The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 69 53 43
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Permanent jobs citing Service Management 6 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.10% 3.39% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 3.95% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 3
Average salary £42,000 £50,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £47,500 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £50,000 £53,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Service Management
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
463 532 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 84.80% 85.95% 80.74%
Number of salaries quoted 337 392 182
Average salary £45,500 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.62% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Service Management across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Service Management
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Service Management Salary Trend in Watford

Service Management
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Service Management across the Watford region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Service Management Salary Histogram in Watford

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Service Management also 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 that cited Service Management.

1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
1 11 (73.33%) Problem Management
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco
4 8 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (53.33%) ITSM
5 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
5 7 (46.67%) MPLS
5 7 (46.67%) ITIL
5 7 (46.67%) LAN
5 7 (46.67%) WAN
5 7 (46.67%) Firewall
6 6 (40.00%) VMware
6 6 (40.00%) Business Continuity
6 6 (40.00%) Performance Management
6 6 (40.00%) WSUS
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (40.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 6 (40.00%) MS Office
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (40.00%) BCP
6 6 (40.00%) Blackberry
6 6 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (40.00%) Citrix
6 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (40.00%) DSL
7 5 (33.33%) Thin Client
7 5 (33.33%) Oracle

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Service Management also 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 that cited Service Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (6.67%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) WAN
1 7 (46.67%) LAN
1 7 (46.67%) MPLS
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) DSL
3 5 (33.33%) BIG-IP
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.67%) OSPF
4 1 (6.67%) BGP
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) WLAN
4 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Toad
General
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) DBA
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Support Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 5 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 2 (13.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Problem Management
2 8 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (53.33%) ITSM
3 7 (46.67%) ITIL
4 6 (40.00%) BCP
4 6 (40.00%) Business Continuity
4 6 (40.00%) Performance Management
4 6 (40.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (13.33%) Facility Management
7 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
7 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
7 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) Coaching
8 1 (6.67%) IT Asset Management
8 1 (6.67%) CRM
8 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VBScript
3 1 (6.67%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) Xen
2 5 (33.33%) NLBS
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) WSUS
2 4 (26.67%) Data Guard
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
4 6 (40.00%) VMware
4 6 (40.00%) Citrix
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (13.33%) IBM
7 1 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) Juniper
7 1 (6.67%) NetApp
7 1 (6.67%) Lotus
7 1 (6.67%) Wyse
7 1 (6.67%) Kofax
7 1 (6.67%) Axway
7 1 (6.67%) F5