The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 74 77 78
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 9 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.11% 1.37% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.40% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 7
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
Service Manager
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
778 859 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.81% 97.95% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 666 744 746
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
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 Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Service Manager in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Southampton region.

Service Manager Salary Trend in Southampton

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Service Manager Salary Histogram in Southampton

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 17 (77.27%) Service Delivery
1 17 (77.27%) ITIL
2 10 (45.45%) Incident Management
2 10 (45.45%) SLA
3 8 (36.36%) Change Management
4 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (31.82%) Service Management
5 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 6 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 6 (27.27%) VMware
5 6 (27.27%) Problem Management
5 6 (27.27%) Business Continuity
5 6 (27.27%) BCP
5 6 (27.27%) Security Management
5 6 (27.27%) Coaching
5 6 (27.27%) Business Continuity Planning
5 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 6 (27.27%) Degree
5 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) Retail
6 4 (18.18%) Life Science
7 3 (13.64%) Finance
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
9 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
9 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
9 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (4.55%) IT Asset Management

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 6 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 4 (18.18%) Retail
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Life Science
2 1 (4.55%) CMDB
2 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Service Delivery
1 17 (77.27%) ITIL
2 10 (45.45%) Incident Management
3 8 (36.36%) Change Management
4 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (31.82%) Service Management
5 6 (27.27%) Business Continuity Planning
5 6 (27.27%) Coaching
5 6 (27.27%) BCP
5 6 (27.27%) Security Management
5 6 (27.27%) Problem Management
5 6 (27.27%) Business Continuity
6 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
8 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
8 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
8 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
1 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) GxP
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 6 (27.27%) VMware