The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 70 84 75
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 26 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.18% 0.84% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 0.87% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 14
Average salary £55,000 £56,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +3.26%
Service Manager
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1105 1145 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 92.55% 95.82% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 848 983 891
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
Chelmsford - 11 £53,000 -
Southend-on-Sea +1 9 £42,500 -2.29%
Service Manager
East of England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 29 (78.38%) ITIL
2 20 (54.05%) Service Delivery
3 14 (37.84%) PRINCE2
4 12 (32.43%) Finance
5 10 (27.03%) Banking
5 10 (27.03%) Service Management
6 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (21.62%) Project Management
6 8 (21.62%) Windows
6 8 (21.62%) Agile Project Management
7 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
7 7 (18.92%) Citrix
7 7 (18.92%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (18.92%) VMware
8 6 (16.22%) C
8 6 (16.22%) Cisco
8 6 (16.22%) NetApp
8 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
8 6 (16.22%) SDLC
8 6 (16.22%) Mathematics
8 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (13.51%) Barracuda Networks
9 5 (13.51%) SolarWinds
9 5 (13.51%) PRINCE
9 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
9 5 (13.51%) Websense
9 5 (13.51%) Firewall
9 5 (13.51%) Change Management
10 4 (10.81%) Programme Management
10 4 (10.81%) JIRA

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (10.81%) Confluence
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.70%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) JIRA
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Publishing
4 1 (2.70%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Mathematics
1 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) CentOS
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) ITIL
2 20 (54.05%) Service Delivery
3 14 (37.84%) PRINCE2
4 10 (27.03%) Service Management
5 8 (21.62%) Project Management
5 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (21.62%) Agile Project Management
6 6 (16.22%) SDLC
7 5 (13.51%) PRINCE
7 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
7 5 (13.51%) Change Management
8 4 (10.81%) Programme Management
8 4 (10.81%) Transition Management
8 4 (10.81%) ITIL V3
9 3 (8.11%) Time Management
10 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Management
11 1 (2.70%) Change Control
11 1 (2.70%) Office Automation
11 1 (2.70%) Data Management
11 1 (2.70%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) C
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) XenApp
3 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
1 7 (18.92%) Citrix
1 7 (18.92%) VMware
2 6 (16.22%) NetApp
2 6 (16.22%) Cisco
3 5 (13.51%) Barracuda Networks
3 5 (13.51%) SolarWinds
3 5 (13.51%) Websense
4 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.70%) Brocade