The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 16 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 3 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 3.90% 2.60% 6.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 2.86% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 9
Average salary £35,000 £37,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.28% +16.15%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,150 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-0.37% +5.65%
ITIL
Manchester

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
57 140 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 74.03% 90.91% 84.56%
Number of salaries quoted 54 121 119
Average salary £37,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.87% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

ITIL
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

ITIL Salary Trend in Bolton

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 5 (45.45%) SLA
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL V3
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
2 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
2 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Legal
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (18.18%) NHS
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) VLAN
4 2 (18.18%) vSphere
4 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (18.18%) HL7
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bolton 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
1 2 (18.18%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (36.36%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Service Desk Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Service Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL Service Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Supervisor
4 1 (9.09%) Incident and Problem Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Supervisor
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Incident Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Telephony Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL V3
2 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
2 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) People Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
2 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (27.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (18.18%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Avaya
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft