The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Service Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 304 282 269
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 861 1204 1324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 1.12% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.16% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 676 945 1092
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +2.04%

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
86161 103624 111063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71560 86373 91858
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Service Manager in the job title.

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 3 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -46 788 £50,000 - 76
London -6 300 £55,000 - 21
South East -5 142 £50,000 - 13
East of England +15 90 £59,250 +7.72% 7
North West -53 72 £45,000 - 5
South West -7 56 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Yorkshire +16 48 £45,000 - 8
City of London +32 41 £57,500 +4.54% 6
West Yorkshire +29 41 £45,000 +5.88% 6
West Midlands -79 40 £42,500 -19.04% 6
Surrey +9 39 £45,000 +15.38% 1
Manchester -58 35 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Essex +22 34 £61,500 +28.12% 2
Berkshire +6 34 £50,000 -13.04% 2
East Midlands +12 32 £42,250 -6.11% 3
Scotland +23 25 £54,500 -18.65% 2
Hertfordshire +20 24 £62,500 +25.00% 3
Birmingham -23 24 £34,000 -32.00% 2
Leeds +14 23 £43,000 +1.17% 2
West Sussex +30 21 £52,500 -6.99%
Cheshire +17 21 £41,250 -8.33%
Wales -2 21 £43,248 +8.12%
South Wales -4 20 £43,248 +8.12%
Gloucestershire +1 19 £40,000 -28.88% 4
Warrington +28 16 £35,000 -26.31%
Bristol +9 16 £55,000 +22.22%
Bedfordshire -20 16 £50,000 -14.52% 2
Chelmsford +8 15 £61,500 +28.12% 1
Gloucester -1 15 £40,000 -28.88% 1
Edinburgh +12 13 £31,500 -33.68%

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Service Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 1215 (66.07%) ITIL
2 991 (53.89%) Service Delivery
3 640 (34.80%) Service Management
4 542 (29.47%) SLA
5 509 (27.68%) Finance
6 280 (15.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 266 (14.46%) ITSM
8 262 (14.25%) Project Management
9 237 (12.89%) ITIL Certification
10 215 (11.69%) Incident Management
11 206 (11.20%) Continuous Improvement
12 204 (11.09%) Change Management
13 198 (10.77%) Microsoft
13 198 (10.77%) Windows
14 193 (10.49%) Problem Management
15 187 (10.17%) ITIL V3
16 184 (10.01%) Data Centre
17 183 (9.95%) Service Design
18 167 (9.08%) Line Management
19 164 (8.92%) MS Excel
20 161 (8.75%) PRINCE2
21 159 (8.65%) Degree
22 149 (8.10%) Performance Management
23 134 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
24 112 (6.09%) Agile Software Development
24 112 (6.09%) Contract Management
25 105 (5.71%) Retail
26 101 (5.49%) Statistics
27 98 (5.33%) Active Directory
28 96 (5.22%) Legal

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 49 (2.66%) MS Exchange
2 14 (0.76%) Apache
3 13 (0.71%) IIS
3 13 (0.71%) SharePoint
4 11 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (0.33%) CMS
6 6 (0.33%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.27%) Documentum
8 4 (0.22%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.16%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.16%) SAS
9 3 (0.16%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.054%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.054%) JBoss
11 1 (0.054%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.054%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 164 (8.92%) MS Excel
2 89 (4.84%) MS Office
3 88 (4.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.54%) MS Project
5 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (0.49%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.27%) SAP EHS
4 4 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.16%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.16%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.11%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.11%) Sage X3
6 2 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 51 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (2.50%) Office 365
3 38 (2.07%) SaaS
4 22 (1.20%) IaaS
5 18 (0.98%) PaaS
6 6 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.16%) Google Drive
8 2 (0.11%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.054%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.054%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.054%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.054%) G Suite
9 1 (0.054%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 60 (3.26%) Firewall
2 40 (2.18%) Internet
3 39 (2.12%) SMS
3 39 (2.12%) VPN
4 38 (2.07%) LAN
5 37 (2.01%) WAN
6 35 (1.90%) Wireless
7 27 (1.47%) SAN
8 21 (1.14%) DHCP
9 18 (0.98%) DNS
9 18 (0.98%) TCP/IP
9 18 (0.98%) VoIP
10 17 (0.92%) VLAN
11 14 (0.76%) Network Security
12 12 (0.65%) IP Telephony
12 12 (0.65%) MPLS
13 10 (0.54%) Cisco Wireless
14 7 (0.38%) Intranet
14 7 (0.38%) Skype
14 7 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (2.61%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (0.71%) MySQL
4 12 (0.65%) Big Data
5 10 (0.54%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.33%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.27%) MariaDB
7 5 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.22%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.16%) GIS
9 3 (0.16%) Informix
9 3 (0.16%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.16%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.16%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (0.87%) JIRA
2 3 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.054%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.054%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 509 (27.68%) Finance
2 105 (5.71%) Retail
3 96 (5.22%) Legal
4 77 (4.19%) Telecoms
5 49 (2.66%) Marketing
6 45 (2.45%) Banking
7 41 (2.23%) Manufacturing
8 26 (1.41%) Law
9 13 (0.71%) Billing
9 13 (0.71%) Games
10 12 (0.65%) Advertising
11 10 (0.54%) Electronics
12 8 (0.44%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.44%) Publishing
13 7 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.33%) French Language
15 5 (0.27%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.22%) Back Office
16 4 (0.22%) German Language
16 4 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (2.12%) Flash
2 15 (0.82%) Web Services
3 8 (0.44%) Software Packaging
4 7 (0.38%) .NET
4 7 (0.38%) HTML
4 7 (0.38%) XML
5 5 (0.27%) LAMP
6 4 (0.22%) Ajax
6 4 (0.22%) CSS
7 3 (0.16%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (0.16%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (0.16%) WCF
8 2 (0.11%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.11%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.11%) HTML5
8 2 (0.11%) jQuery
8 2 (0.11%) Middleware
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.11%) SOAP
9 1 (0.054%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 184 (10.01%) Data Centre
2 134 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
3 101 (5.49%) Statistics
4 81 (4.40%) Management Information System
5 76 (4.13%) Virtual Team
6 33 (1.79%) FMCG
7 28 (1.52%) User Experience
8 26 (1.41%) Performance Metrics
9 18 (0.98%) NHS
10 17 (0.92%) PMI
11 14 (0.76%) iPad
12 13 (0.71%) Computer Science
13 12 (0.65%) Driving Licence
14 11 (0.60%) Clustering
15 10 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (0.49%) Reinsurance
17 8 (0.44%) CMDB
18 7 (0.38%) Enterprise Cloud
18 7 (0.38%) Mathematics
18 7 (0.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 198 (10.77%) Windows
2 77 (4.19%) Windows Server
3 68 (3.70%) Linux
4 40 (2.18%) Windows 7
5 27 (1.47%) Unix
6 26 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (0.92%) Windows 10
9 14 (0.76%) Mac OS X
10 13 (0.71%) Windows 8
11 11 (0.60%) Apple iOS
12 10 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (0.49%) Android
13 9 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (0.38%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.33%) CentOS
15 6 (0.33%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.27%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.16%) Solaris
17 3 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1215 (66.07%) ITIL
2 991 (53.89%) Service Delivery
3 640 (34.80%) Service Management
4 280 (15.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 266 (14.46%) ITSM
6 262 (14.25%) Project Management
7 215 (11.69%) Incident Management
8 206 (11.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 204 (11.09%) Change Management
10 193 (10.49%) Problem Management
11 187 (10.17%) ITIL V3
12 183 (9.95%) Service Design
13 167 (9.08%) Line Management
14 161 (8.75%) PRINCE2
15 149 (8.10%) Performance Management
16 112 (6.09%) Agile Software Development
16 112 (6.09%) Contract Management
17 96 (5.22%) Mentoring
18 89 (4.84%) People Management
19 86 (4.68%) Escalation Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (4.02%) SQL
2 17 (0.92%) C
3 16 (0.87%) PowerShell
4 12 (0.65%) JavaScript
5 10 (0.54%) PHP
6 6 (0.33%) C#
6 6 (0.33%) Java
7 5 (0.27%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.22%) Python
8 4 (0.22%) VB
9 3 (0.16%) C++
9 3 (0.16%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.054%) Perl
10 1 (0.054%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.054%) VBA
Qualifications
1 237 (12.89%) ITIL Certification
2 159 (8.65%) Degree
3 78 (4.24%) Security Cleared
4 50 (2.72%) ISEB
5 40 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 38 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 34 (1.85%) DV Cleared
8 27 (1.47%) PMI Certification
8 27 (1.47%) SC Cleared
9 26 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (1.36%) CCNA
11 19 (1.03%) MCP
11 19 (1.03%) MCSE
12 17 (0.92%) CCNP
13 15 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 12 (0.65%) CISSP
14 12 (0.65%) PMP
15 10 (0.54%) CCIP
15 10 (0.54%) MCITP
16 8 (0.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 542 (29.47%) SLA
2 45 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (1.58%) QA
4 19 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.60%) COBIT
6 6 (0.33%) ISO 9000
6 6 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (0.16%) ISO19770
7 3 (0.16%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.054%) GAMP
8 1 (0.054%) GMP
8 1 (0.054%) JSP 440
System Software
1 98 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 37 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (1.31%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (0.27%) GlusterFS
5 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (0.22%) DFS Replication
6 4 (0.22%) Terminal Server
6 4 (0.22%) XenApp
7 3 (0.16%) KVM
7 3 (0.16%) vSphere
8 2 (0.11%) Firmware
8 2 (0.11%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.11%) XenServer
9 1 (0.054%) Gluster
9 1 (0.054%) iptables
9 1 (0.054%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.054%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (0.76%) Cisco Prime
1 14 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
2 12 (0.65%) WSUS
3 11 (0.60%) SCCM
4 6 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
4 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (0.33%) Puppet
5 5 (0.27%) Nagios
5 5 (0.27%) SCOM
6 4 (0.22%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.22%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.16%) Opsview
7 3 (0.16%) PaperCut
7 3 (0.16%) SafeCom
7 3 (0.16%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.11%) Ansible
8 2 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 198 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 82 (4.46%) Cisco
3 67 (3.64%) VMware
4 49 (2.66%) Citrix
5 46 (2.50%) Cadence
6 42 (2.28%) SAP
7 40 (2.18%) ServiceNow
8 30 (1.63%) Oracle
9 28 (1.52%) HP
10 18 (0.98%) IBM
11 15 (0.82%) Red Hat
11 15 (0.82%) Remedy
12 14 (0.76%) Computacenter
13 13 (0.71%) Google
14 11 (0.60%) Juniper
14 11 (0.60%) Sun
15 10 (0.54%) Atlassian
16 9 (0.49%) Cognizant
16 9 (0.49%) SolarWinds
17 8 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35409 - £39842 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Plan-net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance & Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tyneside
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: £50000 Per Annum To £50,000 plus bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Northumberland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Yorkshire Water
Salary: From £23,139 to £28,923 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Charles Taylor plc
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £39000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £36,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum To £40,000 + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
GK Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Plan-net
Salary: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Cheltenham College
Salary: Salary circa £40,000 per annum, depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hemmersbach UK
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,500 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago