Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 118 100
Rank change year-on-year +10 -18 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 52 54 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.94% 1.91% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 1.99% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 47 49 47
Cheshire median annual salary £52,500 £49,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% +17.86% -1.18%
10th Percentile £39,250 £35,150 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,750 £70,000 £58,500
North West median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - -2.17%

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 2,593 2,715 2,147
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.86% 95.83% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,993 2,074 1,865
Cheshire median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +18.06% -10.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,750 £57,500
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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +1 23 £56,500 +2.73%
Knutsford +18 7 £42,500 -
Crewe +9 5 £50,000 -11.11% 1
Wilmslow -5 2 £48,750 -2.50%
Ellesmere Port +5 1 £37,500 +3.45%
Chester -4 1 - -
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 19 October 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 19 (36.54%) Project Management
2 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 18 (34.62%) Finance
3 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 13 (25.00%) Office 365
4 12 (23.08%) Windows
5 11 (21.15%) PRINCE2
6 10 (19.23%) Resource Management
6 10 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (19.23%) SharePoint
6 10 (19.23%) ITIL
6 10 (19.23%) VPN
7 9 (17.31%) SQL
7 9 (17.31%) ERP
7 9 (17.31%) Windows Server
8 8 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
8 8 (15.38%) Business Continuity
8 8 (15.38%) Change Management
8 8 (15.38%) Firewall
8 8 (15.38%) Project Planning
8 8 (15.38%) Supplier Management
8 8 (15.38%) Process Improvement
8 8 (15.38%) Time Management
9 7 (13.46%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (13.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
10 6 (11.54%) Data Security
10 6 (11.54%) Windows 10
11 5 (9.62%) PMO

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 10 (19.23%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.69%) Confluence
3 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.85%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) VPN
2 8 (15.38%) Firewall
3 3 (5.77%) LAN
3 3 (5.77%) WAN
4 1 (1.92%) Intranet
4 1 (1.92%) Telepresence
4 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) JIRA
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Local Government
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
1 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (5.77%) User Experience
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Windows
2 9 (17.31%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.54%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.77%) Android
4 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.77%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Project Management
2 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 11 (21.15%) PRINCE2
4 10 (19.23%) ITIL
4 10 (19.23%) Resource Management
4 10 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (17.31%) ERP
6 8 (15.38%) Business Continuity
6 8 (15.38%) Change Management
6 8 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
6 8 (15.38%) Process Improvement
6 8 (15.38%) Project Planning
6 8 (15.38%) Supplier Management
6 8 (15.38%) Time Management
7 7 (13.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (13.46%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (11.54%) Data Security
9 5 (9.62%) OWASP
9 5 (9.62%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) PMI Certification
1 3 (5.77%) PMP
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%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
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 4 (7.69%) SLA
3 3 (5.77%) GDPR
4 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) McAfee
3 3 (5.77%) Barracuda Networks
3 3 (5.77%) VMware
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle