IT Manager Jobs in the South West

IT Manager
England > South West

The median IT Manager salary in the South West is £49,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

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

6 months to
26 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 141 157 172
Rank change year-on-year +16 +15 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 170 118 156
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.76% 1.74% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 1.96% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 145 105 111
10th Percentile £33,500 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £44,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £61,875
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,500 £57,500 £55,500
% change year-on-year -12.17% +3.60% +4.72%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South West

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.

Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9,270 6,026 8,005
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.17% 89.09% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6,813 3,705 5,146
10th Percentile £27,750 £29,750 £29,500
25th Percentile £36,365 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £65,206
90th Percentile £76,250 £80,000 £79,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,800 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.65% +1.33% +9.09%

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured IT Manager in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing IT Manager in the South West over the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

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 26 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Bristol +25 37 £50,000 -9.09% 10
Somerset +11 37 £43,500 -20.91% 4
Gloucestershire +9 36 £49,500 -13.54% 1
Devon -6 24 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Wiltshire -10 22 £54,043 +8.09% 4
Dorset -20 10 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Cornwall -15 1 £50,000 +10.19% 1
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2024, IT Manager job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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 47 (27.65%) Social Skills
2 31 (18.24%) Service Delivery
3 24 (14.12%) Project Management
3 24 (14.12%) Microsoft
4 22 (12.94%) Microsoft 365
5 20 (11.76%) Degree
5 20 (11.76%) ITIL
5 20 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (11.18%) Finance
7 18 (10.59%) PRINCE2
8 17 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (10.00%) Agile
8 17 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
8 17 (10.00%) Project Delivery
9 15 (8.82%) JIRA
10 14 (8.24%) Customer Service
11 13 (7.65%) Network Security
11 13 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (7.06%) Security Cleared
12 12 (7.06%) Waterfall
12 12 (7.06%) Business Continuity
12 12 (7.06%) SLA
12 12 (7.06%) Presentation Skills
13 11 (6.47%) Roadmaps
13 11 (6.47%) Decision-Making
13 11 (6.47%) Active Directory
13 11 (6.47%) SharePoint
13 11 (6.47%) Risk Management
13 11 (6.47%) Coaching
14 10 (5.88%) Process Improvement

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.47%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.71%) Confluence
3 7 (4.12%) Microsoft Exchange
4 4 (2.35%) Site Server
5 1 (0.59%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Maximo
1 1 (0.59%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.94%) Microsoft 365
2 9 (5.29%) Azure
3 7 (4.12%) SaaS
4 5 (2.94%) Power Platform
5 4 (2.35%) Entra ID
6 3 (1.76%) WhatsApp
7 2 (1.18%) AWS
7 2 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.18%) GCP
7 2 (1.18%) Google Workspace
7 2 (1.18%) IaaS
7 2 (1.18%) OCI
7 2 (1.18%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.59%) Miro
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.65%) Network Security
2 10 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (5.29%) LAN
4 5 (2.94%) Firewall
4 5 (2.94%) SD-WAN
4 5 (2.94%) VPN
4 5 (2.94%) WAN
5 4 (2.35%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (2.35%) WLAN
6 2 (1.18%) DNS
6 2 (1.18%) VoIP
6 2 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.94%) Power BI
2 2 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (8.82%) JIRA
General
1 47 (27.65%) Social Skills
2 19 (11.18%) Finance
3 13 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.06%) Presentation Skills
5 9 (5.29%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.53%) Legal
6 6 (3.53%) Organisational Skills
7 5 (2.94%) Retail
8 4 (2.35%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.18%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.18%) Publishing
10 1 (0.59%) Back Office
10 1 (0.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.18%) EDI
1 2 (1.18%) XML
2 1 (0.59%) ADO
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.29%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (3.53%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.53%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.35%) CCTV
5 2 (1.18%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.59%) Onboarding
6 1 (0.59%) Product Ownership
6 1 (0.59%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.59%) Robotics
6 1 (0.59%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.71%) Windows
2 6 (3.53%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.53%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.76%) Unix
4 2 (1.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.24%) Service Delivery
2 24 (14.12%) Project Management
3 20 (11.76%) ITIL
3 20 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (10.59%) PRINCE2
5 17 (10.00%) Agile
5 17 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (10.00%) Project Delivery
6 14 (8.24%) Customer Service
7 12 (7.06%) Business Continuity
7 12 (7.06%) Waterfall
8 11 (6.47%) Coaching
8 11 (6.47%) Decision-Making
8 11 (6.47%) Risk Management
8 11 (6.47%) Roadmaps
9 10 (5.88%) Process Improvement
9 10 (5.88%) Service Management
10 9 (5.29%) Change Management
10 9 (5.29%) Commercial Awareness
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (11.76%) Degree
2 12 (7.06%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.71%) MCP
4 7 (4.12%) PMI Certification
4 7 (4.12%) PMP
5 4 (2.35%) A+ Certification
5 4 (2.35%) CAPM
5 4 (2.35%) DBS Check
5 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.35%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.76%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.18%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.18%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.18%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.06%) SLA
2 6 (3.53%) GDPR
3 4 (2.35%) ISO 22301
4 3 (1.76%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.59%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.59%) NIST
5 1 (0.59%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.94%) WSUS
2 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.18%) CASB
Vendors
1 24 (14.12%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.71%) Salesforce
3 6 (3.53%) Cisco
4 5 (2.94%) Citrix
5 4 (2.35%) Apple
6 3 (1.76%) AppDynamics
6 3 (1.76%) BT
6 3 (1.76%) Fujitsu
6 3 (1.76%) Oracle
7 2 (1.18%) Google
7 2 (1.18%) IBM
7 2 (1.18%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.59%) ESRI
8 1 (0.59%) Facebook
8 1 (0.59%) Sage
8 1 (0.59%) SAP
8 1 (0.59%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.59%) Splunk
8 1 (0.59%) Veeam
8 1 (0.59%) VMware