The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had IT Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Manager
Rank 142 162 162
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 2206 2220 2140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.32% 2.04% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 2.11% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1790 1885 1794
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IT Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured IT Manager in the job title.

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 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
England +14 2088 £53,500 +7.00% 171
London +33 800 £60,000 - 64
South East +23 388 £55,000 +12.24% 33
Yorkshire +56 261 £46,500 +3.33% 16
West Yorkshire +78 180 £47,500 +5.55% 14
North West -27 164 £45,000 - 15
East of England +21 159 £52,500 +3.96% 7
West Midlands -2 134 £47,500 -3.06% 12
Berkshire +23 108 £45,000 -10.00% 6
City of London +37 107 £62,500 -3.84% 11
South West -15 102 £45,000 -2.96% 14
Leeds +62 98 £47,500 - 11
East Midlands -15 86 £45,000 - 8
Surrey +44 79 £65,000 +73.33% 2
Manchester -53 79 £47,500 +5.55% 11
Birmingham -10 64 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Bradford +32 61 £47,500 +8.57% 2
North Yorkshire +34 60 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Hampshire -15 49 £46,750 -0.53% 8
Scotland +22 46 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Hertfordshire +1 43 £55,000 -8.33% 1
East Sussex +38 40 £61,048 +1.74% 3
Reading +23 39 £50,000 -
West Sussex +33 36 £55,000 +11.11% 6
Nottinghamshire -2 36 £45,000 +7.98% 2
Brighton +34 34 £62,500 +4.16% 3
Essex +11 34 £52,000 +18.85%
Bedfordshire +20 33 £50,000 - 1
Wiltshire +2 31 £50,000 +7.81%
Nottingham 0 30 £48,750 +16.97% 1

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 1497 (34.21%) Project Management
2 1190 (27.19%) Finance
3 1116 (25.50%) PRINCE2
4 981 (22.42%) ITIL
5 895 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
6 755 (17.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 594 (13.57%) Microsoft
8 580 (13.25%) Windows
9 551 (12.59%) Degree
10 499 (11.40%) Service Delivery
11 448 (10.24%) Retail
12 379 (8.66%) Service Management
13 322 (7.36%) Change Management
14 303 (6.92%) Information Security
15 294 (6.72%) Risk Management
16 290 (6.63%) Continuous Improvement
17 282 (6.44%) MS Excel
18 274 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
19 271 (6.19%) Line Management
20 268 (6.12%) SLA
21 267 (6.10%) Firewall
22 264 (6.03%) Data Centre
23 263 (6.01%) SDLC
24 261 (5.96%) VMware
25 260 (5.94%) Active Directory
25 260 (5.94%) Windows Server
26 242 (5.53%) Waterfall
27 234 (5.35%) Legal
28 232 (5.30%) Banking
29 224 (5.12%) Cisco

IT Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 120 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 115 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 74 (1.69%) IIS
4 36 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 35 (0.80%) CMS
6 20 (0.46%) Apache
7 18 (0.41%) Skype for Business
8 16 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (0.25%) Confluence
11 10 (0.23%) SAS
12 9 (0.21%) MS Project Server
13 8 (0.18%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.16%) WordPress
15 6 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
15 6 (0.14%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
17 4 (0.091%) Zimbra
Applications
1 282 (6.44%) MS Excel
2 213 (4.87%) MS Office
3 160 (3.66%) MS Project
4 53 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 49 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.069%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.046%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.023%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.023%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.023%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 39 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
7 8 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
7 8 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
7 8 (0.18%) SAP ERP
8 7 (0.16%) Northgate Housing
8 7 (0.16%) SAP hybris
9 6 (0.14%) Epicor Tropos
10 5 (0.11%) Sage 200
11 4 (0.091%) Oracle Payroll
11 4 (0.091%) Sage CRM
11 4 (0.091%) Sage X3
11 4 (0.091%) SAP CO
11 4 (0.091%) SAP FI
11 4 (0.091%) SAP FI/CO
12 3 (0.069%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 140 (3.20%) Office 365
2 103 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
3 64 (1.46%) SaaS
4 53 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 51 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
6 29 (0.66%) IaaS
7 20 (0.46%) PaaS
8 6 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (0.14%) iTunes
9 5 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.11%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.069%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.069%) Veeva
11 2 (0.046%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.046%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.046%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.046%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.046%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (0.046%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.023%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 267 (6.10%) Firewall
2 155 (3.54%) WAN
3 145 (3.31%) LAN
4 107 (2.45%) SAN
5 106 (2.42%) DNS
6 92 (2.10%) TCP/IP
7 87 (1.99%) VPN
8 79 (1.81%) Internet
9 73 (1.67%) VoIP
10 64 (1.46%) DHCP
11 60 (1.37%) Network Security
12 53 (1.21%) Unified Communications
13 43 (0.98%) Wireless
14 41 (0.94%) Intranet
15 39 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
16 33 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
17 30 (0.69%) IP Telephony
18 28 (0.64%) VLAN
19 27 (0.62%) MPLS
20 19 (0.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (4.75%) SQL Server
2 38 (0.87%) Big Data
3 33 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (0.43%) MySQL
7 15 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (0.25%) Relational Database
10 10 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (0.23%) Couchbase
10 10 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (0.18%) GIS
11 8 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.16%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.16%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (0.11%) DB2
13 5 (0.11%) EDRMS
13 5 (0.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 42 (0.96%) JIRA
2 27 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (0.37%) Visual Studio
4 15 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 15 (0.34%) Hudson
4 15 (0.34%) MSBuild
4 15 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
4 15 (0.34%) TeamCity
5 7 (0.16%) JIRA Agile
6 5 (0.11%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.091%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.091%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.091%) PVCS
8 2 (0.046%) Maven
8 2 (0.046%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 1 (0.023%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.023%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.023%) Selenium
9 1 (0.023%) Subversion
9 1 (0.023%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1190 (27.19%) Finance
2 448 (10.24%) Retail
3 234 (5.35%) Legal
4 232 (5.30%) Banking
5 220 (5.03%) Telecoms
6 191 (4.36%) Marketing
7 156 (3.56%) Law
8 154 (3.52%) Manufacturing
9 68 (1.55%) Advertising
10 43 (0.98%) Front Office
11 41 (0.94%) Back Office
12 37 (0.85%) Investment Banking
13 27 (0.62%) Aerospace
14 23 (0.53%) French Language
14 23 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
15 22 (0.50%) Billing
16 21 (0.48%) Electronics
17 17 (0.39%) Automotive
17 17 (0.39%) Publishing
18 15 (0.34%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (3.06%) .NET
2 62 (1.42%) Web Services
3 42 (0.96%) HTML
4 26 (0.59%) ASP.NET
5 23 (0.53%) XML
6 20 (0.46%) CSS
7 17 (0.39%) Middleware
8 16 (0.37%) LAPP Stack
9 15 (0.34%) .NET Framework
10 13 (0.30%) EDI
10 13 (0.30%) jQuery
11 10 (0.23%) PHP-FPM
12 9 (0.21%) XSL
13 7 (0.16%) HTML5
13 7 (0.16%) SOAP
13 7 (0.16%) Velocity
14 6 (0.14%) 802.1X
14 6 (0.14%) JMS
15 5 (0.11%) RESTful
15 5 (0.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 274 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
2 264 (6.03%) Data Centre
3 215 (4.91%) Management Information System
4 111 (2.54%) Computer Science
5 88 (2.01%) FMCG
6 80 (1.83%) PMI
7 73 (1.67%) Virtual Team
8 43 (0.98%) EPoS
9 41 (0.94%) User Experience
10 39 (0.89%) Driving Licence
11 35 (0.80%) Replication
12 34 (0.78%) Statistics
13 32 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
14 29 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
15 27 (0.62%) iPad
16 26 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
17 23 (0.53%) NHS
18 22 (0.50%) Life Science
19 21 (0.48%) Client/Server
20 18 (0.41%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 580 (13.25%) Windows
2 260 (5.94%) Windows Server
3 161 (3.68%) Linux
4 93 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 90 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 82 (1.87%) Windows 7
7 70 (1.60%) Unix
8 43 (0.98%) Windows 10
9 29 (0.66%) Mac OS X
9 29 (0.66%) Windows 8
10 23 (0.53%) Apple iOS
10 23 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (0.48%) Windows XP
12 19 (0.43%) Android
13 18 (0.41%) CentOS
14 14 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (0.32%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.11%) MVS
15 5 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.091%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1497 (34.21%) Project Management
2 1116 (25.50%) PRINCE2
3 981 (22.42%) ITIL
4 895 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
5 755 (17.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 499 (11.40%) Service Delivery
7 379 (8.66%) Service Management
8 322 (7.36%) Change Management
9 303 (6.92%) Information Security
10 294 (6.72%) Risk Management
11 290 (6.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 271 (6.19%) Line Management
13 263 (6.01%) SDLC
14 242 (5.53%) Waterfall
15 220 (5.03%) Programme Management
16 207 (4.73%) CRM
17 201 (4.59%) ERP
17 201 (4.59%) Scrum
18 198 (4.52%) People Management
19 184 (4.20%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 218 (4.98%) SQL
2 74 (1.69%) C#
3 64 (1.46%) C
4 63 (1.44%) Java
5 39 (0.89%) JavaScript
6 25 (0.57%) PowerShell
7 23 (0.53%) PHP
8 14 (0.32%) VB
9 13 (0.30%) Perl
10 8 (0.18%) Ruby
11 7 (0.16%) T-SQL
11 7 (0.16%) VBA
12 6 (0.14%) RPG
12 6 (0.14%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.11%) Python
14 4 (0.091%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.069%) C++
15 3 (0.069%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.069%) VBScript
16 2 (0.046%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 551 (12.59%) Degree
2 213 (4.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 185 (4.23%) PMP
4 172 (3.93%) CISSP
5 167 (3.82%) PMI Certification
6 160 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
7 159 (3.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 119 (2.72%) CISM
9 115 (2.63%) CISA
10 100 (2.29%) APMP
11 86 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 80 (1.83%) Security Cleared
13 57 (1.30%) MCSE
14 55 (1.26%) SC Cleared
15 44 (1.01%) CRISC
16 37 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
17 34 (0.78%) CCNA
18 28 (0.64%) ISEB
19 26 (0.59%) MCITP
20 22 (0.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 268 (6.12%) SLA
2 209 (4.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 114 (2.61%) QA
4 110 (2.51%) PCI DSS
5 81 (1.85%) COBIT
6 63 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 32 (0.73%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
8 7 (0.16%) ISO22301
9 6 (0.14%) PMBOK
10 5 (0.11%) COSO
10 5 (0.11%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.11%) ISO 9000
10 5 (0.11%) ISO27005
10 5 (0.11%) MiFID
11 4 (0.091%) GAMP
11 4 (0.091%) P3O
12 3 (0.069%) ISO19770
13 2 (0.046%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.046%) ISO27002
System Software
1 260 (5.94%) Active Directory
2 143 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (1.92%) Hyper-V
4 39 (0.89%) vSphere
5 21 (0.48%) XenApp
6 12 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.23%) pfSense
7 10 (0.23%) Postfix
7 10 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (0.18%) VMware Server
9 6 (0.14%) Gluster
9 6 (0.14%) iptables
9 6 (0.14%) NFS
10 5 (0.11%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.091%) DFS Replication
11 4 (0.091%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.091%) Snort
11 4 (0.091%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.091%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 37 (0.85%) Puppet
2 26 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (0.37%) SCCM
4 15 (0.34%) Ansible
5 12 (0.27%) Backup Exec
5 12 (0.27%) WSUS
6 10 (0.23%) Nessus
7 6 (0.14%) HAProxy
8 5 (0.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 5 (0.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.091%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (0.091%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.091%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.091%) SnapMirror
9 4 (0.091%) SnapVault
9 4 (0.091%) vMotion
10 3 (0.069%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.069%) PaperCut
10 3 (0.069%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 594 (13.57%) Microsoft
2 261 (5.96%) VMware
3 224 (5.12%) Cisco
4 150 (3.43%) Citrix
5 131 (2.99%) SAP
6 130 (2.97%) Oracle
7 74 (1.69%) HP
8 57 (1.30%) Dell
9 46 (1.05%) Apple
10 28 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
11 25 (0.57%) Red Hat
12 24 (0.55%) JD Edwards
12 24 (0.55%) Sage
13 23 (0.53%) CheckPoint
14 21 (0.48%) ServiceNow
15 19 (0.43%) Computacenter
16 18 (0.41%) Adobe
16 18 (0.41%) Veeam
17 17 (0.39%) Juniper
17 17 (0.39%) NetApp
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Recann
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Medical + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 37k per year + company benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50500 per annum + 46 days hols + excellent pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + + car + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £350 - £420 Per Day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance/benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Grays, Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
County Tyrone
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Capita ITPS
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HFG
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Exceptional Bonus & corporate bene
Posted: 2 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: 5k car & discretionary bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £35k - 52k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
County Fermanagh
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £70000 - £74000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car allow+bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60-70k+
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bristow Holland
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 8 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Market Leading Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + excellent package & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago