The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Technical 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 Technical Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Technical Manager
Rank 888 909 874
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -35
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technical Manager 46 41 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.038% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.040% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 38 38 50
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £64,000 £65,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +31.25%

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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

IT Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Technical Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Technical Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Technical Manager within the UK.

IT Technical Manager Salary Trend in the UK

IT Technical Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Technical Manager over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 within the UK.

IT Technical Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Technical 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 Technical Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
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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 +8 45 £51,500 -1.90% 9
London +23 26 £67,500 +35.00% 5
City of London +64 6 £72,500 +70.58% 1
North East - 6 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 5 £51,500 - 1
Birmingham - 4 - -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £42,500 -
Sunderland - 3 £42,500 -
Manchester +25 2 £46,000 -3.15%
North West +20 2 £46,000 -3.15% 1
South East +2 2 £48,250 -8.09%
Berkshire -6 2 £48,250 -8.09%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £36,750 -
Durham - 2 £32,500 -
East Midlands +1 1 £42,500 +6.25%
East of England -2 1 £58,500 -13.33% 1
South West -5 1 £30,000 -41.46% 1
Staffordshire - 1 £51,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £58,500 -
Barnet - 1 £62,500 -
Devon - 1 £30,000 -
Bedford - 1 £58,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £49,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £47,500 -
Exeter - 1 £30,000 -
Leicester - 1 £42,500 -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £42,500 -

IT Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT Technical 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 Technical Manager in their job title.

1 46 (41.44%) VMware
2 45 (40.54%) ITIL
3 44 (39.64%) Microsoft
4 40 (36.04%) Windows
5 30 (27.03%) Active Directory
6 27 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (20.72%) Finance
7 23 (20.72%) WAN
7 23 (20.72%) Data Centre
8 21 (18.92%) SAN
8 21 (18.92%) Windows Server
9 20 (18.02%) PRINCE2
9 20 (18.02%) LAN
9 20 (18.02%) Project Management
10 17 (15.32%) Cisco
11 15 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (13.51%) MCSE
12 13 (11.71%) MS Excel
12 13 (11.71%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (10.81%) Office 365
14 11 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
14 11 (9.91%) Citrix
15 10 (9.01%) HP
15 10 (9.01%) MS Exchange
15 10 (9.01%) Service Delivery
15 10 (9.01%) Legal
15 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (8.11%) Retail

IT Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT Technical 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 Technical Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (9.01%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.31%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.50%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.70%) IIS
6 1 (0.90%) Drupal
6 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (11.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.41%) MS Office
3 2 (1.80%) MS Project
4 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.81%) Office 365
2 11 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.72%) WAN
2 21 (18.92%) SAN
3 20 (18.02%) LAN
4 5 (4.50%) Firewall
4 5 (4.50%) VoIP
4 5 (4.50%) VPN
5 4 (3.60%) IPsec
5 4 (3.60%) SSL
5 4 (3.60%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.60%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.70%) DHCP
6 3 (2.70%) Internet
7 2 (1.80%) ADSL
7 2 (1.80%) DNS
7 2 (1.80%) DSL
7 2 (1.80%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.80%) PSTN
7 2 (1.80%) VLAN
8 1 (0.90%) Broadband
8 1 (0.90%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.90%) Pentaho
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.90%) JIRA
1 1 (0.90%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.90%) Selenium
1 1 (0.90%) SonarQube
1 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (20.72%) Finance
2 10 (9.01%) Legal
3 9 (8.11%) Retail
4 6 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.60%) Banking
5 4 (3.60%) Law
6 3 (2.70%) Front Office
6 3 (2.70%) Marketing
7 2 (1.80%) Publishing
8 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.70%) .NET
2 2 (1.80%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (1.80%) HTML
3 1 (0.90%) CSS
3 1 (0.90%) Django
3 1 (0.90%) J2EE
3 1 (0.90%) LAMP
3 1 (0.90%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.72%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.31%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.70%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.80%) EPoS
6 2 (1.80%) Eurex
6 2 (1.80%) Statistics
7 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.90%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (36.04%) Windows
2 21 (18.92%) Windows Server
3 13 (11.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (8.11%) Linux
6 7 (6.31%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.70%) SUSE
8 3 (2.70%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.90%) Android
9 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.90%) Unix
9 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.54%) ITIL
2 20 (18.02%) PRINCE2
2 20 (18.02%) Project Management
3 10 (9.01%) Service Delivery
4 9 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (7.21%) Line Management
6 6 (5.41%) ERP
6 6 (5.41%) Problem Management
6 6 (5.41%) SDLC
7 5 (4.50%) Change Management
7 5 (4.50%) Coaching
7 5 (4.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (3.60%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.60%) Business Process Mapping
8 4 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.60%) Presales
8 4 (3.60%) Service Desk Management
8 4 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.60%) Supplier Management
8 4 (3.60%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.11%) SQL
2 4 (3.60%) Java
3 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.90%) C#
4 1 (0.90%) Python
4 1 (0.90%) Ruby
4 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (13.51%) MCSE
1 15 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.21%) Degree
3 7 (6.31%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (6.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (5.41%) MCSA
5 4 (3.60%) MCITP
6 3 (2.70%) VCAP
7 1 (0.90%) CCA
7 1 (0.90%) CCNA
7 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.90%) HND
7 1 (0.90%) HP ASE
7 1 (0.90%) MCP
7 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) SLA
2 6 (5.41%) QA
3 5 (4.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 30 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 27 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.21%) VMware Server
4 7 (6.31%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.50%) XenApp
6 4 (3.60%) Terminal Server
7 3 (2.70%) vSphere
8 2 (1.80%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.90%) Varnish
9 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.70%) Puppet
1 3 (2.70%) WSUS
2 1 (0.90%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.90%) SCCM
2 1 (0.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (41.44%) VMware
2 44 (39.64%) Microsoft
3 17 (15.32%) Cisco
4 11 (9.91%) Citrix
5 10 (9.01%) HP
6 9 (8.11%) Oracle
7 8 (7.21%) CheckPoint
8 6 (5.41%) SAP
9 4 (3.60%) EMC
10 3 (2.70%) Intel
10 3 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.80%) Bloomberg
11 2 (1.80%) CQG
11 2 (1.80%) Fidessa
11 2 (1.80%) GL TRADE
11 2 (1.80%) NYFIX
11 2 (1.80%) Patsystems
11 2 (1.80%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.80%) Reuters
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