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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 14 38 53
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +15
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 18 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 9.14% 1.79% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.65% 2.07% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 3
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,140 £34,600 £38,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
169 193 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 85.79% 86.55% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 150 119 256
Average salary £42,500 £39,900 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.51% +14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 2015.

ITIL Salary Histogram in Chester

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (37.04%) MS Excel
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
4 7 (25.93%) SLA
4 7 (25.93%) MS Office
4 7 (25.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
5 6 (22.22%) VMware
6 5 (18.52%) Finance
6 5 (18.52%) SQL
6 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
6 5 (18.52%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (14.81%) Citrix
7 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
8 3 (11.11%) Change Management
8 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 3 (11.11%) Cisco
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 3 (11.11%) LAN
8 3 (11.11%) WAN
8 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (7.41%) Data Entry
9 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
9 2 (7.41%) MCITP
9 2 (7.41%) Degree
9 2 (7.41%) COBIT
9 2 (7.41%) CMDB

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.93%) MS Office
2 7 (25.93%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 3 (11.11%) LAN
1 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) QSIG
3 1 (3.70%) DPNSS
3 1 (3.70%) PBX
3 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Report Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Data Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Governance Manager
5 2 (7.41%) IT Governance Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.41%) IT Risk Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.70%) DBA
6 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) CMDB
2 2 (7.41%) FMCG
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
2 3 (11.11%) Change Management
2 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.41%) Data Entry
3 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
3 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
3 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) Service Management
4 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.70%) Release Management
4 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.70%) Information Management
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
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 5 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCITP
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) MCSE
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) COBIT
2 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) VMware
2 4 (14.81%) Citrix
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Remedy
4 1 (3.70%) EMC
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle