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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 157 173 179
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 91 67 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.50% 1.10% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.15% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 72 63 32
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £29,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
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
5826 5804 4819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.25% 95.24% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4907 4800 4150
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 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 31 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 -17 29 £48,750 +50.00% 5
Wiltshire -4 24 £40,000 - 8
Dorset +12 16 £42,500 +16.43% 3
Gloucestershire -12 11 £41,250 -17.50% 1
Devon -2 8 £47,500 -29.10%
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 114 (66.28%) ITIL
2 101 (58.72%) Service Delivery
3 73 (42.44%) Service Management
4 45 (26.16%) SLA
5 37 (21.51%) Project Management
6 35 (20.35%) Incident Management
7 32 (18.60%) Microsoft
8 30 (17.44%) Degree
9 28 (16.28%) Problem Management
10 25 (14.53%) MS Excel
11 24 (13.95%) Change Management
11 24 (13.95%) Finance
11 24 (13.95%) Data Centre
12 19 (11.05%) Coaching
12 19 (11.05%) Business Continuity
13 18 (10.47%) VMware
13 18 (10.47%) Manufacturing
13 18 (10.47%) Security Cleared
14 17 (9.88%) PRINCE2
15 15 (8.72%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (8.72%) Configuration Management
15 15 (8.72%) Asset Management
15 15 (8.72%) ITIL V3
15 15 (8.72%) People Management
16 14 (8.14%) Life Science
16 14 (8.14%) CRM
17 13 (7.56%) Windows
17 13 (7.56%) Management Information System
17 13 (7.56%) Mentoring
18 12 (6.98%) CMDB

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (4.07%) ArcGIS
2 5 (2.91%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 25 (14.53%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.74%) FastStats
4 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.07%) Summit
2 3 (1.74%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (1.74%) Unica
3 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.81%) LAN
1 10 (5.81%) WAN
2 2 (1.16%) SAN
2 2 (1.16%) DNS
2 2 (1.16%) DHCP
2 2 (1.16%) Firewall
3 1 (0.58%) FTP
3 1 (0.58%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.07%) Data Mining
2 3 (1.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.74%) QlikView
3 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Yeoman
General
1 24 (13.95%) Finance
2 18 (10.47%) Manufacturing
3 11 (6.40%) Retail
4 9 (5.23%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.49%) Law
6 4 (2.33%) Marketing
7 3 (1.74%) Advertising
7 3 (1.74%) Billing
8 2 (1.16%) Legal
8 2 (1.16%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.58%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.74%) .NET
2 2 (1.16%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.14%) Life Science
3 13 (7.56%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.98%) CMDB
5 11 (6.40%) Photography
6 7 (4.07%) GIS
7 6 (3.49%) Statistics
8 4 (2.33%) Graphic Design
8 4 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.33%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.58%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.58%) AS400
9 1 (0.58%) PMI
9 1 (0.58%) DTV
9 1 (0.58%) Xbox
9 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.56%) Windows
2 5 (2.91%) Linux
3 4 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (66.28%) ITIL
2 101 (58.72%) Service Delivery
3 73 (42.44%) Service Management
4 37 (21.51%) Project Management
5 35 (20.35%) Incident Management
6 28 (16.28%) Problem Management
7 24 (13.95%) Change Management
8 19 (11.05%) Coaching
8 19 (11.05%) Business Continuity
9 17 (9.88%) PRINCE2
10 15 (8.72%) Configuration Management
10 15 (8.72%) Asset Management
10 15 (8.72%) ITIL V3
10 15 (8.72%) People Management
11 14 (8.14%) CRM
12 13 (7.56%) Mentoring
13 11 (6.40%) Change Control
14 10 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (5.81%) Risk Management
14 10 (5.81%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.07%) SQL
2 3 (1.74%) C
2 3 (1.74%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.16%) Java
3 2 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (17.44%) Degree
2 18 (10.47%) Security Cleared
3 15 (8.72%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (4.07%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.49%) ISEB
6 5 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (2.91%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.16%) MCSE
7 2 (1.16%) MCSA
7 2 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.16%) MCITP
8 1 (0.58%) EXIN
8 1 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (26.16%) SLA
2 9 (5.23%) QA
3 3 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.74%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.16%) XenApp
2 2 (1.16%) vSphere
2 2 (1.16%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.33%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.74%) SCOM
3 2 (1.16%) Zenoss
3 2 (1.16%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (1.16%) HP SIM
3 2 (1.16%) WSUS
3 2 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.16%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.58%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.58%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.47%) VMware
3 11 (6.40%) Symantec
4 7 (4.07%) ESRI
4 7 (4.07%) Oracle
5 3 (1.74%) Adobe
5 3 (1.74%) IBM
5 3 (1.74%) Apple
5 3 (1.74%) Tableau
5 3 (1.74%) Datameer
6 2 (1.16%) Sophos
6 2 (1.16%) Citrix
6 2 (1.16%) NetApp
6 2 (1.16%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.16%) HP
7 1 (0.58%) Google
7 1 (0.58%) SAP
7 1 (0.58%) EMC
7 1 (0.58%) Sun
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco
South West
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £53,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Market Rate - Highly Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £31000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
University West of England
Salary: £37,394 - £40,847
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon
National Tust
Posted: 13 days ago
Heelis, Swindon, Wiltshire, South West
National Trust
Salary: Circa £40k
Posted: 13 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
SCC
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SCC
Posted: 23 days ago