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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 264 244 316
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +72
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Certification 1167 1231 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.10% 1.15% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.63% 4.22% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 868 896 708
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
32172 29152 30009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.24% 27.32% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 25580 22933 24625
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -28 1112 £45,000 - 142
London -12 357 £47,500 -13.63% 57
South East -19 250 £50,250 +21.08% 28
East of England +6 110 £42,500 +7.59% 19
Yorkshire -10 97 £40,000 -5.88% 14
Berkshire +17 95 £60,000 +21.21% 12
West Midlands -7 87 £43,500 -3.33% 6
West Yorkshire 0 86 £40,000 -5.88% 10
City of London -8 82 £47,500 +5.55% 20
North West -24 75 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Leeds +9 73 £40,000 -5.88% 8
South West +5 71 £36,500 +4.28% 9
Surrey +3 58 £48,750 +39.28% 6
Buckinghamshire +53 52 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands -9 51 £25,750 -35.62% 6
Milton Keynes +36 44 £65,000 +124.13% 1
Essex +10 41 £50,000 +25.00%
Manchester -12 41 £40,500 +1.25% 2
Birmingham -3 33 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Hampshire -29 32 £42,500 -12.82% 6
Cheshire +3 29 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Reading -7 28 £42,000 -23.63% 6
Bristol +10 25 £51,250 +65.32% 5
Hertfordshire -11 24 £44,000 -14.14% 18
Cambridgeshire +2 22 £33,500 -25.55% 1
Wiltshire +20 21 £36,500 -9.87% 3
Bedfordshire +18 21 £43,750 +11.46%
Peterborough +13 21 £33,750 -15.62% 1
Scotland +7 21 £55,000 +52.77% 1
Coventry -10 20 £50,500 +83.63% 1

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 2332 (100.00%) ITIL
2 705 (30.23%) Windows
3 550 (23.58%) Microsoft
4 536 (22.98%) Service Delivery
5 528 (22.64%) Finance
6 454 (19.47%) Service Management
7 407 (17.45%) Project Management
8 390 (16.72%) SLA
9 367 (15.74%) PRINCE2
10 355 (15.22%) MS Excel
11 349 (14.97%) Degree
12 308 (13.21%) Cisco
13 307 (13.16%) Change Management
14 300 (12.86%) Active Directory
15 292 (12.52%) SQL
16 271 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
17 234 (10.03%) VMware
18 230 (9.86%) Problem Management
19 225 (9.65%) MS Office
20 223 (9.56%) Oracle
21 216 (9.26%) Incident Management
22 205 (8.79%) Firewall
22 205 (8.79%) Linux
23 199 (8.53%) Cisco Certification
24 197 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
25 190 (8.15%) Citrix
26 180 (7.72%) Stakeholder Management
26 180 (7.72%) SQL Server
27 174 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
28 165 (7.08%) Windows 7

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 150 (6.43%) MS Exchange
2 84 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 80 (3.43%) IIS
4 77 (3.30%) SharePoint
5 59 (2.53%) Lync
6 47 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
7 40 (1.72%) Apache
8 26 (1.11%) Tomcat
9 17 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
10 16 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
10 16 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 13 (0.56%) CMS
11 13 (0.56%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (0.47%) WorkSite
13 10 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
15 7 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
15 7 (0.30%) iPlanet
15 7 (0.30%) GlassFish
Applications
1 355 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 225 (9.65%) MS Office
3 46 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (1.11%) MS Project
5 23 (0.99%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.043%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 25 (1.07%) assyst
2 18 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 14 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
6 6 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.26%) Tridion
6 6 (0.26%) SAP SM
6 6 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.26%) Summit
6 6 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.21%) Retail-J
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.13%) Remedy AR System
10 2 (0.086%) Temenos T24
10 2 (0.086%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.42%) SaaS
2 32 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.03%) Office 365
4 20 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.51%) PaaS
7 10 (0.43%) IaaS
7 10 (0.43%) Terremark
8 4 (0.17%) Force.com
9 2 (0.086%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.043%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.043%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 205 (8.79%) Firewall
2 165 (7.08%) WAN
3 161 (6.90%) LAN
4 121 (5.19%) Network Security
5 117 (5.02%) DNS
6 113 (4.85%) TCP/IP
7 89 (3.82%) SAN
8 76 (3.26%) VPN
8 76 (3.26%) MPLS
9 64 (2.74%) DHCP
10 61 (2.62%) VoIP
10 61 (2.62%) Internet
11 52 (2.23%) Cisco Nexus
12 42 (1.80%) SSL
13 38 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
14 37 (1.59%) Wireless
15 33 (1.42%) Intranet
16 24 (1.03%) EIGRP
16 24 (1.03%) PBX
17 23 (0.99%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 40 (1.72%) MySQL
3 37 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (1.33%) Relational Database
5 28 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (1.11%) Oracle Database
7 23 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
8 22 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (0.77%) MS Access
10 16 (0.69%) RDBMS
10 16 (0.69%) DB2
11 13 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (0.43%) SQL Anywhere
13 10 (0.43%) Sybase ASA
13 10 (0.43%) DataStage
14 9 (0.39%) NoSQL
14 9 (0.39%) SQLPlus
15 7 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 17 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (0.60%) Visual Studio
3 13 (0.56%) Maven
4 12 (0.51%) Subversion
4 12 (0.51%) MSI
4 12 (0.51%) Jenkins
5 11 (0.47%) JIRA
6 9 (0.39%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.30%) Toad
7 7 (0.30%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.26%) Ant
9 5 (0.21%) MSTest
10 4 (0.17%) MSBuild
10 4 (0.17%) Hudson
11 3 (0.13%) Gradle
11 3 (0.13%) CruiseControl
12 2 (0.086%) PeopleTools
12 2 (0.086%) NetBeans
12 2 (0.086%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.043%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 528 (22.64%) Finance
2 124 (5.32%) Retail
3 123 (5.27%) Telecoms
4 101 (4.33%) Banking
5 99 (4.25%) Legal
6 79 (3.39%) Law
7 65 (2.79%) Manufacturing
8 30 (1.29%) Marketing
9 27 (1.16%) Advertising
10 22 (0.94%) Publishing
11 20 (0.86%) Investment Banking
11 20 (0.86%) Front Office
12 15 (0.64%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.60%) Back Office
14 13 (0.56%) Games
14 13 (0.56%) Retail Banking
14 13 (0.56%) Billing
15 12 (0.51%) Military
16 11 (0.47%) Local Government
16 11 (0.47%) French Language
Job Titles
1 540 (23.16%) Analyst
2 390 (16.72%) Service Manager
3 207 (8.88%) Delivery Manager
4 198 (8.49%) Support Analyst
5 188 (8.06%) Services Delivery Manager
6 154 (6.60%) Service Analyst
7 134 (5.75%) Project Manager
8 127 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
9 122 (5.23%) Applications Support
10 112 (4.80%) Architect
11 102 (4.37%) Service Desk Manager
12 99 (4.25%) Support Engineer
13 93 (3.99%) Team Leader
14 77 (3.30%) IT Services Manager
15 72 (3.09%) Applications Support Analyst
16 68 (2.92%) Senior Manager
17 65 (2.79%) Infrastructure Manager
18 63 (2.70%) Change Manager
18 63 (2.70%) Security Analyst
19 52 (2.23%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (3.60%) .NET
2 69 (2.96%) Web Services
3 54 (2.32%) XML
4 44 (1.89%) HTML
5 25 (1.07%) Middleware
6 16 (0.69%) J2EE
7 14 (0.60%) CSS
8 12 (0.51%) jQuery
9 10 (0.43%) Ajax
10 9 (0.39%) Java EE
11 7 (0.30%) JSON
12 6 (0.26%) Application Packaging
12 6 (0.26%) .NET Framework
12 6 (0.26%) ASP.NET
12 6 (0.26%) COM
13 5 (0.21%) REST
13 5 (0.21%) WAP
13 5 (0.21%) Flash
13 5 (0.21%) SAML
13 5 (0.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 271 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (5.70%) Management Information System
3 87 (3.73%) Computer Science
4 66 (2.83%) Blackberry
5 39 (1.67%) PMI
6 37 (1.59%) Life Science
7 36 (1.54%) Statistics
8 35 (1.50%) User Experience
9 33 (1.42%) Clustering
10 32 (1.37%) FMCG
11 30 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
12 21 (0.90%) GIS
13 19 (0.81%) Mobile App
13 19 (0.81%) CMDB
14 17 (0.73%) Client/Server
15 16 (0.69%) iPad
16 15 (0.64%) Replication
16 15 (0.64%) EPoS
17 13 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
18 11 (0.47%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 705 (30.23%) Windows
2 205 (8.79%) Linux
3 174 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 165 (7.08%) Windows 7
5 155 (6.65%) UNIX
6 114 (4.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 102 (4.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 55 (2.36%) Windows 8
9 52 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 49 (2.10%) Windows XP
11 33 (1.42%) Solaris
12 28 (1.20%) Android
13 27 (1.16%) AIX
14 21 (0.90%) Apple iOS
15 16 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
16 14 (0.60%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 7 (0.30%) Windows Phone
19 6 (0.26%) CentOS
19 6 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2332 (100.00%) ITIL
2 536 (22.98%) Service Delivery
3 454 (19.47%) Service Management
4 407 (17.45%) Project Management
5 367 (15.74%) PRINCE2
6 307 (13.16%) Change Management
7 230 (9.86%) Problem Management
8 216 (9.26%) Incident Management
9 180 (7.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 148 (6.35%) ITSM
11 135 (5.79%) Release Management
11 135 (5.79%) Mentoring
12 118 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
13 109 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 104 (4.46%) Configuration Management
15 102 (4.37%) Root Cause Analysis
16 101 (4.33%) Line Management
17 85 (3.64%) CRM
18 69 (2.96%) Change Control
19 65 (2.79%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 292 (12.52%) SQL
2 65 (2.79%) Java
3 57 (2.44%) Perl
4 56 (2.40%) PowerShell
5 38 (1.63%) C
6 33 (1.42%) PL/SQL
7 30 (1.29%) JavaScript
8 29 (1.24%) Bash Shell
9 28 (1.20%) T-SQL
10 27 (1.16%) PHP
11 23 (0.99%) C#
11 23 (0.99%) VB
12 17 (0.73%) Python
12 17 (0.73%) VBScript
12 17 (0.73%) Shell Script
13 12 (0.51%) VBA
14 10 (0.43%) Korn
14 10 (0.43%) JCL
14 10 (0.43%) COBOL
15 8 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 349 (14.97%) Degree
2 199 (8.53%) Cisco Certification
3 197 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 121 (5.19%) Security Cleared
5 117 (5.02%) CCNP
6 113 (4.85%) CCNA
7 107 (4.59%) MCP
8 96 (4.12%) SC Cleared
9 93 (3.99%) MCSE
10 89 (3.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 68 (2.92%) PMI Certification
12 59 (2.53%) VCP4
13 54 (2.32%) CCSA
14 53 (2.27%) MCSA
15 51 (2.19%) MCITP
16 41 (1.76%) PMP
17 32 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 31 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 26 (1.11%) CISSP
20 23 (0.99%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 390 (16.72%) SLA
2 48 (2.06%) QA
3 33 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (1.20%) ISO 9001
5 24 (1.03%) PCI DSS
6 22 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (0.73%) JSP 440
8 13 (0.56%) COBIT
9 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 3 (0.13%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.043%) TickIT
System Software
1 300 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 131 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (2.57%) XenApp
4 45 (1.93%) Hyper-V
5 36 (1.54%) XenDesktop
6 27 (1.16%) vSphere
7 9 (0.39%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (0.34%) Snort
9 7 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (0.30%) VMware Server
10 6 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (0.26%) Postfix
11 5 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (0.21%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.17%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.13%) KVM
13 3 (0.13%) UAG
Systems Management
1 55 (2.36%) SCCM
2 29 (1.24%) SCOM
3 23 (0.99%) Puppet
4 15 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (0.60%) Tivoli
5 14 (0.60%) OpenView
5 14 (0.60%) NetBackup
6 11 (0.47%) Backup Exec
7 10 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
7 10 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (0.34%) Nagios
8 8 (0.34%) Ansible
9 7 (0.30%) XenMobile
9 7 (0.30%) Control-M
9 7 (0.30%) WMI
10 6 (0.26%) Data Guard
10 6 (0.26%) WSUS
10 6 (0.26%) Cisco LMS
11 5 (0.21%) EdgeSight
11 5 (0.21%) Netcool
Vendors
1 550 (23.58%) Microsoft
2 308 (13.21%) Cisco
3 234 (10.03%) VMware
4 223 (9.56%) Oracle
5 190 (8.15%) Citrix
6 153 (6.56%) HP
7 66 (2.83%) IBM
8 64 (2.74%) CheckPoint
9 61 (2.62%) Remedy
10 58 (2.49%) SAP
11 52 (2.23%) Red Hat
12 48 (2.06%) F5
13 45 (1.93%) ServiceNow
14 42 (1.80%) NetApp
14 42 (1.80%) EMC
15 39 (1.67%) SolarWinds
16 37 (1.59%) Juniper
17 32 (1.37%) LANDesk
18 31 (1.33%) Avaya
19 30 (1.29%) Dell
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £45001 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £43000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £63000 - £78000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £42000 - £59000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 14 hours ago