The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 89 88 93
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 8 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.87% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.91% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 8
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,500 £39,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,900 £53,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
Service Manager
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1206 1325 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.66% 95.67% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 820 840 884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Service Manager Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Service Manager Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (58.62%) ITIL
2 13 (44.83%) Service Delivery
3 9 (31.03%) Finance
4 8 (27.59%) Service Management
5 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (17.24%) ITSM
6 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
6 5 (17.24%) SLA
6 5 (17.24%) ITIL V3
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (13.79%) Back Office
7 4 (13.79%) Degree
8 3 (10.34%) Banking
8 3 (10.34%) SCCM
8 3 (10.34%) SCOM
8 3 (10.34%) Supplier Management
8 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
8 3 (10.34%) Statistics
8 3 (10.34%) Change Management
8 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
8 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
8 3 (10.34%) Project Management
8 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (10.34%) Windows
8 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
8 3 (10.34%) People Management
8 3 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) DHCP
1 2 (6.90%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Back Office
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Billing
4 1 (3.45%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Statistics
3 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) ITIL
2 13 (44.83%) Service Delivery
3 8 (27.59%) Service Management
4 5 (17.24%) ITIL V3
4 5 (17.24%) ITSM
4 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
4 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.34%) Change Management
6 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (10.34%) People Management
6 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) Supplier Management
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Matrix Management
7 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (6.90%) XenApp
2 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
1 3 (10.34%) SCOM
2 2 (6.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (6.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) CA
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco
2 2 (6.90%) Citrix
2 2 (6.90%) Symantec
2 2 (6.90%) Varonis