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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 317 258 266
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 975 1366 1374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.00% 1.23% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.28% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 768 1063 1092
Median salary £50,000 £51,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.38% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +0.50%

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
93561 106940 116399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78889 88177 95218
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -57 922 £50,000 -3.84% 81
London -64 355 £52,500 -8.69% 28
South East -14 165 £52,500 +5.00% 12
West Midlands -32 83 £44,869 -5.53% 10
East of England +4 81 £52,500 +0.96% 4
Yorkshire +31 79 £42,500 -5.55% 11
North West +12 70 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Berkshire -23 60 £56,250 +8.17% 3
West Yorkshire +24 59 £42,000 -6.66% 8
Leeds +28 50 £42,000 -6.66% 3
South West -29 47 £41,500 -12.63% 3
Manchester +14 42 £46,550 +3.44%
City of London -33 37 £60,000 - 6
East Midlands -41 36 £50,000 -6.46% 7
Hertfordshire +32 33 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Surrey +24 31 £52,500 -4.54% 4
Birmingham -20 27 £30,000 -34.78% 5
Hampshire +23 26 £53,750 +7.50% 4
Scotland +2 25 £42,500 -22.72% 6
Reading +4 24 £47,500 +13.09%
Buckinghamshire +28 20 £47,500 +11.76%
Cambridgeshire -13 19 £53,200 +6.40% 1
Bedfordshire +4 18 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Bristol +12 17 £46,250 +7.55% 2
Edinburgh +17 16 £42,500 -20.93% 5
Wiltshire +13 15 £37,500 -25.00%
Cambridge +6 15 £53,200 +41.86% 1
Bracknell -10 15 £30,000 -47.82% 1
Hemel Hempstead +27 14 £50,000 -16.66%
Northamptonshire +8 13 £60,000 +16.27% 2

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1373 (64.49%) ITIL
2 1095 (51.43%) Service Delivery
3 722 (33.91%) Service Management
4 719 (33.77%) Finance
5 617 (28.98%) SLA
6 322 (15.12%) ITIL Certification
7 303 (14.23%) Project Management
8 300 (14.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 295 (13.86%) Change Management
10 274 (12.87%) ITSM
11 272 (12.78%) Microsoft
12 249 (11.70%) ITIL V3
13 247 (11.60%) Incident Management
14 236 (11.09%) PRINCE2
15 225 (10.57%) Problem Management
16 214 (10.05%) Windows
17 210 (9.86%) Data Centre
18 201 (9.44%) Continuous Improvement
19 192 (9.02%) Telecoms
20 176 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
21 168 (7.89%) Service Design
22 166 (7.80%) Performance Management
23 165 (7.75%) MS Excel
23 165 (7.75%) Degree
24 142 (6.67%) Line Management
25 139 (6.53%) Supplier Management
26 124 (5.82%) Mentoring
27 112 (5.26%) People Management
28 111 (5.21%) Statistics
29 100 (4.70%) Agile Software Development

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 38 (1.78%) MS Exchange
2 35 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 18 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (0.66%) Skype for Business
5 12 (0.56%) Apache
5 12 (0.56%) WordPress
6 11 (0.52%) CMS
7 10 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (0.42%) IIS
8 9 (0.42%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.14%) Drupal
10 3 (0.14%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.094%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.094%) Confluence
11 2 (0.094%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.047%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.047%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.047%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 165 (7.75%) MS Excel
2 89 (4.18%) MS Office
3 77 (3.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.47%) MS Project
5 8 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.047%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 19 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
2 16 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.28%) SDL Web 8
6 5 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.23%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.19%) SAP SM
8 2 (0.094%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.094%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.094%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.094%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.094%) SAP GRC
9 1 (0.047%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.047%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.047%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.047%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.21%) Office 365
2 46 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (1.64%) SaaS
5 19 (0.89%) IaaS
6 15 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.38%) PaaS
8 2 (0.094%) GitHub
8 2 (0.094%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.047%) Datadog
9 1 (0.047%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 66 (3.10%) LAN
2 62 (2.91%) WAN
3 41 (1.93%) Firewall
4 37 (1.74%) SMS
5 36 (1.69%) VPN
6 33 (1.55%) Wireless
7 29 (1.36%) VoIP
8 26 (1.22%) MPLS
9 25 (1.17%) DHCP
10 24 (1.13%) Intranet
11 21 (0.99%) Internet
11 21 (0.99%) TCP/IP
12 17 (0.80%) DNS
13 16 (0.75%) Network Security
13 16 (0.75%) SAN
14 13 (0.61%) ATM
14 13 (0.61%) Ethernet
14 13 (0.61%) IP Telephony
15 12 (0.56%) PBX
16 11 (0.52%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (2.72%) SQL Server
2 14 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (0.66%) Oracle Database
3 13 (0.61%) GIS
4 12 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (0.42%) Big Data
5 9 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (0.42%) MySQL
6 6 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.23%) EDRMS
7 5 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.19%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.14%) DataStage
9 3 (0.14%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.094%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.094%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.047%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.047%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 8 (0.38%) JIRA
2 3 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.094%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.094%) GitLab
3 2 (0.094%) Subversion
3 2 (0.094%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.047%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.047%) Maven
4 1 (0.047%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.047%) Selenium
4 1 (0.047%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.047%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 719 (33.77%) Finance
2 192 (9.02%) Telecoms
3 99 (4.65%) Retail
4 96 (4.51%) Banking
5 62 (2.91%) Legal
6 44 (2.07%) Marketing
7 35 (1.64%) Manufacturing
8 33 (1.55%) Advertising
9 32 (1.50%) Billing
9 32 (1.50%) Law
10 21 (0.99%) Financial Institution
11 20 (0.94%) French Language
12 15 (0.70%) Front Office
13 14 (0.66%) Spanish Language
14 11 (0.52%) German Language
14 11 (0.52%) Publishing
15 9 (0.42%) Games
16 8 (0.38%) Back Office
16 8 (0.38%) Electronics
17 7 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (1.74%) Flash
2 22 (1.03%) .NET
3 17 (0.80%) Web Services
4 12 (0.56%) CSS
5 11 (0.52%) HTML
6 7 (0.33%) CGI
7 6 (0.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (0.23%) jQuery
8 5 (0.23%) LAMP
8 5 (0.23%) Software Packaging
9 3 (0.14%) JSON
9 3 (0.14%) Middleware
9 3 (0.14%) Sass
10 2 (0.094%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (0.094%) EDI
10 2 (0.094%) LAPP Stack
10 2 (0.094%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.094%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.047%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.047%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 210 (9.86%) Data Centre
2 176 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
3 111 (5.21%) Statistics
4 71 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 60 (2.82%) Virtual Team
6 30 (1.41%) PMI
7 24 (1.13%) FMCG
8 23 (1.08%) NHS
9 22 (1.03%) Computer Science
10 18 (0.85%) Driving Licence
11 17 (0.80%) User Experience
11 17 (0.80%) Video on Demand
12 15 (0.70%) Blackberry
13 14 (0.66%) CMDB
13 14 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
14 10 (0.47%) Hedge funds
15 9 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (0.42%) Social Media
16 7 (0.33%) Fat Client
16 7 (0.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 214 (10.05%) Windows
2 65 (3.05%) Linux
3 60 (2.82%) Windows 7
4 51 (2.40%) Windows Server
5 37 (1.74%) Unix
6 32 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (0.61%) Windows 10
9 10 (0.47%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.42%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.33%) Android
11 7 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.28%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.14%) CentOS
15 2 (0.094%) AIX
16 1 (0.047%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.047%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.047%) Mac OS X Server
16 1 (0.047%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1373 (64.49%) ITIL
2 1095 (51.43%) Service Delivery
3 722 (33.91%) Service Management
4 303 (14.23%) Project Management
5 300 (14.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 295 (13.86%) Change Management
7 274 (12.87%) ITSM
8 249 (11.70%) ITIL V3
9 247 (11.60%) Incident Management
10 236 (11.09%) PRINCE2
11 225 (10.57%) Problem Management
12 201 (9.44%) Continuous Improvement
13 168 (7.89%) Service Design
14 166 (7.80%) Performance Management
15 142 (6.67%) Line Management
16 139 (6.53%) Supplier Management
17 124 (5.82%) Mentoring
18 112 (5.26%) People Management
19 100 (4.70%) Agile Software Development
20 94 (4.42%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 87 (4.09%) SQL
2 37 (1.74%) C
3 13 (0.61%) PHP
4 11 (0.52%) Java
5 10 (0.47%) PowerShell
6 8 (0.38%) JavaScript
7 7 (0.33%) C#
8 6 (0.28%) Python
9 5 (0.23%) PL/SQL
9 5 (0.23%) Ruby
10 3 (0.14%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.14%) VBA
11 2 (0.094%) Jython
12 1 (0.047%) Perl
12 1 (0.047%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 322 (15.12%) ITIL Certification
2 165 (7.75%) Degree
3 82 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 53 (2.49%) ISEB
5 42 (1.97%) PMI Certification
6 39 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 37 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 33 (1.55%) SC Cleared
9 21 (0.99%) MCSE
10 20 (0.94%) MCP
11 17 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 14 (0.66%) MCSA
14 13 (0.61%) CCNA
15 12 (0.56%) MCITP
15 12 (0.56%) PMP
16 10 (0.47%) DV Cleared
17 7 (0.33%) BC Cleared
17 7 (0.33%) HND
17 7 (0.33%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 617 (28.98%) SLA
2 34 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (1.22%) QA
4 25 (1.17%) COBIT
5 12 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.42%) Solvency II
7 8 (0.38%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (0.14%) ISO19770
8 3 (0.14%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.094%) BS7799
9 2 (0.094%) GMP
9 2 (0.094%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.047%) COSHH
10 1 (0.047%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.047%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.047%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.047%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.047%) JSP 440
System Software
1 98 (4.60%) Active Directory
2 55 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (1.78%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.61%) XenApp
5 10 (0.47%) vSphere
6 7 (0.33%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.14%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.094%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.094%) vCloud
8 2 (0.094%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.094%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.094%) Xen
9 1 (0.047%) Firmware
9 1 (0.047%) KVM
9 1 (0.047%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.047%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.047%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.047%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (1.17%) SCCM
2 16 (0.75%) RSA Archer
3 6 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
4 5 (0.23%) Puppet
5 4 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.14%) Ansible
6 3 (0.14%) Control-M
6 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.14%) WSUS
7 2 (0.094%) Nagios
7 2 (0.094%) OpenNMS
7 2 (0.094%) SCOM
7 2 (0.094%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.094%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.047%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.047%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.047%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.047%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 272 (12.78%) Microsoft
2 91 (4.27%) Cisco
3 82 (3.85%) VMware
4 67 (3.15%) Oracle
5 49 (2.30%) Citrix
6 44 (2.07%) HP
7 43 (2.02%) SAP
8 37 (1.74%) Cadence
9 29 (1.36%) ServiceNow
10 23 (1.08%) Dell
11 22 (1.03%) IBM
11 22 (1.03%) Sun
12 20 (0.94%) NetApp
13 18 (0.85%) LANDesk
14 17 (0.80%) Rackspace
15 14 (0.66%) Remedy
16 12 (0.56%) CommVault
16 12 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
17 11 (0.52%) CheckPoint
18 10 (0.47%) Juniper
Greenford, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45k
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Plan-net
Salary: Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Plan-net
Salary: Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Sanderson
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefits car / allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £60k+
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + £5k Car + 16% Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bellshill, Lanarkshire
RM plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Worksop, Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + car/car allowance + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension,bonus etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + (car allowance £6500)
Posted: 6 days ago