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 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 68 81 75
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 29 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.64% 2.17% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 2.21% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 15
Average salary £46,837 £45,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.08% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,550 £30,000 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £70,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +3.26%
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
1040 1084 1021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.63% 97.92% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 926 935 870
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

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 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
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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 -3 6 £46,750 +55.83%
Maidstone - 1 £46,174 -
Stansted - 1 - - 1
Service Manager
South East

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 30 (96.77%) ITIL
1 30 (96.77%) Service Delivery
2 23 (74.19%) Service Management
3 22 (70.97%) PRINCE2
4 19 (61.29%) Finance
4 19 (61.29%) Project Management
4 19 (61.29%) Incident Management
5 14 (45.16%) ITIL V2
6 10 (32.26%) Degree
7 6 (19.35%) Release Management
7 6 (19.35%) ITSM
8 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.90%) SLA
9 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (6.45%) NHS
10 2 (6.45%) COBIT
10 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
10 2 (6.45%) Supplier Management
10 2 (6.45%) Local Government
10 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.45%) Coaching
10 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
11 1 (3.23%) Operations Management
11 1 (3.23%) Line Management
11 1 (3.23%) Transition Management
11 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
11 1 (3.23%) NVQ Level 4
11 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (3.23%) Oracle

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (61.29%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) NHS
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) UNIX
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) SUSE
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) ITIL
1 30 (96.77%) Service Delivery
2 23 (74.19%) Service Management
3 22 (70.97%) PRINCE2
4 19 (61.29%) Project Management
4 19 (61.29%) Incident Management
5 14 (45.16%) ITIL V2
6 6 (19.35%) Release Management
6 6 (19.35%) ITSM
7 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) Supplier Management
8 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.45%) Coaching
9 1 (3.23%) Transition Management
9 1 (3.23%) Line Management
9 1 (3.23%) Operations Management
9 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
9 1 (3.23%) Change Management
9 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle
Kent
Coal IT Services
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