Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Manager
England > South East
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 194 155
Rank change year-on-year +66 -39 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 695 519 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.50% 1.66% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 1.71% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 593 480 671
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 26,811 30,280 32,967
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.69% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22,151 25,250 27,572
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured IT Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in the South East

IT Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Manager in the South East.

Salary trend for IT Manager in the South East

IT Manager
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in the South East over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Manager in the South East

IT Manager
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Manager within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. 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
Thames Valley +71 248 £55,000 +4.76% 23
Hampshire +25 145 £60,000 +14.29% 12
Berkshire +47 138 £57,500 +9.52% 6
Surrey +68 129 £55,000 - 11
West Sussex +14 96 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +46 72 £47,500 -13.64% 7
Oxfordshire +16 38 £55,000 +12.82% 10
Kent +29 35 £45,000 -10.00% 4
East Sussex 0 31 £49,250 -1.50% 1
Middlesex -2 7 £69,700 +17.14%
Sussex - 3 £60,000 -
IT Manager
England

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 South East region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 199 (28.63%) Project Management
2 190 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (21.01%) Finance
4 142 (20.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 142 (20.43%) ITIL
5 118 (16.98%) PRINCE2
6 101 (14.53%) Service Delivery
6 101 (14.53%) Waterfall
7 94 (13.53%) Degree
8 85 (12.23%) Service Management
8 85 (12.23%) Microsoft
9 83 (11.94%) Change Management
10 78 (11.22%) Windows
11 70 (10.07%) Continuous Improvement
12 68 (9.78%) CRM
13 61 (8.78%) Management Information System
14 57 (8.20%) ITSM
15 55 (7.91%) Microsoft Office
15 55 (7.91%) Problem-Solving
16 53 (7.63%) IT Strategy
17 52 (7.48%) Windows Server
18 51 (7.34%) Office 365
19 49 (7.05%) Performance Management
20 48 (6.91%) PMI Certification
20 48 (6.91%) Scrum
21 47 (6.76%) SDLC
22 46 (6.62%) Oracle
22 46 (6.62%) ITIL V3
23 45 (6.47%) PMP
24 44 (6.33%) Supplier Management

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 22 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 15 (2.16%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.15%) Skype for Business
4 7 (1.01%) Confluence
5 6 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (0.86%) JBoss
6 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.72%) IIS
6 5 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.58%) MS Project Server
8 3 (0.43%) CMS
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.14%) SAS
Applications
1 55 (7.91%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (4.89%) Microsoft Project
3 14 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 24 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.73%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.43%) Cognos Controller
4 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.14%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 51 (7.34%) Office 365
2 25 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.29%) Mimecast
5 7 (1.01%) IaaS
6 6 (0.86%) SaaS
7 4 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
7 4 (0.58%) PaaS
8 2 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.74%) Firewall
2 22 (3.17%) DNS
3 15 (2.16%) SAN
4 13 (1.87%) DHCP
4 13 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (1.73%) LAN
6 10 (1.44%) PBX
6 10 (1.44%) VPN
6 10 (1.44%) WAN
7 9 (1.29%) Internet
7 9 (1.29%) NAS
8 8 (1.15%) Skype
8 8 (1.15%) VLAN
9 6 (0.86%) IPsec
9 6 (0.86%) Network Security
9 6 (0.86%) VoIP
10 5 (0.72%) SMS
10 5 (0.72%) Wireless
11 4 (0.58%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (0.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.58%) Relational Database
3 10 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.01%) MySQL
5 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.29%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (2.16%) JIRA
2 6 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.29%) NUnit
4 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 146 (21.01%) Finance
2 42 (6.04%) Retail
3 37 (5.32%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.88%) Marketing
5 18 (2.59%) Legal
6 11 (1.58%) Billing
6 11 (1.58%) Law
7 10 (1.44%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.01%) Advertising
8 7 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.86%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.86%) Electronics
10 3 (0.43%) Back Office
10 3 (0.43%) French Language
11 2 (0.29%) Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.14%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.29%) SAP Basis
2 8 (1.15%) .NET
3 7 (1.01%) HTML
4 6 (0.86%) Middleware
5 4 (0.58%) LDAP
5 4 (0.58%) MAPI
6 3 (0.43%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.43%) CSS
7 2 (0.29%) REST
7 2 (0.29%) SOAP
7 2 (0.29%) Web Services
8 1 (0.14%) HTML5
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.14%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.78%) Management Information System
2 34 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.74%) PMI
4 24 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (2.45%) Data Centre
6 12 (1.73%) Virtual Team
7 11 (1.58%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.01%) Replication
9 6 (0.86%) NHS
9 6 (0.86%) Tandem
10 5 (0.72%) CCTV
11 4 (0.58%) Clustering
11 4 (0.58%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.58%) PKI
11 4 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.58%) YubiKey
12 3 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.29%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.29%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 78 (11.22%) Windows
2 52 (7.48%) Windows Server
3 25 (3.60%) Linux
4 21 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.29%) Unix
7 7 (1.01%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.72%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.58%) VMS
10 3 (0.43%) Android
10 3 (0.43%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.29%) Solaris
12 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (28.63%) Project Management
2 190 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (20.43%) ITIL
3 142 (20.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 118 (16.98%) PRINCE2
5 101 (14.53%) Service Delivery
5 101 (14.53%) Waterfall
6 85 (12.23%) Service Management
7 83 (11.94%) Change Management
8 70 (10.07%) Continuous Improvement
9 68 (9.78%) CRM
10 57 (8.20%) ITSM
11 55 (7.91%) Problem-Solving
12 53 (7.63%) IT Strategy
13 49 (7.05%) Performance Management
14 48 (6.91%) Scrum
15 47 (6.76%) SDLC
16 46 (6.62%) ITIL V3
17 44 (6.33%) Supplier Management
18 43 (6.19%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (6.04%) SQL
2 19 (2.73%) Java
3 13 (1.87%) C
4 10 (1.44%) C#
5 5 (0.72%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.58%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 94 (13.53%) Degree
2 48 (6.91%) PMI Certification
3 45 (6.47%) PMP
4 35 (5.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 23 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (3.02%) ITIL Certification
7 19 (2.73%) CISSP
8 18 (2.59%) CISA
8 18 (2.59%) CISM
8 18 (2.59%) MCSA
8 18 (2.59%) MCSE
8 18 (2.59%) Security Cleared
9 16 (2.30%) SC Cleared
10 12 (1.73%) APMP
11 10 (1.44%) MCP
11 10 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (1.15%) CRISC
12 8 (1.15%) ISTQB
13 7 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (1.01%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.90%) PMO
2 34 (4.89%) SLA
3 32 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (3.74%) QA
5 18 (2.59%) GDPR
6 16 (2.30%) COBIT
7 15 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (0.86%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.29%) P3O
11 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.14%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.14%) RMADS
System Software
1 43 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.87%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.72%) XenApp
5 4 (0.58%) KVM
6 3 (0.43%) Firmware
7 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.29%) vSphere
8 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (1.29%) SCCM
2 4 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.14%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.14%) SCOM
3 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 85 (12.23%) Microsoft
2 46 (6.62%) Oracle
3 43 (6.19%) VMware
4 37 (5.32%) ServiceNow
5 26 (3.74%) SAP
6 25 (3.60%) Dynatrace
7 13 (1.87%) Cisco
8 11 (1.58%) Citrix
8 11 (1.58%) HP
9 9 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.29%) TIBCO
10 7 (1.01%) CheckPoint
10 7 (1.01%) IBM
11 6 (0.86%) Cadence
11 6 (0.86%) Mitel
12 5 (0.72%) NETGEAR
12 5 (0.72%) Okta
12 5 (0.72%) Sophos
13 4 (0.58%) Ivanti
13 4 (0.58%) Vyatta