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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 173 193 185
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 75 43 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.22% 0.74% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.78% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 48 35 29
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,200 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.04% -1.00%
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
5921 5524 5277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.07% 95.37% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4880 4671 4662
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £53,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +7 24 £46,492 +3.31% 7
Bristol +18 18 £44,500 +53.44% 3
Dorset -12 11 £36,000 -
Somerset +9 8 £42,500 -
Cornwall - 4 £26,500 -
Gloucestershire -11 3 £47,500 -8.21%
Devon -11 1 £45,000 +150.00%
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 86 (61.43%) ITIL
2 84 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 73 (52.14%) Service Management
4 34 (24.29%) SLA
5 29 (20.71%) Finance
5 29 (20.71%) Project Management
6 27 (19.29%) Degree
7 24 (17.14%) ITSM
8 23 (16.43%) ITIL Certification
8 23 (16.43%) Problem Management
9 22 (15.71%) Change Management
10 21 (15.00%) Incident Management
11 19 (13.57%) Telecoms
12 18 (12.86%) Retail
13 16 (11.43%) Microsoft
14 15 (10.71%) QA
14 15 (10.71%) Mentoring
15 14 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (10.00%) PRINCE2
15 14 (10.00%) Windows
15 14 (10.00%) Configuration Management
16 13 (9.29%) MS Excel
16 13 (9.29%) Coaching
16 13 (9.29%) Change Control
17 12 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
17 12 (8.57%) Performance Management
17 12 (8.57%) Security Cleared
17 12 (8.57%) Line Management
17 12 (8.57%) Management Information System
17 12 (8.57%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (4.29%) Alfresco
2 3 (2.14%) IIS
2 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.71%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 13 (9.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.57%) VPN
1 5 (3.57%) Firewall
2 4 (2.86%) VLAN
2 4 (2.86%) MPLS
3 3 (2.14%) ISDN
4 2 (1.43%) WAN
5 1 (0.71%) LAN
5 1 (0.71%) Network Security
5 1 (0.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 29 (20.71%) Finance
2 19 (13.57%) Telecoms
3 18 (12.86%) Retail
4 12 (8.57%) Legal
5 7 (5.00%) Law
6 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.14%) Advertising
6 3 (2.14%) Banking
7 2 (1.43%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.29%) HTML
1 6 (4.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.71%) Statistics
4 6 (4.29%) Open Source
4 6 (4.29%) User Experience
5 5 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.14%) Graphic Design
6 3 (2.14%) Photography
6 3 (2.14%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.43%) CMDB
7 2 (1.43%) Xbox
8 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.71%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (0.71%) Linux
2 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (61.43%) ITIL
2 84 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 73 (52.14%) Service Management
4 29 (20.71%) Project Management
5 24 (17.14%) ITSM
6 23 (16.43%) Problem Management
7 22 (15.71%) Change Management
8 21 (15.00%) Incident Management
9 15 (10.71%) Mentoring
10 14 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 14 (10.00%) PRINCE2
11 13 (9.29%) Coaching
11 13 (9.29%) Change Control
12 12 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (8.57%) Performance Management
12 12 (8.57%) Line Management
13 11 (7.86%) People Management
14 10 (7.14%) Release Management
15 9 (6.43%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (6.43%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.14%) SQL
2 6 (4.29%) C
2 6 (4.29%) C#
2 6 (4.29%) Java
2 6 (4.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (19.29%) Degree
2 23 (16.43%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 11 (7.86%) ISEB
5 7 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 6 (4.29%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.86%) MCP
8 3 (2.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.71%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (24.29%) SLA
2 15 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 16 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.00%) Oracle
3 3 (2.14%) VMware
4 2 (1.43%) Google
4 2 (1.43%) Facebook
5 1 (0.71%) Unisys
5 1 (0.71%) IBM
5 1 (0.71%) Sun
5 1 (0.71%) Citrix
5 1 (0.71%) Symantec
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car / Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
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Salary: benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
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Marlborough, Wiltshire
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Car + Bonus
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