The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 71 63 88
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 11 32 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.17% 3.24% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 3.34% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 14
Average salary £67,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.10% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,950 £40,000 £45,750
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £55,000 £53,200
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
Service Manager
East of 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 Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
890 957 1193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.68% 96.86% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 744 857 1070
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £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 Bedfordshire

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Service Manager Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Service Manager Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Service Manager
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 Manager within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
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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
Bedford -1 4 £70,000 +43.58%
Luton +3 2 £42,750 -12.30%
Service Manager
East of England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 15 (75.00%) ITIL
2 13 (65.00%) Service Delivery
3 9 (45.00%) SLA
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) Service Management
5 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (20.00%) VMware
6 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (20.00%) Citrix
6 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (15.00%) Windows 2000
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco
7 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (15.00%) Internet
7 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Vista
7 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (15.00%) SCCM
8 2 (10.00%) Matrix Management
8 2 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (10.00%) Statistics
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
8 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
8 2 (10.00%) Line Management
8 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
8 2 (10.00%) Performance Management

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Statistics
1 2 (10.00%) iSeries
2 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) ITIL
2 13 (65.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (25.00%) Service Management
3 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.00%) Matrix Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (10.00%) Line Management
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITSM
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) CRM
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (10.00%) Intel
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle