Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 18 21
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3 -4
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 286 240 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 8.47% 11.18% 8.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.45% 12.74% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 183 164 201
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% +22.22% -25.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £20,750 £19,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year -2.50% +0.63% -0.63%

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 3,025 1,884 2,431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 89.60% 87.79% 86.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2,238 1,525 2,140
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -14 71 £45,000 +28.57% 11
Knutsford +1 57 £50,000 - 8
Chester -9 14 £30,000 -50.00% 4
Wilmslow +8 13 £33,250 -22.22%
Crewe +6 10 £40,000 +23.08% 5
Sandbach - 9 £47,500 -
Runcorn -6 7 £62,500 +237.84% 2
Ellesmere Port +12 4 £65,000 +8.33%
Macclesfield -4 3 £25,000 - 1
Alderley Edge - 2 £30,000 -
Northwich -2 1 £31,500 +65.79%
Congleton - 1 £27,500 -
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 96 (33.57%) Finance
2 93 (32.52%) Service Management
3 89 (31.12%) Windows
4 79 (27.62%) Service Delivery
5 68 (23.78%) Microsoft
6 64 (22.38%) Change Management
7 60 (20.98%) Risk Management
8 57 (19.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 57 (19.93%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (19.93%) Banking
9 51 (17.83%) Unix
10 49 (17.13%) Project Management
11 47 (16.43%) Linux
12 44 (15.38%) SQL
12 44 (15.38%) Active Directory
12 44 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
13 38 (13.29%) Investment Banking
13 38 (13.29%) Wealth Management
14 37 (12.94%) Incident Management
14 37 (12.94%) Oracle
15 36 (12.59%) Problem Management
16 35 (12.24%) ITIL V3
16 35 (12.24%) Java
17 34 (11.89%) Law
18 32 (11.19%) SLA
19 30 (10.49%) DNS
19 30 (10.49%) Information Security
19 30 (10.49%) Amazon AWS
20 29 (10.14%) Degree
21 27 (9.44%) Office 365

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 (4.90%) IIS
2 13 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (3.15%) JBoss
5 9 (3.15%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.80%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.10%) CICS
7 6 (2.10%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.75%) Apache
8 5 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (1.75%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.40%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.40%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.05%) Confluence
10 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.70%) Resin
Applications
1 21 (7.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (6.29%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.35%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.35%) SAP EWM
2 1 (0.35%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.49%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (9.44%) Office 365
3 12 (4.20%) OpenShift
4 9 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.35%) G Suite
6 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.49%) DNS
2 24 (8.39%) DHCP
3 21 (7.34%) WAN
4 18 (6.29%) LAN
5 16 (5.59%) TCP/IP
6 13 (4.55%) SAN
7 10 (3.50%) VPN
8 9 (3.15%) Firewall
9 6 (2.10%) Internet
9 6 (2.10%) SSL
10 5 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.75%) Ethernet
10 5 (1.75%) Network Security
11 4 (1.40%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (1.40%) VoIP
11 4 (1.40%) Wireless
12 3 (1.05%) IP Telephony
12 3 (1.05%) IPsec
12 3 (1.05%) MPLS
12 3 (1.05%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.55%) DB2
3 11 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 8 (2.80%) MS Access
5 7 (2.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (2.45%) MySQL
5 7 (2.45%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.45%) Redis
5 7 (2.45%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.40%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.05%) IMS/DB
7 3 (1.05%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.70%) Ingres
8 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.40%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.05%) JIRA
5 2 (0.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 96 (33.57%) Finance
2 57 (19.93%) Banking
3 38 (13.29%) Investment Banking
4 34 (11.89%) Law
5 10 (3.50%) Retail
6 8 (2.80%) Legal
7 5 (1.75%) Advertising
7 5 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.40%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.05%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.70%) Automotive
10 2 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.70%) Local Government
10 2 (0.70%) Marketing
11 1 (0.35%) Billing
11 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (23.78%) Analyst
2 30 (10.49%) Service Manager
3 26 (9.09%) Architect
4 22 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 22 (7.69%) Service Architect
5 18 (6.29%) Delivery Manager
5 18 (6.29%) Support Analyst
6 16 (5.59%) Support Engineer
7 14 (4.90%) ITIL Manager
7 14 (4.90%) Service Design Architect
7 14 (4.90%) Support Manager
8 13 (4.55%) Technical Manager
9 11 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 11 (3.85%) Services Delivery Manager
10 10 (3.50%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (3.50%) Project Manager
10 10 (3.50%) Service Support Manager
11 9 (3.15%) Change Manager
11 9 (3.15%) Implementation Manager
11 9 (3.15%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.24%) Middleware
2 13 (4.55%) .NET
3 6 (2.10%) .NET Framework
3 6 (2.10%) Web Services
4 5 (1.75%) HTML
5 3 (1.05%) JSON
5 3 (1.05%) XML
6 2 (0.70%) Apache Flex
6 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.70%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.70%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (0.70%) J2EE
6 2 (0.70%) LAMP
6 2 (0.70%) LDAP
6 2 (0.70%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.70%) WF
6 2 (0.70%) XSLT
7 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.64%) Data Centre
3 14 (4.90%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.20%) PMI
5 10 (3.50%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (3.15%) Mainframe
7 6 (2.10%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.75%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.40%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.05%) Fintech
10 3 (1.05%) Life Science
10 3 (1.05%) User Experience
11 2 (0.70%) CMDB
11 2 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.70%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.70%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.70%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 89 (31.12%) Windows
2 51 (17.83%) Unix
3 47 (16.43%) Linux
4 20 (6.99%) Windows Server
4 20 (6.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (5.59%) Windows 10
6 11 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 11 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.80%) AIX
8 6 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.75%) Android
9 5 (1.75%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.75%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.40%) Solaris
11 3 (1.05%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (32.52%) Service Management
2 79 (27.62%) Service Delivery
3 64 (22.38%) Change Management
4 60 (20.98%) Risk Management
5 57 (19.93%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (19.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 49 (17.13%) Project Management
7 38 (13.29%) Wealth Management
8 37 (12.94%) Incident Management
9 36 (12.59%) Problem Management
10 35 (12.24%) ITIL V3
11 30 (10.49%) Information Security
12 26 (9.09%) Service Design
13 24 (8.39%) PRINCE2
13 24 (8.39%) Waterfall
14 23 (8.04%) Customer Requirements
14 23 (8.04%) Service Delivery Management
15 21 (7.34%) Release Management
16 20 (6.99%) SDLC
17 18 (6.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 44 (15.38%) SQL
2 35 (12.24%) Java
3 12 (4.20%) PHP
3 12 (4.20%) Python
4 9 (3.15%) JavaScript
4 9 (3.15%) Perl
5 8 (2.80%) C#
5 8 (2.80%) PL/SQL
5 8 (2.80%) PowerShell
5 8 (2.80%) Shell Script
6 7 (2.45%) Ruby
7 5 (1.75%) COBOL
8 4 (1.40%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.35%) AWK
9 1 (0.35%) Groovy
9 1 (0.35%) JCL
9 1 (0.35%) sed
9 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 29 (10.14%) Degree
3 19 (6.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (5.59%) MCSE
5 14 (4.90%) MCSA
6 13 (4.55%) PMI Certification
7 11 (3.85%) MCP
7 11 (3.85%) PMP
8 9 (3.15%) CISSP
8 9 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (2.80%) CISA
9 8 (2.80%) CISM
9 8 (2.80%) CRISC
10 7 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (2.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (2.10%) APMG
12 4 (1.40%) A+ Certification
12 4 (1.40%) CCNA
12 4 (1.40%) CCNP
13 3 (1.05%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.19%) SLA
2 8 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 6 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.10%) PMBOK
4 5 (1.75%) COBIT
5 4 (1.40%) GDPR
5 4 (1.40%) PMO
6 3 (1.05%) QA
7 2 (0.70%) COSO
8 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.20%) Hyper-V
3 11 (3.85%) Docker
4 10 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (2.45%) XenApp
6 5 (1.75%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.70%) vSphere
8 1 (0.35%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 11 (3.85%) Ganglia
2 10 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.15%) SCCM
3 9 (3.15%) SCOM
4 8 (2.80%) Puppet
4 8 (2.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (2.45%) Ansible
6 6 (2.10%) BladeLogic
7 5 (1.75%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.75%) Netcool
8 4 (1.40%) CA Wily
8 4 (1.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.70%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.70%) Nagios
9 2 (0.70%) Rancher
9 2 (0.70%) SmoothWall
9 2 (0.70%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.70%) WSUS
10 1 (0.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 68 (23.78%) Microsoft
2 37 (12.94%) Oracle
3 22 (7.69%) VMware
4 21 (7.34%) Citrix
5 15 (5.24%) IBM
6 13 (4.55%) ServiceNow
6 13 (4.55%) Teradata
7 10 (3.50%) Cisco
8 8 (2.80%) Tableau
8 8 (2.80%) Veeam
9 7 (2.45%) HP
9 7 (2.45%) SaltStack
10 5 (1.75%) SAP
10 5 (1.75%) Splunk
11 4 (1.40%) AppDynamics
11 4 (1.40%) Apple
11 4 (1.40%) Google
11 4 (1.40%) Lotus
11 4 (1.40%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.40%) Sybase