Period
to 16 November 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

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

IT Manager
England > Midlands
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 145 128
Rank change year-on-year +18 -17 -34
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 324 326 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.45% 2.11% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 2.18% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 303 287 352
Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,625
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -0.26% +0.26%
10th Percentile £34,625 £36,250 £32,525
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 12,746 14,945 17,719
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 96.75% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9,926 12,347 14,007
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings that featured IT Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in the Midlands

IT Manager
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Manager in the Midlands.

Salary trend for IT Manager in the Midlands

IT Manager
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in the Midlands over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Manager in the Midlands

IT Manager
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Manager within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 November 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
West Midlands +8 197 £47,500 - 27
East Midlands +20 126 £50,000 +11.11% 21
IT Manager
England

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 Midlands region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 91 (28.09%) ITIL
2 77 (23.77%) Project Management
3 65 (20.06%) Finance
4 58 (17.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (17.90%) PRINCE2
5 52 (16.05%) Service Delivery
6 51 (15.74%) Retail
7 48 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (11.73%) Information Security
9 37 (11.42%) Service Management
9 37 (11.42%) SLA
10 36 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 34 (10.49%) Windows
11 34 (10.49%) Risk Management
12 33 (10.19%) Continuous Improvement
13 31 (9.57%) Degree
14 29 (8.95%) Supplier Management
15 28 (8.64%) Incident Management
15 28 (8.64%) People Management
16 26 (8.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 25 (7.72%) Disaster Recovery
18 24 (7.41%) Data Centre
19 23 (7.10%) VMware
20 22 (6.79%) Office 365
21 20 (6.17%) GDPR
21 20 (6.17%) Change Management
22 18 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
23 17 (5.25%) PMO
23 17 (5.25%) IT Strategy
23 17 (5.25%) Data Protection

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 15 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.62%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.31%) Confluence
3 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.31%) SAS
3 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (2.47%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.31%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (0.31%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.79%) Office 365
2 18 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.54%) G Suite
4 5 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.93%) SaaS
6 2 (0.62%) IaaS
7 1 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.94%) WAN
2 15 (4.63%) LAN
3 9 (2.78%) Firewall
3 9 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.47%) DNS
4 8 (2.47%) SAN
5 6 (1.85%) Network Security
5 6 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.54%) MPLS
7 4 (1.23%) SMS
8 1 (0.31%) Broadband
8 1 (0.31%) DHCP
8 1 (0.31%) Internet
8 1 (0.31%) Skype
8 1 (0.31%) SSL
8 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.31%) VLAN
8 1 (0.31%) VoIP
8 1 (0.31%) VPN
8 1 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.31%) JIRA
1 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 65 (20.06%) Finance
2 51 (15.74%) Retail
3 15 (4.63%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.01%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.47%) Legal
6 5 (1.54%) Banking
6 5 (1.54%) Law
6 5 (1.54%) Marketing
7 3 (0.93%) Advertising
7 3 (0.93%) Automotive
8 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.31%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.47%) .NET
2 6 (1.85%) EDI
3 1 (0.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.01%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.09%) Smart Energy
5 9 (2.78%) PMI
5 9 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.23%) EPoS
7 4 (1.23%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.93%) NHS
9 2 (0.62%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.62%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.62%) Replication
10 1 (0.31%) CMDB
10 1 (0.31%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.31%) FMCG
10 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.31%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.49%) Windows
2 16 (4.94%) Windows Server
3 7 (2.16%) Windows 7
4 6 (1.85%) Linux
5 5 (1.54%) Mac OS
5 5 (1.54%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.31%) CentOS
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (28.09%) ITIL
2 77 (23.77%) Project Management
3 58 (17.90%) PRINCE2
3 58 (17.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (16.05%) Service Delivery
5 48 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (11.73%) Information Security
7 37 (11.42%) Service Management
8 34 (10.49%) Risk Management
9 33 (10.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 29 (8.95%) Supplier Management
11 28 (8.64%) Incident Management
11 28 (8.64%) People Management
12 25 (7.72%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (6.17%) Change Management
14 17 (5.25%) Data Protection
14 17 (5.25%) IT Strategy
15 16 (4.94%) ERP
15 16 (4.94%) Service Delivery Management
16 15 (4.63%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.09%) SQL
2 4 (1.23%) C++
3 3 (0.93%) C
3 3 (0.93%) C#
4 1 (0.31%) Java
4 1 (0.31%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 31 (9.57%) Degree
2 17 (5.25%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (3.70%) CISSP
4 11 (3.40%) PMI Certification
5 10 (3.09%) CISM
6 9 (2.78%) ISACA
7 6 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.85%) MCSE
7 6 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.85%) PMP
8 5 (1.54%) CCNA
8 5 (1.54%) CISA
9 2 (0.62%) ISEB
9 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.62%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.62%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.31%) MCITP
10 1 (0.31%) QiCA
10 1 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (11.42%) SLA
2 26 (8.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (6.17%) GDPR
4 17 (5.25%) PMO
5 9 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 7 (2.16%) PCI DSS
7 5 (1.54%) COBIT
7 5 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (1.54%) ISO 9001
8 4 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.93%) QA
10 1 (0.31%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.31%) PMBOK
System Software
1 15 (4.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.54%) VMware Server
5 4 (1.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.93%) RSA enVision
2 2 (0.62%) SCCM
3 1 (0.31%) Ansible
3 1 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.31%) Puppet
3 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 36 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.10%) VMware
3 15 (4.63%) SAP
4 8 (2.47%) Cisco
4 8 (2.47%) IBM
5 6 (1.85%) Hitachi
5 6 (1.85%) Oracle
6 5 (1.54%) Dell
6 5 (1.54%) Google
6 5 (1.54%) HP
6 5 (1.54%) Sun
7 4 (1.23%) Citrix
8 3 (0.93%) ArcSight
8 3 (0.93%) Splunk
9 2 (0.62%) NetApp
9 2 (0.62%) Remedy
9 2 (0.62%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.31%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.31%) Sage
10 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com