Period
to 24 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for ITIL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL over the 6 months to 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 47 16
Rank change year-on-year +14 -31 -1
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 61 82 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.59% 5.54% 11.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.19% 6.29% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 40 77 168
Essex median annual salary £43,750 £38,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -18.95% +26.67%
10th Percentile £18,500 £21,500 £32,200
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £72,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

ITIL 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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 745 1,304 1,807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 80.54% 88.11% 90.44%
Number of salaries quoted 558 1,109 1,327
Essex median annual salary £43,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.95% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £28,374
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing ITIL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Essex

ITIL
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for ITIL in Essex

ITIL
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Essex over the 6 months to 24 March 2019.

Salary histogram for ITIL in Essex

ITIL
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Essex region over the 6 months to 24 March 2019. 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
Colchester +27 10 £20,000 -52.94%
Harlow +34 8 £47,500 +5.56%
Southend-on-Sea +9 8 £65,000 +124.14% 1
Chelmsford -12 6 £19,150 -50.26% 1
Basildon +2 5 £29,000 -10.77%
Brentwood +1 3 - -
Thurrock - 2 £53,750 -
Waltham Abbey +1 1 £55,000 +120.00%
ITIL
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, IT jobs citing ITIL 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 Essex region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 29 (47.54%) Windows
1 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
2 24 (39.34%) Active Directory
3 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (29.51%) Windows Server
5 16 (26.23%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (24.59%) Citrix
6 15 (24.59%) VMware
6 15 (24.59%) Change Management
6 15 (24.59%) Data Centre
7 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (22.95%) SCCM
8 13 (21.31%) DNS
9 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Office
9 12 (19.67%) SCOM
9 12 (19.67%) ITSM
9 12 (19.67%) Management Information System
9 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (19.67%) XenDesktop
9 12 (19.67%) vSphere
9 12 (19.67%) 3PAR
9 12 (19.67%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (19.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (19.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 11 (18.03%) BitLocker
10 11 (18.03%) Office 365
10 11 (18.03%) Fibre Channel
10 11 (18.03%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (18.03%) Asset Management

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.28%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (3.28%) Sage X3
3 1 (1.64%) assyst
3 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.64%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.64%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.64%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.64%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.64%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Office 365
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.48%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.64%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.31%) DNS
2 11 (18.03%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.84%) Broadband
5 3 (4.92%) LAN
5 3 (4.92%) WAN
6 2 (3.28%) DHCP
6 2 (3.28%) Firewall
6 2 (3.28%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.28%) Skype
6 2 (3.28%) VoIP
7 1 (1.64%) HTTP
7 1 (1.64%) Network Security
7 1 (1.64%) SAN
7 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) MySQL
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Retail
2 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.28%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.64%) Law
4 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (14.75%) IT Support
2 9 (14.75%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) IT Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) IT Support Technician
5 5 (8.20%) IT Technician
5 5 (8.20%) Support Technician
6 4 (6.56%) Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Service Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Design Authority
7 3 (4.92%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Head of IT
8 2 (3.28%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.28%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) YAML
2 1 (1.64%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) ADSI
2 1 (1.64%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Data Centre
2 12 (19.67%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.84%) iPhone
4 3 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.28%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.64%) CMDB
6 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 29 (47.54%) Windows
2 18 (29.51%) Windows Server
3 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (13.11%) Linux
5 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.59%) Change Management
3 12 (19.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (19.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 12 (19.67%) ITSM
4 11 (18.03%) Asset Management
5 10 (16.39%) Service Management
6 9 (14.75%) Customer Engagement
6 9 (14.75%) Risk Management
6 9 (14.75%) Six Sigma
6 9 (14.75%) Technical Leadership
6 9 (14.75%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (13.11%) DevOps
7 8 (13.11%) Problem Management
8 7 (11.48%) Deployment Automation
8 7 (11.48%) Proactive Management
8 7 (11.48%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (11.48%) Runbook
9 6 (9.84%) BCP
9 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) C
2 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.20%) SQL
3 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.28%) Java
3 2 (3.28%) Perl
3 2 (3.28%) Python
4 1 (1.64%) ABAP
4 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (14.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (13.11%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (9.84%) MCP
5 5 (8.20%) CCNP
6 3 (4.92%) CCIE
6 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.28%) CISSP
7 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.28%) MCSE
7 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) SLA
2 3 (4.92%) COBIT
2 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.28%) GPG13
3 2 (3.28%) NIST 800
System Software
1 24 (39.34%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.67%) VMware ESXi
2 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (19.67%) vSphere
2 12 (19.67%) XenDesktop
3 11 (18.03%) BitLocker
3 11 (18.03%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (4.92%) XenApp
5 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (22.95%) SCCM
2 12 (19.67%) SCOM
3 10 (16.39%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (16.39%) Puppet
4 9 (14.75%) PowerCLI
5 7 (11.48%) Ansible
6 2 (3.28%) EnCase
6 2 (3.28%) Nexpose
6 2 (3.28%) QRadar
7 1 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.59%) Citrix
2 15 (24.59%) VMware
3 12 (19.67%) 3PAR
4 11 (18.03%) Brocade
4 11 (18.03%) HP
5 9 (14.75%) Cisco
6 8 (13.11%) Juniper
7 7 (11.48%) Red Hat
8 6 (9.84%) Palo Alto
8 6 (9.84%) Remedy
9 5 (8.20%) ServiceNow
10 3 (4.92%) Sage
11 2 (3.28%) Becrypt
11 2 (3.28%) Splunk
12 1 (1.64%) Apple
12 1 (1.64%) IBM
12 1 (1.64%) NetApp
12 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.64%) Sophos