The median annual salary for a IT Services Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies 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.

IT Service Manager
UK
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 596 559 666
Rank change year-on-year -37 +107  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Services Manager 280 439 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.42% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.44% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 225 371 274
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00%  

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 84085 99656 107160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.30% 96.32% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69887 83740 87378
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Services Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured IT Services Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Services Manager in the UK

IT Services Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IT Services Manager in the UK

IT Services Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Services Manager over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Services Manager in the UK

IT Services Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Services Manager within the UK 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
England -26 274 £55,000 +10.00% 25
London +45 128 £60,000 +7.62% 4
South East +7 46 £60,000 +14.28% 3
North West -32 32 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Yorkshire +12 23 £37,500 -10.71% 1
West Yorkshire +20 22 £37,500 -10.71% 1
City of London +33 20 £62,500 -3.84% 2
Manchester -34 19 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Surrey +38 17 £65,000 +23.80% 1
West Midlands 0 16 £50,000 +2.45% 5
Leeds +21 14 £37,500 -11.24% 1
Berkshire +13 13 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Egham - 11 £65,000 -
East Midlands +9 10 £42,500 -2.85% 3
East of England +3 10 £52,500 +18.64% 3
Buckinghamshire +19 7 £47,500 -34.48%
Wakefield +3 7 £37,500 -10.71%
Derbyshire - 6 £41,500 -
Cheshire - 6 £57,500 -
Warwickshire +30 5 £65,000 +13.04%
Reading +10 5 £52,500 -4.54%
Milton Keynes +10 5 £47,000 -35.17%
Scotland -4 5 £41,250 -28.26% 2
South West -8 5 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Bristol -18 5 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £52,500 - 2
Coventry +11 4 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Hampshire +1 4 £56,250 +2.27%
Birmingham -6 4 £53,750 +7.50% 2
Merseyside -14 4 £41,250 -31.25% 1

IT Services Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT Services 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 featuring IT Services Manager in the job title.

1 284 (51.82%) ITIL
2 204 (37.23%) Service Management
3 176 (32.12%) Service Delivery
4 171 (31.20%) Finance
5 116 (21.17%) SLA
6 104 (18.98%) Project Management
7 100 (18.25%) ITSM
8 96 (17.52%) Microsoft
9 80 (14.60%) Incident Management
10 73 (13.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 72 (13.14%) ITIL Certification
12 70 (12.77%) ITIL V3
13 63 (11.50%) Degree
14 61 (11.13%) Data Centre
14 61 (11.13%) Stakeholder Management
15 53 (9.67%) Change Management
16 51 (9.31%) PRINCE2
17 49 (8.94%) Windows
18 42 (7.66%) Problem Management
19 40 (7.30%) VMware
20 39 (7.12%) Disaster Recovery
21 38 (6.93%) Risk Management
22 36 (6.57%) Agile Software Development
23 34 (6.20%) Business Development
24 33 (6.02%) WAN
25 32 (5.84%) Service Design
25 32 (5.84%) IT Strategy
26 31 (5.66%) Active Directory
27 30 (5.47%) LAN
27 30 (5.47%) Management Information System

IT Services Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 19 (3.47%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.01%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.55%) CMS
4 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.36%) SAS
6 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.18%) Moodle
6 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (4.74%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.18%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (3.47%) SaaS
3 18 (3.28%) Office 365
4 12 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (1.82%) IaaS
6 4 (0.73%) G Suite
6 4 (0.73%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.02%) WAN
2 30 (5.47%) LAN
3 17 (3.10%) Firewall
4 12 (2.19%) DNS
4 12 (2.19%) VoIP
5 8 (1.46%) CTI
6 6 (1.09%) Wireless
7 5 (0.91%) DHCP
7 5 (0.91%) VPN
7 5 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.73%) Internet
8 4 (0.73%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (0.73%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.55%) FCoE
9 3 (0.55%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (0.55%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.55%) SAN
9 3 (0.55%) VLAN
10 2 (0.36%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.36%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.18%) Big Data
General
1 171 (31.20%) Finance
2 27 (4.93%) Telecoms
3 23 (4.20%) Marketing
4 21 (3.83%) Banking
5 15 (2.74%) Billing
6 13 (2.37%) Legal
6 13 (2.37%) Retail
7 7 (1.28%) Advertising
7 7 (1.28%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.28%) Law
8 6 (1.09%) Automotive
9 3 (0.55%) Back Office
9 3 (0.55%) French Language
9 3 (0.55%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.36%) Games
10 2 (0.36%) Local Government
10 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.18%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.09%) .NET
2 3 (0.55%) Web Services
3 2 (0.36%) COM
4 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (11.13%) Data Centre
2 30 (5.47%) Management Information System
3 24 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.65%) Virtual Team
5 11 (2.01%) iPad
6 8 (1.46%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.46%) IVR
7 5 (0.91%) Client/Server
7 5 (0.91%) User Experience
8 4 (0.73%) Blackberry
8 4 (0.73%) CMDB
8 4 (0.73%) FMCG
8 4 (0.73%) NHS
9 3 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.55%) EPoS
9 3 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.55%) PMI
9 3 (0.55%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.36%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 49 (8.94%) Windows
2 17 (3.10%) Windows Server
3 10 (1.82%) Windows 7
4 8 (1.46%) Linux
4 8 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.73%) Android
7 4 (0.73%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.73%) Unix
8 3 (0.55%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.55%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (51.82%) ITIL
2 204 (37.23%) Service Management
3 176 (32.12%) Service Delivery
4 104 (18.98%) Project Management
5 100 (18.25%) ITSM
6 80 (14.60%) Incident Management
7 73 (13.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 70 (12.77%) ITIL V3
9 61 (11.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 53 (9.67%) Change Management
11 51 (9.31%) PRINCE2
12 42 (7.66%) Problem Management
13 39 (7.12%) Disaster Recovery
14 38 (6.93%) Risk Management
15 36 (6.57%) Agile Software Development
16 34 (6.20%) Business Development
17 32 (5.84%) IT Strategy
17 32 (5.84%) Service Design
18 30 (5.47%) Performance Management
19 29 (5.29%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 9 (1.64%) SQL
2 5 (0.91%) C
3 4 (0.73%) Java
4 2 (0.36%) C#
5 1 (0.18%) ABAP
5 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 72 (13.14%) ITIL Certification
2 63 (11.50%) Degree
3 20 (3.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (1.28%) CISA
5 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.09%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.91%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.73%) CCNA
7 4 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.73%) CISSP
7 4 (0.73%) MCSE
7 4 (0.73%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.36%) MCP
8 2 (0.36%) PMP
9 1 (0.18%) ACCA
9 1 (0.18%) CISM
9 1 (0.18%) ECDL
9 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.18%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (21.17%) SLA
2 16 (2.92%) QA
3 15 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.82%) COBIT
5 4 (0.73%) PMO
6 3 (0.55%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.36%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 28 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.09%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.91%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.55%) NFS
5 3 (0.55%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.18%) XenApp
6 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.09%) SCCM
2 5 (0.91%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.73%) vRealize
4 3 (0.55%) SCOM
5 2 (0.36%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 96 (17.52%) Microsoft
2 40 (7.30%) VMware
3 27 (4.93%) Cisco
4 17 (3.10%) HP
5 12 (2.19%) NetApp
6 9 (1.64%) Citrix
7 8 (1.46%) Oracle
7 8 (1.46%) SAP
8 7 (1.28%) Computacenter
9 6 (1.09%) Palo Alto
9 6 (1.09%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.91%) CommVault
11 4 (0.73%) Google
11 4 (0.73%) IBM
11 4 (0.73%) Remedy
11 4 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.73%) Workday
12 3 (0.55%) Apple
12 3 (0.55%) Mitel
12 3 (0.55%) MobileIron
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West Midlands
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum +
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