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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 91 75 71
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 1 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.11% 1.22% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 1.26% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 7
Average salary - £51,250 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.53%
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
842 872 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.46% 96.35% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 700 744 701
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 15 (83.33%) ITIL
1 15 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 9 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 9 (50.00%) SLA
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) BCP
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 6 (33.33%) Change Management
3 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (33.33%) Security Management
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 6 (33.33%) Degree
3 6 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (33.33%) Coaching
4 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) Service Management
4 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
5 4 (22.22%) Life Science
5 4 (22.22%) Retail
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
7 2 (11.11%) Finance
8 1 (5.56%) Windows
8 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (5.56%) CMDB

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 6 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 4 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Life Science
2 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) ITIL
1 15 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 9 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (33.33%) BCP
3 6 (33.33%) Change Management
3 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (33.33%) Security Management
3 6 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 6 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (33.33%) Coaching
4 5 (27.78%) Service Management
4 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.56%) Release Management
7 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 6 (33.33%) VMware