The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Service Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 53 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 4 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.22% 3.59% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 3.60% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 0
Average salary £70,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.70% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
Service Manager
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford 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
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
312 389 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 95.41% 99.74% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 287 321 218
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Service Manager Salary Trend in Bedford

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Service Manager Salary Histogram in Bedford

Service Manager
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Service 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 Service Manager in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) SLA
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Intel
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) ITSM
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) iSeries
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Line Management
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Service 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 Service Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iSeries
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Intel