The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 194 217 213
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 50 36 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 0.52% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.55% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 38 21 39
Average salary £51,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,700 £32,163 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Technical 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
6293 6581 7036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.25% 95.10% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5070 5356 5916
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 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Manager in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Technical Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the North West region.

Technical Manager Salary Trend in the North West

Technical Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Technical Manager Salary Histogram in the North West

Technical 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 Technical Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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 +15 29 £48,750 +14.70% 7
Cheshire +12 13 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Lancashire - 4 £65,000 - 1
Merseyside +7 3 £82,500 +15.38% 1
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Technical 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 Technical Manager in their job title.

1 29 (36.25%) Finance
2 22 (27.50%) ITIL
3 20 (25.00%) Degree
4 17 (21.25%) Banking
5 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 15 (18.75%) Windows
6 14 (17.50%) Service Delivery
7 12 (15.00%) PRINCE2
7 12 (15.00%) PRINCE
8 11 (13.75%) Project Management
8 11 (13.75%) VoIP
8 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
9 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
10 9 (11.25%) SQL
10 9 (11.25%) .NET
10 9 (11.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (11.25%) Computer Science
11 8 (10.00%) Relational Database
11 8 (10.00%) Mentoring
11 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (10.00%) MS Office
12 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (8.75%) Oracle
12 7 (8.75%) SharePoint
12 7 (8.75%) UNIX
12 7 (8.75%) ERP
12 7 (8.75%) Cisco
12 7 (8.75%) Release Management
12 7 (8.75%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Technical 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 Technical Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.75%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.75%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.50%) IIS
4 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Force.com
2 2 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.75%) VoIP
2 3 (3.75%) DECT
2 3 (3.75%) DHCP
2 3 (3.75%) DNS
2 3 (3.75%) Internet
3 2 (2.50%) PSTN
4 1 (1.25%) NAS
4 1 (1.25%) SAN
4 1 (1.25%) VPN
4 1 (1.25%) LAN
4 1 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) DataStage
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 29 (36.25%) Finance
2 17 (21.25%) Banking
3 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.00%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (5.00%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.75%) Back Office
6 3 (3.75%) Retail
6 3 (3.75%) Legal
6 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.50%) Law
8 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) .NET
2 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.75%) Web Services
4 2 (2.50%) CSS
5 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.00%) PMI
5 3 (3.75%) GIS
5 3 (3.75%) Life Science
5 3 (3.75%) Tandem
5 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.50%) E-Learning
6 2 (2.50%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.25%) iPhone
7 1 (1.25%) Derivative
7 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.75%) Windows
2 7 (8.75%) UNIX
3 6 (7.50%) Linux
4 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.50%) ITIL
2 14 (17.50%) Service Delivery
3 12 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 12 (15.00%) PRINCE
4 11 (13.75%) Project Management
5 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.75%) Release Management
7 7 (8.75%) ERP
7 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.75%) Web Development
8 6 (7.50%) Business Analysis
8 6 (7.50%) Investment Management
8 6 (7.50%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.25%) Security Testing
9 5 (6.25%) Information Security
9 5 (6.25%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.00%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.25%) SQL
2 2 (2.50%) C#
2 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.25%) Java
3 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (25.00%) Degree
2 9 (11.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (6.25%) CISSP
3 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.00%) PMI Certification
4 4 (5.00%) MCSE
5 2 (2.50%) MCSA
5 2 (2.50%) CCNP
5 2 (2.50%) CCNA
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.50%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.50%) MCTS
6 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) SLA
1 3 (3.75%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle
2 7 (8.75%) Cisco
3 5 (6.25%) IBM
3 5 (6.25%) Mitel
4 4 (5.00%) ArcSight
4 4 (5.00%) Avaya
5 3 (3.75%) T-Plan
5 3 (3.75%) VMware
6 2 (2.50%) HP
6 2 (2.50%) Citrix
6 2 (2.50%) SAP
7 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.25%) Teradata
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