Period
to 22 May 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 22 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 118 96
Rank change year-on-year +12 -22 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 414 374 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.88% 2.45% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 2.53% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 391 336 447
Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% -2.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 13,930 14,809 17,816
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.88% 97.10% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11,136 12,210 14,355
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
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 22 May 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 22 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
West Midlands +20 272 £50,000 - 36
East Midlands +18 142 £50,000 +16.28% 14
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Midlands region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 122 (29.47%) Project Management
1 122 (29.47%) ITIL
2 117 (28.26%) Finance
3 109 (26.33%) PRINCE2
4 103 (24.88%) Microsoft
5 69 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 63 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (14.25%) Service Delivery
8 55 (13.29%) Retail
9 53 (12.80%) ERP
9 53 (12.80%) Degree
10 51 (12.32%) Windows
11 47 (11.35%) Continuous Improvement
12 43 (10.39%) Management Information System
13 37 (8.94%) CRM
13 37 (8.94%) CISSP
14 36 (8.70%) SQL
15 35 (8.45%) Change Management
15 35 (8.45%) Office 365
16 34 (8.21%) Line Management
17 33 (7.97%) CISM
18 32 (7.73%) Disaster Recovery
18 32 (7.73%) GDPR
19 31 (7.49%) SLA
19 31 (7.49%) Mentoring
20 30 (7.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 30 (7.25%) VMware
21 29 (7.00%) Information Security
21 29 (7.00%) Service Management
21 29 (7.00%) Active Directory

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 22 (5.31%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.62%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.69%) IIS
4 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.48%) Moodle
5 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.93%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.48%) Infor LN
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.24%) Epicor Tropos
3 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.45%) Office 365
2 19 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.72%) IaaS
4 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.48%) G Suite
4 2 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.48%) PaaS
4 2 (0.48%) SaaS
5 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.80%) Firewall
2 19 (4.59%) SAN
3 18 (4.35%) VPN
4 15 (3.62%) WAN
5 14 (3.38%) VoIP
6 13 (3.14%) SSL
7 11 (2.66%) Network Security
7 11 (2.66%) PBX
8 8 (1.93%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (1.21%) LAN
10 4 (0.97%) Cisco IPT
10 4 (0.97%) DNS
10 4 (0.97%) Internet
10 4 (0.97%) NAS
11 3 (0.72%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (0.72%) SMS
12 2 (0.48%) DHCP
12 2 (0.48%) Skype
13 1 (0.24%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.17%) MySQL
1 9 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.72%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.48%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.48%) Power BI
6 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.24%) MS Access
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 117 (28.26%) Finance
2 55 (13.29%) Retail
3 12 (2.90%) Legal
4 8 (1.93%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.21%) Back Office
6 5 (1.21%) Billing
6 5 (1.21%) Marketing
7 4 (0.97%) Advertising
7 4 (0.97%) Banking
8 2 (0.48%) Local Government
9 1 (0.24%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) Law
9 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.31%) .NET
2 11 (2.66%) ASP.NET
2 11 (2.66%) CSS
2 11 (2.66%) HTML
2 11 (2.66%) JSON
3 9 (2.17%) Ajax
3 9 (2.17%) HTML5
3 9 (2.17%) jQuery
4 4 (0.97%) EDI
5 3 (0.72%) Web Services
6 2 (0.48%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.48%) Spring
6 2 (0.48%) XML
7 1 (0.24%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.39%) Management Information System
2 26 (6.28%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.83%) Data Centre
5 13 (3.14%) Cyberthreat
6 12 (2.90%) PMI
7 7 (1.69%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.21%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.21%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.97%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.97%) e-Learning
9 4 (0.97%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.72%) Fintech
10 3 (0.72%) Replication
11 2 (0.48%) CMDB
11 2 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.48%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.24%) iPad
12 1 (0.24%) PDA
12 1 (0.24%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 51 (12.32%) Windows
2 18 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 10 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (1.69%) Linux
5 5 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.21%) Windows Vista
6 4 (0.97%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.72%) VMS
7 3 (0.72%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.48%) Unix
9 1 (0.24%) Android
9 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.24%) Solaris
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (29.47%) ITIL
1 122 (29.47%) Project Management
2 109 (26.33%) PRINCE2
3 69 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 63 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (14.25%) Service Delivery
6 53 (12.80%) ERP
7 47 (11.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 37 (8.94%) CRM
9 35 (8.45%) Change Management
10 34 (8.21%) Line Management
11 32 (7.73%) Disaster Recovery
12 31 (7.49%) Mentoring
13 29 (7.00%) Data Protection
13 29 (7.00%) Decision-Making
13 29 (7.00%) Information Security
13 29 (7.00%) IT Strategy
13 29 (7.00%) Service Management
14 28 (6.76%) Coaching
15 25 (6.04%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (8.70%) SQL
2 14 (3.38%) C++
3 11 (2.66%) C#
3 11 (2.66%) JavaScript
3 11 (2.66%) VB
4 10 (2.42%) C
5 6 (1.45%) Java
6 3 (0.72%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.24%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 53 (12.80%) Degree
2 37 (8.94%) CISSP
3 33 (7.97%) CISM
4 26 (6.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (4.11%) MCSE
6 16 (3.86%) PMP
6 16 (3.86%) SSCP
7 15 (3.62%) PMI Certification
8 14 (3.38%) CISA
9 11 (2.66%) CCNP
9 11 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 10 (2.42%) CRISC
10 10 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (1.93%) CCDP
12 7 (1.69%) ISEB
13 6 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.21%) CIMA
15 4 (0.97%) MCSA
16 3 (0.72%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.73%) GDPR
2 31 (7.49%) SLA
3 30 (7.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (3.86%) PMO
5 9 (2.17%) COBIT
5 9 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (1.69%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.97%) QA
8 3 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.48%) GCP
10 1 (0.24%) COSO
10 1 (0.24%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 29 (7.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.59%) Hyper-V
3 18 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.45%) vSphere
5 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.48%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (2.17%) SCCM
2 6 (1.45%) Backup Exec
2 6 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (1.21%) SCOM
4 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 103 (24.88%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.25%) VMware
3 13 (3.14%) Cisco
4 12 (2.90%) Citrix
4 12 (2.90%) Veeam
5 11 (2.66%) Oracle
6 10 (2.42%) HP
6 10 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (2.42%) SAP
7 6 (1.45%) Fortinet
8 4 (0.97%) Cognizant
9 3 (0.72%) Infor
9 3 (0.72%) Juniper
9 3 (0.72%) Sage
10 2 (0.48%) BMC
10 2 (0.48%) Google
10 2 (0.48%) Meraki
10 2 (0.48%) NetApp
11 1 (0.24%) Epicor
11 1 (0.24%) Hyperion