The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Manager
Rank 79 68 54
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Manager 1 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.18% 1.02% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 1.06% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,750 £50,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year
-4.50% +11.73%
Support Manager
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
539 568 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.82% 96.60% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 416 405 239
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Support Manager
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Support Manager Salary Trend in Watford

Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) Sun
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) DB2
2 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 3 (42.86%) Apache Solr
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) HTTP
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) NetWeaver
4 1 (14.29%) ERP

Support Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 3 (42.86%) Apache Solr
2 1 (14.29%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) DB2
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
1 3 (42.86%) Sun
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft