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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 273 288 258
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -30
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Certification 1156 1083 1181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.01% 0.98% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.67% 3.63% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 924 858 968
Average salary £41,875 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
31482 29808 31546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.63% 26.94% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 25214 23984 26320
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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
(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 1123 £42,000 -6.66% 107
London +1 400 £50,000 -4.76% 36
South East -26 207 £40,000 -11.11% 22
West Midlands +36 119 £38,000 -15.55% 16
East of England +45 118 £41,000 +24.80% 5
City of London +61 109 £55,000 - 12
North West +12 91 £36,250 -7.05% 6
Yorkshire -14 85 £40,000 -5.88% 7
West Yorkshire +11 74 £40,000 +5.26% 7
Leeds +20 66 £40,000 +10.34% 4
Birmingham -2 62 £38,500 -18.94% 1
South West -48 58 £33,000 -5.71% 11
Berkshire -11 55 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Manchester -4 49 £32,750 -17.08% 4
Cambridgeshire +29 41 £35,000 -11.94% 1
East Midlands +9 39 £35,000 -3.89% 3
Hampshire -17 39 £38,500 +2.66% 6
Buckinghamshire +24 38 £42,500 -2.29% 7
Hertfordshire +15 35 £50,000 +52.20% 2
Cheshire +12 31 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Oxfordshire +33 28 £36,750 -30.00% 1
Surrey +15 25 £40,750 -1.21% 1
Reading +11 25 £38,000 -36.66% 2
Nottinghamshire +32 23 £37,500 +36.36% 3
Nottingham +20 23 £37,500 +36.36% 3
Solihull +15 22 £30,500 -51.20% 4
Essex -2 20 £41,500 +35.51%
Cambridge +2 17 £53,000 +33.33%
Milton Keynes -3 16 £27,750 -36.20% 6
Abingdon - 16 £38,750 -

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2348 (100.00%) ITIL
2 728 (31.01%) Windows
3 604 (25.72%) Microsoft
4 545 (23.21%) Service Delivery
5 537 (22.87%) Finance
6 428 (18.23%) Service Management
6 428 (18.23%) SLA
7 363 (15.46%) Project Management
8 346 (14.74%) Active Directory
9 338 (14.40%) MS Excel
10 331 (14.10%) PRINCE2
11 329 (14.01%) SQL
12 325 (13.84%) Degree
13 278 (11.84%) Oracle
14 272 (11.58%) Cisco
15 264 (11.24%) MS Office
16 258 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
17 238 (10.14%) VMware
18 233 (9.92%) Incident Management
19 231 (9.84%) Change Management
20 225 (9.58%) Linux
21 222 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
22 209 (8.90%) Problem Management
23 192 (8.18%) Citrix
24 190 (8.09%) SQL Server
25 189 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
26 188 (8.01%) UNIX
27 184 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
28 181 (7.71%) Firewall
29 166 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 164 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 87 (3.71%) SharePoint
3 80 (3.41%) IIS
4 74 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 53 (2.26%) Apache
6 50 (2.13%) Lync
7 31 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 30 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 25 (1.06%) JBoss
10 22 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
11 20 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
12 19 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 17 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
14 11 (0.47%) WebSphere
15 10 (0.43%) SAS
16 9 (0.38%) IBM Notes
17 7 (0.30%) WebLogic
17 7 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
18 6 (0.26%) GlassFish
18 6 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 338 (14.40%) MS Excel
2 264 (11.24%) MS Office
3 36 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (1.28%) MS Project
5 14 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.21%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.13%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.085%) QuarkXPress
8 2 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
5 7 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (0.26%) Oracle Payroll
6 6 (0.26%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 6 (0.26%) Academy Housing
6 6 (0.26%) arcHouse
7 5 (0.21%) Agresso
7 5 (0.21%) Retail-J
7 5 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
7 5 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.58%) SaaS
2 24 (1.02%) Office 365
3 14 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.34%) IaaS
7 6 (0.26%) PaaS
8 2 (0.085%) Heroku
8 2 (0.085%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.043%) Force.com
9 1 (0.043%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.043%) ElastiCache
9 1 (0.043%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.043%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 181 (7.71%) Firewall
2 138 (5.88%) SAN
3 136 (5.79%) DNS
4 125 (5.32%) WAN
5 121 (5.15%) LAN
6 116 (4.94%) TCP/IP
7 90 (3.83%) Network Security
8 80 (3.41%) DHCP
9 74 (3.15%) VPN
10 73 (3.11%) MPLS
11 46 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
12 40 (1.70%) VoIP
13 38 (1.62%) Internet
14 36 (1.53%) Intranet
15 35 (1.49%) Wireless
16 32 (1.36%) BGP
16 32 (1.36%) SSL
17 26 (1.11%) EIGRP
18 25 (1.06%) OSPF
18 25 (1.06%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 48 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 34 (1.45%) MySQL
4 31 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 29 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
6 27 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 26 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 26 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
8 24 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
9 22 (0.94%) RDBMS
9 22 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (0.60%) NoSQL
12 12 (0.51%) DB2
13 11 (0.47%) QlikView
14 10 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (0.34%) DataStage
15 8 (0.34%) Data Mining
15 8 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (0.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 10 (0.43%) Maven
2 9 (0.38%) Ant
3 8 (0.34%) JIRA
4 7 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (0.21%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.17%) PeopleTools
8 3 (0.13%) MSI
8 3 (0.13%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.13%) Hudson
8 3 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.085%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.085%) Subversion
9 2 (0.085%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.085%) Gradle
9 2 (0.085%) NetBeans
9 2 (0.085%) Toad
9 2 (0.085%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.043%) ChangeMan
General
1 537 (22.87%) Finance
2 122 (5.20%) Retail
3 104 (4.43%) Legal
4 98 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 94 (4.00%) Banking
6 64 (2.73%) Law
7 56 (2.39%) Marketing
8 42 (1.79%) Manufacturing
9 34 (1.45%) Advertising
10 24 (1.02%) Investment Banking
11 23 (0.98%) Front Office
12 20 (0.85%) Publishing
13 17 (0.72%) Billing
14 15 (0.64%) Games
14 15 (0.64%) Back Office
15 11 (0.47%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.38%) Local Government
17 5 (0.21%) German Language
17 5 (0.21%) General Ledger
18 4 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 566 (24.11%) Analyst
2 395 (16.82%) Service Manager
3 205 (8.73%) Support Analyst
4 187 (7.96%) Delivery Manager
5 170 (7.24%) Services Delivery Manager
6 157 (6.69%) Service Analyst
7 149 (6.35%) Team Leader
8 138 (5.88%) Applications Support
9 135 (5.75%) Project Manager
10 129 (5.49%) Service Desk Analyst
11 97 (4.13%) Support Engineer
12 96 (4.09%) Infrastructure Manager
13 89 (3.79%) Technical Manager
13 89 (3.79%) Service Desk Manager
14 83 (3.53%) IT Services Manager
15 82 (3.49%) Architect
16 74 (3.15%) Applications Support Analyst
16 74 (3.15%) Support Manager
17 70 (2.98%) Service Desk Team Leader
18 69 (2.94%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (3.41%) .NET
2 70 (2.98%) XML
3 63 (2.68%) Web Services
4 49 (2.09%) HTML
5 38 (1.62%) Middleware
6 29 (1.24%) CSS
7 16 (0.68%) J2EE
8 15 (0.64%) Java EE
9 12 (0.51%) JSON
10 10 (0.43%) LAMP
11 7 (0.30%) jQuery
11 7 (0.30%) HTML5
12 6 (0.26%) Ajax
13 5 (0.21%) SAML
13 5 (0.21%) JSP
13 5 (0.21%) COM
13 5 (0.21%) XSL
13 5 (0.21%) CSS3
13 5 (0.21%) WebCenter
14 4 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 222 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (5.07%) Management Information System
3 85 (3.62%) Computer Science
4 61 (2.60%) Blackberry
5 52 (2.21%) Statistics
6 36 (1.53%) Clustering
7 30 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
8 28 (1.19%) CMDB
9 27 (1.15%) Replication
10 23 (0.98%) PMI
10 23 (0.98%) Life Science
11 22 (0.94%) FMCG
11 22 (0.94%) iPad
12 20 (0.85%) EPoS
13 17 (0.72%) User Experience
14 16 (0.68%) Mathematics
15 15 (0.64%) Client/Server
16 13 (0.55%) Mainframe
16 13 (0.55%) GIS
17 11 (0.47%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 728 (31.01%) Windows
2 225 (9.58%) Linux
3 188 (8.01%) UNIX
4 184 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 165 (7.03%) Windows 7
6 101 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 71 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 67 (2.85%) Windows XP
9 47 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (1.36%) Solaris
11 27 (1.15%) Windows 8
12 17 (0.72%) Mac OS
13 15 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
14 13 (0.55%) Android
15 11 (0.47%) AIX
16 8 (0.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 7 (0.30%) Apple iOS
17 7 (0.30%) Windows Vista
18 6 (0.26%) Mac OS X
19 5 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2348 (100.00%) ITIL
2 545 (23.21%) Service Delivery
3 428 (18.23%) Service Management
4 363 (15.46%) Project Management
5 331 (14.10%) PRINCE2
6 233 (9.92%) Incident Management
7 231 (9.84%) Change Management
8 209 (8.90%) Problem Management
9 166 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 138 (5.88%) ITSM
11 133 (5.66%) Line Management
12 132 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
13 110 (4.68%) Root Cause Analysis
14 108 (4.60%) Mentoring
15 99 (4.22%) Continuous Improvement
16 97 (4.13%) Release Management
17 90 (3.83%) Configuration Management
18 85 (3.62%) CRM
19 78 (3.32%) E-Commerce
20 74 (3.15%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 329 (14.01%) SQL
2 98 (4.17%) Java
3 66 (2.81%) PowerShell
4 51 (2.17%) PL/SQL
5 44 (1.87%) Perl
6 35 (1.49%) JavaScript
7 28 (1.19%) C#
8 26 (1.11%) VB
9 24 (1.02%) Bash Shell
10 23 (0.98%) VBScript
11 22 (0.94%) PHP
12 20 (0.85%) C
13 18 (0.77%) Shell Script
14 13 (0.55%) T-SQL
15 12 (0.51%) C++
16 10 (0.43%) VBA
17 8 (0.34%) Python
17 8 (0.34%) COBOL
17 8 (0.34%) JCL
18 5 (0.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 325 (13.84%) Degree
2 258 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 189 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
4 129 (5.49%) MCSE
4 129 (5.49%) Security Cleared
5 103 (4.39%) CCNA
6 102 (4.34%) CCNP
7 90 (3.83%) SC Cleared
8 79 (3.36%) MCSA
9 75 (3.19%) MCP
10 71 (3.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 55 (2.34%) PMI Certification
12 52 (2.21%) MCITP
13 49 (2.09%) CCSA
14 35 (1.49%) PMP
15 33 (1.41%) A+ Certification
16 28 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 27 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 27 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
18 26 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 428 (18.23%) SLA
2 47 (2.00%) QA
3 32 (1.36%) PCI DSS
4 30 (1.28%) ISO 9001
5 23 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 20 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.64%) COBIT
8 8 (0.34%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.085%) BS15000
10 2 (0.085%) BS25999
11 1 (0.043%) COSO
11 1 (0.043%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.043%) TickIT
11 1 (0.043%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 346 (14.74%) Active Directory
2 127 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (2.04%) XenApp
4 44 (1.87%) vSphere
5 43 (1.83%) Hyper-V
6 30 (1.28%) XenDesktop
7 19 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
8 18 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
9 13 (0.55%) VMware ESX
10 12 (0.51%) Snort
11 10 (0.43%) UAG
12 7 (0.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 6 (0.26%) XenServer
13 6 (0.26%) VMware Server
14 5 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
15 4 (0.17%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 3 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 69 (2.94%) SCCM
2 22 (0.94%) NetBackup
3 19 (0.81%) Puppet
4 18 (0.77%) SCOM
4 18 (0.77%) Data Guard
5 13 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.51%) Backup Exec
7 9 (0.38%) ARCserve
8 7 (0.30%) OpenView
8 7 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (0.30%) WhatsUp Gold
8 7 (0.30%) SCSM
9 6 (0.26%) CiscoWorks
9 6 (0.26%) ZENworks
10 5 (0.21%) Netcool
10 5 (0.21%) DameWare
10 5 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 604 (25.72%) Microsoft
2 278 (11.84%) Oracle
3 272 (11.58%) Cisco
4 238 (10.14%) VMware
5 192 (8.18%) Citrix
6 117 (4.98%) HP
7 74 (3.15%) Red Hat
8 54 (2.30%) IBM
9 53 (2.26%) Remedy
9 53 (2.26%) ServiceNow
10 46 (1.96%) F5
10 46 (1.96%) SAP
11 45 (1.92%) CheckPoint
12 37 (1.58%) Juniper
13 31 (1.32%) Symantec
14 27 (1.15%) EMC
15 25 (1.06%) Avaya
15 25 (1.06%) SolarWinds
16 23 (0.98%) LANDesk
16 23 (0.98%) Sybase
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + PENSION + BENS
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £64000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
VIT
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: to £45000 + on call
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: From £44,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Swan IT
Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago