The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Desk Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Service Desk Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Desk Manager
Rank 67 60 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Desk Manager 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.57% 0.55% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.58% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Service Desk Manager
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region. 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
516 342 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.91% 94.74% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 371 261 238
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Service Desk Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Service Desk Manager in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Service Desk Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Service Desk Manager
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Service Desk Manager across the Watford region.

Service Desk Manager Salary Trend in Watford

Service Desk Manager
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Service Desk 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 Service Desk Manager in their job title.

1 10 (83.33%) SLA
1 10 (83.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Management

Service Desk Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Service Desk 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 Service Desk Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) SLA