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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 115 148 117
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 90 49 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.83% 0.98% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 1.03% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 81 44 69
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,500 £41,535
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4705 4769 4500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 95.17% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3925 3995 3874
Average salary £40,000 £36,061 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.92% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +31 54 £60,000 +14.28% 6
Coventry +24 14 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Staffordshire -5 7 £45,000 -
Warwickshire +4 5 £47,500 +8.57% 2
Shropshire +6 3 £43,250 -27.91%
Worcestershire -2 3 £40,000 -33.33%
Walsall - 1 £36,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £28,287 -
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 96 (72.18%) ITIL
2 81 (60.90%) Service Delivery
3 58 (43.61%) Service Management
4 42 (31.58%) Finance
5 39 (29.32%) Project Management
6 27 (20.30%) PRINCE2
7 25 (18.80%) ITIL V3
8 24 (18.05%) Windows
9 20 (15.04%) Degree
10 18 (13.53%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (12.78%) SLA
12 16 (12.03%) Operations Management
13 14 (10.53%) WSUS
13 14 (10.53%) Active Directory
13 14 (10.53%) MS Office
13 14 (10.53%) ITSM
13 14 (10.53%) Change Management
13 14 (10.53%) Server Monitoring
14 11 (8.27%) Incident Management
14 11 (8.27%) UNIX
14 11 (8.27%) Performance Management
15 9 (6.77%) ERP
15 9 (6.77%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (6.77%) Transition Management
16 8 (6.02%) ISEB
16 8 (6.02%) Legal
17 7 (5.26%) Law
17 7 (5.26%) Retail
17 7 (5.26%) Business Development
17 7 (5.26%) Supplier Management

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (3.01%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.26%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.75%) Apache
3 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.01%) Internet
2 3 (2.26%) Firewall
2 3 (2.26%) LAN
2 3 (2.26%) WAN
3 1 (0.75%) SAN
3 1 (0.75%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
General
1 42 (31.58%) Finance
2 8 (6.02%) Legal
3 7 (5.26%) Law
3 7 (5.26%) Retail
4 4 (3.01%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.01%) Banking
5 3 (2.26%) Back Office
5 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.50%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.75%) Automotive
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.50%) .NET
2 1 (0.75%) JMS
2 1 (0.75%) Middleware
2 1 (0.75%) D-Bus
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (0.75%) iDTV
2 1 (0.75%) PMI
2 1 (0.75%) EPoS
2 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
2 1 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.05%) Windows
2 11 (8.27%) UNIX
3 7 (5.26%) Linux
4 5 (3.76%) Solaris
5 4 (3.01%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (72.18%) ITIL
2 81 (60.90%) Service Delivery
3 58 (43.61%) Service Management
4 39 (29.32%) Project Management
5 27 (20.30%) PRINCE2
6 25 (18.80%) ITIL V3
7 16 (12.03%) Operations Management
8 14 (10.53%) Change Management
8 14 (10.53%) ITSM
8 14 (10.53%) Server Monitoring
9 11 (8.27%) Performance Management
9 11 (8.27%) Incident Management
10 9 (6.77%) ERP
10 9 (6.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (6.77%) Transition Management
11 7 (5.26%) PRINCE
11 7 (5.26%) Business Development
11 7 (5.26%) Supplier Management
12 6 (4.51%) Logistics
12 6 (4.51%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.01%) SQL
2 1 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (15.04%) Degree
2 18 (13.53%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (6.02%) ISEB
4 4 (3.01%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.78%) SLA
2 6 (4.51%) QA
3 2 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.75%) COBIT
4 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) XenApp
2 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (10.53%) WSUS
2 2 (1.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.75%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.75%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.01%) Veritas
2 4 (3.01%) Oracle
3 3 (2.26%) Lotus
3 3 (2.26%) Sun
3 3 (2.26%) VMware
4 2 (1.50%) Sybase
4 2 (1.50%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco
5 1 (0.75%) Citrix
5 1 (0.75%) TOWER Software
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis IT
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + car allowance + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Brierley Hill, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + car allow+bonus+ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IT People First
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allow+ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Car Allownace + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: £39,000 to £44,100 depending on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago