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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Manager
Rank 233 234 224
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 20 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 16
Average salary £38,424 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.93% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,700 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
6214 6785 6878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.31% 94.86% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5075 5508 5887
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 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 31 July 2015.

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 31 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
(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 +10 10 £50,000 +58.73% 2
Cheshire +5 7 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Merseyside +18 3 £38,500 -15.38%
IT Manager
England

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 38 (63.33%) Windows
2 29 (48.33%) VMware
3 27 (45.00%) ITIL
4 25 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 24 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (38.33%) SAN
6 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (36.67%) MCSE
8 19 (31.67%) MS Excel
8 19 (31.67%) HP
8 19 (31.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (30.00%) Windows 7
9 18 (30.00%) Project Management
9 18 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (28.33%) Hyper-V
10 17 (28.33%) DHCP
10 17 (28.33%) DNS
10 17 (28.33%) Cisco
11 16 (26.67%) Dell
11 16 (26.67%) MCP
12 15 (25.00%) Active Directory
13 14 (23.33%) MS Exchange
14 13 (21.67%) CCNA
14 13 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (21.67%) IBM
14 13 (21.67%) TCP/IP
14 13 (21.67%) Risk Management
14 13 (21.67%) Office 365
14 13 (21.67%) Windows 8
14 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (18.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.67%) CMS
5 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.67%) IIS
5 1 (1.67%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (31.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.67%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.67%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (38.33%) SAN
2 17 (28.33%) DHCP
2 17 (28.33%) DNS
3 13 (21.67%) TCP/IP
4 12 (20.00%) VPN
5 11 (18.33%) ADSL
5 11 (18.33%) VDSL
5 11 (18.33%) VLAN
5 11 (18.33%) NAS
6 10 (16.67%) Firewall
7 7 (11.67%) LAN
7 7 (11.67%) WAN
8 5 (8.33%) iSCSI
9 2 (3.33%) PABX
9 2 (3.33%) Wireless
9 2 (3.33%) VoIP
10 1 (1.67%) Broadband
10 1 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.67%) Essbase
General
1 11 (18.33%) Manufacturing
2 8 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Law
3 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) EDI
2 3 (5.00%) .NET
3 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.33%) CSS
3 2 (3.33%) Flash
3 2 (3.33%) Silverlight
3 2 (3.33%) LINQ
3 2 (3.33%) HTML5
3 2 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) EMC VNX
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (63.33%) Windows
2 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (31.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 13 (21.67%) Windows 8
6 7 (11.67%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.67%) Linux
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) ITIL
2 18 (30.00%) Project Management
3 13 (21.67%) Risk Management
4 12 (20.00%) ERP
4 12 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 11 (18.33%) People Management
5 11 (18.33%) Change Management
5 11 (18.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 8 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 7 (11.67%) Strategic Planning
7 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 6 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 6 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (8.33%) Migration
9 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (8.33%) Problem Management
9 5 (8.33%) Project Planning
9 5 (8.33%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (18.33%) SQL
3 3 (5.00%) C#
3 3 (5.00%) PHP
4 2 (3.33%) C
4 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.33%) ActionScript
4 2 (3.33%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 24 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (36.67%) MCSE
3 16 (26.67%) MCP
4 13 (21.67%) CCNA
4 13 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (18.33%) JNCIA
5 11 (18.33%) MCTS
5 11 (18.33%) MCITP
6 9 (15.00%) Degree
7 5 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) COBIT
2 3 (5.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (28.33%) Hyper-V
3 15 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (8.33%) vCloud
5 5 (8.33%) vSphere
6 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) SCCM
2 6 (10.00%) WSUS
3 5 (8.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.33%) SCOM
4 2 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (48.33%) VMware
2 25 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 19 (31.67%) HP
4 17 (28.33%) Cisco
5 16 (26.67%) Dell
6 13 (21.67%) IBM
7 11 (18.33%) Juniper
8 8 (13.33%) Symantec
9 6 (10.00%) Citrix
10 5 (8.33%) EMC
10 5 (8.33%) ProCurve
11 3 (5.00%) Veeam
11 3 (5.00%) SAP
12 2 (3.33%) Polycom
12 2 (3.33%) NEC
12 2 (3.33%) Sage
13 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.67%) WatchGuard
13 1 (1.67%) Avaya
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