Period
to 19 September 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £48,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 168 158
Rank change year-on-year -62 -10 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 110 190 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.06% 1.85% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.90% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 92 161 217
South West median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -2.97%
10th Percentile £32,525 £32,500 £31,959
90th Percentile £75,375 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 10,030 9,991 10,533
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 97.50% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8,329 8,314 8,899
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -28 33 £49,938 +5.13% 3
Dorset -41 25 £49,500 +10.00% 2
Wiltshire -26 24 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Gloucestershire +11 11 £51,250 +2.50% 2
Devon +15 7 £40,000 -15.79%
Somerset +15 3 £51,000 +10.27% 1
Cornwall -4 1 £27,000 -47.32% 2
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (36.36%) Project Management
2 31 (28.18%) Finance
3 28 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (22.73%) PRINCE2
5 21 (19.09%) ITIL
5 21 (19.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (14.55%) Windows
7 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
7 14 (12.73%) Telecoms
7 14 (12.73%) Service Delivery
8 13 (11.82%) Waterfall
9 11 (10.00%) Data Centre
9 11 (10.00%) ERP
10 10 (9.09%) SQL
10 10 (9.09%) Service Management
10 10 (9.09%) Degree
11 9 (8.18%) Marketing
11 9 (8.18%) Office 365
11 9 (8.18%) Risk Management
11 9 (8.18%) Programme Management
11 9 (8.18%) CRM
12 8 (7.27%) Change Management
12 8 (7.27%) Resource Management
12 8 (7.27%) Presales
12 8 (7.27%) Windows Server
12 8 (7.27%) IT Strategy
13 7 (6.36%) PMO
13 7 (6.36%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (6.36%) Virtual Team
13 7 (6.36%) SQL Server

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 3 (2.73%) Confluence
1 3 (2.73%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.18%) Office 365
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.82%) IaaS
4 2 (1.82%) SaaS
5 1 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.45%) Firewall
2 3 (2.73%) DHCP
2 3 (2.73%) DNS
2 3 (2.73%) LAN
2 3 (2.73%) VPN
3 2 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (1.82%) Skype
3 2 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.82%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.82%) VoIP
3 2 (1.82%) WAN
3 2 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.91%) Internet
4 1 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.91%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.91%) NAS
4 1 (0.91%) SAN
4 1 (0.91%) SMS
4 1 (0.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) Spotfire
3 2 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.64%) JIRA
2 1 (0.91%) Ant
2 1 (0.91%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.91%) dbdeploy
2 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.91%) Gradle
2 1 (0.91%) Hudson
2 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.91%) Maven
2 1 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.91%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.91%) Subversion
2 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (28.18%) Finance
2 14 (12.73%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.18%) Marketing
4 6 (5.45%) Retail
5 5 (4.55%) Banking
5 5 (4.55%) Billing
5 5 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.73%) Electronics
7 2 (1.82%) Legal
8 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.91%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.91%) .NET
1 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.36%) Virtual Team
3 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.82%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (0.91%) Clustering
7 1 (0.91%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.91%) Fintech
7 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.55%) Windows
2 8 (7.27%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.64%) Linux
5 3 (2.73%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.91%) Unix
6 1 (0.91%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (36.36%) Project Management
2 28 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (22.73%) PRINCE2
4 21 (19.09%) ITIL
4 21 (19.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (12.73%) Service Delivery
6 13 (11.82%) Waterfall
7 11 (10.00%) ERP
8 10 (9.09%) Service Management
9 9 (8.18%) CRM
9 9 (8.18%) Programme Management
9 9 (8.18%) Risk Management
10 8 (7.27%) Change Management
10 8 (7.27%) IT Strategy
10 8 (7.27%) Presales
10 8 (7.27%) Resource Management
11 7 (6.36%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (5.45%) Business Analysis
12 6 (5.45%) Virtual Team Management
13 5 (4.55%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.09%) SQL
2 3 (2.73%) C
2 3 (2.73%) PHP
2 3 (2.73%) Python
2 3 (2.73%) Shell Script
2 3 (2.73%) VB
3 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.09%) Degree
2 6 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.73%) CISA
5 3 (2.73%) CISSP
5 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.82%) APMP
6 2 (1.82%) CISM
6 2 (1.82%) MCSE
6 2 (1.82%) PMP
7 1 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.91%) CRISC
7 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.91%) ISSMP
7 1 (0.91%) MCITP
7 1 (0.91%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) PMO
2 6 (5.45%) GDPR
3 3 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.73%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.73%) SLA
4 2 (1.82%) COBIT
4 2 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.91%) Snort
3 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (0.91%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.91%) OSSEC
2 1 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.45%) BT
3 5 (4.55%) Citrix
3 5 (4.55%) Snow
4 4 (3.64%) Cisco
4 4 (3.64%) VMware
5 3 (2.73%) Capita
5 3 (2.73%) SAP
6 2 (1.82%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.82%) Cognos
6 2 (1.82%) NEC
7 1 (0.91%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.91%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.91%) NetApp
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle
7 1 (0.91%) Sage
7 1 (0.91%) Sophos
7 1 (0.91%) Twitter