The median annual salary for a Service Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 314 285 263
Rank change year-on-year -29 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 773 1102 1257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.97% 1.14% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.18% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 599 878 1001
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +3.26%  

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 76500 93487 97724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64049 79038 80601
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +9 322 £57,500 +4.54% 23
South East +11 137 £49,500 -5.71% 12
West Midlands -28 67 £50,000 - 7
East of England +14 59 £45,000 +12.50% 6
North West -39 49 £47,500 +5.55% 4
South West +21 45 £47,500 +11.76% 8
Yorkshire -23 44 £37,500 -10.71% 5
East Midlands +19 34 £50,000 +11.11% 4
North East +8 15 £37,500 -30.23% 2
Service Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1075 (67.15%) ITIL
2 781 (48.78%) Service Delivery
3 526 (32.85%) Service Management
4 452 (28.23%) SLA
5 428 (26.73%) Finance
6 276 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 256 (15.99%) Project Management
8 251 (15.68%) ITIL Certification
9 233 (14.55%) ITSM
10 223 (13.93%) Incident Management
11 220 (13.74%) ITIL V3
12 190 (11.87%) Continuous Improvement
13 178 (11.12%) Microsoft
14 171 (10.68%) Problem Management
15 162 (10.12%) Degree
16 158 (9.87%) Performance Management
17 151 (9.43%) Data Centre
18 150 (9.37%) Change Management
19 142 (8.87%) MS Excel
19 142 (8.87%) Service Design
20 137 (8.56%) Line Management
21 120 (7.50%) Windows
22 117 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
23 107 (6.68%) PRINCE2
24 89 (5.56%) Contract Management
25 88 (5.50%) Retail
26 85 (5.31%) MS Office
27 81 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
28 77 (4.81%) Statistics
28 77 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery

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 27 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.56%) MS Exchange
3 11 (0.69%) IIS
4 8 (0.50%) CMS
4 8 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (0.31%) WordPress
7 3 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.12%) SAS
8 2 (0.12%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.062%) Apache
9 1 (0.062%) Confluence
9 1 (0.062%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.062%) Kentico
9 1 (0.062%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.062%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.062%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.062%) WebSphere
Applications
1 142 (8.87%) MS Excel
2 85 (5.31%) MS Office
3 74 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.62%) MS Project
5 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.25%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.12%) Sage X3
5 2 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.062%) Magento
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.062%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.062%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.062%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.062%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 50 (3.12%) Office 365
1 50 (3.12%) SaaS
2 49 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (1.37%) IaaS
5 20 (1.25%) PaaS
6 7 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.31%) Yammer
8 4 (0.25%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.19%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.12%) G Suite
10 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.062%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.062%) Boomi
11 1 (0.062%) Cloudflare
11 1 (0.062%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.81%) WAN
2 43 (2.69%) LAN
3 35 (2.19%) Firewall
4 26 (1.62%) SMS
5 25 (1.56%) Internet
6 20 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
7 17 (1.06%) VoIP
7 17 (1.06%) VPN
8 14 (0.87%) DNS
9 12 (0.75%) Wireless
10 11 (0.69%) SAN
11 9 (0.56%) FCoE
11 9 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
11 9 (0.56%) iSCSI
11 9 (0.56%) Skype
11 9 (0.56%) VLAN
12 8 (0.50%) DHCP
12 8 (0.50%) Network Security
13 6 (0.37%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (0.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.06%) Big Data
3 13 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (0.81%) Relational Database
4 6 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.31%) Power BI
6 4 (0.25%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.12%) GIS
8 2 (0.12%) MySQL
8 2 (0.12%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.062%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.062%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.062%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.062%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.062%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (0.44%) JIRA
2 2 (0.12%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.12%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.062%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 428 (26.73%) Finance
2 88 (5.50%) Retail
3 71 (4.43%) Telecoms
4 70 (4.37%) Banking
5 58 (3.62%) Legal
6 32 (2.00%) Marketing
7 27 (1.69%) Law
8 26 (1.62%) Manufacturing
9 18 (1.12%) Advertising
10 16 (1.00%) Investment Banking
11 15 (0.94%) Back Office
11 15 (0.94%) Billing
12 10 (0.62%) Games
13 8 (0.50%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.44%) Publishing
15 6 (0.37%) Automotive
16 5 (0.31%) French Language
16 5 (0.31%) German Language
17 4 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
17 4 (0.25%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (1.62%) Flash
2 13 (0.81%) Web Services
3 9 (0.56%) .NET
4 8 (0.50%) Middleware
5 7 (0.44%) HTML
6 6 (0.37%) CSS
7 4 (0.25%) Software Packaging
8 3 (0.19%) Ajax
8 3 (0.19%) jQuery
8 3 (0.19%) XML
9 2 (0.12%) COM
9 2 (0.12%) CSS3
9 2 (0.12%) HTML5
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.12%) SOAP
10 1 (0.062%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.062%) JSON
10 1 (0.062%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.062%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 151 (9.43%) Data Centre
2 117 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (4.68%) Management Information System
4 46 (2.87%) Virtual Team
5 26 (1.62%) Computer Science
6 20 (1.25%) User Experience
7 17 (1.06%) CMDB
8 12 (0.75%) FMCG
9 11 (0.69%) Public Cloud
10 10 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (0.62%) PMI
11 9 (0.56%) iPad
12 8 (0.50%) NHS
13 7 (0.44%) Fintech
13 7 (0.44%) Robotics
14 6 (0.37%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.37%) EPoS
14 6 (0.37%) IVR
14 6 (0.37%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 120 (7.50%) Windows
2 48 (3.00%) Windows Server
3 38 (2.37%) Windows 7
4 29 (1.81%) Linux
5 19 (1.19%) Windows 10
5 19 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (1.12%) Unix
7 9 (0.56%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.44%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.37%) Android
10 6 (0.37%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.062%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.062%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.062%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1075 (67.15%) ITIL
2 781 (48.78%) Service Delivery
3 526 (32.85%) Service Management
4 276 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 256 (15.99%) Project Management
6 233 (14.55%) ITSM
7 223 (13.93%) Incident Management
8 220 (13.74%) ITIL V3
9 190 (11.87%) Continuous Improvement
10 171 (10.68%) Problem Management
11 158 (9.87%) Performance Management
12 150 (9.37%) Change Management
13 142 (8.87%) Service Design
14 137 (8.56%) Line Management
15 107 (6.68%) PRINCE2
16 89 (5.56%) Contract Management
17 81 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
18 77 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
18 77 (4.81%) Statistics
19 76 (4.75%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (2.75%) SQL
2 10 (0.62%) C
3 9 (0.56%) JavaScript
3 9 (0.56%) PowerShell
4 8 (0.50%) PHP
5 7 (0.44%) Java
6 6 (0.37%) C#
6 6 (0.37%) Perl
6 6 (0.37%) VBA
7 4 (0.25%) Python
8 2 (0.12%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.12%) C++
9 1 (0.062%) Lua
9 1 (0.062%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.062%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 251 (15.68%) ITIL Certification
2 162 (10.12%) Degree
3 44 (2.75%) Security Cleared
4 36 (2.25%) ISEB
5 24 (1.50%) CISSP
6 23 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 22 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (1.19%) DV Cleared
8 19 (1.19%) MCSE
9 18 (1.12%) SC Cleared
10 17 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 16 (1.00%) MCP
12 15 (0.94%) CCNA
12 15 (0.94%) CISM
13 12 (0.75%) CISA
14 11 (0.69%) PMI Certification
15 10 (0.62%) IISP
16 9 (0.56%) CCNP
17 8 (0.50%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 452 (28.23%) SLA
2 60 (3.75%) QA
3 37 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.50%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.75%) COBIT
6 11 (0.69%) PMO
7 8 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.19%) ISO22301
9 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.12%) SEPA
10 1 (0.062%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.062%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.062%) JSP 440
System Software
1 72 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.56%) NFS
5 7 (0.44%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.19%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.19%) XenApp
6 3 (0.19%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.062%) Firmware
7 1 (0.062%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 16 (1.00%) SCCM
2 13 (0.81%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.25%) SCOM
4 2 (0.12%) Ansible
4 2 (0.12%) vRealize
5 1 (0.062%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.062%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.062%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.062%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.062%) EnCase
5 1 (0.062%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.062%) Nagios
Vendors
1 178 (11.12%) Microsoft
2 56 (3.50%) ServiceNow
3 39 (2.44%) VMware
4 38 (2.37%) Cisco
5 33 (2.06%) Cadence
6 32 (2.00%) SAP
7 29 (1.81%) HP
8 28 (1.75%) Citrix
9 18 (1.12%) Oracle
10 12 (0.75%) EMC
10 12 (0.75%) NetApp
10 12 (0.75%) Remedy
11 11 (0.69%) Google
12 9 (0.56%) Brocade
12 9 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (0.56%) SolarWinds
13 8 (0.50%) Computacenter
13 8 (0.50%) Infoblox
14 7 (0.44%) Apple
14 7 (0.44%) Juniper
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