Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 21 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 101 86
Rank change year-on-year -11 -15 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 259 344 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.56% 2.78% 3.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 2.89% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 225 314 371
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% -6.67% -4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,975 £36,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £86,250
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 West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 9789 11904 10819
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.67% 96.16% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8257 9461 9040
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in the West Midlands

IT Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for IT Manager in the West Midlands

IT Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Manager in the West Midlands

IT Manager
Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 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
Birmingham -9 100 £50,000 - 11
Coventry +16 43 £50,000 -1.96% 5
Warwickshire +6 32 £55,000 +5.77% 1
Staffordshire +8 12 £48,750 +5.98% 3
Worcestershire -7 10 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Solihull -8 8 £57,500 -11.54%
Shropshire -17 8 £45,000 +13.92% 1
Walsall +2 7 £39,000 +2.50%
Wolverhampton +11 6 £43,052 +32.47%
West Bromwich +4 4 £42,500 -39.29%
Herefordshire - 3 - -
Halesowen - 3 £50,000 -
Smethwick - 1 - -
Brierley Hill - 1 £47,500 -
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Midlands region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 81 (31.27%) Project Management
2 75 (28.96%) PRINCE2
3 72 (27.80%) Finance
4 61 (23.55%) ITIL
5 51 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (17.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 44 (16.99%) Microsoft
8 28 (10.81%) .NET
9 27 (10.42%) WAN
10 26 (10.04%) ERP
10 26 (10.04%) Service Management
11 25 (9.65%) VB.NET
12 24 (9.27%) CRM
13 23 (8.88%) Retail
14 22 (8.49%) ASP.NET
14 22 (8.49%) JavaScript
14 22 (8.49%) Line Management
15 21 (8.11%) HTML
15 21 (8.11%) SQL
15 21 (8.11%) PMP
15 21 (8.11%) VMware
16 20 (7.72%) Information Security
16 20 (7.72%) Windows
16 20 (7.72%) LAN
16 20 (7.72%) SDLC
17 19 (7.34%) Office 365
17 19 (7.34%) SLA
17 19 (7.34%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (7.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 19 (7.34%) SQL Server

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 8 (3.09%) MS Exchange
1 8 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.54%) CMS
3 4 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (1.54%) IIS
4 2 (0.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (3.86%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.09%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.39%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.39%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.39%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.34%) Office 365
2 11 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.32%) SaaS
4 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.42%) WAN
2 20 (7.72%) LAN
3 13 (5.02%) Firewall
3 13 (5.02%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (3.86%) VPN
5 8 (3.09%) SAN
6 7 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (2.70%) Network Security
7 6 (2.32%) BGP
7 6 (2.32%) DMZ
7 6 (2.32%) MPLS
7 6 (2.32%) OSPF
7 6 (2.32%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.32%) VLAN
8 5 (1.93%) DAB
8 5 (1.93%) DNS
8 5 (1.93%) VoIP
8 5 (1.93%) Wireless
9 4 (1.54%) iSCSI
9 4 (1.54%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.54%) Big Data
3 2 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.86%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 3 (1.16%) JIRA
2 3 (1.16%) JIRA Agile
General
1 72 (27.80%) Finance
2 23 (8.88%) Retail
3 10 (3.86%) Legal
3 10 (3.86%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.09%) Marketing
5 6 (2.32%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.93%) Automotive
7 3 (1.16%) French Language
8 2 (0.77%) Banking
8 2 (0.77%) Games
8 2 (0.77%) German Language
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Law
9 1 (0.39%) Local Government
9 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.81%) .NET
2 22 (8.49%) ASP.NET
3 21 (8.11%) HTML
4 3 (1.16%) Velocity
5 2 (0.77%) CSS
6 1 (0.39%) Ajax
6 1 (0.39%) EDI
6 1 (0.39%) jQuery
6 1 (0.39%) Middleware
6 1 (0.39%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.02%) Data Centre
1 13 (5.02%) Management Information System
2 10 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.93%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.54%) EPoS
5 4 (1.54%) PMI
6 3 (1.16%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.77%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.77%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (0.77%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.77%) Fintech
7 2 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.77%) Online Games
7 2 (0.77%) PKI
7 2 (0.77%) Replication
7 2 (0.77%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (0.77%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.39%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.72%) Windows
2 14 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (5.02%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.32%) Linux
5 4 (1.54%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.16%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.16%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.77%) Android
7 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (31.27%) Project Management
2 75 (28.96%) PRINCE2
3 61 (23.55%) ITIL
4 51 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (17.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (10.04%) ERP
6 26 (10.04%) Service Management
7 24 (9.27%) CRM
8 22 (8.49%) Line Management
9 20 (7.72%) Information Security
9 20 (7.72%) SDLC
10 17 (6.56%) Supplier Management
11 15 (5.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (5.41%) Service Delivery
13 13 (5.02%) Change Management
13 13 (5.02%) Waterfall
14 12 (4.63%) Contract Management
14 12 (4.63%) Scrum
15 10 (3.86%) Business Transformation
15 10 (3.86%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.65%) VB.NET
2 22 (8.49%) JavaScript
3 21 (8.11%) SQL
4 15 (5.79%) C#
5 4 (1.54%) Java
6 1 (0.39%) ABAP
6 1 (0.39%) PHP
6 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (8.11%) PMP
2 19 (7.34%) Degree
2 19 (7.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (7.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 18 (6.95%) MCSE
4 15 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (5.79%) PMI Certification
5 13 (5.02%) CISSP
6 12 (4.63%) CCNP
7 11 (4.25%) CCDP
8 10 (3.86%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (3.47%) CISM
10 4 (1.54%) CISA
10 4 (1.54%) CISMP
10 4 (1.54%) MCITP
10 4 (1.54%) MCSA
10 4 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (1.54%) RHCE
10 4 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.16%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.34%) SLA
2 13 (5.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.86%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.54%) PMO
4 4 (1.54%) QA
5 2 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.86%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.32%) vSphere
5 4 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (1.54%) Backup Exec
1 4 (1.54%) WMI
1 4 (1.54%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (16.99%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.11%) VMware
3 18 (6.95%) Cisco
4 15 (5.79%) SAP
5 8 (3.09%) HP
6 7 (2.70%) Palo Alto
7 6 (2.32%) Veeam
8 5 (1.93%) Oracle
9 4 (1.54%) Citrix
9 4 (1.54%) Dell
9 4 (1.54%) Fortinet
9 4 (1.54%) IronPort
9 4 (1.54%) New Relic
9 4 (1.54%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.16%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.77%) Computacenter
11 2 (0.77%) Mitel
11 2 (0.77%) Sophos
11 2 (0.77%) Sun
11 2 (0.77%) Symantec
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Network ITR
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 9 hours ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Amazon
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Amazon
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Rullion
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Amazon
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £45,438 - 68,158 per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Salary up to £43,358 per annum (dependent upon experience)
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £52,223 - 78,335 per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ofwat
Salary: From £32,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nationwide Caterers Association
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago