The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 / Manchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 91 109
Rank change year-on-year -43 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 72 94 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.74% 2.69% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 2.75% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 62 83 63
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £38,740
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4048 3423 3240
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.92% 98.11% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3462 2949 2704
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in Manchester

IT Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for IT Manager in Manchester

IT Manager
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Manager in Manchester

IT Manager
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Manager within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -19 6 £50,000 +14.28% 1
Bolton -1 2 - - 1
Cheadle - 1 £50,000 -
Oldham - 1 £35,000 -
Salford - 1 £65,000 -
IT Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Manchester region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 31 (24.80%) Microsoft
2 26 (20.80%) Cisco
3 25 (20.00%) ITIL
3 25 (20.00%) Finance
4 24 (19.20%) Project Management
5 22 (17.60%) Service Delivery
6 20 (16.00%) Windows
7 19 (15.20%) Greenfield Project
8 18 (14.40%) SharePoint
9 15 (12.00%) Business Development
9 15 (12.00%) SLA
10 14 (11.20%) Citrix
10 14 (11.20%) Microsoft Office
10 14 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (11.20%) Data Centre
11 13 (10.40%) ERP
11 13 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (10.40%) VMware
12 12 (9.60%) Migration
12 12 (9.60%) Active Directory
12 12 (9.60%) CA
12 12 (9.60%) Retail
12 12 (9.60%) Degree
12 12 (9.60%) FMCG
12 12 (9.60%) High Availability
13 11 (8.80%) Performance Management
13 11 (8.80%) PRINCE2
14 10 (8.00%) MS Exchange
14 10 (8.00%) HP
14 10 (8.00%) iPad

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 18 (14.40%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.80%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.80%) OpenROAD
5 1 (0.80%) SAP EP
Applications
1 14 (11.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.80%) Magento
2 1 (0.80%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.80%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.00%) IaaS
2 9 (7.20%) Office 365
3 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.40%) SaaS
6 1 (0.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.60%) Firewall
2 6 (4.80%) DHCP
2 6 (4.80%) DNS
3 2 (1.60%) Intranet
3 2 (1.60%) LAN
3 2 (1.60%) SAN
3 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.60%) WAN
4 1 (0.80%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.80%) Skype
4 1 (0.80%) VoIP
4 1 (0.80%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.80%) DTS
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Visual Composer
General
1 25 (20.00%) Finance
2 12 (9.60%) Retail
3 5 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.00%) Marketing
4 4 (3.20%) Legal
5 2 (1.60%) Banking
5 2 (1.60%) Electronics
5 2 (1.60%) Law
6 1 (0.80%) Billing
6 1 (0.80%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.20%) .NET
2 1 (0.80%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.80%) SAML
2 1 (0.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.20%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (11.20%) Data Centre
3 12 (9.60%) FMCG
4 10 (8.00%) iPad
5 5 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.20%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.20%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.40%) NHS
8 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.60%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.60%) Life Science
8 2 (1.60%) PMI
9 1 (0.80%) CESG
9 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.80%) iSeries
9 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.80%) User Experience
9 1 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.00%) Windows
2 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.20%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.40%) Linux
5 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.80%) Android
6 1 (0.80%) Unix
6 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.00%) ITIL
2 24 (19.20%) Project Management
3 22 (17.60%) Service Delivery
4 15 (12.00%) Business Development
5 14 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (10.40%) ERP
6 13 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (9.60%) High Availability
7 12 (9.60%) Migration
8 11 (8.80%) Performance Management
8 11 (8.80%) PRINCE2
9 10 (8.00%) Line Management
10 9 (7.20%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (7.20%) Lead Generation
11 8 (6.40%) Business Analysis
11 8 (6.40%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.60%) Incident Management
12 7 (5.60%) SDLC
12 7 (5.60%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 7 (5.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.40%) SQL
2 3 (2.40%) C
3 1 (0.80%) C#
3 1 (0.80%) PHP
3 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (9.60%) Degree
2 9 (7.20%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (5.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.80%) CISM
4 6 (4.80%) MCSA
5 5 (4.00%) MCP
6 4 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.40%) APMP
7 3 (2.40%) CISA
7 3 (2.40%) CRISC
7 3 (2.40%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.60%) CISSP
8 2 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.60%) Master's Degree
8 2 (1.60%) MCSE
8 2 (1.60%) PMP
8 2 (1.60%) SANS
8 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.80%) CGEIT
9 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.00%) SLA
2 10 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.40%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (2.40%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.40%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.60%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.80%) COBIT
5 1 (0.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.80%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (9.60%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.80%) NDS
4 1 (0.80%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (0.80%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.80%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) NetIQ Identity Manager
1 1 (0.80%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (24.80%) Microsoft
2 26 (20.80%) Cisco
3 14 (11.20%) Citrix
4 13 (10.40%) VMware
5 12 (9.60%) CA
6 10 (8.00%) HP
6 10 (8.00%) Palo Alto
7 9 (7.20%) NetApp
8 5 (4.00%) CommVault
8 5 (4.00%) IFS
8 5 (4.00%) Oracle
8 5 (4.00%) SolarWinds
8 5 (4.00%) Symantec
8 5 (4.00%) Veeam
9 4 (3.20%) Avaya
9 4 (3.20%) Dell
9 4 (3.20%) NETGEAR
9 4 (3.20%) WatchGuard
9 4 (3.20%) Xerox
10 3 (2.40%) SAP
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