The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Service Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Management
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 55 59
Rank change year-on-year +14 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Service Management 56 47 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.20% 3.56% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.99% 4.17% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 26 25 48
Median salary £45,875 £36,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.43% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £32,500 £19,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,300 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

Service Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 935 1126 1597
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 86.82% 85.24% 90.79%
Number of salaries quoted 748 946 1217
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Service Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Service Management in Cheshire

Service Management
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Service Management in Cheshire

Service Management
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Service Management in Cheshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Service Management in Cheshire

Service Management
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +12 22 £45,000 -1.25%
Knutsford +7 12 £47,125 - 1
Crewe -21 4 £37,500 +4.16%
Northwich -1 1 £19,000 -
Service Management
North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Service Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 57 (50.89%) ITIL
2 44 (39.29%) Finance
3 38 (33.93%) Risk Management
4 30 (26.79%) Banking
5 29 (25.89%) Service Delivery
6 23 (20.54%) Windows
6 23 (20.54%) SLA
7 22 (19.64%) SQL
8 21 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (18.75%) Line Management
9 20 (17.86%) Performance Management
9 20 (17.86%) Cisco
10 19 (16.96%) Microsoft
10 19 (16.96%) Telecoms
10 19 (16.96%) Management Information System
10 19 (16.96%) Security Cleared
11 18 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (16.07%) CCNP
12 17 (15.18%) Oracle
13 16 (14.29%) Financial Institution
13 16 (14.29%) Incident Management
13 16 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
13 16 (14.29%) Information Security
14 14 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (12.50%) Windows Server
15 13 (11.61%) Unified Communications
15 13 (11.61%) BC Cleared
15 13 (11.61%) Firewall
15 13 (11.61%) Unix

Service Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 9 (8.04%) JBoss
2 4 (3.57%) CICS
2 4 (3.57%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.68%) IIS
3 3 (2.68%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.79%) nginx
4 2 (1.79%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) Office 365
2 2 (1.79%) SaaS
3 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.89%) IaaS
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.61%) Firewall
1 13 (11.61%) Unified Communications
2 4 (3.57%) DHCP
2 4 (3.57%) DNS
3 2 (1.79%) ATM
3 2 (1.79%) BGP
3 2 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.79%) Intranet
3 2 (1.79%) LAN
3 2 (1.79%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.79%) OSPF
3 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.79%) WAN
3 2 (1.79%) Wireless
4 1 (0.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.25%) DB2
2 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.46%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.46%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.57%) GIS
4 4 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.68%) IMS/DB
6 1 (0.89%) Big Data
6 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.89%) Ingres
6 1 (0.89%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) ClearCase
1 4 (3.57%) Subversion
2 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.89%) MSI
General
1 44 (39.29%) Finance
2 30 (26.79%) Banking
3 19 (16.96%) Telecoms
4 16 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
4 16 (14.29%) Financial Institution
5 6 (5.36%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (16.07%) Operations Manager
2 16 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 13 (11.61%) Applications Support
3 13 (11.61%) Network Manager
3 13 (11.61%) Network Operations Manager
4 11 (9.82%) Team Leader
5 10 (8.93%) Analyst
6 9 (8.04%) Support Specialist
7 8 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
7 8 (7.14%) Applications Support Specialist
7 8 (7.14%) Support Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) Network Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Technical Support
10 5 (4.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) Risk Manager
10 5 (4.46%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.25%) XML
2 6 (5.36%) EJB
2 6 (5.36%) JSP
2 6 (5.36%) Servlets
2 6 (5.36%) Web Services
3 5 (4.46%) .NET
3 5 (4.46%) J2EE
3 5 (4.46%) WSDL
4 4 (3.57%) Hibernate
4 4 (3.57%) JMS
4 4 (3.57%) Struts
4 4 (3.57%) XSD
5 3 (2.68%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.68%) WF
5 3 (2.68%) XSLT
6 1 (0.89%) Middleware
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.89%) SOAP
6 1 (0.89%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.96%) Management Information System
2 12 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.82%) PKI
4 9 (8.04%) Mainframe
5 6 (5.36%) Virtual Team
6 5 (4.46%) User Experience
7 3 (2.68%) PMI
7 3 (2.68%) Replication
8 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.79%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.79%) iPad
8 2 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.89%) Clustering
9 1 (0.89%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.89%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.89%) Smart Energy
9 1 (0.89%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.54%) Windows
2 14 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 13 (11.61%) Unix
4 9 (8.04%) Windows 7
4 9 (8.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.14%) Linux
6 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.79%) AIX
7 2 (1.79%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.79%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (50.89%) ITIL
2 38 (33.93%) Risk Management
3 29 (25.89%) Service Delivery
4 21 (18.75%) Line Management
4 21 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (17.86%) Performance Management
6 16 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 16 (14.29%) Information Security
7 14 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (11.61%) Budget Control
9 12 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (10.71%) Project Management
10 11 (9.82%) Change Management
10 11 (9.82%) Cryptography
10 11 (9.82%) Problem Management
11 10 (8.93%) ITIL V3
11 10 (8.93%) SDLC
12 9 (8.04%) Waterfall
13 6 (5.36%) Capacity Management
13 6 (5.36%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.64%) SQL
2 11 (9.82%) Java
3 10 (8.93%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.46%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.57%) COBOL
6 3 (2.68%) C#
7 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.79%) VBScript
8 1 (0.89%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.89%) C
8 1 (0.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (16.96%) Security Cleared
2 18 (16.07%) CCNP
2 18 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (11.61%) BC Cleared
5 8 (7.14%) Degree
6 6 (5.36%) ISEB
6 6 (5.36%) SC Cleared
7 5 (4.46%) CCNA
7 5 (4.46%) JNCIA
7 5 (4.46%) MCP
7 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.57%) MCSA
8 4 (3.57%) PMI Certification
8 4 (3.57%) PMP
9 2 (1.79%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.79%) CISA
9 2 (1.79%) CISSP
9 2 (1.79%) MCTS
9 2 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.54%) SLA
2 6 (5.36%) COBIT
3 5 (4.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (3.57%) PMO
5 2 (1.79%) ISO 9000
5 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.79%) QA
6 1 (0.89%) BS25999
6 1 (0.89%) COSO
6 1 (0.89%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.79%) Firmware
3 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.79%) vSphere
3 2 (1.79%) XenApp
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) SCCM
1 3 (2.68%) SCOM
2 2 (1.79%) BladeLogic
2 2 (1.79%) CA Wily
2 2 (1.79%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.89%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.89%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.89%) Netcool
3 1 (0.89%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 20 (17.86%) Cisco
2 19 (16.96%) Microsoft
3 17 (15.18%) Oracle
4 7 (6.25%) Juniper
5 4 (3.57%) Cadence
5 4 (3.57%) Chordiant
5 4 (3.57%) Spiceworks
5 4 (3.57%) Teradata
5 4 (3.57%) VMware
6 3 (2.68%) Citrix
6 3 (2.68%) IBM
7 2 (1.79%) Aruba
7 2 (1.79%) NCR
7 2 (1.79%) NetApp
8 1 (0.89%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.89%) BMC
8 1 (0.89%) Pega
8 1 (0.89%) RainStor
8 1 (0.89%) Splunk
8 1 (0.89%) Sun
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Hiring People
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford
Huxley
Posted: 25 days ago