Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

IT Manager
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 76 72
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 10 18 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.02% 1.74% 2.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.80% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 25
Watford median annual salary £40,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £30,500 £36,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £75,250 £71,500 £90,350
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £54,750
% change year-on-year - -4.11% -0.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 940 1002 1034
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.31% 96.62% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 791 863 853
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in Watford

IT Manager
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for IT Manager in Watford

IT Manager
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in Watford over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Manager in Watford

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 across the Watford region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 3 (30.00%) SLA
3 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) MCSE
3 3 (30.00%) MCSA
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (30.00%) VLAN
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) GDPR
4 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) ISO 22301
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (20.00%) LogRhythm
4 2 (20.00%) Splunk
4 2 (20.00%) SIEM
4 2 (20.00%) CISSP
4 2 (20.00%) SaaS
4 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) SIEM
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Presales
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (30.00%) MCSA
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CISA
2 2 (20.00%) CISM
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
2 2 (20.00%) COBIT
2 2 (20.00%) GDPR
2 2 (20.00%) ISO 22301
2 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) LogRhythm
1 2 (20.00%) Splunk
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) VMware