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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Manager
Rank 623 643 612
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -31
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 270 239 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 241 201 254
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.61% -1.11%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +34 258 £45,000 - 21
London -6 85 £55,000 +5.76% 2
South East -15 58 £42,500 -5.55% 5
East of England -22 27 £45,000 -5.26% 2
North West -1 25 £39,500 -1.25% 1
Yorkshire +4 24 £36,000 +20.00% 6
Berkshire +8 22 £52,500 +16.66% 3
West Midlands -6 19 £50,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +18 18 £36,000 -4.00% 5
Oxfordshire +7 15 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Leeds +9 14 £38,000 +1.33% 3
City of London +8 14 £47,500 -13.63%
Manchester -4 14 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Reading +5 13 £52,500 -16.00% 2
South West -8 11 £38,862 -8.56% 2
Hampshire -16 11 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 10 £44,500 -1.11% 1
Cambridge - 10 £44,500 -
East Midlands +21 8 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Hertfordshire -26 8 £45,000 -2.70%
Oxford +7 7 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Merseyside +13 6 £37,500 +15.38%
Southampton +10 6 £40,000 -33.33%
Surrey -10 6 £57,500 +9.52%
Liverpool +21 5 £37,500 +15.38%
Scotland +12 5 £43,750 +16.66% 1
Suffolk +7 5 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Cumbria +1 5 - -
Birmingham -10 5 £67,500 +17.39% 1
South Yorkshire -14 5 £30,000 -

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 209 (39.96%) Windows
2 194 (37.09%) Microsoft
3 169 (32.31%) Project Management
4 128 (24.47%) ITIL
5 110 (21.03%) Active Directory
6 104 (19.89%) VMware
7 98 (18.74%) Finance
8 95 (18.16%) SQL Server
9 92 (17.59%) MS Excel
10 88 (16.83%) MS Exchange
11 84 (16.06%) SQL
12 65 (12.43%) ERP
12 65 (12.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 63 (12.05%) Disaster Recovery
14 58 (11.09%) Cisco
15 57 (10.90%) Service Delivery
15 57 (10.90%) Management Information System
16 55 (10.52%) MS Office
17 54 (10.33%) Manufacturing
17 54 (10.33%) VMware Infrastructure
18 53 (10.13%) Telecoms
19 52 (9.94%) Linux
19 52 (9.94%) DNS
20 51 (9.75%) Firewall
21 50 (9.56%) SharePoint
21 50 (9.56%) SAN
22 48 (9.18%) Windows Server 2003
23 45 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
23 45 (8.60%) Degree
23 45 (8.60%) Windows 7

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 88 (16.83%) MS Exchange
2 50 (9.56%) SharePoint
3 27 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (3.25%) IIS
5 15 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (1.34%) WordPress
9 6 (1.15%) Lync
10 4 (0.76%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.38%) Confluence
12 2 (0.38%) WorkSite
12 2 (0.38%) Apache
12 2 (0.38%) CMS
12 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.19%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.19%) GroupWise
Applications
1 92 (17.59%) MS Excel
2 55 (10.52%) MS Office
3 5 (0.96%) MS Project
4 4 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.38%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.19%) Revit
6 1 (0.19%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 18 (3.44%) Dynamics NAV
1 18 (3.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.10%) Magento
3 9 (1.72%) SAP Business One
4 6 (1.15%) SalesLogix
5 4 (0.76%) Epicor Vantage
5 4 (0.76%) Sage 50
6 3 (0.57%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.19%) Line 50
8 1 (0.19%) Movex
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Manufacturing
8 1 (0.19%) MFGPRO
8 1 (0.19%) Maximo
8 1 (0.19%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.19%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.06%) Office 365
2 8 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.15%) SaaS
4 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (9.94%) DNS
2 51 (9.75%) Firewall
3 50 (9.56%) SAN
4 42 (8.03%) LAN
5 40 (7.65%) WAN
6 38 (7.27%) DHCP
7 37 (7.07%) TCP/IP
8 33 (6.31%) VPN
9 26 (4.97%) VoIP
9 26 (4.97%) Internet
10 21 (4.02%) Wireless
11 17 (3.25%) Network Security
12 10 (1.91%) FTP
13 9 (1.72%) LDAP
14 8 (1.53%) ISDN
14 8 (1.53%) Intranet
15 7 (1.34%) iSCSI
15 7 (1.34%) OpenLDAP
16 5 (0.96%) NAS
16 5 (0.96%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (18.16%) SQL Server
2 40 (7.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (3.06%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.15%) MySQL
7 5 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.96%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.76%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.57%) CorVu
9 3 (0.57%) MS Access
9 3 (0.57%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.38%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.38%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.19%) Big Data
11 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.19%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.19%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (0.76%) JIRA
2 3 (0.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
General
1 98 (18.74%) Finance
2 54 (10.33%) Manufacturing
3 53 (10.13%) Telecoms
4 27 (5.16%) Retail
5 14 (2.68%) Back Office
6 11 (2.10%) Legal
7 8 (1.53%) Law
7 8 (1.53%) Marketing
8 5 (0.96%) Automotive
8 5 (0.96%) Games
9 4 (0.76%) Banking
9 4 (0.76%) Advertising
9 4 (0.76%) Publishing
9 4 (0.76%) Billing
9 4 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.57%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.57%) French Language
11 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.25%) .NET
2 14 (2.68%) Web Services
3 12 (2.29%) EDI
4 8 (1.53%) HTML
5 5 (0.96%) XML
6 4 (0.76%) HTML5
7 3 (0.57%) CSS
7 3 (0.57%) WAP
8 2 (0.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.38%) RESTful
9 1 (0.19%) XHTML
9 1 (0.19%) COM
9 1 (0.19%) LAMP
9 1 (0.19%) SAP Smart Forms
9 1 (0.19%) WinForms
9 1 (0.19%) XMPP
9 1 (0.19%) JSON
9 1 (0.19%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.19%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.90%) Management Information System
2 44 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.10%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.10%) Open Source
4 10 (1.91%) Social Media
4 10 (1.91%) PMI
5 7 (1.34%) EqualLogic
6 6 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (1.15%) Streaming Video
7 5 (0.96%) Clustering
7 5 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (0.96%) FMCG
7 5 (0.96%) Mobile Computing
7 5 (0.96%) User Experience
8 4 (0.76%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.57%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.57%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.57%) Kindle
9 3 (0.57%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.57%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 209 (39.96%) Windows
2 65 (12.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (9.94%) Linux
4 48 (9.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (8.60%) Windows 7
6 43 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (4.78%) Windows XP
8 22 (4.21%) Mac OS X
9 20 (3.82%) Windows 8
10 14 (2.68%) UNIX
11 10 (1.91%) Apple iOS
11 10 (1.91%) Android
12 8 (1.53%) Mac OS X Server
13 5 (0.96%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.57%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.38%) Debian
15 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.19%) HPUX
16 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (32.31%) Project Management
2 128 (24.47%) ITIL
3 65 (12.43%) ERP
4 63 (12.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 57 (10.90%) Service Delivery
6 45 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 43 (8.22%) CRM
8 40 (7.65%) PRINCE2
9 34 (6.50%) Line Management
10 33 (6.31%) Information Security
11 29 (5.54%) Project Planning
12 28 (5.35%) Supplier Management
12 28 (5.35%) Change Management
13 24 (4.59%) Mentoring
14 22 (4.21%) People Management
14 22 (4.21%) Performance Management
14 22 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (4.21%) Business Analysis
15 18 (3.44%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (3.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 84 (16.06%) SQL
2 20 (3.82%) PowerShell
3 14 (2.68%) PHP
4 12 (2.29%) C
5 11 (2.10%) T-SQL
6 9 (1.72%) C#
7 7 (1.34%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.57%) Java
9 2 (0.38%) VB
10 1 (0.19%) ABAP
10 1 (0.19%) VBA
10 1 (0.19%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.19%) Ruby
10 1 (0.19%) VBScript
10 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 45 (8.60%) Degree
2 33 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (5.54%) MCSE
4 26 (4.97%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (4.59%) CCNA
6 18 (3.44%) MCSA
7 17 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (3.25%) MCITP
8 13 (2.49%) PMI Certification
9 11 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (1.91%) MCP
11 9 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (1.72%) Security Cleared
12 7 (1.34%) CCIE
12 7 (1.34%) CCNP
13 4 (0.76%) CCDP
13 4 (0.76%) MCTS
14 3 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.57%) PMP
15 2 (0.38%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.59%) SLA
2 18 (3.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.29%) QA
3 12 (2.29%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.76%) COBIT
6 3 (0.57%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.57%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.38%) COREP
System Software
1 110 (21.03%) Active Directory
2 54 (10.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (6.31%) Hyper-V
4 19 (3.63%) vSphere
5 14 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.53%) XenApp
7 7 (1.34%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.34%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.15%) Kerio MailServer
9 4 (0.76%) XenServer
10 3 (0.57%) Xsan
11 2 (0.38%) vCloud
12 1 (0.19%) NFS
12 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 21 (4.02%) SCCM
2 19 (3.63%) Backup Exec
3 14 (2.68%) WSUS
4 6 (1.15%) Nagios
5 5 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.76%) ARCserve
7 3 (0.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.57%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.19%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.19%) SCOM
9 1 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 194 (37.09%) Microsoft
2 104 (19.89%) VMware
3 58 (11.09%) Cisco
4 34 (6.50%) HP
5 31 (5.93%) Citrix
6 24 (4.59%) Apple
7 23 (4.40%) SAP
8 19 (3.63%) SonicWALL
9 18 (3.44%) Dell
10 16 (3.06%) Oracle
10 16 (3.06%) Mitel
11 12 (2.29%) Sage
12 11 (2.10%) Sophos
13 10 (1.91%) Symantec
13 10 (1.91%) ProCurve
14 9 (1.72%) Websense
14 9 (1.72%) NEC
14 9 (1.72%) EMC
15 6 (1.15%) Juniper
15 6 (1.15%) Epicor
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Up to £28,000 pa
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k plus car and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum GBP To 40k +30 days hols +Pension
Posted: 8 days ago
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum PENSION HEALTH CARE GYM MEMBERSHIP L
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bradford
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + pension, full health
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Huddersfield, Yorkshire
TheSmartList
Posted: 14 days ago
Matlock
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus £10,000 annual bonus budget
Posted: 16 days ago