Electrical & Optical Manufacturers spend more on IT hardware per employee than the rest of manufacturing. It is progressively greater the bigger the organisation. In the case of large concerns (1000+ employees) it is a factor of 2.
As a proportion of turnover, Motor Manufacturers IT spend is far less than that for Manufacturing as a whole. This is particularly pronounced with large concerns (1000+ employees) where the ratio is a third of that for all Manufacturers.
In small manufacturing companies (50-99 employees), best paid IT managers work in Chemical Industries. They are 7% ahead of the next highest sector, Textile, Clothing Manufacturers.