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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 22 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 576 466 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.85% 6.51% 6.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.62% 8.38% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 460 409 411
Average salary £37,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,200 £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
5989 5559 5825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.59% 77.68% 77.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4756 4698 5081
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +2 291 £34,500 -9.21% 46
Cheshire +3 167 £37,500 -8.53% 24
Merseyside +12 63 £49,450 +4.10% 2
Cumbria +19 29 £42,500 +30.76% 3
Lancashire -8 17 £40,000 +63.26% 4
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 367 (33.70%) Windows
2 360 (33.06%) Microsoft
3 323 (29.66%) Finance
4 227 (20.84%) SQL
5 218 (20.02%) MS Excel
6 212 (19.47%) Active Directory
7 200 (18.37%) Service Management
8 192 (17.63%) Service Delivery
9 187 (17.17%) SLA
10 166 (15.24%) VMware
11 161 (14.78%) Change Management
11 161 (14.78%) Microsoft Certification
12 160 (14.69%) SQL Server
13 154 (14.14%) Problem Management
14 151 (13.87%) Windows Server 2008
15 146 (13.41%) Degree
16 145 (13.31%) ITIL Certification
17 144 (13.22%) Citrix
18 143 (13.13%) Oracle
19 142 (13.04%) Cisco
20 136 (12.49%) SAN
21 132 (12.12%) Project Management
22 131 (12.03%) Linux
23 123 (11.29%) MS Exchange
24 119 (10.93%) PRINCE2
25 118 (10.84%) UNIX
26 114 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
26 114 (10.47%) Incident Management
27 113 (10.38%) .NET
28 111 (10.19%) HP

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 123 (11.29%) MS Exchange
2 88 (8.08%) SharePoint
3 60 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 53 (4.87%) IIS
5 39 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 30 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (2.11%) WebSphere
8 21 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2003
9 20 (1.84%) Lync
10 19 (1.74%) Apache
11 17 (1.56%) WebLogic
12 15 (1.38%) LiveLink
13 12 (1.10%) TIBCO EMS
14 11 (1.01%) Liferay
15 8 (0.73%) CICS
16 7 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 6 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
18 5 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
18 5 (0.46%) nginx
18 5 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 218 (20.02%) MS Excel
2 77 (7.07%) MS Office
3 11 (1.01%) FastStats
4 5 (0.46%) MS Project
5 4 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.092%) SPSS
7 1 (0.092%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.092%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (1.10%) Oracle 11i
2 12 (1.10%) BusinessWorks
2 12 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
3 11 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (0.83%) 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 iProcurement
7 5 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.46%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 4 (0.37%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 4 (0.37%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 4 (0.37%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.30%) Office 365
2 16 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.46%) SaaS
5 4 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 136 (12.49%) SAN
2 82 (7.53%) TCP/IP
3 81 (7.44%) Firewall
4 80 (7.35%) WAN
5 65 (5.97%) LAN
5 65 (5.97%) DNS
5 65 (5.97%) NAS
6 36 (3.31%) VPN
7 33 (3.03%) DHCP
8 25 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
9 19 (1.74%) SMTP
10 18 (1.65%) VLAN
11 17 (1.56%) Internet
11 17 (1.56%) LDAP
12 15 (1.38%) IPsec
12 15 (1.38%) iSCSI
13 14 (1.29%) Wireless
14 13 (1.19%) Kerberos
14 13 (1.19%) VoIP
15 12 (1.10%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (14.69%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.12%) DB2
3 31 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (2.75%) Oracle Database
5 28 (2.57%) Oracle Reports
6 27 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (2.39%) MySQL
8 23 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 20 (1.84%) Relational Database
10 19 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
11 17 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (1.01%) Pentaho
12 11 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (0.64%) SAP Data Services
15 5 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
15 5 (0.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 5 (0.46%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 12 (1.10%) Visual Studio
1 12 (1.10%) JIRA
2 9 (0.83%) Subversion
3 7 (0.64%) ClearCase
4 5 (0.46%) Toad
4 5 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.28%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.092%) NUnit
7 1 (0.092%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.092%) Dreamweaver
General
1 323 (29.66%) Finance
2 72 (6.61%) Retail
3 52 (4.78%) Banking
4 45 (4.13%) Telecoms
5 27 (2.48%) Advertising
6 22 (2.02%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.38%) Back Office
8 12 (1.10%) Legal
8 12 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.10%) Billing
9 10 (0.92%) Local Government
10 9 (0.83%) Retail Banking
10 9 (0.83%) Multimedia
11 8 (0.73%) Publishing
11 8 (0.73%) Marketing
11 8 (0.73%) Greek Language
11 8 (0.73%) Polish Language
12 7 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
12 7 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.64%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 302 (27.73%) Analyst
2 116 (10.65%) Support Analyst
3 102 (9.37%) Service Manager
4 93 (8.54%) Service Analyst
5 84 (7.71%) Support Engineer
6 79 (7.25%) Applications Support
7 68 (6.24%) Service Desk Analyst
8 58 (5.33%) Team Leader
9 42 (3.86%) Delivery Manager
10 40 (3.67%) Developer
11 39 (3.58%) Applications Support Analyst
11 39 (3.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 38 (3.49%) Technical Specialist
13 35 (3.21%) Services Delivery Manager
14 29 (2.66%) 2nd Line Support
15 27 (2.48%) Consultant
16 26 (2.39%) Project Manager
16 26 (2.39%) Support Manager
17 25 (2.30%) 3rd Line Support
18 24 (2.20%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (10.38%) .NET
2 44 (4.04%) Web Services
3 43 (3.95%) ASP.NET
4 37 (3.40%) HTML
5 27 (2.48%) Middleware
6 23 (2.11%) XML
7 18 (1.65%) CSS
8 14 (1.29%) J2EE
9 12 (1.10%) JMS
9 12 (1.10%) .NET Framework
9 12 (1.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 11 (1.01%) WCF
11 10 (0.92%) jQuery
12 9 (0.83%) HTML5
13 8 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
13 8 (0.73%) WF
13 8 (0.73%) XSLT
14 7 (0.64%) COM
15 6 (0.55%) SOAP
15 6 (0.55%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 61 (5.60%) Management Information System
2 59 (5.42%) Computer Science
3 34 (3.12%) Blackberry
4 33 (3.03%) Replication
5 27 (2.48%) CLARiiON
6 23 (2.11%) EMC Centera
7 22 (2.02%) Firmware
7 22 (2.02%) Symmetrix DMX
7 22 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (1.65%) Thin Client
8 18 (1.65%) Fat Client
9 17 (1.56%) Mainframe
9 17 (1.56%) PMI
10 16 (1.47%) PKI
11 15 (1.38%) iPhone
12 14 (1.29%) Client/Server
13 13 (1.19%) Clustering
14 10 (0.92%) IBM Mainframe
15 9 (0.83%) CMDB
16 8 (0.73%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 367 (33.70%) Windows
2 151 (13.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 131 (12.03%) Linux
4 118 (10.84%) UNIX
5 114 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 97 (8.91%) Windows 7
7 93 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 58 (5.33%) Windows XP
9 37 (3.40%) Windows 8
10 32 (2.94%) Windows 2000
11 23 (2.11%) AIX
12 17 (1.56%) VMS
13 15 (1.38%) Solaris
13 15 (1.38%) zOS
14 10 (0.92%) Windows NT
14 10 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
15 8 (0.73%) Apple iOS
15 8 (0.73%) MVS
16 7 (0.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (18.37%) Service Management
2 192 (17.63%) Service Delivery
3 161 (14.78%) Change Management
4 154 (14.14%) Problem Management
5 132 (12.12%) Project Management
6 119 (10.93%) PRINCE2
7 114 (10.47%) Incident Management
8 83 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 68 (6.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 63 (5.79%) Release Management
11 59 (5.42%) Capacity Management
12 55 (5.05%) Change Control
13 51 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
14 45 (4.13%) Information Security
15 44 (4.04%) Configuration Management
15 44 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
16 42 (3.86%) ITIL V3
17 40 (3.67%) ITSM
17 40 (3.67%) Risk Management
18 39 (3.58%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 227 (20.84%) SQL
2 73 (6.70%) Java
3 66 (6.06%) C#
4 47 (4.32%) VB.NET
5 43 (3.95%) PowerShell
6 41 (3.76%) C
7 37 (3.40%) T-SQL
8 34 (3.12%) JavaScript
9 33 (3.03%) PHP
10 31 (2.85%) VB
11 30 (2.75%) Perl
12 22 (2.02%) Shell Script
13 17 (1.56%) Python
13 17 (1.56%) VB6
13 17 (1.56%) Ruby
14 13 (1.19%) C++
15 8 (0.73%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.64%) VBA
17 6 (0.55%) VBScript
17 6 (0.55%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 161 (14.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 146 (13.41%) Degree
3 145 (13.31%) ITIL Certification
4 87 (7.99%) MCSE
5 73 (6.70%) Cisco Certification
6 71 (6.52%) MCITP
7 69 (6.34%) Security Cleared
8 66 (6.06%) CCNA
9 64 (5.88%) MCP
10 57 (5.23%) MCTS
11 54 (4.96%) MCSA
12 51 (4.68%) SC Cleared
13 48 (4.41%) Citrix Certification
14 47 (4.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 37 (3.40%) PMI Certification
16 33 (3.03%) CCA
17 23 (2.11%) CISSP
17 23 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 20 (1.84%) PMP
19 13 (1.19%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (17.17%) SLA
2 30 (2.75%) QA
3 28 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (2.02%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.64%) COBIT
7 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.092%) GxP
8 1 (0.092%) Data Quality
System Software
1 212 (19.47%) Active Directory
2 108 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (5.51%) Hyper-V
4 31 (2.85%) XenApp
5 29 (2.66%) vSphere
6 28 (2.57%) VMware ESX
7 26 (2.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 17 (1.56%) XenDesktop
9 16 (1.47%) NFS
10 13 (1.19%) VMware Server
10 13 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (1.01%) vCloud
12 8 (0.73%) Squid
13 6 (0.55%) VMFS
14 5 (0.46%) Varnish
14 5 (0.46%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.46%) XenServer
14 5 (0.46%) MetaFrame
15 4 (0.37%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.37%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 30 (2.75%) SCCM
2 25 (2.30%) SCOM
3 16 (1.47%) Backup Exec
3 16 (1.47%) Tivoli
4 13 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 13 (1.19%) OpenView
5 12 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 12 (1.10%) TIBCO Hawk
5 12 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
5 12 (1.10%) HP SIM
6 10 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
7 9 (0.83%) NetBackup
8 7 (0.64%) Nagios
9 5 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.46%) Puppet
10 3 (0.28%) ServiceCenter
10 3 (0.28%) WSUS
11 2 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.18%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 360 (33.06%) Microsoft
2 166 (15.24%) VMware
3 144 (13.22%) Citrix
4 143 (13.13%) Oracle
5 142 (13.04%) Cisco
6 111 (10.19%) HP
7 61 (5.60%) IBM
8 58 (5.33%) EMC
9 56 (5.14%) NetApp
10 41 (3.76%) Dell
11 28 (2.57%) Juniper
11 28 (2.57%) Symantec
12 23 (2.11%) McAfee
13 21 (1.93%) SAP
14 18 (1.65%) Red Hat
15 17 (1.56%) Sophos
16 16 (1.47%) CheckPoint
17 15 (1.38%) SolarWinds
18 14 (1.29%) Brocade
18 14 (1.29%) TIBCO
Preston, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Agilisys Professional Services Ltd
Salary: From £17,500 to £19,500 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + generous bonus + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £60000 to £80000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £16,500 - £20,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £500 - £530 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Salary: £31000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £37500 - £42000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago