The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Manager
Rank 641 631 645
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 268 246 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 244 214 233
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £71,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 23 July 2014 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 23 July 2014. 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 -17 247 £45,500 +7.05% 35
London -36 81 £55,000 +29.41% 8
South East +15 69 £42,500 -1.73% 1
East of England -12 32 £47,500 +18.75% 2
South West -1 22 £40,290 -10.46% 3
West Midlands +5 18 £47,500 +18.75% 8
North West +8 15 £40,000 -8.57% 4
Scotland -5 13 £42,500 -2.85% 3
City of London -14 13 £55,000 +12.82% 3
Surrey +10 12 £42,500 -1.44% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 11 £45,000 +35.33%
East Sussex -13 11 £40,000 +4.57%
Brighton - 11 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire +9 10 £50,000 +25.00%
Peterborough - 10 £47,500 -
Birmingham - 9 £50,000 - 4
Hampshire +1 8 £45,000 +5.88%
West Sussex +1 8 £42,500 -43.33%
Wiltshire -3 8 £37,895 -15.78%
Berkshire +5 7 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire +4 7 £50,000 +29.87%
Glasgow -6 7 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Bristol - 7 £32,000 -
Warwickshire +19 6 £53,750 +59.25% 2
Manchester -2 6 £31,500 -21.25% 2
Hertfordshire -25 6 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Yorkshire -40 6 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Oxford +12 5 £50,000 +33.33%
Lancashire +2 5 £40,000 -44.82% 1
Essex - 5 £52,500 -

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 279 (51.10%) Windows
2 143 (26.19%) Microsoft
3 128 (23.44%) Project Management
4 127 (23.26%) VMware
5 125 (22.89%) MS Exchange
6 122 (22.34%) SQL Server
6 122 (22.34%) Active Directory
7 111 (20.33%) ITIL
8 109 (19.96%) SQL
9 96 (17.58%) Finance
9 96 (17.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 79 (14.47%) MS Excel
11 72 (13.19%) Firewall
11 72 (13.19%) Windows 7
12 70 (12.82%) Linux
13 67 (12.27%) VoIP
13 67 (12.27%) Service Delivery
14 66 (12.09%) MS Office
15 64 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
16 63 (11.54%) Degree
17 62 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
18 60 (10.99%) Windows Server 2003
19 59 (10.81%) WAN
20 57 (10.44%) Cisco
21 56 (10.26%) ERP
22 55 (10.07%) LAN
23 54 (9.89%) SAN
23 54 (9.89%) Windows Server 2012
24 53 (9.71%) Citrix
24 53 (9.71%) DNS

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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
1 125 (22.89%) MS Exchange
2 47 (8.61%) SharePoint
3 44 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (3.66%) IIS
5 16 (2.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 16 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (2.56%) Lync
7 9 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.10%) CMS
9 6 (1.10%) Lotus Domino
9 6 (1.10%) Apache
10 4 (0.73%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.18%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.18%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.18%) Confluence
12 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 79 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 66 (12.09%) MS Office
3 4 (0.73%) MS Project
4 3 (0.55%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.10%) Sage 200
4 5 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.55%) Exchequer
5 3 (0.55%) Epicor Vantage
5 3 (0.55%) IntelliMatch
6 2 (0.37%) Magento
6 2 (0.37%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.18%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.18%) Movex
7 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.18%) SalesLogix
7 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.18%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.11%) Office 365
2 11 (2.01%) SaaS
3 6 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.55%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (13.19%) Firewall
2 67 (12.27%) VoIP
3 59 (10.81%) WAN
4 55 (10.07%) LAN
5 54 (9.89%) SAN
6 53 (9.71%) DNS
7 51 (9.34%) DHCP
8 40 (7.33%) TCP/IP
9 39 (7.14%) VPN
10 24 (4.40%) LDAP
11 23 (4.21%) Asterisk PBX
12 18 (3.30%) Internet
12 18 (3.30%) Wireless
13 15 (2.75%) Intranet
14 13 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (2.38%) iSCSI
15 12 (2.20%) NAS
16 8 (1.47%) Network Security
16 8 (1.47%) Wireless Security
16 8 (1.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (22.34%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 19 (3.48%) MySQL
3 14 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (1.10%) MS Access
4 6 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.73%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.73%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.55%) CorVu
8 2 (0.37%) OLAP
8 2 (0.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (0.18%) JIRA
3 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 96 (17.58%) Finance
2 41 (7.51%) Manufacturing
3 33 (6.04%) Retail
4 31 (5.68%) Telecoms
5 28 (5.13%) Marketing
6 12 (2.20%) Banking
7 8 (1.47%) Billing
8 7 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.10%) Automotive
10 5 (0.92%) Legal
11 4 (0.73%) Law
11 4 (0.73%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.73%) Back Office
11 4 (0.73%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.55%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.37%) Publishing
13 2 (0.37%) Games
13 2 (0.37%) Front Office
14 1 (0.18%) Electronics
14 1 (0.18%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (6.59%) .NET
2 23 (4.21%) HTML
3 13 (2.38%) CSS
3 13 (2.38%) XML
4 10 (1.83%) Web Services
5 6 (1.10%) EDI
6 3 (0.55%) XSLT
6 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.37%) XHTML
7 2 (0.37%) CGI
7 2 (0.37%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (0.37%) HTML5
7 2 (0.37%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.37%) jQuery
8 1 (0.18%) RESTful
8 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.18%) WCF
8 1 (0.18%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.18%) REST
8 1 (0.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 16 (2.93%) FMCG
3 14 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.01%) Blackberry
5 9 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (1.65%) Data Extraction
5 9 (1.65%) Social Media
6 8 (1.47%) Replication
7 6 (1.10%) NHS
7 6 (1.10%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.10%) Fat Client
8 5 (0.92%) iPhone
8 5 (0.92%) EqualLogic
8 5 (0.92%) PMI
8 5 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (0.92%) Clustering
9 4 (0.73%) EPoS
9 4 (0.73%) Biotechnology
9 4 (0.73%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.55%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 279 (51.10%) Windows
2 96 (17.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (13.19%) Windows 7
4 70 (12.82%) Linux
5 60 (10.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 54 (9.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (6.59%) Mac OS X
8 27 (4.95%) Windows XP
9 26 (4.76%) Mac OS
10 25 (4.58%) Windows 8
11 24 (4.40%) Ubuntu
12 23 (4.21%) Mac OS X Server
13 9 (1.65%) Windows Vista
13 9 (1.65%) UNIX
14 5 (0.92%) Debian
15 4 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.37%) Android
16 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.37%) HPUX
16 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (23.44%) Project Management
2 111 (20.33%) ITIL
3 67 (12.27%) Service Delivery
4 62 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 56 (10.26%) ERP
6 51 (9.34%) Supplier Management
7 47 (8.61%) Information Security
8 42 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 42 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 37 (6.78%) Change Management
9 37 (6.78%) CRM
10 35 (6.41%) PRINCE2
11 32 (5.86%) Security Management
12 27 (4.95%) Strategic Planning
13 26 (4.76%) Information Security Management
14 25 (4.58%) Business Continuity
15 23 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (3.66%) Programme Management
17 19 (3.48%) Asset Management
17 19 (3.48%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (19.96%) SQL
2 19 (3.48%) PHP
3 17 (3.11%) C#
4 15 (2.75%) C
5 13 (2.38%) PowerShell
6 11 (2.01%) VBA
7 9 (1.65%) Java
8 6 (1.10%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.10%) Perl
8 6 (1.10%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.10%) VB
9 5 (0.92%) VB.NET
9 5 (0.92%) VBScript
10 4 (0.73%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 63 (11.54%) Degree
2 42 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (6.04%) MCSE
4 17 (3.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (2.93%) MCSA
6 15 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (2.75%) MCITP
7 14 (2.56%) MCP
8 13 (2.38%) CCNA
8 13 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (1.47%) MCTS
11 7 (1.28%) PMI Certification
12 6 (1.10%) CCNP
12 6 (1.10%) Security Cleared
13 4 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.55%) CCA
14 3 (0.55%) CIMA
14 3 (0.55%) MBA
15 2 (0.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (7.33%) SLA
3 11 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.65%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.28%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.55%) Basel II
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.18%) COREP
7 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 122 (22.34%) Active Directory
2 64 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (6.04%) Hyper-V
4 24 (4.40%) Samba
5 19 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (2.01%) vSphere
7 9 (1.65%) XenApp
8 7 (1.28%) vCloud
9 5 (0.92%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.73%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.73%) Squid
10 4 (0.73%) XenServer
11 3 (0.55%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.55%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.55%) Xsan
12 1 (0.18%) Xen
12 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.18%) NFS
12 1 (0.18%) Postfix
12 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 19 (3.48%) Backup Exec
2 15 (2.75%) WSUS
3 10 (1.83%) SCCM
4 5 (0.92%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.18%) Nagios
6 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.18%) SCOM
6 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.18%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.18%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.18%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.18%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 143 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 127 (23.26%) VMware
3 57 (10.44%) Cisco
4 53 (9.71%) Citrix
5 24 (4.40%) SAP
6 22 (4.03%) Sage
7 15 (2.75%) HP
8 13 (2.38%) Oracle
9 12 (2.20%) Avaya
10 10 (1.83%) Juniper
10 10 (1.83%) Dell
10 10 (1.83%) Apple
11 9 (1.65%) IBM
12 8 (1.47%) Symantec
12 8 (1.47%) Mitel
13 7 (1.28%) Veeam
13 7 (1.28%) Adobe
14 6 (1.10%) Epicor
14 6 (1.10%) Lotus
15 5 (0.92%) Red Hat
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-upon-Avon (commutable from Birmingham)
Aximis West
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Aximis West
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Esum
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £105000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum £50K Basic + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Websense Recruit Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago