The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Service Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 278 257 273
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 1120 1311 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.10% 1.23% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.28% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 901 1039 881
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,700
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%

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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Service Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Service Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Service Manager within the UK.

Service Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Service Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Service Manager over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 within the UK.

Service Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Service 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 Service Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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 -31 1062 £50,000 - 135
London -30 443 £55,000 - 50
South East +1 222 £50,000 - 27
West Midlands +25 111 £47,500 -5.00% 10
East of England +17 91 £40,000 -20.00% 11
Berkshire -17 74 £55,000 +7.31% 12
City of London +20 68 £52,500 -4.54% 12
North West -31 63 £42,500 -5.55% 12
Surrey +20 60 £46,250 -22.91% 5
Yorkshire -42 49 £41,750 +4.37% 9
Birmingham +19 47 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Hertfordshire +7 41 £40,000 -5.88% 2
South West -25 39 £50,000 +17.64% 9
West Yorkshire -43 35 £42,000 +5.00% 8
East Midlands -33 32 £43,596 -3.12% 5
Watford +24 30 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Manchester -13 27 £42,500 -3.40% 5
Hampshire +4 26 £55,294 +38.23% 2
Reading -27 26 £52,500 - 3
Leeds -40 23 £42,000 -1.17% 6
Camberley +17 22 £39,000 -29.09%
Buckinghamshire -28 22 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Bedfordshire +9 19 £47,500 -26.92% 4
Cheshire +2 18 £45,000 -5.26%
Wales +15 17 £41,250 -8.33% 1
South Wales +9 17 £41,250 -10.81% 1
Croydon +4 17 £60,000 +6.66%
Coventry +1 17 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Wiltshire +1 17 £38,000 -41.53% 1
Scotland -21 17 £51,500 -1.90% 5

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Service 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 Service Manager in their job title.

1 1483 (63.08%) ITIL
2 1280 (54.44%) Service Delivery
3 859 (36.54%) Service Management
4 645 (27.44%) Finance
5 603 (25.65%) SLA
6 328 (13.95%) ITIL Certification
7 310 (13.19%) Change Management
8 286 (12.17%) ITSM
8 286 (12.17%) Project Management
8 286 (12.17%) PRINCE2
9 275 (11.70%) Incident Management
10 265 (11.27%) ITIL V3
11 263 (11.19%) Continuous Improvement
12 259 (11.02%) Problem Management
13 254 (10.80%) Microsoft
14 252 (10.72%) Degree
15 229 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
16 207 (8.80%) Telecoms
17 204 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
18 202 (8.59%) Windows
19 160 (6.81%) Data Centre
20 152 (6.47%) Line Management
21 151 (6.42%) Performance Management
22 150 (6.38%) Mentoring
23 145 (6.17%) Supplier Management
24 140 (5.95%) People Management
25 137 (5.83%) MS Excel
26 121 (5.15%) Management Information System
26 121 (5.15%) Coaching
27 114 (4.85%) Agile Software Development

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Service 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 Service Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (1.83%) MS Exchange
2 20 (0.85%) SharePoint
3 13 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (0.47%) Skype for Business
5 9 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (0.38%) CMS
6 7 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (0.30%) IIS
7 6 (0.26%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.13%) Apache
10 3 (0.13%) Confluence
10 3 (0.13%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.085%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.085%) SAS
11 2 (0.085%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.085%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.043%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 137 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 97 (4.13%) MS Office
3 39 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.38%) MS Project
4 9 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.043%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.043%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 18 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (0.26%) SAP ERP
3 6 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
4 5 (0.21%) FastStats
4 5 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.21%) Unica
5 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.13%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.13%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.13%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.13%) SAP R/3
5 3 (0.13%) SAP SRM
5 3 (0.13%) SimCorp Dimension
5 3 (0.13%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.085%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.085%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 34 (1.45%) SaaS
2 29 (1.23%) Office 365
3 23 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.26%) IaaS
7 3 (0.13%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.085%) GitHub
8 2 (0.085%) IBM PureFlex
8 2 (0.085%) PaaS
9 1 (0.043%) Datadog
9 1 (0.043%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 90 (3.83%) LAN
2 88 (3.74%) WAN
3 39 (1.66%) Firewall
4 36 (1.53%) VPN
5 34 (1.45%) VoIP
6 30 (1.28%) DHCP
7 26 (1.11%) Internet
7 26 (1.11%) MPLS
8 24 (1.02%) DNS
9 23 (0.98%) TCP/IP
9 23 (0.98%) Wireless
10 19 (0.81%) SAN
11 18 (0.77%) Broadband
12 15 (0.64%) SMS
12 15 (0.64%) Unified Communications
13 14 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (0.43%) PBX
15 9 (0.38%) GSM
16 8 (0.34%) 3G
16 8 (0.34%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (2.47%) SQL Server
2 20 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (0.64%) Big Data
3 15 (0.64%) Oracle Database
4 11 (0.47%) MySQL
5 9 (0.38%) GIS
6 6 (0.26%) Data Mining
6 6 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (0.21%) QlikView
7 5 (0.21%) SAP BI
8 4 (0.17%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.17%) SAP BW
8 4 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.085%) DataStage
10 2 (0.085%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (0.38%) JIRA
2 3 (0.13%) Yeoman
3 2 (0.085%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.085%) GitLab
3 2 (0.085%) Subversion
3 2 (0.085%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.043%) Maven
4 1 (0.043%) MSI
4 1 (0.043%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 645 (27.44%) Finance
2 207 (8.80%) Telecoms
3 93 (3.96%) Retail
4 92 (3.91%) Banking
5 76 (3.23%) Marketing
6 66 (2.81%) Legal
7 58 (2.47%) Billing
7 58 (2.47%) Manufacturing
8 53 (2.25%) Law
9 31 (1.32%) Publishing
10 29 (1.23%) Advertising
11 23 (0.98%) Back Office
12 19 (0.81%) Financial Institution
13 18 (0.77%) German Language
14 11 (0.47%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.43%) French Language
16 9 (0.38%) Local Government
17 8 (0.34%) Electronics
18 5 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
19 3 (0.13%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (1.70%) .NET
2 25 (1.06%) Web Services
3 24 (1.02%) HTML
4 16 (0.68%) CSS
5 14 (0.60%) jQuery
6 13 (0.55%) AngularJS
6 13 (0.55%) Flash
6 13 (0.55%) Middleware
7 12 (0.51%) RESTful
8 4 (0.17%) CGI
8 4 (0.17%) Doctrine
9 3 (0.13%) COM
9 3 (0.13%) LAMP
10 2 (0.085%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (0.085%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.085%) J2EE
10 2 (0.085%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (0.085%) SAML
10 2 (0.085%) SOAP
10 2 (0.085%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 204 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
2 160 (6.81%) Data Centre
3 121 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 77 (3.28%) Statistics
5 42 (1.79%) Performance Metrics
6 34 (1.45%) NHS
7 33 (1.40%) Computer Science
7 33 (1.40%) User Experience
8 26 (1.11%) CMDB
9 25 (1.06%) Driving Licence
10 24 (1.02%) Life Science
11 23 (0.98%) FMCG
12 21 (0.89%) Blackberry
12 21 (0.89%) Hedge funds
13 15 (0.64%) PMI
14 14 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
15 12 (0.51%) Social Media
16 11 (0.47%) Security Operations Centre
16 11 (0.47%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 202 (8.59%) Windows
2 78 (3.32%) Windows 7
3 72 (3.06%) Windows Server
4 58 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (1.66%) Linux
7 35 (1.49%) Unix
8 21 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (0.68%) Windows 8
10 15 (0.64%) Android
11 13 (0.55%) Windows 10
12 12 (0.51%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.34%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.34%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.26%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.13%) VMS
17 2 (0.085%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1483 (63.08%) ITIL
2 1280 (54.44%) Service Delivery
3 859 (36.54%) Service Management
4 310 (13.19%) Change Management
5 286 (12.17%) ITSM
5 286 (12.17%) PRINCE2
5 286 (12.17%) Project Management
6 275 (11.70%) Incident Management
7 265 (11.27%) ITIL V3
8 263 (11.19%) Continuous Improvement
9 259 (11.02%) Problem Management
10 229 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 152 (6.47%) Line Management
12 151 (6.42%) Performance Management
13 150 (6.38%) Mentoring
14 145 (6.17%) Supplier Management
15 140 (5.95%) People Management
16 121 (5.15%) Coaching
17 114 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
18 87 (3.70%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (3.15%) SQL
2 33 (1.40%) C
3 26 (1.11%) Java
4 20 (0.85%) JavaScript
5 17 (0.72%) PL/SQL
6 13 (0.55%) T-SQL
7 8 (0.34%) PHP
7 8 (0.34%) VBA
8 4 (0.17%) C#
9 3 (0.13%) Python
9 3 (0.13%) Ruby
10 2 (0.085%) Jython
10 2 (0.085%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.043%) C++
11 1 (0.043%) R
Qualifications
1 328 (13.95%) ITIL Certification
2 252 (10.72%) Degree
3 49 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 44 (1.87%) Security Cleared
5 24 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (0.98%) ISEB
6 23 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 21 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 20 (0.85%) PMI Certification
9 18 (0.77%) SC Cleared
10 17 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (0.68%) MCSE
12 12 (0.51%) MCITP
13 10 (0.43%) CCNA
13 10 (0.43%) MCP
14 7 (0.30%) CCNP
14 7 (0.30%) DV Cleared
14 7 (0.30%) HND
14 7 (0.30%) MCTS
14 7 (0.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 603 (25.65%) SLA
2 32 (1.36%) QA
3 31 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.94%) COBIT
5 13 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.38%) Solvency II
7 7 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.17%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.13%) EMIR
10 2 (0.085%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.085%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.085%) MiFID
11 1 (0.043%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.043%) GCP
11 1 (0.043%) GxP
11 1 (0.043%) HL7
11 1 (0.043%) JSP 440
System Software
1 102 (4.34%) Active Directory
2 63 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (2.13%) Hyper-V
4 16 (0.68%) XenApp
5 10 (0.43%) XenDesktop
6 8 (0.34%) vSphere
6 8 (0.34%) Xen
7 6 (0.26%) Terminal Server
7 6 (0.26%) VirtualBox
7 6 (0.26%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.17%) vCloud
8 4 (0.17%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.085%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.085%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.085%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.043%) KVM
Systems Management
1 25 (1.06%) SCCM
2 16 (0.68%) AirWatch
3 7 (0.30%) Graphite
4 6 (0.26%) Backup Exec
4 6 (0.26%) SCOM
5 4 (0.17%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.17%) Opsview
5 4 (0.17%) Puppet
6 3 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.085%) Ansible
7 2 (0.085%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.085%) Nagios
7 2 (0.085%) OpenNMS
7 2 (0.085%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.085%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.085%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.085%) WSUS
7 2 (0.085%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.085%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 254 (10.80%) Microsoft
2 102 (4.34%) VMware
3 100 (4.25%) Cisco
4 77 (3.28%) Oracle
5 71 (3.02%) ServiceNow
6 70 (2.98%) SAP
7 56 (2.38%) Citrix
8 43 (1.83%) HP
9 38 (1.62%) Remedy
10 28 (1.19%) IBM
11 27 (1.15%) Sun
12 26 (1.11%) Dell
13 25 (1.06%) NetApp
14 16 (0.68%) CheckPoint
15 13 (0.55%) Bloomberg
15 13 (0.55%) Cadence
15 13 (0.55%) Google
15 13 (0.55%) TOWER Software
16 12 (0.51%) BMC
16 12 (0.51%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension Scheme & More
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
Telefnica
Posted: 3 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Intapeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
NDK Consulting.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum c£55k plus benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28500 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits (incl car)
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + inc benefits, + 20% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Henderson Scott
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Flexible (depending on experience) + car allowance + target bonus + pe
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
NCC Group
Salary: Flexible (depending on experience) + car allowance + target bonus + pe
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + car, bonus, pension, health
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £35,000 - £42,000 + good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car All + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: up to £55k+Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago