The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Service Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 71 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 7 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.22% 3.95% 4.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 4.02% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 2
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
Service Manager
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
555 523 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.35% 98.49% 93.17%
Number of salaries quoted 453 379 260
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Service Manager in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Watford region.

Service Manager Salary Trend in Watford

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Watford region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Service Manager Salary Histogram in Watford

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Service Manager in their job title 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 with Service Manager in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) CRM
3 3 (27.27%) ITSM
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
4 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (18.18%) SLA
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (18.18%) Lotus
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) MS Project

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Service Manager in their job title 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 with Service Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Lotus Domino
1 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Project
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) CRM
2 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) ITSM
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (18.18%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Lotus
1 2 (18.18%) Kofax
1 2 (18.18%) Axway