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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 22 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 602 417 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.13% 6.08% 5.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.69% 7.66% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 495 351 359
Average salary £40,000 £39,800 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.50% -0.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-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
6211 5443 5765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.83% 79.39% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5049 4615 4953
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 £58,000 £57,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +16 327 £41,375 +7.46% 31
Cheshire +10 183 £39,750 +1.92% 27
Merseyside +6 44 £40,750 -12.36% 5
Cumbria +15 21 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Lancashire -3 14 £40,000 +75.82% 2
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 358 (31.43%) Windows
2 355 (31.17%) Microsoft
3 352 (30.90%) Finance
4 225 (19.75%) MS Excel
5 221 (19.40%) Service Delivery
6 219 (19.23%) SQL
7 214 (18.79%) Active Directory
8 192 (16.86%) Service Management
9 177 (15.54%) Oracle
10 174 (15.28%) SLA
11 165 (14.49%) VMware
12 162 (14.22%) SQL Server
13 157 (13.78%) Microsoft Certification
14 154 (13.52%) Change Management
15 151 (13.26%) Windows Server 2008
16 147 (12.91%) ITIL Certification
16 147 (12.91%) Citrix
17 145 (12.73%) Degree
18 143 (12.55%) Cisco
19 141 (12.38%) Project Management
20 140 (12.29%) Problem Management
21 135 (11.85%) Incident Management
22 131 (11.50%) SAN
23 128 (11.24%) PRINCE2
24 127 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
25 120 (10.54%) Linux
26 119 (10.45%) MS Exchange
27 115 (10.10%) UNIX
28 107 (9.39%) Windows Server 2003
29 105 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 119 (10.45%) MS Exchange
2 95 (8.34%) SharePoint
3 61 (5.36%) IIS
4 56 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 37 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 25 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (2.02%) WebSphere
8 21 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2003
9 20 (1.76%) WebLogic
10 19 (1.67%) Lync
11 15 (1.32%) Apache
11 15 (1.32%) LiveLink
12 10 (0.88%) TIBCO EMS
12 10 (0.88%) Liferay
13 8 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 6 (0.53%) CMS
14 6 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (0.44%) CICS
15 5 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 225 (19.75%) MS Excel
2 81 (7.11%) MS Office
3 10 (0.88%) FastStats
4 8 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.44%) MS Project
6 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.088%) InDesign
7 1 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.088%) SPSS
7 1 (0.088%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
3 10 (0.88%) BusinessWorks
3 10 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
4 9 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.53%) Sage 50
7 5 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.44%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 5 (0.44%) Oracle iProcurement
8 4 (0.35%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.35%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 4 (0.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 3 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.28%) Office 365
2 16 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.61%) SaaS
5 6 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 131 (11.50%) SAN
2 80 (7.02%) Firewall
3 74 (6.50%) WAN
4 73 (6.41%) TCP/IP
5 63 (5.53%) NAS
6 60 (5.27%) LAN
7 55 (4.83%) DNS
8 31 (2.72%) VPN
9 27 (2.37%) DHCP
10 24 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
11 17 (1.49%) Internet
11 17 (1.49%) LDAP
11 17 (1.49%) SMTP
12 16 (1.40%) Wireless
12 16 (1.40%) VLAN
13 13 (1.14%) VoIP
13 13 (1.14%) iSCSI
14 11 (0.97%) IPsec
15 10 (0.88%) Network Security
16 9 (0.79%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (14.22%) SQL Server
2 55 (4.83%) Oracle Database
3 46 (4.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 30 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
6 27 (2.37%) DB2
6 27 (2.37%) MySQL
7 23 (2.02%) Oracle Database 12c
8 22 (1.93%) Oracle9i Database
8 22 (1.93%) Oracle Database 10g
8 22 (1.93%) Relational Database
9 20 (1.76%) Crystal Reports
10 18 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (0.88%) Pentaho
13 8 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (0.61%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 16 (1.40%) Visual Studio
2 12 (1.05%) ClearCase
3 11 (0.97%) JIRA
4 7 (0.61%) Subversion
5 6 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (0.44%) Toad
6 5 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.26%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.088%) Dreamweaver
General
1 352 (30.90%) Finance
2 72 (6.32%) Retail
3 65 (5.71%) Banking
4 42 (3.69%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.02%) Financial Institution
6 22 (1.93%) Advertising
7 17 (1.49%) Back Office
8 16 (1.40%) Publishing
9 15 (1.32%) Retail Banking
10 14 (1.23%) Legal
11 13 (1.14%) Billing
12 10 (0.88%) Local Government
13 9 (0.79%) Multimedia
13 9 (0.79%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.70%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
15 7 (0.61%) Marketing
16 6 (0.53%) Greek Language
16 6 (0.53%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 295 (25.90%) Analyst
2 110 (9.66%) Service Manager
3 106 (9.31%) Support Analyst
4 91 (7.99%) Service Analyst
5 83 (7.29%) Support Engineer
6 77 (6.76%) Applications Support
7 69 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
8 67 (5.88%) Team Leader
9 41 (3.60%) Project Manager
10 39 (3.42%) Delivery Manager
11 38 (3.34%) Developer
12 37 (3.25%) Technical Specialist
13 36 (3.16%) Applications Support Analyst
13 36 (3.16%) DBA
14 35 (3.07%) Infrastructure Manager
15 34 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 34 (2.99%) Services Delivery Manager
16 27 (2.37%) Consultant
16 27 (2.37%) Architect
17 26 (2.28%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (8.34%) .NET
2 47 (4.13%) Web Services
3 39 (3.42%) HTML
4 36 (3.16%) ASP.NET
5 28 (2.46%) XML
5 28 (2.46%) Middleware
6 21 (1.84%) CSS
7 14 (1.23%) J2EE
8 13 (1.14%) XSLT
9 12 (1.05%) .NET Framework
9 12 (1.05%) HTML5
9 12 (1.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 11 (0.97%) jQuery
11 10 (0.88%) WCF
11 10 (0.88%) JMS
12 9 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
13 8 (0.70%) WF
14 6 (0.53%) LINQ
14 6 (0.53%) Ajax
14 6 (0.53%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 127 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (5.44%) Management Information System
3 52 (4.57%) Computer Science
4 30 (2.63%) Replication
5 28 (2.46%) Blackberry
6 24 (2.11%) CLARiiON
7 21 (1.84%) EMC Centera
8 20 (1.76%) Firmware
8 20 (1.76%) Symmetrix DMX
9 19 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.67%) PMI
10 18 (1.58%) Client/Server
11 16 (1.40%) Thin Client
11 16 (1.40%) Fat Client
12 13 (1.14%) Clustering
13 12 (1.05%) PKI
14 11 (0.97%) iPhone
15 10 (0.88%) FMCG
15 10 (0.88%) Mainframe
16 8 (0.70%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 358 (31.43%) Windows
2 151 (13.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 120 (10.54%) Linux
4 115 (10.10%) UNIX
5 107 (9.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 92 (8.08%) Windows 7
7 89 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 51 (4.48%) Windows XP
9 37 (3.25%) Windows 8
10 31 (2.72%) Windows 2000
11 18 (1.58%) VMS
12 14 (1.23%) AIX
13 10 (0.88%) Solaris
13 10 (0.88%) zOS
14 9 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.70%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.61%) Windows NT
17 6 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
18 5 (0.44%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.44%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (19.40%) Service Delivery
2 192 (16.86%) Service Management
3 154 (13.52%) Change Management
4 141 (12.38%) Project Management
5 140 (12.29%) Problem Management
6 135 (11.85%) Incident Management
7 128 (11.24%) PRINCE2
8 101 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 73 (6.41%) Capacity Management
10 68 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
10 68 (5.97%) Mentoring
11 67 (5.88%) Change Control
12 65 (5.71%) Release Management
13 59 (5.18%) Performance Tuning
14 50 (4.39%) Information Security
14 50 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
15 49 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
16 46 (4.04%) Risk Management
16 46 (4.04%) Migration
16 46 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 219 (19.23%) SQL
2 67 (5.88%) Java
3 61 (5.36%) C#
4 46 (4.04%) C
5 36 (3.16%) JavaScript
5 36 (3.16%) T-SQL
6 35 (3.07%) VB.NET
6 35 (3.07%) PowerShell
7 34 (2.99%) PHP
8 33 (2.90%) VB
9 30 (2.63%) Perl
10 19 (1.67%) Python
10 19 (1.67%) Shell Script
11 18 (1.58%) C++
12 17 (1.49%) VB6
13 16 (1.40%) Ruby
14 9 (0.79%) VBA
15 6 (0.53%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.53%) Uniface
16 5 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 157 (13.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 147 (12.91%) ITIL Certification
3 145 (12.73%) Degree
4 84 (7.37%) MCSE
5 75 (6.58%) MCITP
6 73 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
7 70 (6.15%) Security Cleared
8 67 (5.88%) CCNA
9 58 (5.09%) MCTS
10 56 (4.92%) SC Cleared
11 55 (4.83%) MCSA
11 55 (4.83%) MCP
12 49 (4.30%) Citrix Certification
13 46 (4.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 39 (3.42%) PMI Certification
15 36 (3.16%) CCA
16 28 (2.46%) CISSP
17 23 (2.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 20 (1.76%) PMP
19 17 (1.49%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (15.28%) SLA
2 37 (3.25%) QA
3 29 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.84%) PCI DSS
5 13 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.79%) COBIT
7 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.088%) GxP
System Software
1 214 (18.79%) Active Directory
2 105 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (5.62%) Hyper-V
4 34 (2.99%) XenApp
5 31 (2.72%) Oracle RMAN
6 28 (2.46%) VMware ESX
7 26 (2.28%) vSphere
8 25 (2.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 17 (1.49%) XenDesktop
10 14 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (1.05%) NFS
11 12 (1.05%) VMware Server
12 10 (0.88%) vCloud
13 7 (0.61%) Squid
14 6 (0.53%) VMFS
15 5 (0.44%) Varnish
15 5 (0.44%) XenServer
15 5 (0.44%) MetaFrame
16 4 (0.35%) Terminal Services
16 4 (0.35%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 29 (2.55%) Foglight
2 28 (2.46%) SCCM
3 26 (2.28%) Data Guard
4 21 (1.84%) SCOM
5 15 (1.32%) Backup Exec
6 13 (1.14%) Tivoli
7 12 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 12 (1.05%) OpenView
7 12 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
8 11 (0.97%) HP SIM
9 10 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
9 10 (0.88%) TIBCO Hawk
9 10 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 8 (0.70%) Nagios
10 8 (0.70%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.44%) Puppet
13 3 (0.26%) WSUS
13 3 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 2 (0.18%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 355 (31.17%) Microsoft
2 177 (15.54%) Oracle
3 165 (14.49%) VMware
4 147 (12.91%) Citrix
5 143 (12.55%) Cisco
6 97 (8.52%) HP
7 52 (4.57%) EMC
7 52 (4.57%) NetApp
8 49 (4.30%) IBM
9 38 (3.34%) Dell
10 30 (2.63%) Juniper
11 29 (2.55%) Imperva
12 26 (2.28%) McAfee
13 25 (2.19%) Symantec
14 21 (1.84%) SAP
15 16 (1.40%) Red Hat
16 15 (1.32%) Sophos
16 15 (1.32%) SolarWinds
17 14 (1.23%) Business Objects
18 13 (1.14%) Sage
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Sanderson
Salary: £26000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Lancashire
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester City Council
Salary: From £35,784 to £39,351 per annum Salary: Grade 9 £35,784 to £39,351 (
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago