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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 20 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 556 471 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.80% 7.25% 8.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.31% 8.30% 9.39%
Number of salaries quoted 449 368 442
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,375 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +6.25%
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
4914 5674 6048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.62% 87.36% 85.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4141 4513 4885
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 +16 340 £42,500 +6.25% 45
Cheshire +5 122 £30,223 -28.88% 14
Merseyside +8 54 £45,000 - 11
Lancashire -1 20 £31,500 -18.70% 6
Cumbria +5 9 £50,000 -9.09% 1
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 438 (39.60%) Windows
2 342 (30.92%) Microsoft
3 312 (28.21%) Active Directory
4 300 (27.12%) Finance
5 245 (22.15%) Service Delivery
6 235 (21.25%) Service Management
7 216 (19.53%) Windows Server
8 212 (19.17%) Project Management
9 211 (19.08%) SQL
10 203 (18.35%) Change Management
11 194 (17.54%) Citrix
12 173 (15.64%) Degree
13 171 (15.46%) ITIL V3
14 165 (14.92%) VMware
15 162 (14.65%) SLA
16 156 (14.10%) PRINCE2
17 154 (13.92%) MS Exchange
18 150 (13.56%) MS Excel
19 146 (13.20%) ITIL Certification
20 140 (12.66%) SQL Server
21 133 (12.03%) MS Office
22 130 (11.75%) Microsoft Certification
23 127 (11.48%) Banking
24 126 (11.39%) Cisco
25 118 (10.67%) Windows 7
26 115 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
27 109 (9.86%) Firewall
28 105 (9.49%) Windows Server 2008
29 102 (9.22%) Incident Management
30 100 (9.04%) Oracle

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 154 (13.92%) MS Exchange
2 76 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (5.33%) IIS
4 56 (5.06%) SharePoint
5 42 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 32 (2.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 27 (2.44%) WebSphere
8 25 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 20 (1.81%) Skype for Business
10 18 (1.63%) JBoss
11 17 (1.54%) CMS
11 17 (1.54%) Confluence
11 17 (1.54%) WebLogic
12 15 (1.36%) CloudStack
12 15 (1.36%) OpenStack
13 13 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.81%) Apache
16 8 (0.72%) Drupal
16 8 (0.72%) GeoServer
Applications
1 150 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 133 (12.03%) MS Office
3 18 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.72%) MS Project
5 7 (0.63%) SPSS
6 4 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.18%) QuarkXPress
8 1 (0.090%) CATIA
8 1 (0.090%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 35 (3.16%) SAP ERP
2 18 (1.63%) Lorenzo
3 11 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.72%) Magento
5 5 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.45%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 5 (0.45%) Oracle Payroll
5 5 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.27%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.18%) HFM
7 2 (0.18%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.090%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.090%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.090%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 71 (6.42%) Office 365
2 31 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (2.53%) IaaS
4 27 (2.44%) PaaS
5 15 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
7 8 (0.72%) Google Apps
8 7 (0.63%) SaaS
9 2 (0.18%) GitHub
9 2 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.090%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.090%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.090%) Force.com
10 1 (0.090%) Heroku
10 1 (0.090%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 109 (9.86%) Firewall
2 89 (8.05%) LAN
3 81 (7.32%) VPN
4 75 (6.78%) WAN
5 65 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 56 (5.06%) SAN
7 51 (4.61%) DNS
8 43 (3.89%) DHCP
9 35 (3.16%) Internet
10 32 (2.89%) VLAN
11 29 (2.62%) Network Security
11 29 (2.62%) VoIP
12 26 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
13 24 (2.17%) MPLS
14 20 (1.81%) NAS
15 14 (1.27%) BGP
15 14 (1.27%) OSPF
16 12 (1.08%) Broadband
16 12 (1.08%) Wireless
