Period
to 19 May 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

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

IT Manager
England > London
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 244 226 185
Rank change year-on-year -18 -41 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 815 1,069 1,306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.40% 1.54% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.61% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 654 918 1,072
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - -
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 55,750 66,476 65,943
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.43% 95.70% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 45,483 54,536 55,333
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured IT Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in London

IT Manager
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Manager in London.

Salary trend for IT Manager in London

IT Manager
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in London over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Salary histogram for IT Manager in London

IT Manager
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Manager within the London region over the 6 months to 19 May 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
Central London +4 217 £62,500 +4.17% 31
West London -30 43 £62,500 +21.36% 17
South London -12 19 £62,500 +31.58% 4
East London +23 13 £56,500 -1.35% 8
North London +22 10 £67,500 +54.29%
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 May 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 London region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 299 (36.69%) Finance
2 280 (34.36%) Project Management
3 191 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
4 176 (21.60%) PRINCE2
5 159 (19.51%) ITIL
6 153 (18.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 140 (17.18%) Microsoft
8 107 (13.13%) Office 365
9 102 (12.52%) Windows
10 93 (11.41%) Degree
11 87 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
12 86 (10.55%) Change Management
13 85 (10.43%) Risk Management
14 78 (9.57%) Service Delivery
15 76 (9.33%) Banking
16 75 (9.20%) Legal
16 75 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
17 73 (8.96%) Active Directory
18 69 (8.47%) IT Strategy
19 67 (8.22%) Microsoft Office
20 66 (8.10%) Management Information System
21 64 (7.85%) Mentoring
22 63 (7.73%) Service Management
23 60 (7.36%) Cybersecurity
24 58 (7.12%) Waterfall
24 58 (7.12%) SharePoint
25 56 (6.87%) Portfolio Management
25 56 (6.87%) SQL
26 55 (6.75%) SQL Server
27 54 (6.63%) Information Security

