Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Services Delivery
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 53 99
Rank change year-on-year -15 +46 -39
Permanent jobs citing Service Delivery 123 98 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.99% 4.35% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 4.97% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 74 58 55
Cheshire median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £24,300 £23,875 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £79,750
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 2734 1972 2869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.80% 87.57% 88.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2055 1666 2429
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 0 45 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Knutsford -34 20 £38,000 - 2
Runcorn - 7 £25,000 -
Crewe +6 6 £42,500 -22.73%
Wilmslow +6 2 £30,500 -1.61%
Chester -14 2 £52,500 -14.29%
Northwich +2 1 £23,500 -42.68%
Macclesfield -9 1 £19,000 -23.23% 1
Service Delivery
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Service Delivery 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 Service Delivery.

1 80 (65.04%) ITIL
2 40 (32.52%) Service Management
3 38 (30.89%) Finance
4 28 (22.76%) Microsoft
5 27 (21.95%) SLA
6 26 (21.14%) Windows
7 23 (18.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (18.70%) Change Management
8 20 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (15.45%) Risk Management
9 19 (15.45%) Project Management
9 19 (15.45%) Service Design
10 18 (14.63%) Service Delivery Management
10 18 (14.63%) Banking
10 18 (14.63%) Incident Management
11 17 (13.82%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (13.82%) Customer Requirements
11 17 (13.82%) Data Centre
12 16 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (13.01%) LAN
12 16 (13.01%) WAN
12 16 (13.01%) Performance Management
13 15 (12.20%) Problem Management
14 14 (11.38%) Creative Problem-Solving
15 13 (10.57%) ITIL V3
15 13 (10.57%) Microsoft Excel
16 12 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
16 12 (9.76%) Mentoring
17 11 (8.94%) Statistics
18 10 (8.13%) VMware

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 8 (6.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.44%) Confluence
4 2 (1.63%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.81%) CICS
5 1 (0.81%) CMS
5 1 (0.81%) JBoss
5 1 (0.81%) MindAlign
5 1 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (10.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (8.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) SAP EWM
2 3 (2.44%) SAP SD
3 2 (1.63%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.81%) SAP LE
4 1 (0.81%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.25%) Office 365
2 3 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.01%) LAN
1 16 (13.01%) WAN
2 9 (7.32%) DNS
2 9 (7.32%) VPN
3 6 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (3.25%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (3.25%) DHCP
4 4 (3.25%) Ethernet
4 4 (3.25%) Firewall
4 4 (3.25%) VoIP
5 3 (2.44%) Network Security
6 2 (1.63%) BGP
6 2 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.63%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (1.63%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.63%) IPsec
6 2 (1.63%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.63%) Wireless
6 2 (1.63%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.63%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.81%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (2.44%) JIRA
2 3 (2.44%) SonarQube
General
1 38 (30.89%) Finance
2 18 (14.63%) Banking
3 8 (6.50%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.69%) Legal
5 6 (4.88%) Law
5 6 (4.88%) Retail
6 5 (4.07%) Billing
6 5 (4.07%) Corporate Banking
6 5 (4.07%) Financial Institution
6 5 (4.07%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.44%) Marketing
8 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.81%) Back Office
9 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (23.58%) Service Manager
2 18 (14.63%) Analyst
2 18 (14.63%) Architect
3 16 (13.01%) Service Architect
4 15 (12.20%) Support Manager
5 12 (9.76%) Service Support Manager
6 11 (8.94%) Delivery Manager
6 11 (8.94%) Service Design Architect
6 11 (8.94%) Services Delivery Manager
7 10 (8.13%) IT Manager
8 7 (5.69%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Security Manager
10 5 (4.07%) Citrix Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Citrix Support
10 5 (4.07%) Compliance Manager
10 5 (4.07%) IT Services Manager
10 5 (4.07%) ITIL Manager
10 5 (4.07%) Performance Analyst
10 5 (4.07%) SAP Business Analyst
10 5 (4.07%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.25%) EDI
1 4 (3.25%) IDoc
1 4 (3.25%) Middleware
2 3 (2.44%) REST
2 3 (2.44%) SAP XI
3 2 (1.63%) .NET
3 2 (1.63%) ODBC
3 2 (1.63%) SOAP
3 2 (1.63%) Web Services
4 1 (0.81%) Flash
4 1 (0.81%) JMS
4 1 (0.81%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.82%) Data Centre
2 16 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.25%) Contactless
4 4 (3.25%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.63%) User Experience
7 1 (0.81%) AS400
7 1 (0.81%) CMDB
7 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.81%) Life Science
7 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.81%) NHS
7 1 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.81%) Smart Energy
7 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.14%) Windows
2 10 (8.13%) Linux
3 9 (7.32%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.07%) Unix
6 3 (2.44%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (65.04%) ITIL
2 40 (32.52%) Service Management
3 23 (18.70%) Change Management
3 23 (18.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (15.45%) Project Management
5 19 (15.45%) Risk Management
5 19 (15.45%) Service Design
6 18 (14.63%) Incident Management
6 18 (14.63%) Service Delivery Management
7 17 (13.82%) Customer Requirements
8 16 (13.01%) Performance Management
9 15 (12.20%) Problem Management
10 14 (11.38%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 13 (10.57%) ITIL V3
12 12 (9.76%) Mentoring
13 11 (8.94%) Statistics
14 10 (8.13%) Contract Management
14 10 (8.13%) Critical Success Factor
14 10 (8.13%) Escalation Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.32%) SQL
2 5 (4.07%) Java
3 3 (2.44%) Python
3 3 (2.44%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.63%) C
5 1 (0.81%) COBOL
5 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (13.82%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (6.50%) Degree
3 6 (4.88%) CISSP
4 5 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.07%) SAP Certification
5 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.63%) CCNA
6 2 (1.63%) CCNP
6 2 (1.63%) MCITP
6 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.81%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.81%) CISM
7 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.81%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (21.95%) SLA
2 6 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.63%) COBIT
3 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.63%) PMO
4 1 (0.81%) GDPR
4 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.69%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.07%) XenApp
3 5 (4.07%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (3.25%) Nagios
3 1 (0.81%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 28 (22.76%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.13%) VMware
3 9 (7.32%) Cisco
4 7 (5.69%) Citrix
5 5 (4.07%) SAP
5 5 (4.07%) Veeam
6 3 (2.44%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (2.44%) IBM
7 2 (1.63%) BMC
7 2 (1.63%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.63%) F5
7 2 (1.63%) Mitel
7 2 (1.63%) Remedy
7 2 (1.63%) Riverbed
7 2 (1.63%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.81%) Avaya
8 1 (0.81%) CA
8 1 (0.81%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.81%) Juniper
8 1 (0.81%) McAfee