Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 39 41
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 314 326 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.74% 6.07% 6.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.18% 6.56% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 204 216 209
Scotland median annual salary £39,587 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £22,825 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,550 £65,000 £63,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,080 4,970 5,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.89% 92.55% 92.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3,388 3,093 3,114
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,550 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing ITIL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in Scotland

ITIL
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for ITIL in Scotland

ITIL
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for ITIL in Scotland

ITIL
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
Edinburgh -2 131 £39,587 -24.60% 18
Glasgow -5 125 £39,587 -12.03% 13
West Lothian -9 13 £27,500 -8.33% 5
Inverclyde 0 11 £38,000 -9.52%
Dundee +20 9 £30,000 - 3
South Lanarkshire +3 7 £36,000 -15.79%
Fife +1 7 £42,500 +11.84% 1
Scottish Borders - 4 £27,500 - 1
Stirling 0 3 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £43,500 - 1
Renfrewshire -4 2 £27,000 -36.30% 2
Strathclyde - 2 £34,250 -
Aberdeen -6 1 - - 1
Lanarkshire - 1 £46,000 -
ITIL
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for ITIL.

1 85 (27.07%) Service Management
2 79 (25.16%) Microsoft
3 77 (24.52%) Windows
4 65 (20.70%) Service Delivery
5 61 (19.43%) Finance
6 59 (18.79%) Active Directory
7 57 (18.15%) ITIL V3
8 54 (17.20%) ITIL Certification
9 53 (16.88%) Oracle
10 52 (16.56%) SQL
11 45 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
12 41 (13.06%) ITSM
13 40 (12.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 40 (12.74%) Windows Server
14 39 (12.42%) SQL Server
15 38 (12.10%) Linux
16 36 (11.46%) SLA
16 36 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
17 32 (10.19%) Change Management
18 29 (9.24%) Project Management
18 29 (9.24%) Degree
19 28 (8.92%) Agile Software Development
19 28 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
19 28 (8.92%) Microsoft Azure
20 27 (8.60%) Firewall
21 26 (8.28%) Microsoft Office
22 24 (7.64%) PRINCE2
22 24 (7.64%) Windows 7
23 22 (7.01%) Risk Management
24 21 (6.69%) Office 365

ITIL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (5.10%) Skype for Business
2 13 (4.14%) JBoss
3 10 (3.18%) Apache
3 10 (3.18%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.18%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.87%) IIS
5 8 (2.55%) Confluence
5 8 (2.55%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.23%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.23%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.64%) CMS
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.64%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.64%) WildFly
11 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.32%) nginx
11 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 26 (8.28%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.23%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.96%) LongView
3 2 (0.64%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (6.69%) Office 365
3 12 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.18%) SaaS
5 5 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.59%) IaaS
6 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.60%) Firewall
2 17 (5.41%) DNS
2 17 (5.41%) Skype
3 11 (3.50%) DHCP
3 11 (3.50%) WAN
4 10 (3.18%) VoIP
5 9 (2.87%) LAN
6 8 (2.55%) SAN
6 8 (2.55%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.55%) VPN
7 6 (1.91%) Broadband
7 6 (1.91%) iSCSI
7 6 (1.91%) SSH
7 6 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (1.59%) Internet
9 4 (1.27%) VLAN
10 3 (0.96%) Intranet
10 3 (0.96%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.96%) Wireless
11 2 (0.64%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.46%) MySQL
3 11 (3.50%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.87%) DB2
5 7 (2.23%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.23%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (0.96%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.64%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.32%) Power BI
8 1 (0.32%) Spatial Data
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (2.55%) Git (software)
1 8 (2.55%) JIRA
2 7 (2.23%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.91%) Cucumber
3 6 (1.91%) Selenium
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.32%) Subversion
5 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 61 (19.43%) Finance
2 13 (4.14%) Banking
3 10 (3.18%) Marketing
4 9 (2.87%) Retail Banking
5 7 (2.23%) Billing
6 6 (1.91%) German Language
6 6 (1.91%) Retail
7 5 (1.59%) Law
7 5 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.27%) Legal
8 4 (1.27%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.96%) French Language
9 3 (0.96%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.96%) Local Government
9 3 (0.96%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.64%) Games
10 2 (0.64%) Military
11 1 (0.32%) Advertising
11 1 (0.32%) Back Office
11 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 81 (25.80%) Analyst
2 38 (12.10%) IT Manager
3 36 (11.46%) Service Manager
4 28 (8.92%) Support Analyst
5 24 (7.64%) Applications Support
6 21 (6.69%) Service Analyst
7 20 (6.37%) Service Desk Analyst
8 19 (6.05%) Applications Support Analyst
9 17 (5.41%) Consultant
9 17 (5.41%) IT Services Manager
9 17 (5.41%) Support Engineer
10 14 (4.46%) Developer
11 13 (4.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 13 (4.14%) IT Consultant
11 13 (4.14%) Project Manager
11 13 (4.14%) Senior Consultant
11 13 (4.14%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
11 13 (4.14%) Senior IT Consultant
12 12 (3.82%) Service Desk Manager
13 11 (3.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.50%) J2EE
2 10 (3.18%) .NET
3 6 (1.91%) Java EE
4 5 (1.59%) Middleware
5 4 (1.27%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.27%) CGI
5 4 (1.27%) Hibernate
5 4 (1.27%) HTML
5 4 (1.27%) LAMP
5 4 (1.27%) REST
5 4 (1.27%) SOAP
5 4 (1.27%) Struts
5 4 (1.27%) Web Services
5 4 (1.27%) XML
6 3 (0.96%) CSS
6 3 (0.96%) jQuery
6 3 (0.96%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.32%) OC4J
7 1 (0.32%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.37%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.41%) Driving Licence
4 15 (4.78%) Data Centre
4 15 (4.78%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.55%) FMCG
5 8 (2.55%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (2.55%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.23%) Replication
7 5 (1.59%) PMI
8 4 (1.27%) CMDB
8 4 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.27%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.96%) Clustering
9 3 (0.96%) Handset
10 2 (0.64%) AS400
10 2 (0.64%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.64%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 77 (24.52%) Windows
2 40 (12.74%) Windows Server
3 38 (12.10%) Linux
4 24 (7.64%) Windows 7
5 19 (6.05%) Unix
6 18 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (5.10%) Windows 10
8 14 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.91%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.96%) AIX
12 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.64%) Solaris
12 2 (0.64%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.32%) Debian
13 1 (0.32%) Tru64
13 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (27.07%) Service Management
2 65 (20.70%) Service Delivery
3 57 (18.15%) ITIL V3
4 41 (13.06%) ITSM
5 40 (12.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
7 32 (10.19%) Change Management
8 29 (9.24%) Project Management
9 28 (8.92%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 24 (7.64%) PRINCE2
11 22 (7.01%) Risk Management
12 19 (6.05%) SDLC
13 18 (5.73%) Incident Management
14 17 (5.41%) ERP
14 17 (5.41%) Problem Management
15 16 (5.10%) Scrum
15 16 (5.10%) Service Design
16 15 (4.78%) Mentoring
17 13 (4.14%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 52 (16.56%) SQL
2 10 (3.18%) Java
3 7 (2.23%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.91%) C#
4 6 (1.91%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.91%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.59%) PHP
6 4 (1.27%) Python
7 3 (0.96%) VBA
8 2 (0.64%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.64%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.32%) Perl
9 1 (0.32%) Ruby
9 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (17.20%) ITIL Certification
2 29 (9.24%) Degree
3 15 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (3.82%) CISSP
5 11 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 9 (2.87%) CISM
6 9 (2.87%) MCP
6 9 (2.87%) PMI Certification
7 8 (2.55%) CCNA
7 8 (2.55%) MCSE
8 7 (2.23%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (1.91%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.91%) PMP
9 6 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (1.59%) A+ Certification
10 5 (1.59%) CCNP
10 5 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.96%) HND
11 3 (0.96%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.46%) SLA
2 14 (4.46%) COBIT
3 11 (3.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.59%) GCP
5 4 (1.27%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.27%) PMO
6 2 (0.64%) GDPR
6 2 (0.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 59 (18.79%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.87%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.91%) NFS
3 6 (1.91%) Samba
4 5 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.96%) XenApp
6 2 (0.64%) vSphere
7 1 (0.32%) Docker
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.32%) Postfix
7 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (5.73%) SCCM
2 5 (1.59%) SCOM
3 3 (0.96%) Ansible
3 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.64%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.64%) Puppet
4 2 (0.64%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.32%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.32%) MaaS360
5 1 (0.32%) Malwarebytes
5 1 (0.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.32%) Salt
5 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 79 (25.16%) Microsoft
2 53 (16.88%) Oracle
3 16 (5.10%) VMware
4 15 (4.78%) ServiceNow
5 14 (4.46%) Cisco
6 12 (3.82%) Citrix
7 10 (3.18%) Splunk
8 8 (2.55%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.91%) Capita
9 6 (1.91%) Cognizant
9 6 (1.91%) IBM
10 5 (1.59%) SAP
11 4 (1.27%) Chordiant
12 3 (0.96%) Apple
12 3 (0.96%) Charles River
12 3 (0.96%) MobileIron
12 3 (0.96%) Palo Alto
12 3 (0.96%) Sun
12 3 (0.96%) Symantec
12 3 (0.96%) TIBCO