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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 221 186 190
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 25 54 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.89% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.93% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 23 38 22
Average salary £42,500 £53,750 £45,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.93% +17.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £34,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £77,500 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
5826 5804 4819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.25% 95.24% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4907 4800 4150
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -47 9 £50,000 -33.33% 2
Cornwall -2 7 £30,000 +9.09%
Devon -9 3 £52,500 +31.25%
Gloucestershire -21 3 £39,000 -17.89%
Somerset +3 2 £50,000 - 1
Wiltshire -4 1 - - 2
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 16 (32.65%) Project Management
2 12 (24.49%) ITIL
3 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
3 11 (22.45%) VMware
4 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
5 9 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
5 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (16.33%) PRINCE2
7 7 (14.29%) WatchGuard
7 7 (14.29%) CSS
7 7 (14.29%) HTML
7 7 (14.29%) Service Management
8 6 (12.24%) Java
8 6 (12.24%) Degree
8 6 (12.24%) Problem Management
8 6 (12.24%) Veeam
8 6 (12.24%) Line Management
9 5 (10.20%) Kaspersky
9 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
9 5 (10.20%) SLA
9 5 (10.20%) Marketing
9 5 (10.20%) Finance
10 4 (8.16%) Maven
10 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.16%) SAN
10 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
10 4 (8.16%) Windows
10 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
10 4 (8.16%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.08%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Project
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) SAN
2 2 (4.08%) MPLS
3 1 (2.04%) PCoIP
3 1 (2.04%) SMS
3 1 (2.04%) VoIP
3 1 (2.04%) VPN
3 1 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Maven
1 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) Ant
2 2 (4.08%) JUnit
2 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.08%) Selenium
2 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (10.20%) Marketing
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Electronics
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Automotive
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) CSS
1 7 (14.29%) HTML
2 4 (8.16%) jQuery
3 3 (6.12%) .NET
3 3 (6.12%) J2EE
3 3 (6.12%) Ajax
4 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.08%) Lucene
4 2 (4.08%) Spring
4 2 (4.08%) Web Services
4 2 (4.08%) RESTful
4 2 (4.08%) Apache Wicket
4 2 (4.08%) Ember.js
4 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.04%) WCF
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.12%) Statistics
2 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) PMI
3 1 (2.04%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Project Management
2 12 (24.49%) ITIL
3 9 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
3 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.33%) PRINCE2
5 7 (14.29%) Service Management
6 6 (12.24%) Problem Management
6 6 (12.24%) Line Management
7 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.16%) Time Management
7 4 (8.16%) SDLC
8 3 (6.12%) People Management
8 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.12%) Process Improvement
8 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.12%) Scrum
8 3 (6.12%) Web Design
9 2 (4.08%) Migration
9 2 (4.08%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) Java
2 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.12%) SQL
4 2 (4.08%) C++
4 2 (4.08%) VBScript
4 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.04%) C
5 1 (2.04%) C#
5 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) MCITP
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.08%) MCSE
2 2 (4.08%) MCSA
2 2 (4.08%) PMP
2 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.08%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.04%) APMG
3 1 (2.04%) MAPM
3 1 (2.04%) APMP
3 1 (2.04%) ISEB
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.04%) MCP
3 1 (2.04%) EXIN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Firmware
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.08%) vSphere
1 2 (4.08%) XenApp
2 1 (2.04%) KVM
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) NetBackup
1 2 (4.08%) Backup Exec
1 2 (4.08%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (4.08%) Zenoss
1 2 (4.08%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (4.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
1 11 (22.45%) VMware
2 7 (14.29%) WatchGuard
3 6 (12.24%) Veeam
4 5 (10.20%) Kaspersky
5 2 (4.08%) NetApp
5 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.08%) Symantec
5 2 (4.08%) Sophos
5 2 (4.08%) Citrix
6 1 (2.04%) Teradici
6 1 (2.04%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) Dell
6 1 (2.04%) EMC
6 1 (2.04%) Intel
6 1 (2.04%) Apple
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle
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