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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 122 150 139
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 66 40 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.70% 0.98% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.03% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 63 36 34
Average salary £45,000 £53,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.09% +8.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £38,000 £38,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £73,750 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
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
3717 3867 3649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.75% 95.08% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3120 3193 3186
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 August 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
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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
Stockport - 4 £42,000 - 1
Oldham - 3 £42,500 -
Sale - 2 £49,500 -
Cheadle - 1 £42,500 -
Service Manager
North West

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 78 (82.98%) Service Delivery
2 64 (68.09%) ITIL
3 48 (51.06%) Service Management
4 30 (31.91%) Finance
5 26 (27.66%) Project Management
5 26 (27.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (26.60%) Change Management
7 24 (25.53%) SLA
8 20 (21.28%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (20.21%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (15.96%) Incident Management
11 14 (14.89%) Telecoms
11 14 (14.89%) Programme Management
11 14 (14.89%) PRINCE2
12 13 (13.83%) Problem Management
13 12 (12.77%) Release Management
14 11 (11.70%) Line Management
15 10 (10.64%) Supplier Management
15 10 (10.64%) Statistics
15 10 (10.64%) Retail
16 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
16 9 (9.57%) Data Centre
16 9 (9.57%) Change Control
17 8 (8.51%) Publishing
18 7 (7.45%) Strategic Planning
18 7 (7.45%) MS PowerPoint
19 6 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
19 6 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 6 (6.38%) Performance Management
19 6 (6.38%) Risk Assessment

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (7.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (6.38%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.19%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) Internet
1 4 (4.26%) VoIP
2 3 (3.19%) DMZ
2 3 (3.19%) Firewall
3 2 (2.13%) SAN
3 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.06%) ISDN
4 1 (1.06%) PSTN
4 1 (1.06%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.06%) MySQL
General
1 30 (31.91%) Finance
2 14 (14.89%) Telecoms
3 10 (10.64%) Retail
4 8 (8.51%) Publishing
5 3 (3.19%) Law
5 3 (3.19%) Legal
5 3 (3.19%) Marketing
6 2 (2.13%) German Language
7 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.06%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (2.13%) Grails
1 2 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Statistics
2 9 (9.57%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.13%) E-Learning
5 2 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.06%) User Experience
6 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.38%) Windows
2 4 (4.26%) Linux
3 1 (1.06%) UNIX
3 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (82.98%) Service Delivery
2 64 (68.09%) ITIL
3 48 (51.06%) Service Management
4 26 (27.66%) Project Management
4 26 (27.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (26.60%) Change Management
6 20 (21.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (15.96%) Incident Management
8 14 (14.89%) Programme Management
8 14 (14.89%) PRINCE2
9 13 (13.83%) Problem Management
10 12 (12.77%) Release Management
11 11 (11.70%) Line Management
12 10 (10.64%) Supplier Management
13 9 (9.57%) Change Control
14 7 (7.45%) Strategic Planning
15 6 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
15 6 (6.38%) Performance Management
15 6 (6.38%) Risk Assessment
15 6 (6.38%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.13%) Ruby
1 2 (2.13%) C#
1 2 (2.13%) Java
1 2 (2.13%) SQL
2 1 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (20.21%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.19%) CISSP
2 3 (3.19%) CISM
3 2 (2.13%) Degree
4 1 (1.06%) CCA
4 1 (1.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (25.53%) SLA
2 6 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.06%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.38%) Oracle
3 4 (4.26%) Hitachi
3 4 (4.26%) Citrix
3 4 (4.26%) Cisco
4 3 (3.19%) Avaya
5 2 (2.13%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.13%) Mitel
5 2 (2.13%) VMware
5 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.06%) HP
6 1 (1.06%) Nortel
6 1 (1.06%) BMC
6 1 (1.06%) CA
6 1 (1.06%) SAP
6 1 (1.06%) Apple
6 1 (1.06%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.06%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.06%) Teradata
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
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