Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 133 74
Rank change year-on-year -54 -59 +69
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 116 168 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.45% 2.25% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 2.31% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 102 142 236
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% -

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 7786 7278 7156
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 97.43% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6469 6250 5964
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -4 9 £50,000 -23.08%
Oldham +12 4 - - 1
Altrincham -15 3 £37,500 -23.08%
Wigan -6 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Bolton -8 2 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Cheadle -9 2 £55,000 +25.00%
Salford - 2 £57,500 -
Bury - 2 £55,000 - 2
Rochdale +20 1 £32,018 -5.13%
IT Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 41 (35.34%) Project Management
2 32 (27.59%) Finance
3 29 (25.00%) ITIL
4 24 (20.69%) Service Delivery
5 21 (18.10%) Windows
6 19 (16.38%) ERP
6 19 (16.38%) Microsoft
7 18 (15.52%) Retail
7 18 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (14.66%) SLA
9 16 (13.79%) PRINCE2
9 16 (13.79%) Degree
10 15 (12.93%) Business Development
10 15 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (12.93%) Active Directory
11 14 (12.07%) Supplier Management
12 13 (11.21%) Manufacturing
12 13 (11.21%) Risk Management
12 13 (11.21%) SQL
12 13 (11.21%) Windows Server
13 12 (10.34%) Coaching
13 12 (10.34%) SQL Server
13 12 (10.34%) iPad
14 11 (9.48%) Change Control
14 11 (9.48%) Management Information System
14 11 (9.48%) Information Security
14 11 (9.48%) Cisco
14 11 (9.48%) People Management
14 11 (9.48%) IT Strategy
15 10 (8.62%) SDLC

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 10 (8.62%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.59%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.86%) Confluence
6 1 (0.86%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.86%) SAP EP
6 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Epicor Tropos
1 5 (4.31%) Magento
2 2 (1.72%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.86%) Infor CloudSuite
3 1 (0.86%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.86%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.86%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.86%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.76%) Office 365
2 4 (3.45%) IaaS
2 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.72%) SaaS
4 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.17%) SAN
2 4 (3.45%) Firewall
2 4 (3.45%) Skype
3 3 (2.59%) DHCP
3 3 (2.59%) DNS
3 3 (2.59%) LAN
3 3 (2.59%) WAN
4 1 (0.86%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.86%) VPN
4 1 (0.86%) Wireless
4 1 (0.86%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.31%) MySQL
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.86%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.86%) Power BI
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.86%) JIRA
2 1 (0.86%) Visual Composer
General
1 32 (27.59%) Finance
2 18 (15.52%) Retail
3 13 (11.21%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.45%) Billing
6 3 (2.59%) Advertising
6 3 (2.59%) Back Office
7 2 (1.72%) Electronics
7 2 (1.72%) Law
8 1 (0.86%) Automotive
8 1 (0.86%) Banking
8 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.86%) Legal
8 1 (0.86%) Local Government
8 1 (0.86%) Marketing
8 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.45%) .NET
2 3 (2.59%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (2.59%) CSS
2 3 (2.59%) CSS3
2 3 (2.59%) HTML
2 3 (2.59%) Web Services
3 2 (1.72%) HTML5
3 2 (1.72%) XML
4 1 (0.86%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.34%) iPad
3 11 (9.48%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.03%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.31%) FMCG
5 5 (4.31%) NHS
6 3 (2.59%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.59%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.72%) CMDB
7 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.72%) Life Science
8 1 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.86%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.86%) iSeries
8 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.10%) Windows
2 13 (11.21%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.31%) Linux
5 4 (3.45%) Android
5 4 (3.45%) Unix
5 4 (3.45%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.34%) Project Management
2 29 (25.00%) ITIL
3 24 (20.69%) Service Delivery
4 19 (16.38%) ERP
5 16 (13.79%) PRINCE2
6 15 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (12.93%) Business Development
7 14 (12.07%) Supplier Management
8 13 (11.21%) Risk Management
9 12 (10.34%) Coaching
10 11 (9.48%) Change Control
10 11 (9.48%) Information Security
10 11 (9.48%) IT Strategy
10 11 (9.48%) People Management
11 10 (8.62%) E-Commerce
11 10 (8.62%) SDLC
12 8 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (6.90%) Logistics
13 7 (6.03%) Service Management
14 6 (5.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.21%) SQL
2 7 (6.03%) PHP
3 5 (4.31%) C#
3 5 (4.31%) PHP 5
3 5 (4.31%) PHP 7
4 4 (3.45%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.59%) VB
6 2 (1.72%) C++
6 2 (1.72%) VBScript
7 1 (0.86%) C
7 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (13.79%) Degree
2 7 (6.03%) CISA
3 6 (5.17%) CISM
3 6 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (5.17%) PMP
4 4 (3.45%) CRISC
4 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.45%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.59%) CISSP
6 2 (1.72%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.72%) MCP
6 2 (1.72%) MCSA
6 2 (1.72%) MCSE
6 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.72%) QiCA
6 2 (1.72%) SANS
7 1 (0.86%) CIPFA
7 1 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.86%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.66%) SLA
2 6 (5.17%) GDPR
2 6 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.72%) COBIT
4 2 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.72%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.72%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.86%) ISO 31000
5 1 (0.86%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (12.93%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.31%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.72%) vSphere
5 1 (0.86%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.86%) vCloud
5 1 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (0.86%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (16.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.48%) Cisco
3 9 (7.76%) VMware
4 7 (6.03%) Citrix
5 6 (5.17%) Dell
5 6 (5.17%) SAP
6 5 (4.31%) HP
7 3 (2.59%) Avaya
7 3 (2.59%) EqualLogic
7 3 (2.59%) Infor
7 3 (2.59%) NETGEAR
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle
7 3 (2.59%) Panasonic
7 3 (2.59%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.59%) SYSPRO
7 3 (2.59%) WatchGuard
7 3 (2.59%) Xerox
8 2 (1.72%) IFS
8 2 (1.72%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.72%) SolarWinds