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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 62 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Service Management 15 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.60% 1.90% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 2.23% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 4
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,500 £34,175
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £45,550
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.40%
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
474 448 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 82.29% 85.01% 77.62%
Number of salaries quoted 376 314 206
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

Service Management Salary Histogram in Watford

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 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 10 (52.63%) SLA
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
1 10 (52.63%) Service Delivery
1 10 (52.63%) ITSM
2 9 (47.37%) Problem Management
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (36.84%) IBM
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
4 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) Asset Management
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (31.58%) Data Guard
5 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
5 5 (26.32%) Capacity Management
5 5 (26.32%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
5 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
5 5 (26.32%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
6 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (21.05%) IIS
6 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) Maximo

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (21.05%) IIS
1 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (10.53%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Maximo
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (5.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) MPLS
1 1 (5.26%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
2 5 (26.32%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) ActiveReports
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Event Studio
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Applications Support
2 4 (21.05%) Business Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Service Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Applications Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Payroll Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.26%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Service Delivery
1 10 (52.63%) ITSM
2 9 (47.37%) Problem Management
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (31.58%) Asset Management
5 5 (26.32%) Capacity Management
5 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
5 5 (26.32%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 1 (5.26%) CRM
7 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Information Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (5.26%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Data Guard
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Axway
3 2 (10.53%) Kofax
3 2 (10.53%) Lotus
4 1 (5.26%) Sage
4 1 (5.26%) Cognos
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) VMware