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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 27 29 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 439 500 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.27% 7.34% 5.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.51% 8.88% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 336 403 360
Average salary £42,500 £36,661 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.92% -2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
5157 5629 5944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.44% 82.60% 81.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4143 4526 5031
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +4 228 £40,000 +14.28% 62
Cheshire +5 131 £41,250 +10.00% 20
Merseyside -7 54 £45,000 - 5
Lancashire -18 20 £36,250 +9.84% 1
Cumbria -2 11 £55,000 +65.09% 2
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 335 (33.57%) Windows
2 287 (28.76%) Microsoft
3 244 (24.45%) Finance
4 240 (24.05%) Service Management
5 196 (19.64%) VMware
6 192 (19.24%) MS Excel
7 190 (19.04%) Service Delivery
8 188 (18.84%) Active Directory
9 177 (17.74%) SLA
10 172 (17.23%) Project Management
11 168 (16.83%) Cisco
11 168 (16.83%) PRINCE2
12 147 (14.73%) Change Management
13 137 (13.73%) SQL
13 137 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 133 (13.33%) MS Office
15 131 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
16 125 (12.53%) Degree
17 124 (12.42%) VMware Infrastructure
17 124 (12.42%) Data Centre
18 121 (12.12%) Windows 7
19 118 (11.82%) MS Exchange
20 113 (11.32%) ITIL Certification
21 109 (10.92%) SQL Server
22 108 (10.82%) Firewall
23 105 (10.52%) Analytical Skills
24 103 (10.32%) WAN
25 100 (10.02%) LAN
25 100 (10.02%) Oracle
25 100 (10.02%) Windows Server 2012

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 118 (11.82%) MS Exchange
2 72 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 68 (6.81%) SharePoint
3 68 (6.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 54 (5.41%) IIS
5 33 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 25 (2.51%) Lync
7 21 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
8 18 (1.80%) IBM Notes
9 15 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.40%) Drupal
13 3 (0.30%) CMS
13 3 (0.30%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.20%) MS Project Server
14 2 (0.20%) Apache
14 2 (0.20%) Lotus Domino
14 2 (0.20%) CICS
15 1 (0.10%) Site Server
Applications
1 192 (19.24%) MS Excel
2 133 (13.33%) MS Office
3 15 (1.50%) MS Project
4 7 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.20%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.50%) Sage 50
3 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.20%) Movex
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.10%) Agresso
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.51%) Office 365
2 20 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.40%) SaaS
5 3 (0.30%) PaaS
5 3 (0.30%) IaaS
5 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.20%) GitHub
6 2 (0.20%) Trello
6 2 (0.20%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.20%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 108 (10.82%) Firewall
2 103 (10.32%) WAN
3 100 (10.02%) LAN
4 90 (9.02%) DNS
5 88 (8.82%) SAN
6 76 (7.62%) TCP/IP
7 59 (5.91%) DHCP
8 51 (5.11%) VPN
9 43 (4.31%) Wireless
10 41 (4.11%) NAS
11 38 (3.81%) Network Security
12 37 (3.71%) VoIP
13 27 (2.71%) Internet
14 23 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
15 21 (2.10%) MPLS
16 19 (1.90%) VLAN
17 18 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
18 15 (1.50%) ADSL
19 14 (1.40%) SMTP
20 12 (1.20%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (2.61%) Oracle Database
4 21 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
5 18 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (1.60%) Relational Database
7 15 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 14 (1.40%) Oracle9i Database
9 12 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
9 12 (1.20%) DB2
9 12 (1.20%) MySQL
10 9 (0.90%) Ingres
10 9 (0.90%) OLTP
10 9 (0.90%) DB2 UDB
11 7 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (0.50%) MSI
3 5 (0.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.30%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.10%) Subversion
6 1 (0.10%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.10%) JIRA
6 1 (0.10%) Metasploit
General
1 244 (24.45%) Finance
2 70 (7.01%) Telecoms
3 47 (4.71%) Retail
4 44 (4.41%) Legal
5 35 (3.51%) Banking
6 30 (3.01%) Law
7 23 (2.30%) Manufacturing
8 20 (2.00%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.50%) Publishing
10 11 (1.10%) Local Government
11 9 (0.90%) Billing
11 9 (0.90%) Advertising
12 8 (0.80%) Marketing
13 4 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.30%) Back Office
14 3 (0.30%) German Language
15 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.10%) Front Office
16 1 (0.10%) Electronics
16 1 (0.10%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 194 (19.44%) Analyst
2 124 (12.42%) Service Manager
3 67 (6.71%) Support Engineer
4 55 (5.51%) Project Manager
5 49 (4.91%) Service Analyst
6 48 (4.81%) Support Analyst
7 47 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 46 (4.61%) Consultant
9 45 (4.51%) Delivery Manager
10 43 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support
11 42 (4.21%) Service Desk Analyst
12 39 (3.91%) IT Support
13 38 (3.81%) Team Leader
14 36 (3.61%) Services Delivery Manager
15 33 (3.31%) Applications Support
16 32 (3.21%) IT Services Manager
17 31 (3.11%) Architect
18 29 (2.91%) 3rd Line Support
19 27 (2.71%) IT Manager
20 26 (2.61%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (5.01%) .NET
2 24 (2.40%) ASP.NET
3 11 (1.10%) HTML
4 9 (0.90%) XML
4 9 (0.90%) CSS
4 9 (0.90%) J2EE
4 9 (0.90%) WCF
5 7 (0.70%) jQuery
6 6 (0.60%) Middleware
7 5 (0.50%) Web Services
7 5 (0.50%) Ajax
8 3 (0.30%) X-Windows
8 3 (0.30%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.20%) RESTful
9 2 (0.20%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (0.20%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.20%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.20%) WPF
9 2 (0.20%) Grails
9 2 (0.20%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 124 (12.42%) Data Centre
2 105 (10.52%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (7.21%) Management Information System
4 29 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 27 (2.71%) Clustering
6 18 (1.80%) Replication
7 16 (1.60%) Life Science
8 15 (1.50%) Statistics
9 14 (1.40%) User Experience
10 13 (1.30%) Thin Client
10 13 (1.30%) Blackberry
10 13 (1.30%) Fat Client
11 9 (0.90%) EPoS
11 9 (0.90%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
12 8 (0.80%) Mainframe
12 8 (0.80%) NHS
13 6 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 335 (33.57%) Windows
2 137 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 121 (12.12%) Windows 7
4 100 (10.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 73 (7.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 55 (5.51%) Windows XP
7 54 (5.41%) Linux
8 50 (5.01%) Windows 8
9 30 (3.01%) UNIX
10 18 (1.80%) Solaris
11 9 (0.90%) Apple iOS
11 9 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (0.60%) Android
14 5 (0.50%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.30%) CentOS
17 2 (0.20%) AIX
18 1 (0.10%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (24.05%) Service Management
2 190 (19.04%) Service Delivery
3 172 (17.23%) Project Management
4 168 (16.83%) PRINCE2
5 147 (14.73%) Change Management
6 88 (8.82%) Problem Management
7 82 (8.22%) Incident Management
8 71 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 71 (7.11%) Information Security
9 61 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
10 59 (5.91%) Disaster Recovery
11 58 (5.81%) Mentoring
12 48 (4.81%) Migration
13 47 (4.71%) Coaching
13 47 (4.71%) Business Continuity
14 46 (4.61%) ITIL V3
15 43 (4.31%) ITSM
15 43 (4.31%) Continuous Improvement
15 43 (4.31%) Root Cause Analysis
16 42 (4.21%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (13.73%) SQL
2 47 (4.71%) PowerShell
3 31 (3.11%) T-SQL
4 23 (2.30%) C#
5 20 (2.00%) VB.NET
6 17 (1.70%) VBScript
7 15 (1.50%) Perl
8 12 (1.20%) Java
9 11 (1.10%) JavaScript
10 7 (0.70%) VB
11 6 (0.60%) COBOL
11 6 (0.60%) PHP
12 5 (0.50%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.50%) VBA
13 4 (0.40%) C
13 4 (0.40%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.20%) Ruby
14 2 (0.20%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.20%) Python
14 2 (0.20%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 131 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 125 (12.53%) Degree
3 113 (11.32%) ITIL Certification
4 89 (8.92%) Cisco Certification
5 80 (8.02%) CCNA
6 75 (7.52%) MCSE
7 72 (7.21%) Security Cleared
8 63 (6.31%) MCP
9 57 (5.71%) MCITP
10 47 (4.71%) SC Cleared
11 35 (3.51%) MCTS
12 31 (3.11%) MCSA
13 30 (3.01%) ISEB
14 28 (2.81%) CISSP
15 25 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 22 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 20 (2.00%) CCNP
18 18 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 17 (1.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 17 (1.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (17.74%) SLA
2 53 (5.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (3.01%) COBIT
4 28 (2.81%) ISO 9001
5 20 (2.00%) QA
6 5 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.20%) WCAG
8 2 (0.20%) WAI
8 2 (0.20%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.10%) HL7
9 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.10%) JSP 440
System Software
1 188 (18.84%) Active Directory
2 124 (12.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (5.61%) Hyper-V
4 41 (4.11%) XenDesktop
5 37 (3.71%) vSphere
6 33 (3.31%) XenApp
7 13 (1.30%) VMware ESX
8 10 (1.00%) XenServer
9 9 (0.90%) Terminal Server
10 8 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.70%) Firmware
12 6 (0.60%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.40%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.30%) vCloud
14 3 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.20%) ProxySG
16 1 (0.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 48 (4.81%) SCCM
2 20 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 18 (1.80%) SCOM
4 17 (1.70%) OpenView
5 14 (1.40%) WSUS
6 11 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (1.10%) Foglight
6 11 (1.10%) Data Guard
7 10 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 10 (1.00%) Backup Exec
8 9 (0.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (0.50%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.30%) OVSD
10 3 (0.30%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.30%) Netcool
10 3 (0.30%) Nagios
10 3 (0.30%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.20%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 287 (28.76%) Microsoft
2 196 (19.64%) VMware
3 168 (16.83%) Cisco
4 100 (10.02%) Oracle
5 85 (8.52%) Citrix
6 84 (8.42%) HP
7 75 (7.52%) NetApp
8 46 (4.61%) Dell
9 42 (4.21%) IBM
10 38 (3.81%) Juniper
11 27 (2.71%) SAP
12 19 (1.90%) EMC
12 19 (1.90%) Symantec
13 17 (1.70%) SolarWinds
14 16 (1.60%) Avaya
14 16 (1.60%) Lotus
15 15 (1.50%) Teradata
16 14 (1.40%) CA
17 13 (1.30%) Remedy
17 13 (1.30%) Meraki
Greater Manchester
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car/car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + very good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25.000 to £35.000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago