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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Manager
Rank 637 640 640
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 269 269 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 243 246 221
Average salary £45,000 £45,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
102980 110053 102274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85256 89729 84642
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +34 262 £45,000 -5.26% 28
London +28 91 £55,000 - 5
South East -5 40 £45,000 +5.88% 6
East of England +14 39 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Yorkshire +20 30 £40,000 -20.00% 3
West Midlands -10 22 £45,000 -7.69% 4
North West +4 20 £38,424 -3.93% 4
City of London +38 17 £55,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +11 13 £50,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +13 12 £60,000 +33.33%
Hertfordshire +2 11 £51,250 -2.38%
Manchester +11 10 £50,000 +58.73% 2
Berkshire +10 9 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Bedfordshire +3 9 £45,000 -25.00%
Surrey +2 9 £45,000 +5.88%
North East -5 9 £31,250 -34.21%
Cheshire +2 7 £37,500 -21.05% 1
South Yorkshire +6 6 £40,000 -17.94%
West Sussex -7 6 £52,500 +23.52%
Barnsley - 6 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire - 6 £40,000 -
Knutsford - 6 £37,500 -
Leeds +12 5 £50,000 -13.04%
Hampshire +7 5 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Buckinghamshire +2 5 £36,250 -27.50%
Essex -6 5 £47,500 - 1
Warwickshire -16 5 £37,500 -30.23% 1
Harrogate - 5 £40,000 -
Reading - 5 £42,500 - 1
Cambridge - 5 £60,000 -

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 298 (53.31%) Windows
2 193 (34.53%) Microsoft
3 171 (30.59%) VMware
4 140 (25.04%) Project Management
5 129 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 118 (21.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 104 (18.60%) Finance
8 103 (18.43%) ITIL
8 103 (18.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 100 (17.89%) MS Exchange
10 94 (16.82%) SQL
11 93 (16.64%) ERP
12 90 (16.10%) MS Excel
13 88 (15.74%) Firewall
14 81 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
15 78 (13.95%) Cisco
15 78 (13.95%) SAN
16 77 (13.77%) SQL Server
17 74 (13.24%) Disaster Recovery
18 72 (12.88%) LAN
19 71 (12.70%) WAN
20 70 (12.52%) Hyper-V
21 64 (11.45%) DNS
21 64 (11.45%) Microsoft Certification
21 64 (11.45%) Linux
22 63 (11.27%) DHCP
23 62 (11.09%) Degree
24 61 (10.91%) TCP/IP
25 54 (9.66%) Windows 7
26 51 (9.12%) Exchange Server 2010

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 100 (17.89%) MS Exchange
2 51 (9.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (8.41%) SharePoint
4 25 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (4.11%) IIS
6 18 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (1.61%) Lync
8 5 (0.89%) SugarCRM
8 5 (0.89%) CMS
9 4 (0.72%) Apache
9 4 (0.72%) Moodle
10 3 (0.54%) WorkSite
10 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.54%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.36%) Confluence
12 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 90 (16.10%) MS Excel
2 48 (8.59%) MS Office
3 8 (1.43%) SOLIDWORKS
4 6 (1.07%) Solid Edge
5 2 (0.36%) Maya
5 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.18%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.18%) InDesign
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (1.43%) SAP Business One
4 6 (1.07%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.72%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.36%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.36%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.36%) Remedy AR System
6 2 (0.36%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.36%) Epicor Vantage
6 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.18%) Magento
7 1 (0.18%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.72%) Office 365
2 14 (2.50%) SaaS
3 9 (1.61%) Google Apps
4 6 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.07%) Mimecast
5 3 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.54%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.36%) Dropbox
6 2 (0.36%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.18%) Symantec.cloud
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.18%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (15.74%) Firewall
2 78 (13.95%) SAN
3 72 (12.88%) LAN
4 71 (12.70%) WAN
5 64 (11.45%) DNS
6 63 (11.27%) DHCP
7 61 (10.91%) TCP/IP
8 39 (6.98%) VoIP
9 35 (6.26%) VPN
10 29 (5.19%) VLAN
11 26 (4.65%) NAS
12 18 (3.22%) iSCSI
12 18 (3.22%) Wireless
13 16 (2.86%) Internet
14 15 (2.68%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (2.15%) ADSL
16 11 (1.97%) VDSL
17 8 (1.43%) SMTP
17 8 (1.43%) Intranet
18 7 (1.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.04%) MySQL
3 15 (2.68%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.07%) MS Access
5 6 (1.07%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.72%) Big Data
7 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.36%) DB2
9 2 (0.36%) QlikView
9 2 (0.36%) CorVu
10 1 (0.18%) Essbase
10 1 (0.18%) Redis
10 1 (0.18%) OLAP
10 1 (0.18%) OLTP
10 1 (0.18%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (0.72%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.36%) JIRA
3 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 104 (18.60%) Finance
2 49 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 47 (8.41%) Manufacturing
4 23 (4.11%) Retail
5 22 (3.94%) Legal
6 15 (2.68%) Law
7 14 (2.50%) Marketing
8 12 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (2.15%) Back Office
8 12 (2.15%) Banking
9 8 (1.43%) Advertising
9 8 (1.43%) Billing
10 7 (1.25%) Games
10 7 (1.25%) French Language
11 4 (0.72%) Electronics
12 2 (0.36%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
13 1 (0.18%) Automotive
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.19%) .NET
2 19 (3.40%) CSS
3 18 (3.22%) EDI
4 16 (2.86%) HTML
5 14 (2.50%) ASP.NET
6 13 (2.33%) LAMP
7 5 (0.89%) RESTful
8 3 (0.54%) HTML5
8 3 (0.54%) Web Services
8 3 (0.54%) XML
9 2 (0.36%) Flash
9 2 (0.36%) J2EE
9 2 (0.36%) Ajax
9 2 (0.36%) Java EE
9 2 (0.36%) Silverlight
9 2 (0.36%) LINQ
9 2 (0.36%) Middleware
10 1 (0.18%) Yii
10 1 (0.18%) CSS3
10 1 (0.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.80%) Management Information System
2 37 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (5.01%) AS400
4 25 (4.47%) iSeries
5 14 (2.50%) FMCG
6 13 (2.33%) Data Centre
7 11 (1.97%) CCTV
8 10 (1.79%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.61%) EqualLogic
9 9 (1.61%) Replication
9 9 (1.61%) Blackberry
10 8 (1.43%) EMC VNX
11 7 (1.25%) Biotechnology
12 6 (1.07%) Freedom of Information
13 5 (0.89%) LIMS
13 5 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.89%) Informatics
14 4 (0.72%) Robotics
14 4 (0.72%) Fat Client
14 4 (0.72%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 298 (53.31%) Windows
2 118 (21.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 81 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 64 (11.45%) Linux
5 54 (9.66%) Windows 7
6 32 (5.72%) Windows 8
7 23 (4.11%) Mac OS X
8 19 (3.40%) UNIX
9 14 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (2.33%) Windows XP
11 11 (1.97%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.72%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.72%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.72%) Solaris
13 3 (0.54%) Android
14 2 (0.36%) CentOS
15 1 (0.18%) Debian
15 1 (0.18%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (25.04%) Project Management
2 103 (18.43%) ITIL
3 93 (16.64%) ERP
4 74 (13.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 50 (8.94%) People Management
6 44 (7.87%) Service Delivery
6 44 (7.87%) PRINCE2
7 41 (7.33%) CRM
8 40 (7.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 40 (7.16%) Mentoring
9 37 (6.62%) Line Management
10 34 (6.08%) Change Management
11 29 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (5.01%) Business Continuity
13 27 (4.83%) Information Security
13 27 (4.83%) Software Licensing
14 24 (4.29%) Migration
14 24 (4.29%) Risk Management
15 23 (4.11%) Data Security
16 21 (3.76%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 94 (16.82%) SQL
2 25 (4.47%) C#
3 21 (3.76%) PHP
4 20 (3.58%) PowerShell
5 16 (2.86%) Java
6 14 (2.50%) JavaScript
7 10 (1.79%) C
7 10 (1.79%) RPG
8 6 (1.07%) Perl
9 5 (0.89%) C++
9 5 (0.89%) VB
9 5 (0.89%) VB.NET
9 5 (0.89%) VBA
10 2 (0.36%) Python
10 2 (0.36%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.36%) VBScript
10 2 (0.36%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.18%) J#
Qualifications
1 64 (11.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (11.09%) Degree
3 48 (8.59%) MCSE
4 41 (7.33%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (7.16%) CCNA
6 28 (5.01%) MCITP
7 26 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (3.22%) MCP
9 16 (2.86%) MCSA
10 12 (2.15%) MCTS
10 12 (2.15%) Security Cleared
11 11 (1.97%) SC Cleared
11 11 (1.97%) JNCIA
12 10 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.89%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.89%) CISA
14 4 (0.72%) PMP
14 4 (0.72%) Postgraduate
15 3 (0.54%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.08%) SLA
2 13 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.61%) COBIT
4 6 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.89%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.18%) GAMP
System Software
1 129 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 103 (18.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (12.52%) Hyper-V
4 24 (4.29%) vSphere
5 22 (3.94%) VMware ESX
6 20 (3.58%) XenApp
7 14 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (2.33%) XenServer
9 5 (0.89%) vCloud
9 5 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.54%) Squid
10 3 (0.54%) pfSense
10 3 (0.54%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.54%) Samba
11 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.18%) KVM
11 1 (0.18%) iptables
11 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (3.58%) Backup Exec
2 18 (3.22%) SCCM
3 13 (2.33%) WSUS
4 8 (1.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 8 (1.43%) SCOM
5 4 (0.72%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.18%) DameWare
7 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.18%) Nagios
7 1 (0.18%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.18%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.18%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 193 (34.53%) Microsoft
2 171 (30.59%) VMware
3 78 (13.95%) Cisco
4 44 (7.87%) HP
4 44 (7.87%) Citrix
5 35 (6.26%) Dell
6 27 (4.83%) Oracle
7 23 (4.11%) SAP
8 22 (3.94%) Symantec
9 19 (3.40%) Juniper
10 17 (3.04%) Apple
11 13 (2.33%) IBM
11 13 (2.33%) Google
11 13 (2.33%) Veeam
12 12 (2.15%) Avaya
13 11 (1.97%) EMC
14 7 (1.25%) NetApp
14 7 (1.25%) Sophos
14 7 (1.25%) ProCurve
15 6 (1.07%) Mitel
Gourock
Amazon
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
BLDA Architects
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus fantastic benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £38000 - £40000 Per Annum Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
jft maintenance
Salary: From £23,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 5 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Verwood, Dorset
Rainford Recruitment
Salary: £30000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stansted, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car, Pension.
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Oldham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + pension
Posted: 8 days ago
East London
Global Witness
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago