The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 14 17 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 674 502 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.72% 9.44% 7.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.36% 11.99% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 573 445 291
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,200 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4694 4188 3475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.62% 78.72% 75.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4051 3560 2984
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ITIL
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

ITIL Salary Trend in the West Midlands

ITIL
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ITIL across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

ITIL Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

ITIL
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
Birmingham +5 402 £50,000 +5.26% 41
Warwickshire +5 70 £32,000 -11.11% 8
Coventry 0 51 £42,366 +5.91% 6
Staffordshire +1 42 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Solihull +1 39 £34,000 -9.33% 5
Shropshire -3 12 £32,500 +18.18% 3
Wolverhampton +4 11 £24,000 - 2
Worcestershire 0 8 £40,125 +18.88%
Walsall -8 8 £35,750 +19.16%
West Bromwich +8 4 £42,250 +12.66% 2
Herefordshire -5 1 £40,000 -30.43%
Dudley - 1 £23,000 -
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 271 (25.45%) Windows
2 268 (25.16%) Microsoft
3 243 (22.82%) Service Management
4 218 (20.47%) Finance
5 192 (18.03%) Service Delivery
6 181 (17.00%) Incident Management
7 158 (14.84%) Degree
8 148 (13.90%) ITIL Certification
9 147 (13.80%) PRINCE2
10 146 (13.71%) SQL
11 141 (13.24%) VMware
12 132 (12.39%) Cisco
13 131 (12.30%) Change Management
14 128 (12.02%) Project Management
15 125 (11.74%) MS Excel
16 116 (10.89%) Active Directory
17 113 (10.61%) SQL Server
18 111 (10.42%) Citrix
19 109 (10.23%) Security Cleared
19 109 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
20 105 (9.86%) UNIX
21 99 (9.30%) Firewall
22 97 (9.11%) Problem Management
23 93 (8.73%) Microsoft Certification
23 93 (8.73%) SLA
24 90 (8.45%) People Management
25 87 (8.17%) VMware Infrastructure
26 86 (8.08%) LAN
27 84 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
28 80 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 73 (6.85%) MS Exchange
2 47 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 36 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (1.78%) IIS
6 15 (1.41%) Tomcat
7 14 (1.31%) Apache
8 11 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (0.85%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.66%) CMS
11 7 (0.66%) Lync
12 5 (0.47%) EPiServer CMS
12 5 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.38%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.19%) Oracle Application Server
14 2 (0.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 125 (11.74%) MS Excel
2 69 (6.48%) MS Office
3 20 (1.88%) MS Project
4 14 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 33 (3.10%) assyst
2 17 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.75%) Agresso
5 6 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
6 5 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.38%) Academy Housing
7 4 (0.38%) arcHouse
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.19%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.19%) Retail-J
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.19%) Infor M3
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.094%) SAP Payroll
9 1 (0.094%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.094%) Movex
9 1 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.75%) Office 365
3 8 (0.75%) IaaS
4 3 (0.28%) SaaS
5 2 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (9.30%) Firewall
2 86 (8.08%) LAN
3 74 (6.95%) WAN
4 65 (6.10%) TCP/IP
5 58 (5.45%) VPN
6 48 (4.51%) SAN
7 45 (4.23%) DNS
8 37 (3.47%) DHCP
9 29 (2.72%) Wireless
10 23 (2.16%) 4G
11 21 (1.97%) Network Security
11 21 (1.97%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (1.88%) VoIP
13 19 (1.78%) Internet
14 17 (1.60%) TETRA
15 16 (1.50%) iSCSI
15 16 (1.50%) VLAN
15 16 (1.50%) Cisco Nexus
16 15 (1.41%) Broadband
17 14 (1.31%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (0.66%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.38%) MarkLogic
9 4 (0.38%) KDB
9 4 (0.38%) QlikView
10 3 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.28%) SQLPlus
10 3 (0.28%) MySQL
10 3 (0.28%) MS Access
11 2 (0.19%) DTS
11 2 (0.19%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 13 (1.22%) Visual Studio
2 11 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.38%) Toad
5 3 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (0.28%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.094%) MSI
6 1 (0.094%) JIRA
General
1 218 (20.47%) Finance
2 42 (3.94%) Retail
3 40 (3.76%) Telecoms
4 33 (3.10%) Banking
5 26 (2.44%) Law
5 26 (2.44%) Legal
5 26 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 21 (1.97%) Front Office
7 13 (1.22%) Automotive
8 10 (0.94%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.66%) Back Office
9 7 (0.66%) Advertising
10 6 (0.56%) Marketing
11 5 (0.47%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.094%) Local Government
13 1 (0.094%) Billing
13 1 (0.094%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 197 (18.50%) Analyst
2 116 (10.89%) Service Manager
3 70 (6.57%) Support Analyst
4 68 (6.38%) Architect
5 56 (5.26%) Service Analyst
6 51 (4.79%) Incident Manager
7 47 (4.41%) Project Manager
8 46 (4.32%) Transition Manager
9 43 (4.04%) Data Centre Manager
9 43 (4.04%) Technical Manager
10 41 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
10 41 (3.85%) Applications Support
11 40 (3.76%) Support Engineer
11 40 (3.76%) Services Delivery Manager
12 39 (3.66%) Service Desk Analyst
13 37 (3.47%) Team Leader
14 36 (3.38%) Data Manager
15 32 (3.00%) Senior Manager
16 29 (2.72%) Network Engineer
17 27 (2.54%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.00%) .NET
2 16 (1.50%) ASP.NET
2 16 (1.50%) CSS
3 14 (1.31%) Middleware
3 14 (1.31%) WCF
4 13 (1.22%) HTML
5 10 (0.94%) .NET Framework
6 9 (0.85%) JMS
7 6 (0.56%) Web Services
8 4 (0.38%) D-Bus
9 3 (0.28%) WPF
9 3 (0.28%) COM
9 3 (0.28%) Flash
9 3 (0.28%) XMPP
9 3 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.19%) XML
10 2 (0.19%) SailPoint
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.094%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (0.094%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 84 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (2.25%) Management Information System
2 24 (2.25%) Clustering
3 23 (2.16%) Statistics
3 23 (2.16%) Life Science
4 22 (2.07%) CMDB
5 12 (1.13%) Fat Client
5 12 (1.13%) Thin Client
5 12 (1.13%) Blackberry
5 12 (1.13%) Performance Metrics
6 10 (0.94%) PDA
7 7 (0.66%) GIS
7 7 (0.66%) Mobile App
8 6 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (0.56%) Mainframe
8 6 (0.56%) NHS
8 6 (0.56%) Replication
9 5 (0.47%) FMCG
9 5 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.38%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 271 (25.45%) Windows
2 109 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 105 (9.86%) UNIX
4 61 (5.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 57 (5.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 54 (5.07%) Windows 7
7 52 (4.88%) Linux
8 26 (2.44%) Windows XP
9 24 (2.25%) Windows 8
10 15 (1.41%) AIX
11 14 (1.31%) Windows 2000
12 11 (1.03%) Solaris
13 7 (0.66%) SUSE
14 4 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.28%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.19%) i5/OS
16 2 (0.19%) OS/400
17 1 (0.094%) VMS
17 1 (0.094%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (22.82%) Service Management
2 192 (18.03%) Service Delivery
3 181 (17.00%) Incident Management
4 147 (13.80%) PRINCE2
5 131 (12.30%) Change Management
6 128 (12.02%) Project Management
7 97 (9.11%) Problem Management
8 90 (8.45%) People Management
9 80 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 79 (7.42%) Continuous Improvement
11 64 (6.01%) Disaster Recovery
12 48 (4.51%) ITSM
13 42 (3.94%) Release Management
14 40 (3.76%) Agile Software Development
15 36 (3.38%) Mentoring
16 34 (3.19%) Load Balancing
16 34 (3.19%) Transition Management
17 33 (3.10%) ITIL V3
17 33 (3.10%) Migration
17 33 (3.10%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 146 (13.71%) SQL
2 33 (3.10%) Java
3 26 (2.44%) C#
4 21 (1.97%) VBScript
5 17 (1.60%) PL/SQL
6 15 (1.41%) Python
7 13 (1.22%) Perl
7 13 (1.22%) C++
8 10 (0.94%) Shell Script
9 9 (0.85%) Korn
10 7 (0.66%) PowerShell
11 6 (0.56%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.47%) VB
12 5 (0.47%) VBA
13 4 (0.38%) PHP
14 3 (0.28%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.19%) C
16 1 (0.094%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 158 (14.84%) Degree
2 148 (13.90%) ITIL Certification
3 109 (10.23%) Security Cleared
4 93 (8.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 78 (7.32%) SC Cleared
6 63 (5.92%) MCSE
7 58 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
8 47 (4.41%) ISEB
9 44 (4.13%) CCNA
10 38 (3.57%) CCNP
11 29 (2.72%) MCSA
12 23 (2.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 22 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 22 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (1.50%) MCITP
14 16 (1.50%) MCP
15 14 (1.31%) CISSP
16 13 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
17 12 (1.13%) CCDP
17 12 (1.13%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (8.73%) SLA
2 16 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.03%) QA
4 10 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.75%) COBIT
6 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.094%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 116 (10.89%) Active Directory
2 87 (8.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (4.23%) vSphere
4 37 (3.47%) XenApp
5 28 (2.63%) Hyper-V
6 23 (2.16%) VMware ESX
7 14 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (1.22%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.47%) Firmware
9 5 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (0.38%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.38%) RHEV
11 3 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.28%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.19%) XenServer
13 1 (0.094%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.094%) IAG
13 1 (0.094%) UAG
Systems Management
1 21 (1.97%) SCCM
2 15 (1.41%) NetBackup
3 14 (1.31%) Backup Exec
4 13 (1.22%) Nagios
5 9 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 9 (0.85%) SCOM
6 7 (0.66%) CA SiteMinder
7 6 (0.56%) WSUS
8 5 (0.47%) Netcool
8 5 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.28%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.28%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.28%) Cisco UCCE
11 2 (0.19%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.19%) SCSM
11 2 (0.19%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 268 (25.16%) Microsoft
2 141 (13.24%) VMware
3 132 (12.39%) Cisco
4 111 (10.42%) Citrix
5 58 (5.45%) Juniper
6 57 (5.35%) Oracle
7 56 (5.26%) Remedy
8 43 (4.04%) F5
9 39 (3.66%) HP
10 35 (3.29%) CheckPoint
11 32 (3.00%) Sun
12 30 (2.82%) EMC
13 27 (2.54%) IBM
14 25 (2.35%) NetApp
15 24 (2.25%) Symantec
16 21 (1.97%) Dell
17 20 (1.88%) McAfee
18 19 (1.78%) SolarWinds
18 19 (1.78%) BMC
19 13 (1.22%) Business Objects
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Car allowance + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Car, PHI, pension, 38 hol
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 to £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum + 33 days hol, training, childcare + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago