The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 54 62 75
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Certification 6 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.05% 0.95% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.65% 5.22% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 1
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% -1.51%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
ITIL Certification
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
129 115 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.63% 18.14% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 105 86 156
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

ITIL Certification
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

ITIL Certification Salary Trend in Merseyside

ITIL Certification
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

ITIL Certification Salary Histogram in Merseyside

ITIL Certification
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Liverpool +8 2 £40,500 +24.61% 1
Wirral - 1 £38,000 -
ITIL Certification
North West

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification.

1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) Service Management
2 8 (53.33%) Problem Management
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) IBM
4 6 (40.00%) SAN
5 5 (33.33%) NAS
6 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (13.33%) Degree
8 2 (13.33%) MCDST
8 2 (13.33%) SCCM
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) Banking
8 2 (13.33%) SQL
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle
8 2 (13.33%) MS Office
8 2 (13.33%) MCSA
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco
8 2 (13.33%) CICS
8 2 (13.33%) zOS
8 2 (13.33%) Reuters
8 2 (13.33%) Bloomberg
8 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
8 2 (13.33%) Citrix
8 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (13.33%) Mainframe

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing ITIL Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) CICS
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) SAN
2 5 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) DMZ
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
1 5 (33.33%) Storage Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) Incident Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Change Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Change Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (13.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) zOS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) Service Management
2 8 (53.33%) Problem Management
3 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCDST
2 2 (13.33%) MCSA
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) MCTS
3 1 (6.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) IBM
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Reuters
3 2 (13.33%) Bloomberg
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Dell