The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 75 81 85
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Manager 17 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.36% 0.72% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 0.75% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 5
Average salary £55,000 £56,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.08% +26.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £30,100 £44,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +5.88%
Support Manager
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1141 1062 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 91.06% 95.50% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 869 869 843
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Support Manager
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Support Manager Salary Trend in Essex

Support Manager
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Manager across the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Support Manager Salary Histogram in Essex

Support Manager
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Manager within the Essex 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
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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
Chelmsford - 8 £62,500 -
Brentwood -3 6 - -
Colchester - 2 £55,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £38,500 -
Support Manager
East of England

Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 16 (50.00%) ITIL
2 14 (43.75%) Finance
3 13 (40.63%) PRINCE2
4 12 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (31.25%) AS400
5 10 (31.25%) COBOL
5 10 (31.25%) SQL
5 10 (31.25%) Client/Server
5 10 (31.25%) Change Control
6 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
6 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (28.13%) SLA
7 8 (25.00%) Windows
8 7 (21.88%) Service Management
9 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
9 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
9 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (18.75%) Analytics
9 6 (18.75%) SDLC
10 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
10 5 (15.63%) Supplier Management
10 5 (15.63%) IBM
10 5 (15.63%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (9.38%) .NET
11 3 (9.38%) MS Office
11 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
11 3 (9.38%) PRINCE
11 3 (9.38%) Banking
11 3 (9.38%) Asset Management

Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) PBX
1 2 (6.25%) VoIP
2 1 (3.13%) MPLS
General
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (31.25%) Client/Server
2 10 (31.25%) AS400
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) ITIL
2 13 (40.63%) PRINCE2
3 12 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 10 (31.25%) Change Control
5 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
5 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.88%) Service Management
7 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
7 6 (18.75%) Analytics
7 6 (18.75%) SDLC
8 5 (15.63%) Supplier Management
8 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
9 3 (9.38%) Wealth Management
9 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
9 3 (9.38%) PRINCE
9 3 (9.38%) Investment Management
9 3 (9.38%) High Availability
9 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) COBOL
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) IBM
1 5 (15.63%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (3.13%) Capita