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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Manager
UK
Rank 161 155 145
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 1652 2179 2271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.99% 2.13% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 2.21% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1327 1869 1907
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,325 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.15% -

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
79912 98784 103035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66327 82822 84904
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -13 1540 £52,500 - 189
London +16 612 £60,000 - 50
South East +1 280 £50,000 -2.91% 42
East of England +27 183 £51,000 +2.00% 19
Yorkshire -7 112 £45,000 - 22
North West -54 105 £51,000 +13.33% 14
West Midlands -30 98 £51,500 +3.00% 13
City of London +13 87 £60,750 -6.53% 11
West Yorkshire -1 85 £45,000 - 17
South West -3 83 £42,500 -5.55% 19
East Midlands +15 68 £43,500 -3.33% 7
Buckinghamshire +36 63 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Essex +44 60 £51,000 +31.61% 1
Hampshire +32 59 £49,500 -8.75% 8
Scotland +14 51 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Berkshire +3 51 £58,750 +6.81% 3
Leeds +7 47 £45,000 -2.17% 10
Manchester -51 47 £52,250 +10.00% 9
Hertfordshire -19 45 £52,250 -5.00% 8
Bedfordshire +39 37 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Chelmsford +16 36 £57,500 +76.92% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 33 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Edinburgh -3 30 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Milton Keynes -1 29 £48,250 -12.27% 2
Surrey -18 29 £57,500 +21.05% 10
Wales +17 27 £40,500 +1.25%
Cheshire -5 27 £57,500 +53.33% 2
East Sussex +14 26 £50,000 -24.52% 2
Brighton +26 25 £50,000 -2.91% 2
Birmingham -33 24 £52,500 +5.00% 5

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 1203 (32.70%) Project Management
2 985 (26.77%) Finance
3 802 (21.80%) ITIL
4 794 (21.58%) PRINCE2
5 681 (18.51%) Agile Software Development
6 634 (17.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 517 (14.05%) Microsoft
8 502 (13.65%) Windows
9 428 (11.63%) Degree
10 411 (11.17%) Service Delivery
11 360 (9.79%) Retail
12 324 (8.81%) Service Management
13 295 (8.02%) Active Directory
14 272 (7.39%) Windows Server
15 267 (7.26%) VMware
16 266 (7.23%) Change Management
17 259 (7.04%) MS Excel
18 246 (6.69%) Continuous Improvement
19 241 (6.55%) Data Centre
20 240 (6.52%) SQL
21 239 (6.50%) Risk Management
22 229 (6.22%) SDLC
23 221 (6.01%) SLA
24 219 (5.95%) CRM
24 219 (5.95%) Firewall
25 216 (5.87%) Line Management
26 213 (5.79%) Management Information System
27 212 (5.76%) Information Security
28 194 (5.27%) MS Office
29 193 (5.25%) Marketing

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
1 124 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 94 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 44 (1.20%) IIS
4 32 (0.87%) CMS
5 28 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (0.33%) Skype for Business
8 8 (0.22%) Apache
8 8 (0.22%) Confluence
9 6 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.14%) MS Project Server
11 4 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.11%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.082%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.054%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.054%) Moodle
13 2 (0.054%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.054%) Umbraco
Applications
1 259 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 194 (5.27%) MS Office
3 113 (3.07%) MS Project
4 58 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 36 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.054%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.054%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.027%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.027%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.027%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 26 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.22%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.16%) Infor CRM
6 6 (0.16%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (0.16%) Sage CRM
7 5 (0.14%) Maximo
7 5 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.11%) Sage 1000
8 4 (0.11%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.11%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.082%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.082%) Unit4 Business World
10 2 (0.054%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.054%) Tesseract
10 2 (0.054%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 160 (4.35%) Office 365
2 117 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
4 56 (1.52%) SaaS
5 47 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
6 27 (0.73%) IaaS
7 7 (0.19%) PaaS
8 6 (0.16%) AdWords
8 6 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.16%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.14%) G Suite
9 5 (0.14%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.082%) Intacct
12 2 (0.054%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.054%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.027%) FinancialForce.com
13 1 (0.027%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.027%) Taleo
13 1 (0.027%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 219 (5.95%) Firewall
2 142 (3.86%) LAN
2 142 (3.86%) WAN
3 100 (2.72%) TCP/IP
4 80 (2.17%) SAN
5 69 (1.88%) DNS
6 65 (1.77%) VPN
7 52 (1.41%) DHCP
7 52 (1.41%) Internet
8 47 (1.28%) Wireless
9 41 (1.11%) VoIP
10 32 (0.87%) Network Security
11 28 (0.76%) VLAN
11 28 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
12 27 (0.73%) Intranet
13 25 (0.68%) Unified Communications
14 18 (0.49%) MPLS
15 15 (0.41%) Cisco IOS
15 15 (0.41%) iSCSI
15 15 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (4.68%) SQL Server
2 36 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (0.43%) Big Data
5 15 (0.41%) MySQL
5 15 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (0.30%) Relational Database
9 9 (0.24%) DB2
10 8 (0.22%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.19%) SAP BW
12 5 (0.14%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.11%) EDRMS
13 4 (0.11%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.082%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (0.082%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 33 (0.90%) JIRA
2 22 (0.60%) Visual Studio
3 9 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (0.22%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (0.16%) Hudson
5 6 (0.16%) MSBuild
5 6 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (0.16%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.11%) JIRA Agile
7 3 (0.082%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.054%) VersionOne
8 2 (0.054%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 1 (0.027%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.027%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.027%) Gradle
9 1 (0.027%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.027%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.027%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.027%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 985 (26.77%) Finance
2 360 (9.79%) Retail
3 193 (5.25%) Marketing
4 186 (5.06%) Banking
5 170 (4.62%) Legal
6 147 (4.00%) Telecoms
7 107 (2.91%) Manufacturing
8 75 (2.04%) Law
9 67 (1.82%) Back Office
10 57 (1.55%) Advertising
11 33 (0.90%) Front Office
12 30 (0.82%) Billing
13 29 (0.79%) Investment Banking
14 24 (0.65%) Automotive
15 21 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
16 19 (0.52%) Financial Institution
17 13 (0.35%) Publishing
18 12 (0.33%) Games
19 11 (0.30%) Electronics
20 10 (0.27%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (2.96%) .NET
2 29 (0.79%) Web Services
3 23 (0.63%) HTML
4 21 (0.57%) EDI
5 18 (0.49%) Middleware
6 15 (0.41%) ASP.NET
6 15 (0.41%) XML
7 8 (0.22%) .NET Framework
7 8 (0.22%) AngularJS
7 8 (0.22%) HTML5
8 7 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (0.16%) CSS
9 6 (0.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (0.14%) LAMP
11 4 (0.11%) COM
11 4 (0.11%) jQuery
12 3 (0.082%) FIX Protocol
12 3 (0.082%) REST
12 3 (0.082%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 241 (6.55%) Data Centre
2 213 (5.79%) Management Information System
3 186 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (1.85%) FMCG
4 68 (1.85%) PMI
5 62 (1.69%) EPoS
6 59 (1.60%) Computer Science
7 58 (1.58%) Virtual Team
8 36 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
9 34 (0.92%) iPad
10 29 (0.79%) Driving Licence
11 26 (0.71%) NHS
12 18 (0.49%) Replication
12 18 (0.49%) Social Media
12 18 (0.49%) User Experience
13 17 (0.46%) iSeries
14 16 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (0.41%) Client/Server
15 15 (0.41%) CMDB
15 15 (0.41%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 502 (13.65%) Windows
2 272 (7.39%) Windows Server
3 177 (4.81%) Linux
4 135 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 112 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 83 (2.26%) Windows 7
7 54 (1.47%) Mac OS X
8 46 (1.25%) Apple iOS
9 35 (0.95%) Windows 10
10 34 (0.92%) Unix
11 30 (0.82%) Windows 8
12 29 (0.79%) Windows XP
13 23 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (0.52%) Mac OS
15 10 (0.27%) Android
16 8 (0.22%) CentOS
16 8 (0.22%) MVS
16 8 (0.22%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 3 (0.082%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1203 (32.70%) Project Management
2 802 (21.80%) ITIL
3 794 (21.58%) PRINCE2
4 681 (18.51%) Agile Software Development
5 634 (17.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 411 (11.17%) Service Delivery
7 324 (8.81%) Service Management
8 266 (7.23%) Change Management
9 246 (6.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 239 (6.50%) Risk Management
11 229 (6.22%) SDLC
12 219 (5.95%) CRM
13 216 (5.87%) Line Management
14 212 (5.76%) Information Security
15 185 (5.03%) ERP
16 184 (5.00%) Waterfall
17 173 (4.70%) ITSM
18 170 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
19 160 (4.35%) ITIL V3
20 157 (4.27%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 240 (6.52%) SQL
2 65 (1.77%) C
3 54 (1.47%) Java
4 52 (1.41%) C#
5 20 (0.54%) PowerShell
6 19 (0.52%) Bash Shell
7 14 (0.38%) JavaScript
8 13 (0.35%) PL/SQL
8 13 (0.35%) Python
9 11 (0.30%) RPG
10 10 (0.27%) PHP
11 9 (0.24%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.16%) Groovy
12 6 (0.16%) VB
12 6 (0.16%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.14%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.14%) VBA
14 2 (0.054%) C++
14 2 (0.054%) Ruby
15 1 (0.027%) Perl
Qualifications
1 428 (11.63%) Degree
2 155 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 144 (3.91%) PMI Certification
4 143 (3.89%) PMP
5 140 (3.81%) CISSP
6 128 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
7 121 (3.29%) CISM
8 93 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 89 (2.42%) CISA
10 83 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 56 (1.52%) MCSE
12 48 (1.30%) Security Cleared
13 41 (1.11%) APMP
14 34 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
15 31 (0.84%) CRISC
16 27 (0.73%) SC Cleared
17 26 (0.71%) CCNA
17 26 (0.71%) ISEB
17 26 (0.71%) MCSA
18 18 (0.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 221 (6.01%) SLA
2 183 (4.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 136 (3.70%) PMO
4 76 (2.07%) COBIT
5 62 (1.69%) QA
6 45 (1.22%) PCI DSS
7 26 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 23 (0.63%) ISO 9001
9 20 (0.54%) MiFID
10 15 (0.41%) SSAE 16
11 8 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
11 8 (0.22%) GDPR
12 7 (0.19%) P3O
13 6 (0.16%) ISO27002
14 4 (0.11%) ISO 9000
14 4 (0.11%) ISO22301
14 4 (0.11%) Web Application Security Consortium
15 3 (0.082%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 3 (0.082%) EMIR
15 3 (0.082%) PMBOK
System Software
1 295 (8.02%) Active Directory
2 148 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (2.85%) Hyper-V
4 18 (0.49%) vSphere
5 15 (0.41%) VMware ESX
6 13 (0.35%) VMware Server
7 12 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (0.27%) NFS
8 10 (0.27%) XenApp
9 9 (0.24%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.16%) XenServer
11 5 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.082%) Firmware
12 3 (0.082%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.054%) iptables
13 2 (0.054%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.054%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.054%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.054%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 39 (1.06%) SCCM
2 20 (0.54%) SCOM
3 14 (0.38%) Backup Exec
4 10 (0.27%) NetBackup
5 9 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.22%) Puppet
6 8 (0.22%) WSUS
7 7 (0.19%) Ansible
7 7 (0.19%) Nagios
8 6 (0.16%) FortiGate
9 5 (0.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (0.14%) SCDPM
10 4 (0.11%) PaperCut
10 4 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (0.11%) vRealize
10 4 (0.11%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.082%) Cisco UCCE
11 3 (0.082%) SafeCom
11 3 (0.082%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 517 (14.05%) Microsoft
2 267 (7.26%) VMware
3 191 (5.19%) Cisco
4 99 (2.69%) SAP
5 95 (2.58%) Oracle
6 86 (2.34%) Citrix
7 61 (1.66%) HP
8 51 (1.39%) Apple
9 32 (0.87%) Computacenter
10 29 (0.79%) Veeam
11 26 (0.71%) NetApp
11 26 (0.71%) Sage
12 25 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
13 23 (0.63%) JD Edwards
14 22 (0.60%) Dell
14 22 (0.60%) SonicWALL
15 20 (0.54%) ServiceNow
16 17 (0.46%) Mitel
17 16 (0.43%) EMC
17 16 (0.43%) Infor
Selkirk, Selkirkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k - £55k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,000 Dependent on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Manifestly Important
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Car/Allowance + Bonus (up to 20%) + Pension + Bene
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: market salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: MARKET SALARY
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
onezeero.
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Rullion
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: 3 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Networkers
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, bens, perks
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: MARKET SALARY
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Kingston University
Salary: £41,624 - 49,224 per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Annual Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Salt
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Recital Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago