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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 303 252 269
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 964 1387 1312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.01% 1.27% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.32% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 750 1104 1112
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £49,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
-3.06% -

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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -51 900 £50,000 -0.99% 71
London -86 302 £55,000 - 24
South East +4 166 £50,000 +5.26% 11
East of England +18 96 £52,500 -10.25% 4
North West -27 76 £47,500 +5.55% 11
West Midlands -35 72 £50,000 -9.09% 6
South West -20 71 £40,000 -6.97% 4
Yorkshire +29 61 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Berkshire +13 55 £57,500 +3.60%
West Yorkshire +21 45 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Surrey +34 42 £45,500 +4.59% 3
City of London -23 41 £57,500 +8.49% 7
Manchester -35 41 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Bedfordshire +16 34 £47,500 -29.62%
East Midlands +12 32 £43,000 - 6
Scotland +9 31 £35,750 -36.16% 2
Birmingham -34 31 £42,500 -16.66% 4
Leeds +33 27 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Hertfordshire +20 27 £60,000 +26.31%
Reading +34 26 £75,000 +35.74%
Bristol +8 25 £47,500 +15.15%
Gloucestershire +1 22 £40,000 -11.11%
Buckinghamshire 0 21 £45,707 -16.89% 1
Gloucester +13 19 £40,000 -7.51%
Cambridgeshire +17 18 £55,000 -5.98% 4
Bradford -4 18 £55,000 +7.84% 2
Edinburgh +18 17 £31,000 -22.50% 2
Cheshire +33 16 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Wales -2 16 £30,000 -36.84%
South Wales +3 15 £30,000 -36.84%

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 1254 (64.54%) ITIL
2 1051 (54.09%) Service Delivery
3 688 (35.41%) Service Management
4 585 (30.11%) Finance
5 581 (29.90%) SLA
6 279 (14.36%) Project Management
7 273 (14.05%) ITSM
8 265 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 244 (12.56%) ITIL Certification
10 241 (12.40%) Microsoft
11 227 (11.68%) Windows
12 221 (11.37%) Incident Management
13 212 (10.91%) Change Management
14 202 (10.40%) Problem Management
15 193 (9.93%) Continuous Improvement
16 184 (9.47%) PRINCE2
17 177 (9.11%) Service Design
18 174 (8.96%) ITIL V3
19 173 (8.90%) Data Centre
20 168 (8.65%) MS Excel
21 139 (7.15%) Degree
22 133 (6.85%) Line Management
23 131 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
24 128 (6.59%) Performance Management
25 121 (6.23%) Agile Software Development
26 111 (5.71%) People Management
27 110 (5.66%) Retail
28 106 (5.46%) Active Directory
29 105 (5.40%) Telecoms
30 100 (5.15%) MS Office

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 54 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 18 (0.93%) SharePoint
3 17 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (0.77%) Apache
5 14 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (0.62%) IIS
7 11 (0.57%) WordPress
8 10 (0.51%) Skype for Business
9 6 (0.31%) CMS
10 5 (0.26%) Documentum
10 5 (0.26%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.21%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.15%) SAS
13 2 (0.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2007
14 1 (0.051%) ArcGIS
14 1 (0.051%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.051%) JBoss
14 1 (0.051%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 168 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 100 (5.15%) MS Office
3 86 (4.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.77%) MS Project
5 8 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (0.26%) SAP EHS
3 5 (0.26%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.15%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 3 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.15%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.15%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.15%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.10%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 49 (2.52%) Office 365
2 45 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (1.65%) SaaS
5 23 (1.18%) IaaS
6 19 (0.98%) PaaS
7 4 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.15%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.051%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.051%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.051%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.051%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.051%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 58 (2.99%) Firewall
2 42 (2.16%) LAN
3 40 (2.06%) VPN
3 40 (2.06%) Wireless
4 38 (1.96%) WAN
5 31 (1.60%) SAN
5 31 (1.60%) SMS
6 30 (1.54%) Internet
7 26 (1.34%) VoIP
8 21 (1.08%) DHCP
9 20 (1.03%) TCP/IP
10 18 (0.93%) DNS
10 18 (0.93%) Network Security
11 17 (0.87%) Intranet
11 17 (0.87%) MPLS
12 13 (0.67%) VLAN
13 12 (0.62%) IP Telephony
14 10 (0.51%) Cisco Wireless
15 9 (0.46%) IPv4
15 9 (0.46%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (3.14%) SQL Server
2 17 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (0.62%) MySQL
3 12 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (0.36%) Big Data
6 7 (0.36%) Oracle Database
6 7 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (0.36%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.26%) EDRMS
7 5 (0.26%) MariaDB
8 4 (0.21%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.15%) Informix
9 3 (0.15%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.15%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (0.87%) JIRA
2 3 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.10%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.10%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 585 (30.11%) Finance
2 110 (5.66%) Retail
3 105 (5.40%) Telecoms
4 89 (4.58%) Legal
5 55 (2.83%) Marketing
6 49 (2.52%) Banking
7 45 (2.32%) Manufacturing
8 29 (1.49%) Law
9 16 (0.82%) Billing
10 13 (0.67%) Advertising
10 13 (0.67%) Front Office
11 12 (0.62%) French Language
12 11 (0.57%) Games
12 11 (0.57%) Spanish Language
13 9 (0.46%) Electronics
13 9 (0.46%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.36%) German Language
14 7 (0.36%) Publishing
15 5 (0.26%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (1.60%) Flash
2 10 (0.51%) Web Services
3 7 (0.36%) .NET
3 7 (0.36%) Software Packaging
4 6 (0.31%) HTML
5 5 (0.26%) LAMP
6 4 (0.21%) Middleware
6 4 (0.21%) XML
7 3 (0.15%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (0.15%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (0.15%) WCF
8 2 (0.10%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.10%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.10%) CGI
8 2 (0.10%) HTML5
8 2 (0.10%) jQuery
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.10%) Sass
8 2 (0.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.051%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 173 (8.90%) Data Centre
2 131 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (4.94%) Statistics
4 73 (3.76%) Virtual Team
5 71 (3.65%) Management Information System
6 33 (1.70%) FMCG
7 26 (1.34%) PMI
8 24 (1.24%) User Experience
9 20 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
10 17 (0.87%) Driving Licence
11 15 (0.77%) NHS
12 14 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (0.67%) Computer Science
14 11 (0.57%) Clustering
14 11 (0.57%) Reinsurance
15 10 (0.51%) iPad
16 8 (0.41%) Blackberry
16 8 (0.41%) Hedge funds
17 7 (0.36%) Fat Client
17 7 (0.36%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 227 (11.68%) Windows
2 74 (3.81%) Linux
3 73 (3.76%) Windows Server
4 53 (2.73%) Windows 7
5 28 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (1.29%) Unix
8 18 (0.93%) Mac OS X
8 18 (0.93%) Windows 10
9 12 (0.62%) Android
10 11 (0.57%) Windows 8
11 10 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.46%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.46%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.31%) CentOS
14 6 (0.31%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.31%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.15%) Solaris
15 3 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1254 (64.54%) ITIL
2 1051 (54.09%) Service Delivery
3 688 (35.41%) Service Management
4 279 (14.36%) Project Management
5 273 (14.05%) ITSM
6 265 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 221 (11.37%) Incident Management
8 212 (10.91%) Change Management
9 202 (10.40%) Problem Management
10 193 (9.93%) Continuous Improvement
11 184 (9.47%) PRINCE2
12 177 (9.11%) Service Design
13 174 (8.96%) ITIL V3
14 133 (6.85%) Line Management
15 128 (6.59%) Performance Management
16 121 (6.23%) Agile Software Development
17 111 (5.71%) People Management
18 97 (4.99%) Supplier Management
19 96 (4.94%) Mentoring
20 85 (4.37%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 87 (4.48%) SQL
2 26 (1.34%) C
3 22 (1.13%) PowerShell
4 10 (0.51%) PHP
5 9 (0.46%) JavaScript
6 6 (0.31%) C#
7 4 (0.21%) Java
7 4 (0.21%) VB
8 3 (0.15%) C++
8 3 (0.15%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.15%) Python
8 3 (0.15%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.10%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.10%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.10%) VBA
10 1 (0.051%) Perl
10 1 (0.051%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 244 (12.56%) ITIL Certification
2 139 (7.15%) Degree
3 98 (5.04%) Security Cleared
4 46 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 42 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 41 (2.11%) PMI Certification
7 39 (2.01%) ISEB
8 32 (1.65%) SC Cleared
9 28 (1.44%) DV Cleared
10 26 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (1.24%) CCNA
12 19 (0.98%) MCP
13 16 (0.82%) CCNP
13 16 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 16 (0.82%) MCSE
13 16 (0.82%) PMP
14 12 (0.62%) MCITP
15 11 (0.57%) MCSA
16 9 (0.46%) CCIP
17 8 (0.41%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 581 (29.90%) SLA
2 40 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.24%) QA
4 8 (0.41%) COBIT
5 6 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.21%) ISO 9000
6 4 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (0.15%) ISO19770
8 2 (0.10%) BS7799
9 1 (0.051%) COSHH
9 1 (0.051%) GAMP
9 1 (0.051%) GMP
9 1 (0.051%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.051%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 106 (5.46%) Active Directory
2 37 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
4 9 (0.46%) vSphere
5 5 (0.26%) GlusterFS
5 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (0.21%) DFS Replication
6 4 (0.21%) Terminal Server
6 4 (0.21%) XenApp
7 3 (0.15%) Firmware
7 3 (0.15%) KVM
8 2 (0.10%) XenServer
9 1 (0.051%) Gluster
9 1 (0.051%) iptables
9 1 (0.051%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.051%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.051%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (1.08%) SCCM
2 17 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
3 13 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
4 12 (0.62%) WSUS
5 7 (0.36%) RSA Archer
6 6 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
6 6 (0.31%) Puppet
7 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (0.21%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.21%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.21%) Nagios
8 4 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.15%) Opsview
9 3 (0.15%) PaperCut
9 3 (0.15%) SafeCom
9 3 (0.15%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 241 (12.40%) Microsoft
2 97 (4.99%) Cisco
3 67 (3.45%) VMware
4 50 (2.57%) Citrix
5 41 (2.11%) Oracle
6 36 (1.85%) ServiceNow
7 35 (1.80%) Cadence
8 32 (1.65%) SAP
9 27 (1.39%) HP
10 20 (1.03%) IBM
11 16 (0.82%) Computacenter
12 15 (0.77%) Red Hat
13 13 (0.67%) Remedy
14 12 (0.62%) Sun
15 11 (0.57%) Juniper
16 10 (0.51%) Apple
16 10 (0.51%) Atlassian
16 10 (0.51%) SolarWinds
17 9 (0.46%) Becrypt
17 9 (0.46%) NetApp
London
Ebury
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £47,000 per annum + Healthcare & pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Net Talent
Posted: 21 hours ago
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45k
Posted: 3 days ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car allow+bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £39333 - £45232 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Eden Lea UK Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £32,784 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worksop, Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Alfen
Salary: From £30,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bristow Holland
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £47000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Life Ins
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £33805 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
East London
Clifford Chance London Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago