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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 70 53 45
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 7 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.30% 3.98% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 4.15% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 0
Average salary £70,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
531 579 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.88% 96.02% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 389 439 215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015.

Service Manager Salary Histogram in Watford

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (45.45%) CRM
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) French Language
4 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) MS Project
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
5 2 (18.18%) People Management
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Matrix Management
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
6 1 (9.09%) SaaS
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (9.09%) Axway
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (9.09%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Project
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (45.45%) CRM
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) People Management
5 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) Matrix Management
6 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 1 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) ITSM
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) IBM
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Lotus
1 1 (9.09%) Kofax
1 1 (9.09%) Axway