Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Service Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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

Services Manager
South West > Bristol
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 143 146
Rank change year-on-year -26 +3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 30 42 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.82% 1.30% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.34% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8 29 36
Bristol median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% +15.02%
10th Percentile £45,250 £27,500 £37,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,750 £62,188
South West median annual salary £49,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +22.50% -6.98% +1.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3,532 3,135 3,470
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.06% 96.85% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,926 2,621 3,055
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,125 £70,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in Bristol

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Service Manager in Bristol

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Service Manager in Bristol over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Service Manager in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Bristol region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 27 (90.00%) ITIL
2 16 (53.33%) Service Delivery
3 13 (43.33%) Change Management
4 11 (36.67%) Data Centre
5 10 (33.33%) Service Management
6 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
8 7 (23.33%) Contract Management
8 7 (23.33%) SLA
9 6 (20.00%) SMS
9 6 (20.00%) Finance
9 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (20.00%) Performance Management
9 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery Management
10 5 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (16.67%) Critical Success Factor
10 5 (16.67%) Business Development
10 5 (16.67%) Problem Management
10 5 (16.67%) Service Design
10 5 (16.67%) Escalation Management
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
10 5 (16.67%) Statistics
10 5 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
10 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (16.67%) Cadence
10 5 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (16.67%) ITSM

Service Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) SMS
2 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Billing
2 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) ITIL
2 16 (53.33%) Service Delivery
3 13 (43.33%) Change Management
4 10 (33.33%) Service Management
5 9 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
7 7 (23.33%) Contract Management
8 6 (20.00%) Performance Management
8 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery Management
8 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (16.67%) Business Development
9 5 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
9 5 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
9 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
9 5 (16.67%) ITSM
9 5 (16.67%) Problem Management
9 5 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
9 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (16.67%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Cadence