The median annual salary for a Service Manager was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Services Manager
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 149 140
Rank change year-on-year +25 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 17 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.73% 0.51% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.53% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 10
Median salary £48,750 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -21.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £37,350
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £53,500 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2241 2806 2955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.93% 94.80% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1374 1825 1825
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in Scotland

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Service Manager in Scotland

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Service Manager in Scotland over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Service Manager in Scotland

Service Manager
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 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
Glasgow +22 9 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Edinburgh +4 6 £36,375 -3.00% 1
Dundee - 2 £50,000 -
Service Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Scotland region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 17 (53.13%) ITIL
2 16 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (25.00%) Finance
3 8 (25.00%) Service Management
3 8 (25.00%) SLA
4 6 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (15.63%) Change Management
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle
6 4 (12.50%) Banking
6 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (9.38%) People Management
7 3 (9.38%) QA
7 3 (9.38%) Line Management
7 3 (9.38%) ITSM
7 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.38%) ETL
7 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
7 3 (9.38%) SQL
7 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.38%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (6.25%) Avaya
8 2 (6.25%) Remedy
8 2 (6.25%) Project Management
8 2 (6.25%) Process Management

Service Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) IaaS
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) LAN
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Back Office
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) ITIL
2 16 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (25.00%) Service Management
4 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (15.63%) Change Management
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.38%) ETL
7 3 (9.38%) ITSM
7 3 (9.38%) Line Management
7 3 (9.38%) People Management
8 2 (6.25%) Cryptography
8 2 (6.25%) Information Security
8 2 (6.25%) Process Management
8 2 (6.25%) Project Management
8 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) CISSP
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) SLA
2 3 (9.38%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (6.25%) Avaya
3 2 (6.25%) Remedy
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £48000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago