The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had IT Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Manager
Rank 114 107 130
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 134 127 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.32% 2.36% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 2.45% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 106 113 83
Median salary £47,500 £49,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.04% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £34,611
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
5528 5180 5442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.87% 96.43% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4383 4331 4553
Median salary £39,500 £38,396 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.87% +1.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

IT Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured IT Manager in the job title.

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 29 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -9 63 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Warwickshire +18 22 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Coventry -23 15 £55,000 +11.11% 3
Staffordshire +7 10 £50,000 +3.62%
Solihull +14 7 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Worcestershire +22 6 £37,000 -22.10%
Shropshire -2 6 £38,750 -44.64% 1
West Bromwich +4 2 £62,500 -
Wolverhampton -2 1 £55,000 -
Bilston - 1 £31,500 -
IT Manager
England

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 83 (26.60%) Project Management
2 73 (23.40%) ITIL
3 72 (23.08%) Finance
4 59 (18.91%) PRINCE2
5 55 (17.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 46 (14.74%) Service Delivery
7 41 (13.14%) Risk Management
8 39 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (11.54%) Service Management
10 32 (10.26%) Retail
11 30 (9.62%) Windows
11 30 (9.62%) Microsoft
12 29 (9.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 29 (9.29%) Data Centre
13 28 (8.97%) Legal
14 26 (8.33%) Change Management
15 25 (8.01%) SLA
16 23 (7.37%) Information Security
16 23 (7.37%) Line Management
16 23 (7.37%) People Management
17 20 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 19 (6.09%) Degree
18 19 (6.09%) Supplier Management
18 19 (6.09%) Firewall
18 19 (6.09%) ITSM
18 19 (6.09%) ITIL Certification
18 19 (6.09%) CRM
18 19 (6.09%) ERP
18 19 (6.09%) SDLC
19 18 (5.77%) Process Improvement

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.24%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.60%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.64%) CMS
4 2 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.24%) MS Office
3 4 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.64%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.32%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.32%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.53%) Office 365
2 7 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.28%) IaaS
5 2 (0.64%) PaaS
6 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.09%) Firewall
2 17 (5.45%) WAN
3 9 (2.88%) LAN
4 7 (2.24%) VoIP
5 3 (0.96%) Internet
5 3 (0.96%) SAN
5 3 (0.96%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.64%) DHCP
6 2 (0.64%) DNS
6 2 (0.64%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.64%) SMTP
6 2 (0.64%) VPN
7 1 (0.32%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.32%) Network Security
7 1 (0.32%) SMS
7 1 (0.32%) SNMP
7 1 (0.32%) VLAN
7 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.32%) MS Access
2 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.32%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.32%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (2.56%) JIRA
2 6 (1.92%) JIRA Agile
3 4 (1.28%) PVCS
4 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 72 (23.08%) Finance
2 32 (10.26%) Retail
3 28 (8.97%) Legal
4 11 (3.53%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.60%) Law
5 5 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.28%) Back Office
6 4 (1.28%) Banking
6 4 (1.28%) Marketing
7 2 (0.64%) Advertising
7 2 (0.64%) Automotive
7 2 (0.64%) Billing
7 2 (0.64%) Local Government
8 1 (0.32%) Electronics
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.92%) Velocity
2 4 (1.28%) .NET
3 3 (0.96%) HTML
4 2 (0.64%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.64%) HTML5
4 2 (0.64%) jQuery
4 2 (0.64%) Web Services
5 1 (0.32%) JSON
5 1 (0.32%) RESTful
5 1 (0.32%) SOAP
5 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.29%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.81%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.56%) FMCG
5 7 (2.24%) Driving Licence
6 6 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (1.60%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.28%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (1.28%) Physics
9 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.96%) iPad
10 2 (0.64%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.64%) EPoS
10 2 (0.64%) Fintech
10 2 (0.64%) iPhone
10 2 (0.64%) NHS
10 2 (0.64%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.32%) AS400
11 1 (0.32%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.32%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.62%) Windows
2 10 (3.21%) Windows Server
3 7 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.28%) Linux
6 3 (0.96%) Unix
6 3 (0.96%) VMS
7 2 (0.64%) Android
7 2 (0.64%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.64%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.64%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.64%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (26.60%) Project Management
2 73 (23.40%) ITIL
3 59 (18.91%) PRINCE2
4 55 (17.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 46 (14.74%) Service Delivery
6 41 (13.14%) Risk Management
7 39 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (11.54%) Service Management
9 29 (9.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 26 (8.33%) Change Management
11 23 (7.37%) Information Security
11 23 (7.37%) Line Management
11 23 (7.37%) People Management
12 19 (6.09%) CRM
12 19 (6.09%) ERP
12 19 (6.09%) ITSM
12 19 (6.09%) SDLC
12 19 (6.09%) Supplier Management
13 18 (5.77%) Process Improvement
14 16 (5.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.88%) SQL
2 6 (1.92%) Java
3 4 (1.28%) C
4 3 (0.96%) C#
4 3 (0.96%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (6.09%) Degree
1 19 (6.09%) ITIL Certification
2 15 (4.81%) CISM
3 14 (4.49%) CISSP
4 11 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.88%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (2.24%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.28%) CISA
8 3 (0.96%) PMP
9 2 (0.64%) APMP
9 2 (0.64%) CRISC
9 2 (0.64%) MCITP
9 2 (0.64%) MCSA
9 2 (0.64%) MCSE
10 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.32%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.32%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.01%) SLA
2 20 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (5.45%) PCI DSS
4 14 (4.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (4.17%) QA
6 9 (2.88%) COBIT
7 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.85%) SAP
3 9 (2.88%) Citrix
3 9 (2.88%) VMware
4 8 (2.56%) Cisco
4 8 (2.56%) Remedy
4 8 (2.56%) ServiceNow
5 7 (2.24%) Computacenter
6 5 (1.60%) HP
6 5 (1.60%) Oracle
7 3 (0.96%) Sage
8 2 (0.64%) 3PAR
8 2 (0.64%) Apple
8 2 (0.64%) IBM
8 2 (0.64%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.64%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.64%) Sun
9 1 (0.32%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.32%) WatchGuard
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50500 per annum + 46 days hols + excellent pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance/benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + + car + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £35k - 52k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £51,220 - 78,320 per year + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40249.00 - £45280.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Telford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago