The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 25 June 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 / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 138 168
Rank change year-on-year -1 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 100 108 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.91% 2.09% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 2.14% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 90 99 64
Median salary £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.09% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £32,000 £33,275
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,300
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +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 South West. 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5072 5041 5830
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.00% 97.62% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4219 4271 4917
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 South West

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

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 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
Dorset +15 25 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Bristol -30 24 £47,500 +11.76% 8
Wiltshire +3 18 £48,000 -8.57% 1
Somerset -5 11 £46,250 +5.11%
Gloucestershire -7 9 £50,000 +35.13% 1
Devon +3 7 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Cornwall -3 6 £51,250 +22.22%
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South West region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 44 (24.72%) ITIL
2 42 (23.60%) Project Management
3 41 (23.03%) Finance
3 41 (23.03%) PRINCE2
4 38 (21.35%) Microsoft
5 22 (12.36%) Windows
6 21 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (10.67%) SQL Server
7 19 (10.67%) Microsoft Office
8 17 (9.55%) Programme Management
9 16 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (8.99%) Service Delivery
9 16 (8.99%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (8.99%) Mentoring
10 15 (8.43%) VMware
10 15 (8.43%) Cisco
11 14 (7.87%) ERP
11 14 (7.87%) SDLC
12 13 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (7.30%) Windows Server
12 13 (7.30%) Contingency Planning
12 13 (7.30%) Information Security
12 13 (7.30%) Manufacturing
13 11 (6.18%) ITIL V3
13 11 (6.18%) Coaching
13 11 (6.18%) Snow
13 11 (6.18%) IT Strategy
13 11 (6.18%) Supplier Management
13 11 (6.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (6.18%) Management Information System

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 5 (2.81%) IBM Domino
2 4 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.69%) Apache
3 3 (1.69%) IIS
3 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.56%) Confluence
4 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (10.67%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.81%) SOLIDWORKS
3 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (1.69%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.49%) Office 365
2 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.12%) Force.com
3 2 (1.12%) SaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.18%) Firewall
2 7 (3.93%) VPN
2 7 (3.93%) Wireless
3 5 (2.81%) MPLS
4 3 (1.69%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (1.12%) Skype
5 2 (1.12%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.56%) ADSL
6 1 (0.56%) DNS
6 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.56%) Internet
6 1 (0.56%) LAN
6 1 (0.56%) SAN
6 1 (0.56%) VoIP
6 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.69%) Big Data
2 3 (1.69%) MySQL
3 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.56%) JIRA
2 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 41 (23.03%) Finance
2 13 (7.30%) Manufacturing
3 9 (5.06%) Legal
4 6 (3.37%) Retail
5 5 (2.81%) Marketing
5 5 (2.81%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.69%) Advertising
6 3 (1.69%) Back Office
6 3 (1.69%) Electronics
6 3 (1.69%) Law
7 2 (1.12%) French Language
7 2 (1.12%) Front Office
7 2 (1.12%) German Language
7 2 (1.12%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.12%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.56%) Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Billing
8 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.93%) .NET
2 1 (0.56%) COM
2 1 (0.56%) jQuery
2 1 (0.56%) JSON
2 1 (0.56%) SOAP
2 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.18%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.49%) Learning Management System
4 7 (3.93%) AS400
5 4 (2.25%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.69%) CMDB
6 3 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.69%) PMI
6 3 (1.69%) User Experience
7 2 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.12%) EPoS
7 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.56%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.56%) PACS
8 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.36%) Windows
2 13 (7.30%) Windows Server
3 11 (6.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.69%) Linux
6 3 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (24.72%) ITIL
2 42 (23.60%) Project Management
3 41 (23.03%) PRINCE2
4 21 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (9.55%) Programme Management
6 16 (8.99%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (8.99%) Mentoring
6 16 (8.99%) Service Delivery
6 16 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (7.87%) ERP
7 14 (7.87%) SDLC
8 13 (7.30%) Contingency Planning
8 13 (7.30%) Information Security
9 11 (6.18%) Coaching
9 11 (6.18%) CRM
9 11 (6.18%) IT Strategy
9 11 (6.18%) ITIL V3
9 11 (6.18%) Supplier Management
10 10 (5.62%) Business Analysis
10 10 (5.62%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.18%) SQL
2 5 (2.81%) C
2 5 (2.81%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.12%) Java
3 2 (1.12%) VB
4 1 (0.56%) PHP
4 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (5.06%) PMI Certification
2 8 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (3.93%) CISA
3 7 (3.93%) CISSP
3 7 (3.93%) Degree
3 7 (3.93%) PMP
4 6 (3.37%) ISEB
5 5 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.25%) NVQ Level 3
6 4 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.12%) ACCA
8 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.56%) APMP
9 1 (0.56%) CIMA
9 1 (0.56%) CISM
9 1 (0.56%) HND
9 1 (0.56%) MCSA
9 1 (0.56%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.49%) PMO
2 6 (3.37%) SLA
3 5 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 19770
3 5 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.69%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.56%) COBIT
5 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (6.18%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (2.81%) WSUS
2 3 (1.69%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.69%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.56%) SCCM
3 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (21.35%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.43%) Cisco
2 15 (8.43%) VMware
3 11 (6.18%) Snow
4 8 (4.49%) Avaya
4 8 (4.49%) HP
4 8 (4.49%) SonicWALL
5 7 (3.93%) Infor
6 5 (2.81%) BMC
6 5 (2.81%) Dell
6 5 (2.81%) IBM
6 5 (2.81%) Lotus
6 5 (2.81%) NETGEAR
6 5 (2.81%) Oracle
6 5 (2.81%) Riverbed
6 5 (2.81%) Sophos
6 5 (2.81%) Veeam
7 3 (1.69%) Ruckus Wireless
7 3 (1.69%) SAP
8 2 (1.12%) Sage
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