The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Service Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 182 163 161
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 57 81 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.08% 1.40% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.44% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 50 54 69
Median salary £40,750 £46,750 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.83% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £33,250 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £62,500 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5115 5639 5718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.24% 97.21% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4327 4728 4767
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Service Manager in the job title.

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Service Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Service Manager Salary Trend in the South West

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Service Manager across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Service Manager Salary Histogram in the South West

Service Manager
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +4 20 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Bristol -6 15 £45,000 +7.78% 2
Somerset -2 8 £50,500 +18.82%
Devon +8 5 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Gloucestershire -4 3 £80,000 +33.33% 1
Dorset -5 1 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Cornwall -12 1 £40,000 +55.33%
Service Manager
England

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Service Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 56 (61.54%) ITIL
2 45 (49.45%) Service Delivery
3 38 (41.76%) Finance
4 24 (26.37%) SLA
5 22 (24.18%) Service Management
6 15 (16.48%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (15.38%) Data Centre
8 13 (14.29%) Problem Management
9 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
10 11 (12.09%) Statistics
11 10 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (10.99%) VMware
11 10 (10.99%) PRINCE2
11 10 (10.99%) Project Management
12 9 (9.89%) Windows
12 9 (9.89%) Telecoms
12 9 (9.89%) Incident Management
12 9 (9.89%) Performance Management
12 9 (9.89%) Escalation Management
13 8 (8.79%) Mentoring
13 8 (8.79%) VLAN
13 8 (8.79%) MS PowerPoint
13 8 (8.79%) Manufacturing
13 8 (8.79%) MPLS
14 7 (7.69%) OSPF
14 7 (7.69%) BGP
14 7 (7.69%) Juniper
14 7 (7.69%) Change Management
14 7 (7.69%) CCNA

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.20%) IIS
2 1 (1.10%) Apache
2 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (5.49%) MS Office
3 4 (4.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Office 365
1 3 (3.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) MPLS
1 8 (8.79%) VLAN
2 7 (7.69%) BGP
2 7 (7.69%) OSPF
3 4 (4.40%) SMS
4 3 (3.30%) SAN
5 1 (1.10%) Firewall
5 1 (1.10%) ISDN
5 1 (1.10%) LAN
5 1 (1.10%) NAS
5 1 (1.10%) VPN
5 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.10%) GIS
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 38 (41.76%) Finance
2 9 (9.89%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.79%) Manufacturing
4 7 (7.69%) Retail
5 6 (6.59%) Banking
5 6 (6.59%) Marketing
6 5 (5.49%) Electronics
7 4 (4.40%) Advertising
8 2 (2.20%) Billing
9 1 (1.10%) Back Office
9 1 (1.10%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) .NET
1 4 (4.40%) Flash
2 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.09%) Statistics
3 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.20%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.10%) Clustering
5 1 (1.10%) CMDB
5 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.10%) Informatics
5 1 (1.10%) NHS
5 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.89%) Windows
2 5 (5.49%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.30%) Linux
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (61.54%) ITIL
2 45 (49.45%) Service Delivery
3 22 (24.18%) Service Management
4 14 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 10 (10.99%) PRINCE2
6 10 (10.99%) Project Management
6 10 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (9.89%) Escalation Management
7 9 (9.89%) Incident Management
7 9 (9.89%) Performance Management
8 8 (8.79%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.69%) Change Management
10 6 (6.59%) Business Continuity
10 6 (6.59%) Critical Success Factor
10 6 (6.59%) Service Design
10 6 (6.59%) Service Desk Management
11 5 (5.49%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (5.49%) ITSM
11 5 (5.49%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.59%) SQL
2 3 (3.30%) Java
3 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (16.48%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (7.69%) CCNA
2 7 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.59%) Degree
4 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.40%) DBS Check
5 4 (4.40%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.40%) ISEB
6 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) MCSE
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (26.37%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.10%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.49%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.10%) XenApp
3 1 (1.10%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.99%) VMware
3 7 (7.69%) Cisco
3 7 (7.69%) Juniper
4 5 (5.49%) SAP
5 4 (4.40%) Cadence
6 2 (2.20%) Altiris
6 2 (2.20%) Citrix
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle
6 2 (2.20%) Remedy
7 1 (1.10%) EMC
7 1 (1.10%) Google
7 1 (1.10%) Sage
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