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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Service Management
Rank 867 905 854
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Service Management 25 24 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.021% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.022% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 23
Average salary £75,000 £65,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £66,650 £55,000 £67,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £76,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Head of Service Management Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Service Management
Top 27 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 31 July 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
England +19 24 £75,000 +15.38% 4
London +31 8 £82,500 +26.92%
South West -9 7 £64,500 +17.27% 2
Cornwall -10 6 £70,000 +27.27% 2
West Midlands -6 5 £71,250 +9.61% 2
Wales - 4 £72,500 -
Birmingham -5 3 £67,500 +3.84% 1
City of London - 3 £75,000 -
Newquay - 3 - -
Mid Wales - 3 - -
New Quay - 3 - -
Ceredigion - 3 - -
Truro 0 2 £70,000 +27.27% 1
North West -4 2 £67,500 -12.90%
East of England - 2 £84,250 -
Warwickshire - 2 £75,000 -
Warrington - 2 £67,500 -
Warwick - 2 £75,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £67,500 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £84,250 -
South East -5 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £59,000 -
South Wales - 1 £72,500 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Newport - 1 £72,500 -
Swindon - 1 £59,000 -
Farnborough - 1 - - 1

Head of Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 32 (76.19%) Service Management
2 24 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 24 (57.14%) ITIL
3 12 (28.57%) ITSM
4 9 (21.43%) Finance
5 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 6 (14.29%) Process Management
6 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 5 (11.90%) ITIL V3
7 5 (11.90%) Data Protection
8 4 (9.52%) Process Improvement
8 4 (9.52%) Line Management
8 4 (9.52%) Coaching
8 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (7.14%) Business Development
9 3 (7.14%) Electronics
10 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
10 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (4.76%) SDLC
10 2 (4.76%) Target Operating Model
10 2 (4.76%) Degree
10 2 (4.76%) COBIT
10 2 (4.76%) Supplier Management
10 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
10 2 (4.76%) NHS
10 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
10 2 (4.76%) CRM

Head of Service Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Publishing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) NHS
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) User Experience
2 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (76.19%) Service Management
2 24 (57.14%) ITIL
2 24 (57.14%) Service Delivery
3 12 (28.57%) ITSM
4 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 6 (14.29%) Process Management
5 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.90%) Data Protection
6 5 (11.90%) ITIL V3
7 4 (9.52%) Process Improvement
7 4 (9.52%) Line Management
7 4 (9.52%) Coaching
7 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.14%) Business Development
9 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.76%) CRM
9 2 (4.76%) Supplier Management
9 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) COBIT
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.38%) SAP
West Midlands
Volaris Exec
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + car allow + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Truro
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester or Birmingham or Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cornwall
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago