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 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 179 194 186
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 61 31 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.03% 0.59% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.62% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 45 19 28
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £26,400 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
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 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
5720 5031 5233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.22% 95.56% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4835 4276 4642
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,950 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 27 February 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 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
Wiltshire +14 18 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Bristol +1 15 £39,750 +39.47% 5
Gloucestershire -5 8 £43,000 -14.00% 1
Somerset +9 7 £42,500 - 2
Devon +6 6 £42,300 +135.00%
Cornwall - 3 £33,750 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 99 (70.21%) ITIL
2 84 (59.57%) Service Delivery
3 64 (45.39%) Service Management
4 42 (29.79%) SLA
5 40 (28.37%) Degree
6 36 (25.53%) Change Management
7 32 (22.70%) Project Management
8 29 (20.57%) Finance
9 26 (18.44%) ITSM
9 26 (18.44%) ITIL Certification
9 26 (18.44%) Configuration Management
9 26 (18.44%) PRINCE2
10 23 (16.31%) QA
11 21 (14.89%) Coaching
12 20 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (14.18%) Problem Management
13 19 (13.48%) Microsoft
14 18 (12.77%) MS Excel
14 18 (12.77%) Mentoring
15 17 (12.06%) Windows
15 17 (12.06%) Telecoms
15 17 (12.06%) Release Management
16 16 (11.35%) SQL
17 15 (10.64%) Management Information System
17 15 (10.64%) Knowledge Management
17 15 (10.64%) Incident Management
17 15 (10.64%) Network Management
17 15 (10.64%) Change Control
18 14 (9.93%) Continuous Improvement
18 14 (9.93%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (6.38%) IIS
1 9 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.26%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.71%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 18 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.22%) VPN
1 13 (9.22%) Firewall
2 11 (7.80%) VLAN
2 11 (7.80%) MPLS
3 9 (6.38%) ISDN
4 2 (1.42%) WAN
5 1 (0.71%) LAN
5 1 (0.71%) Network Security
5 1 (0.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.55%) JIRA
General
1 29 (20.57%) Finance
2 17 (12.06%) Telecoms
3 14 (9.93%) Retail
4 12 (8.51%) Legal
5 7 (4.96%) Law
6 4 (2.84%) Banking
7 3 (2.13%) Advertising
8 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.42%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.26%) HTML
1 6 (4.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.64%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.67%) Statistics
4 6 (4.26%) Open Source
4 6 (4.26%) User Experience
5 5 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.42%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.71%) Xbox
7 1 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.06%) Windows
2 2 (1.42%) Linux
3 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (70.21%) ITIL
2 84 (59.57%) Service Delivery
3 64 (45.39%) Service Management
4 36 (25.53%) Change Management
5 32 (22.70%) Project Management
6 26 (18.44%) PRINCE2
6 26 (18.44%) Configuration Management
6 26 (18.44%) ITSM
7 21 (14.89%) Coaching
8 20 (14.18%) Problem Management
9 18 (12.77%) Mentoring
10 17 (12.06%) Release Management
11 15 (10.64%) Knowledge Management
11 15 (10.64%) Incident Management
11 15 (10.64%) Network Management
11 15 (10.64%) Change Control
12 14 (9.93%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (9.22%) CRM
14 12 (8.51%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.35%) SQL
2 6 (4.26%) C#
2 6 (4.26%) Java
2 6 (4.26%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.84%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (28.37%) Degree
2 26 (18.44%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (7.09%) MCP
4 7 (4.96%) ISEB
4 7 (4.96%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.55%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (29.79%) SLA
2 23 (16.31%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.71%) TickIT
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (9.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (3.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.38%) VMware
3 6 (4.26%) Oracle
4 1 (0.71%) Unisys
4 1 (0.71%) IBM
4 1 (0.71%) Citrix
4 1 (0.71%) Google
4 1 (0.71%) Facebook
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
House of Fraser
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Street, Somerset
Clarks
Salary: From £41,100 to £59,300 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Malmesbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago