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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Service Management
Rank 878 906 863
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Service Management 17 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.017% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.018% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 18
Average salary £75,000 £55,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £67,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £72,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £55,000 £68,750
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -20.00%

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
103195 111326 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.53% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85280 91269 85438
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 2015 within the UK.

Head of Service Management Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Service Management
Top 23 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 6 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
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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 +17 16 £75,000 +36.36%
West Midlands - 6 £75,000 -
Warwickshire - 4 £75,000 -
Warwick - 4 £75,000 -
London +19 3 £78,750 +34.61%
South West -11 3 £59,000 +7.27%
Wales - 3 £72,500 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £83,000 -
East of England - 3 £83,000 -
Cornwall -13 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £70,000 -
New Quay - 2 - -
Newquay - 2 - -
Ceredigion - 2 - -
Mid Wales - 2 - -
City of London - 2 £78,750 -
North West -3 1 £67,500 -12.90%
South Wales - 1 £72,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £59,000 -
Swindon - 1 £59,000 -
Warrington - 1 £67,500 -
Newport - 1 £72,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £67,500 -

Head of Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 27 (75.00%) Service Management
2 19 (52.78%) Service Delivery
2 19 (52.78%) ITIL
3 9 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (22.22%) ITSM
5 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 5 (13.89%) Finance
6 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.89%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (11.11%) ITIL V3
7 4 (11.11%) Line Management
8 3 (8.33%) Coaching
8 3 (8.33%) People Management
8 3 (8.33%) Business Development
8 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
8 3 (8.33%) Legal
8 3 (8.33%) Supplier Management
9 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.56%) NHS
9 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.56%) Project Management
9 2 (5.56%) Change Management
9 2 (5.56%) Process Management
9 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.56%) Windows
9 2 (5.56%) CRM
9 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (5.56%) Degree
9 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow

Head of Service Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
2 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (5.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) NHS
1 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (75.00%) Service Management
2 19 (52.78%) ITIL
2 19 (52.78%) Service Delivery
3 9 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (22.22%) ITSM
5 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.11%) Line Management
7 4 (11.11%) ITIL V3
8 3 (8.33%) Coaching
8 3 (8.33%) People Management
8 3 (8.33%) Supplier Management
8 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
8 3 (8.33%) Business Development
9 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.56%) CRM
9 2 (5.56%) Process Management
9 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Sun
2 1 (2.78%) Capita