The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 165 152 185
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 90 85 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.52% 1.37% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.43% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 73 83 21
Average salary £43,000 £48,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.34% +14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,661 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,100 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -
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
5678 5952 5028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.09% 95.68% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4824 4945 4342
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 West

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

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 5 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 August 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
Bristol -3 27 £45,250 +33.08% 5
Wiltshire -24 19 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Dorset +17 17 £41,250 +27.90% 1
Gloucestershire -2 14 £41,000 -16.75% 2
Devon +9 10 £47,500 -29.10% 1
Somerset +10 2 £45,000 -14.28%
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 103 (63.19%) ITIL
2 96 (58.90%) Service Delivery
3 75 (46.01%) Service Management
4 36 (22.09%) Incident Management
5 34 (20.86%) Project Management
6 33 (20.25%) SLA
7 27 (16.56%) Degree
7 27 (16.56%) Problem Management
8 25 (15.34%) Finance
8 25 (15.34%) Microsoft
9 20 (12.27%) Change Management
9 20 (12.27%) Data Centre
10 18 (11.04%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (11.04%) MS Excel
11 17 (10.43%) Management Information System
11 17 (10.43%) Coaching
11 17 (10.43%) Security Cleared
12 16 (9.82%) VMware
13 15 (9.20%) PRINCE2
14 14 (8.59%) Manufacturing
14 14 (8.59%) Business Continuity
14 14 (8.59%) Mentoring
14 14 (8.59%) People Management
15 13 (7.98%) Risk Management
15 13 (7.98%) Telecoms
15 13 (7.98%) CRM
15 13 (7.98%) Configuration Management
16 12 (7.36%) Windows
16 12 (7.36%) Retail
16 12 (7.36%) Asset Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 (4.29%) ArcGIS
2 5 (3.07%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (11.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.29%) Summit
2 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.91%) LAN
1 8 (4.91%) WAN
2 2 (1.23%) DHCP
2 2 (1.23%) DNS
2 2 (1.23%) SAN
2 2 (1.23%) Firewall
3 1 (0.61%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.07%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.23%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (15.34%) Finance
2 14 (8.59%) Manufacturing
3 13 (7.98%) Telecoms
4 12 (7.36%) Retail
5 6 (3.68%) Law
6 3 (1.84%) Billing
6 3 (1.84%) Advertising
7 2 (1.23%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.61%) Electronics
8 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.84%) .NET
2 2 (1.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.27%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.43%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.36%) Life Science
4 11 (6.75%) Photography
5 10 (6.13%) CMDB
6 7 (4.29%) GIS
7 6 (3.68%) Statistics
8 4 (2.45%) Graphic Design
8 4 (2.45%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.23%) Xbox
10 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.61%) AS400
10 1 (0.61%) PMI
10 1 (0.61%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.36%) Windows
2 5 (3.07%) Linux
3 4 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (63.19%) ITIL
2 96 (58.90%) Service Delivery
3 75 (46.01%) Service Management
4 36 (22.09%) Incident Management
5 34 (20.86%) Project Management
6 27 (16.56%) Problem Management
7 20 (12.27%) Change Management
8 17 (10.43%) Coaching
9 15 (9.20%) PRINCE2
10 14 (8.59%) Business Continuity
10 14 (8.59%) Mentoring
10 14 (8.59%) People Management
11 13 (7.98%) CRM
11 13 (7.98%) Configuration Management
11 13 (7.98%) Risk Management
12 12 (7.36%) Asset Management
12 12 (7.36%) ITIL V3
12 12 (7.36%) Change Control
13 10 (6.13%) ITSM
14 8 (4.91%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.07%) SQL
2 4 (2.45%) C
3 3 (1.84%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.23%) Java
4 2 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (16.56%) Degree
2 18 (11.04%) ITIL Certification
3 17 (10.43%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.52%) ISEB
5 7 (4.29%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.68%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.23%) MCSE
8 2 (1.23%) MCSA
8 2 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.23%) MCITP
9 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (20.25%) SLA
2 9 (5.52%) QA
3 3 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.84%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.23%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.23%) XenApp
2 2 (1.23%) vSphere
3 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.45%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.84%) SCOM
3 2 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.23%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.23%) WSUS
3 2 (1.23%) Zenoss
3 2 (1.23%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (1.23%) HP SIM
3 2 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.61%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.61%) SCCM
4 1 (0.61%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 25 (15.34%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.82%) VMware
3 9 (5.52%) Symantec
4 7 (4.29%) ESRI
5 5 (3.07%) Oracle
6 2 (1.23%) HP
6 2 (1.23%) Citrix
6 2 (1.23%) NetApp
6 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.23%) Apple
6 2 (1.23%) Sophos
6 2 (1.23%) Google
6 2 (1.23%) Facebook
7 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.61%) SAP
7 1 (0.61%) Sun
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