The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Manager
Rank 44 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 11 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.75% 4.31% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 4.37% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 10
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £59,100
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -3.50%
IT Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
394 458 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.50% 98.71% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 334 389 352
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Manager in the job title across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

IT Manager
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

IT Manager Salary Trend in Lancashire

IT Manager
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Manager across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

IT Manager Salary Histogram in Lancashire

IT Manager
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Manager within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley -8 3 - - 1
Blackburn +6 1 £55,000 -
Preston +2 1 £50,000 +35.13% 1
Rossendale - 1 £32,500 -
IT Manager
North West

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Lancashire region that cited IT Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Manager in their job title.

1 17 (48.57%) PRINCE2
2 11 (31.43%) Windows
3 10 (28.57%) Finance
3 10 (28.57%) Software Delivery
3 10 (28.57%) SDLC
4 9 (25.71%) Project Management
5 8 (22.86%) VMware
5 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
5 8 (22.86%) SQL
5 8 (22.86%) SAN
6 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (20.00%) DHCP
6 7 (20.00%) DNS
6 7 (20.00%) Change Management
6 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (14.29%) Firewall
7 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (11.43%) MS Office
8 4 (11.43%) Information Security
8 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
8 4 (11.43%) VMware Server
8 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (11.43%) Document Management
8 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (11.43%) Network Management

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Lancashire region that cited IT Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Line 500
2 2 (5.71%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) SAN
2 7 (20.00%) DHCP
2 7 (20.00%) DNS
3 5 (14.29%) Firewall
4 3 (8.57%) Broadband
4 3 (8.57%) Internet
4 3 (8.57%) PBX
4 3 (8.57%) VPN
4 3 (8.57%) WAN
5 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.57%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.57%) Aerospace
3 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) EqualLogic
1 3 (8.57%) Life Science
2 2 (5.71%) iPad
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) PRINCE2
2 10 (28.57%) SDLC
2 10 (28.57%) Software Delivery
3 9 (25.71%) Project Management
4 7 (20.00%) Change Management
4 7 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (11.43%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (11.43%) Document Management
5 4 (11.43%) Information Security
5 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.43%) Network Management
6 3 (8.57%) Capacity Management
6 3 (8.57%) ERP
6 3 (8.57%) Information Security Management
6 3 (8.57%) Security Management
6 3 (8.57%) Service Continuity Management
6 3 (8.57%) Software Licensing
6 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) C#
2 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.86%) PHP
2 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (8.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) VMware
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) BT
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco
3 3 (8.57%) Dell
3 3 (8.57%) Lotus
3 3 (8.57%) Sage
3 3 (8.57%) SonicWALL
4 1 (2.86%) JDA
Preston, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £30-40k DOE
Posted: 3 days ago