Period
to 15 August 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 15 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 > Manchester
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 174 97
Rank change year-on-year -5 -77 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 107 131 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.47% 1.60% 2.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.64% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 96 110 179
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £37,037 £32,214 £35,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.10% +1.11% -

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 7,044 8,003 6,943
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 97.62% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5,887 6,719 5,912
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,700 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,800 £62,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 15 August 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 15 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
Stockport +17 12 £46,000 -8.00% 1
Salford +1 6 £49,750 -23.46%
Bolton +12 5 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Altrincham +3 5 £40,000 -17.53%
Cheadle +8 3 £49,750 -0.50%
Wigan +17 2 £45,000 +2.86% 1
IT Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 15 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 Manchester region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 37 (34.58%) ITIL
2 35 (32.71%) Project Management
3 26 (24.30%) Windows
4 23 (21.50%) Service Delivery
4 23 (21.50%) Finance
4 23 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (17.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (17.76%) Windows Server
6 18 (16.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (16.82%) PRINCE2
7 17 (15.89%) Service Management
7 17 (15.89%) Active Directory
7 17 (15.89%) IT Strategy
8 16 (14.95%) Office 365
9 15 (14.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 15 (14.02%) Microsoft
10 14 (13.08%) Change Management
10 14 (13.08%) Cisco
11 13 (12.15%) Hyper-V
11 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (11.21%) MS Exchange
12 12 (11.21%) SQL
12 12 (11.21%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (10.28%) SLA
13 11 (10.28%) Firewall
13 11 (10.28%) Scrum
13 11 (10.28%) VMware
13 11 (10.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (9.35%) Windows Server 2012

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 12 (11.21%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (6.54%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.67%) Alfresco
4 5 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.67%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.95%) Office 365
2 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.74%) SaaS
4 3 (2.80%) IaaS
4 3 (2.80%) PaaS
5 1 (0.93%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.28%) Firewall
2 9 (8.41%) Skype
3 8 (7.48%) VPN
4 7 (6.54%) DNS
4 7 (6.54%) VLAN
5 6 (5.61%) Internet
5 6 (5.61%) LAN
5 6 (5.61%) WAN
6 5 (4.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.74%) SAN
8 3 (2.80%) DHCP
8 3 (2.80%) HTTP
8 3 (2.80%) Network Security
8 3 (2.80%) SMTP
8 3 (2.80%) SSL
8 3 (2.80%) VoIP
9 1 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.93%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.93%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.80%) MySQL
4 1 (0.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) JIRA
General
1 23 (21.50%) Finance
2 9 (8.41%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.48%) Marketing
4 6 (5.61%) Retail
5 4 (3.74%) Banking
6 3 (2.80%) Automotive
6 3 (2.80%) Law
7 2 (1.87%) Back Office
7 2 (1.87%) Billing
7 2 (1.87%) Legal
8 1 (0.93%) Electronics
8 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.80%) SGML
1 3 (2.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) User Experience
2 7 (6.54%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.54%) Replication
3 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.80%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.80%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.93%) Cyberattack
6 1 (0.93%) FMCG
6 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.30%) Windows
2 19 (17.76%) Windows Server
3 11 (10.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (9.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.80%) Linux
6 3 (2.80%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.87%) Unix
7 2 (1.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.58%) ITIL
2 35 (32.71%) Project Management
3 23 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (21.50%) Service Delivery
4 19 (17.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (16.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (16.82%) PRINCE2
6 17 (15.89%) IT Strategy
6 17 (15.89%) Service Management
7 14 (13.08%) Change Management
8 12 (11.21%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (10.28%) Scrum
10 10 (9.35%) Migration
10 10 (9.35%) Risk Management
10 10 (9.35%) Supplier Management
11 9 (8.41%) ITSM
12 8 (7.48%) Coaching
12 8 (7.48%) ITIL V3
12 8 (7.48%) People Management
13 7 (6.54%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.21%) SQL
2 6 (5.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.35%) Degree
2 6 (5.61%) CISSP
3 4 (3.74%) CISM
3 4 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.74%) PMP
3 4 (3.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.80%) CISA
4 3 (2.80%) CRISC
4 3 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.80%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.93%) CEH
5 1 (0.93%) MCSE
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.93%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (10.28%) SLA
3 9 (8.41%) GDPR
4 5 (4.67%) COBIT
5 4 (3.74%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.87%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (1.87%) PMO
7 1 (0.93%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (15.89%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.15%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (6.54%) Backup Exec
1 7 (6.54%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (14.02%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.08%) Cisco
3 11 (10.28%) VMware
4 10 (9.35%) Veeam
5 7 (6.54%) Citrix
6 6 (5.61%) Mitel
7 5 (4.67%) SAP
8 3 (2.80%) Meraki
8 3 (2.80%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (1.87%) Dell
9 2 (1.87%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.87%) Kaspersky
9 2 (1.87%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.93%) Capita
10 1 (0.93%) Google
10 1 (0.93%) Intel
10 1 (0.93%) Oracle
10 1 (0.93%) Reuters
10 1 (0.93%) Sun
10 1 (0.93%) Wyse