Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Services Manager was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Service Manager
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 335 307 272
Rank change year-on-year -28 -35 +57
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Services Manager 43 52 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.32% 0.42% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.43% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 25 47 80
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.17% +6.36%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £66,100 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -3.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12848 12139 12423
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 97.00% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10290 10208 10309
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

IT Services Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured IT Services Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for IT Services Manager in the North West

IT Services Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Services Manager in the North West.

Salary trend for IT Services Manager in the North West

IT Services Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Services Manager in the North West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Services Manager in the North West

IT Services Manager
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Services Manager within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -19 17 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Cheshire -34 8 £45,000 +7.14%
Merseyside +16 6 - -
Lancashire -2 3 £61,000 +35.56%
IT Services Manager
England

IT Services Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT Services 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 North West region featuring IT Services Manager in the job title.

1 25 (58.14%) SLA
2 22 (51.16%) ITIL
2 22 (51.16%) Windows
3 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
4 15 (34.88%) Service Management
4 15 (34.88%) Service Delivery
5 13 (30.23%) Citrix
6 11 (25.58%) SCCM
7 8 (18.60%) Finance
8 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
8 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
9 6 (13.95%) IT Strategy
9 6 (13.95%) Project Management
10 5 (11.63%) Change Management
10 5 (11.63%) ITSM
10 5 (11.63%) VMware
10 5 (11.63%) Service Design
11 4 (9.30%) Business Development
11 4 (9.30%) Degree
11 4 (9.30%) Retail
11 4 (9.30%) ITIL V3
11 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
12 3 (6.98%) Coaching
12 3 (6.98%) Process Improvement
12 3 (6.98%) ITIL V2
12 3 (6.98%) Office 365
12 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
12 3 (6.98%) Supplier Management

IT Services Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.33%) SAP EP
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) IaaS
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) OpenDNS
3 1 (2.33%) PaaS
3 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) DNS
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
1 1 (2.33%) LAN
1 1 (2.33%) SAN
1 1 (2.33%) Skype
1 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
1 1 (2.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Composer
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Billing
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Publishing
4 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
1 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) iPad
3 1 (2.33%) CMDB
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.33%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) ITIL
2 15 (34.88%) Service Delivery
2 15 (34.88%) Service Management
3 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (13.95%) IT Strategy
4 6 (13.95%) Project Management
5 5 (11.63%) Change Management
5 5 (11.63%) ITSM
5 5 (11.63%) Service Design
6 4 (9.30%) Business Development
6 4 (9.30%) ITIL V3
6 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.98%) Coaching
7 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.98%) ITIL V2
7 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.98%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.98%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) DBS Check
2 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (58.14%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) Citrix
3 5 (11.63%) VMware
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco
4 3 (6.98%) Siebel
5 2 (4.65%) HP
5 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.33%) Aruba
6 1 (2.33%) Brocade
6 1 (2.33%) CommVault
6 1 (2.33%) Dell
6 1 (2.33%) EMC
6 1 (2.33%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.33%) Juniper
6 1 (2.33%) NetApp
6 1 (2.33%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.33%) SAP
6 1 (2.33%) SOTI
6 1 (2.33%) Splunk