Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Services Director was £95,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Service Director
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1096 1098 1186
Rank change year-on-year +2 +88 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Services Director 81 124 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.065% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.068% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 55 79 92
UK median annual salary £95,000 £95,500 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.52% +12.35% -9.33%
10th Percentile £77,250 £61,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £157,500 £175,000 £138,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £95,000 £77,500 £82,500
% change year-on-year +22.58% -6.06% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Services Director
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Services Director in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Services Director in the UK

Services Director
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Services Director in the UK

Services Director
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Services Director over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Services Director in the UK

Services Director
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Services Director within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -19 78 £92,500 -3.14% 3
London -30 51 £93,750 -12.79% 2
UK excluding London +47 27 £95,000 +22.58% 1
North of England +19 16 £90,000 +44.00%
North West -6 14 £90,000 -
South East +18 5 £120,000 +33.33%
Midlands +23 3 £95,000 +26.67% 1
West Midlands +18 3 £95,000 +22.58% 1
Yorkshire +32 2 - -
East of England +5 1 - -
South West -10 1 £75,000 +3.45%
Wales - 1 £97,500 -

Services Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Services Director 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 Services Director in the job title.

1 32 (39.51%) Service Delivery
2 30 (37.04%) ITIL
3 24 (29.63%) Finance
4 20 (24.69%) Performance Management
5 18 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
6 17 (20.99%) Project Management
7 16 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (18.52%) Business Development
8 15 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (16.05%) Service Design
9 13 (16.05%) Virtual Team
9 13 (16.05%) People Management
9 13 (16.05%) Data Centre
10 12 (14.81%) Degree
11 11 (13.58%) Cadence
11 11 (13.58%) Financial Modelling
11 11 (13.58%) SaaS
11 11 (13.58%) PRINCE2
11 11 (13.58%) Analytics
11 11 (13.58%) Contract Management
11 11 (13.58%) Virtual Team Management
12 10 (12.35%) Telecoms
13 9 (11.11%) Change Management
14 8 (9.88%) Management Information System
15 7 (8.64%) Service Management
15 7 (8.64%) Risk Management
15 7 (8.64%) QA
15 7 (8.64%) Programme Management
16 6 (7.41%) Quality Management

Services Director 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 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.58%) SaaS
2 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.70%) IaaS
3 3 (3.70%) PaaS
4 2 (2.47%) Office 365
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.47%) LAN
2 2 (2.47%) Network Security
2 2 (2.47%) WAN
3 1 (1.23%) DHCP
3 1 (1.23%) DNS
3 1 (1.23%) Firewall
3 1 (1.23%) SAN
3 1 (1.23%) Skype
3 1 (1.23%) SMS
3 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MSI
2 4 (4.94%) JIRA
General
1 24 (29.63%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.17%) Marketing
3 5 (6.17%) Retail
4 3 (3.70%) Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.23%) Advertising
6 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.23%) Back Office
6 1 (1.23%) Billing
6 1 (1.23%) Legal
6 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.23%) REST
2 1 (1.23%) Spring
2 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (16.05%) Data Centre
2 13 (16.05%) Virtual Team
3 8 (9.88%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.70%) User Experience
5 2 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.23%) CMDB
6 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.23%) Derivative
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) Equities
6 1 (1.23%) Eurex
6 1 (1.23%) Fintech
6 1 (1.23%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.23%) Life Science
6 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.47%) Windows
2 1 (1.23%) Linux
2 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.23%) Unix
2 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.51%) Service Delivery
2 30 (37.04%) ITIL
3 20 (24.69%) Performance Management
4 18 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
5 17 (20.99%) Project Management
6 16 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (18.52%) Business Development
7 15 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (16.05%) People Management
8 13 (16.05%) Service Design
9 11 (13.58%) Analytics
9 11 (13.58%) Contract Management
9 11 (13.58%) Financial Modelling
9 11 (13.58%) PRINCE2
9 11 (13.58%) Virtual Team Management
10 9 (11.11%) Change Management
11 7 (8.64%) Programme Management
11 7 (8.64%) Risk Management
11 7 (8.64%) Service Management
12 6 (7.41%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.47%) C
2 1 (1.23%) Java
2 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) Degree
2 6 (7.41%) PMP
3 2 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.47%) MBA
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) QA
2 5 (6.17%) SLA
3 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.47%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) Cadence
2 6 (7.41%) Cognizant
3 4 (4.94%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.47%) EMC
4 2 (2.47%) NetApp
4 2 (2.47%) SAP
4 2 (2.47%) VMware
5 1 (1.23%) Adobe
5 1 (1.23%) BMC
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco
5 1 (1.23%) Citrix
5 1 (1.23%) Dell
5 1 (1.23%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.23%) F5
5 1 (1.23%) Samsung
5 1 (1.23%) Splunk