The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 93 104 103
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Certification 24 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.38% 1.00% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.15% 3.78% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 23
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £45,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
ITIL Certification
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
390 450 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.50% 26.55% 21.86%
Number of salaries quoted 285 309 296
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,486 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

ITIL Certification
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

ITIL Certification Salary Trend in Cheshire

ITIL Certification
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

ITIL Certification Salary Histogram in Cheshire

ITIL Certification
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 5 £45,500 -
Runcorn - 5 £25,000 -
Warrington +10 4 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Knutsford -10 3 £50,000 +21.95%
Northwich - 1 £37,500 -
ITIL Certification
North West

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification.

1 50 (100.00%) ITIL
2 26 (52.00%) Finance
3 18 (36.00%) Degree
4 14 (28.00%) Problem Management
5 13 (26.00%) Service Delivery
6 12 (24.00%) Change Management
6 12 (24.00%) Project Management
7 11 (22.00%) Financial Institution
7 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (20.00%) Legal
8 10 (20.00%) SLA
9 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (18.00%) Resource Management
10 8 (16.00%) Incident Management
11 7 (14.00%) Project Planning
11 7 (14.00%) Supplier Management
11 7 (14.00%) Service Management
11 7 (14.00%) TOGAF
11 7 (14.00%) Lean Six Sigma
11 7 (14.00%) Security Testing
11 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
11 7 (14.00%) Coaching
11 7 (14.00%) User Experience
11 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (14.00%) Portfolio Management
11 7 (14.00%) Six Sigma
11 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
12 6 (12.00%) Windows
12 6 (12.00%) Programme Management

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.00%) Lync
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Project
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) LAN
1 4 (8.00%) PBX
1 4 (8.00%) VoIP
1 4 (8.00%) WAN
1 4 (8.00%) DPNSS
1 4 (8.00%) QSIG
General
1 26 (52.00%) Finance
2 11 (22.00%) Financial Institution
3 10 (20.00%) Legal
4 4 (8.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Architect
2 9 (18.00%) Service Manager
3 7 (14.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Operations Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Software Manager
5 4 (8.00%) IT Operations Manager
5 4 (8.00%) IT Services Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Service Operations Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Managed Services Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) IT Programme Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 2 (4.00%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.00%) User Experience
3 5 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Windows Mobile
2 4 (8.00%) Android
2 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) ITIL
2 14 (28.00%) Problem Management
3 13 (26.00%) Service Delivery
4 12 (24.00%) Change Management
4 12 (24.00%) Project Management
5 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (18.00%) Resource Management
7 8 (16.00%) Incident Management
8 7 (14.00%) Project Planning
8 7 (14.00%) Security Testing
8 7 (14.00%) Lean Six Sigma
8 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (14.00%) Portfolio Management
8 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
8 7 (14.00%) Coaching
8 7 (14.00%) Service Management
8 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
8 7 (14.00%) Six Sigma
8 7 (14.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) C
1 2 (4.00%) C#
1 2 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) CCNA
2 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) SLA
2 4 (8.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Cisco
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) VMware
2 1 (2.00%) SAP