Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Service Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Service Delivery over the 6 months to 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Services Delivery
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 49 69
Rank change year-on-year -20 +20 -24
Permanent jobs citing Service Delivery 119 111 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.86% 4.72% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 5.32% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 75 70 55
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £25,500 £20,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,738 £65,250 £60,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +5.56%

Service Delivery 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 2,847 2,086 2,111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 92.38% 88.73% 88.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,064 1,622 1,801
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £55,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Service Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Service Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Service Delivery in Cheshire

Service Delivery
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Service Delivery in Cheshire

Service Delivery
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Service Delivery in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Service Delivery in Cheshire

Service Delivery
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Delivery within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 May 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 33 £47,500 +39.71% 2
Knutsford -24 18 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Runcorn - 9 £50,000 -
Chester -1 5 £29,500 - 1
Crewe -6 5 £60,395 +61.05%
Wilmslow +2 1 £33,500 -29.47%
Macclesfield -7 1 £62,500 +220.51%
Alderley Edge - 1 £40,000 - 1
Congleton - 1 £18,000 -
Service Delivery
North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, IT jobs citing Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery.

1 66 (55.46%) ITIL
2 47 (39.50%) Service Management
3 40 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (31.93%) Finance
4 38 (31.93%) Project Management
5 26 (21.85%) Change Management
6 23 (19.33%) Banking
7 22 (18.49%) Service Design
8 21 (17.65%) Windows
9 20 (16.81%) Microsoft
9 20 (16.81%) Customer Requirements
10 19 (15.97%) Risk Management
11 18 (15.13%) Java
11 18 (15.13%) Service Delivery Management
12 14 (11.76%) ITIL V3
13 13 (10.92%) PRINCE2
13 13 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (10.92%) SDLC
14 12 (10.08%) Linux
14 12 (10.08%) Incident Management
15 11 (9.24%) Investment Banking
15 11 (9.24%) Wealth Management
15 11 (9.24%) Problem Management
15 11 (9.24%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (9.24%) Law
15 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (9.24%) Software Delivery
16 10 (8.40%) Waterfall
16 10 (8.40%) Creative Problem-Solving

Service Delivery
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 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.36%) Confluence
3 3 (2.52%) iPlanet
3 3 (2.52%) JBoss
3 3 (2.52%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.52%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.52%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.52%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.52%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.04%) Office 365
2 3 (2.52%) OneDrive
3 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.84%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.72%) LAN
1 8 (6.72%) WAN
2 6 (5.04%) DNS
3 5 (4.20%) Unified Communications
4 4 (3.36%) Firewall
4 4 (3.36%) SSL
5 3 (2.52%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (2.52%) Skype
5 3 (2.52%) VPN
6 2 (1.68%) BGP
6 2 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.68%) HTTP
6 2 (1.68%) MPLS
6 2 (1.68%) OSPF
6 2 (1.68%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.68%) Wireless
6 2 (1.68%) WLAN
7 1 (0.84%) RIP
7 1 (0.84%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.68%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.84%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Jenkins
1 5 (4.20%) JIRA
2 3 (2.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.68%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.84%) CA Release Automation
4 1 (0.84%) SonarQube
General
1 38 (31.93%) Finance
2 23 (19.33%) Banking
3 11 (9.24%) Investment Banking
3 11 (9.24%) Law
4 6 (5.04%) Advertising
5 4 (3.36%) Legal
6 2 (1.68%) Billing
6 2 (1.68%) Retail
7 1 (0.84%) Automotive
7 1 (0.84%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.84%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (20.17%) Delivery Manager
2 19 (15.97%) Architect
3 18 (15.13%) Service Manager
4 15 (12.61%) Service Architect
5 14 (11.76%) Services Delivery Manager
6 11 (9.24%) Analyst
7 9 (7.56%) Service Design Architect
7 9 (7.56%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 9 (7.56%) Technical Manager
8 7 (5.88%) IT Manager
9 6 (5.04%) Client Services Manager
9 6 (5.04%) Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Global Services Delivery Manager
9 6 (5.04%) IT Services Delivery Manager
9 6 (5.04%) IT Services Manager
9 6 (5.04%) ServiceNow Developer
10 5 (4.20%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (4.20%) Field Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Field Service Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.56%) Middleware
2 7 (5.88%) Web Services
3 6 (5.04%) HTML
3 6 (5.04%) XML
4 4 (3.36%) LDAP
4 4 (3.36%) REST
5 2 (1.68%) .NET
5 2 (1.68%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.68%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (1.68%) ODBC
5 2 (1.68%) SOAP
5 2 (1.68%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.84%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.72%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.72%) Smart Meter
3 6 (5.04%) CMDB
3 6 (5.04%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (5.04%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.52%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.52%) PMI
6 1 (0.84%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.84%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.84%) PKI
6 1 (0.84%) Robotics
6 1 (0.84%) Smart Energy
6 1 (0.84%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.65%) Windows
2 12 (10.08%) Linux
3 8 (6.72%) Unix
4 7 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 6 (5.04%) Android
5 6 (5.04%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.52%) AIX
6 3 (2.52%) Solaris
6 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.84%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (55.46%) ITIL
2 47 (39.50%) Service Management
3 40 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (31.93%) Project Management
5 26 (21.85%) Change Management
6 22 (18.49%) Service Design
7 20 (16.81%) Customer Requirements
8 19 (15.97%) Risk Management
9 18 (15.13%) Service Delivery Management
10 14 (11.76%) ITIL V3
11 13 (10.92%) PRINCE2
11 13 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (10.92%) SDLC
12 12 (10.08%) Incident Management
13 11 (9.24%) Problem Management
13 11 (9.24%) Software Delivery
13 11 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (9.24%) Wealth Management
14 10 (8.40%) Creative Problem-Solving
14 10 (8.40%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.13%) Java
2 6 (5.04%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.04%) PHP
3 5 (4.20%) Python
3 5 (4.20%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.20%) SQL
4 3 (2.52%) C#
5 2 (1.68%) Go
5 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.68%) Ruby
5 2 (1.68%) Scala
6 1 (0.84%) Groovy
6 1 (0.84%) Perl
6 1 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.24%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (8.40%) Degree
3 9 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.04%) MCSE
5 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.36%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.52%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.68%) CCNA
7 2 (1.68%) CCNP
7 2 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.68%) PMP
7 2 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.84%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.84%) MCP
8 1 (0.84%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 7 (5.88%) SLA
3 6 (5.04%) QA
4 2 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.84%) COBIT
5 1 (0.84%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (7.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.68%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.68%) XenApp
2 2 (1.68%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.84%) Docker
3 1 (0.84%) pfSense
3 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (3.36%) BladeLogic
2 4 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.52%) CA Wily
3 3 (2.52%) Nagios
3 3 (2.52%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.68%) Netcool
4 2 (1.68%) SCOM
5 1 (0.84%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.84%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.84%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 20 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.56%) Cisco
3 8 (6.72%) IBM
4 7 (5.88%) Google
5 6 (5.04%) Citrix
5 6 (5.04%) ServiceNow
6 5 (4.20%) NEC
6 5 (4.20%) VMware
7 3 (2.52%) CA
7 3 (2.52%) Veeam
8 2 (1.68%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (1.68%) GoldenSource
8 2 (1.68%) HP
8 2 (1.68%) Oracle
8 2 (1.68%) Twitter
9 1 (0.84%) arcserve
9 1 (0.84%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.84%) McAfee
9 1 (0.84%) SAP
9 1 (0.84%) Teradata