The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 62 63 72
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 5 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.79% 0.53% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.55% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 5
Average salary £71,500 £100,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.50% +135.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £64,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £100,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
605 549 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.28% 97.69% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 509 477 599
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,402
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +5.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Service Manager
North West

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 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
(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 0 3 £72,500 -27.50%
Wirral - 1 £45,000 -
Service Manager
North West

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 16 (84.21%) ITIL
2 14 (73.68%) Finance
3 10 (52.63%) Service Management
3 10 (52.63%) Problem Management
4 9 (47.37%) ITSM
5 8 (42.11%) Advertising
6 6 (31.58%) IBM
7 5 (26.32%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (26.32%) NAS
7 5 (26.32%) SAN
7 5 (26.32%) SLA
7 5 (26.32%) Mainframe
8 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco
8 4 (21.05%) Thin Client
8 4 (21.05%) CICS
8 4 (21.05%) zOS
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) HP
8 4 (21.05%) WAN
8 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
8 4 (21.05%) VPN
8 4 (21.05%) Fat Client
8 4 (21.05%) iPhone
8 4 (21.05%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (21.05%) VLAN
9 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
9 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
10 2 (10.53%) CRM

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) SAN
1 5 (26.32%) NAS
2 4 (21.05%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (21.05%) VLAN
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (21.05%) VPN
General
1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Mainframe
1 5 (26.32%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (21.05%) iPhone
2 4 (21.05%) Fat Client
2 4 (21.05%) Thin Client
2 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) ITIL
2 10 (52.63%) Service Management
2 10 (52.63%) Problem Management
3 9 (47.37%) ITSM
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
6 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
6 1 (5.26%) Network Management
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) IBM
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Sage
3 1 (5.26%) Remedy