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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Manager
Rank 148 154 149
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 2019 2334 2361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.22% 2.15% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 2.23% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1674 1953 2003
Median salary £54,000 £52,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,315 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £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
87772 104579 111319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.42% 96.52% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 72875 87237 92130
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +7 1891 £55,000 +6.79% 146
London +10 756 £60,000 - 47
South East +31 376 £55,000 +10.00% 25
East of England -1 176 £54,500 +9.00% 10
Yorkshire +50 172 £43,124 -0.86% 12
North West -44 130 £47,500 +5.55% 16
City of London +51 124 £60,000 -7.69% 13
West Midlands -31 122 £47,750 +0.52% 12
West Yorkshire +54 121 £42,500 -5.55% 12
South West -18 91 £42,500 -10.52% 11
Berkshire +38 87 £50,000 -13.04% 6
East Midlands -8 81 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Leeds +49 76 £40,000 -8.30% 5
Manchester -51 70 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Surrey -10 57 £62,500 +38.88% 2
Scotland +29 52 £52,500 -9.48% 5
Hertfordshire -6 50 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Hampshire -11 47 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Essex +25 46 £61,500 +75.71% 2
Buckinghamshire +14 44 £55,000 -4.34% 3
Birmingham -37 43 £44,500 -1.11% 5
Nottinghamshire +4 42 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Bedfordshire +11 41 £52,500 -7.89%
North Yorkshire +12 38 £51,000 +13.33%
Nottingham +7 37 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Kent +25 35 £57,500 +9.52% 1
East Sussex +29 34 £58,012 -15.61% 2
Bradford +19 33 £55,000 +29.41% 3
West Sussex +10 33 £50,000 +11.11%
Edinburgh +8 30 £60,500 +2.97% 4

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 1489 (34.90%) Project Management
2 1174 (27.52%) Finance
3 1022 (23.96%) PRINCE2
4 957 (22.43%) ITIL
5 869 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
6 712 (16.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 608 (14.25%) Microsoft
8 597 (13.99%) Windows
9 554 (12.99%) Degree
10 492 (11.53%) Service Delivery
11 431 (10.10%) Retail
12 345 (8.09%) Service Management
13 305 (7.15%) Change Management
14 304 (7.13%) Active Directory
15 303 (7.10%) MS Excel
16 292 (6.84%) Windows Server
17 281 (6.59%) SLA
18 280 (6.56%) Data Centre
19 276 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
19 276 (6.47%) VMware
20 270 (6.33%) Information Security
21 266 (6.24%) Risk Management
21 266 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
22 260 (6.09%) Firewall
23 254 (5.95%) SDLC
24 251 (5.88%) Line Management
25 245 (5.74%) SQL
26 237 (5.56%) Cisco
27 234 (5.49%) Waterfall
28 232 (5.44%) Banking

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 (2.81%) SharePoint
2 111 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 69 (1.62%) IIS
4 30 (0.70%) CMS
4 30 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (0.47%) Apache
6 16 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (0.33%) Skype for Business
8 11 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (0.26%) Confluence
9 7 (0.16%) MS Project Server
9 7 (0.16%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.14%) SAS
10 6 (0.14%) WordPress
11 5 (0.12%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.094%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.094%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.070%) Umbraco
Applications
1 303 (7.10%) MS Excel
2 222 (5.20%) MS Office
3 159 (3.73%) MS Project
4 70 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 56 (1.31%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.047%) Vectorworks
8 1 (0.023%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.023%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.023%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.023%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.023%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.023%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.023%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 37 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 11 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
7 9 (0.21%) SAP ERP
8 8 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
9 5 (0.12%) Sage CRM
10 4 (0.094%) Epicor Tropos
10 4 (0.094%) Oracle Payroll
10 4 (0.094%) Sage 200
10 4 (0.094%) Sage X3
11 3 (0.070%) Maximo
11 3 (0.070%) Oracle CRM
11 3 (0.070%) Sage 1000
11 3 (0.070%) SAP CO
11 3 (0.070%) SAP FI
11 3 (0.070%) SAP FI/CO
11 3 (0.070%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 161 (3.77%) Office 365
2 121 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
3 71 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 59 (1.38%) SaaS
5 51 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 28 (0.66%) IaaS
7 11 (0.26%) PaaS
8 6 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.12%) iTunes
10 3 (0.070%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.070%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.070%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.070%) Veeva
11 2 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.047%) AdWords
11 2 (0.047%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.047%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.047%) G Suite
11 2 (0.047%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 260 (6.09%) Firewall
2 171 (4.01%) LAN
3 165 (3.87%) WAN
4 113 (2.65%) SAN
4 113 (2.65%) TCP/IP
5 107 (2.51%) DNS
6 88 (2.06%) VPN
7 78 (1.83%) DHCP
8 76 (1.78%) Internet
9 66 (1.55%) VoIP
10 54 (1.27%) Network Security
11 52 (1.22%) Unified Communications
11 52 (1.22%) Wireless
12 41 (0.96%) Intranet
13 31 (0.73%) VLAN
13 31 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
14 27 (0.63%) MPLS
15 26 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
16 22 (0.52%) WLAN
17 19 (0.45%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (5.02%) SQL Server
2 29 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (0.56%) MySQL
4 21 (0.49%) Big Data
4 21 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (0.23%) Couchbase
7 10 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (0.23%) Relational Database
8 9 (0.21%) SAP BW
9 8 (0.19%) DB2
9 8 (0.19%) EDRMS
9 8 (0.19%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.16%) GIS
10 7 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (0.14%) MS Access
11 6 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (1.03%) JIRA
2 23 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (0.47%) Visual Studio
4 15 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 15 (0.35%) Hudson
4 15 (0.35%) MSBuild
4 15 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
4 15 (0.35%) TeamCity
5 7 (0.16%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.14%) JIRA Agile
7 5 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.094%) PVCS
9 3 (0.070%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.047%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 1 (0.023%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.023%) Gradle
11 1 (0.023%) Maven
11 1 (0.023%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.023%) Selenium
11 1 (0.023%) Subversion
General
1 1174 (27.52%) Finance
2 431 (10.10%) Retail
3 232 (5.44%) Banking
4 222 (5.20%) Telecoms
5 217 (5.09%) Legal
6 189 (4.43%) Marketing
7 146 (3.42%) Manufacturing
8 145 (3.40%) Law
9 67 (1.57%) Advertising
10 52 (1.22%) Back Office
11 34 (0.80%) Front Office
11 34 (0.80%) Investment Banking
12 26 (0.61%) Billing
12 26 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
13 21 (0.49%) Automotive
14 18 (0.42%) Financial Institution
15 16 (0.38%) French Language
15 16 (0.38%) Publishing
16 15 (0.35%) Aerospace
16 15 (0.35%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (3.33%) .NET
2 54 (1.27%) Web Services
3 29 (0.68%) HTML
4 20 (0.47%) EDI
5 17 (0.40%) ASP.NET
5 17 (0.40%) Middleware
6 16 (0.38%) .NET Framework
6 16 (0.38%) LAPP Stack
7 15 (0.35%) XML
8 13 (0.30%) CSS
9 10 (0.23%) PHP-FPM
10 8 (0.19%) jQuery
11 7 (0.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (0.14%) JMS
12 6 (0.14%) Oracle Fusion
13 5 (0.12%) AngularJS
13 5 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
13 5 (0.12%) HTML5
13 5 (0.12%) Velocity
14 4 (0.094%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 280 (6.56%) Data Centre
2 266 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
3 212 (4.97%) Management Information System
4 92 (2.16%) Computer Science
5 89 (2.09%) FMCG
6 76 (1.78%) Virtual Team
7 73 (1.71%) PMI
8 49 (1.15%) EPoS
9 39 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
10 34 (0.80%) Driving Licence
10 34 (0.80%) Statistics
10 34 (0.80%) User Experience
11 30 (0.70%) NHS
12 29 (0.68%) Mathematics
12 29 (0.68%) Replication
13 28 (0.66%) iPad
14 25 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
15 22 (0.52%) Client/Server
16 19 (0.45%) iSeries
17 16 (0.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 597 (13.99%) Windows
2 292 (6.84%) Windows Server
3 186 (4.36%) Linux
4 115 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 99 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 94 (2.20%) Windows 7
7 54 (1.27%) Unix
8 53 (1.24%) Mac OS X
9 42 (0.98%) Apple iOS
10 41 (0.96%) Windows 8
11 36 (0.84%) Windows 10
12 35 (0.82%) Windows XP
13 24 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (0.40%) CentOS
16 14 (0.33%) Android
17 12 (0.28%) Mac OS
18 11 (0.26%) Windows Phone
19 9 (0.21%) Ubuntu
20 8 (0.19%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1489 (34.90%) Project Management
2 1022 (23.96%) PRINCE2
3 957 (22.43%) ITIL
4 869 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
5 712 (16.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 492 (11.53%) Service Delivery
7 345 (8.09%) Service Management
8 305 (7.15%) Change Management
9 276 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 270 (6.33%) Information Security
11 266 (6.24%) Risk Management
12 254 (5.95%) SDLC
13 251 (5.88%) Line Management
14 234 (5.49%) Waterfall
15 217 (5.09%) Scrum
16 212 (4.97%) CRM
17 199 (4.66%) ERP
18 194 (4.55%) Programme Management
19 174 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
20 158 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 245 (5.74%) SQL
2 79 (1.85%) C
3 66 (1.55%) Java
4 60 (1.41%) C#
5 31 (0.73%) PowerShell
6 25 (0.59%) JavaScript
7 23 (0.54%) PHP
8 13 (0.30%) Perl
9 10 (0.23%) Python
10 8 (0.19%) RPG
10 8 (0.19%) VB.NET
11 7 (0.16%) Ruby
11 7 (0.16%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.14%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.14%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.14%) VB
13 5 (0.12%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.094%) VBA
15 3 (0.070%) Groovy
15 3 (0.070%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 554 (12.99%) Degree
2 191 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 186 (4.36%) PMP
4 157 (3.68%) PMI Certification
5 152 (3.56%) CISSP
6 151 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
7 121 (2.84%) CISM
8 111 (2.60%) CISA
9 110 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 87 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 84 (1.97%) APMP
12 68 (1.59%) Security Cleared
13 49 (1.15%) MCSE
14 45 (1.05%) SC Cleared
15 44 (1.03%) CRISC
16 33 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
17 30 (0.70%) ISEB
18 29 (0.68%) CCNA
19 27 (0.63%) MCSA
20 19 (0.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 281 (6.59%) SLA
2 199 (4.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 89 (2.09%) PCI DSS
4 87 (2.04%) QA
5 69 (1.62%) COBIT
6 56 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 34 (0.80%) ISO 9001
8 15 (0.35%) MiFID
9 8 (0.19%) ISO 9000
9 8 (0.19%) ISO22301
10 7 (0.16%) P3O
11 6 (0.14%) SSAE 16
12 5 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
13 4 (0.094%) GAMP
13 4 (0.094%) ISO27002
14 3 (0.070%) Data Quality
14 3 (0.070%) ISO19770
14 3 (0.070%) PMBOK
15 2 (0.047%) EMIR
15 2 (0.047%) FATCA
System Software
1 304 (7.13%) Active Directory
2 146 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 31 (0.73%) vSphere
5 13 (0.30%) VMware Server
6 12 (0.28%) XenApp
7 11 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.23%) pfSense
8 10 (0.23%) Postfix
8 10 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.21%) Terminal Services
10 8 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.14%) Gluster
11 6 (0.14%) iptables
11 6 (0.14%) ISA Server
11 6 (0.14%) NFS
11 6 (0.14%) Terminal Server
11 6 (0.14%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.12%) XenServer
13 4 (0.094%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 36 (0.84%) Puppet
2 35 (0.82%) SCCM
3 26 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.35%) Ansible
5 14 (0.33%) SCOM
6 10 (0.23%) Backup Exec
6 10 (0.23%) WSUS
7 8 (0.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 7 (0.16%) Nessus
8 7 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.14%) HAProxy
9 6 (0.14%) Nagios
10 5 (0.12%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.12%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 5 (0.12%) SCDPM
11 4 (0.094%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.094%) PaperCut
11 4 (0.094%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.070%) Cisco UCCE
12 3 (0.070%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 608 (14.25%) Microsoft
2 276 (6.47%) VMware
3 237 (5.56%) Cisco
4 137 (3.21%) Citrix
5 131 (3.07%) SAP
6 122 (2.86%) Oracle
7 71 (1.66%) HP
8 54 (1.27%) Apple
9 45 (1.05%) Dell
10 35 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
11 32 (0.75%) Sage
12 29 (0.68%) JD Edwards
13 28 (0.66%) Red Hat
14 26 (0.61%) Computacenter
15 18 (0.42%) Mitel
15 18 (0.42%) ServiceNow
16 17 (0.40%) CheckPoint
17 15 (0.35%) Fortinet
18 14 (0.33%) Adobe
18 14 (0.33%) Juniper
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Access Talent
Salary: We aim to improve your current salary. (Mileage paid at 17p per mile)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 55-60k
Posted: 1 hour ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Newry, County Down
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25256 - £28864 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newry, County Down
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25256 - £28864 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
onezeero.
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northumberland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Signature Living Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago