Period
to 18 August 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £53,742 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

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
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 203 185 189
Rank change year-on-year -18 +4 -32
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 2,286 2,982 3,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.74% 1.88% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.95% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,849 2,572 2,716
England median annual salary £53,742 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.29% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £37,450 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £53,000 £54,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year -2.30% +3.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 125,615 153,033 160,042
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 96.25% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 101,018 124,172 130,210
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 18 August 2019.

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 6 months to 18 August 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
London -7 835 £62,500 +2.46% 76
South East -24 550 £52,500 - 63
North of England -25 384 £45,000 -3.23% 74
Midlands -5 280 £50,000 - 76
North West +13 188 £45,000 -2.17% 37
Yorkshire -47 167 £45,000 -10.00% 28
West Midlands -11 157 £50,000 +0.48% 39
East of England +42 126 £54,000 +2.86% 22
East Midlands +13 123 £52,500 - 37
South West -18 113 £47,500 - 25
North East +17 29 £47,500 +5.56% 9
IT Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 England region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 718 (31.41%) Project Management
2 660 (28.87%) Finance
3 590 (25.81%) ITIL
4 533 (23.32%) Agile Software Development
5 447 (19.55%) PRINCE2
6 420 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 410 (17.94%) Microsoft
8 335 (14.65%) Windows
9 287 (12.55%) Service Delivery
10 280 (12.25%) Service Management
11 271 (11.85%) Office 365
12 261 (11.42%) Degree
13 243 (10.63%) Change Management
14 212 (9.27%) Problem-Solving
15 202 (8.84%) Active Directory
16 197 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
17 192 (8.40%) Risk Management
18 180 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
19 174 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
20 168 (7.35%) Retail
21 163 (7.13%) Management Information System
22 157 (6.87%) ITSM
22 157 (6.87%) VMware
23 144 (6.30%) Mentoring
24 139 (6.08%) ERP
25 138 (6.04%) Information Security
25 138 (6.04%) IT Strategy
26 135 (5.91%) SLA
27 134 (5.86%) Microsoft Office
28 132 (5.77%) Waterfall

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 92 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 41 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 29 (1.27%) Skype for Business
4 25 (1.09%) Confluence
5 18 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (0.48%) IIS
6 11 (0.48%) MS Project Server
6 11 (0.48%) WordPress
7 8 (0.35%) CMS
8 5 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.087%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.087%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.087%) Moodle
10 2 (0.087%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.044%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.044%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.044%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.044%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.044%) WebSphere
Applications
1 134 (5.86%) Microsoft Office
2 103 (4.51%) Microsoft Project
3 66 (2.89%) Microsoft Excel
4 38 (1.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 22 (0.96%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.17%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.044%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.044%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 17 (0.74%) Dynamics GP
2 16 (0.70%) Elite 3E
2 16 (0.70%) Unit4 Business World
3 13 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
7 8 (0.35%) SAP ERP
8 7 (0.31%) SAP Business One
9 5 (0.22%) NetSuite
10 4 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.17%) SystmOne
11 3 (0.13%) Sage 200
11 3 (0.13%) SAP IBP
12 2 (0.087%) SAP S/4HANA
13 1 (0.044%) Aareon QL
13 1 (0.044%) Carpe Diem
13 1 (0.044%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 1 (0.044%) Sage X3
13 1 (0.044%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 271 (11.85%) Office 365
2 180 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
4 68 (2.97%) SaaS
5 27 (1.18%) IaaS
6 23 (1.01%) OneDrive
7 19 (0.83%) PaaS
7 19 (0.83%) Power Platform
8 18 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
9 15 (0.66%) G Suite
10 8 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.17%) Slack
13 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.13%) Mimecast
14 2 (0.087%) SuccessFactors
15 1 (0.044%) Apigee
15 1 (0.044%) DigitalOcean
15 1 (0.044%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 115 (5.03%) Firewall
2 96 (4.20%) LAN
3 90 (3.94%) WAN
4 62 (2.71%) DNS
5 57 (2.49%) VoIP
6 46 (2.01%) VPN
7 44 (1.92%) SAN
8 43 (1.88%) DHCP
9 42 (1.84%) Network Security
10 40 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
11 39 (1.71%) TCP/IP
12 34 (1.49%) Skype
13 31 (1.36%) Internet
14 29 (1.27%) VLAN
15 28 (1.22%) Wireless
16 24 (1.05%) MPLS
17 20 (0.87%) Unified Communications
18 17 (0.74%) NAS
19 16 (0.70%) IP Telephony
20 15 (0.66%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (5.16%) SQL Server
2 31 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
7 18 (0.79%) MySQL
7 18 (0.79%) Power BI
8 14 (0.61%) Relational Database
9 12 (0.52%) NoSQL
9 12 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (0.44%) Redis
11 9 (0.39%) Big Data
11 9 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (0.31%) Electronic Patient Records
12 7 (0.31%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 47 (2.06%) JIRA
2 36 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.26%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.17%) Rational Rose
5 3 (0.13%) Hudson
5 3 (0.13%) Pivotal Tracker
6 2 (0.087%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.087%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.087%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.087%) Selenium
6 2 (0.087%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.087%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.044%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.044%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.044%) JUnit
7 1 (0.044%) PeopleTools
7 1 (0.044%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.044%) VersionOne
General
1 660 (28.87%) Finance
2 168 (7.35%) Retail
3 124 (5.42%) Legal
4 88 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 82 (3.59%) Law
6 79 (3.46%) Public Sector
7 75 (3.28%) Marketing
8 70 (3.06%) Telecoms
9 68 (2.97%) Banking
10 46 (2.01%) Back Office
11 36 (1.57%) Local Government
12 31 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
13 20 (0.87%) Advertising
14 16 (0.70%) Billing
15 14 (0.61%) Housing Association
16 11 (0.48%) Investment Banking
17 10 (0.44%) French Language
17 10 (0.44%) Games
18 9 (0.39%) Military
18 9 (0.39%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (3.02%) .NET
2 30 (1.31%) WPF
3 29 (1.27%) HTML
4 17 (0.74%) CSS
5 13 (0.57%) jQuery
5 13 (0.57%) Web Services
6 11 (0.48%) AngularJS
7 8 (0.35%) .NET Core
7 8 (0.35%) Node.js
7 8 (0.35%) React
8 7 (0.31%) HTML5
8 7 (0.31%) XML
9 6 (0.26%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.26%) REST
10 5 (0.22%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (0.17%) CSS3
12 3 (0.13%) EDI
12 3 (0.13%) JSON
12 3 (0.13%) LDAP
12 3 (0.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 197 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 163 (7.13%) Management Information System
3 100 (4.37%) Self-Motivation
4 95 (4.16%) Data Centre
5 43 (1.88%) Virtual Team
6 27 (1.18%) Fixed Income
7 25 (1.09%) Derivative
8 24 (1.05%) FMCG
8 24 (1.05%) Hedge funds
8 24 (1.05%) OTC Derivatives
9 23 (1.01%) User Experience
10 22 (0.96%) CMDB
10 22 (0.96%) EPoS
11 20 (0.87%) NHS
12 19 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
12 19 (0.83%) Driving Licence
12 19 (0.83%) Life Science
12 19 (0.83%) Public Cloud
13 18 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 335 (14.65%) Windows
2 126 (5.51%) Windows Server
3 83 (3.63%) Linux
4 79 (3.46%) Windows 10
5 43 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (1.40%) Windows 7
7 20 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (0.83%) Unix
9 16 (0.70%) Windows 8
10 14 (0.61%) Android
11 13 (0.57%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.48%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.39%) Debian
13 9 (0.39%) HPUX
13 9 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.26%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.22%) CentOS
15 5 (0.22%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 718 (31.41%) Project Management
2 590 (25.81%) ITIL
3 533 (23.32%) Agile Software Development
4 447 (19.55%) PRINCE2
5 420 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 287 (12.55%) Service Delivery
7 280 (12.25%) Service Management
8 243 (10.63%) Change Management
9 212 (9.27%) Problem-Solving
10 192 (8.40%) Risk Management
11 174 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
12 157 (6.87%) ITSM
13 144 (6.30%) Mentoring
14 139 (6.08%) ERP
15 138 (6.04%) Information Security
15 138 (6.04%) IT Strategy
16 132 (5.77%) Waterfall
17 125 (5.47%) Programme Management
18 118 (5.16%) Supplier Management
19 112 (4.90%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 126 (5.51%) SQL
2 49 (2.14%) C
3 48 (2.10%) C#
4 29 (1.27%) JavaScript
5 28 (1.22%) PowerShell
6 21 (0.92%) Python
7 19 (0.83%) Java
8 17 (0.74%) PHP
9 15 (0.66%) T-SQL
10 14 (0.61%) Bash Shell
11 10 (0.44%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.17%) Lingo
12 4 (0.17%) MATLAB
12 4 (0.17%) Perl
12 4 (0.17%) R
13 3 (0.13%) VBA
14 2 (0.087%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.087%) Ruby
15 1 (0.044%) PeopleCode
15 1 (0.044%) VB
Qualifications
1 261 (11.42%) Degree
2 125 (5.47%) PMP
3 114 (4.99%) PMI Certification
4 86 (3.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 84 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
6 81 (3.54%) Security Cleared
7 55 (2.41%) SC Cleared
8 44 (1.92%) CISSP
9 40 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 36 (1.57%) CISM
10 36 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
11 35 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
12 31 (1.36%) CCNA
13 28 (1.22%) DBS Check
13 28 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 23 (1.01%) CISA
15 20 (0.87%) APMP
16 17 (0.74%) HND
17 16 (0.70%) CCNP
18 15 (0.66%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (5.91%) SLA
2 116 (5.07%) PMO
3 104 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 103 (4.51%) GDPR
5 77 (3.37%) QA
6 39 (1.71%) PCI DSS
7 32 (1.40%) COBIT
8 22 (0.96%) Cyber Essentials
9 21 (0.92%) ISO 9001
10 19 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 17 (0.74%) ISO 22301
12 16 (0.70%) NIST
13 15 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 11 (0.48%) ISAE 3402
14 11 (0.48%) SSAE 16
15 8 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 6 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 5 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
18 4 (0.17%) NCSC
System Software
1 202 (8.84%) Active Directory
2 87 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (2.58%) Hyper-V
4 21 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.39%) XenApp
7 8 (0.35%) VirtualBox
8 7 (0.31%) vSphere
9 5 (0.22%) Samba
9 5 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 3 (0.13%) Xen
11 3 (0.13%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.087%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.087%) Firmware
12 2 (0.087%) KVM
13 1 (0.044%) Docker
13 1 (0.044%) NDS
13 1 (0.044%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 79 (3.46%) SCCM
2 19 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
4 11 (0.48%) SCOrch
5 9 (0.39%) SCOM
6 8 (0.35%) Ansible
6 8 (0.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 8 (0.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 8 (0.35%) WSUS
7 6 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (0.17%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.13%) CSIRT
9 3 (0.13%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.087%) Nessus
10 2 (0.087%) Puppet
10 2 (0.087%) vMotion
11 1 (0.044%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.044%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 410 (17.94%) Microsoft
2 157 (6.87%) VMware
3 116 (5.07%) Cisco
4 105 (4.59%) Citrix
5 91 (3.98%) SAP
6 65 (2.84%) Oracle
7 44 (1.92%) ServiceNow
8 37 (1.62%) Google
9 35 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
10 33 (1.44%) HP
11 31 (1.36%) Dell
12 25 (1.09%) Apple
12 25 (1.09%) iManage
13 23 (1.01%) DevExpress
14 20 (0.87%) Sage
14 20 (0.87%) Veeam
15 18 (0.79%) Ivanti
15 18 (0.79%) McAfee
16 16 (0.70%) CheckPoint
17 15 (0.66%) Juniper