Period
to 17 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Service Manager was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

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

Services Manager
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 114 122
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 27 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.02% 1.18% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.24% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 19 24 13
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £47,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.05% +26.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,363 £28,250
90th Percentile £53,500 £60,000 £48,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +21.79% -25.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,548 2,169 2,385
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.86% 94.72% 94.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,670 1,376 1,497
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,865 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% - +2.35%

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in Edinburgh

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Service Manager in Edinburgh

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Service Manager in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Service Manager in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, Service Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 19 (70.37%) SLA
2 16 (59.26%) ITIL
3 15 (55.56%) Service Delivery
4 12 (44.44%) Service Management
5 11 (40.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (29.63%) Finance
6 8 (29.63%) ITSM
6 8 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
7 7 (25.93%) Coaching
7 7 (25.93%) Windows
8 6 (22.22%) VoIP
8 6 (22.22%) Change Management
8 6 (22.22%) Firewall
8 6 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (18.52%) Project Management
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
10 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
10 4 (14.81%) Service Design
11 3 (11.11%) SDLC
11 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity
11 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
11 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (7.41%) Release Management
12 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team Management

Service Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Firewall
1 6 (22.22%) VoIP
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.70%) SMTP
2 1 (3.70%) VLAN
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
1 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) ITIL
2 15 (55.56%) Service Delivery
3 12 (44.44%) Service Management
4 11 (40.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (29.63%) ITSM
6 7 (25.93%) Coaching
7 6 (22.22%) Change Management
7 6 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (18.52%) Project Management
9 4 (14.81%) Service Design
10 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity
10 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
10 3 (11.11%) SDLC
11 2 (7.41%) Analytical Thinking
11 2 (7.41%) IT Strategy
11 2 (7.41%) Release Management
11 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (70.37%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) PMO
3 1 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft