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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 59 54 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Permanent jobs citing Service Management 5 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.01% 3.27% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 3.99% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 7
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £47,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £36,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
381 501 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 77.28% 81.86% 80.90%
Number of salaries quoted 270 373 189
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,066 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 2015.

Service Management Salary Histogram in Watford

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (55.00%) Windows 7
5 10 (50.00%) ITIL
5 10 (50.00%) Cisco
6 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (45.00%) CheckPoint
6 9 (45.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (45.00%) Firewall
7 8 (40.00%) ITSM
7 8 (40.00%) VMware
7 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (40.00%) MPLS
7 8 (40.00%) LAN
7 8 (40.00%) WAN
8 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
8 7 (35.00%) MS Office
8 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (35.00%) Citrix
8 7 (35.00%) BCP
8 7 (35.00%) Blackberry
8 7 (35.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (35.00%) DSL
8 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (35.00%) Performance Management
8 7 (35.00%) WSUS
8 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
8 7 (35.00%) Business Continuity
8 7 (35.00%) Business Continuity Planning

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (35.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (5.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) MPLS
2 8 (40.00%) LAN
2 8 (40.00%) WAN
3 7 (35.00%) DSL
4 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (10.00%) VPN
5 2 (10.00%) SAN
6 1 (5.00%) DNS
6 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.00%) VoIP
6 1 (5.00%) WLAN
6 1 (5.00%) BGP
6 1 (5.00%) OSPF
6 1 (5.00%) VLAN
6 1 (5.00%) NAS
6 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (5.00%) Billing
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Problem Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (30.00%) Fat Client
2 6 (30.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (15.00%) Replication
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) FMCG
4 1 (5.00%) Blog
4 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (30.00%) Linux
5 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 10 (50.00%) ITIL
3 9 (45.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (40.00%) ITSM
5 7 (35.00%) BCP
5 7 (35.00%) Performance Management
5 7 (35.00%) Business Continuity
5 7 (35.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (15.00%) Coaching
8 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
8 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (10.00%) Change Management
8 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
8 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (10.00%) Facility Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) VBScript
3 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (30.00%) NLBS
4 6 (30.00%) Xen
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (5.00%) vCloud
6 1 (5.00%) vSphere
6 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) WSUS
2 5 (25.00%) Data Guard
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (5.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco
3 9 (45.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (40.00%) VMware
5 7 (35.00%) Citrix
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle
7 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (10.00%) IBM
9 1 (5.00%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (5.00%) SAP
9 1 (5.00%) NetApp
9 1 (5.00%) Lotus
9 1 (5.00%) Juniper
9 1 (5.00%) HP
9 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
9 1 (5.00%) Wyse
9 1 (5.00%) Kofax
9 1 (5.00%) F5
9 1 (5.00%) Axway