The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Manager
Rank 69 85 118
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +33
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 193 150 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.39% 2.96% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 3.07% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 162 135 67
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
IT Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5468 4892 4144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.05% 96.68% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 4250 3413
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

IT Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

IT Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IT Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Manager across the West Midlands region.

IT Manager Salary Trend in the West Midlands

IT Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

IT Manager Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

IT Manager
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 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
Birmingham +17 79 £50,000 +2.04% 5
Warwickshire -14 23 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Coventry -10 21 £55,000 +7.84% 1
Staffordshire +7 16 £46,000 +15.00% 6
Wolverhampton +7 8 £53,750 +9.13% 1
Solihull +9 7 £78,500 +86.90%
Walsall -9 4 £42,500 -32.00%
Worcestershire -7 3 £46,250 -7.50% 1
Shropshire +12 2 £57,500 +11.65%
West Bromwich - 2 £36,500 -
IT Manager
England

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

1 101 (31.76%) Project Management
2 93 (29.25%) ITIL
3 71 (22.33%) Finance
4 65 (20.44%) PRINCE2
5 48 (15.09%) Microsoft
5 48 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 46 (14.47%) Business Analysis
7 43 (13.52%) Service Delivery
8 41 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (12.58%) ITIL Certification
10 36 (11.32%) MS Excel
11 35 (11.01%) Service Management
12 31 (9.75%) Degree
13 28 (8.81%) VMware
14 27 (8.49%) Risk Management
15 26 (8.18%) Change Management
16 25 (7.86%) Retail
17 24 (7.55%) Firewall
17 24 (7.55%) Line Management
18 23 (7.23%) SQL Server
19 22 (6.92%) Information Security
19 22 (6.92%) ERP
19 22 (6.92%) Windows
19 22 (6.92%) Active Directory
19 22 (6.92%) Coaching
20 21 (6.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 20 (6.29%) SLA
22 19 (5.97%) Presales
22 19 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
22 19 (5.97%) Management Information System

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 18 (5.66%) MS Exchange
1 18 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (2.83%) Apache
3 9 (2.83%) nginx
4 4 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.31%) CMS
5 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 36 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.77%) MS Office
3 8 (2.52%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.20%) MS Project
5 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.83%) Magento
2 6 (1.89%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (1.57%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.63%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.31%) Maximo
6 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.31%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.35%) SaaS
2 9 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (2.83%) CloudFront
2 9 (2.83%) Google Apps
3 6 (1.89%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.55%) Firewall
2 18 (5.66%) WAN
3 15 (4.72%) DNS
4 12 (3.77%) LAN
5 11 (3.46%) Internet
6 8 (2.52%) VLAN
7 7 (2.20%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.89%) DHCP
8 6 (1.89%) SAN
9 4 (1.26%) Intranet
9 4 (1.26%) SNMP
9 4 (1.26%) Wireless
10 3 (0.94%) VoIP
11 2 (0.63%) Broadband
11 2 (0.63%) DMZ
11 2 (0.63%) Extranet
11 2 (0.63%) VPN
12 1 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.31%) HTTP
12 1 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.83%) MySQL
2 9 (2.83%) Pentaho
3 6 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.63%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (2.83%) Git (software)
1 9 (2.83%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 71 (22.33%) Finance
2 25 (7.86%) Retail
3 17 (5.35%) Legal
4 14 (4.40%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.83%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.52%) Marketing
7 7 (2.20%) Back Office
7 7 (2.20%) Law
8 5 (1.57%) Automotive
9 3 (0.94%) Military
10 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.31%) Electronics
11 1 (0.31%) Games
11 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.09%) .NET
2 10 (3.14%) HTML
3 9 (2.83%) CSS
3 9 (2.83%) jQuery
3 9 (2.83%) JSON
3 9 (2.83%) LAMP
3 9 (2.83%) LEMP Stack
3 9 (2.83%) REST
3 9 (2.83%) SOAP
3 9 (2.83%) Symfony
3 9 (2.83%) Web Services
3 9 (2.83%) XML
4 4 (1.26%) WPF
5 3 (0.94%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.31%) COM
6 1 (0.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.97%) Management Information System
2 13 (4.09%) Data Centre
3 8 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.20%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.89%) Clustering
6 5 (1.57%) Driving Licence
7 3 (0.94%) FMCG
7 3 (0.94%) NHS
7 3 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.63%) CMDB
8 2 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.63%) PMI
8 2 (0.63%) Statistics
9 1 (0.31%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.31%) EPoS
9 1 (0.31%) iSeries
9 1 (0.31%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.92%) Windows
2 13 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (3.77%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.14%) Linux
5 9 (2.83%) Ubuntu
5 9 (2.83%) Unix
6 8 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.31%) Android
9 1 (0.31%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (31.76%) Project Management
2 93 (29.25%) ITIL
3 65 (20.44%) PRINCE2
4 48 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 46 (14.47%) Business Analysis
6 43 (13.52%) Service Delivery
7 41 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (11.01%) Service Management
9 27 (8.49%) Risk Management
10 26 (8.18%) Change Management
11 24 (7.55%) Line Management
12 22 (6.92%) Coaching
12 22 (6.92%) ERP
12 22 (6.92%) Information Security
13 19 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (5.97%) Presales
14 18 (5.66%) ITSM
15 16 (5.03%) E-Commerce
15 16 (5.03%) People Management
16 15 (4.72%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.46%) C#
2 10 (3.14%) JavaScript
3 9 (2.83%) PHP
4 8 (2.52%) SQL
5 4 (1.26%) VB
6 3 (0.94%) C
7 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (12.58%) ITIL Certification
2 31 (9.75%) Degree
3 16 (5.03%) CISSP
4 13 (4.09%) CISM
5 11 (3.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (3.14%) CISA
6 10 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (2.83%) ISTQB
7 9 (2.83%) MCSE
8 6 (1.89%) ISEB
9 5 (1.57%) CISMP
9 5 (1.57%) MBA
9 5 (1.57%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (1.26%) CEH
11 3 (0.94%) CRISC
11 3 (0.94%) PMP
11 3 (0.94%) SANS
12 2 (0.63%) APMP
12 2 (0.63%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (6.29%) SLA
3 12 (3.77%) PCI DSS
4 11 (3.46%) COBIT
5 6 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.57%) QA
7 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.31%) P3O
System Software
1 22 (6.92%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.26%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (0.94%) XenApp
6 2 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (2.83%) Puppet
2 6 (1.89%) SCCM
3 4 (1.26%) WMI
Vendors
1 48 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.81%) VMware
3 14 (4.40%) Cisco
4 12 (3.77%) SAP
5 9 (2.83%) Google
5 9 (2.83%) Jaspersoft
5 9 (2.83%) New Relic
5 9 (2.83%) Tableau
5 9 (2.83%) Zend
6 5 (1.57%) Remedy
6 5 (1.57%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.26%) Dell
7 4 (1.26%) Forcepoint
7 4 (1.26%) HP
7 4 (1.26%) IronPort
8 3 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.63%) Apple
9 2 (0.63%) LANDesk
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle
10 1 (0.31%) Citrix
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