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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 18 16 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 536 531 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.74% 9.71% 6.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.31% 12.36% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 447 450 281
Average salary £42,116 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.40% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,080 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £59,875
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
4353 4295 3711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.07% 78.50% 75.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3623 3638 3149
Average salary £42,350 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 -2 291 £52,500 +5.00% 24
Warwickshire +8 74 £31,500 -3.07% 8
Coventry 0 56 £39,500 -8.13% 6
Staffordshire -8 43 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Shropshire +4 15 £25,000 -9.09% 2
Solihull -17 14 £34,500 -8.00% 5
Worcestershire +5 10 £39,000 -13.33%
Wolverhampton +6 8 £24,000 -27.27%
Walsall -2 5 £42,500 +21.42%
West Bromwich +1 3 £55,000 +29.41%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £38,750 -
Dudley -1 1 £23,000 -30.30%
ITIL
England

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 255 (27.01%) Windows
2 235 (24.89%) Microsoft
3 218 (23.09%) Service Management
4 206 (21.82%) Finance
5 183 (19.39%) Service Delivery
6 136 (14.41%) PRINCE2
7 134 (14.19%) Degree
8 133 (14.09%) Incident Management
9 122 (12.92%) Project Management
10 121 (12.82%) ITIL Certification
11 118 (12.50%) VMware
12 115 (12.18%) Cisco
13 113 (11.97%) SQL
14 111 (11.76%) Active Directory
14 111 (11.76%) Change Management
15 108 (11.44%) MS Excel
16 105 (11.12%) SQL Server
17 103 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
18 101 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
19 94 (9.96%) Citrix
20 93 (9.85%) Continuous Improvement
21 87 (9.22%) Security Cleared
21 87 (9.22%) SLA
22 86 (9.11%) Firewall
22 86 (9.11%) VMware Infrastructure
23 84 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
24 79 (8.37%) UNIX
25 74 (7.84%) MS Office
26 73 (7.73%) MCSE
27 65 (6.89%) MS Exchange

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 65 (6.89%) MS Exchange
2 50 (5.30%) SharePoint
3 30 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (2.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 25 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 24 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 22 (2.33%) IIS
8 13 (1.38%) Apache
8 13 (1.38%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.95%) Lync
10 8 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (0.85%) CMS
11 7 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.64%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.53%) EPiServer CMS
14 2 (0.21%) Drupal
15 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 108 (11.44%) MS Excel
2 74 (7.84%) MS Office
3 17 (1.80%) MS Project
4 10 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.53%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.42%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (2.86%) assyst
2 14 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.85%) Agresso
4 6 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.42%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.32%) SAP PP
6 3 (0.32%) Movex
6 3 (0.32%) Academy Housing
6 3 (0.32%) arcHouse
7 2 (0.21%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.21%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.21%) Finacle
7 2 (0.21%) FLEXCUBE
7 2 (0.21%) Misys Equation
7 2 (0.21%) SAP APO
7 2 (0.21%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.64%) Office 365
3 6 (0.64%) IaaS
4 2 (0.21%) SaaS
4 2 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (9.11%) Firewall
2 61 (6.46%) LAN
3 60 (6.36%) WAN
4 56 (5.93%) SAN
5 47 (4.98%) TCP/IP
6 46 (4.87%) DNS
7 45 (4.77%) VPN
8 37 (3.92%) DHCP
9 29 (3.07%) VoIP
10 23 (2.44%) 4G
11 21 (2.22%) NAS
12 19 (2.01%) Network Security
12 19 (2.01%) Internet
12 19 (2.01%) Wireless
13 17 (1.80%) TETRA
13 17 (1.80%) Broadband
14 16 (1.69%) VLAN
15 15 (1.59%) 3G
16 14 (1.48%) iSCSI
16 14 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (11.12%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (1.06%) DTS
8 7 (0.74%) OLAP
9 6 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.42%) QlikView
10 4 (0.42%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.32%) KDB
12 2 (0.21%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.21%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (0.21%) MySQL
12 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (1.17%) Visual Studio
1 11 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (0.74%) LoadRunner
3 6 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.11%) MSI
5 1 (0.11%) JIRA
General
1 206 (21.82%) Finance
2 41 (4.34%) Retail
3 40 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 28 (2.97%) Law
5 26 (2.75%) Manufacturing
6 23 (2.44%) Legal
7 21 (2.22%) Banking
8 13 (1.38%) Automotive
9 9 (0.95%) Front Office
10 6 (0.64%) Back Office
10 6 (0.64%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.53%) Advertising
12 4 (0.42%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.42%) Marketing
13 3 (0.32%) German Language
13 3 (0.32%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.11%) Local Government
14 1 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 163 (17.27%) Analyst
2 109 (11.55%) Service Manager
3 56 (5.93%) Support Analyst
4 55 (5.83%) Architect
5 54 (5.72%) Technical Manager
6 50 (5.30%) Service Analyst
7 47 (4.98%) Incident Manager
8 43 (4.56%) Transition Manager
9 41 (4.34%) Project Manager
10 38 (4.03%) Senior Manager
10 38 (4.03%) Data Centre Manager
11 37 (3.92%) Support Engineer
12 36 (3.81%) Data Manager
12 36 (3.81%) Service Desk Analyst
13 33 (3.50%) Team Leader
14 30 (3.18%) Delivery Manager
15 29 (3.07%) Services Delivery Manager
15 29 (3.07%) Developer
16 28 (2.97%) Applications Support
17 27 (2.86%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.18%) .NET
2 17 (1.80%) ASP.NET
3 16 (1.69%) HTML
4 13 (1.38%) .NET Framework
4 13 (1.38%) WCF
5 12 (1.27%) CSS
6 11 (1.17%) Middleware
7 8 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
8 7 (0.74%) COM
9 5 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (0.42%) Web Services
10 4 (0.42%) JMS
11 3 (0.32%) XML
11 3 (0.32%) XMPP
11 3 (0.32%) SAP Business Workflow
12 2 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
12 2 (0.21%) WPF
12 2 (0.21%) Flash
12 2 (0.21%) EDI
12 2 (0.21%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 84 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (2.22%) Blackberry
2 21 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 20 (2.12%) Clustering
4 19 (2.01%) PDA
5 16 (1.69%) CMDB
6 12 (1.27%) Statistics
6 12 (1.27%) Thin Client
6 12 (1.27%) Fat Client
7 11 (1.17%) Replication
8 7 (0.74%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.64%) Life Science
10 5 (0.53%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.53%) Firmware
10 5 (0.53%) PMI
11 4 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.42%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.42%) User Experience
11 4 (0.42%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 255 (27.01%) Windows
2 103 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (8.37%) UNIX
4 59 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 56 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (4.03%) Linux
7 28 (2.97%) Windows XP
8 20 (2.12%) Windows 8
9 11 (1.17%) AIX
10 10 (1.06%) SUSE
11 9 (0.95%) Solaris
11 9 (0.95%) Windows 2000
12 5 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.21%) OS/400
13 2 (0.21%) i5/OS
14 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (23.09%) Service Management
2 183 (19.39%) Service Delivery
3 136 (14.41%) PRINCE2
4 133 (14.09%) Incident Management
5 122 (12.92%) Project Management
6 111 (11.76%) Change Management
7 93 (9.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 63 (6.67%) Problem Management
9 62 (6.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 62 (6.57%) People Management
10 52 (5.51%) ITIL V3
11 51 (5.40%) ITSM
11 51 (5.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 46 (4.87%) Line Management
13 34 (3.60%) Mentoring
13 34 (3.60%) Agile Software Development
13 34 (3.60%) Load Balancing
14 32 (3.39%) Transition Management
15 29 (3.07%) Matrix Management
16 28 (2.97%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 113 (11.97%) SQL
2 20 (2.12%) C#
3 17 (1.80%) Java
4 10 (1.06%) C++
5 9 (0.95%) T-SQL
5 9 (0.95%) VBScript
5 9 (0.95%) Shell Script
6 8 (0.85%) VB
7 7 (0.74%) Korn
7 7 (0.74%) Perl
8 6 (0.64%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.53%) C
9 5 (0.53%) PL/SQL
9 5 (0.53%) VBA
9 5 (0.53%) Python
10 4 (0.42%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.42%) ABAP
11 2 (0.21%) PHP
12 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 134 (14.19%) Degree
2 121 (12.82%) ITIL Certification
3 101 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 87 (9.22%) Security Cleared
5 73 (7.73%) MCSE
6 55 (5.83%) SC Cleared
7 51 (5.40%) ISEB
8 38 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
9 31 (3.28%) CCNA
10 29 (3.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 28 (2.97%) MCSA
12 21 (2.22%) MCITP
12 21 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 20 (2.12%) CCNP
14 19 (2.01%) MCP
15 13 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
15 13 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 12 (1.27%) CISSP
16 12 (1.27%) CCA
17 11 (1.17%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (9.22%) SLA
2 15 (1.59%) QA
3 12 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.17%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.06%) COBIT
6 4 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.21%) Basel II
7 2 (0.21%) IAS 39
7 2 (0.21%) GxP
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 111 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 86 (9.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (4.56%) XenApp
4 32 (3.39%) vSphere
5 28 (2.97%) Hyper-V
6 22 (2.33%) VMware ESX
7 17 (1.80%) XenDesktop
8 14 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
10 6 (0.64%) IAG
10 6 (0.64%) UAG
11 5 (0.53%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.42%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (0.21%) NFS
14 2 (0.21%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.11%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 27 (2.86%) WSUS
2 24 (2.54%) SCCM
3 15 (1.59%) NetBackup
4 12 (1.27%) Backup Exec
5 11 (1.17%) SCOM
6 8 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (0.64%) CA SiteMinder
7 6 (0.64%) Cacti
7 6 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.32%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (0.32%) Netcool
9 3 (0.32%) Nagios
9 3 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.21%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.11%) OPNET
11 1 (0.11%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 235 (24.89%) Microsoft
2 118 (12.50%) VMware
3 115 (12.18%) Cisco
4 94 (9.96%) Citrix
5 45 (4.77%) Oracle
6 41 (4.34%) HP
7 40 (4.24%) Juniper
8 39 (4.13%) Remedy
9 36 (3.81%) NetApp
10 30 (3.18%) CheckPoint
11 28 (2.97%) F5
12 27 (2.86%) McAfee
12 27 (2.86%) Symantec
12 27 (2.86%) EMC
13 21 (2.22%) Dell
13 21 (2.22%) IBM
14 20 (2.12%) Sun
15 19 (2.01%) SAP
16 18 (1.91%) SolarWinds
17 16 (1.69%) BMC
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NES Global Talent
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 1 hour ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Yoh
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £42000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Exec Car + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
MBA Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Code Red Associates
Salary: £28000 to £32000 per annum - + Excellent Pension/Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NES Global Talent
Salary: £65000 to £75000 per annum - Car, Pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allow + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Tipton, West Midlands (County)
Rethink Mental Illness
Salary: From £18,378 to £20,622 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago