Period
to 10 August 2020

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £66,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 248 228 232
Rank change year-on-year -20 +4 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 337 851 1,122
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.27% 1.50% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.57% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 310 723 1,004
Median annual salary £66,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.60% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,742 £53,248
% change year-on-year +2.34% +0.93% +1.42%

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 24,914 54,180 66,886
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.69% 95.29% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 20,322 44,475 54,317
Median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £33,362
90th Percentile £102,500 £96,250 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

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 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020. 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 +18 88 £60,000 -7.69% 3
West London +44 35 £64,250 +2.80%
South London +24 9 £55,000 +15.79%
East London +5 7 £61,250 +2.08% 1
North London +7 3 £51,340 -6.66% 1
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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.

1 116 (34.42%) Finance
2 102 (30.27%) Project Management
3 69 (20.47%) Microsoft
4 66 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (17.51%) Office 365
6 56 (16.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 56 (16.62%) ITIL
7 54 (16.02%) PRINCE2
8 47 (13.95%) Windows
8 47 (13.95%) Service Delivery
9 45 (13.35%) Project Delivery
10 33 (9.79%) Azure
11 31 (9.20%) Degree
11 31 (9.20%) Windows Server
12 30 (8.90%) Microsoft Office
12 30 (8.90%) Public Sector
12 30 (8.90%) IT Strategy
13 29 (8.61%) Active Directory
14 28 (8.31%) Migration
14 28 (8.31%) Retail
15 25 (7.42%) SharePoint
15 25 (7.42%) PMP
15 25 (7.42%) IT Audit
15 25 (7.42%) Cybersecurity
16 24 (7.12%) Management Information System
16 24 (7.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 24 (7.12%) SLA
16 24 (7.12%) Legal
16 24 (7.12%) Programme Management
17 23 (6.82%) PMI Certification

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 25 (7.42%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.78%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.19%) CMS
4 3 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.89%) IIS
4 3 (0.89%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.30%) Confluence
6 1 (0.30%) Drupal
6 1 (0.30%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (8.90%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.78%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (0.59%) FastStats
1 2 (0.59%) Maximo
1 2 (0.59%) Unica
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Endur
2 1 (0.30%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 59 (17.51%) Office 365
2 33 (9.79%) Azure
3 16 (4.75%) AWS
4 8 (2.37%) SaaS
5 7 (2.08%) Power Platform
6 6 (1.78%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (1.78%) G Suite
7 5 (1.48%) IaaS
7 5 (1.48%) OneDrive
8 4 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.19%) GCP
9 3 (0.89%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.59%) PaaS
10 2 (0.59%) Responsys
10 2 (0.59%) Silverpop
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.23%) Firewall
2 15 (4.45%) LAN
2 15 (4.45%) WAN
3 10 (2.97%) VoIP
4 8 (2.37%) Wireless
5 7 (2.08%) DHCP
5 7 (2.08%) DNS
5 7 (2.08%) Skype
5 7 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.78%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (1.78%) Internet
6 6 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (1.48%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (1.48%) Network Security
8 4 (1.19%) VLAN
8 4 (1.19%) VPN
9 3 (0.89%) BGP
9 3 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.89%) OSPF
9 3 (0.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.08%) Power BI
3 6 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.59%) Big Data
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.30%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (1.19%) JIRA
2 3 (0.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.30%) SonarQube
General
1 116 (34.42%) Finance
2 30 (8.90%) Public Sector
3 28 (8.31%) Retail
4 24 (7.12%) Legal
5 22 (6.53%) Marketing
6 21 (6.23%) Banking
7 16 (4.75%) Law
8 10 (2.97%) Billing
8 10 (2.97%) Telecoms
9 9 (2.67%) Police
10 8 (2.37%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.19%) Back Office
11 4 (1.19%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.59%) Advertising
12 2 (0.59%) Front Office
12 2 (0.59%) International Banking
13 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.30%) French Language
13 1 (0.30%) German Language
13 1 (0.30%) Housing Association
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.19%) .NET
2 3 (0.89%) JSON
2 3 (0.89%) Regular Expression
2 3 (0.89%) Web Services
2 3 (0.89%) YAML
3 2 (0.59%) CSS
3 2 (0.59%) HTML
3 2 (0.59%) SAML
4 1 (0.30%) Django
4 1 (0.30%) Middleware
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.30%) POSIX
4 1 (0.30%) React
4 1 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.12%) Management Information System
2 22 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.75%) FMCG
4 12 (3.56%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.67%) Reinsurance
6 5 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.48%) User Experience
7 4 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.89%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.89%) Cyberattack
8 3 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.89%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.89%) PMI
8 3 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.59%) CCTV
9 2 (0.59%) EFT
9 2 (0.59%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.59%) iPad
9 2 (0.59%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 47 (13.95%) Windows
2 31 (9.20%) Windows Server
3 11 (3.26%) Linux
4 10 (2.97%) Windows 10
5 8 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.08%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (1.48%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.48%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.19%) Unix
8 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.59%) Android
9 2 (0.59%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (30.27%) Project Management
2 66 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (16.62%) ITIL
3 56 (16.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 54 (16.02%) PRINCE2
5 47 (13.95%) Service Delivery
6 45 (13.35%) Project Delivery
7 30 (8.90%) IT Strategy
8 28 (8.31%) Migration
9 25 (7.42%) Cybersecurity
9 25 (7.42%) IT Audit
10 24 (7.12%) Programme Management
11 22 (6.53%) Waterfall
12 21 (6.23%) Disaster Recovery
12 21 (6.23%) Problem-Solving
12 21 (6.23%) Service Management
13 18 (5.34%) Risk Management
13 18 (5.34%) Supplier Management
14 17 (5.04%) Change Management
14 17 (5.04%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.26%) SQL
2 10 (2.97%) PowerShell
2 10 (2.97%) Python
3 5 (1.48%) C
4 4 (1.19%) C#
4 4 (1.19%) Java
5 3 (0.89%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.59%) PHP
6 2 (0.59%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.59%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (9.20%) Degree
2 25 (7.42%) PMP
3 24 (7.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 23 (6.82%) PMI Certification
5 11 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.78%) CISA
7 4 (1.19%) CISM
7 4 (1.19%) CISSP
7 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.89%) ACCA
8 3 (0.89%) CIMA
9 2 (0.59%) CCNA
9 2 (0.59%) CCNP
9 2 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.59%) FFIEC
9 2 (0.59%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.59%) MCSE
9 2 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.12%) SLA
2 15 (4.45%) GDPR
3 12 (3.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (2.37%) PMO
6 5 (1.48%) ITGC
6 5 (1.48%) QA
7 4 (1.19%) ISAE 3402
8 3 (0.89%) Basel III
8 3 (0.89%) COBIT
8 3 (0.89%) CRD IV
8 3 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.89%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.59%) SEPA
9 2 (0.59%) TARGET2
10 1 (0.30%) COSO
10 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (8.61%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.78%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.19%) Docker
4 4 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.30%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.30%) XenApp
6 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.48%) SCCM
2 3 (0.89%) Ansible
2 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.59%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.59%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.59%) Jamf Pro
3 2 (0.59%) MaaS360
3 2 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.30%) cPanel
4 1 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.30%) SmoothWall
4 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (20.47%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.23%) Cisco
3 17 (5.04%) VMware
4 14 (4.15%) SAP
5 12 (3.56%) Citrix
6 10 (2.97%) Oracle
7 9 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.08%) Apple
8 7 (2.08%) Google
9 5 (1.48%) Avaya
9 5 (1.48%) Dell
9 5 (1.48%) HP
9 5 (1.48%) IBM
10 4 (1.19%) Adobe
10 4 (1.19%) Facebook
10 4 (1.19%) iManage
10 4 (1.19%) Instagram
10 4 (1.19%) Meraki
11 3 (0.89%) Arista
11 3 (0.89%) Palo Alto