The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 111 99 74
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 12 22 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.68% 1.29% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 1.34% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 42
Average salary £56,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £41,600 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Service Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1671 1641 1733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.94% 96.25% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1272 1408
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Service Manager Salary Trend in Cheshire

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

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

Service Manager Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Service Manager
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 Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 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
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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
Warrington +7 6 £62,500 +38.88%
Crewe - 1 £52,500 -
Service Manager
North West

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 29 (72.50%) ITIL
2 26 (65.00%) Service Delivery
3 13 (32.50%) Degree
3 13 (32.50%) Service Management
4 12 (30.00%) Finance
5 10 (25.00%) SLA
5 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 8 (20.00%) Coaching
7 6 (15.00%) Change Management
8 5 (12.50%) Business Development
8 5 (12.50%) Life Science
8 5 (12.50%) Project Management
9 4 (10.00%) Transition Management
9 4 (10.00%) Law
9 4 (10.00%) PRINCE
9 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (10.00%) SQL
9 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
10 3 (7.50%) Oracle
10 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
10 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
10 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (5.00%) VMware
11 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
11 2 (5.00%) Advertising
11 2 (5.00%) BCP
11 2 (5.00%) Sun

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
1 1 (2.50%) PaaS
1 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Law
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) ITIL
2 26 (65.00%) Service Delivery
3 13 (32.50%) Service Management
4 8 (20.00%) Coaching
5 6 (15.00%) Change Management
6 5 (12.50%) Project Management
6 5 (12.50%) Business Development
7 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 4 (10.00%) Transition Management
7 4 (10.00%) PRINCE
8 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
9 2 (5.00%) Security Management
9 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
9 2 (5.00%) CRM
9 2 (5.00%) BCP
9 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (5.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Sun
2 2 (5.00%) VMware
2 2 (5.00%) Teradata
3 1 (2.50%) Avaya