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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 53 53 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Service Management 9 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.79% 3.11% 3.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 4.03% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 14
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +58.73%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
404 397 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 80.16% 77.24% 82.38%
Number of salaries quoted 299 287 273
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) ITIL
2 15 (57.69%) Problem Management
3 11 (42.31%) Cisco
3 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 11 (42.31%) Firewall
3 11 (42.31%) VMware
3 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
4 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
6 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
6 8 (30.77%) LAN
6 8 (30.77%) WAN
6 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 8 (30.77%) BCP
7 7 (26.92%) MS Office
7 7 (26.92%) Citrix
7 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (26.92%) MPLS
7 7 (26.92%) DSL
7 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (26.92%) ITSM
7 7 (26.92%) Business Continuity
7 7 (26.92%) Performance Management
7 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (26.92%) Business Continuity Planning
8 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
8 6 (23.08%) Linux
8 6 (23.08%) Thin Client

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 6 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (11.54%) IIS
4 2 (7.69%) JBoss
4 2 (7.69%) Apache
4 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) SaaS
2 3 (11.54%) PaaS
2 3 (11.54%) IaaS
3 1 (3.85%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Firewall
2 8 (30.77%) LAN
2 8 (30.77%) WAN
3 7 (26.92%) MPLS
3 7 (26.92%) DSL
4 6 (23.08%) BIG-IP
5 4 (15.38%) VPN
5 4 (15.38%) SAN
6 3 (11.54%) DNS
6 3 (11.54%) VoIP
6 3 (11.54%) NAS
7 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.85%) WLAN
8 1 (3.85%) DHCP
8 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
8 1 (3.85%) VLAN
8 1 (3.85%) Network Security
8 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.85%) OSPF
8 1 (3.85%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Toad
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Problem Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Implementation Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Incident Manager
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) HTML
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) X-Windows
2 1 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Thin Client
1 6 (23.08%) Blackberry
1 6 (23.08%) Fat Client
2 3 (11.54%) Replication
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) FMCG
3 2 (7.69%) PMI
3 2 (7.69%) Blog
4 1 (3.85%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (23.08%) Linux
5 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) ITIL
1 15 (57.69%) Problem Management
2 8 (30.77%) BCP
3 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (26.92%) ITSM
3 7 (26.92%) Business Continuity
3 7 (26.92%) Performance Management
3 7 (26.92%) Business Continuity Planning
4 6 (23.08%) Project Management
4 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Coaching
5 3 (11.54%) Security Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) Time Management
6 2 (7.69%) WFM
6 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
6 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Java
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
1 5 (19.23%) VBScript
2 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (7.69%) PMP
1 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.69%) BS25999
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
3 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 6 (23.08%) Xen
4 6 (23.08%) NLBS
5 4 (15.38%) vSphere
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (7.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) WSUS
2 3 (11.54%) Data Guard
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.85%) vMotion
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Cisco
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
1 11 (42.31%) VMware
2 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 7 (26.92%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle
4 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.69%) JD Edwards
5 2 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (7.69%) SAP
5 2 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) NetApp
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) Wyse
6 1 (3.85%) F5