Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Services Delivery
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 59 63
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Service Delivery 113 113 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.88% 4.17% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.16% 4.63% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 74 62 54
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £36,250 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.93% -13.69% -1.18%
10th Percentile £22,375 £21,525 £19,325
90th Percentile £71,450 £60,000 £61,700
North West median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.06% -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 2,715 2,440 1,933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 93.27% 90.00% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,020 1,842 1,630
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,503 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £69,100 £60,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 0 42 £47,500 +39.71% 4
Runcorn +21 10 £50,000 +100.00% 1
Knutsford -20 10 £50,000 +75.44%
Crewe +1 9 £55,000 +51.72% 1
Wilmslow +2 7 £22,000 -53.68% 1
Chester - 7 £51,250 - 1
Congleton - 3 £18,000 -
Macclesfield -1 1 £62,500 +228.95%
Daresbury - 1 £50,000 -
Service Delivery
North West

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 58 (51.33%) ITIL
2 35 (30.97%) Microsoft
3 28 (24.78%) Project Management
3 28 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (21.24%) Service Management
5 23 (20.35%) Windows
5 23 (20.35%) Data Centre
6 19 (16.81%) Service Design
7 18 (15.93%) Finance
8 17 (15.04%) LAN
8 17 (15.04%) WAN
9 16 (14.16%) Due Diligence
10 15 (13.27%) Cisco
10 15 (13.27%) Java
11 14 (12.39%) Windows Server
12 13 (11.50%) Presales
12 13 (11.50%) Office 365
12 13 (11.50%) Change Management
13 12 (10.62%) Firewall
13 12 (10.62%) Active Directory
13 12 (10.62%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (9.73%) SDLC
14 11 (9.73%) MS Exchange
14 11 (9.73%) Data Modelling
14 11 (9.73%) Security Cleared
15 10 (8.85%) SC Cleared
15 10 (8.85%) Banking
15 10 (8.85%) Degree
15 10 (8.85%) Legal

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 11 (9.73%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.96%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.65%) Apache Pig
4 3 (2.65%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.65%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.50%) Office 365
2 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.65%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.04%) LAN
1 17 (15.04%) WAN
2 12 (10.62%) Firewall
3 10 (8.85%) Unified Communications
4 9 (7.96%) DNS
5 8 (7.08%) VPN
6 6 (5.31%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (5.31%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (5.31%) Network Security
6 6 (5.31%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.42%) BGP
7 5 (4.42%) IPsec
7 5 (4.42%) MPLS
7 5 (4.42%) OSPF
7 5 (4.42%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (4.42%) SSL
8 3 (2.65%) RIP
8 3 (2.65%) Skype
8 3 (2.65%) Wireless
9 2 (1.77%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.65%) Big Data
2 3 (2.65%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.77%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.42%) Rational Rose
3 3 (2.65%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.65%) JIRA
4 2 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.88%) CA Release Automation
5 1 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (15.93%) Finance
2 10 (8.85%) Banking
2 10 (8.85%) Legal
3 6 (5.31%) Investment Banking
3 6 (5.31%) Law
4 5 (4.42%) Retail
5 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.88%) Automotive
6 1 (0.88%) Back Office
6 1 (0.88%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (16.81%) Delivery Manager
2 15 (13.27%) Architect
3 14 (12.39%) Service Manager
4 12 (10.62%) Services Delivery Manager
5 10 (8.85%) Data Centre Manager
6 9 (7.96%) IT Manager
6 9 (7.96%) IT Services Manager
7 7 (6.19%) Network Engineer
7 7 (6.19%) Service Desk Engineer
7 7 (6.19%) Technical Manager
8 6 (5.31%) Field Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Field Service Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Global Services Delivery Manager
8 6 (5.31%) IT Services Delivery Manager
8 6 (5.31%) Service Design Architect
8 6 (5.31%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.42%) IT Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Release Manager
9 5 (4.42%) Technical Delivery Manager
9 5 (4.42%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.96%) REST
2 7 (6.19%) .NET
2 7 (6.19%) Middleware
3 6 (5.31%) SOAP
4 5 (4.42%) Web Services
5 3 (2.65%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.65%) CSS
5 3 (2.65%) HTML
5 3 (2.65%) HTML5
5 3 (2.65%) JSON
5 3 (2.65%) Kafka
5 3 (2.65%) RESTful
6 2 (1.77%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.77%) 802.1X
6 2 (1.77%) EJB
6 2 (1.77%) J2EE
6 2 (1.77%) JMS
7 1 (0.88%) Flash
7 1 (0.88%) LDAP
7 1 (0.88%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.35%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.96%) Smart Meter
3 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.19%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.19%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (5.31%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.54%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.54%) PMI
6 3 (2.65%) Smart Energy
7 1 (0.88%) CMDB
7 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.88%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.35%) Windows
2 14 (12.39%) Windows Server
3 7 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.42%) Linux
5 4 (3.54%) Android
5 4 (3.54%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.88%) CentOS
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (51.33%) ITIL
2 28 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (24.78%) Project Management
3 24 (21.24%) Service Management
4 19 (16.81%) Service Design
5 16 (14.16%) Due Diligence
6 13 (11.50%) Change Management
6 13 (11.50%) Presales
7 12 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (9.73%) Data Modelling
8 11 (9.73%) SDLC
9 10 (8.85%) Risk Management
10 9 (7.96%) Data Protection
10 9 (7.96%) ITIL V3
10 9 (7.96%) Line Management
10 9 (7.96%) Matrix Management
10 9 (7.96%) PRINCE2
10 9 (7.96%) Software Delivery
11 8 (7.08%) Customer Requirements
11 8 (7.08%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.27%) Java
2 6 (5.31%) SQL
3 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.77%) C#
4 2 (1.77%) Go
4 2 (1.77%) Ruby
4 2 (1.77%) Scala
4 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.88%) C
5 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (10.62%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (9.73%) Security Cleared
3 10 (8.85%) Degree
3 10 (8.85%) SC Cleared
4 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (5.31%) CCNA
6 6 (5.31%) CCNP
6 6 (5.31%) MCSE
7 4 (3.54%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.77%) PMP
8 2 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.88%) ISEB
9 1 (0.88%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.85%) GDPR
2 7 (6.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (3.54%) QA
3 4 (3.54%) SLA
4 3 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (10.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.19%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.42%) XenApp
3 5 (4.42%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.65%) pfSense
5 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) SCCM
2 3 (2.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.65%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (2.65%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.88%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.88%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (30.97%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.27%) Cisco
3 10 (8.85%) VMware
4 8 (7.08%) Citrix
5 5 (4.42%) Casewise
5 5 (4.42%) NEC
5 5 (4.42%) Veeam
6 3 (2.65%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.65%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.65%) GoldenSource
6 3 (2.65%) Meraki
6 3 (2.65%) Talend
6 3 (2.65%) Twitter
7 2 (1.77%) BMC
7 2 (1.77%) F5
7 2 (1.77%) McAfee
7 2 (1.77%) Oracle
7 2 (1.77%) Remedy
7 2 (1.77%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.88%) Ivanti