The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Manager
Rank 228 212 202
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Manager 11 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.39% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 13
Average salary £40,000 £46,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% -22.91%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%
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 South 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5550 5646 5067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.79% 95.48% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4653 4733 4457
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,657
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 South West

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

Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Support Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Support Manager Salary Trend in the South West

Support Manager
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Manager across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Support Manager Salary Histogram in the South West

Support Manager
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 26 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
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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
Somerset - 4 £41,250 -
Bristol -3 3 £40,000 -23.80%
Devon - 2 £38,500 -
Gloucestershire -11 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Support Manager
England

Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 12 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 10 (47.62%) Service Management
3 8 (38.10%) Statistics
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) SLA
6 3 (14.29%) Windows
6 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 3 (14.29%) MS Office
6 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) VMware
6 3 (14.29%) Finance
6 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.52%) Coaching
7 2 (9.52%) sed
7 2 (9.52%) Change Control
7 2 (9.52%) AWK
7 2 (9.52%) Data Mapping
7 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
7 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
7 2 (9.52%) MCITP
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (9.52%) Project Management
7 2 (9.52%) CCNA
7 2 (9.52%) SQL
7 2 (9.52%) MS Project

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) VPN
1 1 (4.76%) MPLS
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Statistics
2 1 (4.76%) DTV
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 10 (47.62%) Service Management
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.52%) Coaching
5 2 (9.52%) Data Mapping
5 2 (9.52%) Change Control
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) ITSM
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
1 2 (9.52%) AWK
1 2 (9.52%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCSE
1 2 (9.52%) CCNA
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (9.52%) MCITP
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) SAP