The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 51 65
Rank change year-on-year -9 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 9 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.62% 1.23% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.26% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 6
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £43,000 £48,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £55,000 £59,375
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 542 477 530
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 97.66% 97.95% 99.62%
Number of salaries quoted 445 414 392
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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 3 months to 22 June 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 22 June 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 4 (22.22%) IT Strategy
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
1 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
1 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) PHP
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Office 365
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) CRM
3 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange

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 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) IT Strategy
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
1 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
1 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) CRM
3 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.56%) QMS
4 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
2 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Citrix
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Acronis
2 1 (5.56%) Veeam
2 1 (5.56%) VMware