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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 145 149 153
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 40 36 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.00% 0.94% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.00% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 35 30 31
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,315 £34,749 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £73,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,790
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +3.73%
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
3799 3591 3715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.31% 94.20% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3159 3132 3267
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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
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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 -5 1 - -
Bolton - 1 £52,500 -
Service Manager
North West

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 41 (64.06%) ITIL
2 40 (62.50%) Service Delivery
3 26 (40.63%) SLA
4 15 (23.44%) Service Management
4 15 (23.44%) Finance
5 14 (21.88%) Project Management
6 13 (20.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 11 (17.19%) PRINCE2
8 11 (17.19%) Line Management
9 9 (14.06%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (14.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (12.50%) VMware
11 7 (10.94%) Oracle
11 7 (10.94%) ERP
11 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
11 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (10.94%) People Management
12 6 (9.38%) Citrix
12 6 (9.38%) SAN
12 6 (9.38%) Supplier Management
12 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
12 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
13 5 (7.81%) Hitachi
13 5 (7.81%) Change Management
13 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
13 5 (7.81%) Network Management
14 4 (6.25%) MCP
14 4 (6.25%) Windows

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Project
3 2 (3.13%) MS Office
4 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (3.13%) SAP Business One
1 2 (3.13%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) SAN
2 3 (4.69%) Firewall
3 2 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (1.56%) SDH
4 1 (1.56%) DNS
4 1 (1.56%) Internet
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.25%) Legal
4 3 (4.69%) Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.56%) NHS
2 1 (1.56%) GIS
2 1 (1.56%) BBC
2 1 (1.56%) Statistics
2 1 (1.56%) CMDB
2 1 (1.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Solaris
3 2 (3.13%) Linux
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (64.06%) ITIL
2 40 (62.50%) Service Delivery
3 15 (23.44%) Service Management
4 14 (21.88%) Project Management
5 13 (20.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (17.19%) PRINCE2
6 11 (17.19%) Line Management
7 9 (14.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (10.94%) People Management
8 7 (10.94%) ERP
9 6 (9.38%) Supplier Management
10 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
10 5 (7.81%) Network Management
10 5 (7.81%) Change Management
11 4 (6.25%) Workflow
11 4 (6.25%) Performance Management
11 4 (6.25%) Incident Management
11 4 (6.25%) Workflow Management
12 3 (4.69%) Change Control
12 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
2 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) PMP
3 4 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 4 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (6.25%) MCTS
3 4 (6.25%) MCITP
3 4 (6.25%) MCP
3 4 (6.25%) MCSE
3 4 (6.25%) MCSA
3 4 (6.25%) CCNA
3 4 (6.25%) CCA
3 4 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.13%) Degree
5 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (40.63%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 4 (6.25%) SCCM
1 4 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) VMware
3 7 (10.94%) Oracle
4 6 (9.38%) Citrix
5 5 (7.81%) Hitachi
6 4 (6.25%) Symantec
6 4 (6.25%) McAfee
6 4 (6.25%) Sophos
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco
8 2 (3.13%) SAP
8 2 (3.13%) Epicor
8 2 (3.13%) Pegasus
8 2 (3.13%) Sage
9 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.56%) Apple
9 1 (1.56%) Nokia
9 1 (1.56%) BMC
9 1 (1.56%) IBM
9 1 (1.56%) Sun
9 1 (1.56%) HP
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