The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Manager
Rank 160 148 145
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Manager 12 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.33% 0.23% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.24% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 9
Average salary £47,500 £43,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.82% -13.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,492 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-0.01% -
Support Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3438 2905 3055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.42% 94.53% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2185 1905 2083
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Support Manager
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Support Manager Salary Trend in Scotland

Support Manager
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Manager across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Support Manager Salary Histogram in Scotland

Support Manager
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
Edinburgh -5 6 £52,500 +21.38%
Stirling - 4 £41,000 -
Glasgow -15 2 - -
Support Manager
UK

Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (64.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) ITIL
3 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (24.00%) IBM Notes
4 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (24.00%) Lotus
4 6 (24.00%) Firewall
4 6 (24.00%) Line Management
4 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (20.00%) Banking
5 5 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 5 (20.00%) Java
5 5 (20.00%) Windows
5 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (20.00%) SLA
5 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (16.00%) WAN
6 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (16.00%) Motorola
6 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.00%) TETRA
6 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (16.00%) 4G
6 4 (16.00%) Resource Management
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (12.00%) UNIX
7 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (12.00%) VBA
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle

Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (24.00%) IBM Notes
2 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) TETRA
2 4 (16.00%) WAN
2 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.00%) 4G
3 2 (8.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) DMZ
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) JSP
1 1 (4.00%) SOAP
1 1 (4.00%) Struts
1 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.00%) JSF
1 1 (4.00%) jQuery
1 1 (4.00%) JBoss Seam
1 1 (4.00%) Java EE 5
1 1 (4.00%) RichFaces
1 1 (4.00%) REST
1 1 (4.00%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Line Management
2 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.00%) Resource Management
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.00%) Business Development
6 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) People Management
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) ITSM
7 1 (4.00%) Service Management
7 1 (4.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) VBA
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) CCIE
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Lotus
2 4 (16.00%) Motorola
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Sybase
3 3 (12.00%) Cognos
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) JBoss
4 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat