The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 241 229 217
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 224 270 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.05% 1.15% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.22% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 182 180 201
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20230 22212 21356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.25% 94.88% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16513 18046 17678
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Service Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Service Manager Salary Trend in the South East

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Service Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Service Manager Salary Histogram in the South East

Service Manager
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Berkshire +26 103 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Surrey +5 40 £55,000 +25.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -13 29 £42,500 -26.08% 6
Oxfordshire +21 22 £44,000 -6.38% 2
Hampshire -3 15 £50,000 +13.63% 4
Kent 0 8 £46,750 +6.25% 3
West Sussex -21 5 £42,500 -39.28% 1
East Sussex +9 2 £75,000 +41.50%
M4 Corridor - 1 £57,500 -
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 327 (71.87%) ITIL
2 299 (65.71%) Service Delivery
3 132 (29.01%) Service Management
4 108 (23.74%) SLA
5 83 (18.24%) ITIL Certification
6 79 (17.36%) Finance
7 65 (14.29%) Change Management
8 64 (14.07%) Problem Management
9 62 (13.63%) Degree
10 55 (12.09%) Retail
10 55 (12.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 54 (11.87%) PRINCE2
12 52 (11.43%) Telecoms
13 51 (11.21%) MS Excel
14 50 (10.99%) Project Management
14 50 (10.99%) Incident Management
15 49 (10.77%) Windows
16 45 (9.89%) Security Cleared
17 44 (9.67%) Microsoft
18 41 (9.01%) Line Management
19 39 (8.57%) Data Centre
20 33 (7.25%) ITSM
20 33 (7.25%) SC Cleared
21 30 (6.59%) Mentoring
22 27 (5.93%) People Management
22 27 (5.93%) VMware
23 25 (5.49%) Coaching
24 23 (5.05%) SAP
24 23 (5.05%) Validation
25 22 (4.84%) Performance Management

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 7 (1.54%) CMS
2 4 (0.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 51 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.84%) MS Office
3 13 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (0.66%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.44%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.22%) Maximo
3 1 (0.22%) Summit
3 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.54%) SaaS
2 3 (0.66%) IaaS
3 2 (0.44%) Office 365
3 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.08%) Firewall
2 10 (2.20%) WAN
2 10 (2.20%) Wireless
3 9 (1.98%) Network Security
4 8 (1.76%) LAN
4 8 (1.76%) DWDM
4 8 (1.76%) DSL
5 7 (1.54%) DNS
5 7 (1.54%) DHCP
6 6 (1.32%) SAN
7 5 (1.10%) Internet
8 2 (0.44%) 3G
8 2 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.44%) VoIP
8 2 (0.44%) NAS
8 2 (0.44%) 4G
8 2 (0.44%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (0.44%) 2G
9 1 (0.22%) Converged Networks
9 1 (0.22%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.54%) MS Access
3 4 (0.88%) SAP BW
3 4 (0.88%) MySQL
4 1 (0.22%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (1.54%) MSI
2 1 (0.22%) JIRA
General
1 79 (17.36%) Finance
2 55 (12.09%) Retail
3 52 (11.43%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.30%) Manufacturing
4 15 (3.30%) Billing
5 12 (2.64%) Marketing
6 8 (1.76%) Legal
7 4 (0.88%) Banking
8 3 (0.66%) Electronics
9 2 (0.44%) Law
9 2 (0.44%) German Language
10 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.22%) French Language
10 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.66%) .NET
1 3 (0.66%) JSP
1 3 (0.66%) Middleware
2 2 (0.44%) CSS
2 2 (0.44%) HTML
3 1 (0.22%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.18%) EPoS
2 19 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.20%) Life Science
5 8 (1.76%) Blackberry
6 7 (1.54%) PMI
6 7 (1.54%) Copywriting
7 4 (0.88%) FMCG
7 4 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.66%) iSeries
8 3 (0.66%) NHS
8 3 (0.66%) PKI
8 3 (0.66%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.66%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.44%) Statistics
9 2 (0.44%) CMDB
9 2 (0.44%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.44%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (10.77%) Windows
2 14 (3.08%) Linux
2 14 (3.08%) UNIX
3 7 (1.54%) Windows 7
4 6 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.22%) Solaris
6 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (71.87%) ITIL
2 299 (65.71%) Service Delivery
3 132 (29.01%) Service Management
4 65 (14.29%) Change Management
5 64 (14.07%) Problem Management
6 55 (12.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 54 (11.87%) PRINCE2
8 50 (10.99%) Project Management
8 50 (10.99%) Incident Management
9 41 (9.01%) Line Management
10 33 (7.25%) ITSM
11 30 (6.59%) Mentoring
12 27 (5.93%) People Management
13 25 (5.49%) Coaching
14 23 (5.05%) Validation
15 22 (4.84%) Performance Management
16 21 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (4.18%) Logistics
17 19 (4.18%) Supplier Management
18 16 (3.52%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.40%) SQL
2 6 (1.32%) Java
3 5 (1.10%) C
4 3 (0.66%) C#
4 3 (0.66%) VB.NET
4 3 (0.66%) VBA
5 2 (0.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 83 (18.24%) ITIL Certification
2 62 (13.63%) Degree
3 45 (9.89%) Security Cleared
4 33 (7.25%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.20%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (1.54%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (1.32%) PMP
8 6 (1.32%) CCNP
8 6 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.88%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.66%) CCNA
11 3 (0.66%) HNC
12 2 (0.44%) HND
13 1 (0.22%) MCSE
13 1 (0.22%) MCSA
13 1 (0.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (23.74%) SLA
2 9 (1.98%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.66%) COBIT
4 3 (0.66%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 18 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.66%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.22%) XenServer
4 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (2.20%) SCCM
2 7 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.44%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (9.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.93%) VMware
3 23 (5.05%) SAP
4 15 (3.30%) Cisco
5 12 (2.64%) HP
5 12 (2.64%) Citrix
6 10 (2.20%) Oracle
7 9 (1.98%) IBM
7 9 (1.98%) McAfee
8 7 (1.54%) Dell
9 4 (0.88%) Computacenter
10 3 (0.66%) EMC
11 2 (0.44%) BT
11 2 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.44%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.44%) NetApp
11 2 (0.44%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.22%) Meraki
12 1 (0.22%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.22%) F5
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