Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 181 134
Rank change year-on-year +20 -47 -50
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 136 117 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.87% 1.50% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 1.54% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 121 98 140
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £71,824 £61,625 £65,000
North West median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - -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 7,025 7,604 7,179
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.50% 97.66% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5,848 6,329 6,161
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £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 19 October 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 19 October 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
Wigan +5 10 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Stockport +19 9 £46,000 -8.00% 2
Bolton +20 8 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Altrincham -10 3 £40,000 +6.67%
Cheadle +4 2 £49,750 -0.50%
Salford -11 1 £45,500 -20.87%
Heywood - 1 £45,000 - 1
Rochdale - 1 £45,000 -
IT Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 47 (34.56%) Project Management
2 39 (28.68%) ITIL
3 36 (26.47%) Windows
3 36 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (21.32%) PRINCE2
5 26 (19.12%) Finance
6 25 (18.38%) Service Delivery
7 24 (17.65%) Windows Server
7 24 (17.65%) IT Strategy
8 21 (15.44%) Coaching
8 21 (15.44%) Active Directory
9 20 (14.71%) Service Management
9 20 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (13.24%) Microsoft
10 18 (13.24%) Office 365
11 17 (12.50%) Supplier Management
12 15 (11.03%) ITIL V3
12 15 (11.03%) Degree
12 15 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (11.03%) People Management
13 14 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (9.56%) ITSM
14 13 (9.56%) VMware
14 13 (9.56%) SLA
14 13 (9.56%) Line Management
14 13 (9.56%) Mentoring
14 13 (9.56%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (9.56%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 9 (6.62%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (5.15%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.68%) Alfresco
4 5 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.68%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.47%) Confluence
6 1 (0.74%) CMS
6 1 (0.74%) Drupal
6 1 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.21%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.24%) Office 365
2 12 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.88%) SaaS
4 3 (2.21%) IaaS
4 3 (2.21%) PaaS
5 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.74%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.82%) LAN
2 11 (8.09%) WAN
3 10 (7.35%) Firewall
4 8 (5.88%) DNS
5 6 (4.41%) Internet
5 6 (4.41%) SAN
5 6 (4.41%) Skype
5 6 (4.41%) VLAN
6 5 (3.68%) DHCP
6 5 (3.68%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.94%) VPN
8 3 (2.21%) HTTP
8 3 (2.21%) SMTP
8 3 (2.21%) SSL
8 3 (2.21%) VoIP
9 1 (0.74%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.74%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.94%) MySQL
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 26 (19.12%) Finance
2 8 (5.88%) Marketing
2 8 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.41%) Legal
4 5 (3.68%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.68%) Retail
5 3 (2.21%) Banking
5 3 (2.21%) Law
6 2 (1.47%) Automotive
6 2 (1.47%) Back Office
6 2 (1.47%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.94%) SGML
1 4 (2.94%) XML
2 2 (1.47%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.74%) CSS
3 1 (0.74%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.09%) User Experience
3 10 (7.35%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.94%) Replication
5 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.47%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.47%) Handset
6 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.47%) NHS
6 2 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.47%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.47%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.47%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.74%) FMCG
7 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (26.47%) Windows
2 24 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 14 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (9.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.68%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.94%) Android
6 4 (2.94%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.94%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.21%) Linux
7 3 (2.21%) Unix
8 2 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.56%) Project Management
2 39 (28.68%) ITIL
3 36 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (21.32%) PRINCE2
5 25 (18.38%) Service Delivery
6 24 (17.65%) IT Strategy
7 21 (15.44%) Coaching
8 20 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (14.71%) Service Management
9 17 (12.50%) Supplier Management
10 15 (11.03%) ITIL V3
10 15 (11.03%) People Management
11 14 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (9.56%) ITSM
12 13 (9.56%) Line Management
12 13 (9.56%) Mentoring
13 12 (8.82%) Asset Management
13 12 (8.82%) Scrum
13 12 (8.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.35%) SQL
2 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (11.03%) Degree
2 8 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (5.15%) PMI Certification
3 7 (5.15%) PMP
4 5 (3.68%) CISSP
5 4 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.47%) CISA
7 2 (1.47%) ISEB
7 2 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.74%) CEH
8 1 (0.74%) CISM
8 1 (0.74%) MCSE
8 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.74%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (9.56%) SLA
2 6 (4.41%) GDPR
3 4 (2.94%) PMO
3 4 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.21%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (1.47%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 21 (15.44%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.47%) XenApp
4 2 (1.47%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (2.94%) Backup Exec
1 4 (2.94%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (13.24%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.56%) VMware
3 11 (8.09%) Cisco
4 10 (7.35%) Citrix
5 9 (6.62%) Veeam
6 4 (2.94%) MobileIron
6 4 (2.94%) SAP
7 3 (2.21%) Meraki
7 3 (2.21%) Mitel
7 3 (2.21%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (2.21%) Wyse
8 2 (1.47%) Avaya
8 2 (1.47%) Dell
8 2 (1.47%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.47%) HP
8 2 (1.47%) Kaspersky
8 2 (1.47%) NetApp
8 2 (1.47%) Verint
9 1 (0.74%) Intel
9 1 (0.74%) Sun