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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 28 26 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +21
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 458 572 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.07% 8.06% 5.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.43% 9.77% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 352 443 310
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,600 £60,000 £52,500
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
5433 5856 5892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.83% 82.49% 79.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4331 4729 4868
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 £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -5 245 £40,125 +23.46% 41
Cheshire +3 128 £42,500 +21.42% 16
Merseyside -5 52 £43,750 +9.37% 6
Lancashire +4 21 £33,250 +2.30%
Cumbria +2 13 £55,000 +57.14% 3
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 351 (34.31%) Windows
2 296 (28.93%) Microsoft
3 281 (27.47%) Finance
4 249 (24.34%) Service Management
5 205 (20.04%) Service Delivery
6 193 (18.87%) Active Directory
7 187 (18.28%) VMware
8 181 (17.69%) MS Excel
9 176 (17.20%) SLA
10 171 (16.72%) Project Management
11 164 (16.03%) Change Management
12 160 (15.64%) Cisco
12 160 (15.64%) PRINCE2
13 148 (14.47%) MS Office
14 144 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
15 132 (12.90%) SQL
16 127 (12.41%) Degree
17 126 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
18 123 (12.02%) ITIL Certification
19 118 (11.53%) Windows 7
20 115 (11.24%) SQL Server
21 113 (11.05%) Problem Management
22 112 (10.95%) Firewall
23 111 (10.85%) Microsoft Certification
24 108 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
25 103 (10.07%) Windows Server 2012
26 102 (9.97%) Incident Management
26 102 (9.97%) MS Exchange
27 94 (9.19%) Oracle
28 93 (9.09%) WAN

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 102 (9.97%) MS Exchange
2 61 (5.96%) IIS
3 58 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 57 (5.57%) SharePoint
5 51 (4.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 29 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 28 (2.74%) IBM Notes
8 23 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 21 (2.05%) Lync
10 15 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.49%) Apache
11 5 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.29%) Lotus Domino
13 3 (0.29%) CMS
14 2 (0.20%) Drupal
15 1 (0.098%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.098%) nginx
15 1 (0.098%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.098%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 181 (17.69%) MS Excel
2 148 (14.47%) MS Office
3 12 (1.17%) MS Project
4 8 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.20%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.49%) Sage 50
3 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.20%) Movex
4 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.098%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.098%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.098%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.098%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.098%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.098%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.15%) Office 365
2 17 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.29%) SaaS
4 3 (0.29%) PaaS
4 3 (0.29%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.20%) IaaS
5 2 (0.20%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.098%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 112 (10.95%) Firewall
2 93 (9.09%) WAN
3 90 (8.80%) LAN
4 77 (7.53%) TCP/IP
5 75 (7.33%) SAN
6 74 (7.23%) DNS
7 47 (4.59%) VPN
8 43 (4.20%) DHCP
9 37 (3.62%) Wireless
10 33 (3.23%) Network Security
10 33 (3.23%) NAS
10 33 (3.23%) VoIP
11 25 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (1.56%) Internet
13 14 (1.37%) MPLS
13 14 (1.37%) SMTP
13 14 (1.37%) VLAN
14 11 (1.08%) QSIG
14 11 (1.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (2.35%) Oracle Database
5 22 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
7 15 (1.47%) DB2
8 14 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
8 14 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 14 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (1.37%) Relational Database
9 13 (1.27%) Ingres
10 12 (1.17%) OLTP
10 12 (1.17%) Oracle Database 12c
10 12 (1.17%) DB2 UDB
11 11 (1.08%) MySQL
11 11 (1.08%) Oracle9i Database
12 7 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (0.49%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.39%) MSI
5 2 (0.20%) Toad
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.098%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.098%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.098%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.098%) Subversion
6 1 (0.098%) JIRA
General
1 281 (27.47%) Finance
2 58 (5.67%) Telecoms
3 48 (4.69%) Legal
4 46 (4.50%) Retail
5 39 (3.81%) Banking
6 29 (2.83%) Law
7 28 (2.74%) Financial Institution
8 20 (1.96%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.17%) Publishing
9 12 (1.17%) Local Government
10 10 (0.98%) Marketing
11 9 (0.88%) Billing
12 7 (0.68%) Advertising
13 5 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.29%) Back Office
15 2 (0.20%) German Language
16 1 (0.098%) Arabic Language
16 1 (0.098%) Front Office
16 1 (0.098%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.098%) Games
Job Titles
1 212 (20.72%) Analyst
2 135 (13.20%) Service Manager
3 65 (6.35%) Service Analyst
4 59 (5.77%) Support Analyst
5 58 (5.67%) Support Engineer
6 55 (5.38%) Project Manager
7 54 (5.28%) Delivery Manager
8 53 (5.18%) Service Desk Analyst
9 42 (4.11%) IT Services Manager
10 40 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 40 (3.91%) Services Delivery Manager
11 39 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support
11 39 (3.81%) Architect
11 39 (3.81%) Team Leader
12 36 (3.52%) IT Support
13 34 (3.32%) Consultant
14 33 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
15 30 (2.93%) DBA
16 28 (2.74%) Applications Support
17 25 (2.44%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (4.11%) .NET
2 19 (1.86%) ASP.NET
3 9 (0.88%) HTML
4 7 (0.68%) XML
4 7 (0.68%) CSS
5 6 (0.59%) J2EE
5 6 (0.59%) EDI
5 6 (0.59%) WCF
6 5 (0.49%) Web Services
6 5 (0.49%) jQuery
7 4 (0.39%) Application Packaging
7 4 (0.39%) Middleware
8 3 (0.29%) X-Windows
8 3 (0.29%) Ajax
9 2 (0.20%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (0.20%) Grails
9 2 (0.20%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.20%) RESTful
10 1 (0.098%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.098%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 126 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 27 (2.64%) Clustering
4 23 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 17 (1.66%) Life Science
6 15 (1.47%) Replication
7 14 (1.37%) Statistics
8 13 (1.27%) Blackberry
9 11 (1.08%) Thin Client
9 11 (1.08%) Fat Client
10 10 (0.98%) User Experience
11 9 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
12 7 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.68%) Mainframe
12 7 (0.68%) EPoS
12 7 (0.68%) NHS
13 6 (0.59%) GIS
14 5 (0.49%) FMCG
14 5 (0.49%) Open Source
14 5 (0.49%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 351 (34.31%) Windows
2 144 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 118 (11.53%) Windows 7
4 103 (10.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 80 (7.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 60 (5.87%) Linux
7 54 (5.28%) Windows XP
8 46 (4.50%) Windows 8
9 42 (4.11%) UNIX
10 20 (1.96%) Solaris
11 9 (0.88%) Apple iOS
11 9 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.39%) AIX
13 4 (0.39%) Android
14 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.29%) CentOS
14 3 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.098%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (24.34%) Service Management
2 205 (20.04%) Service Delivery
3 171 (16.72%) Project Management
4 164 (16.03%) Change Management
5 160 (15.64%) PRINCE2
6 113 (11.05%) Problem Management
7 102 (9.97%) Incident Management
8 73 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 72 (7.04%) Information Security
10 58 (5.67%) Agile Software Development
11 57 (5.57%) Mentoring
12 53 (5.18%) Migration
13 52 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
13 52 (5.08%) PRINCE
14 49 (4.79%) ITIL V3
15 47 (4.59%) Supplier Management
16 46 (4.50%) Coaching
17 43 (4.20%) ITSM
17 43 (4.20%) Risk Management
18 41 (4.01%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (12.90%) SQL
2 50 (4.89%) PowerShell
3 26 (2.54%) T-SQL
4 19 (1.86%) C#
4 19 (1.86%) VB.NET
5 15 (1.47%) Perl
6 12 (1.17%) VBScript
7 10 (0.98%) Java
8 9 (0.88%) JavaScript
9 7 (0.68%) PHP
10 5 (0.49%) COBOL
10 5 (0.49%) VB
11 4 (0.39%) VBA
11 4 (0.39%) C
12 3 (0.29%) Ruby
12 3 (0.29%) Python
12 3 (0.29%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.20%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.20%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.098%) JCL
Qualifications
1 127 (12.41%) Degree
2 123 (12.02%) ITIL Certification
3 111 (10.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 80 (7.82%) Cisco Certification
4 80 (7.82%) Security Cleared
5 72 (7.04%) CCNA
6 64 (6.26%) MCSE
7 62 (6.06%) MCP
8 56 (5.47%) SC Cleared
9 45 (4.40%) MCITP
10 40 (3.91%) ISEB
11 33 (3.23%) CISSP
12 29 (2.83%) ISTQB
12 29 (2.83%) MCTS
13 23 (2.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 23 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 23 (2.25%) MCSA
14 20 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 19 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 18 (1.76%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (17.20%) SLA
2 46 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (2.54%) COBIT
3 26 (2.54%) ISO 9001
4 23 (2.25%) QA
5 12 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.59%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.20%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.20%) GxP
8 1 (0.098%) HL7
8 1 (0.098%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.098%) PMBOK
System Software
1 193 (18.87%) Active Directory
2 108 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (4.69%) Hyper-V
4 36 (3.52%) XenDesktop
5 35 (3.42%) vSphere
6 27 (2.64%) XenApp
7 12 (1.17%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.78%) Terminal Server
9 7 (0.68%) XenServer
9 7 (0.68%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.29%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.20%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.20%) vCloud
13 1 (0.098%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.098%) Samba
13 1 (0.098%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 44 (4.30%) SCCM
2 23 (2.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 18 (1.76%) OpenView
4 17 (1.66%) SCOM
5 12 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 11 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (1.08%) Data Guard
7 10 (0.98%) Backup Exec
7 10 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 9 (0.88%) Foglight
9 8 (0.78%) WSUS
10 6 (0.59%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.49%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (0.39%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.29%) Netcool
14 2 (0.20%) Nagios
14 2 (0.20%) ARCserve
14 2 (0.20%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 296 (28.93%) Microsoft
2 187 (18.28%) VMware
3 160 (15.64%) Cisco
4 94 (9.19%) Oracle
5 81 (7.92%) HP
6 78 (7.62%) Citrix
7 69 (6.74%) NetApp
8 47 (4.59%) Dell
9 40 (3.91%) Juniper
10 37 (3.62%) IBM
11 25 (2.44%) SAP
11 25 (2.44%) Lotus
12 22 (2.15%) Symantec
12 22 (2.15%) Teradata
13 16 (1.56%) CA
14 15 (1.47%) Remedy
15 13 (1.27%) McAfee
15 13 (1.27%) Avaya
15 13 (1.27%) SolarWinds
16 12 (1.17%) Sybase
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ashdown IT
Salary: £34000 - £36500 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + company car
Posted: 17 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus Bonus, Benefits and Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £43,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £100 - £22000 per day + Shift Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Pension, Health Care + More
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
GMC
Salary: From £37,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Prescot, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + pension, healthcare, etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago