Period
to 22 January 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 184 171
Rank change year-on-year +18 -13 -73
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 122 106 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.80% 1.43% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 1.47% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 106 90 108
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,250 £37,038 £33,200
90th Percentile £80,000 £62,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 6,554 7,210 7,130
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.50% 97.16% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5,509 5,980 6,151
Manchester median annual salary £45,357 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.79% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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
Wigan +10 13 £45,000 -10.00%
Bolton - 7 £35,000 - 1
Salford -1 4 £41,750 -16.50%
Rochdale +20 2 £45,000 +40.55%
Heywood - 2 £45,000 -
Stockport +10 1 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Cheadle +7 1 £43,750 -27.08%
Bury -2 1 £47,500 -13.64%
Altrincham -17 1 £47,500 +26.67%
IT Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 52 (42.62%) Project Management
2 38 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (30.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (30.33%) PRINCE2
4 29 (23.77%) ITIL
5 24 (19.67%) Finance
6 20 (16.39%) IT Strategy
7 19 (15.57%) Coaching
7 19 (15.57%) Windows
8 18 (14.75%) Microsoft
8 18 (14.75%) SDLC
9 17 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (13.93%) Service Delivery
10 16 (13.11%) Software Delivery
11 15 (12.30%) Degree
12 14 (11.48%) LAN
12 14 (11.48%) Waterfall
13 13 (10.66%) WAN
13 13 (10.66%) ERP
14 12 (9.84%) Supplier Management
14 12 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (9.02%) Line Management
15 11 (9.02%) PRINCE
15 11 (9.02%) Asset Management
16 10 (8.20%) Service Management
16 10 (8.20%) Cisco
16 10 (8.20%) Mentoring
16 10 (8.20%) Windows Server
16 10 (8.20%) ITIL V3
16 10 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement

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 1 (0.82%) CMS
1 1 (0.82%) Confluence
1 1 (0.82%) Drupal
1 1 (0.82%) MS Project Server
1 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.46%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.64%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.82%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.74%) Office 365
2 5 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.28%) SaaS
4 3 (2.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.64%) G Suite
5 2 (1.64%) IaaS
6 1 (0.82%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.48%) LAN
2 13 (10.66%) WAN
3 9 (7.38%) Firewall
4 7 (5.74%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.10%) DHCP
5 5 (4.10%) DNS
6 4 (3.28%) VLAN
7 3 (2.46%) Internet
7 3 (2.46%) VoIP
8 2 (1.64%) Broadband
8 2 (1.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) JIRA
General
1 24 (19.67%) Finance
2 7 (5.74%) Legal
3 5 (4.10%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.28%) Military
4 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.46%) Marketing
5 3 (2.46%) Retail
6 1 (0.82%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.28%) SGML
1 4 (3.28%) XML
2 2 (1.64%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.82%) .NET
3 1 (0.82%) CSS
3 1 (0.82%) EDI
3 1 (0.82%) HTML
3 1 (0.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.10%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.10%) User Experience
3 4 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.46%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.64%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.64%) Handset
5 2 (1.64%) IVR
5 2 (1.64%) NHS
5 2 (1.64%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.64%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.64%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.82%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.82%) EPoS
6 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.57%) Windows
2 10 (8.20%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.10%) Android
3 5 (4.10%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.28%) Linux
4 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.46%) Unix
6 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.82%) VMS
7 1 (0.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (42.62%) Project Management
2 38 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (30.33%) PRINCE2
3 37 (30.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (23.77%) ITIL
5 20 (16.39%) IT Strategy
6 19 (15.57%) Coaching
7 18 (14.75%) SDLC
8 17 (13.93%) Service Delivery
9 16 (13.11%) Software Delivery
10 14 (11.48%) Waterfall
11 13 (10.66%) ERP
12 12 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (9.84%) Supplier Management
13 11 (9.02%) Asset Management
13 11 (9.02%) Line Management
13 11 (9.02%) PRINCE
14 10 (8.20%) ITIL V3
14 10 (8.20%) Mentoring
14 10 (8.20%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.28%) SQL
2 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.64%) Python
3 1 (0.82%) C++
3 1 (0.82%) Java
3 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (12.30%) Degree
2 10 (8.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (6.56%) PMP
4 7 (5.74%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.28%) CISSP
5 4 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.46%) APMP
6 3 (2.46%) ISEB
6 3 (2.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.64%) CISM
7 2 (1.64%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (0.82%) ACCA
8 1 (0.82%) CIMA
8 1 (0.82%) CISA
8 1 (0.82%) CISMP
8 1 (0.82%) QiCA
8 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.28%) PMO
3 4 (3.28%) SLA
4 3 (2.46%) QA
5 2 (1.64%) GDPR
6 1 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.64%) XenApp
3 2 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.20%) Cisco
3 7 (5.74%) SAP
4 6 (4.92%) Citrix
4 6 (4.92%) VMware
5 5 (4.10%) MobileIron
5 5 (4.10%) Veeam
6 4 (3.28%) QAD
7 3 (2.46%) Google
7 3 (2.46%) HP
7 3 (2.46%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (1.64%) Avaya
8 2 (1.64%) NetApp
8 2 (1.64%) Verint
8 2 (1.64%) Wyse
9 1 (0.82%) Oracle
9 1 (0.82%) ServiceNow