The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Services Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Services Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Service Manager
Rank 863 861 833
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Services Manager 34 38 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.035% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.037% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 28 33 46
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £30,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £67,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +54.28%

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
107606 103134 107111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88212 85621 91371
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Services Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Technical Services Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Services Manager
Salary Trend

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

Technical Services Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Technical Services Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Services Manager over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 within the UK.

Technical Services Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Services Manager
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Services Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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 -27 29 £55,000 -15.38% 9
London +15 10 £65,000 +23.80% 1
South East -18 6 £52,500 -22.22% 3
Yorkshire -39 5 £42,500 -37.03% 2
Scotland - 5 - - 1
Berkshire +12 3 £52,500 -22.22% 1
Reading -15 3 £52,500 -22.22% 1
West Yorkshire -25 3 £42,500 -37.03% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £55,000 - 2
Derbyshire - 3 £57,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £57,500 -
City of London +30 2 £56,250 -4.25%
North West -21 2 £45,000 -33.33% 1
South West -26 2 £42,000 +40.43% 2
Leeds -29 2 £42,500 -37.03%
Midlands - 2 £55,000 -
Bristol +3 1 £34,000 +23.63% 1
Sheffield -22 1 £70,000 -
South Yorkshire -25 1 £70,000 -
Somerset - 1 £50,000 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £38,000 - 1
Manchester - 1 £45,000 - 1
Oxford - 1 £50,000 - 1
Chesterfield - 1 £65,000 -
Derby - 1 £57,500 -
Blackpool - 1 £45,000 -

Technical Services Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical Services Manager 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 Technical Services Manager in their job title.

1 65 (57.52%) ITIL
2 53 (46.90%) Service Delivery
3 37 (32.74%) Service Management
4 28 (24.78%) Finance
5 27 (23.89%) SLA
6 25 (22.12%) VMware
7 24 (21.24%) Project Management
7 24 (21.24%) Microsoft
8 21 (18.58%) Citrix
9 20 (17.70%) Windows
10 18 (15.93%) SAN
10 18 (15.93%) ITSM
11 17 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (14.16%) DNS
13 14 (12.39%) Active Directory
13 14 (12.39%) MS Excel
13 14 (12.39%) SQL
13 14 (12.39%) Oracle
13 14 (12.39%) Change Management
13 14 (12.39%) Problem Management
13 14 (12.39%) Line Management
14 13 (11.50%) Hyper-V
14 13 (11.50%) Firewall
14 13 (11.50%) SQL Server
15 10 (8.85%) Linux
15 10 (8.85%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (7.96%) IBM
16 9 (7.96%) WAN
16 9 (7.96%) UNIX
16 9 (7.96%) Advertising

Technical Services Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical Services Manager 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 Technical Services Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.08%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.19%) IIS
2 7 (6.19%) Apache
3 2 (1.77%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.88%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.88%) CICS
4 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.88%) CMS
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.88%) Node.js
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (12.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.08%) SaaS
2 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.65%) IaaS
4 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.93%) SAN
2 16 (14.16%) DNS
3 13 (11.50%) Firewall
4 9 (7.96%) WAN
5 8 (7.08%) LAN
5 8 (7.08%) TCP/IP
5 8 (7.08%) VPN
6 7 (6.19%) Wireless
7 6 (5.31%) NAS
8 4 (3.54%) Network Security
8 4 (3.54%) DHCP
8 4 (3.54%) Broadband
9 3 (2.65%) SSL
9 3 (2.65%) DSL
10 2 (1.77%) Internet
11 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.88%) SMTP
11 1 (0.88%) FTP
11 1 (0.88%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.08%) MySQL
3 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (24.78%) Finance
2 9 (7.96%) Advertising
3 5 (4.42%) Marketing
3 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.54%) French Language
4 4 (3.54%) German Language
5 3 (2.65%) Retail
5 3 (2.65%) Billing
5 3 (2.65%) Legal
5 3 (2.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.19%) XML
2 5 (4.42%) HTML
2 5 (4.42%) CSS
3 4 (3.54%) .NET
3 4 (3.54%) LAMP
4 3 (2.65%) WAMP
5 2 (1.77%) HTML5
5 2 (1.77%) REST
5 2 (1.77%) SOAP
6 1 (0.88%) COM
6 1 (0.88%) JSON
6 1 (0.88%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.42%) Performance Metrics
2 5 (4.42%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.54%) NHS
4 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.77%) Statistics
5 2 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.77%) Mechatronics
5 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.77%) Open Source
5 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.77%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.88%) CMDB
6 1 (0.88%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.88%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.70%) Windows
2 10 (8.85%) Linux
3 9 (7.96%) UNIX
4 5 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.65%) AIX
5 3 (2.65%) Solaris
6 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.77%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.88%) zOS
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.88%) Debian
7 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (57.52%) ITIL
2 53 (46.90%) Service Delivery
3 37 (32.74%) Service Management
4 24 (21.24%) Project Management
5 18 (15.93%) ITSM
6 14 (12.39%) Change Management
6 14 (12.39%) Problem Management
6 14 (12.39%) Line Management
7 9 (7.96%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (6.19%) ITIL V3
8 7 (6.19%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.19%) People Management
9 6 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.31%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (4.42%) Logistics
10 5 (4.42%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (4.42%) Coaching
10 5 (4.42%) Product Management
10 5 (4.42%) Demand Management
11 4 (3.54%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.39%) SQL
2 3 (2.65%) Java
3 2 (1.77%) PHP
4 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.88%) Python
4 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (8.85%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (5.31%) Degree
3 4 (3.54%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (3.54%) MCTS
3 4 (3.54%) MCITP
3 4 (3.54%) MCP
3 4 (3.54%) MCSE
3 4 (3.54%) MCSA
3 4 (3.54%) CCNA
3 4 (3.54%) CCA
3 4 (3.54%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (23.89%) SLA
2 7 (6.19%) QA
3 3 (2.65%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (12.39%) Active Directory
3 13 (11.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (7.08%) Backup Exec
2 6 (5.31%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.54%) SCCM
3 4 (3.54%) SCOM
4 3 (2.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.77%) Legato
6 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (22.12%) VMware
2 24 (21.24%) Microsoft
3 21 (18.58%) Citrix
4 14 (12.39%) Oracle
5 9 (7.96%) IBM
6 8 (7.08%) Juniper
7 6 (5.31%) HP
7 6 (5.31%) Symantec
8 5 (4.42%) NetApp
8 5 (4.42%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.42%) CheckPoint
8 5 (4.42%) Dell
8 5 (4.42%) Cisco
9 4 (3.54%) McAfee
9 4 (3.54%) Sophos
9 4 (3.54%) Blue Coat
9 4 (3.54%) Veeam
9 4 (3.54%) F5
10 3 (2.65%) Fujitsu
10 3 (2.65%) BT
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