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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Manager
Rank 206 230 238
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 32 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 30 7 11
Average salary £38,712 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.91% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £41,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £53,500 £55,000
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
5786 6434 6906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.96% 95.25% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4635 5186 5868
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Cheshire +15 20 £34,000 -35.23% 1
Manchester +25 12 £45,000 +9.09% 3
IT Manager
England

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 31 (58.49%) Windows
2 26 (49.06%) ITIL
3 24 (45.28%) VMware
4 19 (35.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (35.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
5 17 (32.08%) MCSE
5 17 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (32.08%) Windows 7
6 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (30.19%) MCP
6 16 (30.19%) Cisco
6 16 (30.19%) HP
6 16 (30.19%) Dell
6 16 (30.19%) SAN
6 16 (30.19%) Project Management
7 15 (28.30%) MS Excel
7 15 (28.30%) Hyper-V
8 14 (26.42%) Active Directory
9 13 (24.53%) IBM
9 13 (24.53%) CCNA
9 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
9 13 (24.53%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (24.53%) Change Management
9 13 (24.53%) Office 365
9 13 (24.53%) Windows 8
10 12 (22.64%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (22.64%) Mentoring
10 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (22.64%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (22.64%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (22.64%) MS Exchange
2 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.89%) CMS
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (28.30%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Business One
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.89%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.89%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.19%) SAN
2 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
3 12 (22.64%) VPN
3 12 (22.64%) DNS
3 12 (22.64%) DHCP
4 11 (20.75%) ADSL
4 11 (20.75%) VDSL
4 11 (20.75%) NAS
4 11 (20.75%) VLAN
5 7 (13.21%) Firewall
6 4 (7.55%) WAN
6 4 (7.55%) LAN
7 3 (5.66%) PABX
8 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.89%) Wireless
8 1 (1.89%) Intranet
8 1 (1.89%) Broadband
8 1 (1.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.66%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) EDI
2 3 (5.66%) .NET
3 2 (3.77%) HTML5
3 2 (3.77%) HTML
3 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.77%) CSS
3 2 (3.77%) Flash
3 2 (3.77%) Silverlight
3 2 (3.77%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 31 (58.49%) Windows
2 19 (35.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (32.08%) Windows 7
4 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (24.53%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) ITIL
2 16 (30.19%) Project Management
3 13 (24.53%) Change Management
4 12 (22.64%) Mentoring
5 11 (20.75%) Mobile Device Management
6 10 (18.87%) ERP
7 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2
7 9 (16.98%) Service Delivery
7 9 (16.98%) People Management
8 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
9 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
9 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
11 3 (5.66%) Release Management
11 3 (5.66%) Data Security
12 2 (3.77%) CRM
12 2 (3.77%) MVC
12 2 (3.77%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.32%) SQL
3 3 (5.66%) PHP
3 3 (5.66%) C#
4 2 (3.77%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.77%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (32.08%) MCSE
3 16 (30.19%) MCP
4 13 (24.53%) CCNA
4 13 (24.53%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (20.75%) JNCIA
5 11 (20.75%) MCTS
5 11 (20.75%) MCITP
6 5 (9.43%) Degree
7 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) COBIT
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (28.30%) Hyper-V
3 14 (26.42%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.89%) XenApp
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.89%) vSphere
4 1 (1.89%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) SCCM
2 3 (5.66%) SCOM
2 3 (5.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.89%) WSUS
3 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) VMware
2 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
3 16 (30.19%) Cisco
3 16 (30.19%) HP
3 16 (30.19%) Dell
4 13 (24.53%) IBM
5 11 (20.75%) Juniper
6 6 (11.32%) SAP
7 4 (7.55%) Veeam
7 4 (7.55%) Symantec
8 3 (5.66%) Polycom
8 3 (5.66%) NEC
9 2 (3.77%) Citrix
9 2 (3.77%) Sage
10 1 (1.89%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.89%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.89%) EMC
10 1 (1.89%) Avaya
10 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
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