Period
to 20 June 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Manager
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 175 170
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 196 174 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.82% 1.69% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 1.74% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 144 153 187
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £33,981 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £58,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10,413 9,997 10,801
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.54% 96.96% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8,679 8,321 9,035
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager 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 in the South West.

Salary trend for IT Manager in the South West

IT Manager
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in the South West over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Manager 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Manager within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 June 2018. 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
Bristol +9 62 £47,500 +5.56% 4
Dorset -34 43 £47,500 +7.95% 4
Wiltshire -12 27 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Devon +12 21 £38,469 +18.37% 1
Somerset +30 13 £60,000 +14.29% 1
Gloucestershire +20 10 £45,000 -10.00% 1
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 83 (42.35%) Project Management
2 49 (25.00%) Finance
3 47 (23.98%) ITIL
3 47 (23.98%) Windows
4 43 (21.94%) PRINCE2
5 34 (17.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (16.84%) Active Directory
6 33 (16.84%) Windows Server
7 31 (15.82%) Microsoft
7 31 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (12.76%) Service Delivery
9 23 (11.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (11.73%) Service Management
10 22 (11.22%) Linux
11 20 (10.20%) VMware
11 20 (10.20%) Telecoms
12 19 (9.69%) Change Management
12 19 (9.69%) Cisco
12 19 (9.69%) Degree
13 18 (9.18%) Firewall
13 18 (9.18%) Office 365
14 17 (8.67%) Presales
14 17 (8.67%) SQL
15 16 (8.16%) SQL Server
15 16 (8.16%) Shell Script
15 16 (8.16%) Time Management
15 16 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
16 15 (7.65%) Waterfall
16 15 (7.65%) Marketing

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (3.57%) Confluence
1 7 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.55%) WordPress
3 3 (1.53%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (7.65%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.18%) Office 365
2 9 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.55%) IaaS
5 4 (2.04%) SaaS
6 3 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.18%) Firewall
2 15 (7.65%) SAN
3 11 (5.61%) NAS
4 10 (5.10%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (3.06%) DNS
6 6 (3.06%) Wireless
7 5 (2.55%) DHCP
8 3 (1.53%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.53%) VPN
9 2 (1.02%) LAN
9 2 (1.02%) Skype
9 2 (1.02%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (1.02%) VoIP
9 2 (1.02%) WAN
10 1 (0.51%) IPv4
10 1 (0.51%) IPv6
10 1 (0.51%) SMS
10 1 (0.51%) SSL
10 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (1.53%) Power BI
2 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (4.08%) JIRA
2 2 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.51%) Ant
3 1 (0.51%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.51%) dbdeploy
3 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.51%) Gradle
3 1 (0.51%) Hudson
3 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.51%) Maven
3 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.51%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.51%) Subversion
3 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 49 (25.00%) Finance
2 20 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.65%) Marketing
4 11 (5.61%) Retail
5 10 (5.10%) Billing
5 10 (5.10%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.55%) Banking
6 5 (2.55%) Electronics
7 4 (2.04%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.06%) Web Services
2 1 (0.51%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.51%) LDAP
2 1 (0.51%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.12%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.10%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.08%) Virtual Team
5 7 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.02%) CCTV
7 2 (1.02%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.02%) PMI
7 2 (1.02%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.02%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (0.51%) Clustering
8 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.51%) FMCG
8 1 (0.51%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (23.98%) Windows
2 33 (16.84%) Windows Server
3 23 (11.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (11.22%) Linux
5 14 (7.14%) CentOS
6 13 (6.63%) AIX
6 13 (6.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (3.57%) Windows 10
9 5 (2.55%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.02%) Unix
10 2 (1.02%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (42.35%) Project Management
2 47 (23.98%) ITIL
3 43 (21.94%) PRINCE2
4 34 (17.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (12.76%) Service Delivery
7 23 (11.73%) Service Management
8 19 (9.69%) Change Management
9 17 (8.67%) Presales
10 16 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (8.16%) Time Management
11 15 (7.65%) Waterfall
12 14 (7.14%) Line Management
12 14 (7.14%) Risk Management
13 13 (6.63%) Business Analysis
13 13 (6.63%) Programme Management
14 12 (6.12%) CRM
14 12 (6.12%) ERP
14 12 (6.12%) ITIL V3
15 11 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.67%) SQL
2 16 (8.16%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.04%) C
4 3 (1.53%) PHP
4 3 (1.53%) VB
5 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (9.69%) Degree
2 15 (7.65%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (7.14%) CCNA
3 14 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 10 (5.10%) CISSP
4 10 (5.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (4.59%) CISA
6 8 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.57%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.55%) MCSE
8 5 (2.55%) PMP
8 5 (2.55%) QiCA
9 4 (2.04%) APMP
9 4 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.53%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.02%) CISM
11 2 (1.02%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.14%) GDPR
2 13 (6.63%) SLA
3 8 (4.08%) PMO
4 7 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 6 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (2.04%) PCI DSS
7 3 (1.53%) COBIT
8 2 (1.02%) QA
9 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (16.84%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.12%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.51%) Snort
4 1 (0.51%) XenApp
4 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (3.57%) SCCM
2 3 (1.53%) Ansible
2 3 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.53%) Puppet
3 2 (1.02%) SCOM
3 2 (1.02%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.51%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.51%) OSSEC
4 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (15.82%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.20%) VMware
3 19 (9.69%) Cisco
4 14 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 13 (6.63%) Citrix
6 7 (3.57%) Capita
7 6 (3.06%) BT
7 6 (3.06%) CheckPoint
8 5 (2.55%) NetApp
8 5 (2.55%) SAP
8 5 (2.55%) Snow
8 5 (2.55%) Ubiquiti
9 4 (2.04%) Apple
10 2 (1.02%) CA
10 2 (1.02%) DocuSign
10 2 (1.02%) NEC
10 2 (1.02%) Oracle
11 1 (0.51%) Guidewire
11 1 (0.51%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.51%) Twitter