The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for ITSM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Service Management (ITSM)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 72 110
Rank change year-on-year -24 +38  
Permanent jobs citing ITSM 20 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.37% 1.68% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.97% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 9
Median salary £45,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.23% -  

ITSM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1283 814 1556
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.58% 85.41% 90.68%
Number of salaries quoted 943 700 1229
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

ITSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing ITSM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ITSM in Cheshire

ITSM
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for ITSM in Cheshire

ITSM
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ITSM in Cheshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ITSM in Cheshire

ITSM
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 9 £45,000 - 1
Northwich -2 2 £24,000 -20.00%
Crewe - 2 £55,000 -
Knutsford - 2 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £21,500 -
Runcorn - 1 £55,000 -
ITSM
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing ITSM 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 ITSM.

1 19 (76.00%) ITIL
1 19 (76.00%) Service Management
2 12 (48.00%) Windows
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (44.00%) Finance
3 11 (44.00%) Degree
4 10 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 9 (36.00%) DNS
6 8 (32.00%) VPN
6 8 (32.00%) VoIP
6 8 (32.00%) WAN
6 8 (32.00%) Cisco
6 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (32.00%) SQL
6 8 (32.00%) Firewall
6 8 (32.00%) MPLS
6 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (32.00%) ITIL V3
6 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (28.00%) Incident Management
7 7 (28.00%) DHCP
7 7 (28.00%) SLA
7 7 (28.00%) Virtual Team
8 6 (24.00%) F5
8 6 (24.00%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (24.00%) NX-OS
8 6 (24.00%) SSL
8 6 (24.00%) Ethernet
8 6 (24.00%) SNMP
8 6 (24.00%) CCNP

ITSM
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 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) DNS
2 8 (32.00%) Firewall
2 8 (32.00%) MPLS
2 8 (32.00%) VoIP
2 8 (32.00%) VPN
2 8 (32.00%) WAN
3 7 (28.00%) DHCP
4 6 (24.00%) BGP
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (24.00%) EIGRP
4 6 (24.00%) Ethernet
4 6 (24.00%) IP Telephony
4 6 (24.00%) IPsec
4 6 (24.00%) LAN
4 6 (24.00%) OSPF
4 6 (24.00%) SNMP
4 6 (24.00%) SSL
4 6 (24.00%) TACACS
4 6 (24.00%) Wireless
4 6 (24.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Law
3 2 (8.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (24.00%) Service Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Transition Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Remedy Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Transition Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Technician
4 1 (4.00%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Virtual Team
2 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (12.00%) Life Science
5 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
6 1 (4.00%) CMDB
6 1 (4.00%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (16.00%) Linux
5 3 (12.00%) Unix
6 2 (8.00%) AIX
6 2 (8.00%) Solaris
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) ITIL
1 19 (76.00%) Service Management
2 10 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (32.00%) ITIL V3
4 7 (28.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (24.00%) Asset Management
5 6 (24.00%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
5 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (20.00%) Line Management
6 5 (20.00%) Project Management
7 4 (16.00%) Critical Success Factor
7 4 (16.00%) Escalation Management
7 4 (16.00%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (16.00%) Performance Management
7 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement
7 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
7 4 (16.00%) Service Design
7 4 (16.00%) Statistics
7 4 (16.00%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Perl
2 3 (12.00%) VB
2 3 (12.00%) VBScript
3 2 (8.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Degree
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (24.00%) CCNP
3 6 (24.00%) ISEB
4 2 (8.00%) CCNA
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) SLA
2 4 (16.00%) PMO
3 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Netcool
2 2 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco
3 6 (24.00%) F5
3 6 (24.00%) Riverbed
4 4 (16.00%) Cadence
5 3 (12.00%) ServiceNow
6 2 (8.00%) arcserve
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle
6 2 (8.00%) Remedy
6 2 (8.00%) Sophos
6 2 (8.00%) Symantec
6 2 (8.00%) VMware
7 1 (4.00%) Apple
7 1 (4.00%) BMC
Warrington, Cheshire
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