The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 65 85 57
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -28
Permanent jobs citing Service Management 29 16 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.67% 1.39% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 1.72% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 36
Average salary £39,500 £57,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.30% +29.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £24,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £77,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Service Management
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
939 929 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 86.31% 80.43% 78.12%
Number of salaries quoted 807 807 776
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Service Management across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Service Management
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Service Management Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Service Management
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Service Management across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Service Management Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Service Management
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
Luton +6 8 £39,250 -28.63%
Service Management
East of England

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Service Management also 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 that cited Service Management.

1 57 (65.52%) ITIL
2 28 (32.18%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (22.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (20.69%) SAP
4 18 (20.69%) ERP
4 18 (20.69%) SLA
5 15 (17.24%) ITSM
6 14 (16.09%) Service Delivery
6 14 (16.09%) UNIX
6 14 (16.09%) Solaris
6 14 (16.09%) Linux
6 14 (16.09%) Apache
6 14 (16.09%) Tomcat
6 14 (16.09%) Java
6 14 (16.09%) SQL
6 14 (16.09%) J2EE
6 14 (16.09%) Oracle
7 13 (14.94%) PL/SQL
7 13 (14.94%) Incident Management
7 13 (14.94%) Problem Management
8 12 (13.79%) MySQL
8 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
8 12 (13.79%) WebLogic
8 12 (13.79%) IIS
8 12 (13.79%) Shell Script
9 10 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (10.34%) Logistics
10 9 (10.34%) SAP ALE
10 9 (10.34%) SAP ERP
10 9 (10.34%) SAP CS

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Service Management also 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 that cited Service Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (16.09%) Apache
1 14 (16.09%) Tomcat
2 12 (13.79%) WebLogic
2 12 (13.79%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Office
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (10.34%) SAP MM
1 9 (10.34%) SAP CS
1 9 (10.34%) SAP ERP
2 7 (8.05%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.79%) MySQL
1 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (4.60%) Retail
2 3 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (36.78%) Analyst
2 18 (20.69%) Consultant
2 18 (20.69%) SAP Consultant
3 15 (17.24%) Incident Manager
4 14 (16.09%) Problem Manager
4 14 (16.09%) Applications Support Analyst
4 14 (16.09%) Support Analyst
4 14 (16.09%) Applications Support
5 13 (14.94%) Incident & Problem Manager
6 11 (12.64%) Service Manager
7 10 (11.49%) Delivery Manager
7 10 (11.49%) Change Analyst
8 9 (10.34%) Service Management Consultant
8 9 (10.34%) SAP CS Consultant
8 9 (10.34%) SAP MM Consultant
8 9 (10.34%) SAP WM Consultant
8 9 (10.34%) Management Consultant
9 8 (9.20%) Technical Manager
9 8 (9.20%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 7 (8.05%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.09%) J2EE
2 9 (10.34%) EDI
2 9 (10.34%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (32.18%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.05%) CMDB
3 1 (1.15%) FMCG
3 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.09%) UNIX
1 14 (16.09%) Solaris
1 14 (16.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (65.52%) ITIL
2 20 (22.99%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (20.69%) ERP
4 15 (17.24%) ITSM
5 14 (16.09%) Service Delivery
6 13 (14.94%) Incident Management
6 13 (14.94%) Problem Management
7 10 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (10.34%) Logistics
8 9 (10.34%) Project Management
9 8 (9.20%) Change Management
9 8 (9.20%) Release Management
9 8 (9.20%) SDLC
10 7 (8.05%) Asset Management
11 6 (6.90%) Business Analysis
11 6 (6.90%) Configuration Management
11 6 (6.90%) Change Control
12 5 (5.75%) ITIL V3
12 5 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (5.75%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.09%) Java
1 14 (16.09%) SQL
2 13 (14.94%) PL/SQL
3 12 (13.79%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.30%) Degree
3 1 (1.15%) MCP
3 1 (1.15%) CCNA
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (20.69%) SAP
2 14 (16.09%) Oracle
3 7 (8.05%) Remedy