The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Manager
Rank 184 170 190
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Manager 36 33 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.65% 0.61% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.64% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 34 31 15
Average salary £53,750 £42,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.47% -7.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £32,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5317 5118 4636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.51% 95.31% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4474 4345 3948
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 West Midlands

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

Support Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Support Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Support Manager Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Support Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Support Manager Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Support Manager
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Birmingham +6 25 £65,000 +91.17% 2
Staffordshire - 5 £32,500 - 2
Solihull +4 2 £22,000 -21.42%
Coventry -6 2 £55,000 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £55,000 - 1
Support Manager
England

Support Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 21 (30.88%) People Management
2 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 12 (17.65%) ITIL
2 12 (17.65%) Windows
3 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
4 9 (13.24%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (11.76%) MS Office
5 8 (11.76%) SQL
6 7 (10.29%) Active Directory
7 6 (8.82%) Degree
8 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.35%) Performance Management
8 5 (7.35%) NHS
8 5 (7.35%) Java
8 5 (7.35%) Oracle
8 5 (7.35%) UNIX
8 5 (7.35%) Apache
8 5 (7.35%) SLA
9 4 (5.88%) VPN
9 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
9 4 (5.88%) MS Project
9 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (5.88%) Line Management
10 3 (4.41%) Office 365
10 3 (4.41%) Banking
10 3 (4.41%) Investment Banking
10 3 (4.41%) Equities
10 3 (4.41%) VMware
10 3 (4.41%) Fixed Income

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (7.35%) Apache
2 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.41%) IBM Notes
2 3 (4.41%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.94%) NetWeaver
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.94%) IIS
3 2 (2.94%) CMS
4 1 (1.47%) concrete5
4 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.47%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Office
2 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) MS Project
3 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) VPN
2 3 (4.41%) Internet
3 2 (2.94%) SAN
3 2 (2.94%) BGP
4 1 (1.47%) NAS
4 1 (1.47%) Broadband
4 1 (1.47%) LAN
4 1 (1.47%) WAN
4 1 (1.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) PVCS
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Banking
2 3 (4.41%) Investment Banking
2 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.41%) Back Office
2 3 (4.41%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) Middleware
1 2 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) NHS
2 3 (4.41%) Equities
2 3 (4.41%) Fixed Income
2 3 (4.41%) Derivative
2 3 (4.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.65%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) UNIX
3 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.94%) Linux
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) People Management
2 12 (17.65%) ITIL
3 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (7.35%) Performance Management
4 4 (5.88%) Line Management
5 3 (4.41%) ERP
5 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.94%) Supplier Management
6 2 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (2.94%) Content Management
7 1 (1.47%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.47%) Logistics
7 1 (1.47%) Financial Analysis
7 1 (1.47%) Test Strategy
7 1 (1.47%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.47%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (1.47%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.47%) Project Management
7 1 (1.47%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.76%) SQL
2 5 (7.35%) Java
3 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.94%) ABAP
4 2 (2.94%) COBOL
5 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (8.82%) Degree
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.94%) CCNA
5 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.47%) CCSP
6 1 (1.47%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) ISO 9000
2 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) vCloud
3 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) SCCM
1 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle
3 3 (4.41%) VMware
3 3 (4.41%) JBoss
3 3 (4.41%) Lotus
4 2 (2.94%) NetApp
4 2 (2.94%) Cisco
4 2 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (1.47%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.47%) WatchGuard
5 1 (1.47%) Sage
5 1 (1.47%) Citrix
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