Period
to 24 February 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 174 164
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 212 177 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.08% 1.70% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 1.75% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 176 162 193
South West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +0.96% +0.18%

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 9,873 10,101 11,402
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 96.92% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8,136 8,456 9,591
South West median annual salary £40,223 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.56% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 24 February 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 24 February 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
Dorset +9 72 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Bristol +8 54 £48,750 +2.63% 17
Wiltshire -20 27 £55,000 +18.92% 4
Somerset -2 17 £55,000 - 11
Devon +16 16 £30,000 -26.38% 5
Gloucestershire +30 12 £40,000 -15.79% 1
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 98 (46.23%) Project Management
2 51 (24.06%) Finance
2 51 (24.06%) PRINCE2
3 45 (21.23%) Microsoft
4 43 (20.28%) ITIL
5 41 (19.34%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (18.40%) Windows
7 32 (15.09%) Office 365
8 31 (14.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (12.74%) Active Directory
9 27 (12.74%) Waterfall
10 24 (11.32%) Marketing
11 23 (10.85%) Degree
11 23 (10.85%) CRM
12 22 (10.38%) Linux
12 22 (10.38%) VMware
12 22 (10.38%) Windows Server
13 19 (8.96%) Programme Management
13 19 (8.96%) Microsoft Office
14 18 (8.49%) Manufacturing
14 18 (8.49%) Amazon AWS
15 17 (8.02%) Project Planning
15 17 (8.02%) Service Delivery
15 17 (8.02%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (8.02%) GDPR
16 16 (7.55%) Presales
16 16 (7.55%) SQL
16 16 (7.55%) SAN
17 15 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (7.08%) Line Management

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 (4.72%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.25%) WordPress
3 3 (1.42%) Moodle
4 2 (0.94%) Confluence
4 2 (0.94%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (8.96%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.83%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 32 (15.09%) Office 365
2 18 (8.49%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.42%) PaaS
4 3 (1.42%) SaaS
5 2 (0.94%) IaaS
6 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.55%) SAN
2 14 (6.60%) Firewall
3 10 (4.72%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (4.72%) Wireless
4 9 (4.25%) NAS
4 9 (4.25%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (3.30%) Intranet
6 5 (2.36%) DNS
7 4 (1.89%) Network Security
7 4 (1.89%) VoIP
8 3 (1.42%) DHCP
8 3 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.94%) Skype
9 2 (0.94%) SMS
9 2 (0.94%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.47%) Internet
10 1 (0.47%) LAN
10 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (1.42%) Power BI
2 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.94%) JIRA
3 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (24.06%) Finance
2 24 (11.32%) Marketing
3 18 (8.49%) Manufacturing
4 11 (5.19%) Retail
5 9 (4.25%) Billing
5 9 (4.25%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.83%) Electronics
7 4 (1.89%) Advertising
8 2 (0.94%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.94%) Automotive
8 2 (0.94%) Legal
8 2 (0.94%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Back Office
9 1 (0.47%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.19%) Web Services
2 2 (0.94%) .NET
3 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.47%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.25%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.36%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.42%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.42%) VLE
6 2 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.94%) PMI
7 1 (0.47%) EPoS
7 1 (0.47%) FMCG
7 1 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) iPhone
7 1 (0.47%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (18.40%) Windows
2 22 (10.38%) Linux
2 22 (10.38%) Windows Server
3 17 (8.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (5.66%) AIX
4 12 (5.66%) CentOS
5 11 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.77%) Windows 10
7 5 (2.36%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.94%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.47%) Android
9 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (46.23%) Project Management
2 51 (24.06%) PRINCE2
3 43 (20.28%) ITIL
4 41 (19.34%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (14.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (12.74%) Waterfall
7 23 (10.85%) CRM
8 19 (8.96%) Programme Management
9 17 (8.02%) Project Planning
9 17 (8.02%) Service Delivery
10 16 (7.55%) Presales
11 15 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (7.08%) Line Management
12 14 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (6.60%) Service Management
13 13 (6.13%) Change Management
13 13 (6.13%) IT Audit
13 13 (6.13%) SDLC
14 12 (5.66%) ERP
14 12 (5.66%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.55%) SQL
2 12 (5.66%) Shell Script
3 4 (1.89%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.94%) C#
5 1 (0.47%) C
5 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.47%) VB
5 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (10.85%) Degree
2 14 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (6.13%) CCNA
4 12 (5.66%) CISA
5 11 (5.19%) CISSP
5 11 (5.19%) QiCA
6 10 (4.72%) Security Cleared
7 9 (4.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.83%) PMP
9 5 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.89%) MCSE
10 4 (1.89%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.94%) APMP
11 2 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.47%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.02%) GDPR
2 12 (5.66%) SLA
3 5 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.89%) PMO
5 2 (0.94%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.47%) COBIT
6 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 27 (12.74%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.25%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.47%) vSphere
4 1 (0.47%) XenApp
4 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.83%) SCCM
2 3 (1.42%) Ansible
2 3 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.42%) Puppet
2 3 (1.42%) SCOM
2 3 (1.42%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 45 (21.23%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.38%) VMware
3 14 (6.60%) Cisco
4 12 (5.66%) Red Hat
5 9 (4.25%) Citrix
5 9 (4.25%) Ubiquiti
6 6 (2.83%) Google
6 6 (2.83%) SAP
7 5 (2.36%) Apple
8 4 (1.89%) NetApp
9 3 (1.42%) CA
9 3 (1.42%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.94%) Capita
10 2 (0.94%) DocuSign
10 2 (0.94%) EMC
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle
10 2 (0.94%) Veeam
11 1 (0.47%) Remedy
11 1 (0.47%) SYSPRO