The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 68 76 68
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 28 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.81% 1.78% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.90% 1.83% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 8
Average salary £50,000 £67,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £100,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.15%
Service Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
965 1040 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.79% 97.20% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 794 898 656
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Service Manager Salary Trend in Kent

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Service Manager Salary Histogram in Kent

Service Manager
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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
Folkestone - 6 £30,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £70,000 - 1
Whitstable - 2 £31,500 -
Dartford -9 1 £55,000 -45.00%
Service Manager
South East

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 33 (70.21%) ITIL
2 15 (31.91%) Service Management
3 13 (27.66%) PRINCE2
4 12 (25.53%) Project Management
4 12 (25.53%) Service Delivery
5 10 (21.28%) Problem Management
5 10 (21.28%) Change Management
5 10 (21.28%) Local Government
6 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Management
6 8 (17.02%) People Management
6 8 (17.02%) Finance
7 7 (14.89%) Windows
7 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
7 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
8 6 (12.77%) SLA
9 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
9 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
10 4 (8.51%) Performance Management
10 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (8.51%) Citrix
10 4 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (6.38%) MCITP
11 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.38%) ITSM
11 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
11 3 (6.38%) Wyse
11 3 (6.38%) Thin Client
11 3 (6.38%) Blackberry
11 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 3 (6.38%) Lync
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) DNS
1 3 (6.38%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) MPLS
2 2 (4.26%) ADSL
2 2 (4.26%) LAN
2 2 (4.26%) VoIP
2 2 (4.26%) WAN
3 1 (2.13%) DHCP
3 1 (2.13%) SSL
3 1 (2.13%) SAN
3 1 (2.13%) Intranet
3 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (21.28%) Local Government
2 8 (17.02%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Thin Client
1 3 (6.38%) Blackberry
1 3 (6.38%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.26%) NHS
2 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.13%) AS400
3 1 (2.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) ITIL
2 15 (31.91%) Service Management
3 13 (27.66%) PRINCE2
4 12 (25.53%) Service Delivery
4 12 (25.53%) Project Management
5 10 (21.28%) Change Management
5 10 (21.28%) Problem Management
6 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Management
6 8 (17.02%) People Management
6 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.51%) Performance Management
8 3 (6.38%) ITSM
8 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.26%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (4.26%) Quality Management
9 2 (4.26%) Process Management
9 2 (4.26%) Supplier Management
9 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.26%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) C
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.38%) MCITP
4 2 (4.26%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) CITP
5 1 (2.13%) EXIN
5 1 (2.13%) MCSE
5 1 (2.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) COBIT
3 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.38%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Citrix
3 3 (6.38%) Wyse
4 2 (4.26%) FrontRange
4 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) VMware
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