The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 13 9 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +26
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 87 97 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 15.70% 16.55% 6.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.35% 18.91% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 36 40 7
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +9.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,150 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £57,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
ITIL
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
474 513 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 85.56% 87.54% 80.63%
Number of salaries quoted 356 361 190
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

ITIL
Salary Trend in Watford

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

ITIL Salary Trend in Watford

ITIL
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ITIL across the Watford region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

ITIL Salary Histogram in Watford

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 78 (63.93%) Windows
2 75 (61.48%) Microsoft
3 73 (59.84%) Linux
4 67 (54.92%) VMware
5 62 (50.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 46 (37.70%) MS Office
7 42 (34.43%) Information Security
8 41 (33.61%) Firewall
9 39 (31.97%) Active Directory
10 38 (31.15%) MS Excel
11 36 (29.51%) Data Centre
12 35 (28.69%) Office 365
12 35 (28.69%) Windows Server 2008
13 34 (27.87%) Windows Server 2003
14 33 (27.05%) MS Exchange
15 30 (24.59%) CheckPoint
15 30 (24.59%) vSphere
15 30 (24.59%) Windows Server 2012
16 29 (23.77%) VMware ESXi
16 29 (23.77%) DHCP
16 29 (23.77%) DNS
17 28 (22.95%) Cisco
17 28 (22.95%) Problem Management
18 26 (21.31%) IBM
19 25 (20.49%) VPN
20 24 (19.67%) TCP/IP
20 24 (19.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 24 (19.67%) Amazon AWS
21 23 (18.85%) Terminal Services
21 23 (18.85%) Mentoring

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 33 (27.05%) MS Exchange
2 17 (13.93%) WebSphere
3 14 (11.48%) Tomcat
3 14 (11.48%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (10.66%) Apache
4 13 (10.66%) Apache ServiceMix
5 7 (5.74%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.10%) Lync
7 4 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.46%) JBoss
8 3 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.46%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 46 (37.70%) MS Office
2 38 (31.15%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.82%) MS Project
4 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 35 (28.69%) Office 365
2 24 (19.67%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (16.39%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (14.75%) PaaS
5 12 (9.84%) IaaS
6 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.82%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.82%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 41 (33.61%) Firewall
2 29 (23.77%) DHCP
2 29 (23.77%) DNS
3 25 (20.49%) VPN
4 24 (19.67%) TCP/IP
5 21 (17.21%) WAN
5 21 (17.21%) LAN
6 13 (10.66%) FTP
7 11 (9.02%) SAN
7 11 (9.02%) MPLS
8 7 (5.74%) NAS
9 6 (4.92%) VLAN
9 6 (4.92%) HTTP
9 6 (4.92%) VoIP
10 5 (4.10%) PBX
10 5 (4.10%) ISDN
11 4 (3.28%) iSCSI
11 4 (3.28%) BIG-IP
11 4 (3.28%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (3.28%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.11%) DB2
2 14 (11.48%) MySQL
3 8 (6.56%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) PowerBuilder
1 1 (0.82%) CruiseControl
1 1 (0.82%) Maven
General
1 19 (15.57%) Finance
2 11 (9.02%) Retail
3 6 (4.92%) Games
4 3 (2.46%) French Language
5 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (41.80%) Analyst
2 36 (29.51%) Support Analyst
3 19 (15.57%) Support Engineer
4 16 (13.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (10.66%) Operations Analyst
5 13 (10.66%) Operations Support Analyst
6 12 (9.84%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 12 (9.84%) Architect
7 11 (9.02%) Security Engineer
7 11 (9.02%) IT Security Engineer
8 9 (7.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (5.74%) 1st Line Support
10 7 (5.74%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (4.92%) Operations Manager
11 6 (4.92%) Applications Support
11 6 (4.92%) Technical Architect
11 6 (4.92%) IT Operations Manager
11 6 (4.92%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.66%) JDBC
1 13 (10.66%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (3.28%) J2EE
3 3 (2.46%) COM
4 2 (1.64%) Web Services
5 1 (0.82%) XML
5 1 (0.82%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.82%) Spring
5 1 (0.82%) Ajax
5 1 (0.82%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (29.51%) Data Centre
2 18 (14.75%) Handset
3 16 (13.11%) Management Information System
4 13 (10.66%) Mathematics
5 9 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.74%) Clustering
7 5 (4.10%) Visualisation
8 4 (3.28%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (3.28%) Fat Client
8 4 (3.28%) Replication
8 4 (3.28%) Thin Client
8 4 (3.28%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.64%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.64%) iPad
10 1 (0.82%) NHS
10 1 (0.82%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 78 (63.93%) Windows
2 73 (59.84%) Linux
3 35 (28.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (27.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (24.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (19.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (15.57%) UNIX
8 16 (13.11%) AIX
9 13 (10.66%) Solaris
10 4 (3.28%) VMS
10 4 (3.28%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.64%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.82%) Android
12 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (34.43%) Information Security
2 28 (22.95%) Problem Management
3 23 (18.85%) Mentoring
4 21 (17.21%) PRINCE2
5 18 (14.75%) Change Management
6 13 (10.66%) Coaching
7 12 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (9.84%) Incident Management
8 11 (9.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 11 (9.02%) Security Management
8 11 (9.02%) Risk Management
8 11 (9.02%) Patch Management
8 11 (9.02%) Security Patching
8 11 (9.02%) Security Architecture
8 11 (9.02%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (7.38%) ITSM
9 9 (7.38%) Service Management
9 9 (7.38%) E-Commerce
10 7 (5.74%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.92%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.39%) Java
1 20 (16.39%) SQL
2 13 (10.66%) Bash Shell
2 13 (10.66%) Perl
2 13 (10.66%) C
3 5 (4.10%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.46%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (7.38%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (6.56%) CCNA
3 6 (4.92%) MCP
4 5 (4.10%) MCSE
4 5 (4.10%) MCSA
4 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.28%) CCNP
6 3 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.46%) Degree
7 2 (1.64%) CISSP
8 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.82%) VTSP
8 1 (0.82%) GCIA
8 1 (0.82%) GCIH
8 1 (0.82%) CEH
8 1 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.02%) QA
2 5 (4.10%) SLA
3 2 (1.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 62 (50.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (31.97%) Active Directory
3 30 (24.59%) vSphere
4 29 (23.77%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (18.85%) Terminal Services
6 18 (14.75%) VMware Workstation
7 12 (9.84%) Hyper-V
8 9 (7.38%) VMware ESX
9 8 (6.56%) VirtualBox
10 4 (3.28%) Xen
10 4 (3.28%) NLBS
11 3 (2.46%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (9.84%) SCCM
2 11 (9.02%) Nessus
2 11 (9.02%) Nagios
3 4 (3.28%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (3.28%) WSUS
3 4 (3.28%) vMotion
4 1 (0.82%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.82%) Control-M
4 1 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 75 (61.48%) Microsoft
2 67 (54.92%) VMware
3 30 (24.59%) CheckPoint
4 28 (22.95%) Cisco
5 26 (21.31%) IBM
6 19 (15.57%) Oracle
7 17 (13.93%) HP
8 14 (11.48%) Red Hat
9 11 (9.02%) Sophos
9 11 (9.02%) Websense
10 8 (6.56%) ProCurve
10 8 (6.56%) Citrix
11 4 (3.28%) NetIQ
11 4 (3.28%) BMC
12 3 (2.46%) Lotus
12 3 (2.46%) Symantec
12 3 (2.46%) Sun
13 2 (1.64%) Remedy
13 2 (1.64%) Juniper
13 2 (1.64%) i2