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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 23 26 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 565 554 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.12% 8.50% 5.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.78% 10.27% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 485 439 330
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,150 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+0.37% +2.56%
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
5776 5395 6019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.04% 82.77% 80.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4812 4461 5018
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 0 295 £39,500 +12.85% 35
Cheshire +5 184 £42,500 +11.84% 13
Merseyside +5 59 £40,000 +23.07% 7
Lancashire -9 19 £37,500 +10.29% 2
Cumbria -4 10 £57,500 +91.66%
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 383 (32.51%) Finance
2 365 (30.98%) Windows
3 317 (26.91%) Microsoft
4 255 (21.65%) Service Delivery
5 250 (21.22%) Service Management
6 230 (19.52%) Active Directory
7 202 (17.15%) MS Excel
8 190 (16.13%) Change Management
9 187 (15.87%) SLA
10 174 (14.77%) VMware
11 170 (14.43%) PRINCE2
12 163 (13.84%) ITIL Certification
13 159 (13.50%) Project Management
14 155 (13.16%) SQL
15 154 (13.07%) MS Office
16 152 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
17 149 (12.65%) Incident Management
18 140 (11.88%) Degree
19 135 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
20 134 (11.38%) SQL Server
21 133 (11.29%) Oracle
22 131 (11.12%) Problem Management
23 123 (10.44%) Cisco
24 111 (9.42%) MS Exchange
25 102 (8.66%) Firewall
26 101 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
27 99 (8.40%) Windows Server 2003
28 98 (8.32%) Citrix
28 98 (8.32%) VMware Infrastructure
29 97 (8.23%) Windows 7

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 111 (9.42%) MS Exchange
2 90 (7.64%) IIS
3 57 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 52 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 51 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 44 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 34 (2.89%) IBM Notes
8 21 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
9 17 (1.44%) Lync
10 14 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (0.68%) Apache
12 6 (0.51%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.42%) CMS
14 4 (0.34%) MS Project Server
14 4 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.25%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.25%) nginx
15 3 (0.25%) Lotus Domino
16 1 (0.085%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 202 (17.15%) MS Excel
2 154 (13.07%) MS Office
3 17 (1.44%) MS Project
4 12 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.085%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.25%) HFM
4 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.17%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.17%) Movex
5 1 (0.085%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.085%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.085%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.085%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.085%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.085%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.53%) Office 365
2 6 (0.51%) SaaS
3 5 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.17%) PaaS
5 1 (0.085%) IaaS
5 1 (0.085%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 102 (8.66%) Firewall
2 88 (7.47%) SAN
3 84 (7.13%) WAN
3 84 (7.13%) TCP/IP
4 83 (7.05%) LAN
5 70 (5.94%) DNS
6 41 (3.48%) NAS
7 37 (3.14%) VPN
8 34 (2.89%) Network Security
9 29 (2.46%) SMTP
9 29 (2.46%) DHCP
9 29 (2.46%) Wireless
10 28 (2.38%) VoIP
11 26 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (1.19%) SSL
14 12 (1.02%) Internet
15 10 (0.85%) FTP
16 9 (0.76%) LDAP
17 8 (0.68%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (11.38%) SQL Server
2 56 (4.75%) Oracle Database
3 43 (3.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 42 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
5 41 (3.48%) Oracle Database 10g
6 38 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
7 27 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (2.21%) DB2
9 24 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (1.70%) Crystal Reports
12 19 (1.61%) Relational Database
13 13 (1.10%) MySQL
13 13 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (1.10%) Ingres
14 12 (1.02%) OLTP
14 12 (1.02%) DB2 UDB
15 7 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 6 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
17 4 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 26 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (0.68%) ClearCase
3 7 (0.59%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (0.34%) MSI
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.17%) Toad
5 2 (0.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.085%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.085%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.085%) Subversion
6 1 (0.085%) JIRA
General
1 383 (32.51%) Finance
2 61 (5.18%) Banking
3 53 (4.50%) Telecoms
4 50 (4.24%) Legal
5 45 (3.82%) Retail
6 44 (3.74%) Financial Institution
7 26 (2.21%) Law
8 19 (1.61%) Publishing
9 15 (1.27%) Local Government
10 12 (1.02%) Billing
10 12 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.85%) Advertising
12 9 (0.76%) Marketing
13 7 (0.59%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.59%) Back Office
14 5 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.42%) Front Office
15 2 (0.17%) German Language
16 1 (0.085%) Arabic Language
16 1 (0.085%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 235 (19.95%) Analyst
2 160 (13.58%) Service Manager
3 81 (6.88%) DBA
3 81 (6.88%) Service Analyst
4 79 (6.71%) Project Manager
5 70 (5.94%) Service Desk Analyst
6 69 (5.86%) Support Analyst
7 68 (5.77%) Team Leader
8 60 (5.09%) Delivery Manager
9 55 (4.67%) Support Engineer
10 53 (4.50%) IT Services Manager
11 52 (4.41%) Architect
12 44 (3.74%) Services Delivery Manager
13 42 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
14 39 (3.31%) 3rd Line Support
15 37 (3.14%) 2nd Line Support
15 37 (3.14%) IT Support
16 35 (2.97%) Consultant
17 34 (2.89%) Administrator
17 34 (2.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (3.74%) .NET
2 16 (1.36%) Middleware
3 12 (1.02%) Web Services
4 8 (0.68%) XML
4 8 (0.68%) XSLT
4 8 (0.68%) ASP.NET
5 7 (0.59%) CSS
5 7 (0.59%) HTML
6 5 (0.42%) EDI
6 5 (0.42%) HTML5
7 4 (0.34%) CSS3
7 4 (0.34%) Application Packaging
8 3 (0.25%) X-Windows
8 3 (0.25%) J2EE
8 3 (0.25%) jQuery
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.17%) WCF
9 2 (0.17%) JSP
10 1 (0.085%) JSTL
10 1 (0.085%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 135 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (4.75%) Management Information System
3 41 (3.48%) Clustering
4 26 (2.21%) Computer Science
5 17 (1.44%) Blackberry
6 16 (1.36%) Statistics
6 16 (1.36%) iSeries
7 14 (1.19%) User Experience
8 12 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
9 11 (0.93%) Life Science
10 10 (0.85%) FMCG
10 10 (0.85%) Fat Client
10 10 (0.85%) Thin Client
11 9 (0.76%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.68%) Mobile App
12 8 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.59%) EPoS
13 7 (0.59%) AS400
13 7 (0.59%) Replication
13 7 (0.59%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 365 (30.98%) Windows
2 152 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 99 (8.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 97 (8.23%) Windows 7
5 93 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (5.60%) Linux
7 58 (4.92%) UNIX
8 49 (4.16%) Windows XP
9 40 (3.40%) Windows 8
10 20 (1.70%) Solaris
11 12 (1.02%) Apple iOS
12 10 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
13 8 (0.68%) Android
14 5 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.42%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.34%) AIX
15 4 (0.34%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.25%) CentOS
17 2 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (21.65%) Service Delivery
2 250 (21.22%) Service Management
3 190 (16.13%) Change Management
4 170 (14.43%) PRINCE2
5 159 (13.50%) Project Management
6 149 (12.65%) Incident Management
7 131 (11.12%) Problem Management
8 93 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 88 (7.47%) Migration
10 85 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
11 67 (5.69%) Performance Tuning
12 62 (5.26%) Information Security
13 58 (4.92%) Capacity Management
13 58 (4.92%) Mentoring
14 55 (4.67%) Risk Management
15 51 (4.33%) ITIL V3
16 48 (4.07%) Supplier Management
17 45 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
17 45 (3.82%) PRINCE
18 44 (3.74%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 155 (13.16%) SQL
2 58 (4.92%) PowerShell
3 45 (3.82%) T-SQL
4 38 (3.23%) Perl
5 31 (2.63%) VB.NET
6 18 (1.53%) C#
7 13 (1.10%) C
8 10 (0.85%) Python
9 9 (0.76%) VBScript
10 8 (0.68%) C++
10 8 (0.68%) PHP
11 7 (0.59%) Java
11 7 (0.59%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.34%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.34%) VBA
12 4 (0.34%) Ruby
13 3 (0.25%) VB
13 3 (0.25%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.085%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 163 (13.84%) ITIL Certification
2 140 (11.88%) Degree
3 101 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 87 (7.39%) Security Cleared
5 64 (5.43%) SC Cleared
6 63 (5.35%) MCP
7 54 (4.58%) MCSE
8 53 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
9 50 (4.24%) CCNA
10 46 (3.90%) ISEB
10 46 (3.90%) MCITP
11 40 (3.40%) CISSP
12 37 (3.14%) ISTQB
13 27 (2.29%) MCSA
14 25 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 24 (2.04%) CISM
16 23 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 23 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 22 (1.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 22 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (15.87%) SLA
2 52 (4.41%) QA
3 38 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.78%) COBIT
5 20 (1.70%) ISO 9001
6 17 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.68%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.59%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.17%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.17%) GxP
10 1 (0.085%) JSP 440
System Software
1 230 (19.52%) Active Directory
2 98 (8.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (3.90%) Oracle RMAN
4 44 (3.74%) Hyper-V
5 33 (2.80%) XenDesktop
5 33 (2.80%) vSphere
6 28 (2.38%) XenApp
7 13 (1.10%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.34%) vCloud
9 4 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (0.34%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.34%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.25%) XenServer
11 2 (0.17%) Varnish
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.085%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.085%) Samba
12 1 (0.085%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 47 (3.99%) SCCM
2 43 (3.65%) Foglight
2 43 (3.65%) Data Guard
3 27 (2.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 24 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 23 (1.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 21 (1.78%) OpenView
7 17 (1.44%) SCOM
8 13 (1.10%) Backup Exec
9 10 (0.85%) WSUS
10 9 (0.76%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.51%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
14 2 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 2 (0.17%) SCOrch
14 2 (0.17%) XenMobile
14 2 (0.17%) MAILsweeper
14 2 (0.17%) Control-M
14 2 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 317 (26.91%) Microsoft
2 174 (14.77%) VMware
3 133 (11.29%) Oracle
4 123 (10.44%) Cisco
5 98 (8.32%) Citrix
6 79 (6.71%) HP
7 61 (5.18%) NetApp
8 43 (3.65%) Imperva
9 38 (3.23%) Symantec
10 36 (3.06%) Dell
11 35 (2.97%) Juniper
12 31 (2.63%) Lotus
13 27 (2.29%) IBM
14 25 (2.12%) IronPort
15 23 (1.95%) SAP
16 22 (1.87%) Teradata
17 17 (1.44%) CA
18 16 (1.36%) McAfee
19 14 (1.19%) Sybase
20 12 (1.02%) Remedy
Knowsley, Merseyside
Capita
Salary: Car, Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Range of benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Auto Trader
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £46,000 to £57,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Accrington, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Salary £22,000 - £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £27,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 3 days ago