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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Manager
Rank 151 150 155
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 2147 2346 2465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.21% 2.12% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 2.19% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1854 1927 2034
Median salary £52,500 £50,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.96% -3.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £48,550 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +0.10%

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
93561 106940 116399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78889 88177 95218
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 June 2016 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 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 1997 £52,500 - 214
London -3 751 £60,000 - 71
South East -3 391 £52,500 +5.00% 48
West Midlands -3 177 £50,000 -4.76% 14
East of England 0 169 £55,000 +10.00% 10
North West +14 166 £45,000 - 28
City of London +13 141 £61,625 +2.70% 20
Yorkshire -4 135 £45,000 - 21
South West +39 109 £42,000 -6.66% 10
Berkshire +7 104 £57,500 +4.54% 8
West Yorkshire +2 103 £47,500 - 15
Manchester +16 92 £45,000 -10.00% 20
East Midlands -23 92 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Surrey +31 79 £51,250 +5.67% 9
Hampshire +7 74 £55,000 +15.78% 10
Leeds +14 72 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Scotland +43 71 £52,500 - 5
Birmingham +5 65 £52,500 -8.69% 4
Cambridgeshire -10 44 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Essex +14 43 £61,500 +6.95% 1
Hertfordshire -6 41 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Buckinghamshire +29 40 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Edinburgh +29 39 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Bristol +44 36 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Wales +13 34 £47,500 +26.66% 5
Reading +1 32 £55,000 - 3
South Wales +19 30 £47,500 +15.15% 2
Milton Keynes +32 29 £50,000 - 5
Northamptonshire +24 28 £50,000 +11.11% 2
East Sussex +32 27 £51,250 +46.42% 1

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 1435 (32.67%) Project Management
2 1224 (27.87%) Finance
3 1062 (24.18%) ITIL
4 1047 (23.84%) PRINCE2
5 791 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
6 765 (17.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 619 (14.09%) Microsoft
8 573 (13.05%) Windows
9 555 (12.64%) Degree
10 467 (10.63%) Service Delivery
11 430 (9.79%) Service Management
12 404 (9.20%) Retail
13 387 (8.81%) Change Management
14 337 (7.67%) Information Security
15 331 (7.54%) Risk Management
16 326 (7.42%) MS Excel
17 287 (6.53%) SDLC
18 275 (6.26%) Data Centre
19 272 (6.19%) Banking
20 270 (6.15%) VMware
21 267 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
21 267 (6.08%) Continuous Improvement
22 265 (6.03%) Legal
23 264 (6.01%) Line Management
24 254 (5.78%) Active Directory
25 253 (5.76%) SLA
26 251 (5.71%) Windows Server
27 247 (5.62%) CISSP
28 244 (5.56%) Cisco
29 240 (5.46%) ISO/IEC 27001

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
1 136 (3.10%) SharePoint
2 122 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 51 (1.16%) CMS
4 45 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 44 (1.00%) IIS
6 23 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (0.46%) Skype for Business
8 13 (0.30%) MS Project Server
9 12 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (0.25%) Confluence
11 9 (0.20%) EPiServer CMS
11 9 (0.20%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.18%) SAS
13 6 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (0.11%) JBoss
14 5 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.11%) Zimbra
Applications
1 326 (7.42%) MS Excel
2 173 (3.94%) MS Office
3 152 (3.46%) MS Project
4 42 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 27 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.16%) AutoCAD
6 7 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.068%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.068%) Revit
8 1 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.023%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.023%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.023%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.023%) Maya
8 1 (0.023%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 35 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 23 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
4 19 (0.43%) SAP ERP
5 16 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 16 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
6 15 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (0.30%) SAP IS-U
8 8 (0.18%) Maximo
9 7 (0.16%) Northgate Housing
9 7 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
10 6 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
10 6 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
10 6 (0.14%) SAP CO
10 6 (0.14%) SAP FI
10 6 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
10 6 (0.14%) SAP hybris
10 6 (0.14%) SunGard APT
11 5 (0.11%) Sage 200
12 4 (0.091%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 153 (3.48%) Office 365
2 95 (2.16%) SaaS
3 71 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
4 64 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 36 (0.82%) IaaS
5 36 (0.82%) PaaS
6 33 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.18%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.046%) iTunes
9 2 (0.046%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.023%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.023%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.023%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.023%) Force.com
10 1 (0.023%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.023%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.023%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.023%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.023%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 234 (5.33%) Firewall
2 148 (3.37%) WAN
3 142 (3.23%) LAN
4 118 (2.69%) SAN
5 91 (2.07%) VoIP
6 84 (1.91%) VPN
7 76 (1.73%) DNS
8 67 (1.53%) Network Security
9 63 (1.43%) TCP/IP
10 56 (1.28%) Internet
11 49 (1.12%) Wireless
12 45 (1.02%) IP Telephony
13 40 (0.91%) DHCP
14 33 (0.75%) VLAN
15 32 (0.73%) Intranet
16 30 (0.68%) Unified Communications
17 29 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
18 24 (0.55%) Fibre Channel
19 23 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
20 22 (0.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 41 (0.93%) Big Data
3 35 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (0.41%) Relational Database
7 16 (0.36%) Oracle Database
8 15 (0.34%) QlikView
9 10 (0.23%) MySQL
10 9 (0.20%) RDBMS
11 8 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (0.18%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.11%) GIS
13 5 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.091%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 45 (1.02%) JIRA
2 26 (0.59%) Jenkins
2 26 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (0.46%) Subversion
4 15 (0.34%) Artifactory
5 13 (0.30%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (0.14%) Maven
6 6 (0.14%) MSBuild
6 6 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (0.14%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.11%) Ant
8 4 (0.091%) Hudson
8 4 (0.091%) JIRA Agile
8 4 (0.091%) Selenium
9 3 (0.068%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.046%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.046%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.046%) Testopia
10 2 (0.046%) WebDriver
General
1 1224 (27.87%) Finance
2 404 (9.20%) Retail
3 272 (6.19%) Banking
4 265 (6.03%) Legal
5 231 (5.26%) Telecoms
6 174 (3.96%) Marketing
7 145 (3.30%) Manufacturing
8 120 (2.73%) Law
9 63 (1.43%) Advertising
10 48 (1.09%) Front Office
11 47 (1.07%) Investment Banking
12 45 (1.02%) Back Office
13 40 (0.91%) Electronics
14 29 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
15 28 (0.64%) Aerospace
16 23 (0.52%) French Language
17 22 (0.50%) Games
18 19 (0.43%) Publishing
19 18 (0.41%) Local Government
20 16 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (2.78%) .NET
2 49 (1.12%) HTML
3 38 (0.87%) Web Services
4 27 (0.61%) CSS
5 25 (0.57%) ASP.NET
5 25 (0.57%) XML
6 22 (0.50%) Middleware
7 13 (0.30%) AngularJS
8 8 (0.18%) XSL
9 7 (0.16%) .NET Framework
9 7 (0.16%) EDI
9 7 (0.16%) SOAP
10 6 (0.14%) jQuery
11 5 (0.11%) 802.1X
11 5 (0.11%) HTML5
11 5 (0.11%) Software Packaging
11 5 (0.11%) Spring
11 5 (0.11%) Velocity
12 4 (0.091%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (0.091%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 275 (6.26%) Data Centre
2 267 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
3 224 (5.10%) Management Information System
4 96 (2.19%) PMI
5 90 (2.05%) Computer Science
6 82 (1.87%) FMCG
7 64 (1.46%) Driving Licence
8 62 (1.41%) Virtual Team
9 52 (1.18%) Replication
10 47 (1.07%) NHS
11 46 (1.05%) EPoS
12 39 (0.89%) Statistics
13 33 (0.75%) iPad
14 28 (0.64%) Client/Server
14 28 (0.64%) Performance Metrics
15 27 (0.61%) Life Science
16 23 (0.52%) Mainframe
17 22 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 22 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
18 20 (0.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 573 (13.05%) Windows
2 251 (5.71%) Windows Server
3 125 (2.85%) Linux
4 118 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 116 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 89 (2.03%) Windows 7
7 78 (1.78%) Unix
8 44 (1.00%) Windows 10
9 33 (0.75%) Windows 8
10 17 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (0.27%) Android
12 9 (0.20%) CentOS
12 9 (0.20%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.20%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.18%) Windows Phone
14 7 (0.16%) Mac OS
14 7 (0.16%) OS/400
15 5 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.11%) VMS
16 4 (0.091%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1435 (32.67%) Project Management
2 1062 (24.18%) ITIL
3 1047 (23.84%) PRINCE2
4 791 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
5 765 (17.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 467 (10.63%) Service Delivery
7 430 (9.79%) Service Management
8 387 (8.81%) Change Management
9 337 (7.67%) Information Security
10 331 (7.54%) Risk Management
