Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 19 22
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +6
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 276 312 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 10.00% 11.02% 8.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.69% 12.21% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 178 198 163
Cheshire median annual salary £39,250 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.78% +38.46% -18.75%
10th Percentile £17,500 £23,120 £19,050
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £53,100
North West median annual salary £39,000 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -8.24% +6.25%

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 2,581 2,555 1,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 93.51% 90.22% 88.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,942 1,926 1,604
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,875 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Warrington -7 64 £39,000 +11.43% 5
Knutsford 0 63 £40,000 - 4
Wilmslow +5 29 £21,000 -50.44%
Runcorn +21 19 £20,000 -68.00% 4
Northwich +7 13 £20,000 -22.33%
Chester -11 9 £25,500 -46.32% 1
Crewe +14 8 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Nantwich - 3 £31,500 -
Macclesfield +8 1 £30,000 +29.03% 1
Daresbury - 1 £50,000 -
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 98 (35.51%) Service Management
2 75 (27.17%) Microsoft
3 65 (23.55%) Finance
4 64 (23.19%) Problem Management
5 63 (22.83%) Windows
6 59 (21.38%) Active Directory
7 50 (18.12%) Service Delivery
7 50 (18.12%) Banking
7 50 (18.12%) Incident Management
8 49 (17.75%) Change Management
9 45 (16.30%) Risk Management
10 43 (15.58%) SLA
11 41 (14.86%) Law
12 38 (13.77%) VMware
13 37 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 36 (13.04%) Wealth Management
15 35 (12.68%) Data Centre
16 34 (12.32%) Investment Banking
17 33 (11.96%) ITSM
17 33 (11.96%) Windows Server
18 31 (11.23%) Cisco
18 31 (11.23%) Cisco Certification
19 30 (10.87%) Telecoms
20 29 (10.51%) Disaster Recovery
20 29 (10.51%) CCNA
20 29 (10.51%) SQL
20 29 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
21 28 (10.14%) Project Management
21 28 (10.14%) ITIL V3
22 25 (9.06%) ITIL Certification

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 14 (5.07%) IIS
2 12 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.26%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.81%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.09%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.72%) CICS
8 2 (0.72%) JBoss
8 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.36%) Apache
9 1 (0.36%) Confluence
9 1 (0.36%) Resin
9 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (6.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (6.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (2.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.09%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.61%) Office 365
2 10 (3.62%) IaaS
3 9 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.97%) VPN
2 18 (6.52%) Firewall
2 18 (6.52%) WAN
3 17 (6.16%) DNS
4 15 (5.43%) TCP/IP
5 12 (4.35%) DHCP
5 12 (4.35%) LAN
5 12 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
5 12 (4.35%) SAN
6 11 (3.99%) Network Security
7 10 (3.62%) SMS
8 8 (2.90%) MPLS
8 8 (2.90%) Skype
8 8 (2.90%) SSL
8 8 (2.90%) VoIP
9 7 (2.54%) Wireless
10 6 (2.17%) BGP
10 6 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (2.17%) OSPF
10 6 (2.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (1.09%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.09%) MySQL
3 3 (1.09%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.72%) DB2
4 2 (0.72%) IMS/DB
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.36%) Big Data
5 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.45%) JIRA
2 3 (1.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.72%) CA Release Automation
3 2 (0.72%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.72%) Selenium
3 2 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.36%) Gradle
4 1 (0.36%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.36%) JMeter
4 1 (0.36%) Log4j
4 1 (0.36%) Log4Net
4 1 (0.36%) Moq
4 1 (0.36%) MSTest
4 1 (0.36%) NUnit
4 1 (0.36%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 65 (23.55%) Finance
2 50 (18.12%) Banking
3 41 (14.86%) Law
4 34 (12.32%) Investment Banking
5 30 (10.87%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.99%) Legal
7 9 (3.26%) Advertising
8 6 (2.17%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.45%) Retail
10 2 (0.72%) Billing
10 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.72%) Marketing
11 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 80 (28.99%) Analyst
2 46 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 43 (15.58%) Service Manager
4 38 (13.77%) Service Desk Analyst
5 26 (9.42%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 17 (6.16%) IT Analyst
7 15 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (5.07%) Applications Support
8 14 (5.07%) Operations Analyst
8 14 (5.07%) Support Analyst
9 13 (4.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 13 (4.71%) Telecoms Analyst
10 12 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
10 12 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (4.35%) Technical Manager
11 11 (3.99%) Support Specialist
11 11 (3.99%) Transition Manager
12 10 (3.62%) Data Centre Manager
12 10 (3.62%) Infrastructure Manager
12 10 (3.62%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.81%) .NET
2 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.72%) Flash
2 2 (0.72%) Hibernate
2 2 (0.72%) J2EE
2 2 (0.72%) Middleware
2 2 (0.72%) Spring
2 2 (0.72%) Web Services
3 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (0.36%) COM
3 1 (0.36%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.36%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.36%) JSON
3 1 (0.36%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.36%) WCF
3 1 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.68%) Data Centre
2 29 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 22 (7.97%) Smart Meter
5 8 (2.90%) Clustering
6 7 (2.54%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (2.54%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.17%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.45%) CMDB
8 4 (1.45%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.45%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.45%) Smart Energy
8 4 (1.45%) User Experience
9 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.09%) PKI
9 3 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.72%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.36%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 63 (22.83%) Windows
2 33 (11.96%) Windows Server
3 19 (6.88%) Linux
4 17 (6.16%) Android
5 16 (5.80%) Apple iOS
6 14 (5.07%) Unix
6 14 (5.07%) Windows 7
7 13 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.17%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.72%) AIX
9 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.72%) Solaris
9 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.36%) CentOS
10 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (35.51%) Service Management
2 64 (23.19%) Problem Management
3 50 (18.12%) Incident Management
3 50 (18.12%) Service Delivery
4 49 (17.75%) Change Management
5 45 (16.30%) Risk Management
6 37 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (13.04%) Wealth Management
8 33 (11.96%) ITSM
9 29 (10.51%) Disaster Recovery
10 28 (10.14%) ITIL V3
10 28 (10.14%) Project Management
11 24 (8.70%) Business Continuity
11 24 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
12 23 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
12 23 (8.33%) Service Design
12 23 (8.33%) Statistics
13 21 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 20 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (6.88%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 29 (10.51%) SQL
2 15 (5.43%) Java
3 4 (1.45%) C#
4 3 (1.09%) COBOL
4 3 (1.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.09%) Perl
5 2 (0.72%) C++
5 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.72%) Python
5 2 (0.72%) Scala
5 2 (0.72%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.36%) JCL
6 1 (0.36%) Jython
6 1 (0.36%) PHP
6 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.36%) Ruby
6 1 (0.36%) VB
6 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (11.23%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (10.51%) CCNA
3 25 (9.06%) ITIL Certification
4 18 (6.52%) Degree
4 18 (6.52%) Network+ Certification
5 15 (5.43%) Security Cleared
6 11 (3.99%) ISEB
6 11 (3.99%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (3.26%) CISSP
9 8 (2.90%) CCNP
9 8 (2.90%) ISEB Practitioner
9 8 (2.90%) MCSE
10 7 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (2.17%) GCIH
11 6 (2.17%) GIAC
12 5 (1.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (1.09%) MCP
13 3 (1.09%) MCSA
14 2 (0.72%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (15.58%) SLA
2 18 (6.52%) GDPR
3 10 (3.62%) QA
4 5 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.09%) PMO
7 2 (0.72%) COBIT
System Software
1 59 (21.38%) Active Directory
2 24 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.52%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.62%) XenApp
4 10 (3.62%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.17%) vSphere
6 5 (1.81%) pfSense
7 2 (0.72%) vCloud
8 1 (0.36%) Docker
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.36%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.36%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.17%) AirWatch
2 5 (1.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (1.81%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (1.81%) Foglight
2 5 (1.81%) FortiGate
2 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.72%) Nagios
3 2 (0.72%) SCCM
4 1 (0.36%) Ansible
4 1 (0.36%) CASB
4 1 (0.36%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.36%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.36%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.36%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) QRadar
4 1 (0.36%) SCOM
4 1 (0.36%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 75 (27.17%) Microsoft
2 38 (13.77%) VMware
3 31 (11.23%) Cisco
4 21 (7.61%) Fortinet
5 18 (6.52%) Huawei
6 12 (4.35%) Citrix
7 8 (2.90%) Remedy
7 8 (2.90%) ServiceNow
8 7 (2.54%) CheckPoint
8 7 (2.54%) Oracle
9 6 (2.17%) F5
9 6 (2.17%) HP
9 6 (2.17%) McAfee
9 6 (2.17%) Meraki
9 6 (2.17%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.81%) Blue Coat
10 5 (1.81%) Brocade
10 5 (1.81%) NetIQ
10 5 (1.81%) Nimble Storage
10 5 (1.81%) TippingPoint