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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Manager
Rank 172 182 183
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 11 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 7
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £41,250 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,700 £54,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
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
3532 3826 3921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.59% 94.89% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2864 3187 3381
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 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 21 April 2015.

IT Manager Salary Histogram in Manchester

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) ERP
4 6 (33.33%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) Firewall
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
6 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) MS Office
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 3 (16.67%) EDI
7 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (16.67%) People Management
7 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
8 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
8 2 (11.11%) Degree
8 2 (11.11%) Change Management
8 2 (11.11%) Data Management

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Business One
1 1 (5.56%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) Intranet
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ERP
1 6 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 3 (16.67%) People Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data Management
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) MCP
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Veeam
4 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.56%) Trend Micro
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) Avaya
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Sage
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com