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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 22 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 621 403 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.48% 6.02% 6.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.05% 7.56% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 519 326 362
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,424 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
6178 5330 5730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 84.35% 79.56% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5091 4475 4898
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +16 328 £42,832 +7.61% 38
Cheshire +13 208 £42,500 +8.97% 25
Merseyside +9 41 £38,000 -8.43% 4
Cumbria +11 20 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Lancashire -4 14 £36,000 +71.42%
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 379 (32.84%) Finance
2 352 (30.50%) Windows
3 332 (28.77%) Microsoft
4 239 (20.71%) Service Delivery
5 211 (18.28%) SQL
6 208 (18.02%) Active Directory
7 207 (17.94%) MS Excel
8 201 (17.42%) Service Management
9 177 (15.34%) Oracle
10 171 (14.82%) SLA
11 159 (13.78%) VMware
12 156 (13.52%) Change Management
12 156 (13.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 151 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
14 149 (12.91%) SQL Server
15 145 (12.56%) ITIL Certification
15 145 (12.56%) Project Management
16 144 (12.48%) Citrix
16 144 (12.48%) Degree
17 136 (11.79%) Problem Management
18 135 (11.70%) SAN
19 130 (11.27%) Cisco
19 130 (11.27%) PRINCE2
20 129 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
21 128 (11.09%) Incident Management
22 122 (10.57%) MS Exchange
23 116 (10.05%) Linux
24 115 (9.97%) UNIX
25 113 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
26 108 (9.36%) Windows Server 2003

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 122 (10.57%) MS Exchange
2 88 (7.63%) SharePoint
3 66 (5.72%) IIS
4 51 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 44 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 30 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (1.99%) WebSphere
8 21 (1.82%) WebLogic
9 18 (1.56%) Lync
10 15 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
10 15 (1.30%) Apache
11 10 (0.87%) LiveLink
12 8 (0.69%) Liferay
12 8 (0.69%) TIBCO EMS
12 8 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.52%) CMS
14 5 (0.43%) nginx
14 5 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 207 (17.94%) MS Excel
2 78 (6.76%) MS Office
3 8 (0.69%) FastStats
3 8 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.43%) MS Project
5 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.087%) InDesign
6 1 (0.087%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.087%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.87%) Oracle 11i
4 8 (0.69%) BusinessWorks
4 8 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.52%) Sage 50
7 5 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (0.43%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 5 (0.43%) Oracle iProcurement
7 5 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.35%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 4 (0.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 3 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.34%) Office 365
2 16 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.61%) SaaS
5 6 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 135 (11.70%) SAN
2 79 (6.85%) Firewall
3 76 (6.59%) TCP/IP
4 69 (5.98%) NAS
5 62 (5.37%) DNS
6 59 (5.11%) WAN
7 52 (4.51%) LAN
8 27 (2.34%) DHCP
9 26 (2.25%) SMTP
9 26 (2.25%) VPN
10 18 (1.56%) LDAP
10 18 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (1.39%) Internet
12 15 (1.30%) Wireless
13 14 (1.21%) VoIP
14 13 (1.13%) iSCSI
15 11 (0.95%) VLAN
15 11 (0.95%) Network Security
15 11 (0.95%) IPsec
16 9 (0.78%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (12.91%) SQL Server
2 57 (4.94%) Oracle Database
3 48 (4.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 30 (2.60%) DB2
5 29 (2.51%) Oracle Database 12c
6 28 (2.43%) Oracle9i Database
6 28 (2.43%) Oracle Database 10g
7 26 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (2.25%) MySQL
8 24 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
9 23 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
10 22 (1.91%) Relational Database
11 18 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
12 15 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (0.69%) Pentaho
16 7 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
17 6 (0.52%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 17 (1.47%) Visual Studio
2 14 (1.21%) ClearCase
3 10 (0.87%) JIRA
4 7 (0.61%) Subversion
4 7 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (0.43%) Toad
6 4 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.26%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.087%) Dreamweaver
General
1 379 (32.84%) Finance
2 72 (6.24%) Retail
3 66 (5.72%) Banking
4 46 (3.99%) Telecoms
5 36 (3.12%) Financial Institution
6 20 (1.73%) Advertising
7 19 (1.65%) Back Office
8 17 (1.47%) Publishing
9 16 (1.39%) Retail Banking
10 15 (1.30%) Legal
10 15 (1.30%) Billing
11 10 (0.87%) Local Government
12 9 (0.78%) Multimedia
13 8 (0.69%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.69%) Marketing
14 7 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
14 7 (0.61%) Front Office
14 7 (0.61%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 280 (24.26%) Analyst
2 120 (10.40%) Service Manager
3 95 (8.23%) Support Analyst
4 83 (7.19%) Service Analyst
5 82 (7.11%) Support Engineer
6 71 (6.15%) Team Leader
7 66 (5.72%) Applications Support
8 63 (5.46%) Service Desk Analyst
9 47 (4.07%) DBA
10 45 (3.90%) Project Manager
11 39 (3.38%) Delivery Manager
11 39 (3.38%) Developer
12 37 (3.21%) Technical Specialist
12 37 (3.21%) Infrastructure Manager
13 34 (2.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 32 (2.77%) Services Delivery Manager
15 31 (2.69%) Oracle DBA
16 29 (2.51%) Architect
16 29 (2.51%) Applications Support Analyst
17 28 (2.43%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (7.63%) .NET
2 45 (3.90%) Web Services
3 38 (3.29%) HTML
4 29 (2.51%) ASP.NET
5 28 (2.43%) Middleware
6 26 (2.25%) XML
7 23 (1.99%) CSS
8 14 (1.21%) XSLT
9 13 (1.13%) HTML5
10 12 (1.04%) J2EE
11 11 (0.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 11 (0.95%) .NET Framework
11 11 (0.95%) jQuery
12 9 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
13 8 (0.69%) JMS
14 7 (0.61%) CSS3
14 7 (0.61%) WCF
14 7 (0.61%) WF
14 7 (0.61%) LINQ
15 6 (0.52%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 129 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (5.29%) Management Information System
3 45 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 28 (2.43%) Replication
5 23 (1.99%) CLARiiON
6 22 (1.91%) Clustering
7 21 (1.82%) Blackberry
8 19 (1.65%) Symmetrix DMX
8 19 (1.65%) EMC Centera
8 19 (1.65%) PMI
9 18 (1.56%) Client/Server
10 17 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.04%) PKI
12 11 (0.95%) FMCG
12 11 (0.95%) Fat Client
12 11 (0.95%) Thin Client
13 9 (0.78%) iSeries
14 8 (0.69%) CMDB
15 7 (0.61%) Mainframe
16 6 (0.52%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 352 (30.50%) Windows
2 156 (13.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 116 (10.05%) Linux
4 115 (9.97%) UNIX
5 108 (9.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 88 (7.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 84 (7.28%) Windows 7
8 43 (3.73%) Windows XP
9 34 (2.95%) Windows 8
10 30 (2.60%) Windows 2000
11 18 (1.56%) VMS
12 12 (1.04%) AIX
13 9 (0.78%) Apple iOS
13 9 (0.78%) zOS
14 8 (0.69%) Solaris
15 7 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.52%) Windows NT
16 6 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
17 5 (0.43%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (20.71%) Service Delivery
2 201 (17.42%) Service Management
3 156 (13.52%) Change Management
4 145 (12.56%) Project Management
5 136 (11.79%) Problem Management
6 130 (11.27%) PRINCE2
7 128 (11.09%) Incident Management
8 113 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 78 (6.76%) Capacity Management
10 74 (6.41%) Performance Tuning
11 66 (5.72%) Mentoring
11 66 (5.72%) Change Control
12 65 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
13 60 (5.20%) Risk Management
14 59 (5.11%) Migration
14 59 (5.11%) Release Management
15 53 (4.59%) Information Security
15 53 (4.59%) Agile Software Development
16 46 (3.99%) Business Intelligence
17 44 (3.81%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 211 (18.28%) SQL
2 61 (5.29%) Java
3 54 (4.68%) C#
4 48 (4.16%) C
5 44 (3.81%) PowerShell
6 38 (3.29%) Perl
7 37 (3.21%) JavaScript
7 37 (3.21%) VB.NET
8 34 (2.95%) T-SQL
9 31 (2.69%) PHP
10 29 (2.51%) VB
11 20 (1.73%) C++
12 19 (1.65%) Python
13 17 (1.47%) Shell Script
14 14 (1.21%) Ruby
15 13 (1.13%) VB6
16 9 (0.78%) VBA
17 6 (0.52%) Uniface
18 5 (0.43%) VBScript
18 5 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 151 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 145 (12.56%) ITIL Certification
3 144 (12.48%) Degree
4 84 (7.28%) MCSE
5 77 (6.67%) MCITP
6 70 (6.07%) Security Cleared
7 65 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
8 62 (5.37%) CCNA
9 57 (4.94%) MCP
10 56 (4.85%) SC Cleared
10 56 (4.85%) MCTS
11 54 (4.68%) MCSA
12 50 (4.33%) Citrix Certification
13 43 (3.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 39 (3.38%) PMI Certification
15 38 (3.29%) CCA
16 30 (2.60%) CISSP
17 21 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 20 (1.73%) PMP
19 19 (1.65%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (14.82%) SLA
2 41 (3.55%) QA
3 31 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (1.91%) PCI DSS
5 14 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.95%) COBIT
7 3 (0.26%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 208 (18.02%) Active Directory
2 100 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (5.37%) Hyper-V
4 37 (3.21%) Oracle RMAN
5 33 (2.86%) XenApp
6 27 (2.34%) VMware ESX
7 22 (1.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 22 (1.91%) vSphere
8 19 (1.65%) Firmware
9 16 (1.39%) XenDesktop
10 14 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (1.04%) NFS
12 10 (0.87%) VMware Server
12 10 (0.87%) vCloud
13 7 (0.61%) Squid
14 6 (0.52%) VMFS
15 5 (0.43%) Varnish
15 5 (0.43%) XenServer
16 4 (0.35%) MetaFrame
16 4 (0.35%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 35 (3.03%) Foglight
2 32 (2.77%) Data Guard
3 28 (2.43%) SCCM
4 21 (1.82%) SCOM
5 19 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
6 16 (1.39%) Backup Exec
7 14 (1.21%) Tivoli
8 11 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 10 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 10 (0.87%) OpenView
9 10 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
9 10 (0.87%) HP SIM
10 9 (0.78%) NetBackup
11 8 (0.69%) Nagios
11 8 (0.69%) TIBCO Hawk
12 7 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 6 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
14 5 (0.43%) Puppet
15 3 (0.26%) WSUS
16 2 (0.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 332 (28.77%) Microsoft
2 177 (15.34%) Oracle
3 159 (13.78%) VMware
4 144 (12.48%) Citrix
5 130 (11.27%) Cisco
6 88 (7.63%) HP
7 51 (4.42%) IBM
8 49 (4.25%) EMC
9 45 (3.90%) NetApp
10 35 (3.03%) Imperva
11 34 (2.95%) Dell
12 33 (2.86%) Symantec
13 27 (2.34%) Juniper
13 27 (2.34%) McAfee
14 19 (1.65%) SAP
15 15 (1.30%) SolarWinds
16 14 (1.21%) Sophos
16 14 (1.21%) Red Hat
17 13 (1.13%) Brocade
17 13 (1.13%) Sage
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Amazing Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
Net Talent
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £16,500 - £20,000 DOE
Posted: 18 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + generous bonus + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £38k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum to c£50,000 + generous bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday