The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 108 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing ITSM 13 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.76% 0.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Average salary £27,500 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-57.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
ITSM
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
1489 1549 1371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.03% 83.59% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1177 1223 1111
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £27,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

ITSM
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

ITSM Salary Trend in Cheshire

ITSM
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ITSM across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

ITSM Salary Histogram in Cheshire

ITSM
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 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
Warrington - 7 £32,500 -
Chester - 1 - -
Runcorn - 1 £27,500 -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
ITSM
North West

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 24 (85.71%) Service Management
2 17 (60.71%) ITIL
3 13 (46.43%) Degree
4 10 (35.71%) Problem Management
4 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (35.71%) SQL
5 8 (28.57%) Manufacturing
5 8 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 8 (28.57%) Life Science
6 7 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 7 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (25.00%) Project Management
7 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
8 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
8 5 (17.86%) Windows
8 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
8 5 (17.86%) ISEB
8 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
8 5 (17.86%) Law
8 5 (17.86%) Business Development
8 5 (17.86%) Transition Management
9 4 (14.29%) ServiceNow
9 4 (14.29%) CMDB
9 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
9 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 4 (14.29%) Oracle
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 3 (10.71%) Oracle9i Database

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) SAS
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle 9iAS
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (10.71%) Lync
1 3 (10.71%) Apache Pig
1 3 (10.71%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
1 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (10.71%) ProjectWise
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Primavera
1 3 (10.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (7.14%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) LAN
1 3 (10.71%) WAN
1 3 (10.71%) DHCP
1 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.71%) Data Mining
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (10.71%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
2 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.71%) HBase
2 3 (10.71%) Big Data
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 5 (17.86%) Law
3 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Advertising
5 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Administrator
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Problem Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Transition Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) DBA
5 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Problem Manager
6 1 (3.57%) IT Director
6 1 (3.57%) Developer
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Change Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (28.57%) Life Science
3 4 (14.29%) CMDB
3 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (10.71%) User Experience
4 3 (10.71%) Replication
4 3 (10.71%) Clustering
4 3 (10.71%) Statistics
4 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
5 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Service Management
2 17 (60.71%) ITIL
3 10 (35.71%) Problem Management
4 7 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 7 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 7 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
5 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
5 5 (17.86%) Business Development
5 5 (17.86%) Transition Management
6 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.71%) ETL
7 3 (10.71%) Operations Research
7 3 (10.71%) Data Management
7 3 (10.71%) Line Management
7 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.71%) People Management
7 3 (10.71%) Database Mirroring
7 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.71%) Python
3 3 (10.71%) Prolog
3 3 (10.71%) MATLAB
3 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.71%) R
3 3 (10.71%) C
3 3 (10.71%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Degree
2 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (17.86%) ISEB
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.71%) OCP
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (10.71%) MCTS
4 3 (10.71%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.57%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (3.57%) Ganglia
2 1 (3.57%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 4 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 3 (10.71%) CommVault
2 3 (10.71%) Remedy
2 3 (10.71%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) BMC
4 1 (3.57%) LANDesk