The median annual salary for a IT Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 29 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 84 72
Rank change year-on-year -11 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 139 186 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.78% 2.98% 3.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 3.09% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 125 161 160
Median salary £50,000 £48,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% -7.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £82,250
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -3.00% +3.09%  

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 4869 6012 5192
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 97.21% 96.33% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4100 4781 4394
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 West Midlands

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

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 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 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
Birmingham -16 50 £50,000 -2.43% 11
Coventry +16 26 £50,500 +6.31% 4
Warwickshire +19 18 £62,500 +38.88%
Worcestershire -4 7 £45,000 +16.12% 1
Solihull -14 6 £57,500 -11.53%
Staffordshire +2 5 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Walsall -3 4 £44,500 +4.70%
Shropshire +7 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Halesowen - 3 £50,000 -
Wolverhampton -1 2 £42,372 +5.93%
Brierley Hill - 1 £47,500 -
West Bromwich - 1 £42,500 -
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Midlands region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 77 (33.77%) Project Management
2 65 (28.51%) PRINCE2
3 56 (24.56%) ITIL
4 45 (19.74%) Finance
5 44 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (16.23%) Microsoft
7 33 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (12.28%) CRM
9 27 (11.84%) Retail
10 26 (11.40%) .NET
11 24 (10.53%) Windows
12 23 (10.09%) SQL
13 22 (9.65%) ERP
13 22 (9.65%) Service Management
13 22 (9.65%) Office 365
14 21 (9.21%) PMP
15 20 (8.77%) Line Management
16 19 (8.33%) VMware
17 18 (7.89%) VB.NET
17 18 (7.89%) Service Delivery
17 18 (7.89%) SDLC
18 17 (7.46%) Data Centre
19 16 (7.02%) HTML
19 16 (7.02%) SAP
19 16 (7.02%) SLA
19 16 (7.02%) Degree
20 15 (6.58%) Asset Management
20 15 (6.58%) Information Security
20 15 (6.58%) WAN
20 15 (6.58%) ITIL Certification

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 14 (6.14%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.75%) CMS
5 3 (1.32%) IIS
6 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (4.82%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.07%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.88%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.44%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.44%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.44%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.44%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.44%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.65%) Office 365
2 12 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.63%) SaaS
4 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.88%) IaaS
4 2 (0.88%) Intacct
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.58%) WAN
2 12 (5.26%) LAN
3 7 (3.07%) Firewall
4 6 (2.63%) DAB
4 6 (2.63%) SAN
4 6 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (2.19%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.19%) Wireless
6 4 (1.75%) NAS
6 4 (1.75%) VoIP
7 3 (1.32%) DNS
7 3 (1.32%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.32%) Network Security
7 3 (1.32%) VPN
8 2 (0.88%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.88%) Intranet
8 2 (0.88%) ISDN
8 2 (0.88%) MPLS
8 2 (0.88%) SNMP
8 2 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.63%) Big Data
3 5 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.63%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 5 (2.19%) JIRA
3 4 (1.75%) JIRA Agile
General
1 45 (19.74%) Finance
2 27 (11.84%) Retail
3 14 (6.14%) Marketing
4 11 (4.82%) Legal
4 11 (4.82%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.63%) Automotive
6 3 (1.32%) Advertising
6 3 (1.32%) French Language
6 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.88%) Banking
7 2 (0.88%) Games
7 2 (0.88%) German Language
8 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Law
8 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.40%) .NET
2 16 (7.02%) HTML
3 15 (6.58%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.75%) Velocity
5 2 (0.88%) EDI
6 1 (0.44%) Ajax
6 1 (0.44%) CSS
6 1 (0.44%) jQuery
6 1 (0.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.46%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.70%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.07%) EPoS
4 6 (2.63%) Private Cloud
5 5 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.75%) PMI
7 3 (1.32%) iPad
8 2 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.88%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.88%) Fintech
8 2 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.88%) iPhone
8 2 (0.88%) Online Games
9 1 (0.44%) AS400
9 1 (0.44%) CCTV
9 1 (0.44%) CMDB
9 1 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.53%) Windows
2 15 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (6.14%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.51%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.07%) Linux
6 5 (2.19%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.75%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.32%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.88%) Android
9 2 (0.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (33.77%) Project Management
2 65 (28.51%) PRINCE2
3 56 (24.56%) ITIL
4 44 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (12.28%) CRM
7 22 (9.65%) ERP
7 22 (9.65%) Service Management
8 20 (8.77%) Line Management
9 18 (7.89%) SDLC
9 18 (7.89%) Service Delivery
10 15 (6.58%) Asset Management
10 15 (6.58%) Information Security
10 15 (6.58%) Software Licensing
11 14 (6.14%) People Management
12 13 (5.70%) IT Strategy
13 12 (5.26%) Change Management
14 11 (4.82%) Mentoring
14 11 (4.82%) Project Governance
14 11 (4.82%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.09%) SQL
2 18 (7.89%) VB.NET
3 15 (6.58%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.39%) C#
5 5 (2.19%) Java
6 2 (0.88%) VBA
7 1 (0.44%) ABAP
7 1 (0.44%) Clipper
7 1 (0.44%) PHP
7 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.44%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 21 (9.21%) PMP
2 16 (7.02%) Degree
3 15 (6.58%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (6.14%) PMI Certification
4 14 (6.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (5.70%) MCSE
5 13 (5.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.07%) CISSP
7 4 (1.75%) CCDP
7 4 (1.75%) CCNP
7 4 (1.75%) CISM
7 4 (1.75%) RHCE
8 3 (1.32%) CCNA
8 3 (1.32%) CISA
8 3 (1.32%) MCITP
8 3 (1.32%) MCSA
8 3 (1.32%) RHCA
8 3 (1.32%) RHCSA
8 3 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.02%) SLA
2 14 (6.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.19%) QA
4 4 (1.75%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.32%) PMO
6 2 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.88%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.88%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.44%) GDPR
7 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.39%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.51%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.19%) vSphere
5 2 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (1.75%) ZABBIX
2 3 (1.32%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.88%) SCOM
3 2 (0.88%) WMI
Vendors
1 37 (16.23%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.33%) VMware
3 16 (7.02%) SAP
4 11 (4.82%) Cisco
5 8 (3.51%) Citrix
5 8 (3.51%) Oracle
6 5 (2.19%) HP
7 4 (1.75%) Epicor
7 4 (1.75%) New Relic
7 4 (1.75%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.32%) Fortinet
8 3 (1.32%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.32%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.32%) Veeam
9 2 (0.88%) ATG
9 2 (0.88%) Computacenter
9 2 (0.88%) Mitel
9 2 (0.88%) QAD
9 2 (0.88%) Sage
9 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
Redditch
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + financial benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Salary: £29000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum +
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Michael Page International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 30% managerial bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £35,344 - 53,016 per year + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £35,344 - 53,016 per year + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Robert Walters UK
Posted: 25 days ago