The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Management
Essex / Colchester
Rank 45 38 30
Rank change year-on-year -7 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Service Management 2 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 0.87% 5.36% 5.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 6.63% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 7
Median salary £97,500 £60,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +62.50% +114.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £91,500 £55,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £103,500 £64,500 £47,800
UK excluding London median salary £44,869 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.57% -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 Colchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Colchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 195 181 118
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 84.78% 80.80% 75.64%
Number of salaries quoted 166 149 107
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,500 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Colchester 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 Colchester

Service Management
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Salary trend for Service Management in Colchester

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 23 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 Colchester region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 7 (43.75%) Law
2 6 (37.50%) Apple
2 6 (37.50%) Clearswift
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (37.50%) VPN
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Smartphone
2 6 (37.50%) Proofpoint
2 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (31.25%) Virtual Team Management
3 5 (31.25%) Virtual Team
3 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
3 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (31.25%) Release Management
3 5 (31.25%) Test Management
3 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
3 5 (31.25%) ISEB
3 5 (31.25%) SAP
3 5 (31.25%) Legal
3 5 (31.25%) Business Continuity
4 4 (25.00%) Process Management
4 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 4 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 4 (25.00%) Nokia
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester 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 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (25.00%) iTunes
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) VPN
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (25.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (43.75%) Law
2 5 (31.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery Manager
1 5 (31.25%) Service Continuity Manager
1 5 (31.25%) Service Manager
1 5 (31.25%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Smartphone
2 5 (31.25%) Virtual Team
3 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (12.50%) Android
3 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Business Continuity
1 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (31.25%) Release Management
1 5 (31.25%) Test Management
1 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
1 5 (31.25%) Virtual Team Management
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) ITSM
2 4 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (25.00%) People Management
2 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (25.00%) Process Management
2 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (12.50%) Product Management
4 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISEB
1 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Apple
1 6 (37.50%) Clearswift
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 6 (37.50%) Proofpoint
2 5 (31.25%) SAP
3 4 (25.00%) Nokia
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix