The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 53 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 14 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.96% 2.73% 4.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 3.37% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 19
Average salary £36,000 £21,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £21,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £54,500 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ITIL
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
406 445 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.84% 81.06% 75.60%
Number of salaries quoted 340 393 313
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

ITIL
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

ITIL Salary Trend in Lancashire

ITIL
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ITIL across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

ITIL Salary Histogram in Lancashire

ITIL
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
Preston +1 7 £32,500 +32.65%
Blackpool - 4 £45,000 -
Burnley - 3 £40,000 -
ITIL
North West

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 16 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 13 (32.50%) SQL
3 12 (30.00%) PHP
3 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (27.50%) Retail
5 10 (25.00%) Project Management
5 10 (25.00%) .NET
5 10 (25.00%) C#
5 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (17.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (15.00%) SCOM
9 6 (15.00%) Time Management
9 6 (15.00%) Sage 50
9 6 (15.00%) Back Office
9 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (15.00%) IBM
9 6 (15.00%) PMI Certification
9 6 (15.00%) Sage
9 6 (15.00%) Uniface
9 6 (15.00%) PRINCE
9 6 (15.00%) C++
9 6 (15.00%) Crystal Reports

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 5 (12.50%) nginx
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.50%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Sage 50
2 5 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) SMTP
1 5 (12.50%) DNS
1 5 (12.50%) Wireshark
1 5 (12.50%) tcpdump
2 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) Intranet
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (15.00%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (12.50%) MySQL
3 5 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (27.50%) Retail
2 6 (15.00%) Back Office
3 5 (12.50%) Local Government
4 2 (5.00%) Finance
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Systems Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Service Manager
3 6 (15.00%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (5.00%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Problem Manager
7 1 (2.50%) IT Support
7 1 (2.50%) Designer
7 1 (2.50%) Service Desk Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (15.00%) Web Services
2 6 (15.00%) XML
3 5 (12.50%) CSS
3 5 (12.50%) HTML
4 4 (10.00%) HTML5
4 4 (10.00%) jQuery
4 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (7.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) Replication
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) UNIX
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.00%) Windows
4 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 12 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 10 (25.00%) Project Management
4 7 (17.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (15.00%) Time Management
5 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (15.00%) PRINCE
6 5 (12.50%) ERP
6 5 (12.50%) CRM
6 5 (12.50%) Web Development
6 5 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (10.00%) Change Management
8 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
9 2 (5.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) SQL
2 12 (30.00%) PHP
3 10 (25.00%) C#
3 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.00%) Uniface
4 6 (15.00%) C++
4 6 (15.00%) C
5 5 (12.50%) Perl
5 5 (12.50%) Ruby
6 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (15.00%) PMI Certification
3 5 (12.50%) PMP
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) APMP
5 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) ISEB
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) MCSE
5 1 (2.50%) MCP
5 1 (2.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Squid
1 5 (12.50%) Varnish
2 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SCOM
2 5 (12.50%) Nagios
2 5 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 5 (12.50%) Puppet
2 5 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) IBM
2 6 (15.00%) Sage
3 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.00%) Citrix
4 4 (10.00%) HP
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco
6 2 (5.00%) VMware
6 2 (5.00%) Dell
7 1 (2.50%) McAfee
7 1 (2.50%) Avaya
7 1 (2.50%) Adobe
7 1 (2.50%) Business Objects