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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 267 286 284
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Certification 1193 1035 1082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.02% 0.95% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.76% 3.50% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 940 834 934
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%

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
31691 29544 33416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 27.18% 28.52%
Number of salaries quoted 24541 23973 28364
Average salary £44,000 £44,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.56% +4.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 August 2014 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 August 2014. 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 +16 1113 £42,500 -5.55% 97
London -7 393 £47,500 -9.52% 31
South East +21 278 £42,000 -1.17% 24
Yorkshire -2 120 £37,500 -3.84% 13
City of London -6 97 £42,500 -15.00% 12
East of England +31 89 £40,000 -8.57% 5
West Yorkshire -15 82 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Hampshire +41 69 £42,000 +12.00% 2
North West -14 68 £46,000 +8.23% 7
Berkshire -33 68 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Leeds -10 67 £38,250 -4.37% 10
West Midlands -22 63 £38,500 -15.84% 5
East Midlands +7 48 £37,500 -11.76% 3
South West -13 46 £31,500 +16.66% 9
Surrey +19 45 £38,500 -9.41% 3
Buckinghamshire +11 42 £45,000 +3.44% 5
Scotland 0 41 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Manchester -13 35 £46,000 -8.00% 5
Milton Keynes -9 30 £37,500 +9.48% 3
Southampton +27 27 £35,000 -9.67% 1
South Yorkshire +4 27 £36,000 -15.29% 1
Essex +2 26 £32,000 -28.88% 2
Birmingham -25 24 £39,250 -21.50% 3
Sheffield +1 22 £36,000 -20.00% 1
Bedfordshire +8 21 £40,000 +9.58%
Northamptonshire +3 21 £27,500 -16.66% 1
Oxfordshire +17 19 £36,000 -26.15% 5
West Sussex -12 19 £45,000 -5.26%
Glasgow -15 19 £31,250 -34.21% 6
Slough +15 18 £60,000 +26.31%

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2339 (100.00%) ITIL
2 671 (28.69%) Windows
3 637 (27.23%) Service Delivery
4 596 (25.48%) Finance
5 570 (24.37%) Microsoft
6 471 (20.14%) Service Management
7 400 (17.10%) SLA
8 349 (14.92%) MS Excel
9 347 (14.84%) Project Management
10 329 (14.07%) SQL
11 322 (13.77%) Active Directory
12 302 (12.91%) PRINCE2
13 300 (12.83%) Degree
14 277 (11.84%) Change Management
15 270 (11.54%) Oracle
16 258 (11.03%) MS Office
17 257 (10.99%) VMware
18 241 (10.30%) Cisco
19 233 (9.96%) Incident Management
20 232 (9.92%) Linux
21 231 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
22 221 (9.45%) Problem Management
23 211 (9.02%) SQL Server
24 196 (8.38%) ITSM
25 190 (8.12%) UNIX
26 176 (7.52%) Citrix
27 174 (7.44%) Windows Server 2008
28 165 (7.05%) Cisco Certification
29 160 (6.84%) Windows 7
30 157 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 123 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 102 (4.36%) SharePoint
3 79 (3.38%) IIS
4 78 (3.33%) Apache
5 56 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 40 (1.71%) Lync
7 24 (1.03%) Tomcat
7 24 (1.03%) CMS
8 22 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 19 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
10 15 (0.64%) WebSphere
10 15 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
11 13 (0.56%) IBM Notes
11 13 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (0.47%) SAS
12 11 (0.47%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
14 6 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 349 (14.92%) MS Excel
2 258 (11.03%) MS Office
3 52 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 28 (1.20%) MS Project
6 5 (0.21%) AutoCAD
6 5 (0.21%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.13%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.086%) QuarkXPress
10 1 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 23 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 21 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
8 8 (0.34%) Academy Housing
8 8 (0.34%) arcHouse
9 7 (0.30%) CA Clarity
10 6 (0.26%) Oracle Payroll
10 6 (0.26%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 6 (0.26%) Misys Opics
11 5 (0.21%) assyst
11 5 (0.21%) RMDS
11 5 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
11 5 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
11 5 (0.21%) Agresso
11 5 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
11 5 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 40 (1.71%) SaaS
2 22 (0.94%) Office 365
3 15 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.30%) PaaS
5 7 (0.30%) IaaS
6 2 (0.086%) Heroku
6 2 (0.086%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.043%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.043%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 152 (6.50%) Firewall
2 139 (5.94%) SAN
3 125 (5.34%) DNS
4 124 (5.30%) WAN
5 123 (5.26%) LAN
6 93 (3.98%) DHCP
7 84 (3.59%) TCP/IP
8 61 (2.61%) MPLS
9 60 (2.57%) VPN
10 52 (2.22%) Network Security
11 45 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
12 32 (1.37%) VoIP
13 28 (1.20%) IP Telephony
14 27 (1.15%) BIG-IP
14 27 (1.15%) Wireless
14 27 (1.15%) Internet
15 26 (1.11%) Intranet
15 26 (1.11%) iSCSI
16 21 (0.90%) BGP
17 20 (0.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 57 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 48 (2.05%) MySQL
4 38 (1.62%) Relational Database
5 29 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
5 29 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
6 27 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 27 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (1.03%) RDBMS
8 23 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
10 13 (0.56%) DB2
10 13 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (0.47%) OLAP
12 9 (0.38%) DTS
13 8 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.30%) QlikView
14 7 (0.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (0.43%) JIRA
3 9 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (0.30%) Maven
4 7 (0.30%) Ant
5 4 (0.17%) Toad
6 3 (0.13%) ChangeMan
6 3 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.13%) Hudson
7 2 (0.086%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.086%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.086%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.086%) PeopleTools
7 2 (0.086%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.086%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.043%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.043%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.043%) UltraEdit
General
1 596 (25.48%) Finance
2 124 (5.30%) Retail
3 122 (5.22%) Legal
4 120 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 117 (5.00%) Banking
6 84 (3.59%) Law
7 63 (2.69%) Marketing
8 37 (1.58%) Advertising
9 33 (1.41%) Manufacturing
10 23 (0.98%) Investment Banking
11 17 (0.73%) Billing
12 16 (0.68%) Back Office
12 16 (0.68%) Publishing
13 15 (0.64%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.64%) Games
14 14 (0.60%) Front Office
15 10 (0.43%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.34%) Polish Language
16 8 (0.34%) Greek Language
17 7 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 541 (23.13%) Analyst
2 397 (16.97%) Service Manager
3 186 (7.95%) Delivery Manager
4 177 (7.57%) Support Analyst
5 173 (7.40%) Services Delivery Manager
6 146 (6.24%) Team Leader
7 143 (6.11%) Service Analyst
8 119 (5.09%) Applications Support
9 109 (4.66%) Service Desk Analyst
10 96 (4.10%) Architect
11 91 (3.89%) Service Desk Manager
12 90 (3.85%) Project Manager
13 83 (3.55%) Infrastructure Manager
14 82 (3.51%) Support Engineer
15 80 (3.42%) Technical Manager
16 74 (3.16%) IT Services Manager
17 73 (3.12%) Consultant
18 69 (2.95%) Operations Manager
19 67 (2.86%) IT Support
20 65 (2.78%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (4.02%) .NET
2 59 (2.52%) XML
3 40 (1.71%) HTML
4 39 (1.67%) Web Services
5 28 (1.20%) CSS
6 23 (0.98%) Middleware
7 16 (0.68%) LAMP
7 16 (0.68%) Ajax
8 11 (0.47%) Java EE
8 11 (0.47%) jQuery
9 9 (0.38%) J2EE
10 7 (0.30%) ASP.NET
10 7 (0.30%) HTML5
11 6 (0.26%) JSON
12 5 (0.21%) XSL
12 5 (0.21%) Flash
12 5 (0.21%) CSS3
13 4 (0.17%) Spring Integration
13 4 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (0.17%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 110 (4.70%) Management Information System
2 57 (2.44%) Statistics
3 54 (2.31%) Computer Science
4 45 (1.92%) Blackberry
5 39 (1.67%) CMDB
6 36 (1.54%) Clustering
6 36 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
7 29 (1.24%) Replication
8 27 (1.15%) Mainframe
9 19 (0.81%) Open Source
10 18 (0.77%) iPad
11 15 (0.64%) EPoS
12 14 (0.60%) FMCG
13 12 (0.51%) Mathematics
14 10 (0.43%) Mobile Payment
14 10 (0.43%) NHS
15 8 (0.34%) Hedge funds
15 8 (0.34%) Kindle
15 8 (0.34%) Thin Client
15 8 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 671 (28.69%) Windows
2 232 (9.92%) Linux
3 190 (8.12%) UNIX
4 174 (7.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 160 (6.84%) Windows 7
6 97 (4.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 83 (3.55%) Windows XP
8 45 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 38 (1.62%) Solaris
10 34 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (0.86%) Windows 8
12 11 (0.47%) AIX
13 10 (0.43%) CentOS
14 9 (0.38%) Android
15 7 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (0.30%) Windows Vista
15 7 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.30%) HPUX
16 6 (0.26%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2339 (100.00%) ITIL
2 637 (27.23%) Service Delivery
3 471 (20.14%) Service Management
4 347 (14.84%) Project Management
5 302 (12.91%) PRINCE2
6 277 (11.84%) Change Management
7 233 (9.96%) Incident Management
8 221 (9.45%) Problem Management
9 196 (8.38%) ITSM
10 157 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 134 (5.73%) Root Cause Analysis
12 119 (5.09%) Release Management
13 112 (4.79%) Continuous Improvement
14 90 (3.85%) Configuration Management
15 88 (3.76%) CRM
16 77 (3.29%) DevOps
17 67 (2.86%) Supplier Management
18 58 (2.48%) E-Commerce
18 58 (2.48%) Business Intelligence
19 56 (2.39%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 329 (14.07%) SQL
2 122 (5.22%) Java
3 52 (2.22%) C#
4 49 (2.09%) PowerShell
5 40 (1.71%) PL/SQL
6 39 (1.67%) JavaScript
7 38 (1.62%) Perl
7 38 (1.62%) PHP
8 28 (1.20%) VB
9 21 (0.90%) Bash Shell
9 21 (0.90%) Python
10 20 (0.86%) Shell Script
11 18 (0.77%) VBA
11 18 (0.77%) C++
12 15 (0.64%) VBScript
13 12 (0.51%) Ruby
14 10 (0.43%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.30%) C
16 6 (0.26%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.26%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 300 (12.83%) Degree
2 231 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 165 (7.05%) Cisco Certification
4 130 (5.56%) MCSE
5 99 (4.23%) Security Cleared
6 87 (3.72%) CCNA
7 77 (3.29%) CCNP
8 67 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 65 (2.78%) MCSA
10 62 (2.65%) SC Cleared
11 54 (2.31%) MCP
12 34 (1.45%) MCITP
13 28 (1.20%) ISEB
14 25 (1.07%) A+ Certification
14 25 (1.07%) PMI Certification
15 24 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
15 24 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 22 (0.94%) CCIE
16 22 (0.94%) CCSA
17 21 (0.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 400 (17.10%) SLA
2 70 (2.99%) PCI DSS
3 59 (2.52%) QA
4 35 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 27 (1.15%) ISO 9001
7 21 (0.90%) COBIT
8 7 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.13%) BS15000
9 3 (0.13%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.086%) BS25999
11 1 (0.043%) COSO
11 1 (0.043%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.043%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 322 (13.77%) Active Directory
2 134 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 40 (1.71%) vSphere
5 32 (1.37%) XenApp
6 26 (1.11%) UAG
7 22 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
8 21 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
9 20 (0.86%) VMware ESX
10 17 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (0.56%) XenDesktop
12 10 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (0.38%) Snort
13 9 (0.38%) VMware Server
14 8 (0.34%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 5 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 5 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
17 4 (0.17%) vCloud
18 3 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 70 (2.99%) SCCM
2 35 (1.50%) SCOM
3 24 (1.03%) NetBackup
4 19 (0.81%) Data Guard
5 15 (0.64%) SCSM
6 12 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (0.43%) Puppet
8 8 (0.34%) ARCserve
8 8 (0.34%) Backup Exec
9 7 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (0.26%) ZENworks
10 6 (0.26%) WhatsUp Gold
11 5 (0.21%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.21%) CiscoWorks
12 4 (0.17%) Oracle EDQ
13 3 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
13 3 (0.13%) DameWare
13 3 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 3 (0.13%) OpenView
13 3 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 570 (24.37%) Microsoft
2 270 (11.54%) Oracle
3 257 (10.99%) VMware
4 241 (10.30%) Cisco
5 176 (7.52%) Citrix
6 126 (5.39%) HP
7 70 (2.99%) Red Hat
8 56 (2.39%) Remedy
9 54 (2.31%) IBM
10 50 (2.14%) Juniper
11 49 (2.09%) ServiceNow
12 48 (2.05%) CheckPoint
13 47 (2.01%) SAP
14 37 (1.58%) JBoss
15 31 (1.33%) F5
16 27 (1.15%) EMC
17 23 (0.98%) SolarWinds
17 23 (0.98%) Apple
18 21 (0.90%) Dell
18 21 (0.90%) NetApp
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-45k
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
NST Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Derbyshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £60000 to £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £32k - £40k per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
Charlotte James Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
GE
Salary: Excellent salary and flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £36000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago