The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 36 29 11
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 9 13 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.85% 5.06% 13.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 6.34% 15.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 21
Average salary £27,000 £47,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.15% +48.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £22,150 £23,980
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £53,250 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
ITIL
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
217 205 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 92.74% 79.77% 82.76%
Number of salaries quoted 117 138 144
Average salary £41,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.79% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,041 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

ITIL
Salary Trend in Chester

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

ITIL Salary Trend in Chester

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (33.33%) LAN
3 6 (33.33%) WAN
3 6 (33.33%) SLA
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) CCNA
4 5 (27.78%) MS Office
4 5 (27.78%) VoIP
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (22.22%) DPNSS
5 4 (22.22%) QSIG
5 4 (22.22%) PBX
5 4 (22.22%) ISO 9001
5 4 (22.22%) Operations Management
5 4 (22.22%) Lync
6 3 (16.67%) Office 365
6 3 (16.67%) MCDST
6 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 3 (16.67%) SCCM
6 3 (16.67%) Retail
6 3 (16.67%) AppSense
6 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (16.67%) Citrix
7 2 (11.11%) MS Project

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) Lync
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.11%) MS Project
3 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) LAN
1 6 (33.33%) WAN
2 5 (27.78%) VoIP
3 4 (22.22%) DPNSS
3 4 (22.22%) QSIG
3 4 (22.22%) PBX
4 2 (11.11%) DHCP
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (5.56%) Multicast
5 1 (5.56%) MPLS
General
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Help Desk Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Junior
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Operations Management
2 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Management
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
3 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CCNA
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (16.67%) MCDST
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) SLA
2 4 (22.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) AppSense
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) Juniper
3 2 (11.11%) Google
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) McAfee
4 1 (5.56%) Avaya