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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 16 16 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 608 515 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.80% 9.75% 6.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.51% 12.47% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 502 439 282
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £24,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £57,500 £57,500
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
4501 4130 3639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.92% 78.20% 75.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3791 3498 3071
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 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 2 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 2 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 +2 351 £52,500 +10.52% 22
Warwickshire -4 69 £31,500 -5.97% 1
Coventry +1 57 £41,116 -4.38% 15
Staffordshire +10 44 £35,000 +7.69% 10
Solihull -8 25 £34,500 -27.36% 7
Shropshire +2 14 £25,000 -16.66% 4
Wolverhampton +2 8 £24,000 -27.27% 1
Worcestershire +4 7 £30,750 -3.90%
Walsall -7 6 £42,500 +30.76%
West Bromwich +4 3 £55,000 +66.66%
Dudley -2 1 £23,000 -30.30%
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 267 (26.54%) Windows
2 254 (25.25%) Microsoft
3 234 (23.26%) Service Management
4 215 (21.37%) Finance
5 188 (18.69%) Service Delivery
6 161 (16.00%) Incident Management
7 152 (15.11%) Degree
8 144 (14.31%) PRINCE2
9 138 (13.72%) Project Management
10 136 (13.52%) SQL
11 130 (12.92%) ITIL Certification
12 123 (12.23%) Change Management
13 121 (12.03%) Cisco
13 121 (12.03%) VMware
14 114 (11.33%) MS Excel
15 111 (11.03%) SQL Server
15 111 (11.03%) Active Directory
16 106 (10.54%) Microsoft Certification
16 106 (10.54%) Windows Server 2008
17 104 (10.34%) Citrix
18 94 (9.34%) UNIX
18 94 (9.34%) Security Cleared
19 91 (9.05%) Continuous Improvement
20 90 (8.95%) Firewall
21 87 (8.65%) SLA
22 86 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
23 84 (8.35%) VMware Infrastructure
24 81 (8.05%) Problem Management
25 76 (7.55%) People Management
26 75 (7.46%) MCSE

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 66 (6.56%) MS Exchange
2 46 (4.57%) SharePoint
3 30 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (2.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 22 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (1.89%) IIS
7 14 (1.39%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.29%) Apache
9 8 (0.80%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (0.80%) Lync
10 7 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.50%) CMS
11 5 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.30%) EPiServer CMS
13 3 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.20%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 114 (11.33%) MS Excel
2 73 (7.26%) MS Office
3 17 (1.69%) MS Project
4 10 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.20%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (3.38%) assyst
2 15 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.80%) Agresso
4 6 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.40%) Academy Housing
5 4 (0.40%) arcHouse
6 3 (0.30%) SAP PP
7 2 (0.20%) Movex
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.20%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.20%) SAP APO
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.099%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.099%) Retail-J
8 1 (0.099%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.099%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.099%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.60%) Office 365
3 6 (0.60%) IaaS
4 3 (0.30%) SaaS
5 2 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (8.95%) Firewall
2 71 (7.06%) LAN
3 67 (6.66%) WAN
4 57 (5.67%) TCP/IP
5 51 (5.07%) VPN
6 49 (4.87%) DNS
6 49 (4.87%) SAN
7 40 (3.98%) DHCP
8 30 (2.98%) VoIP
9 23 (2.29%) 4G
10 22 (2.19%) Wireless
11 20 (1.99%) Network Security
12 19 (1.89%) NAS
12 19 (1.89%) Internet
12 19 (1.89%) Broadband
13 17 (1.69%) TETRA
14 16 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
14 16 (1.59%) iSCSI
14 16 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (1.49%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (0.89%) DTS
9 8 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (0.60%) OLAP
10 6 (0.60%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.40%) MarkLogic
11 4 (0.40%) QlikView
12 3 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.30%) MySQL
12 3 (0.30%) MS Access
12 3 (0.30%) KDB
13 2 (0.20%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 13 (1.29%) Visual Studio
2 11 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (0.40%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.099%) MSI
6 1 (0.099%) JIRA
General
1 215 (21.37%) Finance
2 40 (3.98%) Telecoms
3 38 (3.78%) Retail
4 29 (2.88%) Law
5 28 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 24 (2.39%) Banking
7 23 (2.29%) Legal
8 15 (1.49%) Automotive
8 15 (1.49%) Front Office
9 8 (0.80%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.70%) Back Office
11 5 (0.50%) Advertising
12 4 (0.40%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.40%) Marketing
13 3 (0.30%) German Language
13 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.099%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.099%) Local Government
14 1 (0.099%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.099%) Billing
Job Titles
1 183 (18.19%) Analyst
2 110 (10.93%) Service Manager
3 60 (5.96%) Support Analyst
4 57 (5.67%) Architect
4 57 (5.67%) Technical Manager
5 55 (5.47%) Service Analyst
5 55 (5.47%) Incident Manager
6 46 (4.57%) Project Manager
7 45 (4.47%) Transition Manager
8 42 (4.17%) Data Centre Manager
9 39 (3.88%) Data Manager
9 39 (3.88%) Service Desk Analyst
10 38 (3.78%) Senior Manager
10 38 (3.78%) Support Engineer
11 35 (3.48%) Applications Support
11 35 (3.48%) Delivery Manager
12 34 (3.38%) Services Delivery Manager
13 33 (3.28%) Team Leader
14 27 (2.68%) Developer
15 26 (2.58%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.98%) .NET
2 16 (1.59%) ASP.NET
3 14 (1.39%) HTML
4 13 (1.29%) WCF
4 13 (1.29%) CSS
5 12 (1.19%) .NET Framework
5 12 (1.19%) Middleware
6 8 (0.80%) JMS
6 8 (0.80%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (0.50%) Web Services
7 5 (0.50%) COM
8 4 (0.40%) D-Bus
9 3 (0.30%) SAP Business Workflow
9 3 (0.30%) Flash
9 3 (0.30%) XMPP
9 3 (0.30%) WPF
10 2 (0.20%) EDI
10 2 (0.20%) XML
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 86 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (2.29%) Management Information System
3 22 (2.19%) Clustering
4 21 (2.09%) Blackberry
5 20 (1.99%) CMDB
6 19 (1.89%) PDA
7 16 (1.59%) Statistics
8 14 (1.39%) Life Science
9 12 (1.19%) Fat Client
9 12 (1.19%) Thin Client
10 9 (0.89%) Replication
11 7 (0.70%) Mobile App
11 7 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.60%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.50%) NHS
14 4 (0.40%) PMI
14 4 (0.40%) FMCG
14 4 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.40%) User Experience
14 4 (0.40%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 267 (26.54%) Windows
2 106 (10.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 94 (9.34%) UNIX
4 62 (6.16%) Windows 7
5 57 (5.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (5.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 42 (4.17%) Linux
8 29 (2.88%) Windows XP
9 23 (2.29%) Windows 8
10 13 (1.29%) AIX
11 11 (1.09%) Solaris
11 11 (1.09%) Windows 2000
12 8 (0.80%) SUSE
13 5 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.20%) OS/400
14 2 (0.20%) i5/OS
14 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.099%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.099%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.099%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (23.26%) Service Management
2 188 (18.69%) Service Delivery
3 161 (16.00%) Incident Management
4 144 (14.31%) PRINCE2
5 138 (13.72%) Project Management
6 123 (12.23%) Change Management
7 91 (9.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 81 (8.05%) Problem Management
9 76 (7.55%) People Management
10 66 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 64 (6.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 53 (5.27%) ITSM
13 43 (4.27%) ITIL V3
13 43 (4.27%) Line Management
14 36 (3.58%) Mentoring
14 36 (3.58%) Release Management
15 35 (3.48%) Transition Management
15 35 (3.48%) Agile Software Development
16 34 (3.38%) Load Balancing
17 31 (3.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 136 (13.52%) SQL
2 24 (2.39%) Java
3 23 (2.29%) C#
4 15 (1.49%) VBScript
5 13 (1.29%) C++
6 12 (1.19%) Perl
7 10 (0.99%) Python
8 9 (0.89%) Shell Script
8 9 (0.89%) T-SQL
9 8 (0.80%) Korn
9 8 (0.80%) PL/SQL
10 7 (0.70%) PowerShell
10 7 (0.70%) VB
11 5 (0.50%) VBA
12 4 (0.40%) ABAP
12 4 (0.40%) C
13 3 (0.30%) PHP
13 3 (0.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 152 (15.11%) Degree
2 130 (12.92%) ITIL Certification
3 106 (10.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 94 (9.34%) Security Cleared
5 75 (7.46%) MCSE
6 62 (6.16%) SC Cleared
7 52 (5.17%) ISEB
8 46 (4.57%) Cisco Certification
9 36 (3.58%) CCNA
10 28 (2.78%) MCSA
11 27 (2.68%) CCNP
11 27 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 21 (2.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 19 (1.89%) MCITP
13 19 (1.89%) MCP
14 14 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 13 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
15 13 (1.29%) CISSP
16 12 (1.19%) CCA
17 11 (1.09%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (8.65%) SLA
2 13 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.99%) QA
4 9 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.80%) COBIT
6 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.099%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.099%) GxP
7 1 (0.099%) Data Quality
System Software
1 111 (11.03%) Active Directory
2 84 (8.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (4.37%) XenApp
4 32 (3.18%) vSphere
5 26 (2.58%) Hyper-V
6 21 (2.09%) VMware ESX
7 16 (1.59%) XenDesktop
8 13 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.50%) Firmware
11 4 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (0.40%) IAG
11 4 (0.40%) UAG
11 4 (0.40%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.30%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.30%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (0.20%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 24 (2.39%) SCCM
2 19 (1.89%) WSUS
3 16 (1.59%) NetBackup
4 13 (1.29%) Backup Exec
4 13 (1.29%) SCOM
5 9 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (0.70%) CA SiteMinder
7 6 (0.60%) Nagios
8 5 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.40%) Cacti
9 4 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.30%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.30%) Netcool
10 3 (0.30%) Cisco UCCE
10 3 (0.30%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (0.30%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.20%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.20%) SCSM
Vendors
1 254 (25.25%) Microsoft
2 121 (12.03%) Cisco
2 121 (12.03%) VMware
3 104 (10.34%) Citrix
4 52 (5.17%) Oracle
5 47 (4.67%) Remedy
6 45 (4.47%) Juniper
7 39 (3.88%) HP
8 32 (3.18%) CheckPoint
8 32 (3.18%) F5
9 28 (2.78%) EMC
9 28 (2.78%) NetApp
10 27 (2.68%) McAfee
10 27 (2.68%) Symantec
11 25 (2.49%) Sun
12 23 (2.29%) Dell
13 22 (2.19%) IBM
14 18 (1.79%) BMC
14 18 (1.79%) SolarWinds
15 15 (1.49%) LANDesk
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £42000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, car, pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + dep on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car allowance + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Sourceright
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands
Xoserve
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands
Xoserve
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NES Global Talent
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum - Car + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum £25K + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NES Global Talent
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum - Car + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago