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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Manager
Rank 607 650 632
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 288 266 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 253 235 228
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £61,000 £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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +51 277 £45,000 - 33
London +56 90 £52,000 -5.45% 7
South East -32 55 £45,000 +5.88% 4
East of England +34 43 £57,000 +26.66% 3
North West +24 32 £38,712 -14.91% 5
East Midlands +24 25 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Cheshire +15 20 £34,000 -35.23% 1
Hertfordshire +11 19 £62,500 +56.25% 1
Hampshire +11 15 £47,500 +11.76% 2
City of London +43 14 £55,000 - 2
Berkshire -5 14 £51,250 +37.58%
Manchester +25 12 £45,000 +9.09% 3
Surrey +13 12 £36,000 -24.21% 1
Basingstoke +30 11 £47,500 - 2
Knutsford - 11 £34,000 - 1
West Midlands -14 9 £45,000 -4.25% 3
Northamptonshire - 9 £47,500 -
Yorkshire +8 8 £38,500 -3.75% 5
Essex +8 8 £30,000 -33.33%
North East +7 8 £45,000 -
Lincolnshire -3 8 £37,500 -21.05%
Bedfordshire +20 7 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Scunthorpe - 7 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire +5 6 £65,000 +36.84%
Buckinghamshire -9 6 £42,500 -26.08%
Camberley - 6 £25,000 -
Leicestershire +22 5 £42,500 -10.52% 1
West Yorkshire +22 5 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Leicester +18 5 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Oxfordshire +17 5 £45,000 +11.69%

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 249 (47.52%) Windows
2 183 (34.92%) Microsoft
3 137 (26.15%) VMware
4 133 (25.38%) Project Management
5 119 (22.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 115 (21.95%) Active Directory
7 109 (20.80%) Finance
8 105 (20.04%) MS Exchange
9 96 (18.32%) ITIL
10 87 (16.60%) VMware Infrastructure
11 86 (16.41%) SQL
12 85 (16.22%) MS Excel
13 83 (15.84%) Cisco
14 76 (14.50%) SQL Server
15 75 (14.31%) Firewall
16 74 (14.12%) Windows Server 2012
17 70 (13.36%) ERP
18 67 (12.79%) SAN
19 63 (12.02%) Disaster Recovery
20 62 (11.83%) LAN
21 60 (11.45%) Degree
22 55 (10.50%) WAN
23 54 (10.31%) SharePoint
23 54 (10.31%) Linux
23 54 (10.31%) MS Office
24 53 (10.11%) DNS
24 53 (10.11%) Hyper-V
25 51 (9.73%) Windows 7
25 51 (9.73%) TCP/IP
26 50 (9.54%) DHCP

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (20.04%) MS Exchange
2 54 (10.31%) SharePoint
3 47 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (2.86%) IIS
6 11 (2.10%) Lync
7 6 (1.15%) Apache
8 5 (0.95%) CMS
9 4 (0.76%) Moodle
10 2 (0.38%) Confluence
10 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.19%) JBoss
11 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.19%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 85 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 54 (10.31%) MS Office
3 11 (2.10%) SOLIDWORKS
4 8 (1.53%) Solid Edge
5 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.38%) Maya
6 1 (0.19%) InDesign
6 1 (0.19%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.19%) SPSS
6 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.34%) Sage 200
3 5 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.76%) Epicor Vantage
4 4 (0.76%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.38%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.38%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.38%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.19%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.34%) Office 365
2 13 (2.48%) SaaS
3 7 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.34%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.57%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.57%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.38%) Dropbox
6 2 (0.38%) Google Drive
6 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 75 (14.31%) Firewall
2 67 (12.79%) SAN
3 62 (11.83%) LAN
4 55 (10.50%) WAN
5 53 (10.11%) DNS
6 51 (9.73%) TCP/IP
7 50 (9.54%) DHCP
8 37 (7.06%) VoIP
9 35 (6.68%) VPN
10 29 (5.53%) VLAN
11 27 (5.15%) NAS
12 22 (4.20%) Internet
13 21 (4.01%) Wireless
14 16 (3.05%) Intranet
14 16 (3.05%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (2.10%) ADSL
15 11 (2.10%) VDSL
16 10 (1.91%) Network Security
16 10 (1.91%) iSCSI
17 9 (1.72%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (14.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.05%) MySQL
3 12 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (1.53%) MS Access
6 5 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (0.95%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.57%) CorVu
9 2 (0.38%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.38%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.38%) Big Data
9 2 (0.38%) QlikView
9 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.19%) DTS
10 1 (0.19%) OLAP
10 1 (0.19%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (0.95%) JIRA
2 3 (0.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 109 (20.80%) Finance
2 48 (9.16%) Manufacturing
3 45 (8.59%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.39%) Legal
5 21 (4.01%) Retail
6 13 (2.48%) Law
6 13 (2.48%) Back Office
7 12 (2.29%) Marketing
7 12 (2.29%) Banking
8 11 (2.10%) Advertising
9 10 (1.91%) Billing
9 10 (1.91%) Games
10 7 (1.34%) French Language
11 5 (0.95%) Publishing
12 3 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.38%) Electronics
13 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.38%) Automotive
14 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.77%) .NET
2 15 (2.86%) HTML
3 13 (2.48%) EDI
4 12 (2.29%) CSS
5 9 (1.72%) LAMP
6 8 (1.53%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.15%) RESTful
8 5 (0.95%) HTML5
9 4 (0.76%) Java EE
9 4 (0.76%) Web Services
10 2 (0.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (0.38%) LINQ
10 2 (0.38%) Silverlight
10 2 (0.38%) Flash
11 1 (0.19%) J2EE
11 1 (0.19%) XML
11 1 (0.19%) WAP
11 1 (0.19%) Ajax
11 1 (0.19%) Software Packaging
11 1 (0.19%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.78%) Management Information System
2 38 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.24%) AS400
3 17 (3.24%) iSeries
4 13 (2.48%) CCTV
4 13 (2.48%) FMCG
5 11 (2.10%) Open Source
6 9 (1.72%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.34%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (1.15%) Freedom of Information
9 5 (0.95%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.76%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.76%) PDA
10 4 (0.76%) Thin Client
10 4 (0.76%) Replication
11 3 (0.57%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.57%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.57%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 249 (47.52%) Windows
2 119 (22.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 74 (14.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 54 (10.31%) Linux
5 51 (9.73%) Windows 7
6 30 (5.73%) Windows 8
7 20 (3.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (2.67%) UNIX
9 12 (2.29%) Ubuntu
10 11 (2.10%) Mac OS X
11 10 (1.91%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.76%) Android
13 4 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.76%) Solaris
14 3 (0.57%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.19%) Debian
15 1 (0.19%) CentOS
15 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (25.38%) Project Management
2 96 (18.32%) ITIL
3 70 (13.36%) ERP
4 63 (12.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 50 (9.54%) Service Delivery
6 47 (8.97%) PRINCE2
7 35 (6.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (6.30%) Mentoring
9 32 (6.11%) People Management
10 30 (5.73%) CRM
10 30 (5.73%) Change Management
11 28 (5.34%) Software Licensing
12 26 (4.96%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (4.77%) Information Security
14 24 (4.58%) Business Analysis
14 24 (4.58%) Line Management
15 21 (4.01%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (3.63%) Data Security
17 18 (3.44%) Business Continuity
17 18 (3.44%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (16.41%) SQL
2 22 (4.20%) PHP
3 20 (3.82%) PowerShell
3 20 (3.82%) C#
4 12 (2.29%) Java
4 12 (2.29%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.34%) RPG
6 4 (0.76%) VB
7 3 (0.57%) C
8 2 (0.38%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (0.38%) R
8 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.38%) ActionScript
8 2 (0.38%) VBA
9 1 (0.19%) Python
9 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.19%) VBScript
9 1 (0.19%) Perl
9 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 60 (11.45%) Degree
2 44 (8.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (7.44%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (7.06%) CCNA
5 32 (6.11%) MCSE
6 19 (3.63%) MCP
7 18 (3.44%) Security Cleared
8 16 (3.05%) MCITP
9 14 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (2.48%) JNCIA
11 11 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (2.10%) MCTS
11 11 (2.10%) SC Cleared
12 10 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (1.91%) MCSA
13 7 (1.34%) PMI Certification
14 6 (1.15%) PMP
15 4 (0.76%) CCNP
15 4 (0.76%) CISA
16 3 (0.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.15%) SLA
2 9 (1.72%) COBIT
3 7 (1.34%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.57%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) GAMP
6 1 (0.19%) QA
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 115 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 87 (16.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (10.11%) Hyper-V
4 26 (4.96%) XenApp
5 21 (4.01%) XenServer
6 18 (3.44%) vSphere
7 14 (2.67%) VMware ESX
8 12 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.57%) Samba
10 3 (0.57%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.57%) Squid
10 3 (0.57%) pfSense
11 2 (0.38%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.38%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.19%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 19 (3.63%) SCCM
2 11 (2.10%) SCOM
3 10 (1.91%) Backup Exec
4 9 (1.72%) WSUS
5 5 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.57%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.38%) Nagios
9 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.19%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.19%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.19%) Cacti
9 1 (0.19%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 183 (34.92%) Microsoft
2 137 (26.15%) VMware
3 83 (15.84%) Cisco
4 45 (8.59%) HP
5 35 (6.68%) Dell
5 35 (6.68%) Citrix
6 20 (3.82%) SAP
7 19 (3.63%) Juniper
8 17 (3.24%) Oracle
9 15 (2.86%) Symantec
10 14 (2.67%) Apple
11 13 (2.48%) IBM
12 11 (2.10%) Epicor
12 11 (2.10%) Google
12 11 (2.10%) Veeam
13 10 (1.91%) Avaya
14 8 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (1.34%) Sophos
15 7 (1.34%) EMC
15 7 (1.34%) NetApp
Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
St. Helens, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare, 20% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
St Richard s Hospice
Salary: From £39,175 to £45,234 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North Ferriby, North Humberside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40-50K PA
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car allowance, pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Amazon
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Amazon
Posted: 15 days ago
Midlands
Amazon
Posted: 15 days ago
Orpington, Kent
MESL
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Up to 10% performance bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
MWR InfoSecurity
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Worcestershire
Halfords Autocentre
Posted: 23 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Showsec
Salary: £34,717 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago