Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 200 156
Rank change year-on-year +90 -44 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 784 467 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.71% 1.62% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 1.67% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 668 428 699
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £41,025 £36,675 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 27,880 27,909 34,327
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 96.70% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23,161 23,274 28,828
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +54 256 £55,000 +4.76% 33
Hampshire +80 203 £65,000 +25.00% 12
Berkshire +37 154 £55,000 +5.77% 13
Surrey +52 125 £55,000 - 11
West Sussex +37 101 £52,500 +5.00% 10
Buckinghamshire +31 56 £45,000 -28.00% 12
Kent +40 47 £55,000 +10.00% 10
Oxfordshire +1 46 £55,000 +4.76% 8
East Sussex +7 42 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Middlesex +8 7 £69,700 +17.14%
Sussex +2 2 £60,000 +20.00%
M4 Corridor - 1 £50,000 -
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 237 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
1 237 (30.23%) Project Management
2 185 (23.60%) Finance
3 168 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 160 (20.41%) PRINCE2
5 156 (19.90%) ITIL
6 121 (15.43%) Service Delivery
6 121 (15.43%) Waterfall
7 120 (15.31%) Degree
8 113 (14.41%) Service Management
9 91 (11.61%) Change Management
10 90 (11.48%) Windows
11 84 (10.71%) Microsoft
11 84 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
12 82 (10.46%) Continuous Improvement
13 77 (9.82%) CRM
14 73 (9.31%) ITSM
15 67 (8.55%) ITIL V3
16 66 (8.42%) Management Information System
17 64 (8.16%) SQL
17 64 (8.16%) Oracle
18 60 (7.65%) Microsoft Office
18 60 (7.65%) VMware
19 59 (7.53%) Windows Server
20 58 (7.40%) ServiceNow
20 58 (7.40%) IT Strategy
21 56 (7.14%) Performance Management
22 55 (7.02%) Scrum
23 54 (6.89%) Decision-Making
24 52 (6.63%) 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 22 (2.81%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.91%) MS Exchange
3 14 (1.79%) JBoss
4 10 (1.28%) Skype for Business
4 10 (1.28%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (0.77%) Confluence
7 5 (0.64%) CMS
8 4 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.38%) IIS
9 3 (0.38%) MS Project Server
9 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.13%) SAS
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 60 (7.65%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (5.48%) Microsoft Project
3 18 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (2.17%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 31 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.64%) Workfront
4 3 (0.38%) Cognos Controller
5 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.13%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 45 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (5.61%) Office 365
3 27 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (2.55%) IaaS
5 14 (1.79%) SaaS
6 6 (0.77%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (0.51%) PaaS
9 2 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.06%) Firewall
2 21 (2.68%) LAN
2 21 (2.68%) SAN
3 16 (2.04%) DNS
3 16 (2.04%) VPN
3 16 (2.04%) WAN
4 12 (1.53%) PBX
5 11 (1.40%) DHCP
5 11 (1.40%) Internet
5 11 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (1.28%) Skype
7 9 (1.15%) IPsec
7 9 (1.15%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (0.89%) NAS
9 7 (0.89%) Network Security
9 7 (0.89%) VLAN
10 6 (0.77%) BIG-IP
10 6 (0.77%) SMS
10 6 (0.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.02%) Relational Database
3 7 (0.89%) MySQL
4 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.26%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.13%) Big Data
7 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.13%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 18 (2.30%) JIRA
2 6 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.13%) NUnit
3 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 185 (23.60%) Finance
2 51 (6.51%) Telecoms
3 36 (4.59%) Retail
4 33 (4.21%) Legal
5 20 (2.55%) Marketing
6 11 (1.40%) Law
6 11 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.28%) Billing
8 8 (1.02%) Electronics
9 7 (0.89%) Advertising
9 7 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.77%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.64%) Back Office
12 3 (0.38%) French Language
13 2 (0.26%) Banking
13 2 (0.26%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.13%) Automotive
14 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.13%) Games
14 1 (0.13%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.04%) Middleware
2 9 (1.15%) SAP Basis
3 7 (0.89%) LDAP
4 6 (0.77%) .NET
5 5 (0.64%) Web Services
6 4 (0.51%) MAPI
7 3 (0.38%) CSS
7 3 (0.38%) HTML
8 2 (0.26%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.13%) HTML5
9 1 (0.13%) Java EE
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.13%) React Native
9 1 (0.13%) REST
9 1 (0.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 66 (8.42%) Management Information System
2 44 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (3.06%) PMI
5 19 (2.42%) Data Centre
6 12 (1.53%) Virtual Team
7 9 (1.15%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.02%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.02%) NHS
9 7 (0.89%) Replication
10 6 (0.77%) Tandem
11 5 (0.64%) CMDB
12 4 (0.51%) CCTV
12 4 (0.51%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.51%) YubiKey
13 3 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.38%) Greenfield Project
14 2 (0.26%) FMCG
14 2 (0.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 90 (11.48%) Windows
2 59 (7.53%) Windows Server
3 25 (3.19%) Linux
4 16 (2.04%) Unix
4 16 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (1.40%) Solaris
5 11 (1.40%) Windows 10
6 10 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.15%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.51%) VMS
9 2 (0.26%) Android
9 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
1 237 (30.23%) Project Management
2 168 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 160 (20.41%) PRINCE2
4 156 (19.90%) ITIL
5 121 (15.43%) Service Delivery
5 121 (15.43%) Waterfall
6 113 (14.41%) Service Management
7 91 (11.61%) Change Management
8 84 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
9 82 (10.46%) Continuous Improvement
10 77 (9.82%) CRM
11 73 (9.31%) ITSM
12 67 (8.55%) ITIL V3
13 58 (7.40%) IT Strategy
14 56 (7.14%) Performance Management
15 55 (7.02%) Scrum
16 54 (6.89%) Decision-Making
17 52 (6.63%) SDLC
18 50 (6.38%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (8.16%) SQL
2 20 (2.55%) Java
3 18 (2.30%) C#
4 13 (1.66%) C
5 12 (1.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.51%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.38%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 120 (15.31%) Degree
2 47 (5.99%) PMI Certification
3 42 (5.36%) PMP
4 33 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 26 (3.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 20 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
7 19 (2.42%) CISM
7 19 (2.42%) Security Cleared
8 18 (2.30%) CISSP
9 17 (2.17%) MCSE
9 17 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (2.04%) CISA
11 14 (1.79%) APMP
11 14 (1.79%) SC Cleared
12 11 (1.40%) MCSA
13 7 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.77%) HND
15 5 (0.64%) CRISC
16 4 (0.51%) CEH
16 4 (0.51%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.48%) PMO
2 41 (5.23%) SLA
3 31 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (3.06%) QA
5 16 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (1.91%) GDPR
7 13 (1.66%) COBIT
8 9 (1.15%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.13%) GxP
11 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 44 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 31 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.51%) KVM
5 3 (0.38%) Firmware
5 3 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.26%) vSphere
7 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.13%) XenApp
7 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (1.28%) SCCM
2 7 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.38%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.13%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.13%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.13%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.13%) SCOM
5 1 (0.13%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 84 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 64 (8.16%) Oracle
3 60 (7.65%) VMware
4 58 (7.40%) ServiceNow
5 32 (4.08%) SAP
6 29 (3.70%) Dynatrace
7 25 (3.19%) Cisco
8 12 (1.53%) CheckPoint
9 11 (1.40%) Citrix
9 11 (1.40%) TOWER Software
10 10 (1.28%) Snow
10 10 (1.28%) TIBCO
11 9 (1.15%) HP
12 8 (1.02%) Atlassian
12 8 (1.02%) IBM
13 7 (0.89%) Juniper
14 6 (0.77%) Cadence
14 6 (0.77%) Dell
14 6 (0.77%) Mitel
15 5 (0.64%) Sophos