The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Manager
Rank 647 627 660
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +33
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 267 247 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 244 214 232
Average salary £45,250 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.47% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £68,250 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110361 102490 112133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90061 84895 96093
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(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 -29 246 £47,500 +11.76% 34
London -34 84 £55,000 +29.41% 9
South East +20 67 £42,500 -1.73% 4
East of England -1 30 £47,500 +24.18% 2
South West -5 19 £42,500 -5.55% 2
West Midlands +4 17 £48,750 +21.87% 8
North West -2 15 £40,000 -11.11% 3
City of London -10 14 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Scotland -4 13 £42,500 -2.85% 3
Surrey -1 12 £48,750 +13.04% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 10 £47,500 +39.70%
East Sussex -12 10 £40,000 +4.57% 1
Brighton - 10 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -1 9 £50,000 +25.00% 1
West Sussex -3 9 £42,500 -43.33%
Peterborough - 9 £47,500 -
Hampshire +3 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Birmingham - 8 £50,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire +1 7 £50,000 +29.87%
Berkshire 0 7 £60,000 - 1
Glasgow -8 7 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Bristol - 7 £32,000 -
Warwickshire +15 6 £53,750 +59.25% 1
Manchester +6 6 £31,500 -25.88% 2
Yorkshire -45 6 £50,000 +48.14% 3
East Midlands -3 5 £42,500 +17.24% 4
Lancashire -5 5 £40,000 -44.82%
Wiltshire -6 5 £40,290 -10.46%
Hertfordshire -19 5 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Chichester - 5 £42,500 -

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 276 (50.92%) Windows
2 144 (26.57%) Microsoft
3 128 (23.62%) VMware
4 126 (23.25%) Project Management
5 123 (22.69%) MS Exchange
6 122 (22.51%) Active Directory
7 121 (22.32%) SQL Server
8 110 (20.30%) ITIL
9 108 (19.93%) SQL
10 96 (17.71%) Finance
10 96 (17.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 78 (14.39%) MS Excel
12 70 (12.92%) Firewall
12 70 (12.92%) Windows 7
13 68 (12.55%) Linux
14 66 (12.18%) VoIP
14 66 (12.18%) Service Delivery
15 65 (11.99%) MS Office
15 65 (11.99%) Degree
16 64 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
17 61 (11.25%) Disaster Recovery
18 59 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
19 57 (10.52%) ERP
20 56 (10.33%) WAN
21 55 (10.15%) Cisco
22 54 (9.96%) SAN
22 54 (9.96%) Windows Server 2012
23 52 (9.59%) DNS
24 51 (9.41%) LAN
25 50 (9.23%) DHCP

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 123 (22.69%) MS Exchange
2 49 (9.04%) SharePoint
3 43 (7.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (3.87%) IIS
5 17 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (2.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (2.40%) Lync
8 12 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.92%) CMS
11 5 (0.92%) Lotus Domino
11 5 (0.92%) Apache
12 4 (0.74%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.37%) Confluence
13 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.18%) SugarCRM
14 1 (0.18%) Joomla!
14 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 78 (14.39%) MS Excel
2 65 (11.99%) MS Office
3 4 (0.74%) MS Project
4 3 (0.55%) Final Cut Pro
5 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (1.11%) Sage 200
3 5 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.55%) Exchequer
4 3 (0.55%) Epicor Vantage
4 3 (0.55%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.37%) Magento
5 2 (0.37%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.18%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.18%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.18%) Movex
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.18%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.18%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.95%) Office 365
2 12 (2.21%) SaaS
3 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.55%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.37%) IaaS
5 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 70 (12.92%) Firewall
2 66 (12.18%) VoIP
3 56 (10.33%) WAN
4 54 (9.96%) SAN
5 52 (9.59%) DNS
6 51 (9.41%) LAN
7 50 (9.23%) DHCP
8 40 (7.38%) VPN
9 39 (7.20%) TCP/IP
10 24 (4.43%) LDAP
11 23 (4.24%) Asterisk PBX
12 18 (3.32%) Internet
13 16 (2.95%) Wireless
14 14 (2.58%) Intranet
15 13 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (2.21%) NAS
16 12 (2.21%) iSCSI
17 8 (1.48%) Network Security
18 7 (1.29%) Wireless Security
18 7 (1.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (22.32%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (3.14%) MySQL
4 14 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (1.11%) MS Access
6 6 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.74%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.74%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.55%) CorVu
9 2 (0.37%) OLAP
9 2 (0.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.37%) JIRA
2 2 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 96 (17.71%) Finance
2 40 (7.38%) Manufacturing
3 34 (6.27%) Retail
4 32 (5.90%) Telecoms
5 27 (4.98%) Marketing
6 13 (2.40%) Banking
7 8 (1.48%) Billing
8 7 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.11%) Automotive
10 5 (0.92%) Legal
10 5 (0.92%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.74%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.74%) Back Office
12 3 (0.55%) Law
12 3 (0.55%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.37%) Advertising
13 2 (0.37%) Publishing
13 2 (0.37%) Games
13 2 (0.37%) Front Office
14 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.46%) .NET
2 21 (3.87%) HTML
3 13 (2.40%) XML
4 12 (2.21%) CSS
5 9 (1.66%) Web Services
6 6 (1.11%) EDI
7 3 (0.55%) XSLT
7 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.37%) XHTML
8 2 (0.37%) CGI
8 2 (0.37%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (0.37%) HTML5
8 2 (0.37%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.37%) jQuery
9 1 (0.18%) RESTful
9 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.18%) WCF
9 1 (0.18%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.18%) REST
9 1 (0.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.23%) Management Information System
2 16 (2.95%) FMCG
3 13 (2.40%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.03%) Blackberry
5 9 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (1.66%) Social Media
6 8 (1.48%) Data Extraction
6 8 (1.48%) Replication
7 6 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.11%) NHS
7 6 (1.11%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.11%) Fat Client
8 5 (0.92%) iPhone
8 5 (0.92%) Clustering
8 5 (0.92%) EqualLogic
9 4 (0.74%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.74%) EPoS
9 4 (0.74%) Biotechnology
10 3 (0.55%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.55%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 276 (50.92%) Windows
2 96 (17.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (12.92%) Windows 7
4 68 (12.55%) Linux
5 59 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 54 (9.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (6.46%) Mac OS X
8 26 (4.80%) Windows XP
8 26 (4.80%) Mac OS
9 24 (4.43%) Windows 8
9 24 (4.43%) Ubuntu
10 23 (4.24%) Mac OS X Server
11 9 (1.66%) Windows Vista
12 8 (1.48%) UNIX
13 4 (0.74%) Debian
13 4 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.37%) Android
14 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (23.25%) Project Management
2 110 (20.30%) ITIL
3 66 (12.18%) Service Delivery
4 61 (11.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 57 (10.52%) ERP
6 50 (9.23%) Supplier Management
7 47 (8.67%) Information Security
8 41 (7.56%) Project Planning
8 41 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 37 (6.83%) CRM
10 36 (6.64%) Change Management
11 32 (5.90%) Security Management
11 32 (5.90%) PRINCE2
12 26 (4.80%) Information Security Management
12 26 (4.80%) Business Continuity
12 26 (4.80%) Strategic Planning
13 24 (4.43%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (3.69%) Programme Management
15 17 (3.14%) Asset Management
15 17 (3.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 108 (19.93%) SQL
2 17 (3.14%) PHP
2 17 (3.14%) C#
3 15 (2.77%) C
4 12 (2.21%) PowerShell
5 10 (1.85%) VBA
6 9 (1.66%) Java
7 8 (1.48%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.92%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.92%) Perl
8 5 (0.92%) VB
8 5 (0.92%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.74%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.74%) VBScript
10 2 (0.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 65 (11.99%) Degree
2 42 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (6.09%) MCSE
4 17 (3.14%) MCSA
5 16 (2.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (2.95%) MCITP
6 15 (2.77%) MCP
7 14 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (2.21%) CCNA
8 12 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.66%) MCTS
9 9 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (1.11%) Security Cleared
11 5 (0.92%) CCNP
11 5 (0.92%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.55%) CIMA
12 3 (0.55%) MBA
12 3 (0.55%) CCA
12 3 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.37%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (7.20%) SLA
3 12 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.66%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.29%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.55%) Basel II
7 2 (0.37%) COREP
8 1 (0.18%) QA
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 122 (22.51%) Active Directory
2 64 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (6.09%) Hyper-V
4 24 (4.43%) Samba
5 17 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (2.03%) vSphere
7 9 (1.66%) XenApp
8 6 (1.11%) vCloud
9 4 (0.74%) XenServer
9 4 (0.74%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.55%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.55%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.55%) Squid
10 3 (0.55%) Xsan
11 2 (0.37%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.18%) NFS
12 1 (0.18%) SpamAssassin
12 1 (0.18%) Xen
12 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (3.14%) Backup Exec
2 14 (2.58%) WSUS
3 9 (1.66%) SCCM
4 5 (0.92%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.18%) Nagios
6 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.18%) SCOM
6 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.18%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.18%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.18%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 144 (26.57%) Microsoft
2 128 (23.62%) VMware
3 55 (10.15%) Cisco
4 49 (9.04%) Citrix
5 25 (4.61%) SAP
6 21 (3.87%) Sage
7 13 (2.40%) HP
8 12 (2.21%) Oracle
9 11 (2.03%) Avaya
10 10 (1.85%) Juniper
10 10 (1.85%) Apple
11 9 (1.66%) Dell
12 8 (1.48%) IBM
13 7 (1.29%) Adobe
13 7 (1.29%) Veeam
14 6 (1.11%) Lotus
14 6 (1.11%) Symantec
14 6 (1.11%) Mitel
15 5 (0.92%) Epicor
16 4 (0.74%) EMC
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Up to 70K + 5K Car + Excellent Benef
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Up to 70K + 5K Car + Excellent Benef
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Up to 70K + 5K Car + Excellent Benef
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits.
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55 per annum + +BONUS+BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Volt
Salary: £50000 per annum + pension, healthcare, Life ass
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 6 days ago