The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 25 30 54
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 17 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 6.44% 5.97% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.54% 6.19% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 1
Average salary £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.27%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
Service Manager
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Croydon 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
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
260 194 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 98.48% 96.52% 98.98%
Number of salaries quoted 232 167 240
Average salary £44,000 £39,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% -11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Service Manager Salary Trend in Croydon

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 17 (60.71%) ITIL
1 17 (60.71%) Windows
1 17 (60.71%) Service Delivery
1 17 (60.71%) VMware
2 16 (57.14%) SLA
3 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (46.43%) ITIL V3
5 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
5 11 (39.29%) HP
5 11 (39.29%) Dell
5 11 (39.29%) CommVault
5 11 (39.29%) NetApp
5 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
5 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (32.14%) SCCM
6 9 (32.14%) Supplier Management
6 9 (32.14%) Incident Management
6 9 (32.14%) Degree
6 9 (32.14%) Application Packaging
6 9 (32.14%) Problem Management
6 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (25.00%) Resource Management
7 7 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
7 7 (25.00%) Service Management
8 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
8 6 (21.43%) Project Management
8 6 (21.43%) Finance
8 6 (21.43%) Citrix
8 6 (21.43%) Oracle Financials

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Croydon 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) Android
3 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) ITIL
1 17 (60.71%) Service Delivery
2 13 (46.43%) ITIL V3
3 9 (32.14%) Application Packaging
3 9 (32.14%) Incident Management
3 9 (32.14%) Problem Management
3 9 (32.14%) Supplier Management
4 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 7 (25.00%) Service Management
4 7 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
5 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 6 (21.43%) Project Management
5 6 (21.43%) Time Management
6 4 (14.29%) Line Management
6 4 (14.29%) Service Desk Management
7 3 (10.71%) Operations Management
7 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.14%) ERP
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.29%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) VMware
2 11 (39.29%) CommVault
2 11 (39.29%) Dell
2 11 (39.29%) HP
2 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) NetApp
3 6 (21.43%) Citrix
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) Hyperion
4 2 (7.14%) SAP