Period
to 19 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Service Manager was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Services Manager
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 35 57
Rank change year-on-year +7 +22 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 8 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 4.23% 4.35% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 4.42% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 4
Bedford median annual salary £42,000 £50,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% -14.53% +67.14%
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bedford
Permanent vacancies in Bedford with a recognized job title 182 249 365
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.30% 98.42% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 175 218 324
Bedford median annual salary £46,056 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.14% -8.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,875 £65,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +11.11%

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings that featured Service Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in Bedford

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for Service Manager in Bedford

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, Service Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedford region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) SLA
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 5 (62.50%) ITSM
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) People Management
4 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (25.00%) Mitel
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (25.00%) Remedy
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow Management
4 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) iPhone
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

Service Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (25.00%) iPhone
2 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) ITSM
2 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) People Management
4 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow Management
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
1 2 (25.00%) Mitel
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy
1 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Facebook
2 1 (12.50%) Google