Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 23 February 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 > Manchester
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 184 106
Rank change year-on-year +7 -78 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 107 117 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.46% 1.53% 2.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.58% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 93 99 168
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.89% +1.11%
10th Percentile £34,625 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,500 £71,125
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7,108 7,408 6,778
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.13% 97.01% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5,959 6,328 5,605
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 23 February 2018.

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 6 months to 23 February 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
Stockport +6 12 £42,500 +123.68%
Altrincham -1 4 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Cheadle -2 4 £60,000 +36.36%
Bury - 4 £55,000 - 2
Salford - 3 £47,000 - 3
Wigan -1 2 £48,750 +8.33%
Oldham - 2 - -
Rochdale +9 1 £32,018 -8.52%
IT Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Manchester region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 45 (42.06%) Project Management
2 26 (24.30%) ITIL
3 22 (20.56%) Finance
4 21 (19.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (18.69%) SDLC
6 18 (16.82%) Risk Management
7 17 (15.89%) Service Delivery
7 17 (15.89%) PRINCE2
8 14 (13.08%) Windows
8 14 (13.08%) Change Management
9 13 (12.15%) Supplier Management
9 13 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (12.15%) Information Security
9 13 (12.15%) SLA
10 11 (10.28%) Microsoft
10 11 (10.28%) Retail
10 11 (10.28%) Manufacturing
10 11 (10.28%) People Management
10 11 (10.28%) Release Management
11 10 (9.35%) Active Directory
11 10 (9.35%) E-Commerce
11 10 (9.35%) IT Strategy
12 9 (8.41%) Windows Server
12 9 (8.41%) ERP
13 8 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (7.48%) Scrum
14 7 (6.54%) Hyper-V
14 7 (6.54%) Degree
14 7 (6.54%) Telecoms

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 4 (3.74%) IIS
1 4 (3.74%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.80%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.93%) Confluence
3 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Magento
2 3 (2.80%) Epicor Tropos
3 2 (1.87%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.93%) Infor CloudSuite
4 1 (0.93%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.67%) Office 365
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) Skype
2 2 (1.87%) SAN
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) LAN
3 1 (0.93%) VPN
3 1 (0.93%) WAN
3 1 (0.93%) Wireless
3 1 (0.93%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.80%) Big Data
3 2 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.93%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.93%) Power BI
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
1 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (20.56%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Manufacturing
2 11 (10.28%) Retail
3 7 (6.54%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.67%) Marketing
5 3 (2.80%) Advertising
5 3 (2.80%) Back Office
5 3 (2.80%) Banking
5 3 (2.80%) Billing
5 3 (2.80%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Automotive
6 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.80%) CSS
1 3 (2.80%) HTML
2 2 (1.87%) .NET
2 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (1.87%) CSS3
2 2 (1.87%) HTML5
2 2 (1.87%) Web Services
2 2 (1.87%) XML
3 1 (0.93%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.93%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.54%) NHS
3 6 (5.61%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.87%) FMCG
4 2 (1.87%) Life Science
4 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) CMDB
5 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.08%) Windows
2 9 (8.41%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.74%) Linux
3 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.80%) Unix
5 2 (1.87%) Android
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (42.06%) Project Management
2 26 (24.30%) ITIL
3 21 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (19.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (18.69%) SDLC
5 18 (16.82%) Risk Management
6 17 (15.89%) PRINCE2
6 17 (15.89%) Service Delivery
7 14 (13.08%) Change Management
8 13 (12.15%) Information Security
8 13 (12.15%) Supplier Management
9 11 (10.28%) People Management
9 11 (10.28%) Release Management
10 10 (9.35%) E-Commerce
10 10 (9.35%) IT Strategy
11 9 (8.41%) ERP
12 8 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (7.48%) Scrum
13 7 (6.54%) Customer Requirements
14 6 (5.61%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.61%) SQL
2 4 (3.74%) C#
3 3 (2.80%) PHP
3 3 (2.80%) VB
4 2 (1.87%) C++
4 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.87%) VBScript
5 1 (0.93%) C
5 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.54%) CISA
1 7 (6.54%) Degree
2 6 (5.61%) CISSP
2 6 (5.61%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.67%) PMP
4 4 (3.74%) CISM
4 4 (3.74%) CRISC
4 4 (3.74%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.87%) QiCA
6 1 (0.93%) CEH
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.93%) MBCS
6 1 (0.93%) MCSE
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.93%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.15%) SLA
2 6 (5.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.74%) COBIT
3 4 (3.74%) GDPR
4 2 (1.87%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.87%) ISO 31000
4 2 (1.87%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.87%) PMO
5 1 (0.93%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 10 (9.35%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.54%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (10.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.61%) Citrix
2 6 (5.61%) SAP
3 5 (4.67%) VMware
4 3 (2.80%) Cisco
4 3 (2.80%) Infor
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle
4 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.87%) Epicor
5 2 (1.87%) IFS
5 2 (1.87%) Sage
5 2 (1.87%) SYSPRO
6 1 (0.93%) CommVault
6 1 (0.93%) Dell
6 1 (0.93%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.93%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) NetApp
6 1 (0.93%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.93%) Panasonic
6 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds