Period
to 19 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 41 36
Rank change year-on-year -21 -5 +5
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 216 327 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.20% 6.00% 6.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.49% 6.35% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 140 207 252
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £59,400 £65,000
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 4,812 5,150 5,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.49% 94.46% 92.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3,000 3,428 3,263
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% -2.22%
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 September 2019.

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 September 2019. 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 -26 96 £40,000 - 15
Glasgow -7 73 £40,000 +8.11% 14
West Lothian -3 10 £28,500 -5.00% 2
Aberdeen 0 7 £45,000 - 2
Stirling +11 6 £37,500 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 6 £19,000 - 1
Midlothian - 5 £30,691 -
Perth and Kinross - 3 £45,734 -
South Lanarkshire -1 2 £21,000 -41.67%
Inverclyde -3 1 £39,000 +21.88%
Dundee -12 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Highlands - 1 £55,000 - 1
ITIL
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 60 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 49 (22.69%) Service Delivery
2 49 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (21.30%) Active Directory
4 45 (20.83%) Service Management
5 41 (18.98%) Finance
6 40 (18.52%) Windows
7 37 (17.13%) DevOps
7 37 (17.13%) Mentoring
8 34 (15.74%) Continuous Improvement
9 32 (14.81%) Oracle
9 32 (14.81%) VMware
10 30 (13.89%) ITIL Certification
10 30 (13.89%) Office 365
10 30 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
11 29 (13.43%) Cisco
12 26 (12.04%) SLA
13 24 (11.11%) Risk Management
13 24 (11.11%) Firewall
13 24 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 22 (10.19%) Azure
15 21 (9.72%) Software Engineering
16 20 (9.26%) JavaScript
16 20 (9.26%) SQL
16 20 (9.26%) Linux
16 20 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (9.26%) Windows Server
17 19 (8.80%) Proactive Management
17 19 (8.80%) Coaching
17 19 (8.80%) Microsoft Certification

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 (7.41%) Confluence
2 13 (6.02%) MS Exchange
3 11 (5.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (4.63%) Skype for Business
5 8 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.31%) Apache
6 5 (2.31%) IIS
7 3 (1.39%) CMS
7 3 (1.39%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.39%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (6.94%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.93%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.93%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.39%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.89%) Office 365
2 22 (10.19%) Azure
3 13 (6.02%) AWS
4 7 (3.24%) SaaS
5 4 (1.85%) GitHub
5 4 (1.85%) IaaS
6 3 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.93%) PaaS
8 1 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.46%) GCP
8 1 (0.46%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.11%) Firewall
2 16 (7.41%) DNS
2 16 (7.41%) WAN
3 15 (6.94%) LAN
3 15 (6.94%) Skype
4 9 (4.17%) VoIP
5 6 (2.78%) Cisco Firepower
5 6 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (2.78%) DHCP
5 6 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (2.78%) iSCSI
5 6 (2.78%) Network Security
6 5 (2.31%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.85%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.39%) ADSL
8 3 (1.39%) MPLS
8 3 (1.39%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.39%) Wireless
8 3 (1.39%) WLAN
9 2 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.63%) Relational Database
2 9 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.31%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (2.31%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (1.85%) Oracle Discoverer
4 4 (1.85%) Oracle OWB
4 4 (1.85%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.39%) Ingres
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.46%) Big Data
6 1 (0.46%) MySQL
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (7.41%) JIRA
2 11 (5.09%) GitLab
3 9 (4.17%) IBM UrbanCode
4 7 (3.24%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.85%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (1.39%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.39%) Selenium
7 3 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.46%) SonarQube
General
1 41 (18.98%) Finance
2 16 (7.41%) Banking
3 9 (4.17%) Public Sector
4 7 (3.24%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.31%) Retail
6 4 (1.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.46%) Back Office
7 1 (0.46%) Billing
7 1 (0.46%) Fire and Rescue
7 1 (0.46%) German Language
7 1 (0.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.46%) Marketing
7 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.46%) Police
7 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (19.91%) Analyst
2 18 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 16 (7.41%) Developer
4 15 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (6.02%) Support Analyst
6 11 (5.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 11 (5.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (4.63%) Consultant
7 10 (4.63%) ServiceNow Developer
8 9 (4.17%) IT Analyst
8 9 (4.17%) QA Engineer
8 9 (4.17%) Software Engineer
9 8 (3.70%) Applications Support
9 8 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (3.70%) Service Analyst
10 7 (3.24%) IT Manager
10 7 (3.24%) Service Manager
11 6 (2.78%) DBA
11 6 (2.78%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.41%) HTML
2 12 (5.56%) XML
3 5 (2.31%) .NET
4 4 (1.85%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.39%) SOAP
5 3 (1.39%) Web Services
6 2 (0.93%) Backbone.js
6 2 (0.93%) CSS
6 2 (0.93%) jQuery
6 2 (0.93%) JSON
6 2 (0.93%) REST
6 2 (0.93%) XSLT
7 1 (0.46%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.46%) React
7 1 (0.46%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.87%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.09%) PKI
5 6 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.85%) CMDB
6 4 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.39%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 2 (0.93%) Clustering
8 2 (0.93%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.93%) Replication
8 2 (0.93%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.46%) AS400
9 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.46%) PMI
9 1 (0.46%) User Experience
9 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (18.52%) Windows
2 20 (9.26%) Linux
2 20 (9.26%) Windows Server
3 14 (6.48%) Unix
4 7 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.85%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.93%) Android
7 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.46%) AIX
8 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.46%) Solaris
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
1 49 (22.69%) Service Delivery
2 45 (20.83%) Service Management
3 37 (17.13%) DevOps
3 37 (17.13%) Mentoring
4 34 (15.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 30 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
6 24 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 24 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 21 (9.72%) Software Engineering
8 19 (8.80%) Coaching
8 19 (8.80%) Proactive Management
9 18 (8.33%) ITIL V3
10 17 (7.87%) Change Management
10 17 (7.87%) Test Automation
11 16 (7.41%) ITSM
12 15 (6.94%) SDLC
13 14 (6.48%) Computer Science
13 14 (6.48%) Project Management
14 13 (6.02%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.26%) JavaScript
1 20 (9.26%) SQL
2 16 (7.41%) Java
3 12 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 10 (4.63%) C
5 9 (4.17%) Python
6 5 (2.31%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.85%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.39%) C#
8 3 (1.39%) PHP
8 3 (1.39%) Ruby
9 2 (0.93%) XPath
10 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (13.89%) ITIL Certification
2 19 (8.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (6.94%) Degree
5 10 (4.63%) HNC
6 9 (4.17%) CCNP
7 8 (3.70%) MCSE
8 7 (3.24%) MCSA
9 6 (2.78%) CCIE
10 5 (2.31%) HND
11 4 (1.85%) CCNA
11 4 (1.85%) CISM
11 4 (1.85%) CISSP
11 4 (1.85%) MCITP
12 3 (1.39%) CISA
12 3 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (1.39%) CRISC
12 3 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.93%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.04%) SLA
2 15 (6.94%) QA
3 13 (6.02%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.39%) PMO
7 1 (0.46%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.46%) GDPR
7 1 (0.46%) GLP
7 1 (0.46%) Good Clinical Practice
7 1 (0.46%) GxP
7 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 46 (21.30%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.85%) vSphere
4 3 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.46%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.46%) Docker
6 1 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (2.31%) SCCM
3 3 (1.39%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.39%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.93%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.46%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.46%) Ansible
5 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.46%) Nagios
5 1 (0.46%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.46%) Puppet
5 1 (0.46%) SCOM
5 1 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.81%) Oracle
2 32 (14.81%) VMware
3 29 (13.43%) Cisco
4 18 (8.33%) ServiceNow
5 8 (3.70%) Veeam
6 6 (2.78%) HP
6 6 (2.78%) NetApp
6 6 (2.78%) Remedy
6 6 (2.78%) SAP
7 5 (2.31%) CheckPoint
7 5 (2.31%) Citrix
7 5 (2.31%) Juniper
8 4 (1.85%) Adobe
8 4 (1.85%) EMC
8 4 (1.85%) Hyperion
8 4 (1.85%) Riverbed
8 4 (1.85%) Snow
9 3 (1.39%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.39%) New Relic