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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 19 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 526 603 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.45% 8.58% 8.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.93% 10.02% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 403 528 449
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,974 £22,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,150 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-0.37% +5.65%
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
4812 6019 5619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.41% 85.66% 84.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3985 5083 4676
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 +5 287 £37,500 -3.84% 44
Cheshire -1 124 £30,223 -31.31% 18
Merseyside +7 84 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Lancashire +13 20 £29,274 -21.93% 13
Cumbria -4 1 £50,000 -13.04% 3
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

1 431 (38.45%) Windows
2 321 (28.64%) Microsoft
3 304 (27.12%) Active Directory
3 304 (27.12%) Finance
4 256 (22.84%) Service Management
5 244 (21.77%) Service Delivery
6 204 (18.20%) SQL
6 204 (18.20%) Windows Server
7 201 (17.93%) Degree
8 189 (16.86%) PRINCE2
9 187 (16.68%) Project Management
10 180 (16.06%) Citrix
11 176 (15.70%) Change Management
12 173 (15.43%) VMware
13 157 (14.01%) MS Exchange
14 150 (13.38%) MS Excel
15 148 (13.20%) ITIL Certification
16 143 (12.76%) MS Office
17 138 (12.31%) SLA
18 132 (11.78%) ITIL V3
19 130 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
20 129 (11.51%) SQL Server
21 128 (11.42%) LAN
22 120 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
23 114 (10.17%) Windows 7
24 111 (9.90%) Windows Server 2008
25 110 (9.81%) WAN
26 106 (9.46%) Incident Management
27 105 (9.37%) Cisco
28 104 (9.28%) Windows Server 2012

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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
1 157 (14.01%) MS Exchange
2 65 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 63 (5.62%) IIS
4 58 (5.17%) SharePoint
5 34 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 30 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 28 (2.50%) Skype for Business
8 26 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (1.07%) CMS
10 9 (0.80%) Confluence
11 8 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.62%) JBoss
12 7 (0.62%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.54%) Apache
13 6 (0.54%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.54%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
15 4 (0.36%) CloudStack
Applications
1 150 (13.38%) MS Excel
2 143 (12.76%) MS Office
3 10 (0.89%) MS Project
4 7 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.36%) SPSS
7 2 (0.18%) QuarkXPress
8 1 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.089%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 16 (1.43%) SAP ERP
2 10 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.45%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 5 (0.45%) Oracle Payroll
4 3 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.27%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.18%) assyst
5 2 (0.18%) HFM
5 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.089%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.089%) Maximo
6 1 (0.089%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.089%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.089%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.089%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 66 (5.89%) Office 365
2 37 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.89%) IaaS
6 9 (0.80%) PaaS
7 4 (0.36%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.27%) SaaS
9 2 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.089%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.089%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.089%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.089%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 128 (11.42%) LAN
2 110 (9.81%) WAN
3 93 (8.30%) Firewall
4 67 (5.98%) VPN
5 57 (5.08%) TCP/IP
6 55 (4.91%) DNS
7 49 (4.37%) SAN
8 45 (4.01%) Internet
9 33 (2.94%) VoIP
10 29 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
11 25 (2.23%) DHCP
11 25 (2.23%) Wireless
12 23 (2.05%) VLAN
13 18 (1.61%) MPLS
14 17 (1.52%) Network Security
15 16 (1.43%) NAS
16 14 (1.25%) Broadband
17 13 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
18 8 (0.71%) ISDN
18 8 (0.71%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (11.51%) SQL Server
2 40 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (2.14%) Oracle Database
5 21 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
6 20 (1.78%) Relational Database
7 18 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 17 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
10 13 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
10 13 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
10 13 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (0.98%) MySQL
12 11 (0.98%) Oracle9i Database
13 10 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
13 10 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (0.80%) Hadoop
15 8 (0.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (0.89%) JIRA
3 2 (0.18%) MSI
3 2 (0.18%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.089%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.089%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.089%) WiX
General
1 304 (27.12%) Finance
2 90 (8.03%) Banking
3 87 (7.76%) Legal
4 77 (6.87%) Law
5 49 (4.37%) Retail
6 47 (4.19%) Manufacturing
7 43 (3.84%) Telecoms
8 33 (2.94%) German Language
9 13 (1.16%) Back Office
10 11 (0.98%) Billing
10 11 (0.98%) Local Government
11 9 (0.80%) Marketing
12 7 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
12 7 (0.62%) Publishing
13 6 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.45%) Advertising
15 3 (0.27%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.18%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.18%) Automotive
16 2 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 317 (28.28%) Analyst
2 139 (12.40%) Support Analyst
3 106 (9.46%) Service Manager
4 97 (8.65%) Service Analyst
5 92 (8.21%) IT Manager
6 82 (7.31%) Support Engineer
7 76 (6.78%) Service Desk Analyst
8 74 (6.60%) Applications Support
9 66 (5.89%) ITIL Manager
10 64 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 61 (5.44%) 2nd Line Support
12 50 (4.46%) Applications Support Analyst
12 50 (4.46%) IT Services Manager
13 47 (4.19%) Change Manager
13 47 (4.19%) IT Support
14 46 (4.10%) Project Manager
15 43 (3.84%) Infrastructure Manager
16 42 (3.75%) DBA
17 39 (3.48%) Change and Release Manager
17 39 (3.48%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (5.98%) .NET
2 34 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 31 (2.77%) Web Services
4 18 (1.61%) Middleware
5 12 (1.07%) WCF
6 8 (0.71%) HTML
7 4 (0.36%) CSS
7 4 (0.36%) Software Packaging
8 3 (0.27%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.27%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (0.18%) Ajax
9 2 (0.18%) J2EE
9 2 (0.18%) jQuery
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.18%) SOAP
9 2 (0.18%) XML
10 1 (0.089%) COM
10 1 (0.089%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.089%) SAP PI
10 1 (0.089%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 130 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (8.56%) Management Information System
3 70 (6.24%) Data Centre
4 45 (4.01%) Blackberry
5 34 (3.03%) Life Science
6 26 (2.32%) iPad
7 22 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (1.87%) iPhone
9 20 (1.78%) Clustering
9 20 (1.78%) Computer Science
10 18 (1.61%) Replication
10 18 (1.61%) Statistics
11 17 (1.52%) FMCG
12 14 (1.25%) Driving Licence
13 12 (1.07%) Credit Risk
13 12 (1.07%) Mathematics
13 12 (1.07%) PMI
13 12 (1.07%) SWIFT
14 10 (0.89%) Grid Computing
14 10 (0.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 431 (38.45%) Windows
2 204 (18.20%) Windows Server
3 114 (10.17%) Windows 7
4 111 (9.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 104 (9.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 72 (6.42%) Linux
7 54 (4.82%) Unix
8 51 (4.55%) Windows 8
9 40 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (1.87%) Windows 10
11 17 (1.52%) Windows XP
12 14 (1.25%) Android
12 14 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (1.07%) CentOS
14 10 (0.89%) AIX
14 10 (0.89%) Data ONTAP
14 10 (0.89%) Debian
15 9 (0.80%) Apple iOS
16 8 (0.71%) Solaris
17 4 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (22.84%) Service Management
2 244 (21.77%) Service Delivery
3 189 (16.86%) PRINCE2
4 187 (16.68%) Project Management
5 176 (15.70%) Change Management
6 132 (11.78%) ITIL V3
7 106 (9.46%) Incident Management
8 97 (8.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 95 (8.47%) Problem Management
10 85 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
11 78 (6.96%) Release Management
12 70 (6.24%) Disaster Recovery
13 60 (5.35%) Risk Management
14 58 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
15 50 (4.46%) ITSM
16 46 (4.10%) Information Security
17 45 (4.01%) Mentoring
18 42 (3.75%) Business Continuity
18 42 (3.75%) User Acceptance Testing
19 40 (3.57%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 204 (18.20%) SQL
2 46 (4.10%) T-SQL
3 37 (3.30%) PowerShell
4 30 (2.68%) C
5 26 (2.32%) C#
6 18 (1.61%) Java
7 15 (1.34%) Python
8 12 (1.07%) PHP
9 11 (0.98%) Bash Shell
10 10 (0.89%) VB.NET
11 8 (0.71%) Perl
11 8 (0.71%) Ruby
12 7 (0.62%) JavaScript
13 5 (0.45%) VB
13 5 (0.45%) VBScript
14 4 (0.36%) C++
14 4 (0.36%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.18%) Lua
15 2 (0.18%) R
16 1 (0.089%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 201 (17.93%) Degree
2 148 (13.20%) ITIL Certification
3 120 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 78 (6.96%) Cisco Certification
5 69 (6.16%) CCNA
6 51 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 49 (4.37%) MCP
8 48 (4.28%) Security Cleared
9 43 (3.84%) MCSE
9 43 (3.84%) PMI Certification
10 41 (3.66%) SC Cleared
11 40 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 34 (3.03%) CCNP
12 34 (3.03%) CISSP
13 31 (2.77%) MCSA
13 31 (2.77%) MCTS
13 31 (2.77%) PMP
14 30 (2.68%) MCDST
15 27 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
16 24 (2.14%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (12.31%) SLA
2 42 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (2.50%) PCI DSS
4 22 (1.96%) QA
5 17 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (1.16%) COBIT
7 4 (0.36%) ISAE 3402
7 4 (0.36%) SSAE 16
8 3 (0.27%) COSO
8 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.18%) HL7
9 2 (0.18%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.089%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.089%) ISO19770
10 1 (0.089%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.089%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.089%) Val IT
System Software
1 304 (27.12%) Active Directory
2 88 (7.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (3.66%) Hyper-V
4 32 (2.85%) XenApp
5 28 (2.50%) vSphere
6 21 (1.87%) Terminal Server
7 15 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
8 14 (1.25%) XenServer
9 10 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (0.89%) Terminal Services
10 9 (0.80%) Xen
11 8 (0.71%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.36%) GPFS
12 4 (0.36%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.27%) Squid
13 3 (0.27%) Varnish
13 3 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.18%) Postfix
15 1 (0.089%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.089%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 93 (8.30%) SCCM
2 43 (3.84%) SCOM
3 18 (1.61%) Nagios
4 16 (1.43%) Data Guard
4 16 (1.43%) SCOrch
5 15 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (1.07%) Foglight
6 12 (1.07%) Oracle RMAN
7 11 (0.98%) Backup Exec
8 10 (0.89%) EdgeSight
9 9 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (0.71%) Puppet
10 8 (0.71%) Tivoli
11 7 (0.62%) HP SIM
11 7 (0.62%) WSUS
12 6 (0.54%) CiscoWorks
13 5 (0.45%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
14 4 (0.36%) Cobbler
14 4 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 321 (28.64%) Microsoft
2 180 (16.06%) Citrix
3 173 (15.43%) VMware
4 105 (9.37%) Cisco
5 91 (8.12%) Oracle
6 70 (6.24%) AppSense
7 48 (4.28%) HP
8 37 (3.30%) NetApp
9 36 (3.21%) Dell
10 32 (2.85%) Intel Security
11 30 (2.68%) SAP
12 25 (2.23%) IBM
12 25 (2.23%) Teradata
13 24 (2.14%) Symantec
14 23 (2.05%) Remedy
15 22 (1.96%) Juniper
16 20 (1.78%) SolarWinds
17 18 (1.61%) EMC
17 18 (1.61%) Red Hat
18 17 (1.52%) Reuters
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Hiring People
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Hiring People
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £115,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £70,000 (with an exceptional package)
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £70,000 (with an exceptional package)
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Networking People
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bonus & share incentive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ComputaCenter
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Jenkins Jacob
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum +Bonus+Bens (Dep. On Experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Aspire Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £36000 Per Annum company bonus scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Bonus + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago