The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Certification in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 184 158 176
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +18
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Certification 65 96 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 1.34% 1.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.65% 5.66% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 52 65 69
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,500 £21,940
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,052 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -3.61%
ITIL Certification
England

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

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1781 1695 1838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 27.14% 23.74% 24.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1370 1325 1508
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ITIL Certification
Salary Trend in the North West

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

ITIL Certification Salary Trend in the North West

ITIL Certification
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ITIL Certification across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

ITIL Certification Salary Histogram in the North West

ITIL Certification
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
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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
Manchester -21 40 £40,500 +1.25% 2
Cheshire +11 19 £45,000 +20.80%
Merseyside +5 5 £29,500 -49.18%
Lancashire +2 1 £37,500 +20.96%
ITIL Certification
England

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 130 (100.00%) ITIL
2 55 (42.31%) Finance
3 37 (28.46%) Service Delivery
4 30 (23.08%) Windows
4 30 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 26 (20.00%) SLA
5 26 (20.00%) Cisco
5 26 (20.00%) Change Management
6 25 (19.23%) Problem Management
7 23 (17.69%) LAN
7 23 (17.69%) WAN
8 22 (16.92%) MS Office
9 21 (16.15%) PRINCE2
9 21 (16.15%) MS Excel
9 21 (16.15%) Active Directory
9 21 (16.15%) VMware
10 20 (15.38%) Project Management
11 19 (14.62%) Firewall
11 19 (14.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (13.85%) Degree
12 18 (13.85%) Service Management
13 16 (12.31%) NetApp
14 15 (11.54%) Oracle
15 14 (10.77%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (10.77%) CCNA
15 14 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (10.00%) ISO 9001
17 11 (8.46%) Financial Institution
17 11 (8.46%) IIS

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 11 (8.46%) IIS
2 10 (7.69%) Lync
3 5 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (16.92%) MS Office
2 21 (16.15%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.69%) WAN
1 23 (17.69%) LAN
2 19 (14.62%) Firewall
3 11 (8.46%) VoIP
4 10 (7.69%) DPNSS
4 10 (7.69%) QSIG
4 10 (7.69%) PBX
4 10 (7.69%) DNS
4 10 (7.69%) DHCP
5 7 (5.38%) SSL
6 5 (3.85%) SAN
7 4 (3.08%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.31%) VPN
8 3 (2.31%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.54%) NAS
9 2 (1.54%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.77%) Network Security
10 1 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (42.31%) Finance
2 11 (8.46%) Financial Institution
3 6 (4.62%) Legal
4 3 (2.31%) Banking
4 3 (2.31%) Retail
5 2 (1.54%) Local Government
6 1 (0.77%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Arabic Language
6 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (19.23%) Service Manager
2 16 (12.31%) Analyst
3 13 (10.00%) Architect
3 13 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 13 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 10 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (6.92%) Support Analyst
6 8 (6.15%) Support Specialist
6 8 (6.15%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.15%) VMware Specialist
7 6 (4.62%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
7 6 (4.62%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 6 (4.62%) Software Manager
8 5 (3.85%) IT Services Manager
8 5 (3.85%) Service Desk Manager
8 5 (3.85%) Software Project Manager
8 5 (3.85%) Desktop Support
8 5 (3.85%) Service Analyst
8 5 (3.85%) Operations Manager
9 4 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.31%) X-Windows
2 2 (1.54%) .NET
3 1 (0.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.15%) User Experience
3 7 (5.38%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.31%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.31%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.31%) EqualLogic
5 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.31%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.54%) NHS
6 2 (1.54%) SecurID
7 1 (0.77%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.08%) Windows
2 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (6.15%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (4.62%) Windows Mobile
3 6 (4.62%) Linux
4 5 (3.85%) Windows XP
4 5 (3.85%) Solaris
4 5 (3.85%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.08%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.08%) Android
6 3 (2.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (100.00%) ITIL
2 37 (28.46%) Service Delivery
3 26 (20.00%) Change Management
4 25 (19.23%) Problem Management
5 21 (16.15%) PRINCE2
6 20 (15.38%) Project Management
7 18 (13.85%) Service Management
8 14 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (8.46%) Operations Management
10 10 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 10 (7.69%) TOGAF
10 10 (7.69%) Incident Management
11 9 (6.92%) Coaching
11 9 (6.92%) Change Control
11 9 (6.92%) Wealth Management
12 8 (6.15%) Lean Six Sigma
12 8 (6.15%) Supplier Management
12 8 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (6.15%) Six Sigma
13 7 (5.38%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.38%) SQL
2 3 (2.31%) Java
3 2 (1.54%) Perl
3 2 (1.54%) C
3 2 (1.54%) C#
3 2 (1.54%) Python
3 2 (1.54%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (13.85%) Degree
2 14 (10.77%) CCNA
2 14 (10.77%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (3.85%) MCP
5 4 (3.08%) MCITP
5 4 (3.08%) NCDA
6 3 (2.31%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.54%) CCAA
7 2 (1.54%) MCSE
7 2 (1.54%) MCDST
8 1 (0.77%) ISEB
8 1 (0.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (20.00%) SLA
2 13 (10.00%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 21 (16.15%) Active Directory
2 19 (14.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.31%) XenApp
3 3 (2.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.54%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.77%) XenServer
5 1 (0.77%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.54%) MAILsweeper
1 2 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 26 (20.00%) Cisco
3 21 (16.15%) VMware
4 16 (12.31%) NetApp
5 15 (11.54%) Oracle
6 11 (8.46%) Citrix
7 6 (4.62%) SAP
8 5 (3.85%) Juniper
8 5 (3.85%) CA
9 3 (2.31%) Wyse
9 3 (2.31%) Dell
9 3 (2.31%) Business Objects
9 3 (2.31%) Mitel
9 3 (2.31%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.31%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.54%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.54%) AppSense
10 2 (1.54%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (1.54%) HP
10 2 (1.54%) Salesforce.com