The median annual salary for a Service Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Services Manager
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 118 84
Rank change year-on-year +18 -34  
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 32 27 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.62% 1.15% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 1.20% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 38
Median salary £50,000 £30,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.66% -34.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1905 2259 1962
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.70% 96.05% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1678 1613
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Service Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in Birmingham

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Service Manager in Birmingham

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Service Manager in Birmingham over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Service Manager in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Service Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 30 (62.50%) ITIL
2 19 (39.58%) Data Centre
3 16 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 14 (29.17%) SLA
4 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 13 (27.08%) Finance
5 13 (27.08%) Service Management
6 12 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (22.92%) ITSM
8 10 (20.83%) Change Management
9 9 (18.75%) Problem Management
9 9 (18.75%) Contract Management
10 8 (16.67%) ServiceNow
10 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (14.58%) Retail
11 7 (14.58%) Performance Management
11 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery Management
12 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (12.50%) Service Design
12 6 (12.50%) LAN
12 6 (12.50%) WAN
13 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
13 5 (10.42%) Project Management
13 5 (10.42%) Office 365
13 5 (10.42%) Customer Requirements
14 4 (8.33%) Presales
14 4 (8.33%) Business Development
14 4 (8.33%) Migration
15 3 (6.25%) Statistics
15 3 (6.25%) Supplier Management

Service Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.08%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.08%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.42%) Office 365
3 3 (6.25%) SaaS
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) LAN
1 6 (12.50%) WAN
2 3 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.17%) SAN
3 2 (4.17%) VoIP
4 1 (2.08%) IPsec
4 1 (2.08%) SSL
4 1 (2.08%) VPN
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Automotive
3 1 (2.08%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
1 1 (2.08%) HTML
1 1 (2.08%) HTML5
1 1 (2.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (39.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) CMDB
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) ITIL
2 16 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 13 (27.08%) Service Management
4 12 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (22.92%) ITSM
6 10 (20.83%) Change Management
7 9 (18.75%) Contract Management
7 9 (18.75%) Problem Management
8 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (14.58%) Performance Management
9 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery Management
10 6 (12.50%) Service Design
11 5 (10.42%) Customer Requirements
11 5 (10.42%) Project Management
12 4 (8.33%) Business Development
12 4 (8.33%) Migration
12 4 (8.33%) Presales
13 3 (6.25%) Critical Success Factor
13 3 (6.25%) Escalation Management
13 3 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) ABAP
1 1 (2.08%) Java
1 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.08%) ISEB
2 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco
3 2 (4.17%) Juniper
4 1 (2.08%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.08%) Cadence
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix
4 1 (2.08%) EMC
4 1 (2.08%) NetApp
4 1 (2.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) VMware