The median annual salary for a Head of Service Management was £83,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Service Management
UK
Rank 857 947 938
Rank change year-on-year +90 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Service Management 10 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.016% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.017% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 14
Median salary £83,750 £75,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £58,000 £63,000
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £95,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median salary £82,500 £75,000 £91,250
% change year-on-year +10.00% -17.80%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Head of Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Head of Service Management in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Head of Service Management in the UK

Head of Service Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Service Management.

Salary trend for Head of Service Management in the UK

Head of Service Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Service Management over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Service Management in the UK

Head of Service Management
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Service Management within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +85 10 £83,750 +11.66% 1
North West - 4 £83,750 -
London +69 3 £100,000 +5.26%
Merseyside - 2 £83,750 -
South East +76 1 £80,000 +6.66%
West Midlands +26 1 - -
Birmingham +10 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £80,000 -
Luton - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £80,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £85,000 -
Manchester - 1 £115,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £82,500 -

Head of Service Management Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Head of Service Management 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 featuring Head of Service Management in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Service Management
2 18 (64.29%) ITIL
2 18 (64.29%) Change Management
3 12 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 11 (39.29%) Problem Management
4 11 (39.29%) ITSM
5 10 (35.71%) Finance
6 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (25.00%) ServiceNow
7 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
7 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
7 6 (21.43%) ITIL V3
7 6 (21.43%) Banking
8 5 (17.86%) Retail
8 5 (17.86%) Derivative
8 5 (17.86%) Financial Institution
8 5 (17.86%) Service Design
8 5 (17.86%) Contract Management
9 4 (14.29%) Line Management
9 4 (14.29%) B2B
10 3 (10.71%) Smart Meter
11 2 (7.14%) People Management
11 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
11 2 (7.14%) Smart Energy
11 2 (7.14%) SLA
11 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
11 2 (7.14%) Project Management
11 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
11 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement

Head of Service Management Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
3 5 (17.86%) Financial Institution
3 5 (17.86%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.86%) Derivative
3 3 (10.71%) Smart Meter
4 2 (7.14%) Smart Energy
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Service Management
2 18 (64.29%) Change Management
2 18 (64.29%) ITIL
3 12 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 12 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (39.29%) ITSM
4 11 (39.29%) Problem Management
5 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (21.43%) ITIL V3
6 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
7 5 (17.86%) Contract Management
7 5 (17.86%) Service Design
8 4 (14.29%) B2B
8 4 (14.29%) Line Management
9 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
9 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 2 (7.14%) Project Management
9 2 (7.14%) Release Management
9 2 (7.14%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) COBIT
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (3.57%) Cadence
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