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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Manager
Rank 203 198 199
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 22 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.33% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 15
Average salary £43,750 £48,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £61,250 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
5449 5121 5278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.05% 94.83% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4497 4288 4433
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
Warwickshire -15 5 £37,500 -30.23% 1
Birmingham -11 4 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Solihull - 3 £50,000 -
Coventry - 2 £46,250 -
Staffordshire - 2 £44,125 -
Dudley - 1 £30,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
IT Manager
England

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) ITIL
2 12 (33.33%) Finance
3 11 (30.56%) Service Delivery
4 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
4 10 (27.78%) VMware
5 8 (22.22%) Project Management
5 8 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
6 7 (19.44%) ERP
6 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
6 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 6 (16.67%) SAP
8 5 (13.89%) DHCP
8 5 (13.89%) Dell
8 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (13.89%) SAN
8 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
8 5 (13.89%) MCSE
8 5 (13.89%) MCSA
8 5 (13.89%) SQL
8 5 (13.89%) VPN
8 5 (13.89%) DNS
8 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
8 5 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (13.89%) MCITP
8 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) SaaS
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.89%) VPN
2 5 (13.89%) DNS
2 5 (13.89%) SAN
2 5 (13.89%) DHCP
3 2 (5.56%) Unified Communications
3 2 (5.56%) LAN
3 2 (5.56%) VoIP
3 2 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (2.78%) Intranet
4 1 (2.78%) Internet
4 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) OLAP
3 1 (2.78%) OLTP
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Marketing
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) EDI
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) EqualLogic
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) FMCG
4 1 (2.78%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) ITIL
2 11 (30.56%) Service Delivery
3 8 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (22.22%) Project Management
4 7 (19.44%) ERP
4 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
5 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing
6 4 (11.11%) Logistics
6 4 (11.11%) People Management
7 3 (8.33%) Line Management
7 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Service Management
7 3 (8.33%) Change Management
8 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.56%) ITSM
8 2 (5.56%) Information Security
8 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PHP
2 2 (5.56%) VBA
3 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) MCSE
1 5 (13.89%) MCSA
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (13.89%) MCITP
2 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) VMware
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.67%) SAP
4 5 (13.89%) Dell
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle
5 2 (5.56%) Sage
6 1 (2.78%) Pegasus
6 1 (2.78%) Apple
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