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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Manager
Rank 96 85 113
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +28
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 159 201 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.79% 2.91% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% 3.01% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 134 187 129
Average salary £46,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.15% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £65,000 £58,300
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
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
5465 6672 6306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.93% 96.56% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4584 5653 5289
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -17 69 £47,500 - 19
Cheshire +24 45 £46,000 -3.15% 7
Lancashire +22 22 £35,000 -26.70% 3
Merseyside -16 18 £37,500 -28.57% 4
Cumbria +3 5 £70,000 -
IT Manager
England

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 130 (37.46%) Project Management
2 111 (31.99%) Finance
3 108 (31.12%) PRINCE2
4 94 (27.09%) ITIL
5 68 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (19.31%) Change Management
7 57 (16.43%) Service Delivery
8 43 (12.39%) Windows
9 40 (11.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 39 (11.24%) Microsoft
11 38 (10.95%) Degree
12 36 (10.37%) Continuous Improvement
12 36 (10.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 35 (10.09%) Risk Management
14 34 (9.80%) SLA
14 34 (9.80%) Software Delivery
15 33 (9.51%) Service Management
16 31 (8.93%) SDLC
17 30 (8.65%) VMware
18 29 (8.36%) Firewall
19 26 (7.49%) SQL Server
19 26 (7.49%) Information Security
20 25 (7.20%) Supplier Management
21 24 (6.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 24 (6.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 22 (6.34%) Windows Server
22 22 (6.34%) Scrum
22 22 (6.34%) CRM
23 21 (6.05%) MS Excel
23 21 (6.05%) Project Planning

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (5.19%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.02%) CMS
3 5 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.15%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.86%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.58%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.61%) MS Office
2 16 (4.61%) MS Project
3 3 (0.86%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.02%) SAP ERP
2 4 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.86%) Line 500
4 2 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.31%) SaaS
2 4 (1.15%) Office 365
3 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.29%) IaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.36%) Firewall
2 14 (4.03%) WAN
3 13 (3.75%) DHCP
3 13 (3.75%) DNS
4 12 (3.46%) Network Security
5 11 (3.17%) SAN
5 11 (3.17%) VoIP
6 7 (2.02%) LAN
6 7 (2.02%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (1.44%) VPN
8 4 (1.15%) Broadband
8 4 (1.15%) Internet
9 3 (0.86%) Intranet
9 3 (0.86%) PBX
10 2 (0.58%) Wireless
11 1 (0.29%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.49%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.86%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.86%) OLAP
5 3 (0.86%) Power BI
5 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.58%) MySQL
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.29%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 111 (31.99%) Finance
2 19 (5.48%) Retail
3 16 (4.61%) Banking
4 14 (4.03%) Legal
4 14 (4.03%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.03%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.88%) Marketing
6 8 (2.31%) Publishing
7 4 (1.15%) Law
8 3 (0.86%) Back Office
9 2 (0.58%) Electronics
9 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Billing
10 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Front Office
10 1 (0.29%) Local Government
10 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.48%) .NET
2 6 (1.73%) Web Services
3 3 (0.86%) MDX
3 3 (0.86%) WCF
4 2 (0.58%) HTML
5 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.29%) CSS
5 1 (0.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.46%) Management Information System
2 11 (3.17%) Statistics
3 9 (2.59%) Data Centre
3 9 (2.59%) FMCG
4 7 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.44%) Driving Licence
6 3 (0.86%) Blog
6 3 (0.86%) EPoS
6 3 (0.86%) EqualLogic
6 3 (0.86%) PMI
7 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.58%) Fintech
8 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.29%) iPad
8 1 (0.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (12.39%) Windows
2 22 (6.34%) Windows Server
3 15 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.44%) Unix
6 4 (1.15%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.58%) Linux
7 2 (0.58%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.29%) HPUX
8 1 (0.29%) Solaris
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (37.46%) Project Management
2 108 (31.12%) PRINCE2
3 94 (27.09%) ITIL
4 68 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (19.31%) Change Management
6 57 (16.43%) Service Delivery
7 40 (11.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (10.37%) Continuous Improvement
9 35 (10.09%) Risk Management
10 34 (9.80%) Software Delivery
11 33 (9.51%) Service Management
12 31 (8.93%) SDLC
13 26 (7.49%) Information Security
14 25 (7.20%) Supplier Management
15 22 (6.34%) CRM
15 22 (6.34%) Scrum
16 21 (6.05%) Project Planning
16 21 (6.05%) Waterfall
17 18 (5.19%) Mentoring
18 16 (4.61%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.76%) SQL
2 9 (2.59%) Java
3 8 (2.31%) C#
4 5 (1.44%) C++
4 5 (1.44%) PHP
4 5 (1.44%) VB.NET
5 4 (1.15%) C
6 3 (0.86%) Objective-C
6 3 (0.86%) R
7 2 (0.58%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (10.95%) Degree
2 36 (10.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 24 (6.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 11 (3.17%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (2.59%) CISSP
7 7 (2.02%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.73%) CISM
8 6 (1.73%) CREST Certified
8 6 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.44%) CCNA
9 5 (1.44%) CCNP
9 5 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.15%) MCSA
10 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.15%) PMP
10 4 (1.15%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.86%) CHECK Team Leader
11 3 (0.86%) OSCP
11 3 (0.86%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.80%) SLA
2 24 (6.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (2.02%) QA
5 5 (1.44%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.15%) COBIT
7 2 (0.58%) COSO
7 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.29%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.29%) PMBOK
System Software
1 19 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (1.15%) VMware Server
4 4 (1.15%) XenApp
5 3 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 30 (8.65%) VMware
3 17 (4.90%) Cisco
4 9 (2.59%) SAP
5 7 (2.02%) Lotus
6 6 (1.73%) Citrix
6 6 (1.73%) Oracle
7 5 (1.44%) IBM
8 4 (1.15%) Dell
9 3 (0.86%) BT
9 3 (0.86%) Capita
9 3 (0.86%) NetApp
9 3 (0.86%) Sage
9 3 (0.86%) SonicWALL
9 3 (0.86%) Tableau
9 3 (0.86%) Talend
9 3 (0.86%) Vertica
10 2 (0.58%) HP
10 2 (0.58%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.29%) Sybase
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £75000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £48000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + OTE 100k+
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £30-40k DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West England
Capita plc
Salary: £0.00 per annum + £negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Volaris Exec
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £31500 per annum, Benefits Car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh / Manchester
Lusona Consultancy
Salary: £0 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Crewe
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Inc OTE
Posted: 17 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus/shares
Posted: 19 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago