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Average Information Technology (IT) Manager Salary in United Kingdom

£40,117
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£3,099
Bonus
£1,100
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The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Manager in United Kingdom is £40,117.
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£27k
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£40k
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£65k
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£27k - £65k
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£927 - £10k
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£1 - £12k
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What Do Information Technology (IT) Managers Do?

Information Technology (IT) Manager Tasks
  • Manage resources and processes required to design, plan, and support all information products and services.
  • Research and evaluate new technologies to be used as enhancements or upgrades to existing server, network, and other IT infrastructure equipment.
  • Prepare, maintain and keep updated IT procedures and documentation related to our processes and platforms operations.
  • Supervise, hire, and train IT Department employees.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Information Technology (IT) Manager

The top respondents for the job title Information Technology (IT) Manager are from the companies Deloitte, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HSBC. Reported salaries are highest at Hewlett Packard Enterprise where the average pay is £83,524. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Deloitte, earning around £69,550. Lear Corporation pays the lowest at around £42,729. BT Group also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying £45,750.

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What Are Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Managers?

Skills in Project Management and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Information Technology (IT) Support, IT Security & Infrastructure and Network Management / Administration.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Managers?

An entry-level Information Technology (IT) Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £30,468 based on 30 salaries. An early career Information Technology (IT) Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £33,206 based on 331 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology (IT) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £38,468 based on 433 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £42,285 based on 888 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £45,594.
Employees with Information Technology (IT) Manager in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 24.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bristol, England: Bristol (8.5% more) and Belfast, Northern Ireland: Belfast (7.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Manchester, England: Manchester (4.4% less), Sheffield, England: South Yorkshire (3.7% less) and Birmingham, England: Birmingham (0.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,149 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.4%
Early Career
15.4%
Mid Career
20.1%
Experienced
41.3%
Late Career
21.7%