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 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 90 72 88
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 8 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.74% 1.65% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.73% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 11
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £38,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £45,300 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
1048 867 995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.59% 95.48% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 912 787 882
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £53,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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
Luton -4 4 £50,000 +19.04%
Bedford -15 1 £37,500 -9.09%
Service Manager
East of England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 13 (68.42%) ITIL
1 13 (68.42%) Service Delivery
2 8 (42.11%) Project Management
2 8 (42.11%) SLA
3 5 (26.32%) Service Management
4 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
4 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
5 3 (15.79%) LAN
5 3 (15.79%) SaaS
5 3 (15.79%) People Management
6 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
6 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
6 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (10.53%) Citrix
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
6 2 (10.53%) Windows
6 2 (10.53%) Statistics
6 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (5.26%) iSeries
7 1 (5.26%) SCCM
7 1 (5.26%) Time Management

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.53%) Statistics
2 1 (5.26%) iSeries
2 1 (5.26%) Economics
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
2 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) ITIL
1 13 (68.42%) Service Delivery
2 8 (42.11%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Service Management
4 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
4 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
5 3 (15.79%) People Management
6 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
6 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.26%) Time Management
7 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.26%) Data Management
7 1 (5.26%) PDM
7 1 (5.26%) CRM
7 1 (5.26%) ERP
7 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.26%) Process Management
7 1 (5.26%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
1 2 (10.53%) VMware
1 2 (10.53%) Citrix
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Cincom
2 1 (5.26%) Intel
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP