The median annual salary for a Service Manager was £51,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 80 91
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 21 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.69% 1.33% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.39% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 10
Median salary £51,500 £42,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.17% -20.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £58,650
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1175 1155 1320
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.83% 95.93% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 725 662 828
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Service Manager in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Edinburgh region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 19 (67.86%) Finance
2 17 (60.71%) Service Management
3 15 (53.57%) Service Delivery
4 10 (35.71%) Banking
5 9 (32.14%) ITSM
6 8 (28.57%) SLA
6 8 (28.57%) Degree
6 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
7 7 (25.00%) ITIL
8 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (17.86%) Change Management
9 5 (17.86%) Supplier Management
9 5 (17.86%) Business Continuity
9 5 (17.86%) High Availability
9 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery Management
9 5 (17.86%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (14.29%) ITIL V3
10 4 (14.29%) People Management
10 4 (14.29%) Business Development
11 3 (10.71%) Operations Management
11 3 (10.71%) Informatics
11 3 (10.71%) Spanish Language
11 3 (10.71%) Service Design
11 3 (10.71%) Budget Control
11 3 (10.71%) Transition Management
11 3 (10.71%) Project Management
11 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
11 3 (10.71%) Retail

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 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) LAN
1 1 (3.57%) WAN
General
1 19 (67.86%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 3 (10.71%) Spanish Language
3 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Service Management
2 15 (53.57%) Service Delivery
3 9 (32.14%) ITSM
4 7 (25.00%) ITIL
5 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (17.86%) Business Continuity
6 5 (17.86%) Change Management
6 5 (17.86%) High Availability
6 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery Management
6 5 (17.86%) Supplier Management
7 4 (14.29%) Business Development
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (14.29%) ITIL V3
7 4 (14.29%) People Management
8 3 (10.71%) Budget Control
8 3 (10.71%) Informatics
8 3 (10.71%) Operations Management
8 3 (10.71%) Project Management
8 3 (10.71%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Citrix
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
1 1 (3.57%) Unisys