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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 247 264 314
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +50
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Certification 1313 1272 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.19% 1.10% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.33% 4.03% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 983 934 708
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
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
30308 31539 30978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.39% 27.20% 27.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23839 25086 25068
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +8 1217 £45,000 - 111
London -38 388 £50,000 -4.76% 45
South East +9 287 £50,000 +13.63% 18
Yorkshire +18 114 £40,250 -5.29% 11
Berkshire +47 113 £53,750 +16.21% 5
East of England +22 106 £44,000 +12.10% 11
West Midlands +20 96 £43,500 -8.42% 12
City of London -10 92 £47,500 +5.55% 17
West Yorkshire +4 85 £40,000 -5.88% 10
South West +21 80 £36,500 +1.38% 6
Leeds +14 72 £40,000 -5.88% 10
North West -19 72 £40,500 +1.25% 3
East Midlands +9 68 £28,714 -28.21% 4
Surrey +20 65 £50,000 +16.27% 3
Hampshire +8 48 £43,000 -9.47% 6
Manchester -25 43 £36,750 -8.12% 1
Buckinghamshire +19 38 £53,250 -3.18% 1
Birmingham +5 37 £51,250 -2.38% 4
Reading 0 36 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Essex +1 34 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire +26 31 £34,000 -24.44% 1
Milton Keynes +24 31 £70,000 +86.66% 1
Bristol +18 31 £60,000 +41.17%
Peterborough +17 28 £34,500 -18.82% 1
Cheshire +9 24 £45,000 +11.11% 1
Nottinghamshire +2 24 £35,000 +3.70% 1
Nottingham -3 24 £35,000 -15.15% 1
Coventry -10 24 £60,000 +118.18% 1
Staines +20 21 £53,500 -2.72% 2
Brentwood - 21 £50,000 -

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 2408 (100.00%) ITIL
2 694 (28.82%) Windows
3 562 (23.34%) Service Delivery
4 549 (22.80%) Microsoft
5 531 (22.05%) Finance
6 488 (20.27%) Service Management
7 434 (18.02%) Project Management
8 406 (16.86%) SLA
9 370 (15.37%) MS Excel
10 355 (14.74%) PRINCE2
10 355 (14.74%) Degree
11 337 (14.00%) Change Management
12 322 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
13 317 (13.16%) Cisco
14 312 (12.96%) Active Directory
15 301 (12.50%) SQL
16 252 (10.47%) VMware
17 247 (10.26%) Problem Management
18 243 (10.09%) MS Office
19 228 (9.47%) Oracle
20 220 (9.14%) Incident Management
21 215 (8.93%) Firewall
22 203 (8.43%) Citrix
23 198 (8.22%) Cisco Certification
24 189 (7.85%) Linux
24 189 (7.85%) Microsoft Certification
25 187 (7.77%) SQL Server
26 181 (7.52%) WAN
27 179 (7.43%) Windows 7
28 176 (7.31%) LAN

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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
1 138 (5.73%) MS Exchange
2 86 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 84 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 76 (3.16%) IIS
5 69 (2.87%) Lync
6 45 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 34 (1.41%) Apache
8 25 (1.04%) Tomcat
9 23 (0.96%) CMS
10 18 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 17 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (0.58%) WorkSite
13 12 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
13 12 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
14 9 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (0.33%) Umbraco
15 8 (0.33%) OpenEdge
15 8 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.29%) IBM Notes
16 7 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 370 (15.37%) MS Excel
2 243 (10.09%) MS Office
3 49 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (1.04%) MS Project
5 22 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.042%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 27 (1.12%) assyst
2 19 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 14 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (0.50%) SAP SM
5 10 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
5 10 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
6 9 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.33%) Tridion
7 8 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.33%) Maximo
7 8 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (0.25%) Summit
8 6 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.21%) Retail-J
9 5 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
10 4 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 54 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
2 47 (1.95%) SaaS
3 41 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 32 (1.33%) Office 365
6 13 (0.54%) PaaS
7 12 (0.50%) IaaS
8 11 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.46%) Amazon S3
9 10 (0.42%) Terremark
10 6 (0.25%) Force.com
11 3 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.042%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.042%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.042%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 215 (8.93%) Firewall
2 181 (7.52%) WAN
3 176 (7.31%) LAN
4 124 (5.15%) Network Security
5 116 (4.82%) DNS
6 100 (4.15%) TCP/IP
7 85 (3.53%) SAN
8 76 (3.16%) MPLS
9 72 (2.99%) VPN
9 72 (2.99%) VoIP
10 65 (2.70%) DHCP
11 64 (2.66%) Internet
12 61 (2.53%) Cisco Nexus
13 42 (1.74%) Wireless
14 37 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
14 37 (1.54%) SSL
15 35 (1.45%) PBX
16 30 (1.25%) Intranet
17 25 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
18 22 (0.91%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 39 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 39 (1.62%) MySQL
3 34 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
4 33 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 32 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (1.00%) DB2
6 24 (1.00%) Oracle Database
7 22 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (0.79%) MS Access
9 17 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
9 17 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
10 15 (0.62%) RDBMS
10 15 (0.62%) DataStage
11 10 (0.42%) SQL Anywhere
11 10 (0.42%) Sybase ASA
12 8 (0.33%) SQLPlus
13 7 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (0.71%) JIRA
3 16 (0.66%) Subversion
4 15 (0.62%) Visual Studio
5 14 (0.58%) MSI
6 13 (0.54%) Maven
7 11 (0.46%) Jenkins
8 9 (0.37%) TeamCity
9 8 (0.33%) Git (software)
10 7 (0.29%) MSTest
10 7 (0.29%) Toad
11 5 (0.21%) Ant
12 4 (0.17%) MSBuild
13 3 (0.12%) PeopleTools
13 3 (0.12%) Hudson
14 2 (0.083%) QuickTest Pro
14 2 (0.083%) Gradle
14 2 (0.083%) CruiseControl
15 1 (0.042%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 1 (0.042%) LoadRunner
General
1 531 (22.05%) Finance
2 151 (6.27%) Retail
3 136 (5.65%) Telecoms
4 116 (4.82%) Banking
5 99 (4.11%) Legal
6 87 (3.61%) Law
7 75 (3.11%) Manufacturing
8 65 (2.70%) Advertising
9 34 (1.41%) Marketing
10 22 (0.91%) Billing
11 21 (0.87%) Investment Banking
11 21 (0.87%) Retail Banking
12 20 (0.83%) Publishing
13 19 (0.79%) Front Office
14 16 (0.66%) Back Office
15 14 (0.58%) Military
15 14 (0.58%) French Language
16 13 (0.54%) Financial Institution
17 12 (0.50%) Games
18 11 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 531 (22.05%) Analyst
2 412 (17.11%) Service Manager
3 215 (8.93%) Delivery Manager
4 198 (8.22%) Services Delivery Manager
5 195 (8.10%) Support Analyst
6 149 (6.19%) Service Analyst
7 144 (5.98%) Applications Support
8 119 (4.94%) Project Manager
9 118 (4.90%) Service Desk Analyst
10 114 (4.73%) Architect
11 107 (4.44%) Service Desk Manager
12 101 (4.19%) Support Engineer
13 85 (3.53%) Team Leader
14 82 (3.41%) IT Services Manager
15 73 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
16 65 (2.70%) Consultant
17 63 (2.62%) Senior Manager
18 61 (2.53%) Change Manager
19 59 (2.45%) Infrastructure Manager
20 51 (2.12%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (3.45%) .NET
2 81 (3.36%) Web Services
3 44 (1.83%) HTML
4 42 (1.74%) XML
5 18 (0.75%) Ajax
6 16 (0.66%) jQuery
6 16 (0.66%) CSS
7 15 (0.62%) Middleware
8 14 (0.58%) J2EE
9 10 (0.42%) Java EE
9 10 (0.42%) RESTful
10 8 (0.33%) ASP.NET
11 6 (0.25%) COM
11 6 (0.25%) Google Maps API
11 6 (0.25%) Application Packaging
11 6 (0.25%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.21%) WAP
13 4 (0.17%) ODBC
13 4 (0.17%) Flash
14 3 (0.12%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 322 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (5.81%) Management Information System
3 80 (3.32%) Computer Science
4 68 (2.82%) Blackberry
5 41 (1.70%) User Experience
6 38 (1.58%) Statistics
7 36 (1.50%) FMCG
8 35 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
9 34 (1.41%) PMI
10 33 (1.37%) Clustering
11 32 (1.33%) Life Science
12 30 (1.25%) CMDB
13 25 (1.04%) GIS
14 20 (0.83%) Client/Server
15 19 (0.79%) Mobile App
16 18 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
16 18 (0.75%) Online Banking
17 17 (0.71%) Thin Client
17 17 (0.71%) Fat Client
17 17 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 694 (28.82%) Windows
2 189 (7.85%) Linux
3 179 (7.43%) Windows 7
4 175 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 136 (5.65%) UNIX
6 123 (5.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 105 (4.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 58 (2.41%) Windows 8
9 56 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 55 (2.28%) Windows XP
11 37 (1.54%) Solaris
12 28 (1.16%) AIX
13 26 (1.08%) Android
14 21 (0.87%) Apple iOS
15 17 (0.71%) Mac OS
16 14 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
17 11 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 7 (0.29%) CentOS
18 7 (0.29%) Windows Phone
18 7 (0.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2408 (100.00%) ITIL
2 562 (23.34%) Service Delivery
3 488 (20.27%) Service Management
4 434 (18.02%) Project Management
5 355 (14.74%) PRINCE2
6 337 (14.00%) Change Management
7 247 (10.26%) Problem Management
8 220 (9.14%) Incident Management
9 175 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 157 (6.52%) ITSM
11 147 (6.10%) Release Management
12 145 (6.02%) Mentoring
13 136 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
14 115 (4.78%) Root Cause Analysis
15 111 (4.61%) Agile Software Development
16 105 (4.36%) Configuration Management
17 92 (3.82%) CRM
18 89 (3.70%) Line Management
19 77 (3.20%) Supplier Management
20 72 (2.99%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 301 (12.50%) SQL
2 69 (2.87%) Java
3 62 (2.57%) Perl
4 45 (1.87%) PowerShell
5 36 (1.50%) JavaScript
6 34 (1.41%) C
7 32 (1.33%) T-SQL
7 32 (1.33%) Bash Shell
8 31 (1.29%) PL/SQL
9 27 (1.12%) PHP
10 25 (1.04%) Shell Script
11 21 (0.87%) C#
11 21 (0.87%) VB
12 20 (0.83%) Python
13 16 (0.66%) VBA
14 15 (0.62%) COBOL
14 15 (0.62%) JCL
15 14 (0.58%) Korn
16 12 (0.50%) VBScript
17 10 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 355 (14.74%) Degree
2 198 (8.22%) Cisco Certification
3 189 (7.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 122 (5.07%) CCNA
5 114 (4.73%) Security Cleared
6 105 (4.36%) CCNP
7 104 (4.32%) MCP
8 98 (4.07%) MCSE
9 94 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 91 (3.78%) SC Cleared
11 61 (2.53%) PMI Certification
12 45 (1.87%) CCSA
13 44 (1.83%) MCSA
14 43 (1.79%) MCITP
15 41 (1.70%) PMP
16 34 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 32 (1.33%) CISSP
18 30 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 27 (1.12%) ISEB
20 23 (0.96%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 406 (16.86%) SLA
2 46 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (1.74%) QA
4 38 (1.58%) ISO 9001
5 24 (1.00%) PCI DSS
6 23 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.62%) JSP 440
8 10 (0.42%) COBIT
9 6 (0.25%) ISO 9000
10 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 312 (12.96%) Active Directory
2 159 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (3.32%) XenApp
4 54 (2.24%) Hyper-V
5 49 (2.03%) XenDesktop
6 26 (1.08%) vSphere
7 10 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (0.29%) VMware Server
8 7 (0.29%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.25%) Terminal Services
9 6 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (0.25%) Postfix
10 5 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.17%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.17%) Oracle Clusterware
11 4 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.12%) UAG
13 2 (0.083%) Samba
Systems Management
1 78 (3.24%) SCCM
2 46 (1.91%) SCOM
3 20 (0.83%) Puppet
4 14 (0.58%) OpenView
5 13 (0.54%) Tivoli
6 12 (0.50%) NetBackup
6 12 (0.50%) Backup Exec
6 12 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.37%) Ansible
7 9 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (0.37%) Nagios
8 8 (0.33%) Control-M
9 7 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (0.25%) WSUS
10 6 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (0.25%) WMI
10 6 (0.25%) Cisco LMS
10 6 (0.25%) XenMobile
10 6 (0.25%) EdgeSight
11 5 (0.21%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 549 (22.80%) Microsoft
2 317 (13.16%) Cisco
3 252 (10.47%) VMware
4 228 (9.47%) Oracle
5 203 (8.43%) Citrix
6 155 (6.44%) HP
7 79 (3.28%) CheckPoint
8 75 (3.11%) IBM
9 65 (2.70%) SAP
10 61 (2.53%) Remedy
10 61 (2.53%) F5
11 55 (2.28%) NetApp
12 46 (1.91%) ServiceNow
13 45 (1.87%) Red Hat
14 44 (1.83%) EMC
15 41 (1.70%) Juniper
16 36 (1.50%) Dell
17 33 (1.37%) LANDesk
17 33 (1.37%) SolarWinds
18 29 (1.20%) Avaya
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits+bonuses
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Scotland
The Curve Group
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
The Curve Group
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
England
NewsInternationalsjpw4
Posted: 9 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
TAG Aviation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Intapeople
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Hays UK - Solent NHS Trust
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday