The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 155 155
Rank change year-on-year -22 0  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 1673 2034 2235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.00% 2.19% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 2.27% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1405 1754 1846
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,788 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04%  

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 80108 89468 100526
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.97% 96.55% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 65932 76287 83736
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -5 692 £57,883 -3.52% 56
South East -40 240 £52,500 - 41
East of England -3 188 £52,500 -4.54% 19
West Midlands -12 140 £50,000 - 17
North West -64 132 £45,000 - 20
Yorkshire -15 111 £47,500 +5.55% 13
South West +3 99 £47,500 +13.09% 13
East Midlands -8 58 £45,000 -10.00% 10
North East +11 9 £45,000 +5.88%
IT Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 963 (29.23%) Finance
1 963 (29.23%) Project Management
2 747 (22.67%) ITIL
3 694 (21.06%) PRINCE2
4 614 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
5 546 (16.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 525 (15.93%) Microsoft
7 449 (13.63%) Windows
8 365 (11.08%) Service Delivery
9 316 (9.59%) Retail
10 314 (9.53%) Change Management
11 306 (9.29%) Service Management
12 297 (9.01%) Degree
13 288 (8.74%) VMware
14 285 (8.65%) Active Directory
15 251 (7.62%) Windows Server
16 247 (7.50%) Risk Management
17 234 (7.10%) IT Strategy
18 230 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
19 218 (6.62%) SLA
20 214 (6.49%) CRM
21 205 (6.22%) Information Security
22 197 (5.98%) Management Information System
23 194 (5.89%) Waterfall
24 193 (5.86%) Office 365
25 192 (5.83%) Microsoft Office
26 191 (5.80%) Cisco
27 185 (5.61%) ERP
28 184 (5.58%) SDLC
29 182 (5.52%) Firewall

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
1 125 (3.79%) MS Exchange
2 103 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 43 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (0.85%) CMS
5 27 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (0.64%) IIS
7 13 (0.39%) MS Project Server
8 11 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (0.30%) Apache
9 10 (0.30%) Confluence
10 8 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (0.24%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.15%) IBM Domino
11 5 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.12%) WordPress
13 3 (0.091%) SAS
13 3 (0.091%) Tomcat
Applications
1 192 (5.83%) Microsoft Office
2 109 (3.31%) Microsoft Project
3 60 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
4 28 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 27 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.15%) Niku Workbench
6 5 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.030%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.030%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 44 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 19 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.42%) SAP ERP
5 6 (0.18%) Magento
6 5 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.15%) Pegasus Opera
7 4 (0.12%) Sage CRM
7 4 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.091%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.091%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.091%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.061%) Northgate Housing
9 2 (0.061%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.061%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.061%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.061%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.061%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.061%) SAP HCM
9 2 (0.061%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 193 (5.86%) Office 365
2 130 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (1.76%) SaaS
4 54 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
5 41 (1.24%) IaaS
6 36 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.30%) PaaS
8 8 (0.24%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.12%) G Suite
11 3 (0.091%) AdWords
11 3 (0.091%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.091%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.091%) Yammer
12 2 (0.061%) Force.com
12 2 (0.061%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.030%) iPaaS
13 1 (0.030%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 182 (5.52%) Firewall
2 147 (4.46%) WAN
3 132 (4.01%) LAN
4 75 (2.28%) TCP/IP
5 73 (2.22%) VoIP
6 72 (2.19%) VPN
7 68 (2.06%) DNS
8 61 (1.85%) SAN
9 52 (1.58%) Internet
10 45 (1.37%) DHCP
10 45 (1.37%) Wireless
11 43 (1.31%) VLAN
12 42 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
13 33 (1.00%) Intranet
13 33 (1.00%) MPLS
13 33 (1.00%) Network Security
14 23 (0.70%) Unified Communications
15 21 (0.64%) Skype
16 20 (0.61%) IP Telephony
17 17 (0.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 33 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (0.49%) Big Data
3 16 (0.49%) Relational Database
4 13 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
5 12 (0.36%) MySQL
5 12 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (0.30%) Oracle Database
8 9 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.18%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.18%) SAP HANA
11 5 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.15%) MS Access
12 4 (0.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.091%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.091%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 29 (0.88%) JIRA
2 13 (0.39%) Visual Studio
3 11 (0.33%) JIRA Agile
4 10 (0.30%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 4 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.091%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.091%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.091%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.091%) Selenium
7 2 (0.061%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.030%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.030%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.030%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.030%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.030%) VersionOne
8 1 (0.030%) Visual Composer
8 1 (0.030%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 963 (29.23%) Finance
2 316 (9.59%) Retail
3 148 (4.49%) Banking
4 147 (4.46%) Marketing
5 138 (4.19%) Legal
6 128 (3.88%) Telecoms
7 80 (2.43%) Manufacturing
8 61 (1.85%) Law
9 59 (1.79%) Back Office
10 57 (1.73%) Advertising
11 39 (1.18%) Front Office
12 37 (1.12%) Investment Banking
13 30 (0.91%) Automotive
14 29 (0.88%) Billing
15 25 (0.76%) Retail Banking
16 22 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
17 19 (0.58%) French Language
18 15 (0.46%) Games
19 13 (0.39%) Local Government
20 11 (0.33%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (2.94%) .NET
2 37 (1.12%) ASP.NET
3 35 (1.06%) HTML
4 24 (0.73%) Web Services
5 12 (0.36%) EDI
6 10 (0.30%) LAMP
6 10 (0.30%) Middleware
7 9 (0.27%) CSS
8 8 (0.24%) 802.1X
9 7 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (0.21%) COM
10 5 (0.15%) AngularJS
10 5 (0.15%) HTML5
11 4 (0.12%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (0.12%) CSS3
11 4 (0.12%) JMS
11 4 (0.12%) jQuery
11 4 (0.12%) XML
12 3 (0.091%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 197 (5.98%) Management Information System
2 170 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
3 169 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 58 (1.76%) FMCG
5 55 (1.67%) EPoS
6 50 (1.52%) PMI
7 48 (1.46%) Computer Science
8 43 (1.31%) iPad
9 35 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
10 34 (1.03%) Virtual Team
11 27 (0.82%) NHS
12 21 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (0.61%) Client/Server
13 20 (0.61%) Driving Licence
14 19 (0.58%) User Experience
15 17 (0.52%) CMDB
16 16 (0.49%) Mainframe
16 16 (0.49%) Reference Data
17 14 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
17 14 (0.42%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 449 (13.63%) Windows
2 251 (7.62%) Windows Server
3 117 (3.55%) Linux
4 108 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 100 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 83 (2.52%) Windows 7
7 54 (1.64%) Windows 10
8 33 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (0.85%) Unix
10 23 (0.70%) Apple iOS
11 18 (0.55%) Mac OS X
11 18 (0.55%) Windows 8
12 17 (0.52%) Android
13 16 (0.49%) Mac OS
14 10 (0.30%) Debian
15 8 (0.24%) CentOS
16 6 (0.18%) AIX
16 6 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
17 5 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 963 (29.23%) Project Management
2 747 (22.67%) ITIL
3 694 (21.06%) PRINCE2
4 614 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
5 546 (16.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 365 (11.08%) Service Delivery
7 314 (9.53%) Change Management
8 306 (9.29%) Service Management
9 247 (7.50%) Risk Management
10 234 (7.10%) IT Strategy
11 230 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 214 (6.49%) CRM
13 205 (6.22%) Information Security
14 194 (5.89%) Waterfall
15 185 (5.61%) ERP
16 184 (5.58%) SDLC
17 170 (5.16%) Line Management
18 156 (4.73%) Disaster Recovery
19 152 (4.61%) Supplier Management
20 140 (4.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 172 (5.22%) SQL
2 57 (1.73%) C
3 54 (1.64%) C#
4 36 (1.09%) JavaScript
5 32 (0.97%) Java
6 26 (0.79%) VB.NET
7 22 (0.67%) PowerShell
8 12 (0.36%) PHP
9 11 (0.33%) Bash Shell
10 8 (0.24%) VBA
11 7 (0.21%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.18%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.18%) Python
12 6 (0.18%) VB
13 4 (0.12%) Perl
14 3 (0.091%) C++
15 2 (0.061%) R
15 2 (0.061%) Ruby
16 1 (0.030%) ABAP
16 1 (0.030%) AWK
Qualifications
1 297 (9.01%) Degree
2 152 (4.61%) ITIL Certification
3 142 (4.31%) CISSP
4 130 (3.95%) PMP
5 117 (3.55%) PMI Certification
6 115 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 108 (3.28%) CISA
8 96 (2.91%) CISM
9 91 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 85 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 64 (1.94%) MCSE
12 59 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
13 57 (1.73%) Master's Degree
14 36 (1.09%) CCNA
15 32 (0.97%) APMP
16 29 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
17 28 (0.85%) MCSA
18 24 (0.73%) CCNP
19 22 (0.67%) Security Cleared
20 19 (0.58%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (6.62%) SLA
2 159 (4.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 110 (3.34%) PMO
4 74 (2.25%) QA
5 50 (1.52%) PCI DSS
6 40 (1.21%) COBIT
7 32 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 28 (0.85%) GDPR
9 21 (0.64%) ISO 9001
9 21 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 18 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
11 11 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 10 (0.30%) SSAE 16
13 9 (0.27%) MiFID
14 7 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 6 (0.18%) ISO 22301
16 5 (0.15%) Data Quality
16 5 (0.15%) GxP
16 5 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 19770
17 3 (0.091%) COSO
System Software
1 285 (8.65%) Active Directory
2 153 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (3.10%) Hyper-V
4 23 (0.70%) XenApp
5 19 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (0.55%) vSphere
7 8 (0.24%) NFS
8 7 (0.21%) VMware Server
9 6 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.12%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.12%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.091%) Firmware
12 3 (0.091%) NDS
12 3 (0.091%) XenServer
13 2 (0.061%) iptables
13 2 (0.061%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.030%) Docker
14 1 (0.030%) Shibboleth
14 1 (0.030%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 42 (1.27%) SCCM
2 22 (0.67%) SCOM
3 18 (0.55%) WSUS
4 17 (0.52%) Backup Exec
5 10 (0.30%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.15%) AirWatch
6 5 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.15%) Puppet
6 5 (0.15%) vCenter Server
7 4 (0.12%) Ansible
7 4 (0.12%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.12%) WMI
7 4 (0.12%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.091%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.091%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.061%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.061%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.061%) vRealize
9 2 (0.061%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 525 (15.93%) Microsoft
2 288 (8.74%) VMware
3 191 (5.80%) Cisco
4 95 (2.88%) SAP
5 90 (2.73%) Citrix
6 83 (2.52%) Oracle
7 71 (2.15%) HP
8 44 (1.34%) Veeam
9 37 (1.12%) Apple
10 33 (1.00%) Dell
11 32 (0.97%) NetApp
12 28 (0.85%) Palo Alto
13 25 (0.76%) IBM
14 24 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
15 22 (0.67%) SolarWinds
16 20 (0.61%) Avaya
17 17 (0.52%) NETGEAR
18 16 (0.49%) Computacenter
18 16 (0.49%) Symantec
19 15 (0.46%) Cognizant
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 55,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum + £5k Car Allowance + Bonus + Good B
Posted: 3 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, bonus etc
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £44000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits - Free Parking
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £85000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + benefits package, pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Send
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 18% bonus + car allowance + benefi
Posted: 8 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + 10-25% bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Analysys Mason
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Westbury-On-Severn, Gloucestershire
Aceo Limited
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £75000 Per Annum benefits and bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Alton, Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
New Malden, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £49000 - £53000 per annum + comp bens
Posted: Yesterday