The median annual salary for a IT Manager was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Manager
South East / Kent
Rank 70 85 70
Rank change year-on-year +15 -15  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 13 22 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.62% 1.92% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.97% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 20
Median salary £39,000 £52,500 £59,713
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.71% -12.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £47,500 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 782 1117 905
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 97.38% 97.73% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 639 970 813
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent that featured IT Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 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
Chatham - 2 £33,000 -
Stansted - 2 £45,000 -
West Malling - 2 £57,500 -
Folkestone - 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 - -
Sevenoaks - 1 £60,000 -
IT Manager
South East

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 21 (46.67%) Project Management
2 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
3 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
4 11 (24.44%) Service Delivery
4 11 (24.44%) Degree
4 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (22.22%) Finance
5 10 (22.22%) ITIL
6 9 (20.00%) MS Office
6 9 (20.00%) Windows
6 9 (20.00%) Line Management
7 8 (17.78%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (17.78%) MS Project
7 8 (17.78%) SLA
8 7 (15.56%) Project Planning
8 7 (15.56%) SDLC
9 6 (13.33%) ITSM
9 6 (13.33%) LAN
9 6 (13.33%) WAN
9 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
10 5 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (11.11%) Service Management
11 4 (8.89%) Law
11 4 (8.89%) Legal
11 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
11 4 (8.89%) CMS
11 4 (8.89%) VMware
11 4 (8.89%) SAN
11 4 (8.89%) Cisco
11 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure

IT Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 (8.89%) CMS
1 4 (8.89%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.00%) MS Office
3 8 (17.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (17.78%) MS Project
4 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.22%) Magento
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) LAN
1 6 (13.33%) WAN
2 4 (8.89%) SAN
2 4 (8.89%) Skype
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) OLAP
3 1 (2.22%) OLTP
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Law
2 4 (8.89%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) French Language
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) EDI
1 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.44%) Unix
4 1 (2.22%) Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Project Management
2 11 (24.44%) Service Delivery
3 10 (22.22%) ITIL
4 9 (20.00%) Line Management
5 7 (15.56%) Project Planning
5 7 (15.56%) SDLC
6 6 (13.33%) ITSM
7 5 (11.11%) Service Management
8 4 (8.89%) Change Control
8 4 (8.89%) Network Architecture
8 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.67%) People Management
9 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
10 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.44%) Change Management
10 2 (4.44%) ITIL V3
10 2 (4.44%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Cisco
2 4 (8.89%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe
4 1 (2.22%) Infor
4 1 (2.22%) Mitel
4 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com