Period
to 27 January 2022

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £54,750 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

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

IT Manager
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 113 85 158
Rank change year-on-year -28 +73 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 153 71 107
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.57% 2.86% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 2.99% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 102 63 90
10th Percentile £41,050 £40,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,250 £43,033
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,750 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.50% -9.09% -2.20%
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £67,813
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £82,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 5,381 2,376 5,785
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.47% 95.77% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2,765 1,769 4,225
10th Percentile £25,971 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,136 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - - +5.23%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured IT Manager in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in the East of England

IT Manager
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Manager in the East of England.

Salary trend for IT Manager in the East of England

IT Manager
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Manager in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Salary histogram for IT Manager in the East of England

IT Manager
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Manager within the East of England region over the 6 months to 27 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Hertfordshire -35 47 £55,000 - 10
Essex -7 46 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Cambridgeshire -28 38 £48,711 +2.55% 6
Bedfordshire -16 9 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Norfolk -13 7 £46,865 -0.29% 4
Suffolk -17 6 £43,750 -12.50% 5
IT Manager
England

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 East of England region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 71 (46.41%) Social Skills
2 52 (33.99%) Project Management
3 42 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (26.14%) ITIL
5 38 (24.84%) Service Management
6 35 (22.88%) Change Management
7 34 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
8 33 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
8 33 (21.57%) Management Information System
9 30 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (19.61%) Pharmaceutical
10 29 (18.95%) Finance
11 28 (18.30%) Degree
11 28 (18.30%) Informatics
12 25 (16.34%) Continuous Improvement
13 24 (15.69%) Strategic Planning
14 22 (14.38%) IT Strategy
14 22 (14.38%) Business Case
15 21 (13.73%) Microsoft
16 20 (13.07%) Microsoft 365
16 20 (13.07%) Collaborative Working
17 19 (12.42%) Presentation Skills
17 19 (12.42%) Line Management
17 19 (12.42%) PRINCE2
18 17 (11.11%) Service Delivery
18 17 (11.11%) Mentoring
18 17 (11.11%) Computer Science
18 17 (11.11%) Life Science
18 17 (11.11%) Product Management
18 17 (11.11%) Product Vision

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (3.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.65%) Ethereum
2 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.31%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.31%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.31%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.65%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.65%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.07%) Microsoft 365
2 14 (9.15%) Azure
3 13 (8.50%) SaaS
4 3 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (1.96%) PaaS
5 2 (1.31%) AWS
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (0.65%) GCP
6 1 (0.65%) GitHub
6 1 (0.65%) GitHub Actions
6 1 (0.65%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.65%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.65%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.27%) DHCP
1 5 (3.27%) DNS
1 5 (3.27%) Firewall
1 5 (3.27%) LAN
1 5 (3.27%) SAN
1 5 (3.27%) WAN
2 2 (1.31%) NAS
2 2 (1.31%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.31%) VLAN
2 2 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.65%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.65%) Intranet
3 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.65%) Network Security
3 1 (0.65%) NX-OS
3 1 (0.65%) PBX
3 1 (0.65%) SD-WAN
3 1 (0.65%) VPN
3 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.65%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.65%) InfluxDB
2 1 (0.65%) Power BI
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Travis CI
General
1 71 (46.41%) Social Skills
2 33 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (19.61%) Pharmaceutical
4 29 (18.95%) Finance
5 19 (12.42%) Presentation Skills
6 16 (10.46%) Public Speaking
7 15 (9.80%) Influencing Skills
7 15 (9.80%) Manufacturing
8 14 (9.15%) Retail
9 5 (3.27%) Organisational Skills
10 4 (2.61%) Local Government
11 3 (1.96%) Back Office
12 2 (1.31%) Law
12 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.65%) .NET
1 1 (0.65%) Smart Contracts
Miscellaneous
1 33 (21.57%) Management Information System
2 17 (11.11%) Life Science
2 17 (11.11%) User Experience
3 8 (5.23%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.92%) FMCG
4 6 (3.92%) NHS
5 3 (1.96%) Robotics
6 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.65%) Digital Signage
6 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.65%) iSeries
6 1 (0.65%) PMI
6 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) Smart City
6 1 (0.65%) Social Network
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.80%) Windows
2 11 (7.19%) Windows Server
3 7 (4.58%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.61%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (1.96%) Linux
6 2 (1.31%) Debian
6 2 (1.31%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.65%) Android
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (33.99%) Project Management
2 42 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (26.14%) ITIL
4 38 (24.84%) Service Management
5 35 (22.88%) Change Management
6 34 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (18.30%) Informatics
9 25 (16.34%) Continuous Improvement
10 24 (15.69%) Strategic Planning
11 22 (14.38%) Business Case
11 22 (14.38%) IT Strategy
12 20 (13.07%) Collaborative Working
13 19 (12.42%) Line Management
13 19 (12.42%) PRINCE2
14 17 (11.11%) Computer Science
14 17 (11.11%) Mentoring
14 17 (11.11%) Product Management
14 17 (11.11%) Product Vision
14 17 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.27%) SQL
2 3 (1.96%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.65%) Bash
3 1 (0.65%) C
3 1 (0.65%) Python
3 1 (0.65%) RPG
Qualifications
1 28 (18.30%) Degree
2 10 (6.54%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (5.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (3.27%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.27%) PMP
5 4 (2.61%) APMP
5 4 (2.61%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.96%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.31%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.65%) APMG
8 1 (0.65%) CCDP
8 1 (0.65%) CCNA
8 1 (0.65%) CCNP
8 1 (0.65%) CISA
8 1 (0.65%) CISM
8 1 (0.65%) CISSP
8 1 (0.65%) CITP
8 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.65%) MAPM
8 1 (0.65%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.23%) Cyber Essentials
1 8 (5.23%) SLA
2 3 (1.96%) PMO
3 2 (1.31%) GDPR
3 2 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.65%) GRC
System Software
1 7 (4.58%) Active Directory
1 7 (4.58%) Snort
2 4 (2.61%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.65%) Docker
4 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.96%) SCCM
1 3 (1.96%) SCOM
1 3 (1.96%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.65%) Ansible
2 1 (0.65%) Grafana
2 1 (0.65%) Kibana
2 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.65%) Prometheus
2 1 (0.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.58%) LogRhythm
2 7 (4.58%) ServiceNow
3 4 (2.61%) SAP
3 4 (2.61%) VMware
4 3 (1.96%) JD Edwards
4 3 (1.96%) Veeam
5 1 (0.65%) Apple
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco
5 1 (0.65%) Dot Hill
5 1 (0.65%) Google
5 1 (0.65%) IBM
5 1 (0.65%) NETGEAR
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle
5 1 (0.65%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.65%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (0.65%) Sage
5 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.65%) Siemens
5 1 (0.65%) Workday