Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 41 38
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 332 271 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.82% 5.78% 5.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.28% 6.23% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 222 182 225
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £25,125 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £59,450 £64,875 £58,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% -2.25% -1.11%

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 5,290 4,352 5,337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.74% 92.81% 92.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3,594 2,788 3,264
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -12 153 £42,500 +2.41% 9
Edinburgh +8 119 £38,000 -24.00% 26
North Lanarkshire +3 13 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Fife +4 12 £42,500 -1.96%
Inverclyde +1 9 £34,000 -15.00%
West Lothian -4 9 £35,000 +8.53% 2
South Lanarkshire -1 5 £36,750 +30.32%
Stirling -2 3 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £45,500 -
Strathclyde 0 2 £34,250 -
Dundee 0 2 - - 1
Scottish Borders - 2 £27,500 - 1
Aberdeen -10 1 £39,000 -22.00%
Aberdeenshire - 1 £39,000 - 3
Argyll and Bute - 1 £26,000 -
ITIL
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 88 (26.51%) Microsoft
1 88 (26.51%) ITIL V3
2 86 (25.90%) Service Management
3 85 (25.60%) Windows
4 76 (22.89%) Active Directory
5 74 (22.29%) Finance
6 70 (21.08%) SQL
7 68 (20.48%) Service Delivery
8 55 (16.57%) ITIL Certification
9 51 (15.36%) Change Management
10 50 (15.06%) Windows Server
11 48 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
11 48 (14.46%) Oracle
12 47 (14.16%) ITSM
12 47 (14.16%) Problem-Solving
13 45 (13.55%) SQL Server
14 42 (12.65%) Linux
15 40 (12.05%) Management Information System
15 40 (12.05%) Firewall
16 39 (11.75%) Skype
17 37 (11.14%) Driving Licence
17 37 (11.14%) Stakeholder Management
17 37 (11.14%) Skype for Business
17 37 (11.14%) Microsoft Azure
18 36 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
19 35 (10.54%) SLA
20 30 (9.04%) Degree
21 29 (8.73%) VMware
21 29 (8.73%) Data Centre
22 28 (8.43%) DNS

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 37 (11.14%) Skype for Business
2 12 (3.61%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.31%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.71%) IIS
5 8 (2.41%) Confluence
6 7 (2.11%) JBoss
7 6 (1.81%) Apache
7 6 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.81%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.81%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.90%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.60%) CMS
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.60%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.60%) WildFly
10 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.30%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (4.22%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.90%) LongView
3 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.60%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 37 (11.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (4.52%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (3.61%) Office 365
5 5 (1.51%) SaaS
6 4 (1.20%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.60%) GitHub
8 2 (0.60%) IaaS
8 2 (0.60%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (12.05%) Firewall
2 39 (11.75%) Skype
3 28 (8.43%) DNS
4 22 (6.63%) SAN
5 20 (6.02%) VPN
6 15 (4.52%) TCP/IP
7 14 (4.22%) HTTP
7 14 (4.22%) Intrusion Detection
7 14 (4.22%) IPsec
7 14 (4.22%) SMTP
7 14 (4.22%) SSL
8 13 (3.92%) DHCP
9 8 (2.41%) WAN
10 7 (2.11%) VoIP
11 5 (1.51%) LAN
11 5 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.90%) ADSL
12 3 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
13 2 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.60%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (13.55%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.42%) MySQL
3 8 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.81%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.81%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.51%) Big Data
5 5 (1.51%) DB2
5 5 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (1.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (1.20%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (1.20%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (1.20%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.90%) Power BI
8 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.60%) GIS
8 2 (0.60%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.60%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 12 (3.61%) JIRA
2 10 (3.01%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.71%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.30%) GoCD
5 1 (0.30%) JUnit
5 1 (0.30%) Selenium
5 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
General
1 74 (22.29%) Finance
2 14 (4.22%) Banking
3 12 (3.61%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.11%) Marketing
5 6 (1.81%) Law
5 6 (1.81%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.20%) Advertising
6 4 (1.20%) Arabic Language
6 4 (1.20%) German Language
6 4 (1.20%) Retail
7 3 (0.90%) French Language
7 3 (0.90%) Italian Language
7 3 (0.90%) Military
7 3 (0.90%) Spanish Language
7 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.60%) Automotive
8 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Local Government
9 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (23.80%) Analyst
2 35 (10.54%) Consultant
3 34 (10.24%) IT Manager
4 28 (8.43%) Applications Support
4 28 (8.43%) Service Manager
5 26 (7.83%) IT Consultant
5 26 (7.83%) Senior Consultant
5 26 (7.83%) Senior IT Consultant
6 25 (7.53%) Administrator
6 25 (7.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 25 (7.53%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
7 24 (7.23%) Support Analyst
8 17 (5.12%) Applications Support Analyst
8 17 (5.12%) Service Analyst
9 16 (4.82%) IT Services Manager
10 14 (4.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (4.22%) Security Administrator
11 13 (3.92%) Architect
11 13 (3.92%) Service Desk Analyst
12 12 (3.61%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.52%) .NET
2 11 (3.31%) Middleware
3 7 (2.11%) J2EE
4 6 (1.81%) XML
5 5 (1.51%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.20%) LAMP
7 3 (0.90%) Java EE
7 3 (0.90%) Software Packaging
7 3 (0.90%) Web Services
8 2 (0.60%) LINQ
8 2 (0.60%) SOAP
8 2 (0.60%) WPF
9 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.30%) CGI
9 1 (0.30%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.30%) jQuery
9 1 (0.30%) REST
9 1 (0.30%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (12.05%) Management Information System
3 37 (11.14%) Driving Licence
4 29 (8.73%) Data Centre
5 23 (6.93%) Public Cloud
6 17 (5.12%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (3.01%) FMCG
8 9 (2.71%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (2.71%) Replication
9 7 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.81%) Clustering
11 5 (1.51%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (1.20%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
13 3 (0.90%) SCADA
13 3 (0.90%) User Experience
14 2 (0.60%) CMDB
14 2 (0.60%) Private Cloud
14 2 (0.60%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 85 (25.60%) Windows
2 50 (15.06%) Windows Server
3 42 (12.65%) Linux
4 18 (5.42%) Unix
5 16 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (4.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (4.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (3.01%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.11%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.60%) AIX
10 2 (0.60%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.60%) Solaris
10 2 (0.60%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.60%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.60%) zOS
11 1 (0.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (26.51%) ITIL V3
2 86 (25.90%) Service Management
3 68 (20.48%) Service Delivery
4 51 (15.36%) Change Management
5 47 (14.16%) ITSM
5 47 (14.16%) Problem-Solving
6 37 (11.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (7.83%) Configuration Management
9 25 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 25 (7.53%) Risk Management
10 22 (6.63%) Project Management
11 20 (6.02%) Information Security
12 18 (5.42%) SDLC
13 17 (5.12%) DevOps
13 17 (5.12%) Service Design
14 16 (4.82%) Capacity Planning
14 16 (4.82%) Presales
15 15 (4.52%) Incident Management
15 15 (4.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 70 (21.08%) SQL
2 19 (5.72%) PowerShell
3 16 (4.82%) Perl
4 15 (4.52%) Bash Shell
4 15 (4.52%) Python
5 14 (4.22%) Java
6 7 (2.11%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.11%) PL/SQL
6 7 (2.11%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.81%) C#
8 4 (1.20%) C
8 4 (1.20%) PHP
9 2 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (16.57%) ITIL Certification
2 30 (9.04%) Degree
3 18 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (4.82%) CISSP
5 15 (4.52%) CISM
6 12 (3.61%) MCSE
7 11 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.41%) CCNA
9 7 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (2.11%) Security Cleared
9 7 (2.11%) SSCP
10 5 (1.51%) MCSA
10 5 (1.51%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.20%) MCP
11 4 (1.20%) PMP
11 4 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.90%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.60%) VCAP
13 2 (0.60%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.54%) SLA
2 16 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.01%) COBIT
4 5 (1.51%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.51%) PMO
5 4 (1.20%) GDPR
6 3 (0.90%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.90%) QA
7 2 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.30%) TickIT
System Software
1 76 (22.89%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.42%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.20%) XenApp
5 3 (0.90%) Docker
5 3 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.30%) NFS
6 1 (0.30%) Postfix
6 1 (0.30%) Samba
6 1 (0.30%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.30%) vSphere
6 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (6.63%) Ansible
2 20 (6.02%) SCCM
3 15 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (4.52%) Puppet
4 10 (3.01%) SCOM
5 3 (0.90%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 3 (0.90%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.60%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.60%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.60%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.60%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.30%) AppManager
7 1 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.30%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.30%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.30%) Nagios
7 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.30%) Terraform
7 1 (0.30%) WMI
Vendors
1 88 (26.51%) Microsoft
2 48 (14.46%) Oracle
3 29 (8.73%) VMware
4 14 (4.22%) ServiceNow
5 13 (3.92%) Cisco
5 13 (3.92%) Citrix
6 9 (2.71%) Splunk
7 8 (2.41%) TIBCO
8 6 (1.81%) AppDynamics
8 6 (1.81%) Remedy
8 6 (1.81%) SolarWinds
9 5 (1.51%) IDERA
9 5 (1.51%) RedGate
9 5 (1.51%) SAP
10 4 (1.20%) IBM
11 3 (0.90%) BMC
11 3 (0.90%) Charles River
11 3 (0.90%) CommVault
11 3 (0.90%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.90%) Sun