Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 20 28
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 -2
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 117 181 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 8.86% 10.76% 8.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.31% 12.20% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 106 189 189
Kent median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% - -20.00%
10th Percentile £23,000 £28,400 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £52,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +3.66%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1135 1483 1943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 85.98% 88.17% 87.68%
Number of salaries quoted 961 1315 1712
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% -1.19%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Kent

ITIL
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for ITIL in Kent

ITIL
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Kent over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ITIL in Kent

ITIL
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Kent region over the 6 months to 20 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
West Malling +6 24 £49,000 +40.00%
Chatham +7 14 £37,500 +18.11%
Dartford +9 13 £29,000 -55.38%
Maidstone +16 9 £33,750 -32.50%
Sittingbourne - 3 £45,000 -
Canterbury - 3 £52,500 -
Sevenoaks +4 1 £24,500 -12.50%
Tonbridge +1 1 £55,000 -24.14%
Folkestone -18 1 £44,500 +27.14%
Whitstable - 1 £52,500 -
ITIL
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing ITIL 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 Kent region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 51 (43.59%) Cisco
2 40 (34.19%) WAN
3 39 (33.33%) Change Management
4 35 (29.91%) Windows
5 31 (26.50%) Firewall
5 31 (26.50%) SolarWinds
6 29 (24.79%) Microsoft
6 29 (24.79%) MPLS
7 27 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (23.08%) CheckPoint
7 27 (23.08%) CCNA
7 27 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 27 (23.08%) F5
7 27 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (22.22%) VPN
8 26 (22.22%) Windows Server
9 25 (21.37%) Information Security
10 24 (20.51%) CCNP
11 23 (19.66%) VLAN
12 22 (18.80%) Load Balancing
12 22 (18.80%) Network Monitoring
12 22 (18.80%) CCIE
13 21 (17.95%) Cisco PIX
14 20 (17.09%) Advertising
14 20 (17.09%) SLA
15 19 (16.24%) LAN
15 19 (16.24%) VMware
16 17 (14.53%) Service Delivery
16 17 (14.53%) Service Management
16 17 (14.53%) ISO/IEC 27001

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 13 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (5.98%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.71%) CMS
4 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.42%) Acrobat
3 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.55%) Office 365
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (34.19%) WAN
2 31 (26.50%) Firewall
3 29 (24.79%) MPLS
4 27 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
5 26 (22.22%) VPN
6 23 (19.66%) VLAN
7 21 (17.95%) Cisco PIX
8 19 (16.24%) LAN
9 7 (5.98%) DSL
9 7 (5.98%) Skype
9 7 (5.98%) TCP/IP
10 5 (4.27%) BGP
10 5 (4.27%) EIGRP
10 5 (4.27%) IPsec
11 3 (2.56%) HSRP
11 3 (2.56%) OSPF
11 3 (2.56%) VRRP
12 2 (1.71%) DHCP
12 2 (1.71%) DMVPN
12 2 (1.71%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 20 (17.09%) Advertising
2 13 (11.11%) Finance
3 7 (5.98%) Legal
4 1 (0.85%) Billing
4 1 (0.85%) Games
4 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (18.80%) Network Engineer
2 20 (17.09%) Deployment Engineer
3 19 (16.24%) Network Deployment Engineer
4 16 (13.68%) Analyst
4 16 (13.68%) WAN Engineer
5 15 (12.82%) Cisco Engineer
5 15 (12.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 13 (11.11%) IT Analyst
6 13 (11.11%) Support Engineer
7 10 (8.55%) IT Security Analyst
7 10 (8.55%) IT Support
7 10 (8.55%) Security Analyst
8 9 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (7.69%) Service Manager
9 8 (6.84%) IT Engineer
9 8 (6.84%) IT Manager
9 8 (6.84%) Team Leader
10 7 (5.98%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (5.98%) Field Engineer
11 6 (5.13%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.71%) Web Services
2 1 (0.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (6.84%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.98%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.42%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.42%) Fintech
5 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.56%) AS400
5 3 (2.56%) CMDB
6 2 (1.71%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.71%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.85%) FMCG
7 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (29.91%) Windows
2 26 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 16 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (8.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.13%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.56%) Linux
7 3 (2.56%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.33%) Change Management
2 25 (21.37%) Information Security
3 22 (18.80%) Load Balancing
3 22 (18.80%) Network Monitoring
4 17 (14.53%) ITIL V3
4 17 (14.53%) Service Delivery
4 17 (14.53%) Service Management
5 16 (13.68%) Risk Management
6 15 (12.82%) Project Management
7 14 (11.97%) ITSM
8 12 (10.26%) Data Protection
9 11 (9.40%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (9.40%) Statistical Analysis
10 8 (6.84%) Business Continuity
10 8 (6.84%) Customer Requirements
10 8 (6.84%) Incident Management
10 8 (6.84%) Patch Management
11 7 (5.98%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (5.98%) Data Cleansing
11 7 (5.98%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.42%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.85%) Python
2 1 (0.85%) SQL
2 1 (0.85%) VB
2 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (23.08%) CCNA
1 27 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (20.51%) CCNP
3 22 (18.80%) CCIE
4 11 (9.40%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 8 (6.84%) MCSA
7 6 (5.13%) MCSE
8 5 (4.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (2.56%) Degree
10 2 (1.71%) Master's Degree
10 2 (1.71%) MCP
10 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.85%) CISSP
11 1 (0.85%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.85%) MCITP
11 1 (0.85%) MCTS
11 1 (0.85%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (0.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (17.09%) SLA
2 17 (14.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (10.26%) COBIT
3 12 (10.26%) GDPR
4 10 (8.55%) PCI DSS
5 8 (6.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (4.27%) ISO 9001
6 5 (4.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (2.56%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.85%) BS25999
System Software
1 27 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.71%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.71%) VMware Server
3 2 (1.71%) XenApp
4 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (13.68%) SCCM
2 10 (8.55%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.71%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 51 (43.59%) Cisco
2 31 (26.50%) SolarWinds
3 29 (24.79%) Microsoft
4 27 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 27 (23.08%) F5
5 19 (16.24%) VMware
6 12 (10.26%) Citrix
6 12 (10.26%) Palo Alto
7 5 (4.27%) Fortinet
8 4 (3.42%) Adobe
9 3 (2.56%) BMC
9 3 (2.56%) Infor
10 2 (1.71%) Avaya
10 2 (1.71%) Capita
10 2 (1.71%) Dell
10 2 (1.71%) Forcepoint
10 2 (1.71%) HP
10 2 (1.71%) Nimsoft
10 2 (1.71%) Remedy
10 2 (1.71%) SonicWALL