Period
to 16 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Service Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

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

Services Manager
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 138 146
Rank change year-on-year +19 +8 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 22 15 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.02% 0.64% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.66% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 17
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -11.02% +13.46%
10th Percentile £43,250 £30,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £57,500 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% -0.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2,073 2,266 3,378
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 96.10% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,768 1,860 2,535
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,800 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,750 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.84% -5.00% +3.09%

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings that featured Service Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in Reading

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Service Manager in Reading

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Service Manager in Reading over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Service Manager in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, Service Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Reading region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) ITIL
2 15 (68.18%) Service Delivery
3 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 7 (31.82%) Service Management
5 6 (27.27%) Windows
5 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (27.27%) Finance
5 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (27.27%) Skype for Business
5 6 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (27.27%) Skype
6 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
6 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
6 5 (22.73%) VoIP
7 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
7 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (13.64%) Degree
8 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (13.64%) MVNO
8 3 (13.64%) Presales
8 3 (13.64%) Decision-Making
8 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
8 3 (13.64%) ITSM
8 3 (13.64%) Scrum
8 3 (13.64%) CISA
8 3 (13.64%) CISM

Service Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 6 (27.27%) Skype for Business
2 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Skype
2 5 (22.73%) VoIP
3 3 (13.64%) MVNO
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) ITIL
2 15 (68.18%) Service Delivery
3 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 7 (31.82%) Service Management
5 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
7 3 (13.64%) Decision-Making
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
7 3 (13.64%) ITSM
7 3 (13.64%) Presales
7 3 (13.64%) Scrum
7 3 (13.64%) Six Sigma
8 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (9.09%) Customer-Centricity
8 2 (9.09%) Escalation Management
8 2 (9.09%) Line Management
8 2 (9.09%) Proactive Management
8 2 (9.09%) Tech Ops
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CISA
1 3 (13.64%) CISM
1 3 (13.64%) CISSP
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory