IT Manager Jobs in England

IT Manager
UK > England

The median IT Manager salary in England is £50,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

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

6 months to
26 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 106 210 234
Rank change year-on-year +104 +24 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 2,159 1,513 2,401
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.45% 1.73% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 1.90% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,855 1,232 1,923
10th Percentile £33,500 £41,250 £40,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,500 £57,500 £55,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.17% +3.60% +4.72%
75th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £55,162
% change year-on-year -13.04% +4.24% +4.08%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England

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.

Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 83,455 79,786 132,547
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.64% 91.48% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 62,071 51,010 74,787
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,084 £45,000 £43,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,800 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.65% +1.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £71,250 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £97,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in England

IT Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for IT Manager in England

IT Manager
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Manager in England over the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

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 26 May 2024. 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
North of England +123 588 £47,500 -9.52% 83
South East +68 443 £50,913 -11.46% 117
London +38 411 £64,132 -1.34% 114
Midlands +68 394 £50,000 -9.09% 58
North West +122 306 £47,500 -12.84% 38
Yorkshire +106 220 £49,990 -0.02% 39
West Midlands +42 207 £54,000 -1.82% 30
East Midlands +78 172 £50,000 -13.04% 27
South West +16 170 £49,000 -6.67% 28
East of England +46 150 £50,000 -9.09% 23
North East +32 62 £51,250 +2.50% 11
IT Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2024, IT Manager job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 628 (29.09%) Social Skills
2 501 (23.21%) Project Management
3 414 (19.18%) Microsoft
4 408 (18.90%) Finance
5 343 (15.89%) Microsoft 365
6 329 (15.24%) Agile
7 319 (14.78%) ITIL
8 261 (12.09%) Azure
8 261 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
9 241 (11.16%) Degree
10 237 (10.98%) Service Delivery
11 228 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 223 (10.33%) Windows
13 212 (9.82%) Project Delivery
14 211 (9.77%) Cybersecurity
15 196 (9.08%) Risk Management
16 195 (9.03%) ERP
17 190 (8.80%) Active Directory
18 186 (8.62%) Change Management
19 185 (8.57%) PRINCE2
20 168 (7.78%) Waterfall
21 160 (7.41%) Service Management
22 152 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
23 137 (6.35%) Firewall
23 137 (6.35%) Mentoring
24 135 (6.25%) IT Strategy
25 134 (6.21%) Retail
26 133 (6.16%) ITSM
27 131 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
28 127 (5.88%) Line Management

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 92 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 37 (1.71%) Microsoft Exchange
3 15 (0.69%) Confluence
4 13 (0.60%) Documentum
5 11 (0.51%) WordPress
6 9 (0.42%) CMS
7 5 (0.23%) Site Server
8 4 (0.19%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.19%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.14%) SAS
10 1 (0.046%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.046%) Ethereum
10 1 (0.046%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.046%) Hyperledger
10 1 (0.046%) IIS
10 1 (0.046%) Moodle
10 1 (0.046%) Totara
Applications
1 74 (3.43%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (0.37%) Trello
5 2 (0.093%) CATIA
6 1 (0.046%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.046%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (0.60%) TrackWise
2 8 (0.37%) NetSuite
3 7 (0.32%) Sage 200
3 7 (0.32%) SAP Business One
3 7 (0.32%) Shopify
4 6 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.19%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.19%) SAP WM
6 3 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.046%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.046%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.046%) Epicor Tropos
7 1 (0.046%) Magento
7 1 (0.046%) Maximo
7 1 (0.046%) Primavera
7 1 (0.046%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.046%) Salesforce CRM
7 1 (0.046%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.046%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 343 (15.89%) Microsoft 365
2 261 (12.09%) Azure
3 64 (2.96%) AWS
4 60 (2.78%) Power Platform
5 51 (2.36%) Entra ID
6 46 (2.13%) SaaS
7 29 (1.34%) GCP
8 27 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
9 21 (0.97%) OneDrive
10 16 (0.74%) IaaS
11 15 (0.69%) WhatsApp
12 14 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
12 14 (0.65%) PaaS
13 12 (0.56%) PowerApps
14 11 (0.51%) Google Workspace
15 6 (0.28%) Dropbox
15 6 (0.28%) Mimecast
16 5 (0.23%) Azure Pipelines
17 4 (0.19%) Amazon EKS
17 4 (0.19%) Azure DevOps
Communications & Networking
1 137 (6.35%) Firewall
2 69 (3.20%) WAN
3 62 (2.87%) Wi-Fi
4 56 (2.59%) LAN
5 52 (2.41%) Network Security
6 37 (1.71%) DNS
7 35 (1.62%) VPN
8 33 (1.53%) Intranet
8 33 (1.53%) VLAN
9 30 (1.39%) Wireless
10 29 (1.34%) DHCP
11 24 (1.11%) SAN
11 24 (1.11%) TCP/IP
12 22 (1.02%) Internet
13 16 (0.74%) VoIP
14 14 (0.65%) SD-WAN
15 10 (0.46%) NAS
15 10 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
16 9 (0.42%) WLAN
17 7 (0.32%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (2.22%) Power BI
2 44 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 21 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (0.28%) DB2
4 6 (0.28%) Relational Database
4 6 (0.28%) SAP HANA
5 5 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (0.19%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.093%) GIS
8 2 (0.093%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.046%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.046%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 62 (2.87%) JIRA
2 3 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.093%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.093%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 628 (29.09%) Social Skills
2 408 (18.90%) Finance
3 134 (6.21%) Retail
4 131 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
5 97 (4.49%) Law
6 91 (4.21%) Legal
7 84 (3.89%) Public Sector
8 82 (3.80%) Manufacturing
9 61 (2.83%) Telecoms
10 58 (2.69%) Organisational Skills
11 46 (2.13%) Presentation Skills
12 45 (2.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 44 (2.04%) Banking
14 42 (1.95%) Marketing
15 38 (1.76%) Influencing Skills
16 34 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
17 22 (1.02%) Aerospace
18 17 (0.79%) Billing
19 16 (0.74%) Financial Institution
20 14 (0.65%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (0.51%) .NET
2 9 (0.42%) EDI
2 9 (0.42%) HTML
3 6 (0.28%) CSS
4 4 (0.19%) .NET Core
4 4 (0.19%) LDAP
4 4 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (0.19%) REST
4 4 (0.19%) XML
5 3 (0.14%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.14%) ADO
5 3 (0.14%) Flash
5 3 (0.14%) Web Services
6 2 (0.093%) Express.js
6 2 (0.093%) JSON
6 2 (0.093%) MERN Stack
6 2 (0.093%) Node.js
6 2 (0.093%) React
7 1 (0.046%) Laravel
7 1 (0.046%) Smart Contracts
Miscellaneous
1 108 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
2 97 (4.49%) Management Information System
3 58 (2.69%) Data Centre
4 31 (1.44%) Driving Licence
4 31 (1.44%) FMCG
5 29 (1.34%) Onboarding
6 20 (0.93%) Cyber Threat
7 16 (0.74%) PMI
8 15 (0.69%) CCTV
8 15 (0.69%) Life Science
8 15 (0.69%) Security Posture
9 14 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (0.60%) LIMS
10 13 (0.60%) NHS
11 12 (0.56%) Product Ownership
12 11 (0.51%) EPoS
13 9 (0.42%) CMDB
13 9 (0.42%) Cyberattack
14 8 (0.37%) Algorithms
14 8 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 223 (10.33%) Windows
2 108 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 43 (1.99%) Windows 10
4 25 (1.16%) Linux
5 20 (0.93%) Mac OS
6 19 (0.88%) Windows Server 2019
7 12 (0.56%) Unix
8 10 (0.46%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
11 6 (0.28%) Android
11 6 (0.28%) VMS
12 3 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (23.21%) Project Management
2 329 (15.24%) Agile
3 319 (14.78%) ITIL
4 261 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
5 237 (10.98%) Service Delivery
6 228 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 212 (9.82%) Project Delivery
8 211 (9.77%) Cybersecurity
9 196 (9.08%) Risk Management
10 195 (9.03%) ERP
11 186 (8.62%) Change Management
12 185 (8.57%) PRINCE2
13 168 (7.78%) Waterfall
14 160 (7.41%) Service Management
15 152 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
16 137 (6.35%) Mentoring
17 135 (6.25%) IT Strategy
18 133 (6.16%) ITSM
19 127 (5.88%) Line Management
20 126 (5.84%) Customer Service
Programming Languages
1 122 (5.65%) SQL
2 24 (1.11%) PowerShell
3 8 (0.37%) JavaScript
4 7 (0.32%) T-SQL
5 5 (0.23%) Bash
6 3 (0.14%) Java
6 3 (0.14%) Python
6 3 (0.14%) VBA
7 2 (0.093%) C#
8 1 (0.046%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.046%) Delphi
8 1 (0.046%) Solidity
8 1 (0.046%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 241 (11.16%) Degree
2 76 (3.52%) PMI Certification
3 75 (3.47%) PMP
4 48 (2.22%) CISSP
4 48 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
5 45 (2.08%) Security Cleared
6 44 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
7 42 (1.95%) DBS Check
8 39 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 35 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 32 (1.48%) Azure Certification
10 32 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
11 26 (1.20%) SC Cleared
12 25 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 23 (1.07%) CCNA
14 21 (0.97%) MCSE
15 19 (0.88%) CISM
16 17 (0.79%) CCNP
17 14 (0.65%) CISA
17 14 (0.65%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (3.75%) GDPR
2 79 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 71 (3.29%) SLA
4 68 (3.15%) Cyber Essentials
5 49 (2.27%) PMO
5 49 (2.27%) QA
6 24 (1.11%) Accessibility
7 23 (1.07%) ITGC
8 19 (0.88%) GRC
9 18 (0.83%) NIST
10 14 (0.65%) GxP
11 13 (0.60%) GMP
11 13 (0.60%) Good Clinical Practice
11 13 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 11 (0.51%) ISO 14000
13 9 (0.42%) ISO 22301
13 9 (0.42%) PCI DSS
14 7 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 7 (0.32%) ISO 9001
15 5 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 190 (8.80%) Active Directory
2 55 (2.55%) Hyper-V
3 54 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.32%) IAG
5 6 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.19%) pfSense
6 4 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.093%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.093%) vSphere
8 1 (0.046%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 54 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (0.32%) WSUS
3 6 (0.28%) SCCM
3 6 (0.28%) SmoothWall
4 5 (0.23%) CASB
4 5 (0.23%) SCOM
4 5 (0.23%) Terraform
5 4 (0.19%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.19%) PaperCut
6 3 (0.14%) Jamf Pro
6 3 (0.14%) Nessus
7 1 (0.046%) Ansible
7 1 (0.046%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.046%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.046%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.046%) SafeCom
7 1 (0.046%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 414 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 96 (4.45%) VMware
3 69 (3.20%) Cisco
4 44 (2.04%) SAP
5 40 (1.85%) ServiceNow
6 35 (1.62%) Veeam
7 33 (1.53%) Google
7 33 (1.53%) Sophos
8 26 (1.20%) Apple
9 23 (1.07%) Citrix
9 23 (1.07%) Salesforce
10 22 (1.02%) Meraki
10 22 (1.02%) Oracle
11 21 (0.97%) Sage
12 14 (0.65%) Fortinet
13 13 (0.60%) CrowdStrike
13 13 (0.60%) Dell
14 9 (0.42%) Anaplan
14 9 (0.42%) Aruba
15 8 (0.37%) AppDynamics