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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Manager
Rank 228 222 251
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 27 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.22% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.23% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 20
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,200 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,543 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-0.09% -5.46%
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
6979 6480 7699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.37% 95.31% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6005 5484 6800
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
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 18 December 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 18 December 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
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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 -13 15 £40,000 -17.09%
Merseyside +15 7 £37,500 +15.38%
Cumbria +1 5 - -
IT Manager
England

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
3 17 (42.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (40.00%) Windows
4 16 (40.00%) Manufacturing
5 11 (27.50%) Magento
5 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
5 11 (27.50%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (25.00%) Time Management
6 10 (25.00%) VMware
6 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (20.00%) Project Management
8 8 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 8 (20.00%) ERP
8 8 (20.00%) CRM
8 8 (20.00%) ITIL
8 8 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
9 7 (17.50%) Windows XP
9 7 (17.50%) EDI
9 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
10 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
10 6 (15.00%) MS Office
10 6 (15.00%) Data Security
10 6 (15.00%) Finance
10 6 (15.00%) SCCM
10 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (12.50%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.00%) MS Office
3 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 11 (27.50%) Magento
2 8 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
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%) SAN
3 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.50%) Wireless
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
2 17 (42.50%) 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%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 16 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (15.00%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Law
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) EDI
2 5 (12.50%) .NET
3 3 (7.50%) Web Services
4 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) FMCG
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) 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 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) Time Management
2 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (20.00%) Project Management
3 8 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (20.00%) ITIL
3 8 (20.00%) CRM
3 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 8 (20.00%) ERP
4 6 (15.00%) Data Security
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.50%) Coaching
6 3 (7.50%) Software Licensing
6 3 (7.50%) People Management
6 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.50%) SQL
3 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) MCSE
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) MCP
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.00%) vSphere
3 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco
3 4 (10.00%) Dell
4 2 (5.00%) EMC
4 2 (5.00%) Citrix
4 2 (5.00%) Symantec
4 2 (5.00%) HP
4 2 (5.00%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) ProCurve
5 1 (2.50%) Business Objects