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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 22 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 602 434 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.10% 6.27% 6.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.88% 8.07% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 483 379 404
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £21,880
10% offered a salary of more than £63,700 £55,000 £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
6093 5376 5713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.97% 77.61% 77.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4854 4561 4967
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 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 1 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 +8 304 £35,000 -9.09% 43
Cheshire +8 188 £40,000 +2.56% 21
Merseyside +14 56 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Cumbria +17 29 £42,500 +30.76% 4
Lancashire -8 14 £40,000 +63.26% 5
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 359 (32.79%) Windows
2 354 (32.33%) Microsoft
3 333 (30.41%) Finance
4 221 (20.18%) MS Excel
5 217 (19.82%) SQL
6 210 (19.18%) Active Directory
7 204 (18.63%) Service Delivery
8 196 (17.90%) Service Management
9 182 (16.62%) SLA
10 164 (14.98%) VMware
11 163 (14.89%) Oracle
12 158 (14.43%) SQL Server
13 155 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
14 152 (13.88%) Change Management
15 149 (13.61%) Windows Server 2008
16 147 (13.42%) Citrix
17 143 (13.06%) Problem Management
18 142 (12.97%) ITIL Certification
19 141 (12.88%) Cisco
19 141 (12.88%) Degree
20 134 (12.24%) Project Management
21 132 (12.05%) SAN
22 122 (11.14%) MS Exchange
22 122 (11.14%) Linux
23 117 (10.68%) PRINCE2
24 116 (10.59%) Incident Management
25 112 (10.23%) UNIX
26 110 (10.05%) Windows Server 2003
27 106 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
28 105 (9.59%) HP

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 122 (11.14%) MS Exchange
2 90 (8.22%) SharePoint
3 60 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 55 (5.02%) IIS
5 37 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 27 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (2.10%) WebSphere
8 21 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
9 20 (1.83%) Lync
10 17 (1.55%) Apache
10 17 (1.55%) WebLogic
11 15 (1.37%) LiveLink
12 12 (1.10%) TIBCO EMS
13 11 (1.00%) Liferay
14 7 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 6 (0.55%) CMS
15 6 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
15 6 (0.55%) CICS
16 5 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 221 (20.18%) MS Excel
2 77 (7.03%) MS Office
3 11 (1.00%) FastStats
4 6 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.37%) MS Project
6 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.091%) InDesign
7 1 (0.091%) SPSS
7 1 (0.091%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (1.46%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (1.10%) Oracle 11i
2 12 (1.10%) BusinessWorks
2 12 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
3 11 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.55%) Sage 50
7 5 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (0.46%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.46%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 5 (0.46%) Oracle iProcurement
8 4 (0.37%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.37%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 4 (0.37%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 3 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.28%) Office 365
2 16 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.55%) SaaS
5 5 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 132 (12.05%) SAN
2 77 (7.03%) Firewall
2 77 (7.03%) TCP/IP
3 74 (6.76%) WAN
4 65 (5.94%) NAS
5 59 (5.39%) LAN
5 59 (5.39%) DNS
6 32 (2.92%) VPN
7 29 (2.65%) DHCP
8 23 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
9 18 (1.64%) VLAN
10 17 (1.55%) Internet
10 17 (1.55%) SMTP
11 16 (1.46%) LDAP
12 15 (1.37%) Wireless
13 13 (1.19%) IPsec
13 13 (1.19%) iSCSI
14 11 (1.00%) Kerberos
14 11 (1.00%) VoIP
15 9 (0.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 43 (3.93%) Oracle Database
3 35 (3.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 31 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (2.74%) DB2
6 29 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
7 27 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (2.37%) MySQL
9 20 (1.83%) Relational Database
10 19 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
11 18 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (1.10%) Oracle9i Database
14 12 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
14 12 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
15 11 (1.00%) Pentaho
16 10 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
17 8 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
18 7 (0.64%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 12 (1.10%) Visual Studio
1 12 (1.10%) JIRA
2 9 (0.82%) ClearCase
3 7 (0.64%) Subversion
4 5 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.46%) Toad
5 3 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (0.27%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.091%) NUnit
6 1 (0.091%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.091%) Dreamweaver
General
1 333 (30.41%) Finance
2 73 (6.67%) Retail
3 58 (5.30%) Banking
4 44 (4.02%) Telecoms
5 24 (2.19%) Advertising
6 22 (2.01%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.37%) Back Office
8 14 (1.28%) Publishing
9 13 (1.19%) Legal
10 12 (1.10%) Billing
10 12 (1.10%) Retail Banking
11 11 (1.00%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.91%) Local Government
13 9 (0.82%) Multimedia
14 8 (0.73%) Greek Language
14 8 (0.73%) Polish Language
15 7 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
15 7 (0.64%) Marketing
15 7 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.64%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 293 (26.76%) Analyst
2 111 (10.14%) Support Analyst
3 107 (9.77%) Service Manager
4 92 (8.40%) Service Analyst
5 84 (7.67%) Support Engineer
6 81 (7.40%) Applications Support
7 67 (6.12%) Service Desk Analyst
8 60 (5.48%) Team Leader
9 39 (3.56%) Applications Support Analyst
9 39 (3.56%) Delivery Manager
10 38 (3.47%) Technical Specialist
11 37 (3.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 37 (3.38%) Developer
12 35 (3.20%) Project Manager
13 34 (3.11%) Services Delivery Manager
14 32 (2.92%) Infrastructure Manager
15 27 (2.47%) 2nd Line Support
15 27 (2.47%) Consultant
16 25 (2.28%) 3rd Line Support
17 24 (2.19%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (9.50%) .NET
2 46 (4.20%) Web Services
3 38 (3.47%) ASP.NET
3 38 (3.47%) HTML
4 26 (2.37%) Middleware
5 25 (2.28%) XML
6 19 (1.74%) CSS
7 14 (1.28%) J2EE
8 12 (1.10%) JMS
8 12 (1.10%) .NET Framework
8 12 (1.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 11 (1.00%) jQuery
10 10 (0.91%) HTML5
10 10 (0.91%) WCF
10 10 (0.91%) XSLT
11 9 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
12 8 (0.73%) WF
13 6 (0.55%) LINQ
13 6 (0.55%) Ajax
13 6 (0.55%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 59 (5.39%) Management Information System
2 56 (5.11%) Computer Science
3 32 (2.92%) Replication
3 32 (2.92%) Blackberry
4 27 (2.47%) CLARiiON
5 23 (2.10%) EMC Centera
6 22 (2.01%) Firmware
6 22 (2.01%) Symmetrix DMX
7 20 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (1.64%) Thin Client
8 18 (1.64%) PMI
8 18 (1.64%) Fat Client
9 16 (1.46%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.28%) PKI
11 13 (1.19%) Mainframe
11 13 (1.19%) Clustering
11 13 (1.19%) iPhone
12 9 (0.82%) CMDB
13 8 (0.73%) FMCG
14 7 (0.64%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 359 (32.79%) Windows
2 149 (13.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 122 (11.14%) Linux
4 112 (10.23%) UNIX
5 110 (10.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 95 (8.68%) Windows 7
7 91 (8.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 51 (4.66%) Windows XP
9 34 (3.11%) Windows 8
10 29 (2.65%) Windows 2000
11 17 (1.55%) VMS
12 16 (1.46%) AIX
13 12 (1.10%) Solaris
14 11 (1.00%) zOS
15 9 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
16 8 (0.73%) Apple iOS
16 8 (0.73%) Windows NT
17 5 (0.46%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.46%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (18.63%) Service Delivery
2 196 (17.90%) Service Management
3 152 (13.88%) Change Management
4 143 (13.06%) Problem Management
5 134 (12.24%) Project Management
6 117 (10.68%) PRINCE2
7 116 (10.59%) Incident Management
8 92 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 69 (6.30%) Disaster Recovery
10 66 (6.03%) Capacity Management
11 62 (5.66%) Release Management
12 61 (5.57%) Change Control
13 51 (4.66%) Business Intelligence
14 46 (4.20%) Information Security
15 44 (4.02%) Root Cause Analysis
15 44 (4.02%) Performance Tuning
16 43 (3.93%) Risk Management
17 40 (3.65%) Migration
17 40 (3.65%) Configuration Management
18 39 (3.56%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 217 (19.82%) SQL
2 71 (6.48%) Java
3 63 (5.75%) C#
4 44 (4.02%) C
5 40 (3.65%) VB.NET
6 38 (3.47%) PowerShell
7 35 (3.20%) JavaScript
8 34 (3.11%) PHP
9 32 (2.92%) T-SQL
10 31 (2.83%) VB
11 30 (2.74%) Perl
12 21 (1.92%) Shell Script
13 19 (1.74%) Python
14 18 (1.64%) Ruby
15 17 (1.55%) VB6
16 15 (1.37%) C++
17 7 (0.64%) PL/SQL
17 7 (0.64%) VBA
18 6 (0.55%) Uniface
19 5 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 155 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 142 (12.97%) ITIL Certification
3 141 (12.88%) Degree
4 83 (7.58%) MCSE
5 72 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
6 69 (6.30%) MCITP
6 69 (6.30%) Security Cleared
7 66 (6.03%) CCNA
8 57 (5.21%) MCP
8 57 (5.21%) MCTS
9 56 (5.11%) SC Cleared
10 53 (4.84%) MCSA
11 49 (4.47%) Citrix Certification
12 47 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 38 (3.47%) PMI Certification
14 34 (3.11%) CCA
15 24 (2.19%) CISSP
16 21 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 20 (1.83%) PMP
18 14 (1.28%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (16.62%) SLA
2 27 (2.47%) QA
3 26 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.74%) PCI DSS
5 11 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.64%) COBIT
7 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.091%) GxP
System Software
1 210 (19.18%) Active Directory
2 106 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (5.75%) Hyper-V
4 34 (3.11%) XenApp
5 28 (2.56%) vSphere
6 27 (2.47%) VMware ESX
7 26 (2.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 19 (1.74%) Oracle RMAN
9 17 (1.55%) XenDesktop
10 14 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (1.28%) NFS
11 13 (1.19%) VMware Server
12 10 (0.91%) vCloud
13 7 (0.64%) Squid
14 6 (0.55%) VMFS
15 5 (0.46%) Varnish
15 5 (0.46%) XenServer
15 5 (0.46%) MetaFrame
15 5 (0.46%) Terminal Services
16 4 (0.37%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 28 (2.56%) SCCM
2 24 (2.19%) SCOM
3 17 (1.55%) Backup Exec
3 17 (1.55%) Foglight
4 14 (1.28%) Data Guard
5 13 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 13 (1.19%) OpenView
6 12 (1.10%) Tivoli
6 12 (1.10%) TIBCO Hawk
6 12 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (1.00%) HP SIM
8 10 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
8 10 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 9 (0.82%) NetBackup
10 8 (0.73%) Nagios
11 6 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.46%) Puppet
13 3 (0.27%) ServiceCenter
13 3 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 354 (32.33%) Microsoft
2 164 (14.98%) VMware
3 163 (14.89%) Oracle
4 147 (13.42%) Citrix
5 141 (12.88%) Cisco
6 105 (9.59%) HP
7 56 (5.11%) EMC
8 55 (5.02%) NetApp
9 54 (4.93%) IBM
10 38 (3.47%) Dell
11 28 (2.56%) Juniper
12 27 (2.47%) Symantec
13 23 (2.10%) McAfee
14 21 (1.92%) SAP
15 17 (1.55%) Imperva
16 16 (1.46%) Red Hat
17 15 (1.37%) SolarWinds
17 15 (1.37%) Sophos
18 14 (1.28%) Brocade
18 14 (1.28%) Business Objects
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Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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