IT Manager Jobs in the South East

IT Manager
England > South East

The median IT Manager salary in the South East is £50,913 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 24 May 2024.

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

6 months to
24 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 105 180 162
Rank change year-on-year +75 -18 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 437 267 454
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.55% 1.89% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 2.09% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 396 191 365
10th Percentile £32,500 £42,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £36,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,913 £57,500 £57,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.46% +0.88% +14.00%
75th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £56,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% +2.68% +5.26%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East

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.

Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 16,123 12,767 19,547
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.08% 90.26% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11,524 8,073 12,376
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,800 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.65% +1.33% +9.09%

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured IT Manager in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Manager in the South East over the 6 months to 24 May 2024.

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 24 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +31 118 £50,000 -9.09% 34
Kent +44 81 £38,000 -24.00% 7
Surrey +13 71 £60,000 -4.00% 12
West Sussex +51 68 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Hampshire +2 60 £51,500 -0.88% 8
Berkshire +24 43 £50,000 -13.04% 22
Buckinghamshire -14 42 £50,500 -8.18% 7
Oxfordshire +20 33 £42,000 -18.05% 5
Sussex - 21 £60,000 - 1
East Sussex +17 18 £60,000 -29.41% 8
Middlesex -13 2 £65,000 +23.81%
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2024, IT Manager job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 125 (28.60%) Social Skills
2 93 (21.28%) Project Management
3 71 (16.25%) Microsoft
4 70 (16.02%) Finance
5 63 (14.42%) Microsoft 365
6 50 (11.44%) Problem-Solving
7 49 (11.21%) Agile
8 48 (10.98%) Degree
9 46 (10.53%) ITIL
10 44 (10.07%) Customer Service
11 43 (9.84%) Azure
12 42 (9.61%) Windows
13 41 (9.38%) PRINCE2
14 39 (8.92%) Cybersecurity
15 37 (8.47%) SQL
15 37 (8.47%) Service Delivery
16 35 (8.01%) Firewall
16 35 (8.01%) Waterfall
17 33 (7.55%) ERP
17 33 (7.55%) Self-Motivation
18 31 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
19 30 (6.86%) Validation
19 30 (6.86%) Line Management
20 28 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 27 (6.18%) Active Directory
21 27 (6.18%) IT Strategy
22 26 (5.95%) Risk Management
23 25 (5.72%) Windows Server
24 24 (5.49%) Project Delivery
24 24 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (2.97%) Documentum
2 7 (1.60%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.69%) Confluence
4 2 (0.46%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.23%) CMS
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Exchange
5 1 (0.23%) Moodle
5 1 (0.23%) Totara
Applications
1 14 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.14%) Trello
4 2 (0.46%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 13 (2.97%) TrackWise
2 4 (0.92%) SAP WM
3 3 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.69%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 63 (14.42%) Microsoft 365
2 43 (9.84%) Azure
3 10 (2.29%) Entra ID
4 5 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.92%) AWS
5 4 (0.92%) Power Platform
6 3 (0.69%) Asana
6 3 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.46%) Amazon EKS
7 2 (0.46%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.46%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.46%) Power Automate
8 1 (0.23%) Azure Sentinel
8 1 (0.23%) GCP
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Purview
8 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.23%) Rubrik
8 1 (0.23%) SaaS
8 1 (0.23%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.01%) Firewall
2 10 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (1.83%) WAN
4 7 (1.60%) Network Security
4 7 (1.60%) VPN
5 6 (1.37%) LAN
5 6 (1.37%) Wireless
6 5 (1.14%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.92%) Internet
7 4 (0.92%) SAN
7 4 (0.92%) VLAN
8 2 (0.46%) DHCP
8 2 (0.46%) DNS
8 2 (0.46%) Intranet
8 2 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.46%) WLAN
9 1 (0.23%) MPLS
9 1 (0.23%) SNMP
9 1 (0.23%) SSL
9 1 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.12%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (1.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.92%) Power BI
4 2 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (0.46%) GIS
Development Applications
1 8 (1.83%) JIRA
General
1 125 (28.60%) Social Skills
2 70 (16.02%) Finance
3 22 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.58%) Manufacturing
5 17 (3.89%) Public Sector
6 16 (3.66%) Retail
7 15 (3.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (2.75%) Telecoms
9 11 (2.52%) Legal
9 11 (2.52%) Organisational Skills
10 6 (1.37%) Marketing
11 5 (1.14%) Aviation
12 4 (0.92%) Advertising
13 3 (0.69%) Banking
13 3 (0.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 3 (0.69%) Influencing Skills
13 3 (0.69%) Law
14 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.46%) Automotive
14 2 (0.46%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.69%) Flash
1 3 (0.69%) Web Services
2 2 (0.46%) CSS
2 2 (0.46%) EDI
2 2 (0.46%) HTML
2 2 (0.46%) JSON
2 2 (0.46%) LDAP
2 2 (0.46%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (0.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.55%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (3.89%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.97%) Life Science
3 13 (2.97%) LIMS
4 10 (2.29%) Driving Licence
5 8 (1.83%) PMI
6 7 (1.60%) FMCG
7 6 (1.37%) NHS
7 6 (1.37%) Onboarding
8 5 (1.14%) Data Centre
9 4 (0.92%) IPTV
10 3 (0.69%) Cyber Threat
10 3 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.69%) Legacy Systems
10 3 (0.69%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.69%) Product Ownership
10 3 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.46%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.46%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.61%) Windows
2 25 (5.72%) Windows Server
3 10 (2.29%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.69%) Linux
4 3 (0.69%) Mac OS X
4 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (0.46%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (21.28%) Project Management
2 50 (11.44%) Problem-Solving
3 49 (11.21%) Agile
4 46 (10.53%) ITIL
5 44 (10.07%) Customer Service
6 41 (9.38%) PRINCE2
7 39 (8.92%) Cybersecurity
8 37 (8.47%) Service Delivery
9 35 (8.01%) Waterfall
10 33 (7.55%) ERP
11 31 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (6.86%) Line Management
12 30 (6.86%) Validation
13 27 (6.18%) IT Strategy
14 26 (5.95%) Risk Management
15 24 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
15 24 (5.49%) Project Delivery
16 18 (4.12%) Business Continuity
17 17 (3.89%) Change Control
17 17 (3.89%) Impact Assessments
Programming Languages
1 37 (8.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (10.98%) Degree
2 22 (5.03%) DBS Check
3 21 (4.81%) PMI Certification
4 16 (3.66%) CISSP
5 13 (2.97%) PMP
6 7 (1.60%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.60%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.14%) Azure Certification
7 5 (1.14%) CISM
7 5 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.92%) CRISC
8 4 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.92%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.69%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.69%) MCSE
9 3 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (4.81%) QA
3 19 (4.35%) GDPR
4 16 (3.66%) Cyber Essentials
5 15 (3.43%) SLA
6 13 (2.97%) GMP
6 13 (2.97%) Good Clinical Practice
6 13 (2.97%) GxP
7 8 (1.83%) Accessibility
8 6 (1.37%) PMO
9 5 (1.14%) GRC
10 4 (0.92%) ISO 22301
10 4 (0.92%) NCSC
10 4 (0.92%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.69%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.46%) SNOMED CT
13 1 (0.23%) COBIT
13 1 (0.23%) NIST
13 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 27 (6.18%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.75%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (2.29%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (0.69%) SmoothWall
3 2 (0.46%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 71 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.26%) VMware
3 14 (3.20%) ServiceNow
4 9 (2.06%) Cisco
5 6 (1.37%) Apple
5 6 (1.37%) Meraki
6 5 (1.14%) Anaplan
6 5 (1.14%) SAP
6 5 (1.14%) Veeam
6 5 (1.14%) Workday
7 4 (0.92%) YouTube
8 3 (0.69%) Acronis
8 3 (0.69%) Aruba
8 3 (0.69%) CrowdStrike
9 2 (0.46%) Civica
9 2 (0.46%) Commvault
9 2 (0.46%) IFS
9 2 (0.46%) Palo Alto
9 2 (0.46%) Salesforce
9 2 (0.46%) WatchGuard