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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 23 27 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 582 524 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.37% 8.08% 6.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.13% 9.82% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 519 425 382
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,437
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
5743 5334 6320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.56% 82.23% 80.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4924 4457 5446
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +3 314 £39,000 +11.42% 55
Cheshire +12 186 £42,500 +3.65% 18
Merseyside +9 54 £40,000 +15.94% 12
Lancashire -15 21 £37,500 +22.95% 5
Cumbria -3 7 £57,500 +91.66% 4
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 413 (34.30%) Finance
2 370 (30.73%) Windows
3 314 (26.08%) Microsoft
4 264 (21.93%) Service Delivery
5 254 (21.10%) Service Management
6 227 (18.85%) Active Directory
7 193 (16.03%) MS Excel
8 187 (15.53%) SLA
9 179 (14.87%) Change Management
10 172 (14.29%) PRINCE2
11 165 (13.70%) ITIL Certification
12 163 (13.54%) VMware
13 161 (13.37%) Windows Server 2008
14 157 (13.04%) Project Management
15 153 (12.71%) SQL
16 152 (12.62%) Incident Management
17 148 (12.29%) Oracle
18 146 (12.13%) SQL Server
19 144 (11.96%) MS Office
20 143 (11.88%) Degree
21 142 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
22 126 (10.47%) Problem Management
23 121 (10.05%) Cisco
24 111 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
25 109 (9.05%) MS Exchange
25 109 (9.05%) Citrix
26 103 (8.55%) Microsoft Certification
27 101 (8.39%) Windows Server 2003
28 98 (8.14%) Firewall
29 96 (7.97%) SAN

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 109 (9.05%) MS Exchange
2 95 (7.89%) IIS
3 65 (5.40%) SharePoint
4 47 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 46 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 44 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 30 (2.49%) IBM Notes
8 15 (1.25%) Lync
8 15 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (0.75%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.66%) CMS
11 8 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.58%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.58%) Apache
13 4 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.33%) MS Project Server
14 3 (0.25%) nginx
14 3 (0.25%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.25%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 193 (16.03%) MS Excel
2 144 (11.96%) MS Office
3 15 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.16%) MS Project
5 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.083%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.083%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.33%) HFM
3 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.17%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.17%) SAP QM
5 2 (0.17%) Movex
6 1 (0.083%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.083%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.083%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.083%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.74%) Office 365
2 7 (0.58%) SaaS
2 7 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.42%) Yammer
4 4 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.17%) PaaS
6 1 (0.083%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (8.14%) Firewall
2 96 (7.97%) SAN
3 85 (7.06%) LAN
4 83 (6.89%) WAN
5 73 (6.06%) TCP/IP
6 66 (5.48%) DNS
7 49 (4.07%) NAS
8 34 (2.82%) VPN
8 34 (2.82%) DHCP
9 31 (2.57%) SMTP
9 31 (2.57%) Wireless
10 26 (2.16%) Network Security
11 19 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (1.41%) VoIP
13 14 (1.16%) SSL
14 13 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (1.00%) iSCSI
16 11 (0.91%) FTP
17 10 (0.83%) Internet
18 9 (0.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (12.13%) SQL Server
2 62 (5.15%) Oracle Database
3 50 (4.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 49 (4.07%) Oracle Database 12c
5 48 (3.99%) Oracle Database 10g
6 45 (3.74%) Oracle9i Database
7 29 (2.41%) DB2
8 28 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 27 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
11 19 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (1.33%) Relational Database
13 13 (1.08%) Ingres
14 12 (1.00%) MySQL
14 12 (1.00%) OLTP
14 12 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (1.00%) DB2 UDB
15 10 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 6 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
17 5 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (1.08%) Visual Studio
3 11 (0.91%) ClearCase
4 10 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.17%) Toad
6 2 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.17%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.083%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.083%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.083%) JIRA
7 1 (0.083%) MSI
7 1 (0.083%) Subversion
General
1 413 (34.30%) Finance
2 67 (5.56%) Banking
3 47 (3.90%) Financial Institution
4 46 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 44 (3.65%) Legal
6 40 (3.32%) Retail
7 27 (2.24%) Law
8 17 (1.41%) Publishing
9 12 (1.00%) Local Government
10 11 (0.91%) Retail Banking
11 10 (0.83%) Billing
11 10 (0.83%) Advertising
12 8 (0.66%) Front Office
12 8 (0.66%) Back Office
12 8 (0.66%) Marketing
13 7 (0.58%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.25%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.17%) German Language
17 1 (0.083%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 245 (20.35%) Analyst
2 165 (13.70%) Service Manager
3 90 (7.48%) DBA
4 84 (6.98%) Service Analyst
5 77 (6.40%) Project Manager
6 73 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
7 69 (5.73%) Support Analyst
8 64 (5.32%) Team Leader
9 60 (4.98%) Support Engineer
10 59 (4.90%) Delivery Manager
11 52 (4.32%) Architect
12 50 (4.15%) Oracle DBA
13 46 (3.82%) IT Services Manager
14 44 (3.65%) Services Delivery Manager
15 37 (3.07%) 3rd Line Support
16 34 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support
16 34 (2.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 32 (2.66%) IT Support
17 32 (2.66%) Administrator
18 31 (2.57%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (3.57%) .NET
2 22 (1.83%) Middleware
3 21 (1.74%) Web Services
4 13 (1.08%) CSS
4 13 (1.08%) HTML
5 11 (0.91%) XML
5 11 (0.91%) XSLT
6 10 (0.83%) HTML5
7 8 (0.66%) ASP.NET
8 7 (0.58%) CSS3
9 6 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (0.42%) jQuery
10 5 (0.42%) EDI
11 4 (0.33%) Application Packaging
12 3 (0.25%) LINQ
12 3 (0.25%) X-Windows
12 3 (0.25%) SAP XI
13 2 (0.17%) JSP
13 2 (0.17%) J2EE
14 1 (0.083%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 142 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (4.07%) Management Information System
3 39 (3.24%) Clustering
4 27 (2.24%) Computer Science
5 18 (1.50%) Blackberry
5 18 (1.50%) FMCG
6 14 (1.16%) iSeries
6 14 (1.16%) User Experience
7 12 (1.00%) Client/Server
7 12 (1.00%) PMI
8 11 (0.91%) Statistics
9 10 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
10 9 (0.75%) Fat Client
10 9 (0.75%) Thin Client
11 8 (0.66%) Replication
11 8 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.58%) EqualLogic
12 7 (0.58%) AS400
12 7 (0.58%) GIS
13 6 (0.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 370 (30.73%) Windows
2 161 (13.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 101 (8.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 92 (7.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 90 (7.48%) Windows 7
6 73 (6.06%) UNIX
7 67 (5.56%) Linux
8 46 (3.82%) Windows XP
9 38 (3.16%) Windows 8
10 14 (1.16%) Solaris
11 11 (0.91%) Windows 2000
12 8 (0.66%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
13 7 (0.58%) VMS
14 6 (0.50%) Android
15 4 (0.33%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.17%) Debian
17 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (21.93%) Service Delivery
2 254 (21.10%) Service Management
3 179 (14.87%) Change Management
4 172 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 157 (13.04%) Project Management
6 152 (12.62%) Incident Management
7 126 (10.47%) Problem Management
8 111 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 90 (7.48%) Migration
10 88 (7.31%) Agile Software Development
11 82 (6.81%) Performance Tuning
12 72 (5.98%) Mentoring
13 67 (5.56%) Capacity Management
14 60 (4.98%) Information Security
14 60 (4.98%) Risk Management
15 57 (4.73%) Release Management
16 55 (4.57%) Supplier Management
17 54 (4.49%) Change Control
18 47 (3.90%) PRINCE
18 47 (3.90%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 153 (12.71%) SQL
2 53 (4.40%) PowerShell
3 45 (3.74%) T-SQL
4 44 (3.65%) Perl
5 28 (2.33%) VB.NET
6 20 (1.66%) C
6 20 (1.66%) C#
7 16 (1.33%) Java
8 14 (1.16%) Python
9 13 (1.08%) JavaScript
10 11 (0.91%) C++
11 7 (0.58%) PHP
11 7 (0.58%) VB
11 7 (0.58%) VBA
12 5 (0.42%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.33%) Ruby
13 4 (0.33%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.17%) VBScript
15 1 (0.083%) COBOL
15 1 (0.083%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 165 (13.70%) ITIL Certification
2 143 (11.88%) Degree
3 103 (8.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 91 (7.56%) Security Cleared
5 70 (5.81%) SC Cleared
6 61 (5.07%) MCP
7 56 (4.65%) MCSE
7 56 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
8 54 (4.49%) MCITP
8 54 (4.49%) CCNA
9 45 (3.74%) ISEB
10 39 (3.24%) CISSP
10 39 (3.24%) ISTQB
11 30 (2.49%) PMI Certification
12 28 (2.33%) MCTS
12 28 (2.33%) MCSA
13 27 (2.24%) CISM
13 27 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 25 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
15 24 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (15.53%) SLA
2 52 (4.32%) QA
3 34 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (1.41%) ISO 9001
6 15 (1.25%) COBIT
7 13 (1.08%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.17%) GxP
9 2 (0.17%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.083%) JSP 440
System Software
1 227 (18.85%) Active Directory
2 84 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (4.65%) Oracle RMAN
4 54 (4.49%) Hyper-V
5 31 (2.57%) XenApp
6 27 (2.24%) vSphere
7 26 (2.16%) XenDesktop
8 11 (0.91%) VMware ESX
9 10 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 9 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.33%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.25%) vCloud
12 3 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.17%) Firmware
13 2 (0.17%) NFS
13 2 (0.17%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.17%) XenServer
13 2 (0.17%) Varnish
14 1 (0.083%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 52 (4.32%) Foglight
2 51 (4.24%) Data Guard
3 42 (3.49%) SCCM
4 28 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 24 (1.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 22 (1.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 19 (1.58%) OpenView
8 16 (1.33%) SCOM
9 10 (0.83%) NetBackup
9 10 (0.83%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.42%) WSUS
10 5 (0.42%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (0.17%) Nagios
12 2 (0.17%) ARCserve
12 2 (0.17%) Control-M
12 2 (0.17%) MAILsweeper
12 2 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 314 (26.08%) Microsoft
2 163 (13.54%) VMware
3 148 (12.29%) Oracle
4 121 (10.05%) Cisco
5 109 (9.05%) Citrix
6 76 (6.31%) HP
7 52 (4.32%) Imperva
8 49 (4.07%) NetApp
9 40 (3.32%) Symantec
10 37 (3.07%) Juniper
11 30 (2.49%) Dell
12 27 (2.24%) Lotus
13 25 (2.08%) IronPort
14 24 (1.99%) IBM
15 21 (1.74%) Teradata
16 20 (1.66%) SAP
17 17 (1.41%) McAfee
18 14 (1.16%) Sybase
19 13 (1.08%) F5
20 12 (1.00%) CA
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £59000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Lancashire
NHS Blood and Transport
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension, healthcare, etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: Up to £37,500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + On call + healthcare + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
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Allegro Networks Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago