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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 114 142 162
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 68 39 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.74% 1.03% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.09% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 64 32 27
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 £38,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,050 £81,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +5.26%
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
3736 3569 3864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.38% 94.39% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3146 3043 3340
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +1 2 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Service Manager
North West

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 83 (79.81%) ITIL
2 68 (65.38%) Service Delivery
3 58 (55.77%) Service Management
4 49 (47.12%) Finance
5 47 (45.19%) SLA
6 34 (32.69%) Change Management
7 25 (24.04%) Telecoms
8 24 (23.08%) Problem Management
9 20 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (14.42%) Microsoft
10 15 (14.42%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (14.42%) Incident Management
11 13 (12.50%) Statistics
12 12 (11.54%) Publishing
13 11 (10.58%) Supplier Management
13 11 (10.58%) Wealth Management
14 10 (9.62%) Risk Management
14 10 (9.62%) Project Management
14 10 (9.62%) Citrix
15 9 (8.65%) PRINCE2
16 8 (7.69%) Change Control
16 8 (7.69%) ITSM
17 7 (6.73%) Financial Institution
17 7 (6.73%) Network Management
17 7 (6.73%) Content Management
18 6 (5.77%) Banking
18 6 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
18 6 (5.77%) Advertising
18 6 (5.77%) Windows
19 5 (4.81%) PRINCE2 Certification

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) MS Office
1 3 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) VoIP
2 2 (1.92%) Firewall
3 1 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.96%) WAN
3 1 (0.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.96%) Big Data
2 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.96%) DB2
General
1 49 (47.12%) Finance
2 25 (24.04%) Telecoms
3 12 (11.54%) Publishing
4 7 (6.73%) Financial Institution
5 6 (5.77%) Banking
5 6 (5.77%) Advertising
6 3 (2.88%) Retail
6 3 (2.88%) Legal
7 1 (0.96%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.50%) Statistics
2 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.96%) NHS
4 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.77%) Windows
2 2 (1.92%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (79.81%) ITIL
2 68 (65.38%) Service Delivery
3 58 (55.77%) Service Management
4 34 (32.69%) Change Management
5 24 (23.08%) Problem Management
6 20 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (14.42%) Incident Management
8 11 (10.58%) Supplier Management
8 11 (10.58%) Wealth Management
9 10 (9.62%) Risk Management
9 10 (9.62%) Project Management
10 9 (8.65%) PRINCE2
11 8 (7.69%) ITSM
11 8 (7.69%) Change Control
12 7 (6.73%) Network Management
12 7 (6.73%) Content Management
13 6 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (3.85%) Programme Management
14 4 (3.85%) IT Governance
14 4 (3.85%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (14.42%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (4.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (4.81%) Degree
3 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.88%) CCNA
4 3 (2.88%) PMP
4 3 (2.88%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.96%) CISM
5 1 (0.96%) CCA
5 1 (0.96%) CISSP
5 1 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (45.19%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.92%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 15 (14.42%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.62%) Citrix
3 4 (3.85%) VMware
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle
4 3 (2.88%) Cisco
4 3 (2.88%) Teradata
4 3 (2.88%) Mitel
4 3 (2.88%) Juniper
5 2 (1.92%) Avaya
5 2 (1.92%) Sun
6 1 (0.96%) HP
6 1 (0.96%) IBM
6 1 (0.96%) Sybase
6 1 (0.96%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.96%) SAP
6 1 (0.96%) Hitachi
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £59000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago