The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 54 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 7 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.44% 2.08% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 2.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 0
Average salary £40,000 £65,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.16% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £48,500 £49,750
% change year-on-year
-5.15% -2.51%
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
452 601 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 93.20% 96.16% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 367 522 426
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,789 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Service Manager Salary Trend in Merseyside

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Service Manager Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Service Manager
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 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
(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
Liverpool +9 7 £40,000 -39.16% 1
Service Manager
North West

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 9 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (46.67%) SLA
4 6 (40.00%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) ITSM
6 4 (26.67%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (26.67%) Service Management
6 4 (26.67%) Remedy
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (20.00%) Project Management
7 3 (20.00%) Release Management
8 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
8 2 (13.33%) Investment Management
8 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (13.33%) Change Management
8 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
8 2 (13.33%) MS Office
8 2 (13.33%) Line Management
8 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 2 (13.33%) Coaching
9 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (6.67%) Degree
9 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) Windows
9 1 (6.67%) Linux
9 1 (6.67%) CCA

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 9 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (33.33%) ITSM
4 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (20.00%) Release Management
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) Investment Management
6 2 (13.33%) Line Management
6 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) Coaching
7 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.67%) CCA
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Remedy
2 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft