The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 76 78 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 25 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.22% 1.42% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 1.46% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 9
Average salary £44,500 £67,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.07% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £48,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £100,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1099 1024 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.78% 97.06% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 949 873 683
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Service Manager
South East

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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
Tunbridge Wells - 8 £70,000 -
Folkestone - 5 £30,000 -
Chatham - 1 £43,041 -
Whitstable - 1 £31,500 -
Service Manager
South East

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 22 (62.86%) ITIL
2 14 (40.00%) Service Management
3 13 (37.14%) Service Delivery
4 11 (31.43%) Change Management
4 11 (31.43%) Project Management
5 9 (25.71%) Problem Management
6 8 (22.86%) Finance
7 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (17.14%) Local Government
8 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
9 5 (14.29%) Windows
9 5 (14.29%) SLA
9 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
9 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 4 (11.43%) Performance Management
10 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (11.43%) ITSM
11 3 (8.57%) Process Management
11 3 (8.57%) Citrix
11 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (8.57%) Degree
11 3 (8.57%) MCITP
11 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
11 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
12 2 (5.71%) Lync
12 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
12 2 (5.71%) Fat Client
12 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Management

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (5.71%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) SSL
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Local Government
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Thin Client
1 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.71%) Fat Client
1 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.86%) NHS
2 1 (2.86%) Open Source
2 1 (2.86%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) ITIL
2 14 (40.00%) Service Management
3 13 (37.14%) Service Delivery
4 11 (31.43%) Change Management
4 11 (31.43%) Project Management
5 9 (25.71%) Problem Management
6 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
8 4 (11.43%) ITSM
8 4 (11.43%) Performance Management
9 3 (8.57%) Process Management
9 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
10 2 (5.71%) Quality Management
10 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
10 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
10 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Management
11 1 (2.86%) Test Strategy
11 1 (2.86%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (8.57%) MCITP
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) CITP
5 1 (2.86%) MCSE
5 1 (2.86%) ISEB
5 1 (2.86%) EXIN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) COBIT
3 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.71%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Citrix
2 2 (5.71%) Wyse
2 2 (5.71%) FrontRange
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow