Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior IT Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Senior IT Manager
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 953 903 974
Rank change year-on-year -50 +71 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Manager 254 342 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 214 271 270
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -4.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - -4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Senior IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior IT Manager in the UK

Senior IT Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior IT Manager in the UK

Senior IT Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior IT Manager over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior IT Manager in the UK

Senior IT Manager
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior IT Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
England -48 244 £65,000 +8.33% 8
London +43 139 £70,000 +7.69% 3
UK excluding London -84 114 £60,000 +4.35% 6
South East +31 35 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Midlands +27 28 £66,000 +20.00% 2
North of England -42 22 £46,000 -16.36% 2
East of England -2 17 £60,000 -17.24%
West Midlands +11 15 £115,000 +87.76% 2
East Midlands +35 13 £60,000 +9.09%
North West -17 12 £42,500 -19.05%
Yorkshire -14 10 £46,000 -16.36% 2
Scotland -22 9 £65,000 +16.07%
South West 0 4 £55,000 +15.79%

Senior IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior IT Manager in the job title.

1 80 (31.50%) Project Management
2 79 (31.10%) PRINCE2
3 71 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (26.38%) Finance
5 61 (24.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 46 (18.11%) Service Delivery
7 39 (15.35%) Retail
8 37 (14.57%) Programme Management
8 37 (14.57%) Legal
9 35 (13.78%) Waterfall
10 31 (12.20%) Windows
10 31 (12.20%) ITIL
11 28 (11.02%) Active Directory
11 28 (11.02%) Risk Management
12 24 (9.45%) SDLC
13 23 (9.06%) Change Management
14 22 (8.66%) Marketing
15 21 (8.27%) Degree
15 21 (8.27%) Information Security
15 21 (8.27%) CRM
16 20 (7.87%) MS Exchange
16 20 (7.87%) Supplier Management
16 20 (7.87%) Coaching
17 19 (7.48%) Mentoring
17 19 (7.48%) PCI DSS
17 19 (7.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 19 (7.48%) PMP
17 19 (7.48%) PMI Certification
17 19 (7.48%) Biometrics
18 18 (7.09%) Time Management

Senior IT 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 20 (7.87%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (1.97%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.97%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (1.57%) IBM Domino
4 3 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (3.94%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.39%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.57%) Mimecast
2 4 (1.57%) Office 365
3 3 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.39%) G Suite
5 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.91%) DHCP
1 15 (5.91%) DNS
2 11 (4.33%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.33%) VLAN
3 6 (2.36%) Network Security
4 5 (1.97%) Skype
5 4 (1.57%) Unified Communications
5 4 (1.57%) VPN
6 3 (1.18%) Firewall
7 2 (0.79%) Internet
7 2 (0.79%) PPP
7 2 (0.79%) WAN
8 1 (0.39%) LAN
8 1 (0.39%) PBX
8 1 (0.39%) SAN
8 1 (0.39%) SSL
8 1 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.79%) Big Data
2 2 (0.79%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.39%) MS Access
3 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (1.57%) JIRA
2 2 (0.79%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.79%) Selenium
3 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 67 (26.38%) Finance
2 39 (15.35%) Retail
3 37 (14.57%) Legal
4 22 (8.66%) Marketing
5 13 (5.12%) Banking
6 11 (4.33%) Law
6 11 (4.33%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.76%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.36%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.18%) Advertising
11 2 (0.79%) Front Office
12 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.39%) Back Office
12 1 (0.39%) Electronics
12 1 (0.39%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.39%) EDI
1 1 (0.39%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.72%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.54%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.54%) FMCG
4 6 (2.36%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.36%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.36%) PMI
5 4 (1.57%) Biotechnology
6 3 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.79%) Fintech
7 2 (0.79%) iPad
8 1 (0.39%) Bitcoin
8 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.39%) iSeries
8 1 (0.39%) Life Science
8 1 (0.39%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.39%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.39%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.39%) User Experience
8 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.20%) Windows
2 18 (7.09%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.36%) Windows 7
3 6 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.79%) Android
5 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.39%) Linux
6 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.39%) Unix
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (31.50%) Project Management
2 79 (31.10%) PRINCE2
3 71 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (24.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 46 (18.11%) Service Delivery
6 37 (14.57%) Programme Management
7 35 (13.78%) Waterfall
8 31 (12.20%) ITIL
9 28 (11.02%) Risk Management
10 24 (9.45%) SDLC
11 23 (9.06%) Change Management
12 21 (8.27%) CRM
12 21 (8.27%) Information Security
13 20 (7.87%) Coaching
13 20 (7.87%) Supplier Management
14 19 (7.48%) Biometrics
14 19 (7.48%) Mentoring
15 18 (7.09%) Time Management
16 17 (6.69%) B2B
16 17 (6.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.15%) C
1 8 (3.15%) PowerShell
2 5 (1.97%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (8.27%) Degree
2 19 (7.48%) PMI Certification
2 19 (7.48%) PMP
2 19 (7.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 13 (5.12%) CISM
4 12 (4.72%) CISSP
4 12 (4.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (4.33%) CCNA
5 11 (4.33%) CCNP
5 11 (4.33%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (4.33%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (4.33%) MCSA
5 11 (4.33%) MCSE
5 11 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.15%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (1.57%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.79%) APMP
8 2 (0.79%) CISA
9 1 (0.39%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.48%) PCI DSS
2 14 (5.51%) SLA
3 12 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (4.33%) PMO
5 8 (3.15%) COBIT
5 8 (3.15%) QA
6 5 (1.97%) GxP
7 2 (0.79%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (11.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.79%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.79%) Terminal Server
2 2 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.39%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (0.79%) SCCM
4 1 (0.39%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.39%) SCOM
4 1 (0.39%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.39%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (6.69%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (2.76%) Symantec
4 6 (2.36%) Cognizant
4 6 (2.36%) SAP
5 4 (1.57%) Lotus
5 4 (1.57%) Oracle
6 3 (1.18%) HP
7 2 (0.79%) Cisco
7 2 (0.79%) hybris
7 2 (0.79%) Progress
7 2 (0.79%) VMware
8 1 (0.39%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.39%) AppSense
8 1 (0.39%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.39%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.39%) FireEye
8 1 (0.39%) OpenText
8 1 (0.39%) Pega
8 1 (0.39%) ServiceNow