The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 230 250 245
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 1319 1276 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.29% 1.17% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.24% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1051 1069 944
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,025 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -
Service Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
96144 102851 95666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.32% 94.45% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80483 84653 79968
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Service Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Service Manager Salary Trend in England

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Service Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Service Manager Salary Histogram in England

Service Manager
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +33 571 £60,000 +9.09% 49
South East 0 216 £50,000 - 30
East of England +19 111 £55,000 +10.00% 9
West Midlands -4 103 £49,500 -13.91% 10
North West +24 95 £45,000 -5.75% 19
South West -12 87 £43,750 -9.79% 15
Yorkshire -19 76 £47,500 +9.19% 12
East Midlands -7 49 £53,000 +24.70% 6
North East -10 10 £37,500 -4.45% 2
Midlands -16 3 £60,000 +33.33%
Service Manager
UK

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 1801 (69.46%) ITIL
2 1448 (55.84%) Service Delivery
3 1003 (38.68%) Service Management
4 612 (23.60%) SLA
5 592 (22.83%) Finance
6 468 (18.05%) Project Management
7 397 (15.31%) ITIL Certification
8 371 (14.31%) Change Management
9 340 (13.11%) PRINCE2
10 335 (12.92%) Incident Management
11 310 (11.96%) Continuous Improvement
12 302 (11.65%) Problem Management
13 293 (11.30%) Microsoft
14 257 (9.91%) Degree
15 245 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
16 228 (8.79%) Windows
17 221 (8.52%) ITSM
18 215 (8.29%) MS Excel
19 202 (7.79%) Retail
20 187 (7.21%) Data Centre
21 176 (6.79%) Telecoms
22 174 (6.71%) Line Management
22 174 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
23 170 (6.56%) People Management
24 169 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
25 149 (5.75%) Mentoring
26 129 (4.97%) Management Information System
27 128 (4.94%) Banking
28 123 (4.74%) VMware
28 123 (4.74%) ITIL V3

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 44 (1.70%) SharePoint
2 43 (1.66%) MS Exchange
3 13 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (0.46%) Lync
5 10 (0.39%) WorkSite
6 9 (0.35%) CMS
7 8 (0.31%) SAS
8 7 (0.27%) ArcGIS
9 6 (0.23%) Confluence
9 6 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.19%) Drupal
10 5 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.12%) Apache
11 3 (0.12%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.077%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.077%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.077%) WebSphere
Applications
1 215 (8.29%) MS Excel
2 107 (4.13%) MS Office
3 52 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (0.77%) MS Project
5 15 (0.58%) SPSS
6 4 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.077%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 24 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 17 (0.66%) SAP ERP
3 12 (0.46%) Summit
4 10 (0.39%) SAP SM
5 7 (0.27%) SAP FI
5 7 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (0.27%) SAP CO
6 6 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.19%) SAP SRM
7 5 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
8 4 (0.15%) assyst
8 4 (0.15%) SAP HR
9 3 (0.12%) SAP GRC
10 2 (0.077%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.077%) Oracle 11i
10 2 (0.077%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 2 (0.077%) CODA-Financials
10 2 (0.077%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.20%) SaaS
2 30 (1.16%) Office 365
3 14 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (0.35%) IaaS
6 3 (0.12%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.12%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.12%) PaaS
6 3 (0.12%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.077%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.077%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.039%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 51 (1.97%) WAN
2 48 (1.85%) Firewall
3 47 (1.81%) LAN
4 40 (1.54%) VoIP
5 38 (1.47%) DHCP
5 38 (1.47%) Internet
6 30 (1.16%) SAN
7 27 (1.04%) DNS
8 25 (0.96%) Wireless
9 18 (0.69%) TCP/IP
9 18 (0.69%) VPN
10 17 (0.66%) MPLS
11 15 (0.58%) NAS
12 12 (0.46%) Network Security
13 11 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (0.42%) Unified Communications
13 11 (0.42%) NetScaler
13 11 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (0.42%) DSL
14 10 (0.39%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 22 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (0.62%) Big Data
4 15 (0.58%) SAP BW
5 13 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (0.46%) Data Mining
7 10 (0.39%) MySQL
7 10 (0.39%) Oracle Database
7 10 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.19%) MS Access
11 5 (0.19%) SAP BI
11 5 (0.19%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.15%) Text Mining
13 3 (0.12%) Oracle9i Database
13 3 (0.12%) SAP HANA
13 3 (0.12%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (0.31%) JIRA
2 5 (0.19%) MSI
3 3 (0.12%) Maven
4 2 (0.077%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.077%) Redmine
5 1 (0.039%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.039%) Hudson
General
1 592 (22.83%) Finance
2 202 (7.79%) Retail
3 176 (6.79%) Telecoms
4 128 (4.94%) Banking
5 119 (4.59%) Law
6 81 (3.12%) Legal
7 79 (3.05%) Manufacturing
8 68 (2.62%) Marketing
9 49 (1.89%) Billing
10 47 (1.81%) Publishing
11 26 (1.00%) German Language
12 25 (0.96%) Advertising
13 23 (0.89%) Investment Banking
14 21 (0.81%) French Language
15 18 (0.69%) Front Office
16 16 (0.62%) Back Office
17 13 (0.50%) Multimedia
18 12 (0.46%) Financial Institution
19 11 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
20 10 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (0.66%) Web Services
2 16 (0.62%) .NET
3 11 (0.42%) Application Packaging
4 7 (0.27%) ISPF
5 6 (0.23%) REST
6 5 (0.19%) HTML
7 4 (0.15%) CSS
8 3 (0.12%) Middleware
8 3 (0.12%) Spring
8 3 (0.12%) J2EE
8 3 (0.12%) XML
8 3 (0.12%) WSDL
8 3 (0.12%) Sass
8 3 (0.12%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (0.12%) Spring MVC
8 3 (0.12%) jQuery
9 2 (0.077%) Grails
9 2 (0.077%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.077%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 187 (7.21%) Data Centre
2 174 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
3 129 (4.97%) Management Information System
4 42 (1.62%) Statistics
4 42 (1.62%) Life Science
5 39 (1.50%) CMDB
6 30 (1.16%) FMCG
7 25 (0.96%) Mathematics
7 25 (0.96%) Computer Science
7 25 (0.96%) EPoS
8 23 (0.89%) User Experience
8 23 (0.89%) Performance Metrics
9 22 (0.85%) PMI
10 16 (0.62%) NHS
10 16 (0.62%) Blackberry
11 13 (0.50%) Client/Server
11 13 (0.50%) CLARiiON
12 12 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
12 12 (0.46%) Private Cloud
13 11 (0.42%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 228 (8.79%) Windows
2 57 (2.20%) Windows 7
3 55 (2.12%) Linux
4 43 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (1.20%) UNIX
7 18 (0.69%) Windows 8
8 16 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (0.50%) Windows XP
10 8 (0.31%) Android
11 7 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.23%) Solaris
13 5 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.19%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.15%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.12%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.12%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.077%) SUSE
16 2 (0.077%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.077%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1801 (69.46%) ITIL
2 1448 (55.84%) Service Delivery
3 1003 (38.68%) Service Management
4 468 (18.05%) Project Management
5 371 (14.31%) Change Management
6 340 (13.11%) PRINCE2
7 335 (12.92%) Incident Management
8 310 (11.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 302 (11.65%) Problem Management
10 245 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 221 (8.52%) ITSM
12 174 (6.71%) Line Management
13 170 (6.56%) People Management
14 169 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
15 149 (5.75%) Mentoring
16 123 (4.74%) ITIL V3
17 116 (4.47%) Coaching
18 113 (4.36%) Release Management
19 108 (4.17%) Supplier Management
20 104 (4.01%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (3.63%) SQL
2 37 (1.43%) C
3 15 (0.58%) Java
4 9 (0.35%) C#
5 6 (0.23%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.19%) T-SQL
6 5 (0.19%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.15%) R
7 4 (0.15%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.12%) Scala
9 2 (0.077%) VBScript
9 2 (0.077%) VBA
9 2 (0.077%) Ruby
9 2 (0.077%) C++
10 1 (0.039%) PHP
Qualifications
1 397 (15.31%) ITIL Certification
2 257 (9.91%) Degree
3 91 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 73 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 57 (2.20%) SC Cleared
6 37 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 22 (0.85%) PMI Certification
8 21 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 19 (0.73%) DV Cleared
11 18 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (0.69%) ISEB
12 15 (0.58%) MCSE
12 15 (0.58%) PMP
13 14 (0.54%) CCNA
14 12 (0.46%) MCP
15 9 (0.35%) CISSP
15 9 (0.35%) CISM
15 9 (0.35%) A+ Certification
16 8 (0.31%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 612 (23.60%) SLA
2 44 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (1.35%) QA
4 29 (1.12%) ISO 9001
5 17 (0.66%) COBIT
6 11 (0.42%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.12%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.12%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.077%) MiFID
9 2 (0.077%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.077%) EMIR
10 1 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 72 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 70 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (0.96%) XenApp
4 23 (0.89%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.62%) vSphere
6 11 (0.42%) UAG
6 11 (0.42%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 6 (0.23%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.19%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.15%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.077%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.077%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.077%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.039%) Xen
11 1 (0.039%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (1.27%) SCCM
2 11 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.15%) Control-M
4 4 (0.15%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.15%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.15%) SCOM
4 4 (0.15%) Graphite
4 4 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.12%) WSUS
6 2 (0.077%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.077%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.077%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.077%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.077%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.077%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.077%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.077%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.077%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 293 (11.30%) Microsoft
2 123 (4.74%) VMware
3 100 (3.86%) SAP
4 91 (3.51%) Oracle
4 91 (3.51%) Cisco
5 80 (3.09%) Citrix
6 61 (2.35%) Remedy
7 45 (1.74%) ServiceNow
8 43 (1.66%) EMC
9 31 (1.20%) NetApp
10 28 (1.08%) HP
11 22 (0.85%) IBM
11 22 (0.85%) BMC
12 20 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
13 19 (0.73%) Avaya
14 17 (0.66%) Symantec
15 16 (0.62%) Computacenter
16 14 (0.54%) Red Hat
17 13 (0.50%) PeopleSoft
18 11 (0.42%) BT
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
East Midlands
@ITS
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Ascot, Berkshire
@ITS
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Highams
Salary: From £0 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £60-90,000 + excellent package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £60-90,000 + excellent package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 per annum + bonus + car + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hudson IT
Salary: £41000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £55-85,000 + excellent package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £55-85,000 + excellent package
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £60,000-90,000 + excellent package
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £55-85,000 + excellent package
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Pension
Posted: Yesterday