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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 20 27
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7  
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 526 501 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.79% 8.95% 7.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.68% 10.16% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 392 398 367
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -1.20% -  

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 6063 4933 5722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 89.80% 88.17% 89.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4905 4175 4657
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -12 309 £37,500 -11.76% 41
Cheshire -6 132 £43,500 +35.93% 15
Merseyside -14 50 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Lancashire 0 26 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Cumbria -3 9 £26,500 -18.46%
ITIL
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 380 (38.23%) Windows
2 327 (32.90%) Microsoft
3 266 (26.76%) Active Directory
4 212 (21.33%) Service Management
5 206 (20.72%) Finance
6 198 (19.92%) Windows Server
7 174 (17.51%) Cisco
8 165 (16.60%) Service Delivery
9 161 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
10 155 (15.59%) SLA
11 150 (15.09%) VMware
12 149 (14.99%) SQL
13 140 (14.08%) Citrix
14 121 (12.17%) ITIL Certification
15 119 (11.97%) MS Exchange
16 117 (11.77%) Firewall
17 113 (11.37%) Microsoft Office
18 107 (10.76%) DNS
19 103 (10.36%) Windows 7
20 91 (9.15%) ITIL V3
20 91 (9.15%) WAN
20 91 (9.15%) SQL Server
21 89 (8.95%) Degree
22 88 (8.85%) Incident Management
22 88 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
23 86 (8.65%) Change Management
24 82 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
25 80 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
25 80 (8.05%) Linux
26 78 (7.85%) Project Management

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
1 119 (11.97%) MS Exchange
2 56 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (4.33%) SharePoint
4 23 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (2.11%) IIS
5 21 (2.11%) Skype for Business
6 20 (2.01%) Apache
7 16 (1.61%) Confluence
8 13 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (1.11%) IBM Notes
10 10 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 10 (1.01%) WebLogic
11 9 (0.91%) CMS
11 9 (0.91%) EPiServer
11 9 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
11 9 (0.91%) Umbraco
11 9 (0.91%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 113 (11.37%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (2.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 16 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.50%) SAP MII
5 5 (0.50%) SAP PP
5 5 (0.50%) SAP PP-PI
6 4 (0.40%) SAP GRC
6 4 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.20%) SAP EWM
8 2 (0.20%) SAP PM
8 2 (0.20%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.20%) Siebel CRM
9 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle FAH
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 77 (7.75%) Office 365
2 66 (6.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (3.82%) SaaS
5 20 (2.01%) IaaS
6 15 (1.51%) PaaS
7 11 (1.11%) GitHub
8 7 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.40%) G Suite
9 4 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
10 2 (0.20%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.10%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.10%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 117 (11.77%) Firewall
2 107 (10.76%) DNS
3 91 (9.15%) WAN
4 76 (7.65%) TCP/IP
5 75 (7.55%) DHCP
6 69 (6.94%) LAN
7 51 (5.13%) Network Security
8 48 (4.83%) VPN
9 34 (3.42%) MPLS
10 29 (2.92%) SAN
11 27 (2.72%) Unified Communications
12 26 (2.62%) VLAN
13 21 (2.11%) Junos
13 21 (2.11%) Remote Desktop
14 20 (2.01%) NetScaler
15 19 (1.91%) Skype
16 18 (1.81%) VoIP
17 16 (1.61%) Internet
18 15 (1.51%) BGP
19 14 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.42%) DB2
3 17 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (1.41%) MySQL
6 11 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
6 11 (1.11%) QlikView
6 11 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (1.01%) Hadoop
7 10 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (0.80%) NoSQL
10 7 (0.70%) Big Data
10 7 (0.70%) CouchDB
10 7 (0.70%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.50%) DTS
12 5 (0.50%) Power BI
12 5 (0.50%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 22 (2.21%) JIRA
2 19 (1.91%) Jenkins
3 17 (1.71%) Bitbucket
4 16 (1.61%) Git (software)
5 13 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
6 12 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (1.21%) EasyMock
6 12 (1.21%) JUnit
7 10 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (0.91%) TeamCity
8 9 (0.91%) Visual Studio
9 8 (0.80%) Synon
10 6 (0.60%) MSI
11 5 (0.50%) InstallShield
12 4 (0.40%) Selenium
13 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 1 (0.10%) Bugzilla
General
1 206 (20.72%) Finance
2 75 (7.55%) Banking
3 40 (4.02%) Telecoms
4 30 (3.02%) Legal
4 30 (3.02%) Manufacturing
5 24 (2.41%) Retail
6 18 (1.81%) Investment Banking
7 15 (1.51%) Law
8 11 (1.11%) Back Office
8 11 (1.11%) Marketing
8 11 (1.11%) Publishing
9 10 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
9 10 (1.01%) German Language
10 9 (0.91%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.60%) Billing
12 5 (0.50%) Electronics
13 4 (0.40%) French Language
13 4 (0.40%) Games
13 4 (0.40%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.20%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 235 (23.64%) Analyst
2 80 (8.05%) Service Analyst
3 79 (7.95%) Service Manager
4 75 (7.55%) Support Analyst
5 66 (6.64%) Service Desk Analyst
5 66 (6.64%) Support Engineer
6 63 (6.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 53 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 52 (5.23%) IT Manager
9 50 (5.03%) Network Engineer
10 49 (4.93%) Applications Support
10 49 (4.93%) Team Leader
11 46 (4.63%) IT Support
12 44 (4.43%) IT Analyst
13 42 (4.23%) Architect
14 30 (3.02%) 3rd Line Support
14 30 (3.02%) IT Services Manager
15 26 (2.62%) 1st Line Support
15 26 (2.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 25 (2.52%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (6.54%) .NET
2 27 (2.72%) Web Services
3 24 (2.41%) HTML
4 21 (2.11%) CSS
5 20 (2.01%) Java EE
6 19 (1.91%) XML
7 18 (1.81%) ASP.NET
8 16 (1.61%) JSON
9 14 (1.41%) AngularJS
10 13 (1.31%) .NET Framework
11 12 (1.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (1.21%) EJB
11 12 (1.21%) JSF
11 12 (1.21%) Spring
12 11 (1.11%) Oracle Fusion
13 9 (0.91%) Ajax
13 9 (0.91%) Entity Framework
13 9 (0.91%) NHibernate
13 9 (0.91%) RESTful
13 9 (0.91%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 82 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (6.94%) Data Centre
3 51 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 32 (3.22%) AS400
4 32 (3.22%) iSeries
5 31 (3.12%) CMDB
5 31 (3.12%) Greenfield Project
6 21 (2.11%) iPad
7 19 (1.91%) Virtual Team
8 18 (1.81%) Clustering
9 15 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
9 15 (1.51%) Wiki
10 12 (1.21%) User Experience
11 11 (1.11%) Cyberthreat
12 9 (0.91%) Computer Science
12 9 (0.91%) N-Tier
12 9 (0.91%) PMI
13 8 (0.80%) Driving Licence
13 8 (0.80%) Mainframe
14 6 (0.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 380 (38.23%) Windows
2 198 (19.92%) Windows Server
3 103 (10.36%) Windows 7
4 80 (8.05%) Linux
5 75 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 64 (6.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 58 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 47 (4.73%) Windows 10
9 41 (4.12%) Unix
10 22 (2.21%) Windows 8
11 21 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (1.81%) CentOS
13 16 (1.61%) AIX
14 9 (0.91%) Windows XP
15 8 (0.80%) Solaris
16 4 (0.40%) Android
16 4 (0.40%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.40%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.40%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (21.33%) Service Management
2 165 (16.60%) Service Delivery
3 161 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (9.15%) ITIL V3
5 88 (8.85%) Incident Management
6 86 (8.65%) Change Management
