The first table below looks at the demand for the Service Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 86 78 101
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 10 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.81% 1.21% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.26% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 4
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1184 1031 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.56% 96.27% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1020 873 1023
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Service Manager
East of England

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Service Manager Salary Trend in Essex

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Essex region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Service Manager Salary Histogram in Essex

Service Manager
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the Essex region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
Colchester - 2 £57,500 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £40,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £43,500 -
Service Manager
East of England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 18 (54.55%) ITIL
2 14 (42.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (39.39%) Business Continuity
4 11 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 10 (30.30%) Service Management
5 10 (30.30%) Release Management
6 9 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (24.24%) Citrix
7 8 (24.24%) ITSM
7 8 (24.24%) Law
8 7 (21.21%) Windows
8 7 (21.21%) SLA
9 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
9 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (15.15%) XenApp
10 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
10 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (15.15%) NetApp
10 5 (15.15%) Project Management
11 4 (12.12%) DNS
11 4 (12.12%) Finance
12 3 (9.09%) OpenView
12 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (9.09%) VMware
12 3 (9.09%) Cisco
12 3 (9.09%) ADSL
12 3 (9.09%) LAN
12 3 (9.09%) VoIP
12 3 (9.09%) WAN

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) DNS
2 3 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (9.09%) MPLS
2 3 (9.09%) ADSL
2 3 (9.09%) LAN
2 3 (9.09%) VoIP
2 3 (9.09%) WAN
2 3 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (24.24%) Law
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Local Government
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) NHS
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.03%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) ITIL
2 14 (42.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (39.39%) Business Continuity
4 11 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 10 (30.30%) Service Management
5 10 (30.30%) Release Management
6 8 (24.24%) ITSM
7 5 (15.15%) Project Management
7 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
8 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.09%) Supplier Management
9 2 (6.06%) Process Management
9 2 (6.06%) PRINCE
9 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
9 2 (6.06%) Matrix Management
10 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
10 1 (3.03%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) XenApp
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) OpenView
2 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Citrix
2 5 (15.15%) NetApp
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) CA
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle