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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 21 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 625 431 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.33% 6.18% 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.97% 7.67% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 543 334 403
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £34,659
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +12.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,348
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
6266 5621 6111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.51% 80.62% 79.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5393 4701 5369
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 £27,456 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +20 349 £40,000 +6.66% 42
Cheshire +16 196 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Merseyside +1 38 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Lancashire +5 23 £32,500 +18.18% 4
Cumbria +7 13 £56,250 +104.54% 3
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 419 (34.46%) Finance
2 378 (31.09%) Windows
3 315 (25.90%) Microsoft
4 250 (20.56%) Service Delivery
5 228 (18.75%) Service Management
6 224 (18.42%) Active Directory
7 186 (15.30%) MS Excel
8 183 (15.05%) SLA
9 182 (14.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 178 (14.64%) Change Management
11 174 (14.31%) SQL
12 172 (14.14%) PRINCE2
12 172 (14.14%) Project Management
13 169 (13.90%) VMware
14 166 (13.65%) Oracle
15 161 (13.24%) Degree
16 159 (13.08%) ITIL Certification
17 154 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
18 149 (12.25%) Incident Management
19 146 (12.01%) Citrix
20 143 (11.76%) SQL Server
21 135 (11.10%) Microsoft Certification
22 128 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
23 126 (10.36%) Cisco
24 123 (10.12%) Problem Management
25 118 (9.70%) MS Exchange
26 115 (9.46%) SAN
27 110 (9.05%) Windows Server 2003
28 107 (8.80%) Windows Server 2012
29 106 (8.72%) MS Office

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 118 (9.70%) MS Exchange
2 85 (6.99%) IIS
3 74 (6.09%) SharePoint
4 50 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 47 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 37 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 22 (1.81%) WebLogic
8 20 (1.64%) WebSphere
9 18 (1.48%) Lync
10 16 (1.32%) IBM Notes
11 13 (1.07%) Apache
12 12 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
13 10 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (0.66%) CMS
16 5 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
16 5 (0.41%) TIBCO EMS
17 4 (0.33%) MS Project Server
17 4 (0.33%) TPMS
17 4 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 186 (15.30%) MS Excel
2 106 (8.72%) MS Office
3 15 (1.23%) MS Project
4 11 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.082%) SPSS
6 1 (0.082%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.082%) InDesign
6 1 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.49%) Sage 50
5 5 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.41%) HFM
5 5 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.16%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.16%) SAP QM
7 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.082%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.082%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.082%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.082%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.082%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.082%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.082%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.082%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.22%) Office 365
2 14 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.82%) SaaS
4 8 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.082%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (9.46%) SAN
2 83 (6.83%) Firewall
3 76 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 68 (5.59%) WAN
5 65 (5.35%) LAN
6 63 (5.18%) NAS
7 57 (4.69%) DNS
8 29 (2.38%) SMTP
9 26 (2.14%) DHCP
10 22 (1.81%) VoIP
11 21 (1.73%) VPN
12 19 (1.56%) Wireless
13 18 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (1.48%) Internet
14 17 (1.40%) Network Security
15 14 (1.15%) LDAP
16 13 (1.07%) iSCSI
17 12 (0.99%) SSL
18 10 (0.82%) Intranet
19 9 (0.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 53 (4.36%) Oracle Database
3 42 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 39 (3.21%) Oracle Database 12c
5 38 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 36 (2.96%) Oracle9i Database
7 26 (2.14%) DB2
8 25 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (1.73%) Relational Database
10 18 (1.48%) MySQL
10 18 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
16 5 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (0.41%) MS Access
16 5 (0.41%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 20 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (1.40%) Visual Studio
3 16 (1.32%) ClearCase
4 9 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (0.33%) JIRA
6 3 (0.25%) Subversion
6 3 (0.25%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.25%) Toad
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.16%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.082%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.082%) MSI
General
1 419 (34.46%) Finance
2 77 (6.33%) Banking
3 66 (5.43%) Retail
4 43 (3.54%) Financial Institution
5 35 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 31 (2.55%) Legal
7 17 (1.40%) Retail Banking
8 15 (1.23%) Law
8 15 (1.23%) Back Office
9 12 (0.99%) Publishing
9 12 (0.99%) Local Government
10 11 (0.90%) Marketing
11 10 (0.82%) Advertising
11 10 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.66%) Multimedia
12 8 (0.66%) Billing
13 7 (0.58%) Front Office
14 6 (0.49%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.41%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 286 (23.52%) Analyst
2 139 (11.43%) Service Manager
3 104 (8.55%) Service Analyst
4 81 (6.66%) Service Desk Analyst
5 79 (6.50%) Support Analyst
6 71 (5.84%) DBA
7 70 (5.76%) Project Manager
8 67 (5.51%) Team Leader
9 66 (5.43%) Support Engineer
10 43 (3.54%) Architect
11 41 (3.37%) Oracle DBA
12 39 (3.21%) Applications Support
12 39 (3.21%) Delivery Manager
13 38 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
14 33 (2.71%) Server Engineer
14 33 (2.71%) Administrator
14 33 (2.71%) IT Services Manager
15 31 (2.55%) Services Delivery Manager
15 31 (2.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 28 (2.30%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (4.69%) .NET
2 40 (3.29%) Web Services
3 29 (2.38%) Middleware
4 24 (1.97%) XML
5 23 (1.89%) HTML
6 16 (1.32%) CSS
6 16 (1.32%) XSLT
7 13 (1.07%) ASP.NET
7 13 (1.07%) HTML5
8 10 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (0.58%) CSS3
9 7 (0.58%) jQuery
10 5 (0.41%) COM
10 5 (0.41%) EDI
11 4 (0.33%) JMS
11 4 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (0.33%) Ajax
11 4 (0.33%) J2EE
12 3 (0.25%) SAP XI
12 3 (0.25%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 154 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 30 (2.47%) Clustering
4 27 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 20 (1.64%) Blackberry
6 19 (1.56%) PMI
7 18 (1.48%) FMCG
7 18 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (1.32%) Client/Server
8 16 (1.32%) Replication
9 15 (1.23%) CLARiiON
10 12 (0.99%) EMC Centera
10 12 (0.99%) iSeries
10 12 (0.99%) Symmetrix DMX
11 9 (0.74%) CMDB
12 7 (0.58%) Fat Client
12 7 (0.58%) AS400
12 7 (0.58%) Thin Client
12 7 (0.58%) GIS
12 7 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 378 (31.09%) Windows
2 182 (14.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 110 (9.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 107 (8.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 103 (8.47%) UNIX
6 95 (7.81%) Linux
7 83 (6.83%) Windows 7
8 42 (3.45%) Windows XP
9 40 (3.29%) Windows 8
10 23 (1.89%) Windows 2000
11 18 (1.48%) VMS
12 12 (0.99%) Apple iOS
13 9 (0.74%) Solaris
14 7 (0.58%) AIX
15 6 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (0.49%) Android
16 5 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.41%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (20.56%) Service Delivery
2 228 (18.75%) Service Management
3 178 (14.64%) Change Management
4 172 (14.14%) Project Management
4 172 (14.14%) PRINCE2
5 149 (12.25%) Incident Management
6 128 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 123 (10.12%) Problem Management
8 86 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
9 80 (6.58%) Migration
9 80 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
10 70 (5.76%) Mentoring
11 68 (5.59%) Risk Management
12 62 (5.10%) Change Control
13 61 (5.02%) Capacity Management
14 58 (4.77%) Information Security
15 50 (4.11%) Release Management
16 49 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
17 48 (3.95%) Time Management
18 46 (3.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 174 (14.31%) SQL
2 49 (4.03%) PowerShell
3 42 (3.45%) C
3 42 (3.45%) Perl
4 41 (3.37%) Java
5 37 (3.04%) C#
6 32 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 28 (2.30%) VB.NET
8 22 (1.81%) C++
8 22 (1.81%) JavaScript
9 21 (1.73%) PHP
10 17 (1.40%) Python
11 14 (1.15%) VB
12 12 (0.99%) Shell Script
13 9 (0.74%) VBA
14 8 (0.66%) Ruby
15 6 (0.49%) Uniface
16 4 (0.33%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.33%) Korn
17 2 (0.16%) VB6
Qualifications
1 161 (13.24%) Degree
2 159 (13.08%) ITIL Certification
3 135 (11.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 85 (6.99%) Security Cleared
5 71 (5.84%) MCSE
6 69 (5.67%) SC Cleared
7 68 (5.59%) MCITP
8 64 (5.26%) MCP
9 57 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
10 56 (4.61%) CCNA
11 54 (4.44%) MCTS
12 51 (4.19%) MCSA
13 43 (3.54%) Citrix Certification
14 41 (3.37%) PMI Certification
15 37 (3.04%) CCA
15 37 (3.04%) CISSP
16 35 (2.88%) ISEB
17 34 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 33 (2.71%) ISTQB
18 33 (2.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (15.05%) SLA
2 52 (4.28%) QA
3 34 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 19 (1.56%) PCI DSS
6 13 (1.07%) COBIT
7 6 (0.49%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.33%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.16%) GxP
9 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 224 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 93 (7.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (4.93%) Hyper-V
4 47 (3.87%) Oracle RMAN
5 34 (2.80%) XenApp
6 22 (1.81%) VMware ESX
6 22 (1.81%) vSphere
7 20 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 16 (1.32%) XenDesktop
9 12 (0.99%) Firmware
10 10 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.49%) vCloud
12 5 (0.41%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.25%) XenServer
13 3 (0.25%) NFS
13 3 (0.25%) MetaFrame
13 3 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.16%) Varnish
14 2 (0.16%) VMFS
14 2 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 43 (3.54%) Foglight
2 42 (3.45%) Data Guard
3 35 (2.88%) SCCM
4 27 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 15 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 15 (1.23%) Backup Exec
6 14 (1.15%) SCOM
7 12 (0.99%) OpenView
7 12 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 10 (0.82%) Tivoli
9 9 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
10 8 (0.66%) NetBackup
11 7 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (0.41%) TIBCO Hawk
13 3 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 3 (0.25%) WSUS
13 3 (0.25%) Nagios
13 3 (0.25%) ARCserve
13 3 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
14 2 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 315 (25.90%) Microsoft
2 169 (13.90%) VMware
3 166 (13.65%) Oracle
4 146 (12.01%) Citrix
5 126 (10.36%) Cisco
6 71 (5.84%) HP
7 44 (3.62%) Symantec
8 43 (3.54%) Imperva
9 35 (2.88%) NetApp
10 32 (2.63%) Juniper
11 29 (2.38%) Dell
11 29 (2.38%) IBM
11 29 (2.38%) McAfee
12 27 (2.22%) EMC
13 17 (1.40%) SAP
14 16 (1.32%) IronPort
15 15 (1.23%) Lotus
16 13 (1.07%) F5
16 13 (1.07%) Apple
17 12 (0.99%) Mitel
Knutsford, Cheshire
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, car allowance, benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus on call and bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, on call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
BAE Systems
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
BAE Systems
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefirs
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £65,000 to £72,500 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefirs
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago