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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Manager
Rank 715 712 734
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Services Manager 182 170 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 163 142 122
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £70,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,161
% change year-on-year
- +15.84%

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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
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 £38,500
% 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 24 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 24 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 179 £50,000 - 26
London +14 71 £61,000 +11.92% 15
South East +12 54 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Berkshire +22 29 £42,000 -37.77% 2
City of London +18 19 £62,500 +13.63% 8
West Midlands -7 18 £53,500 +1.90% 5
North West -8 17 £42,500 +18.88% 1
Hampshire -6 13 £50,000 +11.11%
Surrey +4 11 £50,000 -2.91%
East of England -22 9 £56,000 +31.76%
Oxfordshire - 9 £40,000 -
Birmingham -12 8 £63,750 +21.42% 1
Cheshire - 8 £42,500 -
Kent +5 7 £50,000 -13.04%
Manchester +3 7 £42,500 +37.09%
Sussex - 7 £50,000 -
South West -34 6 £53,500 +7.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Abingdon - 5 £40,000 -
High Wycombe - 5 £50,000 -
Reading +2 4 £45,750 -32.22% 2
Hertfordshire -18 4 £72,500 -
Yorkshire -52 4 £41,250 -17.50%
Bracknell - 4 £41,500 -
Bristol +2 3 £53,500 +2.88% 1
Bromley -15 3 £47,500 -13.63%
Ipswich - 3 £42,500 -
Knutsford - 3 £42,500 -
Uxbridge - 3 £40,000 -
Suffolk - 3 £42,500 -

IT Services Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 279 (67.07%) ITIL
2 188 (45.19%) Service Delivery
3 133 (31.97%) Service Management
4 122 (29.33%) Finance
5 100 (24.04%) SLA
6 82 (19.71%) ITIL Certification
7 66 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 66 (15.87%) Change Management
8 59 (14.18%) Windows
9 58 (13.94%) Microsoft
10 49 (11.78%) ITSM
10 49 (11.78%) Line Management
11 48 (11.54%) Problem Management
12 46 (11.06%) Degree
13 45 (10.82%) Project Management
14 38 (9.13%) Retail
15 37 (8.89%) Incident Management
16 35 (8.41%) Continuous Improvement
17 33 (7.93%) PRINCE2
18 31 (7.45%) Citrix
19 27 (6.49%) VMware
19 27 (6.49%) Oracle
20 26 (6.25%) SQL
20 26 (6.25%) ITIL V3
21 25 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
21 25 (6.01%) SQL Server
21 25 (6.01%) Management Information System
21 25 (6.01%) Risk Management
21 25 (6.01%) Legal
22 24 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery

IT Services Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 22 (5.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (0.96%) CMS
2 4 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (0.96%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.48%) Moodle
4 2 (0.48%) Lync
4 2 (0.48%) IIS
4 2 (0.48%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.37%) MS Office
3 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.48%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.24%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.24%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.24%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.92%) Office 365
2 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.37%) DHCP
2 13 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (3.13%) NetScaler
2 13 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (2.88%) LAN
4 11 (2.64%) WAN
5 7 (1.68%) SAN
6 3 (0.72%) SMTP
7 2 (0.48%) HTTP
7 2 (0.48%) Internet
7 2 (0.48%) Firewall
7 2 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.48%) Wireless
8 1 (0.24%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.24%) VPN
8 1 (0.24%) DNS
8 1 (0.24%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.01%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.20%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.24%) JIRA
General
1 122 (29.33%) Finance
2 38 (9.13%) Retail
3 25 (6.01%) Legal
4 15 (3.61%) Law
4 15 (3.61%) Banking
5 14 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.64%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.40%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.16%) Back Office
8 9 (2.16%) Marketing
9 4 (0.96%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.96%) Automotive
9 4 (0.96%) Advertising
10 3 (0.72%) Billing
10 3 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Front Office
11 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.20%) Middleware
2 3 (0.72%) .NET
3 2 (0.48%) HTML
4 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.24%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.01%) Management Information System
1 25 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.57%) Blackberry
3 13 (3.13%) CLARiiON
4 12 (2.88%) EPoS
5 9 (2.16%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.68%) Derivative
6 7 (1.68%) Statistics
7 4 (0.96%) Mainframe
7 4 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (0.96%) iPad
7 4 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.96%) User Experience
8 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (0.72%) PDA
9 2 (0.48%) NHS
9 2 (0.48%) Mechatronics
9 2 (0.48%) FMCG
9 2 (0.48%) iPhone
9 2 (0.48%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 59 (14.18%) Windows
2 20 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (3.85%) Linux
5 13 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (3.13%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.44%) Windows 8
6 6 (1.44%) UNIX
7 4 (0.96%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.72%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (67.07%) ITIL
2 188 (45.19%) Service Delivery
3 133 (31.97%) Service Management
4 66 (15.87%) Change Management
4 66 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (11.78%) ITSM
5 49 (11.78%) Line Management
6 48 (11.54%) Problem Management
7 45 (10.82%) Project Management
8 37 (8.89%) Incident Management
9 35 (8.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 33 (7.93%) PRINCE2
11 26 (6.25%) ITIL V3
12 25 (6.01%) Risk Management
13 24 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
14 20 (4.81%) Configuration Management
15 19 (4.57%) Supplier Management
15 19 (4.57%) People Management
16 16 (3.85%) Mentoring
17 14 (3.37%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (6.25%) SQL
2 3 (0.72%) C
3 1 (0.24%) Java
3 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 82 (19.71%) ITIL Certification
2 46 (11.06%) Degree
3 13 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (1.44%) MCSE
6 6 (1.44%) MCSA
6 6 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (1.44%) MCITP
7 5 (1.20%) CCNA
7 5 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.72%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.48%) ICAEW
9 2 (0.48%) CITP
9 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.48%) MCP
9 2 (0.48%) CCA
9 2 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (24.04%) SLA
2 19 (4.57%) COBIT
3 7 (1.68%) QA
4 6 (1.44%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.20%) BS25999
6 4 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.24%) TickIT
7 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.24%) GxP
System Software
1 19 (4.57%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.85%) XenApp
3 15 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (3.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 13 (3.13%) vSphere
4 13 (3.13%) UAG
5 4 (0.96%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (0.96%) SCOM
3 2 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (0.48%) SCCM
3 2 (0.48%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.24%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 58 (13.94%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.45%) Citrix
3 27 (6.49%) Oracle
3 27 (6.49%) VMware
4 20 (4.81%) Cisco
5 16 (3.85%) ServiceNow
6 14 (3.37%) EMC
7 13 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 13 (3.13%) Infoblox
8 11 (2.64%) McAfee
9 6 (1.44%) Remedy
10 4 (0.96%) SAP
11 3 (0.72%) Avaya
11 3 (0.72%) Fidessa
11 3 (0.72%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.72%) Sophos
11 3 (0.72%) FrontRange
12 2 (0.48%) Symantec
12 2 (0.48%) Lotus
12 2 (0.48%) HP
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The Curve Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Pension,
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Good Benefits!
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum +car +bonus + pension + healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
BAE Systems
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Coral Racing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Upto £60K base + £5K on call + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Online Media Experts - New Look
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Ealing
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago