The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston 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 27 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 8 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 5.88% 3.70% 5.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.40% 4.59% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 6
Average salary £25,375 £37,123 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.64% +51.52%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ITIL
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
125 109 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 91.91% 80.74% 82.22%
Number of salaries quoted 100 79 95
Average salary £40,000 £37,123 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.75% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ITIL across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

ITIL
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ITIL across the Preston region.

ITIL Salary Trend in Preston

ITIL
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ITIL across the Preston region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

ITIL Salary Histogram in Preston

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 9 (52.94%) Project Management
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (41.18%) Change Management
4 6 (35.29%) LAN
4 6 (35.29%) WAN
4 6 (35.29%) HP
5 5 (29.41%) EMC
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco
5 5 (29.41%) Client/Server
5 5 (29.41%) Internet
5 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
5 5 (29.41%) Service Management
5 5 (29.41%) NetApp
5 5 (29.41%) Veeam
5 5 (29.41%) Nimble Storage
6 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
6 4 (23.53%) Citrix
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) Aerospace
6 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
7 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
7 3 (17.65%) Firewall
7 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) Transition Management
8 2 (11.76%) QA
8 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Agresso
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) LAN
1 6 (35.29%) WAN
2 5 (29.41%) Internet
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security
4 1 (5.88%) NAS
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) PBX
4 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) MS Access
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
1 4 (23.53%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Service Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Transition Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Support
3 2 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Services Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Procurement Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Statistics
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Project Management
2 7 (41.18%) Change Management
3 5 (29.41%) Service Management
3 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
4 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
5 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) Transition Management
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) People Management
6 2 (11.76%) ERP
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE
6 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
6 2 (11.76%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.88%) Network Management
7 1 (5.88%) Change Control
7 1 (5.88%) CRM
7 1 (5.88%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
1 2 (11.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) HP
3 5 (29.41%) EMC
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) Veeam
3 5 (29.41%) Nimble Storage
3 5 (29.41%) NetApp
4 4 (23.53%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) Avaya
5 2 (11.76%) Juniper
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) Sun
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) SAP
5 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (5.88%) Nortel