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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 54 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 1 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.30% 1.85% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 1.87% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -11.29%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
315 268 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 96.04% 98.89% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 308 248 162
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £46,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) iSeries
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Intel
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) LAN

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) iSeries
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Intel