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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 25 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 525 556 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.05% 7.77% 6.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.35% 9.33% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 406 447 429
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £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
5612 5961 5807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.07% 83.34% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4559 4753 4939
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 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 31 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 +8 301 £41,774 +21.08% 49
Cheshire -1 139 £35,000 -6.66% 11
Merseyside +6 56 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Lancashire -15 17 £25,250 -36.87% 4
Cumbria -7 11 £46,250 +32.14% 2
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 325 (32.44%) Windows
2 288 (28.74%) Microsoft
3 275 (27.45%) Service Management
4 226 (22.55%) Finance
5 206 (20.56%) Project Management
6 204 (20.36%) VMware
7 202 (20.16%) PRINCE2
8 198 (19.76%) Service Delivery
9 189 (18.86%) Active Directory
10 179 (17.86%) SLA
11 168 (16.77%) Cisco
11 168 (16.77%) MS Excel
12 151 (15.07%) Change Management
13 149 (14.87%) SQL
14 147 (14.67%) Degree
15 143 (14.27%) Microsoft Certification
16 126 (12.57%) MS Exchange
17 113 (11.28%) VMware Infrastructure
17 113 (11.28%) Windows 7
18 111 (11.08%) Windows Server 2008
19 108 (10.78%) Firewall
20 106 (10.58%) MS Office
20 106 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
20 106 (10.58%) Data Centre
21 101 (10.08%) SQL Server
21 101 (10.08%) WAN
21 101 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
22 98 (9.78%) ITIL Certification
22 98 (9.78%) Cisco Certification
23 97 (9.68%) Citrix

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 126 (12.57%) MS Exchange
2 72 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 65 (6.49%) SharePoint
4 57 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 29 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 28 (2.79%) IIS
7 27 (2.69%) Lync
8 17 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.50%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.40%) Apache
13 4 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.40%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.40%) Drupal
14 3 (0.30%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.30%) MS Project Server
14 3 (0.30%) CMS
14 3 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 168 (16.77%) MS Excel
2 106 (10.58%) MS Office
3 22 (2.20%) MS Project
4 5 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.20%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.100%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.50%) Sage 50
4 5 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.20%) Agresso
6 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.100%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.100%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.49%) Office 365
2 22 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.70%) SaaS
5 6 (0.60%) PaaS
6 5 (0.50%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.30%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.20%) IBM PureFlex
9 2 (0.20%) GitHub
9 2 (0.20%) IaaS
9 2 (0.20%) Trello
9 2 (0.20%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.100%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 108 (10.78%) Firewall
2 101 (10.08%) WAN
3 94 (9.38%) LAN
4 91 (9.08%) SAN
5 80 (7.98%) DNS
6 63 (6.29%) TCP/IP
7 54 (5.39%) DHCP
8 52 (5.19%) VPN
9 47 (4.69%) Internet
10 45 (4.49%) VoIP
11 44 (4.39%) Wireless
12 41 (4.09%) NAS
13 28 (2.79%) Network Security
14 26 (2.59%) MPLS
15 23 (2.30%) VLAN
16 17 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (1.40%) ADSL
18 11 (1.10%) PBX
18 11 (1.10%) VDSL
18 11 (1.10%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (2.30%) Oracle Database
4 21 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 13 (1.30%) MySQL
7 11 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (0.80%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.50%) DB2
14 4 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
14 4 (0.40%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.50%) MSI
3 3 (0.30%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.100%) Subversion
5 1 (0.100%) JIRA
General
1 226 (22.55%) Finance
2 81 (8.08%) Telecoms
3 56 (5.59%) Retail
4 39 (3.89%) Manufacturing
5 34 (3.39%) Legal
5 34 (3.39%) Banking
6 23 (2.30%) Law
7 20 (2.00%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.60%) Publishing
9 10 (1.00%) Local Government
10 7 (0.70%) Advertising
10 7 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.60%) Marketing
12 4 (0.40%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.40%) Billing
13 2 (0.20%) Back Office
13 2 (0.20%) Electronics
13 2 (0.20%) German Language
14 1 (0.100%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.100%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 211 (21.06%) Analyst
2 111 (11.08%) Service Manager
3 71 (7.09%) Project Manager
4 67 (6.69%) Support Analyst
5 65 (6.49%) Support Engineer
6 57 (5.69%) Consultant
7 53 (5.29%) Service Analyst
8 48 (4.79%) Service Desk Analyst
9 42 (4.19%) Applications Support
10 41 (4.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 40 (3.99%) Delivery Manager
12 38 (3.79%) IT Support
13 37 (3.69%) Services Delivery Manager
14 34 (3.39%) IT Services Manager
15 33 (3.29%) 2nd Line Support
16 32 (3.19%) Administrator
16 32 (3.19%) Team Leader
17 30 (2.99%) Architect
18 27 (2.69%) IT Manager
19 24 (2.40%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (4.99%) .NET
2 28 (2.79%) ASP.NET
3 18 (1.80%) WCF
4 14 (1.40%) HTML
5 13 (1.30%) Middleware
6 9 (0.90%) J2EE
6 9 (0.90%) CSS
6 9 (0.90%) XML
7 7 (0.70%) Web Services
7 7 (0.70%) WinForms
7 7 (0.70%) jQuery
7 7 (0.70%) WPF
8 5 (0.50%) Ajax
8 5 (0.50%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.30%) SAP Basis
10 2 (0.20%) Software Packaging
10 2 (0.20%) RESTful
10 2 (0.20%) Grails
10 2 (0.20%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.100%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 106 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
1 106 (10.58%) Data Centre
2 80 (7.98%) Management Information System
3 26 (2.59%) Life Science
4 22 (2.20%) Replication
5 20 (2.00%) Clustering
6 17 (1.70%) Thin Client
6 17 (1.70%) Fat Client
7 16 (1.60%) Statistics
7 16 (1.60%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.20%) PMI
8 12 (1.20%) EPoS
9 11 (1.10%) NHS
9 11 (1.10%) Blackberry
9 11 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (0.80%) User Experience
10 8 (0.80%) GIS
11 7 (0.70%) N-Tier
11 7 (0.70%) EMC VNX
11 7 (0.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 325 (32.44%) Windows
2 113 (11.28%) Windows 7
3 111 (11.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 96 (9.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (5.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 55 (5.49%) Linux
7 52 (5.19%) Windows XP
8 43 (4.29%) Windows 8
9 32 (3.19%) UNIX
10 13 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
11 10 (1.00%) Windows Vista
11 10 (1.00%) Solaris
12 8 (0.80%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.60%) Data ONTAP
13 6 (0.60%) Android
14 5 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.50%) AIX
14 5 (0.50%) Debian
14 5 (0.50%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (27.45%) Service Management
2 206 (20.56%) Project Management
3 202 (20.16%) PRINCE2
4 198 (19.76%) Service Delivery
5 151 (15.07%) Change Management
6 101 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 82 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
7 82 (8.18%) Incident Management
8 79 (7.88%) Problem Management
9 69 (6.89%) Information Security
9 69 (6.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 68 (6.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 65 (6.49%) Mentoring
12 64 (6.39%) Risk Management
13 57 (5.69%) ITSM
14 52 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
15 51 (5.09%) Business Continuity
16 48 (4.79%) Migration
17 45 (4.49%) Configuration Management
17 45 (4.49%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (14.87%) SQL
2 40 (3.99%) PowerShell
3 32 (3.19%) C#
4 31 (3.09%) T-SQL
5 17 (1.70%) VBScript
6 13 (1.30%) Java
7 11 (1.10%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.00%) VB.NET
9 9 (0.90%) VB
10 8 (0.80%) PL/SQL
11 7 (0.70%) C
12 6 (0.60%) PHP
12 6 (0.60%) COBOL
13 5 (0.50%) VBA
14 4 (0.40%) ActionScript
14 4 (0.40%) Perl
15 2 (0.20%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 2 (0.20%) JCL
15 2 (0.20%) Ruby
16 1 (0.100%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 147 (14.67%) Degree
2 143 (14.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 98 (9.78%) ITIL Certification
3 98 (9.78%) Cisco Certification
4 84 (8.38%) CCNA
5 79 (7.88%) MCSE
6 63 (6.29%) MCP
7 56 (5.59%) Security Cleared
8 53 (5.29%) MCITP
9 39 (3.89%) MCSA
10 36 (3.59%) MCTS
11 35 (3.49%) SC Cleared
12 30 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 29 (2.89%) ISEB
14 25 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 23 (2.30%) CISSP
15 23 (2.30%) PMI Certification
16 22 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 20 (2.00%) CCNP
18 18 (1.80%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (17.86%) SLA
2 57 (5.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (3.39%) COBIT
4 29 (2.89%) QA
5 22 (2.20%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.80%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.40%) HL7
8 2 (0.20%) WCAG
8 2 (0.20%) WAI
8 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.20%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 189 (18.86%) Active Directory
2 113 (11.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (5.39%) Hyper-V
4 29 (2.89%) vSphere
5 24 (2.40%) XenDesktop
6 23 (2.30%) XenApp
7 13 (1.30%) Terminal Server
8 11 (1.10%) VMware ESX
8 11 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.90%) VMware Server
9 9 (0.90%) Firmware
9 9 (0.90%) XenServer
10 8 (0.80%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.50%) vCloud
13 4 (0.40%) pfSense
13 4 (0.40%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 4 (0.40%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.20%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 54 (5.39%) SCCM
2 17 (1.70%) SCOM
2 17 (1.70%) WSUS
3 11 (1.10%) Backup Exec
3 11 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (0.80%) OpenView
5 6 (0.60%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.60%) NetBackup
5 6 (0.60%) SCVMM
6 5 (0.50%) ARCserve
7 4 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.40%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.30%) Cisco LMS
8 3 (0.30%) Netcool
8 3 (0.30%) Nagios
8 3 (0.30%) Foglight
8 3 (0.30%) OVSD
8 3 (0.30%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 288 (28.74%) Microsoft
2 204 (20.36%) VMware
3 168 (16.77%) Cisco
4 97 (9.68%) Citrix
5 89 (8.88%) Oracle
6 70 (6.99%) HP
7 51 (5.09%) NetApp
8 37 (3.69%) IBM
9 34 (3.39%) Dell
10 33 (3.29%) Juniper
11 30 (2.99%) EMC
12 25 (2.50%) SAP
13 18 (1.80%) Avaya
13 18 (1.80%) SolarWinds
14 15 (1.50%) Symantec
15 14 (1.40%) CheckPoint
15 14 (1.40%) ServiceNow
16 13 (1.30%) Veeam
16 13 (1.30%) Remedy
17 11 (1.10%) AppSense
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36491 - £50510 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Christie Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Salary: From £25,528 to £34,189 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70 000 to £80 000 (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago