The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 28 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Service Delivery 15 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 6.10% 2.13% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.25% 2.48% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 6
Average salary £40,000 £100,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-60.00% +300.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £52,800 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,450 £100,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
Service Delivery
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
207 202 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 84.15% 85.96% 68.44%
Number of salaries quoted 136 168 111
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Service Delivery
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Service Delivery Salary Trend in Chester

Service Delivery
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Service Delivery across the Chester region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Service Delivery Salary Histogram in Chester

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery.

1 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Project Management
3 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
3 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (23.08%) MS Office
4 6 (23.08%) ITIL
4 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) Banking
4 6 (23.08%) Resource Management
5 5 (19.23%) Degree
5 5 (19.23%) Data Protection
6 4 (15.38%) Service Management
6 4 (15.38%) Change Management
6 4 (15.38%) Marketing
6 4 (15.38%) Change Control
6 4 (15.38%) User Experience
7 3 (11.54%) VMware
7 3 (11.54%) Retail
8 2 (7.69%) VB
8 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.69%) SLA
8 2 (7.69%) Cisco
8 2 (7.69%) CISSP
8 2 (7.69%) NetApp
8 2 (7.69%) Internet
8 2 (7.69%) Firewall
8 2 (7.69%) Legal
8 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (23.08%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.85%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
1 2 (7.69%) IP Telephony
1 2 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Marketing
4 3 (11.54%) Retail
5 2 (7.69%) Legal
6 1 (3.85%) Advertising
6 1 (3.85%) Publishing
6 1 (3.85%) Local Government
6 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Service Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Operations Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Head of Operations
4 2 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Head of Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) Forensic Investigator
4 2 (7.69%) Head of IT
5 1 (3.85%) Project Officer
5 1 (3.85%) Project Support Coordinator
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Server Operations Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Head of Infrastructure
5 1 (3.85%) Service Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) XHTML
1 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Statistics
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Project Management
2 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (23.08%) ITIL
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Resource Management
4 5 (19.23%) Data Protection
5 4 (15.38%) Change Control
5 4 (15.38%) Service Management
5 4 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) Data Privacy
6 2 (7.69%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (7.69%) Web Development
6 2 (7.69%) Computer Security
6 2 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) VB
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) PHP
2 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) EnCE
2 2 (7.69%) CISSP
2 2 (7.69%) CEH
3 1 (3.85%) MCITP
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Legato
1 1 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
3 2 (7.69%) Kaspersky
3 2 (7.69%) Aerohive Networks
3 2 (7.69%) NetApp
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) Dell
4 1 (3.85%) EMC