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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 125 140 158
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 59 45 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.53% 1.10% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.16% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 53 35 29
Average salary £44,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,700 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £49,125 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.36% -1.75%
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
3693 3868 3953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.62% 94.92% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3033 3236 3432
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 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,100
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 1 April 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 1 April 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
Rochdale - 2 £35,000 -
Stockport - 2 £42,500 - 1
Bolton +3 1 £28,250 -54.80%
Service Manager
North West

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 82 (82.00%) ITIL
2 59 (59.00%) Service Delivery
3 51 (51.00%) Service Management
4 47 (47.00%) Finance
5 41 (41.00%) SLA
6 31 (31.00%) Change Management
7 27 (27.00%) Telecoms
8 23 (23.00%) Problem Management
9 15 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (15.00%) Incident Management
10 14 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (13.00%) Statistics
11 13 (13.00%) Wealth Management
12 12 (12.00%) Publishing
13 11 (11.00%) Supplier Management
14 10 (10.00%) Microsoft
15 9 (9.00%) PRINCE2
15 9 (9.00%) Citrix
15 9 (9.00%) Change Control
16 8 (8.00%) ITSM
17 7 (7.00%) Project Management
18 6 (6.00%) Windows
18 6 (6.00%) VoIP
18 6 (6.00%) Risk Management
18 6 (6.00%) Programme Management
18 6 (6.00%) Banking
18 6 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
19 5 (5.00%) Security Management
19 5 (5.00%) Mitel
20 4 (4.00%) Cisco

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.00%) VoIP
2 2 (2.00%) Internet
3 1 (1.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.00%) Big Data
2 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.00%) DB2
General
1 47 (47.00%) Finance
2 27 (27.00%) Telecoms
3 12 (12.00%) Publishing
4 6 (6.00%) Banking
5 4 (4.00%) Retail
5 4 (4.00%) Advertising
5 4 (4.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.00%) .NET
1 2 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (2.00%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.00%) Statistics
2 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.00%) Windows
2 3 (3.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (82.00%) ITIL
2 59 (59.00%) Service Delivery
3 51 (51.00%) Service Management
4 31 (31.00%) Change Management
5 23 (23.00%) Problem Management
6 15 (15.00%) Incident Management
7 14 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (13.00%) Wealth Management
9 11 (11.00%) Supplier Management
10 9 (9.00%) Change Control
10 9 (9.00%) PRINCE2
11 8 (8.00%) ITSM
12 7 (7.00%) Project Management
13 6 (6.00%) Risk Management
13 6 (6.00%) Programme Management
13 6 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (5.00%) Security Management
15 4 (4.00%) Network Management
15 4 (4.00%) Resource Management
15 4 (4.00%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.00%) C#
1 2 (2.00%) Java
1 2 (2.00%) Ruby
2 1 (1.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (4.00%) Degree
3 3 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.00%) CCNA
3 3 (3.00%) PMP
3 3 (3.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.00%) CCA
5 1 (1.00%) CISSP
5 1 (1.00%) CISM
5 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (41.00%) SLA
2 3 (3.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.00%) QA
4 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.00%) Citrix
3 5 (5.00%) Mitel
4 4 (4.00%) Avaya
4 4 (4.00%) Cisco
5 3 (3.00%) Oracle
5 3 (3.00%) Juniper
5 3 (3.00%) VMware
5 3 (3.00%) Teradata
6 2 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.00%) Sun
7 1 (1.00%) IBM
7 1 (1.00%) Sybase
7 1 (1.00%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.00%) SAP
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