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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Manager
Rank 149 144 159
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 2201 2307 1975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.17% 2.17% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 2.25% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1888 1943 1526
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,088 £35,000 £37,172
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 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 8 February 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
(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
England -7 2083 £52,000 +4.00% 250
London +11 819 £60,000 - 84
South East -35 396 £51,500 +3.00% 38
West Midlands +18 194 £50,000 - 18
East of England +12 194 £48,750 -2.50% 14
North West 0 161 £46,000 -3.15% 36
Yorkshire -26 145 £45,000 - 25
West Yorkshire -24 117 £45,000 - 23
City of London +6 112 £65,000 - 17
South West -7 104 £42,500 -10.52% 15
Berkshire -32 90 £57,500 +9.52% 6
Surrey -3 88 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Birmingham +24 81 £50,000 +3.62% 7
Manchester -14 70 £47,500 - 19
Hertfordshire +14 62 £55,000 - 4
Scotland +17 60 £55,000 +27.90% 10
East Midlands -51 58 £45,000 -5.26% 14
Leeds -65 56 £43,750 -0.56% 18
Hampshire -29 48 £54,250 +14.21% 10
Cambridgeshire +5 45 £50,000 - 3
Cheshire +33 44 £46,000 -3.15% 7
Buckinghamshire -9 43 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Essex +20 42 £34,000 -40.35% 2
Reading -15 42 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Edinburgh +11 32 £56,250 +25.00% 5
West Sussex +10 30 £46,000 +12.19% 1
Bristol +1 30 £43,750 +2.94% 4
Oxfordshire -19 29 £47,500 -2.55% 4
Kent +8 28 £48,750 -7.14% 3
Milton Keynes -16 28 £53,750 +13.15% 2

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 1382 (31.04%) Project Management
2 1279 (28.72%) Finance
3 1035 (23.24%) PRINCE2
4 1023 (22.97%) ITIL
5 738 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
6 667 (14.98%) Windows
7 643 (14.44%) Microsoft
8 613 (13.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 577 (12.96%) Degree
10 512 (11.50%) Service Delivery
11 443 (9.95%) Retail
12 403 (9.05%) VMware
13 366 (8.22%) Change Management
14 336 (7.55%) Windows Server
15 333 (7.48%) MS Excel
16 331 (7.43%) Active Directory
17 320 (7.19%) Information Security
18 316 (7.10%) Service Management
19 303 (6.80%) Risk Management
20 299 (6.71%) Data Centre
21 287 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
22 275 (6.18%) Banking
23 274 (6.15%) Line Management
24 271 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
25 268 (6.02%) SQL Server
26 265 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
27 257 (5.77%) SLA
28 251 (5.64%) Legal
29 248 (5.57%) SQL
30 246 (5.52%) Cisco

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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
1 195 (4.38%) MS Exchange
2 162 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 75 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 59 (1.32%) CMS
5 43 (0.97%) IIS
6 41 (0.92%) Skype for Business
7 36 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 19 (0.43%) Apache
9 17 (0.38%) MS Project Server
10 16 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (0.25%) EPiServer CMS
12 10 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (0.22%) nginx
12 10 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
13 9 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (0.18%) Drupal
14 8 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 333 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 182 (4.09%) MS Office
3 154 (3.46%) MS Project
4 58 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 46 (1.03%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.090%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.067%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.067%) Niku Workbench
9 1 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.022%) InDesign
9 1 (0.022%) Maya
Business Applications
1 29 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.45%) SAP ERP
3 18 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 17 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 16 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
6 15 (0.34%) SAP IS-U
7 13 (0.29%) Magento
8 9 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
9 8 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
9 8 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.090%) Maximo
10 4 (0.090%) Oracle CRM
10 4 (0.090%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.090%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.067%) Dynamics GP
11 3 (0.067%) FLEXCUBE
11 3 (0.067%) HFM
11 3 (0.067%) Oracle Retail
11 3 (0.067%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 127 (2.85%) Office 365
2 79 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 76 (1.71%) SaaS
4 66 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 39 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (0.58%) IaaS
7 15 (0.34%) Google Apps
7 15 (0.34%) PaaS
8 12 (0.27%) Mimecast
9 10 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.20%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.045%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.022%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.022%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.022%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.022%) Route 53
12 1 (0.022%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.022%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 237 (5.32%) Firewall
2 203 (4.56%) WAN
3 184 (4.13%) SAN
4 175 (3.93%) LAN
5 109 (2.45%) DNS
6 99 (2.22%) Internet
7 90 (2.02%) VoIP
8 88 (1.98%) VPN
9 85 (1.91%) DHCP
10 68 (1.53%) Wireless
11 62 (1.39%) TCP/IP
12 58 (1.30%) Network Security
13 34 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
13 34 (0.76%) VLAN
14 32 (0.72%) Intranet
14 32 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
15 23 (0.52%) Skype
16 20 (0.45%) NAS
17 19 (0.43%) MPLS
18 18 (0.40%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 91 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (1.10%) Big Data
4 45 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 34 (0.76%) MySQL
6 30 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (0.63%) Oracle Database
8 27 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (0.49%) Relational Database
10 20 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
11 16 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (0.27%) Azure SQL Database
13 12 (0.27%) Data Mining
13 12 (0.27%) MongoDB
13 12 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (0.22%) Pentaho
15 8 (0.18%) RDBMS
16 7 (0.16%) GIS
Development Applications
1 34 (0.76%) Git (software)
2 28 (0.63%) JIRA
3 24 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (0.40%) Jenkins
5 12 (0.27%) Subversion
6 10 (0.22%) TeamCity
7 9 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (0.20%) Vagrant
7 9 (0.20%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.18%) MSBuild
8 8 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (0.13%) Ant
9 6 (0.13%) Hudson
10 5 (0.11%) Gradle
10 5 (0.11%) Maven
10 5 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (0.090%) Selenium
12 3 (0.067%) Talend Open Studio
13 2 (0.045%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.045%) RequisitePro
General
1 1279 (28.72%) Finance
2 443 (9.95%) Retail
3 275 (6.18%) Banking
4 251 (5.64%) Legal
5 231 (5.19%) Telecoms
6 202 (4.54%) Marketing
7 124 (2.78%) Manufacturing
8 117 (2.63%) Law
9 69 (1.55%) Back Office
10 51 (1.15%) Billing
11 46 (1.03%) Advertising
12 45 (1.01%) Electronics
12 45 (1.01%) Investment Banking
13 43 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
14 40 (0.90%) Front Office
15 28 (0.63%) Publishing
16 25 (0.56%) Games
17 16 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
18 13 (0.29%) Automotive
18 13 (0.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (3.37%) .NET
2 48 (1.08%) Web Services
3 41 (0.92%) HTML
4 39 (0.88%) ASP.NET
5 37 (0.83%) CSS
6 25 (0.56%) Middleware
6 25 (0.56%) XML
7 22 (0.49%) LAMP
8 20 (0.45%) .NET Framework
9 15 (0.34%) jQuery
10 12 (0.27%) AngularJS
11 11 (0.25%) J2EE
11 11 (0.25%) SOAP
11 11 (0.25%) Spring
12 10 (0.22%) LEMP Stack
12 10 (0.22%) Symfony
13 9 (0.20%) COM
13 9 (0.20%) EDI
13 9 (0.20%) JSON
13 9 (0.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 299 (6.71%) Data Centre
2 271 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
3 220 (4.94%) Management Information System
4 96 (2.16%) PMI
5 73 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 67 (1.50%) FMCG
7 55 (1.24%) Driving Licence
8 46 (1.03%) NHS
9 44 (0.99%) Replication
10 41 (0.92%) EPoS
11 24 (0.54%) Fintech
12 23 (0.52%) Statistics
13 22 (0.49%) User Experience
14 21 (0.47%) Derivative
15 20 (0.45%) CMDB
15 20 (0.45%) Life Science
16 18 (0.40%) Performance Metrics
16 18 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
17 17 (0.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 16 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 667 (14.98%) Windows
2 336 (7.55%) Windows Server
3 178 (4.00%) Linux
4 164 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 164 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 101 (2.27%) Windows 7
6 89 (2.00%) Unix
7 48 (1.08%) Windows 8
8 39 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (0.56%) Windows 10
10 17 (0.38%) Ubuntu
10 17 (0.38%) Windows XP
11 16 (0.36%) Mac OS X
12 13 (0.29%) Windows Vista
13 12 (0.27%) VMS
14 9 (0.20%) Apple iOS
14 9 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.18%) Android
16 4 (0.090%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.067%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1382 (31.04%) Project Management
2 1035 (23.24%) PRINCE2
3 1023 (22.97%) ITIL
4 738 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
5 613 (13.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 512 (11.50%) Service Delivery
7 366 (8.22%) Change Management
8 320 (7.19%) Information Security
9 316 (7.10%) Service Management
10 303 (6.80%) Risk Management
11 274 (6.15%) Line Management
12 265 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
13 246 (5.52%) SDLC
14 236 (5.30%) CRM
15 235 (5.28%) Waterfall
16 223 (5.01%) Disaster Recovery
17 222 (4.99%) Business Analysis
18 211 (4.74%) Programme Management
19 210 (4.72%) E-Commerce
20 203 (4.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 248 (5.57%) SQL
2 74 (1.66%) C
3 71 (1.59%) Java
4 58 (1.30%) C#
5 43 (0.97%) JavaScript
6 28 (0.63%) PHP
6 28 (0.63%) PowerShell
7 18 (0.40%) C++
8 16 (0.36%) VB.NET
9 14 (0.31%) Shell Script
10 13 (0.29%) PL/SQL
11 10 (0.22%) VB
12 7 (0.16%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.13%) Python
14 4 (0.090%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.067%) ABAP
15 3 (0.067%) R
16 2 (0.045%) Bourne shell
16 2 (0.045%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.045%) VBA
Qualifications
1 577 (12.96%) Degree
2 219 (4.92%) CISSP
3 197 (4.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 187 (4.20%) PMI Certification
5 182 (4.09%) ITIL Certification
6 165 (3.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 163 (3.66%) CISM
8 141 (3.17%) CISA
9 107 (2.40%) PMP
10 101 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 67 (1.50%) MCSE
12 59 (1.32%) Security Cleared
13 50 (1.12%) MCSA
14 46 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 45 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
15 45 (1.01%) CRISC
16 44 (0.99%) APMP
17 37 (0.83%) CCNA
18 34 (0.76%) MCITP
19 31 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 257 (5.77%) SLA
2 199 (4.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 120 (2.69%) PCI DSS
4 96 (2.16%) COBIT
5 88 (1.98%) QA
6 72 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (0.38%) PMBOK
8 14 (0.31%) P3O
9 13 (0.29%) ISO 9001
10 11 (0.25%) MiFID
11 10 (0.22%) Data Quality
11 10 (0.22%) FATCA
12 9 (0.20%) SSAE 16
13 7 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 5 (0.11%) ISO22301
15 4 (0.090%) ISO 9000
16 3 (0.067%) COSHH
16 3 (0.067%) COSO
17 2 (0.045%) EMIR
System Software
1 331 (7.43%) Active Directory
2 287 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (2.58%) Hyper-V
4 57 (1.28%) vSphere
5 38 (0.85%) XenApp
6 29 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (0.43%) Terminal Services
8 14 (0.31%) VMware Server
9 11 (0.25%) VMware ESX
9 11 (0.25%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (0.13%) Terminal Server
11 6 (0.13%) Xen
12 5 (0.11%) XenServer
13 4 (0.090%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.090%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.090%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.067%) Samba
15 2 (0.045%) NFS
15 2 (0.045%) Snort
Systems Management
1 35 (0.79%) Backup Exec
2 26 (0.58%) SCCM
3 20 (0.45%) Puppet
4 17 (0.38%) Nagios
5 10 (0.22%) ZABBIX
6 7 (0.16%) Ansible
6 7 (0.16%) Cacti
6 7 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (0.16%) WSUS
7 5 (0.11%) WMI
8 4 (0.090%) SCOM
8 4 (0.090%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.067%) cPanel
9 3 (0.067%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.067%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.067%) Nessus
9 3 (0.067%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.067%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.067%) QRadar
10 2 (0.045%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 643 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 403 (9.05%) VMware
3 246 (5.52%) Cisco
4 179 (4.02%) Oracle
4 179 (4.02%) SAP
5 145 (3.26%) Citrix
6 113 (2.54%) HP
7 62 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
8 53 (1.19%) Dell
9 43 (0.97%) CheckPoint
10 38 (0.85%) NetApp
11 33 (0.74%) ServiceNow
12 32 (0.72%) Google
12 32 (0.72%) IBM
13 31 (0.70%) Symantec
14 28 (0.63%) Veeam
15 25 (0.56%) EMC
16 24 (0.54%) Remedy
17 19 (0.43%) Apple
18 18 (0.40%) Avaya
Durham, County Durham
NDK Consulting.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum c£55k plus benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
Send
Salary: Competetive Salary + Incentives + Healthcare + Pension Contribution
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + extensive bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Clarius Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £75000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Reed Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £48000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-35k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £56000 per annum + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000 - £57000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + OTE 100k+
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + car, bonus, pension, health
Posted: 2 days ago