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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Manager
Rank 77 90 76
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Manager 19 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.87% 0.84% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 0.87% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 3
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -
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
977 1143 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.97% 96.29% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1019 646
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in Kent

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

Support Manager Salary Histogram in Kent

Support Manager
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Manager within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £42,500 -
Sevenoaks - 2 £31,250 -
Dover - 1 £65,000 -
Support Manager
South East

Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) ITIL
3 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) Windows XP
4 9 (47.37%) MCSE
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
5 8 (42.11%) Marketing
5 8 (42.11%) Degree
6 7 (36.84%) Finance
7 6 (31.58%) People Management
8 5 (26.32%) Operations Management
8 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Performance Management
8 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
8 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
9 3 (15.79%) Change Management
9 3 (15.79%) MS Office
9 3 (15.79%) SLA
10 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
10 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
10 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
11 1 (5.26%) Release Management
11 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (5.26%) Service Management
11 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery

Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
3 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
General
1 8 (42.11%) Marketing
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Electronics
4 1 (5.26%) Automotive
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows XP
2 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) People Management
3 5 (26.32%) Operations Management
3 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Management
3 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
3 5 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.26%) Release Management
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) Logistics
6 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) MCSE
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (42.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) SAP