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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Manager
Rank 90 113 125
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 163 157 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.93% 2.57% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.02% 2.67% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 139 128 112
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,300 £60,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £49,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.52% -1.50%
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
5399 5884 6645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.21% 96.49% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4590 4718 5337
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 May 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 May 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 +34 97 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Cheshire -7 24 £36,000 -15.29% 3
Lancashire -3 12 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Merseyside +13 9 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Cumbria +8 8 £52,500 -
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 122 (37.20%) Project Management
2 101 (30.79%) PRINCE2
3 95 (28.96%) ITIL
4 83 (25.30%) Finance
5 64 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (17.38%) Change Management
7 48 (14.63%) Windows
8 42 (12.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 42 (12.80%) Service Delivery
9 38 (11.59%) Service Management
10 35 (10.67%) SLA
11 32 (9.76%) Degree
12 31 (9.45%) Retail
12 31 (9.45%) Windows Server
13 30 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (9.15%) Microsoft
14 28 (8.54%) Software Delivery
14 28 (8.54%) VMware
15 27 (8.23%) Risk Management
16 26 (7.93%) Information Security
17 25 (7.62%) Waterfall
17 25 (7.62%) Continuous Improvement
17 25 (7.62%) Change Control
18 24 (7.32%) SQL Server
19 23 (7.01%) ITIL Certification
19 23 (7.01%) Firewall
20 22 (6.71%) Active Directory
20 22 (6.71%) SDLC
21 21 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
22 20 (6.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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 16 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.61%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.61%) IIS
7 1 (0.30%) CMS
7 1 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (5.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.44%) MS Office
3 7 (2.13%) MS Project
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.05%) SAP ERP
2 4 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.61%) FastStats
3 2 (0.61%) Line 500
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.30%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.30%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.13%) Office 365
1 7 (2.13%) SaaS
2 6 (1.83%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.30%) IaaS
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.01%) Firewall
2 14 (4.27%) VoIP
3 13 (3.96%) SAN
4 10 (3.05%) IP Telephony
5 9 (2.74%) DHCP
5 9 (2.74%) DNS
6 8 (2.44%) Intranet
7 7 (2.13%) MPLS
8 6 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.52%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.52%) VPN
9 5 (1.52%) WAN
10 4 (1.22%) NAS
11 3 (0.91%) LAN
11 3 (0.91%) VLAN
12 2 (0.61%) Broadband
12 2 (0.61%) Internet
12 2 (0.61%) Network Security
12 2 (0.61%) PBX
12 2 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.91%) Big Data
4 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.30%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.30%) MySQL
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.30%) JIRA
General
1 83 (25.30%) Finance
2 31 (9.45%) Retail
3 17 (5.18%) Banking
3 17 (5.18%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.27%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.96%) Marketing
6 7 (2.13%) Legal
7 5 (1.52%) Law
7 5 (1.52%) Publishing
8 3 (0.91%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.91%) Local Government
9 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.30%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Billing
10 1 (0.30%) Electronics
10 1 (0.30%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.44%) .NET
2 4 (1.22%) HTML
3 2 (0.61%) CSS
3 2 (0.61%) RESTful
3 2 (0.61%) Web Services
4 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.30%) HTML5
4 1 (0.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.18%) FMCG
1 17 (5.18%) iPad
2 15 (4.57%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.66%) Statistics
4 10 (3.05%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.22%) Replication
6 3 (0.91%) Driving Licence
6 3 (0.91%) Life Science
6 3 (0.91%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.61%) EPoS
7 2 (0.61%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.61%) Health Informatics
7 2 (0.61%) Informatics
7 2 (0.61%) PMI
7 2 (0.61%) Social Media
8 1 (0.30%) CCTV
8 1 (0.30%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.30%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 48 (14.63%) Windows
2 31 (9.45%) Windows Server
3 19 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.74%) Linux
6 5 (1.52%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.61%) Unix
7 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.61%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.30%) Android
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (37.20%) Project Management
2 101 (30.79%) PRINCE2
3 95 (28.96%) ITIL
4 64 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (17.38%) Change Management
6 42 (12.80%) Service Delivery
7 38 (11.59%) Service Management
8 30 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (8.54%) Software Delivery
10 27 (8.23%) Risk Management
11 26 (7.93%) Information Security
12 25 (7.62%) Change Control
12 25 (7.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 25 (7.62%) Waterfall
13 22 (6.71%) SDLC
14 18 (5.49%) Business Analysis
14 18 (5.49%) ITIL V3
15 17 (5.18%) ERP
15 17 (5.18%) Process Improvement
15 17 (5.18%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.79%) SQL
2 6 (1.83%) C
3 4 (1.22%) C#
3 4 (1.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.61%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.61%) VBA
5 1 (0.30%) PHP
5 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (12.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 32 (9.76%) Degree
3 23 (7.01%) ITIL Certification
4 20 (6.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 13 (3.96%) CISSP
6 11 (3.35%) CISM
7 10 (3.05%) Security Cleared
8 9 (2.74%) CISA
9 8 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (2.44%) SC Cleared
10 7 (2.13%) MCSE
11 6 (1.83%) MCITP
12 5 (1.52%) PMI Certification
12 5 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.22%) CRISC
13 4 (1.22%) MCSA
13 4 (1.22%) PMP
14 3 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.91%) MCP
14 3 (0.91%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.67%) SLA
2 15 (4.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.05%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.83%) COBIT
4 6 (1.83%) QA
5 3 (0.91%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.61%) COSO
7 1 (0.30%) ISO22301
System Software
1 22 (6.71%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (1.22%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.91%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.61%) vSphere
6 2 (0.61%) XenApp
6 2 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (9.15%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.54%) VMware
3 20 (6.10%) Cisco
4 13 (3.96%) SAP
5 11 (3.35%) CheckPoint
6 8 (2.44%) Capita
7 7 (2.13%) Citrix
7 7 (2.13%) Juniper
8 6 (1.83%) GFI Software
8 6 (1.83%) Google
8 6 (1.83%) SolarWinds
9 5 (1.52%) Dell
9 5 (1.52%) HP
9 5 (1.52%) SonicWALL
10 4 (1.22%) Avaya
10 4 (1.22%) Brocade
10 4 (1.22%) Foundry
10 4 (1.22%) Lotus
10 4 (1.22%) QNAP
10 4 (1.22%) Zoho
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