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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Manager
Rank 609 650 669
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 292 276 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 258 249 208
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,750 £65,000
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
104429 113406 103826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86226 93036 86429
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +30 282 £45,000 - 28
London +54 90 £52,500 -4.54% 10
South East -9 55 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East of England +29 50 £48,750 +18.18% 3
North West +12 24 £37,962 -7.97%
West Midlands -8 20 £40,000 -14.89% 6
Yorkshire +14 19 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Surrey +15 16 £43,750 -7.89%
Hertfordshire +7 16 £52,500 +31.25% 1
City of London +34 14 £55,000 - 2
Berkshire +10 13 £52,500 +7.14%
Cambridgeshire +13 12 £65,000 +36.84%
Hampshire +11 12 £47,500 +5.55%
Bedfordshire +19 11 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Manchester +10 11 £40,000 +5.26%
Basingstoke +27 10 £47,500 +5.55%
West Yorkshire +16 10 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Cheshire -1 10 £35,750 -31.90%
East Midlands +14 9 £37,500 -37.50% 4
Essex +1 9 £30,000 -41.46%
North East +4 8 £45,000 - 1
Knutsford - 8 £35,750 -
Lincolnshire - 7 £37,500 - 1
Leeds +21 6 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Reading -1 6 £50,000 +2.04%
Birmingham -12 6 £45,000 -10.89% 1
Scunthorpe - 6 £37,500 - 1
Kent +10 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Huntingdon +8 5 £70,000 +75.00%
Warwickshire -22 5 £37,500 -21.05% 1

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 281 (51.28%) Windows
2 192 (35.04%) Microsoft
3 155 (28.28%) VMware
4 140 (25.55%) Project Management
5 123 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 118 (21.53%) Active Directory
7 112 (20.44%) Finance
8 105 (19.16%) MS Exchange
9 97 (17.70%) ITIL
10 94 (17.15%) VMware Infrastructure
11 93 (16.97%) SQL
12 92 (16.79%) ERP
13 87 (15.88%) MS Excel
14 86 (15.69%) Cisco
15 81 (14.78%) Firewall
16 80 (14.60%) Windows Server 2012
17 79 (14.42%) SAN
18 75 (13.69%) SQL Server
19 72 (13.14%) Disaster Recovery
20 67 (12.23%) LAN
21 64 (11.68%) WAN
21 64 (11.68%) Hyper-V
22 59 (10.77%) Degree
23 58 (10.58%) DNS
24 56 (10.22%) DHCP
24 56 (10.22%) Linux
25 54 (9.85%) SharePoint
25 54 (9.85%) TCP/IP
25 54 (9.85%) Microsoft Certification
25 54 (9.85%) Manufacturing

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 105 (19.16%) MS Exchange
2 54 (9.85%) SharePoint
3 51 (9.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (3.47%) IIS
7 10 (1.82%) Lync
8 5 (0.91%) SugarCRM
8 5 (0.91%) CMS
9 4 (0.73%) Apache
9 4 (0.73%) Moodle
10 3 (0.55%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.36%) Confluence
11 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.18%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.18%) nginx
Applications
1 87 (15.88%) MS Excel
2 51 (9.31%) MS Office
3 11 (2.01%) SOLIDWORKS
4 8 (1.46%) Solid Edge
5 2 (0.36%) Maya
5 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) SPSS
6 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.18%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.18%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 10 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (1.46%) SAP Business One
4 7 (1.28%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.73%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.55%) Epicor Vantage
7 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.36%) Sage 50
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.36%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.36%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.18%) Magento
8 1 (0.18%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.11%) Office 365
2 12 (2.19%) SaaS
3 7 (1.28%) Google Apps
4 5 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.73%) Mimecast
5 4 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.55%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.36%) Dropbox
7 2 (0.36%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 81 (14.78%) Firewall
2 79 (14.42%) SAN
3 67 (12.23%) LAN
4 64 (11.68%) WAN
5 58 (10.58%) DNS
6 56 (10.22%) DHCP
7 54 (9.85%) TCP/IP
8 37 (6.75%) VoIP
9 32 (5.84%) VPN
10 28 (5.11%) VLAN
11 27 (4.93%) NAS
12 20 (3.65%) Internet
13 15 (2.74%) Intranet
13 15 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (2.74%) Wireless
13 15 (2.74%) iSCSI
14 11 (2.01%) VDSL
14 11 (2.01%) ADSL
15 9 (1.64%) SMTP
16 8 (1.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (13.69%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.55%) MySQL
3 10 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.46%) MS Access
4 8 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.55%) Big Data
7 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.55%) CorVu
8 2 (0.36%) QlikView
8 2 (0.36%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.18%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.18%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.18%) OLTP
9 1 (0.18%) OLAP
9 1 (0.18%) Essbase
9 1 (0.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (0.73%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.55%) JIRA
3 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
General
1 112 (20.44%) Finance
2 54 (9.85%) Manufacturing
3 48 (8.76%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.20%) Legal
4 23 (4.20%) Retail
5 14 (2.55%) Marketing
6 13 (2.37%) Banking
6 13 (2.37%) Law
7 12 (2.19%) Back Office
8 11 (2.01%) Advertising
9 9 (1.64%) Billing
9 9 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.28%) French Language
10 7 (1.28%) Games
11 3 (0.55%) Publishing
11 3 (0.55%) Electronics
12 2 (0.36%) Automotive
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.66%) .NET
2 19 (3.47%) CSS
3 18 (3.28%) EDI
4 16 (2.92%) HTML
5 13 (2.37%) ASP.NET
5 13 (2.37%) LAMP
6 5 (0.91%) RESTful
7 4 (0.73%) Java EE
8 3 (0.55%) HTML5
8 3 (0.55%) Web Services
9 2 (0.36%) XML
9 2 (0.36%) Flash
9 2 (0.36%) Silverlight
9 2 (0.36%) LINQ
9 2 (0.36%) Ajax
10 1 (0.18%) Yii
10 1 (0.18%) CSS3
10 1 (0.18%) SOAP
10 1 (0.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.48%) Management Information System
2 35 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.20%) AS400
3 23 (4.20%) iSeries
4 14 (2.55%) FMCG
5 13 (2.37%) CCTV
6 11 (2.01%) Blackberry
7 10 (1.82%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.64%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.64%) EMC VNX
9 8 (1.46%) EqualLogic
10 7 (1.28%) HP StoreVirtual
11 6 (1.09%) Biotechnology
12 5 (0.91%) Replication
13 4 (0.73%) Fat Client
13 4 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.73%) Thin Client
13 4 (0.73%) PDA
14 3 (0.55%) Social Media
14 3 (0.55%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 281 (51.28%) Windows
2 123 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (14.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 56 (10.22%) Linux
5 50 (9.12%) Windows 7
6 31 (5.66%) Windows 8
7 17 (3.10%) Mac OS X
7 17 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (2.55%) UNIX
9 13 (2.37%) Windows XP
10 12 (2.19%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.73%) Android
11 4 (0.73%) Solaris
11 4 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.73%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.18%) CentOS
13 1 (0.18%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (25.55%) Project Management
2 97 (17.70%) ITIL
3 92 (16.79%) ERP
4 72 (13.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 51 (9.31%) Service Delivery
6 45 (8.21%) PRINCE2
7 43 (7.85%) People Management
8 39 (7.12%) Mentoring
9 38 (6.93%) CRM
10 37 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 32 (5.84%) Change Management
12 28 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (4.93%) Software Licensing
13 27 (4.93%) Line Management
14 26 (4.74%) Business Continuity
15 25 (4.56%) Migration
16 24 (4.38%) Information Security
16 24 (4.38%) Risk Management
17 23 (4.20%) Data Security
18 18 (3.28%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (16.97%) SQL
2 25 (4.56%) PHP
3 24 (4.38%) C#
4 17 (3.10%) Java
4 17 (3.10%) PowerShell
5 14 (2.55%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.46%) C
7 7 (1.28%) RPG
8 6 (1.09%) VB
9 4 (0.73%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.73%) Perl
10 3 (0.55%) C++
10 3 (0.55%) VBA
11 2 (0.36%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.36%) VBScript
11 2 (0.36%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.18%) R
12 1 (0.18%) Python
12 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (10.77%) Degree
2 54 (9.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (7.48%) MCSE
4 35 (6.39%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (6.20%) CCNA
6 23 (4.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 21 (3.83%) MCITP
8 19 (3.47%) MCP
9 17 (3.10%) Security Cleared
10 12 (2.19%) MCTS
10 12 (2.19%) MCSA
11 11 (2.01%) SC Cleared
11 11 (2.01%) JNCIA
12 10 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.09%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.91%) PMP
14 5 (0.91%) CISA
15 3 (0.55%) SSCP
15 3 (0.55%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.02%) SLA
2 9 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.64%) COBIT
3 7 (1.28%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) GAMP
System Software
1 118 (21.53%) Active Directory
2 94 (17.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (11.68%) Hyper-V
4 24 (4.38%) XenApp
5 23 (4.20%) vSphere
6 18 (3.28%) XenServer
7 17 (3.10%) VMware ESX
8 14 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.91%) vCloud
9 5 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.55%) Squid
10 3 (0.55%) pfSense
10 3 (0.55%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.55%) Samba
11 2 (0.36%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.18%) iptables
12 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (3.47%) SCCM
2 17 (3.10%) Backup Exec
3 12 (2.19%) WSUS
4 10 (1.82%) SCOM
5 6 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (0.55%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.36%) Nagios
8 1 (0.18%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.18%) Cacti
8 1 (0.18%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.18%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 192 (35.04%) Microsoft
2 155 (28.28%) VMware
3 86 (15.69%) Cisco
4 47 (8.58%) HP
5 44 (8.03%) Citrix
6 39 (7.12%) Dell
7 28 (5.11%) SAP
8 21 (3.83%) Oracle
9 20 (3.65%) Symantec
10 19 (3.47%) Juniper
11 15 (2.74%) Apple
12 13 (2.37%) IBM
13 12 (2.19%) Veeam
14 11 (2.01%) Google
14 11 (2.01%) Avaya
15 10 (1.82%) EMC
16 8 (1.46%) Epicor
17 7 (1.28%) NetApp
17 7 (1.28%) Sage
17 7 (1.28%) ProCurve
County Armagh
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
University of Westminster
Salary: £57,700 p.a plus excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Fitzrovia, in the Heart of London
University of Westminster
Salary: £57,700 p.a plus excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £24567 - £29016 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derbyshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
ninesharp
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum To £60k + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North East
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Unspecified Up to £45,000 + company car + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + CAR + GREAT BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 50 - 55k
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £48250 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago