The median annual salary for a IT Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 79 104
Rank change year-on-year -58 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 123 186 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.97% 3.25% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 3.35% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 94 159 159
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £49,750 £48,500
% change year-on-year -4.52% +2.57%  

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 6038 5551 6431
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.72% 96.99% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5007 4682 5121
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured IT Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -65 67 £46,500 +3.33% 4
Cheshire -14 26 £50,000 +38.88% 5
Merseyside +2 16 £46,250 -16.66% 2
Lancashire -4 9 £35,000 -
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 64 (26.78%) Project Management
2 57 (23.85%) Finance
3 48 (20.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (19.67%) ITIL
5 43 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (17.57%) PRINCE2
7 40 (16.74%) Microsoft
8 29 (12.13%) Service Delivery
9 25 (10.46%) Degree
9 25 (10.46%) Microsoft Office
10 22 (9.21%) ERP
11 21 (8.79%) SharePoint
11 21 (8.79%) SDLC
12 20 (8.37%) Data Centre
13 19 (7.95%) Greenfield Project
14 18 (7.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 17 (7.11%) Change Management
15 17 (7.11%) Cisco
15 17 (7.11%) PMO
15 17 (7.11%) FMCG
16 16 (6.69%) IT Strategy
16 16 (6.69%) Retail
17 15 (6.28%) Business Development
17 15 (6.28%) Citrix
17 15 (6.28%) SQL
17 15 (6.28%) Management Information System
17 15 (6.28%) Legal
17 15 (6.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 14 (5.86%) Office 365
18 14 (5.86%) Mentoring

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 21 (8.79%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.09%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.42%) ThingWorx
5 1 (0.42%) Zimbra
Applications
1 25 (10.46%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.42%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.42%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (2.93%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.84%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.42%) Magento
5 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.42%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.42%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.86%) Office 365
2 10 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.67%) SaaS
4 3 (1.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.09%) SAN
1 5 (2.09%) VPN
2 4 (1.67%) DHCP
2 4 (1.67%) DNS
3 3 (1.26%) Firewall
3 3 (1.26%) LAN
3 3 (1.26%) WAN
4 2 (0.84%) Network Security
4 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.84%) VoIP
4 2 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.42%) Intranet
5 1 (0.42%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.42%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.02%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.93%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.67%) MySQL
3 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.26%) Apache Hive
4 3 (1.26%) Big Data
4 3 (1.26%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
General
1 57 (23.85%) Finance
2 16 (6.69%) Retail
3 15 (6.28%) Legal
4 13 (5.44%) Banking
5 12 (5.02%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.51%) Marketing
7 4 (1.67%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.26%) Advertising
8 3 (1.26%) Automotive
9 2 (0.84%) Law
10 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.42%) Billing
10 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Front Office
10 1 (0.42%) Military
10 1 (0.42%) Publishing
10 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.93%) .NET
2 3 (1.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.37%) Data Centre
2 19 (7.95%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (7.11%) FMCG
4 15 (6.28%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.35%) NHS
7 7 (2.93%) iPad
8 5 (2.09%) PMI
8 5 (2.09%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.26%) Life Science
10 2 (0.84%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.42%) CESG
11 1 (0.42%) Fintech
11 1 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.44%) Windows
2 5 (2.09%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.67%) Linux
3 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.42%) CentOS
5 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.42%) Unix
5 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (26.78%) Project Management
2 48 (20.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 47 (19.67%) ITIL
4 43 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (17.57%) PRINCE2
6 29 (12.13%) Service Delivery
7 22 (9.21%) ERP
8 21 (8.79%) SDLC
9 17 (7.11%) Change Management
10 16 (6.69%) IT Strategy
11 15 (6.28%) Business Development
11 15 (6.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 14 (5.86%) Mentoring
12 14 (5.86%) Migration
12 14 (5.86%) Supplier Management
13 13 (5.44%) High Availability
13 13 (5.44%) PRINCE
13 13 (5.44%) Risk Management
14 12 (5.02%) Programme Management
15 11 (4.60%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.28%) SQL
2 5 (2.09%) C#
3 2 (0.84%) C
3 2 (0.84%) PHP
4 1 (0.42%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (10.46%) Degree
2 12 (5.02%) PMP
3 11 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (3.35%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.93%) MCSE
6 6 (2.51%) CISM
6 6 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.09%) CISSP
7 5 (2.09%) MCP
7 5 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.67%) ISEB
8 4 (1.67%) MCSA
9 3 (1.26%) APMP
9 3 (1.26%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.84%) CEH
10 2 (0.84%) CISA
10 2 (0.84%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.84%) OSCP
10 2 (0.84%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (7.11%) PMO
3 14 (5.86%) SLA
4 9 (3.77%) ISO 9001
5 5 (2.09%) COBIT
5 5 (2.09%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 13 (5.44%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.35%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.84%) XenApp
6 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 4 (1.67%) SCDPM
2 1 (0.42%) Ansible
2 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (16.74%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.11%) Cisco
3 15 (6.28%) Citrix
4 14 (5.86%) VMware
5 13 (5.44%) CA
6 12 (5.02%) SAP
7 10 (4.18%) Oracle
8 8 (3.35%) Palo Alto
9 7 (2.93%) HP
9 7 (2.93%) IFS
9 7 (2.93%) NetApp
10 4 (1.67%) CommVault
10 4 (1.67%) EqualLogic
10 4 (1.67%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.67%) Symantec
10 4 (1.67%) Veeam
11 2 (0.84%) AppSense
11 2 (0.84%) Dell
11 2 (0.84%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.42%) PTC
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