The median annual salary for a Service Manager was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 141 153
Rank change year-on-year -18 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 45 42 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.09% 1.22% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.24% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 43 32 27
Median salary £37,500 £46,550 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.44% +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4048 3389 3233
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.92% 98.12% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3462 2915 2695
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in Manchester

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Service Manager in Manchester

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

Salary histogram for Service Manager in Manchester

Service Manager
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the Manchester 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
Salford - 4 £51,250 - 1
Stockport - 4 £47,500 - 2
Cheadle - 2 £52,500 -
Wigan -18 1 £45,000 +9.09%
Service Manager
North West

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

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 Manchester region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 35 (54.69%) ITIL
2 34 (53.13%) Service Delivery
3 25 (39.06%) SLA
4 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
4 21 (32.81%) Windows
5 17 (26.56%) MS Exchange
6 16 (25.00%) Performance Management
7 14 (21.88%) Cisco
7 14 (21.88%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (18.75%) Service Management
10 11 (17.19%) Incident Management
10 11 (17.19%) IaaS
11 10 (15.63%) ITIL V3
12 9 (14.06%) People Management
13 8 (12.50%) Finance
13 8 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (10.94%) Problem Management
15 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V
15 6 (9.38%) SIEM
16 5 (7.81%) Line Management
16 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
16 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
16 5 (7.81%) SAN
17 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
17 4 (6.25%) DNS
17 4 (6.25%) DHCP

Service Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 17 (26.56%) MS Exchange
2 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2003
2 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) IaaS
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.69%) SaaS
4 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) SAN
2 4 (6.25%) DHCP
2 4 (6.25%) DNS
2 4 (6.25%) Firewall
3 3 (4.69%) LAN
3 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.69%) WAN
4 2 (3.13%) Network Security
5 1 (1.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Games
2 2 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Billing
3 1 (1.56%) Electronics
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.81%) Windows
2 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (54.69%) ITIL
2 34 (53.13%) Service Delivery
3 16 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 12 (18.75%) Service Management
5 11 (17.19%) Incident Management
6 10 (15.63%) ITIL V3
7 9 (14.06%) People Management
8 7 (10.94%) Problem Management
9 6 (9.38%) SIEM
9 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.81%) Line Management
11 4 (6.25%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.25%) Server Hardening
11 4 (6.25%) Service Design
12 3 (4.69%) Coaching
12 3 (4.69%) Information Security
12 3 (4.69%) Patch Management
12 3 (4.69%) Security Management
13 2 (3.13%) Data Management
13 2 (3.13%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.69%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (1.56%) MCP
4 1 (1.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (39.06%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.56%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.69%) Terminal Services
3 3 (4.69%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.69%) vSphere
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.88%) Cisco
3 4 (6.25%) VMware
4 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
4 3 (4.69%) Wyse
5 1 (1.56%) Citrix
5 1 (1.56%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.56%) Symantec
5 1 (1.56%) Veeam
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