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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 91 95 89
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 34 21 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.75% 1.32% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 1.41% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 41
Average salary £49,000 £58,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.23% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,525 £36,400 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £100,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.15%
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
1824 1492 2073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.12% 93.78% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1457 1208 1775
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,350 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
Chester -4 8 £47,000 -39.35%
Knutsford -7 5 £70,000 -30.00% 1
Warrington -17 4 £37,500 -62.50% 1
Macclesfield +7 1 - -
Alderley Edge - 1 £50,000 - 1
Service Manager
North West

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 43 (72.88%) ITIL
2 41 (69.49%) Service Delivery
3 24 (40.68%) Finance
4 22 (37.29%) Service Management
5 16 (27.12%) Change Management
6 14 (23.73%) Release Management
7 11 (18.64%) Problem Management
7 11 (18.64%) Incident Management
8 10 (16.95%) SharePoint
9 9 (15.25%) Banking
9 9 (15.25%) Change Control
10 8 (13.56%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (11.86%) Oracle
11 7 (11.86%) Degree
12 6 (10.17%) Supplier Management
12 6 (10.17%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (10.17%) SLA
12 6 (10.17%) Project Management
12 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
14 4 (6.78%) Marketing
14 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
14 4 (6.78%) Retail
14 4 (6.78%) ITSM
15 3 (5.08%) Financial Institution
15 3 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (5.08%) PRINCE
15 3 (5.08%) Middleware
15 3 (5.08%) Microsoft

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 10 (16.95%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.39%) LiveLink
4 1 (1.69%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Office
2 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) FTP
1 3 (5.08%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.69%) MySQL
2 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
General
1 24 (40.68%) Finance
2 9 (15.25%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Retail
3 4 (6.78%) Marketing
4 3 (5.08%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.69%) Automotive
6 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) Web Services
1 3 (5.08%) Middleware
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) UNIX
1 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (72.88%) ITIL
2 41 (69.49%) Service Delivery
3 22 (37.29%) Service Management
4 16 (27.12%) Change Management
5 14 (23.73%) Release Management
6 11 (18.64%) Incident Management
6 11 (18.64%) Problem Management
7 9 (15.25%) Change Control
8 6 (10.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (10.17%) Supplier Management
8 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.17%) Project Management
9 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
9 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.78%) ITSM
10 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
11 3 (5.08%) SOA
11 3 (5.08%) PRINCE
11 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.08%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (11.86%) Degree
3 3 (5.08%) PMP
3 3 (5.08%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Foglight
1 1 (1.69%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) SAP
3 2 (3.39%) Sage
4 1 (1.69%) VMware
4 1 (1.69%) Teradata
4 1 (1.69%) Imperva
4 1 (1.69%) Citrix
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