The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Manager
Rank 104 104 77
Rank change year-on-year
0 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Manager 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.094% 0.090% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.095% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Support Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1022 1057 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.23% 94.63% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 923 915 605
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Support Manager
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Support Manager Salary Trend in Kent

Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) ITIL
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
4 9 (45.00%) MCSE
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (40.00%) Marketing
5 8 (40.00%) Degree
6 7 (35.00%) Finance
7 6 (30.00%) People Management
8 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (25.00%) Operations Management
8 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Performance Management
8 5 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (15.00%) Change Management
9 3 (15.00%) MS Office
9 3 (15.00%) SLA
10 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
10 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
10 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
10 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
11 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
11 1 (5.00%) Logistics
11 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management

Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
3 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
General
1 8 (40.00%) Marketing
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Electronics
4 1 (5.00%) Automotive
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
2 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) People Management
3 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (25.00%) Operations Management
3 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 5 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) Logistics
6 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.00%) Release Management
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) MCSE
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) SAP