The median annual salary for a Service Manager was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 26 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 78 77
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 8 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.83% 0.91% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.96% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 18
Median salary £40,000 £61,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.95% +11.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £50,800 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £62,550 £75,000
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 Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 923 941 1202
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.75% 95.24% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 775 766 947
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +7.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in Essex

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Service Manager in Essex

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Service Manager in Essex over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Service Manager in Essex

Service Manager
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 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
Chelmsford -20 2 £55,000 -10.56%
Brentwood - 1 £36,000 -
Service Manager
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Essex region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 22 (57.89%) ITIL
2 21 (55.26%) Finance
3 14 (36.84%) ITIL V3
4 11 (28.95%) Service Management
4 11 (28.95%) Service Delivery
4 11 (28.95%) ITSM
4 11 (28.95%) Incident Management
5 10 (26.32%) Problem Management
6 8 (21.05%) Business Development
6 8 (21.05%) Project Management
6 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (21.05%) CRM
7 7 (18.42%) SLA
7 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
7 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
8 6 (15.79%) SDLC
8 6 (15.79%) Service Continuity Management
9 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
9 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Excel
10 4 (10.53%) Perl
10 4 (10.53%) Office 365
10 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
10 4 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (10.53%) Yammer
10 4 (10.53%) Skype
10 4 (10.53%) OneDrive
11 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (7.89%) Process Improvement

Service Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
1 4 (10.53%) OneDrive
1 4 (10.53%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) French Language
2 3 (7.89%) German Language
2 3 (7.89%) Law
2 3 (7.89%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
1 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) ITIL
2 14 (36.84%) ITIL V3
3 11 (28.95%) Incident Management
3 11 (28.95%) ITSM
3 11 (28.95%) Service Delivery
3 11 (28.95%) Service Management
4 10 (26.32%) Problem Management
5 8 (21.05%) Business Development
5 8 (21.05%) CRM
5 8 (21.05%) Project Management
6 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
7 6 (15.79%) SDLC
7 6 (15.79%) Service Continuity Management
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.89%) Process Improvement
9 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.63%) Operations Management
9 1 (2.63%) Release Management
9 1 (2.63%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) Perl
1 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) PMO
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Tableau