The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 6 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 12 22 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 18.46% 8.53% 11.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.00% 14.67% 14.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 22
Average salary £50,000 £39,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% -1.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
ITIL
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
60 150 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 92.31% 58.14% 76.63%
Number of salaries quoted 34 96 155
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £34,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ITIL across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

ITIL
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ITIL across the Aberdeen region.

ITIL Salary Trend in Aberdeen

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL.

1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) PRINCE2
2 8 (38.10%) Incident Management
2 8 (38.10%) Problem Management
2 8 (38.10%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 7 (33.33%) SDLC
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) .NET
3 7 (33.33%) OOP
3 7 (33.33%) OO
3 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 7 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco
4 6 (28.57%) MCSE
4 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 6 (28.57%) CCNP
4 6 (28.57%) CCNA
4 6 (28.57%) Information Security
4 6 (28.57%) Quality Management
4 6 (28.57%) MCTS
4 6 (28.57%) Release Management
4 6 (28.57%) Operations Management
4 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing ITIL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP PM
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 7 (33.33%) AWS Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 3 (14.29%) Data Centre Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Programmer
3 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
4 2 (9.52%) Service Improvement Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Principal Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Strategy Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Strategy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) PKI
4 1 (4.76%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
1 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) PRINCE2
1 8 (38.10%) Incident Management
1 8 (38.10%) Problem Management
1 8 (38.10%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 7 (33.33%) SDLC
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) OOP
2 7 (33.33%) OO
2 7 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 7 (33.33%) Project Management
3 6 (28.57%) Quality Management
3 6 (28.57%) Release Management
3 6 (28.57%) Information Security
3 6 (28.57%) Operations Management
3 6 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 6 (28.57%) Change Control
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (28.57%) MCSE
2 6 (28.57%) CCNP
2 6 (28.57%) CCNA
2 6 (28.57%) MCTS
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) CISSP
4 2 (9.52%) SSCP
5 1 (4.76%) CISA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) Dell
3 4 (19.05%) EMC
3 4 (19.05%) CommVault
3 4 (19.05%) NetApp
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Proofpoint
5 1 (4.76%) SAP