The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Manager
Rank 114 109 101
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Manager 13 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.64% 0.70% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.74% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 7
Average salary £50,000 £34,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% -35.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £34,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £34,800 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -6.21%
Support Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1950 1746 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.26% 94.23% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1782 1550 1375
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Manager in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Support Manager
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Manager across the Birmingham region.

Support Manager Salary Trend in Birmingham

Support Manager
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Manager across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Support Manager Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Support Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Manager in their job title.

1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) UNIX
3 9 (23.08%) Finance
4 8 (20.51%) Windows
4 8 (20.51%) ITIL
5 7 (17.95%) Degree
5 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (17.95%) VMware
6 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
6 6 (15.38%) Use Case
6 6 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (15.38%) NetApp
6 6 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (15.38%) Apache
6 6 (15.38%) People Management
7 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
7 5 (12.82%) Back Office
8 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
8 4 (10.26%) Performance Management
8 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (10.26%) JBoss
8 4 (10.26%) NHS
8 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
8 4 (10.26%) MS Project
8 4 (10.26%) MS Office
8 4 (10.26%) WebLogic
8 4 (10.26%) Line Management
9 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 3 (7.69%) Derivative

Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Support Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.38%) Apache
2 4 (10.26%) WebLogic
2 4 (10.26%) JBoss
2 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
3 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Project
1 4 (10.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Back Office
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (10.26%) NHS
3 3 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 3 (7.69%) Equities
3 3 (7.69%) Derivative
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) UNIX
2 8 (20.51%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) ITIL
2 6 (15.38%) Use Case
2 6 (15.38%) People Management
3 4 (10.26%) Performance Management
3 4 (10.26%) Line Management
4 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 6 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CCSP
4 1 (2.56%) CCNP
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) VMware
3 6 (15.38%) NetApp
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix