The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Services Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Services Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Manager
Rank 243 240 245
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Services Manager 17 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.059% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.063% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 6
Average salary £42,500 £35,750 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.88% -22.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,200 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,950 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
IT Services 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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7088 6357 7020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.36% 94.35% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5984 5447 6026
Average salary £38,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

IT Services Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IT Services Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IT Services Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

IT Services Manager Salary Trend in the North West

IT Services Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Services Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

IT Services Manager Salary Histogram in the North West

IT Services Manager
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Services Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Cheshire - 8 £42,500 -
Manchester -10 7 £42,500 +37.09% 1
Merseyside +13 2 £35,000 -19.07%
IT Services Manager
England

IT Services Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited IT Services 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 IT Services Manager in their job title.

1 24 (77.42%) Service Delivery
1 24 (77.42%) ITIL
2 19 (61.29%) SLA
3 13 (41.94%) Service Management
3 13 (41.94%) Change Management
3 13 (41.94%) Finance
4 12 (38.71%) Problem Management
5 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (29.03%) Financial Institution
6 9 (29.03%) Content Management
6 9 (29.03%) Risk Management
7 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.13%) Citrix
7 5 (16.13%) Line Management
8 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (12.90%) People Management
8 4 (12.90%) Office 365
8 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
8 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
8 4 (12.90%) VMware
8 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
9 3 (9.68%) Degree
9 3 (9.68%) MS Office
9 3 (9.68%) MCSE
9 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (9.68%) SAN
9 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
9 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (9.68%) Capacity Management
10 2 (6.45%) SCCM

IT Services Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited IT Services 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 IT Services Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) Lync
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) ITIL
1 24 (77.42%) Service Delivery
2 13 (41.94%) Change Management
2 13 (41.94%) Service Management
3 12 (38.71%) Problem Management
4 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (29.03%) Content Management
5 9 (29.03%) Risk Management
6 5 (16.13%) Line Management
7 4 (12.90%) People Management
7 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
8 3 (9.68%) Capacity Management
9 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
9 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
9 2 (6.45%) Logistics
9 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
10 1 (3.23%) BCP
10 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
10 1 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) MCSE
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) MCP
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (6.45%) MCTS
2 2 (6.45%) MCITP
2 2 (6.45%) MCSA
2 2 (6.45%) CCNA
2 2 (6.45%) CCA
2 2 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (61.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
1 2 (6.45%) SCOM
1 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
1 5 (16.13%) Citrix
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
3 2 (6.45%) McAfee
3 2 (6.45%) Sophos
3 2 (6.45%) Symantec
4 1 (3.23%) Remedy
4 1 (3.23%) Apple
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle