Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 32 34
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 342 301 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.04% 6.45% 5.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.61% 7.05% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 230 186 223
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £42,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.78% +5.63% -
10th Percentile £26,060 £27,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £61,375 £60,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% -1.15% +2.35%

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 5,175 4,270 5,493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.35% 91.55% 90.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3,440 2,709 3,458
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,926
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.83% +1.00%
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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
Glasgow -21 138 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Edinburgh +17 132 £40,000 -20.00% 15
North Lanarkshire +3 18 £45,000 +18.42% 2
West Lothian -1 12 £35,000 +1.45% 4
Fife +2 10 £42,500 -1.96% 1
South Lanarkshire -1 7 £44,705 +62.56%
Inverclyde +2 6 £38,000 -10.59% 2
West Dunbartonshire - 5 £45,500 -
Stirling -3 3 £24,000 -32.39%
Aberdeen -14 2 £39,000 -22.00%
Renfrewshire +1 1 £34,400 +1.93%
Aberdeenshire - 1 £39,000 -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £26,000 - 1
ITIL
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 115 (33.63%) Microsoft
2 111 (32.46%) Windows
3 97 (28.36%) Active Directory
4 83 (24.27%) Finance
5 82 (23.98%) SQL
6 75 (21.93%) ITIL V3
7 71 (20.76%) Agile Software Development
8 70 (20.47%) Service Management
8 70 (20.47%) Microsoft Azure
9 67 (19.59%) Windows Server
10 66 (19.30%) Change Management
11 62 (18.13%) VMware
12 56 (16.37%) SQL Server
13 55 (16.08%) PowerShell
14 51 (14.91%) Service Delivery
15 50 (14.62%) Firewall
16 47 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
17 46 (13.45%) Skype for Business
18 45 (13.16%) Linux
19 43 (12.57%) Data Centre
20 41 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
20 41 (11.99%) Cisco
21 40 (11.70%) DNS
22 39 (11.40%) Skype
23 37 (10.82%) Office 365
24 36 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
24 36 (10.53%) ITSM
25 35 (10.23%) Configuration Management
25 35 (10.23%) VPN
25 35 (10.23%) Hyper-V

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 46 (13.45%) Skype for Business
2 31 (9.06%) SharePoint
3 18 (5.26%) IIS
4 12 (3.51%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (2.05%) Confluence
5 7 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.05%) IBM Domino
6 2 (0.58%) CMS
6 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.29%) Apache
7 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (6.73%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (2.05%) Markit EDM
2 7 (2.05%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (20.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (10.82%) Office 365
3 32 (9.36%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (2.34%) Mimecast
6 6 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (1.75%) SaaS
7 3 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.58%) GitHub
8 2 (0.58%) IaaS
8 2 (0.58%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.58%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.29%) PaaS
9 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 50 (14.62%) Firewall
2 40 (11.70%) DNS
3 39 (11.40%) Skype
4 35 (10.23%) VPN
5 27 (7.89%) SAN
6 25 (7.31%) DHCP
7 21 (6.14%) LAN
8 20 (5.85%) WAN
9 16 (4.68%) HTTP
9 16 (4.68%) SMTP
9 16 (4.68%) SSL
9 16 (4.68%) Unified Communications
9 16 (4.68%) Wireless
10 15 (4.39%) TCP/IP
11 14 (4.09%) Intrusion Detection
11 14 (4.09%) IPsec
12 12 (3.51%) Network Security
13 10 (2.92%) Internet
14 9 (2.63%) VoIP
15 8 (2.34%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (16.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.05%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (1.75%) MySQL
4 6 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.46%) Big Data
6 4 (1.17%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (1.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (1.17%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (1.17%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.17%) Power BI
7 3 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.58%) QlikView
8 2 (0.58%) SQLBase
9 1 (0.29%) dBASE
9 1 (0.29%) GIS
Development Applications
1 18 (5.26%) JIRA
2 10 (2.92%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (2.05%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.75%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.17%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.88%) Subversion
6 3 (0.88%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.29%) GoCD
7 1 (0.29%) JUnit
7 1 (0.29%) Selenium
7 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
General
1 83 (24.27%) Finance
2 15 (4.39%) Banking
3 13 (3.80%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.05%) Retail Banking
5 6 (1.75%) Arabic Language
6 3 (0.88%) Advertising
6 3 (0.88%) Retail
6 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.58%) Automotive
8 1 (0.29%) Back Office
8 1 (0.29%) Billing
8 1 (0.29%) Front Office
8 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) Legal
8 1 (0.29%) Local Government
8 1 (0.29%) Marketing
8 1 (0.29%) Military
8 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 76 (22.22%) Analyst
2 35 (10.23%) Consultant
3 31 (9.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (7.60%) Architect
4 26 (7.60%) Service Manager
5 24 (7.02%) Administrator
5 24 (7.02%) Applications Support
5 24 (7.02%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 21 (6.14%) Support Analyst
7 18 (5.26%) IT Consultant
8 16 (4.68%) Senior Consultant
8 16 (4.68%) Senior IT Consultant
9 15 (4.39%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (4.39%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
10 14 (4.09%) Applications Support Analyst
10 14 (4.09%) Business Analyst
10 14 (4.09%) IT Engineer
10 14 (4.09%) IT Manager
10 14 (4.09%) Network Architect
10 14 (4.09%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.51%) .NET
2 8 (2.34%) Middleware
3 7 (2.05%) Web Services
4 6 (1.75%) XML
5 2 (0.58%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.29%) CGI
6 1 (0.29%) Java EE
6 1 (0.29%) JSON
6 1 (0.29%) LINQ
6 1 (0.29%) SOAP
6 1 (0.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.57%) Data Centre
2 41 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (8.77%) Driving Licence
3 30 (8.77%) Management Information System
4 19 (5.56%) Public Cloud
5 17 (4.97%) Virtual Team
6 11 (3.22%) Blackberry
7 8 (2.34%) EMC VNX
8 6 (1.75%) iPhone
8 6 (1.75%) PKI
9 5 (1.46%) Clustering
9 5 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.46%) Replication
10 4 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.17%) FMCG
11 3 (0.88%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.88%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.88%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.88%) SCADA
12 2 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 111 (32.46%) Windows
2 67 (19.59%) Windows Server
3 45 (13.16%) Linux
4 31 (9.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (8.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (5.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (5.56%) Unix
8 11 (3.22%) Windows 7
9 8 (2.34%) Solaris
10 7 (2.05%) Ubuntu
11 6 (1.75%) Windows 10
11 6 (1.75%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.58%) AIX
13 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.58%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.58%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.58%) zOS
14 1 (0.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (21.93%) ITIL V3
2 71 (20.76%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (20.47%) Service Management
4 66 (19.30%) Change Management
5 51 (14.91%) Service Delivery
6 36 (10.53%) ITSM
7 35 (10.23%) Configuration Management
8 26 (7.60%) Performance Management
8 26 (7.60%) Scrum
9 24 (7.02%) Project Management
10 23 (6.73%) DevOps
11 21 (6.14%) Capacity Planning
11 21 (6.14%) Load Balancing
11 21 (6.14%) Presales
11 21 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (5.56%) Information Security
13 18 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
13 18 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
14 17 (4.97%) Incident Management
15 16 (4.68%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 82 (23.98%) SQL
2 55 (16.08%) PowerShell
3 21 (6.14%) Perl
4 18 (5.26%) Java
4 18 (5.26%) Python
5 16 (4.68%) Bash Shell
6 12 (3.51%) PL/SQL
7 7 (2.05%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.75%) C#
8 6 (1.75%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.17%) C
10 3 (0.88%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
2 33 (9.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (7.60%) MCSE
4 25 (7.31%) Degree
5 24 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (6.73%) Security Cleared
7 16 (4.68%) CISSP
8 12 (3.51%) CCIE
9 11 (3.22%) CCNA
10 10 (2.92%) SC Cleared
11 9 (2.63%) CISM
11 9 (2.63%) MCSA
12 8 (2.34%) MCP
13 7 (2.05%) HND
14 6 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
14 6 (1.75%) DV Cleared
15 5 (1.46%) CCNP
15 5 (1.46%) SSCP
16 4 (1.17%) APMP
17 3 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.36%) SLA
2 12 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.34%) QA
4 5 (1.46%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.88%) COBIT
5 3 (0.88%) GDPR
5 3 (0.88%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.29%) PMO
7 1 (0.29%) TickIT
System Software
1 97 (28.36%) Active Directory
2 47 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (10.23%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.09%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (2.92%) vSphere
6 8 (2.34%) XenApp
7 6 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.46%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.88%) Docker
9 3 (0.88%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 33 (9.65%) Ansible
2 32 (9.36%) SCCM
3 29 (8.48%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (7.31%) Puppet
4 25 (7.31%) SCOM
5 8 (2.34%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (1.75%) Malwarebytes
6 6 (1.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.17%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (1.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.88%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.58%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.58%) Nagios
9 2 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.58%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.29%) AppManager
Vendors
1 115 (33.63%) Microsoft
2 62 (18.13%) VMware
3 41 (11.99%) Cisco
4 31 (9.06%) Oracle
5 22 (6.43%) Citrix
6 18 (5.26%) ServiceNow
7 11 (3.22%) CheckPoint
8 10 (2.92%) EMC
8 10 (2.92%) Remedy
8 10 (2.92%) SolarWinds
8 10 (2.92%) Symantec
9 9 (2.63%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.34%) Apple
10 8 (2.34%) Lotus
11 7 (2.05%) AppDynamics
11 7 (2.05%) Charles River
11 7 (2.05%) CyberArk
11 7 (2.05%) Palo Alto
11 7 (2.05%) Varonis
12 6 (1.75%) Sophos