Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Service Manager was £29,500 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 19 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
South West > Dorset
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 106 98
Rank change year-on-year +20 -8 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 17 3 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.53% 0.28% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 0.28% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 20
Dorset median annual salary £29,500 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.27% -31.25% +24.03%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £47,000 £38,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -6.98% +1.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset. 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
Dorset
Permanent vacancies in Dorset with a recognized job title 1096 1066 1434
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.38% 99.72% 97.62%
Number of salaries quoted 952 951 1112
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £23,025 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £61,250 £50,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in Dorset

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Service Manager in Dorset

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Service Manager in Dorset over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Service Manager in Dorset

Service Manager
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 19 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
Poole 0 10 £28,500 +3.64%
Bournemouth - 7 £36,250 - 1
Service Manager
South West

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 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 Dorset region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 14 (82.35%) ITIL
2 10 (58.82%) Change Management
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
4 8 (47.06%) Line Management
4 8 (47.06%) Driving Licence
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
5 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (17.65%) SLA
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
7 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
7 2 (11.76%) Matrix Management
7 2 (11.76%) Splunk
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.76%) Advertising
7 2 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (11.76%) Dynatrace
7 2 (11.76%) User Experience
7 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
8 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (5.88%) VMware
8 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 20000

Service Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) ITIL
2 10 (58.82%) Change Management
3 8 (47.06%) Line Management
4 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.76%) Matrix Management
6 2 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Management
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Dynatrace
1 2 (11.76%) Splunk
2 1 (5.88%) VMware