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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 115 113 123
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 39 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.58% 1.36% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.46% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 13
Average salary £42,000 £45,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -17.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £33,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £65,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Service Manager
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2286 2266 2038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.59% 93.25% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1571 1689 1637
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Service Manager Salary Trend in Reading

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Service Manager Salary Histogram in Reading

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 64 (65.98%) ITIL
2 54 (55.67%) Service Delivery
3 35 (36.08%) Project Management
4 28 (28.87%) Service Management
5 22 (22.68%) Degree
6 21 (21.65%) Retail
7 20 (20.62%) Telecoms
8 19 (19.59%) Incident Management
9 17 (17.53%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (16.49%) SLA
10 16 (16.49%) Wireless
11 15 (15.46%) EPoS
12 14 (14.43%) Problem Management
12 14 (14.43%) Line Management
13 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
13 13 (13.40%) PRINCE2
13 13 (13.40%) Windows
14 12 (12.37%) Management Information System
14 12 (12.37%) SQL
15 10 (10.31%) Linux
15 10 (10.31%) MS Excel
15 10 (10.31%) Finance
15 10 (10.31%) Open Source
16 9 (9.28%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (9.28%) Programme Management
16 9 (9.28%) Change Management
17 7 (7.22%) MS Office
17 7 (7.22%) McAfee
17 7 (7.22%) Blackberry
17 7 (7.22%) Billing

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 10 (10.31%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.49%) Wireless
2 7 (7.22%) Network Security
3 6 (6.19%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (6.19%) 4G
3 6 (6.19%) LTE
3 6 (6.19%) DSL
3 6 (6.19%) 3G
3 6 (6.19%) DWDM
4 1 (1.03%) Firewall
4 1 (1.03%) LAN
4 1 (1.03%) WAN
4 1 (1.03%) VPN
General
1 21 (21.65%) Retail
2 20 (20.62%) Telecoms
3 10 (10.31%) Finance
4 7 (7.22%) Billing
5 4 (4.12%) Banking
6 2 (2.06%) Marketing
6 2 (2.06%) Electronics
6 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) EPoS
2 12 (12.37%) Management Information System
3 10 (10.31%) Open Source
4 7 (7.22%) Blackberry
5 6 (6.19%) PMI
6 4 (4.12%) FMCG
7 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.06%) DTV
9 1 (1.03%) Statistics
9 1 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.40%) Windows
2 10 (10.31%) Linux
3 3 (3.09%) UNIX
4 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (65.98%) ITIL
2 54 (55.67%) Service Delivery
3 35 (36.08%) Project Management
4 28 (28.87%) Service Management
5 19 (19.59%) Incident Management
6 14 (14.43%) Problem Management
6 14 (14.43%) Line Management
7 13 (13.40%) PRINCE2
8 9 (9.28%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (9.28%) Programme Management
8 9 (9.28%) Change Management
9 7 (7.22%) SIEM
10 6 (6.19%) Network Architecture
10 6 (6.19%) Resource Management
11 5 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (4.12%) Six Sigma
13 3 (3.09%) Risk Management
13 3 (3.09%) CRM
13 3 (3.09%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (3.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (22.68%) Degree
2 17 (17.53%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (6.19%) PMP
3 6 (6.19%) PMI Certification
4 5 (5.15%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.06%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.06%) HNC
6 2 (2.06%) HND
7 1 (1.03%) CISM
7 1 (1.03%) CISSP
7 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.03%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.22%) McAfee
3 5 (5.15%) Oracle
4 4 (4.12%) ServiceNow
4 4 (4.12%) SAP
5 2 (2.06%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (2.06%) Huawei
5 2 (2.06%) Ericsson
5 2 (2.06%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.06%) Nokia
5 2 (2.06%) HP
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