The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 35 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.46% - 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% - 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.55% +9.44%
Service Manager
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
202 222 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 92.24% 96.94% 99.45%
Number of salaries quoted 174 159 273
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Service Manager in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Service Manager Salary Trend in Chester

Service Manager
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 7 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Change Control
3 4 (57.14%) Marketing
3 4 (57.14%) User Experience
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Change Management
6 1 (14.29%) Retail
6 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification