Period
to 20 July 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £51,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 20 July 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 63 101
Rank change year-on-year -20 +38 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 15 47 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.59% 4.03% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 4.21% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 13 40 9
Kent median annual salary £51,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.36% +22.22% -14.29%
10th Percentile £29,700 £40,000 £38,595
90th Percentile £72,750 £62,500 £60,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +0.96% -0.95%

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 910 1,117 1,396
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 95.72% 97.96%
Number of salaries quoted 777 975 1,186
Kent median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,650 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £58,750
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 20 July 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 20 July 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
Chatham - 4 £53,000 -
Tonbridge +4 2 £35,000 -26.32%
Maidstone -4 2 £57,000 +26.67% 1
Rochester - 2 £70,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +1 1 £30,000 -36.84% 2
IT Manager
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) Line Management
3 4 (26.67%) Office 365
3 4 (26.67%) SCCM
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) MPLS
4 3 (20.00%) Finance
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Skype
4 3 (20.00%) SaaS
4 3 (20.00%) PaaS
4 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 3 (20.00%) IaaS
5 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (13.33%) SCOM
5 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory

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 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 3 (20.00%) IaaS
2 3 (20.00%) PaaS
2 3 (20.00%) SaaS
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) MPLS
2 3 (20.00%) Skype
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) Intranet
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) Line Management
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Community of Practice
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Service Continuity Management
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 22301
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
2 2 (13.33%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) BMC
3 1 (6.67%) Cadence
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) HP