Period
to 18 February 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 129 96
Rank change year-on-year +11 -33 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 385 373 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.55% 2.28% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 2.35% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 357 312 448
Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -3.35%
10th Percentile £36,111 £32,000 £34,750
90th Percentile £68,000 £62,950 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +1.94% -0.96%

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 14,620 15,866 17,555
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 97.05% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11,807 12,694 14,386
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +21 271 £50,000 - 58
East Midlands -8 115 £50,000 +15.61% 28
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 141 (36.62%) ITIL
2 130 (33.77%) Project Management
3 116 (30.13%) PRINCE2
4 88 (22.86%) Finance
5 84 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (20.52%) Microsoft
7 61 (15.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 52 (13.51%) Service Delivery
9 48 (12.47%) Windows
10 46 (11.95%) ERP
10 46 (11.95%) Change Management
11 44 (11.43%) Office 365
12 42 (10.91%) Active Directory
13 37 (9.61%) Retail
14 36 (9.35%) Service Management
15 33 (8.57%) Degree
16 32 (8.31%) VMware
16 32 (8.31%) Firewall
17 31 (8.05%) SLA
18 30 (7.79%) SQL
18 30 (7.79%) Management Information System
19 29 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
19 29 (7.53%) GDPR
20 28 (7.27%) Manufacturing
21 27 (7.01%) Line Management
21 27 (7.01%) Continuous Improvement
21 27 (7.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 26 (6.75%) Project Planning
22 26 (6.75%) Data Protection
22 26 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure

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 17 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.08%) IIS
2 8 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.78%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.52%) Moodle
5 1 (0.26%) CMS
5 1 (0.26%) Confluence
5 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 15 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.78%) Epicor Tropos
2 3 (0.78%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.52%) Infor LN
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 44 (11.43%) Office 365
2 26 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.04%) SaaS
6 2 (0.52%) IaaS
7 1 (0.26%) GitHub
7 1 (0.26%) PaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.31%) Firewall
2 18 (4.68%) SAN
3 15 (3.90%) VPN
4 12 (3.12%) Network Security
5 11 (2.86%) SSL
6 8 (2.08%) WAN
7 7 (1.82%) Extranet
8 6 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (1.30%) LAN
9 5 (1.30%) Skype
9 5 (1.30%) VoIP
10 4 (1.04%) iSCSI
10 4 (1.04%) NAS
11 3 (0.78%) Internet
11 3 (0.78%) PBX
12 2 (0.52%) Cisco IPT
12 2 (0.52%) DNS
12 2 (0.52%) Remote Desktop
13 1 (0.26%) SMS
13 1 (0.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (1.56%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.78%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.52%) Power BI
7 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Artifactory
1 1 (0.26%) GoCD
1 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.26%) JIRA
General
1 88 (22.86%) Finance
2 37 (9.61%) Retail
3 28 (7.27%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.12%) Legal
4 12 (3.12%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.30%) Back Office
6 4 (1.04%) Law
6 4 (1.04%) Local Government
6 4 (1.04%) Marketing
7 2 (0.52%) Automotive
8 1 (0.26%) Advertising
8 1 (0.26%) Billing
8 1 (0.26%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.68%) .NET
2 5 (1.30%) EDI
3 4 (1.04%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.04%) Web Services
4 3 (0.78%) Middleware
5 2 (0.52%) CSS
5 2 (0.52%) HTML
5 2 (0.52%) JSON
5 2 (0.52%) Spring
5 2 (0.52%) XML
6 1 (0.26%) COM
6 1 (0.26%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.79%) Management Information System
2 19 (4.94%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.38%) FMCG
4 10 (2.60%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (2.08%) PMI
6 7 (1.82%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.56%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.04%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.04%) e-Learning
8 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.78%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.52%) AS400
10 2 (0.52%) CMDB
10 2 (0.52%) Cyberattack
10 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.52%) EPoS
10 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.52%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 48 (12.47%) Windows
2 18 (4.68%) Windows Server
3 10 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (1.82%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.30%) Windows Vista
7 4 (1.04%) Linux
7 4 (1.04%) VMS
7 4 (1.04%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.52%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.52%) Unix
9 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (36.62%) ITIL
2 130 (33.77%) Project Management
3 116 (30.13%) PRINCE2
4 84 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (15.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 52 (13.51%) Service Delivery
7 46 (11.95%) Change Management
7 46 (11.95%) ERP
8 36 (9.35%) Service Management
9 29 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 27 (7.01%) Continuous Improvement
10 27 (7.01%) Line Management
11 26 (6.75%) Data Protection
11 26 (6.75%) Project Planning
12 25 (6.49%) CRM
13 24 (6.23%) Coaching
14 21 (5.45%) Information Security
14 21 (5.45%) Mentoring
14 21 (5.45%) Supplier Management
14 21 (5.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (7.79%) SQL
2 24 (6.23%) C#
3 8 (2.08%) C
3 8 (2.08%) C++
4 7 (1.82%) VB.NET
5 4 (1.04%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.78%) Java
6 3 (0.78%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.52%) PHP
7 2 (0.52%) VB
8 1 (0.26%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 33 (8.57%) Degree
2 25 (6.49%) CISSP
3 19 (4.94%) CISM
4 14 (3.64%) SSCP
5 11 (2.86%) MCSE
5 11 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.60%) PMI Certification
7 9 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (2.08%) APMP
8 8 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (1.82%) PMP
10 6 (1.56%) CISA
10 6 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.30%) MCSA
12 4 (1.04%) ISEB
12 4 (1.04%) MCITP
12 4 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.78%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.05%) SLA
2 29 (7.53%) GDPR
3 27 (7.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (4.16%) PMO
5 9 (2.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (2.08%) COBIT
7 4 (1.04%) COSO
7 4 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (1.04%) ISO 9001
7 4 (1.04%) PCI DSS
7 4 (1.04%) QA
8 3 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.52%) GPG13
9 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.26%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 42 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 22 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.56%) vSphere
5 2 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (1.82%) SCCM
2 6 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (1.30%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.04%) SCOM
5 3 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.52%) Nessus
7 1 (0.26%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 79 (20.52%) Microsoft
2 32 (8.31%) VMware
3 21 (5.45%) Cisco
4 18 (4.68%) Citrix
5 13 (3.38%) Oracle
6 8 (2.08%) HP
6 8 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.82%) SAP
8 6 (1.56%) Infor
8 6 (1.56%) NetApp
9 5 (1.30%) Dell
9 5 (1.30%) Fortinet
9 5 (1.30%) Veeam
10 4 (1.04%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.78%) BMC
11 3 (0.78%) Epicor
11 3 (0.78%) IFS
11 3 (0.78%) Juniper
11 3 (0.78%) Sage
12 2 (0.52%) Red Hat