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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 56 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 11 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.91% 2.72% 3.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 2.94% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 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 £43,000 £42,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,600 £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
561 340 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.57% 92.64% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 418 265 259
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 £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 2014.

Service Manager Salary Histogram in Watford

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 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 21 (60.00%) SLA
3 16 (45.71%) Finance
3 16 (45.71%) ITIL
4 10 (28.57%) Service Management
5 9 (25.71%) Change Management
6 7 (20.00%) Project Management
6 7 (20.00%) Matrix Management
7 6 (17.14%) Supplier Management
7 6 (17.14%) Windows
8 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (11.43%) Business Transformation
9 4 (11.43%) Legal
9 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
9 4 (11.43%) Citrix
9 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (11.43%) CRM
10 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
10 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
10 3 (8.57%) MS Project
10 3 (8.57%) MS Office
10 3 (8.57%) PMI
10 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
10 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
10 3 (8.57%) Smartphone
11 2 (5.71%) Retail
11 2 (5.71%) Statistics
11 2 (5.71%) Degree
11 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Service Delivery
2 16 (45.71%) ITIL
3 10 (28.57%) Service Management
4 9 (25.71%) Change Management
5 7 (20.00%) Project Management
5 7 (20.00%) Matrix Management
6 6 (17.14%) Supplier Management
7 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.43%) CRM
7 4 (11.43%) Business Transformation
8 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
9 2 (5.71%) People Management
10 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
10 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (2.86%) Service Desk Management
10 1 (2.86%) Coaching
10 1 (2.86%) Workflow
10 1 (2.86%) Statistical Analysis
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 21 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Citrix
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) VMware