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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Manager
Rank 678 724 767
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +43
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Services Manager 224 166 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 188 134 108
Average salary £47,500 £50,750 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.40% +10.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,850 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £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%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +57 219 £47,500 -7.76% 19
London +34 83 £61,250 +16.66% 6
South East +18 41 £47,500 -7.76% 3
North West +18 32 £42,500 -9.09% 2
Berkshire +19 25 £42,000 -37.77% 1
City of London +29 19 £62,500 +4.16% 1
Manchester 0 16 £42,750 -8.55% 2
West Yorkshire -5 16 £38,250 -43.33% 4
Yorkshire -16 16 £38,250 -43.33% 4
Leeds +6 15 £38,250 -43.33% 4
South West -12 15 £41,800 -19.22% 1
Reading +12 14 £52,500 -22.22% 1
East of England -19 12 £57,000 +14.00% 3
East Midlands +38 11 £45,000 -
Cheshire +4 11 £44,000 +22.22%
West Midlands 0 11 £46,000 +31.42%
Knutsford - 7 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +8 6 £48,250 -17.52% 1
Devon - 6 £42,050 -
Dorset - 6 £24,000 -
Canary Wharf +36 5 £60,000 -14.28%
Liverpool +22 5 £37,500 -31.81%
Merseyside +15 5 £37,500 -31.81%
Essex -7 5 £57,000 +20.00% 1
Hertfordshire -20 5 £72,500 +11.53% 2
Nottinghamshire - 5 £43,674 -
Weymouth - 5 - -
Milton Keynes - 5 £47,500 - 1
Nottingham - 5 £43,674 -
Scotland +6 4 £37,500 -13.79%

IT Services Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 311 (69.89%) ITIL
2 213 (47.87%) Service Delivery
3 152 (34.16%) Finance
4 137 (30.79%) Service Management
5 106 (23.82%) SLA
6 80 (17.98%) ITIL Certification
7 77 (17.30%) Microsoft
8 76 (17.08%) Change Management
9 70 (15.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 68 (15.28%) Degree
11 59 (13.26%) ITSM
12 57 (12.81%) Windows
13 55 (12.36%) Problem Management
14 53 (11.91%) Project Management
15 51 (11.46%) PRINCE2
16 49 (11.01%) Line Management
17 46 (10.34%) Incident Management
17 46 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
18 43 (9.66%) MS Excel
19 40 (8.99%) Retail
20 37 (8.31%) Legal
21 30 (6.74%) People Management
21 30 (6.74%) SQL
21 30 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
22 28 (6.29%) ITIL V3
23 27 (6.07%) Citrix
24 26 (5.84%) VMware
24 26 (5.84%) Management Information System
25 25 (5.62%) Supplier Management
25 25 (5.62%) Risk Management

IT Services Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (4.27%) MS Exchange
2 4 (0.90%) Alfresco
3 3 (0.67%) CMS
3 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (0.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.45%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.22%) IIS
5 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.22%) Moodle
5 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 43 (9.66%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.37%) MS Office
3 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.45%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.22%) MS Project
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.22%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.57%) Office 365
2 4 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.70%) LAN
2 9 (2.02%) WAN
2 9 (2.02%) Wireless
2 9 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (2.02%) NetScaler
2 9 (2.02%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (2.02%) DHCP
3 7 (1.57%) SAN
4 3 (0.67%) SMTP
5 2 (0.45%) Internet
5 2 (0.45%) Firewall
5 2 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.45%) HTTP
6 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.22%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.12%) Oracle Database
3 4 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 152 (34.16%) Finance
2 40 (8.99%) Retail
3 37 (8.31%) Legal
4 22 (4.94%) Law
5 18 (4.04%) Financial Institution
6 16 (3.60%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.70%) Back Office
7 12 (2.70%) Banking
8 8 (1.80%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.35%) Publishing
9 6 (1.35%) Marketing
10 3 (0.67%) Advertising
10 3 (0.67%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.45%) Electronics
11 2 (0.45%) Billing
12 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.35%) HTML
2 5 (1.12%) Middleware
3 4 (0.90%) CSS
4 3 (0.67%) .NET
5 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.84%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.27%) Blackberry
4 16 (3.60%) Statistics
5 14 (3.15%) EPoS
6 12 (2.70%) Open Source
7 10 (2.25%) User Experience
8 9 (2.02%) CLARiiON
9 8 (1.80%) Performance Metrics
10 7 (1.57%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.57%) iPad
11 6 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.90%) PDA
13 3 (0.67%) Derivative
13 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.67%) NHS
14 2 (0.45%) Thin Client
14 2 (0.45%) DTV
14 2 (0.45%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 57 (12.81%) Windows
2 18 (4.04%) Linux
3 15 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (2.92%) Windows 7
5 12 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.57%) UNIX
8 5 (1.12%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.67%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.67%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (69.89%) ITIL
2 213 (47.87%) Service Delivery
3 137 (30.79%) Service Management
4 76 (17.08%) Change Management
5 70 (15.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 59 (13.26%) ITSM
7 55 (12.36%) Problem Management
8 53 (11.91%) Project Management
9 51 (11.46%) PRINCE2
10 49 (11.01%) Line Management
11 46 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
11 46 (10.34%) Incident Management
12 30 (6.74%) People Management
13 28 (6.29%) ITIL V3
14 25 (5.62%) Supplier Management
14 25 (5.62%) Risk Management
15 19 (4.27%) Configuration Management
16 18 (4.04%) Content Management
17 17 (3.82%) Performance Management
18 16 (3.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 30 (6.74%) SQL
2 6 (1.35%) Java
3 5 (1.12%) JavaScript
4 4 (0.90%) C
4 4 (0.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 80 (17.98%) ITIL Certification
2 68 (15.28%) Degree
3 9 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (1.35%) MCSE
5 6 (1.35%) MCSA
5 6 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.35%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.12%) CCNA
6 5 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.90%) MCITP
7 4 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.67%) MCP
9 2 (0.45%) CCA
9 2 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.45%) ICAEW
9 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.45%) CIMA
9 2 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (23.82%) SLA
2 13 (2.92%) COBIT
3 9 (2.02%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.35%) QA
5 2 (0.45%) BS25999
5 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.22%) GxP
6 1 (0.22%) TickIT
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (4.04%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (3.15%) XenApp
3 9 (2.02%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 9 (2.02%) vSphere
3 9 (2.02%) UAG
4 5 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.90%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (2.02%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (0.90%) SCCM
3 4 (0.90%) SCOM
4 2 (0.45%) Unicenter
4 2 (0.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 77 (17.30%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.07%) Citrix
3 26 (5.84%) VMware
4 24 (5.39%) Oracle
5 16 (3.60%) Cisco
6 14 (3.15%) ServiceNow
7 12 (2.70%) McAfee
8 9 (2.02%) Infoblox
8 9 (2.02%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.02%) EMC
9 8 (1.80%) Fidessa
9 8 (1.80%) Remedy
10 5 (1.12%) SAP
11 4 (0.90%) Dell
11 4 (0.90%) Avaya
12 3 (0.67%) CA
12 3 (0.67%) Hyperion
12 3 (0.67%) HP
12 3 (0.67%) Sophos
13 2 (0.45%) Symantec
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