Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 19 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 +9
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 248 335 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 10.35% 10.72% 9.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.01% 11.74% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 173 217 167
Cheshire median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.89% +36.36% +1.54%
10th Percentile £20,000 £24,600 £20,450
90th Percentile £68,200 £65,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -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 2,252 2,854 2,060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 93.99% 91.30% 89.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,722 2,153 1,713
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +18.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +13 57 £34,000 -32.00% 2
Warrington -16 48 £42,500 +21.43% 5
Wilmslow -6 33 £22,250 -34.56% 2
Runcorn +10 16 £42,500 -32.00% 2
Northwich +7 16 £20,000 -18.37% 1
Chester +5 10 £25,500 -24.44% 1
Crewe +5 5 £38,000 -10.59% 1
Widnes - 5 £27,000 -
Ellesmere Port -3 4 - -
Macclesfield +18 1 £30,000 +20.00% 2
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 81 (32.66%) Windows
2 72 (29.03%) Service Management
3 70 (28.23%) Microsoft
3 70 (28.23%) Active Directory
4 56 (22.58%) Problem Management
5 55 (22.18%) Service Delivery
6 52 (20.97%) Finance
6 52 (20.97%) Banking
7 49 (19.76%) SLA
8 46 (18.55%) Risk Management
9 43 (17.34%) Wealth Management
10 41 (16.53%) Law
10 41 (16.53%) Investment Banking
11 39 (15.73%) Incident Management
11 39 (15.73%) Windows Server
12 37 (14.92%) ITIL V3
13 35 (14.11%) ITSM
14 33 (13.31%) Change Management
14 33 (13.31%) VMware
15 32 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
16 28 (11.29%) SQL
17 27 (10.89%) ITIL Certification
18 26 (10.48%) Microsoft Office
18 26 (10.48%) Disaster Recovery
19 23 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
20 22 (8.87%) Smart Meter
21 21 (8.47%) Windows 7
21 21 (8.47%) DNS
21 21 (8.47%) Project Management
22 20 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure

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 19 (7.66%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.24%) IIS
2 13 (5.24%) MS Exchange
3 12 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.02%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.61%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.61%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.21%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (10.48%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (7.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (5.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.66%) Office 365
2 11 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.63%) IaaS
4 7 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.61%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.47%) DNS
2 17 (6.85%) DHCP
2 17 (6.85%) VPN
3 16 (6.45%) Firewall
3 16 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 16 (6.45%) WAN
4 13 (5.24%) LAN
4 13 (5.24%) SAN
5 12 (4.84%) Internet
5 12 (4.84%) Remote Desktop
6 11 (4.44%) SMTP
7 8 (3.23%) SSL
8 7 (2.82%) Skype
8 7 (2.82%) VoIP
8 7 (2.82%) Wireless
9 6 (2.42%) FTP
9 6 (2.42%) HTTP
9 6 (2.42%) SMS
9 6 (2.42%) SNMP
9 6 (2.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.82%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.42%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.42%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (2.42%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.21%) MariaDB
4 3 (1.21%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.40%) DB2
6 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (1.21%) CA Release Automation
1 3 (1.21%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.21%) JIRA
1 3 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.81%) Bitbucket
2 2 (0.81%) Gradle
2 2 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (0.81%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.40%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.40%) JMeter
3 1 (0.40%) Log4j
3 1 (0.40%) Log4Net
3 1 (0.40%) Selenium
3 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 52 (20.97%) Banking
1 52 (20.97%) Finance
2 41 (16.53%) Investment Banking
2 41 (16.53%) Law
3 14 (5.65%) Manufacturing
4 13 (5.24%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.82%) Advertising
6 6 (2.42%) Legal
7 2 (0.81%) Billing
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (20.97%) Analyst
2 44 (17.74%) Service Manager
3 26 (10.48%) Service Analyst
4 19 (7.66%) Service Desk Technician
5 18 (7.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 14 (5.65%) Operations Manager
6 14 (5.65%) Technical Manager
7 13 (5.24%) IT Analyst
7 13 (5.24%) Support Specialist
8 12 (4.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (4.84%) ITIL Manager
9 11 (4.44%) Architect
9 11 (4.44%) IT Manager
10 10 (4.03%) IT Support
10 10 (4.03%) Operations Analyst
11 9 (3.63%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (3.63%) Delivery Manager
12 8 (3.23%) Service Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.02%) Middleware
2 4 (1.61%) .NET
3 3 (1.21%) Web Services
4 2 (0.81%) Flash
4 2 (0.81%) Hibernate
4 2 (0.81%) J2EE
4 2 (0.81%) Spring
5 1 (0.40%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.40%) WSDL
5 1 (0.40%) XML
5 1 (0.40%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.87%) Smart Meter
2 20 (8.06%) Data Centre
3 17 (6.85%) Management Information System
4 13 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.63%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (3.23%) Smart Energy
6 8 (3.23%) Virtual Team
7 7 (2.82%) Clustering
7 7 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (2.42%) PKI
8 6 (2.42%) User Experience
9 5 (2.02%) Driving Licence
9 5 (2.02%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.61%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.81%) Social Media
13 1 (0.40%) CMDB
13 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 81 (32.66%) Windows
2 39 (15.73%) Windows Server
3 21 (8.47%) Windows 7
4 18 (7.26%) Linux
5 13 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (4.84%) Unix
7 8 (3.23%) Android
7 8 (3.23%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.42%) Windows 10
9 5 (2.02%) Mac OS X
9 5 (2.02%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.81%) AIX
11 2 (0.81%) Solaris
11 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (29.03%) Service Management
2 56 (22.58%) Problem Management
3 55 (22.18%) Service Delivery
4 46 (18.55%) Risk Management
5 43 (17.34%) Wealth Management
6 39 (15.73%) Incident Management
7 37 (14.92%) ITIL V3
8 35 (14.11%) ITSM
9 33 (13.31%) Change Management
10 32 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (10.48%) Disaster Recovery
12 23 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (8.47%) Project Management
14 18 (7.26%) Problem-Solving
15 17 (6.85%) Service Design
16 16 (6.45%) Data Protection
16 16 (6.45%) Information Security
16 16 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 15 (6.05%) Supplier Management
18 13 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.29%) SQL
2 13 (5.24%) Java
3 4 (1.61%) C#
4 2 (0.81%) C++
4 2 (0.81%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.81%) Perl
4 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.81%) Python
4 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.81%) VB
4 2 (0.81%) VBScript
5 1 (0.40%) COBOL
5 1 (0.40%) JCL
5 1 (0.40%) Jython
5 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.40%) Ruby
5 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (10.89%) ITIL Certification
2 19 (7.66%) Degree
3 15 (6.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (5.65%) MCSE
5 12 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (4.03%) CCNA
7 8 (3.23%) MCSA
8 7 (2.82%) ISEB
8 7 (2.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (2.82%) MCP
9 6 (2.42%) CCNP
9 6 (2.42%) CISSP
9 6 (2.42%) SC Cleared
9 6 (2.42%) Security Cleared
10 5 (2.02%) A+ Certification
10 5 (2.02%) MCITP
11 3 (1.21%) CISM
12 2 (0.81%) CISA
12 2 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.81%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (19.76%) SLA
2 18 (7.26%) GDPR
3 10 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.42%) QA
5 5 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 5 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.21%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.40%) COBIT
7 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 70 (28.23%) Active Directory
2 20 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.85%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.03%) XenApp
4 10 (4.03%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.42%) vSphere
6 5 (2.02%) Terminal Server
7 4 (1.61%) Docker
8 3 (1.21%) pfSense
8 3 (1.21%) vCloud
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.40%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.40%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.42%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (2.02%) AirWatch
2 5 (2.02%) Foglight
3 4 (1.61%) BladeLogic
4 3 (1.21%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.21%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (1.21%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.40%) Ansible
5 1 (0.40%) CASB
5 1 (0.40%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.40%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.40%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.40%) Nagios
5 1 (0.40%) Netcool
5 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.40%) Puppet
5 1 (0.40%) QRadar
5 1 (0.40%) SCOM
5 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 70 (28.23%) Microsoft
2 33 (13.31%) VMware
3 19 (7.66%) Citrix
4 16 (6.45%) Cisco
5 15 (6.05%) Oracle
6 12 (4.84%) Remedy
7 8 (3.23%) NetApp
8 6 (2.42%) BMC
8 6 (2.42%) F5
8 6 (2.42%) HP
8 6 (2.42%) SolarWinds
9 5 (2.02%) Apple
9 5 (2.02%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.02%) CommVault
9 5 (2.02%) IBM
9 5 (2.02%) McAfee
9 5 (2.02%) MobileIron
9 5 (2.02%) NetIQ
9 5 (2.02%) Nimble Storage
9 5 (2.02%) TippingPoint