The median annual salary for a IT Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 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
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 157 145
Rank change year-on-year -4 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 1639 2140 2149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.04% 2.19% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 2.27% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1351 1820 1814
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £36,000 £35,088
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77233 94416 96917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.45% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64704 79862 79959
Median salary £45,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.08% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in England

IT Manager
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Manager in England.

Salary trend for IT Manager in England

IT Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Manager in England

IT Manager
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 649 £60,000 - 70
South East 0 299 £52,500 - 32
East of England +20 168 £51,000 -2.17% 13
Yorkshire +7 135 £45,000 - 14
West Midlands -4 125 £50,250 +0.50% 8
North West -58 118 £50,000 +11.11% 16
South West +9 77 £42,500 -5.55% 16
East Midlands -8 72 £45,000 -10.00% 7
North East -1 10 £39,000 -0.79% 2
IT Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 1029 (31.14%) Project Management
2 908 (27.48%) Finance
3 724 (21.91%) ITIL
4 698 (21.13%) PRINCE2
5 568 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
6 566 (17.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 505 (15.28%) Microsoft
8 447 (13.53%) Windows
9 379 (11.47%) Service Delivery
10 366 (11.08%) Degree
11 311 (9.41%) Retail
12 301 (9.11%) Service Management
13 286 (8.66%) Active Directory
14 270 (8.17%) Change Management
15 265 (8.02%) VMware
16 245 (7.42%) Windows Server
17 236 (7.14%) Risk Management
18 233 (7.05%) Continuous Improvement
19 228 (6.90%) MS Excel
20 219 (6.63%) Data Centre
21 216 (6.54%) IT Strategy
22 206 (6.23%) CRM
23 197 (5.96%) SDLC
24 196 (5.93%) Management Information System
25 189 (5.72%) MS Office
26 188 (5.69%) Firewall
27 185 (5.60%) SLA
27 185 (5.60%) Marketing
28 184 (5.57%) Cisco
29 183 (5.54%) Line Management

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 119 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 94 (2.85%) MS Exchange
3 33 (1.00%) CMS
4 30 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (0.73%) IIS
6 10 (0.30%) Skype for Business
7 9 (0.27%) Apache
8 6 (0.18%) Confluence
8 6 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.15%) IBM Domino
9 5 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.12%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.12%) MS Project Server
11 3 (0.091%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.061%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.061%) Moodle
12 2 (0.061%) WebSphere
Applications
1 228 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 189 (5.72%) MS Office
3 102 (3.09%) MS Project
4 52 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.061%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.030%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.030%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.030%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 31 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.30%) SAP ERP
5 6 (0.18%) Infor CRM
5 6 (0.18%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.18%) SAP Business One
6 5 (0.15%) Sage CRM
7 4 (0.12%) Maximo
7 4 (0.12%) Sage 200
7 4 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.091%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.091%) Sage 1000
8 3 (0.091%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.091%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.061%) Magento
9 2 (0.061%) Northgate Housing
9 2 (0.061%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.061%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 164 (4.96%) Office 365
2 122 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
4 51 (1.54%) SaaS
5 34 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (0.79%) IaaS
7 6 (0.18%) AdWords
7 6 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.12%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.12%) PaaS
10 3 (0.091%) Intacct
11 2 (0.061%) G Suite
11 2 (0.061%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.030%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.030%) FinancialForce.com
12 1 (0.030%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.030%) Taleo
12 1 (0.030%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 188 (5.69%) Firewall
2 128 (3.87%) LAN
3 124 (3.75%) WAN
4 87 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 76 (2.30%) SAN
6 65 (1.97%) DNS
7 56 (1.69%) VPN
8 51 (1.54%) Wireless
9 50 (1.51%) VoIP
10 45 (1.36%) DHCP
11 43 (1.30%) Internet
12 33 (1.00%) VLAN
13 28 (0.85%) Network Security
14 23 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
15 22 (0.67%) MPLS
16 19 (0.58%) Intranet
16 19 (0.58%) iSCSI
17 15 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
17 15 (0.45%) NAS
18 14 (0.42%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (4.03%) SQL Server
2 28 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (0.54%) MySQL
5 16 (0.48%) Big Data
6 13 (0.39%) Relational Database
7 10 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (0.27%) Oracle Database
9 8 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (0.21%) SAP BW
10 7 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.12%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.12%) DB2
11 4 (0.12%) EDRMS
11 4 (0.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.091%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.091%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 29 (0.88%) JIRA
2 13 (0.39%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.21%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.15%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (0.091%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.091%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 2 (0.061%) VersionOne
7 1 (0.030%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.030%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.030%) Hudson
7 1 (0.030%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.030%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.030%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.030%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.030%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.030%) Selenium
7 1 (0.030%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.030%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.030%) Subversion
7 1 (0.030%) TeamCity
General
1 908 (27.48%) Finance
2 311 (9.41%) Retail
3 185 (5.60%) Marketing
4 145 (4.39%) Banking
4 145 (4.39%) Legal
5 124 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 74 (2.24%) Manufacturing
7 70 (2.12%) Law
8 58 (1.76%) Back Office
9 47 (1.42%) Advertising
10 31 (0.94%) Front Office
11 28 (0.85%) Billing
12 24 (0.73%) Automotive
13 21 (0.64%) Investment Banking
14 18 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
15 17 (0.51%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.36%) Publishing
17 11 (0.33%) Games
18 10 (0.30%) Electronics
18 10 (0.30%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (2.72%) .NET
2 23 (0.70%) Web Services
3 19 (0.58%) HTML
4 17 (0.51%) ASP.NET
5 16 (0.48%) EDI
6 14 (0.42%) Middleware
7 8 (0.24%) AngularJS
8 7 (0.21%) HTML5
8 7 (0.21%) XML
9 6 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (0.18%) COM
9 6 (0.18%) CSS
9 6 (0.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (0.15%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (0.15%) Velocity
11 4 (0.12%) CSS3
11 4 (0.12%) LAMP
12 3 (0.091%) J2EE
12 3 (0.091%) jQuery
12 3 (0.091%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 219 (6.63%) Data Centre
2 196 (5.93%) Management Information System
3 166 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (2.06%) FMCG
5 66 (2.00%) EPoS
6 65 (1.97%) PMI
7 52 (1.57%) Virtual Team
8 49 (1.48%) Computer Science
9 38 (1.15%) iPad
10 31 (0.94%) NHS
11 26 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
12 25 (0.76%) Driving Licence
13 18 (0.54%) User Experience
14 17 (0.51%) e-Learning
14 17 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (0.48%) Client/Server
15 16 (0.48%) CMDB
15 16 (0.48%) Social Media
16 11 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 11 (0.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 447 (13.53%) Windows
2 245 (7.42%) Windows Server
3 150 (4.54%) Linux
4 122 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 97 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 86 (2.60%) Windows 7
7 45 (1.36%) Mac OS X
8 42 (1.27%) Apple iOS
9 33 (1.00%) Windows 10
10 30 (0.91%) Windows 8
11 28 (0.85%) Unix
12 24 (0.73%) Mac OS
12 24 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (0.70%) Windows XP
14 15 (0.45%) Android
15 8 (0.24%) CentOS
16 6 (0.18%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
17 5 (0.15%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1029 (31.14%) Project Management
2 724 (21.91%) ITIL
3 698 (21.13%) PRINCE2
4 568 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
5 566 (17.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 379 (11.47%) Service Delivery
7 301 (9.11%) Service Management
8 270 (8.17%) Change Management
9 236 (7.14%) Risk Management
10 233 (7.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 216 (6.54%) IT Strategy
12 206 (6.23%) CRM
13 197 (5.96%) SDLC
14 183 (5.54%) Line Management
15 181 (5.48%) Information Security
16 167 (5.05%) Waterfall
17 165 (4.99%) ERP
18 155 (4.69%) ITSM
19 154 (4.66%) Disaster Recovery
20 141 (4.27%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 181 (5.48%) SQL
2 52 (1.57%) C
3 43 (1.30%) C#
4 42 (1.27%) Java
5 20 (0.61%) Bash Shell
6 18 (0.54%) JavaScript
7 17 (0.51%) PowerShell
8 13 (0.39%) PHP
8 13 (0.39%) Python
9 10 (0.30%) PL/SQL
9 10 (0.30%) VB.NET
10 6 (0.18%) Groovy
10 6 (0.18%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.12%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.091%) RPG
12 3 (0.091%) VB
13 2 (0.061%) C++
13 2 (0.061%) Ruby
13 2 (0.061%) VBA
14 1 (0.030%) R
Qualifications
1 366 (11.08%) Degree
2 131 (3.96%) PMI Certification
2 131 (3.96%) PMP
3 124 (3.75%) CISSP
4 119 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 106 (3.21%) ITIL Certification
6 103 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 100 (3.03%) CISM
8 92 (2.78%) CISA
9 84 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 61 (1.85%) MCSE
11 38 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
12 30 (0.91%) MCSA
13 28 (0.85%) Security Cleared
14 27 (0.82%) APMP
14 27 (0.82%) CCNA
15 25 (0.76%) CRISC
16 22 (0.67%) ISEB
17 18 (0.54%) MCITP
18 17 (0.51%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (5.60%) SLA
2 174 (5.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 134 (4.06%) PMO
4 63 (1.91%) COBIT
5 54 (1.63%) QA
6 35 (1.06%) PCI DSS
7 30 (0.91%) ISO 9001
8 18 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 16 (0.48%) SSAE 16
10 15 (0.45%) MiFID
11 13 (0.39%) GDPR
12 10 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
13 5 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 5 (0.15%) ISO22301
13 5 (0.15%) ISO27002
14 4 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 4 (0.12%) Web Application Security Consortium
15 3 (0.091%) Data Quality
15 3 (0.091%) EMIR
15 3 (0.091%) P3O
System Software
1 286 (8.66%) Active Directory
2 146 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (2.88%) Hyper-V
4 17 (0.51%) VMware ESX
5 16 (0.48%) vSphere
6 13 (0.39%) VMware Server
7 11 (0.33%) NFS
7 11 (0.33%) XenApp
8 10 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.24%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.18%) XenServer
11 4 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.091%) Firmware
13 2 (0.061%) iptables
13 2 (0.061%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.061%) NDS
13 2 (0.061%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.061%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 47 (1.42%) SCCM
2 24 (0.73%) SCOM
3 17 (0.51%) Backup Exec
4 12 (0.36%) NetBackup
4 12 (0.36%) WSUS
5 7 (0.21%) Nagios
6 5 (0.15%) FortiGate
6 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 5 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.15%) SCDPM
7 4 (0.12%) Ansible
7 4 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.12%) Puppet
7 4 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.12%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.091%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.091%) Cisco UCCE
8 3 (0.091%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.091%) Nessus
8 3 (0.091%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 505 (15.28%) Microsoft
2 265 (8.02%) VMware
3 184 (5.57%) Cisco
4 95 (2.88%) SAP
5 82 (2.48%) Oracle
6 78 (2.36%) Citrix
7 70 (2.12%) HP
8 42 (1.27%) Apple
9 35 (1.06%) Veeam
10 27 (0.82%) Dell
11 26 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
12 24 (0.73%) NetApp
13 23 (0.70%) Computacenter
13 23 (0.70%) Sage
14 22 (0.67%) SonicWALL
15 19 (0.58%) IBM
16 18 (0.54%) EMC
16 18 (0.54%) Infor
17 17 (0.51%) Mitel
17 17 (0.51%) ServiceNow
London
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + £5k Car allowance, 20% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Staff Finda ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £44,000 per annum Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
ITalent Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Callington, Cornwall
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Strong Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £64,000 per annum Bonus, Healthcare, Car Allowance, Pe
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £72000 per annum + excellent benefits & onsite services
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Morson International
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Pension Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
UCL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K Basic / £130K OTE + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K Basic / £130K OTE + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K Basic / £130K OTE + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K Basic / £130K OTE + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ebury
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago