The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 17 40 27
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 205 99 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.69% 5.84% 8.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.48% 7.21% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 183 75 184
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,150 £19,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,000 £49,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
ITIL
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1642 1373 1850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.65% 80.96% 83.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1437 1084 1604
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

ITIL
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

ITIL Salary Trend in Cheshire

ITIL
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ITIL across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

ITIL Salary Histogram in Cheshire

ITIL
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 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Warrington +28 51 £27,500 -14.06% 3
Knutsford +22 36 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Chester +23 18 £24,500 -31.94% 1
Runcorn -1 12 £32,500 -16.39% 1
Wilmslow -15 6 £28,750 +17.34%
Crewe +10 4 £27,500 -31.25%
Northwich - 3 £31,500 -
Macclesfield +1 2 £60,000 -
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

1 178 (45.88%) Finance
2 96 (24.74%) Windows
3 88 (22.68%) Service Delivery
4 79 (20.36%) Service Management
5 74 (19.07%) Change Management
6 70 (18.04%) Oracle
7 64 (16.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 63 (16.24%) SLA
9 61 (15.72%) MS Excel
10 58 (14.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 56 (14.43%) Microsoft
12 53 (13.66%) ITIL Certification
13 52 (13.40%) Incident Management
14 51 (13.14%) Active Directory
15 50 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
16 48 (12.37%) SQL
17 47 (12.11%) PRINCE2
18 41 (10.57%) Project Management
18 41 (10.57%) MS Exchange
19 39 (10.05%) Problem Management
20 37 (9.54%) Microsoft Certification
21 36 (9.28%) Windows Server 2003
21 36 (9.28%) MS Office
22 35 (9.02%) SAN
23 34 (8.76%) Degree
24 33 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
25 32 (8.25%) .NET
25 32 (8.25%) Change Control
26 31 (7.99%) TCP/IP
27 30 (7.73%) Capacity Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 41 (10.57%) MS Exchange
2 28 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 24 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (5.93%) SharePoint
5 22 (5.67%) IIS
6 16 (4.12%) IBM Notes
7 13 (3.35%) WebSphere
8 11 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.77%) NetWeaver
10 3 (0.77%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.77%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.52%) Lync
11 2 (0.52%) CMS
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.26%) TIBCO EMS
12 1 (0.26%) Apache
12 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 61 (15.72%) MS Excel
2 36 (9.28%) MS Office
3 9 (2.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.03%) MS Project
5 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.29%) HFM
2 5 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.02%) SAN
2 31 (7.99%) TCP/IP
3 27 (6.96%) DNS
3 27 (6.96%) NAS
4 23 (5.93%) SMTP
5 19 (4.90%) LAN
6 17 (4.38%) WAN
7 9 (2.32%) VPN
8 6 (1.55%) DHCP
9 5 (1.29%) FTP
9 5 (1.29%) HTTP
9 5 (1.29%) Firewall
10 3 (0.77%) Wireless
10 3 (0.77%) iSCSI
10 3 (0.77%) Intranet
11 2 (0.52%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.52%) Network Security
11 2 (0.52%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.26%) LDAP
12 1 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.70%) Oracle Database
3 25 (6.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 24 (6.19%) Oracle Database 12c
5 23 (5.93%) Oracle Database 10g
5 23 (5.93%) Oracle9i Database
6 22 (5.67%) DB2
7 9 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (2.06%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.29%) Hyperion Smart View
10 4 (1.03%) Ingres
11 3 (0.77%) OLTP
11 3 (0.77%) DB2 UDB
11 3 (0.77%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.77%) Big Data
12 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.52%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (1.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.77%) Subversion
2 3 (0.77%) JIRA
2 3 (0.77%) TeamCity
2 3 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 178 (45.88%) Finance
2 26 (6.70%) Financial Institution
3 16 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.87%) Banking
5 11 (2.84%) Retail
5 11 (2.84%) Legal
6 8 (2.06%) Billing
6 8 (2.06%) Local Government
7 7 (1.80%) Publishing
8 6 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.03%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.52%) Back Office
10 2 (0.52%) Advertising
10 2 (0.52%) Marketing
10 2 (0.52%) French Language
10 2 (0.52%) German Language
11 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (20.88%) Analyst
2 50 (12.89%) Service Manager
3 34 (8.76%) Project Manager
4 33 (8.51%) DBA
4 33 (8.51%) Service Analyst
5 31 (7.99%) Service Desk Analyst
6 25 (6.44%) Oracle DBA
7 23 (5.93%) Support Engineer
8 22 (5.67%) Applications Support
9 17 (4.38%) Server Engineer
10 15 (3.87%) Support Analyst
11 14 (3.61%) IT Services Manager
12 13 (3.35%) Team Leader
13 12 (3.09%) Delivery Manager
13 12 (3.09%) Windows Support Engineer
14 11 (2.84%) Server Support Engineer
14 11 (2.84%) Windows Server Engineer
14 11 (2.84%) Operations Manager
14 11 (2.84%) Senior Manager
14 11 (2.84%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.25%) .NET
2 9 (2.32%) Middleware
3 8 (2.06%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (1.55%) Web Services
5 3 (0.77%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.77%) SAP XI
6 2 (0.52%) Ajax
6 2 (0.52%) NHibernate
6 2 (0.52%) JSON
6 2 (0.52%) RESTful
6 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (0.52%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (0.52%) CSS
6 2 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.52%) J2EE
6 2 (0.52%) HTML
6 2 (0.52%) jQuery
7 1 (0.26%) JDBC
7 1 (0.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.19%) Clustering
3 15 (3.87%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.35%) iSeries
5 7 (1.80%) User Experience
5 7 (1.80%) AS400
6 6 (1.55%) FMCG
7 5 (1.29%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.29%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.03%) CMDB
8 4 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.77%) EPoS
9 3 (0.77%) GIS
10 2 (0.52%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.52%) CESG
10 2 (0.52%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.52%) Life Science
10 2 (0.52%) RMADS
10 2 (0.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 96 (24.74%) Windows
2 58 (14.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (9.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (7.22%) Windows 7
5 23 (5.93%) UNIX
6 18 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (4.38%) Linux
8 15 (3.87%) Windows 8
9 12 (3.09%) Windows 2000
10 10 (2.58%) VMS
11 7 (1.80%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (1.03%) Android
12 4 (1.03%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.77%) AIX
14 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (22.68%) Service Delivery
2 79 (20.36%) Service Management
3 74 (19.07%) Change Management
4 64 (16.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 52 (13.40%) Incident Management
6 47 (12.11%) PRINCE2
7 41 (10.57%) Project Management
8 39 (10.05%) Problem Management
9 33 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
10 32 (8.25%) Change Control
11 30 (7.73%) Capacity Management
12 28 (7.22%) Migration
13 26 (6.70%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (5.93%) Risk Management
14 23 (5.93%) Database Tuning
15 21 (5.41%) Load Balancing
15 21 (5.41%) Supplier Management
16 20 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
17 18 (4.64%) Business Continuity
18 16 (4.12%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (12.37%) SQL
2 25 (6.44%) PowerShell
3 24 (6.19%) Perl
4 21 (5.41%) VB.NET
5 16 (4.12%) Java
6 11 (2.84%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.55%) C#
8 3 (0.77%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.77%) Python
8 3 (0.77%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.77%) Korn
9 2 (0.52%) PHP
9 2 (0.52%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.26%) Ruby
10 1 (0.26%) C
10 1 (0.26%) VBScript
10 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (13.66%) ITIL Certification
2 37 (9.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (8.76%) Degree
4 30 (7.73%) Security Cleared
5 27 (6.96%) SC Cleared
6 18 (4.64%) MCSE
7 17 (4.38%) MCITP
8 15 (3.87%) MCTS
8 15 (3.87%) MCP
9 13 (3.35%) PMP
9 13 (3.35%) PMI Certification
10 11 (2.84%) CCA
10 11 (2.84%) Citrix Certification
10 11 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 10 (2.58%) MCSA
12 8 (2.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (1.03%) CISSP
14 3 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.77%) CCNA
14 3 (0.77%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (16.24%) SLA
2 10 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.80%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.29%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.03%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.03%) QA
7 3 (0.77%) COBIT
8 2 (0.52%) GxP
9 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 51 (13.14%) Active Directory
2 29 (7.47%) Oracle RMAN
3 18 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (3.09%) VMware ESX
5 10 (2.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 7 (1.80%) XenApp
7 5 (1.29%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.29%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.52%) vSphere
9 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.26%) GPFS
9 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 29 (7.47%) Foglight
2 26 (6.70%) Data Guard
3 21 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (3.35%) OpenView
4 13 (3.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 11 (2.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (1.29%) SCCM
7 4 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.77%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.52%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.52%) SCOM
10 1 (0.26%) WSUS
10 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.26%) Opsview
10 1 (0.26%) Legato
10 1 (0.26%) Nagios
10 1 (0.26%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 70 (18.04%) Oracle
2 56 (14.43%) Microsoft
3 29 (7.47%) Citrix
3 29 (7.47%) VMware
3 29 (7.47%) Imperva
4 26 (6.70%) Symantec
4 26 (6.70%) HP
5 18 (4.64%) IBM
6 16 (4.12%) Lotus
7 14 (3.61%) IronPort
8 13 (3.35%) Cisco
9 9 (2.32%) NetApp
9 9 (2.32%) McAfee
10 8 (2.06%) Hyperion
10 8 (2.06%) Dell
11 7 (1.80%) EMC
12 6 (1.55%) SAP
12 6 (1.55%) Teradata
13 4 (1.03%) Juniper
14 3 (0.77%) Red Hat
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefirs
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefirs
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
@ITS
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Ascent People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefirs
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package / Car Allowance
Posted: 16 days ago
Runcorn
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago