Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 21 28
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 -10
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 338 214 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 10.79% 9.39% 7.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.13% 10.78% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 217 165 204
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £33,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% +1.54% -18.75%
10th Percentile £24,600 £20,300 £18,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £54,625
North West median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% - -

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 2786 1986 2760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.92% 87.14% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2106 1649 2357
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +0.63%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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
Warrington 0 93 £35,000 +0.86% 7
Knutsford +2 65 £50,000 - 1
Chester -7 23 £33,750 -32.50%
Wilmslow +16 20 £34,000 -4.56% 2
Crewe +8 8 £42,500 +51.79% 1
Sandbach - 8 £47,500 - 1
Runcorn 0 7 £62,500 +78.57%
Ellesmere Port +9 6 £45,000 -25.00%
Macclesfield -1 3 £25,000 +1.01%
Northwich -3 3 £24,500 +28.95%
Alderley Edge - 2 £30,000 -
Congleton - 1 £27,500 -
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 119 (35.21%) Finance
2 104 (30.77%) Windows
3 89 (26.33%) Service Management
4 86 (25.44%) Service Delivery
5 83 (24.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 83 (24.56%) Microsoft
6 62 (18.34%) Banking
7 60 (17.75%) Risk Management
8 52 (15.38%) Change Management
8 52 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 51 (15.09%) ITIL Certification
9 51 (15.09%) Degree
10 50 (14.79%) Unix
11 48 (14.20%) Project Management
12 46 (13.61%) DNS
13 42 (12.43%) SQL
14 41 (12.13%) SLA
15 40 (11.83%) WAN
15 40 (11.83%) DHCP
15 40 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
16 39 (11.54%) ITIL V3
17 35 (10.36%) Windows Server 2008
17 35 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
18 33 (9.76%) Investment Banking
18 33 (9.76%) Wealth Management
18 33 (9.76%) Information Security
19 32 (9.47%) Firewall
19 32 (9.47%) LAN
20 31 (9.17%) Microsoft Excel
20 31 (9.17%) Linux

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 22 (6.51%) SharePoint
2 17 (5.03%) MS Exchange
3 15 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (2.96%) IIS
6 7 (2.07%) JBoss
7 5 (1.48%) CICS
7 5 (1.48%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (1.48%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.48%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.18%) Apache
9 3 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.89%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.59%) iPlanet
11 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.30%) Resin
11 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (9.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (5.92%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) SAP EWM
1 2 (0.59%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.30%) SAP LE
2 1 (0.30%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (6.51%) Office 365
3 15 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (3.55%) OpenShift
5 8 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.78%) G Suite
7 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.30%) PaaS
7 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (13.61%) DNS
2 40 (11.83%) DHCP
2 40 (11.83%) WAN
3 32 (9.47%) Firewall
3 32 (9.47%) LAN
4 25 (7.40%) VPN
5 22 (6.51%) TCP/IP
5 22 (6.51%) Wireless
6 21 (6.21%) Ethernet
7 20 (5.92%) IP Telephony
8 18 (5.33%) SSL
9 17 (5.03%) BGP
9 17 (5.03%) Cisco IOS
9 17 (5.03%) EIGRP
9 17 (5.03%) OSPF
10 14 (4.14%) Wireshark
11 13 (3.85%) Internet
11 13 (3.85%) SAN
12 12 (3.55%) Network Security
13 11 (3.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.58%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.85%) DB2
3 12 (3.55%) MS Access
4 9 (2.66%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (2.37%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.37%) Redis
5 8 (2.37%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.48%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 5 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (1.48%) MariaDB
7 4 (1.18%) IMS/DB
7 4 (1.18%) Ingres
7 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.18%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.89%) MySQL
8 3 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.30%) GIS
Development Applications
1 12 (3.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 8 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.30%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.30%) JIRA
3 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 119 (35.21%) Finance
2 62 (18.34%) Banking
3 33 (9.76%) Investment Banking
4 28 (8.28%) Law
5 17 (5.03%) Manufacturing
6 15 (4.44%) Financial Institution
7 14 (4.14%) Legal
7 14 (4.14%) Retail
8 6 (1.78%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (1.18%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.89%) Advertising
10 3 (0.89%) Billing
10 3 (0.89%) Publishing
11 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 84 (24.85%) Analyst
2 37 (10.95%) Service Manager
3 23 (6.80%) Architect
4 18 (5.33%) Service Architect
5 17 (5.03%) Applications Support
5 17 (5.03%) Delivery Manager
5 17 (5.03%) Support Manager
6 16 (4.73%) Support Engineer
7 14 (4.14%) Data Analyst
7 14 (4.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 14 (4.14%) Project Manager
7 14 (4.14%) Service Support Manager
8 13 (3.85%) Support Analyst
9 12 (3.55%) Developer
9 12 (3.55%) Network Engineer
9 12 (3.55%) Service Design Architect
10 11 (3.25%) Banking Analyst
10 11 (3.25%) Services Delivery Manager
10 11 (3.25%) SharePoint Developer
11 10 (2.96%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.21%) Middleware
2 12 (3.55%) .NET
3 8 (2.37%) CSS
3 8 (2.37%) EDI
4 6 (1.78%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.48%) Web Services
6 4 (1.18%) XML
7 3 (0.89%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.89%) HTML
7 3 (0.89%) WF
7 3 (0.89%) XSLT
8 2 (0.59%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (0.59%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (0.59%) IDoc
8 2 (0.59%) J2EE
8 2 (0.59%) JSON
8 2 (0.59%) LAMP
8 2 (0.59%) Node.js
8 2 (0.59%) SAP XI
8 2 (0.59%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.99%) Data Centre
3 16 (4.73%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.25%) Client/Server
5 11 (3.25%) Driving Licence
5 11 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (2.96%) PMI
7 9 (2.66%) Mainframe
8 7 (2.07%) Life Science
8 7 (2.07%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.78%) Contactless
10 5 (1.48%) Smart Meter
11 4 (1.18%) Clustering
12 3 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.89%) User Experience
13 2 (0.59%) iPad
13 2 (0.59%) Taxonomies
13 2 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 104 (30.77%) Windows
2 50 (14.79%) Unix
3 35 (10.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (9.17%) Linux
5 27 (7.99%) Windows Server
6 19 (5.62%) Windows 10
6 19 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (4.44%) Windows 8
8 14 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (3.55%) AIX
9 12 (3.55%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.78%) Solaris
10 6 (1.78%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.89%) Android
11 3 (0.89%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (26.33%) Service Management
2 86 (25.44%) Service Delivery
3 83 (24.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (17.75%) Risk Management
5 52 (15.38%) Change Management
6 48 (14.20%) Project Management
7 40 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (11.54%) ITIL V3
9 33 (9.76%) Information Security
9 33 (9.76%) Wealth Management
10 31 (9.17%) Incident Management
11 28 (8.28%) PRINCE2
12 25 (7.40%) Problem Management
13 24 (7.10%) Service Delivery Management
13 24 (7.10%) Service Design
14 22 (6.51%) Load Balancing
15 21 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (5.92%) Configuration Management
16 20 (5.92%) ITSM
16 20 (5.92%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (12.43%) SQL
2 23 (6.80%) Java
3 21 (6.21%) Python
4 10 (2.96%) PHP
5 9 (2.66%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.37%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.37%) Ruby
7 7 (2.07%) Perl
8 6 (1.78%) C#
9 5 (1.48%) COBOL
10 3 (0.89%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.30%) AWK
11 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.30%) sed
11 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (15.09%) Degree
1 51 (15.09%) ITIL Certification
2 24 (7.10%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (6.80%) CCNP
4 20 (5.92%) MCP
4 20 (5.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (5.03%) MCSE
6 16 (4.73%) CISSP
7 14 (4.14%) A+ Certification
8 13 (3.85%) CISM
9 12 (3.55%) CISA
9 12 (3.55%) CRISC
9 12 (3.55%) MCSA
9 12 (3.55%) PMP
10 11 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
10 11 (3.25%) PMI Certification
11 8 (2.37%) DBS Check
12 7 (2.07%) CCNA
13 6 (1.78%) APMG
13 6 (1.78%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (12.13%) SLA
2 11 (3.25%) COBIT
3 10 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 6 (1.78%) COSO
5 6 (1.78%) PMBOK
6 4 (1.18%) GDPR
6 4 (1.18%) QA
7 3 (0.89%) PMO
8 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 2 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.73%) Hyper-V
3 12 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.37%) Docker
5 7 (2.07%) XenApp
6 6 (1.78%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.18%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (4.14%) Ganglia
2 11 (3.25%) SCCM
3 9 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.66%) SCOM
4 8 (2.37%) Ansible
4 8 (2.37%) Puppet
4 8 (2.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (1.48%) CA Wily
6 4 (1.18%) BladeLogic
6 4 (1.18%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.18%) Netcool
7 3 (0.89%) Control-M
8 2 (0.59%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.30%) Nagios
9 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 83 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 30 (8.88%) Oracle
3 28 (8.28%) Cisco
3 28 (8.28%) VMware
4 22 (6.51%) Citrix
5 20 (5.92%) F5
6 17 (5.03%) Teradata
7 16 (4.73%) ServiceNow
8 14 (4.14%) IBM
9 12 (3.55%) SAP
9 12 (3.55%) Tableau
10 10 (2.96%) Riverbed
11 8 (2.37%) Google
11 8 (2.37%) SaltStack
12 7 (2.07%) Veeam
13 6 (1.78%) Blue Coat
14 5 (1.48%) CA
14 5 (1.48%) RedPrairie
14 5 (1.48%) Sun
14 5 (1.48%) Sybase