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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 299 246 263
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 1003 1414 1355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.02% 1.28% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.33% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 761 1113 1110
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,400 £70,000 £70,900
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +4.21%

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
94552 106382 112198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79554 87702 91489
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -51 949 £50,000 -4.76% 74
London -84 325 £52,500 -12.50% 27
South East -34 161 £55,000 +10.00% 6
East of England +10 104 £52,500 -4.54% 9
West Midlands -19 87 £45,000 -7.21% 7
Yorkshire +33 83 £43,000 -4.44% 7
North West +1 76 £45,000 -2.17% 9
Berkshire -8 68 £57,500 +7.47% 1
West Yorkshire +36 60 £42,500 -5.55% 6
South West -7 58 £40,000 -13.04% 4
Leeds +43 45 £42,500 -5.55% 4
East Midlands -19 40 £50,000 -9.09% 4
City of London -19 35 £60,000 - 3
Manchester -20 35 £47,875 +6.38% 5
Bedfordshire +36 34 £47,500 -22.44% 3
Hertfordshire +22 29 £45,000 -14.28% 4
Scotland +5 28 £47,500 -19.83% 3
Surrey +15 26 £47,500 -11.21%
Reading +14 26 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Cambridgeshire -5 24 £55,000 -1.78%
Buckinghamshire +15 23 £47,500 +5.55%
Birmingham -32 22 £45,000 -4.25% 2
Bristol +17 21 £47,500 +2.15% 1
Northamptonshire +17 18 £60,000 +10.09% 1
Cheshire +43 16 £41,500 -26.22% 3
North Yorkshire +19 16 £40,000 -11.11%
Edinburgh +15 16 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Merseyside -1 16 £43,750 -7.89%
Cambridge +14 15 £55,000 +46.66%
Northampton +12 15 £60,000 - 1

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1420 (65.71%) ITIL
2 1153 (53.35%) Service Delivery
3 772 (35.72%) Service Management
4 722 (33.41%) Finance
5 633 (29.29%) SLA
6 323 (14.95%) ITIL Certification
7 319 (14.76%) Project Management
8 287 (13.28%) ITSM
9 282 (13.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 274 (12.68%) Change Management
10 274 (12.68%) Microsoft
11 249 (11.52%) PRINCE2
12 241 (11.15%) Incident Management
13 240 (11.11%) ITIL V3
14 222 (10.27%) Problem Management
15 217 (10.04%) Windows
16 213 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
17 200 (9.25%) Data Centre
18 197 (9.12%) Service Design
19 175 (8.10%) Telecoms
20 167 (7.73%) Degree
21 166 (7.68%) MS Excel
22 155 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
23 141 (6.52%) Performance Management
24 140 (6.48%) Line Management
25 133 (6.15%) Supplier Management
26 127 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
27 124 (5.74%) Retail
28 117 (5.41%) Mentoring
29 110 (5.09%) People Management

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 46 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 38 (1.76%) SharePoint
3 17 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (0.65%) Apache
4 14 (0.65%) Skype for Business
5 12 (0.56%) WordPress
6 11 (0.51%) CMS
7 10 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (0.42%) IIS
8 9 (0.42%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.14%) Documentum
11 3 (0.14%) Drupal
11 3 (0.14%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.093%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.093%) Confluence
12 2 (0.093%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.046%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.046%) SAS
Applications
1 166 (7.68%) MS Excel
2 86 (3.98%) MS Office
3 74 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.51%) MS Project
5 7 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
2 16 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
4 9 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.28%) SDL Web 8
7 5 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.19%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.19%) SAP SM
9 3 (0.14%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.14%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.14%) SAP GRC
10 2 (0.093%) Sage 200
10 2 (0.093%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.046%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.046%) MultiFonds
11 1 (0.046%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 54 (2.50%) Office 365
2 45 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (1.71%) SaaS
5 18 (0.83%) IaaS
6 12 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.56%) PaaS
7 2 (0.093%) GitHub
8 1 (0.046%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.046%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.046%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.046%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.046%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 64 (2.96%) LAN
2 62 (2.87%) WAN
3 42 (1.94%) Firewall
4 41 (1.90%) VPN
5 37 (1.71%) Wireless
6 34 (1.57%) SMS
7 32 (1.48%) VoIP
8 27 (1.25%) Internet
8 27 (1.25%) MPLS
9 26 (1.20%) SAN
10 23 (1.06%) DHCP
11 21 (0.97%) Intranet
11 21 (0.97%) TCP/IP
12 19 (0.88%) DNS
13 15 (0.69%) IP Telephony
13 15 (0.69%) Network Security
14 13 (0.60%) Ethernet
15 12 (0.56%) BGP
15 12 (0.56%) OSPF
16 10 (0.46%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (0.65%) Oracle Database
3 13 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (0.51%) Big Data
5 11 (0.51%) GIS
6 9 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (0.42%) MySQL
7 6 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.23%) EDRMS
8 5 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.14%) DataStage
9 3 (0.14%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.093%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.093%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.093%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.093%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.093%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.093%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 7 (0.32%) JIRA
2 3 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.093%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.093%) GitLab
3 2 (0.093%) Subversion
3 2 (0.093%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.093%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.046%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.046%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.046%) Selenium
4 1 (0.046%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 722 (33.41%) Finance
2 175 (8.10%) Telecoms
3 124 (5.74%) Retail
4 88 (4.07%) Banking
5 73 (3.38%) Legal
6 48 (2.22%) Manufacturing
7 47 (2.17%) Marketing
8 29 (1.34%) Billing
9 27 (1.25%) Law
10 26 (1.20%) Advertising
11 19 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 17 (0.79%) French Language
13 15 (0.69%) Front Office
14 14 (0.65%) Spanish Language
15 12 (0.56%) Electronics
16 11 (0.51%) German Language
17 10 (0.46%) Games
18 9 (0.42%) Publishing
19 6 (0.28%) Back Office
20 5 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (1.57%) Flash
2 18 (0.83%) .NET
3 15 (0.69%) Web Services
4 9 (0.42%) HTML
5 7 (0.32%) CGI
6 6 (0.28%) LAMP
7 5 (0.23%) CSS
7 5 (0.23%) Software Packaging
7 5 (0.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (0.19%) jQuery
9 3 (0.14%) JSON
9 3 (0.14%) Middleware
10 2 (0.093%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (0.093%) LAPP Stack
10 2 (0.093%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.093%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (0.093%) Sass
11 1 (0.046%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.046%) FIX Protocol
11 1 (0.046%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 200 (9.25%) Data Centre
2 155 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
3 109 (5.04%) Statistics
4 77 (3.56%) Management Information System
5 67 (3.10%) Virtual Team
6 33 (1.53%) PMI
7 32 (1.48%) FMCG
8 22 (1.02%) NHS
8 22 (1.02%) User Experience
9 20 (0.93%) Computer Science
10 18 (0.83%) Driving Licence
11 14 (0.65%) Video on Demand
12 11 (0.51%) Blackberry
12 11 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
13 10 (0.46%) Reinsurance
14 9 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.42%) Fat Client
14 9 (0.42%) Hedge funds
14 9 (0.42%) Thin Client
15 8 (0.37%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 217 (10.04%) Windows
2 73 (3.38%) Linux
3 58 (2.68%) Windows Server
4 55 (2.55%) Windows 7
5 35 (1.62%) Unix
6 30 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (0.74%) Windows 10
9 10 (0.46%) Mac OS X
9 10 (0.46%) Windows XP
10 9 (0.42%) Android
11 8 (0.37%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.19%) CentOS
12 4 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.14%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.093%) AIX
15 1 (0.046%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1420 (65.71%) ITIL
2 1153 (53.35%) Service Delivery
3 772 (35.72%) Service Management
4 319 (14.76%) Project Management
5 287 (13.28%) ITSM
6 282 (13.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 274 (12.68%) Change Management
8 249 (11.52%) PRINCE2
9 241 (11.15%) Incident Management
10 240 (11.11%) ITIL V3
11 222 (10.27%) Problem Management
12 213 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 197 (9.12%) Service Design
14 141 (6.52%) Performance Management
15 140 (6.48%) Line Management
16 133 (6.15%) Supplier Management
17 127 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
18 117 (5.41%) Mentoring
19 110 (5.09%) People Management
20 93 (4.30%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 90 (4.16%) SQL
2 38 (1.76%) C
3 13 (0.60%) PowerShell
4 12 (0.56%) PHP
5 9 (0.42%) Java
6 8 (0.37%) JavaScript
7 7 (0.32%) C#
8 6 (0.28%) Python
9 4 (0.19%) Ruby
10 3 (0.14%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.14%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.14%) VBA
11 2 (0.093%) C++
11 2 (0.093%) Jython
11 2 (0.093%) Perl
11 2 (0.093%) VB
12 1 (0.046%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 323 (14.95%) ITIL Certification
2 167 (7.73%) Degree
3 92 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 52 (2.41%) PMI Certification
5 49 (2.27%) ISEB
6 43 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 42 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 35 (1.62%) SC Cleared
9 20 (0.93%) MCP
10 19 (0.88%) MCSE
10 19 (0.88%) PMP
11 18 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (0.83%) DV Cleared
12 16 (0.74%) CCNA
13 15 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 13 (0.60%) MCSA
15 11 (0.51%) MCITP
16 8 (0.37%) BC Cleared
17 7 (0.32%) DBS Check
17 7 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 633 (29.29%) SLA
2 40 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (1.25%) QA
4 14 (0.65%) COBIT
5 9 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.37%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (0.14%) ISO19770
8 2 (0.093%) BS7799
8 2 (0.093%) GMP
8 2 (0.093%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.093%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.046%) COSHH
9 1 (0.046%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.046%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.046%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.046%) ISO22301
System Software
1 95 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 50 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (1.48%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.37%) vSphere
5 6 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (0.28%) XenApp
6 5 (0.23%) Terminal Server
7 4 (0.19%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.093%) GlusterFS
8 2 (0.093%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.093%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.093%) Xen
9 1 (0.046%) Firmware
9 1 (0.046%) KVM
9 1 (0.046%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.046%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.046%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.046%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (1.06%) SCCM
2 11 (0.51%) RSA Archer
3 8 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (0.28%) WSUS
5 5 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
5 5 (0.23%) Puppet
6 4 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.14%) Ansible
7 3 (0.14%) Control-M
7 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.093%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.093%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.093%) Nagios
8 2 (0.093%) OpenNMS
8 2 (0.093%) SCOM
8 2 (0.093%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.093%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.046%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.046%) SCSM
Vendors
1 274 (12.68%) Microsoft
2 94 (4.35%) Cisco
3 76 (3.52%) VMware
4 62 (2.87%) Oracle
5 50 (2.31%) Citrix
6 41 (1.90%) SAP
7 35 (1.62%) Cadence
8 34 (1.57%) HP
9 27 (1.25%) ServiceNow
10 22 (1.02%) IBM
11 17 (0.79%) Sun
12 16 (0.74%) Dell
12 16 (0.74%) LANDesk
12 16 (0.74%) Rackspace
13 14 (0.65%) Remedy
14 13 (0.60%) NetApp
14 13 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (0.51%) Apple
15 11 (0.51%) Juniper
16 10 (0.46%) Xerox
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum £60-70k+
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £57000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Plan-net
Salary: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Plan-net
Salary: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45k
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35 - £50 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greenock, Renfrewshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £44000.00 - £63000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £75,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £42000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Bonus Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £65K + Bonus + Outstanding Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £68000 per annum + benefits (pension, etc)
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Car Allowance, 20% Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + on call allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum car allowance, pension, 25 days holi
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Goole, North Humberside
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Bath Spa University
Salary: From £40,082 to £46,414 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago