The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Manager
Rank 238 217 239
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 25 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.37% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.39% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 12
Average salary £39,500 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,150 £31,700 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,050 £51,500 £69,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
IT Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7087 6412 6868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.18% 94.47% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5970 5501 5910
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 the North West

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

IT Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IT Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

IT Manager Salary Trend in the North West

IT Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

IT Manager Salary Histogram in the North West

IT Manager
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Manchester +2 17 £39,500 -12.22% 4
Merseyside +14 5 £39,000 +20.00%
Lancashire -4 1 £46,000 +12.19% 2
Cheshire -18 1 £55,000 +6.79% 1
Cumbria - 1 - -
IT Manager
England

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
3 13 (32.50%) Windows
3 13 (32.50%) Manufacturing
3 13 (32.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
4 11 (27.50%) Magento
4 11 (27.50%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (25.00%) Time Management
6 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (22.50%) E-Commerce
6 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (20.00%) CRM
7 8 (20.00%) .NET
7 8 (20.00%) SQL
7 8 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
8 7 (17.50%) EDI
8 7 (17.50%) Windows XP
9 6 (15.00%) MS Office
9 6 (15.00%) VMware
9 6 (15.00%) Project Management
9 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
10 5 (12.50%) Firewall
10 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
10 5 (12.50%) LAN
10 5 (12.50%) WAN
10 5 (12.50%) DHCP
10 5 (12.50%) DNS
10 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Office
2 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 11 (27.50%) Magento
2 8 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.50%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) LAN
1 5 (12.50%) WAN
1 5 (12.50%) DHCP
1 5 (12.50%) DNS
1 5 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) VPN
3 2 (5.00%) SAN
3 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.50%) Wireless
4 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (32.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.50%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.50%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.50%) SAP BI
4 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 13 (32.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.50%) Marketing
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Law
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) .NET
2 7 (17.50%) EDI
3 4 (10.00%) Web Services
4 3 (7.50%) HTML
5 2 (5.00%) CSS
5 2 (5.00%) XML
6 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.50%) WCF
6 1 (2.50%) RESTful
6 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.50%) HTML5
6 1 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) FMCG
3 1 (2.50%) Social Media
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Windows XP
2 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Time Management
2 9 (22.50%) E-Commerce
2 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (20.00%) CRM
4 6 (15.00%) Project Management
5 4 (10.00%) ERP
5 4 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) ITIL
6 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.50%) Performance Management
6 3 (7.50%) Coaching
6 3 (7.50%) Software Licensing
7 2 (5.00%) People Management
7 2 (5.00%) Analytics
7 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.00%) Migration
7 2 (5.00%) Line Management
7 2 (5.00%) Data Security
7 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
2 8 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) MCSE
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.00%) vSphere
3 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.00%) vCloud
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) WSUS
2 2 (5.00%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) VMware
3 4 (10.00%) SAP
4 3 (7.50%) Citrix
5 2 (5.00%) HP
5 2 (5.00%) EMC
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle
5 2 (5.00%) Symantec
5 2 (5.00%) ProCurve
6 1 (2.50%) Veeam
6 1 (2.50%) Google
6 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.50%) Adobe
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
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