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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 57 72 52
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Permanent jobs citing ITSM 7 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.32% 0.34% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 0.44% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 3
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -24.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,000 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £39,000 £49,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
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
408 450 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 76.69% 77.32% 80.45%
Number of salaries quoted 310 332 238
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ITSM across the Watford region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

ITSM Salary Histogram in Watford

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 8 (88.89%) Service Management
1 8 (88.89%) Problem Management
2 7 (77.78%) Performance Management
2 7 (77.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) Business Continuity
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) Citrix
2 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
2 7 (77.78%) BCP
2 7 (77.78%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (66.67%) MPLS
3 6 (66.67%) Blackberry
3 6 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (66.67%) DSL
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (66.67%) Thin Client
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) MS Office
3 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 6 (66.67%) BIG-IP
3 6 (66.67%) Xen
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 7

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 6 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) BIG-IP
2 6 (66.67%) MPLS
2 6 (66.67%) DSL
3 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Product Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Thin Client
1 6 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 6 (66.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Service Management
1 8 (88.89%) Problem Management
2 7 (77.78%) Performance Management
2 7 (77.78%) Business Continuity Planning
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) BCP
2 7 (77.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (77.78%) Business Continuity
3 2 (22.22%) Facility Management
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) Xen
2 6 (66.67%) NLBS
2 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) WSUS
2 1 (11.11%) Data Guard
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) Citrix
1 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Axway
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Wyse
3 1 (11.11%) Kofax
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) Lotus
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) IBM