The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Manager
Rank 122 123 106
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Manager 2 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.11% 0.15% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.16% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 5
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £55,000 £39,900
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £55,000 £57,300
UK excluding London average salary £47,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +5.88%
Support Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1682 1830 1497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.17% 94.43% 94.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1389 1463 1213
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Support Manager
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Support Manager Salary Trend in Cheshire

Support Manager
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 2 £47,500 -
Support Manager
North West

Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) SLA
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (25.00%) MS Project Server
4 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange

Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Broadband
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
2 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco