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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 68 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Service Management 14 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.51% 2.72% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 3.12% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 3
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,700 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £50,000 £53,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -
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
476 513 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 85.30% 87.10% 80.24%
Number of salaries quoted 363 353 198
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 5 August 2015.

Service Management Salary Histogram in Watford

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
1 13 (56.52%) ITSM
1 13 (56.52%) Problem Management
2 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
3 9 (39.13%) Service Delivery
3 9 (39.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (39.13%) SLA
3 9 (39.13%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) ITIL
4 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
5 7 (30.43%) IBM
5 7 (30.43%) Oracle
5 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (26.09%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
6 6 (26.09%) Cisco
6 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (26.09%) Asset Management
6 6 (26.09%) Data Guard
6 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
7 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
7 5 (21.74%) Firewall
7 5 (21.74%) LAN
7 5 (21.74%) WAN
7 5 (21.74%) MS Office
7 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 5 (21.74%) Linux
7 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
7 5 (21.74%) MPLS
7 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (17.39%) IIS
1 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
1 4 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.70%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Maximo
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (4.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) WAN
1 5 (21.74%) LAN
1 5 (21.74%) MPLS
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) DSL
3 3 (13.04%) BIG-IP
4 1 (4.35%) VLAN
4 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.35%) OSPF
4 1 (4.35%) BGP
4 1 (4.35%) VoIP
4 1 (4.35%) WLAN
4 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) ActiveReports
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos Event Studio
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Applications Support
2 4 (17.39%) Service Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Payroll Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Business Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Cognos Developer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.04%) Thin Client
2 3 (13.04%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.35%) NHS
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
3 5 (21.74%) Linux
4 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) ITSM
1 13 (56.52%) Problem Management
2 9 (39.13%) Service Delivery
2 9 (39.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (34.78%) ITIL
4 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (26.09%) Asset Management
6 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
6 5 (21.74%) Capacity Management
6 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
7 4 (17.39%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (17.39%) BCP
7 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
7 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
8 2 (8.70%) Facility Management
9 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
9 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.35%) Network Planning
9 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.04%) Xen
3 3 (13.04%) NLBS
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Data Guard
2 4 (17.39%) WSUS
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) IBM
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
5 4 (17.39%) VMware
5 4 (17.39%) Citrix
6 2 (8.70%) Axway
6 2 (8.70%) Kofax
6 2 (8.70%) Lotus
7 1 (4.35%) Sage
7 1 (4.35%) Wyse
7 1 (4.35%) F5
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) Cognos