Five men who led their teams to impressive results in October were nominated for the Barclays Manager of the Month award.
Fans had until 18:00 GMT on Monday 9 November to vote for their favourite from the shortlist below.
The public vote was combined with those of a panel of football experts to decide the winner.
October's Barclays Manager shortlist
Nuno Espirito Santo (WOL)
P4 W3 D1 L0 GF5 GA1 GD+4
Ralph Hasenhuttl (SOU)
P3 W2 D1 L0 GF7 GA3 GD+4
Jose Mourinho (TOT)
P3 W2 D1 L0 GF10 GA4 GD+6
David Moyes (WHU)
P4 W1 D2 L1 GF8 GA6 GD+2
Dean Smith (AVL)
P3 W2 D0 L1 GF8 GA5 GD+3
The 7-2 victory over champions Liverpool was followed by another fine win at Leicester as Villa continued their unbeaten start to the season before losing to Leeds.