Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 20 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 69 100
Rank change year-on-year -14 +31 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 25 55 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.89% 3.27% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 3.33% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22 52 50
Kent median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £38,250 £36,375 £33,975
90th Percentile £62,500 £78,250 £57,600
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 1294 1652 2167
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.03% 98.22% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1093 1463 1937
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -2.44%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,550 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 November 2017.

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 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
Tunbridge Wells -7 5 £39,500 -26.51%
Canterbury - 3 £52,500 -
Folkestone +2 2 £44,500 -
Chatham 0 1 - -
Rochester 0 1 £67,500 +68.75%
West Malling -9 1 £50,000 -11.11%
Whitstable - 1 £52,500 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £37,500 -
Queenborough - 1 £57,500 -
IT Manager
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Kent region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 14 (56.00%) Project Management
2 11 (44.00%) PRINCE2
3 10 (40.00%) Change Management
4 9 (36.00%) Mentoring
5 8 (32.00%) ITIL
6 7 (28.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (24.00%) AS400
7 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
7 6 (24.00%) Infor
8 5 (20.00%) Finance
8 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (16.00%) Service Management
9 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (12.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (12.00%) Resource Management
11 2 (8.00%) Degree
11 2 (8.00%) Network Security
11 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
11 2 (8.00%) FMCG
11 2 (8.00%) Line Management
11 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
11 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
11 2 (8.00%) Firewall
11 2 (8.00%) ITSM
11 2 (8.00%) Windows
11 2 (8.00%) ERP
11 2 (8.00%) B2B
11 2 (8.00%) SLA
11 2 (8.00%) C#

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 (4.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) NetSuite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
1 2 (8.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) AS400
2 2 (8.00%) FMCG
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Project Management
2 11 (44.00%) PRINCE2
3 10 (40.00%) Change Management
4 9 (36.00%) Mentoring
5 8 (32.00%) ITIL
6 7 (28.00%) Incident Management
7 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (16.00%) Service Management
9 3 (12.00%) Resource Management
10 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (8.00%) B2B
10 2 (8.00%) ERP
10 2 (8.00%) ITSM
10 2 (8.00%) Line Management
10 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
10 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
10 2 (8.00%) Validation
11 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
11 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
11 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
3 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.00%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Infor
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft