The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior IT Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior IT Manager
Rank 876 861 890
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Manager 17 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.015% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.016% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 4
Average salary £37,500 £62,500 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £42,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £72,500 £74,250
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £72,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +45.00%

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
108452 100082 111127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87684 82974 94899
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior IT Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior IT Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior IT Manager
Salary Trend

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

Senior IT Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Senior IT Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior IT Manager over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 within the UK.

Senior IT Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior IT Manager
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior IT Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -22 17 £37,500 -40.00%
East of England - 5 £35,000 -
London -9 4 £34,000 -45.60%
Warwickshire - 4 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 4 £37,500 -
Leamington Spa - 3 £37,500 -
Ipswich - 2 £35,000 -
Swindon - 2 £65,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £65,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £60,000 -
South West - 2 £65,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £35,000 -
Berkshire 0 1 £67,500 +50.00%
City of London -6 1 £61,000 -2.40%
South East -29 1 £67,500 +12.50%
East Midlands - 1 £85,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £35,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £85,000 -
Warwick - 1 £65,000 -
Northampton - 1 £85,000 -
Norwich - 1 £35,000 -
Reading - 1 £67,500 -

Senior IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior IT Manager in their job title.

1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) VMware
3 11 (39.29%) ITIL
3 11 (39.29%) DNS
4 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
4 10 (35.71%) DHCP
5 9 (32.14%) MCSE
5 9 (32.14%) MCSA
5 9 (32.14%) SQL
5 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (32.14%) MCITP
5 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (25.00%) Firewall
7 6 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (21.43%) MCTS
7 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco
7 6 (21.43%) MCP
7 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
8 5 (17.86%) ERP
8 5 (17.86%) Project Management
8 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
8 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
8 5 (17.86%) Finance
9 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V

Senior IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior IT Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (7.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) DNS
2 10 (35.71%) DHCP
3 7 (25.00%) Firewall
4 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 4 (14.29%) SAN
6 3 (10.71%) VPN
7 1 (3.57%) LDAP
7 1 (3.57%) OpenVPN
7 1 (3.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Law
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) EDI
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
1 1 (3.57%) XML
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (10.71%) EqualLogic
2 3 (10.71%) Hedge funds
2 3 (10.71%) SWIFT
3 2 (7.14%) Taxonomies
3 2 (7.14%) PMI
4 1 (3.57%) NHS
4 1 (3.57%) Informatics
4 1 (3.57%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) UNIX
5 1 (3.57%) CentOS
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) ERP
2 5 (17.86%) Project Management
3 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (14.29%) CRM
4 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.71%) Wealth Management
4 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Network Management
5 2 (7.14%) Business Transformation
5 2 (7.14%) Benchmarking
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.57%) VBA
2 1 (3.57%) C#
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
2 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) MCSE
1 9 (32.14%) MCSA
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (32.14%) MCITP
2 6 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (21.43%) MCTS
2 6 (21.43%) MCP
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.71%) CCNP
3 3 (10.71%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
3 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) NFS
4 1 (3.57%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Nagios
1 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco
4 3 (10.71%) Dell
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) Murex
4 3 (10.71%) Reuters
4 3 (10.71%) Bloomberg
5 2 (7.14%) SAP
6 1 (3.57%) Juniper
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) Avaya