Period
to 15 July 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 99 92
Rank change year-on-year +38 -7 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 46 17 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.91% 1.16% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 1.19% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 37 10 51
Kent median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £40,000 £39,481 £46,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,375 £60,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 1,129 1,430 2,087
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 97.95% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1,209 1,821
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,950 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 15 July 2018.

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 15 July 2018. 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 6 £40,000 -
Stansted 0 5 - - 1
West Malling +4 4 £55,000 -4.35% 4
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £47,500 -
Dartford - 4 £53,750 -
Tonbridge - 3 £47,500 - 1
Sevenoaks +4 1 - - 1
Cranbrook - 1 £57,500 -
Margate - 1 £37,500 -
IT Manager
South East

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

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, 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 21 (45.65%) Finance
1 21 (45.65%) Project Management
2 19 (41.30%) Change Management
3 16 (34.78%) ITIL
4 15 (32.61%) VMware
5 14 (30.43%) SLA
6 13 (28.26%) Citrix
6 13 (28.26%) SQL
6 13 (28.26%) Telecoms
6 13 (28.26%) Project Planning
6 13 (28.26%) Budget Control
6 13 (28.26%) PMO
7 9 (19.57%) Windows
8 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
8 8 (17.39%) Windows Server
9 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
9 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
10 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
10 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (13.04%) Change Control
10 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (10.87%) Programme Management
11 5 (10.87%) FMCG
11 5 (10.87%) Office 365
11 5 (10.87%) Terminal Services
12 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
12 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
12 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (8.70%) Process Improvement

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 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.35%) MS Project Server
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.17%) CMS
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.17%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Office 365
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) DHCP
1 2 (4.35%) DNS
1 2 (4.35%) LAN
1 2 (4.35%) VLAN
1 2 (4.35%) VPN
1 2 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.17%) Network Security
2 1 (2.17%) Skype
2 1 (2.17%) VoIP
2 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) Power BI
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 21 (45.65%) Finance
2 13 (28.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Java EE
1 1 (2.17%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) FMCG
2 2 (4.35%) PMI
2 2 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) CMDB
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) EPoS
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Project Management
2 19 (41.30%) Change Management
3 16 (34.78%) ITIL
4 13 (28.26%) Budget Control
4 13 (28.26%) Project Planning
5 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.04%) Change Control
6 5 (10.87%) Programme Management
7 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (8.70%) Process Improvement
7 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.52%) Analytics
8 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
8 3 (6.52%) Business Analytics
8 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.52%) CRM
8 3 (6.52%) Data Management
8 3 (6.52%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.17%) CISA
2 1 (2.17%) CISM
2 1 (2.17%) CISSP
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (30.43%) SLA
2 13 (28.26%) PMO
3 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
2 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
3 5 (10.87%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) VMware
2 13 (28.26%) Citrix
3 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco
4 2 (4.35%) Meraki
5 1 (2.17%) Aastra
5 1 (2.17%) Adobe
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) ProCurve
5 1 (2.17%) Sage
5 1 (2.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) Sophos