The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 83 93 87
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Service Management 49 24 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.51% 1.54% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 1.87% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 39 16 34
Average salary £47,000 £75,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.33% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £32,600 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £100,000 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,153
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.34%
Service Management
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1630 1285 1623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.33% 82.32% 77.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1315 1033 1381
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £25,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Service Management
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Service Management Salary Trend in Cheshire

Service Management
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Service Management across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Service Management Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Service Management
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
(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
Knutsford -1 13 £50,000 -50.00% 4
Warrington -14 8 £19,500 -80.50% 1
Chester -1 4 £49,000 -51.00%
Macclesfield +5 2 £56,000 -44.00%
Runcorn +1 2 £26,500 -
Crewe -8 1 £60,000 +71.42% 2
Service Management
North West

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (63.33%) ITIL
2 46 (51.11%) Finance
3 24 (26.67%) Service Delivery
4 23 (25.56%) Change Management
5 22 (24.44%) Active Directory
5 22 (24.44%) MS Excel
6 19 (21.11%) SLA
7 17 (18.89%) Oracle
8 16 (17.78%) MS Office
8 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
9 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 14 (15.56%) PRINCE2
10 14 (15.56%) Management Information System
11 13 (14.44%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (13.33%) Change Control
12 12 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (13.33%) Windows
13 11 (12.22%) TCP/IP
13 11 (12.22%) HP
14 10 (11.11%) Project Management
14 10 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (11.11%) Supplier Management
14 10 (11.11%) Degree
15 9 (10.00%) Release Management
15 9 (10.00%) Service Desk Management
15 9 (10.00%) PRINCE
15 9 (10.00%) PMP
15 9 (10.00%) PMI Certification
15 9 (10.00%) ITSM
16 8 (8.89%) MCP

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.22%) LiveLink
5 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.11%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 22 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 16 (17.78%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.78%) VPN
3 5 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (5.56%) Network Security
3 5 (5.56%) HTTP
3 5 (5.56%) HTTPS
3 5 (5.56%) SSL
4 3 (3.33%) Intranet
4 3 (3.33%) DHCP
4 3 (3.33%) DNS
5 2 (2.22%) Firewall
5 2 (2.22%) LAN
6 1 (1.11%) Internet
6 1 (1.11%) SAN
6 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.11%) Big Data
5 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) JIRA
General
1 46 (51.11%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) Retail
3 7 (7.78%) Banking
4 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.44%) Marketing
6 3 (3.33%) Local Government
6 3 (3.33%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.22%) Back Office
7 2 (2.22%) Publishing
7 2 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.22%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.11%) Billing
8 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (27.78%) Analyst
2 21 (23.33%) Service Manager
3 12 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 12 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (8.89%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Security Specialist
8 4 (4.44%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) DBA
8 4 (4.44%) Administrator
8 4 (4.44%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.33%) Transition Manager
9 3 (3.33%) Senior Service Manager
9 3 (3.33%) Service Transition Manager
9 3 (3.33%) Senior Manager
9 3 (3.33%) Oracle DBA
9 3 (3.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) COM
1 1 (1.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.44%) User Experience
4 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.33%) Replication
5 1 (1.11%) Statistics
5 1 (1.11%) Economics
5 1 (1.11%) CMDB
5 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.11%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.33%) Windows
2 7 (7.78%) UNIX
3 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.56%) Linux
5 1 (1.11%) Android
5 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (63.33%) ITIL
2 24 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 23 (25.56%) Change Management
4 14 (15.56%) PRINCE2
5 13 (14.44%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (13.33%) Change Control
6 12 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (11.11%) Project Management
7 10 (11.11%) Supplier Management
8 9 (10.00%) Release Management
8 9 (10.00%) Service Desk Management
8 9 (10.00%) PRINCE
8 9 (10.00%) ITSM
9 7 (7.78%) Incident Management
9 7 (7.78%) Line Management
10 6 (6.67%) Migration
10 6 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (6.67%) Performance Management
10 6 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (5.56%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.89%) SQL
2 4 (4.44%) Java
3 3 (3.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (11.11%) Degree
2 9 (10.00%) PMP
2 9 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 8 (8.89%) MCP
3 8 (8.89%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.67%) MCSA
5 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (6.67%) MCTS
6 4 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.22%) MBA
7 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.11%) CISSP
8 1 (1.11%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 22 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.56%) Snort
3 3 (3.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) Nessus
1 5 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (2.22%) Foglight
2 2 (2.22%) OpenView
2 2 (2.22%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (18.89%) Oracle
2 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.22%) HP
4 6 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.67%) EMC
4 6 (6.67%) Cisco
4 6 (6.67%) Symantec
5 5 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 5 (5.56%) Fujitsu
5 5 (5.56%) Qualys
5 5 (5.56%) IronPort
5 5 (5.56%) Splunk
5 5 (5.56%) Lumension
5 5 (5.56%) Becrypt
5 5 (5.56%) LogRhythm
5 5 (5.56%) McAfee
5 5 (5.56%) Websense
5 5 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 5 (5.56%) Juniper
6 4 (4.44%) VMware
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Excellent Banking Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £7,995 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
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Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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