The median annual salary for a IT Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Manager
North West / Manchester
Rank 146 86 100
Rank change year-on-year -60 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 53 103 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.34% 3.06% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 3.13% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 39 87 91
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  

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 3815 3288 3631
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.80% 97.54% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3184 2733 2977
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 25 March 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 25 March 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
Bolton - 4 £42,500 -
Stockport -2 2 £19,000 -57.77%
Oldham - 1 - - 1
Wigan - 1 £37,500 -
IT Manager
North West

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 29 (24.79%) Project Management
2 25 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (17.95%) Finance
4 20 (17.09%) ITIL
4 20 (17.09%) PRINCE2
4 20 (17.09%) Microsoft
5 18 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 18 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (14.53%) MS Office
7 16 (13.68%) Data Centre
8 15 (12.82%) MS Excel
8 15 (12.82%) Citrix
9 13 (11.11%) CA
9 13 (11.11%) Migration
9 13 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (11.11%) FMCG
9 13 (11.11%) High Availability
10 12 (10.26%) SDLC
10 12 (10.26%) Legal
10 12 (10.26%) ERP
11 11 (9.40%) Active Directory
11 11 (9.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (9.40%) Service Delivery
12 10 (8.55%) Change Management
12 10 (8.55%) SQL
12 10 (8.55%) PMO
13 9 (7.69%) Mentoring
13 9 (7.69%) Degree
13 9 (7.69%) Supplier Management
14 8 (6.84%) Office 365

IT Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.42%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.71%) Site Server
4 1 (0.85%) ThingWorx
4 1 (0.85%) Zimbra
Applications
1 17 (14.53%) MS Office
2 15 (12.82%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.71%) MS Project
5 1 (0.85%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.85%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.85%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (4.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.71%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.85%) Magento
4 1 (0.85%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.85%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.84%) Office 365
2 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.27%) SAN
2 4 (3.42%) DHCP
2 4 (3.42%) DNS
2 4 (3.42%) VPN
3 2 (1.71%) Firewall
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.85%) Intranet
4 1 (0.85%) Network Security
4 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.27%) Oracle Database
1 5 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
General
1 21 (17.95%) Finance
2 12 (10.26%) Legal
3 7 (5.98%) Retail
4 4 (3.42%) Banking
5 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.56%) Marketing
6 2 (1.71%) Automotive
7 1 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Law
7 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.11%) FMCG
3 5 (4.27%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.27%) PMI
4 4 (3.42%) iPad
5 3 (2.56%) NHS
6 2 (1.71%) Biotechnology
6 2 (1.71%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.71%) Life Science
6 2 (1.71%) User Experience
6 2 (1.71%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.27%) Windows
2 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.56%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.71%) Linux
4 2 (1.71%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) CentOS
5 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.79%) Project Management
2 25 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (17.09%) ITIL
3 20 (17.09%) PRINCE2
4 18 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (11.11%) High Availability
5 13 (11.11%) Migration
6 12 (10.26%) ERP
6 12 (10.26%) SDLC
7 11 (9.40%) Service Delivery
8 10 (8.55%) Change Management
9 9 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 9 (7.69%) Supplier Management
10 7 (5.98%) CRM
10 7 (5.98%) ITIL V3
10 7 (5.98%) Service Management
10 7 (5.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (5.98%) Time Management
11 6 (5.13%) Document Management
11 6 (5.13%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.55%) SQL
2 1 (0.85%) C#
2 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (9.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.69%) Degree
3 8 (6.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (5.98%) MCSE
5 6 (5.13%) PMI Certification
6 4 (3.42%) MCP
6 4 (3.42%) MCSA
6 4 (3.42%) PMP
7 3 (2.56%) APMP
8 2 (1.71%) ISEB
8 2 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.71%) MCITP
8 2 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.85%) CCNA
9 1 (0.85%) CISA
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.85%) CISM
9 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.85%) MBA
9 1 (0.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (8.55%) PMO
3 8 (6.84%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.56%) QA
5 2 (1.71%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.71%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.71%) SLA
6 1 (0.85%) COBIT
6 1 (0.85%) PMBOK
System Software
1 11 (9.40%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.27%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.42%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 4 (3.42%) SCDPM
2 1 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (17.09%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.82%) Citrix
3 13 (11.11%) CA
4 8 (6.84%) Cisco
5 7 (5.98%) Palo Alto
6 5 (4.27%) HP
6 5 (4.27%) IFS
6 5 (4.27%) Oracle
6 5 (4.27%) VMware
7 4 (3.42%) EqualLogic
7 4 (3.42%) SolarWinds
7 4 (3.42%) Symantec
7 4 (3.42%) Veeam
8 3 (2.56%) CommVault
8 3 (2.56%) JD Edwards
8 3 (2.56%) NetApp
9 2 (1.71%) Sage
10 1 (0.85%) Aspera
10 1 (0.85%) Avid
10 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bespoke Excel
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swinton, Manchester
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Posted: 22 days ago