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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 86 87 102
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 16 40 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.25% 2.17% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 2.25% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 17
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £44,000 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £58,750 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
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
1230 1776 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.79% 96.36% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1075 1439 1161
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,350 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +1 4 £41,250 -13.15%
Knutsford -3 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Crewe - 2 £50,000 -
Wilmslow +10 1 £55,500 +68.18%
Alderley Edge - 1 £26,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £80,000 -
Service Manager
North West

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 21 (72.41%) ITIL
1 21 (72.41%) Service Delivery
2 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
3 8 (27.59%) Incident Management
4 7 (24.14%) Finance
4 7 (24.14%) Change Management
4 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (17.24%) Problem Management
5 5 (17.24%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (13.79%) SLA
6 4 (13.79%) Billing
6 4 (13.79%) Process Improvement
6 4 (13.79%) Change Control
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
7 3 (10.34%) Fintech
7 3 (10.34%) Banking
7 3 (10.34%) MS Office
7 3 (10.34%) QA
7 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
7 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
8 2 (6.90%) CRM
8 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.90%) Windows
8 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
8 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
8 2 (6.90%) Advertising
8 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.90%) VMware
8 2 (6.90%) Asset Management

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.45%) VoIP
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
2 7 (24.14%) Finance
3 4 (13.79%) Billing
4 3 (10.34%) Banking
5 2 (6.90%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Fintech
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
2 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) ITIL
1 21 (72.41%) Service Delivery
2 8 (27.59%) Incident Management
3 7 (24.14%) Change Management
4 5 (17.24%) Problem Management
5 4 (13.79%) Change Control
5 4 (13.79%) Process Improvement
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
7 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.90%) CRM
7 2 (6.90%) IT Asset Management
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
8 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.45%) Quality Management
8 1 (3.45%) Resource Management
8 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.45%) Service Management
8 1 (3.45%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCP
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
2 3 (10.34%) QA
3 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
3 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.90%) VMware
2 1 (3.45%) Apple
2 1 (3.45%) Intel
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle