The median annual salary for a Service Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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

Services Manager
England / South West
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 190 177
Rank change year-on-year -7 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 35 57 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.67% 1.00% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.03% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 30 52 50
Median salary £47,500 £42,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.09% -6.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5062 5512 6031
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.25% 96.77% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4232 4630 4947
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,859 £60,000
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 the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in the South West

Service Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Service Manager in the South West

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Service Manager in the South West over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Service Manager in the South West

Service Manager
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Bristol -3 15 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Wiltshire -3 8 £52,000 +30.00% 4
Dorset +19 5 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Cornwall 0 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Somerset -18 2 £36,250 -28.21% 1
Gloucestershire +8 1 £35,000 -56.25% 2
Service Manager
England

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 South West region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 62 (69.66%) ITIL
2 53 (59.55%) Service Delivery
3 43 (48.31%) SLA
4 31 (34.83%) ITIL V3
5 30 (33.71%) Finance
6 22 (24.72%) Service Management
7 21 (23.60%) Statistics
7 21 (23.60%) Service Delivery Management
8 19 (21.35%) Data Centre
9 18 (20.22%) Performance Management
10 17 (19.10%) Security Cleared
10 17 (19.10%) Infrastructure Management
11 16 (17.98%) Contract Management
11 16 (17.98%) Critical Success Factor
11 16 (17.98%) Escalation Management
11 16 (17.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 16 (17.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (17.98%) ITSM
11 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Excel
12 15 (16.85%) Problem Management
13 14 (15.73%) Service Design
14 13 (14.61%) DV Cleared
15 12 (13.48%) Mentoring
16 11 (12.36%) Management Information System
16 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
16 11 (12.36%) ISEB
17 10 (11.24%) Cadence
17 10 (11.24%) Financial Modelling
17 10 (11.24%) Business Development
17 10 (11.24%) SMS

Service Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Excel
1 16 (17.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) SaaS
2 6 (6.74%) IaaS
3 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.62%) PaaS
4 3 (3.37%) Office 365
5 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.24%) SMS
2 5 (5.62%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.25%) Firewall
4 1 (1.12%) ATM
4 1 (1.12%) DHCP
4 1 (1.12%) DNS
4 1 (1.12%) Internet
4 1 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.12%) SAN
4 1 (1.12%) VLAN
4 1 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.12%) Big Data
1 1 (1.12%) Data Mart
1 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.12%) Power BI
General
1 30 (33.71%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Advertising
2 4 (4.49%) Military
2 4 (4.49%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) Games
3 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.24%) Flash
2 2 (2.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.35%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.36%) Management Information System
3 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.12%) CMDB
5 1 (1.12%) EPoS
5 1 (1.12%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.12%) Smart Home
5 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.49%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.12%) Linux
3 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (69.66%) ITIL
2 53 (59.55%) Service Delivery
3 31 (34.83%) ITIL V3
4 22 (24.72%) Service Management
5 21 (23.60%) Service Delivery Management
5 21 (23.60%) Statistics
6 18 (20.22%) Performance Management
7 17 (19.10%) Infrastructure Management
8 16 (17.98%) Contract Management
8 16 (17.98%) Critical Success Factor
8 16 (17.98%) Escalation Management
8 16 (17.98%) ITSM
8 16 (17.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (16.85%) Problem Management
10 14 (15.73%) Service Design
11 12 (13.48%) Mentoring
12 10 (11.24%) Business Development
12 10 (11.24%) Financial Modelling
12 10 (11.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (10.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.25%) C#
1 2 (2.25%) Java
1 2 (2.25%) SQL
2 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (19.10%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.61%) DV Cleared
3 11 (12.36%) ISEB
4 9 (10.11%) Degree
4 9 (10.11%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.62%) CCIE
6 5 (5.62%) CCNP
7 1 (1.12%) ACCA
7 1 (1.12%) CCNA
7 1 (1.12%) EXIN
7 1 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.12%) MCSE
7 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (48.31%) SLA
2 7 (7.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.49%) COBIT
4 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.12%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.37%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Nagios
1 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.12%) SCCM
1 1 (1.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.24%) Cadence
3 5 (5.62%) Infoblox
3 5 (5.62%) SolarWinds
4 3 (3.37%) Cisco
4 3 (3.37%) HP
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle
4 3 (3.37%) SAP
4 3 (3.37%) VMware
5 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.25%) Symantec
5 2 (2.25%) Veritas
6 1 (1.12%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.12%) Citrix
6 1 (1.12%) EMC
6 1 (1.12%) Juniper
6 1 (1.12%) NetApp
6 1 (1.12%) Remedy
6 1 (1.12%) Tableau
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £32500 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Intellectual Property Office
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Intellectual Property Office
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K Basic / £130K OTE + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K Basic / £130K OTE + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K Basic / £130K OTE + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K Basic / £130K OTE + Car + Excellent Benefits
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