Period
to 17 October 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £62,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 231 242 186
Rank change year-on-year +11 -56 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 831 1,060 1,464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.52% 1.56% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.64% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 693 922 1,118
London median annual salary £62,000 £62,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.33% -
10th Percentile £41,269 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £83,000
England median annual salary £53,231 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -3.22% +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 51,968 64,679 70,514
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.02% 95.28% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 42,304 52,840 55,176
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,249 £33,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +17 204 £62,500 - 19
West London -23 39 £57,750 -6.85% 14
East London +38 25 £56,166 +5.72% 9
South London -34 24 £52,500 +16.67% 6
North London +2 15 £55,000 -6.78% 1
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 302 (36.34%) Project Management
2 272 (32.73%) Finance
3 188 (22.62%) ITIL
4 186 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
5 146 (17.57%) PRINCE2
6 144 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 124 (14.92%) Windows
8 121 (14.56%) Microsoft
9 116 (13.96%) Project Delivery
10 112 (13.48%) Service Delivery
11 104 (12.52%) Change Management
12 94 (11.31%) Service Management
13 92 (11.07%) Degree
14 82 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
15 78 (9.39%) Office 365
16 72 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
17 69 (8.30%) Risk Management
18 66 (7.94%) Law
19 63 (7.58%) Legal
19 63 (7.58%) Azure
20 61 (7.34%) Microsoft Office
21 58 (6.98%) Management Information System
21 58 (6.98%) Banking
22 57 (6.86%) Programme Management
23 56 (6.74%) ITSM
23 56 (6.74%) Active Directory
23 56 (6.74%) Cybersecurity
23 56 (6.74%) IT Strategy
24 54 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
25 50 (6.02%) Data Centre

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 32 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.17%) Confluence
3 9 (1.08%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.36%) IIS
5 3 (0.36%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.24%) CMS
6 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.24%) Moodle
6 2 (0.24%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.24%) WordPress
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.12%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 61 (7.34%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (3.25%) Microsoft Project
4 23 (2.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (1.68%) Elite 3E
2 8 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.84%) SAP ERP
4 6 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.60%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.36%) Magento
7 3 (0.36%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.12%) Endur
8 1 (0.12%) Northgate Housing
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.12%) Relativity
8 1 (0.12%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 78 (9.39%) Office 365
2 63 (7.58%) Azure
3 39 (4.69%) AWS
4 20 (2.41%) SaaS
5 8 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (0.72%) Power Platform
7 5 (0.60%) G Suite
8 4 (0.48%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.48%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.36%) GCP
9 3 (0.36%) IaaS
9 3 (0.36%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.24%) PaaS
11 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.61%) Firewall
2 23 (2.77%) DNS
3 19 (2.29%) Unified Communications
3 19 (2.29%) WAN
4 17 (2.05%) Wireless
5 15 (1.81%) Internet
6 14 (1.68%) LAN
6 14 (1.68%) VoIP
7 12 (1.44%) TCP/IP
8 11 (1.32%) DHCP
8 11 (1.32%) Intranet
8 11 (1.32%) SAN
9 10 (1.20%) HTTP
9 10 (1.20%) MPLS
10 8 (0.96%) Network Security
10 8 (0.96%) VLAN
11 6 (0.72%) Skype
12 4 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (0.48%) NAS
12 4 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (1.44%) NoSQL
3 11 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (1.20%) Redis
4 10 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (0.72%) Blockchain
7 6 (0.72%) Power BI
7 6 (0.72%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.36%) Big Data
10 2 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.24%) Electronic Patient Records
10 2 (0.24%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.12%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 23 (2.77%) JIRA
2 10 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.48%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.12%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.12%) MSI
4 1 (0.12%) PeopleTools
4 1 (0.12%) Pivotal Tracker
4 1 (0.12%) VersionOne
General
1 272 (32.73%) Finance
2 66 (7.94%) Law
3 63 (7.58%) Legal
4 58 (6.98%) Banking
5 50 (6.02%) Retail
6 31 (3.73%) Marketing
7 27 (3.25%) Telecoms
8 26 (3.13%) Public Sector
9 22 (2.65%) Local Government
10 17 (2.05%) Back Office
11 12 (1.44%) Advertising
12 10 (1.20%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.84%) Billing
13 7 (0.84%) French Language
13 7 (0.84%) German Language
14 6 (0.72%) Housing Association
15 5 (0.60%) Games
15 5 (0.60%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.13%) .NET
2 15 (1.81%) WPF
3 6 (0.72%) AngularJS
3 6 (0.72%) HTML
4 5 (0.60%) .NET Core
4 5 (0.60%) CSS
5 3 (0.36%) Middleware
5 3 (0.36%) XML
6 2 (0.24%) EDI
6 2 (0.24%) HTML5
6 2 (0.24%) jQuery
6 2 (0.24%) JSON
6 2 (0.24%) Node.js
6 2 (0.24%) XMPP
7 1 (0.12%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.12%) CSS3
7 1 (0.12%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.12%) React
7 1 (0.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.12%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 72 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 50 (6.02%) Data Centre
4 37 (4.45%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (1.68%) Hedge funds
5 14 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
6 13 (1.56%) Derivative
6 13 (1.56%) Fixed Income
7 12 (1.44%) OTC Derivatives
8 11 (1.32%) FMCG
9 9 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.08%) NHS
10 8 (0.96%) Virtual Team
11 7 (0.84%) Driving Licence
11 7 (0.84%) e-Learning
11 7 (0.84%) PMI
12 6 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.60%) Internet of Things
13 5 (0.60%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 124 (14.92%) Windows
2 32 (3.85%) Windows 10
3 25 (3.01%) Windows Server
4 24 (2.89%) Linux
5 19 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (0.96%) Unix
6 8 (0.96%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.60%) Android
7 5 (0.60%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.60%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.60%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.12%) CentOS
10 1 (0.12%) Debian
10 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (36.34%) Project Management
2 188 (22.62%) ITIL
3 186 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
4 146 (17.57%) PRINCE2
5 144 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 116 (13.96%) Project Delivery
7 112 (13.48%) Service Delivery
8 104 (12.52%) Change Management
9 94 (11.31%) Service Management
10 82 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
11 69 (8.30%) Risk Management
12 57 (6.86%) Programme Management
13 56 (6.74%) Cybersecurity
13 56 (6.74%) IT Strategy
13 56 (6.74%) ITSM
14 54 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
15 48 (5.78%) Business Analysis
16 44 (5.29%) Business Continuity
16 44 (5.29%) CRM
16 44 (5.29%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 29 (3.49%) SQL
2 17 (2.05%) C#
3 14 (1.68%) Java
4 13 (1.56%) Python
5 10 (1.20%) Bash Shell
5 10 (1.20%) C
6 8 (0.96%) PHP
7 4 (0.48%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.48%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.36%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.36%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.12%) PeopleCode
9 1 (0.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 92 (11.07%) Degree
2 42 (5.05%) ITIL Certification
3 39 (4.69%) PMP
4 31 (3.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 30 (3.61%) PMI Certification
6 26 (3.13%) CISSP
7 21 (2.53%) CISA
8 18 (2.17%) Security Cleared
9 14 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
10 13 (1.56%) CISM
10 13 (1.56%) DV Cleared
11 12 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (1.32%) APMP
12 11 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (1.20%) CCNA
13 10 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 10 (1.20%) SANS
14 8 (0.96%) CCNP
15 7 (0.84%) DBS Check
15 7 (0.84%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.17%) GDPR
2 42 (5.05%) PMO
3 40 (4.81%) SLA
4 38 (4.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (3.01%) QA
6 22 (2.65%) COBIT
7 15 (1.81%) PCI DSS
8 11 (1.32%) ISAE 3402
8 11 (1.32%) SSAE 16
9 10 (1.20%) NIST
10 8 (0.96%) ITGC
11 5 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.48%) ISO 22301
13 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.36%) PMBOK
14 2 (0.24%) MiFID
15 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
15 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 56 (6.74%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.77%) Hyper-V
3 13 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.36%) Xen
6 1 (0.12%) IAG
6 1 (0.12%) Samba
6 1 (0.12%) vSphere
6 1 (0.12%) XenApp
6 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 46 (5.54%) SCCM
2 13 (1.56%) SCOrch
3 12 (1.44%) Jamf Pro
4 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (0.60%) SCOM
5 4 (0.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (0.48%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.12%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.12%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 121 (14.56%) Microsoft
2 34 (4.09%) Cisco
3 32 (3.85%) ServiceNow
4 31 (3.73%) VMware
5 29 (3.49%) Oracle
6 24 (2.89%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (2.65%) Google
8 21 (2.53%) McAfee
9 19 (2.29%) SAP
10 13 (1.56%) iManage
11 11 (1.32%) Citrix
11 11 (1.32%) DevExpress
11 11 (1.32%) Remedy
12 10 (1.20%) Dell
12 10 (1.20%) Dell KACE
12 10 (1.20%) Trend Micro
13 9 (1.08%) Meraki
14 8 (0.96%) EMC
14 8 (0.96%) Sun
14 8 (0.96%) Symantec