Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £49,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 178 168
Rank change year-on-year -40 -10 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 105 183 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.05% 1.79% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.83% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 92 165 197
South West median annual salary £49,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.06% +7.78% -2.97%
10th Percentile £37,275 £29,700 £32,500
90th Percentile £59,500 £65,750 £58,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%

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 9,670 9,986 10,482
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 97.51% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7,790 8,247 8,837
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -6 31 £46,250 -7.50% 3
Wiltshire -10 29 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Dorset -26 20 £49,500 +12.50% 2
Gloucestershire +16 15 £50,000 +19.05% 3
Somerset +5 7 £51,000 +2.00% 4
Cornwall +10 2 £27,000 -
Devon -2 1 £45,000 +2.27%
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 40 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (36.19%) Project Management
3 26 (24.76%) ITIL
4 25 (23.81%) Finance
5 24 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (15.24%) Telecoms
6 16 (15.24%) PRINCE2
6 16 (15.24%) Microsoft
7 15 (14.29%) Service Management
7 15 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 11 (10.48%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (10.48%) Windows
9 10 (9.52%) Data Centre
10 9 (8.57%) Service Delivery
10 9 (8.57%) ITSM
11 8 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (7.62%) CRM
12 7 (6.67%) Office 365
12 7 (6.67%) GDPR
13 6 (5.71%) Degree
13 6 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (5.71%) Programme Management
13 6 (5.71%) Retail
13 6 (5.71%) ERP
13 6 (5.71%) Active Directory
14 5 (4.76%) SLA
14 5 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (4.76%) Internet
14 5 (4.76%) SAP
14 5 (4.76%) SQL

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 2 (1.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.90%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.67%) Office 365
2 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) Internet
2 3 (2.86%) Firewall
2 3 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (1.90%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.90%) SAN
3 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.90%) VoIP
4 1 (0.95%) DHCP
4 1 (0.95%) DNS
4 1 (0.95%) Intranet
4 1 (0.95%) LAN
4 1 (0.95%) SMS
4 1 (0.95%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.95%) VPN
4 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.81%) Spotfire
3 3 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.90%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.95%) Big Data
5 1 (0.95%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.95%) MySQL
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 25 (23.81%) Finance
2 16 (15.24%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.71%) Retail
4 4 (3.81%) Electronics
4 4 (3.81%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.81%) Marketing
5 3 (2.86%) Billing
5 3 (2.86%) Legal
6 2 (1.90%) Military
7 1 (0.95%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.95%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.90%) .NET
1 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
2 1 (0.95%) e-Learning
2 1 (0.95%) Fintech
2 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.95%) Private Cloud
2 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
2 1 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.48%) Windows
2 3 (2.86%) Linux
3 2 (1.90%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.95%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (36.19%) Project Management
3 26 (24.76%) ITIL
4 24 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (15.24%) PRINCE2
6 15 (14.29%) Service Management
6 15 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 9 (8.57%) ITSM
7 9 (8.57%) Service Delivery
8 8 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (7.62%) CRM
9 6 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (5.71%) ERP
9 6 (5.71%) Programme Management
10 5 (4.76%) Coaching
10 5 (4.76%) Data Privacy
10 5 (4.76%) Information Security
10 5 (4.76%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.76%) Project Governance
10 5 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.76%) SQL
2 4 (3.81%) Python
3 2 (1.90%) C
3 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (10.48%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (5.71%) Degree
3 5 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.90%) MCSE
7 1 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.95%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.95%) HNC
7 1 (0.95%) HND
7 1 (0.95%) MCITP
7 1 (0.95%) MCP
7 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.95%) PMP
7 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) GDPR
2 5 (4.76%) PMO
2 5 (4.76%) SLA
3 3 (2.86%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.90%) IASME
4 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.95%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (15.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.76%) SAP
3 4 (3.81%) VMware
4 3 (2.86%) Citrix
4 3 (2.86%) Cognos
4 3 (2.86%) Snow
5 2 (1.90%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.90%) Sage
6 1 (0.95%) Cisco
6 1 (0.95%) Google
6 1 (0.95%) ServiceNow