Period
to 19 October 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Thames Valley during the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

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

IT Manager
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 156 142 191
Rank change year-on-year -14 +49 -38
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 166 260 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 1.71% 2.24% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 2.33% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 149 231 174
Thames Valley median annual salary £48,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.73% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £41,250 £35,225
90th Percentile £66,500 £77,500 £73,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley. 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
Thames Valley
Permanent vacancies in the Thames Valley with a recognized job title 9,257 11,146 11,243
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 96.20% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7,451 9,226 9,152
Thames Valley median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £28,371 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £70,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings that featured IT Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley.

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in the Thames Valley

IT Manager
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Manager in the Thames Valley.

Salary trend for IT Manager in the Thames Valley

IT Manager
Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Salary histogram for IT Manager in the Thames Valley

IT Manager
Job Locations in the Thames Valley

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Manager within the Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 19 October 2019. 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
Berkshire -35 82 £52,500 -4.55% 12
Buckinghamshire -3 47 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Oxfordshire +24 36 £40,000 -27.27% 9
IT Manager
South East

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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 Thames Valley region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 67 (40.36%) ITIL
1 67 (40.36%) Project Management
2 44 (26.51%) PRINCE2
3 40 (24.10%) Finance
4 39 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (22.89%) Office 365
6 34 (20.48%) Project Delivery
7 32 (19.28%) Microsoft
8 28 (16.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (16.87%) Windows
8 28 (16.87%) Degree
9 27 (16.27%) Problem-Solving
10 26 (15.66%) SLA
11 22 (13.25%) Active Directory
12 21 (12.65%) Microsoft Office
13 20 (12.05%) Service Delivery
14 19 (11.45%) PMP
15 18 (10.84%) PMI Certification
16 17 (10.24%) SAP
16 17 (10.24%) MS Exchange
16 17 (10.24%) Risk Management
16 17 (10.24%) Windows Server
17 16 (9.64%) Manufacturing
18 15 (9.04%) Resource Management
19 14 (8.43%) SAP Implementation
19 14 (8.43%) Six Sigma
20 13 (7.83%) Pharmaceutical
20 13 (7.83%) Service Management
20 13 (7.83%) Microsoft Excel
20 13 (7.83%) Incident Management

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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 17 (10.24%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.01%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.41%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (12.65%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (7.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.01%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (7.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.60%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.60%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 38 (22.89%) Office 365
2 12 (7.23%) Azure
3 4 (2.41%) OneDrive
4 3 (1.81%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (1.81%) SaaS
5 2 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.20%) AWS
5 2 (1.20%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.41%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (2.41%) DHCP
1 4 (2.41%) DNS
1 4 (2.41%) Skype
2 2 (1.20%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.60%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (0.60%) Firewall
3 1 (0.60%) LAN
3 1 (0.60%) SAN
3 1 (0.60%) VLAN
3 1 (0.60%) WAN
3 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Bitbucket
1 1 (0.60%) JIRA
1 1 (0.60%) SonarQube
1 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 40 (24.10%) Finance
2 16 (9.64%) Manufacturing
3 13 (7.83%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (6.02%) Retail
5 7 (4.22%) Public Sector
6 6 (3.61%) Telecoms
7 5 (3.01%) Billing
8 4 (2.41%) Legal
8 4 (2.41%) Marketing
9 2 (1.20%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.60%) Law
10 1 (0.60%) Police
10 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.20%) Web Services
2 1 (0.60%) .NET
2 1 (0.60%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.02%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.42%) Driving Licence
4 8 (4.82%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.61%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.41%) EPoS
7 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.60%) FMCG
8 1 (0.60%) PMI
8 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.87%) Windows
2 17 (10.24%) Windows Server
3 10 (6.02%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.41%) Android
5 3 (1.81%) Linux
5 3 (1.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (40.36%) ITIL
1 67 (40.36%) Project Management
2 44 (26.51%) PRINCE2
3 39 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (20.48%) Project Delivery
5 28 (16.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (16.27%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (12.05%) Service Delivery
8 17 (10.24%) Risk Management
9 15 (9.04%) Resource Management
10 14 (8.43%) SAP Implementation
10 14 (8.43%) Six Sigma
11 13 (7.83%) Incident Management
11 13 (7.83%) Service Management
12 12 (7.23%) Waterfall
13 11 (6.63%) Computer Science
13 11 (6.63%) IT Strategy
14 10 (6.02%) Decision-Making
15 9 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (4.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.81%) Bash Shell
1 3 (1.81%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.20%) Python
3 1 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (16.87%) Degree
2 19 (11.45%) PMP
3 18 (10.84%) PMI Certification
4 6 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (3.01%) DBS Check
5 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.81%) MCP
7 3 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.81%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.81%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.20%) MCSA
9 1 (0.60%) APMP
9 1 (0.60%) ISEB
9 1 (0.60%) MCSE
9 1 (0.60%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.66%) SLA
2 4 (2.41%) GDPR
3 3 (1.81%) ISO 22301
3 3 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.20%) QA
5 1 (0.60%) GAMP
5 1 (0.60%) GxP
5 1 (0.60%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (13.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.60%) Ansible
2 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.60%) Nessus
2 1 (0.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (19.28%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.24%) SAP
3 8 (4.82%) Cisco
4 7 (4.22%) HP
5 5 (3.01%) Citrix
6 4 (2.41%) VMware
7 3 (1.81%) Dell
7 3 (1.81%) EMC
7 3 (1.81%) IBM
7 3 (1.81%) Intel
8 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.60%) Cognos
8 1 (0.60%) Google
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle
8 1 (0.60%) Polycom
8 1 (0.60%) Sage
8 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.60%) Workday