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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 88 98 125
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 33 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.76% 1.09% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.16% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 14
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £38,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £83,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +5.26%
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
1762 1465 1900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.22% 93.73% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1392 1129 1539
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 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 27 February 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 27 February 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
(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
Warrington +5 10 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Sandbach - 9 - -
Knutsford -1 6 £51,250 -0.48%
Chester - 1 £45,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £33,000 -
Service Manager
North West

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 52 (81.25%) Service Delivery
2 47 (73.44%) ITIL
3 35 (54.69%) Finance
4 29 (45.31%) Change Management
5 28 (43.75%) Service Management
6 26 (40.63%) SLA
7 24 (37.50%) Degree
8 22 (34.38%) Problem Management
9 13 (20.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (20.31%) Risk Management
10 12 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (18.75%) Financial Institution
10 12 (18.75%) Content Management
11 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (14.06%) Incident Management
12 8 (12.50%) Project Management
12 8 (12.50%) Oracle
12 8 (12.50%) Time Management
13 6 (9.38%) Teradata
14 5 (7.81%) Life Science
14 5 (7.81%) Coaching
14 5 (7.81%) People Management
15 4 (6.25%) Matrix Management
15 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (4.69%) SQL
16 3 (4.69%) Sun
16 3 (4.69%) QA
17 2 (3.13%) Release Management
17 2 (3.13%) Data Protection
17 2 (3.13%) Unit Testing

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (1.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) FTP
1 2 (3.13%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) LAN
2 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) DB2
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 35 (54.69%) Finance
2 12 (18.75%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Publishing
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) Web Services
1 2 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Life Science
2 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) UNIX
1 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (81.25%) Service Delivery
2 47 (73.44%) ITIL
3 29 (45.31%) Change Management
4 28 (43.75%) Service Management
5 22 (34.38%) Problem Management
6 13 (20.31%) Risk Management
6 13 (20.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (18.75%) Content Management
8 9 (14.06%) Incident Management
8 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (12.50%) Time Management
9 8 (12.50%) Project Management
10 5 (7.81%) Coaching
10 5 (7.81%) People Management
11 4 (6.25%) Matrix Management
12 2 (3.13%) Release Management
12 2 (3.13%) Waterfall
12 2 (3.13%) Vulnerability Management
12 2 (3.13%) Business Continuity
12 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (37.50%) Degree
2 12 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.56%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (40.63%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) QA
3 2 (3.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Foglight
1 1 (1.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Oracle
2 6 (9.38%) Teradata
3 3 (4.69%) Sun
4 2 (3.13%) Sybase
4 2 (3.13%) IBM
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.13%) VMware
5 1 (1.56%) Avaya
5 1 (1.56%) Imperva
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