Computer Weekly Data Bank:

IT staff


August 12, 2011  1:00 AM

IT Manager Numbers – Major Industry Sectors

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Business services, distribution, IT staff, Public sector, Telecom

There are over 200,000 IT managers employed in the UK.  Around a third of them work in Business Services.  The next largest grouping is in Distribution & Telecoms with 50,000 IT managers.  Fewer than 10,000 work in Community & Personal Services which is the smallest of...

August 11, 2011  1:00 AM

IT User Support Staff Pay – Community & Personal Services

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art, Entertainment, film, IT staff, pay, radio, Recreation, salary, television

IT user support staff working in Film, Radio & Television are best paid in the Community & Personal Services sector.  They earn, on average, £29,480.  The least well paid work in Personal Services and receive only £18,490.


August 5, 2011  1:00 AM

IT Staff Costs – Art, Entertainment & Recreation

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art, Entertainment, IT costs, IT staff, Recreation, SME, SMEs

Large Art, Entertainment & Recreation organisations (1000+ employees) spend £1500 per employee on IT staff.  This is 15% less than medium sized concerns (100-999 employees).  Both spend 10% less than the rest of the Community & Personal Services sector.


August 3, 2011  1:00 AM

IT Managers Pay – Major Industry Sectors

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Business services, distribution, IT staff, pay, Public sector, salary, SME, SMEs, telecoms

IT managers working for small organisations (50-99 employees) are best paid in the Business Services sector with average income over £50,000.  The least generous pay is in the Public Sector where the norm is nearer £35,000.


August 1, 2011  1:00 AM

IT User Support Staff Numbers – Motor Trade

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IT staff, SME, SMEs

For all but the smallest Motor Trade companies, the proportion of IT staff employed in user support is 7-9%.  This is 2% less than that for Distributive Trades overall.


July 27, 2011  1:00 AM

IT & Telecom Engineers Pay – Electricity, Gas & Water Supply

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electricity, Gas, IT staff, pay, salary, utilities, Water

IT and telecom engineers at large Electricity, Gas & Water Supply companies (1000+ employees) earn 10% below the national average.  Earnings peaked in 2008 and are making a hesitant recovery.


July 25, 2011  1:00 AM

IT Operation Pay – Real Estate

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Business services, IT operations, IT staff, pay, salary, SME, SMEs

Pay achieved by IT operations staff in Real Estate firms falls behind the rest of the Business Services sector by factors varying between 10 and 70% depending on size of organisation.  With the largest companies (1000+ employees) the differential is almost 20%.


July 22, 2011  1:00 AM

IT Strategy/Planning Staff Numbers – Motor Manufacture

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growth, IT staff, IT Strategy, manfacturers, manufacture, Manufacturing

Growth in the number of IT strategy and planning staff employed by Motor Manufacturers has been erratic rising to a high of 18% in 2008 and then slumping to -5% the following year.  It has been on a more even keel latterly matching more closely the norm for all Manufacturers.


July 20, 2011  1:00 AM

IT Managers Pay – Financial Services

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Banking, Banks, Finance, Insurance, IT staff, pay, salary

In Financial Services, IT managers in Finance Houses are paid the best.  Typically they earn £64,000.  Their counterparts in Insurance have the lowest pay, averaging £51,760.

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July 15, 2011  1:00 AM

IT Staff as % All Staff – Wholesale Trade

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IT managers, IT operations, IT staff, IT Strategy, wholesale

IT staff as a proportion of total employees in large Wholesalers (1000+ employees) swamps that for Distributive Trades.  For Wholesale firms, 1 in 40 staff members are software specialists whilst the ratio for Distributive Trade companies is 1 in 200.


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