17 10 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 53 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (2.26%) MySQL
5 22 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (1.72%) Electronic Patient Records
7 15 (1.36%) Oracle Database
8 13 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (0.99%) GIS
10 10 (0.90%) DB2
10 10 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
12 8 (0.72%) Oracle9i Database
12 8 (0.72%) Relational Database
13 7 (0.63%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.63%) IBM BigInsights
13 7 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (2.35%) JIRA
2 14 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (0.90%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.72%) Subversion
5 3 (0.27%) MSI
6 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.18%) WiX
7 1 (0.090%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.090%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.090%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.090%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.090%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.090%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.090%) TestDirector
General
1 300 (27.12%) Finance
2 127 (11.48%) Banking
3 70 (6.33%) Law
4 64 (5.79%) Legal
5 57 (5.15%) Retail
6 42 (3.80%) Telecoms
7 37 (3.35%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.54%) Marketing
9 16 (1.45%) German Language
10 13 (1.18%) Publishing
11 12 (1.08%) Back Office
12 9 (0.81%) Billing
12 9 (0.81%) Local Government
13 6 (0.54%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.27%) Advertising
15 3 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.27%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.18%) Automotive
16 2 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 324 (29.29%) Analyst
2 158 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 101 (9.13%) IT Manager
4 99 (8.95%) Service Manager
5 95 (8.59%) Applications Support
6 78 (7.05%) Service Analyst
7 71 (6.42%) Applications Support Analyst
8 65 (5.88%) Change Manager
9 64 (5.79%) 2nd Line Support
10 59 (5.33%) Service Desk Analyst
11 57 (5.15%) IT Support
12 55 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 52 (4.70%) Support Engineer
14 49 (4.43%) Senior Analyst
15 48 (4.34%) Release Manager
16 46 (4.16%) IT Services Manager
17 39 (3.53%) Project Manager
17 39 (3.53%) Services Delivery Manager
18 38 (3.44%) Delivery Manager
18 38 (3.44%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (7.69%) .NET
2 44 (3.98%) ASP.NET
3 22 (1.99%) WCF
4 21 (1.90%) CSS
4 21 (1.90%) HTML
5 20 (1.81%) XML
6 13 (1.18%) Ajax
6 13 (1.18%) jQuery
7 12 (1.08%) J2EE
8 10 (0.90%) JSON
8 10 (0.90%) Middleware
8 10 (0.90%) Web Services
9 8 (0.72%) Flash
10 6 (0.54%) .NET Framework
11 5 (0.45%) LAPP Stack
11 5 (0.45%) Software Packaging
12 3 (0.27%) Java EE
12 3 (0.27%) SOAP
12 3 (0.27%) WAP
13 2 (0.18%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 115 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (8.50%) Data Centre
3 75 (6.78%) Management Information System
4 42 (3.80%) Blackberry
5 39 (3.53%) FMCG
5 39 (3.53%) iPad
6 31 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (2.62%) Computer Science
8 22 (1.99%) Credit Risk
8 22 (1.99%) Statistics
8 22 (1.99%) SWIFT
8 22 (1.99%) Wiki
9 21 (1.90%) Life Science
10 18 (1.63%) Driving Licence
10 18 (1.63%) iPhone
10 18 (1.63%) Mathematics
10 18 (1.63%) Replication
11 17 (1.54%) Clustering
11 17 (1.54%) CMDB
12 13 (1.18%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 438 (39.60%) Windows
2 216 (19.53%) Windows Server
3 118 (10.67%) Windows 7
4 105 (9.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 100 (9.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 93 (8.41%) Linux
7 53 (4.79%) Unix
8 47 (4.25%) Windows 8
9 36 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (2.26%) Windows 10
11 19 (1.72%) CentOS
12 18 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (1.63%) Windows XP
13 14 (1.27%) Android
14 12 (1.08%) AIX
15 10 (0.90%) Debian
16 9 (0.81%) Mac OS X
17 8 (0.72%) Apple iOS
18 7 (0.63%) Solaris
19 5 (0.45%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (22.15%) Service Delivery
2 235 (21.25%) Service Management
3 212 (19.17%) Project Management
4 203 (18.35%) Change Management
5 171 (15.46%) ITIL V3
6 156 (14.10%) PRINCE2
7 102 (9.22%) Incident Management
8 100 (9.04%) Release Management
9 99 (8.95%) ITSM
10 96 (8.68%) Agile Software Development
11 95 (8.59%) Continuous Improvement
12 87 (7.87%) Problem Management
13 73 (6.60%) Disaster Recovery
14 64 (5.79%) Infrastructure Management
15 54 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
16 53 (4.79%) Configuration Management
17 52 (4.70%) ERP
17 52 (4.70%) Information Security
18 50 (4.52%) CRM
18 50 (4.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 211 (19.08%) SQL
2 56 (5.06%) T-SQL
3 50 (4.52%) PowerShell
4 38 (3.44%) C#
5 32 (2.89%) Python
6 30 (2.71%) C
7 28 (2.53%) Bash Shell
8 22 (1.99%) JavaScript
9 21 (1.90%) Perl
9 21 (1.90%) PHP
10 20 (1.81%) Java
10 20 (1.81%) Ruby
11 19 (1.72%) Shell Script
12 9 (0.81%) ActionScript
12 9 (0.81%) PL/SQL
13 7 (0.63%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.27%) C++
14 3 (0.27%) VBScript
15 2 (0.18%) VB
15 2 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 173 (15.64%) Degree
2 146 (13.20%) ITIL Certification
3 130 (11.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 77 (6.96%) Cisco Certification
5 68 (6.15%) CCNA
6 56 (5.06%) MCP
7 51 (4.61%) MCSE
8 43 (3.89%) Security Cleared
9 42 (3.80%) MCSA
10 40 (3.62%) CCNP
11 38 (3.44%) PMI Certification
11 38 (3.44%) SC Cleared
12 37 (3.35%) CISSP
12 37 (3.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 34 (3.07%) MCDST
14 33 (2.98%) MCITP
15 31 (2.80%) Citrix Certification
16 28 (2.53%) CISM
16 28 (2.53%) ISEB
16 28 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (14.65%) SLA
2 57 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (2.53%) PCI DSS
4 20 (1.81%) COBIT
5 19 (1.72%) QA
6 13 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.81%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.36%) ISAE 3402
8 4 (0.36%) SSAE 16
9 3 (0.27%) COSO
10 2 (0.18%) ISO22301
10 2 (0.18%) Val IT
11 1 (0.090%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.090%) ISO19770
11 1 (0.090%) PMBOK
System Software
1 312 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 90 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (4.25%) Hyper-V
4 39 (3.53%) XenApp
5 34 (3.07%) vSphere
6 26 (2.35%) XenServer
7 20 (1.81%) XenDesktop
8 19 (1.72%) Xen
9 17 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (1.27%) Terminal Server
11 13 (1.18%) Terminal Services
12 9 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
13 7 (0.63%) GPFS
14 5 (0.45%) Squid
14 5 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
15 4 (0.36%) Varnish
16 3 (0.27%) Postfix
17 1 (0.090%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 1 (0.090%) Forefront TMG
17 1 (0.090%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 81 (7.32%) SCCM
2 37 (3.35%) SCOM
3 32 (2.89%) Nagios
4 25 (2.26%) Puppet
5 23 (2.08%) Tivoli
6 19 (1.72%) EdgeSight
6 19 (1.72%) SCOrch
7 17 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (1.36%) Cobbler
8 15 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
9 11 (0.99%) Backup Exec
9 11 (0.99%) SCVMM
9 11 (0.99%) WMI
10 9 (0.81%) Data Guard
11 8 (0.72%) Foglight
11 8 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (0.72%) ServiceCenter
12 7 (0.63%) HP SIM
12 7 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 7 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 342 (30.92%) Microsoft
2 194 (17.54%) Citrix
3 165 (14.92%) VMware
4 126 (11.39%) Cisco
5 100 (9.04%) Oracle
6 63 (5.70%) HP
7 57 (5.15%) AppSense
7 57 (5.15%) Juniper
8 51 (4.61%) SAP
9 47 (4.25%) IBM
10 46 (4.16%) NetApp
11 39 (3.53%) Intel Security
12 34 (3.07%) CheckPoint
13 28 (2.53%) Dell
14 24 (2.17%) Bloomberg
14 24 (2.17%) Reuters
14 24 (2.17%) Symantec
15 21 (1.90%) Google
15 21 (1.90%) SolarWinds
16 20 (1.81%) Red Hat
Wigan, Lancashire
Intech 7
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wallasey, Merseyside
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £22000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus on call, bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Networking People
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£65,000 (Plus Lucrative Package)
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Erin Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits + career progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £10000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive Base plus Bonus, 28 days hols, pension sheme, share scheme
Posted: 4 days ago