The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Manager
Rank 150 155 152
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 2311 2274 2478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.24% 2.06% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 2.13% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1954 1903 1961
Average salary £52,500 £50,200 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.58% -4.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -3.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IT Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Manager within the UK.

IT Manager Salary Trend in the UK

IT Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Manager over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 within the UK.

IT Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
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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
England -3 2147 £52,500 +2.94% 188
London +8 835 £60,000 +4.34% 59
South East -2 413 £52,500 +6.06% 30
North West +28 190 £45,000 +2.27% 23
West Midlands -7 186 £48,500 -7.61% 22
Yorkshire +4 157 £46,000 +6.97% 12
East of England +5 154 £52,500 - 16
City of London +14 130 £65,000 - 16
West Yorkshire +3 116 £47,000 +4.44% 10
South West +36 115 £45,000 -5.26% 17
Manchester +31 115 £45,000 - 13
Berkshire +3 102 £55,000 - 7
Surrey +31 101 £52,500 +13.51% 4
East Midlands -11 98 £48,750 -2.50% 8
Leeds +7 90 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Birmingham -3 87 £51,250 -6.81% 3
Hampshire -3 75 £55,000 +13.40% 6
Scotland +32 73 £55,000 +4.76% 7
Hertfordshire +16 65 £50,000 -20.00% 4
Bristol +21 48 £43,750 -7.89% 6
Edinburgh +26 47 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Buckinghamshire 0 38 £52,500 +10.52% 5
Cambridgeshire -9 38 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Reading -3 37 £55,000 - 2
Northamptonshire +21 35 £52,500 +5.00%
Cheshire -2 35 £36,000 -15.29% 2
Wales +12 33 £41,089 -8.69% 2
Milton Keynes +19 29 £55,000 +10.00% 2
South Wales +14 29 £41,089 -14.39% 1
Oxfordshire -5 29 £41,250 -13.15% 2

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 1433 (31.94%) Project Management
2 1226 (27.32%) Finance
3 1097 (24.45%) ITIL
4 1035 (23.07%) PRINCE2
5 793 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
6 662 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 645 (14.37%) Microsoft
8 642 (14.31%) Windows
9 591 (13.17%) Degree
10 494 (11.01%) Service Delivery
11 424 (9.45%) Retail
12 391 (8.71%) Change Management
13 358 (7.98%) MS Excel
14 354 (7.89%) Service Management
15 348 (7.76%) Information Security
16 346 (7.71%) VMware
17 323 (7.20%) Data Centre
18 320 (7.13%) Risk Management
19 318 (7.09%) Active Directory
20 301 (6.71%) SDLC
20 301 (6.71%) Windows Server
21 295 (6.57%) Banking
22 293 (6.53%) Legal
23 286 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
24 280 (6.24%) Continuous Improvement
25 275 (6.13%) Cisco
26 264 (5.88%) CISSP
27 260 (5.79%) SLA
28 259 (5.77%) SQL Server
29 255 (5.68%) CRM

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 172 (3.83%) SharePoint
2 159 (3.54%) MS Exchange
3 57 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 53 (1.18%) CMS
5 47 (1.05%) IIS
6 33 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 28 (0.62%) Skype for Business
8 14 (0.31%) MS Project Server
9 11 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.20%) EPiServer CMS
10 9 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (0.20%) SAS
11 8 (0.18%) Confluence
11 8 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.16%) Apache
12 7 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (0.16%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.11%) Zimbra
Applications
1 358 (7.98%) MS Excel
2 177 (3.94%) MS Office
3 161 (3.59%) MS Project
4 42 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 28 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.11%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.067%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.067%) Revit
9 1 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.022%) Maya
9 1 (0.022%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 38 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 24 (0.53%) SAP ERP
4 23 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
5 18 (0.40%) SAP IS-U
6 17 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
7 12 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.20%) Maximo
9 7 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
10 6 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
10 6 (0.13%) SunGard APT
11 4 (0.089%) SAP CO
11 4 (0.089%) SAP FI
11 4 (0.089%) SAP FI/CO
12 3 (0.067%) Dynamics GP
12 3 (0.067%) Oracle CRM
12 3 (0.067%) Oracle Financials
12 3 (0.067%) SAP HR
12 3 (0.067%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 170 (3.79%) Office 365
2 100 (2.23%) SaaS
3 86 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
4 76 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 40 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
5 40 (0.89%) PaaS
6 39 (0.87%) IaaS
7 12 (0.27%) Google Apps
8 8 (0.18%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 4 (0.089%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.045%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.045%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.022%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.022%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.022%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.022%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.022%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.022%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 254 (5.66%) Firewall
2 184 (4.10%) WAN
3 174 (3.88%) LAN
4 166 (3.70%) SAN
5 94 (2.09%) VoIP
6 92 (2.05%) VPN
7 90 (2.01%) DNS
8 78 (1.74%) TCP/IP
9 72 (1.60%) Internet
10 68 (1.52%) DHCP
10 68 (1.52%) Network Security
11 51 (1.14%) Wireless
12 37 (0.82%) IP Telephony
12 37 (0.82%) VLAN
13 33 (0.74%) Intranet
14 30 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
15 27 (0.60%) Unified Communications
16 26 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
17 24 (0.53%) Skype
18 23 (0.51%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 56 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (1.16%) Big Data
4 30 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (0.47%) Oracle Database
7 21 (0.47%) Relational Database
8 18 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (0.33%) QlikView
10 13 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
11 9 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
11 9 (0.20%) GIS
12 8 (0.18%) MySQL
12 8 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.18%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (0.13%) Data Mining
14 6 (0.13%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 43 (0.96%) JIRA
2 33 (0.74%) Jenkins
3 26 (0.58%) Subversion
4 25 (0.56%) Git (software)
4 25 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (0.33%) Artifactory
6 10 (0.22%) TeamCity
7 9 (0.20%) Ant
7 9 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (0.18%) Hudson
8 8 (0.18%) Maven
8 8 (0.18%) MSBuild
8 8 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.11%) Gradle
9 5 (0.11%) Selenium
9 5 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (0.089%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.067%) Bugzilla
11 3 (0.067%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.045%) CruiseControl
General
1 1226 (27.32%) Finance
2 424 (9.45%) Retail
3 295 (6.57%) Banking
4 293 (6.53%) Legal
5 243 (5.42%) Telecoms
6 197 (4.39%) Marketing
7 149 (3.32%) Manufacturing
8 114 (2.54%) Law
9 62 (1.38%) Advertising
10 61 (1.36%) Back Office
11 55 (1.23%) Electronics
12 53 (1.18%) Investment Banking
13 49 (1.09%) Front Office
14 41 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
15 27 (0.60%) Aerospace
16 23 (0.51%) Billing
17 21 (0.47%) Local Government
17 21 (0.47%) Publishing
18 20 (0.45%) Games
19 16 (0.36%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (3.21%) .NET
2 54 (1.20%) HTML
3 39 (0.87%) Web Services
4 33 (0.74%) ASP.NET
5 29 (0.65%) CSS
6 23 (0.51%) XML
7 21 (0.47%) Middleware
8 19 (0.42%) .NET Framework
9 11 (0.25%) jQuery
10 10 (0.22%) AngularJS
11 8 (0.18%) EDI
11 8 (0.18%) J2EE
12 7 (0.16%) COM
13 6 (0.13%) HTML5
13 6 (0.13%) XSL
14 5 (0.11%) 802.1X
14 5 (0.11%) CGI
14 5 (0.11%) LAMP
14 5 (0.11%) SOAP
14 5 (0.11%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 323 (7.20%) Data Centre
2 286 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
3 236 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 97 (2.16%) PMI
5 87 (1.94%) Computer Science
6 75 (1.67%) FMCG
7 65 (1.45%) Driving Licence
8 60 (1.34%) Replication
9 46 (1.03%) NHS
10 41 (0.91%) EPoS
11 28 (0.62%) Life Science
12 26 (0.58%) Statistics
13 25 (0.56%) User Experience
14 24 (0.53%) iPad
15 23 (0.51%) Client/Server
16 19 (0.42%) Mainframe
17 18 (0.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 18 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
17 18 (0.40%) Mathematics
17 18 (0.40%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 642 (14.31%) Windows
2 301 (6.71%) Windows Server
3 145 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 134 (2.99%) Linux
5 132 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 96 (2.14%) Windows 7
7 80 (1.78%) Unix
8 45 (1.00%) Windows 8
9 43 (0.96%) Windows 10
10 25 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (0.38%) Windows XP
12 12 (0.27%) Android
13 10 (0.22%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.18%) VMS
14 8 (0.18%) Windows Vista
15 7 (0.16%) OS/400
16 6 (0.13%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.11%) CentOS
17 5 (0.11%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1433 (31.94%) Project Management
2 1097 (24.45%) ITIL
3 1035 (23.07%) PRINCE2
4 793 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
5 662 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 494 (11.01%) Service Delivery
7 391 (8.71%) Change Management
8 354 (7.89%) Service Management
9 348 (7.76%) Information Security
10 320 (7.13%) Risk Management
11 301 (6.71%) SDLC
12 280 (6.24%) Continuous Improvement
13 255 (5.68%) CRM
14 250 (5.57%) Line Management
15 249 (5.55%) Waterfall
16 222 (4.95%) ERP
17 213 (4.75%) Business Analysis
18 205 (4.57%) Programme Management
19 202 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
20 191 (4.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 228 (5.08%) SQL
2 61 (1.36%) Java
3 57 (1.27%) C#
4 51 (1.14%) C
5 48 (1.07%) JavaScript
6 21 (0.47%) PowerShell
7 20 (0.45%) C++
8 15 (0.33%) VB
9 11 (0.25%) PHP
10 9 (0.20%) VB.NET
11 8 (0.18%) VBA
12 7 (0.16%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.16%) RPG
12 7 (0.16%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.13%) Python
13 6 (0.13%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.067%) R
15 2 (0.045%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.045%) Bourne shell
15 2 (0.045%) Perl
Qualifications
1 591 (13.17%) Degree
2 264 (5.88%) CISSP
3 224 (4.99%) PMI Certification
4 213 (4.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 198 (4.41%) CISM
6 183 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
7 166 (3.70%) CISA
8 150 (3.34%) PMP
9 141 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 102 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 71 (1.58%) MCSE
12 64 (1.43%) CRISC
13 61 (1.36%) Security Cleared
14 52 (1.16%) APMP
15 45 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
16 41 (0.91%) CCNA
17 40 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 39 (0.87%) MCITP
19 38 (0.85%) MCSA
20 36 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 260 (5.79%) SLA
2 225 (5.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 148 (3.30%) COBIT
4 112 (2.50%) PCI DSS
5 97 (2.16%) QA
6 76 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 33 (0.74%) ISO 9001
8 16 (0.36%) PMBOK
9 13 (0.29%) COSO
10 12 (0.27%) Data Quality
10 12 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 10 (0.22%) ISO22301
12 9 (0.20%) FATCA
12 9 (0.20%) MiFID
13 8 (0.18%) ISO27005
14 6 (0.13%) GAMP
14 6 (0.13%) ISO27002
15 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 4 (0.089%) GxP
16 4 (0.089%) RMADS
System Software
1 318 (7.09%) Active Directory
2 234 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (1.83%) Hyper-V
4 64 (1.43%) vSphere
5 43 (0.96%) XenApp
6 18 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (0.31%) VMware Server
8 12 (0.27%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.22%) VMware ESX
10 7 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (0.16%) VirtualBox
11 6 (0.13%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.11%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.11%) Xen
13 4 (0.089%) Snort
13 4 (0.089%) VMFS
14 3 (0.067%) XenServer
15 2 (0.045%) ACF2
15 2 (0.045%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.045%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 36 (0.80%) Backup Exec
2 21 (0.47%) SCCM
3 11 (0.25%) Puppet
4 10 (0.22%) Nagios
5 9 (0.20%) WSUS
6 8 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (0.18%) ZABBIX
7 7 (0.16%) Ansible
8 6 (0.13%) SCOM
9 5 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (0.11%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.11%) RSA Archer
10 4 (0.089%) SnapMirror
10 4 (0.089%) SnapVault
10 4 (0.089%) vMotion
11 3 (0.067%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.067%) Nessus
12 2 (0.045%) QRadar
12 2 (0.045%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 645 (14.37%) Microsoft
2 346 (7.71%) VMware
3 275 (6.13%) Cisco
4 188 (4.19%) SAP
5 154 (3.43%) Oracle
6 123 (2.74%) Citrix
7 110 (2.45%) HP
8 67 (1.49%) Dell
9 48 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
10 46 (1.03%) CheckPoint
11 41 (0.91%) IBM
12 33 (0.74%) NetApp
12 33 (0.74%) Symantec
13 32 (0.71%) ServiceNow
14 26 (0.58%) Remedy
15 24 (0.53%) Veeam
16 23 (0.51%) EMC
16 23 (0.51%) Google
17 21 (0.47%) Juniper
18 20 (0.45%) Avaya
Wigan, Lancashire
Intech 7
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £125000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £47500.00 - £53000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Cornwall
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum (£100,000 OTE) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits inc equity share
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £52000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Rushworths
Salary: Competitive base + Car/car allowance & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £10000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £64000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum 15% Bonus, 25 Days Holiday, LI, Other Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ongar, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Eurobase People
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Harvard Associates Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Michael Page Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £44K plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: Company Car
Posted: 2 days ago