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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Manager
Rank 672 710 693
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Services Manager 234 155 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 198 134 158
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,913 £35,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,125
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.49%

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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +52 221 £50,000 - 14
London +8 87 £57,500 +2.22% 3
South East +29 57 £50,000 - 5
Berkshire +13 24 £76,000 +60.00%
City of London -9 21 £59,000 +9.25%
West Midlands +11 19 £62,500 -5.66% 3
Yorkshire -32 15 £37,500 -9.09% 1
Oxfordshire - 15 £39,000 - 2
East Midlands -8 13 £40,857 +10.42%
North West -8 13 £54,000 +27.05% 1
Birmingham +4 12 £65,000 -7.14% 2
Nottinghamshire +9 9 £40,857 +14.57%
Hampshire +2 9 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Nottingham -2 9 £40,857 +14.57%
Surrey -5 9 £50,000 +5.26% 1
South Yorkshire -11 8 £37,500 -6.25% 1
South West -13 8 £44,250 -9.23% 1
Sheffield -13 8 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Kent 0 7 £50,000 -4.76%
East of England -5 7 £43,500 +4.81%
West Yorkshire -29 7 £45,000 +5.88%
Manchester -7 6 £54,000 +27.05%
Brighton - 6 - -
East Sussex - 6 - -
Scotland -12 5 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Leeds -27 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Abingdon - 5 £36,000 - 1
Sussex - 5 £50,000 -
Essex +1 3 £43,500 -3.33%
North East -1 3 £55,000 +15.78%

IT Services Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 273 (67.08%) ITIL
2 192 (47.17%) Service Delivery
3 136 (33.42%) Service Management
4 96 (23.59%) Finance
5 91 (22.36%) SLA
6 86 (21.13%) Windows
7 74 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
8 58 (14.25%) Microsoft
9 50 (12.29%) Change Management
9 50 (12.29%) ITSM
10 47 (11.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 44 (10.81%) VMware
11 44 (10.81%) Active Directory
12 43 (10.57%) Citrix
12 43 (10.57%) Project Management
12 43 (10.57%) Degree
13 40 (9.83%) ITIL V3
14 36 (8.85%) SQL Server
15 34 (8.35%) PRINCE2
15 34 (8.35%) MS Exchange
15 34 (8.35%) Problem Management
16 32 (7.86%) Windows Server 2008
17 31 (7.62%) Disaster Recovery
18 30 (7.37%) Cisco
18 30 (7.37%) Incident Management
19 28 (6.88%) Supplier Management
20 27 (6.63%) Continuous Improvement
21 26 (6.39%) MS Excel
22 25 (6.14%) Oracle
23 24 (5.90%) Management Information System

IT Services Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 34 (8.35%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.69%) Lync
3 9 (2.21%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (1.47%) IIS
6 5 (1.23%) CMS
6 5 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.49%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.49%) JCAPS
9 2 (0.49%) Moodle
10 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (6.39%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.69%) MS Office
3 2 (0.49%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.25%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.46%) SaaS
2 6 (1.47%) Office 365
3 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.25%) PaaS
4 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.18%) DHCP
2 15 (3.69%) NetScaler
3 12 (2.95%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (2.95%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (2.95%) SAN
4 11 (2.70%) LAN
5 10 (2.46%) WAN
6 7 (1.72%) VPN
7 6 (1.47%) DNS
8 5 (1.23%) Firewall
9 4 (0.98%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (0.74%) VoIP
11 2 (0.49%) HTTP
11 2 (0.49%) VLAN
12 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.25%) SSL
12 1 (0.25%) Internet
12 1 (0.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.25%) JIRA
General
1 96 (23.59%) Finance
2 23 (5.65%) Retail
3 22 (5.41%) Legal
4 18 (4.42%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.93%) Law
5 16 (3.93%) Banking
6 15 (3.69%) Back Office
7 8 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.97%) Marketing
8 4 (0.98%) Billing
8 4 (0.98%) Automotive
8 4 (0.98%) Advertising
9 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.74%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.74%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.97%) Middleware
2 2 (0.49%) .NET
3 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.25%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.90%) Management Information System
2 12 (2.95%) CLARiiON
3 8 (1.97%) Blackberry
3 8 (1.97%) Statistics
4 7 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.47%) Derivative
6 5 (1.23%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.74%) EPoS
7 3 (0.74%) Clustering
7 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.74%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.49%) PDA
8 2 (0.49%) NHS
8 2 (0.49%) FMCG
8 2 (0.49%) iPhone
8 2 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.25%) Informatics
9 1 (0.25%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Wiki
9 1 (0.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 86 (21.13%) Windows
2 32 (7.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (5.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (5.16%) Linux
5 20 (4.91%) Windows 7
6 12 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.21%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.47%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.98%) UNIX
10 3 (0.74%) CentOS
10 3 (0.74%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.25%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (67.08%) ITIL
2 192 (47.17%) Service Delivery
3 136 (33.42%) Service Management
4 50 (12.29%) Change Management
4 50 (12.29%) ITSM
5 47 (11.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 43 (10.57%) Project Management
7 40 (9.83%) ITIL V3
8 34 (8.35%) Problem Management
8 34 (8.35%) PRINCE2
9 31 (7.62%) Disaster Recovery
10 30 (7.37%) Incident Management
11 28 (6.88%) Supplier Management
12 27 (6.63%) Continuous Improvement
13 22 (5.41%) Business Continuity
14 20 (4.91%) Configuration Management
15 15 (3.69%) Risk Management
16 14 (3.44%) Logistics
17 12 (2.95%) Operations Management
17 12 (2.95%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (5.65%) SQL
2 3 (0.74%) VBScript
2 3 (0.74%) PowerShell
2 3 (0.74%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.49%) C
4 1 (0.25%) Java
4 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 74 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
2 43 (10.57%) Degree
3 21 (5.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (3.44%) MCSE
5 11 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.70%) Security Cleared
6 10 (2.46%) MCITP
7 7 (1.72%) MCSA
8 5 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.98%) MCP
9 4 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.98%) CCNA
10 3 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.74%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.74%) MCTS
11 2 (0.49%) ICAEW
11 2 (0.49%) CITP
11 2 (0.49%) CIMA
12 1 (0.25%) MBA
12 1 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (22.36%) SLA
2 19 (4.67%) COBIT
3 11 (2.70%) QA
4 5 (1.23%) BS25999
4 5 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.25%) GxP
6 1 (0.25%) Basel II
6 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.93%) XenApp
4 12 (2.95%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 12 (2.95%) vSphere
4 12 (2.95%) UAG
5 4 (0.98%) KVM
5 4 (0.98%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.74%) XenServer
7 2 (0.49%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.25%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (2.95%) EMC NetWorker
2 9 (2.21%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.23%) SCOM
4 3 (0.74%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (14.25%) Microsoft
2 44 (10.81%) VMware
3 43 (10.57%) Citrix
4 30 (7.37%) Cisco
5 25 (6.14%) Oracle
6 21 (5.16%) ServiceNow
7 13 (3.19%) EMC
8 12 (2.95%) Red Hat
8 12 (2.95%) Infoblox
9 10 (2.46%) Dell
10 9 (2.21%) HP
11 8 (1.97%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.23%) Remedy
13 4 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.98%) SAP
14 3 (0.74%) Juniper
14 3 (0.74%) FrontRange
14 3 (0.74%) McAfee
15 2 (0.49%) Sophos
15 2 (0.49%) Lotus
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