Period
to 18 September 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 86 89
Rank change year-on-year +38 +3 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 50 24 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.73% 1.82% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.92% 1.85% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 40 20 45
Kent median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,250 £39,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,375 £84,750
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 1,017 1,295 1,800
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.31% 98.25% 98.36%
Number of salaries quoted 869 1,113 1,595
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +0.63%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £61,250
South East median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +3.45%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Stansted - 10 - -
Tunbridge Wells +12 7 £62,500 +58.23% 1
Maidstone - 7 £45,000 -
West Malling +6 4 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Tonbridge - 3 £56,250 - 1
Sevenoaks - 2 - -
Cranbrook - 1 £57,500 -
IT Manager
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 22 (44.00%) Project Management
2 20 (40.00%) Finance
3 16 (32.00%) Change Management
4 15 (30.00%) ITIL
5 14 (28.00%) SLA
5 14 (28.00%) Change Control
6 11 (22.00%) VMware
7 10 (20.00%) Programme Management
8 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
8 9 (18.00%) SQL
8 9 (18.00%) Citrix
8 9 (18.00%) Budget Control
8 9 (18.00%) Project Planning
8 9 (18.00%) PMO
9 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (14.00%) COBIT
10 7 (14.00%) CISA
10 7 (14.00%) CISM
10 7 (14.00%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (10.00%) Information Security
11 5 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
11 5 (10.00%) Release Management
12 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
12 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
12 4 (8.00%) Windows
12 4 (8.00%) CRM
12 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
12 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery

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 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.00%) MS Project Server
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.00%) CMS
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.00%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) DHCP
1 2 (4.00%) DNS
1 2 (4.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (4.00%) LAN
1 2 (4.00%) VLAN
1 2 (4.00%) VPN
1 2 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (2.00%) 2G
2 1 (2.00%) 3G
2 1 (2.00%) 4G
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) LTE
2 1 (2.00%) Skype
2 1 (2.00%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 20 (40.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Java EE
1 1 (2.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.00%) PMI
3 1 (2.00%) CMDB
3 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
1 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) Project Management
2 16 (32.00%) Change Management
3 15 (30.00%) ITIL
4 14 (28.00%) Change Control
5 10 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 9 (18.00%) Budget Control
6 9 (18.00%) Project Planning
7 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.00%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (10.00%) Information Security
9 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 5 (10.00%) Release Management
10 4 (8.00%) CRM
10 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
10 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.00%) Asset Management
11 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
11 3 (6.00%) Runbook
11 3 (6.00%) Service Management
12 2 (4.00%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) CISA
1 7 (14.00%) CISM
2 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.00%) CISSP
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.00%) PMP
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.00%) SLA
2 9 (18.00%) PMO
3 7 (14.00%) COBIT
4 5 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) VMware
2 9 (18.00%) Citrix
3 3 (6.00%) Cadence
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco
4 2 (4.00%) Meraki
5 1 (2.00%) Aastra
5 1 (2.00%) Adobe
5 1 (2.00%) HP
5 1 (2.00%) ProCurve
5 1 (2.00%) Sage
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Sophos