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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 22 22 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 564 598 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.57% 8.02% 6.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.99% 9.59% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 444 479 383
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
5645 6234 5596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.80% 83.64% 79.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4675 4959 4752
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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 August 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 August 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 +7 318 £42,049 +20.13% 41
Cheshire -4 141 £32,000 -14.66% 16
Merseyside +2 50 £45,000 -8.99% 10
Lancashire +29 39 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Cumbria -13 9 £45,000 +5.88%
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 334 (32.81%) Windows
2 282 (27.70%) Service Management
3 258 (25.34%) Microsoft
4 214 (21.02%) Finance
5 212 (20.83%) Service Delivery
6 205 (20.14%) Project Management
6 205 (20.14%) PRINCE2
7 201 (19.74%) Active Directory
8 189 (18.57%) VMware
9 188 (18.47%) SLA
10 152 (14.93%) SQL
11 149 (14.64%) Cisco
11 149 (14.64%) Degree
12 148 (14.54%) MS Excel
13 138 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
14 131 (12.87%) MS Exchange
15 128 (12.57%) Change Management
16 113 (11.10%) Windows 7
17 112 (11.00%) SQL Server
18 110 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
19 109 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
20 104 (10.22%) WAN
21 102 (10.02%) Stakeholder Management
22 100 (9.82%) MS Office
23 97 (9.53%) Citrix
24 96 (9.43%) LAN
25 95 (9.33%) Firewall
25 95 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
26 94 (9.23%) Oracle
26 94 (9.23%) ITIL Certification

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 131 (12.87%) MS Exchange
2 71 (6.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 63 (6.19%) SharePoint
4 48 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 27 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 27 (2.65%) IIS
6 24 (2.36%) Lync
7 12 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.49%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.39%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.39%) Drupal
13 3 (0.29%) MS Project Server
13 3 (0.29%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.29%) Apache
13 3 (0.29%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.20%) CICS
Applications
1 148 (14.54%) MS Excel
2 100 (9.82%) MS Office
3 18 (1.77%) MS Project
4 5 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.20%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.49%) Sage 50
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.20%) Agresso
6 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.098%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 41 (4.03%) Office 365
2 23 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (0.69%) SaaS
5 6 (0.59%) PaaS
5 6 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.49%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.29%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.20%) GitHub
8 2 (0.20%) IaaS
8 2 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 104 (10.22%) WAN
2 96 (9.43%) LAN
3 95 (9.33%) Firewall
4 82 (8.06%) SAN
5 72 (7.07%) DNS
6 57 (5.60%) TCP/IP
7 51 (5.01%) DHCP
8 49 (4.81%) VPN
9 47 (4.62%) Internet
10 43 (4.22%) Wireless
11 41 (4.03%) VoIP
12 36 (3.54%) NAS
13 25 (2.46%) VLAN
14 24 (2.36%) MPLS
15 21 (2.06%) Network Security
16 13 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
17 12 (1.18%) ADSL
18 11 (1.08%) iSCSI
18 11 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
18 11 (1.08%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.14%) Oracle Database
3 27 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (1.87%) Relational Database
7 16 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
9 14 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
9 14 (1.38%) MySQL
10 13 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (1.18%) DB2
12 11 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
15 5 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
16 4 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (0.39%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (0.20%) MSI
3 2 (0.20%) TeamCity
General
1 214 (21.02%) Finance
2 74 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 49 (4.81%) Retail
4 39 (3.83%) Manufacturing
5 30 (2.95%) Legal
6 28 (2.75%) Banking
7 27 (2.65%) Law
8 16 (1.57%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.28%) Publishing
10 8 (0.79%) Advertising
10 8 (0.79%) Local Government
11 7 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.49%) Marketing
13 4 (0.39%) German Language
13 4 (0.39%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.39%) Billing
14 2 (0.20%) Electronics
14 2 (0.20%) Front Office
15 1 (0.098%) Back Office
15 1 (0.098%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 221 (21.71%) Analyst
2 117 (11.49%) Service Manager
3 74 (7.27%) Support Analyst
4 70 (6.88%) Support Engineer
5 69 (6.78%) Project Manager
6 65 (6.39%) Service Analyst
7 59 (5.80%) Service Desk Analyst
8 58 (5.70%) Consultant
9 45 (4.42%) Delivery Manager
10 44 (4.32%) Applications Support
11 43 (4.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 43 (4.22%) Services Delivery Manager
12 41 (4.03%) IT Support
13 35 (3.44%) Administrator
14 34 (3.34%) IT Services Manager
15 32 (3.14%) 2nd Line Support
16 31 (3.05%) DBA
17 30 (2.95%) Team Leader
18 29 (2.85%) Architect
19 25 (2.46%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (4.62%) .NET
2 29 (2.85%) ASP.NET
3 17 (1.67%) WCF
4 15 (1.47%) Middleware
5 14 (1.38%) HTML
6 13 (1.28%) Web Services
7 9 (0.88%) XML
7 9 (0.88%) J2EE
8 8 (0.79%) CSS
9 7 (0.69%) WinForms
9 7 (0.69%) WPF
10 6 (0.59%) jQuery
11 5 (0.49%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.39%) Ajax
13 3 (0.29%) SAP Basis
14 2 (0.20%) Ruby on Rails
14 2 (0.20%) RESTful
14 2 (0.20%) Grails
14 2 (0.20%) Software Packaging
15 1 (0.098%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 110 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (8.74%) Data Centre
3 88 (8.64%) Management Information System
4 26 (2.55%) Life Science
5 24 (2.36%) Replication
6 18 (1.77%) Clustering
7 17 (1.67%) Thin Client
7 17 (1.67%) Fat Client
8 15 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (1.38%) Statistics
10 13 (1.28%) PMI
11 12 (1.18%) Blackberry
11 12 (1.18%) Computer Science
12 9 (0.88%) EPoS
12 9 (0.88%) NHS
13 8 (0.79%) GIS
13 8 (0.79%) User Experience
14 7 (0.69%) Mainframe
14 7 (0.69%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 334 (32.81%) Windows
2 113 (11.10%) Windows 7
3 109 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 95 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 66 (6.48%) Linux
6 50 (4.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 49 (4.81%) UNIX
8 47 (4.62%) Windows XP
9 45 (4.42%) Windows 8
10 12 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
11 11 (1.08%) Windows Vista
12 10 (0.98%) Data ONTAP
13 6 (0.59%) Solaris
14 5 (0.49%) Debian
15 4 (0.39%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.39%) AIX
15 4 (0.39%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.29%) Android
16 3 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.098%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (27.70%) Service Management
2 212 (20.83%) Service Delivery
3 205 (20.14%) Project Management
3 205 (20.14%) PRINCE2
4 128 (12.57%) Change Management
5 102 (10.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 87 (8.55%) Problem Management
7 84 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
8 81 (7.96%) Incident Management
9 68 (6.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 67 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
11 65 (6.39%) Root Cause Analysis
12 64 (6.29%) Information Security
12 64 (6.29%) Mentoring
13 60 (5.89%) Risk Management
14 57 (5.60%) ITSM
15 55 (5.40%) Migration
16 50 (4.91%) Business Continuity
17 42 (4.13%) Line Management
18 40 (3.93%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 152 (14.93%) SQL
2 39 (3.83%) T-SQL
3 38 (3.73%) PowerShell
4 29 (2.85%) C#
5 15 (1.47%) VB
6 14 (1.38%) VBScript
6 14 (1.38%) Java
7 12 (1.18%) JavaScript
8 8 (0.79%) PL/SQL
9 7 (0.69%) C
10 6 (0.59%) COBOL
11 5 (0.49%) Perl
11 5 (0.49%) PHP
11 5 (0.49%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.39%) ActionScript
12 4 (0.39%) VBA
13 2 (0.20%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 2 (0.20%) JCL
13 2 (0.20%) Ruby
14 1 (0.098%) Lua
Qualifications
1 149 (14.64%) Degree
2 138 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 94 (9.23%) ITIL Certification
4 90 (8.84%) Cisco Certification
5 76 (7.47%) CCNA
6 72 (7.07%) MCSE
7 65 (6.39%) MCP
8 55 (5.40%) Security Cleared
9 45 (4.42%) MCITP
10 40 (3.93%) MCSA
11 38 (3.73%) SC Cleared
12 35 (3.44%) MCTS
13 30 (2.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 30 (2.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 26 (2.55%) PMI Certification
15 23 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 19 (1.87%) MCDST
16 19 (1.87%) ISEB
16 19 (1.87%) CCNP
17 18 (1.77%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (18.47%) SLA
2 53 (5.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (2.75%) QA
4 27 (2.65%) COBIT
5 17 (1.67%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.79%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.39%) HL7
8 2 (0.20%) WCAG
8 2 (0.20%) WAI
8 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.20%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 201 (19.74%) Active Directory
2 89 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (5.11%) Hyper-V
4 26 (2.55%) vSphere
5 18 (1.77%) XenApp
6 13 (1.28%) Terminal Server
7 11 (1.08%) XenDesktop
8 10 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.88%) Terminal Services
9 9 (0.88%) Firmware
10 8 (0.79%) VMware Server
10 8 (0.79%) XenServer
11 6 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.39%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 4 (0.39%) vCloud
12 4 (0.39%) pfSense
13 2 (0.20%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.20%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 63 (6.19%) SCCM
2 24 (2.36%) SCOM
3 11 (1.08%) WSUS
4 10 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (0.88%) Data Guard
6 8 (0.79%) Backup Exec
7 7 (0.69%) OpenView
7 7 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (0.59%) NetBackup
8 6 (0.59%) SCVMM
9 5 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.49%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.39%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.39%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.39%) ARCserve
10 4 (0.39%) Netcool
11 3 (0.29%) Nagios
11 3 (0.29%) Foglight
11 3 (0.29%) OVSD
11 3 (0.29%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 258 (25.34%) Microsoft
2 189 (18.57%) VMware
3 149 (14.64%) Cisco
4 97 (9.53%) Citrix
5 94 (9.23%) Oracle
6 66 (6.48%) HP
7 40 (3.93%) NetApp
8 31 (3.05%) Dell
9 30 (2.95%) EMC
10 28 (2.75%) IBM
11 26 (2.55%) Juniper
12 21 (2.06%) AppSense
13 19 (1.87%) SAP
14 18 (1.77%) Avaya
14 18 (1.77%) SolarWinds
15 15 (1.47%) ServiceNow
15 15 (1.47%) CheckPoint
16 13 (1.28%) Symantec
16 13 (1.28%) Veeam
17 11 (1.08%) F5
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
North West
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens+bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + excellent package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + excellent package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheshire
JM
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Atos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + 20% Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18,000 - 23,000 + bonus, pension, training, certifications
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £16,500 - £20,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
SCC
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IS Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Premier IT
Salary: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,700 per annum Car Allowance £8,400, Bonus, Pension, Healthca
Posted: 6 days ago