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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 236 189 205
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 225 319 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.05% 1.36% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.44% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 187 230 239
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,900 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
20363 22203 21325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.93% 94.80% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16368 17762 17621
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 £65,000 £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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +24 116 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Surrey -32 33 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Hampshire -12 25 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Buckinghamshire -26 21 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Oxfordshire +18 13 £50,000 - 1
West Sussex -25 10 £38,500 -45.00%
Kent +3 2 £70,000 +33.33%
M4 Corridor +6 1 £57,500 -
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 345 (70.55%) ITIL
2 335 (68.51%) Service Delivery
3 166 (33.95%) Service Management
4 147 (30.06%) SLA
5 93 (19.02%) Finance
6 81 (16.56%) ITIL Certification
7 73 (14.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 67 (13.70%) Degree
8 67 (13.70%) Problem Management
9 63 (12.88%) Change Management
9 63 (12.88%) Microsoft
9 63 (12.88%) PRINCE2
10 62 (12.68%) Project Management
11 59 (12.07%) Telecoms
12 58 (11.86%) Incident Management
12 58 (11.86%) MS Excel
13 56 (11.45%) Security Cleared
14 49 (10.02%) Windows
15 44 (9.00%) VMware
16 43 (8.79%) Retail
16 43 (8.79%) Line Management
17 40 (8.18%) SC Cleared
18 32 (6.54%) ITSM
19 29 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
20 27 (5.52%) Management Information System
21 26 (5.32%) SQL
22 25 (5.11%) Stakeholder Management
23 24 (4.91%) MS PowerPoint
23 24 (4.91%) SAP
24 22 (4.50%) Root Cause Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 8 (1.64%) CMS
2 4 (0.82%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.61%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.41%) SAS
4 2 (0.41%) Lync
4 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.20%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 58 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (4.09%) MS Office
4 9 (1.84%) MS Project
5 4 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.20%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.43%) SaaS
2 3 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.41%) Yammer
4 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.89%) Wireless
2 14 (2.86%) Firewall
3 12 (2.45%) WAN
4 10 (2.04%) LAN
4 10 (2.04%) DNS
5 9 (1.84%) Internet
6 8 (1.64%) 3G
6 8 (1.64%) DWDM
6 8 (1.64%) DHCP
6 8 (1.64%) DSL
6 8 (1.64%) 4G
6 8 (1.64%) Radio Access Network
6 8 (1.64%) Network Security
7 6 (1.23%) LTE
8 5 (1.02%) SAN
9 3 (0.61%) Broadband
9 3 (0.61%) MVNO
10 2 (0.41%) Intranet
10 2 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.41%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.43%) MS Access
3 2 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.41%) SAP BW
3 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.41%) Big Data
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (1.43%) MSI
2 1 (0.20%) JIRA
2 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
General
1 93 (19.02%) Finance
2 59 (12.07%) Telecoms
3 43 (8.79%) Retail
4 13 (2.66%) Billing
4 13 (2.66%) Marketing
5 8 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.23%) Legal
7 5 (1.02%) Banking
8 4 (0.82%) Electronics
9 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.20%) Back Office
9 1 (0.20%) Publishing
9 1 (0.20%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.61%) HTML
1 3 (0.61%) .NET
1 3 (0.61%) JSP
1 3 (0.61%) Middleware
2 2 (0.41%) CSS
3 1 (0.20%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.52%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.27%) EPoS
4 10 (2.04%) Performance Metrics
4 10 (2.04%) Open Source
5 9 (1.84%) Blackberry
6 8 (1.64%) NHS
7 7 (1.43%) PMI
7 7 (1.43%) Copywriting
8 6 (1.23%) Life Science
8 6 (1.23%) iSeries
8 6 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.02%) FMCG
9 5 (1.02%) Statistics
10 4 (0.82%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.61%) Health Informatics
11 3 (0.61%) Informatics
11 3 (0.61%) E-Learning
11 3 (0.61%) PKI
11 3 (0.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 49 (10.02%) Windows
2 20 (4.09%) Linux
3 16 (3.27%) UNIX
4 6 (1.23%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) Solaris
7 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (70.55%) ITIL
2 335 (68.51%) Service Delivery
3 166 (33.95%) Service Management
4 73 (14.93%) Continuous Improvement
5 67 (13.70%) Problem Management
6 63 (12.88%) Change Management
6 63 (12.88%) PRINCE2
7 62 (12.68%) Project Management
8 58 (11.86%) Incident Management
9 43 (8.79%) Line Management
10 32 (6.54%) ITSM
11 25 (5.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (4.50%) Root Cause Analysis
13 21 (4.29%) ITIL V3
13 21 (4.29%) Validation
13 21 (4.29%) Supplier Management
14 19 (3.89%) Resource Management
15 18 (3.68%) Mentoring
15 18 (3.68%) Coaching
16 17 (3.48%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.32%) SQL
2 9 (1.84%) Java
3 5 (1.02%) C
4 3 (0.61%) C#
4 3 (0.61%) VB.NET
4 3 (0.61%) VBA
5 2 (0.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.20%) CFML
Qualifications
1 81 (16.56%) ITIL Certification
2 67 (13.70%) Degree
3 56 (11.45%) Security Cleared
4 40 (8.18%) SC Cleared
5 15 (3.07%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (1.64%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.43%) PMP
7 7 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.23%) CCNP
9 3 (0.61%) SAP Certification
10 2 (0.41%) CCNA
10 2 (0.41%) ISEB
10 2 (0.41%) HNC
10 2 (0.41%) HND
11 1 (0.20%) MCSE
11 1 (0.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (30.06%) SLA
2 6 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.82%) COBIT
4 3 (0.61%) QA
4 3 (0.61%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 14 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.20%) XenServer
2 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (2.04%) SCCM
2 8 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.61%) Puppet
5 2 (0.41%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (0.41%) Nagios
5 2 (0.41%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 63 (12.88%) Microsoft
2 44 (9.00%) VMware
3 24 (4.91%) SAP
4 20 (4.09%) HP
5 18 (3.68%) Citrix
6 15 (3.07%) Cisco
7 14 (2.86%) Oracle
8 12 (2.45%) Dell
9 8 (1.64%) McAfee
10 7 (1.43%) IBM
10 7 (1.43%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 2 (0.41%) Huawei
11 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.41%) Juniper
11 2 (0.41%) Ericsson
11 2 (0.41%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.41%) Nokia
12 1 (0.20%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.20%) Sage
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