The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 62 - 72
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ITSM 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.50% - 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% - 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £70,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,857 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.86% +6.25%
ITSM
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
475 478 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.30% 76.48% 71.34%
Number of salaries quoted 384 418 424
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

ITSM
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

ITSM Salary Trend in Merseyside

ITSM
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ITSM across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

ITSM Salary Histogram in Merseyside

ITSM
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 August 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 - 2 £71,250 -
ITSM
North West

ITSM
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (90.00%) Service Management
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) Advertising
2 9 (90.00%) Problem Management
3 5 (50.00%) NAS
3 5 (50.00%) SAN
4 4 (40.00%) CICS
4 4 (40.00%) zOS
4 4 (40.00%) IBM
4 4 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (40.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (10.00%) IMAP
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Avaya
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) SMTP
5 1 (10.00%) HTTP
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) SLA
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
1 5 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) IMAP
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) SMTP
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
1 9 (90.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Technical Manager
2 6 (60.00%) Technical Services Manager
2 6 (60.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (20.00%) Support Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (90.00%) Service Management
2 9 (90.00%) Problem Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Avaya
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco