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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Service Management
Rank 864 862 857
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Service Management 15 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.010% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.010% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 18
Average salary £102,500 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.42% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £102,500 £75,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+36.66% +15.38%

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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 January 2015 within the UK.

Head of Service Management Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Service Management
Top 12 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 27 January 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 +6 15 £102,500 +46.42%
London +27 7 £71,750 +2.50%
East of England -6 7 £102,500 -
South East -34 7 £102,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £102,500 -
Surrey - 6 £102,500 -
Egham - 6 £102,500 -
Peterborough - 6 £102,500 -
City of London - 2 £67,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £80,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £80,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £67,500 -

Head of Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 22 (75.86%) ITIL
2 18 (62.07%) Service Management
3 17 (58.62%) Service Delivery
4 11 (37.93%) Finance
5 10 (34.48%) Management Information System
6 9 (31.03%) ITIL V3
7 8 (27.59%) Degree
7 8 (27.59%) ITSM
8 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
8 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
9 6 (20.69%) Portfolio Management
9 6 (20.69%) Demand Management
10 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (17.24%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
10 5 (17.24%) Supplier Management
10 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (13.79%) Information Security
11 4 (13.79%) Change Management
11 4 (13.79%) MS Project
11 4 (13.79%) MS Office
12 3 (10.34%) Data Mining
12 3 (10.34%) Capacity Management
12 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
12 3 (10.34%) People Management
12 3 (10.34%) SaaS
12 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
13 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
13 2 (6.90%) Legal

Head of Service Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Project
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Data Mining
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Management Information System
2 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) ITIL
2 18 (62.07%) Service Management
3 17 (58.62%) Service Delivery
4 9 (31.03%) ITIL V3
5 8 (27.59%) ITSM
6 6 (20.69%) Portfolio Management
6 6 (20.69%) Demand Management
7 5 (17.24%) Supplier Management
7 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
7 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (13.79%) Information Security
8 4 (13.79%) Change Management
9 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
9 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
9 3 (10.34%) People Management
9 3 (10.34%) Capacity Management
10 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (3.45%) B2B
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Sun
2 1 (3.45%) Remedy
2 1 (3.45%) Capita