Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 149 169
Rank change year-on-year -47 +20 -26
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 507 772 823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.65% 2.19% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 2.26% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 470 694 710
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,900 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,568 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.13% +5.00% -4.76%

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 29733 34136 40912
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.98% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24803 28632 34129
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -42 182 £52,500 +2.94% 11
Hampshire +11 110 £55,000 +19.57% 11
Berkshire -42 91 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Surrey -55 79 £55,000 -4.35% 4
West Sussex 0 63 £51,250 -2.38% 2
Buckinghamshire -11 50 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Oxfordshire -12 41 £49,000 +3.16% 2
East Sussex -27 33 £50,000 -13.81%
Kent -10 26 £50,000 -9.09%
Middlesex +10 10 £59,500 -8.46% 1
Sussex -14 1 £50,000 -20.00%
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 172 (33.93%) Project Management
2 167 (32.94%) Finance
3 130 (25.64%) ITIL
4 122 (24.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 118 (23.27%) PRINCE2
6 106 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
7 91 (17.95%) Microsoft
8 57 (11.24%) Change Management
9 54 (10.65%) Windows
10 50 (9.86%) Waterfall
11 48 (9.47%) SDLC
12 47 (9.27%) Service Management
12 47 (9.27%) IT Strategy
13 45 (8.88%) Supplier Management
14 42 (8.28%) Continuous Improvement
15 41 (8.09%) SLA
16 38 (7.50%) Degree
17 34 (6.71%) Information Security
17 34 (6.71%) Risk Management
17 34 (6.71%) Active Directory
18 32 (6.31%) Service Delivery
19 31 (6.11%) Line Management
20 30 (5.92%) Cisco
21 29 (5.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
22 27 (5.33%) CRM
22 27 (5.33%) Scrum
22 27 (5.33%) Mentoring
23 26 (5.13%) People Management
24 25 (4.93%) ERP
24 25 (4.93%) Cybersecurity

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 12 (2.37%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.97%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.79%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.20%) CMS
4 1 (0.20%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 21 (4.14%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (3.75%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.59%) Niku Workbench
5 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.79%) Magento
2 4 (0.79%) Pegasus Opera
2 4 (0.79%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.39%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.39%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.39%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.39%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.20%) Maximo
4 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.76%) Office 365
2 11 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.78%) Asana
4 8 (1.58%) SaaS
5 7 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.59%) IaaS
6 3 (0.59%) PaaS
7 2 (0.39%) G Suite
8 1 (0.20%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.76%) Network Security
1 14 (2.76%) SMS
2 12 (2.37%) Firewall
3 10 (1.97%) LAN
3 10 (1.97%) WAN
4 8 (1.58%) VoIP
5 7 (1.38%) Internet
5 7 (1.38%) MPLS
5 7 (1.38%) SAN
5 7 (1.38%) VPN
6 6 (1.18%) Intranet
7 5 (0.99%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.79%) Skype
8 4 (0.79%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.59%) DHCP
9 3 (0.59%) NAS
10 2 (0.39%) DNS
10 2 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (0.39%) Big Data
3 2 (0.39%) Blockchain
3 2 (0.39%) Power BI
3 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.78%) JIRA
2 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.20%) WinAutomation
General
1 167 (32.94%) Finance
2 24 (4.73%) Legal
3 23 (4.54%) Retail
4 19 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.55%) Marketing
6 14 (2.76%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.17%) Advertising
8 10 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.18%) Automotive
9 6 (1.18%) French Language
9 6 (1.18%) Law
10 5 (0.99%) Games
11 3 (0.59%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.59%) German Language
12 2 (0.39%) Electronics
12 2 (0.39%) Local Government
12 2 (0.39%) Publishing
13 1 (0.20%) Back Office
13 1 (0.20%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.75%) .NET
2 7 (1.38%) EDI
3 4 (0.79%) CSS
3 4 (0.79%) HTML
3 4 (0.79%) Web Services
4 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.20%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.20%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.20%) J2EE
5 1 (0.20%) Middleware
5 1 (0.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.35%) Data Centre
3 15 (2.96%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.96%) Virtual Team
4 8 (1.58%) FMCG
5 6 (1.18%) AS400
6 5 (0.99%) Biotechnology
7 4 (0.79%) CMDB
7 4 (0.79%) Driving Licence
7 4 (0.79%) EPoS
7 4 (0.79%) Tandem
8 3 (0.59%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.59%) PMI
8 3 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.39%) Fintech
9 2 (0.39%) HP Storage
9 2 (0.39%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.39%) Social Media
10 1 (0.20%) BYOD
10 1 (0.20%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 54 (10.65%) Windows
2 20 (3.94%) Windows Server
3 11 (2.17%) Linux
4 7 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.99%) Unix
6 4 (0.79%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.79%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.79%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (33.93%) Project Management
2 130 (25.64%) ITIL
3 122 (24.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 118 (23.27%) PRINCE2
5 106 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (11.24%) Change Management
7 50 (9.86%) Waterfall
8 48 (9.47%) SDLC
9 47 (9.27%) IT Strategy
9 47 (9.27%) Service Management
10 45 (8.88%) Supplier Management
11 42 (8.28%) Continuous Improvement
12 34 (6.71%) Information Security
12 34 (6.71%) Risk Management
13 32 (6.31%) Service Delivery
14 31 (6.11%) Line Management
15 27 (5.33%) CRM
15 27 (5.33%) Mentoring
15 27 (5.33%) Scrum
16 26 (5.13%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (3.94%) SQL
2 7 (1.38%) C#
3 6 (1.18%) PHP
4 5 (0.99%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.59%) C
6 1 (0.20%) Java
Qualifications
1 38 (7.50%) Degree
2 29 (5.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 21 (4.14%) CISSP
4 17 (3.35%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (2.96%) Security Cleared
6 13 (2.56%) CISM
6 13 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (2.37%) PMI Certification
8 11 (2.17%) PMP
9 9 (1.78%) CISA
10 8 (1.58%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.79%) CRISC
12 3 (0.59%) QiCA
13 2 (0.39%) APMP
13 2 (0.39%) CCNA
13 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.39%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.09%) SLA
2 21 (4.14%) PMO
3 16 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.97%) GDPR
5 9 (1.78%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 7 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 7 (1.38%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.99%) GxP
7 5 (0.99%) QA
7 5 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.59%) COBIT
9 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.39%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 34 (6.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.59%) vSphere
4 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.39%) SCCM
1 2 (0.39%) vCenter Server
2 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.20%) Puppet
2 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 91 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.92%) Cisco
3 19 (3.75%) SAP
4 18 (3.55%) VMware
5 8 (1.58%) HP
5 8 (1.58%) Oracle
6 6 (1.18%) Infor
7 5 (0.99%) Citrix
8 4 (0.79%) Ariba
8 4 (0.79%) Google
8 4 (0.79%) Pegasus
9 3 (0.59%) Niku
9 3 (0.59%) Riverbed
10 2 (0.39%) Apple
10 2 (0.39%) Dell
10 2 (0.39%) NetApp
10 2 (0.39%) Polycom
10 2 (0.39%) Synology
11 1 (0.20%) IBM
11 1 (0.20%) Palo Alto