Period
to 29 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for ITIL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL over the 6 months to 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ITIL
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 52 23 10
Rank change year-on-year -29 -13 -3
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 126 101 399
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.50% 8.14% 13.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.78% 8.54% 15.01%
Number of salaries quoted 110 89 280
10th Percentile £28,775 £31,150 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £36,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
75th Percentile £53,750 £65,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £73,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% -

ITIL is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,637 1,183 2,659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 94.11% 95.33% 92.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2,152 1,046 2,191
10th Percentile £32,050 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £72,500 £72,500
West Midlands median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +4.65%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Birmingham

ITIL
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ITIL in Birmingham.

Salary trend for ITIL in Birmingham

ITIL
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing ITIL in Birmingham over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for ITIL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, IT jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 52 (41.27%) Microsoft
2 45 (35.71%) Azure
3 37 (29.37%) Microsoft 365
4 33 (26.19%) VMware
5 30 (23.81%) Windows
6 28 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 26 (20.63%) PowerShell
7 26 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (17.46%) AWS
8 22 (17.46%) Social Skills
8 22 (17.46%) SQL
8 22 (17.46%) Service Delivery
9 19 (15.08%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (15.08%) Security Cleared
10 18 (14.29%) Change Management
10 18 (14.29%) Service Management
11 17 (13.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (13.49%) Information Security
11 17 (13.49%) Hyper-V
11 17 (13.49%) Windows Server
12 16 (12.70%) Firewall
12 16 (12.70%) Finance
12 16 (12.70%) Cisco
13 15 (11.90%) SQL Server
13 15 (11.90%) SC Cleared
14 14 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (11.11%) Project Delivery
15 13 (10.32%) WAN
15 13 (10.32%) ITSM
16 12 (9.52%) Supplier Management

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (0.79%) Apache
5 1 (0.79%) Confluence
5 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Maximo
2 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 45 (35.71%) Azure
2 37 (29.37%) Microsoft 365
3 22 (17.46%) AWS
4 8 (6.35%) Power Platform
5 4 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.17%) PowerApps
5 4 (3.17%) SaaS
6 3 (2.38%) PaaS
6 3 (2.38%) Power Automate
7 2 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.59%) IaaS
7 2 (1.59%) Serverless
8 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.79%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.79%) Azure Sentinel
8 1 (0.79%) Azure Service Bus
8 1 (0.79%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.70%) Firewall
2 13 (10.32%) WAN
3 12 (9.52%) LAN
4 11 (8.73%) DNS
5 8 (6.35%) DHCP
6 5 (3.97%) SSL
7 4 (3.17%) Unified Communications
7 4 (3.17%) VPN
8 3 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (2.38%) MPLS
8 3 (2.38%) SAN
8 3 (2.38%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.38%) Wireless
9 2 (1.59%) BGP
9 2 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.59%) IPsec
9 2 (1.59%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.59%) NAS
9 2 (1.59%) OSPF
9 2 (1.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (4.76%) Power BI
5 5 (3.97%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.97%) Data Lake
6 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.59%) MySQL
8 1 (0.79%) Big Data
8 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.79%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) GitLab
2 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.79%) Subversion
2 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (17.46%) Social Skills
2 16 (12.70%) Finance
3 12 (9.52%) Public Sector
4 8 (6.35%) Legal
5 6 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.97%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 5 (3.97%) Law
6 5 (3.97%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.17%) Documentation Skills
7 4 (3.17%) Influencing Skills
7 4 (3.17%) Military
7 4 (3.17%) Police
8 3 (2.38%) Retail
8 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.59%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.79%) Billing
10 1 (0.79%) Electronics
10 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (11.90%) Analyst
2 10 (7.94%) IT Manager
3 9 (7.14%) Developer
3 9 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 7 (5.56%) IT Engineer
4 7 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 6 (4.76%) DBA
5 6 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (4.76%) Senior DBA
6 5 (3.97%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (3.97%) Applications Manager
6 5 (3.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (3.97%) Senior SQL DBA
6 5 (3.97%) Service Delivery Manager
6 5 (3.97%) SQL DBA
6 5 (3.97%) SQL Developer
6 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Developer
6 5 (3.97%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.38%) Web Services
2 2 (1.59%) HTML
3 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.79%) Apache Camel
3 1 (0.79%) CSS
3 1 (0.79%) HTML5
3 1 (0.79%) JDBC
3 1 (0.79%) jQuery
3 1 (0.79%) JSON
3 1 (0.79%) LAMP
3 1 (0.79%) LDAP
3 1 (0.79%) ODBC
3 1 (0.79%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.79%) REST
3 1 (0.79%) SAML
3 1 (0.79%) SOAP
3 1 (0.79%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) Public Cloud
2 11 (8.73%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.76%) Replication
4 5 (3.97%) Clustering
5 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (2.38%) PKI
5 3 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.59%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.59%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.79%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.81%) Windows
2 17 (13.49%) Windows Server
3 10 (7.94%) Windows 10
3 10 (7.94%) Windows Server 2016
4 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.97%) Linux
6 4 (3.17%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.59%) Solaris
7 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.79%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.46%) Service Delivery
2 19 (15.08%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (14.29%) Change Management
3 18 (14.29%) Service Management
4 17 (13.49%) Information Security
4 17 (13.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (11.11%) Project Delivery
6 13 (10.32%) ITSM
7 12 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 12 (9.52%) Supplier Management
8 11 (8.73%) Incident Management
9 10 (7.94%) ETL
9 10 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (7.14%) Security Management
10 9 (7.14%) Service Design
11 8 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (6.35%) Line Management
11 8 (6.35%) Network Design
11 8 (6.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.63%) PowerShell
2 22 (17.46%) SQL
3 7 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.59%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.59%) Perl
5 1 (0.79%) PHP
5 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (15.08%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.94%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (7.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.97%) CISA
5 5 (3.97%) CISM
5 5 (3.97%) CISSP
5 5 (3.97%) Degree
6 4 (3.17%) CCNA
6 4 (3.17%) CCNP
6 4 (3.17%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.59%) CCA
7 2 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.59%) MCSA
7 2 (1.59%) MCSE
7 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.79%) HNC
8 1 (0.79%) HND
8 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.52%) COBIT
1 12 (9.52%) SLA
2 11 (8.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (7.94%) GRC
4 9 (7.14%) NIST
5 2 (1.59%) GDPR
5 2 (1.59%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.59%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 28 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 26 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (13.49%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.56%) XenApp
5 3 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.79%) Docker
6 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (5.56%) SCCM
3 3 (2.38%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.59%) WSUS
5 1 (0.79%) Ansible
5 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.79%) SCOM
5 1 (0.79%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (41.27%) Microsoft
2 33 (26.19%) VMware
3 16 (12.70%) Cisco
4 10 (7.94%) Citrix
5 9 (7.14%) Meraki
6 8 (6.35%) Oracle
7 7 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 7 (5.56%) ServiceNow
7 7 (5.56%) SonicWALL
8 6 (4.76%) SAP
9 4 (3.17%) Dell
9 4 (3.17%) HP
9 4 (3.17%) NEC
9 4 (3.17%) Symantec
10 3 (2.38%) Apple
10 3 (2.38%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.38%) Toshiba
10 3 (2.38%) Veeam
11 2 (1.59%) Dynatrace
11 2 (1.59%) New Relic