The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Service Management role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Service Management in their job title over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Service Management
Rank 883 908 864
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Service Management 13 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.020% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.021% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 16
Average salary £75,000 £55,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £51,500 £65,750
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £95,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £55,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101047 111774 101802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.63% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83000 91849 84625
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Head of Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of Service Management in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Head of Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Head of Service Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Service Management within the UK.

Head of Service Management Salary Trend in the UK

Head of Service Management
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Service Management over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 within the UK.

Head of Service Management Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Service Management
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Service Management within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
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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
England +41 12 £75,000 +36.36% 2
West Midlands +2 5 £75,000 +15.38%
Warwick - 4 £75,000 -
Warwickshire - 4 £75,000 -
London +31 3 £75,000 -21.05% 2
Bedfordshire - 2 £83,000 -
East of England - 2 £83,000 -
East Midlands +7 1 £72,500 +38.09%
Nottinghamshire +4 1 £72,500 +38.09%
Nottingham -2 1 £72,500 +38.09%
Birmingham -8 1 £72,500 +11.53%
South West -9 1 £59,000 +7.27%
Wales - 1 £72,500 -
South Wales - 1 £72,500 -
Swindon - 1 £59,000 -
Newport - 1 £72,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £59,000 -
City of London - 1 £75,000 - 1

Head of Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Head of Service Management 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 Head of Service Management in their job title.

1 24 (63.16%) Service Management
1 24 (63.16%) Service Delivery
2 23 (60.53%) ITIL
3 8 (21.05%) Finance
3 8 (21.05%) ITSM
3 8 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (18.42%) ITIL V3
4 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
4 7 (18.42%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
5 6 (15.79%) Portfolio Management
5 6 (15.79%) Demand Management
6 5 (13.16%) Degree
6 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
8 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
8 3 (7.89%) Business Development
8 3 (7.89%) Legal
8 3 (7.89%) Supplier Management
8 3 (7.89%) People Management
8 3 (7.89%) Line Management
9 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
9 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (5.26%) Project Management
9 2 (5.26%) Change Management
9 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.26%) NHS
9 2 (5.26%) Windows

Head of Service Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Head of Service Management 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 Head of Service Management in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Service Management
1 24 (63.16%) Service Delivery
2 23 (60.53%) ITIL
3 8 (21.05%) ITSM
3 8 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (18.42%) ITIL V3
5 6 (15.79%) Portfolio Management
5 6 (15.79%) Demand Management
5 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
6 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.89%) Business Development
7 3 (7.89%) Supplier Management
7 3 (7.89%) Line Management
7 3 (7.89%) People Management
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (5.26%) Project Management
8 2 (5.26%) Change Management
8 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.26%) CRM
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (13.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.63%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Sun
2 1 (2.63%) Capita
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + up to 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago