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 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 226 190 252
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +62
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 240 260 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.16% 1.26% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.33% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 171 192 163
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,150 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +5.26%
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
19758 19598 20408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.27% 94.69% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16144 15491 17340
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 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 February 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 February 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 +19 94 £48,750 -4.87% 5
Surrey -22 54 £57,500 +21.05% 3
Buckinghamshire +12 41 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Hampshire -16 29 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Oxfordshire +10 12 £50,000 +17.64%
Kent -3 5 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Middlesex +9 4 £65,000 -13.33%
West Sussex -20 3 £32,000 -14.66% 4
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 335 (68.09%) ITIL
2 325 (66.06%) Service Delivery
3 156 (31.71%) Service Management
4 150 (30.49%) SLA
5 95 (19.31%) Finance
6 82 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 69 (14.02%) Degree
7 69 (14.02%) Project Management
8 68 (13.82%) ITIL Certification
8 68 (13.82%) PRINCE2
9 67 (13.62%) Continuous Improvement
10 65 (13.21%) Security Cleared
11 62 (12.60%) MS Excel
12 58 (11.79%) Windows
13 55 (11.18%) Incident Management
14 54 (10.98%) Change Management
15 53 (10.77%) Line Management
16 52 (10.57%) Problem Management
17 50 (10.16%) Telecoms
18 46 (9.35%) SQL
19 45 (9.15%) VMware
20 40 (8.13%) Retail
21 39 (7.93%) SC Cleared
22 31 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
23 29 (5.89%) Management Information System
24 27 (5.49%) MS PowerPoint
25 26 (5.28%) ITSM
26 25 (5.08%) HP
27 24 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
28 22 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (1.42%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.02%) Lync
3 4 (0.81%) CMS
3 4 (0.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.41%) SAS
6 1 (0.20%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.20%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 62 (12.60%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (4.27%) MS Office
4 10 (2.03%) MS Project
5 4 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.42%) SaaS
2 4 (0.81%) Office 365
3 2 (0.41%) Yammer
3 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.07%) Wireless
2 15 (3.05%) 4G
3 13 (2.64%) Radio Access Network
3 13 (2.64%) 3G
4 12 (2.44%) DNS
4 12 (2.44%) WAN
4 12 (2.44%) LTE
4 12 (2.44%) Firewall
5 11 (2.24%) LAN
6 10 (2.03%) Internet
7 8 (1.63%) DHCP
8 6 (1.22%) Broadband
8 6 (1.22%) SAN
8 6 (1.22%) Network Security
9 5 (1.02%) DSL
9 5 (1.02%) DWDM
10 4 (0.81%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.61%) MVNO
12 2 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.41%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.61%) MS Access
3 2 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.41%) Big Data
3 2 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.20%) MySQL
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (1.42%) MSI
2 1 (0.20%) JIRA
2 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
General
1 95 (19.31%) Finance
2 50 (10.16%) Telecoms
3 40 (8.13%) Retail
4 9 (1.83%) Marketing
5 7 (1.42%) Legal
5 7 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.22%) Banking
6 6 (1.22%) Billing
7 3 (0.61%) Electronics
8 2 (0.41%) Back Office
8 2 (0.41%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.41%) French Language
8 2 (0.41%) German Language
8 2 (0.41%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.41%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.20%) Local Government
9 1 (0.20%) Law
9 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.61%) HTML
1 3 (0.61%) .NET
1 3 (0.61%) JSP
2 2 (0.41%) CSS
3 1 (0.20%) Middleware
3 1 (0.20%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.89%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.07%) Blackberry
4 16 (3.25%) EPoS
5 11 (2.24%) Open Source
6 10 (2.03%) Performance Metrics
7 7 (1.42%) NHS
7 7 (1.42%) Life Science
8 6 (1.22%) Statistics
8 6 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.22%) iSeries
9 5 (1.02%) PMI
9 5 (1.02%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.61%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.61%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.61%) Informatics
10 3 (0.61%) CMDB
10 3 (0.61%) Copywriting
10 3 (0.61%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.61%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 58 (11.79%) Windows
2 16 (3.25%) UNIX
3 14 (2.85%) Linux
4 12 (2.44%) Windows 7
5 10 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.61%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.20%) SUSE
9 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (68.09%) ITIL
2 325 (66.06%) Service Delivery
3 156 (31.71%) Service Management
4 69 (14.02%) Project Management
5 68 (13.82%) PRINCE2
6 67 (13.62%) Continuous Improvement
7 55 (11.18%) Incident Management
8 54 (10.98%) Change Management
9 53 (10.77%) Line Management
10 52 (10.57%) Problem Management
11 26 (5.28%) ITSM
12 24 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
13 22 (4.47%) Resource Management
14 21 (4.27%) Validation
14 21 (4.27%) Coaching
15 20 (4.07%) Root Cause Analysis
16 19 (3.86%) Business Continuity
17 17 (3.46%) Security Management
18 16 (3.25%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 46 (9.35%) SQL
2 9 (1.83%) 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
6 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (14.02%) Degree
2 68 (13.82%) ITIL Certification
3 65 (13.21%) Security Cleared
4 39 (7.93%) SC Cleared
5 21 (4.27%) DV Cleared
6 11 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.63%) CCNP
8 7 (1.42%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.42%) CTC Cleared
8 7 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (1.02%) PMP
11 2 (0.41%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.41%) CCNA
11 2 (0.41%) ISEB
11 2 (0.41%) HNC
11 2 (0.41%) HND
11 2 (0.41%) VCP4
12 1 (0.20%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (30.49%) SLA
2 6 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.02%) COBIT
4 3 (0.61%) QA
4 3 (0.61%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (3.46%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.61%) XenApp
4 1 (0.20%) XenServer
4 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (1.83%) SCCM
2 8 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (1.42%) Puppet
3 7 (1.42%) HP UCMDB
4 6 (1.22%) Nagios
5 3 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 82 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 45 (9.15%) VMware
3 25 (5.08%) HP
4 21 (4.27%) Citrix
5 18 (3.66%) Cisco
6 17 (3.46%) SAP
7 14 (2.85%) McAfee
8 12 (2.44%) Oracle
8 12 (2.44%) Dell
9 6 (1.22%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.02%) IBM
11 4 (0.81%) Juniper
11 4 (0.81%) Wyse
12 2 (0.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 2 (0.41%) Huawei
12 2 (0.41%) Ericsson
12 2 (0.41%) Avaya
12 2 (0.41%) Nokia
13 1 (0.20%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.20%) Sage
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