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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 56 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 11 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.90% 2.67% 3.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 2.87% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
564 349 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.24% 93.07% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 420 269 247
Average salary £45,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 24 October 2014.

Service Manager Salary Histogram in Watford

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 22 (62.86%) Service Delivery
2 20 (57.14%) SLA
3 16 (45.71%) ITIL
3 16 (45.71%) Finance
4 9 (25.71%) Change Management
4 9 (25.71%) Service Management
5 7 (20.00%) Matrix Management
5 7 (20.00%) Project Management
5 7 (20.00%) Windows
6 6 (17.14%) Supplier Management
7 5 (14.29%) Citrix
7 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (11.43%) Business Transformation
8 4 (11.43%) Legal
8 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (11.43%) CRM
8 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
9 3 (8.57%) MS Project
9 3 (8.57%) MS Office
9 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
9 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
9 3 (8.57%) PMI
9 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
9 3 (8.57%) Smartphone
9 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.57%) VMware
10 2 (5.71%) VPN
10 2 (5.71%) Retail

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (5.71%) IIS
1 2 (5.71%) Apache
1 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Project
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) VPN
1 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) PMI
2 3 (8.57%) Smartphone
3 2 (5.71%) Statistics
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Service Delivery
2 16 (45.71%) ITIL
3 9 (25.71%) Change Management
3 9 (25.71%) Service Management
4 7 (20.00%) Project Management
4 7 (20.00%) Matrix Management
5 6 (17.14%) Supplier Management
6 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.43%) CRM
6 4 (11.43%) Business Transformation
7 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.71%) People Management
9 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (2.86%) Service Desk Management
9 1 (2.86%) Coaching
9 1 (2.86%) Release Management
9 1 (2.86%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.86%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Citrix
2 3 (8.57%) VMware
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle