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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Manager
Rank 655 726 773
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +47
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Services Manager 228 146 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.14% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.15% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 185 115 94
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £40,000 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,550
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +4.28%

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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
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 £27,500 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +84 223 £45,000 -14.28% 24
London +15 59 £60,000 +9.09% 8
South East -13 48 £47,500 +11.76% 4
West Yorkshire +33 39 £37,500 -44.44% 1
Yorkshire +18 39 £37,500 -41.17% 1
Leeds +27 34 £37,500 -44.44% 1
North West +9 31 £44,000 -12.87% 3
Berkshire +20 28 £42,000 -1.17% 1
Manchester +8 20 £43,000 -11.34% 2
Reading +22 18 £52,500 -4.54%
South West -8 16 £41,800 -18.43% 2
East Midlands +31 14 £46,250 +2.77% 1
Surrey +4 12 £60,000 +55.84%
East of England -9 12 £57,000 +14.00% 3
Cheshire +8 8 £46,250 +28.47% 1
Essex -14 8 £57,000 +20.00%
Devon - 8 £42,300 -
Guildford - 8 - -
Buckinghamshire +2 7 £47,500 -18.10%
City of London -6 7 £65,000 +4.00%
Newbury - 7 £35,000 -
Milton Keynes 0 6 £47,500 +26.66%
West Midlands -5 6 £49,000 +5.94% 2
Nottinghamshire - 6 £43,674 -
Nottingham - 6 £43,674 -
Knutsford - 6 £46,250 -
Canary Wharf +29 5 £60,000 -14.28%
Dorset - 5 £24,000 -
Chelmsford - 5 £57,000 -
Scotland +16 4 £37,500 -13.79%

IT Services Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 293 (71.46%) ITIL
2 210 (51.22%) Service Delivery
3 144 (35.12%) Finance
4 131 (31.95%) Service Management
5 115 (28.05%) SLA
6 76 (18.54%) Change Management
7 74 (18.05%) Microsoft
8 73 (17.80%) ITIL Certification
9 58 (14.15%) Degree
10 55 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 52 (12.68%) PRINCE2
12 51 (12.44%) Project Management
13 50 (12.20%) ITSM
13 50 (12.20%) Windows
13 50 (12.20%) Problem Management
14 46 (11.22%) MS Excel
15 40 (9.76%) Line Management
16 39 (9.51%) Incident Management
17 37 (9.02%) Continuous Improvement
18 36 (8.78%) Legal
19 34 (8.29%) SQL
19 34 (8.29%) Retail
20 32 (7.80%) VMware
21 27 (6.59%) Citrix
22 26 (6.34%) People Management
23 23 (5.61%) Risk Management
24 22 (5.37%) Blackberry
24 22 (5.37%) Supplier Management
24 22 (5.37%) ITIL V3
25 21 (5.12%) Analytical Skills

IT Services Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 17 (4.15%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.46%) Alfresco
3 4 (0.98%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.49%) CMS
5 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.24%) IIS
6 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 46 (11.22%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.17%) MS Office
3 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.73%) Office 365
3 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.68%) Wireless
2 10 (2.44%) LAN
3 8 (1.95%) WAN
4 7 (1.71%) DHCP
4 7 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (1.71%) NetScaler
4 7 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (1.46%) SAN
6 4 (0.98%) Firewall
7 3 (0.73%) SMTP
8 2 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.24%) Internet
9 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.24%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.24%) NAS
9 1 (0.24%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.12%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 144 (35.12%) Finance
2 36 (8.78%) Legal
3 34 (8.29%) Retail
4 19 (4.63%) Telecoms
5 18 (4.39%) Financial Institution
6 16 (3.90%) Law
7 10 (2.44%) Publishing
8 8 (1.95%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.71%) Banking
10 5 (1.22%) Marketing
11 4 (0.98%) Back Office
12 3 (0.73%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.49%) Electronics
13 2 (0.49%) Billing
14 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.24%) Advertising
14 1 (0.24%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.95%) HTML
2 6 (1.46%) CSS
3 5 (1.22%) .NET
3 5 (1.22%) Middleware
4 3 (0.73%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.37%) Blackberry
2 21 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.39%) EPoS
3 18 (4.39%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.39%) Statistics
4 16 (3.90%) Open Source
5 13 (3.17%) Performance Metrics
6 11 (2.68%) User Experience
7 7 (1.71%) iPad
7 7 (1.71%) CLARiiON
8 6 (1.46%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.98%) PDA
11 3 (0.73%) Derivative
11 3 (0.73%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.73%) IVR
11 3 (0.73%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.49%) DTV
12 2 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 50 (12.20%) Windows
2 17 (4.15%) Linux
3 13 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (1.71%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.46%) UNIX
7 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.73%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (71.46%) ITIL
2 210 (51.22%) Service Delivery
3 131 (31.95%) Service Management
4 76 (18.54%) Change Management
5 55 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 52 (12.68%) PRINCE2
7 51 (12.44%) Project Management
8 50 (12.20%) ITSM
8 50 (12.20%) Problem Management
9 40 (9.76%) Line Management
10 39 (9.51%) Incident Management
11 37 (9.02%) Continuous Improvement
12 26 (6.34%) People Management
13 23 (5.61%) Risk Management
14 22 (5.37%) ITIL V3
14 22 (5.37%) Supplier Management
15 20 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 19 (4.63%) Performance Management
17 18 (4.39%) Content Management
17 18 (4.39%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (8.29%) SQL
2 9 (2.20%) C#
3 8 (1.95%) Java
4 6 (1.46%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.98%) C
6 3 (0.73%) VB.NET
6 3 (0.73%) VBA
7 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (17.80%) ITIL Certification
2 58 (14.15%) Degree
3 6 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (1.22%) MCSE
5 4 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.98%) CCNA
6 3 (0.73%) MCITP
6 3 (0.73%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.49%) MCP
7 2 (0.49%) MCSA
7 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) CISM
8 1 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.24%) MCTS
8 1 (0.24%) CCA
8 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (28.05%) SLA
2 9 (2.20%) QA
3 7 (1.71%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.46%) COBIT
5 4 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.24%) TickIT
6 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.44%) XenApp
4 7 (1.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 7 (1.71%) vSphere
4 7 (1.71%) UAG
5 3 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.73%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.73%) Unicenter
4 3 (0.73%) SCCM
5 1 (0.24%) SCOM
5 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 74 (18.05%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.80%) VMware
3 27 (6.59%) Citrix
4 20 (4.88%) Cisco
5 18 (4.39%) Oracle
6 15 (3.66%) McAfee
7 12 (2.93%) ServiceNow
8 9 (2.20%) Dell
9 8 (1.95%) SAP
9 8 (1.95%) Fidessa
10 7 (1.71%) HP
10 7 (1.71%) EMC
10 7 (1.71%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.71%) Infoblox
11 5 (1.22%) Remedy
12 4 (0.98%) Avaya
13 3 (0.73%) CA
14 2 (0.49%) Hyperion
15 1 (0.24%) Nokia
15 1 (0.24%) Reuters
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