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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 22 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 10 7 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.62% 2.66% 7.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.58% 3.65% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 25
Average salary £44,000 £27,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.96% -30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £27,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £39,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
152 192 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 85.39% 73.00% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 111 136 206
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ITIL across the Chester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

ITIL Salary Histogram in Chester

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (44.44%) SLA
2 10 (37.04%) Windows
3 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 9 (33.33%) LAN
3 9 (33.33%) WAN
3 9 (33.33%) Cisco
3 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 8 (29.63%) MS Office
5 6 (22.22%) VoIP
5 6 (22.22%) CCNA
5 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (18.52%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (18.52%) SQL
6 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
6 5 (18.52%) ISO 9001
6 5 (18.52%) PBX
6 5 (18.52%) DPNSS
6 5 (18.52%) QSIG
6 5 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (18.52%) Operations Management
6 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
6 5 (18.52%) Lync
7 4 (14.81%) VMware
7 4 (14.81%) Firewall
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
8 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (18.52%) Lync
2 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (29.63%) MS Office
3 5 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) LAN
1 9 (33.33%) WAN
2 6 (22.22%) VoIP
3 5 (18.52%) DPNSS
3 5 (18.52%) QSIG
3 5 (18.52%) PBX
4 4 (14.81%) Firewall
5 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.41%) DNS
6 2 (7.41%) SAN
6 2 (7.41%) DHCP
6 2 (7.41%) Wireless
7 1 (3.70%) Multicast
7 1 (3.70%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Report Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Data Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Junior
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Support Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Operations Management
2 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.70%) Project Management
3 1 (3.70%) Service Management
3 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.70%) Change Management
3 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.70%) Information Management
3 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.70%) Change Control
3 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
1 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.70%) VBScript
2 1 (3.70%) VB
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) CCNA
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCSE
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCITP
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) SLA
2 5 (18.52%) ISO 9001
3 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Juniper
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix
3 2 (7.41%) Google
4 1 (3.70%) F5
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Avaya
4 1 (3.70%) EMC
4 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
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