The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ITSM 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
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 16 30 39
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Permanent jobs citing ITSM 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.08% 0.39% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 0.67% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £37,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.23%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,857 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -3.86%
ITSM
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%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

ITSM
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

ITSM Salary Trend in Aberdeen

ITSM
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing ITSM 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 ITSM.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing ITSM 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 ITSM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Service Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Service Improvement Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft