The median annual salary for a Service Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Manager
London / City of London
Rank 156 197 200
Rank change year-on-year +41 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 62 72 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.22% 1.02% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.06% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 53 59 108
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £44,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +3.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4868 6762 9714
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.63% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4467 6044 8273
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in the City of London

Service Manager
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Service Manager in the City of London

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Service Manager in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Service Manager in the City of London

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 City of London region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 64 (65.31%) ITIL
2 59 (60.20%) Service Delivery
3 40 (40.82%) Service Management
4 30 (30.61%) Finance
5 24 (24.49%) ITIL Certification
6 20 (20.41%) ITSM
7 19 (19.39%) SLA
8 17 (17.35%) Project Management
9 14 (14.29%) Banking
10 13 (13.27%) Problem Management
11 12 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (12.24%) Change Management
12 11 (11.22%) Telecoms
12 11 (11.22%) Degree
12 11 (11.22%) ITIL V3
12 11 (11.22%) Data Centre
13 10 (10.20%) SDLC
13 10 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (9.18%) Incident Management
14 9 (9.18%) Retail
14 9 (9.18%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (9.18%) WAN
14 9 (9.18%) LAN
15 8 (8.16%) Windows
15 8 (8.16%) PRINCE2
15 8 (8.16%) Release Management
15 8 (8.16%) ServiceNow
16 7 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
16 7 (7.14%) DevOps
16 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.02%) MS Project
3 1 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Office 365
2 2 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.18%) LAN
1 9 (9.18%) WAN
2 7 (7.14%) Firewall
3 4 (4.08%) CTI
3 4 (4.08%) DNS
3 4 (4.08%) VoIP
3 4 (4.08%) Wireless
4 2 (2.04%) Internet
4 2 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
General
1 30 (30.61%) Finance
2 14 (14.29%) Banking
3 11 (11.22%) Telecoms
4 9 (9.18%) Retail
5 7 (7.14%) Law
6 4 (4.08%) Investment Banking
7 3 (3.06%) Marketing
8 2 (2.04%) Billing
8 2 (2.04%) Legal
9 1 (1.02%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.02%) Ajax
1 1 (1.02%) CSS
1 1 (1.02%) HTML
1 1 (1.02%) SOAP
1 1 (1.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.08%) IVR
4 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.02%) CMDB
6 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.02%) Equities
6 1 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.02%) Photography
6 1 (1.02%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.16%) Windows
2 2 (2.04%) Linux
3 1 (1.02%) Unix
3 1 (1.02%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (65.31%) ITIL
2 59 (60.20%) Service Delivery
3 40 (40.82%) Service Management
4 20 (20.41%) ITSM
5 17 (17.35%) Project Management
6 13 (13.27%) Problem Management
7 12 (12.24%) Change Management
7 12 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (11.22%) ITIL V3
9 10 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (10.20%) SDLC
10 9 (9.18%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (9.18%) Incident Management
11 8 (8.16%) PRINCE2
11 8 (8.16%) Release Management
12 7 (7.14%) DevOps
12 7 (7.14%) E-Commerce
12 7 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
12 7 (7.14%) Multichannel Retail
12 7 (7.14%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.04%) SQL
2 1 (1.02%) C
2 1 (1.02%) C#
2 1 (1.02%) Java
2 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.02%) PHP
2 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.02%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (24.49%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (11.22%) Degree
3 3 (3.06%) CCNA
3 3 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.04%) MCP
4 2 (2.04%) MCSE
5 1 (1.02%) CISA
5 1 (1.02%) CISM
5 1 (1.02%) CISSP
5 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.39%) SLA
2 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.02%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.02%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.02%) XenApp
3 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (8.16%) ServiceNow
2 5 (5.10%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.08%) Remedy
4 3 (3.06%) HP
4 3 (3.06%) VMware
5 2 (2.04%) Citrix
5 2 (2.04%) NICE Systems
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco
6 1 (1.02%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.02%) Dell
6 1 (1.02%) IBM
6 1 (1.02%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle
6 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.02%) Xerox
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