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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Manager
Rank 215 223 218
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Manager 28 27 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.38% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.40% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 31
Average salary £42,500 £61,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.61% +53.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,424 £35,000 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
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
5864 6733 6993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.98% 95.22% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4718 5435 5955
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 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +3 16 £41,000 -34.40% 2
Cheshire +3 5 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Lancashire -4 4 £42,500 +26.86%
Support Manager
England

Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 16 (32.00%) Windows
2 15 (30.00%) ITIL
2 15 (30.00%) VMware
3 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
5 10 (20.00%) SLA
5 10 (20.00%) Finance
5 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (18.00%) Service Delivery
6 9 (18.00%) SAN
6 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (18.00%) MCSE
7 8 (16.00%) MCP
7 8 (16.00%) PRINCE2
7 8 (16.00%) NetApp
8 6 (12.00%) Cisco
8 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (12.00%) DNS
8 6 (12.00%) MS Office
8 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (12.00%) NAS
9 5 (10.00%) Hyper-V
9 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (10.00%) People Management
9 5 (10.00%) SAP
9 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (10.00%) MS Exchange
9 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
9 5 (10.00%) Banking
9 5 (10.00%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 5 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Office
2 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.00%) MS Project
4 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) SAP GRC
1 3 (6.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) SAN
2 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.00%) DNS
2 6 (12.00%) NAS
3 5 (10.00%) Firewall
4 4 (8.00%) VPN
4 4 (8.00%) Network Security
5 3 (6.00%) PBX
6 2 (4.00%) Internet
6 2 (4.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.00%) DHCP
7 1 (2.00%) SSL
7 1 (2.00%) MPLS
7 1 (2.00%) Telnet
7 1 (2.00%) VoIP
7 1 (2.00%) WAN
7 1 (2.00%) ADSL
7 1 (2.00%) DECT
7 1 (2.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SAP HANA
1 3 (6.00%) SAP BW
1 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.00%) MS Access
3 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) WinDbg
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Akka
2 1 (2.00%) WSDL
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.00%) OLE DB
2 1 (2.00%) ODBC
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) J2EE
2 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.00%) Life Science
2 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.00%) Derivative
2 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.00%) Linux
6 2 (4.00%) UNIX
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) ITIL
2 9 (18.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (16.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (10.00%) People Management
5 4 (8.00%) Data Security
5 4 (8.00%) Service Management
5 4 (8.00%) Migration
5 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (8.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (8.00%) Project Management
5 4 (8.00%) Software Licensing
5 4 (8.00%) Change Control
5 4 (8.00%) Information Assurance
5 4 (8.00%) Release Management
5 4 (8.00%) Security Testing
6 3 (6.00%) SAP Security
6 3 (6.00%) Line Management
6 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (18.00%) MCSE
2 8 (16.00%) MCP
3 4 (8.00%) MCTS
3 4 (8.00%) MCITP
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.00%) CCNA
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) SLA
2 3 (6.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (4.00%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) VMware
2 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.00%) NetApp
4 6 (12.00%) Cisco
5 5 (10.00%) SAP
6 3 (6.00%) Ab Initio
7 1 (2.00%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.00%) IBM
7 1 (2.00%) Nortel
7 1 (2.00%) Citrix
7 1 (2.00%) Juniper
7 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.00%) Unisys
7 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle
7 1 (2.00%) NetSuite
7 1 (2.00%) Alias
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