The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Support Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Manager
Rank 851 876 847
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Support Manager 41 20 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.018% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.019% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 30 13 33
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £32,800 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £72,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -13.51%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Technical Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Support Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Support Manager within the UK.

Technical Support Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Technical Support Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Support Manager over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Technical Support Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Support Manager
Top 29 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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
England +28 37 £42,500 -5.55% 7
South East +6 15 £47,500 -9.52% 2
South West -14 9 £42,500 -5.55% 3
London +37 6 £41,250 -35.29%
Manchester +14 6 £42,000 - 2
North West +13 6 £42,000 -35.38% 2
Somerset - 6 £42,500 - 1
Sussex - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £42,500 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £42,500 -
Bristol - 3 £40,000 - 1
Dundee - 3 £53,000 -
Scotland - 3 £53,000 -
Hampshire +2 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Farnborough - 2 £45,000 -
Berkshire +2 1 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Surrey - 1 £62,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £80,000 -
Cwmbran - 1 £30,000 -
Oxford - 1 £55,000 -
Reading - 1 £70,000 -
Salford - 1 £43,000 -
Staines - 1 £62,500 -
Torfaen - 1 £30,000 -
Wales - 1 £30,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £80,000 -
South Wales - 1 £30,000 -

Technical Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Support Manager in their job title.

1 18 (26.47%) Windows
2 17 (25.00%) SQL
2 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (23.53%) Service Delivery
4 14 (20.59%) Linux
5 13 (19.12%) UNIX
6 12 (17.65%) ITIL
7 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
8 10 (14.71%) Retail
8 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (13.24%) Active Directory
10 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
10 8 (11.76%) Service Management
10 8 (11.76%) Degree
11 7 (10.29%) Statistics
11 7 (10.29%) CRM
11 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
11 7 (10.29%) TCP/IP
11 7 (10.29%) SLA
12 6 (8.82%) DNS
12 6 (8.82%) Java
12 6 (8.82%) VMware
12 6 (8.82%) Mentoring
13 5 (7.35%) Android
13 5 (7.35%) Marketing
13 5 (7.35%) Finance
13 5 (7.35%) Firewall
13 5 (7.35%) SMTP
13 5 (7.35%) Cisco
13 5 (7.35%) Citrix

Technical Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Support Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.88%) IIS
2 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) SaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.82%) DNS
3 5 (7.35%) SMTP
3 5 (7.35%) Firewall
4 4 (5.88%) Internet
4 4 (5.88%) HTTP
5 3 (4.41%) DHCP
5 3 (4.41%) SSH
6 2 (2.94%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.94%) PSTN
6 2 (2.94%) SAN
6 2 (2.94%) Intranet
7 1 (1.47%) VPN
7 1 (1.47%) FTP
7 1 (1.47%) NAS
7 1 (1.47%) MPLS
7 1 (1.47%) Telnet
7 1 (1.47%) VLAN
7 1 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (2.94%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (14.71%) Retail
2 5 (7.35%) Marketing
2 5 (7.35%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Back Office
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) French Language
4 1 (1.47%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) Web Services
2 3 (4.41%) XML
2 3 (4.41%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (4.41%) .NET
3 1 (1.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.29%) Statistics
3 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.41%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.41%) Clustering
5 2 (2.94%) PKI
5 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.94%) User Experience
6 1 (1.47%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.47%) EPoS
6 1 (1.47%) Spread Betting
6 1 (1.47%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.47%) Windows
2 14 (20.59%) Linux
3 13 (19.12%) UNIX
4 5 (7.35%) Android
5 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.41%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.41%) Mac OS X
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.47%) AIX
7 1 (1.47%) Solaris
7 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) Service Delivery
2 12 (17.65%) ITIL
3 8 (11.76%) Service Management
4 7 (10.29%) CRM
5 6 (8.82%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.88%) Security Testing
6 4 (5.88%) ITIL V3
6 4 (5.88%) Information Assurance
6 4 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 3 (4.41%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.41%) Time Management
7 3 (4.41%) Coaching
7 3 (4.41%) People Management
8 2 (2.94%) Document Management
8 2 (2.94%) Data Analysis
8 2 (2.94%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.94%) SWOT Analysis
8 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.94%) Data Security
8 2 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) Java
3 4 (5.88%) C#
4 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.94%) C++
5 2 (2.94%) Perl
6 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) MCSE
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.94%) MCTS
4 1 (1.47%) MCP
4 1 (1.47%) RHCE
4 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.47%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.94%) XenServer
3 2 (2.94%) vSphere
3 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.47%) Postfix
4 1 (1.47%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.47%) XenApp
4 1 (1.47%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) SCCM
1 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) VMware
3 5 (7.35%) Citrix
3 5 (7.35%) Cisco
4 3 (4.41%) SAP
4 3 (4.41%) HP
5 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.47%) Symantec
6 1 (1.47%) EMC
6 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle
6 1 (1.47%) IBM
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