The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills 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 over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 25 25 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 +22
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 535 569 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.03% 8.15% 5.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.64% 9.84% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 429 433 292
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £59,889
UK excluding London average salary £40,857 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -
ITIL
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5550 5783 5749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.26% 82.80% 79.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4503 4710 4740
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ITIL
Salary Trend in the North West

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

ITIL Salary Trend in the North West

ITIL
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ITIL across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

ITIL Salary Histogram in the North West

ITIL
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Manchester 0 282 £40,100 +23.38% 32
Cheshire +9 166 £42,000 +12.00% 18
Merseyside +3 60 £40,500 +14.08% 3
Lancashire +2 21 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Cumbria -6 6 £62,500 +108.33% 2
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 384 (33.77%) Windows
2 343 (30.17%) Finance
3 313 (27.53%) Microsoft
4 242 (21.28%) Service Management
5 233 (20.49%) Service Delivery
6 223 (19.61%) Active Directory
7 196 (17.24%) MS Excel
8 191 (16.80%) VMware
9 190 (16.71%) SLA
10 186 (16.36%) PRINCE2
11 182 (16.01%) Change Management
12 172 (15.13%) Project Management
13 161 (14.16%) MS Office
14 160 (14.07%) Windows Server 2008
15 155 (13.63%) Cisco
16 148 (13.02%) SQL
17 146 (12.84%) ITIL Certification
18 141 (12.40%) Degree
19 133 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
20 130 (11.43%) SQL Server
21 125 (10.99%) Incident Management
22 124 (10.91%) Problem Management
23 116 (10.20%) Firewall
24 115 (10.11%) MS Exchange
25 114 (10.03%) Microsoft Certification
25 114 (10.03%) Windows 7
26 113 (9.94%) Oracle
27 106 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
28 104 (9.15%) Windows Server 2012
29 99 (8.71%) Windows Server 2003

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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
1 115 (10.11%) MS Exchange
2 81 (7.12%) IIS
3 60 (5.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 58 (5.10%) SharePoint
5 56 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 45 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 34 (2.99%) IBM Notes
8 23 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
9 20 (1.76%) Lync
10 18 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (0.70%) Apache
12 6 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.26%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.26%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.26%) CMS
14 3 (0.26%) nginx
15 2 (0.18%) Drupal
15 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
16 1 (0.088%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 196 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 161 (14.16%) MS Office
3 15 (1.32%) MS Project
4 11 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.18%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.088%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.35%) Sage 50
2 4 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.26%) HFM
3 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.18%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.18%) Movex
5 1 (0.088%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.088%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.088%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.088%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.088%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.93%) Office 365
2 9 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.44%) SaaS
4 4 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.26%) PaaS
6 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.18%) IaaS
7 1 (0.088%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 116 (10.20%) Firewall
2 98 (8.62%) WAN
3 95 (8.36%) LAN
4 90 (7.92%) SAN
5 86 (7.56%) TCP/IP
6 81 (7.12%) DNS
7 48 (4.22%) VPN
8 43 (3.78%) NAS
9 39 (3.43%) Wireless
9 39 (3.43%) DHCP
10 36 (3.17%) VoIP
11 35 (3.08%) Network Security
12 26 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
12 26 (2.29%) SMTP
13 18 (1.58%) Internet
14 15 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (1.23%) SSL
16 12 (1.06%) MPLS
16 12 (1.06%) VLAN
17 10 (0.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.34%) Oracle Database
3 33 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 26 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (2.29%) Oracle Database 12c
4 26 (2.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 25 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (2.02%) Oracle9i Database
7 20 (1.76%) DB2
8 18 (1.58%) Crystal Reports
8 18 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (1.50%) Relational Database
10 16 (1.41%) MySQL
11 13 (1.14%) Ingres
12 12 (1.06%) OLTP
12 12 (1.06%) DB2 UDB
13 10 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 27 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (0.44%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.35%) ClearCase
4 4 (0.35%) MSI
5 3 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.18%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.18%) Toad
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.088%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.088%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.088%) Subversion
7 1 (0.088%) JIRA
General
1 343 (30.17%) Finance
2 58 (5.10%) Banking
2 58 (5.10%) Telecoms
3 55 (4.84%) Retail
4 52 (4.57%) Legal
5 38 (3.34%) Financial Institution
6 26 (2.29%) Law
7 16 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.41%) Local Government
8 12 (1.06%) Publishing
9 10 (0.88%) Marketing
9 10 (0.88%) Advertising
10 9 (0.79%) Billing
11 5 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.35%) Back Office
13 3 (0.26%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.18%) Front Office
14 2 (0.18%) German Language
15 1 (0.088%) Arabic Language
15 1 (0.088%) Games
Job Titles
1 223 (19.61%) Analyst
2 149 (13.10%) Service Manager
3 79 (6.95%) Service Analyst
4 69 (6.07%) Project Manager
5 67 (5.89%) Service Desk Analyst
6 63 (5.54%) Support Analyst
7 59 (5.19%) Team Leader
8 58 (5.10%) Delivery Manager
9 56 (4.93%) Support Engineer
10 53 (4.66%) DBA
11 48 (4.22%) IT Services Manager
12 47 (4.13%) Architect
13 44 (3.87%) Services Delivery Manager
14 39 (3.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 37 (3.25%) Consultant
16 36 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
17 35 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support
18 34 (2.99%) IT Support
19 28 (2.46%) Administrator
20 25 (2.20%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (4.31%) .NET
2 14 (1.23%) ASP.NET
3 10 (0.88%) HTML
3 10 (0.88%) Web Services
3 10 (0.88%) XML
3 10 (0.88%) Middleware
4 8 (0.70%) CSS
5 7 (0.62%) J2EE
6 6 (0.53%) EDI
7 5 (0.44%) jQuery
8 4 (0.35%) Application Packaging
8 4 (0.35%) WCF
8 4 (0.35%) XSLT
9 3 (0.26%) X-Windows
9 3 (0.26%) Ajax
10 2 (0.18%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (0.18%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.18%) JSP
10 2 (0.18%) Grails
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 133 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 38 (3.34%) Clustering
4 24 (2.11%) Computer Science
5 17 (1.50%) Blackberry
6 15 (1.32%) Statistics
7 14 (1.23%) Life Science
8 12 (1.06%) Replication
8 12 (1.06%) User Experience
9 11 (0.97%) Fat Client
9 11 (0.97%) Thin Client
10 10 (0.88%) iSeries
10 10 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
11 9 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.70%) FMCG
13 7 (0.62%) GIS
13 7 (0.62%) EPoS
14 6 (0.53%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.53%) CMDB
14 6 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 384 (33.77%) Windows
2 160 (14.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 114 (10.03%) Windows 7
4 104 (9.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 99 (8.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 70 (6.16%) Linux
7 54 (4.75%) Windows XP
8 51 (4.49%) UNIX
9 45 (3.96%) Windows 8
10 20 (1.76%) Solaris
11 13 (1.14%) Apple iOS
12 10 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
13 9 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (0.70%) Android
15 5 (0.44%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.35%) AIX
17 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.26%) Debian
17 3 (0.26%) CentOS
17 3 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (21.28%) Service Management
2 233 (20.49%) Service Delivery
3 186 (16.36%) PRINCE2
4 182 (16.01%) Change Management
5 172 (15.13%) Project Management
6 125 (10.99%) Incident Management
7 124 (10.91%) Problem Management
8 88 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 79 (6.95%) Migration
10 76 (6.68%) Agile Software Development
11 72 (6.33%) Information Security
12 65 (5.72%) Mentoring
13 61 (5.36%) Risk Management
14 58 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
15 57 (5.01%) ITIL V3
16 52 (4.57%) Supplier Management
17 51 (4.49%) Coaching
18 47 (4.13%) PRINCE
19 45 (3.96%) Business Continuity
19 45 (3.96%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (13.02%) SQL
2 64 (5.63%) PowerShell
3 35 (3.08%) T-SQL
4 33 (2.90%) Perl
5 31 (2.73%) VB.NET
6 20 (1.76%) C#
7 10 (0.88%) VBScript
8 9 (0.79%) Java
8 9 (0.79%) JavaScript
8 9 (0.79%) C
9 8 (0.70%) PHP
10 6 (0.53%) Python
11 5 (0.44%) Ruby
12 4 (0.35%) C++
13 3 (0.26%) VB
13 3 (0.26%) VBA
13 3 (0.26%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.18%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.18%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.088%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 146 (12.84%) ITIL Certification
2 141 (12.40%) Degree
3 114 (10.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 81 (7.12%) Security Cleared
5 77 (6.77%) Cisco Certification
6 69 (6.07%) CCNA
7 67 (5.89%) MCP
8 64 (5.63%) MCSE
9 59 (5.19%) SC Cleared
10 44 (3.87%) CISSP
11 43 (3.78%) MCITP
12 39 (3.43%) ISEB
13 31 (2.73%) ISTQB
14 27 (2.37%) MCTS
15 25 (2.20%) MCSA
16 23 (2.02%) CISA
16 23 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 22 (1.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 22 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 21 (1.85%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (16.71%) SLA
2 41 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (3.25%) QA
4 24 (2.11%) ISO 9001
5 23 (2.02%) COBIT
6 14 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.53%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.35%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.18%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.18%) GxP
10 1 (0.088%) HL7
10 1 (0.088%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 223 (19.61%) Active Directory
2 106 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (4.31%) Hyper-V
4 37 (3.25%) XenDesktop
5 36 (3.17%) vSphere
6 29 (2.55%) XenApp
7 12 (1.06%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.70%) Terminal Server
9 7 (0.62%) XenServer
10 6 (0.53%) VMware Server
11 5 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.35%) vCloud
12 4 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.26%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.18%) ProxySG
14 2 (0.18%) Varnish
15 1 (0.088%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.088%) Samba
15 1 (0.088%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 48 (4.22%) SCCM
2 27 (2.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 25 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 25 (2.20%) Oracle RMAN
3 25 (2.20%) Data Guard
4 23 (2.02%) Foglight
4 23 (2.02%) OpenView
5 22 (1.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 16 (1.41%) SCOM
7 12 (1.06%) Backup Exec
8 10 (0.88%) WSUS
9 9 (0.79%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.44%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.35%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.18%) XenMobile
12 2 (0.18%) ServiceCenter
12 2 (0.18%) Puppet
12 2 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 313 (27.53%) Microsoft
2 191 (16.80%) VMware
3 155 (13.63%) Cisco
4 113 (9.94%) Oracle
5 89 (7.83%) HP
6 88 (7.74%) Citrix
7 69 (6.07%) NetApp
8 45 (3.96%) Dell
9 43 (3.78%) Juniper
10 37 (3.25%) Symantec
11 33 (2.90%) IBM
12 31 (2.73%) Lotus
13 23 (2.02%) SAP
13 23 (2.02%) IronPort
13 23 (2.02%) Imperva
14 22 (1.93%) Teradata
15 17 (1.50%) CA
16 14 (1.23%) McAfee
17 13 (1.14%) Sybase
17 13 (1.14%) Remedy
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £27,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
The MRJ Group
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + 20% Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45-50k pa + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: £Competitve Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + generous package (inc bonus)
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £52000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
BAE Systems
Posted: 13 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £41,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 22 days ago