The median annual salary for a Incident Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Incident Manager
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 718 812 807
Rank change year-on-year +94 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring an Incident Manager 140 142 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 97 82 108
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £37,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -21.05% +7.95%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Incident Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Incident Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Incident Manager in the UK

Incident Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Incident Manager in the UK

Incident Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Incident Manager over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Incident Manager in the UK

Incident Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Incident Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +98 117 £55,000 - 8
London +113 72 £72,500 +20.83% 3
South East +37 23 £41,500 -30.83% 1
Berkshire +23 11 £53,750 -10.41% 1
Hampshire +19 11 £40,000 -7.51%
East of England +14 9 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Hertfordshire +17 8 £47,500 +11.76% 2
City of London +43 7 £63,750 -8.92% 1
Fleet - 7 £40,000 -
Scotland +25 5 £32,000 -32.63%
Reading +28 4 £35,000 -6.66%
Hatfield +21 4 £50,750 +19.41% 1
West Midlands +40 3 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Wokingham +1 3 £41,500 -24.54%
Beckenham - 3 £42,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £37,500 -
North East - 3 £37,500 -
Glasgow - 3 £32,000 -
South West +22 2 £38,375 - 1
Edinburgh +6 2 £40,000 -15.78%
East Midlands +6 2 £40,000 +6.66%
North West -18 2 £38,125 +17.30%
Manchester -25 2 £38,125 -12.85%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £37,500 -
Croydon - 2 £42,000 -
Docklands, London - 2 £115,000 -
Slough - 2 £53,750 -
Fareham - 2 - -
Yorkshire +21 1 £37,500 -10.71%
Southampton +18 1 £75,000 +73.41%

Incident Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Incident 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 featuring Incident Manager in the job title.

1 207 (72.63%) Incident Management
2 195 (68.42%) ITIL
3 109 (38.25%) Finance
4 104 (36.49%) Problem Management
5 82 (28.77%) Service Management
6 71 (24.91%) Service Delivery
7 69 (24.21%) ITIL Certification
8 55 (19.30%) Change Management
9 52 (18.25%) SLA
10 51 (17.89%) Banking
11 49 (17.19%) Degree
12 41 (14.39%) Cybersecurity
13 39 (13.68%) ITSM
14 38 (13.33%) Information Security
14 38 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 37 (12.98%) ITIL V3
15 37 (12.98%) Security Cleared
16 33 (11.58%) Trend Analysis
17 32 (11.23%) Management Information System
18 30 (10.53%) MS Excel
19 29 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
20 28 (9.82%) SC Cleared
20 28 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
21 27 (9.47%) Windows
21 27 (9.47%) ServiceNow
22 25 (8.77%) Mentoring
22 25 (8.77%) DV Cleared
23 24 (8.42%) Investment Banking
24 23 (8.07%) Data Analysis
24 23 (8.07%) Project Management

Incident Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (7.72%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.70%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.35%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.35%) IIS
3 1 (0.35%) JCAPS
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 22 (7.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) assyst
2 2 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.91%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.11%) Firewall
2 4 (1.40%) LAN
2 4 (1.40%) WAN
3 3 (1.05%) Intranet
4 2 (0.70%) Broadband
4 2 (0.70%) Skype
4 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.70%) Telepresence
5 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.35%) MPLS
5 1 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.35%) SDH
5 1 (0.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
General
1 109 (38.25%) Finance
2 51 (17.89%) Banking
3 24 (8.42%) Investment Banking
4 19 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.21%) Billing
6 8 (2.81%) Legal
7 7 (2.46%) Retail
8 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Front Office
9 1 (0.35%) German Language
9 1 (0.35%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.35%) Law
9 1 (0.35%) Marketing
9 1 (0.35%) Military
9 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.40%) Middleware
2 3 (1.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.23%) Management Information System
2 29 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (8.07%) User Experience
4 22 (7.72%) Data Centre
5 18 (6.32%) Cyber Attack
6 13 (4.56%) Cybercrime
7 10 (3.51%) CMDB
8 9 (3.16%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.40%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.40%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.05%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.35%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.35%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.47%) Windows
2 22 (7.72%) Linux
3 20 (7.02%) Unix
4 7 (2.46%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.70%) Solaris
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (72.63%) Incident Management
2 195 (68.42%) ITIL
3 104 (36.49%) Problem Management
4 82 (28.77%) Service Management
5 71 (24.91%) Service Delivery
6 55 (19.30%) Change Management
7 41 (14.39%) Cybersecurity
8 39 (13.68%) ITSM
9 38 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 38 (13.33%) Information Security
10 37 (12.98%) ITIL V3
11 33 (11.58%) Trend Analysis
12 28 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (8.77%) Mentoring
14 23 (8.07%) Data Analysis
14 23 (8.07%) Project Management
15 22 (7.72%) Process Improvement
16 20 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
17 19 (6.67%) E-Commerce
18 18 (6.32%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.35%) C
1 1 (0.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (24.21%) ITIL Certification
2 49 (17.19%) Degree
3 37 (12.98%) Security Cleared
4 28 (9.82%) SC Cleared
5 25 (8.77%) DV Cleared
6 21 (7.37%) GIAC
7 13 (4.56%) CEH
7 13 (4.56%) SANS
8 7 (2.46%) CISSP
9 6 (2.11%) CISM
9 6 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (1.75%) CISA
10 5 (1.75%) CREST Certified
11 4 (1.40%) GCIH
12 3 (1.05%) GCFA
13 1 (0.35%) CCNA
13 1 (0.35%) CCNP
13 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.35%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.35%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (18.25%) SLA
2 9 (3.16%) QA
3 3 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.05%) CSIRT
2 2 (0.70%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 2 (0.70%) Nessus
2 2 (0.70%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.35%) AppManager
3 1 (0.35%) EnCase
3 1 (0.35%) FTK
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (9.47%) ServiceNow
2 22 (7.72%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.61%) Sun
4 14 (4.91%) Google
4 14 (4.91%) Remedy
5 6 (2.11%) Cisco
6 4 (1.40%) SAP
7 2 (0.70%) BMC
7 2 (0.70%) Computacenter
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle
7 2 (0.70%) Peregrine
8 1 (0.35%) Citrix
8 1 (0.35%) Dell
8 1 (0.35%) EMC
8 1 (0.35%) HP
8 1 (0.35%) Huawei
8 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.35%) Splunk
8 1 (0.35%) VMware
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £300 - £330 per day + Likelihood of extension
Posted: 11 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Leidos
Posted: 19 days ago
Hatfield
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago