The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 66 78 70
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 7 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.96% 0.13% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.13% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 19
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +5.26%
Service Manager
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
697 754 913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.87% 98.05% 93.83%
Number of salaries quoted 570 630 828
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% -12.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Service Manager Salary Trend in Oxford

Service Manager
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) People Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Physics
4 1 (12.50%) SLA
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) Electronics
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) People Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle