Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Technical Manager was £53,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Technical Manager
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1133 1141 1191
Rank change year-on-year +8 +50 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technical Manager 78 81 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.043% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.044% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 69 72 116
UK median annual salary £53,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.63% -5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £41,250 £31,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -7.61% -8.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

IT Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Technical Manager in the UK

IT Technical Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IT Technical Manager in the UK

IT Technical Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Technical Manager over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Technical Manager in the UK

IT Technical Manager
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technical Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 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
England +44 76 £55,000 +15.79% 5
London +16 44 £70,000 +20.17% 3
UK excluding London +38 34 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Midlands +31 10 £50,000 +11.11%
North of England +20 10 £52,500 +61.54% 1
West Midlands +14 9 £50,000 +11.11%
Yorkshire +29 6 £55,000 +69.23% 1
South East +50 5 £44,000 -12.00% 1
East of England +14 5 £52,500 +2.94%
North West -19 4 £50,000 +5.26%
South West +9 2 £51,250 +36.67%
Scotland -9 2 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -

IT Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT Technical 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 featuring IT Technical Manager in the job title.

1 32 (41.03%) Windows
2 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 21 (26.92%) ITIL
4 18 (23.08%) Firewall
5 17 (21.79%) Windows Server
6 16 (20.51%) Project Management
7 14 (17.95%) Active Directory
7 14 (17.95%) Citrix
8 13 (16.67%) VMware
9 12 (15.38%) Finance
10 11 (14.10%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (12.82%) Hyper-V
11 10 (12.82%) Skype for Business
11 10 (12.82%) Office 365
11 10 (12.82%) Cisco
11 10 (12.82%) MS Exchange
12 9 (11.54%) IIS
12 9 (11.54%) CISSP
12 9 (11.54%) SAN
12 9 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (11.54%) Management Information System
13 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
13 8 (10.26%) SLA
13 8 (10.26%) Linux
13 8 (10.26%) SQL
13 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
13 8 (10.26%) SANS
13 8 (10.26%) Skype

IT Technical Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 10 (12.82%) MS Exchange
1 10 (12.82%) Skype for Business
2 9 (11.54%) IIS
3 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (5.13%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.82%) Office 365
2 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.85%) SaaS
5 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.56%) IaaS
5 2 (2.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.08%) Firewall
2 9 (11.54%) SAN
3 8 (10.26%) Skype
4 7 (8.97%) DNS
5 6 (7.69%) Internet
5 6 (7.69%) Network Security
5 6 (7.69%) VPN
6 5 (6.41%) Intranet
6 5 (6.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.85%) iSCSI
7 3 (3.85%) LAN
7 3 (3.85%) NAS
7 3 (3.85%) WAN
8 2 (2.56%) DHCP
8 2 (2.56%) SMS
8 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.56%) VoIP
8 2 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.28%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) Big Data
2 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.28%) Redis
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Banking
2 5 (6.41%) Law
3 4 (5.13%) Legal
3 4 (5.13%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Back Office
4 1 (1.28%) German Language
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) .NET
1 4 (5.13%) MSMQ
1 4 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (2.56%) Web Services
3 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.28%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.41%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.41%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.41%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.41%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.85%) EPoS
5 2 (2.56%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.56%) User Experience
6 1 (1.28%) CMDB
6 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (41.03%) Windows
2 17 (21.79%) Windows Server
3 8 (10.26%) Linux
4 6 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.41%) Android
5 5 (6.41%) Windows 10
5 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.13%) Unix
7 3 (3.85%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.28%) CentOS
8 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.92%) ITIL
2 16 (20.51%) Project Management
3 11 (14.10%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (8.97%) Incident Management
6 7 (8.97%) People Management
6 7 (8.97%) PRINCE2
6 7 (8.97%) Service Delivery
6 7 (8.97%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (7.69%) Information Security
7 6 (7.69%) IT Strategy
7 6 (7.69%) Service Management
8 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.41%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (6.41%) DevOps
8 5 (6.41%) Presales
9 4 (5.13%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 4 (5.13%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.26%) SQL
2 4 (5.13%) C#
3 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) CISSP
2 8 (10.26%) SANS
3 5 (6.41%) CISM
4 4 (5.13%) CEH
4 4 (5.13%) CRISC
4 4 (5.13%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 4 (5.13%) MCSE
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.85%) CCNA
5 3 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.85%) MCITP
5 3 (3.85%) MCSA
6 2 (2.56%) Degree
6 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.56%) PMP
6 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.28%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) SLA
2 6 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.13%) COBIT
3 4 (5.13%) GDPR
3 4 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (2.56%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 14 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.82%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.13%) vSphere
5 1 (1.28%) Docker
5 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (5.13%) SCCM
2 3 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.56%) Ansible
3 2 (2.56%) Puppet
4 1 (1.28%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.28%) Pingdom
4 1 (1.28%) SCOM
4 1 (1.28%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.28%) SCSM
4 1 (1.28%) vMotion
Vendors
1 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.95%) Citrix
3 13 (16.67%) VMware
4 10 (12.82%) Cisco
5 5 (6.41%) NetApp
6 4 (5.13%) Dell
6 4 (5.13%) EqualLogic
6 4 (5.13%) HP
6 4 (5.13%) McAfee
6 4 (5.13%) Qualys
6 4 (5.13%) Symantec
7 3 (3.85%) Fortinet
7 3 (3.85%) Veeam
8 2 (2.56%) IBM
8 2 (2.56%) Motorola
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle
8 2 (2.56%) Ruckus Wireless
8 2 (2.56%) Sage
8 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.28%) Juniper