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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank - 89 77
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 0 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.95% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.98% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 8
Average salary - £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
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
947 1122 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.56% 96.72% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 862 957 941
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 5 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) COBIT
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
4 1 (20.00%) Finance

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
1 3 (60.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Juniper
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint