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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 38 37 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Permanent jobs citing Service Management 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.57% 0.88% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 0.99% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
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
229 203 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 90.16% 89.43% 81.60%
Number of salaries quoted 166 164 132
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
1 5 (55.56%) Change Control
2 4 (44.44%) User Experience
2 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 4 (44.44%) Marketing
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
5 1 (11.11%) Business Development
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 1 (11.11%) TOGAF

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Service Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Principal Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Sales Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Account Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) COM
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Change Control
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Business Development
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec
2 1 (11.11%) VMware