The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 228 177 191
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 22 57 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 0.92% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.96% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 22 43 19
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £77,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,750 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+0.47% +10.52%
Technical 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
5758 5949 5020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.92% 95.92% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4836 4901 4435
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Technical Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Technical Manager Salary Trend in the South West

Technical Manager
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Technical Manager Salary Histogram in the South West

Technical 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 Technical Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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 5 £80,000 +4.91% 4
Cornwall - 5 £30,000 -
Dorset - 4 £35,000 -
Somerset - 4 £42,500 -
Devon -3 3 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire -14 3 £39,000 -23.90%
Wiltshire -34 1 £50,000 +1.01% 1
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Technical 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 Technical Manager in their job title.

1 23 (35.38%) Project Management
2 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
2 18 (27.69%) Service Delivery
3 17 (26.15%) PRINCE2
4 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (23.08%) Degree
5 14 (21.54%) ITIL
6 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
6 12 (18.46%) Service Management
6 12 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (15.38%) Finance
8 9 (13.85%) VMware
9 8 (12.31%) Statistics
9 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
10 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
10 7 (10.77%) Windows
10 7 (10.77%) MS Project
10 7 (10.77%) Scrum
10 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
10 7 (10.77%) Time Management
11 6 (9.23%) SDLC
11 6 (9.23%) Electronics
11 6 (9.23%) Java
11 6 (9.23%) PMP
11 6 (9.23%) PMI Certification
12 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
12 5 (7.69%) J2EE
12 5 (7.69%) HTML
12 5 (7.69%) CRM
12 5 (7.69%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Technical 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 Technical Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.77%) MS Project
3 4 (6.15%) MS Office
4 2 (3.08%) CATIA
4 2 (3.08%) NASTRAN
5 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.62%) Office 365
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) SAN
2 3 (4.62%) MPLS
3 2 (3.08%) VLAN
3 2 (3.08%) VPN
4 1 (1.54%) SMS
4 1 (1.54%) VoIP
4 1 (1.54%) Network Security
4 1 (1.54%) PCoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.15%) Ant
2 4 (6.15%) Maven
2 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Electronics
3 5 (7.69%) Marketing
4 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.62%) Retail
6 2 (3.08%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.54%) Automotive
7 1 (1.54%) Law
7 1 (1.54%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) HTML
1 5 (7.69%) J2EE
2 4 (6.15%) CSS
2 4 (6.15%) Ajax
2 4 (6.15%) jQuery
3 2 (3.08%) .NET
4 1 (1.54%) Web Services
4 1 (1.54%) HTML5
4 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Statistics
2 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.08%) PMI
6 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Linux
2 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) Project Management
2 18 (27.69%) Service Delivery
3 17 (26.15%) PRINCE2
4 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (21.54%) ITIL
6 12 (18.46%) Service Management
6 12 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
8 7 (10.77%) Scrum
8 7 (10.77%) Time Management
9 6 (9.23%) SDLC
10 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.69%) Problem Management
10 5 (7.69%) CRM
11 4 (6.15%) Change Management
11 4 (6.15%) Waterfall
11 4 (6.15%) Line Management
12 3 (4.62%) Coaching
12 3 (4.62%) People Management
12 3 (4.62%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) Java
2 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.15%) C
2 4 (6.15%) C++
2 4 (6.15%) Embedded C
2 4 (6.15%) Embedded C++
3 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) Degree
2 6 (9.23%) PMP
2 6 (9.23%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.08%) MAPM
4 2 (3.08%) APMG
4 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.08%) MCITP
4 2 (3.08%) MCP
4 2 (3.08%) MCSE
4 2 (3.08%) MCSA
4 2 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) Firmware
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.08%) XenApp
2 2 (3.08%) vSphere
3 1 (1.54%) KVM
3 1 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (3.08%) NetBackup
1 2 (3.08%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.08%) WSUS
1 2 (3.08%) Zenoss
1 2 (3.08%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) VMware
3 4 (6.15%) WatchGuard
4 3 (4.62%) Kaspersky
4 3 (4.62%) Veeam
5 2 (3.08%) Symantec
5 2 (3.08%) Sophos
5 2 (3.08%) Citrix
5 2 (3.08%) NetApp
5 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.54%) HP
6 1 (1.54%) Dell
6 1 (1.54%) EMC
6 1 (1.54%) Intel
6 1 (1.54%) Perforce
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco
6 1 (1.54%) Teradici
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