Period
to 22 January 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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

IT Manager
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 136 102
Rank change year-on-year +47 -34 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 52 37 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.43% 1.15% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 1.20% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 47 41 36
Cheshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £74,750 £68,750 £67,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2,078 3,084 2,143
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 96.04% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,593 2,322 1,789
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,851 £26,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £68,850 £65,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured IT Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in Cheshire

IT Manager
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for IT Manager in Cheshire

IT Manager
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for IT Manager in Cheshire

IT Manager
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Manager within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +19 23 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Crewe +7 9 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Chester +24 4 £72,500 +77.91%
Runcorn +2 2 £41,250 +14.58%
Knutsford - 2 £42,500 -
Northwich -1 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Sandbach - 1 £30,000 -
IT Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 19 (36.54%) Project Management
2 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
3 14 (26.92%) Finance
4 13 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (23.08%) Resource Management
5 12 (23.08%) ERP
6 11 (21.15%) Waterfall
7 10 (19.23%) ITIL
8 9 (17.31%) Windows
9 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2
9 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
9 8 (15.38%) Change Management
9 8 (15.38%) Windows Server
10 7 (13.46%) Time Management
10 7 (13.46%) Supplier Management
11 6 (11.54%) Migration
11 6 (11.54%) JIRA
11 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (11.54%) Firewall
11 6 (11.54%) VMware
11 6 (11.54%) Office 365
11 6 (11.54%) Software Delivery
11 6 (11.54%) Matrix Organization
12 5 (9.62%) PMO
12 5 (9.62%) SQL
12 5 (9.62%) VPN
12 5 (9.62%) McAfee
12 5 (9.62%) Confluence
12 5 (9.62%) Project Governance

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.62%) Confluence
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (11.54%) Office 365
2 4 (7.69%) SaaS
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Firewall
2 5 (9.62%) VPN
3 3 (5.77%) LAN
3 3 (5.77%) WAN
4 1 (1.92%) Intranet
4 1 (1.92%) Network Security
4 1 (1.92%) Telepresence
4 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) JIRA
General
1 14 (26.92%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Billing
3 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
1 3 (5.77%) User Experience
2 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 8 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.77%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.85%) Android
4 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Project Management
2 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (23.08%) ERP
3 12 (23.08%) Resource Management
4 11 (21.15%) Waterfall
5 10 (19.23%) ITIL
6 8 (15.38%) Change Management
6 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 7 (13.46%) Supplier Management
7 7 (13.46%) Time Management
8 6 (11.54%) Matrix Organization
8 6 (11.54%) Migration
8 6 (11.54%) Software Delivery
9 5 (9.62%) OWASP
9 5 (9.62%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (9.62%) Project Governance
10 4 (7.69%) Data Migration
10 4 (7.69%) Service Management
10 4 (7.69%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) PMI Certification
1 3 (5.77%) PMP
1 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (3.85%) CEH
2 2 (3.85%) CISM
2 2 (3.85%) CISSP
2 2 (3.85%) CREST Certified
2 2 (3.85%) OSCP
2 2 (3.85%) Tigerscheme
3 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (9.62%) PMO
2 3 (5.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (5.77%) SLA
3 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) VMware
3 5 (9.62%) McAfee
4 2 (3.85%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix