The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 82 93 84
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing ITSM 9 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.91% 0.60% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.75% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 4
Average salary £72,500 £55,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% -38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
ITSM
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
807 934 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 81.43% 80.52% 74.46%
Number of salaries quoted 718 775 731
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

ITSM
Salary Trend in Kent

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

ITSM Salary Trend in Kent

ITSM
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ITSM across the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

ITSM Salary Histogram in Kent

ITSM
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £72,500 -
ITSM
South East

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing ITSM 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 ITSM.

1 11 (78.57%) Service Management
2 10 (71.43%) ITIL
3 8 (57.14%) CISSP
3 8 (57.14%) CISM
3 8 (57.14%) Information Security Management
3 8 (57.14%) Security Management
3 8 (57.14%) Risk Management
3 8 (57.14%) Business Continuity
3 8 (57.14%) Information Security
3 8 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (57.14%) ISMS
3 8 (57.14%) Data Privacy
4 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 5 (35.71%) Data Centre Operations
6 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity Management
6 3 (21.43%) Android Development
6 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
6 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
6 3 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (21.43%) JSON
6 3 (21.43%) Games
6 3 (21.43%) Android
6 3 (21.43%) OAuth
6 3 (21.43%) SaaS
6 3 (21.43%) Social Media
6 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
6 3 (21.43%) Game Development
6 3 (21.43%) REST
6 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (21.43%) OpenGL

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing ITSM 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 ITSM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) SaaS
General
1 3 (21.43%) Games
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Information Manager
1 8 (57.14%) Information Security Manager
1 8 (57.14%) Security Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Android Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Operations Manager
3 2 (14.29%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) OpenGL
1 3 (21.43%) JSON
1 3 (21.43%) OAuth
1 3 (21.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) Social Media
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Android
1 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Service Management
2 10 (71.43%) ITIL
3 8 (57.14%) Information Security Management
3 8 (57.14%) Security Management
3 8 (57.14%) Risk Management
3 8 (57.14%) Business Continuity
3 8 (57.14%) Information Security
3 8 (57.14%) ISMS
3 8 (57.14%) Data Privacy
4 5 (35.71%) Data Centre Operations
5 3 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity Management
5 3 (21.43%) Android Development
5 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
5 3 (21.43%) Game Development
5 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) CISSP
1 8 (57.14%) CISM
2 2 (14.29%) PMP
2 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (14.29%) COBIT
2 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 2 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow