The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 49 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Service Management 2 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.69% 1.49% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.75% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 6
Average salary £47,500 £49,000 £78,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% -37.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £49,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.40%
Service Management
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
269 228 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 92.44% 84.76% 83.46%
Number of salaries quoted 178 151 160
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,715 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Service Management across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Service Management
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Service Management Salary Trend in Chester

Service Management
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Service Management across the Chester region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Service Management Salary Histogram in Chester

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Service Management also 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 that cited Service Management.

1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Service Management also 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 that cited Service Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Voice Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft