The first table below looks at the demand for the Service Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 126 105 136
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 88 108 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.63% 1.94% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 2.05% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 75 83 53
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5112 5273 4625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.79% 94.70% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4276 4428 4017
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Service Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Service Manager Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Service Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Service Manager Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Service Manager
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +19 53 £60,000 -4.00% 10
Coventry 0 9 £40,000 -33.33%
Warwickshire +18 8 £38,500 -
Solihull -3 6 £45,000 -
Worcestershire - 6 £46,125 - 1
Staffordshire -10 4 £57,500 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £27,500 -
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 122 (65.24%) ITIL
2 105 (56.15%) Service Delivery
3 69 (36.90%) Service Management
4 51 (27.27%) Finance
5 47 (25.13%) Project Management
6 36 (19.25%) PRINCE2
7 35 (18.72%) ITIL V3
8 26 (13.90%) Degree
9 24 (12.83%) ITSM
10 22 (11.76%) Windows
10 22 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
10 22 (11.76%) Incident Management
11 21 (11.23%) SLA
12 20 (10.70%) Business Development
12 20 (10.70%) Transition Management
13 19 (10.16%) Operations Management
13 19 (10.16%) Active Directory
14 18 (9.63%) MS Office
14 18 (9.63%) WSUS
14 18 (9.63%) Server Monitoring
15 17 (9.09%) ISEB
16 16 (8.56%) Law
16 16 (8.56%) Continuous Improvement
17 10 (5.35%) Performance Management
17 10 (5.35%) Security Cleared
18 9 (4.81%) Problem Management
18 9 (4.81%) Stakeholder Management
18 9 (4.81%) SC Cleared
19 8 (4.28%) Service Desk Management
19 8 (4.28%) Release Management

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 (1.07%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (9.63%) MS Office
2 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.53%) IaaS
2 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.60%) DSL
1 3 (1.60%) Broadband
2 2 (1.07%) LAN
2 2 (1.07%) WAN
2 2 (1.07%) Internet
3 1 (0.53%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.53%) SAN
3 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.53%) MS Access
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
General
1 51 (27.27%) Finance
2 16 (8.56%) Law
3 6 (3.21%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.67%) Retail
4 5 (2.67%) Marketing
4 5 (2.67%) Automotive
4 5 (2.67%) Back Office
5 4 (2.14%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.14%) Legal
6 2 (1.07%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.53%) .NET
1 1 (0.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.67%) Statistics
2 2 (1.07%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.53%) Life Science
3 1 (0.53%) GIS
3 1 (0.53%) EPoS
3 1 (0.53%) Firmware
3 1 (0.53%) PMI
3 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (0.53%) UNIX
2 1 (0.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (65.24%) ITIL
2 105 (56.15%) Service Delivery
3 69 (36.90%) Service Management
4 47 (25.13%) Project Management
5 36 (19.25%) PRINCE2
6 35 (18.72%) ITIL V3
7 24 (12.83%) ITSM
8 22 (11.76%) Incident Management
9 20 (10.70%) Business Development
9 20 (10.70%) Transition Management
10 19 (10.16%) Operations Management
11 18 (9.63%) Server Monitoring
12 16 (8.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (5.35%) Performance Management
14 9 (4.81%) Problem Management
14 9 (4.81%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (4.28%) Service Desk Management
15 8 (4.28%) Release Management
15 8 (4.28%) Resource Management
16 7 (3.74%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.07%) SQL
2 1 (0.53%) VBA
2 1 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (13.90%) Degree
2 22 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
3 17 (9.09%) ISEB
4 10 (5.35%) Security Cleared
5 9 (4.81%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.07%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.53%) PMP
8 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.23%) SLA
2 5 (2.67%) COBIT
3 4 (2.14%) QA
4 2 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (10.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) XenApp
2 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (9.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (2.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.60%) Fujitsu
2 3 (1.60%) BT
3 2 (1.07%) VMware
4 1 (0.53%) TOWER Software
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle
4 1 (0.53%) BMC
4 1 (0.53%) Citrix
4 1 (0.53%) Cisco
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + flexible b
Posted: 17 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NES Global Talent
Salary: £60000 to £65000 per annum - Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Aximis West
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £56000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Arnold Ash
Salary: £0 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago