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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Manager
Rank 650 614 677
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +63
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 251 274 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 231 245 210
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%

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
106380 100644 111753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.27% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 86153 83636 95338
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 September 2014 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 17 September 2014. 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 -61 232 £47,500 +11.76% 36
London -26 87 £55,000 +22.22% 9
South East +10 55 £47,500 +11.76% 8
East of England -12 32 £52,500 +43.83% 8
City of London +7 19 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Yorkshire -23 15 £52,500 +61.53%
North West -28 13 £39,500 -3.65% 4
Hampshire -3 11 £37,500 -11.76% 2
East Sussex -17 11 £47,500 +7.95%
Brighton - 11 £47,500 -
East Midlands -3 10 £42,500 +27.81% 1
West Midlands -10 10 £42,500 -9.57% 1
West Yorkshire -21 10 £55,000 +25.71%
South West -35 10 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Berkshire +4 9 £67,500 +63.63% 3
Manchester -2 9 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Cambridgeshire -8 9 £66,250 +89.28% 3
Cambridge +1 8 £67,500 +107.69% 3
Surrey -5 8 £41,250 -10.81%
Scotland -6 8 £42,500 -12.37% 2
Oxfordshire +2 7 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Bedfordshire -3 7 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Nottingham +9 6 £42,500 -19.04%
Nottinghamshire +5 6 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Hertfordshire -8 6 £52,500 +23.52% 3
Leeds -23 6 £55,000 +25.71%
Warwickshire - 6 £37,500 -
Oxford +14 5 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Essex +11 5 £48,750 +11.42% 1
Southampton +6 5 £37,500 -11.76% 1

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 247 (46.43%) Windows
2 155 (29.14%) Microsoft
3 135 (25.38%) ITIL
3 135 (25.38%) Project Management
4 118 (22.18%) VMware
5 111 (20.86%) MS Exchange
6 109 (20.49%) SQL Server
6 109 (20.49%) Active Directory
7 97 (18.23%) SQL
8 87 (16.35%) Finance
9 81 (15.23%) MS Excel
10 79 (14.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 70 (13.16%) Firewall
12 66 (12.41%) Disaster Recovery
13 64 (12.03%) Windows 7
14 60 (11.28%) SAN
15 59 (11.09%) Degree
16 58 (10.90%) Service Delivery
16 58 (10.90%) Management Information System
16 58 (10.90%) VMware Infrastructure
17 57 (10.71%) MS Office
17 57 (10.71%) ERP
18 55 (10.34%) VoIP
19 54 (10.15%) Information Security
20 53 (9.96%) Linux
21 51 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
22 50 (9.40%) Cisco
22 50 (9.40%) Windows Server 2003
22 50 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
23 49 (9.21%) WAN

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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
1 111 (20.86%) MS Exchange
2 47 (8.83%) SharePoint
3 36 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (4.32%) IIS
5 16 (3.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 16 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (1.88%) Lync
8 6 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.75%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.56%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (0.56%) Apache
11 2 (0.38%) Confluence
12 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.19%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.19%) Joomla!
Applications
1 81 (15.23%) MS Excel
2 57 (10.71%) MS Office
3 3 (0.56%) Final Cut Pro
3 3 (0.56%) MS Project
4 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.94%) Sage 200
4 5 (0.94%) Magento
5 4 (0.75%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.56%) Exchequer
6 3 (0.56%) Epicor Vantage
6 3 (0.56%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.56%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.38%) Sage 1000
7 2 (0.38%) Movex
7 2 (0.38%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Manufacturing
8 1 (0.19%) MFGPRO
8 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.19%) SalesLogix
8 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.19%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.19%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.26%) Office 365
2 10 (1.88%) SaaS
3 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.38%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.38%) IaaS
4 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 70 (13.16%) Firewall
2 60 (11.28%) SAN
3 55 (10.34%) VoIP
4 49 (9.21%) WAN
5 46 (8.65%) DNS
6 44 (8.27%) DHCP
6 44 (8.27%) LAN
7 41 (7.71%) VPN
8 34 (6.39%) TCP/IP
9 25 (4.70%) LDAP
10 22 (4.14%) Asterisk PBX
11 21 (3.95%) Internet
12 13 (2.44%) Intranet
12 13 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (2.26%) Wireless
13 12 (2.26%) NAS
14 11 (2.07%) iSCSI
15 7 (1.32%) Network Security
15 7 (1.32%) MPLS
15 7 (1.32%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (20.49%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (2.07%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.32%) MySQL
6 6 (1.13%) MS Access
7 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.75%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.56%) CorVu
9 3 (0.56%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.38%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.38%) JIRA
2 2 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (0.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 87 (16.35%) Finance
2 44 (8.27%) Telecoms
3 40 (7.52%) Manufacturing
4 36 (6.77%) Retail
5 24 (4.51%) Marketing
6 9 (1.69%) Banking
6 9 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.13%) Back Office
8 5 (0.94%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.75%) Billing
9 4 (0.75%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.56%) Law
10 3 (0.56%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.56%) Advertising
11 2 (0.38%) Legal
11 2 (0.38%) Front Office
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.83%) .NET
2 18 (3.38%) HTML
3 11 (2.07%) CSS
3 11 (2.07%) XML
4 10 (1.88%) Web Services
5 8 (1.50%) EDI
6 4 (0.75%) HTML5
7 3 (0.56%) XSLT
7 3 (0.56%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.38%) XHTML
8 2 (0.38%) CGI
8 2 (0.38%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (0.38%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.38%) jQuery
9 1 (0.19%) RESTful
9 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.19%) WCF
9 1 (0.19%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.19%) REST
9 1 (0.19%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.90%) Management Information System
2 50 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.20%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.44%) Social Media
5 9 (1.69%) EqualLogic
6 8 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (1.50%) FMCG
6 8 (1.50%) PMI
7 7 (1.32%) NHS
7 7 (1.32%) Replication
8 6 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.13%) Blackberry
9 5 (0.94%) Thin Client
9 5 (0.94%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.75%) Biotechnology
10 4 (0.75%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.75%) iPhone
10 4 (0.75%) Taxonomies
10 4 (0.75%) Clustering
11 3 (0.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 247 (46.43%) Windows
2 79 (14.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (12.03%) Windows 7
4 53 (9.96%) Linux
5 51 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (9.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (6.58%) Mac OS X
8 24 (4.51%) Mac OS X Server
8 24 (4.51%) Mac OS
9 23 (4.32%) Ubuntu
10 22 (4.14%) Windows XP
10 22 (4.14%) Windows 8
11 9 (1.69%) Windows Vista
12 8 (1.50%) UNIX
13 5 (0.94%) Android
14 4 (0.75%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.38%) Debian
16 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (25.38%) ITIL
1 135 (25.38%) Project Management
2 66 (12.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 58 (10.90%) Service Delivery
4 57 (10.71%) ERP
5 54 (10.15%) Information Security
6 49 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 46 (8.65%) Project Planning
8 44 (8.27%) CRM
9 38 (7.14%) Security Management
10 37 (6.95%) Line Management
11 34 (6.39%) Supplier Management
12 32 (6.02%) PRINCE2
12 32 (6.02%) Mentoring
13 31 (5.83%) Change Management
14 29 (5.45%) Information Security Management
15 28 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (4.70%) People Management
17 23 (4.32%) Continuous Improvement
18 22 (4.14%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (18.23%) SQL
2 16 (3.01%) PowerShell
3 13 (2.44%) C#
4 11 (2.07%) C
5 10 (1.88%) Java
6 8 (1.50%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.13%) PHP
7 6 (1.13%) VBA
8 5 (0.94%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.75%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.75%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.56%) Perl
10 3 (0.56%) VBScript
11 2 (0.38%) VB
12 1 (0.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 59 (11.09%) Degree
2 43 (8.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (6.20%) MCSE
4 24 (4.51%) MCSA
5 20 (3.76%) MCITP
6 19 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (3.01%) MCP
9 15 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (2.63%) CCNA
11 10 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (1.50%) PMI Certification
12 8 (1.50%) MCTS
13 6 (1.13%) CCNP
14 5 (0.94%) Security Cleared
15 4 (0.75%) CCIE
16 2 (0.38%) HNC
16 2 (0.38%) HND
16 2 (0.38%) CCDP
16 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (9.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (4.89%) SLA
3 11 (2.07%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.75%) QA
5 4 (0.75%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.38%) COREP
6 2 (0.38%) COBIT
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 109 (20.49%) Active Directory
2 58 (10.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (5.64%) Hyper-V
4 23 (4.32%) Samba
5 15 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (2.26%) vSphere
7 7 (1.32%) XenApp
8 5 (0.94%) vCloud
9 3 (0.56%) Xsan
9 3 (0.56%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.56%) XenServer
10 2 (0.38%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.38%) Squid
11 1 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.19%) NFS
11 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.19%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 16 (3.01%) Backup Exec
2 12 (2.26%) WSUS
3 9 (1.69%) SCCM
4 4 (0.75%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.38%) Nagios
6 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.19%) SCOM
6 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.19%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 155 (29.14%) Microsoft
2 118 (22.18%) VMware
3 50 (9.40%) Cisco
4 39 (7.33%) Citrix
5 24 (4.51%) SAP
6 17 (3.20%) Sage
7 14 (2.63%) Oracle
7 14 (2.63%) Dell
8 12 (2.26%) HP
9 11 (2.07%) Apple
10 10 (1.88%) Juniper
11 7 (1.32%) Avaya
11 7 (1.32%) Adobe
12 6 (1.13%) Lotus
12 6 (1.13%) SonicWALL
13 5 (0.94%) Mitel
13 5 (0.94%) Veeam
13 5 (0.94%) Symantec
14 4 (0.75%) Websense
14 4 (0.75%) Red Hat
West London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Merseyside
Venturi
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Aberdeen
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Communicator
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Amazon
Posted: 5 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Retford, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Windsor
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Borehamwood
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits + 28 days holiday
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
END.
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago