Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Services Delivery
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 66 58
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8 +43
Permanent jobs citing Service Delivery 105 123 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.04% 4.07% 4.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.33% 4.49% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 68 73 59
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £21,000 £24,000 £23,875
90th Percentile £77,500 £63,750 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 2,424 2,738 2,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 93.19% 90.51% 89.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,842 2,071 1,729
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -1 40 £52,500 +35.48% 3
Knutsford +3 9 £48,750 +28.29%
Wilmslow -5 9 £36,000 +18.03% 1
Runcorn +9 7 £45,000 +80.00% 2
Widnes - 6 £27,000 -
Crewe +2 5 £37,500 -11.76%
Chester +11 4 £70,000 +33.33% 2
Ellesmere Port - 4 - -
Congleton - 3 £18,000 -
Macclesfield +18 1 £20,000 +5.26% 1
Daresbury - 1 £50,000 -
Service Delivery
North West

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 60 (57.14%) ITIL
2 31 (29.52%) Microsoft
3 24 (22.86%) Windows
4 23 (21.90%) Data Centre
5 19 (18.10%) Windows Server
5 19 (18.10%) Finance
5 19 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (16.19%) Active Directory
6 17 (16.19%) GDPR
7 16 (15.24%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (15.24%) Service Management
7 16 (15.24%) Project Management
8 15 (14.29%) Change Management
8 15 (14.29%) Firewall
8 15 (14.29%) Problem Management
8 15 (14.29%) Data Protection
9 14 (13.33%) WAN
10 13 (12.38%) Service Design
10 13 (12.38%) Office 365
11 12 (11.43%) Hyper-V
11 12 (11.43%) LAN
12 11 (10.48%) TCP/IP
12 11 (10.48%) ERP
12 11 (10.48%) Risk Management
12 11 (10.48%) Presales
12 11 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (9.52%) Due Diligence
13 10 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
13 10 (9.52%) REST
13 10 (9.52%) Manufacturing

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 10 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 10 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.86%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.86%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.38%) Office 365
2 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.29%) Firewall
2 14 (13.33%) WAN
3 12 (11.43%) LAN
4 11 (10.48%) TCP/IP
5 8 (7.62%) DNS
5 8 (7.62%) VPN
6 7 (6.67%) Unified Communications
7 6 (5.71%) Internet
7 6 (5.71%) Network Security
7 6 (5.71%) SMTP
7 6 (5.71%) SNMP
8 5 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (3.81%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (3.81%) IPsec
9 4 (3.81%) SSL
10 3 (2.86%) BGP
10 3 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (2.86%) MPLS
10 3 (2.86%) OSPF
11 2 (1.90%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) Big Data
2 3 (2.86%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.90%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Rational Rose
2 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (18.10%) Finance
2 10 (9.52%) Banking
2 10 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 8 (7.62%) Legal
4 5 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.76%) Law
5 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.86%) Retail
7 2 (1.90%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.90%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.95%) Automotive
8 1 (0.95%) Back Office
8 1 (0.95%) Billing
8 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (15.24%) Service Manager
2 14 (13.33%) Architect
3 13 (12.38%) Delivery Manager
4 9 (8.57%) ITIL Manager
5 8 (7.62%) Data Centre Manager
5 8 (7.62%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (7.62%) Technical Manager
6 7 (6.67%) Problem Manager
6 7 (6.67%) Service Desk Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
7 6 (5.71%) IT Support
7 6 (5.71%) IT Support Specialist
7 6 (5.71%) ITIL Problem Manager
7 6 (5.71%) Network Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Support Specialist
7 6 (5.71%) Technical Services Manager
8 5 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.76%) IT Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.52%) REST
2 7 (6.67%) SOAP
3 6 (5.71%) .NET
3 6 (5.71%) Middleware
3 6 (5.71%) Web Services
4 3 (2.86%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.86%) CSS
4 3 (2.86%) HTML
4 3 (2.86%) HTML5
4 3 (2.86%) JSON
4 3 (2.86%) Kafka
4 3 (2.86%) RESTful
5 2 (1.90%) EJB
5 2 (1.90%) Flash
5 2 (1.90%) J2EE
5 2 (1.90%) JMS
6 1 (0.95%) COM
6 1 (0.95%) OAuth
6 1 (0.95%) OpenID
6 1 (0.95%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.90%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (6.67%) Smart Energy
4 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.76%) Smart Meter
5 3 (2.86%) PKI
5 3 (2.86%) PMI
5 3 (2.86%) User Experience
6 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.95%) CESG
7 1 (0.95%) Clustering
7 1 (0.95%) CMDB
7 1 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.95%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.95%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.95%) NHS
7 1 (0.95%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.95%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.86%) Windows
2 19 (18.10%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.90%) Linux
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.95%) Android
5 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.95%) CentOS
5 1 (0.95%) Unix
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (57.14%) ITIL
2 19 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (15.24%) Project Management
3 16 (15.24%) Service Management
4 15 (14.29%) Change Management
4 15 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 15 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 13 (12.38%) Service Design
6 11 (10.48%) ERP
6 11 (10.48%) Presales
6 11 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (10.48%) Risk Management
7 10 (9.52%) Data Modelling
7 10 (9.52%) Due Diligence
8 9 (8.57%) Information Security
8 9 (8.57%) ITIL V3
8 9 (8.57%) Line Management
8 9 (8.57%) Matrix Management
9 8 (7.62%) CRM
9 8 (7.62%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.52%) Java
2 5 (4.76%) SQL
3 3 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.95%) C
4 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.95%) VB
4 1 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (15.24%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.62%) Degree
3 8 (7.62%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.71%) A+ Certification
5 5 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.81%) CCNA
6 4 (3.81%) CCNP
7 3 (2.86%) CISSP
7 3 (2.86%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.90%) CISM
8 2 (1.90%) ISEB
8 2 (1.90%) MCSE
8 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.95%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.95%) CCSP
9 1 (0.95%) CEH
9 1 (0.95%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.95%) MCP
9 1 (0.95%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.19%) GDPR
2 9 (8.57%) SLA
3 3 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 17 (16.19%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.76%) XenApp
3 5 (4.76%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.90%) pfSense
4 2 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.90%) vSphere
5 1 (0.95%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) SCCM
2 2 (1.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.90%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (1.90%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.95%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.95%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (29.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.52%) VMware
3 8 (7.62%) Cisco
4 6 (5.71%) BMC
4 6 (5.71%) Casewise
4 6 (5.71%) Remedy
5 5 (4.76%) Citrix
5 5 (4.76%) Veeam
6 4 (3.81%) Oracle
7 3 (2.86%) Cloudera
7 3 (2.86%) Talend
8 2 (1.90%) Cadence
8 2 (1.90%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.90%) Meraki
8 2 (1.90%) Riverbed
8 2 (1.90%) SmartCo
9 1 (0.95%) GoldenSource
9 1 (0.95%) Google
9 1 (0.95%) McAfee
9 1 (0.95%) NEC