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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Manager
Rank 653 665 610
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -55
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 232 228 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.23% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 205 194 249
Average salary £45,000 £45,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% -4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £33,475
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -2 223 £47,500 +4.39% 45
London +8 61 £55,000 - 7
South East -39 52 £45,000 +5.88% 5
East of England +9 33 £32,500 -35.00% 2
North West +6 25 £42,500 -1.44% 8
Berkshire -16 19 £52,500 +40.00%
Yorkshire +10 18 £43,000 +7.50% 7
City of London +3 17 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Suffolk +13 16 £26,750 -37.05%
Bury St Edmunds - 16 £26,750 -
West Midlands -8 15 £52,500 +28.04% 8
West Yorkshire +3 14 £44,000 +10.00% 2
Leeds 0 13 £43,000 +7.50% 2
East Midlands +25 12 £52,500 +23.52% 6
Reading -8 12 £52,500 +16.66%
Hertfordshire -5 11 £50,000 -37.50% 2
Hampshire -11 11 £42,500 -2.85% 1
Cheshire - 11 £42,500 - 5
Manchester +2 10 £46,250 - 3
Buckinghamshire +12 7 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Oxfordshire 0 7 £45,000 -5.26%
South West -19 7 £40,223 -5.35% 2
Scotland +9 5 £42,500 -11.45% 1
Warwickshire -8 5 £50,000 +21.95% 1
Derbyshire +20 4 £30,000 -35.48% 1
Northamptonshire +4 4 £55,000 - 2
Slough +2 4 £32,500 -
Northampton -3 4 £55,000 - 1
Oxford -5 4 £45,000 -5.26%
Surrey -17 4 £56,250 -6.25% 1

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 198 (39.36%) Microsoft
2 193 (38.37%) Windows
3 159 (31.61%) Project Management
4 103 (20.48%) ITIL
5 94 (18.69%) MS Excel
5 94 (18.69%) VMware
6 90 (17.89%) Finance
7 87 (17.30%) Active Directory
8 86 (17.10%) SQL Server
9 83 (16.50%) MS Exchange
10 75 (14.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 74 (14.71%) SQL
12 67 (13.32%) Cisco
13 61 (12.13%) ERP
14 60 (11.93%) Linux
15 58 (11.53%) Service Delivery
16 56 (11.13%) Manufacturing
17 55 (10.93%) Disaster Recovery
17 55 (10.93%) MS Office
18 54 (10.74%) Firewall
19 53 (10.54%) Degree
20 51 (10.14%) SharePoint
21 49 (9.74%) HP
21 49 (9.74%) SAN
21 49 (9.74%) VMware Infrastructure
22 47 (9.34%) DNS
23 44 (8.75%) Management Information System
24 43 (8.55%) PRINCE2
25 41 (8.15%) TCP/IP
25 41 (8.15%) Telecoms

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 83 (16.50%) MS Exchange
2 51 (10.14%) SharePoint
3 30 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (2.78%) IIS
6 13 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (1.79%) Lync
8 8 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.39%) WordPress
10 3 (0.60%) Apache
10 3 (0.60%) CMS
11 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (0.40%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.40%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.20%) Drupal
12 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.20%) GroupWise
12 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 94 (18.69%) MS Excel
2 55 (10.93%) MS Office
3 4 (0.80%) Solid Edge
4 2 (0.40%) MS Project
4 2 (0.40%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) Revit
5 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) SPSS
5 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.20%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 20 (3.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (3.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (1.99%) SAP Business One
3 10 (1.99%) Magento
4 5 (0.99%) SalesLogix
4 5 (0.99%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.60%) Sage 50
5 3 (0.60%) Epicor Vantage
6 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.20%) Maximo
7 1 (0.20%) Line 50
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.98%) Office 365
2 9 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.79%) SaaS
3 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.40%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 54 (10.74%) Firewall
2 49 (9.74%) SAN
3 47 (9.34%) DNS
4 41 (8.15%) TCP/IP
5 40 (7.95%) LAN
6 38 (7.55%) WAN
7 32 (6.36%) DHCP
8 31 (6.16%) VPN
9 30 (5.96%) VoIP
10 26 (5.17%) Internet
11 24 (4.77%) Wireless
12 15 (2.98%) Network Security
13 11 (2.19%) Intranet
14 10 (1.99%) LDAP
15 9 (1.79%) FTP
16 8 (1.59%) iSCSI
16 8 (1.59%) OpenVPN
16 8 (1.59%) SMTP
17 7 (1.39%) OpenLDAP
17 7 (1.39%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (17.10%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.58%) Crystal Reports
4 11 (2.19%) MySQL
5 10 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.99%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.80%) MS Access
10 3 (0.60%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.40%) Big Data
11 2 (0.40%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.40%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.40%) CorVu
12 1 (0.20%) QlikView
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.20%) OLAP
12 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.20%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.60%) JIRA
1 3 (0.60%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (0.40%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.20%) Bugzilla
General
1 90 (17.89%) Finance
2 56 (11.13%) Manufacturing
3 41 (8.15%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.38%) Legal
5 16 (3.18%) Retail
6 10 (1.99%) Back Office
7 8 (1.59%) Law
7 8 (1.59%) Advertising
7 8 (1.59%) Marketing
8 7 (1.39%) Automotive
8 7 (1.39%) Banking
9 5 (0.99%) Billing
9 5 (0.99%) Publishing
9 5 (0.99%) Games
10 2 (0.40%) French Language
10 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.18%) .NET
2 15 (2.98%) EDI
3 12 (2.39%) Web Services
4 4 (0.80%) Java EE
4 4 (0.80%) HTML5
4 4 (0.80%) HTML
5 3 (0.60%) WAP
6 2 (0.40%) LAMP
6 2 (0.40%) XML
6 2 (0.40%) Flash
6 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.40%) CSS
6 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.40%) Silverlight
6 2 (0.40%) LINQ
6 2 (0.40%) RESTful
7 1 (0.20%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (0.20%) WinForms
7 1 (0.20%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.75%) Management Information System
2 28 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.98%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.58%) Open Source
5 10 (1.99%) Social Media
6 9 (1.79%) FMCG
6 9 (1.79%) PMI
7 7 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (1.39%) CCTV
8 6 (1.19%) Streaming Video
8 6 (1.19%) Blackberry
9 5 (0.99%) Mobile Computing
9 5 (0.99%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.99%) Clustering
9 5 (0.99%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (0.80%) PDA
10 4 (0.80%) User Experience
10 4 (0.80%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.80%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 193 (38.37%) Windows
2 75 (14.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (11.93%) Linux
4 39 (7.75%) Windows 7
4 39 (7.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (7.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (4.97%) Windows XP
7 21 (4.17%) Mac OS X
8 17 (3.38%) Windows 8
9 11 (2.19%) Android
10 10 (1.99%) UNIX
11 9 (1.79%) Apple iOS
12 8 (1.59%) Mac OS X Server
13 5 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.80%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.40%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.40%) Debian
15 2 (0.40%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.20%) HPUX
16 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (31.61%) Project Management
2 103 (20.48%) ITIL
3 61 (12.13%) ERP
4 58 (11.53%) Service Delivery
5 55 (10.93%) Disaster Recovery
6 43 (8.55%) PRINCE2
7 37 (7.36%) CRM
8 35 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (6.16%) Information Security
10 26 (5.17%) Line Management
11 25 (4.97%) Software Licensing
12 23 (4.57%) People Management
13 22 (4.37%) Change Management
13 22 (4.37%) E-Commerce
14 20 (3.98%) Business Analysis
15 19 (3.78%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (3.78%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (3.58%) Mentoring
16 18 (3.58%) Data Security
17 17 (3.38%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (14.71%) SQL
2 22 (4.37%) PHP
3 18 (3.58%) PowerShell
4 9 (1.79%) C#
4 9 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.59%) T-SQL
6 7 (1.39%) C
6 7 (1.39%) Java
7 3 (0.60%) VB
8 2 (0.40%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (0.40%) ActionScript
8 2 (0.40%) R
9 1 (0.20%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.20%) Ruby
9 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.20%) ABAP
9 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (10.54%) Degree
2 27 (5.37%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (4.97%) CCNA
5 22 (4.37%) MCSE
6 15 (2.98%) Security Cleared
7 14 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (2.58%) PMI Certification
9 11 (2.19%) MCSA
9 11 (2.19%) MCITP
10 9 (1.79%) VCP4
10 9 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.59%) MCP
12 7 (1.39%) CCNP
12 7 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.99%) CCIE
14 4 (0.80%) PMP
15 3 (0.60%) CCDP
15 3 (0.60%) JNCIA
15 3 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.57%) SLA
2 12 (2.39%) QA
3 8 (1.59%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.80%) COBIT
5 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 87 (17.30%) Active Directory
2 49 (9.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (6.16%) Hyper-V
4 20 (3.98%) vSphere
5 16 (3.18%) XenServer
6 14 (2.78%) XenApp
7 10 (1.99%) VMware ESX
8 9 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.39%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.19%) Kerio MailServer
11 3 (0.60%) Xsan
11 3 (0.60%) vCloud
12 2 (0.40%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.20%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (4.97%) SCCM
2 23 (4.57%) Backup Exec
3 12 (2.39%) WSUS
4 7 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (1.39%) Nagios
5 5 (0.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.80%) SCOM
7 3 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.40%) ZENworks
8 2 (0.40%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.20%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.20%) Cacti
9 1 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 198 (39.36%) Microsoft
2 94 (18.69%) VMware
3 67 (13.32%) Cisco
4 49 (9.74%) HP
5 29 (5.77%) Citrix
6 27 (5.37%) SAP
7 23 (4.57%) Dell
7 23 (4.57%) Apple
8 16 (3.18%) Mitel
8 16 (3.18%) SonicWALL
9 15 (2.98%) Symantec
9 15 (2.98%) Sophos
9 15 (2.98%) Oracle
10 14 (2.78%) EMC
11 12 (2.39%) Sage
12 11 (2.19%) NEC
12 11 (2.19%) ProCurve
13 10 (1.99%) Epicor
14 9 (1.79%) Websense
15 8 (1.59%) Red Hat
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £48000 per annum + pension + private healthcare
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + company car, annual bonuses, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Websense Recruit Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum £32-£35k per annum depending on expe
Posted: Yesterday
Honiton, Devon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £27k - 30k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £55k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + On application
Posted: 2 days ago
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: c £50k per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago