Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 35 36
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 292 366 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.42% 6.49% 6.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.84% 7.05% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 169 245 173
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £22,400 £24,750 £26,050
90th Percentile £55,638 £63,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,471 £44,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +1.07% -2.22%

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 5,004 5,191 4,885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.86% 92.02% 92.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3,214 3,314 2,950
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -14 119 £38,000 -27.62% 19
Glasgow -4 104 £38,750 -13.89% 15
West Lothian -1 36 £31,500 +14.55% 2
Inverclyde -1 7 £38,000 -8.43%
Dundee - 7 £30,000 - 1
Fife +3 4 £46,000 +11.52%
Aberdeen +1 3 £25,500 -60.77% 1
West Dunbartonshire -3 3 £43,500 +3.57%
South Lanarkshire -5 3 £31,500 -29.54%
Scottish Borders - 3 £21,500 -
North Lanarkshire +4 2 £40,000 -9.09%
Renfrewshire -6 2 £27,000 -21.51% 2
Lanarkshire - 1 £46,000 -
ITIL
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 72 (24.66%) Service Management
1 72 (24.66%) Finance
2 69 (23.63%) Windows
2 69 (23.63%) Microsoft
3 54 (18.49%) Oracle
4 49 (16.78%) SQL
4 49 (16.78%) Active Directory
5 48 (16.44%) ITIL Certification
6 44 (15.07%) Service Delivery
7 42 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
8 38 (13.01%) ITSM
9 35 (11.99%) SLA
9 35 (11.99%) Linux
9 35 (11.99%) Problem-Solving
10 34 (11.64%) SQL Server
11 32 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (10.62%) PRINCE2
13 30 (10.27%) Project Management
13 30 (10.27%) Degree
13 30 (10.27%) Continuous Improvement
14 28 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
14 28 (9.59%) ERP
14 28 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
14 28 (9.59%) Change Management
14 28 (9.59%) Windows Server
15 27 (9.25%) Scrum
15 27 (9.25%) Microsoft Office
15 27 (9.25%) Office 365
16 24 (8.22%) Firewall
16 24 (8.22%) Unix

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 21 (7.19%) Confluence
2 12 (4.11%) Apache
2 12 (4.11%) JBoss
3 10 (3.42%) IIS
3 10 (3.42%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.42%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.71%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.37%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.37%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.03%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.34%) WildFly
Applications
1 27 (9.25%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.68%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (7.53%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (2.40%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (9.25%) Office 365
3 15 (5.14%) SaaS
4 11 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.77%) IaaS
5 6 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.22%) Firewall
2 19 (6.51%) DNS
3 13 (4.45%) TCP/IP
4 12 (4.11%) LAN
4 12 (4.11%) VoIP
4 12 (4.11%) WAN
5 11 (3.77%) Skype
6 9 (3.08%) Unified Communications
7 8 (2.74%) iSCSI
7 8 (2.74%) SSH
8 7 (2.40%) VPN
9 6 (2.05%) DHCP
10 5 (1.71%) Internet
10 5 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.37%) Broadband
11 4 (1.37%) VLAN
12 3 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (1.03%) MPLS
12 3 (1.03%) Wireless
13 2 (0.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.48%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.74%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.40%) DB2
5 6 (2.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 6 (2.05%) Oracle Discoverer
5 6 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.71%) MySQL
7 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (1.03%) Oracle OWB
8 3 (1.03%) Power BI
8 3 (1.03%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (7.19%) JIRA
2 13 (4.45%) Cucumber
2 13 (4.45%) Selenium
3 4 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (1.03%) Hudson
4 3 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.03%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 72 (24.66%) Finance
2 16 (5.48%) Billing
3 15 (5.14%) Banking
4 9 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.74%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.05%) Marketing
7 4 (1.37%) Electronics
7 4 (1.37%) Legal
7 4 (1.37%) Retail
8 3 (1.03%) German Language
9 2 (0.68%) Games
9 2 (0.68%) Local Government
10 1 (0.34%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.34%) Back Office
10 1 (0.34%) Law
10 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 70 (23.97%) Analyst
2 31 (10.62%) Service Manager
3 27 (9.25%) Service Analyst
4 26 (8.90%) Support Analyst
5 21 (7.19%) Service Desk Analyst
6 18 (6.16%) Oracle Specialist
6 18 (6.16%) Support Engineer
7 17 (5.82%) Applications Support
7 17 (5.82%) Developer
8 16 (5.48%) Applications Support Analyst
8 16 (5.48%) IT Manager
9 15 (5.14%) Data Migration Specialist
9 15 (5.14%) ERP Specialist
9 15 (5.14%) Migration Specialist
9 15 (5.14%) Project Manager
10 14 (4.79%) Architect
10 14 (4.79%) Senior Manager
11 13 (4.45%) Automation Tester
11 13 (4.45%) Tester
12 11 (3.77%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.08%) CGI
2 8 (2.74%) J2EE
3 7 (2.40%) CSS
3 7 (2.40%) HTML
4 6 (2.05%) Java EE
4 6 (2.05%) XML
5 5 (1.71%) LDAP
6 4 (1.37%) .NET
6 4 (1.37%) Hibernate
6 4 (1.37%) REST
6 4 (1.37%) SOAP
6 4 (1.37%) Struts
6 4 (1.37%) Web Services
7 3 (1.03%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.68%) HTML5
8 2 (0.68%) jQuery
8 2 (0.68%) Middleware
9 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.34%) JSP
9 1 (0.34%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.53%) Data Centre
3 21 (7.19%) Management Information System
4 15 (5.14%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.40%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 6 (2.05%) CMDB
6 6 (2.05%) Handset
7 5 (1.71%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.71%) PMI
8 4 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.37%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.37%) Replication
9 3 (1.03%) FMCG
10 2 (0.68%) AS400
10 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.68%) Clustering
10 2 (0.68%) PKI
10 2 (0.68%) SCADA
10 2 (0.68%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 69 (23.63%) Windows
2 35 (11.99%) Linux
3 28 (9.59%) Windows Server
4 24 (8.22%) Unix
5 19 (6.51%) Windows 7
6 16 (5.48%) Windows 10
7 15 (5.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (4.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.37%) AIX
9 4 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.37%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.03%) Solaris
11 2 (0.68%) SUSE
11 2 (0.68%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.34%) Tru64
12 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (24.66%) Service Management
2 44 (15.07%) Service Delivery
3 38 (13.01%) ITSM
4 35 (11.99%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (10.62%) PRINCE2
7 30 (10.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 30 (10.27%) Project Management
8 28 (9.59%) Change Management
8 28 (9.59%) ERP
8 28 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (9.25%) Scrum
10 23 (7.88%) Incident Management
10 23 (7.88%) ITIL V3
10 23 (7.88%) Problem Management
11 22 (7.53%) Mentoring
12 21 (7.19%) Migration
13 19 (6.51%) Collaborative Working
14 18 (6.16%) Test Automation
15 15 (5.14%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 49 (16.78%) SQL
2 19 (6.51%) Java
3 12 (4.11%) PL/SQL
4 10 (3.42%) JavaScript
4 10 (3.42%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.05%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.71%) C#
6 5 (1.71%) Python
7 4 (1.37%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.03%) VBA
9 2 (0.68%) Bourne shell
9 2 (0.68%) Korn
9 2 (0.68%) PHP
9 2 (0.68%) VB
10 1 (0.34%) C
10 1 (0.34%) Perl
10 1 (0.34%) Ruby
10 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (16.44%) ITIL Certification
2 30 (10.27%) Degree
3 17 (5.82%) ISTQB
4 16 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (3.77%) MCP
6 10 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.42%) MCSE
6 10 (3.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (3.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (2.40%) CCNA
8 7 (2.40%) CISSP
9 5 (1.71%) A+ Certification
9 5 (1.71%) CCNP
9 5 (1.71%) CISM
9 5 (1.71%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.03%) HND
11 3 (1.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.99%) SLA
2 9 (3.08%) COBIT
3 7 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.03%) QA
5 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 49 (16.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.74%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.74%) NFS
3 8 (2.74%) Samba
4 5 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.71%) vSphere
5 3 (1.03%) BitLocker
5 3 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.03%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.68%) XenApp
7 1 (0.34%) Docker
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (6.16%) SCCM
2 6 (2.05%) Puppet
2 6 (2.05%) SCOM
3 4 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.03%) PowerCLI
4 3 (1.03%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (0.68%) Ansible
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.34%) Control-M
6 1 (0.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.34%) MaaS360
6 1 (0.34%) Malwarebytes
6 1 (0.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.34%) Salt
6 1 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.34%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 69 (23.63%) Microsoft
2 54 (18.49%) Oracle
3 19 (6.51%) Atlassian
4 17 (5.82%) Cisco
5 16 (5.48%) VMware
6 14 (4.79%) Citrix
7 12 (4.11%) ServiceNow
8 8 (2.74%) IBM
9 7 (2.40%) HP
9 7 (2.40%) NEC
10 6 (2.05%) Cognizant
10 6 (2.05%) Intel
11 4 (1.37%) Avaya
11 4 (1.37%) BMC
11 4 (1.37%) Chordiant
11 4 (1.37%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.03%) Brocade
12 3 (1.03%) Dell
12 3 (1.03%) Remedy
12 3 (1.03%) Salesforce.com