The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 69 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs citing ITSM 3 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.57% 0.25% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.32% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 6
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,674 £39,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.85% -13.33%
ITSM
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
440 311 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 84.13% 76.41% 84.82%
Number of salaries quoted 314 221 315
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

ITSM
Salary Trend in Watford

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

ITSM Salary Trend in Watford

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing ITSM 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 ITSM.

1 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
2 3 (42.86%) BIG-IP
2 3 (42.86%) Xen
2 3 (42.86%) WSUS
2 3 (42.86%) NLBS
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) Fat Client
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Thin Client

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing ITSM 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 ITSM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) BIG-IP
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) MPLS
1 3 (42.86%) DSL
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Fat Client
1 3 (42.86%) Thin Client
1 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) BCP
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) IT Asset Management
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
1 3 (42.86%) Xen
1 3 (42.86%) NLBS
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
1 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) BMC