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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Manager
Rank 596 671 637
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -34
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 290 266 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 260 237 226
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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
104076 112022 103310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85215 91280 86022
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015 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 6 May 2015. 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 +43 277 £45,000 - 43
London +17 73 £50,000 -9.09% 12
South East -19 60 £45,000 +5.88% 9
East of England +32 38 £57,000 +23.24% 5
North West +34 37 £42,500 -9.33% 3
East Midlands +20 28 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Cheshire +28 23 £39,000 -27.44% 2
Hertfordshire -2 21 £62,500 +35.13% 3
Berkshire -12 17 £50,000 +17.64% 1
City of London +35 16 £45,000 -5.75% 3
Yorkshire +11 14 £40,000 - 3
Hampshire +7 14 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Manchester +21 13 £45,000 +9.09% 1
West Midlands -20 12 £45,000 +3.44% 5
Northamptonshire - 11 £48,750 -
Surrey +14 10 £35,000 -34.88% 1
Knutsford - 10 £34,000 - 1
Basingstoke +27 9 £47,500 - 4
West Yorkshire +14 9 £43,000 +7.50% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 9 £42,500 -26.08%
North East - 8 £45,000 -
Lincolnshire -1 7 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Scunthorpe - 7 £37,500 - 1
Essex +6 6 £30,000 -33.33%
Slough +3 6 £43,750 +34.61%
Northampton - 6 £53,750 -
Warrington - 6 £42,500 -
Aylesbury - 6 £42,500 -
Camberley - 6 £25,000 -
Leicester +17 5 £42,500 -10.52%

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

1 236 (45.30%) Windows
2 193 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 134 (25.72%) Project Management
4 130 (24.95%) VMware
5 116 (22.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 112 (21.50%) Finance
7 110 (21.11%) Active Directory
8 105 (20.15%) MS Exchange
9 97 (18.62%) ITIL
10 89 (17.08%) MS Excel
11 86 (16.51%) SQL
11 86 (16.51%) Cisco
12 83 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 79 (15.16%) SQL Server
14 74 (14.20%) Firewall
15 72 (13.82%) Windows Server 2012
16 69 (13.24%) ERP
17 65 (12.48%) LAN
18 64 (12.28%) SAN
19 61 (11.71%) Degree
20 59 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
21 58 (11.13%) WAN
22 56 (10.75%) MS Office
23 55 (10.56%) Service Delivery
24 53 (10.17%) SharePoint
24 53 (10.17%) DNS
25 52 (9.98%) Linux
26 50 (9.60%) TCP/IP
27 49 (9.40%) Hyper-V
28 47 (9.02%) Windows 7

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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
1 105 (20.15%) MS Exchange
2 53 (10.17%) SharePoint
3 44 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (2.88%) IIS
7 12 (2.30%) Lync
8 6 (1.15%) Apache
9 4 (0.77%) CMS
9 4 (0.77%) Moodle
10 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.38%) WordPress
12 1 (0.19%) nginx
12 1 (0.19%) Confluence
12 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.19%) JBoss
12 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 89 (17.08%) MS Excel
2 56 (10.75%) MS Office
3 12 (2.30%) SOLIDWORKS
4 8 (1.54%) Solid Edge
5 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.38%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.38%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.19%) Maya
7 1 (0.19%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.19%) SPSS
7 1 (0.19%) MS Project
7 1 (0.19%) InDesign
7 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.34%) Sage 200
3 5 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.77%) Epicor Vantage
4 4 (0.77%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.38%) Infor CRM
5 2 (0.38%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.38%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.38%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.19%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.99%) Office 365
2 11 (2.11%) SaaS
3 6 (1.15%) Google Apps
3 6 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.58%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.38%) Google Drive
5 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.19%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 74 (14.20%) Firewall
2 65 (12.48%) LAN
3 64 (12.28%) SAN
4 58 (11.13%) WAN
5 53 (10.17%) DNS
6 50 (9.60%) TCP/IP
7 46 (8.83%) DHCP
8 35 (6.72%) VPN
9 34 (6.53%) VoIP
10 25 (4.80%) VLAN
10 25 (4.80%) NAS
11 23 (4.41%) Wireless
12 21 (4.03%) Internet
13 15 (2.88%) Intranet
13 15 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (1.92%) Network Security
15 9 (1.73%) iSCSI
15 9 (1.73%) VDSL
15 9 (1.73%) ADSL
15 9 (1.73%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (15.16%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (2.69%) MySQL
4 9 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (1.54%) MS Access
6 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (0.96%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.58%) CorVu
10 2 (0.38%) Big Data
10 2 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.38%) QlikView
10 2 (0.38%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.38%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.19%) Redis
11 1 (0.19%) DTS
11 1 (0.19%) OLTP
11 1 (0.19%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 4 (0.77%) JIRA
2 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
General
1 112 (21.50%) Finance
2 47 (9.02%) Manufacturing
3 40 (7.68%) Telecoms
4 24 (4.61%) Legal
5 20 (3.84%) Retail
6 11 (2.11%) Law
6 11 (2.11%) Banking
7 10 (1.92%) Back Office
7 10 (1.92%) Marketing
7 10 (1.92%) Advertising
8 8 (1.54%) Games
8 8 (1.54%) Billing
9 7 (1.34%) French Language
10 5 (0.96%) Publishing
10 5 (0.96%) Automotive
11 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.38%) Electronics
11 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.84%) .NET
2 13 (2.50%) EDI
3 12 (2.30%) HTML
4 10 (1.92%) CSS
5 6 (1.15%) LAMP
6 5 (0.96%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.96%) RESTful
6 5 (0.96%) HTML5
7 4 (0.77%) Java EE
8 3 (0.58%) WAP
9 2 (0.38%) Web Services
9 2 (0.38%) Flash
9 2 (0.38%) Silverlight
9 2 (0.38%) LINQ
9 2 (0.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.19%) CSS3
10 1 (0.19%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.19%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.83%) Management Information System
2 38 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.26%) AS400
3 17 (3.26%) iSeries
4 13 (2.50%) FMCG
5 11 (2.11%) CCTV
6 10 (1.92%) Open Source
7 9 (1.73%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (1.34%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.15%) Freedom of Information
10 5 (0.96%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.77%) PDA
11 4 (0.77%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.77%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.58%) Data Extraction
12 3 (0.58%) EqualLogic
12 3 (0.58%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 236 (45.30%) Windows
2 116 (22.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (13.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 52 (9.98%) Linux
5 47 (9.02%) Windows 7
6 24 (4.61%) Windows 8
6 24 (4.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (2.88%) UNIX
8 11 (2.11%) Ubuntu
9 9 (1.73%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.34%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.77%) Solaris
12 4 (0.77%) Android
13 2 (0.38%) Debian
13 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.19%) CentOS
14 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (25.72%) Project Management
2 97 (18.62%) ITIL
3 69 (13.24%) ERP
4 59 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 55 (10.56%) Service Delivery
6 47 (9.02%) PRINCE2
7 34 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (5.76%) Mentoring
9 29 (5.57%) Information Security
10 27 (5.18%) Change Management
10 27 (5.18%) CRM
10 27 (5.18%) People Management
11 25 (4.80%) Software Licensing
11 25 (4.80%) Business Analysis
12 24 (4.61%) Line Management
13 23 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (4.03%) Data Security
15 16 (3.07%) Risk Management
16 15 (2.88%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 86 (16.51%) SQL
2 23 (4.41%) PHP
3 19 (3.65%) PowerShell
4 15 (2.88%) C#
5 11 (2.11%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.92%) Java
7 7 (1.34%) RPG
8 4 (0.77%) C
9 3 (0.58%) VB
10 2 (0.38%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.38%) VBA
10 2 (0.38%) R
10 2 (0.38%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (0.38%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.19%) VBScript
11 1 (0.19%) Perl
11 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.19%) Python
11 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (11.71%) Degree
2 39 (7.49%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (7.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (7.10%) CCNA
4 27 (5.18%) MCSE
5 20 (3.84%) Security Cleared
6 16 (3.07%) MCP
7 13 (2.50%) MCITP
7 13 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (2.11%) JNCIA
8 11 (2.11%) MCSA
8 11 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.92%) SC Cleared
10 9 (1.73%) MCTS
11 7 (1.34%) PMI Certification
12 6 (1.15%) PMP
13 5 (0.96%) CCNP
14 3 (0.58%) SSCP
15 2 (0.38%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.37%) SLA
2 9 (1.73%) COBIT
3 7 (1.34%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.58%) QA
5 3 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) GAMP
System Software
1 110 (21.11%) Active Directory
2 83 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (9.40%) Hyper-V
4 25 (4.80%) XenApp
5 21 (4.03%) XenServer
6 19 (3.65%) vSphere
7 14 (2.69%) VMware ESX
8 9 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.58%) Squid
10 3 (0.58%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.58%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.58%) pfSense
10 3 (0.58%) Samba
11 2 (0.38%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.19%) vCloud
12 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (3.65%) SCCM
2 12 (2.30%) Backup Exec
3 11 (2.11%) WSUS
4 10 (1.92%) SCOM
5 5 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.58%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.38%) Nagios
9 1 (0.19%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.19%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.19%) Cacti
9 1 (0.19%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.19%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 193 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 130 (24.95%) VMware
3 86 (16.51%) Cisco
4 44 (8.45%) HP
5 36 (6.91%) Citrix
6 34 (6.53%) Dell
7 20 (3.84%) SAP
8 16 (3.07%) Juniper
8 16 (3.07%) Symantec
9 13 (2.50%) Oracle
10 11 (2.11%) IBM
10 11 (2.11%) Epicor
10 11 (2.11%) Veeam
11 10 (1.92%) Avaya
12 9 (1.73%) EMC
12 9 (1.73%) Sophos
12 9 (1.73%) Google
13 8 (1.54%) Mitel
13 8 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (1.34%) Apple
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Amazon
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: Car, good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Orpington, Kent
MESL
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Up to 10% performance bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
MWR InfoSecurity
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Nakama
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Clayton Group
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago