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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Manager
UK
Rank 162 148 146
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 1729 2179 2273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.05% 2.22% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 2.30% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1861 1918
Median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,288 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

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
81194 94811 101108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.46% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 67365 79575 84080
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 2017 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -20 1607 £55,000 +6.79% 186
London -2 651 £62,500 +4.16% 63
South East +16 310 £52,500 +5.00% 32
East of England +13 185 £54,500 +14.73% 14
Yorkshire +9 121 £42,500 -2.85% 11
North West -44 113 £50,000 +11.11% 19
City of London +28 101 £60,000 -7.69% 7
West Yorkshire +29 88 £42,500 -5.55% 6
West Midlands -66 82 £49,759 +4.75% 19
South West -14 81 £42,500 -5.55% 19
East Midlands +21 72 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Essex +32 67 £59,500 +72.46% 1
Berkshire +19 63 £56,250 -6.25% 4
Hampshire +17 60 £46,250 -10.19% 8
Manchester -31 58 £50,000 +8.69% 9
Leeds +37 49 £40,000 -7.78% 4
Scotland +10 48 £55,000 -4.34% 10
Buckinghamshire +30 47 £52,500 -4.54% 8
Hertfordshire -19 42 £50,000 -7.40% 4
Bedfordshire +28 38 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Chelmsford +17 35 £61,500 +89.23%
Kent +12 35 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Surrey -15 33 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Cambridgeshire -6 32 £52,500 +5.00% 5
South Wales +23 31 £40,250 -8.00%
Wales +19 31 £40,250 -8.00%
Edinburgh +12 30 £60,500 +5.21% 6
Nottinghamshire -8 27 £47,500 -13.63% 5
Nottingham -11 26 £47,500 -13.63% 5
Birmingham -57 26 £49,759 +9.36% 6

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 1347 (34.93%) Project Management
2 1063 (27.57%) Finance
3 891 (23.11%) PRINCE2
4 856 (22.20%) ITIL
5 754 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
6 677 (17.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 543 (14.08%) Windows
8 528 (13.69%) Microsoft
9 496 (12.86%) Degree
10 455 (11.80%) Service Delivery
11 387 (10.04%) Retail
12 309 (8.01%) Active Directory
13 308 (7.99%) Service Management
14 277 (7.18%) Change Management
14 277 (7.18%) Windows Server
15 274 (7.11%) MS Excel
16 257 (6.66%) VMware
16 257 (6.66%) Data Centre
17 256 (6.64%) Risk Management
18 253 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
19 252 (6.54%) SDLC
20 250 (6.48%) SQL
21 246 (6.38%) SLA
22 238 (6.17%) Information Security
23 234 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
24 233 (6.04%) Firewall
25 220 (5.71%) Banking
26 210 (5.45%) CRM
27 207 (5.37%) Cisco
28 204 (5.29%) Line Management

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
1 123 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 104 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 69 (1.79%) IIS
4 32 (0.83%) CMS
5 24 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (0.41%) Apache
8 14 (0.36%) Skype for Business
9 10 (0.26%) Confluence
10 9 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (0.21%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.16%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.13%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.13%) MS Project Server
14 3 (0.078%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.078%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.078%) SAS
14 3 (0.078%) Umbraco
Applications
1 274 (7.11%) MS Excel
2 202 (5.24%) MS Office
3 128 (3.32%) MS Project
4 67 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 41 (1.06%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.052%) Vectorworks
8 1 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.026%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.026%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.026%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.026%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.026%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 35 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 11 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
6 10 (0.26%) SAP ERP
7 9 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.16%) Infor CRM
8 6 (0.16%) Maximo
9 5 (0.13%) Sage CRM
9 5 (0.13%) SAP Business One
10 4 (0.10%) Oracle Payroll
10 4 (0.10%) Sage 1000
10 4 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
11 3 (0.078%) Epicor Tropos
11 3 (0.078%) Oracle CRM
11 3 (0.078%) Sage 200
11 3 (0.078%) SAP HR
12 2 (0.052%) Sage X3
12 2 (0.052%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 157 (4.07%) Office 365
2 107 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
3 85 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 63 (1.63%) SaaS
5 50 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
6 32 (0.83%) IaaS
7 15 (0.39%) PaaS
8 7 (0.18%) G Suite
9 6 (0.16%) AdWords
9 6 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (0.16%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.078%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.078%) iTunes
10 3 (0.078%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.052%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.052%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.052%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.026%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.026%) FinancialForce.com
12 1 (0.026%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 233 (6.04%) Firewall
2 148 (3.84%) LAN
3 141 (3.66%) WAN
4 106 (2.75%) TCP/IP
5 90 (2.33%) SAN
6 85 (2.20%) DNS
7 72 (1.87%) VPN
8 66 (1.71%) DHCP
8 66 (1.71%) Internet
9 47 (1.22%) VoIP
10 45 (1.17%) Wireless
11 42 (1.09%) Unified Communications
12 41 (1.06%) Network Security
13 34 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
14 30 (0.78%) Intranet
14 30 (0.78%) VLAN
15 19 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
16 17 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
16 17 (0.44%) MPLS
16 17 (0.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 34 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (0.54%) MySQL
3 21 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (0.39%) Big Data
4 15 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
4 15 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (0.26%) Relational Database
5 10 (0.26%) SAP BW
6 9 (0.23%) DB2
6 9 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (0.18%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (0.16%) Couchbase
9 6 (0.16%) GIS
9 6 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.13%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.10%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 39 (1.01%) JIRA
2 21 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (0.49%) Visual Studio
4 15 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 15 (0.39%) Hudson
4 15 (0.39%) MSBuild
4 15 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
4 15 (0.39%) TeamCity
5 9 (0.23%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.13%) JIRA Agile
6 5 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.078%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.052%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.052%) VersionOne
8 2 (0.052%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 1 (0.026%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.026%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.026%) Selenium
9 1 (0.026%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.026%) Subversion
General
1 1063 (27.57%) Finance
2 387 (10.04%) Retail
3 220 (5.71%) Banking
4 195 (5.06%) Legal
5 191 (4.95%) Marketing
6 182 (4.72%) Telecoms
7 122 (3.16%) Manufacturing
8 107 (2.77%) Law
9 59 (1.53%) Advertising
10 56 (1.45%) Back Office
11 33 (0.86%) Front Office
11 33 (0.86%) Investment Banking
12 27 (0.70%) Billing
13 24 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
14 21 (0.54%) Automotive
15 20 (0.52%) Financial Institution
16 16 (0.41%) Publishing
17 14 (0.36%) Electronics
18 13 (0.34%) French Language
19 11 (0.29%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (3.24%) .NET
2 45 (1.17%) Web Services
3 27 (0.70%) HTML
4 19 (0.49%) EDI
4 19 (0.49%) Middleware
5 17 (0.44%) ASP.NET
5 17 (0.44%) XML
6 12 (0.31%) .NET Framework
6 12 (0.31%) LAPP Stack
7 8 (0.21%) CSS
8 7 (0.18%) JMS
8 7 (0.18%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (0.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (0.16%) AngularJS
9 6 (0.16%) HTML5
9 6 (0.16%) jQuery
9 6 (0.16%) PHP-FPM
10 5 (0.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (0.10%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (0.10%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 257 (6.66%) Data Centre
2 234 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
3 203 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 79 (2.05%) FMCG
4 79 (2.05%) PMI
5 69 (1.79%) Virtual Team
6 67 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 51 (1.32%) EPoS
8 36 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
9 33 (0.86%) Driving Licence
10 30 (0.78%) iPad
11 28 (0.73%) User Experience
12 27 (0.70%) NHS
13 25 (0.65%) Mathematics
14 21 (0.54%) Client/Server
14 21 (0.54%) iSeries
15 19 (0.49%) Replication
15 19 (0.49%) Statistics
16 17 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
17 16 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 543 (14.08%) Windows
2 277 (7.18%) Windows Server
3 182 (4.72%) Linux
4 122 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 109 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 77 (2.00%) Windows 7
7 53 (1.37%) Mac OS X
8 51 (1.32%) Unix
9 45 (1.17%) Apple iOS
10 39 (1.01%) Windows 8
11 34 (0.88%) Windows XP
12 29 (0.75%) Windows 10
13 22 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (0.36%) CentOS
15 13 (0.34%) Mac OS
16 12 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 11 (0.29%) Android
18 8 (0.21%) MVS
18 8 (0.21%) Ubuntu
19 3 (0.078%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1347 (34.93%) Project Management
2 891 (23.11%) PRINCE2
3 856 (22.20%) ITIL
4 754 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
5 677 (17.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 455 (11.80%) Service Delivery
7 308 (7.99%) Service Management
8 277 (7.18%) Change Management
9 256 (6.64%) Risk Management
10 253 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 252 (6.54%) SDLC
12 238 (6.17%) Information Security
13 210 (5.45%) CRM
14 204 (5.29%) Line Management
15 197 (5.11%) Waterfall
16 185 (4.80%) ERP
17 182 (4.72%) Scrum
18 164 (4.25%) Disaster Recovery
19 163 (4.23%) Programme Management
20 158 (4.10%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 250 (6.48%) SQL
2 71 (1.84%) C
3 61 (1.58%) Java
4 49 (1.27%) C#
5 30 (0.78%) PowerShell
6 17 (0.44%) JavaScript
7 14 (0.36%) PHP
8 13 (0.34%) Bash Shell
8 13 (0.34%) Python
9 11 (0.29%) Perl
9 11 (0.29%) RPG
10 10 (0.26%) PL/SQL
11 9 (0.23%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.18%) Ruby
12 7 (0.18%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.18%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.16%) Groovy
14 5 (0.13%) VB
15 4 (0.10%) VBA
16 2 (0.052%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 496 (12.86%) Degree
2 178 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 170 (4.41%) PMP
4 158 (4.10%) PMI Certification
5 146 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
6 136 (3.53%) CISSP
7 120 (3.11%) CISM
8 96 (2.49%) CISA
9 80 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
10 75 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 59 (1.53%) APMP
12 56 (1.45%) Security Cleared
13 48 (1.24%) MCSE
14 37 (0.96%) CRISC
14 37 (0.96%) SC Cleared
15 33 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
16 28 (0.73%) CCNA
17 27 (0.70%) ISEB
18 26 (0.67%) MCSA
19 20 (0.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 246 (6.38%) SLA
2 181 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 75 (1.95%) QA
4 68 (1.76%) COBIT
5 67 (1.74%) PCI DSS
6 40 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 30 (0.78%) ISO 9001
8 19 (0.49%) MiFID
9 8 (0.21%) ISO 9000
9 8 (0.21%) SSAE 16
10 7 (0.18%) ISO22301
10 7 (0.18%) P3O
11 6 (0.16%) ISO27002
12 5 (0.13%) GDPR
13 4 (0.10%) GAMP
13 4 (0.10%) Web Application Security Consortium
14 3 (0.078%) PMBOK
15 2 (0.052%) EMIR
15 2 (0.052%) ISO 14000
15 2 (0.052%) ISO19770
System Software
1 309 (8.01%) Active Directory
2 123 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (2.49%) Hyper-V
4 21 (0.54%) vSphere
5 11 (0.29%) NFS
5 11 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.29%) VMware ESX
5 11 (0.29%) VMware Server
6 9 (0.23%) Terminal Services
6 9 (0.23%) XenApp
7 8 (0.21%) XenServer
8 7 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.16%) Gluster
9 6 (0.16%) iptables
9 6 (0.16%) pfSense
9 6 (0.16%) Postfix
10 4 (0.10%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.078%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.078%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 38 (0.99%) SCCM
2 30 (0.78%) Puppet
3 25 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (0.47%) SCOM
5 15 (0.39%) Ansible
6 9 (0.23%) Backup Exec
7 7 (0.18%) HAProxy
7 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 7 (0.18%) Nagios
8 5 (0.13%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.13%) SCDPM
8 5 (0.13%) WSUS
9 4 (0.10%) FortiGate
9 4 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.10%) PaperCut
9 4 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.10%) vRealize
10 3 (0.078%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.078%) Cisco UCCE
10 3 (0.078%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 528 (13.69%) Microsoft
2 257 (6.66%) VMware
3 207 (5.37%) Cisco
4 131 (3.40%) SAP
5 106 (2.75%) Citrix
5 106 (2.75%) Oracle
6 62 (1.61%) HP
7 50 (1.30%) Apple
8 29 (0.75%) Dell
8 29 (0.75%) JD Edwards
9 26 (0.67%) Computacenter
10 23 (0.60%) Sage
11 21 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
12 20 (0.52%) Red Hat
13 19 (0.49%) Mitel
13 19 (0.49%) SonicWALL
14 18 (0.47%) Google
15 17 (0.44%) NetApp
15 17 (0.44%) ServiceNow
16 15 (0.39%) Veeam
East Riding
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Nakama
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30189 - £36491 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ebury
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ebury
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £78,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 30% bonus + pensions + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + + car, phone, laptop, credit card etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35,000-£45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
North West London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: £55K Basic + 10% Bonus + 7K Car + Excellent Benefits.
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: £55K Basic + 10% Bonus + 7K Car + Excellent Benefits.
Posted: 19 hours ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: £55K Basic + 10% Bonus + 7K Car + Excellent Benefits.
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus & 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Network Rail
Salary: From £42,000 to £52,500 per annum + Excellent Progression and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 - £70000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago