The median annual salary for a Service Manager was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 111 104
Rank change year-on-year +39 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 34 25 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.62% 1.40% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 1.45% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 28 12 29
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +13.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,500 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1259 1721 2215
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.07% 96.41% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1038 1362 1659
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Service Manager in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Reading region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 22 (53.66%) Service Delivery
2 21 (51.22%) ITIL
3 18 (43.90%) SLA
4 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
5 15 (36.59%) Microsoft Office
6 11 (26.83%) CRM
7 9 (21.95%) Service Management
7 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (19.51%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
9 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2
10 5 (12.20%) Finance
10 5 (12.20%) Logistics
10 5 (12.20%) ITSM
10 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Excel
10 5 (12.20%) Data Centre Operations
10 5 (12.20%) Time Management
11 4 (9.76%) Break/Fix
12 3 (7.32%) Analytics
12 3 (7.32%) Degree
13 2 (4.88%) Knowledge Management
13 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
13 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
13 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
13 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
13 2 (4.88%) Project Management
13 2 (4.88%) CISA
13 2 (4.88%) CISM
13 2 (4.88%) CISSP
13 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification

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 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) IaaS
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
1 1 (2.44%) PaaS
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) ATM
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
1 1 (2.44%) LAN
1 1 (2.44%) SNMP
1 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Big Data
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Digital Economy
3 1 (2.44%) Billing
3 1 (2.44%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) e-Health
3 1 (2.44%) EPoS
3 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
1 1 (2.44%) Unix
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
1 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Service Delivery
2 21 (51.22%) ITIL
3 11 (26.83%) CRM
4 9 (21.95%) Service Management
4 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2
6 5 (12.20%) Data Centre Operations
6 5 (12.20%) ITSM
6 5 (12.20%) Logistics
6 5 (12.20%) Time Management
7 4 (9.76%) Break/Fix
8 3 (7.32%) Analytics
9 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
9 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.88%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (4.88%) Presales
9 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.88%) Project Management
9 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.88%) Scorecard
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.32%) Degree
3 2 (4.88%) CISA
3 2 (4.88%) CISM
3 2 (4.88%) CISSP
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (43.90%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
1 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
2 2 (4.88%) F5
2 2 (4.88%) Fortinet
2 2 (4.88%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.44%) Riverbed
Reading
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Great Earning Potential
Posted: 14 days ago