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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 215 178 195
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 39 65 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.68% 1.11% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.14% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 30 49 19
Average salary £46,250 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,906 £36,400 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,500 £62,600
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -8.00%
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
5602 5717 5196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.02% 97.48% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4685 4862 4420
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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
Wiltshire +4 16 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Bristol -13 12 £53,750 +35.22% 1
Somerset -11 4 £70,000 +64.70% 3
Devon -1 3 £42,500 +0.47%
Gloucestershire -5 3 £80,000 +86.04%
Dorset +5 1 - -
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 75 (62.50%) ITIL
1 75 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 52 (43.33%) Service Management
3 43 (35.83%) Finance
4 34 (28.33%) SLA
5 27 (22.50%) Project Management
6 20 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 18 (15.00%) Change Management
7 18 (15.00%) Problem Management
7 18 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (14.17%) Business Continuity
9 16 (13.33%) ITSM
9 16 (13.33%) ITIL V3
10 15 (12.50%) Security Cleared
11 14 (11.67%) Manufacturing
11 14 (11.67%) Data Centre
12 13 (10.83%) Incident Management
12 13 (10.83%) MS Excel
12 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
13 12 (10.00%) Statistics
13 12 (10.00%) Degree
13 12 (10.00%) Mentoring
14 11 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (9.17%) Retail
14 11 (9.17%) Asset Management
14 11 (9.17%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (8.33%) Telecoms
15 10 (8.33%) Line Management
16 9 (7.50%) CMDB

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (0.83%) Apache
1 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (0.83%) IIS
1 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (10.83%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.83%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.83%) FastStats
2 1 (0.83%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Office 365
1 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.00%) LAN
1 6 (5.00%) WAN
2 4 (3.33%) SMS
3 2 (1.67%) Broadband
3 2 (1.67%) FTP
3 2 (1.67%) NAS
3 2 (1.67%) SAN
4 1 (0.83%) HTTP
4 1 (0.83%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.83%) VoIP
4 1 (0.83%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.83%) GIS
3 1 (0.83%) QlikView
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Yeoman
General
1 43 (35.83%) Finance
2 14 (11.67%) Manufacturing
3 11 (9.17%) Retail
4 10 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.33%) Advertising
5 4 (3.33%) Electronics
5 4 (3.33%) Marketing
6 2 (1.67%) Billing
6 2 (1.67%) Law
6 2 (1.67%) Legal
7 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.33%) Flash
2 2 (1.67%) .NET
2 2 (1.67%) SOAP
3 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.67%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.00%) Statistics
3 9 (7.50%) CMDB
4 5 (4.17%) Life Science
5 4 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.67%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.67%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.83%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.83%) Windows Server
2 6 (5.00%) Windows
3 4 (3.33%) Unix
4 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (62.50%) ITIL
1 75 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 52 (43.33%) Service Management
3 27 (22.50%) Project Management
4 20 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 18 (15.00%) Change Management
5 18 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 18 (15.00%) Problem Management
6 17 (14.17%) Business Continuity
7 16 (13.33%) ITIL V3
7 16 (13.33%) ITSM
8 13 (10.83%) Incident Management
9 12 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 11 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (9.17%) Asset Management
10 11 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (8.33%) Line Management
12 9 (7.50%) Configuration Management
12 9 (7.50%) Matrix Management
12 9 (7.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.33%) C
2 3 (2.50%) Java
2 3 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.00%) Degree
3 11 (9.17%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (5.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 6 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (4.17%) ISEB
7 3 (2.50%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.83%) APMP
8 1 (0.83%) EXIN
8 1 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (28.33%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.83%) XenApp
3 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.83%) Oracle
3 6 (5.00%) Symantec
4 5 (4.17%) VMware
5 4 (3.33%) Cadence
6 3 (2.50%) Google
6 3 (2.50%) SAP
7 2 (1.67%) Adobe
7 2 (1.67%) Altiris
7 2 (1.67%) Apple
7 2 (1.67%) Remedy
8 1 (0.83%) Avaya
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco
8 1 (0.83%) Citrix
8 1 (0.83%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.83%) Datameer
8 1 (0.83%) IBM
8 1 (0.83%) Sun
8 1 (0.83%) Tableau
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