Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 21 17
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4 +4
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 272 262 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 8.57% 10.43% 10.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.28% 11.74% 11.80%
Number of salaries quoted 161 164 196
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £30,111
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +41.14% -29.15%
10th Percentile £17,500 £20,000 £20,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £51,250
North West median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.50% -5.88% +5.92%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,930 2,232 2,026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 92.31% 88.85% 89.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,169 1,699 1,719
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.25% - -

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing ITIL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Cheshire

ITIL
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ITIL in Cheshire.

Salary trend for ITIL in Cheshire

ITIL
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Cheshire over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for ITIL in Cheshire

ITIL
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 24 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -2 71 £40,000 -4.76% 2
Warrington -9 65 £39,400 +6.49% 4
Wilmslow -2 16 £23,000 -55.14% 2
Crewe +7 14 £35,000 -24.32% 5
Runcorn +20 12 £17,250 -8.00% 1
Nantwich - 6 £31,500 -
Chester -15 3 £42,500 -10.53% 3
Sandbach - 3 £47,500 -
Northwich -4 2 £20,000 -16.67%
Ellesmere Port +10 1 £42,500 +70.00%
Macclesfield -5 1 £62,500 +190.70% 1
Daresbury - 1 £50,000 -
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 100 (36.76%) Service Management
2 82 (30.15%) Finance
3 64 (23.53%) Windows
4 59 (21.69%) Service Delivery
5 56 (20.59%) Change Management
5 56 (20.59%) Incident Management
5 56 (20.59%) Problem Management
6 54 (19.85%) Risk Management
7 53 (19.49%) Banking
7 53 (19.49%) Microsoft
8 47 (17.28%) Linux
9 45 (16.54%) Law
10 43 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (15.81%) Project Management
11 41 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
12 38 (13.97%) SQL
12 38 (13.97%) Wealth Management
12 38 (13.97%) Investment Banking
13 36 (13.24%) ITIL V3
13 36 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
14 35 (12.87%) Active Directory
15 32 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
16 30 (11.03%) Java
16 30 (11.03%) Unix
16 30 (11.03%) Knowledge Management
17 29 (10.66%) SLA
18 28 (10.29%) Cisco
19 27 (9.93%) PRINCE2
20 26 (9.56%) SQL Server
20 26 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 13 (4.78%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.41%) IIS
3 9 (3.31%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.21%) JBoss
5 6 (2.21%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.84%) CICS
6 5 (1.84%) Confluence
7 4 (1.47%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.10%) Apache
8 3 (1.10%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.10%) Resin
8 3 (1.10%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 4 (1.47%) BASE24
2 3 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.09%) Office 365
2 15 (5.51%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.47%) OpenShift
4 3 (1.10%) IaaS
4 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.88%) VPN
2 14 (5.15%) WAN
3 13 (4.78%) Firewall
4 11 (4.04%) DNS
5 10 (3.68%) LAN
5 10 (3.68%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.57%) Network Security
7 6 (2.21%) ADSL
7 6 (2.21%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (1.84%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (1.84%) MPLS
8 5 (1.84%) Skype
8 5 (1.84%) SMS
9 4 (1.47%) DHCP
10 3 (1.10%) BGP
10 3 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.10%) OSPF
10 3 (1.10%) RIP
10 3 (1.10%) VLAN
11 2 (0.74%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.56%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.41%) MongoDB
3 8 (2.94%) DB2
3 8 (2.94%) MySQL
4 5 (1.84%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.10%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.74%) Big Data
7 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.74%) IMS/DB
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (4.41%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.94%) JIRA
3 6 (2.21%) CA Release Automation
3 6 (2.21%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.74%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.37%) Hudson
7 1 (0.37%) Log4j
7 1 (0.37%) Log4Net
7 1 (0.37%) Moq
7 1 (0.37%) MSI
7 1 (0.37%) MSTest
7 1 (0.37%) NUnit
7 1 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.37%) Selenium
7 1 (0.37%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.37%) Subversion
7 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 82 (30.15%) Finance
2 53 (19.49%) Banking
3 45 (16.54%) Law
4 38 (13.97%) Investment Banking
5 23 (8.46%) Telecoms
6 13 (4.78%) Advertising
7 8 (2.94%) Legal
7 8 (2.94%) Retail
8 5 (1.84%) Marketing
9 4 (1.47%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.74%) Automotive
10 2 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.74%) Local Government
10 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.37%) Back Office
11 1 (0.37%) Billing
11 1 (0.37%) Electronics
11 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 71 (26.10%) Analyst
2 40 (14.71%) Service Analyst
3 34 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 26 (9.56%) Service Manager
4 26 (9.56%) Support Analyst
5 25 (9.19%) Applications Support
6 21 (7.72%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 15 (5.51%) Transition Manager
8 14 (5.15%) Telecoms Analyst
9 13 (4.78%) 1st Line Support
9 13 (4.78%) Release Manager
10 11 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (4.04%) Architect
11 10 (3.68%) Change Manager
11 10 (3.68%) Delivery Manager
11 10 (3.68%) ITIL Manager
12 9 (3.31%) IT Analyst
12 9 (3.31%) Project Manager
12 9 (3.31%) Technical Analyst
13 8 (2.94%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.31%) Web Services
2 7 (2.57%) .NET
3 5 (1.84%) HTML
3 5 (1.84%) Middleware
4 4 (1.47%) JSON
5 3 (1.10%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.10%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.74%) XML
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.37%) COM
7 1 (0.37%) CSS
7 1 (0.37%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.37%) jQuery
7 1 (0.37%) WCF
7 1 (0.37%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.56%) Data Centre
3 23 (8.46%) Management Information System
4 14 (5.15%) Smart Meter
5 13 (4.78%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.94%) Mainframe
7 7 (2.57%) Fintech
7 7 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.21%) PMI
9 5 (1.84%) CMDB
9 5 (1.84%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.84%) PKI
10 4 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
11 3 (1.10%) Marketing Technology
11 3 (1.10%) Replication
11 3 (1.10%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.74%) Clustering
12 2 (0.74%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 64 (23.53%) Windows
2 47 (17.28%) Linux
3 30 (11.03%) Unix
4 14 (5.15%) Windows Server
5 13 (4.78%) Windows 7
6 11 (4.04%) Android
7 10 (3.68%) Apple iOS
7 10 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.47%) AIX
9 4 (1.47%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.37%) CentOS
11 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.37%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (36.76%) Service Management
2 59 (21.69%) Service Delivery
3 56 (20.59%) Change Management
3 56 (20.59%) Incident Management
3 56 (20.59%) Problem Management
4 54 (19.85%) Risk Management
5 43 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (15.81%) Project Management
6 38 (13.97%) Wealth Management
7 36 (13.24%) ITIL V3
7 36 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
8 30 (11.03%) Knowledge Management
9 27 (9.93%) PRINCE2
10 26 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (8.82%) Service Design
12 23 (8.46%) Statistics
13 20 (7.35%) SDLC
14 19 (6.99%) Release Management
15 18 (6.62%) Business Continuity
15 18 (6.62%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 38 (13.97%) SQL
2 30 (11.03%) Java
3 9 (3.31%) C#
3 9 (3.31%) PL/SQL
3 9 (3.31%) Shell Script
4 8 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 7 (2.57%) PHP
6 6 (2.21%) COBOL
6 6 (2.21%) Perl
6 6 (2.21%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.21%) Python
7 5 (1.84%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.10%) Ruby
9 2 (0.74%) Go
9 2 (0.74%) JCL
9 2 (0.74%) Scala
9 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.37%) C
10 1 (0.37%) C++
10 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 32 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
2 23 (8.46%) CCNA
2 23 (8.46%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (8.09%) Network+ Certification
4 20 (7.35%) Degree
5 14 (5.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 12 (4.41%) Security Cleared
7 9 (3.31%) ISEB
8 8 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
8 8 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (2.57%) SC Cleared
10 6 (2.21%) CISSP
10 6 (2.21%) MCP
10 6 (2.21%) PMI Certification
11 5 (1.84%) GCIH
11 5 (1.84%) GIAC
11 5 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.47%) CCNP
12 4 (1.47%) MCSA
12 4 (1.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.66%) SLA
2 8 (2.94%) PMO
3 7 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 6 (2.21%) GDPR
5 4 (1.47%) QA
6 2 (0.74%) COBIT
7 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.37%) PMBOK
System Software
1 35 (12.87%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 11 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.94%) Docker
5 6 (2.21%) XenApp
6 4 (1.47%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.10%) pfSense
8 2 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.74%) vSphere
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.37%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 8 (2.94%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.57%) SCCM
3 6 (2.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (1.84%) BladeLogic
4 5 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.84%) Rancher
5 4 (1.47%) SCOM
5 4 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.10%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (1.10%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.10%) Nagios
6 3 (1.10%) WSUS
7 2 (0.74%) Ganglia
7 2 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.74%) Netcool
7 2 (0.74%) Puppet
7 2 (0.74%) SmoothWall
8 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 53 (19.49%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.29%) Cisco
3 25 (9.19%) VMware
4 22 (8.09%) Fortinet
4 22 (8.09%) Oracle
5 19 (6.99%) Huawei
6 17 (6.25%) Citrix
7 9 (3.31%) IBM
8 7 (2.57%) ServiceNow
9 6 (2.21%) Veeam
10 5 (1.84%) Capita
10 5 (1.84%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.47%) HP
11 4 (1.47%) Teradata
12 3 (1.10%) ATG
12 3 (1.10%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.10%) GoldenSource
12 3 (1.10%) Lotus
12 3 (1.10%) McAfee
12 3 (1.10%) Salesforce.com