Period
to 26 May 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 174 108
Rank change year-on-year -12 -66 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 94 119 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.32% 1.52% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.56% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 89 96 149
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £34,219 £27,750 £34,500
90th Percentile £64,000 £65,000 £73,750
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 6,908 7,625 6,543
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.86% 97.32% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5,780 6,475 5,524
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +9.21%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +5 15 £46,000 +70.37% 1
Salford - 6 £49,750 -
Cheadle - 3 - - 1
Bolton +2 2 £32,000 -24.71%
Altrincham - 2 £38,750 -
Wigan +9 1 £47,500 +26.67%
Bury - 1 £55,000 -
IT Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 35 (37.23%) Project Management
2 27 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (22.34%) ITIL
5 18 (19.15%) Finance
6 17 (18.09%) Service Delivery
7 16 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (17.02%) Information Security
8 15 (15.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 14 (14.89%) SDLC
9 14 (14.89%) Migration
10 13 (13.83%) Risk Management
10 13 (13.83%) Scrum
10 13 (13.83%) Change Management
10 13 (13.83%) PRINCE2
10 13 (13.83%) Hyper-V
11 10 (10.64%) Windows
11 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
11 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
11 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (9.57%) Firewall
12 9 (9.57%) Cisco
13 8 (8.51%) Active Directory
13 8 (8.51%) SaaS
13 8 (8.51%) Degree
13 8 (8.51%) COBIT
13 8 (8.51%) Release Management
13 8 (8.51%) IT Strategy
14 7 (7.45%) Waterfall
14 7 (7.45%) Office 365

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 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.26%) IIS
3 2 (2.13%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.51%) SaaS
3 7 (7.45%) Office 365
4 5 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (3.19%) IaaS
5 3 (3.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) Firewall
2 7 (7.45%) VPN
3 6 (6.38%) Skype
3 6 (6.38%) VLAN
4 5 (5.32%) SAN
5 4 (4.26%) DNS
6 3 (3.19%) HTTP
6 3 (3.19%) Internet
6 3 (3.19%) Network Security
6 3 (3.19%) SMTP
6 3 (3.19%) SSL
7 2 (2.13%) LAN
7 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.13%) WAN
8 1 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.19%) Big Data
3 3 (3.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 18 (19.15%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Marketing
3 5 (5.32%) Banking
3 5 (5.32%) Retail
4 4 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.19%) Electronics
6 2 (2.13%) Law
7 1 (1.06%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.06%) CSS
1 1 (1.06%) EDI
1 1 (1.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) Mobile App
1 6 (6.38%) NHS
1 6 (6.38%) Replication
2 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.32%) User Experience
3 4 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.19%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.06%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.06%) FMCG
6 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.64%) Windows
2 7 (7.45%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.32%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.26%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.19%) Linux
6 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.23%) Project Management
2 27 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (22.34%) ITIL
5 17 (18.09%) Service Delivery
6 16 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (17.02%) Information Security
7 14 (14.89%) Migration
7 14 (14.89%) SDLC
8 13 (13.83%) Change Management
8 13 (13.83%) PRINCE2
8 13 (13.83%) Risk Management
8 13 (13.83%) Scrum
9 8 (8.51%) IT Strategy
9 8 (8.51%) Release Management
10 7 (7.45%) People Management
10 7 (7.45%) Waterfall
11 6 (6.38%) Patch Management
11 6 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (6.38%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.38%) SQL
1 6 (6.38%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.06%) C
2 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (8.51%) Degree
2 7 (7.45%) CISSP
3 6 (6.38%) CISM
3 6 (6.38%) CRISC
4 5 (5.32%) CISA
5 4 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.19%) PMP
7 2 (2.13%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.06%) CEH
8 1 (1.06%) MCSE
8 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.06%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.51%) COBIT
3 6 (6.38%) GDPR
3 6 (6.38%) SLA
4 4 (4.26%) PCI DSS
5 3 (3.19%) PMO
6 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
7 1 (1.06%) HIPAA
7 1 (1.06%) ISO 22301
7 1 (1.06%) ISO 31000
7 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 13 (13.83%) Hyper-V
2 8 (8.51%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) Backup Exec
1 6 (6.38%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.57%) Cisco
3 6 (6.38%) Mitel
3 6 (6.38%) Veeam
4 5 (5.32%) SAP
5 3 (3.19%) Meraki
5 3 (3.19%) VMware
6 2 (2.13%) Citrix
6 2 (2.13%) Dell
6 2 (2.13%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.13%) Kaspersky
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle
7 1 (1.06%) Google
7 1 (1.06%) ServiceNow