Period
to 1 June 2020

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Thames Valley during the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

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
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 160 164 182
Rank change year-on-year +4 +18 -33
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 86 163 213
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 1.43% 1.65% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.72% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 73 144 181
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +5.26%
10th Percentile £38,000 £36,975 £35,000
90th Percentile £73,500 £67,125 £72,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +1.45%

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 5,703 9,465 12,366
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.67% 95.60% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4,562 7,733 10,211
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings that featured IT Manager in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Manager in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

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 1 June 2020. 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 +39 41 £42,500 -22.73% 1
Oxfordshire +19 23 £51,518 -6.33%
Buckinghamshire -12 22 £50,000 -
IT Manager
South East

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

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, 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 20 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.77%) Firewall
3 16 (18.60%) Windows
3 16 (18.60%) Project Management
3 16 (18.60%) Office 365
4 15 (17.44%) Linux
4 15 (17.44%) ITIL
4 15 (17.44%) Information Security
5 14 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (16.28%) Degree
6 13 (15.12%) Service Delivery
7 12 (13.95%) Active Directory
7 12 (13.95%) Azure
8 11 (12.79%) PRINCE2
8 11 (12.79%) Legal
9 10 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (11.63%) Finance
9 10 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (11.63%) GDPR
10 9 (10.47%) Project Delivery
10 9 (10.47%) AWS
11 8 (9.30%) Information Management
11 8 (9.30%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (9.30%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (9.30%) CISA
11 8 (9.30%) CISM
11 8 (9.30%) Information Security Management
11 8 (9.30%) Security Management
11 8 (9.30%) Online Security
11 8 (9.30%) CISSP

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 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.33%) Apache
2 2 (2.33%) GlassFish
2 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.60%) Office 365
2 12 (13.95%) Azure
3 9 (10.47%) AWS
4 2 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.33%) SaaS
5 1 (1.16%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.77%) Firewall
2 8 (9.30%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.14%) LAN
4 6 (6.98%) Skype
5 4 (4.65%) VoIP
5 4 (4.65%) WAN
6 3 (3.49%) Internet
6 3 (3.49%) VLAN
7 2 (2.33%) DHCP
7 2 (2.33%) DNS
7 2 (2.33%) SNMP
7 2 (2.33%) SSH
7 2 (2.33%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.16%) Broadband
8 1 (1.16%) MPLS
8 1 (1.16%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.49%) MySQL
2 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.16%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) JIRA
2 2 (2.33%) Bugzilla
2 2 (2.33%) CruiseControl
2 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 11 (12.79%) Legal
2 10 (11.63%) Finance
3 6 (6.98%) Retail
4 4 (4.65%) Law
5 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.33%) Automotive
6 2 (2.33%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.16%) Banking
7 1 (1.16%) Local Government
7 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.16%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) LAMP
1 2 (2.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (3.49%) Public Cloud
2 3 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.16%) Life Science
3 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.16%) NHS
3 1 (1.16%) Replication
3 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.60%) Windows
2 15 (17.44%) Linux
3 7 (8.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.49%) Unix
5 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.16%) Debian
6 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.60%) Project Management
2 15 (17.44%) Information Security
2 15 (17.44%) ITIL
3 14 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (15.12%) Service Delivery
5 11 (12.79%) PRINCE2
6 10 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (10.47%) Project Delivery
8 8 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (9.30%) Data Protection
8 8 (9.30%) Forensic Analysis
8 8 (9.30%) Information Governance
8 8 (9.30%) Information Management
8 8 (9.30%) Information Security Management
8 8 (9.30%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (9.30%) Online Security
8 8 (9.30%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (9.30%) Security Management
8 8 (9.30%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (9.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.65%) Bash Shell
1 4 (4.65%) Perl
1 4 (4.65%) SQL
2 2 (2.33%) Python
3 1 (1.16%) Java
3 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (16.28%) Degree
2 8 (9.30%) CISA
2 8 (9.30%) CISM
2 8 (9.30%) CISSP
3 4 (4.65%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.65%) PMP
4 2 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) CCNP
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.16%) ISEB
5 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.16%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.63%) GDPR
1 10 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (9.30%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (5.81%) PMO
3 5 (5.81%) SLA
4 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.33%) iptables
2 2 (2.33%) KVM
2 2 (2.33%) NFS
2 2 (2.33%) QEMU
2 2 (2.33%) Xen
3 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.16%) Postfix
3 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) SCCM
2 2 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.33%) SELinux
3 1 (1.16%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.30%) Cisco
3 4 (4.65%) SAP
3 4 (4.65%) VMware
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle
5 2 (2.33%) IFS
5 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.16%) Apple
6 1 (1.16%) Openreach
6 1 (1.16%) Veeam