Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Service Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Services Manager
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 104 166
Rank change year-on-year -17 +62 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 54 40 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.78% 1.76% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 1.81% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 18
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% -0.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,750 £19,975
90th Percentile £57,700 £62,450 £50,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2910 2210 3192
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.82% 97.27% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2232 1906 2701
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.86% -7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,275 £22,125 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in Cheshire

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Service Manager in Cheshire

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Service Manager in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Service Manager in Cheshire

Service Manager
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 Manager within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +2 23 £30,000 -33.33%
Knutsford - 11 £56,250 -
Wilmslow +13 5 £54,500 +5.83%
Crewe +2 3 £42,500 -
Service Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Cheshire region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 37 (68.52%) ITIL
2 33 (61.11%) Finance
3 27 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 23 (42.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (37.04%) Service Management
5 20 (37.04%) SLA
6 18 (33.33%) Performance Management
7 15 (27.78%) Service Delivery Management
8 13 (24.07%) Project Management
9 12 (22.22%) IT Strategy
10 10 (18.52%) Change Management
10 10 (18.52%) Incident Management
10 10 (18.52%) Statistics
10 10 (18.52%) Mentoring
11 9 (16.67%) Line Management
11 9 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 9 (16.67%) Escalation Management
11 9 (16.67%) Contract Management
11 9 (16.67%) Critical Success Factor
11 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
11 9 (16.67%) Risk Management
12 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (12.96%) Banking
13 7 (12.96%) Business Analysis
13 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
13 7 (12.96%) Windows
13 7 (12.96%) PRINCE
13 7 (12.96%) Programme Delivery
13 7 (12.96%) Resource Management
14 6 (11.11%) Problem Management

Service Manager Skill Set
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 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.70%) IaaS
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) WAN
2 3 (5.56%) DHCP
2 3 (5.56%) DNS
2 3 (5.56%) Firewall
2 3 (5.56%) Wireless
3 1 (1.85%) Internet
3 1 (1.85%) Intranet
3 1 (1.85%) LAN
3 1 (1.85%) WebEx
General
1 33 (61.11%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Legal
4 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Billing
5 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
1 2 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.85%) Unix
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (68.52%) ITIL
2 27 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 23 (42.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (37.04%) Service Management
5 18 (33.33%) Performance Management
6 15 (27.78%) Service Delivery Management
7 13 (24.07%) Project Management
8 12 (22.22%) IT Strategy
9 10 (18.52%) Change Management
9 10 (18.52%) Incident Management
9 10 (18.52%) Mentoring
9 10 (18.52%) Statistics
10 9 (16.67%) Contract Management
10 9 (16.67%) Critical Success Factor
10 9 (16.67%) Escalation Management
10 9 (16.67%) Line Management
10 9 (16.67%) Risk Management
11 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (12.96%) Business Analysis
12 7 (12.96%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (37.04%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Cisco
3 2 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (1.85%) NCR
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Sun