The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Manager
Rank 140 130 133
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Manager 4 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.15% 0.40% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.43% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 4
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -1.17%
Support Manager
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2370 2299 1961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.44% 93.04% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1584 1816 1632
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Support Manager
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Support Manager Salary Trend in Reading

Support Manager
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Manager across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Support Manager Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 6 (50.00%) Service Management
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) SLA
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) ISA Server
4 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (16.67%) Flash
4 2 (16.67%) LDAP
4 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) SMTP
4 2 (16.67%) HTTP
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Squid
4 2 (16.67%) Operations Management
4 2 (16.67%) Degree

Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) LDAP
2 2 (16.67%) SMTP
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) NAS
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Flash
2 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Service Management
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Operations Management
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 2 (16.67%) Revenue Management
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
1 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) ISA Server
1 2 (16.67%) Squid
1 2 (16.67%) qmail
1 2 (16.67%) Postfix
1 2 (16.67%) Sendmail
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Juniper
2 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Altiris