Period
to 16 August 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 103 78
Rank change year-on-year -14 -25 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 55 61 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.89% 2.25% 2.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 2.35% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 45 57 58
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +28.57% -9.41%
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,800 £30,125
90th Percentile £73,500 £66,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - -

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 2,808 2,597 2,101
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 95.79% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,127 2,011 1,806
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 2018. 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 -5 13 £56,500 +18.95% 1
Knutsford +3 9 £42,500 -
Wilmslow +1 7 £45,000 -10.00%
Runcorn +15 6 £50,000 +100.00%
Crewe -5 5 £55,000 -
Ellesmere Port +7 1 £37,500 +3.45%
Chester - 1 - -
IT Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
2 20 (36.36%) Office 365
3 17 (30.91%) Project Management
4 16 (29.09%) SharePoint
5 14 (25.45%) PRINCE2
5 14 (25.45%) Change Management
6 13 (23.64%) Finance
6 13 (23.64%) Windows
7 11 (20.00%) SQL
7 11 (20.00%) VPN
7 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 9 (16.36%) Process Improvement
8 9 (16.36%) Project Planning
8 9 (16.36%) Business Continuity
8 9 (16.36%) Service Delivery
9 8 (14.55%) Data Security
9 8 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (14.55%) Firewall
9 8 (14.55%) Time Management
9 8 (14.55%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (14.55%) Waterfall
10 7 (12.73%) GDPR
10 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (12.73%) ERP
11 6 (10.91%) ITIL
11 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
11 6 (10.91%) PMP
11 6 (10.91%) WAN
11 6 (10.91%) Degree

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 16 (29.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.45%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.64%) Moodle
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (36.36%) Office 365
2 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (5.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) VPN
2 8 (14.55%) Firewall
3 6 (10.91%) WAN
4 3 (5.45%) DNS
4 3 (5.45%) LAN
4 3 (5.45%) Skype
4 3 (5.45%) VLAN
4 3 (5.45%) VoIP
5 1 (1.82%) Intranet
5 1 (1.82%) Telepresence
5 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.82%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Advertising
3 3 (5.45%) Local Government
3 3 (5.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Law
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.64%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Windows 10
2 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.45%) Android
3 3 (5.45%) Linux
3 3 (5.45%) Ubuntu
3 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Project Management
2 14 (25.45%) Change Management
2 14 (25.45%) PRINCE2
3 9 (16.36%) Business Continuity
3 9 (16.36%) Process Improvement
3 9 (16.36%) Project Planning
3 9 (16.36%) Service Delivery
4 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.55%) Data Security
4 8 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (14.55%) Systems Analysis
4 8 (14.55%) Time Management
4 8 (14.55%) Waterfall
5 7 (12.73%) ERP
5 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.91%) ITIL
7 4 (7.27%) CRM
7 4 (7.27%) Programme Management
7 4 (7.27%) Service Management
7 4 (7.27%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
1 6 (10.91%) PMP
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.82%) CEH
4 1 (1.82%) CISM
4 1 (1.82%) CISSP
4 1 (1.82%) CREST Certified
4 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.82%) OSCP
4 1 (1.82%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) GDPR
2 6 (10.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (9.09%) SLA
4 4 (7.27%) PCI DSS
5 3 (5.45%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) Cisco
3 3 (5.45%) Barracuda Networks
3 3 (5.45%) Citrix
3 3 (5.45%) Google
3 3 (5.45%) McAfee
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle
4 2 (3.64%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) Civica
5 1 (1.82%) Remedy
5 1 (1.82%) Tableau