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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Manager
Rank 688 749 716
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -33
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Services Manager 199 147 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 161 121 135
Average salary £45,000 £53,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.09% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,800 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.88% -10.00%

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
102382 106818 101390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83802 86310 84742
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 £27,250 £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%

IT Services Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IT Services Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Services Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Services Manager within the UK.

IT Services Manager Salary Trend in the UK

IT Services Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Services Manager over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 within the UK.

IT Services Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Services Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Services Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 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 +58 190 £45,000 -14.28% 10
South East +14 46 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Yorkshire +39 44 £41,250 +2.48% 2
London +22 44 £55,000 -8.33% 3
West Yorkshire +18 39 £40,000 - 2
Leeds +12 30 £40,000 - 2
North West +17 21 £44,000 -23.47% 2
Berkshire +23 20 £42,000 -37.77%
Manchester +10 18 £43,000 -25.21% 1
Reading - 14 £42,000 -
East of England +24 13 £48,750 +8.33%
City of London +2 13 £60,000 -11.11% 1
West Midlands -14 11 £54,250 +16.35%
East Midlands +16 9 £50,000 +22.37%
Bradford +6 8 £52,500 -
Surrey +4 8 £60,000 +55.84%
Buckinghamshire +9 7 £45,000 -21.73% 2
Milton Keynes +2 6 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Oxfordshire - 6 £50,000 -
South West -17 5 £42,300 -8.04% 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £50,000 -
Leicestershire +14 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Nottinghamshire +9 4 £44,000 +7.69%
West Sussex +5 4 £31,250 -19.87%
Nottingham 0 4 £44,000 +7.69%
Coventry -13 4 £55,796 +11.59%
Guildford - 4 - -
Peterborough - 4 £50,000 -
Leicester +23 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Maidenhead -1 3 £85,000 +25.92%

IT Services Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT Services 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 IT Services Manager in their job title.

1 314 (74.23%) ITIL
2 230 (54.37%) Service Delivery
3 146 (34.52%) Service Management
4 141 (33.33%) Finance
5 122 (28.84%) SLA
6 88 (20.80%) Change Management
7 82 (19.39%) ITIL Certification
8 69 (16.31%) Microsoft
9 56 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 54 (12.77%) Project Management
11 52 (12.29%) Windows
12 51 (12.06%) Problem Management
13 50 (11.82%) PRINCE2
13 50 (11.82%) Incident Management
14 49 (11.58%) ITSM
14 49 (11.58%) Degree
15 45 (10.64%) MS Excel
16 43 (10.17%) Continuous Improvement
17 38 (8.98%) Line Management
18 33 (7.80%) Retail
19 32 (7.57%) Legal
20 31 (7.33%) Citrix
20 31 (7.33%) VMware
21 29 (6.86%) SQL
21 29 (6.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
22 28 (6.62%) People Management
23 27 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
24 26 (6.15%) Telecoms
24 26 (6.15%) Supplier Management
25 24 (5.67%) Mentoring

IT Services Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT Services 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 IT Services Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (3.78%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.42%) Alfresco
3 4 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (0.95%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.24%) Drupal
5 1 (0.24%) IIS
5 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 45 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.84%) MS Office
3 3 (0.71%) MS Project
3 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.65%) SaaS
2 6 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.71%) Office 365
4 2 (0.47%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.07%) Firewall
2 12 (2.84%) Wireless
2 12 (2.84%) LAN
3 11 (2.60%) WAN
4 8 (1.89%) SAN
5 6 (1.42%) DHCP
6 3 (0.71%) Internet
6 3 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.71%) NAS
6 3 (0.71%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (0.71%) DNS
7 2 (0.47%) 3G
7 2 (0.47%) VoIP
8 1 (0.24%) WLAN
8 1 (0.24%) SMTP
8 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.24%) VPN
8 1 (0.24%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.24%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (0.71%) QlikView
3 3 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.24%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 141 (33.33%) Finance
2 33 (7.80%) Retail
3 32 (7.57%) Legal
4 26 (6.15%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.55%) Law
5 15 (3.55%) Publishing
6 14 (3.31%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.18%) Advertising
8 4 (0.95%) Banking
8 4 (0.95%) Marketing
8 4 (0.95%) Back Office
8 4 (0.95%) Electronics
8 4 (0.95%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.42%) HTML
1 6 (1.42%) CSS
2 5 (1.18%) Web Services
3 3 (0.71%) JSP
3 3 (0.71%) .NET
4 1 (0.24%) SAML
4 1 (0.24%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.20%) Statistics
3 19 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.78%) Open Source
5 15 (3.55%) EPoS
5 15 (3.55%) Blackberry
6 14 (3.31%) Performance Metrics
7 11 (2.60%) User Experience
8 6 (1.42%) Thin Client
8 6 (1.42%) iPad
8 6 (1.42%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.18%) IVR
9 5 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.71%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.71%) FMCG
10 3 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.71%) CLARiiON
11 2 (0.47%) DTV
12 1 (0.24%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.24%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 52 (12.29%) Windows
2 14 (3.31%) Linux
3 10 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.42%) UNIX
5 6 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.71%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.71%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.71%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.24%) Solaris
8 1 (0.24%) SUSE
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (74.23%) ITIL
2 230 (54.37%) Service Delivery
3 146 (34.52%) Service Management
4 88 (20.80%) Change Management
5 56 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 54 (12.77%) Project Management
7 51 (12.06%) Problem Management
8 50 (11.82%) Incident Management
8 50 (11.82%) PRINCE2
9 49 (11.58%) ITSM
10 43 (10.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 38 (8.98%) Line Management
12 29 (6.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 28 (6.62%) People Management
14 26 (6.15%) Supplier Management
15 24 (5.67%) Mentoring
16 22 (5.20%) ITIL V3
16 22 (5.20%) Configuration Management
17 20 (4.73%) Risk Management
18 18 (4.26%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (6.86%) SQL
2 9 (2.13%) C#
3 8 (1.89%) Java
4 6 (1.42%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.71%) VB.NET
5 3 (0.71%) VBA
5 3 (0.71%) C
6 2 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 82 (19.39%) ITIL Certification
2 49 (11.58%) Degree
3 6 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (1.42%) CCNA
3 6 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.18%) MCSE
5 4 (0.95%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (0.71%) MCP
7 2 (0.47%) CCNP
7 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.47%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.47%) MCITP
8 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) PMP
8 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.24%) CISM
8 1 (0.24%) CISSP
8 1 (0.24%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (28.84%) SLA
2 10 (2.36%) QA
3 6 (1.42%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.47%) COBIT
6 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (3.55%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.89%) XenApp
4 5 (1.18%) XenDesktop
4 5 (1.18%) vSphere
5 3 (0.71%) UAG
5 3 (0.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 3 (0.71%) XenServer
5 3 (0.71%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (1.18%) Unicenter
2 4 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.47%) SCCM
4 2 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (16.31%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.33%) Citrix
2 31 (7.33%) VMware
3 20 (4.73%) Cisco
4 16 (3.78%) Oracle
5 11 (2.60%) Dell
6 10 (2.36%) HP
6 10 (2.36%) McAfee
7 9 (2.13%) ServiceNow
8 8 (1.89%) Remedy
8 8 (1.89%) EMC
8 8 (1.89%) Fidessa
9 7 (1.65%) SAP
10 5 (1.18%) CA
11 4 (0.95%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.95%) Avaya
12 3 (0.71%) Wyse
12 3 (0.71%) Meraki
12 3 (0.71%) Infoblox
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