The median annual salary for a Service Manager was £48,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 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
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 309 318 262
Rank change year-on-year +9 -56  
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 856 926 1307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.03% 1.02% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.05% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 664 736 1021
Median salary £48,500 £50,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,050 £34,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,200 £70,000 £70,000
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 England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 79492 88017 100281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 65375 75047 83568
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in England

Service Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Service Manager in England

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Service Manager in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Service Manager in England

Service Manager
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 320 £55,000 +4.76% 35
South East +45 163 £43,500 -17.14% 20
East of England +6 84 £48,000 -4.00% 14
North West -23 84 £37,500 -16.66% 9
West Midlands +8 78 £50,000 +11.43% 6
South West +6 47 £41,000 -1.20% 6
Yorkshire -20 44 £40,175 -5.47% 3
East Midlands +15 26 £44,000 -12.00% 4
North East +24 12 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Service Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 1083 (66.24%) ITIL
2 777 (47.52%) Service Delivery
3 536 (32.78%) Service Management
4 448 (27.40%) SLA
5 442 (27.03%) Finance
6 269 (16.45%) ITIL Certification
7 250 (15.29%) ITSM
8 249 (15.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 228 (13.94%) Microsoft
10 210 (12.84%) Incident Management
11 209 (12.78%) Continuous Improvement
12 206 (12.60%) Project Management
13 197 (12.05%) Change Management
14 192 (11.74%) Windows
15 157 (9.60%) Problem Management
15 157 (9.60%) ITIL V3
16 145 (8.87%) Degree
17 141 (8.62%) Service Delivery Management
18 139 (8.50%) Service Design
19 133 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
20 124 (7.58%) Data Centre
21 120 (7.34%) PRINCE2
22 116 (7.09%) Performance Management
23 115 (7.03%) Retail
24 110 (6.73%) Microsoft Office
25 108 (6.61%) Active Directory
26 101 (6.18%) Telecoms
27 100 (6.12%) Line Management
28 95 (5.81%) Supplier Management
29 94 (5.75%) Mentoring

Service Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 54 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 52 (3.18%) MS Exchange
3 17 (1.04%) CMS
4 16 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (0.55%) IIS
8 6 (0.37%) WordPress
9 3 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.18%) SAS
9 3 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.18%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.12%) Apache
10 2 (0.12%) Confluence
10 2 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.061%) Kentico
11 1 (0.061%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.061%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.061%) WebSphere
Applications
1 110 (6.73%) Microsoft Office
2 86 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 62 (3.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 16 (0.98%) Exstream
4 4 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.12%) Magento
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.061%) Maximo
7 1 (0.061%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.061%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.061%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.061%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.061%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.061%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.061%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.061%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 81 (4.95%) Office 365
2 45 (2.75%) SaaS
3 44 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (2.14%) IaaS
5 26 (1.59%) PaaS
6 17 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
7 12 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (0.24%) OneDrive
9 4 (0.24%) Yammer
10 2 (0.12%) G Suite
10 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.061%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.061%) Boomi
11 1 (0.061%) Cloudflare
11 1 (0.061%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (3.55%) WAN
2 52 (3.18%) LAN
3 35 (2.14%) Firewall
4 26 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
5 19 (1.16%) DNS
5 19 (1.16%) TCP/IP
6 18 (1.10%) VoIP
7 17 (1.04%) Wireless
8 16 (0.98%) FTP
8 16 (0.98%) VPN
9 15 (0.92%) Internet
9 15 (0.92%) SAN
10 14 (0.86%) SMS
10 14 (0.86%) Unified Communications
11 13 (0.80%) IP Telephony
11 13 (0.80%) MPLS
12 9 (0.55%) Cisco IPT
12 9 (0.55%) DHCP
13 8 (0.49%) Network Security
14 7 (0.43%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (2.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (0.61%) Big Data
3 7 (0.43%) Relational Database
4 6 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.31%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.18%) Power BI
7 3 (0.18%) PowerCenter
8 2 (0.12%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.12%) Data Mart
8 2 (0.12%) GIS
8 2 (0.12%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.12%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (0.12%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.061%) MS Access
9 1 (0.061%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.061%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.061%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.061%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.31%) JIRA
2 4 (0.24%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.12%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 442 (27.03%) Finance
2 115 (7.03%) Retail
3 101 (6.18%) Telecoms
4 93 (5.69%) Banking
5 41 (2.51%) Back Office
6 37 (2.26%) Legal
7 36 (2.20%) Investment Banking
8 33 (2.02%) Marketing
9 25 (1.53%) Law
10 22 (1.35%) Manufacturing
11 20 (1.22%) Retail Banking
12 19 (1.16%) Billing
13 12 (0.73%) Advertising
14 10 (0.61%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.55%) Automotive
15 9 (0.55%) Publishing
16 8 (0.49%) French Language
16 8 (0.49%) Games
16 8 (0.49%) Portuguese Language
16 8 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (0.86%) Flash
2 9 (0.55%) .NET
2 9 (0.55%) Middleware
3 7 (0.43%) Web Services
4 5 (0.31%) HTML
5 4 (0.24%) CSS
5 4 (0.24%) jQuery
6 3 (0.18%) CSS3
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.12%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (0.12%) COM
7 2 (0.12%) HTML5
8 1 (0.061%) Velocity
8 1 (0.061%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 133 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 124 (7.58%) Data Centre
3 81 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 43 (2.63%) Virtual Team
5 39 (2.39%) CMDB
6 23 (1.41%) User Experience
7 17 (1.04%) Computer Science
8 13 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (0.80%) Mainframe
8 13 (0.80%) Pricing Data
8 13 (0.80%) Reference Data
9 9 (0.55%) EPoS
9 9 (0.55%) Mobile App
9 9 (0.55%) Over-the-Top Content
9 9 (0.55%) PMI
10 8 (0.49%) Driving Licence
10 8 (0.49%) iPad
10 8 (0.49%) IVR
11 7 (0.43%) Robotics
12 6 (0.37%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 192 (11.74%) Windows
2 64 (3.91%) Windows Server
3 47 (2.87%) Windows 7
4 32 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (1.71%) Linux
6 22 (1.35%) Windows 10
6 22 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (0.92%) Windows 8
9 9 (0.55%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.55%) Unix
10 7 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.31%) AIX
11 5 (0.31%) Android
12 4 (0.24%) CentOS
12 4 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.24%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.061%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.061%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1083 (66.24%) ITIL
2 777 (47.52%) Service Delivery
3 536 (32.78%) Service Management
4 250 (15.29%) ITSM
5 249 (15.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 210 (12.84%) Incident Management
7 209 (12.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 206 (12.60%) Project Management
9 197 (12.05%) Change Management
10 157 (9.60%) ITIL V3
10 157 (9.60%) Problem Management
11 141 (8.62%) Service Delivery Management
12 139 (8.50%) Service Design
13 120 (7.34%) PRINCE2
14 116 (7.09%) Performance Management
15 100 (6.12%) Line Management
16 95 (5.81%) Supplier Management
17 94 (5.75%) Mentoring
18 87 (5.32%) CRM
19 82 (5.02%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (2.94%) SQL
2 27 (1.65%) PowerShell
3 20 (1.22%) PHP
4 8 (0.49%) C
5 7 (0.43%) Java
6 5 (0.31%) Perl
7 4 (0.24%) C#
7 4 (0.24%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.18%) VBA
9 2 (0.12%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.061%) ABAP
10 1 (0.061%) C++
10 1 (0.061%) Python
10 1 (0.061%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.061%) VB
Qualifications
1 269 (16.45%) ITIL Certification
2 145 (8.87%) Degree
3 33 (2.02%) Security Cleared
4 32 (1.96%) ISEB
5 26 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 26 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (1.41%) MCSE
8 19 (1.16%) CISSP
9 18 (1.10%) CISM
10 17 (1.04%) CCNA
11 14 (0.86%) SC Cleared
12 10 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
12 10 (0.61%) MCP
13 9 (0.55%) CCNP
13 9 (0.55%) PMI Certification
13 9 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (0.49%) CCIE
14 8 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
15 7 (0.43%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 448 (27.40%) SLA
2 48 (2.94%) QA
3 21 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 9 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.43%) PMO
7 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.12%) SEPA
9 1 (0.061%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.061%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.061%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.061%) TickIT
System Software
1 108 (6.61%) Active Directory
2 34 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 29 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.55%) Terminal Services
5 8 (0.49%) vSphere
6 6 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (0.37%) XenApp
7 5 (0.31%) NFS
7 5 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.24%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.18%) XenServer
10 2 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.061%) Firmware
11 1 (0.061%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 21 (1.28%) SCCM
2 8 (0.49%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.24%) Nagios
3 4 (0.24%) Opsview
4 3 (0.18%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.12%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.12%) Puppet
5 2 (0.12%) SCOM
5 2 (0.12%) vRealize
5 2 (0.12%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.061%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.061%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.061%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.061%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.061%) SCSM
6 1 (0.061%) WSUS
Vendors
1 228 (13.94%) Microsoft
2 79 (4.83%) ServiceNow
3 66 (4.04%) Cisco
4 58 (3.55%) VMware
5 47 (2.87%) Citrix
6 46 (2.81%) HP
7 27 (1.65%) Remedy
8 26 (1.59%) Cadence
9 25 (1.53%) SAP
10 21 (1.28%) Oracle
11 17 (1.04%) OpenText
12 15 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (0.73%) Apple
13 12 (0.73%) NetApp
14 9 (0.55%) SolarWinds
15 8 (0.49%) Infoblox
16 7 (0.43%) CheckPoint
16 7 (0.43%) Computacenter
16 7 (0.43%) Fortinet
16 7 (0.43%) Mitel
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Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: £32500 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
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Salary: £39333.00 - £45232.00 per annum
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Salary: to £40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
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Salary: £33000 per annum + On Call + Shift Allowance + Overtime
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year + benefits
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Warwickshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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