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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 67 62 79
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 35 31 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.25% 3.11% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.42% 3.20% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 33 30 17
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,700 £30,000 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £70,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
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
1023 969 1078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.99% 97.19% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 932 803 925
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
(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
Folkestone -6 6 £46,750 +55.83%
Stansted - 2 - - 1
Maidstone - 1 £46,174 -
Service Manager
South East

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 34 (97.14%) ITIL
2 33 (94.29%) Service Delivery
3 27 (77.14%) PRINCE2
4 24 (68.57%) Service Management
5 20 (57.14%) Project Management
6 19 (54.29%) Finance
6 19 (54.29%) Incident Management
7 14 (40.00%) ITIL V2
8 11 (31.43%) Degree
9 6 (17.14%) Release Management
9 6 (17.14%) ITSM
9 6 (17.14%) SLA
10 5 (14.29%) Change Management
11 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (5.71%) NHS
13 2 (5.71%) UNIX
13 2 (5.71%) Windows
13 2 (5.71%) Linux
13 2 (5.71%) Oracle
13 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
13 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
13 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
13 2 (5.71%) Local Government
13 2 (5.71%) Line Management
13 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
13 2 (5.71%) Coaching
13 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
14 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
14 1 (2.86%) NVQ Level 4

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) ATM
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (54.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Local Government
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) NHS
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) UNIX
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) SUSE
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (97.14%) ITIL
2 33 (94.29%) Service Delivery
3 27 (77.14%) PRINCE2
4 24 (68.57%) Service Management
5 20 (57.14%) Project Management
6 19 (54.29%) Incident Management
7 14 (40.00%) ITIL V2
8 6 (17.14%) Release Management
8 6 (17.14%) ITSM
9 5 (14.29%) Change Management
10 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
11 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
11 2 (5.71%) Line Management
11 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
11 2 (5.71%) Coaching
12 1 (2.86%) Transition Management
12 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity Planning
12 1 (2.86%) Operations Management
12 1 (2.86%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.86%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle
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