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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 49 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 5 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.39% 2.60% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 2.64% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 4
Average salary £48,750 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
Service Manager
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich 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
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
346 227 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 95.84% 98.27% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 309 204 264
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Service Manager Salary Trend in Ipswich

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Service Manager Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Service Manager
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 12 (100.00%) ITIL
2 11 (91.67%) Service Management
3 10 (83.33%) Service Delivery
4 8 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (58.33%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (33.33%) CMDB
7 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 3 (25.00%) Service Desk Management
8 3 (25.00%) Strategic Management
8 3 (25.00%) Operations Management
8 3 (25.00%) Project Management
8 3 (25.00%) Finance
9 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 2 (16.67%) Information Security
9 2 (16.67%) APMP
9 2 (16.67%) Business Development
10 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
10 1 (8.33%) Retail
10 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
10 1 (8.33%) SLA
10 1 (8.33%) Microsoft

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) CMDB
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) ITIL
2 11 (91.67%) Service Management
3 10 (83.33%) Service Delivery
4 7 (58.33%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
6 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (25.00%) Project Management
7 3 (25.00%) Strategic Management
7 3 (25.00%) Operations Management
7 3 (25.00%) Service Desk Management
8 2 (16.67%) Business Development
8 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 2 (16.67%) Information Security
9 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
9 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (16.67%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft