The median annual salary for a Service Manager was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 54 68
Rank change year-on-year -3 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Manager 10 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.85% 0.83% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 0.85% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 5
Median salary £45,000 £53,750 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.27% -23.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,250 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £55,000 £77,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  

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 526 471 545
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 97.41% 97.92% 99.45%
Number of salaries quoted 435 407 402
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (81.25%) SLA
3 12 (75.00%) Service Delivery
4 11 (68.75%) Retail
5 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 2 (12.50%) XenApp
6 2 (12.50%) XenServer
6 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (6.25%) Release Management
7 1 (6.25%) Time Management
7 1 (6.25%) VLAN
7 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
7 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.25%) LAN
7 1 (6.25%) WAN
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.25%) PHP
7 1 (6.25%) SQL
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) VLAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (68.75%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Service Design
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PHP
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (81.25%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) XenApp
2 2 (12.50%) XenServer
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Citrix