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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Manager
Rank 235 244 221
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 19 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.19% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 20
Average salary £41,250 £38,750 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,600 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,650 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
6429 6960 6464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.60% 94.84% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5344 5645 5548
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Manchester +2 8 £51,250 +62.69% 1
Cheshire +11 7 £37,500 -11.76%
Merseyside +10 3 £45,000 +8.43%
IT Manager
England

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (56.86%) Windows
2 25 (49.02%) ITIL
2 25 (49.02%) VMware
3 22 (43.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (41.18%) MCSE
4 21 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (39.22%) SAN
6 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
6 19 (37.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (33.33%) Project Management
7 17 (33.33%) DHCP
7 17 (33.33%) DNS
8 15 (29.41%) HP
9 14 (27.45%) Cisco
9 14 (27.45%) MS Exchange
9 14 (27.45%) Windows 7
9 14 (27.45%) Hyper-V
10 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
10 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (23.53%) MCP
11 12 (23.53%) CCNA
11 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
11 12 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (23.53%) PowerShell
11 12 (23.53%) Firewall
12 11 (21.57%) Risk Management
12 11 (21.57%) Finance
12 11 (21.57%) Dell

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (27.45%) MS Exchange
2 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (7.84%) IIS
5 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.96%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.80%) MS Office
3 3 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.96%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (39.22%) SAN
2 17 (33.33%) DHCP
2 17 (33.33%) DNS
3 12 (23.53%) Firewall
4 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
5 9 (17.65%) VPN
5 9 (17.65%) ADSL
5 9 (17.65%) VDSL
5 9 (17.65%) VLAN
5 9 (17.65%) NAS
6 8 (15.69%) WAN
7 7 (13.73%) LAN
8 4 (7.84%) iSCSI
8 4 (7.84%) Wireless
9 2 (3.92%) VoIP
10 1 (1.96%) Broadband
10 1 (1.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.96%) Essbase
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.92%) Law
3 2 (3.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Billing
4 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) EMC VNX
3 2 (3.92%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (56.86%) Windows
2 22 (43.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (27.45%) Windows 7
5 11 (21.57%) Windows 8
6 5 (9.80%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.96%) Linux
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) ITIL
2 17 (33.33%) Project Management
3 11 (21.57%) Risk Management
3 11 (21.57%) Mentoring
4 10 (19.61%) Change Management
5 9 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 9 (17.65%) Mobile Device Management
5 9 (17.65%) People Management
6 8 (15.69%) ERP
7 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (11.76%) Strategic Planning
8 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
8 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (7.84%) Migration
9 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.84%) Project Planning
9 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
9 4 (7.84%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 11 (21.57%) SQL
3 2 (3.92%) C
4 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (41.18%) MCSE
1 21 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (23.53%) MCP
2 12 (23.53%) CCNA
2 12 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (19.61%) Degree
4 9 (17.65%) JNCIA
4 9 (17.65%) MCTS
4 9 (17.65%) MCITP
5 5 (9.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (5.88%) MCSA
7 1 (1.96%) CCNP
7 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) SLA
2 4 (7.84%) COBIT
3 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (37.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (27.45%) Hyper-V
3 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
4 7 (13.73%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (7.84%) vCloud
5 4 (7.84%) vSphere
6 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) WSUS
2 4 (7.84%) SCCM
2 4 (7.84%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) VMware
2 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
3 15 (29.41%) HP
4 14 (27.45%) Cisco
5 11 (21.57%) Dell
6 10 (19.61%) IBM
7 9 (17.65%) Juniper
8 5 (9.80%) Citrix
8 5 (9.80%) Symantec
9 4 (7.84%) EMC
9 4 (7.84%) ProCurve
10 2 (3.92%) SAP
10 2 (3.92%) Sage
11 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.96%) JD Edwards
11 1 (1.96%) Veeam
11 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.96%) Trend Micro
11 1 (1.96%) Avaya
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