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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 23 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 609 438 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.32% 6.45% 6.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.03% 7.97% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 540 347 426
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
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
6069 5496 6374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.96% 80.92% 79.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5225 4587 5614
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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
Manchester +10 328 £40,000 +6.66% 34
Cheshire +23 200 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Merseyside +12 42 £35,750 +2.14% 6
Lancashire -4 22 £32,500 +18.18% 4
Cumbria +10 14 £57,500 - 3
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

1 420 (34.51%) Finance
2 388 (31.88%) Windows
3 312 (25.64%) Microsoft
4 243 (19.97%) Service Delivery
5 234 (19.23%) Service Management
6 223 (18.32%) Active Directory
7 191 (15.69%) MS Excel
8 187 (15.37%) Change Management
9 185 (15.20%) PRINCE2
9 185 (15.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 180 (14.79%) SLA
11 175 (14.38%) VMware
12 164 (13.48%) Project Management
13 161 (13.23%) SQL
14 160 (13.15%) ITIL Certification
15 155 (12.74%) Oracle
15 155 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
16 150 (12.33%) Incident Management
17 149 (12.24%) Degree
18 147 (12.08%) SQL Server
19 136 (11.18%) Citrix
20 129 (10.60%) Microsoft Certification
21 128 (10.52%) Problem Management
22 122 (10.02%) Stakeholder Management
23 121 (9.94%) MS Office
24 118 (9.70%) Cisco
25 115 (9.45%) Windows Server 2003
26 114 (9.37%) MS Exchange
27 113 (9.29%) SAN
28 103 (8.46%) Windows Server 2012

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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
1 114 (9.37%) MS Exchange
2 90 (7.40%) IIS
3 70 (5.75%) SharePoint
4 56 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 42 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 39 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 22 (1.81%) IBM Notes
8 20 (1.64%) WebLogic
9 13 (1.07%) WebSphere
10 12 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 12 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (0.82%) Lync
11 10 (0.82%) Apache
12 8 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.58%) CMS
14 4 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.33%) TPMS
14 4 (0.33%) MS Project Server
15 3 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 191 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 121 (9.94%) MS Office
3 14 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.07%) MS Project
5 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.082%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.082%) SPSS
6 1 (0.082%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.082%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 13 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.49%) Sage 50
3 6 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (0.41%) HFM
4 5 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.16%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.16%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.082%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.082%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.082%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.082%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.082%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.97%) Office 365
2 10 (0.82%) SaaS
2 10 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.16%) PaaS
6 1 (0.082%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (9.29%) SAN
2 90 (7.40%) Firewall
3 79 (6.49%) TCP/IP
4 72 (5.92%) LAN
4 72 (5.92%) WAN
5 66 (5.42%) DNS
6 58 (4.77%) NAS
7 35 (2.88%) SMTP
8 30 (2.47%) DHCP
9 26 (2.14%) Wireless
10 25 (2.05%) VPN
11 18 (1.48%) Network Security
12 16 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (1.23%) Internet
13 15 (1.23%) VoIP
14 13 (1.07%) iSCSI
15 12 (0.99%) LDAP
15 12 (0.99%) SSL
16 8 (0.66%) HTTP
17 7 (0.58%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 55 (4.52%) Oracle Database
3 43 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 41 (3.37%) Oracle Database 12c
5 40 (3.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 37 (3.04%) Oracle9i Database
7 28 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 27 (2.22%) DB2
9 20 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (1.48%) Relational Database
10 18 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
12 15 (1.23%) MySQL
13 10 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (0.58%) Ingres
15 6 (0.49%) OLTP
15 6 (0.49%) DB2 UDB
16 5 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (1.23%) Visual Studio
3 14 (1.15%) ClearCase
4 9 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (0.25%) Subversion
5 3 (0.25%) JIRA
5 3 (0.25%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.16%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.16%) Toad
7 1 (0.082%) MSI
General
1 420 (34.51%) Finance
2 68 (5.59%) Banking
3 61 (5.01%) Retail
4 45 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 40 (3.29%) Legal
6 39 (3.20%) Telecoms
7 23 (1.89%) Law
8 15 (1.23%) Back Office
9 14 (1.15%) Retail Banking
10 13 (1.07%) Local Government
11 12 (0.99%) Publishing
12 9 (0.74%) Marketing
13 8 (0.66%) Billing
13 8 (0.66%) Front Office
14 7 (0.58%) Advertising
15 6 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.41%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.41%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.41%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 264 (21.69%) Analyst
2 143 (11.75%) Service Manager
3 94 (7.72%) Service Analyst
4 79 (6.49%) Service Desk Analyst
5 76 (6.24%) DBA
6 72 (5.92%) Project Manager
6 72 (5.92%) Support Analyst
7 71 (5.83%) Team Leader
8 69 (5.67%) Support Engineer
9 50 (4.11%) Architect
10 44 (3.62%) Delivery Manager
11 42 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
12 39 (3.20%) IT Services Manager
13 38 (3.12%) Server Engineer
14 37 (3.04%) Infrastructure Manager
15 35 (2.88%) Services Delivery Manager
16 34 (2.79%) Applications Support
17 33 (2.71%) Administrator
18 32 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 32 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (4.77%) .NET
2 35 (2.88%) Web Services
3 24 (1.97%) Middleware
4 20 (1.64%) XML
5 19 (1.56%) HTML
6 16 (1.31%) CSS
7 14 (1.15%) XSLT
8 12 (0.99%) HTML5
9 10 (0.82%) ASP.NET
10 8 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
11 7 (0.58%) jQuery
11 7 (0.58%) CSS3
12 5 (0.41%) EDI
13 4 (0.33%) COM
13 4 (0.33%) J2EE
13 4 (0.33%) Application Packaging
14 3 (0.25%) LINQ
14 3 (0.25%) SAP XI
15 2 (0.16%) Ajax
15 2 (0.16%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 155 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (5.09%) Management Information System
3 38 (3.12%) Clustering
4 22 (1.81%) Computer Science
5 18 (1.48%) FMCG
6 17 (1.40%) Blackberry
7 15 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 15 (1.23%) PMI
8 13 (1.07%) iSeries
8 13 (1.07%) User Experience
9 12 (0.99%) Replication
10 11 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (0.82%) Thin Client
11 10 (0.82%) Fat Client
12 8 (0.66%) CLARiiON
13 7 (0.58%) AS400
13 7 (0.58%) GIS
13 7 (0.58%) CMDB
14 6 (0.49%) Statistics
14 6 (0.49%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 388 (31.88%) Windows
2 185 (15.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 115 (9.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 103 (8.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 94 (7.72%) UNIX
6 87 (7.15%) Windows 7
7 80 (6.57%) Linux
8 44 (3.62%) Windows XP
9 38 (3.12%) Windows 8
10 23 (1.89%) Windows 2000
11 18 (1.48%) VMS
12 9 (0.74%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.66%) Solaris
14 6 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.41%) AIX
15 5 (0.41%) Android
16 4 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.33%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (19.97%) Service Delivery
2 234 (19.23%) Service Management
3 187 (15.37%) Change Management
4 185 (15.20%) PRINCE2
5 164 (13.48%) Project Management
6 150 (12.33%) Incident Management
7 128 (10.52%) Problem Management
8 122 (10.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 96 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
10 85 (6.98%) Migration
11 80 (6.57%) Performance Tuning
12 74 (6.08%) Mentoring
13 68 (5.59%) Information Security
14 62 (5.09%) Risk Management
14 62 (5.09%) Change Control
15 59 (4.85%) Capacity Management
16 57 (4.68%) Release Management
17 51 (4.19%) Supplier Management
18 50 (4.11%) PRINCE
19 47 (3.86%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 161 (13.23%) SQL
2 50 (4.11%) PowerShell
3 47 (3.86%) Perl
4 35 (2.88%) T-SQL
5 34 (2.79%) C#
5 34 (2.79%) Java
6 32 (2.63%) C
7 31 (2.55%) VB.NET
8 22 (1.81%) JavaScript
9 20 (1.64%) C++
10 16 (1.31%) PHP
11 15 (1.23%) Python
12 9 (0.74%) VB
13 7 (0.58%) VBA
14 6 (0.49%) Uniface
14 6 (0.49%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.49%) Ruby
15 4 (0.33%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.25%) Korn
17 2 (0.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 160 (13.15%) ITIL Certification
2 149 (12.24%) Degree
3 129 (10.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 83 (6.82%) Security Cleared
5 71 (5.83%) MCITP
6 69 (5.67%) MCSE
7 66 (5.42%) SC Cleared
8 63 (5.18%) MCP
9 58 (4.77%) Cisco Certification
10 57 (4.68%) CCNA
11 48 (3.94%) MCTS
12 44 (3.62%) MCSA
12 44 (3.62%) CISSP
13 42 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
14 40 (3.29%) ISEB
15 39 (3.20%) CCA
16 36 (2.96%) PMI Certification
16 36 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 36 (2.96%) ISTQB
17 28 (2.30%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (14.79%) SLA
2 50 (4.11%) QA
3 41 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 21 (1.73%) PCI DSS
6 17 (1.40%) COBIT
7 10 (0.82%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.33%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.16%) GxP
10 1 (0.082%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 223 (18.32%) Active Directory
2 96 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (5.09%) Hyper-V
4 48 (3.94%) Oracle RMAN
5 31 (2.55%) XenApp
6 25 (2.05%) vSphere
7 23 (1.89%) VMware ESX
8 21 (1.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 18 (1.48%) XenDesktop
10 11 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.58%) vCloud
12 5 (0.41%) VMware Server
12 5 (0.41%) Firmware
13 3 (0.25%) NFS
13 3 (0.25%) MetaFrame
13 3 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.16%) XenServer
14 2 (0.16%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 44 (3.62%) Foglight
2 43 (3.53%) Data Guard
3 38 (3.12%) SCCM
4 32 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 20 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 19 (1.56%) SCOM
7 15 (1.23%) Backup Exec
7 15 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 14 (1.15%) OpenView
9 10 (0.82%) NetBackup
10 8 (0.66%) Tivoli
11 6 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (0.33%) WSUS
13 3 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 3 (0.25%) ARCserve
13 3 (0.25%) TIBCO Hawk
13 3 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
14 2 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
14 2 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 312 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 175 (14.38%) VMware
3 155 (12.74%) Oracle
4 136 (11.18%) Citrix
5 118 (9.70%) Cisco
6 72 (5.92%) HP
7 50 (4.11%) Symantec
8 44 (3.62%) Imperva
9 35 (2.88%) NetApp
10 32 (2.63%) Juniper
11 31 (2.55%) McAfee
12 29 (2.38%) Dell
13 24 (1.97%) IBM
14 21 (1.73%) IronPort
15 20 (1.64%) EMC
15 20 (1.64%) Lotus
16 16 (1.31%) SAP
17 15 (1.23%) F5
18 12 (0.99%) Teradata
19 11 (0.90%) Fortinet
Rossendale, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 21k per year + Training and Development
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum To £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefirs
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefirs
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £30,755.01 to £35,805.14 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £30,755.01 to £40,350.75 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefirs
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £23,684.84 to £27,220.42 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + Application Support Analyst
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £17000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, on call allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
@ITS
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago