Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Service Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 110 115
Rank change year-on-year -21 +5 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 21 42 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.82% 1.59% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.64% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 22
Edinburgh median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +9.89%
10th Percentile £40,575 £35,875 £29,825
90th Percentile £72,125 £78,750 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +4.76% -4.55%

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 2,399 2,554 2,199
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.15% 96.52% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,481 1,587 1,470
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 12 (57.14%) ITIL
2 12 (57.14%) Service Management
3 9 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 8 (38.10%) VoIP
4 8 (38.10%) SLA
4 8 (38.10%) Problem Management
5 7 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (33.33%) People Management
5 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (28.57%) Unix
6 6 (28.57%) Intel
6 6 (28.57%) Workload Management
7 5 (23.81%) Project Management
7 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
8 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (19.05%) Windows
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
9 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery Management
9 3 (14.29%) Matrix Management
9 3 (14.29%) Change Management
10 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
10 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
10 2 (9.52%) Firewall
10 2 (9.52%) ITSM
10 2 (9.52%) Data Security
10 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
10 2 (9.52%) GIS

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 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) VoIP
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) ATM
3 1 (4.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) GIS
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Unix
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) ITIL
1 12 (57.14%) Service Management
2 9 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 8 (38.10%) Problem Management
4 7 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (33.33%) People Management
5 6 (28.57%) Workload Management
6 5 (23.81%) Project Management
7 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (14.29%) Change Management
8 3 (14.29%) Matrix Management
8 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery Management
9 2 (9.52%) Commercial Awareness
9 2 (9.52%) Contract Management
9 2 (9.52%) Data Security
9 2 (9.52%) ITSM
9 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
9 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Intel
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.76%) Guidewire