The median annual salary for a Service Manager was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Manager
North West / Manchester
Rank 181 135 131
Rank change year-on-year -46 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 21 45 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.54% 1.33% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 1.37% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 17 38 54
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £40,000 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,400 £60,000
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 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 3777 3290 3662
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.92% 97.54% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3161 2733 3002
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 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 27 March 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 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
Wigan - 2 £50,000 -
Salford - 1 £55,000 - 1
Service Manager
North West

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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 Manchester region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 33 (70.21%) ITIL
2 22 (46.81%) Service Delivery
3 14 (29.79%) Service Management
4 8 (17.02%) ITIL V3
4 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (17.02%) Finance
4 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
4 8 (17.02%) SLA
5 7 (14.89%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
5 7 (14.89%) Performance Management
6 6 (12.77%) Windows
7 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
7 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.64%) Project Management
7 5 (10.64%) Service Desk Management
8 4 (8.51%) Line Management
8 4 (8.51%) Coaching
8 4 (8.51%) ITSM
8 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.51%) Cisco
8 4 (8.51%) MS Office
9 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
9 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
9 3 (6.38%) Change Management
9 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) GeoServer
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS Office
3 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Broadband
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
1 2 (4.26%) Network Security
2 1 (2.13%) DHCP
2 1 (2.13%) DNS
2 1 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Publishing
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.38%) Virtual Team
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) ITIL
2 22 (46.81%) Service Delivery
3 14 (29.79%) Service Management
4 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (17.02%) ITIL V3
5 7 (14.89%) Performance Management
5 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.64%) Project Management
6 5 (10.64%) Service Desk Management
7 4 (8.51%) Coaching
7 4 (8.51%) ITSM
7 4 (8.51%) Line Management
7 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.38%) Change Management
8 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.38%) People Management
8 3 (6.38%) Service Design
8 3 (6.38%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.13%) MCP
3 1 (2.13%) MCSA
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.26%) PMO
3 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Cisco
3 2 (4.26%) Google
4 1 (2.13%) iManage
4 1 (2.13%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.13%) Symantec
4 1 (2.13%) Veeam
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