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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 50 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 18 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.33% 3.42% 3.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 3.67% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 1
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.15%
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
532 354 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.34% 93.16% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 384 279 229
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £57,500 £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 19 September 2014.

Service Manager Salary Histogram in Watford

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29 (67.44%) SLA
2 26 (60.47%) Service Delivery
3 19 (44.19%) Finance
4 18 (41.86%) Service Management
4 18 (41.86%) ITIL
5 13 (30.23%) Change Management
6 7 (16.28%) Project Management
7 6 (13.95%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (13.95%) Windows
7 6 (13.95%) Supplier Management
7 6 (13.95%) Degree
7 6 (13.95%) Matrix Management
8 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
9 4 (9.30%) Legal
9 4 (9.30%) MBA
9 4 (9.30%) Internet
9 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
9 4 (9.30%) Citrix
9 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (9.30%) CRM
9 4 (9.30%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (9.30%) Business Transformation
9 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
10 3 (6.98%) Smartphone
10 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
10 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.98%) MS Project
10 3 (6.98%) MS Office
10 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.65%) IIS
1 2 (4.65%) Apache
1 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (6.98%) MS Project
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) MySQL
General
1 19 (44.19%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Legal
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Billing
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.98%) PMI
3 3 (6.98%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Service Delivery
2 18 (41.86%) ITIL
2 18 (41.86%) Service Management
3 13 (30.23%) Change Management
4 7 (16.28%) Project Management
5 6 (13.95%) Supplier Management
5 6 (13.95%) Matrix Management
6 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.30%) CRM
6 4 (9.30%) Business Transformation
7 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.65%) Resource Management
8 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.65%) People Management
9 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (2.33%) Service Desk Management
9 1 (2.33%) Coaching
9 1 (2.33%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.33%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (2.33%) Statistical Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (9.30%) MBA
3 3 (6.98%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (67.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Citrix
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) VMware