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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 159 153 188
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 79 73 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.36% 1.24% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.30% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 52 69 20
Average salary £46,750 £49,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £35,800 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +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
5557 5598 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.81% 95.43% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4691 4493
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,579
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +12 24 £41,750 -13.91% 7
Wiltshire -24 21 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Dorset +20 15 £40,000 - 2
Somerset +14 7 £42,500 +0.56%
Gloucestershire -13 4 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Devon -14 2 £47,500 +35.71%
Cornwall - 2 £25,750 -
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 85 (60.71%) ITIL
2 78 (55.71%) Service Delivery
3 76 (54.29%) Service Management
4 28 (20.00%) Project Management
5 26 (18.57%) Finance
5 26 (18.57%) Incident Management
6 24 (17.14%) SLA
7 22 (15.71%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (15.00%) Problem Management
9 19 (13.57%) Degree
10 16 (11.43%) Microsoft
10 16 (11.43%) PRINCE2
10 16 (11.43%) Telecoms
10 16 (11.43%) Change Management
11 14 (10.00%) Retail
12 13 (9.29%) Security Cleared
12 13 (9.29%) ITSM
12 13 (9.29%) People Management
13 12 (8.57%) Change Control
13 12 (8.57%) ISEB
14 11 (7.86%) Management Information System
15 10 (7.14%) Performance Management
15 10 (7.14%) QA
15 10 (7.14%) Configuration Management
15 10 (7.14%) MS Excel
16 9 (6.43%) Windows
16 9 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (6.43%) Asset Management
16 9 (6.43%) Business Continuity
17 8 (5.71%) Statistics

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (2.14%) Alfresco
2 2 (1.43%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.71%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.00%) WAN
2 6 (4.29%) LAN
3 1 (0.71%) VPN
3 1 (0.71%) Firewall
3 1 (0.71%) Wireless
3 1 (0.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.57%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 26 (18.57%) Finance
2 16 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 14 (10.00%) Retail
4 8 (5.71%) Law
5 6 (4.29%) Legal
6 5 (3.57%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.86%) Advertising
8 3 (2.14%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.14%) HTML
1 3 (2.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.86%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.71%) Statistics
3 6 (4.29%) CMDB
3 6 (4.29%) Photography
4 5 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.86%) Graphic Design
5 4 (2.86%) Life Science
5 4 (2.86%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (2.14%) User Experience
6 3 (2.14%) Open Source
7 2 (1.43%) GIS
7 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.43%) Xbox
8 1 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.71%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (60.71%) ITIL
2 78 (55.71%) Service Delivery
3 76 (54.29%) Service Management
4 28 (20.00%) Project Management
5 26 (18.57%) Incident Management
6 21 (15.00%) Problem Management
7 16 (11.43%) PRINCE2
7 16 (11.43%) Change Management
8 13 (9.29%) ITSM
8 13 (9.29%) People Management
9 12 (8.57%) Change Control
10 10 (7.14%) Performance Management
10 10 (7.14%) Configuration Management
11 9 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (6.43%) Asset Management
11 9 (6.43%) Business Continuity
12 8 (5.71%) ITIL V3
12 8 (5.71%) CRM
12 8 (5.71%) Line Management
12 8 (5.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.57%) C
2 3 (2.14%) C#
2 3 (2.14%) Java
2 3 (2.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (15.71%) ITIL Certification
2 19 (13.57%) Degree
3 13 (9.29%) Security Cleared
4 12 (8.57%) ISEB
5 6 (4.29%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (2.86%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.71%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.14%) SLA
2 10 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 16 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.00%) Oracle
3 5 (3.57%) Symantec
4 2 (1.43%) Google
4 2 (1.43%) ESRI
4 2 (1.43%) Facebook
5 1 (0.71%) Citrix
5 1 (0.71%) Sun
5 1 (0.71%) VMware
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