The median annual salary for a Support Manager was £49,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Manager
England / South East
Rank 342 403 403
Rank change year-on-year +61 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Manager 39 57 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.31% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 26 52 34
Median salary £49,750 £44,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.06% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £29,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.56% -9.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14422 18600 19935
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.65% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12036 15863 16077
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Support Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Support Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Support Manager in the South East

Support Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Support Manager in the South East

Support Manager
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Manager in the South East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Manager in the South East

Support Manager
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +27 14 £55,000 -0.90% 1
Berkshire +27 12 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Oxfordshire +4 6 £40,000 -3.61%
Buckinghamshire +17 3 £36,500 +17.74% 2
Kent +23 2 - -
East Sussex +6 2 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Support Manager
England

Support Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Support Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Support Manager in the job title.

1 25 (26.60%) Project Management
2 24 (25.53%) ITIL
3 19 (20.21%) Finance
4 18 (19.15%) SLA
5 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
6 15 (15.96%) Active Directory
6 15 (15.96%) SAP
7 14 (14.89%) Line Management
7 14 (14.89%) MS Excel
8 13 (13.83%) Windows
9 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
10 11 (11.70%) C#
10 11 (11.70%) SQL
11 10 (10.64%) XML
11 10 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (9.57%) VMware
13 8 (8.51%) ABAP
13 8 (8.51%) .NET
13 8 (8.51%) Adobe
13 8 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (8.51%) Requirements Management
13 8 (8.51%) Banking
13 8 (8.51%) SAP Fiori
13 8 (8.51%) SAP PI
14 7 (7.45%) Data Centre
14 7 (7.45%) Computer Science
14 7 (7.45%) Cisco
14 7 (7.45%) XSLT

Support Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.19%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.06%) IIS
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.38%) MS Office
3 2 (2.13%) MS Project
3 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) SAP SCM
2 3 (3.19%) SAP CO
2 3 (3.19%) SAP FI
2 3 (3.19%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (3.19%) SAP HR
2 3 (3.19%) SAP PS
2 3 (3.19%) SAP SRM
3 2 (2.13%) Magento
4 1 (1.06%) Infor LN
4 1 (1.06%) Sage 200
4 1 (1.06%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.06%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.06%) SAP QM
4 1 (1.06%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (4.26%) SaaS
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) Firewall
1 4 (4.26%) VoIP
2 3 (3.19%) Broadband
2 3 (3.19%) Wireless
3 2 (2.13%) SAN
3 2 (2.13%) VPN
4 1 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.06%) CTI
4 1 (1.06%) DHCP
4 1 (1.06%) DNS
4 1 (1.06%) LAN
4 1 (1.06%) WAN
4 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.13%) MySQL
2 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) JIRA
1 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (20.21%) Finance
2 8 (8.51%) Banking
3 5 (5.32%) Billing
3 5 (5.32%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.26%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.06%) Advertising
5 1 (1.06%) Back Office
5 1 (1.06%) Games
5 1 (1.06%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.64%) XML
2 8 (8.51%) .NET
2 8 (8.51%) SAP Fiori
2 8 (8.51%) SAP PI
3 7 (7.45%) XSLT
4 4 (4.26%) HTML
5 2 (2.13%) EDI
6 1 (1.06%) COM+
6 1 (1.06%) CSS
6 1 (1.06%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.06%) Middleware
6 1 (1.06%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Computer Science
1 7 (7.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.06%) IVR
3 1 (1.06%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.83%) Windows
2 6 (6.38%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.32%) Linux
4 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.13%) Android
5 2 (2.13%) Unix
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.60%) Project Management
2 24 (25.53%) ITIL
3 14 (14.89%) Line Management
4 10 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (8.51%) Requirements Management
7 7 (7.45%) Server Virtualisation
7 7 (7.45%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.38%) Business Analysis
8 6 (6.38%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.38%) People Management
8 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.32%) Analytics
9 5 (5.32%) ERP
9 5 (5.32%) ITSM
9 5 (5.32%) Risk Management
10 4 (4.26%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.70%) C#
1 11 (11.70%) SQL
2 8 (8.51%) ABAP
3 2 (2.13%) Perl
3 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.13%) Python
3 2 (2.13%) Ruby
4 1 (1.06%) C
4 1 (1.06%) VB
4 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (6.38%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.32%) Degree
4 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.13%) MCP
5 2 (2.13%) MCTS
6 1 (1.06%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.06%) GNVQ
6 1 (1.06%) HND
6 1 (1.06%) MCSA
6 1 (1.06%) MCSE
6 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.15%) SLA
2 3 (3.19%) QA
System Software
1 15 (15.96%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.13%) vSphere
3 1 (1.06%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.06%) NetCrunch
1 1 (1.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.96%) SAP
3 9 (9.57%) VMware
4 8 (8.51%) Adobe
5 7 (7.45%) Cisco
6 6 (6.38%) Ariba
7 4 (4.26%) Dell
7 4 (4.26%) HP
8 3 (3.19%) NetApp
8 3 (3.19%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.13%) Infor
9 2 (2.13%) Oracle
10 1 (1.06%) Avaya
10 1 (1.06%) Citrix
10 1 (1.06%) EMC
10 1 (1.06%) IBM
10 1 (1.06%) Kronos
10 1 (1.06%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.06%) Sage
10 1 (1.06%) Splunk
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