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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Delivery
Rank 29 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Permanent jobs citing Service Delivery 8 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.45% 0.87% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.79% 0.97% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 6
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
211 207 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 90.95% 90.39% 83.27%
Number of salaries quoted 159 166 147
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (55.56%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) ITIL
3 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
3 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.93%) Project Management
4 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (22.22%) MS Office
4 6 (22.22%) Banking
4 6 (22.22%) Resource Management
5 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (18.52%) Degree
5 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
6 4 (14.81%) Change Control
6 4 (14.81%) User Experience
6 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (14.81%) Marketing
6 4 (14.81%) Service Management
6 4 (14.81%) Change Management
7 3 (11.11%) VMware
8 2 (7.41%) Legal
8 2 (7.41%) Firewall
8 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
8 2 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (7.41%) Internet
8 2 (7.41%) VB
8 2 (7.41%) SLA
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco
8 2 (7.41%) CISSP
8 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (22.22%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.70%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) IP Telephony
1 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 4 (14.81%) Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 2 (7.41%) Legal
5 1 (3.70%) Advertising
5 1 (3.70%) Publishing
5 1 (3.70%) Local Government
5 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Service Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Operations Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Risk Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Head of IT
4 2 (7.41%) IT Risk Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Head of Operations
4 2 (7.41%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Head of Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Forensic Investigator
4 2 (7.41%) IT Governance Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Governance Manager
5 1 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Service Operations Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Project Support Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) XHTML
1 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) User Experience
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Statistics
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) FMCG
3 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Project Management
3 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (22.22%) Resource Management
4 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Service Management
5 4 (14.81%) Change Management
5 4 (14.81%) Change Control
6 2 (7.41%) Data Privacy
6 2 (7.41%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.41%) Computer Security
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.41%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
6 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) VB
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) PHP
2 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) EnCE
2 2 (7.41%) CISSP
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) CEH
3 1 (3.70%) MCITP
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
1 2 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (7.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Legato
1 1 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
3 2 (7.41%) Kaspersky
3 2 (7.41%) Aerohive Networks
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) NetApp
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Dell
4 1 (3.70%) EMC