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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 55 51 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Service Management 11 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.06% 3.47% 3.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 4.44% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 10
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +58.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £45,100 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £58,250 £46,850
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
408 450 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 76.40% 77.99% 80.53%
Number of salaries quoted 306 338 232
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,066 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 2015.

Service Management Salary Histogram in Watford

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 14 (58.33%) Windows
3 12 (50.00%) ITIL
3 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (45.83%) Cisco
4 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
5 10 (41.67%) Firewall
5 10 (41.67%) CheckPoint
6 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 9 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (37.50%) VMware
6 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (33.33%) ITSM
7 8 (33.33%) MPLS
7 8 (33.33%) BCP
7 8 (33.33%) LAN
7 8 (33.33%) WAN
8 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
8 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
8 7 (29.17%) MS Office
8 7 (29.17%) Blackberry
8 7 (29.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (29.17%) DSL
8 7 (29.17%) Citrix
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (29.17%) Business Continuity
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
8 7 (29.17%) Performance Management
8 7 (29.17%) WSUS

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (29.17%) MS Exchange
1 7 (29.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (16.67%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) JBoss
3 2 (8.33%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (4.17%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) Firewall
2 8 (33.33%) LAN
2 8 (33.33%) WAN
2 8 (33.33%) MPLS
3 7 (29.17%) DSL
4 6 (25.00%) BIG-IP
5 3 (12.50%) VPN
6 2 (8.33%) SAN
7 1 (4.17%) VLAN
7 1 (4.17%) Network Security
7 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.17%) NAS
7 1 (4.17%) DNS
7 1 (4.17%) OSPF
7 1 (4.17%) BGP
7 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.17%) VoIP
7 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) MySQL
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Problem Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Implementation Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Incident Manager
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Blackberry
2 6 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 6 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 3 (12.50%) Replication
4 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.33%) FMCG
4 2 (8.33%) Blog
4 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
5 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
5 1 (4.17%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 12 (50.00%) ITIL
3 9 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (33.33%) ITSM
4 8 (33.33%) BCP
5 7 (29.17%) Business Continuity
5 7 (29.17%) Performance Management
5 7 (29.17%) Business Continuity Planning
6 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
7 4 (16.67%) Project Management
7 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 3 (12.50%) Coaching
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
9 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
9 2 (8.33%) ERP
9 2 (8.33%) Change Management
9 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
9 2 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) VBScript
3 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
3 6 (25.00%) Xen
3 6 (25.00%) NLBS
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (8.33%) vCloud
6 1 (4.17%) vSphere
6 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) WSUS
2 5 (20.83%) Data Guard
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (4.17%) vMotion
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) Cisco
3 10 (41.67%) CheckPoint
4 9 (37.50%) VMware
5 7 (29.17%) Citrix
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle
7 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 2 (8.33%) JD Edwards
8 2 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (8.33%) SAP
8 2 (8.33%) IBM
9 1 (4.17%) Juniper
9 1 (4.17%) NetApp
9 1 (4.17%) Lotus
9 1 (4.17%) HP
9 1 (4.17%) Axway
9 1 (4.17%) F5
9 1 (4.17%) Wyse
9 1 (4.17%) Kofax