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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Manager
Rank 145 86 99
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 124 183 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.98% 3.06% 2.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 3.19% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 98 162 181
Median salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,501
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
6055 5736 7172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.76% 95.86% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5103 4739 6140
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -42 72 £50,000 +9.89% 8
Cheshire -11 17 £52,500 +12.29% 5
Lancashire -12 17 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Merseyside -19 14 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Cumbria 0 1 £27,000 -43.15%
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 109 (36.70%) Project Management
2 79 (26.60%) Finance
3 78 (26.26%) PRINCE2
4 62 (20.88%) ITIL
5 59 (19.87%) Microsoft
6 57 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 42 (14.14%) Service Delivery
9 41 (13.80%) Degree
10 33 (11.11%) Programme Management
11 29 (9.76%) Change Management
11 29 (9.76%) Risk Management
11 29 (9.76%) Windows
12 28 (9.43%) Management Information System
13 26 (8.75%) Manufacturing
13 26 (8.75%) Retail
14 25 (8.42%) Banking
15 24 (8.08%) PMP
15 24 (8.08%) MS Excel
15 24 (8.08%) MS Project
15 24 (8.08%) Citrix
16 23 (7.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 22 (7.41%) Software Delivery
17 22 (7.41%) Information Security
18 21 (7.07%) ERP
19 20 (6.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 19 (6.40%) VMware
20 19 (6.40%) SAP
20 19 (6.40%) SQL
20 19 (6.40%) SDLC

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 6 (2.02%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.01%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.67%) Site Server
4 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.34%) SAS
4 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.34%) ThingWorx
4 1 (0.34%) WordPress
4 1 (0.34%) Zimbra
Applications
1 24 (8.08%) MS Excel
1 24 (8.08%) MS Project
2 15 (5.05%) MS Visio
3 11 (3.70%) MS Office
4 4 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.34%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.34%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (3.37%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.67%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.34%) Magento
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.34%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.34%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.34%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.34%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.70%) Office 365
2 4 (1.35%) PaaS
3 3 (1.01%) IaaS
3 3 (1.01%) SaaS
4 1 (0.34%) AdWords
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.34%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.38%) Firewall
2 8 (2.69%) VoIP
3 6 (2.02%) Network Security
3 6 (2.02%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.02%) VPN
4 5 (1.68%) SAN
5 3 (1.01%) DHCP
5 3 (1.01%) DNS
5 3 (1.01%) Internet
5 3 (1.01%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (1.01%) Wireless
6 2 (0.67%) SSL
6 2 (0.67%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.67%) VLAN
6 2 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.34%) Intranet
7 1 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.34%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.34%) Big Data
4 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 79 (26.60%) Finance
2 26 (8.75%) Manufacturing
2 26 (8.75%) Retail
3 25 (8.42%) Banking
4 12 (4.04%) Legal
5 7 (2.36%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.02%) Automotive
6 6 (2.02%) Marketing
7 3 (1.01%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.01%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.01%) Law
8 2 (0.67%) Advertising
8 2 (0.67%) French Language
8 2 (0.67%) German Language
8 2 (0.67%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.34%) Military
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.02%) .NET
2 5 (1.68%) CSS
2 5 (1.68%) HTML
2 5 (1.68%) jQuery
3 4 (1.35%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.34%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.34%) RequireJS
5 1 (0.34%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.34%) Symfony
5 1 (0.34%) Web Services
5 1 (0.34%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.43%) Management Information System
2 14 (4.71%) FMCG
3 11 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.70%) PMI
4 8 (2.69%) User Experience
5 6 (2.02%) NHS
6 5 (1.68%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.68%) iPad
7 3 (1.01%) Life Science
7 3 (1.01%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.67%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.34%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.34%) Statistics
9 1 (0.34%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.76%) Windows
2 18 (6.06%) Windows Server
3 12 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.02%) Linux
5 6 (2.02%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.01%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.67%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.67%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.34%) CentOS
8 1 (0.34%) Debian
8 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (36.70%) Project Management
2 78 (26.26%) PRINCE2
3 62 (20.88%) ITIL
4 57 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (14.14%) Service Delivery
7 33 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 29 (9.76%) Change Management
8 29 (9.76%) Risk Management
9 23 (7.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 22 (7.41%) Information Security
10 22 (7.41%) Software Delivery
11 21 (7.07%) ERP
12 19 (6.40%) SDLC
13 18 (6.06%) Service Management
14 16 (5.39%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (5.39%) Scrum
15 15 (5.05%) CRM
15 15 (5.05%) Supplier Management
15 15 (5.05%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.40%) SQL
2 6 (2.02%) C#
3 5 (1.68%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.01%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.67%) PHP
6 1 (0.34%) ABAP
6 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (13.80%) Degree
2 24 (8.08%) PMP
3 16 (5.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 15 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (5.05%) PMI Certification
5 13 (4.38%) MCSE
6 12 (4.04%) CISSP
7 7 (2.36%) CISM
8 6 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.68%) CISA
9 5 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.68%) MCP
9 5 (1.68%) MCSA
10 4 (1.35%) CRISC
10 4 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (1.35%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.01%) CASP
11 3 (1.01%) CCNA
11 3 (1.01%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (1.01%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (4.04%) SLA
3 8 (2.69%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.36%) ISO 9001
4 7 (2.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.68%) COBIT
6 3 (1.01%) QA
7 1 (0.34%) GAMP
7 1 (0.34%) PMBOK
System Software
1 14 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.36%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.34%) XenApp
4 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 4 (1.35%) SCDPM
2 2 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.34%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 59 (19.87%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.08%) Citrix
3 19 (6.40%) SAP
3 19 (6.40%) VMware
4 12 (4.04%) Cisco
5 9 (3.03%) Oracle
6 7 (2.36%) HP
7 6 (2.02%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.35%) EqualLogic
9 3 (1.01%) IFS
10 2 (0.67%) AVG
10 2 (0.67%) Epicor
10 2 (0.67%) GFI Software
10 2 (0.67%) Juniper
10 2 (0.67%) NetApp
10 2 (0.67%) Progress
10 2 (0.67%) RedGate
10 2 (0.67%) Sage
10 2 (0.67%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.67%) Symantec
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