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 58 (7.12%) SharePoint
2 25 (3.07%) Skype for Business
3 15 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (1.10%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.49%) Confluence
6 3 (0.37%) IIS
7 2 (0.25%) CMS
7 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.25%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.12%) Apache
8 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.12%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.12%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 67 (8.22%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (4.91%) Microsoft Project
3 28 (3.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 21 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.84%) Dynamics GP
2 9 (1.10%) Distributed Ledger
3 7 (0.86%) Elite 3E
3 7 (0.86%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.25%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.25%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.12%) Aareon QL
7 1 (0.12%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.12%) MIS ActiveH
7 1 (0.12%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.12%) OPENContractor
7 1 (0.12%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.12%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 107 (13.13%) Office 365
2 49 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (2.09%) SaaS
5 13 (1.60%) G Suite
6 9 (1.10%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.37%) GitHub
7 3 (0.37%) Power Platform
7 3 (0.37%) Slack
8 2 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.25%) IaaS
9 1 (0.12%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.12%) Serverless
9 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.28%) Firewall
2 35 (4.29%) VoIP
3 27 (3.31%) Skype
3 27 (3.31%) WAN
4 26 (3.19%) LAN
5 22 (2.70%) DNS
5 22 (2.70%) VPN
6 21 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
7 20 (2.45%) DHCP
8 15 (1.84%) SAN
9 14 (1.72%) Network Security
9 14 (1.72%) TCP/IP
9 14 (1.72%) Wireless
10 13 (1.60%) SSL
11 11 (1.35%) Internet
12 10 (1.23%) VLAN
13 9 (1.10%) NAS
14 7 (0.86%) Intranet
14 7 (0.86%) Unified Communications
15 6 (0.74%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (6.75%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 24 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
3 17 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (1.96%) QlikView
5 11 (1.35%) Big Data
6 9 (1.10%) Blockchain
7 8 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.61%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.37%) Power BI
10 2 (0.25%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.12%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.12%) HBase
11 1 (0.12%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.12%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.12%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 26 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (1.10%) JIRA
3 3 (0.37%) Pivotal Tracker
4 2 (0.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.25%) Hudson
4 2 (0.25%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 299 (36.69%) Finance
2 76 (9.33%) Banking
3 75 (9.20%) Legal
4 54 (6.63%) Retail
5 48 (5.89%) Law
6 39 (4.79%) Marketing
7 20 (2.45%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.21%) Advertising
8 18 (2.21%) Back Office
9 17 (2.09%) Local Government
10 13 (1.60%) Front Office
11 12 (1.47%) French Language
12 11 (1.35%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.98%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
15 6 (0.74%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.61%) Billing
16 5 (0.61%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.49%) General Ledger
17 4 (0.49%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.42%) .NET
2 27 (3.31%) WPF
3 9 (1.10%) Natural Language Processing
4 7 (0.86%) HTML
5 6 (0.74%) CSS
6 5 (0.61%) Web Services
7 4 (0.49%) JSON
8 3 (0.37%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.25%) Ajax
9 2 (0.25%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.25%) Backbone.js
9 2 (0.25%) HTML5
9 2 (0.25%) jQuery
9 2 (0.25%) Middleware
9 2 (0.25%) Node.js
9 2 (0.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.25%) WebSockets
9 2 (0.25%) XML
10 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.12%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 75 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (8.10%) Management Information System
3 39 (4.79%) Data Centre
4 33 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
5 32 (3.93%) Fixed Income
6 29 (3.56%) Derivative
7 28 (3.44%) Hedge funds
8 27 (3.31%) OTC Derivatives
9 24 (2.94%) Virtual Team
10 15 (1.84%) Fintech
11 13 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (1.47%) PKI
12 12 (1.47%) User Experience
13 10 (1.23%) e-Learning
14 9 (1.10%) Smartphone
15 8 (0.98%) Equities
15 8 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
15 8 (0.98%) Public Cloud
16 7 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 102 (12.52%) Windows
2 38 (4.66%) Windows Server
3 34 (4.17%) Windows 10
4 20 (2.45%) Linux
5 15 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (1.47%) Mac OS
7 8 (0.98%) Unix
7 8 (0.98%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.74%) Android
9 4 (0.49%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.37%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (34.36%) Project Management
2 191 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
3 176 (21.60%) PRINCE2
4 159 (19.51%) ITIL
5 153 (18.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 87 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
7 86 (10.55%) Change Management
8 85 (10.43%) Risk Management
9 78 (9.57%) Service Delivery
10 69 (8.47%) IT Strategy
11 64 (7.85%) Mentoring
12 63 (7.73%) Service Management
13 60 (7.36%) Cybersecurity
14 58 (7.12%) Waterfall
15 56 (6.87%) Portfolio Management
16 54 (6.63%) Information Security
17 53 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
18 49 (6.01%) Disaster Recovery
19 45 (5.52%) Migration
20 44 (5.40%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 56 (6.87%) SQL
2 33 (4.05%) C#
3 19 (2.33%) C
4 16 (1.96%) R
4 16 (1.96%) VBA
5 12 (1.47%) T-SQL
6 10 (1.23%) Java
7 7 (0.86%) PowerShell
8 6 (0.74%) Python
9 5 (0.61%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.61%) PHP
10 2 (0.25%) C++
10 2 (0.25%) Perl
10 2 (0.25%) Ruby
11 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 93 (11.41%) Degree
2 46 (5.64%) PMP
3 44 (5.40%) PMI Certification
4 40 (4.91%) ITIL Certification
5 37 (4.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 19 (2.33%) DBS Check
7 15 (1.84%) HND
8 14 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (1.72%) MBA
9 13 (1.60%) CISSP
10 12 (1.47%) AWS Certification
10 12 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (1.35%) CCNA
11 11 (1.35%) CISA
11 11 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 11 (1.35%) Security Cleared
12 10 (1.23%) ACCA
12 10 (1.23%) CIMA
12 10 (1.23%) CISM
13 7 (0.86%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.52%) GDPR
2 39 (4.79%) SLA
3 34 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (3.68%) PMO
5 23 (2.82%) PCI DSS
6 17 (2.09%) QA
7 12 (1.47%) COBIT
7 12 (1.47%) Cyber Essentials
8 8 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.25%) FINRA
10 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.25%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.25%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 73 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.25%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.12%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.12%) Docker
6 1 (0.12%) Firmware
6 1 (0.12%) HDFS
6 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (2.70%) SCCM
2 8 (0.98%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 8 (0.98%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (0.74%) SCOrch
4 5 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (0.49%) SCOM
6 3 (0.37%) CSIRT
6 3 (0.37%) WSUS
7 2 (0.25%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.25%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.25%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.25%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.12%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.12%) Oozie
Vendors
1 140 (17.18%) Microsoft
2 36 (4.42%) VMware
3 31 (3.80%) Cisco
4 29 (3.56%) Google
5 27 (3.31%) Citrix
5 27 (3.31%) DevExpress
6 25 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
7 23 (2.82%) SAP
8 21 (2.58%) iManage
9 20 (2.45%) Oracle
10 16 (1.96%) Tableau
11 15 (1.84%) Ivanti
12 13 (1.60%) Avaya
13 12 (1.47%) Apple
14 10 (1.23%) ServiceNow
15 7 (0.86%) Dell
15 7 (0.86%) McAfee
16 5 (0.61%) Sun
17 4 (0.49%) HP
17 4 (0.49%) Juniper