Period
to 23 February 2020

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 207 251 209
Rank change year-on-year +44 -42 -34
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 838 863 1,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.67% 1.38% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.45% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 704 718 1,019
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £40,900 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £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 47,563 59,439 66,858
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.33% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 38,510 48,615 55,449
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,375 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.19% +2.75% +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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +34 194 £60,500 +0.83% 26
West London -6 38 £64,500 +4.03% 23
South London +10 36 £57,500 +17.95% 3
North London -4 22 £57,500 -12.88% 2
East London +15 19 £50,000 +4.71% 6
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 282 (33.65%) Project Management
2 273 (32.58%) Finance
3 182 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
4 160 (19.09%) ITIL
5 153 (18.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 149 (17.78%) PRINCE2
7 132 (15.75%) Project Delivery
8 113 (13.48%) Service Delivery
9 106 (12.65%) Microsoft
10 100 (11.93%) Office 365
11 95 (11.34%) Change Management
12 94 (11.22%) Windows
13 79 (9.43%) Azure
14 78 (9.31%) Cybersecurity
15 74 (8.83%) Degree
16 69 (8.23%) Business Analysis
17 66 (7.88%) Banking
18 64 (7.64%) Risk Management
19 63 (7.52%) IT Strategy
20 62 (7.40%) Legal
21 61 (7.28%) Programme Management
22 58 (6.92%) Business Development
23 56 (6.68%) Microsoft Office
24 53 (6.32%) Service Management
25 52 (6.21%) Retail
25 52 (6.21%) Public Sector
26 51 (6.09%) Migration
27 50 (5.97%) CRM
27 50 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
27 50 (5.97%) SDLC

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 21 (2.51%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.43%) CMS
3 10 (1.19%) Confluence
4 4 (0.48%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.48%) WordPress
5 3 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.36%) Drupal
5 3 (0.36%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.24%) IIS
7 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 56 (6.68%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.95%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.24%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.12%) Maya
7 1 (0.12%) NUKE
7 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.60%) SDL Web 8
4 4 (0.48%) Elite 3E
4 4 (0.48%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.48%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.36%) Magento
6 2 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.12%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.12%) Relativity
7 1 (0.12%) Siebel CRM
7 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 100 (11.93%) Office 365
2 79 (9.43%) Azure
3 48 (5.73%) AWS
4 28 (3.34%) SaaS
5 16 (1.91%) G Suite
6 11 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.07%) Mimecast
8 8 (0.95%) GCP
9 6 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.36%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.36%) Power Platform
10 3 (0.36%) Slack
11 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.24%) IaaS
11 2 (0.24%) PaaS
12 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.12%) Responsys
12 1 (0.12%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.77%) WAN
2 31 (3.70%) Firewall
3 25 (2.98%) Intranet
4 23 (2.74%) LAN
5 20 (2.39%) Unified Communications
6 18 (2.15%) MPLS
7 16 (1.91%) Internet
8 11 (1.31%) DNS
9 10 (1.19%) DHCP
10 7 (0.84%) SAN
10 7 (0.84%) VPN
10 7 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.72%) Wireless
12 4 (0.48%) Network Security
12 4 (0.48%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.48%) VLAN
13 3 (0.36%) Skype
13 3 (0.36%) Structured Cabling
13 3 (0.36%) VoIP
14 2 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (1.91%) Blockchain
2 13 (1.55%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.48%) Big Data
4 4 (0.48%) Data Lake
5 3 (0.36%) mvBase
5 3 (0.36%) Power BI
5 3 (0.36%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.36%) UniData
6 2 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.12%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.12%) QlikView
7 1 (0.12%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.12%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (2.03%) JIRA
2 5 (0.60%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.12%) MSI
General
1 273 (32.58%) Finance
2 66 (7.88%) Banking
3 62 (7.40%) Legal
4 52 (6.21%) Public Sector
4 52 (6.21%) Retail
5 38 (4.53%) Law
6 35 (4.18%) Marketing
7 18 (2.15%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.55%) Advertising
9 12 (1.43%) Billing
9 12 (1.43%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.43%) Housing Association
9 12 (1.43%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.19%) Back Office
11 8 (0.95%) Local Government
12 7 (0.84%) International Banking
13 6 (0.72%) Police
14 5 (0.60%) Electronics
15 4 (0.48%) Publishing
16 3 (0.36%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.55%) .NET
2 9 (1.07%) Middleware
3 6 (0.72%) .NET Framework
4 4 (0.48%) React
5 3 (0.36%) CSS
5 3 (0.36%) HTML
5 3 (0.36%) Velocity
6 2 (0.24%) COM
6 2 (0.24%) XML
7 1 (0.12%) .NET Core
7 1 (0.12%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.12%) CSS3
7 1 (0.12%) HTML5
7 1 (0.12%) jQuery
7 1 (0.12%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.12%) Node.js
7 1 (0.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
1 44 (5.25%) Management Information System
2 36 (4.30%) Data Centre
3 30 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (1.91%) Private Cloud
5 13 (1.55%) Internet of Things
5 13 (1.55%) User Experience
6 11 (1.31%) e-Learning
6 11 (1.31%) Hedge funds
7 9 (1.07%) CESG
7 9 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (0.95%) PMI
8 8 (0.95%) Public Cloud
8 8 (0.95%) Social Media
8 8 (0.95%) Virtual Team
9 7 (0.84%) CMDB
9 7 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (0.84%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.72%) FMCG
10 6 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 94 (11.22%) Windows
2 31 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 25 (2.98%) Linux
4 17 (2.03%) Windows 10
5 13 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (0.95%) Unix
7 5 (0.60%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.48%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.36%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (33.65%) Project Management
2 182 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (19.09%) ITIL
4 153 (18.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 149 (17.78%) PRINCE2
6 132 (15.75%) Project Delivery
7 113 (13.48%) Service Delivery
8 95 (11.34%) Change Management
9 78 (9.31%) Cybersecurity
10 69 (8.23%) Business Analysis
11 64 (7.64%) Risk Management
12 63 (7.52%) IT Strategy
13 61 (7.28%) Programme Management
14 58 (6.92%) Business Development
15 53 (6.32%) Service Management
16 51 (6.09%) Migration
17 50 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
17 50 (5.97%) CRM
17 50 (5.97%) SDLC
18 48 (5.73%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (3.58%) SQL
2 27 (3.22%) C
3 9 (1.07%) Java
4 7 (0.84%) PowerShell
5 6 (0.72%) PHP
6 5 (0.60%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.48%) Python
8 3 (0.36%) C#
8 3 (0.36%) UniBasic
8 3 (0.36%) VB
9 2 (0.24%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 74 (8.83%) Degree
2 37 (4.42%) PMP
3 34 (4.06%) PMI Certification
4 32 (3.82%) CISSP
5 27 (3.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 20 (2.39%) Security Cleared
7 19 (2.27%) CISA
8 16 (1.91%) CIPD
9 15 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 13 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (1.55%) SC Cleared
11 12 (1.43%) DV Cleared
11 12 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (1.31%) CISM
13 10 (1.19%) MCSE
14 8 (0.95%) APMP
15 7 (0.84%) CCNA
16 6 (0.72%) CCNP
16 6 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (4.77%) SLA
3 30 (3.58%) GDPR
4 24 (2.86%) PMO
5 19 (2.27%) QA
6 13 (1.55%) COBIT
7 9 (1.07%) CESG Infosec
7 9 (1.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 8 (0.95%) ITGC
9 7 (0.84%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.72%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.48%) NIST
13 2 (0.24%) Basel III
13 2 (0.24%) ISAE 3402
14 1 (0.12%) COSO
14 1 (0.12%) CRD IV
14 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
14 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.12%) NCSC
System Software
1 40 (4.77%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.91%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.31%) Terminal Services
5 7 (0.84%) Docker
6 5 (0.60%) vSphere
7 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.12%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 24 (2.86%) SCCM
2 13 (1.55%) Jamf Pro
3 10 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (0.72%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.36%) Terraform
6 2 (0.24%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.24%) WSUS
7 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.12%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.12%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 106 (12.65%) Microsoft
2 31 (3.70%) VMware
3 24 (2.86%) Cisco
3 24 (2.86%) Google
3 24 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
4 17 (2.03%) Adobe
4 17 (2.03%) Citrix
5 16 (1.91%) Oracle
6 12 (1.43%) iManage
6 12 (1.43%) SAP
6 12 (1.43%) ServiceNow
7 8 (0.95%) Apple
7 8 (0.95%) Dell
8 7 (0.84%) McAfee
8 7 (0.84%) Palo Alto
9 6 (0.72%) Cognos
9 6 (0.72%) Dell KACE
9 6 (0.72%) Meraki
9 6 (0.72%) Trend Micro
10 5 (0.60%) Remedy