The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Manager
Rank 171 176 183
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 11 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 7
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,424 £30,200 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,800 £41,250 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3228 3675 4062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.08% 94.18% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2671 3032 3523
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

IT Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

IT Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

IT Manager Salary Trend in Manchester

IT Manager
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Manager across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

IT Manager Salary Histogram in Manchester

IT Manager
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Manager within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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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
Bolton - 1 £49,000 -
Wigan - 1 £40,000 -
IT Manager
North West

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
3 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (32.00%) ERP
5 8 (32.00%) Project Management
5 8 (32.00%) Firewall
5 8 (32.00%) Finance
5 8 (32.00%) Manufacturing
6 7 (28.00%) VMware
6 7 (28.00%) Risk Management
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (28.00%) SAN
6 7 (28.00%) EDI
6 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (24.00%) People Management
7 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
7 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (20.00%) MCSE
8 5 (20.00%) MS Office
8 5 (20.00%) ITIL
8 5 (20.00%) MCP
8 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (12.00%) Release Management
9 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (12.00%) SQL
9 3 (12.00%) SharePoint

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Business One
1 1 (4.00%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Firewall
2 7 (28.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) Intranet
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
1 8 (32.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ERP
1 8 (32.00%) Project Management
2 7 (28.00%) Risk Management
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (24.00%) People Management
3 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (20.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.00%) Release Management
6 2 (8.00%) Time Management
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (8.00%) Data Management
6 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.00%) Security Management
7 1 (4.00%) CRM
7 1 (4.00%) Service Management
7 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.00%) MCP
2 5 (20.00%) MCSE
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) Dell
5 1 (4.00%) Avaya
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) Sage
5 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec
5 1 (4.00%) Veeam
5 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.00%) Trend Micro
5 1 (4.00%) IBM