The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Certification in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 279 279 292
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Certification 1145 1147 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 1.00% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.78% 3.69% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 892 904 845
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30293 31046 28822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.02% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24454 24053 23409
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ITIL Certification
Salary Trend

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

ITIL Certification Salary Trend in the UK

ITIL Certification
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 within the UK.

ITIL Certification Salary Histogram in the UK

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 1058 £45,000 +5.88% 73
London +18 385 £55,000 +15.78% 29
South East -27 219 £42,500 +1.19% 18
East of England +34 107 £50,000 +25.00% 6
City of London +22 91 £50,000 +17.64% 6
East Midlands +34 89 £37,500 - 7
West Midlands +9 83 £50,000 +29.87% 1
Yorkshire -25 79 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Surrey +30 75 £40,000 -0.62% 3
West Yorkshire -11 65 £45,000 +12.50% 1
North West -3 61 £40,000 -13.04% 4
Berkshire +1 56 £42,500 -19.04% 4
South West +5 54 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Leeds -4 49 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Birmingham +26 46 £50,000 +29.87% 1
Manchester +10 46 £40,000 -13.04% 1
Buckinghamshire -18 35 £41,250 -8.33% 5
Northamptonshire +21 34 £37,500 +37.61% 2
Cambridgeshire +32 33 £51,000 +20.00% 1
Bedfordshire +24 30 £37,500 -6.25%
Nottingham +18 30 £42,087 -39.87% 3
Nottinghamshire +9 30 £42,087 -39.87% 3
Northampton +10 27 £37,500 +29.31% 2
Milton Keynes -19 26 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Scotland -26 22 £32,500 -27.77%
Edinburgh +4 21 £37,500 -25.00%
Middlesex +20 18 £52,500 +31.25%
Suffolk +14 18 £65,000 +10.63% 2
Hertfordshire 0 18 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Luton +17 17 £38,750 -38.00%

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL Certification.

1 2439 (100.00%) ITIL
2 616 (25.26%) Service Delivery
3 615 (25.22%) Windows
4 586 (24.03%) Microsoft
5 523 (21.44%) Project Management
6 514 (21.07%) Finance
7 498 (20.42%) Service Management
8 368 (15.09%) PRINCE2
9 364 (14.92%) Analytical Skills
10 361 (14.80%) SLA
11 358 (14.68%) Active Directory
12 324 (13.28%) Degree
13 322 (13.20%) VMware
14 304 (12.46%) MS Excel
15 285 (11.69%) SQL
16 277 (11.36%) Incident Management
17 276 (11.32%) Data Centre
18 275 (11.28%) Change Management
19 274 (11.23%) Cisco
20 272 (11.15%) Citrix
21 268 (10.99%) Problem Management
22 253 (10.37%) Oracle
23 245 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
24 238 (9.76%) SQL Server
25 219 (8.98%) VMware Infrastructure
26 217 (8.90%) MS Office
27 205 (8.41%) Retail
28 199 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
29 198 (8.12%) Firewall
30 192 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 147 (6.03%) SharePoint
2 124 (5.08%) MS Exchange
3 79 (3.24%) IIS
4 69 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 64 (2.62%) Lync
6 51 (2.09%) CMS
7 36 (1.48%) OpenEdge
8 26 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
8 26 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
9 18 (0.74%) Apache
10 17 (0.70%) Tomcat
11 15 (0.62%) IBM Notes
11 15 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 12 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
12 12 (0.49%) JBoss
13 9 (0.37%) MS Project Server
14 8 (0.33%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.25%) WorkSite
15 6 (0.25%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 304 (12.46%) MS Excel
2 217 (8.90%) MS Office
3 35 (1.44%) MS Project
4 22 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.041%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.041%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.041%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 41 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 36 (1.48%) SAP SM
3 34 (1.39%) Maximo
4 28 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
4 28 (1.15%) Primavera
5 25 (1.03%) Oracle ERP
6 15 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
7 12 (0.49%) SAP FI
7 12 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
7 12 (0.49%) SAP CO
8 11 (0.45%) SAP SRM
9 7 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
9 7 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
9 7 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
10 6 (0.25%) Markit EDM
10 6 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (0.25%) RMDS
11 5 (0.21%) assyst
11 5 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
11 5 (0.21%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 134 (5.49%) Cloud Computing
2 96 (3.94%) Office 365
3 94 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 63 (2.58%) SaaS
5 32 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
5 32 (1.31%) Amazon S3
5 32 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (0.66%) PaaS
7 14 (0.57%) IaaS
8 7 (0.29%) Force.com
8 7 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.29%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.16%) CallidusCloud
9 4 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.041%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.041%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 198 (8.12%) Firewall
2 180 (7.38%) WAN
3 167 (6.85%) LAN
4 135 (5.54%) DNS
5 105 (4.31%) VoIP
6 99 (4.06%) Network Security
7 91 (3.73%) MPLS
8 88 (3.61%) SAN
9 85 (3.49%) TCP/IP
10 72 (2.95%) DHCP
11 60 (2.46%) VPN
12 55 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
13 51 (2.09%) Internet
14 50 (2.05%) IP Telephony
15 42 (1.72%) LDAP
16 40 (1.64%) Wireless
17 34 (1.39%) PBX
18 32 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
19 30 (1.23%) NAS
20 29 (1.19%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 64 (2.62%) Relational Database
3 52 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 42 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
5 39 (1.60%) MySQL
6 31 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
7 26 (1.07%) DB2
8 24 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
10 20 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (0.66%) RDBMS
12 16 (0.66%) SAP BI
13 15 (0.62%) SAP BW
14 14 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
14 14 (0.57%) NoSQL
15 12 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (0.49%) Riak
15 12 (0.49%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 22 (0.90%) JIRA
2 18 (0.74%) Maven
3 15 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (0.57%) Jenkins
4 14 (0.57%) Subversion
5 12 (0.49%) Visual Studio
6 10 (0.41%) Ant
6 10 (0.41%) Git (software)
7 8 (0.33%) Toad
8 6 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (0.25%) MSI
9 5 (0.21%) PVCS
10 4 (0.16%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.12%) MSTest
11 3 (0.12%) AdminStudio
11 3 (0.12%) ChangeMan
11 3 (0.12%) HP UFT
11 3 (0.12%) PeopleTools
12 2 (0.082%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 514 (21.07%) Finance
2 205 (8.41%) Retail
3 190 (7.79%) Advertising
4 105 (4.31%) Banking
5 99 (4.06%) Legal
6 94 (3.85%) Telecoms
7 81 (3.32%) Law
8 63 (2.58%) Manufacturing
9 62 (2.54%) Billing
10 30 (1.23%) Publishing
11 27 (1.11%) Marketing
12 20 (0.82%) Back Office
13 16 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (0.66%) German Language
14 15 (0.62%) French Language
15 14 (0.57%) Retail Banking
15 14 (0.57%) Aerospace
16 13 (0.53%) Spanish Language
17 11 (0.45%) Portuguese Language
18 9 (0.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 510 (20.91%) Analyst
2 413 (16.93%) Service Manager
3 229 (9.39%) Delivery Manager
4 220 (9.02%) Support Analyst
5 215 (8.82%) Services Delivery Manager
6 191 (7.83%) Applications Support
7 131 (5.37%) Project Manager
8 112 (4.59%) Support Engineer
9 106 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
10 85 (3.49%) Service Analyst
11 79 (3.24%) IT Services Manager
12 73 (2.99%) Team Leader
12 73 (2.99%) Incident Manager
13 65 (2.67%) Service Desk Manager
14 64 (2.62%) Architect
15 60 (2.46%) Service Desk Analyst
16 57 (2.34%) Problem Manager
17 56 (2.30%) Consultant
18 54 (2.21%) SAP Manager
19 53 (2.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (6.11%) Web Services
2 74 (3.03%) .NET
3 47 (1.93%) HTML
4 27 (1.11%) XML
5 19 (0.78%) CSS
5 19 (0.78%) Ajax
5 19 (0.78%) Google Maps API
6 16 (0.66%) Application Packaging
7 15 (0.62%) jQuery
8 13 (0.53%) Java EE
9 12 (0.49%) Middleware
10 11 (0.45%) .NET Framework
11 10 (0.41%) RESTful
12 9 (0.37%) LAMP
12 9 (0.37%) J2EE
12 9 (0.37%) XSLT
13 8 (0.33%) JSP
14 6 (0.25%) Spring
14 6 (0.25%) REST
15 5 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 364 (14.92%) Analytical Skills
2 276 (11.32%) Data Centre
3 109 (4.47%) Management Information System
4 61 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 50 (2.05%) Statistics
6 44 (1.80%) CMDB
6 44 (1.80%) GIS
7 38 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
8 35 (1.44%) FMCG
9 33 (1.35%) Fat Client
9 33 (1.35%) Thin Client
10 32 (1.31%) Client/Server
11 26 (1.07%) Blackberry
12 24 (0.98%) Clustering
13 20 (0.82%) Mainframe
14 18 (0.74%) EPoS
14 18 (0.74%) User Experience
15 14 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
15 14 (0.57%) Online Banking
16 13 (0.53%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 615 (25.22%) Windows
2 179 (7.34%) Linux
3 169 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 126 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 117 (4.80%) Windows 7
6 110 (4.51%) UNIX
7 104 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 81 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 48 (1.97%) Windows XP
10 33 (1.35%) Windows 8
11 31 (1.27%) AIX
12 20 (0.82%) Solaris
13 14 (0.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 11 (0.45%) Android
15 9 (0.37%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.33%) Apple iOS
16 8 (0.33%) HPUX
17 5 (0.21%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.21%) zOS
17 5 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2439 (100.00%) ITIL
2 616 (25.26%) Service Delivery
3 523 (21.44%) Project Management
4 498 (20.42%) Service Management
5 368 (15.09%) PRINCE2
6 277 (11.36%) Incident Management
7 275 (11.28%) Change Management
8 268 (10.99%) Problem Management
9 245 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 192 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 147 (6.03%) ITSM
12 130 (5.33%) Release Management
13 127 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
14 117 (4.80%) Root Cause Analysis
15 109 (4.47%) Asset Management
16 106 (4.35%) ERP
16 106 (4.35%) Mentoring
17 95 (3.90%) Line Management
18 93 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
19 91 (3.73%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 285 (11.69%) SQL
2 65 (2.67%) Java
3 51 (2.09%) JavaScript
3 51 (2.09%) PowerShell
4 42 (1.72%) Shell Script
5 39 (1.60%) Perl
6 34 (1.39%) Python
7 33 (1.35%) C#
8 31 (1.27%) C
9 30 (1.23%) Bash Shell
10 29 (1.19%) PL/SQL
11 28 (1.15%) PHP
12 24 (0.98%) VB
13 16 (0.66%) JCL
14 13 (0.53%) T-SQL
15 12 (0.49%) C++
16 11 (0.45%) COBOL
16 11 (0.45%) Ruby
17 9 (0.37%) Korn
17 9 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 324 (13.28%) Degree
2 199 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 170 (6.97%) Cisco Certification
4 133 (5.45%) CCNA
5 111 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 98 (4.02%) Security Cleared
7 89 (3.65%) MCSE
8 62 (2.54%) PMI Certification
9 57 (2.34%) CCNP
10 55 (2.26%) SC Cleared
11 51 (2.09%) PMP
12 50 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 45 (1.85%) CISSP
14 44 (1.80%) ISEB
14 44 (1.80%) MCSA
15 41 (1.68%) MCP
16 37 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 35 (1.44%) CCSA
18 31 (1.27%) CCSE
19 26 (1.07%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 361 (14.80%) SLA
2 60 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (1.85%) QA
3 45 (1.85%) ISO 9001
4 19 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.66%) JSP 440
6 8 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.29%) COBIT
8 5 (0.21%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.12%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.041%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.041%) HL7
System Software
1 358 (14.68%) Active Directory
2 219 (8.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (3.98%) XenApp
4 90 (3.69%) Hyper-V
5 56 (2.30%) XenDesktop
6 42 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
7 17 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (0.66%) vSphere
9 14 (0.57%) VMware ESX
10 10 (0.41%) Terminal Services
11 8 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (0.21%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.21%) XenServer
13 4 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.12%) UAG
14 3 (0.12%) SRDF
14 3 (0.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 3 (0.12%) Firmware
14 3 (0.12%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 167 (6.85%) SCCM
2 82 (3.36%) SCOM
3 15 (0.62%) SCVMM
4 11 (0.45%) Backup Exec
5 10 (0.41%) Control-M
5 10 (0.41%) Puppet
6 8 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
6 8 (0.33%) Tivoli
7 7 (0.29%) OpenView
7 7 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.29%) DameWare
8 5 (0.21%) Data Guard
8 5 (0.21%) Windows Intune
8 5 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (0.21%) Oracle Statspack
9 4 (0.16%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (0.16%) Ansible
10 3 (0.12%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 586 (24.03%) Microsoft
2 322 (13.20%) VMware
3 274 (11.23%) Cisco
4 272 (11.15%) Citrix
5 253 (10.37%) Oracle
6 140 (5.74%) SAP
7 92 (3.77%) HP
8 83 (3.40%) CheckPoint
9 74 (3.03%) IBM
10 68 (2.79%) F5
11 60 (2.46%) NetApp
12 56 (2.30%) Red Hat
13 54 (2.21%) ServiceNow
14 38 (1.56%) ESRI
14 38 (1.56%) EMC
15 37 (1.52%) Juniper
16 34 (1.39%) Remedy
17 29 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
18 28 (1.15%) Google
19 24 (0.98%) Avaya
Hook, Hampshire
TDA Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Colne, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £37000 per annum + On Application
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TATA Consultancy Services
Salary: £Competitve
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Attractive Salary and Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bordon, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £34800 - £35800 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago