Period
to 20 September 2021

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

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
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 314 277 235
Rank change year-on-year -37 -42 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 516 222 839
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.06% 1.10% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.17% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 459 195 715
10th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £41,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.70% +8.00% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £76,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £100,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year - +1.85% -1.82%

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 43,569 18,899 53,239
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.36% 93.43% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 29,874 15,836 43,830
10th Percentile £40,263 £41,875 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £69,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.72% +11.20% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £106,250 £97,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in London

IT Manager
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Manager in London.

Salary trend for IT Manager in London

IT Manager
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Manager in London over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

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 20 September 2021. 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 -36 91 £63,500 +10.43% 10
West London -54 24 £47,500 -28.03% 7
South London -12 14 £52,500 -4.55% 1
North London -4 8 £60,000 +40.58% 3
East London -15 7 £55,000 -18.52% 4
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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.

1 185 (35.85%) Project Management
2 168 (32.56%) Finance
3 145 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (25.19%) Social Skills
5 125 (24.22%) Microsoft
6 112 (21.71%) Microsoft 365
7 106 (20.54%) Project Delivery
8 103 (19.96%) PRINCE2
9 100 (19.38%) Azure
10 95 (18.41%) ITIL
11 92 (17.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 82 (15.89%) Windows
13 66 (12.79%) Service Delivery
14 52 (10.08%) Management Information System
14 52 (10.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 52 (10.08%) Problem-Solving
15 48 (9.30%) Firewall
16 47 (9.11%) Change Management
16 47 (9.11%) Scrum
17 46 (8.91%) Retail
18 44 (8.53%) Information Security
18 44 (8.53%) Waterfall
19 40 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
20 39 (7.56%) AWS
21 38 (7.36%) Legal
21 38 (7.36%) Active Directory
21 38 (7.36%) Continuous Improvement
22 35 (6.78%) CRM
22 35 (6.78%) Service Management
22 35 (6.78%) Risk Management

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 17 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.16%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.78%) IIS
4 3 (0.58%) Apache
5 2 (0.39%) Confluence
5 2 (0.39%) WordPress
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.19%) CMS
6 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (5.23%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (4.46%) Microsoft Project
3 17 (3.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
5 15 (2.91%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.58%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (1.74%) SAP Business One
2 8 (1.55%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.39%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.19%) BambooHR
5 1 (0.19%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.19%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.19%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.19%) IBM Planning Analytics
5 1 (0.19%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.19%) Shopify
5 1 (0.19%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 112 (21.71%) Microsoft 365
2 100 (19.38%) Azure
3 39 (7.56%) AWS
4 15 (2.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (2.91%) SaaS
5 9 (1.74%) GCP
5 9 (1.74%) Power Platform
6 7 (1.36%) Google Workspace
7 5 (0.97%) PaaS
8 4 (0.78%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.58%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.58%) IaaS
9 3 (0.58%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.58%) Power Automate
9 3 (0.58%) PowerApps
9 3 (0.58%) Route 53
10 1 (0.19%) Boomi
10 1 (0.19%) ClickUp
10 1 (0.19%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 48 (9.30%) Firewall
2 21 (4.07%) VPN
3 18 (3.49%) DNS
3 18 (3.49%) LAN
3 18 (3.49%) Network Security
3 18 (3.49%) WAN
4 11 (2.13%) VoIP
5 10 (1.94%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.55%) VLAN
6 8 (1.55%) Wireless
7 7 (1.36%) SAN
8 6 (1.16%) DHCP
8 6 (1.16%) Extranet
9 5 (0.97%) SSL
9 5 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.78%) NAS
10 4 (0.78%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.58%) HTTP
11 3 (0.58%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.74%) Power BI
3 5 (0.97%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 5 (0.97%) MySQL
3 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.58%) Big Data
5 3 (0.58%) BigQuery
5 3 (0.58%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.39%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.19%) Informix
7 1 (0.19%) MS Access
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.19%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 23 (4.46%) JIRA
2 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.19%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.19%) eggPlant
4 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.19%) Subversion
4 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 168 (32.56%) Finance
2 130 (25.19%) Social Skills
3 46 (8.91%) Retail
4 40 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (7.36%) Legal
6 34 (6.59%) Banking
7 29 (5.62%) Public Sector
8 28 (5.43%) Law
9 21 (4.07%) Presentation Skills
10 18 (3.49%) Organisational Skills
11 15 (2.91%) Advertising
12 14 (2.71%) Manufacturing
13 10 (1.94%) Marketing
14 9 (1.74%) Front Office
14 9 (1.74%) Investment Banking
15 8 (1.55%) Influencing Skills
15 8 (1.55%) Telecoms
16 7 (1.36%) Back Office
17 5 (0.97%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.97%) OAuth
2 4 (0.78%) JSON
2 4 (0.78%) XML
3 3 (0.58%) HTML
3 3 (0.58%) Kafka
3 3 (0.58%) LAMP
3 3 (0.58%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (0.58%) OAuth2
3 3 (0.58%) OpenID
3 3 (0.58%) SAML
3 3 (0.58%) Swagger
3 3 (0.58%) Web Services
4 2 (0.39%) .NET
4 2 (0.39%) EDI
5 1 (0.19%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.19%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.19%) LINQ
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.19%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.08%) Management Information System
2 15 (2.91%) Data Centre
2 15 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (2.13%) PMI
4 7 (1.36%) e-Learning
4 7 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.36%) Reinsurance
4 7 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (1.16%) FMCG
6 5 (0.97%) Mobile App
6 5 (0.97%) NHS
7 4 (0.78%) Equities
7 4 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (0.78%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.58%) CMDB
8 3 (0.58%) Credit Derivative
8 3 (0.58%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.58%) PKI
8 3 (0.58%) Replication
8 3 (0.58%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 82 (15.89%) Windows
2 34 (6.59%) Windows Server
3 25 (4.84%) Windows 10
4 19 (3.68%) Windows Server 2019
5 15 (2.91%) Mac OS
6 11 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (1.74%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.55%) Linux
8 8 (1.55%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (0.58%) CentOS
10 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.19%) Android
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Solaris
11 1 (0.19%) Unix
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (35.85%) Project Management
2 145 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (20.54%) Project Delivery
4 103 (19.96%) PRINCE2
5 95 (18.41%) ITIL
6 92 (17.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 66 (12.79%) Service Delivery
8 52 (10.08%) Problem-Solving
9 47 (9.11%) Change Management
9 47 (9.11%) Scrum
10 44 (8.53%) Information Security
10 44 (8.53%) Waterfall
11 38 (7.36%) Continuous Improvement
12 35 (6.78%) CRM
12 35 (6.78%) Risk Management
12 35 (6.78%) Service Management
13 31 (6.01%) ITSM
14 30 (5.81%) Business Analysis
15 28 (5.43%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 27 (5.23%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 22 (4.26%) SQL
2 18 (3.49%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.16%) C
3 6 (1.16%) Python
4 5 (0.97%) C#
4 5 (0.97%) T-SQL
5 4 (0.78%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.58%) Perl
7 2 (0.39%) Java
8 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.19%) PHP
8 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.19%) R
8 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (5.43%) PMI Certification
2 27 (5.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 25 (4.84%) Degree
4 23 (4.46%) SC Cleared
4 23 (4.46%) Security Cleared
5 21 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (4.07%) PMP
6 19 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (2.71%) CISSP
9 11 (2.13%) CCNP
9 11 (2.13%) CISA
9 11 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (1.74%) CCNA
11 8 (1.55%) CISM
12 6 (1.16%) MCSA
13 4 (0.78%) SSCP
14 3 (0.58%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 3 (0.58%) CRISC
14 3 (0.58%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (10.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (5.04%) GDPR
3 22 (4.26%) PMO
4 17 (3.29%) SLA
5 15 (2.91%) NIST
6 7 (1.36%) GRC
6 7 (1.36%) QA
7 5 (0.97%) COBIT
8 3 (0.58%) ISO 22301
8 3 (0.58%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.58%) ITGC
9 2 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.39%) IFRS
9 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.19%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17025
10 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.19%) MiFID
System Software
1 38 (7.36%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.71%) Hyper-V
2 14 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.58%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.19%) Docker
6 1 (0.19%) vCloud
6 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (1.74%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (1.36%) Jamf Pro
3 3 (0.58%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.19%) Opsgenie
5 1 (0.19%) SCCM
5 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 125 (24.22%) Microsoft
2 34 (6.59%) Cisco
3 27 (5.23%) VMware
4 23 (4.46%) Apple
5 20 (3.88%) ServiceNow
6 11 (2.13%) HP
6 11 (2.13%) SAP
6 11 (2.13%) SonicWALL
7 10 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.74%) Citrix
8 9 (1.74%) Google
9 7 (1.36%) Oracle
9 7 (1.36%) Veeam
10 5 (0.97%) iManage
11 4 (0.78%) Aderant
11 4 (0.78%) Adobe
11 4 (0.78%) CommVault
11 4 (0.78%) Dell
11 4 (0.78%) NetApp
11 4 (0.78%) TOWER Software