The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 60 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Service Management 8 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.68% 0.56% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 0.69% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Average salary £25,500 £28,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.92% -41.05%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Service Management
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
409 435 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.92% 81.01% 75.45%
Number of salaries quoted 344 382 312
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Service Management across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Service Management
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Service Management Salary Trend in Lancashire

Service Management
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 October 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
Preston 0 3 - -
Blackburn - 2 - -
Service Management
North West

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Service Management also 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 that cited Service Management.

1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (50.00%) VB
2 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 5 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) VB6
2 5 (50.00%) PDA
2 5 (50.00%) Time Management
2 5 (50.00%) QA
2 5 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) Coaching
3 3 (30.00%) Splunk
3 3 (30.00%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (30.00%) ArcSight
3 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (30.00%) Security Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) CISSP

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Service Management also 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 that cited Service Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Application Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) PDA
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 5 (50.00%) Time Management
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (30.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (30.00%) Coaching
2 3 (30.00%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Database Security
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) VB
2 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 5 (50.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CISSP
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Splunk
1 3 (30.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee