The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Manager
Rank 228 222 202
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Manager 25 27 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.38% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.40% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 26
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,842 £37,100 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £62,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.94%
Support Manager
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6214 6785 6878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.31% 94.86% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5075 5508 5887
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Support Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Support Manager Salary Trend in the North West

Support Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Support Manager Salary Histogram in the North West

Support Manager
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Manchester 0 11 £45,000 -13.46% 3
Merseyside +18 5 £47,500 -34.48%
Cheshire -2 3 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Lancashire - 3 £42,500 - 1
Support Manager
England

Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 19 (39.58%) Windows
1 19 (39.58%) VMware
2 14 (29.17%) ITIL
3 12 (25.00%) SLA
4 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
4 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (20.83%) MCP
5 10 (20.83%) MCSE
5 10 (20.83%) Finance
6 9 (18.75%) SAN
6 9 (18.75%) Coaching
7 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 8 (16.67%) NetApp
7 8 (16.67%) SAP
8 7 (14.58%) Banking
8 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
8 7 (14.58%) Firewall
8 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2
8 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
8 7 (14.58%) VPN
8 7 (14.58%) Change Control
9 6 (12.50%) Hyper-V
9 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
9 6 (12.50%) Linux
9 6 (12.50%) MS Office
9 6 (12.50%) Cisco

Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Office
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Project
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) SAP HR
1 3 (6.25%) SAP GRC
2 2 (4.17%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) SAN
2 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
2 7 (14.58%) VPN
2 7 (14.58%) Firewall
3 5 (10.42%) NAS
3 5 (10.42%) WAN
4 4 (8.33%) DNS
4 4 (8.33%) Network Security
5 2 (4.17%) Broadband
6 1 (2.08%) Internet
6 1 (2.08%) Telnet
6 1 (2.08%) SSL
6 1 (2.08%) SSH
6 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) SAP BW
2 3 (6.25%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.08%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) WinDbg
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Retail
3 4 (8.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Akka
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) J2EE
2 1 (2.08%) ODBC
2 1 (2.08%) WSDL
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.08%) OLE DB
2 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.17%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.08%) Derivative
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) Windows XP
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.25%) UNIX
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) ITIL
2 9 (18.75%) Coaching
3 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 7 (14.58%) Change Control
4 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2
4 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
5 6 (12.50%) Service Management
6 4 (8.33%) Data Security
6 4 (8.33%) Migration
6 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 4 (8.33%) Project Management
6 4 (8.33%) Release Management
6 4 (8.33%) Security Testing
6 4 (8.33%) Information Assurance
6 4 (8.33%) Software Licensing
7 3 (6.25%) SAP Security
7 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) MCP
1 10 (20.83%) MCSE
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.42%) Degree
3 4 (8.33%) MCTS
3 4 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (2.08%) CCNA
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) SLA
2 3 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
1 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.08%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) VMware
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.67%) NetApp
3 8 (16.67%) SAP
4 6 (12.50%) Cisco
5 4 (8.33%) Remedy
6 1 (2.08%) Alias
6 1 (2.08%) IBM
6 1 (2.08%) Unisys
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle
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