Period
to 27 July 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £46,375 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 27 July 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 > North West
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 91 105
Rank change year-on-year -67 +14 +49
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 255 366 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.94% 3.17% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 3.25% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 202 325 330
North West median annual salary £46,375 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.06% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,900 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -4.76%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 12695 11264 12660
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.63% 97.49% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10372 9486 10197
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in the North West

IT Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for IT Manager in the North West

IT Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in the North West over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Manager in the North West

IT Manager
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Manager within the North West region over the 6 months to 27 July 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
Manchester -90 130 £49,250 +9.44% 9
Cheshire -25 62 £50,000 +33.33% 7
Merseyside +8 35 £46,250 -15.91% 1
Lancashire -11 21 £45,000 +28.57% 3
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 North West region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 76 (29.80%) Finance
2 69 (27.06%) Project Management
3 52 (20.39%) ITIL
4 49 (19.22%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (18.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (18.82%) Microsoft
6 44 (17.25%) Service Delivery
7 35 (13.73%) PRINCE2
7 35 (13.73%) Windows
7 35 (13.73%) ERP
8 29 (11.37%) Cisco
8 29 (11.37%) Business Development
9 28 (10.98%) SQL
10 27 (10.59%) Retail
11 26 (10.20%) SLA
12 24 (9.41%) SQL Server
13 23 (9.02%) Degree
14 22 (8.63%) Change Management
15 21 (8.24%) Active Directory
15 21 (8.24%) VMware
15 21 (8.24%) iPad
15 21 (8.24%) Office 365
16 20 (7.84%) Information Security
17 19 (7.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 19 (7.45%) Service Management
18 18 (7.06%) Management Information System
18 18 (7.06%) Microsoft Office
18 18 (7.06%) Coaching
18 18 (7.06%) IT Strategy
19 17 (6.67%) SharePoint

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.39%) CMS
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.39%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.39%) OpenROAD
6 1 (0.39%) SAP EP
Applications
1 18 (7.06%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (2.75%) Magento
3 4 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.18%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.78%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.39%) Epicor Tropos
6 1 (0.39%) Maximo
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.39%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.24%) Office 365
2 13 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.31%) IaaS
4 7 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.96%) SaaS
6 2 (0.78%) PaaS
7 1 (0.39%) Mavenlink
7 1 (0.39%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.92%) DNS
1 10 (3.92%) Firewall
2 8 (3.14%) LAN
2 8 (3.14%) WAN
3 7 (2.75%) DHCP
4 4 (1.57%) SAN
4 4 (1.57%) VoIP
5 3 (1.18%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.78%) Intranet
6 2 (0.78%) MPLS
6 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.78%) VPN
7 1 (0.39%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.39%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.39%) Skype
7 1 (0.39%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.31%) MySQL
3 5 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.18%) Apache Hive
5 3 (1.18%) Big Data
5 3 (1.18%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.39%) DTS
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.39%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.39%) Visual Composer
2 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 76 (29.80%) Finance
2 27 (10.59%) Retail
3 13 (5.10%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.35%) Legal
5 4 (1.57%) Banking
5 4 (1.57%) Marketing
6 3 (1.18%) Law
7 2 (0.78%) Billing
7 2 (0.78%) Electronics
7 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Local Government
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.53%) .NET
2 4 (1.57%) Web Services
3 3 (1.18%) XML
4 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.39%) CSS
5 1 (0.39%) CSS3
5 1 (0.39%) HTML
5 1 (0.39%) Middleware
5 1 (0.39%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.24%) iPad
2 18 (7.06%) Management Information System
3 16 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (5.49%) Data Centre
6 12 (4.71%) FMCG
7 9 (3.53%) Computer Science
8 8 (3.14%) NHS
9 4 (1.57%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.57%) CMDB
9 4 (1.57%) PMI
10 2 (0.78%) Life Science
10 2 (0.78%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.78%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.39%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.39%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.39%) Fintech
11 1 (0.39%) Smart Energy
11 1 (0.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (13.73%) Windows
2 16 (6.27%) Windows Server
3 8 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (2.75%) Linux
5 3 (1.18%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.78%) Android
6 2 (0.78%) Unix
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (27.06%) Project Management
2 52 (20.39%) ITIL
3 49 (19.22%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (18.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (17.25%) Service Delivery
6 35 (13.73%) ERP
6 35 (13.73%) PRINCE2
7 29 (11.37%) Business Development
8 22 (8.63%) Change Management
9 20 (7.84%) Information Security
10 19 (7.45%) Service Management
11 18 (7.06%) Coaching
11 18 (7.06%) IT Strategy
12 15 (5.88%) Supplier Management
12 15 (5.88%) Waterfall
13 14 (5.49%) Change Control
13 14 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (5.49%) E-Commerce
13 14 (5.49%) Mentoring
13 14 (5.49%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.98%) SQL
2 8 (3.14%) PHP
3 7 (2.75%) PHP 5
3 7 (2.75%) PHP 7
4 6 (2.35%) C#
5 5 (1.96%) C
6 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (9.02%) Degree
2 10 (3.92%) CISM
2 10 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.75%) MCSA
4 6 (2.35%) CISSP
4 6 (2.35%) MCP
4 6 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (1.96%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.57%) APMP
6 4 (1.57%) CISA
6 4 (1.57%) MCSE
6 4 (1.57%) PMP
7 3 (1.18%) CEH
7 3 (1.18%) CREST Certified
7 3 (1.18%) CRISC
7 3 (1.18%) ISEB
7 3 (1.18%) OSCP
7 3 (1.18%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.20%) SLA
2 19 (7.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.14%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.96%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.57%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (1.57%) GDPR
6 3 (1.18%) PMO
6 3 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.78%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.39%) COBIT
8 1 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 21 (8.24%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.78%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.78%) vSphere
5 2 (0.78%) XenApp
6 1 (0.39%) NDS
6 1 (0.39%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.39%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.39%) vCloud
6 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.78%) Puppet
2 1 (0.39%) Ansible
2 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.39%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 1 (0.39%) SCCM
2 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (18.82%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.37%) Cisco
3 21 (8.24%) VMware
4 13 (5.10%) Citrix
5 10 (3.92%) HP
6 9 (3.53%) Oracle
6 9 (3.53%) SAP
6 9 (3.53%) Symantec
7 8 (3.14%) Palo Alto
8 7 (2.75%) CA
8 7 (2.75%) NetApp
9 6 (2.35%) Dell
10 5 (1.96%) IFS
10 5 (1.96%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.96%) Veeam
11 4 (1.57%) Avaya
11 4 (1.57%) NETGEAR
11 4 (1.57%) WatchGuard
11 4 (1.57%) Xerox
12 3 (1.18%) CommVault
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