The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for ITIL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 17 26
Rank change year-on-year -14 +9  
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 468 570 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.62% 9.93% 8.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.44% 11.30% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 377 457 424
Median salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,050
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.63% +3.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,300 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,857
% change year-on-year -2.43% +0.35%  

ITIL is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5547 5046 5851
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.28% 87.91% 88.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4623 4195 4701
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing ITIL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in the North West

ITIL
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ITIL in the North West.

Salary trend for ITIL in the North West

ITIL
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in the North West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for ITIL in the North West

ITIL
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -21 242 £37,000 -12.94% 42
Cheshire -1 129 £39,500 +41.07% 12
Merseyside -3 68 £45,000 +9.09% 3
Lancashire -1 28 £40,000 +36.64% 4
ITIL
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing ITIL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 368 (35.42%) Windows
2 362 (34.84%) Microsoft
3 263 (25.31%) Active Directory
4 244 (23.48%) Service Management
5 200 (19.25%) Finance
6 185 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
7 179 (17.23%) Windows Server
8 178 (17.13%) VMware
9 173 (16.65%) MS Excel
10 170 (16.36%) SQL
10 170 (16.36%) Service Delivery
11 162 (15.59%) Cisco
12 152 (14.63%) SLA
13 140 (13.47%) SQL Server
14 133 (12.80%) Citrix
15 130 (12.51%) MS Office
16 125 (12.03%) Linux
17 123 (11.84%) ITIL V3
18 120 (11.55%) ITIL Certification
19 113 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
20 104 (10.01%) Firewall
21 102 (9.82%) Security Cleared
22 100 (9.62%) MS Exchange
23 99 (9.53%) PRINCE2
24 92 (8.85%) Incident Management
25 90 (8.66%) Microsoft Certification
26 89 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
27 88 (8.47%) Degree
28 87 (8.37%) Data Centre
28 87 (8.37%) ITSM

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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
1 100 (9.62%) MS Exchange
2 55 (5.29%) SharePoint
3 48 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 31 (2.98%) IIS
5 19 (1.83%) JBoss
6 18 (1.73%) WebLogic
7 17 (1.64%) Apache
8 16 (1.54%) WebSphere
9 15 (1.44%) Tomcat
10 14 (1.35%) Skype for Business
11 12 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (0.77%) CloudStack
13 8 (0.77%) CMS
13 8 (0.77%) Confluence
13 8 (0.77%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 173 (16.65%) MS Excel
2 130 (12.51%) MS Office
3 38 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.38%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.38%) SAP GRC
4 3 (0.29%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.29%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.19%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.096%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.096%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.096%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.096%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.096%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.096%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 74 (7.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (5.49%) SaaS
3 51 (4.91%) Office 365
4 47 (4.52%) PaaS
5 46 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
6 43 (4.14%) IaaS
7 7 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.58%) GitHub
9 1 (0.096%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.096%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.096%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 104 (10.01%) Firewall
2 80 (7.70%) DNS
3 70 (6.74%) WAN
4 63 (6.06%) DHCP
5 57 (5.49%) LAN
6 51 (4.91%) SAN
7 50 (4.81%) VPN
8 43 (4.14%) Network Security
8 43 (4.14%) TCP/IP
9 33 (3.18%) VLAN
10 27 (2.60%) Internet
11 26 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
12 22 (2.12%) WLAN
13 18 (1.73%) Unified Communications
14 17 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (1.35%) MPLS
16 10 (0.96%) BGP
16 10 (0.96%) NAS
17 9 (0.87%) Remote Desktop
18 8 (0.77%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (13.47%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (3.18%) DB2
4 30 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (1.15%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.06%) Hadoop
10 9 (0.87%) QlikView
11 8 (0.77%) Big Data
11 8 (0.77%) MySQL
12 7 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (0.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 7 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.38%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.38%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
15 3 (0.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (1.25%) Jenkins
3 12 (1.15%) TeamCity
4 11 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (0.96%) JIRA
5 10 (0.96%) MSI
6 9 (0.87%) Bitbucket
6 9 (0.87%) Git (software)
7 8 (0.77%) InstallShield
8 7 (0.67%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.38%) EasyMock
9 4 (0.38%) JUnit
9 4 (0.38%) Selenium
9 4 (0.38%) Synon
10 2 (0.19%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.19%) NUnit
10 2 (0.19%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.096%) AdminStudio
General
1 200 (19.25%) Finance
2 77 (7.41%) Banking
3 52 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 24 (2.31%) Legal
5 21 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 18 (1.73%) Retail
7 14 (1.35%) Back Office
8 13 (1.25%) German Language
9 11 (1.06%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
10 10 (0.96%) Marketing
11 9 (0.87%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.87%) Law
11 9 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.87%) Publishing
12 7 (0.67%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.38%) Automotive
13 4 (0.38%) Games
14 3 (0.29%) Billing
15 2 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 220 (21.17%) Analyst
2 91 (8.76%) Support Analyst
3 82 (7.89%) Service Manager
4 77 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 71 (6.83%) Applications Support
6 68 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 66 (6.35%) Service Analyst
8 65 (6.26%) IT Support
9 64 (6.16%) 2nd Line Support
10 56 (5.39%) Service Desk Analyst
11 55 (5.29%) Team Leader
12 50 (4.81%) Architect
13 48 (4.62%) IT Manager
14 46 (4.43%) IT Analyst
15 37 (3.56%) Developer
16 35 (3.37%) Consultant
17 34 (3.27%) Applications Support Analyst
17 34 (3.27%) IT Support Analyst
17 34 (3.27%) Windows Engineer
18 29 (2.79%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (6.74%) .NET
2 23 (2.21%) HTML
3 22 (2.12%) Web Services
4 20 (1.92%) ASP.NET
5 17 (1.64%) CSS
5 17 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
6 13 (1.25%) XML
7 12 (1.15%) AngularJS
8 11 (1.06%) .NET Framework
8 11 (1.06%) jQuery
9 10 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (0.96%) Java EE
9 10 (0.96%) JSON
10 8 (0.77%) RESTful
11 7 (0.67%) Flash
11 7 (0.67%) Middleware
11 7 (0.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (0.58%) Ajax
12 6 (0.58%) JSP
12 6 (0.58%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 89 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (8.37%) Data Centre
3 73 (7.03%) Management Information System
4 39 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 36 (3.46%) Video Conferencing
6 34 (3.27%) iPad
7 31 (2.98%) iSeries
8 27 (2.60%) AS400
9 25 (2.41%) CMDB
10 24 (2.31%) NHS
11 21 (2.02%) Virtual Team
12 19 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
13 16 (1.54%) Private Cloud
14 15 (1.44%) User Experience
15 12 (1.15%) Clustering
16 11 (1.06%) Public Cloud
17 8 (0.77%) BYOD
17 8 (0.77%) FMCG
17 8 (0.77%) Wiki
18 7 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 368 (35.42%) Windows
2 179 (17.23%) Windows Server
3 125 (12.03%) Linux
4 86 (8.28%) Windows 7
5 78 (7.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 72 (6.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 58 (5.58%) Unix
8 43 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (2.69%) Windows 8
10 26 (2.50%) Solaris
11 23 (2.21%) Windows 10
12 20 (1.92%) OpenVMS
12 20 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (1.83%) Windows XP
14 13 (1.25%) AIX
15 9 (0.87%) CentOS
16 8 (0.77%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.67%) HPUX
18 5 (0.48%) Data ONTAP
19 3 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (23.48%) Service Management
2 185 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (16.36%) Service Delivery
4 123 (11.84%) ITIL V3
5 99 (9.53%) PRINCE2
6 92 (8.85%) Incident Management
7 87 (8.37%) ITSM
8 86 (8.28%) DevOps
9 85 (8.18%) Change Management
10 84 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 75 (7.22%) Disaster Recovery
12 71 (6.83%) Service Design
13 68 (6.54%) Problem Management
14 66 (6.35%) SDLC
15 63 (6.06%) Configuration Management
16 58 (5.58%) Project Management
17 54 (5.20%) Data Protection
18 52 (5.00%) Process Improvement
19 48 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
19 48 (4.62%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 170 (16.36%) SQL
2 61 (5.87%) PowerShell
3 51 (4.91%) C#
4 32 (3.08%) RPG
5 22 (2.12%) Java
6 21 (2.02%) C
6 21 (2.02%) Python
7 20 (1.92%) JavaScript
8 19 (1.83%) Shell Script
9 15 (1.44%) T-SQL
10 13 (1.25%) Bash Shell
10 13 (1.25%) Ruby
11 12 (1.15%) VBScript
12 11 (1.06%) PHP
13 7 (0.67%) VB
14 6 (0.58%) Perl
15 5 (0.48%) C++
15 5 (0.48%) RPG IV
15 5 (0.48%) RPG/400
16 4 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 120 (11.55%) ITIL Certification
2 102 (9.82%) Security Cleared
3 90 (8.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 88 (8.47%) Degree
5 77 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (5.58%) SC Cleared
7 54 (5.20%) CCNP
8 49 (4.72%) MCSE
9 40 (3.85%) MCSA
10 38 (3.66%) MCP
11 37 (3.56%) CCNA
12 24 (2.31%) MCITP
12 24 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 23 (2.21%) CISSP
14 22 (2.12%) BC Cleared
15 17 (1.64%) CISM
15 17 (1.64%) ISEB
16 13 (1.25%) DV Cleared
17 10 (0.96%) CCSE
17 10 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (14.63%) SLA
2 48 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (2.79%) QA
4 21 (2.02%) PCI DSS
5 16 (1.54%) COBIT
6 12 (1.15%) Data Quality
7 11 (1.06%) Cyber Essentials
7 11 (1.06%) PMO
8 9 (0.87%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.29%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.096%) BS25999
11 1 (0.096%) COSO
11 1 (0.096%) PMBOK
System Software
1 263 (25.31%) Active Directory
2 113 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (7.12%) Hyper-V
4 35 (3.37%) XenApp
5 31 (2.98%) vSphere
6 17 (1.64%) Terminal Services
7 16 (1.54%) XenDesktop
8 12 (1.15%) Docker
8 12 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (1.06%) VMware ESX
10 8 (0.77%) Xen
10 8 (0.77%) XenServer
11 5 (0.48%) ProxySG
11 5 (0.48%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.29%) KVM
13 3 (0.29%) NFS
14 2 (0.19%) NDS
14 2 (0.19%) NetIQ eDirectory
14 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 65 (6.26%) SCCM
2 27 (2.60%) SCOrch
3 25 (2.41%) Puppet
4 24 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (2.21%) SCOM
6 20 (1.92%) AirWatch
7 15 (1.44%) Ansible
8 14 (1.35%) Nagios
8 14 (1.35%) SCVMM
9 10 (0.96%) vRealize
9 10 (0.96%) WSUS
10 9 (0.87%) Backup Exec
11 7 (0.67%) NetBackup
12 6 (0.58%) Packer
12 6 (0.58%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.38%) Cobbler
13 4 (0.38%) HP SIM
13 4 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
13 4 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 362 (34.84%) Microsoft
2 178 (17.13%) VMware
3 162 (15.59%) Cisco
4 133 (12.80%) Citrix
5 76 (7.31%) Oracle
6 50 (4.81%) IBM
7 47 (4.52%) HP
8 36 (3.46%) SAP
9 33 (3.18%) NetApp
10 28 (2.69%) Juniper
11 27 (2.60%) Remedy
12 26 (2.50%) Red Hat
13 21 (2.02%) Dell
13 21 (2.02%) ServiceNow
14 18 (1.73%) Intel Security
15 17 (1.64%) CheckPoint
15 17 (1.64%) Veeam
16 13 (1.25%) Cadence
16 13 (1.25%) Palo Alto
16 13 (1.25%) Symantec
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Salary: £19000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + £4k shift + Pension
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Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum + Benefits
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Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits package
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Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
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Head Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Health, Pension
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Salary: From £27,000 to £29,950 per annum + car + fantastic hols & benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 10% performance bonus
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Salary: £14000 - £16000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rullion
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Altrincham, Cheshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum + pension, bonus, 28 days holiday
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
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Search Consultancy
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Cheshire
Networking People
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + 15-20% Shift Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
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Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + additional benefits
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Salary: £24000 per annum
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