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 1 March 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Manager
UK
Rank 320 283 273
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 783 1122 1298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 1.10% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.14% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 588 900 1018
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%

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
79794 98559 103528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.43% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 66278 82600 85180
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 £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 1 March 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 1 March 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 -34 753 £52,500 +5.00% 89
London +24 350 £57,500 +4.54% 29
South East -34 101 £50,000 - 22
East of England +6 68 £62,000 +55.00% 7
West Midlands -24 53 £52,500 +7.69% 7
South West +33 50 £43,875 +4.46% 9
North West -31 50 £52,000 +22.35% 5
City of London +14 48 £62,500 +19.04% 5
Essex +44 42 £62,000 +12.72%
East Midlands +20 37 £65,000 +52.94% 5
Yorkshire -11 36 £39,250 -6.54% 3
Surrey +11 31 £45,000 -7.69% 7
Berkshire -7 31 £62,500 +19.04% 5
West Yorkshire -1 29 £37,500 -10.71% 3
Cheshire +24 27 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Chelmsford - 27 £63,000 -
Bristol +12 24 £45,000 -2.70% 3
Bromley +6 22 £63,500 +32.19% 1
Leicestershire +7 20 £67,500 +58.82%
Leicester +6 20 £67,500 +58.82%
Leeds +8 18 £37,500 -10.71% 3
Wimbledon - 18 £50,000 - 1
Birmingham -33 17 £51,250 +13.88% 1
Warwickshire +35 16 £50,000 +2.99% 4
Manchester -46 16 £40,000 -7.51% 3
Scotland +24 15 £47,500 -7.76% 1
Hampshire +7 15 £52,500 -5.55% 2
Hertfordshire -19 13 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Warrington +16 12 £55,000 +60.58%
Gloucestershire -2 11 £40,000 -36.00% 1

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 1096 (65.79%) ITIL
2 822 (49.34%) Service Delivery
3 558 (33.49%) Service Management
4 480 (28.81%) SLA
5 468 (28.09%) Finance
6 284 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 263 (15.79%) ITSM
8 244 (14.65%) Project Management
9 236 (14.17%) ITIL Certification
10 233 (13.99%) Incident Management
11 221 (13.27%) ITIL V3
12 198 (11.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 186 (11.16%) Problem Management
14 176 (10.56%) Microsoft
14 176 (10.56%) Data Centre
15 169 (10.14%) Performance Management
16 163 (9.78%) Change Management
17 156 (9.36%) Degree
18 155 (9.30%) Line Management
19 146 (8.76%) Service Design
19 146 (8.76%) MS Excel
20 122 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
21 119 (7.14%) Windows
22 110 (6.60%) PRINCE2
23 105 (6.30%) Contract Management
24 96 (5.76%) Statistics
25 89 (5.34%) MS PowerPoint
26 85 (5.10%) MS Office
27 84 (5.04%) Escalation Management
28 79 (4.74%) 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 24 (1.44%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.26%) MS Exchange
3 11 (0.66%) IIS
4 8 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (0.42%) CMS
5 7 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.18%) ArcGIS
6 3 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.18%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.12%) Apache
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.12%) SAS
8 1 (0.060%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.060%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.060%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.060%) JBoss
8 1 (0.060%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.060%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.060%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.060%) WordPress
Applications
1 146 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 89 (5.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 85 (5.10%) MS Office
4 5 (0.30%) MS Project
5 3 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.42%) SAP ERP
2 5 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.12%) Sage X3
4 2 (0.12%) SAP EHS
4 2 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.060%) RMDS
5 1 (0.060%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 52 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (3.00%) SaaS
3 42 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (2.40%) Office 365
5 25 (1.50%) IaaS
6 20 (1.20%) PaaS
7 6 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.30%) Yammer
9 4 (0.24%) G Suite
9 4 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.24%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.060%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.060%) Cloudflare
11 1 (0.060%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.40%) Firewall
2 36 (2.16%) LAN
2 36 (2.16%) SMS
3 35 (2.10%) WAN
4 32 (1.92%) Internet
5 18 (1.08%) Wireless
6 17 (1.02%) VPN
7 16 (0.96%) VoIP
8 13 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (0.72%) SAN
10 11 (0.66%) DNS
10 11 (0.66%) VLAN
11 10 (0.60%) Network Security
12 9 (0.54%) FCoE
12 9 (0.54%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (0.54%) iSCSI
12 9 (0.54%) Skype
12 9 (0.54%) TCP/IP
13 7 (0.42%) DHCP
13 7 (0.42%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (2.10%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (0.84%) Big Data
4 12 (0.72%) Relational Database
5 7 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.30%) GIS
8 4 (0.24%) Power BI
9 3 (0.18%) MySQL
10 2 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.12%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.12%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.060%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.060%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.060%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.060%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.060%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.060%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (0.78%) JIRA
2 2 (0.12%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.12%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.060%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.060%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.060%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 468 (28.09%) Finance
2 77 (4.62%) Retail
3 74 (4.44%) Banking
4 72 (4.32%) Telecoms
5 65 (3.90%) Legal
6 35 (2.10%) Marketing
7 29 (1.74%) Law
8 24 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.02%) Advertising
10 16 (0.96%) Billing
10 16 (0.96%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.78%) Back Office
12 11 (0.66%) Games
13 9 (0.54%) Publishing
14 8 (0.48%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.36%) German Language
16 5 (0.30%) Electronics
16 5 (0.30%) French Language
17 4 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
17 4 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (2.16%) Flash
2 17 (1.02%) Web Services
3 9 (0.54%) .NET
3 9 (0.54%) HTML
4 8 (0.48%) Software Packaging
5 6 (0.36%) CSS
5 6 (0.36%) Middleware
6 4 (0.24%) Ajax
6 4 (0.24%) jQuery
6 4 (0.24%) XML
7 3 (0.18%) HTML5
8 2 (0.12%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.12%) CSS3
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.12%) SOAP
9 1 (0.060%) COM
9 1 (0.060%) HornetQ
9 1 (0.060%) RESTful
9 1 (0.060%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.060%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 176 (10.56%) Data Centre
2 122 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 53 (3.18%) Virtual Team
5 25 (1.50%) Computer Science
6 17 (1.02%) CMDB
6 17 (1.02%) FMCG
6 17 (1.02%) User Experience
7 12 (0.72%) NHS
7 12 (0.72%) Public Cloud
8 11 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (0.54%) iPad
9 9 (0.54%) PMI
10 7 (0.42%) Fintech
11 6 (0.36%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.30%) Derivative
12 5 (0.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.30%) IVR
12 5 (0.30%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 119 (7.14%) Windows
2 49 (2.94%) Windows Server
3 41 (2.46%) Linux
4 27 (1.62%) Windows 7
5 22 (1.32%) Unix
6 13 (0.78%) Mac OS X
7 12 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.54%) Apple iOS
8 9 (0.54%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.42%) Android
10 5 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.30%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.18%) CentOS
12 2 (0.12%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.12%) VMS
12 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.060%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.060%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.060%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1096 (65.79%) ITIL
2 822 (49.34%) Service Delivery
3 558 (33.49%) Service Management
4 284 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 263 (15.79%) ITSM
6 244 (14.65%) Project Management
7 233 (13.99%) Incident Management
8 221 (13.27%) ITIL V3
9 198 (11.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 186 (11.16%) Problem Management
11 169 (10.14%) Performance Management
12 163 (9.78%) Change Management
13 155 (9.30%) Line Management
14 146 (8.76%) Service Design
15 110 (6.60%) PRINCE2
16 105 (6.30%) Contract Management
17 96 (5.76%) Statistics
18 84 (5.04%) Escalation Management
19 79 (4.74%) Agile Software Development
19 79 (4.74%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 50 (3.00%) SQL
2 12 (0.72%) JavaScript
3 10 (0.60%) C
3 10 (0.60%) PowerShell
4 9 (0.54%) PHP
5 7 (0.42%) C#
6 6 (0.36%) Java
6 6 (0.36%) Perl
6 6 (0.36%) VBA
7 5 (0.30%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.24%) Python
9 2 (0.12%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.12%) C++
9 2 (0.12%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.060%) Lua
10 1 (0.060%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 236 (14.17%) ITIL Certification
2 156 (9.36%) Degree
3 55 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 48 (2.88%) ISEB
5 27 (1.62%) CISSP
6 25 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 23 (1.38%) DV Cleared
8 22 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 19 (1.14%) SC Cleared
11 16 (0.96%) MCP
11 16 (0.96%) MCSE
12 15 (0.90%) CISM
13 14 (0.84%) CCNA
13 14 (0.84%) CISA
14 11 (0.66%) CCNP
15 10 (0.60%) IISP
15 10 (0.60%) PMI Certification
16 7 (0.42%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 480 (28.81%) SLA
2 61 (3.66%) QA
3 38 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.50%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.78%) COBIT
6 11 (0.66%) PMO
7 5 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.24%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.18%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.060%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.060%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.060%) JSP 440
System Software
1 71 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 24 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.54%) NFS
5 5 (0.30%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.24%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.18%) XenApp
8 2 (0.12%) Firmware
8 2 (0.12%) KVM
8 2 (0.12%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.060%) Gluster
9 1 (0.060%) iptables
9 1 (0.060%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 12 (0.72%) NetBackup
2 8 (0.48%) SCCM
3 4 (0.24%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.24%) SCOM
3 4 (0.24%) vRealize
4 3 (0.18%) PaperCut
4 3 (0.18%) SafeCom
5 2 (0.12%) Ansible
5 2 (0.12%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.12%) Nagios
5 2 (0.12%) Puppet
6 1 (0.060%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.060%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.060%) EnCase
6 1 (0.060%) Graylog
6 1 (0.060%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.060%) WSUS
Vendors
1 176 (10.56%) Microsoft
2 53 (3.18%) ServiceNow
3 50 (3.00%) Cisco
4 43 (2.58%) Cadence
5 42 (2.52%) VMware
6 36 (2.16%) SAP
7 32 (1.92%) HP
8 25 (1.50%) Oracle
9 24 (1.44%) Citrix
10 14 (0.84%) NetApp
10 14 (0.84%) Remedy
11 13 (0.78%) Google
12 12 (0.72%) EMC
13 11 (0.66%) SolarWinds
14 10 (0.60%) Computacenter
14 10 (0.60%) Juniper
15 9 (0.54%) Brocade
16 8 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
17 7 (0.42%) Atlassian
17 7 (0.42%) Infoblox
Weybridge, Surrey
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Poole, Dorset
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bens- health, pension, flexi +
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 20% Pension, 30 days hols
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + car, bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: MARKET SALARY
Posted: 8 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + bonus + beneifts
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum Up to £38,000 + Bonus & Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Private Medical, Holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Eames Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Life Cov
Posted: 4 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: 7 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: MARKET SALARY
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oxfam
Salary: Up to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified to £60000 + variable + car alowance + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago