The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Manager
Rank 145 166 97
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -69
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 115 79 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.03% 1.28% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 1.31% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 100 69 144
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £73,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -3.50%
IT Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5473 6027 5644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.76% 97.41% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4590 4942 4723
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £55,648
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Manager in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

IT Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

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

IT Manager Salary Trend in the South West

IT Manager
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Manager across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

IT Manager Salary Histogram in the South West

IT Manager
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +19 48 £43,750 -7.89% 5
Wiltshire +8 26 £50,000 +3.09%
Gloucestershire +14 15 £55,000 +12.82% 2
Somerset -3 10 £46,000 -7.63% 2
Dorset +9 8 £43,750 -4.89% 1
Devon +9 4 £40,000 +3.89% 2
IT Manager
England

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the South West region that cited IT Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Manager in their job title.

1 73 (32.74%) Finance
2 67 (30.04%) ITIL
3 64 (28.70%) Project Management
4 42 (18.83%) Telecoms
5 41 (18.39%) Windows
6 40 (17.94%) Service Delivery
7 38 (17.04%) PRINCE2
8 37 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (16.14%) SAP
10 35 (15.70%) Microsoft
10 35 (15.70%) Marketing
11 33 (14.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 31 (13.90%) Programme Management
13 27 (12.11%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (12.11%) Windows Server
14 23 (10.31%) Degree
14 23 (10.31%) Manufacturing
15 22 (9.87%) SQL Server
16 21 (9.42%) Windows Server 2008
16 21 (9.42%) Line Management
17 19 (8.52%) Business Development
17 19 (8.52%) MS Excel
18 18 (8.07%) VMware
18 18 (8.07%) Windows Server 2012
19 17 (7.62%) Mentoring
19 17 (7.62%) Digital Marketing
19 17 (7.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
19 17 (7.62%) Electronics
19 17 (7.62%) Firewall
19 17 (7.62%) CRM

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the South West region that cited IT Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (7.62%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (5.38%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.79%) IIS
6 3 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.35%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.90%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.45%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (8.52%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.93%) MS Office
3 9 (4.04%) MS Project
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (7.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.35%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.35%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.35%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.90%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.48%) Office 365
2 6 (2.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.62%) Firewall
2 13 (5.83%) SAN
3 7 (3.14%) DNS
3 7 (3.14%) Internet
3 7 (3.14%) WAN
4 6 (2.69%) LAN
5 5 (2.24%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (2.24%) Unified Communications
5 5 (2.24%) VPN
5 5 (2.24%) Wireless
6 4 (1.79%) DHCP
6 4 (1.79%) iSCSI
6 4 (1.79%) PPP
6 4 (1.79%) SSL
6 4 (1.79%) VoIP
6 4 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.35%) Extranet
7 3 (1.35%) Intranet
8 2 (0.90%) ISDN
8 2 (0.90%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.35%) Big Data
4 2 (0.90%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) MSI
1 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 73 (32.74%) Finance
2 42 (18.83%) Telecoms
3 35 (15.70%) Marketing
4 23 (10.31%) Manufacturing
5 17 (7.62%) Electronics
6 15 (6.73%) Retail
7 14 (6.28%) Banking
8 12 (5.38%) Legal
9 4 (1.79%) Law
10 2 (0.90%) Advertising
10 2 (0.90%) Back Office
10 2 (0.90%) Local Government
11 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.83%) .NET
2 4 (1.79%) .NET Framework
2 4 (1.79%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.35%) CSS
3 3 (1.35%) HTML
4 2 (0.90%) Web Services
5 1 (0.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.17%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.28%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.59%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (2.69%) Replication
6 5 (2.24%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.24%) EqualLogic
7 4 (1.79%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.79%) PMI
7 4 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.35%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.90%) CESG
9 2 (0.90%) Economics
9 2 (0.90%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.45%) NHS
10 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (18.39%) Windows
2 27 (12.11%) Windows Server
3 21 (9.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (8.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.35%) OS/400
6 2 (0.90%) Linux
6 2 (0.90%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.90%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (30.04%) ITIL
2 64 (28.70%) Project Management
3 40 (17.94%) Service Delivery
4 38 (17.04%) PRINCE2
5 37 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (14.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (13.90%) Programme Management
8 27 (12.11%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (9.42%) Line Management
10 19 (8.52%) Business Development
11 17 (7.62%) CRM
11 17 (7.62%) Digital Marketing
11 17 (7.62%) Mentoring
12 16 (7.17%) Risk Management
12 16 (7.17%) Waterfall
13 15 (6.73%) ERP
14 14 (6.28%) Coaching
14 14 (6.28%) E-Commerce
15 13 (5.83%) SDLC
16 12 (5.38%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.38%) SQL
2 6 (2.69%) C#
3 5 (2.24%) Java
4 4 (1.79%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.79%) VB
5 3 (1.35%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.35%) RPG
Qualifications
1 23 (10.31%) Degree
2 13 (5.83%) MCSE
2 13 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (5.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (4.48%) PMI Certification
3 10 (4.48%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.59%) MCITP
4 8 (3.59%) PMP
4 8 (3.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (2.24%) CCNA
5 5 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.24%) MCSA
5 5 (2.24%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.79%) APMP
6 4 (1.79%) CCA
6 4 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.35%) CISSP
7 3 (1.35%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.73%) SLA
2 11 (4.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.90%) COBIT
4 2 (0.90%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.90%) QA
5 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.45%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.45%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.45%) NEBOSH
5 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.45%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 15 (6.73%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.69%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.24%) XenApp
4 5 (2.24%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.35%) vSphere
6 2 (0.90%) ACF2
6 2 (0.90%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 36 (16.14%) SAP
2 35 (15.70%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.07%) VMware
4 12 (5.38%) HP
5 9 (4.04%) Dell
6 6 (2.69%) Cisco
7 5 (2.24%) Citrix
7 5 (2.24%) Oracle
7 5 (2.24%) Veeam
8 4 (1.79%) Sophos
9 3 (1.35%) Apple
9 3 (1.35%) Avaya
9 3 (1.35%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.45%) BT
10 1 (0.45%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.45%) NetApp
10 1 (0.45%) Sage
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