Period
to 7 April 2020

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 7 April 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 209 255 227
Rank change year-on-year +46 -28 -44
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 786 828 1,122
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.66% 1.35% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.41% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 679 695 1,003
Median annual salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.81% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £41,700 £45,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £92,750 £94,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 44,845 58,543 67,244
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.56% 95.43% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 36,410 47,889 55,782
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +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 7 April 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 7 April 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 +21 184 £62,500 - 8
West London -2 42 £65,000 +4.84% 5
South London +16 32 £52,500 -4.55% 1
East London +7 16 £50,000 - 3
North London -4 16 £57,500 -14.81% 1
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 April 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.

1 269 (34.22%) Finance
2 243 (30.92%) Project Management
3 159 (20.23%) Agile Software Development
4 146 (18.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 136 (17.30%) ITIL
5 136 (17.30%) PRINCE2
6 109 (13.87%) Microsoft
7 108 (13.74%) Office 365
8 107 (13.61%) Project Delivery
9 106 (13.49%) Service Delivery
10 81 (10.31%) Windows
11 77 (9.80%) Change Management
12 76 (9.67%) Azure
13 75 (9.54%) Degree
14 67 (8.52%) Cybersecurity
15 62 (7.89%) Public Sector
15 62 (7.89%) IT Strategy
16 61 (7.76%) Microsoft Office
17 57 (7.25%) Legal
17 57 (7.25%) Programme Management
18 56 (7.12%) Banking
18 56 (7.12%) Risk Management
19 52 (6.62%) Waterfall
20 51 (6.49%) Business Development
20 51 (6.49%) Retail
21 49 (6.23%) Active Directory
22 48 (6.11%) Business Analysis
23 47 (5.98%) Migration
23 47 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
23 47 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement

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 34 (4.33%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.78%) CMS
3 6 (0.76%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.51%) Confluence
5 3 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.38%) Drupal
5 3 (0.38%) IIS
5 3 (0.38%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.38%) WordPress
6 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.13%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 61 (7.76%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.25%) ProjectWise
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.13%) Maya
5 1 (0.13%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 15 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.64%) SDL Web 8
4 4 (0.51%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.38%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.38%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.25%) Magento
6 2 (0.25%) Maximo
6 2 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.13%) FastStats
7 1 (0.13%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.13%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 108 (13.74%) Office 365
2 76 (9.67%) Azure
3 41 (5.22%) AWS
4 26 (3.31%) SaaS
5 15 (1.91%) G Suite
6 10 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (1.02%) Mimecast
7 8 (1.02%) Power Platform
8 7 (0.89%) GCP
9 5 (0.64%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.38%) IaaS
11 3 (0.38%) Slack
12 2 (0.25%) PaaS
12 2 (0.25%) Responsys
12 2 (0.25%) Silverpop
13 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.96%) Firewall
1 39 (4.96%) WAN
2 24 (3.05%) LAN
3 16 (2.04%) Unified Communications
4 15 (1.91%) Internet
4 15 (1.91%) Intranet
4 15 (1.91%) MPLS
5 10 (1.27%) DHCP
5 10 (1.27%) DNS
6 9 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (1.02%) VoIP
7 8 (1.02%) VPN
8 7 (0.89%) VLAN
9 6 (0.76%) SAN
9 6 (0.76%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.64%) Network Security
10 5 (0.64%) Wireless
11 4 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.38%) Skype
13 2 (0.25%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.91%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.53%) Blockchain
2 12 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.02%) Power BI
4 4 (0.51%) Big Data
4 4 (0.51%) Data Lake
5 3 (0.38%) mvBase
5 3 (0.38%) UniData
6 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.13%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.13%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (1.15%) JIRA
2 5 (0.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 269 (34.22%) Finance
2 62 (7.89%) Public Sector
3 57 (7.25%) Legal
4 56 (7.12%) Banking
5 51 (6.49%) Retail
6 31 (3.94%) Marketing
7 27 (3.44%) Law
8 17 (2.16%) Telecoms
9 16 (2.04%) Billing
10 12 (1.53%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.53%) Housing Association
11 11 (1.40%) Advertising
12 8 (1.02%) Police
13 7 (0.89%) International Banking
13 7 (0.89%) Local Government
14 6 (0.76%) Back Office
15 5 (0.64%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.51%) Front Office
16 4 (0.51%) Publishing
17 3 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.53%) .NET
2 7 (0.89%) Middleware
3 6 (0.76%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.38%) React
4 3 (0.38%) Velocity
4 3 (0.38%) Web Services
5 2 (0.25%) COM
5 2 (0.25%) CSS
5 2 (0.25%) HTML
5 2 (0.25%) SAML
6 1 (0.13%) JSON
6 1 (0.13%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.13%) XML
6 1 (0.13%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.45%) Management Information System
3 22 (2.80%) Data Centre
3 22 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (1.78%) User Experience
5 13 (1.65%) FMCG
6 12 (1.53%) Private Cloud
7 11 (1.40%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.27%) Internet of Things
8 10 (1.27%) Reinsurance
9 9 (1.15%) CESG
9 9 (1.15%) Public Cloud
9 9 (1.15%) Virtual Team
10 8 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.02%) PMI
11 7 (0.89%) e-Learning
11 7 (0.89%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.64%) Social Media
12 5 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 81 (10.31%) Windows
2 43 (5.47%) Windows Server
3 20 (2.54%) Linux
4 12 (1.53%) Windows 10
4 12 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (0.64%) Unix
5 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (0.51%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.51%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (0.38%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (30.92%) Project Management
2 159 (20.23%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (18.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 136 (17.30%) ITIL
4 136 (17.30%) PRINCE2
5 107 (13.61%) Project Delivery
6 106 (13.49%) Service Delivery
7 77 (9.80%) Change Management
8 67 (8.52%) Cybersecurity
9 62 (7.89%) IT Strategy
10 57 (7.25%) Programme Management
11 56 (7.12%) Risk Management
12 52 (6.62%) Waterfall
13 51 (6.49%) Business Development
14 48 (6.11%) Business Analysis
15 47 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement
15 47 (5.98%) Migration
16 46 (5.85%) SDLC
17 42 (5.34%) IT Audit
18 40 (5.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (3.31%) SQL
2 24 (3.05%) C
3 10 (1.27%) PowerShell
4 7 (0.89%) Java
4 7 (0.89%) Python
5 4 (0.51%) PHP
5 4 (0.51%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.38%) C#
6 3 (0.38%) UniBasic
6 3 (0.38%) VB
7 2 (0.25%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (9.54%) Degree
2 37 (4.71%) PMI Certification
2 37 (4.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 36 (4.58%) PMP
4 22 (2.80%) CISSP
5 16 (2.04%) CIPD
6 15 (1.91%) Security Cleared
7 14 (1.78%) CISA
8 13 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 12 (1.53%) CISM
9 12 (1.53%) SC Cleared
10 11 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.15%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.76%) APMP
13 6 (0.76%) MCSE
14 5 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
15 4 (0.51%) AWS Certification
15 4 (0.51%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.71%) SLA
2 33 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (3.69%) GDPR
4 25 (3.18%) PMO
5 18 (2.29%) QA
6 9 (1.15%) CESG Infosec
6 9 (1.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 8 (1.02%) ITGC
8 7 (0.89%) COBIT
9 5 (0.64%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.64%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.51%) Basel III
10 4 (0.51%) ISAE 3402
11 3 (0.38%) CRD IV
11 3 (0.38%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.38%) NIST
12 2 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.25%) TARGET2
System Software
1 49 (6.23%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.53%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.40%) Terminal Services
5 8 (1.02%) Docker
6 4 (0.51%) vSphere
7 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.13%) ACF2
8 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (1.91%) SCCM
2 11 (1.40%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (1.02%) Jamf Pro
4 5 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.38%) Terraform
6 2 (0.25%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.25%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.25%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.25%) WSUS
7 1 (0.13%) Ansible
7 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.13%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 109 (13.87%) Microsoft
2 31 (3.94%) VMware
3 25 (3.18%) Cisco
4 20 (2.54%) Citrix
4 20 (2.54%) Google
4 20 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (2.29%) Adobe
6 17 (2.16%) SAP
7 14 (1.78%) iManage
7 14 (1.78%) Oracle
8 9 (1.15%) Apple
8 9 (1.15%) Dell
9 6 (0.76%) IBM
9 6 (0.76%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.64%) Cognos
10 5 (0.64%) EMC
10 5 (0.64%) HP
10 5 (0.64%) Informatica
11 4 (0.51%) Avaya
11 4 (0.51%) Sage