Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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

IT Manager
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 73 76
Rank change year-on-year +28 +3 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 32 34 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.73% 2.64% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.86% 2.69% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 30 31 49
Kent median annual salary £48,750 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -13.04% +21.05%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,250 £29,200
90th Percentile £65,125 £63,750 £73,750
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 828 1,262 1,590
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 98.13% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 692 1,074 1,336
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in Kent

IT Manager
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for IT Manager in Kent

IT Manager
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in Kent over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for IT Manager in Kent

IT Manager
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Manager within the Kent region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
Maidstone +14 9 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Tunbridge Wells +21 7 £62,500 +58.23% 1
Stansted - 5 - -
West Malling +11 3 £45,000 +2.86%
Chatham -1 2 £53,750 +2.38% 1
Tonbridge -11 1 £65,000 +33.33%
Sevenoaks - 1 - -
IT Manager
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Kent region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 12 (37.50%) ITIL
1 12 (37.50%) Change Management
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Project Management
2 11 (34.38%) Change Control
3 10 (31.25%) Release Management
3 10 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (21.88%) CISA
5 7 (21.88%) CISM
5 7 (21.88%) SLA
5 7 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (21.88%) COBIT
6 6 (18.75%) Runbook
6 6 (18.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (18.75%) Cadence
7 5 (15.63%) Information Security
7 5 (15.63%) Programme Management
8 4 (12.50%) Scrum
9 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
10 2 (6.25%) Re-Platforming
10 2 (6.25%) Project Governance
10 2 (6.25%) Retail
10 2 (6.25%) VMware
10 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
10 2 (6.25%) Advertising
10 2 (6.25%) Service Management
10 2 (6.25%) PRINCE
10 2 (6.25%) Microsoft

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) 2G
1 1 (3.13%) 3G
1 1 (3.13%) 4G
1 1 (3.13%) Intranet
1 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) LTE
1 1 (3.13%) MPLS
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
1 1 (3.13%) Skype
1 1 (3.13%) TETRA
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Advertising
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) PMI
2 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Change Management
1 12 (37.50%) ITIL
2 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Change Control
2 11 (34.38%) Project Management
3 10 (31.25%) Release Management
4 8 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (21.88%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (18.75%) Runbook
7 5 (15.63%) Information Security
7 5 (15.63%) Programme Management
8 4 (12.50%) Scrum
9 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
10 2 (6.25%) CRM
10 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.25%) ERP
10 2 (6.25%) PRINCE
10 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
10 2 (6.25%) Re-Platforming
10 2 (6.25%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (21.88%) CISA
2 7 (21.88%) CISM
3 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.13%) PMP
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) COBIT
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
2 6 (18.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
1 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Cadence
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix
3 1 (3.13%) Dell
3 1 (3.13%) F5
3 1 (3.13%) Forcepoint
3 1 (3.13%) HP