Period
to 10 December 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 125 92
Rank change year-on-year -8 -33 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 329 401 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.16% 2.28% 3.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 2.36% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 293 327 481
Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,900 £35,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -4.76%

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 14786 16976 17558
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.86% 96.73% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12151 13455 14455
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £23,628
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 2017. 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 -6 222 £47,500 - 16
East Midlands -9 106 £45,000 - 5
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 117 (35.56%) Project Management
2 109 (33.13%) PRINCE2
3 94 (28.57%) ITIL
4 91 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (23.71%) Finance
6 56 (17.02%) Microsoft
6 56 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 40 (12.16%) Change Management
8 39 (11.85%) Service Management
9 38 (11.55%) Windows
10 35 (10.64%) Service Delivery
11 32 (9.73%) Active Directory
11 32 (9.73%) Waterfall
11 32 (9.73%) Office 365
12 29 (8.81%) VMware
13 25 (7.60%) Manufacturing
14 24 (7.29%) Retail
14 24 (7.29%) SLA
14 24 (7.29%) ERP
15 22 (6.69%) Firewall
16 21 (6.38%) Project Planning
16 21 (6.38%) IT Strategy
17 20 (6.08%) Disaster Recovery
17 20 (6.08%) C#
17 20 (6.08%) SQL Server
18 19 (5.78%) Management Information System
18 19 (5.78%) Scrum
18 19 (5.78%) Programme Management
18 19 (5.78%) Degree
19 18 (5.47%) Incident Management

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 6 (1.82%) MS Exchange
1 6 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.52%) IIS
3 3 (0.91%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.61%) Confluence
4 2 (0.61%) WordPress
5 1 (0.30%) CMS
5 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.61%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Epicor Tropos
1 2 (0.61%) NetSuite
1 2 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.73%) Office 365
2 18 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.61%) GitHub
5 2 (0.61%) SaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.69%) Firewall
2 12 (3.65%) SAN
3 9 (2.74%) Extranet
4 4 (1.22%) iSCSI
4 4 (1.22%) NAS
4 4 (1.22%) Skype
4 4 (1.22%) VPN
5 3 (0.91%) Network Security
5 3 (0.91%) SSL
6 2 (0.61%) DNS
6 2 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.61%) LAN
6 2 (0.61%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.61%) VoIP
6 2 (0.61%) WAN
6 2 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (0.61%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.61%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.30%) Big Data
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.91%) JIRA
2 2 (0.61%) Artifactory
2 2 (0.61%) GoCD
2 2 (0.61%) Jenkins
General
1 78 (23.71%) Finance
2 25 (7.60%) Manufacturing
3 24 (7.29%) Retail
4 13 (3.95%) Legal
5 9 (2.74%) Law
6 6 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.91%) Advertising
7 3 (0.91%) Local Government
7 3 (0.91%) Marketing
7 3 (0.91%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.61%) Automotive
9 1 (0.30%) Back Office
9 1 (0.30%) Banking
9 1 (0.30%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.86%) .NET
2 3 (0.91%) ASP.NET
2 3 (0.91%) Middleware
2 3 (0.91%) Web Services
3 2 (0.61%) EDI
4 1 (0.30%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.30%) COM
4 1 (0.30%) CSS
4 1 (0.30%) HTML
4 1 (0.30%) IDoc
4 1 (0.30%) JSON
4 1 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.78%) Management Information System
2 13 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.95%) FMCG
3 7 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 6 (1.82%) Virtual Team
5 5 (1.52%) EPoS
5 5 (1.52%) PMI
6 4 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.22%) iPad
7 3 (0.91%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (0.91%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.91%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.61%) AS400
8 2 (0.61%) CCTV
8 2 (0.61%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.61%) PKI
8 2 (0.61%) Replication
8 2 (0.61%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 38 (11.55%) Windows
2 16 (4.86%) Windows Server
3 9 (2.74%) Windows 10
3 9 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.22%) Linux
4 4 (1.22%) VMS
4 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.22%) Windows Vista
5 3 (0.91%) Unix
6 2 (0.61%) Kali Linux
6 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.30%) Android
7 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (35.56%) Project Management
2 109 (33.13%) PRINCE2
3 94 (28.57%) ITIL
4 91 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 40 (12.16%) Change Management
7 39 (11.85%) Service Management
8 35 (10.64%) Service Delivery
9 32 (9.73%) Waterfall
10 24 (7.29%) ERP
11 21 (6.38%) IT Strategy
11 21 (6.38%) Project Planning
12 20 (6.08%) Disaster Recovery
13 19 (5.78%) Programme Management
13 19 (5.78%) Scrum
14 18 (5.47%) Incident Management
14 18 (5.47%) Matrix Management
15 16 (4.86%) Coaching
15 16 (4.86%) Information Security
16 15 (4.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.08%) C#
2 17 (5.17%) SQL
3 10 (3.04%) VB.NET
4 5 (1.52%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.22%) C++
6 3 (0.91%) Java
7 2 (0.61%) C
7 2 (0.61%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.61%) PHP
8 1 (0.30%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 19 (5.78%) Degree
2 12 (3.65%) CISSP
3 11 (3.34%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (3.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (2.43%) MCSE
4 8 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.13%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.82%) APMP
7 5 (1.52%) CISM
7 5 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (1.52%) MCSA
7 5 (1.52%) PMP
7 5 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.22%) ISEB
8 4 (1.22%) MCITP
8 4 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.91%) CISA
9 3 (0.91%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.91%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.91%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.29%) SLA
2 12 (3.65%) PMO
3 8 (2.43%) GDPR
3 8 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.22%) COBIT
4 4 (1.22%) COSO
4 4 (1.22%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.22%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.61%) GPG13
5 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.61%) QA
5 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.30%) PMBOK
System Software
1 32 (9.73%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.95%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.13%) vSphere
5 3 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.22%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.91%) SCCM
3 2 (0.61%) Nessus
4 1 (0.30%) FlexNet
4 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 56 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.81%) VMware
3 15 (4.56%) Cisco
4 11 (3.34%) Citrix
4 11 (3.34%) Oracle
5 8 (2.43%) SAP
6 6 (1.82%) Dell
6 6 (1.82%) Veeam
7 5 (1.52%) HP
7 5 (1.52%) NetApp
8 4 (1.22%) EqualLogic
8 4 (1.22%) Fortinet
8 4 (1.22%) IBM
8 4 (1.22%) Sophos
9 3 (0.91%) Infor
9 3 (0.91%) Northgate
9 3 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.61%) IFS
10 2 (0.61%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.61%) Sage