The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 126 158 146
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 54 28 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.51% 0.70% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.74% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 50 28 36
Average salary £45,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £38,000 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,350 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +3.26%
Service Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3402 3786 3910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.16% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2827 3135 3383
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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 Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Service Manager in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Service Manager Salary Trend in Manchester

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Service Manager Salary Histogram in Manchester

Service Manager
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the Manchester 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
(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
Oldham - 2 £42,500 -
Sale - 2 £49,500 -
Cheadle - 1 £42,500 -
Stockport - 1 £45,000 -
Service Manager
North West

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 69 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 66 (71.74%) ITIL
3 44 (47.83%) Service Management
4 30 (32.61%) Finance
5 27 (29.35%) Change Management
6 26 (28.26%) SLA
7 24 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (23.91%) Project Management
9 20 (21.74%) Telecoms
10 17 (18.48%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (18.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (14.13%) PRINCE2
11 13 (14.13%) Programme Management
11 13 (14.13%) Statistics
12 12 (13.04%) Incident Management
12 12 (13.04%) Retail
13 11 (11.96%) Problem Management
13 11 (11.96%) Publishing
13 11 (11.96%) Line Management
14 9 (9.78%) Data Centre
14 9 (9.78%) Change Control
14 9 (9.78%) Release Management
14 9 (9.78%) Supplier Management
15 8 (8.70%) VoIP
16 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
16 7 (7.61%) Risk Management
16 7 (7.61%) Strategic Planning
17 6 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
17 6 (6.52%) Performance Management
17 6 (6.52%) Risk Assessment

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) VoIP
2 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.17%) SAN
2 2 (2.17%) DMZ
2 2 (2.17%) Internet
2 2 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (1.09%) Symposium
3 1 (1.09%) ISDN
3 1 (1.09%) PSTN
General
1 30 (32.61%) Finance
2 20 (21.74%) Telecoms
3 12 (13.04%) Retail
4 11 (11.96%) Publishing
5 2 (2.17%) Banking
5 2 (2.17%) Law
5 2 (2.17%) Legal
5 2 (2.17%) Marketing
6 1 (1.09%) German Language
6 1 (1.09%) Advertising
6 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) .NET
1 2 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (2.17%) Grails
2 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Statistics
2 9 (9.78%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.52%) Windows
2 3 (3.26%) Linux
3 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 66 (71.74%) ITIL
3 44 (47.83%) Service Management
4 27 (29.35%) Change Management
5 24 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (23.91%) Project Management
7 17 (18.48%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (14.13%) PRINCE2
8 13 (14.13%) Programme Management
9 12 (13.04%) Incident Management
10 11 (11.96%) Problem Management
10 11 (11.96%) Line Management
11 9 (9.78%) Release Management
11 9 (9.78%) Change Control
11 9 (9.78%) Supplier Management
12 7 (7.61%) Risk Management
12 7 (7.61%) Strategic Planning
13 6 (6.52%) Performance Management
13 6 (6.52%) Risk Assessment
14 5 (5.43%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.17%) C#
1 2 (2.17%) Java
1 2 (2.17%) SQL
1 2 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (18.48%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.17%) CISM
2 2 (2.17%) CCA
2 2 (2.17%) CISSP
3 1 (1.09%) Degree
3 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (28.26%) SLA
2 4 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.09%) COBIT
3 1 (1.09%) QA
3 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.52%) Cisco
3 5 (5.43%) Avaya
3 5 (5.43%) Oracle
3 5 (5.43%) Mitel
4 4 (4.35%) Hitachi
4 4 (4.35%) Citrix
5 3 (3.26%) VMware
6 2 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.17%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.09%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.09%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.09%) Teradata
7 1 (1.09%) Apple
7 1 (1.09%) BMC
7 1 (1.09%) CA
7 1 (1.09%) SAP
7 1 (1.09%) HP
7 1 (1.09%) Nortel
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