The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had IT Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Manager
Rank 113 89 143
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +54
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 163 209 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.56% 3.13% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 3.24% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 132 192 106
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,300 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
6156 6449 7028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.69% 96.59% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5169 5358 5801
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IT Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured IT Manager in the job title.

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 27 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -56 79 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Lancashire +30 28 £45,000 +16.12% 3
Cheshire +28 27 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Merseyside 0 27 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Cumbria +6 1 £67,500 +42.10%
IT Manager
England

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 129 (38.97%) Project Management
2 90 (27.19%) PRINCE2
3 74 (22.36%) Finance
4 73 (22.05%) ITIL
5 57 (17.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 53 (16.01%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (14.50%) Microsoft
8 45 (13.60%) Windows
9 42 (12.69%) Retail
10 40 (12.08%) Degree
10 40 (12.08%) Service Delivery
11 36 (10.88%) Manufacturing
12 35 (10.57%) Risk Management
13 31 (9.37%) VMware
14 30 (9.06%) Change Management
14 30 (9.06%) Citrix
14 30 (9.06%) Windows Server
15 28 (8.46%) Continuous Improvement
16 27 (8.16%) Information Security
17 26 (7.85%) Programme Management
18 25 (7.55%) Service Management
19 24 (7.25%) Cisco
20 23 (6.95%) Banking
21 22 (6.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 22 (6.65%) Firewall
21 22 (6.65%) Management Information System
21 22 (6.65%) Software Delivery
22 21 (6.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 20 (6.04%) SLA
23 20 (6.04%) MS Project

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (3.02%) MS Exchange
1 10 (3.02%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.30%) SAS
3 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (6.04%) MS Project
2 13 (3.93%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.63%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.21%) MS Office
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.60%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.60%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.30%) Magento
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.81%) Office 365
2 4 (1.21%) PaaS
3 3 (0.91%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.91%) IaaS
3 3 (0.91%) SaaS
4 1 (0.30%) AdWords
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.30%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.65%) Firewall
2 13 (3.93%) VoIP
3 8 (2.42%) MPLS
4 7 (2.11%) Intranet
5 6 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (1.81%) IP Telephony
6 5 (1.51%) Network Security
7 3 (0.91%) DHCP
7 3 (0.91%) DNS
7 3 (0.91%) Internet
7 3 (0.91%) SAN
7 3 (0.91%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.60%) Junos
8 2 (0.60%) LAN
8 2 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.60%) SSL
8 2 (0.60%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.60%) VLAN
8 2 (0.60%) WAN
9 1 (0.30%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.81%) Big Data
3 4 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.60%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.30%) JIRA
General
1 74 (22.36%) Finance
2 42 (12.69%) Retail
3 36 (10.88%) Manufacturing
4 23 (6.95%) Banking
5 16 (4.83%) Marketing
6 9 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.11%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.51%) Legal
9 3 (0.91%) Automotive
9 3 (0.91%) Law
10 2 (0.60%) Electronics
10 2 (0.60%) French Language
10 2 (0.60%) German Language
10 2 (0.60%) Local Government
10 2 (0.60%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) Billing
11 1 (0.30%) Games
11 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.42%) HTML
2 7 (2.11%) .NET
2 7 (2.11%) CSS
3 6 (1.81%) jQuery
4 4 (1.21%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (0.60%) RESTful
7 1 (0.30%) HTML5
7 1 (0.30%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.30%) RequireJS
7 1 (0.30%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.30%) Symfony
7 1 (0.30%) Web Services
7 1 (0.30%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.65%) Management Information System
2 15 (4.53%) FMCG
3 13 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.02%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.02%) iPad
5 8 (2.42%) PMI
6 7 (2.11%) Life Science
7 6 (1.81%) User Experience
8 5 (1.51%) NHS
9 3 (0.91%) Statistics
10 2 (0.60%) Health Informatics
10 2 (0.60%) Informatics
10 2 (0.60%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.30%) CCTV
11 1 (0.30%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.30%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.30%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.30%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (13.60%) Windows
2 30 (9.06%) Windows Server
3 10 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (2.72%) Linux
4 9 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.21%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.60%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.60%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.30%) Android
7 1 (0.30%) Debian
7 1 (0.30%) Unix
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (38.97%) Project Management
2 90 (27.19%) PRINCE2
3 73 (22.05%) ITIL
4 57 (17.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (16.01%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (12.08%) Service Delivery
7 35 (10.57%) Risk Management
8 30 (9.06%) Change Management
9 28 (8.46%) Continuous Improvement
10 27 (8.16%) Information Security
11 26 (7.85%) Programme Management
12 25 (7.55%) Service Management
13 22 (6.65%) Software Delivery
14 20 (6.04%) Change Control
15 19 (5.74%) ERP
16 17 (5.14%) SDLC
16 17 (5.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 17 (5.14%) Waterfall
17 16 (4.83%) Line Management
18 15 (4.53%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.32%) SQL
2 8 (2.42%) JavaScript
3 7 (2.11%) C#
4 3 (0.91%) C
4 3 (0.91%) T-SQL
4 3 (0.91%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.60%) PHP
6 1 (0.30%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 40 (12.08%) Degree
2 21 (6.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 17 (5.14%) CISSP
4 16 (4.83%) PMP
5 14 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (3.63%) PMI Certification
6 12 (3.63%) Security Cleared
7 11 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (3.02%) CISA
8 10 (3.02%) CISM
8 10 (3.02%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (2.72%) MCSE
10 7 (2.11%) CRISC
10 7 (2.11%) MCSA
11 6 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (1.81%) SC Cleared
12 4 (1.21%) CASP
12 4 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.21%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (1.21%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (6.04%) SLA
3 15 (4.53%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.91%) COBIT
6 1 (0.30%) GAMP
6 1 (0.30%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 10 (3.02%) Active Directory
1 10 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.51%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.30%) XenApp
3 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.30%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 48 (14.50%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.37%) VMware
3 30 (9.06%) Citrix
4 24 (7.25%) Cisco
5 18 (5.44%) SAP
6 12 (3.63%) Oracle
7 8 (2.42%) CheckPoint
7 8 (2.42%) GFI Software
7 8 (2.42%) Juniper
8 7 (2.11%) HP
9 6 (1.81%) Capita
10 5 (1.51%) Google
11 4 (1.21%) JD Edwards
12 3 (0.91%) IBM
12 3 (0.91%) SolarWinds
13 2 (0.60%) AVG
13 2 (0.60%) Epicor
13 2 (0.60%) NetApp
13 2 (0.60%) Progress
13 2 (0.60%) RedGate
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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