Period
to 16 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 125 106
Rank change year-on-year +3 -19 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 360 363 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.58% 2.36% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 2.44% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 347 319 420
Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
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 13,501 14,885 18,007
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.76% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10,775 12,382 14,342
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,500 £23,500
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 16 August 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 August 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 +4 222 £49,759 -0.48% 27
East Midlands +26 139 £52,500 +16.67% 11
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 99 (27.50%) Project Management
1 99 (27.50%) Finance
2 79 (21.94%) PRINCE2
3 73 (20.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 72 (20.00%) ITIL
4 72 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 59 (16.39%) Retail
6 53 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (13.06%) Windows
8 44 (12.22%) Service Delivery
9 43 (11.94%) Degree
10 40 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 31 (8.61%) Supplier Management
12 30 (8.33%) Information Security
13 29 (8.06%) ERP
14 27 (7.50%) VMware
14 27 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 26 (7.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 26 (7.22%) Management Information System
15 26 (7.22%) Risk Management
15 26 (7.22%) Office 365
16 25 (6.94%) Service Management
17 24 (6.67%) CISSP
17 24 (6.67%) GDPR
18 23 (6.39%) Decision-Making
18 23 (6.39%) Mentoring
19 22 (6.11%) SLA
19 22 (6.11%) CRM
19 22 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
19 22 (6.11%) CISM

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 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.61%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.28%) Confluence
4 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.28%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.28%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.22%) Office 365
2 21 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.39%) G Suite
3 5 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.28%) IaaS
4 1 (0.28%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.28%) PaaS
4 1 (0.28%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.00%) WAN
2 12 (3.33%) VoIP
3 10 (2.78%) LAN
4 8 (2.22%) PBX
5 7 (1.94%) DNS
5 7 (1.94%) SAN
6 5 (1.39%) Firewall
6 5 (1.39%) MPLS
6 5 (1.39%) SMS
7 3 (0.83%) Network Security
7 3 (0.83%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.83%) VPN
8 2 (0.56%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.56%) Skype
8 2 (0.56%) SSL
8 2 (0.56%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.28%) Intranet
9 1 (0.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.50%) MySQL
2 3 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.83%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.28%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 99 (27.50%) Finance
2 59 (16.39%) Retail
3 10 (2.78%) Legal
3 10 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.22%) Banking
5 5 (1.39%) Billing
5 5 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.11%) Advertising
7 3 (0.83%) Law
7 3 (0.83%) Marketing
8 2 (0.56%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.17%) .NET
2 9 (2.50%) Ajax
2 9 (2.50%) ASP.NET
2 9 (2.50%) CSS
2 9 (2.50%) HTML
2 9 (2.50%) HTML5
2 9 (2.50%) jQuery
2 9 (2.50%) JSON
3 2 (0.56%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (0.56%) Web Services
4 1 (0.28%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.22%) Management Information System
2 21 (5.83%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.61%) PMI
5 8 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (1.39%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.11%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.11%) Replication
8 3 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (0.83%) Fintech
9 2 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.56%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.28%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.28%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.28%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.28%) iPad
10 1 (0.28%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.28%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 47 (13.06%) Windows
2 19 (5.28%) Windows Server
3 9 (2.50%) Linux
4 7 (1.94%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.39%) Mac OS
6 4 (1.11%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.56%) Unix
9 1 (0.28%) Android
9 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.28%) Solaris
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (27.50%) Project Management
2 79 (21.94%) PRINCE2
3 73 (20.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 72 (20.00%) ITIL
5 53 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (12.22%) Service Delivery
7 40 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 31 (8.61%) Supplier Management
9 30 (8.33%) Information Security
10 29 (8.06%) ERP
11 26 (7.22%) Risk Management
12 25 (6.94%) Service Management
13 23 (6.39%) Decision-Making
13 23 (6.39%) Mentoring
14 22 (6.11%) CRM
14 22 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
14 22 (6.11%) IT Strategy
15 21 (5.83%) Line Management
16 20 (5.56%) Change Management
16 20 (5.56%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.83%) SQL
2 10 (2.78%) C++
3 9 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (2.50%) VB
4 6 (1.67%) C
4 6 (1.67%) Java
5 3 (0.83%) C#
6 2 (0.56%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 43 (11.94%) Degree
2 26 (7.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (6.67%) CISSP
4 22 (6.11%) CISM
5 17 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (4.72%) MCSE
6 15 (4.17%) PMI Certification
7 13 (3.61%) CISA
8 12 (3.33%) PMP
9 8 (2.22%) CCNA
9 8 (2.22%) CCNP
9 8 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.94%) CRISC
11 6 (1.67%) CCDP
11 6 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (1.39%) CIMA
12 5 (1.39%) ISEB
13 4 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.83%) ACCA
14 3 (0.83%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (6.67%) GDPR
3 22 (6.11%) SLA
4 16 (4.44%) PMO
5 11 (3.06%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.39%) COBIT
6 5 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (1.39%) GCP
7 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 16 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.39%) VMware Server
5 4 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.67%) SCCM
2 2 (0.56%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 72 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.50%) VMware
3 10 (2.78%) SAP
4 8 (2.22%) Veeam
5 5 (1.39%) Google
5 5 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.11%) Cisco
6 4 (1.11%) Cognizant
6 4 (1.11%) HP
6 4 (1.11%) Oracle
7 3 (0.83%) IBM
8 2 (0.56%) Fortinet
8 2 (0.56%) NetApp
8 2 (0.56%) Sage
9 1 (0.28%) Citrix
9 1 (0.28%) Infor
9 1 (0.28%) Meraki
9 1 (0.28%) ServiceNow