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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Manager
Rank 641 656 618
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -38
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 270 259 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.24% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 243 242 241
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015 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 4 September 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
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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 +31 264 £45,000 -5.26% 23
London -11 87 £55,000 - 4
Yorkshire +42 44 £40,000 -23.80% 2
South East -12 32 £42,500 -5.55% 3
East of England +2 30 £47,500 -9.52% 1
West Midlands +11 28 £47,500 - 3
West Yorkshire +19 19 £45,000 -18.18% 2
North West -3 15 £40,000 +5.26% 3
City of London +32 14 £55,000 - 2
North Yorkshire - 12 £37,500 -
East Midlands -2 10 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Cambridgeshire +21 9 £60,000 +37.93% 1
North East +4 8 £30,000 -36.84%
Hertfordshire -2 8 £51,250 +2.50%
Berkshire +18 7 £42,500 -37.03%
South Yorkshire +8 7 £40,000 -23.80%
Essex -6 7 £29,500 -39.48%
Manchester +1 6 £52,500 +66.66% 2
Cheshire -1 6 £37,500 -11.76% 1
West Sussex -7 6 £52,500 +40.00%
South West -19 6 £41,500 +16.90% 4
Wakefield - 6 £55,000 -
Harrogate - 6 £40,000 -
York - 6 £35,000 -
Barnsley - 6 £40,000 -
Cambridge +17 5 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Hampshire +11 5 £44,500 +18.66% 1
Reading +9 5 £42,500 -37.03%
Leeds +7 5 £50,000 -9.09%
Bedfordshire +4 5 £45,000 -25.00%

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 302 (52.89%) Windows
2 193 (33.80%) Microsoft
3 179 (31.35%) VMware
4 137 (23.99%) Project Management
5 136 (23.82%) Active Directory
6 112 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 109 (19.09%) ITIL
8 107 (18.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 104 (18.21%) SQL
9 104 (18.21%) Finance
10 96 (16.81%) MS Exchange
11 95 (16.64%) MS Excel
12 93 (16.29%) ERP
13 85 (14.89%) SQL Server
13 85 (14.89%) Firewall
14 78 (13.66%) Cisco
15 77 (13.49%) Disaster Recovery
15 77 (13.49%) Windows Server 2012
16 74 (12.96%) Hyper-V
16 74 (12.96%) Degree
17 73 (12.78%) WAN
18 72 (12.61%) LAN
19 68 (11.91%) SAN
20 66 (11.56%) Microsoft Certification
20 66 (11.56%) Linux
21 62 (10.86%) DHCP
21 62 (10.86%) DNS
22 59 (10.33%) SharePoint
23 57 (9.98%) TCP/IP
24 52 (9.11%) Windows 7

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 96 (16.81%) MS Exchange
2 59 (10.33%) SharePoint
3 50 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (3.68%) IIS
5 10 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (1.40%) Lync
7 5 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.88%) SugarCRM
8 4 (0.70%) CMS
8 4 (0.70%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.70%) Moodle
9 3 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.53%) WorkSite
9 3 (0.53%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.35%) Apache
10 2 (0.35%) Confluence
10 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 95 (16.64%) MS Excel
2 39 (6.83%) MS Office
3 7 (1.23%) SOLIDWORKS
4 4 (0.70%) Solid Edge
5 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.35%) Maya
7 1 (0.18%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.18%) InDesign
7 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
1 10 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.40%) SAP Business One
3 4 (0.70%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.53%) Epicor Vantage
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.35%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.35%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.35%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.35%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.18%) Lawson
6 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.78%) Office 365
2 12 (2.10%) SaaS
3 8 (1.40%) Google Apps
4 6 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.05%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.35%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.18%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.18%) Symantec.cloud
6 1 (0.18%) IaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 85 (14.89%) Firewall
2 73 (12.78%) WAN
3 72 (12.61%) LAN
4 68 (11.91%) SAN
5 62 (10.86%) DNS
5 62 (10.86%) DHCP
6 57 (9.98%) TCP/IP
7 44 (7.71%) VoIP
8 32 (5.60%) VPN
9 24 (4.20%) VLAN
10 21 (3.68%) Wireless
11 20 (3.50%) NAS
12 17 (2.98%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (2.98%) Internet
13 16 (2.80%) iSCSI
14 9 (1.58%) ADSL
15 8 (1.40%) Intranet
15 8 (1.40%) VDSL
16 6 (1.05%) MPLS
16 6 (1.05%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.80%) Relational Database
3 15 (2.63%) MySQL
4 13 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.23%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.70%) MS Access
9 3 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.53%) DB2
9 3 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.53%) Big Data
10 2 (0.35%) CorVu
11 1 (0.18%) Essbase
11 1 (0.18%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.18%) FileMaker
11 1 (0.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.35%) JIRA
4 1 (0.18%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.18%) Yeoman
General
1 104 (18.21%) Finance
2 50 (8.76%) Telecoms
3 49 (8.58%) Manufacturing
4 32 (5.60%) Retail
5 21 (3.68%) Legal
6 15 (2.63%) Law
7 13 (2.28%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (2.28%) Back Office
7 13 (2.28%) Marketing
8 12 (2.10%) Banking
9 8 (1.40%) Billing
10 7 (1.23%) Games
10 7 (1.23%) Advertising
10 7 (1.23%) French Language
11 5 (0.88%) Electronics
12 2 (0.35%) Publishing
12 2 (0.35%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.18%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.78%) .NET
2 18 (3.15%) CSS
3 16 (2.80%) EDI
4 15 (2.63%) HTML
5 14 (2.45%) ASP.NET
6 12 (2.10%) LAMP
7 6 (1.05%) Web Services
8 5 (0.88%) XML
8 5 (0.88%) RESTful
9 4 (0.70%) Middleware
10 2 (0.35%) Ajax
10 2 (0.35%) SOAP
10 2 (0.35%) J2EE
11 1 (0.18%) HTML5
11 1 (0.18%) Yii
11 1 (0.18%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.48%) Management Information System
2 35 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (5.25%) AS400
4 23 (4.03%) iSeries
5 17 (2.98%) FMCG
6 14 (2.45%) Data Centre
7 13 (2.28%) Replication
8 12 (2.10%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.58%) CCTV
10 8 (1.40%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.23%) Biotechnology
11 7 (1.23%) EqualLogic
11 7 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.05%) EPoS
12 6 (1.05%) Freedom of Information
13 5 (0.88%) LIMS
13 5 (0.88%) Informatics
13 5 (0.88%) EMC VNX
14 4 (0.70%) Robotics
14 4 (0.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 302 (52.89%) Windows
2 112 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 77 (13.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 66 (11.56%) Linux
5 52 (9.11%) Windows 7
6 25 (4.38%) Windows 8
7 24 (4.20%) Mac OS X
8 21 (3.68%) UNIX
9 12 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (1.93%) Ubuntu
11 9 (1.58%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.70%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.70%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.53%) Android
13 3 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.53%) Solaris
14 2 (0.35%) CentOS
15 1 (0.18%) Debian
15 1 (0.18%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (23.99%) Project Management
2 109 (19.09%) ITIL
3 93 (16.29%) ERP
4 77 (13.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 48 (8.41%) People Management
6 45 (7.88%) Service Delivery
7 43 (7.53%) PRINCE2
7 43 (7.53%) Line Management
8 42 (7.36%) CRM
9 38 (6.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 35 (6.13%) Business Continuity
11 34 (5.95%) Mentoring
12 31 (5.43%) Change Management
13 24 (4.20%) Information Security
14 23 (4.03%) Risk Management
14 23 (4.03%) Software Licensing
15 22 (3.85%) Migration
15 22 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (3.68%) Supplier Management
16 21 (3.68%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 104 (18.21%) SQL
2 26 (4.55%) C#
3 18 (3.15%) Java
3 18 (3.15%) PowerShell
4 15 (2.63%) PHP
5 13 (2.28%) RPG
6 11 (1.93%) C
6 11 (1.93%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.40%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.05%) Perl
8 6 (1.05%) C++
9 5 (0.88%) VBA
9 5 (0.88%) VB
10 2 (0.35%) Python
10 2 (0.35%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.35%) VBScript
11 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.18%) J#
11 1 (0.18%) VB6
11 1 (0.18%) X++
Qualifications
1 74 (12.96%) Degree
2 66 (11.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (8.76%) MCSE
4 36 (6.30%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (6.13%) CCNA
6 26 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 24 (4.20%) MCITP
8 19 (3.33%) MCSA
9 14 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (2.28%) MCP
11 12 (2.10%) Security Cleared
12 11 (1.93%) SC Cleared
12 11 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (1.58%) MCTS
14 8 (1.40%) JNCIA
15 5 (0.88%) CISA
15 5 (0.88%) PMI Certification
16 4 (0.70%) PMP
16 4 (0.70%) CCIE
16 4 (0.70%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.13%) SLA
2 15 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.40%) COBIT
4 7 (1.23%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.05%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.18%) GAMP
7 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 136 (23.82%) Active Directory
2 107 (18.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (12.96%) Hyper-V
4 24 (4.20%) vSphere
5 21 (3.68%) VMware ESX
5 21 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (2.45%) XenApp
7 7 (1.23%) XenServer
8 6 (1.05%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.70%) Samba
9 4 (0.70%) vCloud
10 3 (0.53%) pfSense
10 3 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.53%) Squid
11 2 (0.35%) Xen
11 2 (0.35%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.18%) Postfix
12 1 (0.18%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 17 (2.98%) Backup Exec
2 15 (2.63%) SCCM
3 12 (2.10%) WSUS
4 7 (1.23%) SCOM
5 6 (1.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.70%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.35%) Nagios
9 1 (0.18%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.18%) DameWare
9 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.18%) WMI
9 1 (0.18%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.18%) Cacti
9 1 (0.18%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.18%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 193 (33.80%) Microsoft
2 179 (31.35%) VMware
3 78 (13.66%) Cisco
4 44 (7.71%) Citrix
5 36 (6.30%) Oracle
5 36 (6.30%) HP
6 26 (4.55%) Dell
6 26 (4.55%) SAP
7 18 (3.15%) Symantec
8 17 (2.98%) Apple
9 15 (2.63%) Veeam
10 14 (2.45%) Juniper
11 10 (1.75%) Avaya
11 10 (1.75%) IBM
11 10 (1.75%) Google
12 7 (1.23%) EMC
12 7 (1.23%) NetApp
12 7 (1.23%) Sage
13 6 (1.05%) Fortinet
13 6 (1.05%) SonicWALL
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Verwood, Dorset
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford
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Salary: £60 - £80K
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
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Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £48,743 - £56,482 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ringwood, Hampshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: 55,000 to 65,000
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + staff discount
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