The median annual salary for an IT Technical Manager was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 834 866 898
Rank change year-on-year +32 +32  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technical Manager 36 47 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.048% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.050% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 34 38 74
Median salary £53,750 £40,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.54% -15.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £32,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £69,500 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +43.33% -16.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Technical Manager in the UK

IT Technical Manager
Top 29 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 3 months to 23 June 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
England +42 34 £60,000 +48.14% 7
London +24 14 £56,250 +2.27% 2
Birmingham +21 10 £65,000 +8.33%
West Midlands +18 10 £65,000 +76.87%
East Midlands +21 5 £45,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 3 £45,000 -
Leicester - 3 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +8 2 £46,500 +43.07% 1
Scotland - 2 £42,500 - 1
Northampton - 2 £42,500 -
Bromley - 2 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £42,500 -
South East +43 1 £44,000 +8.64% 1
Surrey +35 1 £44,000 +8.64%
East of England -1 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -13 1 - -
Manchester -18 1 £50,000 - 1
North West -45 1 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Stockport - 1 £50,000 - 1
Peterborough - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £46,200 -
City of London - 1 £62,500 -
Rotherham - 1 £46,500 -
Guildford - 1 £44,000 -
Bradford - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £46,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £45,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £40,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 21 (28.38%) Project Management
2 21 (28.38%) Windows
3 18 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (24.32%) VMware
4 17 (22.97%) Finance
4 17 (22.97%) Windows Server
5 15 (20.27%) Active Directory
5 15 (20.27%) CRM
6 14 (18.92%) PRINCE2
7 13 (17.57%) Dynamics CRM
7 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (17.57%) Firewall
7 13 (17.57%) Cisco
8 11 (14.86%) .NET
8 11 (14.86%) ITIL
8 11 (14.86%) SDLC
8 11 (14.86%) Hyper-V
9 10 (13.51%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 10 (13.51%) C#
9 10 (13.51%) HTML
9 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
9 10 (13.51%) VB.NET
9 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET
10 9 (12.16%) MS Exchange
10 9 (12.16%) HP
10 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (12.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (12.16%) Office 365

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 9 (12.16%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.11%) IIS
3 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (17.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.70%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.35%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Office 365
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.70%) IaaS
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.57%) Firewall
2 5 (6.76%) LAN
2 5 (6.76%) SAN
2 5 (6.76%) WAN
3 4 (5.41%) DHCP
3 4 (5.41%) DNS
3 4 (5.41%) VPN
4 3 (4.05%) iSCSI
4 3 (4.05%) NAS
5 2 (2.70%) Internet
5 2 (2.70%) VLAN
6 1 (1.35%) GoToMeeting
6 1 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.35%) Skype
6 1 (1.35%) SMS
6 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.35%) WebEx
6 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 17 (22.97%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Law
3 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Front Office
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.86%) .NET
2 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET
2 10 (13.51%) HTML
3 2 (2.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.05%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.70%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.35%) CMDB
4 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.35%) PMI
4 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.38%) Windows
2 17 (22.97%) Windows Server
3 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.76%) Linux
6 4 (5.41%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.41%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) Project Management
2 18 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.27%) CRM
4 14 (18.92%) PRINCE2
5 11 (14.86%) ITIL
5 11 (14.86%) SDLC
6 9 (12.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (9.46%) Line Management
8 6 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (8.11%) Service Delivery
8 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.11%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (6.76%) Presales
9 5 (6.76%) Process Improvement
10 4 (5.41%) IT Strategy
10 4 (5.41%) Performance Management
11 3 (4.05%) Hardware Maintenance
11 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery Management
11 3 (4.05%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) C#
1 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
1 10 (13.51%) VB.NET
2 4 (5.41%) SQL
3 1 (1.35%) C
3 1 (1.35%) C++
3 1 (1.35%) Java
3 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (9.46%) MCSE
4 5 (6.76%) MCITP
5 4 (5.41%) MCSA
5 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (4.05%) CCNA
6 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.05%) Degree
6 3 (4.05%) PMP
7 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.35%) CCNP
8 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.35%) HNC
8 1 (1.35%) HND
8 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.35%) MCP
8 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) SLA
2 4 (5.41%) QA
3 3 (4.05%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.70%) COBIT
5 1 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.35%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (20.27%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (14.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.05%) vSphere
5 2 (2.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.70%) WSUS
3 1 (1.35%) MOM
3 1 (1.35%) SCCM
3 1 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.32%) VMware
3 13 (17.57%) Cisco
4 9 (12.16%) HP
5 7 (9.46%) Veeam
6 6 (8.11%) Citrix
7 5 (6.76%) NetApp
8 3 (4.05%) Fortinet
8 3 (4.05%) IBM
9 2 (2.70%) F5
9 2 (2.70%) Meraki
9 2 (2.70%) Northgate
9 2 (2.70%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.35%) arcserve
10 1 (1.35%) CA
10 1 (1.35%) Dell
10 1 (1.35%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.35%) Symantec
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