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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Manager
Rank 658 675 609
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -66
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 225 221 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 195 187 254
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,950 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(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 -5 215 £45,000 - 46
London -6 64 £55,000 +11.67% 9
South East -51 54 £42,500 -5.55% 7
East of England +2 31 £30,000 -36.84% 5
Berkshire -26 21 £52,500 +35.48% 2
Yorkshire +3 20 £41,250 +10.00% 4
City of London +6 16 £57,500 +21.05% 3
North West -5 16 £46,250 +13.84% 12
West Yorkshire +5 15 £43,000 +14.66% 3
Suffolk +9 14 £26,750 -37.05% 1
Reading -1 14 £52,500 +5.00%
Bury St Edmunds - 14 £26,750 -
Leeds +9 13 £43,000 +10.96% 3
West Midlands -9 12 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Hampshire -18 11 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Oxfordshire -4 10 £40,000 -15.78% 1
East Midlands +19 9 £50,000 +42.85% 2
South West -13 9 £40,223 -19.55% 2
Hertfordshire -5 8 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Manchester -10 7 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Oxford -12 7 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Cambridgeshire -2 6 £34,250 -29.74% 1
Surrey -13 6 £70,000 +33.33%
Southampton -2 5 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Warwickshire -8 5 £50,000 +19.76%
Cambridge - 5 £27,000 -
Scotland +6 4 £40,000 +23.07%
South Yorkshire 0 4 £30,000 - 1
Cumbria 0 4 - -
Slough -5 4 £32,500 -27.77%

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 184 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 180 (35.93%) Windows
3 160 (31.94%) Project Management
4 117 (23.35%) ITIL
5 89 (17.76%) MS Excel
5 89 (17.76%) Finance
6 88 (17.56%) VMware
7 86 (17.17%) Active Directory
8 81 (16.17%) SQL Server
9 78 (15.57%) MS Exchange
10 73 (14.57%) SQL
11 66 (13.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 61 (12.18%) ERP
13 60 (11.98%) Cisco
14 57 (11.38%) Manufacturing
14 57 (11.38%) Disaster Recovery
15 56 (11.18%) Service Delivery
15 56 (11.18%) Linux
16 49 (9.78%) SharePoint
16 49 (9.78%) Management Information System
16 49 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
17 48 (9.58%) Firewall
18 47 (9.38%) Telecoms
18 47 (9.38%) MS Office
18 47 (9.38%) Degree
19 46 (9.18%) PRINCE2
20 45 (8.98%) DNS
21 43 (8.58%) SAN
22 42 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
23 39 (7.78%) HP

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 78 (15.57%) MS Exchange
2 49 (9.78%) SharePoint
3 25 (4.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (2.20%) IIS
6 10 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (1.40%) WordPress
8 7 (1.40%) Lync
9 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.40%) WorkSite
10 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.40%) Apache
10 2 (0.40%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.40%) CMS
11 1 (0.20%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.20%) Drupal
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 89 (17.76%) MS Excel
2 47 (9.38%) MS Office
3 2 (0.40%) Solid Edge
3 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.40%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.40%) MS Project
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) SPSS
4 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.20%) Revit
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.20%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 18 (3.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 17 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (2.20%) Magento
4 10 (2.00%) SAP Business One
5 5 (1.00%) SalesLogix
6 4 (0.80%) Sage 50
6 4 (0.80%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.60%) Epicor Vantage
8 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.20%) Maximo
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Manufacturing
9 1 (0.20%) MFGPRO
9 1 (0.20%) Movex
9 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.20%) Line 50
9 1 (0.20%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.20%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.59%) Office 365
2 9 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.00%) SaaS
4 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 48 (9.58%) Firewall
2 45 (8.98%) DNS
3 43 (8.58%) SAN
4 37 (7.39%) LAN
5 36 (7.19%) TCP/IP
6 35 (6.99%) WAN
7 30 (5.99%) VPN
7 30 (5.99%) DHCP
8 25 (4.99%) VoIP
9 24 (4.79%) Internet
10 23 (4.59%) Wireless
11 15 (2.99%) Network Security
12 11 (2.20%) Intranet
13 9 (1.80%) LDAP
13 9 (1.80%) FTP
14 7 (1.40%) OpenLDAP
15 6 (1.20%) OpenVPN
15 6 (1.20%) iSCSI
16 5 (1.00%) ISDN
16 5 (1.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (16.17%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (2.79%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.40%) MySQL
7 5 (1.00%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.80%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.40%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.40%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.40%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.40%) MS Access
10 2 (0.40%) CorVu
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.20%) DTS
11 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.20%) SAP BI
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 89 (17.76%) Finance
2 57 (11.38%) Manufacturing
3 47 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 25 (4.99%) Retail
5 14 (2.79%) Legal
6 12 (2.40%) Back Office
7 8 (1.60%) Marketing
7 8 (1.60%) Law
8 6 (1.20%) Advertising
9 5 (1.00%) Games
9 5 (1.00%) Billing
9 5 (1.00%) Publishing
9 5 (1.00%) Automotive
10 4 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.60%) Banking
11 3 (0.60%) French Language
12 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.19%) .NET
2 13 (2.59%) Web Services
3 11 (2.20%) EDI
4 4 (0.80%) HTML5
4 4 (0.80%) HTML
5 3 (0.60%) WAP
6 2 (0.40%) RESTful
6 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.40%) XML
6 2 (0.40%) CSS
7 1 (0.20%) WinForms
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (0.20%) LAMP
7 1 (0.20%) Java EE
7 1 (0.20%) XMPP
7 1 (0.20%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.78%) Management Information System
2 36 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.59%) Open Source
4 12 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.00%) PMI
6 9 (1.80%) Social Media
7 8 (1.60%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (1.20%) EqualLogic
8 6 (1.20%) FMCG
8 6 (1.20%) Streaming Video
9 5 (1.00%) Clustering
9 5 (1.00%) CCTV
9 5 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
9 5 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.00%) Mobile Computing
9 5 (1.00%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.80%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.80%) User Experience
10 4 (0.80%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.60%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 180 (35.93%) Windows
2 66 (13.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (11.18%) Linux
4 38 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (7.19%) Windows 7
6 34 (6.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (4.39%) Windows XP
8 21 (4.19%) Mac OS X
9 14 (2.79%) Windows 8
10 11 (2.20%) UNIX
10 11 (2.20%) Android
11 9 (1.80%) Apple iOS
12 8 (1.60%) Mac OS X Server
13 5 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.80%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.60%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.40%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.40%) Debian
17 1 (0.20%) HPUX
17 1 (0.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (31.94%) Project Management
2 117 (23.35%) ITIL
3 61 (12.18%) ERP
4 57 (11.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 56 (11.18%) Service Delivery
6 46 (9.18%) PRINCE2
7 42 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 39 (7.78%) CRM
9 31 (6.19%) Information Security
10 28 (5.59%) Line Management
11 22 (4.39%) Change Management
11 22 (4.39%) Business Analysis
12 21 (4.19%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (4.19%) Software Licensing
13 20 (3.99%) E-Commerce
13 20 (3.99%) Project Planning
14 19 (3.79%) People Management
15 18 (3.59%) Supplier Management
16 16 (3.19%) Mentoring
16 16 (3.19%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 73 (14.57%) SQL
2 18 (3.59%) PowerShell
3 15 (2.99%) PHP
4 8 (1.60%) T-SQL
4 8 (1.60%) C
5 6 (1.20%) C#
5 6 (1.20%) Java
5 6 (1.20%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.40%) R
6 2 (0.40%) VB
7 1 (0.20%) ABAP
7 1 (0.20%) VBScript
7 1 (0.20%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.20%) Ruby
7 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 47 (9.38%) Degree
2 28 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (5.39%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (5.19%) MCSE
5 25 (4.99%) CCNA
6 16 (3.19%) MCSA
7 15 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (2.99%) MCITP
8 14 (2.79%) PMI Certification
9 12 (2.40%) Security Cleared
10 11 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (1.40%) CCIE
12 7 (1.40%) CCNP
12 7 (1.40%) MCP
13 4 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.80%) CCDP
13 4 (0.80%) PMP
14 2 (0.40%) MCTS
14 2 (0.40%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.99%) SLA
2 14 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.40%) QA
4 11 (2.20%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.80%) COBIT
6 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 86 (17.17%) Active Directory
2 49 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (5.59%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.39%) vSphere
5 9 (1.80%) XenServer
5 9 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.60%) XenApp
6 8 (1.60%) Terminal Services
6 8 (1.60%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.20%) Kerio MailServer
8 3 (0.60%) Xsan
9 2 (0.40%) vCloud
9 2 (0.40%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.20%) NFS
Systems Management
1 21 (4.19%) SCCM
1 21 (4.19%) Backup Exec
2 10 (2.00%) WSUS
3 7 (1.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (1.40%) Nagios
4 5 (1.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.40%) SCOM
5 2 (0.40%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.20%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.20%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.20%) Cacti
Vendors
1 184 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 88 (17.56%) VMware
3 60 (11.98%) Cisco
4 39 (7.78%) HP
5 28 (5.59%) SAP
6 24 (4.79%) Citrix
7 22 (4.39%) Apple
8 21 (4.19%) Dell
9 18 (3.59%) SonicWALL
10 15 (2.99%) Mitel
11 14 (2.79%) Oracle
12 12 (2.40%) Sage
12 12 (2.40%) Symantec
12 12 (2.40%) Sophos
13 10 (2.00%) ProCurve
13 10 (2.00%) EMC
13 10 (2.00%) NEC
14 8 (1.60%) Red Hat
14 8 (1.60%) Epicor
15 7 (1.40%) Websense
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40-50K PA
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 30k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
JM
Salary: £58000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
STAFFORD BUILDING SOCIETY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Up to £28,000 pa
Posted: 5 days ago
North East
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: £45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester Park, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago