The median annual salary for a IT Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Manager
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 84 100
Rank change year-on-year -24 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 11 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.80% 1.23% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.27% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 17
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,500 £41,021
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £61,500 £52,700
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -3.00% +3.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1335 1338 1470
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 96.88% 96.89% 98.46%
Number of salaries quoted 987 1088 1239
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured IT Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in Cambridge

IT Manager
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for IT Manager in Cambridge

IT Manager
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in Cambridge over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Manager in Cambridge

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, 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 Cambridge region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 14 (45.16%) Degree
2 12 (38.71%) Project Management
3 11 (35.48%) Service Delivery
3 11 (35.48%) VMware
4 10 (32.26%) IT Strategy
5 9 (29.03%) Information Security
5 9 (29.03%) Firewall
5 9 (29.03%) Windows
5 9 (29.03%) Linux
5 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
6 8 (25.81%) Finance
7 7 (22.58%) Workflow
7 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
7 7 (22.58%) Customer Engagement
7 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
7 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
7 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
8 6 (19.35%) Cisco
8 6 (19.35%) ITIL
9 5 (16.13%) SAP
9 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
10 4 (12.90%) Network Management
10 4 (12.90%) Matrix Management
10 4 (12.90%) VMware Server
10 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (12.90%) SAP Business One
10 4 (12.90%) Veeam
10 4 (12.90%) Change Management
10 4 (12.90%) Apple
10 4 (12.90%) SQL

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (22.58%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Firewall
2 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Project Management
2 11 (35.48%) Service Delivery
3 10 (32.26%) IT Strategy
4 9 (29.03%) Information Security
5 7 (22.58%) Customer Engagement
5 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
5 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
5 7 (22.58%) Workflow
6 6 (19.35%) ITIL
7 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
8 4 (12.90%) Change Management
8 4 (12.90%) Matrix Management
8 4 (12.90%) Network Management
9 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
9 3 (9.68%) Business Development
9 3 (9.68%) Matrix Organization
10 2 (6.45%) Bioinformatics
10 2 (6.45%) Service Management
10 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.45%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) MCSE
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) APMP
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) PMO
2 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) VMware
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco
4 5 (16.13%) SAP
5 4 (12.90%) Apple
5 4 (12.90%) Veeam
6 2 (6.45%) NETGEAR
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