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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Manager
Rank 638 618 670
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +52
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 274 258 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 253 229 218
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,080 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -9 251 £47,500 +11.76% 37
London -9 96 £55,000 +29.41% 8
South East -1 60 £45,000 - 12
East of England +1 26 £47,500 +24.18% 2
City of London -14 17 £55,000 +15.78% 3
West Midlands -6 16 £47,500 +1.06% 1
South West -18 16 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Hampshire -5 14 £37,500 -11.76% 3
North West -26 14 £39,500 -9.71% 4
Yorkshire -32 12 £52,500 +61.53% 7
East Sussex -18 11 £40,000 -9.09% 1
Brighton - 11 £40,000 - 1
Scotland -15 10 £42,500 -15.00%
Surrey +4 9 £42,500 -5.55%
East Midlands -7 9 £42,500 +30.76% 2
West Yorkshire -29 8 £55,000 +62.96% 5
Warwickshire +20 7 £47,500 +18.75%
Bedfordshire -2 7 £60,000 -7.69%
Manchester -6 7 £31,500 -30.00% 3
Buckinghamshire - 7 £47,500 - 4
Nottinghamshire +7 6 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Birmingham +4 6 £50,000 +5.26%
Nottingham -3 6 £42,500 -19.04% 1
West Sussex -5 6 £41,250 -
Berkshire -10 6 £63,750 +6.25% 1
Glasgow -18 6 £40,750 -18.50%
Essex - 6 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire +11 5 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Southampton +1 5 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Lancashire -9 5 £43,000 +1.17%

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 265 (49.07%) Windows
2 152 (28.15%) Microsoft
3 132 (24.44%) Project Management
4 127 (23.52%) VMware
5 126 (23.33%) ITIL
6 120 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 120 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 119 (22.04%) Active Directory
8 105 (19.44%) SQL
9 98 (18.15%) Finance
10 92 (17.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 80 (14.81%) MS Excel
12 69 (12.78%) Firewall
13 67 (12.41%) Windows 7
14 65 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
14 65 (12.04%) Service Delivery
15 63 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
16 62 (11.48%) VoIP
17 61 (11.30%) MS Office
17 61 (11.30%) Degree
18 60 (11.11%) ERP
18 60 (11.11%) SAN
19 57 (10.56%) Windows Server 2003
19 57 (10.56%) Cisco
20 56 (10.37%) Linux
20 56 (10.37%) Management Information System
20 56 (10.37%) Windows Server 2012
21 53 (9.81%) DNS
22 50 (9.26%) DHCP
23 49 (9.07%) WAN

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 120 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 48 (8.89%) SharePoint
3 40 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (4.26%) IIS
5 21 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (2.22%) Lync
7 12 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.93%) Apache
11 4 (0.74%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.74%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.37%) Confluence
12 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.19%) CMS
13 1 (0.19%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.19%) SugarCRM
13 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 80 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 61 (11.30%) MS Office
3 3 (0.56%) MS Project
3 3 (0.56%) Final Cut Pro
4 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.93%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.74%) Epicor Vantage
4 4 (0.74%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.56%) Exchequer
5 3 (0.56%) IntelliMatch
6 2 (0.37%) Magento
6 2 (0.37%) Sage 1000
6 2 (0.37%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.37%) Movex
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Manufacturing
7 1 (0.19%) MFGPRO
7 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.19%) Line 500
7 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.19%) SalesLogix
7 1 (0.19%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.19%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.78%) Office 365
2 12 (2.22%) SaaS
3 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.37%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.37%) IaaS
4 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 69 (12.78%) Firewall
2 62 (11.48%) VoIP
3 60 (11.11%) SAN
4 53 (9.81%) DNS
5 50 (9.26%) DHCP
6 49 (9.07%) WAN
7 44 (8.15%) LAN
8 40 (7.41%) VPN
9 38 (7.04%) TCP/IP
10 24 (4.44%) LDAP
11 23 (4.26%) Asterisk PBX
12 19 (3.52%) Internet
13 15 (2.78%) Wireless
14 13 (2.41%) Intranet
14 13 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (2.41%) NAS
15 12 (2.22%) iSCSI
16 7 (1.30%) ISDN
16 7 (1.30%) MPLS
16 7 (1.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.22%) MySQL
4 10 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.11%) MS Access
6 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.74%) CorVu
6 4 (0.74%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.56%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.37%) JIRA
2 2 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 98 (18.15%) Finance
2 43 (7.96%) Manufacturing
3 38 (7.04%) Retail
4 36 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 26 (4.81%) Marketing
6 13 (2.41%) Banking
7 9 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (1.67%) Billing
8 6 (1.11%) Back Office
8 6 (1.11%) Automotive
9 5 (0.93%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.74%) Law
10 4 (0.74%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.56%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.37%) Front Office
12 2 (0.37%) Legal
12 2 (0.37%) Advertising
12 2 (0.37%) Publishing
13 1 (0.19%) Electronics
13 1 (0.19%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.30%) .NET
2 21 (3.89%) HTML
3 14 (2.59%) CSS
4 13 (2.41%) XML
5 10 (1.85%) Web Services
6 7 (1.30%) EDI
7 4 (0.74%) HTML5
8 3 (0.56%) XSLT
8 3 (0.56%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.37%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (0.37%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.37%) jQuery
9 2 (0.37%) CGI
9 2 (0.37%) XHTML
10 1 (0.19%) COM
10 1 (0.19%) WCF
10 1 (0.19%) Silverlight
10 1 (0.19%) JSON
10 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 56 (10.37%) Management Information System
2 11 (2.04%) FMCG
2 11 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 10 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (1.85%) Social Media
4 9 (1.67%) Blackberry
5 8 (1.48%) EqualLogic
6 7 (1.30%) NHS
6 7 (1.30%) Replication
7 6 (1.11%) Data Extraction
7 6 (1.11%) Fat Client
7 6 (1.11%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (0.93%) Clustering
9 4 (0.74%) iPhone
9 4 (0.74%) Biotechnology
9 4 (0.74%) Taxonomies
9 4 (0.74%) PMI
10 3 (0.56%) EPoS
10 3 (0.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 265 (49.07%) Windows
2 92 (17.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (12.41%) Windows 7
4 57 (10.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 56 (10.37%) Linux
5 56 (10.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (6.11%) Mac OS X
7 26 (4.81%) Mac OS
8 25 (4.63%) Windows 8
9 24 (4.44%) Ubuntu
9 24 (4.44%) Windows XP
10 23 (4.26%) Mac OS X Server
11 9 (1.67%) UNIX
12 8 (1.48%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.74%) Debian
14 2 (0.37%) Android
14 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (24.44%) Project Management
2 126 (23.33%) ITIL
3 65 (12.04%) Service Delivery
4 63 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 60 (11.11%) ERP
6 48 (8.89%) Information Security
7 47 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 47 (8.70%) Project Planning
8 46 (8.52%) Supplier Management
9 38 (7.04%) CRM
10 36 (6.67%) Change Management
11 35 (6.48%) PRINCE2
12 34 (6.30%) Security Management
13 28 (5.19%) Information Security Management
14 25 (4.63%) Continuous Improvement
15 24 (4.44%) Strategic Planning
16 23 (4.26%) Business Continuity
17 20 (3.70%) Performance Management
18 18 (3.33%) Programme Management
18 18 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (19.44%) SQL
2 15 (2.78%) PowerShell
2 15 (2.78%) C#
3 14 (2.59%) C
4 10 (1.85%) PHP
4 10 (1.85%) Java
5 8 (1.48%) VBA
5 8 (1.48%) T-SQL
6 5 (0.93%) VB.NET
6 5 (0.93%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.93%) Perl
7 4 (0.74%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.74%) VBScript
8 3 (0.56%) VB
9 2 (0.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 61 (11.30%) Degree
2 44 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (6.30%) MCSE
4 22 (4.07%) MCSA
5 19 (3.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 19 (3.52%) MCITP
6 17 (3.15%) MCP
7 14 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (2.04%) CCNA
9 10 (1.85%) MCTS
9 10 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (1.30%) Security Cleared
11 5 (0.93%) CCNP
12 4 (0.74%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.37%) CCA
13 2 (0.37%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.37%) HNC
13 2 (0.37%) HND
14 1 (0.19%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (5.74%) SLA
3 12 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (1.85%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.56%) Basel II
7 2 (0.37%) COREP
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.19%) QA
8 1 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 119 (22.04%) Active Directory
2 65 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (6.85%) Hyper-V
4 24 (4.44%) Samba
5 17 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (2.22%) vSphere
7 8 (1.48%) XenApp
8 6 (1.11%) vCloud
9 3 (0.56%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.56%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.56%) Squid
9 3 (0.56%) Xsan
9 3 (0.56%) XenServer
10 2 (0.37%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.19%) NFS
11 1 (0.19%) Xen
11 1 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.19%) SpamAssassin
11 1 (0.19%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 17 (3.15%) Backup Exec
2 13 (2.41%) WSUS
3 8 (1.48%) SCCM
4 5 (0.93%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.19%) Nagios
5 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.19%) SCOM
5 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.19%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 152 (28.15%) Microsoft
2 127 (23.52%) VMware
3 57 (10.56%) Cisco
4 45 (8.33%) Citrix
5 23 (4.26%) SAP
6 17 (3.15%) Sage
7 13 (2.41%) Dell
8 12 (2.22%) Oracle
9 10 (1.85%) HP
9 10 (1.85%) Juniper
10 9 (1.67%) Apple
11 8 (1.48%) Avaya
12 7 (1.30%) Adobe
13 6 (1.11%) Symantec
13 6 (1.11%) Lotus
14 5 (0.93%) SonicWALL
14 5 (0.93%) Veeam
15 4 (0.74%) Mitel
15 4 (0.74%) SolidWorks
15 4 (0.74%) Sun
London
Etech Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hudson - London
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000
Posted: 2 days ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + PRIVATE HEALTHCARE
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + 30 days holiday & bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexi Time
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bideford, Devon
Bluetownonline
Salary: £24,892 - 28,922 per year + LGA Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Huddersfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
360 Resourcing
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 8 days ago
London
DP Connect
Salary: £50000 per annum + Good package
Posted: 8 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 10 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago