The median annual salary for a IT Manager was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 163 168
Rank change year-on-year +12 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 78 95 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.54% 1.62% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.67% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 65 82 69
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -2.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4888 5679 5932
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.80% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4073 4697 4972
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured IT Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -8 24 £44,000 -2.22% 5
Dorset +36 13 £38,750 +3.33% 3
Wiltshire +12 13 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Devon - 12 £32,500 - 1
Cornwall +6 7 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Gloucestershire -2 5 £41,250 -34.00% 1
Somerset -14 3 £57,500 +19.17% 1
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 52 (30.77%) ITIL
2 51 (30.18%) Microsoft
3 49 (28.99%) Project Management
4 44 (26.04%) PRINCE2
5 43 (25.44%) Finance
6 27 (15.98%) MS Office
7 24 (14.20%) Windows
7 24 (14.20%) Cisco
7 24 (14.20%) Service Delivery
8 23 (13.61%) Management Information System
8 23 (13.61%) MS Excel
9 22 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (11.83%) Degree
11 19 (11.24%) Firewall
12 18 (10.65%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (10.65%) IT Strategy
13 16 (9.47%) Programme Management
13 16 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (9.47%) Active Directory
14 15 (8.88%) Mentoring
15 14 (8.28%) Contingency Planning
15 14 (8.28%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (8.28%) VMware
16 13 (7.69%) HP
16 13 (7.69%) Windows Server
17 12 (7.10%) ITIL V3
17 12 (7.10%) Office 365
18 10 (5.92%) SLA
18 10 (5.92%) CRM
18 10 (5.92%) ERP

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 5 (2.96%) IBM Domino
2 4 (2.37%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.37%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.59%) CMS
3 1 (0.59%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (15.98%) MS Office
2 23 (13.61%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.96%) SOLIDWORKS
5 4 (2.37%) MS Project
6 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.59%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.10%) Office 365
2 4 (2.37%) SaaS
3 3 (1.78%) IaaS
3 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.18%) PaaS
5 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.24%) Firewall
2 8 (4.73%) VPN
3 7 (4.14%) MPLS
4 6 (3.55%) Wireless
5 5 (2.96%) Internet
6 3 (1.78%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (1.78%) DHCP
6 3 (1.78%) DNS
6 3 (1.78%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (1.78%) VLAN
7 2 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.18%) LAN
7 2 (1.18%) WAN
8 1 (0.59%) BGP
8 1 (0.59%) FTP
8 1 (0.59%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.59%) NetScreen
8 1 (0.59%) OSPF
8 1 (0.59%) SAN
8 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.78%) MySQL
3 1 (0.59%) QlikView
3 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (25.44%) Finance
2 9 (5.33%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.55%) Banking
3 6 (3.55%) Legal
3 6 (3.55%) Retail
4 4 (2.37%) Advertising
4 4 (2.37%) Back Office
4 4 (2.37%) Marketing
4 4 (2.37%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.78%) Law
6 2 (1.18%) Front Office
7 1 (0.59%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.78%) .NET
2 1 (0.59%) COM
2 1 (0.59%) SOAP
2 1 (0.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.61%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.92%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.14%) AS400
4 7 (4.14%) Learning Management System
5 4 (2.37%) NHS
6 3 (1.78%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.78%) CMDB
6 3 (1.78%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.78%) PMI
7 2 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.18%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.18%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.18%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.18%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.59%) Smart Home
8 1 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.20%) Windows
2 14 (8.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.14%) Linux
5 7 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.37%) Android
6 4 (2.37%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.37%) Mac OS
6 4 (2.37%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (30.77%) ITIL
2 49 (28.99%) Project Management
3 44 (26.04%) PRINCE2
4 24 (14.20%) Service Delivery
5 22 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (10.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (10.65%) IT Strategy
7 16 (9.47%) Programme Management
7 16 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (8.88%) Mentoring
9 14 (8.28%) Contingency Planning
10 12 (7.10%) ITIL V3
11 10 (5.92%) CRM
11 10 (5.92%) ERP
11 10 (5.92%) SDLC
12 9 (5.33%) Business Transformation
12 9 (5.33%) Coaching
12 9 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (5.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 8 (4.73%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.55%) C
2 5 (2.96%) SQL
3 3 (1.78%) Java
4 2 (1.18%) C#
4 2 (1.18%) VB
5 1 (0.59%) PHP
5 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (11.83%) Degree
2 8 (4.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (4.14%) CISA
3 7 (4.14%) CISSP
4 6 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.55%) PMP
5 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.37%) CISM
6 4 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.37%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.78%) ACCA
7 3 (1.78%) APMP
7 3 (1.78%) CCNA
7 3 (1.78%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.78%) ISEB
7 3 (1.78%) MCSE
7 3 (1.78%) NVQ Level 3
7 3 (1.78%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.18%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.92%) PMO
1 10 (5.92%) SLA
2 8 (4.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.14%) COBIT
4 2 (1.18%) ISO19770
4 2 (1.18%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 16 (9.47%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.73%) Hyper-V
2 8 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.96%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.59%) XenApp
4 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.96%) WSUS
2 4 (2.37%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.78%) SCCM
3 3 (1.78%) SCOM
4 2 (1.18%) Nagios
4 2 (1.18%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.59%) Nessus
5 1 (0.59%) QRadar
Vendors
1 51 (30.18%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.20%) Cisco
3 14 (8.28%) VMware
4 13 (7.69%) HP
5 8 (4.73%) Avaya
5 8 (4.73%) SonicWALL
5 8 (4.73%) Veeam
6 7 (4.14%) Infor
7 5 (2.96%) Dell
7 5 (2.96%) Juniper
7 5 (2.96%) Lotus
7 5 (2.96%) NETGEAR
7 5 (2.96%) Riverbed
7 5 (2.96%) Snow
7 5 (2.96%) Sophos
8 4 (2.37%) Apple
8 4 (2.37%) IBM
9 3 (1.78%) Citrix
9 3 (1.78%) Draytek
9 3 (1.78%) Oracle
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