The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 150 152
Rank change year-on-year -27 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 237 391 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.61% 2.15% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 2.21% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 210 324 371
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,550
% change year-on-year - +2.98%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14206 17673 20720
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.63% 96.96% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11912 15039 16887
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured IT Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +20 67 £57,500 +12.19% 8
Berkshire -10 67 £52,500 -8.69% 7
Hampshire -26 26 £52,000 -5.45% 9
West Sussex +16 20 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Buckinghamshire -31 18 £55,000 +15.78% 4
Oxfordshire +1 17 £49,000 +15.29% 2
Kent -5 8 £45,000 -14.28%
East Sussex -10 7 £46,250 -9.75%
Middlesex +9 4 £68,750 +25.00%
Sussex - 2 £50,000 -
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 170 (31.66%) Project Management
2 152 (28.31%) Finance
3 119 (22.16%) Agile Software Development
4 117 (21.79%) ITIL
5 115 (21.42%) PRINCE2
6 88 (16.39%) Microsoft
7 80 (14.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 72 (13.41%) Windows
9 56 (10.43%) Change Management
10 45 (8.38%) Degree
11 43 (8.01%) Microsoft Project
12 42 (7.82%) Service Delivery
13 40 (7.45%) CRM
13 40 (7.45%) Waterfall
14 39 (7.26%) SQL
14 39 (7.26%) VMware
15 38 (7.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 37 (6.89%) Supplier Management
17 36 (6.70%) SLA
18 35 (6.52%) Management Information System
19 34 (6.33%) Service Management
19 34 (6.33%) IT Strategy
20 33 (6.15%) Active Directory
21 30 (5.59%) Retail
21 30 (5.59%) Microsoft Office
22 29 (5.40%) Linux
22 29 (5.40%) Disaster Recovery
22 29 (5.40%) Windows Server
23 28 (5.21%) Risk Management
24 26 (4.84%) SDLC

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 11 (2.05%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.86%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.68%) CMS
4 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.56%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.37%) GroupWise
6 1 (0.19%) Documentum
6 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 43 (8.01%) Microsoft Project
2 30 (5.59%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (3.54%) Microsoft Excel
4 18 (3.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.93%) Niku Workbench
6 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.93%) Magento
2 5 (0.93%) Pegasus Opera
3 4 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.19%) FastStats
4 1 (0.19%) Maximo
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.98%) Office 365
3 15 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.86%) SaaS
5 2 (0.37%) IaaS
5 2 (0.37%) PaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.19%) Cloudflare
6 1 (0.19%) G Suite
6 1 (0.19%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.19%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.66%) Firewall
2 17 (3.17%) Network Security
3 13 (2.42%) LAN
3 13 (2.42%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.42%) VPN
4 11 (2.05%) Internet
4 11 (2.05%) Intranet
5 10 (1.86%) WAN
6 9 (1.68%) SAN
7 8 (1.49%) FCoE
7 8 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (1.49%) iSCSI
8 7 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (1.12%) IP Telephony
9 6 (1.12%) VoIP
10 5 (0.93%) Wireless
11 4 (0.74%) DNS
11 4 (0.74%) NAS
11 4 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.05%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (1.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.37%) FileMaker
5 2 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.19%) Big Data
6 1 (0.19%) MySQL
6 1 (0.19%) OLAP
6 1 (0.19%) OLTP
6 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 152 (28.31%) Finance
2 30 (5.59%) Retail
3 23 (4.28%) Automotive
4 19 (3.54%) Marketing
4 19 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.17%) Legal
6 12 (2.23%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.74%) Advertising
8 4 (0.74%) Banking
9 3 (0.56%) Billing
9 3 (0.56%) Law
10 2 (0.37%) French Language
10 2 (0.37%) Local Government
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.28%) .NET
2 8 (1.49%) EDI
2 8 (1.49%) Middleware
3 6 (1.12%) ASP.NET
4 5 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (0.74%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.56%) COM
6 3 (0.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.37%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (0.37%) CGI
7 2 (0.37%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.37%) HTML
7 2 (0.37%) Web Services
8 1 (0.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.52%) Management Information System
2 22 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.91%) Data Centre
4 16 (2.98%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (1.86%) FMCG
7 9 (1.68%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.68%) PMI
8 8 (1.49%) iPad
8 8 (1.49%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.12%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.12%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (0.93%) Driving Licence
10 5 (0.93%) User Experience
11 4 (0.74%) Biotechnology
11 4 (0.74%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.56%) Machine to Machine
12 3 (0.56%) Social Media
13 2 (0.37%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 72 (13.41%) Windows
2 29 (5.40%) Linux
2 29 (5.40%) Windows Server
3 14 (2.61%) Unix
3 14 (2.61%) Windows 7
4 13 (2.42%) Windows 10
5 12 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.12%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.93%) Android
8 5 (0.93%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.56%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.37%) AIX
10 2 (0.37%) NetWare
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (31.66%) Project Management
2 119 (22.16%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (21.79%) ITIL
4 115 (21.42%) PRINCE2
5 80 (14.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 56 (10.43%) Change Management
7 42 (7.82%) Service Delivery
8 40 (7.45%) CRM
8 40 (7.45%) Waterfall
9 37 (6.89%) Supplier Management
10 34 (6.33%) IT Strategy
10 34 (6.33%) Service Management
11 29 (5.40%) Disaster Recovery
12 28 (5.21%) Risk Management
13 26 (4.84%) ITSM
13 26 (4.84%) SDLC
14 25 (4.66%) ERP
14 25 (4.66%) Information Security
14 25 (4.66%) Project Planning
15 24 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 39 (7.26%) SQL
2 8 (1.49%) C#
3 7 (1.30%) Bash Shell
4 4 (0.74%) Java
5 3 (0.56%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.37%) C
6 2 (0.37%) Perl
7 1 (0.19%) AWK
7 1 (0.19%) C++
7 1 (0.19%) Python
7 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 45 (8.38%) Degree
2 23 (4.28%) ITIL Certification
3 22 (4.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 19 (3.54%) PMI Certification
5 14 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (2.42%) CISSP
6 13 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (2.42%) PMP
7 10 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.68%) Security Cleared
9 8 (1.49%) CCNA
9 8 (1.49%) MCITP
10 7 (1.30%) ISEB
11 6 (1.12%) APMP
12 4 (0.74%) MBA
12 4 (0.74%) MCSA
12 4 (0.74%) MCSE
13 3 (0.56%) CISA
13 3 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (6.70%) SLA
3 17 (3.17%) COBIT
3 17 (3.17%) PMO
4 14 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 10 (1.86%) SSAE 16
6 6 (1.12%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.93%) GDPR
7 5 (0.93%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.74%) GxP
9 3 (0.56%) QA
10 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.19%) GMP
10 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.19%) Val IT
System Software
1 33 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.49%) NFS
4 6 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.56%) Firmware
5 3 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.56%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.37%) NDS
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.49%) NetBackup
2 4 (0.74%) SCCM
3 3 (0.56%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.56%) WSUS
4 1 (0.19%) SCOM
4 1 (0.19%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.19%) vRealize
Vendors
1 88 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.26%) VMware
3 23 (4.28%) Cisco
4 12 (2.23%) NetApp
5 11 (2.05%) Citrix
5 11 (2.05%) HP
6 9 (1.68%) SAP
7 8 (1.49%) EMC
8 7 (1.30%) Brocade
8 7 (1.30%) Oracle
9 6 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.93%) Niku
10 5 (0.93%) Pegasus
10 5 (0.93%) Veeam
11 4 (0.74%) Synology
12 3 (0.56%) QAD
12 3 (0.56%) Symantec
12 3 (0.56%) Twitter
13 2 (0.37%) Novell
13 2 (0.37%) Remedy
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum + £5k Car Allowance + Bonus + Good B
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Health Care, Bonus, Pension, Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Alton, Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £75000 Per Annum benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford
Allianz Insurance plc (UK)
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Premium Credit
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Shoreham-By-Sea
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 7 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Sally Salon Services
Posted: 19 days ago
Havant
Spectrum IT
Salary: Annual Salary
Posted: 14 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Gatwick Airport
Posted: 20 days ago
Basingstoke
TDA Group
Salary: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Windsor
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Fareham
Specsavers
Posted: 27 days ago
Fareham
Specsavers
Posted: 22 days ago