Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ITIL
North West > Manchester
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 92 61 38
Rank change year-on-year -31 -23 +12
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 144 141 450
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.05% 4.28% 6.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 4.61% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 109 108 362
10th Percentile £25,400 £26,250 £23,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,999 £42,500 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.18% -1.16% +13.92%
75th Percentile £53,750 £51,875 £55,000
90th Percentile £67,998 £63,600 £67,500
North West median annual salary £39,322 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -7.48% - +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 4,428 3,056 6,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 93.83% 92.83% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3,383 2,555 4,771
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £70,000 £71,864
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.12%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Salford +3 8 £55,000 +50.68% 4
Altrincham 0 7 £40,000 +23.08%
Bury - 5 £32,500 - 3
Bolton -13 4 £31,000 +12.73% 2
Stockport +10 3 £27,000 -37.21% 3
Cheadle - 1 £57,500 -
Oldham - 1 £45,000 -
ITIL
North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 57 (39.58%) Microsoft
2 45 (31.25%) Social Skills
3 42 (29.17%) Windows
4 40 (27.78%) Service Management
5 39 (27.08%) Microsoft 365
6 34 (23.61%) VMware
7 33 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (22.92%) Azure
8 32 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 31 (21.53%) Firewall
10 28 (19.44%) AWS
10 28 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (19.44%) PowerShell
11 25 (17.36%) Change Management
11 25 (17.36%) Linux
12 23 (15.97%) Ansible
13 22 (15.28%) SDLC
13 22 (15.28%) Service Delivery
13 22 (15.28%) Scrum
13 22 (15.28%) VLAN
13 22 (15.28%) Problem Management
14 21 (14.58%) Configuration Management
14 21 (14.58%) Python
14 21 (14.58%) DevOps
15 20 (13.89%) Public Cloud
15 20 (13.89%) Bash Shell
15 20 (13.89%) Task Automation
16 19 (13.19%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 19 (13.19%) Data Science
16 19 (13.19%) 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 19 (13.19%) Confluence
2 8 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.69%) IIS
4 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) iTrent
1 2 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.39%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
1 2 (1.39%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.69%) AlphaBridge
2 1 (0.69%) Alphatax
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Farmplan
2 1 (0.69%) KEYPrime
2 1 (0.69%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.69%) SAP QM
2 1 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 39 (27.08%) Microsoft 365
2 33 (22.92%) Azure
3 28 (19.44%) AWS
4 7 (4.86%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.47%) GCP
5 5 (3.47%) Power Platform
5 5 (3.47%) SaaS
6 2 (1.39%) PaaS
7 1 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.69%) Power Automate
7 1 (0.69%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 31 (21.53%) Firewall
2 22 (15.28%) VLAN
3 18 (12.50%) IPv4
3 18 (12.50%) OSPF
3 18 (12.50%) VPN
4 9 (6.25%) DHCP
4 9 (6.25%) DNS
5 8 (5.56%) MPLS
5 8 (5.56%) Network Security
6 7 (4.86%) WAN
7 6 (4.17%) SAN
7 6 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (3.47%) Internet
8 5 (3.47%) LAN
9 4 (2.78%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.78%) WLAN
10 3 (2.08%) Unified Communications
11 2 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.39%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.39%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.08%) MySQL
3 2 (1.39%) Big Data
3 2 (1.39%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.39%) Power BI
3 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.69%) OLAP
4 1 (0.69%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 19 (13.19%) JIRA
2 18 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 18 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
General
1 45 (31.25%) Social Skills
2 16 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (9.03%) Finance
4 6 (4.17%) Presentation Skills
4 6 (4.17%) Public Sector
5 5 (3.47%) Law
5 5 (3.47%) Legal
5 5 (3.47%) Organisational Skills
5 5 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.08%) Local Government
7 2 (1.39%) Retail
8 1 (0.69%) Advertising
8 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.69%) Back Office
8 1 (0.69%) Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Billing
8 1 (0.69%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (0.69%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (20.14%) Analyst
2 16 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 15 (10.42%) Linux Engineer
4 13 (9.03%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 13 (9.03%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 12 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (8.33%) Service Manager
6 11 (7.64%) Support Engineer
7 10 (6.94%) Service Analyst
8 9 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
8 9 (6.25%) IT Analyst
9 8 (5.56%) IT Manager
9 8 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (4.86%) Architect
10 7 (4.86%) ITIL Manager
10 7 (4.86%) ITIL Service Manager
10 7 (4.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.86%) Service Delivery Manager
11 6 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.19%) Web Services
2 3 (2.08%) .NET
2 3 (2.08%) REST
3 2 (1.39%) HTML
4 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.69%) Ajax
4 1 (0.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.69%) Apache Thrift
4 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.69%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.69%) jQuery
4 1 (0.69%) Middleware
4 1 (0.69%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (0.69%) React
4 1 (0.69%) SOAP
4 1 (0.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.69%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.89%) Public Cloud
2 9 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.47%) Clustering
3 5 (3.47%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.47%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.39%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.39%) EPoS
5 2 (1.39%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.39%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.69%) PMI
6 1 (0.69%) Replication
6 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (29.17%) Windows
2 25 (17.36%) Linux
3 17 (11.81%) Windows Server
4 14 (9.72%) Unix
5 10 (6.94%) Windows 10
6 6 (4.17%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.47%) CentOS
7 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (1.39%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.78%) Service Management
2 33 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (17.36%) Change Management
4 22 (15.28%) Problem Management
4 22 (15.28%) Scrum
4 22 (15.28%) SDLC
4 22 (15.28%) Service Delivery
5 21 (14.58%) Configuration Management
5 21 (14.58%) DevOps
6 20 (13.89%) Task Automation
7 19 (13.19%) Data Science
7 19 (13.19%) Machine Learning
7 19 (13.19%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 18 (12.50%) Cyber Intelligence
8 18 (12.50%) DevSecOps
8 18 (12.50%) Infrastructure as Code
8 18 (12.50%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 18 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 16 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 15 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.44%) PowerShell
2 21 (14.58%) Python
3 20 (13.89%) Bash Shell
4 6 (4.17%) SQL
5 5 (3.47%) C
6 4 (2.78%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.39%) C#
7 2 (1.39%) Perl
7 2 (1.39%) PHP
7 2 (1.39%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (13.19%) Degree
2 15 (10.42%) RHCE
3 13 (9.03%) GIAC
4 8 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 7 (4.86%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (4.17%) CISA
6 6 (4.17%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.47%) CISSP
8 4 (2.78%) CCNA
8 4 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (2.08%) CIMA
9 3 (2.08%) CISM
9 3 (2.08%) CISMP
9 3 (2.08%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.39%) CCNP
10 2 (1.39%) ISEB
10 2 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.42%) SLA
2 7 (4.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.78%) PMO
4 3 (2.08%) NIST
5 2 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (1.39%) NCSC
6 1 (0.69%) COBIT
6 1 (0.69%) GRC
6 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 32 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 28 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (13.19%) Docker
4 18 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (6.94%) Hyper-V
6 7 (4.86%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.39%) LXC
7 2 (1.39%) NFS
7 2 (1.39%) SRDF
7 2 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.39%) vSphere
8 1 (0.69%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (15.97%) Ansible
2 19 (13.19%) Puppet
3 6 (4.17%) SCCM
4 5 (3.47%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (2.78%) Nessus
6 3 (2.08%) AirWatch
6 3 (2.08%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (1.39%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.69%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 1 (0.69%) SCOM
8 1 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (39.58%) Microsoft
2 34 (23.61%) VMware
3 15 (10.42%) Oracle
4 14 (9.72%) Red Hat
5 12 (8.33%) Cisco
6 9 (6.25%) Remedy
7 7 (4.86%) ConnectWise
8 5 (3.47%) Google
9 4 (2.78%) Citrix
10 3 (2.08%) NetApp
10 3 (2.08%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.39%) Aderant
11 2 (1.39%) BiZZdesign
11 2 (1.39%) BMC
11 2 (1.39%) iManage
11 2 (1.39%) Meraki
11 2 (1.39%) Snow
11 2 (1.39%) Sparx
11 2 (1.39%) WatchGuard
11 2 (1.39%) Zerto