The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank - 49 37
Permanent jobs citing Service Management 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 1.28% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.45% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £46,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +69.09%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
189 344 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 72.97% 87.98% 74.58%
Number of salaries quoted 134 200 104
Average salary £37,000 £39,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.32% +17.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £30,000 £22,826
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Service Management
Cheshire

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 16 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec