Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 29 40
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11 -14
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 79 105 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 9.02% 8.30% 6.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.81% 9.22% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 67 98 97
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -12.79% +16.22%
10th Percentile £30,550 £23,000 £31,150
90th Percentile £64,750 £60,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £44,500 £43,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +3.49% -3.37% +4.71%

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 805 1,139 1,475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 91.89% 90.04% 91.90%
Number of salaries quoted 682 977 1,212
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 23 February 2019.

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 23 February 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
Chatham +10 29 £37,500 - 1
Maidstone +4 15 £42,500 +18.06% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £42,500 - 4
Tonbridge -5 5 £41,000 -25.45%
West Malling -11 5 £45,000 -8.16% 2
Dartford +9 4 £60,000 +84.62%
Canterbury +6 3 £44,500 -15.24%
Rochester - 3 £65,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £48,500 -
Whitstable - 1 £31,500 - 3
ITIL
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Kent region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 38 (48.10%) Finance
2 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
3 23 (29.11%) SLA
4 21 (26.58%) VMware
5 20 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (24.05%) Windows
7 18 (22.78%) Information Security
7 18 (22.78%) Advertising
8 15 (18.99%) Change Management
8 15 (18.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (17.72%) Fintech
9 14 (17.72%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (16.46%) Active Directory
10 13 (16.46%) Office 365
11 12 (15.19%) GDPR
11 12 (15.19%) Data Security
11 12 (15.19%) Citrix
11 12 (15.19%) SQL
12 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (13.92%) Project Management
12 11 (13.92%) Firewall
12 11 (13.92%) Service Delivery
12 11 (13.92%) SIEM
13 10 (12.66%) Data Protection
13 10 (12.66%) Data Protection Act
13 10 (12.66%) Problem Management
13 10 (12.66%) Line Management
14 9 (11.39%) CISSP
14 9 (11.39%) SQL Server

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 8 (10.13%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (16.46%) Office 365
3 5 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.06%) SaaS
5 3 (3.80%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.92%) Firewall
2 4 (5.06%) Network Security
3 3 (3.80%) LAN
3 3 (3.80%) VoIP
4 2 (2.53%) Internet
4 2 (2.53%) Skype
4 2 (2.53%) WAN
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.27%) DHCP
5 1 (1.27%) DNS
5 1 (1.27%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.27%) MPLS
5 1 (1.27%) SAN
5 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.27%) VLAN
5 1 (1.27%) VPN
5 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.53%) Big Data
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 38 (48.10%) Finance
2 18 (22.78%) Advertising
3 8 (10.13%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Legal
4 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (20.25%) Analyst
2 13 (16.46%) IT Manager
3 10 (12.66%) Team Leader
4 9 (11.39%) Change Manager
4 9 (11.39%) IT Analyst
4 9 (11.39%) IT Change Manager
4 9 (11.39%) Support Analyst
4 9 (11.39%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Desktop Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Desktop Support
5 8 (10.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) IT Security Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) Security Analyst
6 7 (8.86%) IT Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Security Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) DBA
7 6 (7.59%) IT Security Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) SQL DBA
7 6 (7.59%) Systems Support
7 6 (7.59%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) .NET
2 3 (3.80%) Web Services
3 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.53%) JSON
3 2 (2.53%) REST
3 2 (2.53%) SOAP
3 2 (2.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Fintech
2 10 (12.66%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.06%) CMDB
5 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.53%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.53%) Replication
6 2 (2.53%) User Experience
7 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Windows
2 6 (7.59%) Unix
3 3 (3.80%) Windows 10
3 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.27%) Linux
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.78%) Information Security
3 15 (18.99%) Change Management
4 12 (15.19%) Data Security
5 11 (13.92%) Project Management
5 11 (13.92%) Service Delivery
5 11 (13.92%) SIEM
6 10 (12.66%) Data Protection
6 10 (12.66%) Line Management
6 10 (12.66%) Problem Management
7 9 (11.39%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (11.39%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (11.39%) Release Management
8 8 (10.13%) Mentoring
9 7 (8.86%) PRINCE2
9 7 (8.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 6 (7.59%) Change Control
10 6 (7.59%) Email Filtering
10 6 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (7.59%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) SQL
2 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.80%) C#
4 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.27%) Java
5 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (11.39%) CISSP
3 9 (11.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 8 (10.13%) Degree
5 6 (7.59%) MCSE
6 4 (5.06%) CCNA
6 4 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.80%) CEH
7 3 (3.80%) HNC
7 3 (3.80%) MCDST
7 3 (3.80%) MCITP
7 3 (3.80%) MCSA
7 3 (3.80%) SSCP
8 2 (2.53%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.53%) CISM
9 1 (1.27%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (1.27%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.27%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (29.11%) SLA
2 15 (18.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (15.19%) GDPR
4 6 (7.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (6.33%) PCI DSS
6 2 (2.53%) COBIT
7 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 13 (16.46%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.86%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.59%) Firmware
5 1 (1.27%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.27%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) SCCM
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.53%) CSIRT
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
2 21 (26.58%) VMware
3 12 (15.19%) Citrix
4 6 (7.59%) Cadence
5 5 (6.33%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.80%) Avaya
7 2 (2.53%) Cisco
7 2 (2.53%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.27%) Apple
8 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.27%) CommVault
8 1 (1.27%) F5
8 1 (1.27%) HP
8 1 (1.27%) IBM
8 1 (1.27%) Juniper
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle
8 1 (1.27%) Palo Alto