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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 239 283 298
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +15
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Certification 1337 1158 952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.25% 0.99% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.57% 3.61% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1061 861 734
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,086 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

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
29235 32104 30081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.34% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22964 25766 24182
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +41 1178 £45,000 - 115
London +8 411 £52,500 +5.00% 38
South East +18 255 £47,250 +11.17% 22
Yorkshire +25 129 £41,000 +9.33% 4
East of England +36 116 £35,000 -12.50% 22
City of London +37 111 £55,000 +7.84% 14
West Midlands +32 103 £45,000 -4.25% 9
Berkshire +54 96 £47,500 +7.95% 3
West Yorkshire +36 92 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Leeds +25 67 £45,000 +5.88% 3
South West +18 63 £46,000 -1.60% 7
East Midlands +28 60 £36,000 +20.00% 4
Hampshire +26 53 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Surrey +12 51 £46,250 -7.50% 5
Reading +19 44 £42,000 -4.00%
Cambridgeshire +36 40 £35,000 -7.89% 1
Hertfordshire +5 37 £35,000 -6.66% 15
North West -37 36 £55,000 +13.98% 9
Coventry +19 32 £45,000 -10.22% 1
Birmingham -1 31 £48,250 -10.64% 4
Peterborough +18 29 £55,000 +74.60%
Manchester -5 26 £55,000 +12.24% 7
Bristol +10 25 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Nottinghamshire +17 24 £41,674 +16.97% 2
Nottingham +8 24 £41,674 +1.02% 2
South Yorkshire -7 20 £41,500 +10.66%
Rickmansworth - 20 £35,000 -
Derbyshire +27 19 £41,500 -2.35% 2
Halifax +23 18 £28,000 -49.09%
North Yorkshire +20 18 £27,000 -58.46%

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2468 (100.00%) ITIL
2 674 (27.31%) Windows
3 593 (24.03%) Service Delivery
4 551 (22.33%) Microsoft
5 528 (21.39%) Service Management
6 517 (20.95%) Project Management
7 511 (20.71%) Finance
8 402 (16.29%) Analytical Skills
9 401 (16.25%) SLA
10 380 (15.40%) Degree
11 368 (14.91%) MS Excel
12 364 (14.75%) PRINCE2
13 362 (14.67%) Change Management
14 313 (12.68%) Cisco
15 304 (12.32%) Active Directory
16 277 (11.22%) SQL
17 268 (10.86%) Problem Management
18 255 (10.33%) VMware
19 254 (10.29%) Incident Management
20 249 (10.09%) Oracle
21 233 (9.44%) MS Office
22 224 (9.08%) Citrix
23 222 (9.00%) Firewall
24 203 (8.23%) SQL Server
25 193 (7.82%) Retail
26 191 (7.74%) WAN
26 191 (7.74%) Continuous Improvement
27 189 (7.66%) LAN
28 187 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
29 180 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 130 (5.27%) SharePoint
2 108 (4.38%) MS Exchange
3 83 (3.36%) IIS
4 73 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 63 (2.55%) Lync
6 49 (1.99%) CMS
7 37 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 30 (1.22%) Apache
8 30 (1.22%) OpenEdge
9 20 (0.81%) Tomcat
10 16 (0.65%) WorkSite
11 13 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
12 12 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 10 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (0.36%) Umbraco
16 8 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
16 8 (0.32%) JBoss
16 8 (0.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 368 (14.91%) MS Excel
2 233 (9.44%) MS Office
3 39 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 31 (1.26%) MS Project
5 5 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.041%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.041%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.041%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.041%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 32 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 31 (1.26%) Primavera
3 30 (1.22%) Maximo
4 28 (1.13%) assyst
5 25 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
6 20 (0.81%) SAP SM
7 19 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
8 16 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
9 15 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
10 10 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
10 10 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
11 9 (0.36%) Tridion
11 9 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (0.24%) Remedy AR System
12 6 (0.24%) Summit
12 6 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
12 6 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
13 5 (0.20%) RMDS
13 5 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
14 3 (0.12%) Aareon QL
Cloud Services
1 124 (5.02%) Cloud Computing
2 96 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
3 70 (2.84%) SaaS
4 64 (2.59%) Office 365
5 40 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 30 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
6 30 (1.22%) Amazon S3
7 20 (0.81%) IaaS
8 19 (0.77%) PaaS
9 10 (0.41%) Terremark
10 7 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.24%) Force.com
12 5 (0.20%) Mimecast
13 4 (0.16%) Google Drive
14 1 (0.041%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.041%) CallidusCloud
Communications & Networking
1 222 (9.00%) Firewall
2 191 (7.74%) WAN
3 189 (7.66%) LAN
4 124 (5.02%) Network Security
5 116 (4.70%) DNS
6 89 (3.61%) TCP/IP
7 84 (3.40%) MPLS
8 83 (3.36%) VoIP
9 71 (2.88%) SAN
10 67 (2.71%) Cisco Nexus
11 64 (2.59%) Internet
12 61 (2.47%) DHCP
13 56 (2.27%) VPN
14 38 (1.54%) PBX
15 37 (1.50%) Wireless
16 35 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
16 35 (1.42%) IP Telephony
17 33 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
18 32 (1.30%) VLAN
18 32 (1.30%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (8.23%) SQL Server
2 46 (1.86%) MySQL
3 40 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
3 40 (1.62%) Relational Database
4 34 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (1.18%) Oracle Database
6 25 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (0.93%) DB2
8 21 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
9 20 (0.81%) MS Access
10 17 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (0.53%) RDBMS
12 12 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (0.41%) SQL Anywhere
13 10 (0.41%) Sybase ASA
13 10 (0.41%) SQLPlus
14 8 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (0.32%) NoSQL
15 7 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (0.77%) JIRA
3 17 (0.69%) Subversion
4 16 (0.65%) Visual Studio
5 15 (0.61%) MSI
6 11 (0.45%) Maven
7 10 (0.41%) Toad
7 10 (0.41%) Jenkins
8 8 (0.32%) TeamCity
8 8 (0.32%) Git (software)
8 8 (0.32%) MSTest
9 4 (0.16%) Ant
9 4 (0.16%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.12%) PVCS
10 3 (0.12%) AdminStudio
10 3 (0.12%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.081%) PeopleTools
11 2 (0.081%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.081%) Hudson
11 2 (0.081%) Gradle
General
1 511 (20.71%) Finance
2 193 (7.82%) Retail
3 161 (6.52%) Advertising
4 136 (5.51%) Telecoms
5 111 (4.50%) Legal
6 93 (3.77%) Banking
6 93 (3.77%) Law
7 75 (3.04%) Manufacturing
8 51 (2.07%) Billing
9 22 (0.89%) Publishing
9 22 (0.89%) Back Office
10 20 (0.81%) Retail Banking
11 19 (0.77%) French Language
11 19 (0.77%) Marketing
12 15 (0.61%) Military
12 15 (0.61%) Investment Banking
13 14 (0.57%) German Language
14 12 (0.49%) Front Office
15 11 (0.45%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 553 (22.41%) Analyst
2 393 (15.92%) Service Manager
3 230 (9.32%) Support Analyst
4 214 (8.67%) Delivery Manager
5 202 (8.18%) Services Delivery Manager
6 184 (7.46%) Applications Support
7 117 (4.74%) Service Analyst
8 110 (4.46%) Support Engineer
9 105 (4.25%) Architect
10 104 (4.21%) Applications Support Analyst
11 101 (4.09%) Project Manager
12 95 (3.85%) Service Desk Manager
13 92 (3.73%) Service Desk Analyst
14 74 (3.00%) Incident Manager
15 73 (2.96%) IT Services Manager
16 67 (2.71%) Problem Manager
17 62 (2.51%) Consultant
18 59 (2.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 59 (2.39%) Change Manager
19 57 (2.31%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (5.39%) Web Services
2 88 (3.57%) .NET
3 44 (1.78%) HTML
4 36 (1.46%) XML
5 28 (1.13%) Ajax
6 21 (0.85%) jQuery
7 17 (0.69%) CSS
7 17 (0.69%) Google Maps API
8 15 (0.61%) Application Packaging
8 15 (0.61%) RESTful
9 11 (0.45%) Middleware
10 9 (0.36%) J2EE
10 9 (0.36%) ASP.NET
11 8 (0.32%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.20%) Java EE
13 4 (0.16%) ODBC
13 4 (0.16%) WAP
14 3 (0.12%) REST
14 3 (0.12%) Flash
14 3 (0.12%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 402 (16.29%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (5.67%) Management Information System
3 76 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 54 (2.19%) Statistics
5 50 (2.03%) GIS
6 49 (1.99%) Blackberry
7 43 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
8 42 (1.70%) CMDB
8 42 (1.70%) User Experience
9 37 (1.50%) FMCG
10 31 (1.26%) Client/Server
11 30 (1.22%) Fat Client
11 30 (1.22%) Clustering
11 30 (1.22%) Thin Client
12 23 (0.93%) PMI
13 20 (0.81%) EPoS
14 18 (0.73%) Online Banking
14 18 (0.73%) Mobile Banking
14 18 (0.73%) Mobile App
15 17 (0.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 674 (27.31%) Windows
2 179 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 177 (7.17%) Linux
4 167 (6.77%) Windows 7
5 122 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 108 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 105 (4.25%) UNIX
8 82 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 56 (2.27%) Windows 8
10 47 (1.90%) Windows XP
11 35 (1.42%) AIX
12 29 (1.18%) Solaris
13 21 (0.85%) Android
14 20 (0.81%) Apple iOS
15 15 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 11 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
17 8 (0.32%) CentOS
17 8 (0.32%) Debian
17 8 (0.32%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2468 (100.00%) ITIL
2 593 (24.03%) Service Delivery
3 528 (21.39%) Service Management
4 517 (20.95%) Project Management
5 364 (14.75%) PRINCE2
6 362 (14.67%) Change Management
7 268 (10.86%) Problem Management
8 254 (10.29%) Incident Management
9 191 (7.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 175 (7.09%) ITSM
11 170 (6.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 146 (5.92%) Release Management
13 138 (5.59%) Root Cause Analysis
14 130 (5.27%) Mentoring
15 115 (4.66%) Agile Software Development
16 105 (4.25%) CRM
16 105 (4.25%) Configuration Management
17 97 (3.93%) Operations Management
18 92 (3.73%) Line Management
19 84 (3.40%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 277 (11.22%) SQL
2 53 (2.15%) Perl
3 49 (1.99%) Java
3 49 (1.99%) JavaScript
3 49 (1.99%) PowerShell
4 42 (1.70%) C
5 34 (1.38%) PHP
5 34 (1.38%) Shell Script
6 29 (1.18%) Bash Shell
7 28 (1.13%) T-SQL
7 28 (1.13%) Python
8 23 (0.93%) C#
9 21 (0.85%) PL/SQL
10 20 (0.81%) VB
11 18 (0.73%) Korn
12 14 (0.57%) VBA
13 11 (0.45%) VBScript
14 9 (0.36%) JCL
14 9 (0.36%) Ruby
14 9 (0.36%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 380 (15.40%) Degree
2 187 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
3 176 (7.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 125 (5.06%) CCNA
5 114 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 109 (4.42%) Security Cleared
7 87 (3.53%) MCSE
8 82 (3.32%) CCNP
9 79 (3.20%) SC Cleared
9 79 (3.20%) MCP
10 58 (2.35%) PMI Certification
11 47 (1.90%) PMP
12 45 (1.82%) ISEB
13 41 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 38 (1.54%) CISSP
15 35 (1.42%) CCSA
15 35 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 30 (1.22%) MCITP
17 29 (1.18%) CCSE
18 27 (1.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 401 (16.25%) SLA
2 59 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 46 (1.86%) ISO 9001
4 33 (1.34%) QA
5 28 (1.13%) PCI DSS
6 23 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (0.65%) JSP 440
8 9 (0.36%) COBIT
9 7 (0.28%) ISO 9000
10 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.041%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 304 (12.32%) Active Directory
2 180 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (3.61%) XenApp
4 65 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 59 (2.39%) XenDesktop
6 20 (0.81%) vSphere
6 20 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (0.41%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.32%) Terminal Services
9 7 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.28%) VMware Server
10 6 (0.24%) Postfix
10 6 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (0.20%) UAG
11 5 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.16%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.16%) Oracle Clusterware
13 2 (0.081%) Sendmail
13 2 (0.081%) Samba
Systems Management
1 126 (5.11%) SCCM
2 70 (2.84%) SCOM
3 15 (0.61%) Puppet
4 14 (0.57%) OpenView
5 11 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.45%) Control-M
5 11 (0.45%) Tivoli
6 9 (0.36%) Ansible
6 9 (0.36%) Nagios
7 7 (0.28%) AirWatch
7 7 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
7 7 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (0.28%) WSUS
8 6 (0.24%) DameWare
8 6 (0.24%) EdgeSight
8 6 (0.24%) Cisco LMS
9 5 (0.20%) XenMobile
9 5 (0.20%) Red Hat Satellite
9 5 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 551 (22.33%) Microsoft
2 313 (12.68%) Cisco
3 255 (10.33%) VMware
4 249 (10.09%) Oracle
5 224 (9.08%) Citrix
6 140 (5.67%) HP
7 97 (3.93%) CheckPoint
8 92 (3.73%) SAP
9 88 (3.57%) IBM
10 62 (2.51%) F5
11 60 (2.43%) NetApp
12 55 (2.23%) Red Hat
12 55 (2.23%) Remedy
13 51 (2.07%) ServiceNow
14 44 (1.78%) EMC
15 40 (1.62%) Dell
16 39 (1.58%) Juniper
16 39 (1.58%) Google
17 35 (1.42%) ESRI
18 31 (1.26%) LANDesk
Taunton, Somerset
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Pension, extensive bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £39,000 to £40,000 per annum Extensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM Group
Salary: car + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + car allowance + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £64000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Holywell, Clwyd
networx
Salary: Salary £Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Ricoh
Salary: £50k plus £10k bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent package and opportunity
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago