The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 44 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 6 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.87% 0.39% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 0.42% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £47,500 £72,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.48% +61.11%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +5.26%
Service Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Solihull 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
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
290 237 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 90.34% 92.94% 90.59%
Number of salaries quoted 224 148 138
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Service Manager Salary Trend in Solihull

Service Manager
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 (70.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (50.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) MPLS
4 3 (30.00%) DSL
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Balanced Scorecard
4 3 (30.00%) ISO 9001
4 3 (30.00%) SLA
4 3 (30.00%) VPLS
4 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (20.00%) User Experience
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) ITSM
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) People Management

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (30.00%) MPLS
2 3 (30.00%) DSL
2 3 (30.00%) VPLS
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Balanced Scorecard
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITSM
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) People Management
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001