Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 162 159
Rank change year-on-year -17 -3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 166 209 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.61% 1.94% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 2.00% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 149 207 209
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,377
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -2.97% +3.06%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,473 £31,000
90th Percentile £61,500 £57,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -4.76%

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 10031 10440 11540
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.53% 96.98% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8317 8817 9769
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,700 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,300
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -7 58 £47,500 - 4
Dorset +13 42 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Wiltshire -18 29 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Somerset -18 15 £50,000 +11.11%
Gloucestershire 0 13 £42,000 -6.67% 1
Devon +5 7 £45,000 +7.14% 2
Cornwall -7 2 - -
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 64 (38.55%) Project Management
2 42 (25.30%) PRINCE2
3 39 (23.49%) Microsoft
4 38 (22.89%) Finance
5 34 (20.48%) ITIL
6 24 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (14.46%) Programme Management
6 24 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (13.86%) Marketing
8 21 (12.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (12.05%) Windows
9 20 (12.05%) Retail
9 20 (12.05%) Project Planning
10 19 (11.45%) Degree
11 18 (10.84%) Office 365
12 16 (9.64%) Manufacturing
12 16 (9.64%) Waterfall
13 15 (9.04%) CRM
14 13 (7.83%) Microsoft Office
14 13 (7.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 13 (7.83%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (7.23%) Telecoms
15 12 (7.23%) Service Delivery
16 11 (6.63%) Microsoft Project
16 11 (6.63%) Digital Marketing
17 10 (6.02%) SharePoint
17 10 (6.02%) SAP
17 10 (6.02%) SQL
17 10 (6.02%) Active Directory
17 10 (6.02%) Electronics

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 10 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.01%) Moodle
3 4 (2.41%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.20%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (7.83%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (6.63%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.60%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.84%) Office 365
2 7 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.82%) Intranet
2 6 (3.61%) Firewall
2 6 (3.61%) VoIP
3 5 (3.01%) WAN
4 4 (2.41%) DNS
4 4 (2.41%) LAN
4 4 (2.41%) Network Security
4 4 (2.41%) SAN
5 3 (1.81%) Skype
6 2 (1.20%) DHCP
6 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.20%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.20%) VPN
6 2 (1.20%) Wireless
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.60%) Internet
7 1 (0.60%) NAS
7 1 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.60%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.60%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (4.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (22.89%) Finance
2 23 (13.86%) Marketing
3 20 (12.05%) Retail
4 16 (9.64%) Manufacturing
5 12 (7.23%) Telecoms
6 10 (6.02%) Electronics
7 5 (3.01%) Legal
8 4 (2.41%) Advertising
8 4 (2.41%) Military
9 2 (1.20%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.20%) Back Office
9 2 (1.20%) Front Office
9 2 (1.20%) Publishing
10 1 (0.60%) Automotive
10 1 (0.60%) Billing
10 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.22%) .NET
2 4 (2.41%) AngularJS
2 4 (2.41%) REST
3 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.60%) EDI
3 1 (0.60%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.22%) EPoS
2 6 (3.61%) Virtual Team
3 5 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.01%) VLE
4 4 (2.41%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.81%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.20%) Fintech
6 2 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.20%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.20%) User Experience
7 1 (0.60%) CMDB
7 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.60%) iPhone
7 1 (0.60%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.05%) Windows
2 7 (4.22%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.60%) AIX
4 1 (0.60%) Android
4 1 (0.60%) CentOS
4 1 (0.60%) Linux
4 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (38.55%) Project Management
2 42 (25.30%) PRINCE2
3 34 (20.48%) ITIL
4 24 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (14.46%) Programme Management
5 21 (12.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (12.05%) Project Planning
7 16 (9.64%) Waterfall
8 15 (9.04%) CRM
9 13 (7.83%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (7.23%) Service Delivery
11 11 (6.63%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (6.02%) Mentoring
12 10 (6.02%) SDLC
13 8 (4.82%) Change Management
13 8 (4.82%) Incident Management
13 8 (4.82%) Risk Management
14 7 (4.22%) Problem Management
14 7 (4.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.02%) SQL
2 6 (3.61%) C#
3 3 (1.81%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.20%) C
4 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.60%) PHP
5 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (11.45%) Degree
2 13 (7.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (5.42%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.42%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.01%) PMP
6 4 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.41%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.60%) CCNA
7 1 (0.60%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.60%) CISA
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.60%) CISSP
7 1 (0.60%) CITP
7 1 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.60%) QiCA
7 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (3.61%) PMO
2 5 (3.01%) SLA
3 2 (1.20%) GDPR
4 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.61%) SCCM
2 2 (1.20%) SCOM
2 2 (1.20%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (23.49%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.02%) SAP
3 5 (3.01%) VMware
4 4 (2.41%) Snow
5 3 (1.81%) Google
6 2 (1.20%) CA
6 2 (1.20%) Cisco
6 2 (1.20%) NetApp
7 1 (0.60%) Citrix
7 1 (0.60%) Facebook
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle
7 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.60%) Remedy
7 1 (0.60%) Sophos
7 1 (0.60%) Symantec
7 1 (0.60%) Twitter
7 1 (0.60%) Veeam