Period
to 21 May 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 92 71
Rank change year-on-year -42 -21 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 43 53 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.39% 2.26% 3.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 2.34% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 41 47 66
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £32,250 £37,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £54,500
North West median annual salary £48,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% +11.11% -

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 2,969 2,269 2,278
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 96.76% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2,192 1,798 1,968
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 21 May 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 21 May 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
Runcorn +8 6 £50,000 -
Crewe -3 6 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Warrington -14 6 £45,000 -
Wilmslow +5 5 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Chester -4 4 £42,240 -
Knutsford -31 4 £31,250 - 1
Northwich -5 1 £50,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £50,000 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £37,500 -
IT Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 14 (32.56%) Project Management
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) PRINCE2
3 12 (27.91%) Change Management
4 10 (23.26%) Finance
4 10 (23.26%) Office 365
5 9 (20.93%) Degree
6 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
6 7 (16.28%) Windows
6 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
6 7 (16.28%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (13.95%) ERP
7 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
7 6 (13.95%) PMP
7 6 (13.95%) Cisco
7 6 (13.95%) Data Security
7 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.63%) WAN
8 5 (11.63%) GDPR
9 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (9.30%) Process Improvement
9 4 (9.30%) ITIL
9 4 (9.30%) SLA
9 4 (9.30%) Six Sigma
9 4 (9.30%) Citrix
9 4 (9.30%) SQL
9 4 (9.30%) Advertising
9 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
9 4 (9.30%) Firewall
9 4 (9.30%) Banking

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 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.33%) Confluence
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) Office 365
2 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.98%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.98%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) WAN
2 4 (9.30%) Firewall
3 3 (6.98%) DNS
3 3 (6.98%) Skype
3 3 (6.98%) VLAN
3 3 (6.98%) VoIP
3 3 (6.98%) VPN
4 2 (4.65%) LAN
4 2 (4.65%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Advertising
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Automotive
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) CCTV
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) Fintech
4 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) Smart Energy
4 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.33%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Project Management
2 13 (30.23%) PRINCE2
3 12 (27.91%) Change Management
4 7 (16.28%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
5 6 (13.95%) Data Security
5 6 (13.95%) ERP
5 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.30%) ITIL
6 4 (9.30%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (9.30%) Process Improvement
6 4 (9.30%) Project Planning
6 4 (9.30%) Six Sigma
7 3 (6.98%) Coaching
7 3 (6.98%) Email Filtering
7 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Degree
2 6 (13.95%) PMP
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) GDPR
2 4 (9.30%) SLA
3 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (6.98%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.98%) PMO
4 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) Cisco
3 4 (9.30%) Citrix
4 3 (6.98%) Google
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle
6 1 (2.33%) Civica
6 1 (2.33%) Remedy
6 1 (2.33%) Tableau
6 1 (2.33%) Veeam
6 1 (2.33%) VMware