The table below looks at the statistics for the Services Director role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Services Director in their job title over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Director
Rank 863 914 872
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Services Director 29 32 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.027% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.029% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 26 25 17
Average salary £87,500 £90,000 £110,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,000 £67,800
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £115,000 £138,000
UK excluding London average salary £87,500 £90,000 £95,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -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
102183 111859 102313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83932 91897 85042
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Services Director
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Services Director in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Services Director Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Services Director
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Services Director within the UK.

Services Director Salary Trend in the UK

Services Director
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Services Director over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 within the UK.

Services Director Salary Histogram in the UK

Services Director
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Services Director within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 25 £87,500 -2.77%
London +38 20 £87,500 -7.89%
City of London +47 2 £95,000 -17.39%
South East +9 2 £87,500 -12.50%
Berkshire -8 2 £87,500 -12.50%
West Midlands -5 1 £110,000 +33.33%
Birmingham -8 1 £110,000 +22.22%
Reading -11 1 £70,000 -30.00%
Cambridge - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

Services Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Services Director in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Services Director in their job title.

1 27 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 23 (31.94%) Finance
3 17 (23.61%) Marketing
4 15 (20.83%) ITIL
4 15 (20.83%) SLA
5 14 (19.44%) Project Management
6 13 (18.06%) Service Management
7 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (11.11%) Retail
9 7 (9.72%) Windows
9 7 (9.72%) Performance Management
9 7 (9.72%) SaaS
9 7 (9.72%) People Management
10 6 (8.33%) Algorithmic Trading
10 6 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
10 6 (8.33%) Solaris
10 6 (8.33%) Linux
10 6 (8.33%) UNIX
10 6 (8.33%) C#
10 6 (8.33%) C++
10 6 (8.33%) Java
10 6 (8.33%) Perl
10 6 (8.33%) SQL
10 6 (8.33%) T-SQL
10 6 (8.33%) Sybase
10 6 (8.33%) SunGard
10 6 (8.33%) Windows NT
10 6 (8.33%) Windows XP
10 6 (8.33%) Equities
10 6 (8.33%) Information Security

Services Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Services Director in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Services Director in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.94%) CMS
2 2 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) SaaS
2 2 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) Internet
General
1 23 (31.94%) Finance
2 17 (23.61%) Marketing
3 8 (11.11%) Retail
4 6 (8.33%) Automotive
5 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Advertising
5 1 (1.39%) Electronics
5 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Equities
2 4 (5.56%) Social Network
3 3 (4.17%) RIA
3 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.17%) User Experience
3 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.78%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.78%) Statistics
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.39%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Windows
2 6 (8.33%) Solaris
2 6 (8.33%) Linux
2 6 (8.33%) Windows NT
2 6 (8.33%) Windows XP
2 6 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 15 (20.83%) ITIL
3 14 (19.44%) Project Management
4 13 (18.06%) Service Management
5 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.72%) Performance Management
6 7 (9.72%) People Management
7 6 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
7 6 (8.33%) Algorithmic Trading
7 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.33%) Information Security
8 5 (6.94%) CRM
8 5 (6.94%) Business Transformation
9 4 (5.56%) Business Development
9 4 (5.56%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.17%) ERP
10 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.17%) Business Analysis
10 3 (4.17%) Matrix Management
10 3 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.33%) C#
1 6 (8.33%) C++
1 6 (8.33%) Java
1 6 (8.33%) Perl
1 6 (8.33%) SQL
1 6 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.39%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 6 (8.33%) Sybase
1 6 (8.33%) SunGard
1 6 (8.33%) Bloomberg
1 6 (8.33%) NYFIX
2 3 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.78%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.78%) hybris
3 2 (2.78%) Demandware
3 2 (2.78%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.39%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.39%) Computacenter