Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Service Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 122 156
Rank change year-on-year -2 +34 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 20 40 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.86% 1.64% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.69% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17 36 26
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £42,250 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.34% -13.33% +16.07%
10th Percentile £43,750 £25,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% -15.22% +15.00%

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 2,259 2,360 3,457
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.12% 96.88% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,921 1,910 2,722
Reading median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% -

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 20 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 18 (90.00%) ITIL
3 10 (50.00%) Service Management
4 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (40.00%) PRINCE2
5 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (30.00%) Skype
6 6 (30.00%) Skype for Business
6 6 (30.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) SLA
7 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 5 (25.00%) VoIP
7 5 (25.00%) Windows 10
7 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery Management
8 4 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
8 4 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (20.00%) Time Management
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (15.00%) Scrum
9 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
10 2 (10.00%) Process Management
10 2 (10.00%) Finance
10 2 (10.00%) ITSM
11 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
11 1 (5.00%) Availability Management
11 1 (5.00%) SaaS

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 (30.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Skype
2 5 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 18 (90.00%) ITIL
3 10 (50.00%) Service Management
4 8 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery Management
7 4 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
7 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (20.00%) Time Management
8 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.00%) Scrum
9 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
9 2 (10.00%) ITSM
9 2 (10.00%) Process Management
10 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
10 1 (5.00%) Operations Management
10 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
10 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
10 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) JDA