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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 31 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Permanent jobs citing Service Management 1 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.52% 0.44% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.51% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 8
Average salary £45,000 £33,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -22.35%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
165 197 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 85.94% 86.78% 86.49%
Number of salaries quoted 148 125 258
Average salary £42,500 £39,900 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.51% +14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 10 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Change Control
1 4 (80.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

General
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner