Period
to 15 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ITIL
North West > Manchester
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 80 82 41
Rank change year-on-year +2 -41 -2
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 210 87 415
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.78% 3.35% 6.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 3.59% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 168 76 358
10th Percentile £26,100 £28,250 £26,000
25th Percentile £31,566 £33,750 £31,655
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,500 £44,598 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year -0.22% +1.36% +10.00%
75th Percentile £55,756 £55,334 £55,000
90th Percentile £71,850 £60,125 £67,500
North West median annual salary £41,000 £43,375 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.48% +2.06% +6.25%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,287 2,424 6,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 95.19% 93.37% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3,973 2,164 4,951
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £28,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £70,484
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing ITIL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Manchester

ITIL
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ITIL in Manchester.

Salary trend for ITIL in Manchester

ITIL
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing ITIL in Manchester over the 6 months to 15 October 2021.

Salary histogram for ITIL in Manchester

ITIL
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 15 October 2021. 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
Stockport +8 9 £44,500 +128.21% 4
Salford -1 7 £55,000 +28.66% 2
Bolton -9 4 £31,000 -4.62% 3
Bury - 4 £32,500 -
Altrincham - 2 £28,500 - 1
Oldham -3 1 £45,000 -18.52% 1
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 15 October 2021, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 73 (34.76%) Microsoft
1 73 (34.76%) Social Skills
2 66 (31.43%) Service Management
3 60 (28.57%) Windows
4 57 (27.14%) Azure
5 50 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (22.86%) Service Delivery
7 46 (21.90%) Microsoft 365
8 41 (19.52%) AWS
9 39 (18.57%) VMware
10 34 (16.19%) Linux
10 34 (16.19%) Active Directory
11 32 (15.24%) ITSM
11 32 (15.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 32 (15.24%) Windows Server
12 31 (14.76%) Problem-Solving
12 31 (14.76%) Change Management
13 29 (13.81%) SLA
14 28 (13.33%) Firewall
14 28 (13.33%) Degree
14 28 (13.33%) ITIL V3
14 28 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 27 (12.86%) Scrum
16 26 (12.38%) PowerShell
17 25 (11.90%) DevOps
17 25 (11.90%) Project Management
17 25 (11.90%) Public Sector
18 24 (11.43%) Finance
19 23 (10.95%) Web Services
19 23 (10.95%) Continuous Improvement

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 12 (5.71%) Confluence
2 7 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.86%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.48%) Apache
5 1 (0.48%) CICS
5 1 (0.48%) IIS
5 1 (0.48%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (6.19%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.43%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.95%) iTrent
2 2 (0.95%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.48%) AlphaBridge
3 1 (0.48%) Alphatax
3 1 (0.48%) Farmplan
3 1 (0.48%) KEYPrime
3 1 (0.48%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 57 (27.14%) Azure
2 46 (21.90%) Microsoft 365
3 41 (19.52%) AWS
4 16 (7.62%) IaaS
5 12 (5.71%) GCP
6 10 (4.76%) PaaS
7 8 (3.81%) SaaS
8 6 (2.86%) Power Platform
9 3 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.95%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.95%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.48%) Power Automate
11 1 (0.48%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.33%) Firewall
2 22 (10.48%) WAN
3 19 (9.05%) LAN
4 14 (6.67%) DHCP
4 14 (6.67%) DNS
4 14 (6.67%) VLAN
5 12 (5.71%) VPN
5 12 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (5.24%) HTTP
6 11 (5.24%) Network Security
7 10 (4.76%) IPv4
7 10 (4.76%) OSPF
8 9 (4.29%) MPLS
9 7 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (3.33%) Wireless
10 4 (1.90%) Internet
11 3 (1.43%) SAN
11 3 (1.43%) TCP/IP
12 2 (0.95%) SD-WAN
12 2 (0.95%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.52%) MySQL
2 11 (5.24%) Relational Database
2 11 (5.24%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.86%) Power BI
4 2 (0.95%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.95%) Tableau
5 1 (0.48%) Metadata
5 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.48%) OLAP
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (5.71%) JIRA
2 10 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.48%) JMeter
3 1 (0.48%) Selenium
3 1 (0.48%) Serenity BDD
3 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 73 (34.76%) Social Skills
2 25 (11.90%) Public Sector
3 24 (11.43%) Finance
4 22 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (8.10%) Law
6 15 (7.14%) Presentation Skills
7 14 (6.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 11 (5.24%) Legal
9 9 (4.29%) Organisational Skills
10 8 (3.81%) Telecoms
11 5 (2.38%) Retail
12 4 (1.90%) Influencing Skills
13 2 (0.95%) Documentation Skills
13 2 (0.95%) Local Government
14 1 (0.48%) Advertising
14 1 (0.48%) Banking
14 1 (0.48%) Billing
14 1 (0.48%) French Language
14 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (15.71%) Analyst
2 21 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 17 (8.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (7.62%) Support Engineer
5 13 (6.19%) Architect
5 13 (6.19%) Developer
6 12 (5.71%) Service Analyst
7 11 (5.24%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (5.24%) Delivery Manager
7 11 (5.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (5.24%) IT Manager
8 10 (4.76%) IT Engineer
8 10 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (4.76%) Team Leader
9 9 (4.29%) Service Delivery Manager
10 7 (3.33%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.33%) Support Analyst
11 6 (2.86%) Applications Support
11 6 (2.86%) Consultant
11 6 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.95%) Web Services
2 13 (6.19%) REST
3 12 (5.71%) SOAP
3 12 (5.71%) XML
4 11 (5.24%) Ajax
4 11 (5.24%) AngularJS
4 11 (5.24%) CSS
4 11 (5.24%) HTML
5 8 (3.81%) LDAP
6 2 (0.95%) .NET
6 2 (0.95%) Middleware
7 1 (0.48%) .NET Core
7 1 (0.48%) JCE
7 1 (0.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.48%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 13 (6.19%) Clustering
4 12 (5.71%) Client/Server
4 12 (5.71%) Public Cloud
5 10 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (4.76%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.81%) PKI
7 6 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (2.86%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.90%) e-Learning
10 3 (1.43%) NHS
10 3 (1.43%) PMI
10 3 (1.43%) User Experience
11 2 (0.95%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.95%) CMDB
11 2 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.48%) Cyberthreat
12 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 60 (28.57%) Windows
2 34 (16.19%) Linux
3 32 (15.24%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.76%) Ubuntu
5 8 (3.81%) Windows 10
5 8 (3.81%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (3.33%) Unix
7 5 (2.38%) CentOS
7 5 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.43%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.43%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.95%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (31.43%) Service Management
2 50 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (22.86%) Service Delivery
4 32 (15.24%) ITSM
5 31 (14.76%) Change Management
5 31 (14.76%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 28 (13.33%) ITIL V3
7 27 (12.86%) Scrum
8 25 (11.90%) DevOps
8 25 (11.90%) Project Management
9 23 (10.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (10.95%) Problem Management
10 18 (8.57%) PRINCE2
10 18 (8.57%) SDLC
10 18 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (8.10%) Incident Management
12 15 (7.14%) Configuration Management
13 14 (6.67%) Change Control
14 13 (6.19%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.38%) PowerShell
2 16 (7.62%) Python
3 13 (6.19%) Bash Shell
3 13 (6.19%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.29%) SQL
5 4 (1.90%) C
6 2 (0.95%) C#
6 2 (0.95%) Go
6 2 (0.95%) PHP
6 2 (0.95%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.95%) VB
7 1 (0.48%) COBOL
7 1 (0.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (13.33%) Degree
2 21 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (7.62%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 11 (5.24%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.81%) MCSA
6 8 (3.81%) MCTS
7 7 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.86%) CCNA
8 6 (2.86%) MCSE
8 6 (2.86%) RHCE
9 5 (2.38%) GIAC
10 4 (1.90%) CISSP
11 3 (1.43%) CCNP
11 3 (1.43%) CIMA
11 3 (1.43%) CISA
11 3 (1.43%) CISM
11 3 (1.43%) DBS Check
11 3 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.81%) SLA
2 10 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 6 (2.86%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.48%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.48%) COBIT
6 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.48%) GRC
6 1 (0.48%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.48%) PMO
6 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (16.19%) Active Directory
2 32 (15.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.62%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.24%) Docker
5 10 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.95%) vSphere
8 1 (0.48%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.48%) LXC
8 1 (0.48%) NFS
8 1 (0.48%) SRDF
8 1 (0.48%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (9.52%) SCCM
2 17 (8.10%) Ansible
3 15 (7.14%) Puppet
4 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.43%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (1.43%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (0.95%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 2 (0.95%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.95%) SCOM
7 1 (0.48%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.48%) Terraform
7 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (34.76%) Microsoft
2 39 (18.57%) VMware
3 22 (10.48%) Cisco
4 20 (9.52%) Oracle
5 17 (8.10%) ServiceNow
6 16 (7.62%) HP
7 13 (6.19%) Citrix
8 12 (5.71%) BMC
9 11 (5.24%) Ivanti
10 10 (4.76%) Red Hat
11 7 (3.33%) Remedy
12 6 (2.86%) ConnectWise
13 5 (2.38%) Google
13 5 (2.38%) SolarWinds
13 5 (2.38%) Veeam
14 4 (1.90%) McAfee
14 4 (1.90%) Snow
14 4 (1.90%) Sophos
15 3 (1.43%) Aderant
15 3 (1.43%) NetApp