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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 303 264 259
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 1010 1289 1405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 1.21% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.25% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 803 1017 1114
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,550 £47,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.51% -4.50%

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
94677 102911 115314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.45% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 79602 84497 94476
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -43 952 £50,000 -4.76% 109
London -56 383 £55,000 -1.78% 33
South East +2 177 £52,500 +6.06% 15
West Midlands -4 97 £45,000 -7.21% 9
Yorkshire +17 83 £42,000 -6.66% 17
North West +9 62 £47,025 -14.50% 10
West Yorkshire +4 62 £42,000 -6.66% 16
South West -20 55 £40,000 -13.04% 10
East of England -33 55 £50,000 - 12
Leeds +24 53 £42,000 -6.66% 12
Berkshire -43 53 £56,250 +18.42% 4
Manchester +27 48 £47,025 -14.50% 5
Surrey +13 40 £52,500 -4.54% 1
City of London -46 39 £60,000 - 5
Birmingham -21 37 £30,000 -36.84% 3
Hampshire +21 35 £53,000 +13.97% 2
East Midlands -37 33 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Hertfordshire +21 31 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Scotland -4 25 £40,250 -23.33% 6
Buckinghamshire +24 21 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Wiltshire +4 21 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Reading -14 21 £47,500 +13.09% 1
Edinburgh +11 16 £40,000 -23.80% 4
Bracknell -11 16 £41,250 -28.26% 2
Bristol -1 14 £45,000 +7.78% 2
Swindon +4 13 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +4 11 £40,673 -8.56%
Warwickshire -16 11 £52,000 +9.47%
Cambridgeshire -23 11 £40,000 -15.78% 1
North Yorkshire +10 10 £47,500 +10.46% 1

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 1367 (64.15%) ITIL
2 1109 (52.04%) Service Delivery
3 713 (33.46%) Finance
4 712 (33.41%) Service Management
5 612 (28.72%) SLA
6 337 (15.81%) ITIL Certification
7 302 (14.17%) Change Management
8 300 (14.08%) Project Management
9 285 (13.37%) ITSM
10 278 (13.05%) Microsoft
11 259 (12.15%) ITIL V3
12 255 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
13 243 (11.40%) Incident Management
14 239 (11.22%) Problem Management
15 230 (10.79%) PRINCE2
16 216 (10.14%) Continuous Improvement
17 214 (10.04%) Windows
18 199 (9.34%) Telecoms
19 191 (8.96%) Data Centre
20 178 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
21 172 (8.07%) Performance Management
22 166 (7.79%) Degree
23 164 (7.70%) MS Excel
24 156 (7.32%) Service Design
25 144 (6.76%) Line Management
26 139 (6.52%) Supplier Management
27 127 (5.96%) Mentoring
28 117 (5.49%) People Management
29 108 (5.07%) Statistics
30 106 (4.97%) Active Directory

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 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 35 (1.64%) MS Exchange
3 18 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (0.56%) Skype for Business
4 12 (0.56%) WordPress
5 9 (0.42%) Apache
5 9 (0.42%) CMS
5 9 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (0.38%) IIS
7 6 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (0.28%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.14%) Drupal
9 3 (0.14%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.094%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.094%) Confluence
10 2 (0.094%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.094%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.094%) SAS
11 1 (0.047%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 164 (7.70%) MS Excel
2 91 (4.27%) MS Office
3 71 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.38%) MS Project
5 6 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.047%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 20 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
2 17 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
4 11 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.23%) SDL Web 8
8 4 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.19%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.19%) SAP SM
9 2 (0.094%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.094%) SAP GRC
10 1 (0.047%) BPCS
10 1 (0.047%) Infor M3
10 1 (0.047%) Lawson
10 1 (0.047%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.047%) Sage 200
10 1 (0.047%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.047%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 48 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (2.16%) Office 365
3 37 (1.74%) SaaS
4 33 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (0.89%) IaaS
7 8 (0.38%) PaaS
8 3 (0.14%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.094%) GitHub
10 1 (0.047%) Datadog
10 1 (0.047%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 60 (2.82%) LAN
2 56 (2.63%) WAN
3 41 (1.92%) Firewall
4 37 (1.74%) SMS
5 32 (1.50%) Wireless
6 30 (1.41%) VPN
7 27 (1.27%) DHCP
7 27 (1.27%) VoIP
8 26 (1.22%) MPLS
9 22 (1.03%) Internet
10 21 (0.99%) DNS
10 21 (0.99%) Intranet
11 19 (0.89%) TCP/IP
12 15 (0.70%) SAN
13 14 (0.66%) ATM
13 14 (0.66%) Network Security
14 13 (0.61%) PBX
15 12 (0.56%) Broadband
15 12 (0.56%) Ethernet
16 11 (0.52%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (2.58%) SQL Server
2 13 (0.61%) GIS
2 13 (0.61%) Oracle Database
3 12 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (0.47%) Big Data
5 9 (0.42%) MySQL
6 7 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.19%) EDRMS
8 4 (0.19%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.14%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.094%) DataStage
10 2 (0.094%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.094%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.047%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.047%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.047%) SQL Server 2000
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%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 713 (33.46%) Finance
2 199 (9.34%) Telecoms
3 99 (4.65%) Banking
4 88 (4.13%) Retail
5 49 (2.30%) Legal
6 43 (2.02%) Marketing
7 37 (1.74%) Billing
8 36 (1.69%) Law
9 34 (1.60%) Manufacturing
10 33 (1.55%) Advertising
11 22 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 17 (0.80%) French Language
13 14 (0.66%) German Language
14 13 (0.61%) Front Office
14 13 (0.61%) Spanish Language
15 12 (0.56%) Publishing
16 9 (0.42%) Back Office
16 9 (0.42%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.38%) Games
18 7 (0.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (1.74%) Flash
2 22 (1.03%) .NET
3 17 (0.80%) Web Services
4 14 (0.66%) 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%) Doctrine
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%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 191 (8.96%) Data Centre
2 178 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
3 108 (5.07%) Statistics
4 77 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 30 (1.41%) NHS
5 30 (1.41%) PMI
6 27 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 25 (1.17%) FMCG
8 20 (0.94%) Video on Demand
9 17 (0.80%) Driving Licence
10 16 (0.75%) Blackberry
11 15 (0.70%) CMDB
12 13 (0.61%) Hedge funds
12 13 (0.61%) User Experience
13 12 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
13 12 (0.56%) Social Media
14 9 (0.42%) Mainframe
15 8 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (0.33%) Fintech
16 7 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 214 (10.04%) Windows
2 64 (3.00%) Linux
3 61 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 50 (2.35%) Windows Server
5 38 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (1.69%) Unix
7 29 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.56%) Windows 10
9 11 (0.52%) Mac OS X
9 11 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.42%) Android
11 7 (0.33%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.28%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.19%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.14%) CentOS
15 2 (0.094%) AIX
16 1 (0.047%) Mac OS X Server
16 1 (0.047%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1367 (64.15%) ITIL
2 1109 (52.04%) Service Delivery
3 712 (33.41%) Service Management
4 302 (14.17%) Change Management
5 300 (14.08%) Project Management
6 285 (13.37%) ITSM
7 259 (12.15%) ITIL V3
8 255 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 243 (11.40%) Incident Management
10 239 (11.22%) Problem Management
11 230 (10.79%) PRINCE2
12 216 (10.14%) Continuous Improvement
13 172 (8.07%) Performance Management
14 156 (7.32%) Service Design
15 144 (6.76%) Line Management
16 139 (6.52%) Supplier Management
17 127 (5.96%) Mentoring
18 117 (5.49%) People Management
19 98 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
19 98 (4.60%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 88 (4.13%) SQL
2 35 (1.64%) C
3 13 (0.61%) PHP
4 11 (0.52%) Java
5 8 (0.38%) JavaScript
5 8 (0.38%) PowerShell
6 7 (0.33%) C#
7 5 (0.23%) PL/SQL
7 5 (0.23%) Python
7 5 (0.23%) Ruby
8 3 (0.14%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.094%) Jython
9 2 (0.094%) VBA
10 1 (0.047%) Perl
10 1 (0.047%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 337 (15.81%) ITIL Certification
2 166 (7.79%) Degree
3 73 (3.43%) Security Cleared
4 53 (2.49%) ISEB
5 42 (1.97%) PMI Certification
6 38 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 36 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 31 (1.45%) SC Cleared
9 20 (0.94%) MCSE
10 19 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (0.80%) MCP
12 15 (0.70%) CCNA
12 15 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 15 (0.70%) MCITP
13 14 (0.66%) MCSA
14 12 (0.56%) PMP
15 10 (0.47%) DV Cleared
16 9 (0.42%) HND
17 7 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 6 (0.28%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 612 (28.72%) SLA
2 35 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (1.27%) QA
4 26 (1.22%) COBIT
5 12 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.42%) Solvency II
7 8 (0.38%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.23%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.14%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.094%) BS7799
10 2 (0.094%) EMIR
10 2 (0.094%) SSAE 16
11 1 (0.047%) COSHH
11 1 (0.047%) GMP
11 1 (0.047%) HL7
11 1 (0.047%) HMG Infosec
11 1 (0.047%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.047%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.047%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.047%) MiFID
System Software
1 106 (4.97%) Active Directory
2 56 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (2.25%) Hyper-V
4 14 (0.66%) vSphere
5 12 (0.56%) XenApp
6 7 (0.33%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.23%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.23%) Xen
8 4 (0.19%) vCloud
9 2 (0.094%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.047%) Firmware
10 1 (0.047%) KVM
10 1 (0.047%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.047%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.047%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.047%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (1.22%) SCCM
2 15 (0.70%) RSA Archer
3 5 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (0.19%) Puppet
5 3 (0.14%) Ansible
5 3 (0.14%) Control-M
5 3 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.14%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.094%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.094%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.094%) Nagios
6 2 (0.094%) OpenNMS
6 2 (0.094%) SCOM
6 2 (0.094%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.094%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.094%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.047%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.047%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.047%) Opsview
Vendors
1 278 (13.05%) Microsoft
2 95 (4.46%) Cisco
3 84 (3.94%) VMware
4 66 (3.10%) Oracle
5 53 (2.49%) HP
6 44 (2.06%) SAP
7 38 (1.78%) Citrix
8 37 (1.74%) Cadence
9 32 (1.50%) ServiceNow
10 30 (1.41%) Dell
11 28 (1.31%) NetApp
12 27 (1.27%) Sun
13 21 (0.99%) IBM
14 19 (0.89%) LANDesk
15 17 (0.80%) Rackspace
16 14 (0.66%) CheckPoint
16 14 (0.66%) CommVault
16 14 (0.66%) Remedy
17 11 (0.52%) EMC
17 11 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
Ripon, North Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Car
Posted: 10 hours ago
North London
Sanderson
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension,bonus etc
Posted: 10 hours ago
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Rushworths
Salary: Competitive base + Car/car allowance & benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £53000 - £57000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + to c£50k, 15% bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West
ITF Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £52500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Source Technology
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Sanderson
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. + car + bonus + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, private health
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus car, bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago