Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 149 154
Rank change year-on-year -32 +5 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 3244 4050 4493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.93% 2.26% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 2.34% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2693 3444 3866
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £36,550 £36,250 £35,500
90th Percentile £78,600 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -4.76%

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 160513 172941 198856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 129735 146008 166765
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

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 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -19 1453 £60,000 - 31
North of England -58 510 £47,500 +5.56% 23
South East -46 503 £52,500 - 26
Midlands -26 329 £47,500 -0.52% 17
East of England -16 287 £52,500 - 13
North West -45 237 £47,500 +5.56% 12
West Midlands -12 220 £47,500 -2.31% 11
Yorkshire -51 218 £47,500 +3.26% 9
South West -36 165 £47,500 +5.56% 14
East Midlands -8 108 £45,000 -5.26% 4
North East +33 54 £45,000 - 2
IT Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 1069 (32.95%) Finance
2 931 (28.70%) Project Management
3 703 (21.67%) ITIL
4 689 (21.24%) PRINCE2
5 648 (19.98%) Agile Software Development
6 567 (17.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 460 (14.18%) Microsoft
8 445 (13.72%) Windows
9 326 (10.05%) Change Management
10 321 (9.90%) Service Delivery
11 320 (9.86%) Service Management
12 305 (9.40%) Banking
13 289 (8.91%) Degree
14 271 (8.35%) Active Directory
15 263 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
16 256 (7.89%) Asset Management
17 252 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
18 245 (7.55%) Waterfall
18 245 (7.55%) Retail
19 221 (6.81%) Risk Management
19 221 (6.81%) Windows Server
20 219 (6.75%) SDLC
21 217 (6.69%) IT Strategy
22 212 (6.54%) SLA
23 207 (6.38%) Supplier Management
24 206 (6.35%) Information Security
25 198 (6.10%) VMware
26 196 (6.04%) Wealth Management
27 192 (5.92%) Microsoft Office
28 191 (5.89%) Investment Banking

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
1 108 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 94 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 36 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (1.08%) Skype for Business
5 31 (0.96%) CMS
6 21 (0.65%) IIS
7 18 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (0.34%) Documentum
9 9 (0.28%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.25%) MS Project Server
11 7 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.15%) Confluence
13 5 (0.15%) Moodle
13 5 (0.15%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.12%) WordPress
15 3 (0.092%) Exchange Server 2003
16 2 (0.062%) OpenStack
16 2 (0.062%) SAS
Applications
1 192 (5.92%) Microsoft Office
2 138 (4.25%) Microsoft Project
3 72 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 56 (1.73%) MS Visio
5 49 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.12%) Niku Workbench
8 3 (0.092%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.092%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.062%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.062%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.062%) Maya
10 1 (0.031%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 24 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.40%) Magento
3 12 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.34%) SAP ERP
5 9 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.22%) Epicor Tropos
6 7 (0.22%) Maximo
6 7 (0.22%) NetSuite
6 7 (0.22%) Temenos T24
7 4 (0.12%) Pegasus Opera
7 4 (0.12%) SAP GRC
8 3 (0.092%) Sage CRM
8 3 (0.092%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.092%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.092%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.092%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.092%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.062%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.062%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 187 (5.76%) Office 365
2 101 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
4 50 (1.54%) SaaS
5 22 (0.68%) IaaS
6 13 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
7 12 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.31%) G Suite
8 10 (0.31%) PaaS
9 9 (0.28%) Asana
10 8 (0.25%) Dropbox
10 8 (0.25%) Mimecast
11 6 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.18%) Yammer
12 4 (0.12%) Cloudflare
13 3 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 3 (0.092%) GitHub
13 3 (0.092%) IBM Blueworks
14 2 (0.062%) MailChimp
15 1 (0.031%) Mavenlink
Communications & Networking
1 142 (4.38%) Firewall
2 102 (3.14%) WAN
3 92 (2.84%) LAN
4 86 (2.65%) SAN
5 69 (2.13%) VoIP
6 68 (2.10%) TCP/IP
7 64 (1.97%) Network Security
7 64 (1.97%) VPN
8 60 (1.85%) DNS
9 49 (1.51%) Internet
10 45 (1.39%) DHCP
11 42 (1.29%) Skype
12 34 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
13 31 (0.96%) Intranet
14 30 (0.92%) VLAN
14 30 (0.92%) Wireless
15 28 (0.86%) MPLS
16 27 (0.83%) SMS
17 22 (0.68%) SSL
18 16 (0.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (4.16%) SQL Server
2 28 (0.86%) Oracle Database
3 19 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
3 19 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (0.49%) Blockchain
5 12 (0.37%) MySQL
5 12 (0.37%) NoSQL
6 11 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (0.34%) KDB
6 11 (0.34%) Kdb+
7 9 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (0.25%) Big Data
8 8 (0.25%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.22%) SAP HANA
10 6 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (0.18%) Neo4j
10 6 (0.18%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.12%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (0.092%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 42 (1.29%) JIRA
2 16 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (0.40%) Maven
4 9 (0.28%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.22%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.22%) Gradle
5 7 (0.22%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.15%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.12%) JIRA Agile
7 4 (0.12%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.062%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.062%) GoCD
8 2 (0.062%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.062%) Selenium
8 2 (0.062%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 1 (0.031%) Visual Composer
9 1 (0.031%) WinAutomation
General
1 1069 (32.95%) Finance
2 305 (9.40%) Banking
3 245 (7.55%) Retail
4 191 (5.89%) Investment Banking
5 184 (5.67%) Retail Banking
6 169 (5.21%) Legal
7 139 (4.28%) Marketing
8 137 (4.22%) Back Office
9 116 (3.58%) Manufacturing
10 112 (3.45%) Telecoms
11 100 (3.08%) Law
12 71 (2.19%) Front Office
13 70 (2.16%) Advertising
14 25 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
15 24 (0.74%) Electronics
16 20 (0.62%) Automotive
17 16 (0.49%) Local Government
18 14 (0.43%) French Language
18 14 (0.43%) Publishing
19 12 (0.37%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (2.16%) .NET
2 28 (0.86%) Web Services
2 28 (0.86%) XML
3 20 (0.62%) HTML
4 17 (0.52%) ASP.NET
5 13 (0.40%) Spring
6 12 (0.37%) CSS
7 11 (0.34%) AngularJS
8 10 (0.31%) EDI
8 10 (0.31%) REST
9 9 (0.28%) Middleware
10 7 (0.22%) LAMP
11 6 (0.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (0.18%) Spring Boot
11 6 (0.18%) Spring MVC
12 5 (0.15%) 802.1X
13 4 (0.12%) CSS3
13 4 (0.12%) HTML5
13 4 (0.12%) MSMQ
13 4 (0.12%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 252 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
2 161 (4.96%) Management Information System
3 104 (3.21%) Data Centre
4 54 (1.66%) Virtual Team
5 50 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 47 (1.45%) Mainframe
7 45 (1.39%) Equities
8 41 (1.26%) Reference Data
9 39 (1.20%) Pricing Data
10 35 (1.08%) FMCG
11 34 (1.05%) Driving Licence
12 31 (0.96%) iPad
12 31 (0.96%) PMI
13 29 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
14 25 (0.77%) EPoS
15 21 (0.65%) Blackberry
15 21 (0.65%) Fintech
16 19 (0.59%) Mobile App
17 18 (0.55%) User Experience
18 16 (0.49%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 445 (13.72%) Windows
2 221 (6.81%) Windows Server
3 89 (2.74%) Linux
3 89 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 82 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 67 (2.07%) Windows 7
6 62 (1.91%) Windows 10
7 48 (1.48%) Unix
8 21 (0.65%) Android
9 17 (0.52%) Windows 8
10 16 (0.49%) Apple iOS
11 13 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.28%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.25%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.25%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.18%) AIX
15 6 (0.18%) CentOS
16 3 (0.092%) Debian
16 3 (0.092%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 931 (28.70%) Project Management
2 703 (21.67%) ITIL
3 689 (21.24%) PRINCE2
4 648 (19.98%) Agile Software Development
5 567 (17.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 326 (10.05%) Change Management
7 321 (9.90%) Service Delivery
8 320 (9.86%) Service Management
9 263 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 256 (7.89%) Asset Management
11 245 (7.55%) Waterfall
12 221 (6.81%) Risk Management
13 219 (6.75%) SDLC
14 217 (6.69%) IT Strategy
15 207 (6.38%) Supplier Management
16 206 (6.35%) Information Security
17 196 (6.04%) Wealth Management
18 190 (5.86%) ITSM
19 181 (5.58%) CRM
20 173 (5.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 150 (4.62%) SQL
2 76 (2.34%) C#
3 55 (1.70%) Java
4 37 (1.14%) C
5 26 (0.80%) PowerShell
6 23 (0.71%) PHP
7 22 (0.68%) VB.NET
8 19 (0.59%) C++
9 17 (0.52%) JavaScript
10 15 (0.46%) Python
11 12 (0.37%) Shell Script
12 11 (0.34%) MATLAB
12 11 (0.34%) Perl
12 11 (0.34%) R
12 11 (0.34%) Tcl
13 9 (0.28%) PHP 5
13 9 (0.28%) PHP 7
14 6 (0.18%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.18%) VB
14 6 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 289 (8.91%) Degree
2 142 (4.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 137 (4.22%) CISSP
4 134 (4.13%) ITIL Certification
5 105 (3.24%) PMP
6 96 (2.96%) CISM
7 73 (2.25%) PMI Certification
8 72 (2.22%) CISA
9 71 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 59 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 52 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
12 41 (1.26%) MCSE
13 35 (1.08%) CCNA
14 34 (1.05%) APMP
15 29 (0.89%) MCSA
15 29 (0.89%) Security Cleared
16 27 (0.83%) Master's Degree
17 26 (0.80%) CCNP
18 23 (0.71%) SC Cleared
19 20 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (6.54%) SLA
2 158 (4.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 116 (3.58%) PMO
4 87 (2.68%) PCI DSS
5 86 (2.65%) GDPR
6 38 (1.17%) QA
7 32 (0.99%) Data Quality
8 31 (0.96%) COBIT
9 30 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 28 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 18 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
12 16 (0.49%) ISO 9001
13 15 (0.46%) MiFID
14 14 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 13 (0.40%) EMIR
15 13 (0.40%) GxP
16 11 (0.34%) ISO 22301
17 9 (0.28%) FATCA
18 8 (0.25%) PMBOK
19 7 (0.22%) GAMP
System Software
1 271 (8.35%) Active Directory
2 103 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 22 (0.68%) vSphere
5 16 (0.49%) XenApp
6 14 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (0.25%) Terminal Services
9 7 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.15%) Docker
10 5 (0.15%) Terminal Server
10 5 (0.15%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.092%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.092%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.062%) KVM
13 2 (0.062%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.062%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.062%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.062%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 58 (1.79%) SCCM
2 19 (0.59%) SCOM
3 10 (0.31%) Backup Exec
3 10 (0.31%) WhatsUp Gold
4 7 (0.22%) AirWatch
4 7 (0.22%) FortiGate
4 7 (0.22%) Nessus
5 6 (0.18%) WSUS
6 5 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.12%) Puppet
8 3 (0.092%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.092%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.062%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.062%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.062%) SCSM
9 2 (0.062%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.062%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.062%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.062%) vMotion
Vendors
1 460 (14.18%) Microsoft
2 198 (6.10%) VMware
3 171 (5.27%) Cisco
4 136 (4.19%) SAP
5 114 (3.51%) Oracle
6 110 (3.39%) Citrix
7 49 (1.51%) HP
8 31 (0.96%) Dell
9 30 (0.92%) ServiceNow
10 28 (0.86%) IBM
11 26 (0.80%) Apple
12 24 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
13 19 (0.59%) Sage
14 18 (0.55%) CheckPoint
14 18 (0.55%) Symantec
15 15 (0.46%) Palo Alto
16 14 (0.43%) Avaya
16 14 (0.43%) Epicor
16 14 (0.43%) Veeam
17 13 (0.40%) NetApp