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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 27 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 478 539 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.43% 7.65% 6.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.67% 9.26% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 369 439 436
Average salary £40,000 £37,123 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.75% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
5515 5818 6075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.77% 82.58% 81.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4477 4651 5197
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 1 July 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 1 July 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 0 238 £40,000 +19.40% 44
Cheshire -3 144 £37,500 -8.53% 20
Merseyside 0 63 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Lancashire -14 26 £30,000 -19.18%
Cumbria -5 13 £55,000 +65.09% 3
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 329 (32.54%) Windows
2 302 (29.87%) Microsoft
3 266 (26.31%) Service Management
4 243 (24.04%) Finance
5 204 (20.18%) VMware
5 204 (20.18%) Service Delivery
6 186 (18.40%) Project Management
6 186 (18.40%) Active Directory
7 185 (18.30%) MS Excel
8 184 (18.20%) SLA
9 183 (18.10%) PRINCE2
10 174 (17.21%) Cisco
11 149 (14.74%) Degree
12 148 (14.64%) SQL
13 145 (14.34%) Change Management
14 143 (14.14%) Microsoft Certification
15 126 (12.46%) Windows Server 2008
16 125 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
17 122 (12.07%) Data Centre
18 120 (11.87%) Windows 7
19 119 (11.77%) MS Office
19 119 (11.77%) MS Exchange
20 118 (11.67%) ITIL Certification
21 110 (10.88%) Firewall
22 106 (10.48%) WAN
22 106 (10.48%) Windows Server 2012
23 105 (10.39%) Oracle
24 103 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
25 102 (10.09%) LAN
26 101 (9.99%) SQL Server

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 119 (11.77%) MS Exchange
2 76 (7.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 66 (6.53%) SharePoint
4 64 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 39 (3.86%) IIS
6 28 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 27 (2.67%) Lync
8 20 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (0.99%) IBM Notes
11 9 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.40%) Drupal
14 3 (0.30%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.30%) CMS
14 3 (0.30%) MS Project Server
15 2 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.20%) Apache
15 2 (0.20%) CICS
16 1 (0.099%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 185 (18.30%) MS Excel
2 119 (11.77%) MS Office
3 15 (1.48%) MS Project
4 5 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.20%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.49%) Sage 50
3 5 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.20%) Movex
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.20%) Agresso
5 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.87%) Office 365
2 22 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (0.69%) SaaS
5 6 (0.59%) PaaS
6 5 (0.49%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.30%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.20%) IBM PureFlex
8 2 (0.20%) GitHub
8 2 (0.20%) IaaS
8 2 (0.20%) Trello
8 2 (0.20%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.099%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 110 (10.88%) Firewall
2 106 (10.48%) WAN
3 102 (10.09%) LAN
4 87 (8.61%) SAN
5 86 (8.51%) DNS
6 71 (7.02%) TCP/IP
7 59 (5.84%) DHCP
8 51 (5.04%) VPN
9 44 (4.35%) Wireless
10 42 (4.15%) VoIP
11 40 (3.96%) NAS
12 38 (3.76%) Network Security
13 35 (3.46%) Internet
14 25 (2.47%) MPLS
15 22 (2.18%) VLAN
15 22 (2.18%) Wi-Fi
16 17 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
17 15 (1.48%) ADSL
18 14 (1.38%) iSCSI
19 12 (1.19%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (9.99%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.67%) Oracle Database
3 25 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (1.58%) Oracle Database 10g
8 16 (1.58%) Oracle9i Database
9 15 (1.48%) Relational Database
10 13 (1.29%) MySQL
11 12 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.69%) DB2
15 5 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (0.49%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 8 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.49%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.49%) MSI
3 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.30%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.099%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.099%) Subversion
6 1 (0.099%) JIRA
6 1 (0.099%) Metasploit
General
1 243 (24.04%) Finance
2 79 (7.81%) Telecoms
3 56 (5.54%) Retail
4 39 (3.86%) Legal
5 38 (3.76%) Manufacturing
6 37 (3.66%) Banking
7 23 (2.27%) Law
8 18 (1.78%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.58%) Publishing
10 10 (0.99%) Local Government
11 8 (0.79%) Marketing
12 7 (0.69%) Advertising
12 7 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.59%) Billing
14 4 (0.40%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.30%) Back Office
15 3 (0.30%) German Language
16 2 (0.20%) Electronics
17 1 (0.099%) Front Office
17 1 (0.099%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 208 (20.57%) Analyst
2 123 (12.17%) Service Manager
3 67 (6.63%) Support Engineer
4 56 (5.54%) Project Manager
5 55 (5.44%) Support Analyst
6 53 (5.24%) Service Analyst
7 51 (5.04%) Consultant
8 46 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
8 46 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
9 45 (4.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 43 (4.25%) IT Support
11 39 (3.86%) Services Delivery Manager
11 39 (3.86%) 2nd Line Support
12 36 (3.56%) Team Leader
13 33 (3.26%) Applications Support
13 33 (3.26%) Architect
14 31 (3.07%) IT Services Manager
15 28 (2.77%) IT Manager
16 24 (2.37%) DBA
16 24 (2.37%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (4.65%) .NET
2 24 (2.37%) ASP.NET
3 13 (1.29%) HTML
3 13 (1.29%) WCF
4 12 (1.19%) Middleware
5 9 (0.89%) XML
5 9 (0.89%) CSS
5 9 (0.89%) J2EE
6 7 (0.69%) jQuery
7 6 (0.59%) WPF
7 6 (0.59%) WinForms
8 5 (0.49%) Web Services
8 5 (0.49%) Ajax
9 4 (0.40%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.20%) SAP Basis
10 2 (0.20%) Grails
10 2 (0.20%) RESTful
10 2 (0.20%) Software Packaging
10 2 (0.20%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (0.20%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 122 (12.07%) Data Centre
2 103 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (8.21%) Management Information System
4 27 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 25 (2.47%) Life Science
6 22 (2.18%) Clustering
6 22 (2.18%) Replication
7 17 (1.68%) Thin Client
7 17 (1.68%) Fat Client
8 15 (1.48%) Statistics
9 12 (1.19%) EPoS
10 10 (0.99%) NHS
10 10 (0.99%) Blackberry
11 8 (0.79%) Mainframe
11 8 (0.79%) Client/Server
11 8 (0.79%) Mobile App
11 8 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (0.79%) User Experience
11 8 (0.79%) HP StoreVirtual
12 6 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 329 (32.54%) Windows
2 126 (12.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 120 (11.87%) Windows 7
4 106 (10.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 73 (7.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 62 (6.13%) Windows XP
7 50 (4.95%) Linux
8 49 (4.85%) Windows 8
9 26 (2.57%) UNIX
10 17 (1.68%) Solaris
11 13 (1.29%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (0.79%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (0.59%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.59%) Android
14 6 (0.59%) Data ONTAP
15 5 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.30%) CentOS
16 3 (0.30%) AIX
16 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (26.31%) Service Management
2 204 (20.18%) Service Delivery
3 186 (18.40%) Project Management
4 183 (18.10%) PRINCE2
5 145 (14.34%) Change Management
6 93 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 82 (8.11%) Incident Management
8 78 (7.72%) Problem Management
9 69 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
10 65 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 64 (6.33%) Information Security
12 63 (6.23%) Mentoring
13 62 (6.13%) Disaster Recovery
14 56 (5.54%) Root Cause Analysis
15 54 (5.34%) Risk Management
16 51 (5.04%) Business Continuity
17 50 (4.95%) Line Management
18 48 (4.75%) ITSM
19 44 (4.35%) Migration
20 43 (4.25%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 148 (14.64%) SQL
2 46 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 33 (3.26%) T-SQL
4 27 (2.67%) C#
5 17 (1.68%) VBScript
6 14 (1.38%) VB.NET
7 13 (1.29%) Java
8 11 (1.09%) JavaScript
9 9 (0.89%) Perl
9 9 (0.89%) PL/SQL
10 8 (0.79%) C
11 7 (0.69%) VB
12 6 (0.59%) VBA
12 6 (0.59%) COBOL
12 6 (0.59%) PHP
13 4 (0.40%) ActionScript
14 3 (0.30%) Python
15 2 (0.20%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 2 (0.20%) JCL
15 2 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 149 (14.74%) Degree
2 143 (14.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 118 (11.67%) ITIL Certification
4 100 (9.89%) Cisco Certification
5 89 (8.80%) CCNA
6 77 (7.62%) MCSE
7 64 (6.33%) MCP
8 59 (5.84%) Security Cleared
9 58 (5.74%) MCITP
10 40 (3.96%) MCTS
11 37 (3.66%) SC Cleared
12 36 (3.56%) MCSA
13 32 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 30 (2.97%) ISEB
15 23 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 21 (2.08%) CISSP
16 21 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 20 (1.98%) CCNP
18 18 (1.78%) ISTQB
19 16 (1.58%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (18.20%) SLA
2 46 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (3.07%) COBIT
4 28 (2.77%) QA
5 23 (2.27%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.30%) HL7
8 2 (0.20%) WCAG
8 2 (0.20%) WAI
9 1 (0.099%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.099%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 186 (18.40%) Active Directory
2 125 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (5.14%) Hyper-V
4 36 (3.56%) XenDesktop
4 36 (3.56%) vSphere
5 30 (2.97%) XenApp
6 13 (1.29%) Terminal Server
7 11 (1.09%) VMware ESX
7 11 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.99%) XenServer
9 9 (0.89%) Firmware
10 8 (0.79%) VMware Server
11 7 (0.69%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.49%) vCloud
13 3 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.20%) ProxySG
14 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.20%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 52 (5.14%) SCCM
2 16 (1.58%) WSUS
3 15 (1.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 15 (1.48%) SCOM
4 13 (1.29%) Backup Exec
5 12 (1.19%) OpenView
6 10 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (0.99%) Foglight
6 10 (0.99%) Data Guard
7 5 (0.49%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.30%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.30%) OVSD
9 3 (0.30%) Netcool
9 3 (0.30%) Nagios
10 2 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.20%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.20%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 302 (29.87%) Microsoft
2 204 (20.18%) VMware
3 174 (17.21%) Cisco
4 105 (10.39%) Oracle
5 95 (9.40%) Citrix
6 84 (8.31%) HP
7 70 (6.92%) NetApp
8 43 (4.25%) Dell
9 40 (3.96%) Juniper
10 39 (3.86%) IBM
11 28 (2.77%) SAP
12 24 (2.37%) EMC
13 17 (1.68%) Avaya
13 17 (1.68%) Symantec
14 16 (1.58%) SolarWinds
15 15 (1.48%) Business Objects
16 14 (1.38%) Veeam
16 14 (1.38%) Teradata
17 13 (1.29%) CA
17 13 (1.29%) Remedy
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