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 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
Services Manager
Rank 97 103 88
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 35 14 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.79% 0.90% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 0.95% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 37
Average salary £49,000 £100,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.00% +122.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £100,000 £54,100
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +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
1830 1467 2006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.56% 93.98% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1485 1200 1661
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 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 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 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
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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
Chester 0 6 £49,000 -51.00%
Warrington -11 5 £37,500 -62.50% 3
Knutsford -9 4 £60,000 -40.00% 2
Macclesfield +4 1 - -
Daresbury - 1 £37,500 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £50,000 -
Service Manager
North West

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 45 (73.77%) ITIL
2 40 (65.57%) Service Delivery
3 24 (39.34%) Finance
4 21 (34.43%) Service Management
5 17 (27.87%) Change Management
6 15 (24.59%) Release Management
7 11 (18.03%) Problem Management
7 11 (18.03%) Incident Management
8 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (16.39%) SharePoint
9 9 (14.75%) Banking
9 9 (14.75%) Change Control
10 7 (11.48%) Degree
10 7 (11.48%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (11.48%) Oracle
11 6 (9.84%) Project Management
11 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (8.20%) Supplier Management
12 5 (8.20%) SLA
12 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
12 5 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (6.56%) Waterfall
13 4 (6.56%) Marketing
13 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
13 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
13 4 (6.56%) User Experience
13 4 (6.56%) MS Office
13 4 (6.56%) Web Services
13 4 (6.56%) SOA
13 4 (6.56%) FTP

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (16.39%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.92%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.28%) LiveLink
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
4 1 (1.64%) Apache
4 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Office
2 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) FTP
1 4 (6.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.64%) MySQL
2 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
General
1 24 (39.34%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Banking
3 4 (6.56%) Marketing
3 4 (6.56%) Retail
4 3 (4.92%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.92%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.64%) Automotive
6 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) Web Services
1 4 (6.56%) Middleware
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) User Experience
2 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) UNIX
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (73.77%) ITIL
2 40 (65.57%) Service Delivery
3 21 (34.43%) Service Management
4 17 (27.87%) Change Management
5 15 (24.59%) Release Management
6 11 (18.03%) Problem Management
6 11 (18.03%) Incident Management
7 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (14.75%) Change Control
9 6 (9.84%) Project Management
9 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (8.20%) Supplier Management
10 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
10 5 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (6.56%) Waterfall
11 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
11 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.56%) SOA
11 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
11 4 (6.56%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Degree
1 7 (11.48%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.92%) PMP
2 3 (4.92%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Foglight
1 1 (1.64%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Oracle
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) SAP
3 2 (3.28%) Sage
4 1 (1.64%) VMware
4 1 (1.64%) Teradata
4 1 (1.64%) Citrix
4 1 (1.64%) Imperva
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