The median annual salary for a Service Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Manager
England / North West
Rank 201 158 154
Rank change year-on-year -43 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 47 78 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.78% 1.37% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.41% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 36 59 80
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £36,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +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 the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5866 5520 6369
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.77% 97.05% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4895 4632 5135
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
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 the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in the North West

Service Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Service Manager in the North West

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Service Manager in the North West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Service Manager in the North West

Service 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 Service Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Cheshire +15 23 £58,750 +23.68% 1
Manchester -43 19 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Lancashire -8 4 £45,000 +51.83%
Merseyside -6 1 £50,000 -0.99%
Service Manager
England

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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

1 86 (72.88%) ITIL
2 74 (62.71%) Service Delivery
3 41 (34.75%) Finance
4 37 (31.36%) Service Management
5 35 (29.66%) SLA
6 30 (25.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (22.03%) Service Design
8 24 (20.34%) Performance Management
9 17 (14.41%) Project Management
10 16 (13.56%) ITSM
10 16 (13.56%) ITIL V3
10 16 (13.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (12.71%) Statistics
11 15 (12.71%) Critical Success Factor
11 15 (12.71%) Data Centre
12 14 (11.86%) Escalation Management
12 14 (11.86%) Contract Management
13 13 (11.02%) Line Management
14 12 (10.17%) SaaS
14 12 (10.17%) Mentoring
15 11 (9.32%) Financial Modelling
15 11 (9.32%) MS PowerPoint
15 11 (9.32%) Change Management
15 11 (9.32%) Cadence
15 11 (9.32%) ISEB
15 11 (9.32%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (8.47%) PRINCE2
16 10 (8.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 9 (7.63%) Business Development
17 9 (7.63%) Incident Management

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 (2.54%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.85%) GeoServer
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (9.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (7.63%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.24%) MS Office
4 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.85%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.17%) SaaS
2 4 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.69%) Office 365
3 2 (1.69%) PaaS
4 1 (0.85%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.93%) SMS
2 3 (2.54%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.69%) Broadband
3 2 (1.69%) DHCP
3 2 (1.69%) DNS
3 2 (1.69%) Internet
3 2 (1.69%) Network Security
3 2 (1.69%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (1.69%) SAN
3 2 (1.69%) VPN
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.85%) Firewall
4 1 (0.85%) LAN
4 1 (0.85%) VLAN
4 1 (0.85%) WAN
4 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.69%) GIS
3 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
General
1 41 (34.75%) Finance
2 5 (4.24%) Banking
3 4 (3.39%) Corporate Banking
3 4 (3.39%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.39%) Retail
4 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.69%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Back Office
6 1 (0.85%) Law
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.93%) Flash
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.85%) .NET
3 1 (0.85%) Middleware
3 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.63%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.93%) Virtual Team
4 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.69%) iPad
5 2 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) PMI
6 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.93%) Windows
2 4 (3.39%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.54%) Linux
4 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (72.88%) ITIL
2 74 (62.71%) Service Delivery
3 37 (31.36%) Service Management
4 30 (25.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (22.03%) Service Design
6 24 (20.34%) Performance Management
7 17 (14.41%) Project Management
8 16 (13.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (13.56%) ITIL V3
8 16 (13.56%) ITSM
9 15 (12.71%) Critical Success Factor
9 15 (12.71%) Statistics
10 14 (11.86%) Contract Management
10 14 (11.86%) Escalation Management
11 13 (11.02%) Line Management
12 12 (10.17%) Mentoring
13 11 (9.32%) Change Management
13 11 (9.32%) Financial Modelling
14 10 (8.47%) PRINCE2
14 10 (8.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.39%) SQL
2 2 (1.69%) C
3 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (9.32%) ISEB
1 11 (9.32%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (4.24%) Degree
3 4 (3.39%) MCP
4 3 (2.54%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.85%) MCSA
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (29.66%) SLA
2 4 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.69%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.69%) PMO
3 2 (1.69%) QA
4 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.54%) Hyper-V
1 3 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (9.32%) Cadence
2 8 (6.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.24%) Cisco
4 4 (3.39%) VMware
5 3 (2.54%) Oracle
6 2 (1.69%) Google
6 2 (1.69%) SAP
6 2 (1.69%) Veeam
7 1 (0.85%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.85%) Dell
7 1 (0.85%) Draytek
7 1 (0.85%) EMC
7 1 (0.85%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.85%) HP
7 1 (0.85%) iManage
7 1 (0.85%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.85%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.85%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.85%) Splunk
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