The table below looks at the statistics for the Service 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 Service Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 169 183 190
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 81 73 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.23% 1.02% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.07% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 66 57 62
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £38,400 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £67,600 £83,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.04% -1.00%
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 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
6279 6829 6995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.27% 95.28% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5001 5536 5865
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Service Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Service Manager Salary Trend in the North West

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Service Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Service Manager Salary Histogram in the North West

Service 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 Service Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
Manchester +14 43 £44,000 -20.00% 3
Cheshire +6 18 £46,000 +2.22% 2
Lancashire +6 7 £65,000 +100.00%
Merseyside +3 6 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Cumbria - 5 £55,000 - 1
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 134 (71.28%) ITIL
2 125 (66.49%) Service Delivery
3 81 (43.09%) Service Management
3 81 (43.09%) SLA
4 74 (39.36%) Finance
5 48 (25.53%) Change Management
6 34 (18.09%) Telecoms
7 31 (16.49%) Problem Management
8 30 (15.96%) Project Management
9 26 (13.83%) Degree
10 24 (12.77%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (11.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (10.64%) Incident Management
13 17 (9.04%) Microsoft
14 15 (7.98%) Supplier Management
15 14 (7.45%) Windows
15 14 (7.45%) ITSM
16 13 (6.91%) Statistics
16 13 (6.91%) Coaching
16 13 (6.91%) Wealth Management
16 13 (6.91%) Continuous Improvement
17 12 (6.38%) Publishing
17 12 (6.38%) Oracle
18 10 (5.32%) MS Office
18 10 (5.32%) VoIP
18 10 (5.32%) Risk Management
18 10 (5.32%) Teradata
19 9 (4.79%) Retail
19 9 (4.79%) Financial Institution
19 9 (4.79%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (5.32%) MS Office
2 6 (3.19%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) PaaS
2 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.32%) VoIP
2 6 (3.19%) Internet
3 4 (2.13%) DHCP
3 4 (2.13%) DNS
3 4 (2.13%) DECT
4 1 (0.53%) LAN
4 1 (0.53%) WAN
4 1 (0.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.60%) DB2
3 2 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.53%) Big Data
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
General
1 74 (39.36%) Finance
2 34 (18.09%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.38%) Publishing
4 9 (4.79%) Financial Institution
4 9 (4.79%) Retail
5 7 (3.72%) Banking
6 6 (3.19%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.60%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.06%) .NET
1 2 (1.06%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (1.06%) Grails
2 1 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.91%) Statistics
2 9 (4.79%) Life Science
2 9 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.45%) Windows
2 4 (2.13%) Linux
3 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (71.28%) ITIL
2 125 (66.49%) Service Delivery
3 81 (43.09%) Service Management
4 48 (25.53%) Change Management
5 31 (16.49%) Problem Management
6 30 (15.96%) Project Management
7 21 (11.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (10.64%) Incident Management
9 15 (7.98%) Supplier Management
10 14 (7.45%) ITSM
11 13 (6.91%) Wealth Management
11 13 (6.91%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (6.91%) Coaching
12 10 (5.32%) Risk Management
13 9 (4.79%) Change Control
13 9 (4.79%) Release Management
14 8 (4.26%) People Management
14 8 (4.26%) Service Desk Management
14 8 (4.26%) Line Management
15 7 (3.72%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.26%) SQL
2 2 (1.06%) Ruby
2 2 (1.06%) C#
2 2 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (13.83%) Degree
2 24 (12.77%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.60%) CCA
6 2 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.06%) PMP
6 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.06%) CCNA
7 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.53%) CISM
7 1 (0.53%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (43.09%) SLA
2 5 (2.66%) QA
3 3 (1.60%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.06%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (9.04%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.38%) Oracle
3 10 (5.32%) Teradata
4 9 (4.79%) Citrix
5 6 (3.19%) VMware
6 5 (2.66%) Avaya
6 5 (2.66%) Sun
6 5 (2.66%) Mitel
7 4 (2.13%) Cisco
8 3 (1.60%) IBM
8 3 (1.60%) Sybase
8 3 (1.60%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.60%) Remedy
9 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.06%) Juniper
10 1 (0.53%) Hitachi
10 1 (0.53%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.53%) SAP
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