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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Manager
UK
Rank 298 281 256
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 849 1119 1314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.02% 1.12% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.16% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 634 899 1039
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,625 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

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
80036 96313 101493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.47% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66452 80820 84362
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -8 797 £52,500 +5.00% 75
London +3 345 £55,000 - 40
South East -36 102 £55,000 +10.00% 10
East of England +17 100 £61,500 +36.66% 3
Essex +47 58 £62,000 +30.52% 2
South West +33 55 £40,000 -11.11% 6
North West -21 52 £45,500 +7.05% 1
West Midlands -43 46 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Yorkshire +24 43 £41,000 -4.65% 4
East Midlands +13 43 £42,527 -2.45% 2
West Yorkshire +39 36 £40,000 -4.76% 2
City of London +8 36 £52,500 - 10
Chelmsford - 35 £62,000 -
Berkshire +18 29 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Cheshire +23 27 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Birmingham -18 26 £38,000 -17.83% 1
Surrey -1 22 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Bristol +9 21 £44,000 -12.00% 3
Leicestershire +8 21 £67,500 +67.70%
Leicester +3 21 £67,500 +77.63%
Gloucestershire +3 20 £40,000 -39.62% 2
Leeds +27 19 £40,000 -6.97% 2
Bromley +3 19 £67,000 +51.42%
Hertfordshire -10 18 £65,000 +62.50%
Scotland +13 17 £54,500 +5.82% 2
Manchester -29 17 £42,500 -
Warrington +24 16 £52,500 +16.66%
South Wales +15 16 £41,624 -2.06%
Wales +11 16 £41,624 -2.06%
Gloucester -1 16 £40,000 -50.00%

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 1145 (65.65%) ITIL
2 910 (52.18%) Service Delivery
3 575 (32.97%) Service Management
4 504 (28.90%) Finance
5 503 (28.84%) SLA
6 294 (16.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 276 (15.83%) ITSM
8 254 (14.56%) Project Management
9 240 (13.76%) ITIL Certification
10 229 (13.13%) Incident Management
11 215 (12.33%) ITIL V3
12 200 (11.47%) Problem Management
13 193 (11.07%) Continuous Improvement
13 193 (11.07%) Data Centre
14 192 (11.01%) Microsoft
15 180 (10.32%) Change Management
16 169 (9.69%) Performance Management
17 165 (9.46%) MS Excel
18 154 (8.83%) Degree
19 152 (8.72%) Windows
20 151 (8.66%) Line Management
21 147 (8.43%) Service Design
22 126 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
23 124 (7.11%) PRINCE2
24 111 (6.36%) Contract Management
25 101 (5.79%) MS PowerPoint
26 98 (5.62%) Statistics
27 94 (5.39%) Agile Software Development
28 92 (5.28%) Mentoring
29 90 (5.16%) Escalation 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 36 (2.06%) MS Exchange
2 16 (0.92%) IIS
3 15 (0.86%) SharePoint
4 11 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (0.57%) Apache
5 10 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (0.52%) CMS
7 4 (0.23%) SAS
7 4 (0.23%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.23%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.17%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.11%) Documentum
10 1 (0.057%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.057%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.057%) JBoss
10 1 (0.057%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.057%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 165 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 101 (5.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 84 (4.82%) MS Office
4 7 (0.40%) MS Project
5 3 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.11%) SPSS
7 1 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.40%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.29%) SAP EHS
4 4 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.11%) Sage X3
6 2 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.057%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.057%) RMDS
7 1 (0.057%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 57 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (2.41%) SaaS
4 41 (2.35%) Office 365
5 24 (1.38%) IaaS
6 19 (1.09%) PaaS
7 6 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.23%) G Suite
10 3 (0.17%) Google Drive
11 2 (0.11%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.057%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.10%) Firewall
2 43 (2.47%) SMS
3 36 (2.06%) Internet
4 28 (1.61%) LAN
4 28 (1.61%) Wireless
5 26 (1.49%) WAN
6 23 (1.32%) VPN
7 18 (1.03%) VLAN
8 16 (0.92%) SAN
9 14 (0.80%) VoIP
10 13 (0.75%) Network Security
11 12 (0.69%) DNS
12 11 (0.63%) DHCP
12 11 (0.63%) MPLS
13 10 (0.57%) Cisco Wireless
14 8 (0.46%) TCP/IP
15 6 (0.34%) FCoE
15 6 (0.34%) Fibre Channel
15 6 (0.34%) Skype
15 6 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (3.15%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (0.80%) Relational Database
4 13 (0.75%) Big Data
5 11 (0.63%) MySQL
6 9 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.29%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.23%) GIS
9 4 (0.23%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.23%) Power BI
10 3 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.17%) Informix
10 3 (0.17%) MariaDB
10 3 (0.17%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.17%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.17%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (0.92%) JIRA
2 3 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.057%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.057%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.057%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 504 (28.90%) Finance
2 86 (4.93%) Retail
3 79 (4.53%) Legal
4 74 (4.24%) Telecoms
5 65 (3.73%) Banking
6 47 (2.69%) Marketing
7 29 (1.66%) Law
8 25 (1.43%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.09%) Billing
10 14 (0.80%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.75%) Advertising
11 13 (0.75%) Games
12 12 (0.69%) Publishing
13 9 (0.52%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.40%) Back Office
15 6 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.29%) Electronics
17 4 (0.23%) German Language
17 4 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
18 3 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (2.47%) Flash
2 17 (0.97%) Web Services
3 8 (0.46%) HTML
3 8 (0.46%) Software Packaging
4 7 (0.40%) .NET
4 7 (0.40%) XML
5 5 (0.29%) CSS
6 4 (0.23%) Ajax
6 4 (0.23%) LAMP
7 3 (0.17%) HTML5
7 3 (0.17%) jQuery
7 3 (0.17%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (0.17%) WCF
8 2 (0.11%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.11%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.11%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.11%) Middleware
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.11%) SOAP
9 1 (0.057%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 193 (11.07%) Data Centre
2 126 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 98 (5.62%) Statistics
4 74 (4.24%) Management Information System
5 62 (3.56%) Virtual Team
6 24 (1.38%) FMCG
6 24 (1.38%) Performance Metrics
7 22 (1.26%) Computer Science
8 21 (1.20%) User Experience
9 17 (0.97%) PMI
10 15 (0.86%) NHS
11 14 (0.80%) CMDB
12 13 (0.75%) iPad
13 9 (0.52%) Clustering
13 9 (0.52%) Data Integration
13 9 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.52%) Public Cloud
14 8 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
15 7 (0.40%) Driving Licence
16 6 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 152 (8.72%) Windows
2 67 (3.84%) Windows Server
3 56 (3.21%) Linux
4 27 (1.55%) Windows 7
5 25 (1.43%) Unix
6 21 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (0.80%) Mac OS X
9 11 (0.63%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.52%) Android
11 8 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.40%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.34%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.29%) CentOS
15 4 (0.23%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.17%) Solaris
16 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1145 (65.65%) ITIL
2 910 (52.18%) Service Delivery
3 575 (32.97%) Service Management
4 294 (16.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 276 (15.83%) ITSM
6 254 (14.56%) Project Management
7 229 (13.13%) Incident Management
8 215 (12.33%) ITIL V3
9 200 (11.47%) Problem Management
10 193 (11.07%) Continuous Improvement
11 180 (10.32%) Change Management
12 169 (9.69%) Performance Management
13 151 (8.66%) Line Management
14 147 (8.43%) Service Design
15 124 (7.11%) PRINCE2
16 111 (6.36%) Contract Management
17 94 (5.39%) Agile Software Development
18 92 (5.28%) Mentoring
19 90 (5.16%) Business Development
19 90 (5.16%) Escalation Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (3.61%) SQL
2 12 (0.69%) C
2 12 (0.69%) JavaScript
2 12 (0.69%) PHP
3 11 (0.63%) PowerShell
4 6 (0.34%) C#
4 6 (0.34%) Java
4 6 (0.34%) VBA
5 5 (0.29%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.23%) Python
7 3 (0.17%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.11%) C++
8 2 (0.11%) Perl
8 2 (0.11%) VB
9 1 (0.057%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.057%) Lua
9 1 (0.057%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 240 (13.76%) ITIL Certification
2 154 (8.83%) Degree
3 72 (4.13%) Security Cleared
4 53 (3.04%) ISEB
5 33 (1.89%) DV Cleared
5 33 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 32 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (1.43%) CISSP
8 24 (1.38%) SC Cleared
9 23 (1.32%) CCNA
9 23 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (1.15%) PMI Certification
11 19 (1.09%) MCP
11 19 (1.09%) MCSE
12 15 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 13 (0.75%) CCNP
13 13 (0.75%) CISA
13 13 (0.75%) CISM
14 10 (0.57%) CCIP
15 9 (0.52%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 503 (28.84%) SLA
2 53 (3.04%) QA
3 44 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (1.49%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.86%) COBIT
6 7 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.34%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.17%) ISO22301
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.057%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.057%) GAMP
10 1 (0.057%) JSP 440
System Software
1 88 (5.05%) Active Directory
2 24 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.15%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.34%) NFS
5 5 (0.29%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.23%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.17%) GlusterFS
7 3 (0.17%) KVM
7 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.17%) XenApp
7 3 (0.17%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.11%) Firmware
8 2 (0.11%) vSphere
8 2 (0.11%) XenServer
9 1 (0.057%) Gluster
9 1 (0.057%) iptables
Systems Management
1 13 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
3 9 (0.52%) NetBackup
4 6 (0.34%) WSUS
5 5 (0.29%) Nagios
5 5 (0.29%) Puppet
6 4 (0.23%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (0.23%) SCCM
6 4 (0.23%) SCOM
6 4 (0.23%) vRealize
7 3 (0.17%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.17%) Opsview
7 3 (0.17%) PaperCut
7 3 (0.17%) SafeCom
7 3 (0.17%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.11%) Ansible
8 2 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 192 (11.01%) Microsoft
2 60 (3.44%) Cisco
3 49 (2.81%) Cadence
4 47 (2.69%) ServiceNow
4 47 (2.69%) VMware
5 42 (2.41%) SAP
6 31 (1.78%) HP
7 30 (1.72%) Oracle
8 29 (1.66%) Citrix
9 18 (1.03%) Google
10 14 (0.80%) Red Hat
11 12 (0.69%) NetApp
11 12 (0.69%) Remedy
12 11 (0.63%) EMC
12 11 (0.63%) IBM
13 10 (0.57%) Atlassian
13 10 (0.57%) Computacenter
13 10 (0.57%) Juniper
14 9 (0.52%) Brocade
14 9 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + £2408 London allowance+Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Life Cov
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + bonus + beneifts
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35500 per annum + benefits, training & progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Plan-net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 46 days hols + exc bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £33000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £46000.00 - £54000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Kingston University
Salary: £37,256 - 40,483 per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 and a boastful package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £48,000 to £52,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Plan-net
Salary: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
VIT
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum + benefits (based on experience)
Posted: 9 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago