Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ITIL
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 81 42 34
Rank change year-on-year -39 -8 +7
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 106 350 510
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.37% 6.27% 7.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 6.66% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 92 308 425
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -6.98% +14.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £64,750 £64,125 £62,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £39,274 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.22% -7.59% +8.97%

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 2,979 5,259 6,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 94.78% 94.16% 91.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,623 4,277 5,218
Median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Bolton +11 4 £35,500 -16.47% 3
Stockport +28 3 £23,000 -44.24%
Oldham +1 3 £55,114 +58.23% 3
Salford +10 1 £53,700 +32.37% 1
Wigan +1 1 £55,000 -
Rochdale -1 1 £37,500 -9.49%
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 39 (36.79%) Project Management
2 38 (35.85%) Windows
3 35 (33.02%) Microsoft
4 27 (25.47%) Active Directory
5 25 (23.58%) DevOps
6 24 (22.64%) VMware
7 23 (21.70%) DNS
7 23 (21.70%) Degree
8 22 (20.75%) Azure
8 22 (20.75%) Office 365
8 22 (20.75%) Linux
9 21 (19.81%) Service Management
9 21 (19.81%) Change Management
10 20 (18.87%) Firewall
10 20 (18.87%) Service Delivery
11 18 (16.98%) Microsoft Office
11 18 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (16.04%) Finance
13 16 (15.09%) VPN
14 15 (14.15%) Cisco
14 15 (14.15%) Configuration Management
14 15 (14.15%) WAN
14 15 (14.15%) DHCP
14 15 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (14.15%) Windows Server
15 14 (13.21%) Ansible
15 14 (13.21%) SharePoint
16 13 (12.26%) LAN
16 13 (12.26%) Information Security
16 13 (12.26%) VLAN

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 14 (13.21%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.38%) Confluence
3 9 (8.49%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.94%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (16.98%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.94%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.75%) Azure
1 22 (20.75%) Office 365
2 9 (8.49%) AWS
3 7 (6.60%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.77%) Power Platform
4 4 (3.77%) SaaS
5 3 (2.83%) IaaS
6 2 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.89%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.94%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.94%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (21.70%) DNS
2 20 (18.87%) Firewall
3 16 (15.09%) VPN
4 15 (14.15%) DHCP
4 15 (14.15%) WAN
5 13 (12.26%) LAN
5 13 (12.26%) VLAN
6 8 (7.55%) Network Security
6 8 (7.55%) TCP/IP
7 7 (6.60%) FTP
7 7 (6.60%) IPsec
7 7 (6.60%) SSL
7 7 (6.60%) WLAN
8 6 (5.66%) Skype
9 5 (4.72%) IPv4
9 5 (4.72%) OSPF
10 3 (2.83%) SAN
10 3 (2.83%) VoIP
11 2 (1.89%) Unified Communications
11 2 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) Power BI
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (10.38%) JIRA
2 6 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.72%) Subversion
4 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (16.04%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Law
3 8 (7.55%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.60%) Electronics
5 6 (5.66%) Housing Association
6 5 (4.72%) Back Office
7 4 (3.77%) Legal
7 4 (3.77%) Retail
8 3 (2.83%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.94%) Advertising
9 1 (0.94%) Banking
9 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (16.98%) IT Manager
2 16 (15.09%) Analyst
3 13 (12.26%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (11.32%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (9.43%) IT Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) Head of IT
7 7 (6.60%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 7 (6.60%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) Service Manager
8 6 (5.66%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 6 (5.66%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.66%) Security Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) Senior DevOps
8 6 (5.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Lead Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.66%) Web Services
2 1 (0.94%) Ajax
2 1 (0.94%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.94%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (0.94%) CSS3
2 1 (0.94%) HTML
2 1 (0.94%) HTML5
2 1 (0.94%) jQuery
2 1 (0.94%) LAMP
2 1 (0.94%) Laravel
2 1 (0.94%) LESS
2 1 (0.94%) Meteor
2 1 (0.94%) React
2 1 (0.94%) REST
2 1 (0.94%) Sass
2 1 (0.94%) Semantic UI
2 1 (0.94%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.94%) Symfony
2 1 (0.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (0.94%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.43%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.43%) Virtual Team
3 6 (5.66%) e-Learning
4 5 (4.72%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.72%) Public Cloud
4 5 (4.72%) Replication
5 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.83%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.83%) User Experience
7 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.89%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.94%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.94%) Handset
8 1 (0.94%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.94%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (35.85%) Windows
2 22 (20.75%) Linux
3 15 (14.15%) Windows Server
4 12 (11.32%) Windows 10
5 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.60%) CentOS
6 7 (6.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.66%) Unix
8 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (1.89%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (36.79%) Project Management
2 25 (23.58%) DevOps
3 21 (19.81%) Change Management
3 21 (19.81%) Service Management
4 20 (18.87%) Service Delivery
5 18 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (14.15%) Configuration Management
7 13 (12.26%) Information Security
8 12 (11.32%) PRINCE2
9 11 (10.38%) CRM
9 11 (10.38%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (10.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 10 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (8.49%) Computer Science
11 9 (8.49%) ITSM
12 8 (7.55%) Analytical Thinking
12 8 (7.55%) Infrastructure Management
12 8 (7.55%) Practice Management
12 8 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.32%) Bash Shell
1 12 (11.32%) Python
2 11 (10.38%) SQL
3 7 (6.60%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.83%) C
5 1 (0.94%) Java
5 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.94%) PHP
5 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (21.70%) Degree
2 12 (11.32%) RHCE
3 10 (9.43%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (8.49%) CISSP
4 9 (8.49%) Security Cleared
5 8 (7.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (7.55%) CISA
5 8 (7.55%) MCSA
5 8 (7.55%) MCSE
5 8 (7.55%) SC Cleared
6 7 (6.60%) MCITP
7 6 (5.66%) CISM
8 5 (4.72%) CCNA
8 5 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (4.72%) GIAC
8 5 (4.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (2.83%) ACCA
10 2 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.89%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.60%) SLA
3 5 (4.72%) NIST
4 4 (3.77%) COBIT
5 3 (2.83%) GDPR
5 3 (2.83%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.83%) PMO
5 3 (2.83%) QA
6 1 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.94%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 27 (25.47%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.26%) Docker
3 12 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.60%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.72%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.94%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.94%) vSphere
6 1 (0.94%) XenApp
6 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (13.21%) Ansible
2 13 (12.26%) Puppet
3 12 (11.32%) WSUS
4 9 (8.49%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (7.55%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.83%) SCCM
7 2 (1.89%) Terraform
8 1 (0.94%) CASB
8 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.94%) Nessus
8 1 (0.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (33.02%) Microsoft
2 24 (22.64%) VMware
3 15 (14.15%) Cisco
4 9 (8.49%) Oracle
5 8 (7.55%) Citrix
6 7 (6.60%) Sophos
6 7 (6.60%) Splunk
6 7 (6.60%) ZyXEL
7 5 (4.72%) Intel
7 5 (4.72%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.72%) SAP
7 5 (4.72%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.94%) Avaya
8 1 (0.94%) BMC
8 1 (0.94%) Dell
8 1 (0.94%) EMC
8 1 (0.94%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.94%) NetApp
8 1 (0.94%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (0.94%) Remedy