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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Manager
Rank 721 718 740
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Services Manager 183 162 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 166 137 132
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +12.36%

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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 2014 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 21 October 2014. 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 +4 180 £50,000 - 27
London -12 69 £60,000 +9.58% 14
South East +15 54 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Berkshire +31 29 £50,000 +5.26% 2
City of London +5 19 £62,500 +13.63% 9
West Midlands -11 18 £53,500 +1.90% 3
North West +6 17 £42,500 +18.88% 1
Hampshire -1 12 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Surrey -8 11 £50,000 -2.91%
Oxfordshire - 10 £40,000 -
East of England -26 9 £56,000 +31.76%
Birmingham -13 8 £63,750 +21.42%
Cheshire - 8 £42,500 -
Kent +6 7 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Manchester -11 7 £42,500 +37.09% 1
Yorkshire -30 7 £37,500 -25.00%
Sussex - 7 £50,000 -
South West -32 6 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 5 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Abingdon - 5 £40,000 -
High Wycombe - 5 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire -13 4 £72,500 -
South Yorkshire -24 4 £37,500 -25.00%
Sheffield -25 4 £37,500 -25.00%
Bracknell - 4 £41,500 -
Bristol +1 3 £53,500 - 2
West Yorkshire -30 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Leeds -34 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Ipswich - 3 £42,500 -
Uxbridge - 3 £40,000 -

IT Services Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 277 (66.91%) ITIL
2 188 (45.41%) Service Delivery
3 132 (31.88%) Service Management
4 118 (28.50%) Finance
5 102 (24.64%) SLA
6 84 (20.29%) ITIL Certification
7 65 (15.70%) Change Management
8 64 (15.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 61 (14.73%) Windows
10 57 (13.77%) Microsoft
11 49 (11.84%) ITSM
12 47 (11.35%) Problem Management
13 46 (11.11%) Line Management
14 45 (10.87%) Project Management
15 43 (10.39%) Degree
16 37 (8.94%) Incident Management
17 36 (8.70%) Retail
18 34 (8.21%) Continuous Improvement
19 32 (7.73%) PRINCE2
20 31 (7.49%) Citrix
21 28 (6.76%) ITIL V3
22 27 (6.52%) VMware
23 26 (6.28%) Management Information System
24 25 (6.04%) Disaster Recovery
24 25 (6.04%) Risk Management
24 25 (6.04%) SQL
24 25 (6.04%) Oracle
24 25 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
25 24 (5.80%) SQL Server
25 24 (5.80%) Legal

IT Services Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 23 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (0.97%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (0.97%) CMS
3 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.48%) IIS
4 2 (0.48%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.48%) Lync
4 2 (0.48%) Moodle
4 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.38%) MS Office
3 2 (0.48%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.24%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.24%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.93%) Office 365
2 2 (0.48%) SaaS
3 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.38%) DHCP
2 13 (3.14%) LAN
2 13 (3.14%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (3.14%) NetScaler
2 13 (3.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (2.90%) WAN
4 7 (1.69%) SAN
5 3 (0.72%) SMTP
6 2 (0.48%) HTTP
6 2 (0.48%) VPN
6 2 (0.48%) DNS
6 2 (0.48%) Internet
6 2 (0.48%) Firewall
6 2 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.48%) Wireless
7 1 (0.24%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.24%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.21%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
General
1 118 (28.50%) Finance
2 36 (8.70%) Retail
3 24 (5.80%) Legal
4 15 (3.62%) Law
4 15 (3.62%) Banking
5 14 (3.38%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.66%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.42%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.17%) Marketing
8 9 (2.17%) Back Office
9 4 (0.97%) Automotive
9 4 (0.97%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.97%) Advertising
10 3 (0.72%) Billing
10 3 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
11 1 (0.24%) Front Office
11 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.45%) Middleware
2 3 (0.72%) .NET
3 2 (0.48%) HTML
4 1 (0.24%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.28%) Management Information System
2 25 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.59%) Blackberry
4 13 (3.14%) CLARiiON
5 12 (2.90%) EPoS
6 9 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.69%) Derivative
7 7 (1.69%) Statistics
8 4 (0.97%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (0.97%) iPad
8 4 (0.97%) User Experience
9 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.72%) PDA
10 2 (0.48%) NHS
10 2 (0.48%) Mechatronics
10 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.48%) FMCG
10 2 (0.48%) iPhone
10 2 (0.48%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 61 (14.73%) Windows
2 22 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (3.86%) Linux
5 14 (3.38%) Windows 7
6 13 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.69%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.21%) UNIX
9 4 (0.97%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.97%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (66.91%) ITIL
2 188 (45.41%) Service Delivery
3 132 (31.88%) Service Management
4 65 (15.70%) Change Management
5 64 (15.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 49 (11.84%) ITSM
7 47 (11.35%) Problem Management
8 46 (11.11%) Line Management
9 45 (10.87%) Project Management
10 37 (8.94%) Incident Management
11 34 (8.21%) Continuous Improvement
12 32 (7.73%) PRINCE2
13 28 (6.76%) ITIL V3
14 25 (6.04%) Disaster Recovery
14 25 (6.04%) Risk Management
15 21 (5.07%) Configuration Management
16 19 (4.59%) Supplier Management
17 18 (4.35%) People Management
18 15 (3.62%) Mentoring
19 13 (3.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (6.04%) SQL
2 3 (0.72%) C
3 1 (0.24%) Java
3 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 84 (20.29%) ITIL Certification
2 43 (10.39%) Degree
3 13 (3.14%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.14%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.69%) MCITP
5 7 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (1.69%) MCSE
6 6 (1.45%) MCSA
6 6 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (1.21%) CCNA
7 5 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.72%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.48%) CCA
9 2 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.48%) MCP
9 2 (0.48%) CIMA
9 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.48%) MCTS
9 2 (0.48%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (24.64%) SLA
2 19 (4.59%) COBIT
3 8 (1.93%) QA
4 6 (1.45%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.21%) BS25999
6 4 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.24%) TickIT
7 1 (0.24%) GxP
System Software
1 21 (5.07%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.86%) XenApp
3 15 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (3.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 13 (3.14%) vSphere
4 13 (3.14%) UAG
5 4 (0.97%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (3.14%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (0.97%) SCOM
3 2 (0.48%) SCCM
3 2 (0.48%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.24%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 57 (13.77%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.49%) Citrix
3 27 (6.52%) VMware
4 25 (6.04%) Oracle
5 21 (5.07%) Cisco
6 17 (4.11%) ServiceNow
7 14 (3.38%) EMC
8 13 (3.14%) Red Hat
8 13 (3.14%) Infoblox
9 11 (2.66%) McAfee
10 5 (1.21%) Remedy
11 4 (0.97%) SAP
12 3 (0.72%) FrontRange
12 3 (0.72%) Sophos
12 3 (0.72%) Hyperion
12 3 (0.72%) Avaya
12 3 (0.72%) Fidessa
13 2 (0.48%) HP
13 2 (0.48%) Cognos
13 2 (0.48%) Symantec
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