The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 86 83 93
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 34 23 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.86% 1.46% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 1.56% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 30 23 18
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,875 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £64,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
Service Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1754 1478 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.00% 94.08% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1597 1292 1356
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Service Manager Salary Trend in Birmingham

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Service Manager Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 67 (72.83%) ITIL
2 51 (55.43%) Service Delivery
3 27 (29.35%) Service Management
4 23 (25.00%) Degree
5 19 (20.65%) SLA
6 18 (19.57%) Transition Management
7 16 (17.39%) PRINCE2
8 14 (15.22%) Finance
8 14 (15.22%) Law
8 14 (15.22%) Business Development
9 13 (14.13%) SQL
9 13 (14.13%) Project Management
10 12 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
10 12 (13.04%) Problem Management
10 12 (13.04%) VMware
10 12 (13.04%) Coaching
11 11 (11.96%) Business Continuity Planning
11 11 (11.96%) Microsoft
11 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
11 11 (11.96%) Business Continuity
11 11 (11.96%) BCP
11 11 (11.96%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (11.96%) ITSM
11 11 (11.96%) Security Management
12 10 (10.87%) Incident Management
13 9 (9.78%) ISEB
14 8 (8.70%) Change Management
14 8 (8.70%) SC Cleared
14 8 (8.70%) Security Cleared

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 12 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) LAN
1 1 (1.09%) WAN
1 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.09%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (15.22%) Finance
1 14 (15.22%) Law
2 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.26%) Billing
4 2 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.09%) French Language
5 1 (1.09%) German Language
5 1 (1.09%) Front Office
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) JMS
1 1 (1.09%) Middleware
1 1 (1.09%) D-Bus
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Life Science
2 4 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.17%) UNIX
1 2 (2.17%) Windows
2 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (72.83%) ITIL
2 51 (55.43%) Service Delivery
3 27 (29.35%) Service Management
4 18 (19.57%) Transition Management
5 16 (17.39%) PRINCE2
6 14 (15.22%) Business Development
7 13 (14.13%) Project Management
8 12 (13.04%) Problem Management
8 12 (13.04%) Coaching
9 11 (11.96%) Business Continuity Planning
9 11 (11.96%) Business Continuity
9 11 (11.96%) BCP
9 11 (11.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (11.96%) ITSM
9 11 (11.96%) Security Management
10 10 (10.87%) Incident Management
11 8 (8.70%) Change Management
12 6 (6.52%) Performance Management
13 5 (5.43%) Supplier Management
14 4 (4.35%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.13%) SQL
2 1 (1.09%) C
2 1 (1.09%) Java
2 1 (1.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (25.00%) Degree
2 12 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (9.78%) ISEB
4 8 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 6 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.09%) CISSP
6 1 (1.09%) CISM
6 1 (1.09%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.65%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (13.04%) VMware
2 11 (11.96%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (1.09%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.09%) SAP
4 1 (1.09%) IBM
4 1 (1.09%) HP
4 1 (1.09%) Citrix
4 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form
Salary: From £34,434 to £37,929 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Up to £65,000 + Car / Allowance DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: 53k to 58k per year GBP
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago