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

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Manager
Rank 720 771 707
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -64
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Services Manager 190 158 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 160 133 145
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,750 £49,250
% change year-on-year
-3.74% -5.07%

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
105077 114312 105347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.60% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 85966 92614 87650
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,896 £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 £38,500
% 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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +53 176 £47,500 -5.00% 18
London +20 59 £50,000 -16.66% 1
South East +19 40 £42,500 -10.52% 7
Yorkshire +14 27 £42,500 +4.93%
West Yorkshire +21 22 £42,500 +5.59%
North West +23 19 £45,000 -21.73% 4
Leeds +20 16 £42,500 +6.25%
Berkshire +8 16 £42,000 -37.77% 1
Manchester +13 13 £44,000 -23.47% 2
City of London +8 13 £60,000 -4.00%
East of England +48 12 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Reading +11 12 £42,000 +20.00%
East Midlands +16 8 £51,729 +26.60% 1
West Midlands -13 8 £55,398 +10.79%
Buckinghamshire +5 7 £55,000 -
Bradford +1 6 £52,500 +16.66%
Milton Keynes -5 6 £55,000 +29.41%
South West -24 6 £47,500 -4.04% 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £48,750 - 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £50,000 - 1
Scotland +22 5 £52,500 +72.13%
Nottinghamshire +1 5 £53,458 +30.84% 1
Nottingham -1 5 £53,458 +30.84% 1
Peterborough - 5 £50,000 - 1
West Sussex +11 4 £31,250 -19.87%
Warwickshire - 4 £41,500 -
Edinburgh - 4 £54,375 -
Cheshire +7 3 £47,500 +14.45% 1
Surrey 0 3 £60,000 +55.84% 3
Hampshire -2 3 £52,500 -2.77% 1

IT Services Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 316 (74.18%) ITIL
2 225 (52.82%) Service Delivery
3 152 (35.68%) Service Management
4 126 (29.58%) Finance
5 114 (26.76%) SLA
6 81 (19.01%) Change Management
7 78 (18.31%) ITIL Certification
8 67 (15.73%) Microsoft
9 58 (13.62%) Project Management
10 57 (13.38%) Windows
11 56 (13.15%) Problem Management
12 54 (12.68%) Degree
12 54 (12.68%) PRINCE2
13 50 (11.74%) Incident Management
14 49 (11.50%) ITSM
14 49 (11.50%) Continuous Improvement
15 48 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
16 45 (10.56%) MS Excel
17 33 (7.75%) Citrix
17 33 (7.75%) Legal
17 33 (7.75%) VMware
18 32 (7.51%) Retail
19 30 (7.04%) Line Management
19 30 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
20 28 (6.57%) People Management
20 28 (6.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 27 (6.34%) Supplier Management
21 27 (6.34%) SQL
22 26 (6.10%) ITIL V3
22 26 (6.10%) Mentoring

IT Services Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (3.76%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.41%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.41%) Alfresco
3 4 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.47%) Drupal
5 1 (0.23%) IIS
5 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 45 (10.56%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.05%) MS Office
3 3 (0.70%) MS Project
4 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.64%) SaaS
2 6 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.94%) Office 365
4 3 (0.70%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.47%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.29%) Firewall
2 11 (2.58%) Wireless
2 11 (2.58%) LAN
3 10 (2.35%) WAN
4 8 (1.88%) SAN
5 7 (1.64%) DHCP
6 4 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (0.94%) Internet
6 4 (0.94%) NetScaler
6 4 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.70%) NAS
7 3 (0.70%) VoIP
7 3 (0.70%) DNS
8 2 (0.47%) VPN
8 2 (0.47%) 3G
9 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.23%) VLAN
9 1 (0.23%) Network Security
9 1 (0.23%) Intranet
9 1 (0.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.70%) QlikView
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.41%) JIRA
2 1 (0.23%) Bitbucket
General
1 126 (29.58%) Finance
2 33 (7.75%) Legal
3 32 (7.51%) Retail
4 25 (5.87%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.52%) Law
5 15 (3.52%) Publishing
6 8 (1.88%) Banking
6 8 (1.88%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.64%) Advertising
8 5 (1.17%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.17%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.94%) Back Office
9 4 (0.94%) Electronics
9 4 (0.94%) Marketing
10 1 (0.23%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.41%) HTML
1 6 (1.41%) CSS
1 6 (1.41%) Web Services
2 3 (0.70%) JSP
2 3 (0.70%) .NET
3 1 (0.23%) SAML
3 1 (0.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.40%) Management Information System
3 22 (5.16%) Statistics
4 15 (3.52%) EPoS
4 15 (3.52%) Open Source
5 13 (3.05%) Performance Metrics
6 11 (2.58%) User Experience
7 10 (2.35%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.64%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.41%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.41%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.17%) IVR
10 5 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.94%) FMCG
11 4 (0.94%) iPad
11 4 (0.94%) CLARiiON
12 3 (0.70%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (0.70%) Graphic Design
12 3 (0.70%) Photography
12 3 (0.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 57 (13.38%) Windows
2 14 (3.29%) Linux
3 10 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (1.88%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.94%) UNIX
9 3 (0.70%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.23%) Solaris
11 1 (0.23%) SUSE
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (74.18%) ITIL
2 225 (52.82%) Service Delivery
3 152 (35.68%) Service Management
4 81 (19.01%) Change Management
5 58 (13.62%) Project Management
6 56 (13.15%) Problem Management
7 54 (12.68%) PRINCE2
8 50 (11.74%) Incident Management
9 49 (11.50%) ITSM
9 49 (11.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 48 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (7.04%) Line Management
12 28 (6.57%) People Management
12 28 (6.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 27 (6.34%) Supplier Management
14 26 (6.10%) ITIL V3
14 26 (6.10%) Mentoring
15 23 (5.40%) Configuration Management
16 18 (4.23%) Performance Management
17 16 (3.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (6.34%) SQL
2 9 (2.11%) C#
3 8 (1.88%) Java
4 6 (1.41%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.70%) VB.NET
5 3 (0.70%) VBA
5 3 (0.70%) C
6 2 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 78 (18.31%) ITIL Certification
2 54 (12.68%) Degree
3 6 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.17%) MCSE
5 4 (0.94%) MCP
5 4 (0.94%) CCNA
5 4 (0.94%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.70%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.47%) CCNP
7 2 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.23%) MCSA
8 1 (0.23%) CISSP
8 1 (0.23%) CISM
8 1 (0.23%) MCITP
8 1 (0.23%) PMP
8 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.23%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (26.76%) SLA
2 9 (2.11%) QA
3 6 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.94%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.47%) COBIT
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 17 (3.99%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.11%) XenApp
4 6 (1.41%) vSphere
5 5 (1.17%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.94%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (0.94%) UAG
7 3 (0.70%) XenServer
8 2 (0.47%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (1.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (1.17%) Unicenter
2 4 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.47%) SCCM
3 2 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 67 (15.73%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.75%) Citrix
2 33 (7.75%) VMware
3 22 (5.16%) Cisco
4 19 (4.46%) Oracle
5 11 (2.58%) Dell
6 10 (2.35%) EMC
6 10 (2.35%) HP
6 10 (2.35%) ServiceNow
7 8 (1.88%) Remedy
7 8 (1.88%) McAfee
8 7 (1.64%) SAP
9 6 (1.41%) Fidessa
9 6 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.17%) CA
10 5 (1.17%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.94%) Infoblox
12 3 (0.70%) Meraki
12 3 (0.70%) Wyse
13 2 (0.47%) Avaya
Basingstoke
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 25days
Posted: 15 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Pension, Bonus, Gym Membership
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Benefits / Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Marlborough, Wiltshire
Marlborough College
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool City Centre, Liverpool, United Kingdom
The Disclosure & Barring Service
Salary: £46,500 - £57,841
Posted: 12 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
University of Nottingham
Salary: £48,743 - 58,172 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Peterborough
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £46000 - £56000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago