The median annual salary for a IT Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Manager
England / South East
Rank 153 161 136
Rank change year-on-year +8 -25  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 302 390 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.02% 2.03% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 2.10% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 245 336 356
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +9.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  

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 14420 18572 19803
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.53% 96.67% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12035 15864 15976
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 24 March 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 24 March 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
Buckinghamshire +41 70 £47,500 -7.31% 6
Hampshire +28 55 £49,500 -5.71% 6
Berkshire -10 50 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Surrey -22 40 £65,000 +36.84% 9
East Sussex +15 32 £54,250 -19.62% 3
West Sussex +16 22 £52,500 -2.32% 2
Oxfordshire -2 20 £56,250 +32.35% 4
Kent +15 13 £39,000 -25.71% 1
Middlesex +3 2 £95,000 +35.71%
Home Counties - 1 £50,000 -
IT Manager
England

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 225 (35.21%) Project Management
2 157 (24.57%) Finance
3 136 (21.28%) ITIL
4 135 (21.13%) PRINCE2
5 120 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
6 116 (18.15%) Windows
7 112 (17.53%) Microsoft
8 104 (16.28%) Degree
9 77 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 70 (10.95%) Active Directory
11 65 (10.17%) Service Delivery
12 60 (9.39%) Service Management
12 60 (9.39%) Windows Server
13 59 (9.23%) MS Excel
14 51 (7.98%) Management Information System
14 51 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
15 50 (7.82%) Change Management
15 50 (7.82%) VMware
16 46 (7.20%) SLA
16 46 (7.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 45 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
18 44 (6.89%) Firewall
19 43 (6.73%) ITSM
19 43 (6.73%) CRM
20 42 (6.57%) Line Management
21 41 (6.42%) IT Strategy
21 41 (6.42%) Linux
22 40 (6.26%) Project Planning
23 39 (6.10%) MS Office
24 38 (5.95%) LAN

IT Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (1.56%) CMS
1 10 (1.56%) MS Exchange
1 10 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.63%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.31%) GroupWise
4 2 (0.31%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.16%) Documentum
5 1 (0.16%) IIS
5 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 59 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 39 (6.10%) MS Office
3 34 (5.32%) MS Project
4 27 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (0.94%) Infor CRM
2 3 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.31%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.31%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.16%) Magento
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.16%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.16%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (4.38%) Office 365
3 11 (1.72%) SaaS
4 4 (0.63%) IaaS
5 2 (0.31%) G Suite
5 2 (0.31%) PaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) Cloudflare
6 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.16%) ServiceMax
6 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 44 (6.89%) Firewall
2 38 (5.95%) LAN
3 25 (3.91%) SAN
4 22 (3.44%) WAN
5 20 (3.13%) Wireless
6 19 (2.97%) VPN
7 17 (2.66%) TCP/IP
8 14 (2.19%) DNS
9 12 (1.88%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (1.72%) FCoE
10 11 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
10 11 (1.72%) iSCSI
10 11 (1.72%) Network Security
11 9 (1.41%) DHCP
12 8 (1.25%) Internet
12 8 (1.25%) WLAN
13 6 (0.94%) VoIP
14 5 (0.78%) VLAN
15 4 (0.63%) Intranet
15 4 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.25%) Relational Database
3 6 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.31%) Big Data
5 2 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.31%) FileMaker
5 2 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.16%) DataStage
6 1 (0.16%) DB2
6 1 (0.16%) Endeca
6 1 (0.16%) MS Access
6 1 (0.16%) OLAP
6 1 (0.16%) OLTP
6 1 (0.16%) QualityStage
6 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (1.41%) JIRA
2 6 (0.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.16%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 157 (24.57%) Finance
2 32 (5.01%) Retail
3 30 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 25 (3.91%) Legal
5 21 (3.29%) Marketing
6 15 (2.35%) Automotive
7 9 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.10%) Advertising
8 7 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.94%) Electronics
10 4 (0.63%) Banking
10 4 (0.63%) Billing
10 4 (0.63%) Law
11 2 (0.31%) Local Government
12 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.16%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) French Language
12 1 (0.16%) Games
12 1 (0.16%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.76%) .NET
2 13 (2.03%) Middleware
3 6 (0.94%) AngularJS
3 6 (0.94%) ASP.NET
3 6 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (0.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (0.63%) EDI
5 3 (0.47%) COM
6 2 (0.31%) HTML
6 2 (0.31%) Web Services
7 1 (0.16%) CGI
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.16%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
1 51 (7.98%) Management Information System
2 35 (5.48%) Data Centre
3 24 (3.76%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.03%) iPad
5 12 (1.88%) PMI
6 11 (1.72%) Public Cloud
6 11 (1.72%) Virtual Team
7 8 (1.25%) Replication
8 7 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (1.10%) Driving Licence
9 6 (0.94%) FMCG
10 5 (0.78%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.78%) User Experience
11 3 (0.47%) BYOD
11 3 (0.47%) CMDB
11 3 (0.47%) EPoS
11 3 (0.47%) Machine to Machine
12 2 (0.31%) CCTV
12 2 (0.31%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 116 (18.15%) Windows
2 60 (9.39%) Windows Server
3 41 (6.42%) Linux
4 27 (4.23%) Windows 7
5 26 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (2.19%) Windows XP
7 12 (1.88%) Mac OS X
7 12 (1.88%) Unix
7 12 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.41%) Mac OS
9 8 (1.25%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.25%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.94%) CentOS
11 5 (0.78%) Android
11 5 (0.78%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.31%) AIX
12 2 (0.31%) NetWare
12 2 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (35.21%) Project Management
2 136 (21.28%) ITIL
3 135 (21.13%) PRINCE2
4 120 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 65 (10.17%) Service Delivery
7 60 (9.39%) Service Management
8 50 (7.82%) Change Management
9 43 (6.73%) CRM
9 43 (6.73%) ITSM
10 42 (6.57%) Line Management
11 41 (6.42%) IT Strategy
12 40 (6.26%) Project Planning
13 37 (5.79%) Disaster Recovery
14 36 (5.63%) SDLC
15 33 (5.16%) Continuous Improvement
16 31 (4.85%) Information Security
16 31 (4.85%) ITIL V3
16 31 (4.85%) Supplier Management
17 30 (4.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 36 (5.63%) SQL
2 18 (2.82%) Bash Shell
3 15 (2.35%) C
4 10 (1.56%) Java
5 7 (1.10%) C#
5 7 (1.10%) Python
6 6 (0.94%) Groovy
6 6 (0.94%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.63%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.16%) C++
8 1 (0.16%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.16%) Perl
8 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.16%) R
Qualifications
1 104 (16.28%) Degree
2 25 (3.91%) ITIL Certification
3 23 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 22 (3.44%) PMI Certification
5 19 (2.97%) PMP
6 16 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (2.35%) Security Cleared
8 14 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 12 (1.88%) NVQ Level 3
10 10 (1.56%) CISA
11 8 (1.25%) MCITP
12 7 (1.10%) CISM
12 7 (1.10%) MCSE
12 7 (1.10%) SC Cleared
13 6 (0.94%) APMP
13 6 (0.94%) CISSP
13 6 (0.94%) CRISC
14 5 (0.78%) ISEB
14 5 (0.78%) MBA
15 4 (0.63%) GISF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 46 (7.20%) SLA
2 35 (5.48%) PMO
3 31 (4.85%) COBIT
4 16 (2.50%) SSAE 16
5 6 (0.94%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.78%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.63%) P3O
7 4 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.47%) GDPR
8 3 (0.47%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.47%) QA
9 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.16%) GMP
10 1 (0.16%) Val IT
System Software
1 70 (10.95%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.72%) NFS
5 6 (0.94%) XenServer
6 3 (0.47%) Firmware
6 3 (0.47%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.47%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.31%) NDS
8 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (2.19%) SCCM
2 11 (1.72%) NetBackup
3 10 (1.56%) SCOM
4 3 (0.47%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.47%) WSUS
5 2 (0.31%) vRealize
Vendors
1 112 (17.53%) Microsoft
2 50 (7.82%) VMware
3 31 (4.85%) Cisco
4 16 (2.50%) HP
5 14 (2.19%) NetApp
6 11 (1.72%) EMC
7 10 (1.56%) Brocade
7 10 (1.56%) SAP
8 8 (1.25%) Citrix
8 8 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.10%) Oracle
10 6 (0.94%) Infor
11 5 (0.78%) Apple
11 5 (0.78%) Computacenter
11 5 (0.78%) Mitel
11 5 (0.78%) Veeam
12 4 (0.63%) Rackspace
12 4 (0.63%) Sage
12 4 (0.63%) SonicWALL
13 3 (0.47%) Huawei
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £80,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + plus bonus plus bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k -£50k
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Esher, Surrey
Vadis People Services Ltd
Salary: 6 Month Fixed Term Contract - £40k-£50k pa pro rata
Posted: 22 hours ago
Esher, Surrey
Vadis People
Salary: 6 month Fixed Term Contract - £40,000-£50,000 pa pro rata
Posted: 23 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines
Bupa
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 6 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Testing
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Medical, Death in Service, Free Park
Posted: 21 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Based on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Havant
Spectrum IT
Salary: Annual Salary
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + OTE £50K+ uncapped
Posted: 3 days ago
Bicester
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Milton Keynes
Mint
Salary: £62000 - £72000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxford
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £58000 - £63000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes
Mint
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum + 25% bonus + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Gatwick
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Brighton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 22 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Wantage
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago