The median annual salary for a Service Manager was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 30 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
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 37 63
Rank change year-on-year -21 +26  
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 7 22 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.23% 3.77% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 3.88% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 3
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00%  
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 Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 540 567 501
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 95.24% 97.09% 99.21%
Number of salaries quoted 458 486 386
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in Watford

Service Manager
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Service Manager in Watford

Service Manager
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Service Manager in Watford over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Service Manager in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Watford region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 16 (94.12%) ITIL
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Service Delivery
4 6 (35.29%) Citrix
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) SLA
4 6 (35.29%) Retail
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
5 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (29.41%) VLAN
5 5 (29.41%) Wealth Management
5 5 (29.41%) LAN
5 5 (29.41%) WAN
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 5 (29.41%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
7 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (11.76%) Ansible
7 2 (11.76%) DevOps
7 2 (11.76%) Unix
7 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) Migration
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle
7 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.88%) Service Management

Service Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
1 5 (29.41%) LAN
1 5 (29.41%) VLAN
1 5 (29.41%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (35.29%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) Service Delivery
3 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Wealth Management
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Contract Management
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) IT Strategy
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.88%) Line Management
5 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Citrix
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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