11 287 (6.53%) SDLC
12 267 (6.08%) Continuous Improvement
13 264 (6.01%) Line Management
14 237 (5.40%) Waterfall
15 217 (4.94%) Programme Management
16 215 (4.90%) CRM
17 206 (4.69%) ERP
17 206 (4.69%) ITSM
18 202 (4.60%) Business Analysis
19 197 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 170 (3.87%) SQL
2 61 (1.39%) Java
3 54 (1.23%) C#
4 49 (1.12%) C
5 43 (0.98%) JavaScript
6 21 (0.48%) C++
7 13 (0.30%) PHP
8 12 (0.27%) PowerShell
9 9 (0.20%) VB
10 7 (0.16%) RPG
10 7 (0.16%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.14%) Python
11 6 (0.14%) VBA
12 5 (0.11%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.091%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.046%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.023%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 1 (0.023%) Perl
15 1 (0.023%) Ruby
15 1 (0.023%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 555 (12.64%) Degree
2 247 (5.62%) CISSP
3 233 (5.31%) PMI Certification
4 216 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 179 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 171 (3.89%) CISM
7 165 (3.76%) PMP
8 158 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
9 155 (3.53%) CISA
10 99 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 71 (1.62%) MCSE
12 67 (1.53%) APMP
13 61 (1.39%) Security Cleared
14 49 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
14 49 (1.12%) CRISC
15 46 (1.05%) CCNA
16 36 (0.82%) MCITP
17 34 (0.77%) SC Cleared
18 33 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 30 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 253 (5.76%) SLA
2 240 (5.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 135 (3.07%) COBIT
4 117 (2.66%) QA
5 107 (2.44%) PCI DSS
6 65 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 38 (0.87%) ISO 9001
8 13 (0.30%) COSO
8 13 (0.30%) PMBOK
9 12 (0.27%) ISO22301
10 9 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 9 (0.20%) ISO27005
11 6 (0.14%) GAMP
11 6 (0.14%) ISO27002
12 5 (0.11%) Data Quality
12 5 (0.11%) GxP
12 5 (0.11%) ISAE 3402
12 5 (0.11%) RMADS
13 3 (0.068%) Disclosure Scotland
13 3 (0.068%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 254 (5.78%) Active Directory
2 169 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (1.98%) Hyper-V
4 50 (1.14%) vSphere
5 33 (0.75%) XenApp
6 14 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
7 13 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (0.25%) VMware Server
9 9 (0.20%) VMware ESX
10 7 (0.16%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.14%) Snort
12 5 (0.11%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.091%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.091%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.091%) VMFS
14 3 (0.068%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.046%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.046%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 23 (0.52%) Backup Exec
2 13 (0.30%) SCCM
3 10 (0.23%) Puppet
4 9 (0.20%) WSUS
5 7 (0.16%) Nagios
5 7 (0.16%) Nessus
5 7 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (0.14%) Ansible
6 6 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.14%) ZABBIX
7 5 (0.11%) RSA Archer
8 4 (0.091%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.091%) SCOM
8 4 (0.091%) SnapMirror
8 4 (0.091%) SnapVault
8 4 (0.091%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.091%) vMotion
9 3 (0.068%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.046%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.046%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 619 (14.09%) Microsoft
2 270 (6.15%) VMware
3 244 (5.56%) Cisco
4 161 (3.67%) SAP
5 146 (3.32%) Oracle
6 124 (2.82%) Citrix
7 99 (2.25%) HP
8 67 (1.53%) Dell
9 44 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
10 35 (0.80%) IBM
11 33 (0.75%) ServiceNow
12 31 (0.71%) CheckPoint
13 27 (0.61%) Remedy
14 26 (0.59%) NetApp
15 25 (0.57%) Juniper
16 21 (0.48%) Apple
16 21 (0.48%) Sage
16 21 (0.48%) Symantec
17 20 (0.46%) LANDesk
18 19 (0.43%) Adobe
South West London
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £67,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum +car / allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Powys
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £39,999 per annum £35,000 - £40,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum 15% Bonus, 25 Days Holiday, LI, Other Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car+bonus 30%
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Canterbury Christ Church University
Salary: From £37,768 to £46,414 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Spalding, Lincolnshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
BAE Systems
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Company Car, Private Health Ins.
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £60001 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000 - £60,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000 - £60,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000 - £60,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £95000 - £105000.00 per annum + 14.5% bonus+full bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUS
Posted: 4 days ago