The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 30 18 34
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 4 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.12% 2.42% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 2.80% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
Service Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 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
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
157 107 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 83.07% 86.29% 91.15%
Number of salaries quoted 127 58 170
Average salary £55,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Service Manager
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Service Manager Salary Trend in the Midlands

Service Manager
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 6 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Service Management
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (50.00%) SLA
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) ITSM
5 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (16.67%) Coaching
6 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
6 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 1 (16.67%) Business Development
6 1 (16.67%) Test Management
6 1 (16.67%) ISEB
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Service Management
4 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) ITSM
6 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
6 1 (16.67%) Business Development
6 1 (16.67%) Test Management
6 1 (16.67%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow