%) Back Office
4 13 (7.51%) International Banking
5 8 (4.62%) Advertising
6 7 (4.05%) Law
7 6 (3.47%) Retail
8 4 (2.31%) Marketing
8 4 (2.31%) Publishing
9 3 (1.73%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.58%) French Language
10 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.47%) XML
2 3 (1.73%) LAMP
3 1 (0.58%) CSS
3 1 (0.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.83%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.94%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.62%) PMI
4 7 (4.05%) Fintech
4 7 (4.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.89%) Clustering
6 3 (1.73%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.73%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.73%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.16%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.16%) Reinsurance
7 2 (1.16%) User Experience
8 1 (0.58%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.58%) Derivative
8 1 (0.58%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.58%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.65%) Windows
2 18 (10.40%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.62%) Windows 10
4 7 (4.05%) Linux
4 7 (4.05%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.58%) Android
6 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (30.64%) ITIL
2 43 (24.86%) Project Management
3 27 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (14.45%) PRINCE2
5 23 (13.29%) Service Delivery
6 22 (12.72%) Business Continuity
7 21 (12.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (12.14%) Product Management
7 21 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (10.40%) Incident Management
9 17 (9.83%) Information Security
9 17 (9.83%) Line Management
9 17 (9.83%) Matrix Management
9 17 (9.83%) Risk Management
10 16 (9.25%) People Management
10 16 (9.25%) Service Management
11 15 (8.67%) BCP
11 15 (8.67%) Business Continuity Planning
12 14 (8.09%) Process Improvement
12 14 (8.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.89%) SQL
2 4 (2.31%) Java
2 4 (2.31%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.73%) Perl
3 3 (1.73%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.73%) VBScript
4 2 (1.16%) C#
5 1 (0.58%) C
5 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (13.87%) Degree
2 14 (8.09%) CISSP
3 11 (6.36%) CISM
4 10 (5.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (5.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (4.62%) MCSE
6 8 (4.62%) PMI Certification
7 7 (4.05%) CCNA
7 7 (4.05%) CISA
7 7 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (4.05%) MCP
8 6 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.89%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.73%) CLAS
10 3 (1.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.16%) QiCA
12 1 (0.58%) CRISC
12 1 (0.58%) IISP
12 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (6.94%) PMO
3 9 (5.20%) GDPR
4 6 (3.47%) COBIT
4 6 (3.47%) SLA
5 5 (2.89%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.16%) MiFID
6 2 (1.16%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.58%) EMIR
7 1 (0.58%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.58%) QA
7 1 (0.58%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (13.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.89%) Terminal Services
4 5 (2.89%) vSphere
4 5 (2.89%) XenApp
4 5 (2.89%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.73%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.16%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.58%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.58%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.58%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 10 (5.78%) SCCM
2 5 (2.89%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (2.89%) SCOM
2 5 (2.89%) WSUS
3 4 (2.31%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (1.73%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 31 (17.92%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.40%) VMware
3 9 (5.20%) Cisco
4 8 (4.62%) Citrix
5 5 (2.89%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.31%) Adobe
6 4 (2.31%) Apple
6 4 (2.31%) HP
6 4 (2.31%) Ivanti
6 4 (2.31%) Oracle
6 4 (2.31%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.31%) Snow
6 4 (2.31%) Temenos
7 3 (1.73%) Blue Coat
7 3 (1.73%) Blue Prism
7 3 (1.73%) CyberArk
7 3 (1.73%) FireEye
7 3 (1.73%) IBM
7 3 (1.73%) Mitel
7 3 (1.73%) Wyse