The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Service Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Manager
England / North West
Rank 189 165 141
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 56 72 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 1.27% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.32% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 39 57 99
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -9.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,600 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,750
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.60%

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
5800 5458 6784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.72% 96.52% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4839 4578 5665
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Service Manager in the job title.

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 23 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +29 29 £57,500 +43.75%
Manchester -47 18 £41,250 -2.94% 4
Lancashire -9 6 £42,500 +45.18%
Merseyside -6 2 £50,000 -
Service Manager
England

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Service Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 93 (72.09%) ITIL
2 85 (65.89%) Service Delivery
3 49 (37.98%) Service Management
4 47 (36.43%) Finance
5 38 (29.46%) SLA
6 31 (24.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (22.48%) Service Design
8 23 (17.83%) Performance Management
8 23 (17.83%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (16.28%) Project Management
10 18 (13.95%) ITSM
10 18 (13.95%) ITIL V3
10 18 (13.95%) Data Centre
11 15 (11.63%) Critical Success Factor
11 15 (11.63%) Statistics
12 14 (10.85%) Change Management
12 14 (10.85%) Escalation Management
12 14 (10.85%) Contract Management
13 12 (9.30%) PRINCE2
13 12 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
13 12 (9.30%) Problem Management
13 12 (9.30%) SaaS
13 12 (9.30%) Mentoring
14 11 (8.53%) Line Management
14 11 (8.53%) People Management
14 11 (8.53%) Financial Modelling
14 11 (8.53%) Management Information System
14 11 (8.53%) Cadence
14 11 (8.53%) Microsoft
14 11 (8.53%) ISEB

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.78%) Apache
1 1 (0.78%) GeoServer
1 1 (0.78%) JBoss
1 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (7.75%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.65%) MS Office
4 3 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.30%) SaaS
2 7 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.55%) PaaS
6 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.78%) IaaS
6 1 (0.78%) Office 365
6 1 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.43%) SMS
2 3 (2.33%) SAN
2 3 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.55%) Broadband
3 2 (1.55%) Internet
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.78%) DHCP
4 1 (0.78%) DNS
4 1 (0.78%) Firewall
4 1 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.78%) Network Security
4 1 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.78%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.78%) VLAN
4 1 (0.78%) VoIP
4 1 (0.78%) VPN
4 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.55%) GIS
2 2 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.78%) Infinispan
3 1 (0.78%) MySQL
3 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.78%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) JIRA
General
1 47 (36.43%) Finance
2 6 (4.65%) Retail
3 5 (3.88%) Banking
4 4 (3.10%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (3.10%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Back Office
7 1 (0.78%) French Language
7 1 (0.78%) German Language
7 1 (0.78%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Publishing
7 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.43%) Flash
2 2 (1.55%) Web Services
3 1 (0.78%) .NET
3 1 (0.78%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.78%) HornetQ
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.53%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.20%) Virtual Team
4 5 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.55%) iPad
6 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.78%) NHS
6 1 (0.78%) PMI
6 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.78%) Smart Energy
6 1 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.98%) Windows
2 8 (6.20%) Linux
3 7 (5.43%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (72.09%) ITIL
2 85 (65.89%) Service Delivery
3 49 (37.98%) Service Management
4 31 (24.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (22.48%) Service Design
6 23 (17.83%) Continuous Improvement
6 23 (17.83%) Performance Management
7 21 (16.28%) Project Management
8 18 (13.95%) ITIL V3
8 18 (13.95%) ITSM
9 15 (11.63%) Critical Success Factor
9 15 (11.63%) Statistics
10 14 (10.85%) Change Management
10 14 (10.85%) Contract Management
10 14 (10.85%) Escalation Management
11 12 (9.30%) Mentoring
11 12 (9.30%) PRINCE2
11 12 (9.30%) Problem Management
12 11 (8.53%) Line Management
12 11 (8.53%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.88%) SQL
2 2 (1.55%) C
3 1 (0.78%) PHP
3 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (8.53%) ISEB
2 10 (7.75%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (3.88%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.10%) Degree
4 4 (3.10%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.33%) MCP
6 1 (0.78%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.78%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (29.46%) SLA
2 5 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.10%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.55%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) Gluster
2 1 (0.78%) iptables
2 1 (0.78%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Check_MK
1 1 (0.78%) Graylog
1 1 (0.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (0.78%) Nagios
1 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.78%) Pingdom
1 1 (0.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (8.53%) Cadence
1 11 (8.53%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.65%) VMware
3 4 (3.10%) NetApp
3 4 (3.10%) SAP
4 3 (2.33%) Cisco
4 3 (2.33%) Citrix
4 3 (2.33%) Google
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle
5 2 (1.55%) SolarWinds
5 2 (1.55%) Splunk
6 1 (0.78%) 3PAR
6 1 (0.78%) Concur
6 1 (0.78%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.78%) iManage
6 1 (0.78%) New Relic
6 1 (0.78%) PagerDuty
6 1 (0.78%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.78%) SonicWALL
6 1 (0.78%) Veeam
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