Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ITIL
North West > Manchester
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 93 34 31
Rank change year-on-year -59 -3 +20
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 107 312 473
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.88% 6.36% 7.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 6.77% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 77 250 375
10th Percentile £24,700 £23,963 £21,250
25th Percentile £34,568 £29,022 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%
75th Percentile £57,500 £50,875 £60,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% -5.88% +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 3,480 4,611 5,784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 93.75% 93.97% 92.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,964 3,719 4,672
10th Percentile £31,325 £30,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,660 £72,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 13 April 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 13 April 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 +25 5 £25,500 -36.25% 1
Altrincham -9 4 £40,000 +23.08% 2
Oldham +1 2 £52,120 +42.80% 1
Salford +9 1 £54,653 +43.57% 2
Cheadle +4 1 £57,500 +74.24% 2
Bolton -9 1 £38,500 -9.41%
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 49 (45.79%) Microsoft
2 37 (34.58%) Windows
3 29 (27.10%) Project Management
4 28 (26.17%) Active Directory
5 27 (25.23%) Service Management
5 27 (25.23%) Azure
6 26 (24.30%) Linux
7 25 (23.36%) DevOps
8 24 (22.43%) Firewall
8 24 (22.43%) VMware
9 23 (21.50%) VPN
9 23 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (20.56%) VLAN
10 22 (20.56%) Microsoft 365
11 21 (19.63%) Ansible
11 21 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (19.63%) Change Management
11 21 (19.63%) Configuration Management
12 20 (18.69%) RHCE
13 19 (17.76%) Puppet
13 19 (17.76%) DNS
14 18 (16.82%) Python
14 18 (16.82%) Bash Shell
14 18 (16.82%) AWS
14 18 (16.82%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (16.82%) PowerShell
14 18 (16.82%) Degree
14 18 (16.82%) Docker
15 16 (14.95%) JIRA
15 16 (14.95%) Confluence

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 16 (14.95%) Confluence
2 8 (7.48%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (6.54%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.93%) IIS
4 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.87%) SAP QM
1 2 (1.87%) SAP S/4HANA
1 2 (1.87%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.93%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 27 (25.23%) Azure
2 22 (20.56%) Microsoft 365
3 18 (16.82%) AWS
4 6 (5.61%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (5.61%) Power Platform
5 3 (2.80%) SaaS
6 2 (1.87%) IaaS
6 2 (1.87%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (22.43%) Firewall
2 23 (21.50%) VPN
3 22 (20.56%) VLAN
4 19 (17.76%) DNS
5 14 (13.08%) IPv4
5 14 (13.08%) OSPF
6 12 (11.21%) DHCP
7 11 (10.28%) Network Security
8 9 (8.41%) WAN
9 8 (7.48%) WLAN
10 7 (6.54%) LAN
11 6 (5.61%) FTP
11 6 (5.61%) IPsec
11 6 (5.61%) SSL
12 4 (3.74%) TCP/IP
13 2 (1.87%) Internet
13 2 (1.87%) MPLS
13 2 (1.87%) Skype
13 2 (1.87%) Unified Communications
14 1 (0.93%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.87%) Big Data
3 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.93%) MySQL
3 1 (0.93%) Power BI
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (14.95%) JIRA
2 14 (13.08%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.08%) Subversion
General
1 10 (9.35%) Law
2 9 (8.41%) Finance
2 9 (8.41%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.54%) Back Office
4 6 (5.61%) Electronics
4 6 (5.61%) Legal
5 5 (4.67%) Retail
6 2 (1.87%) Housing Association
6 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Advertising
7 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.93%) Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Local Government
7 1 (0.93%) Marketing
7 1 (0.93%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 20 (18.69%) Linux Engineer
1 20 (18.69%) Systems Engineer
2 19 (17.76%) Analyst
3 14 (13.08%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 14 (13.08%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 10 (9.35%) IT Engineer
5 9 (8.41%) IT Analyst
5 9 (8.41%) IT Manager
6 8 (7.48%) Security Analyst
7 7 (6.54%) IT Support
7 7 (6.54%) Service Manager
8 6 (5.61%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.61%) Administrator
8 6 (5.61%) Head of IT
8 6 (5.61%) IT Security Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.67%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.95%) Web Services
2 2 (1.87%) .NET
2 2 (1.87%) HTML
3 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.93%) Ajax
3 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Thrift
3 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.93%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.93%) jQuery
3 1 (0.93%) Middleware
3 1 (0.93%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (0.93%) React
3 1 (0.93%) REST
3 1 (0.93%) SOAP
3 1 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.93%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (13.08%) Public Cloud
3 9 (8.41%) Virtual Team
4 7 (6.54%) Client/Server
4 7 (6.54%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.54%) Replication
5 5 (4.67%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.87%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.87%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.87%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.87%) EPoS
7 2 (1.87%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.93%) Clustering
8 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (34.58%) Windows
2 26 (24.30%) Linux
3 14 (13.08%) Unix
3 14 (13.08%) Windows 10
4 13 (12.15%) Windows Server
5 8 (7.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.74%) CentOS
6 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.10%) Project Management
2 27 (25.23%) Service Management
3 25 (23.36%) DevOps
4 23 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (19.63%) Change Management
5 21 (19.63%) Configuration Management
6 16 (14.95%) Scrum
7 15 (14.02%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 14 (13.08%) Cyber Intelligence
8 14 (13.08%) Data Science
8 14 (13.08%) DevSecOps
8 14 (13.08%) Infrastructure as Code
8 14 (13.08%) Machine Learning
8 14 (13.08%) SDLC
8 14 (13.08%) Service Delivery
8 14 (13.08%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 14 (13.08%) Software Testing
8 14 (13.08%) Task Automation
9 13 (12.15%) Information Security
10 11 (10.28%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.82%) Bash Shell
1 18 (16.82%) PowerShell
1 18 (16.82%) Python
2 9 (8.41%) SQL
3 5 (4.67%) C
4 2 (1.87%) Java
4 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.93%) C#
5 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (18.69%) RHCE
2 18 (16.82%) Degree
3 14 (13.08%) GIAC
3 14 (13.08%) Security Cleared
4 13 (12.15%) SC Cleared
5 10 (9.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (9.35%) CISSP
6 9 (8.41%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (7.48%) CISA
8 7 (6.54%) CISM
9 6 (5.61%) MCITP
9 6 (5.61%) MCSA
9 6 (5.61%) MCSE
9 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.87%) CISMP
10 2 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.87%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.87%) ISEB
10 2 (1.87%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (1.87%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (6.54%) NIST
2 5 (4.67%) SLA
3 4 (3.74%) PMO
4 2 (1.87%) COBIT
4 2 (1.87%) GDPR
4 2 (1.87%) NCSC
4 2 (1.87%) QA
5 1 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.93%) GRC
5 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (26.17%) Active Directory
2 18 (16.82%) Docker
2 18 (16.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.08%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.80%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.80%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (19.63%) Ansible
2 19 (17.76%) Puppet
3 13 (12.15%) WSUS
4 6 (5.61%) Kubernetes
5 5 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.80%) Nessus
7 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.87%) SCCM
8 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.93%) CASB
8 1 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 49 (45.79%) Microsoft
2 24 (22.43%) VMware
3 16 (14.95%) Oracle
4 14 (13.08%) Red Hat
5 9 (8.41%) Cisco
6 7 (6.54%) Intel
7 6 (5.61%) Sophos
7 6 (5.61%) ZyXEL
8 4 (3.74%) Citrix
8 4 (3.74%) Splunk
9 3 (2.80%) Remedy
9 3 (2.80%) SAP
10 2 (1.87%) BiZZdesign
10 2 (1.87%) BMC
10 2 (1.87%) Sparx
11 1 (0.93%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.93%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.93%) Mitel
11 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow