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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Management
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 56 67
Rank change year-on-year +12 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Service Management 74 32 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.13% 3.32% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.85% 3.89% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 32 24 45
Median salary £45,000 £30,750 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.34% -24.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,150 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,750 £91,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.52% -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 1264 822 1552
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.66% 85.36% 90.76%
Number of salaries quoted 926 708 1228
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Knutsford -12 36 £60,000 +135.29% 2
Warrington +4 18 £35,000 -
Wilmslow -11 5 £54,500 +6.30% 3
Northwich -3 2 £24,000 -20.00%
Crewe -19 2 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Runcorn - 1 - -
Service Management
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 69 (51.49%) ITIL
2 55 (41.04%) Finance
3 41 (30.60%) Risk Management
4 32 (23.88%) Banking
5 31 (23.13%) Windows
6 27 (20.15%) SQL
6 27 (20.15%) Microsoft
7 26 (19.40%) SLA
7 26 (19.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (17.91%) Service Delivery
9 24 (17.91%) Incident Management
9 24 (17.91%) Cisco
9 24 (17.91%) Project Management
10 23 (17.16%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (17.16%) Line Management
11 21 (15.67%) CCNP
12 20 (14.93%) Management Information System
12 20 (14.93%) Oracle
12 20 (14.93%) ITIL V3
13 19 (14.18%) Firewall
13 19 (14.18%) ITSM
14 18 (13.43%) Telecoms
14 18 (13.43%) Degree
14 18 (13.43%) Java
15 17 (12.69%) Problem Management
15 17 (12.69%) Waterfall
16 16 (11.94%) Windows Server
17 15 (11.19%) SDLC
17 15 (11.19%) Windows Server 2008

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 10 (7.46%) JBoss
2 9 (6.72%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.22%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.73%) CICS
4 5 (3.73%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.99%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.24%) IIS
7 2 (1.49%) Confluence
7 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.75%) nginx
8 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (8.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.49%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.75%) BASE24
3 1 (0.75%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.99%) Office 365
2 3 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.24%) IaaS
2 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.49%) PaaS
4 1 (0.75%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.18%) Firewall
2 14 (10.45%) WAN
3 13 (9.70%) VPN
4 12 (8.96%) DNS
4 12 (8.96%) LAN
5 11 (8.21%) Unified Communications
6 10 (7.46%) DHCP
7 8 (5.97%) MPLS
7 8 (5.97%) VoIP
8 7 (5.22%) BGP
8 7 (5.22%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (5.22%) OSPF
8 7 (5.22%) SSL
8 7 (5.22%) Wireless
9 6 (4.48%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (4.48%) DMVPN
9 6 (4.48%) Ethernet
9 6 (4.48%) SNMP
9 6 (4.48%) Wireshark
9 6 (4.48%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.72%) DB2
2 6 (4.48%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.73%) GIS
3 5 (3.73%) MySQL
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.49%) IMS/DB
5 2 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.75%) Ingres
6 1 (0.75%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (5.22%) ClearCase
1 7 (5.22%) Subversion
2 3 (2.24%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.24%) JUnit
3 2 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.75%) MSI
4 1 (0.75%) Selenium
4 1 (0.75%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 55 (41.04%) Finance
2 32 (23.88%) Banking
3 18 (13.43%) Telecoms
4 11 (8.21%) Corporate Banking
5 10 (7.46%) Financial Institution
5 10 (7.46%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.73%) Law
6 5 (3.73%) Legal
6 5 (3.73%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.99%) Retail
8 3 (2.24%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.24%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.75%) Billing
9 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (15.67%) Service Manager
2 13 (9.70%) Operations Manager
3 11 (8.21%) Analyst
3 11 (8.21%) Applications Support
3 11 (8.21%) Network Engineer
3 11 (8.21%) Network Manager
3 11 (8.21%) Network Operations Manager
4 9 (6.72%) Support Engineer
5 6 (4.48%) Project Manager
5 6 (4.48%) Support Specialist
6 5 (3.73%) Applications Specialist
6 5 (3.73%) Applications Support Specialist
6 5 (3.73%) Developer
6 5 (3.73%) Field Engineer
6 5 (3.73%) Field Support Engineer
6 5 (3.73%) IT Manager
6 5 (3.73%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (3.73%) Technical Support
6 5 (3.73%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (2.99%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.46%) Web Services
2 9 (6.72%) EJB
2 9 (6.72%) JSP
2 9 (6.72%) Servlets
2 9 (6.72%) XML
3 8 (5.97%) J2EE
4 7 (5.22%) Hibernate
4 7 (5.22%) JMS
4 7 (5.22%) Struts
4 7 (5.22%) WSDL
4 7 (5.22%) XSD
5 4 (2.99%) .NET
6 3 (2.24%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.49%) JSON
7 2 (1.49%) WF
7 2 (1.49%) XSLT
8 1 (0.75%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.75%) Node.js
8 1 (0.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.93%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.21%) PMI
4 10 (7.46%) Mainframe
5 9 (6.72%) Virtual Team
6 6 (4.48%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.99%) Replication
7 4 (2.99%) Smart Energy
8 3 (2.24%) Contactless
8 3 (2.24%) Life Science
8 3 (2.24%) PKI
8 3 (2.24%) Smart Meter
8 3 (2.24%) User Experience
9 2 (1.49%) CMDB
9 2 (1.49%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.49%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.49%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.75%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (23.13%) Windows
2 16 (11.94%) Windows Server
3 15 (11.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (9.70%) Unix
5 13 (9.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.22%) Linux
6 7 (5.22%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.99%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.24%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.75%) AIX
9 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (51.49%) ITIL
2 41 (30.60%) Risk Management
3 26 (19.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (17.91%) Incident Management
5 24 (17.91%) Project Management
5 24 (17.91%) Service Delivery
6 23 (17.16%) Line Management
7 20 (14.93%) ITIL V3
8 19 (14.18%) ITSM
9 17 (12.69%) Problem Management
9 17 (12.69%) Waterfall
10 15 (11.19%) Information Security
10 15 (11.19%) SDLC
11 13 (9.70%) PRINCE2
12 11 (8.21%) Budget Control
12 11 (8.21%) Wealth Management
13 10 (7.46%) Change Management
13 10 (7.46%) Performance Management
14 8 (5.97%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.15%) SQL
2 18 (13.43%) Java
3 12 (8.96%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.73%) COBOL
4 5 (3.73%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.24%) Assembly Language
5 3 (2.24%) C#
6 2 (1.49%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.49%) VBScript
7 1 (0.75%) C
7 1 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (17.16%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (15.67%) CCNP
3 18 (13.43%) Degree
4 15 (11.19%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (10.45%) Security Cleared
6 12 (8.96%) PMI Certification
7 11 (8.21%) BC Cleared
8 7 (5.22%) PMP
9 6 (4.48%) CCNA
9 6 (4.48%) ISEB
10 4 (2.99%) APMG
10 4 (2.99%) JNCIA
10 4 (2.99%) MCP
10 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (2.99%) PgMP
11 3 (2.24%) CISA
11 3 (2.24%) CISSP
11 3 (2.24%) MCSA
11 3 (2.24%) Sun Certification
12 2 (1.49%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (19.40%) SLA
2 6 (4.48%) PMO
3 4 (2.99%) PMBOK
4 3 (2.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.49%) COBIT
5 2 (1.49%) COSO
5 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.49%) QA
6 1 (0.75%) BS25999
System Software
1 11 (8.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.99%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.75%) Firmware
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.75%) vSphere
5 1 (0.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.24%) CA Wily
1 3 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.49%) BladeLogic
2 2 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.49%) Puppet
2 2 (1.49%) SCCM
2 2 (1.49%) SCOM
3 1 (0.75%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.75%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 27 (20.15%) Microsoft
2 24 (17.91%) Cisco
3 20 (14.93%) Oracle
4 7 (5.22%) Chordiant
5 6 (4.48%) F5
5 6 (4.48%) Riverbed
6 5 (3.73%) Juniper
6 5 (3.73%) Teradata
6 5 (3.73%) VMware
7 4 (2.99%) BMC
7 4 (2.99%) Cadence
7 4 (2.99%) NCR
8 3 (2.24%) Remedy
8 3 (2.24%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.24%) Spiceworks
8 3 (2.24%) Sun
9 2 (1.49%) arcserve
9 2 (1.49%) Citrix
9 2 (1.49%) Sophos
9 2 (1.49%) Symantec
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