7 78 (7.85%) Project Management
8 73 (7.34%) SDLC
9 71 (7.14%) DevOps
10 68 (6.84%) Disaster Recovery
11 64 (6.44%) Configuration Management
11 64 (6.44%) PRINCE2
11 64 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 62 (6.24%) Problem Management
13 59 (5.94%) Waterfall
14 55 (5.53%) Scrum
15 54 (5.43%) Line Management
16 53 (5.33%) ITSM
17 51 (5.13%) ERP
18 49 (4.93%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (14.99%) SQL
2 54 (5.43%) PowerShell
3 44 (4.43%) C#
3 44 (4.43%) Java
4 41 (4.12%) RPG
5 34 (3.42%) Python
6 26 (2.62%) VBScript
7 24 (2.41%) VB
8 18 (1.81%) JavaScript
9 15 (1.51%) Bash Shell
10 14 (1.41%) C++
10 14 (1.41%) T-SQL
11 13 (1.31%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.11%) C
12 11 (1.11%) Perl
12 11 (1.11%) PHP
13 9 (0.91%) RPG IV
13 9 (0.91%) RPG/400
14 5 (0.50%) Ruby
15 4 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 121 (12.17%) ITIL Certification
2 89 (8.95%) Degree
3 88 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 80 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
5 74 (7.44%) Security Cleared
6 60 (6.04%) MCSE
7 53 (5.33%) CCNP
7 53 (5.33%) MCSA
8 46 (4.63%) MCP
9 39 (3.92%) SC Cleared
10 33 (3.32%) CCNA
11 29 (2.92%) CISSP
12 18 (1.81%) CCIE
13 16 (1.61%) CISM
14 15 (1.51%) BC Cleared
14 15 (1.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 15 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (1.11%) CRISC
15 11 (1.11%) MOS
16 10 (1.01%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (15.59%) SLA
2 25 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (2.31%) QA
4 15 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 13 (1.31%) PMO
6 11 (1.11%) COBIT
6 11 (1.11%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.60%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.40%) MiFID
9 4 (0.40%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.30%) GDPR
10 3 (0.30%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.20%) COSO
12 1 (0.10%) BS25999
System Software
1 266 (26.76%) Active Directory
2 78 (7.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (6.84%) Hyper-V
4 47 (4.73%) XenApp
5 24 (2.41%) vSphere
6 22 (2.21%) ProxySG
7 19 (1.91%) XenDesktop
8 16 (1.61%) Terminal Services
9 15 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (1.41%) Docker
11 8 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (0.80%) Terminal Server
12 5 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.30%) KVM
14 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.30%) NFS
15 2 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
16 1 (0.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 55 (5.53%) SCCM
2 18 (1.81%) Ansible
3 17 (1.71%) SCOM
4 15 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (1.41%) Nagios
5 14 (1.41%) Puppet
5 14 (1.41%) WSUS
6 11 (1.11%) SCOrch
7 7 (0.70%) vCenter Server
8 6 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
8 6 (0.60%) SCVMM
9 5 (0.50%) EdgeSight
9 5 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (0.50%) Netcool
9 5 (0.50%) Packer
10 4 (0.40%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.40%) Control-M
10 4 (0.40%) SCDPM
11 3 (0.30%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 327 (32.90%) Microsoft
2 174 (17.51%) Cisco
3 150 (15.09%) VMware
4 140 (14.08%) Citrix
5 69 (6.94%) Oracle
6 55 (5.53%) HP
6 55 (5.53%) IBM
7 48 (4.83%) Juniper
8 39 (3.92%) SAP
9 30 (3.02%) CheckPoint
9 30 (3.02%) ServiceNow
10 29 (2.92%) Palo Alto
11 25 (2.52%) F5
11 25 (2.52%) Red Hat
12 23 (2.31%) Blue Coat
13 22 (2.21%) Riverbed
14 16 (1.61%) Dell
15 13 (1.31%) Remedy
15 13 (1.31%) Veeam
16 12 (1.21%) AppSense
Cheadle, Cheshire
Cloudscope
Salary: £17k - 20k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum + Parking + Pension + Overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Rullion
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Salary £20,124 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £40,428 to £48,514 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Analysys Mason
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + flexi working & great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% performance bonus
Posted: 4 days ago