The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 268 291 285
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Certification 1167 971 1061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.00% 0.89% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.67% 3.28% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 901 807 908
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,400 £61,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31805 29645 33019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.25% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24911 23846 28317
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +27 1088 £42,500 -5.55% 98
London -6 393 £45,000 -14.28% 30
South East +11 264 £42,500 - 19
Yorkshire +3 130 £37,500 -11.76% 10
City of London -1 101 £42,500 -19.04% 11
East of England +39 98 £42,500 -4.49% 3
West Yorkshire -14 85 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Leeds -25 70 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Berkshire -14 64 £45,000 -4.25% 3
North West -1 62 £47,500 +13.09% 11
Hampshire +39 52 £43,000 +14.66% 5
West Midlands -36 46 £40,000 -5.88% 5
East Midlands +15 44 £40,000 -8.57% 11
Surrey +2 42 £36,750 -16.00% 1
South West -14 40 £35,661 +9.72% 7
Scotland +11 38 £45,000 +17.64% 8
South Yorkshire +14 30 £36,000 -12.72% 2
Manchester -12 30 £50,750 +4.10% 6
West Sussex -7 28 £38,000 -2.56% 1
Buckinghamshire -16 27 £58,750 +52.59% 4
Hertfordshire +5 23 £42,500 -5.55%
Sheffield +14 22 £36,000 -20.00% 2
Essex 0 22 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Oxfordshire +12 21 £37,500 -21.05% 4
East Sussex +1 21 £55,000 +144.44% 1
Bedfordshire +7 20 £45,000 +20.80% 1
Northamptonshire +7 19 £27,500 -28.57% 4
Brighton -5 19 £55,000 +144.44% 1
Southampton +21 18 £31,250 -16.66% 2
Maidenhead +4 18 £39,000 -44.28% 1

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2392 (100.00%) ITIL
2 705 (29.47%) Service Delivery
3 650 (27.17%) Finance
4 648 (27.09%) Windows
5 571 (23.87%) Microsoft
6 498 (20.82%) Service Management
7 412 (17.22%) SLA
8 370 (15.47%) MS Excel
9 361 (15.09%) Project Management
10 340 (14.21%) SQL
11 314 (13.13%) Active Directory
11 314 (13.13%) Degree
12 303 (12.67%) Change Management
13 283 (11.83%) PRINCE2
14 262 (10.95%) Oracle
15 248 (10.37%) MS Office
15 248 (10.37%) Linux
16 247 (10.33%) VMware
16 247 (10.33%) Incident Management
17 242 (10.12%) Cisco
18 229 (9.57%) Problem Management
19 223 (9.32%) SQL Server
20 210 (8.78%) Microsoft Certification
21 201 (8.40%) UNIX
22 199 (8.32%) ITSM
23 171 (7.15%) Citrix
24 170 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
25 165 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
26 157 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
27 151 (6.31%) Windows 7

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 116 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 114 (4.77%) MS Exchange
3 90 (3.76%) Apache
4 86 (3.60%) IIS
5 50 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 35 (1.46%) Lync
7 34 (1.42%) CMS
8 24 (1.00%) Tomcat
9 23 (0.96%) WebSphere
10 21 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 16 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
12 14 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
12 14 (0.59%) WebLogic
13 13 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
13 13 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
14 11 (0.46%) IBM Notes
15 10 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
16 8 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 370 (15.47%) MS Excel
2 248 (10.37%) MS Office
3 56 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 38 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 27 (1.13%) MS Project
6 8 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.25%) Acrobat
8 5 (0.21%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.13%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.084%) QuarkXPress
11 1 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 21 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
6 12 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
8 9 (0.38%) Misys Opics
9 7 (0.29%) SunGard AvantGard
9 7 (0.29%) CA Clarity
9 7 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (0.29%) Academy Housing
9 7 (0.29%) arcHouse
9 7 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
9 7 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
9 7 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (0.25%) Oracle Payroll
10 6 (0.25%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 5 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
11 5 (0.21%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.25%) SaaS
2 20 (0.84%) Office 365
3 11 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.25%) PaaS
6 2 (0.084%) Heroku
6 2 (0.084%) IaaS
6 2 (0.084%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.042%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 149 (6.23%) Firewall
2 135 (5.64%) WAN
3 131 (5.48%) LAN
4 116 (4.85%) DNS
5 111 (4.64%) SAN
6 84 (3.51%) TCP/IP
7 81 (3.39%) DHCP
8 60 (2.51%) MPLS
9 56 (2.34%) VPN
10 54 (2.26%) Network Security
11 43 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
12 38 (1.59%) VoIP
13 31 (1.30%) IP Telephony
14 29 (1.21%) Wireless
14 29 (1.21%) Internet
15 27 (1.13%) BIG-IP
16 24 (1.00%) Intranet
17 20 (0.84%) BGP
18 19 (0.79%) NAS
19 18 (0.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (9.32%) SQL Server
2 55 (2.30%) Oracle Database
3 48 (2.01%) MySQL
4 43 (1.80%) Relational Database
5 33 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (1.05%) RDBMS
9 22 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
9 22 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
10 20 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
12 15 (0.63%) DB2
13 14 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
14 13 (0.54%) OLAP
15 12 (0.50%) DTS
16 11 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
17 8 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
17 8 (0.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
2 14 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (0.54%) JIRA
4 10 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
5 8 (0.33%) Toad
6 7 (0.29%) Ant
6 7 (0.29%) Maven
7 6 (0.25%) Hudson
8 5 (0.21%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.21%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.21%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.13%) ChangeMan
9 3 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.084%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.084%) PeopleTools
10 2 (0.084%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.042%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.042%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.042%) PowerBuilder
11 1 (0.042%) UltraEdit
General
1 650 (27.17%) Finance
2 134 (5.60%) Retail
3 127 (5.31%) Legal
4 124 (5.18%) Banking
5 123 (5.14%) Telecoms
6 95 (3.97%) Law
7 63 (2.63%) Marketing
8 41 (1.71%) Advertising
9 31 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 25 (1.05%) Games
11 21 (0.88%) Investment Banking
12 20 (0.84%) Billing
13 17 (0.71%) Back Office
14 16 (0.67%) Publishing
15 15 (0.63%) Financial Institution
16 14 (0.59%) Front Office
17 11 (0.46%) Retail Banking
18 8 (0.33%) French Language
18 8 (0.33%) Greek Language
18 8 (0.33%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 563 (23.54%) Analyst
2 436 (18.23%) Service Manager
3 209 (8.74%) Delivery Manager
4 199 (8.32%) Services Delivery Manager
5 189 (7.90%) Support Analyst
6 144 (6.02%) Service Analyst
6 144 (6.02%) Team Leader
7 124 (5.18%) Applications Support
8 109 (4.56%) Service Desk Analyst
9 107 (4.47%) Architect
10 89 (3.72%) Service Desk Manager
11 84 (3.51%) Support Engineer
12 77 (3.22%) Project Manager
12 77 (3.22%) IT Services Manager
13 75 (3.14%) Operations Manager
13 75 (3.14%) Applications Support Analyst
14 71 (2.97%) Technical Manager
15 70 (2.93%) Consultant
15 70 (2.93%) DevOps Engineer
16 69 (2.88%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (4.97%) .NET
2 58 (2.42%) XML
3 37 (1.55%) HTML
4 36 (1.51%) Web Services
5 25 (1.05%) CSS
6 23 (0.96%) Middleware
7 17 (0.71%) Ajax
8 16 (0.67%) Classic ASP
9 15 (0.63%) ASP.NET
10 14 (0.59%) LAMP
11 13 (0.54%) J2EE
12 12 (0.50%) .NET Framework
12 12 (0.50%) Java EE
12 12 (0.50%) jQuery
13 8 (0.33%) HTML5
14 7 (0.29%) Flash
15 6 (0.25%) EDI
15 6 (0.25%) SOAP
15 6 (0.25%) WinForms
15 6 (0.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 108 (4.52%) Management Information System
2 55 (2.30%) Statistics
3 45 (1.88%) CMDB
4 43 (1.80%) Blackberry
5 42 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
6 41 (1.71%) Computer Science
7 31 (1.30%) Mainframe
8 27 (1.13%) Clustering
9 22 (0.92%) Replication
9 22 (0.92%) Open Source
10 20 (0.84%) iPad
11 16 (0.67%) EPoS
12 14 (0.59%) FMCG
12 14 (0.59%) Kindle
12 14 (0.59%) Mobile Payment
13 13 (0.54%) Mathematics
14 10 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
14 10 (0.42%) Fat Client
14 10 (0.42%) Thin Client
15 9 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 648 (27.09%) Windows
2 248 (10.37%) Linux
3 201 (8.40%) UNIX
4 165 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 151 (6.31%) Windows 7
6 97 (4.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 82 (3.43%) Windows XP
8 44 (1.84%) Solaris
9 41 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (0.88%) Windows 8
12 15 (0.63%) Android
13 14 (0.59%) Windows Vista
13 14 (0.59%) AIX
14 10 (0.42%) HPUX
14 10 (0.42%) CentOS
15 9 (0.38%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.25%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
18 4 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2392 (100.00%) ITIL
2 705 (29.47%) Service Delivery
3 498 (20.82%) Service Management
4 361 (15.09%) Project Management
5 303 (12.67%) Change Management
6 283 (11.83%) PRINCE2
7 247 (10.33%) Incident Management
8 229 (9.57%) Problem Management
9 199 (8.32%) ITSM
10 170 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 141 (5.89%) Release Management
12 131 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
13 126 (5.27%) Continuous Improvement
14 86 (3.60%) DevOps
15 85 (3.55%) CRM
15 85 (3.55%) Configuration Management
16 72 (3.01%) Supplier Management
17 66 (2.76%) Business Intelligence
18 62 (2.59%) Performance Management
19 60 (2.51%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 340 (14.21%) SQL
2 129 (5.39%) Java
3 69 (2.88%) C#
4 49 (2.05%) PowerShell
5 42 (1.76%) PHP
6 39 (1.63%) VB
7 36 (1.51%) JavaScript
8 35 (1.46%) Perl
8 35 (1.46%) PL/SQL
9 30 (1.25%) VBA
10 25 (1.05%) Bash Shell
11 21 (0.88%) Python
12 16 (0.67%) C++
13 15 (0.63%) T-SQL
13 15 (0.63%) VBScript
13 15 (0.63%) VB.NET
13 15 (0.63%) Shell Script
14 12 (0.50%) C
15 9 (0.38%) VB6
15 9 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 314 (13.13%) Degree
2 210 (8.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 157 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
4 107 (4.47%) MCSE
5 93 (3.89%) Security Cleared
6 81 (3.39%) CCNA
7 74 (3.09%) CCNP
8 69 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 60 (2.51%) SC Cleared
10 53 (2.22%) MCSA
11 49 (2.05%) MCP
12 29 (1.21%) MCITP
13 27 (1.13%) ISEB
13 27 (1.13%) CISSP
14 24 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
14 24 (1.00%) PMI Certification
15 23 (0.96%) A+ Certification
15 23 (0.96%) CCIE
16 21 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 19 (0.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 412 (17.22%) SLA
2 79 (3.30%) QA
3 75 (3.14%) PCI DSS
4 41 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (1.42%) ISO 9001
6 27 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 21 (0.88%) COBIT
8 7 (0.29%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.21%) BS25999
10 4 (0.17%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.13%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.042%) BS7799
12 1 (0.042%) BS15000
12 1 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.042%) COSO
System Software
1 314 (13.13%) Active Directory
2 130 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (2.13%) Hyper-V
4 39 (1.63%) vSphere
5 29 (1.21%) XenApp
6 24 (1.00%) UAG
7 21 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
8 19 (0.79%) VMware ESX
9 15 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (0.59%) Terminal Services
10 14 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
11 11 (0.46%) XenDesktop
12 9 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (0.33%) Snort
13 8 (0.33%) VMware Server
14 5 (0.21%) KVM
14 5 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
15 4 (0.17%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 59 (2.47%) SCCM
2 33 (1.38%) SCOM
3 24 (1.00%) NetBackup
4 15 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.63%) SCSM
5 13 (0.54%) Backup Exec
6 11 (0.46%) WSUS
7 10 (0.42%) OpenView
7 10 (0.42%) Puppet
8 9 (0.38%) Data Guard
9 7 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.25%) ARCserve
11 5 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.21%) CiscoWorks
11 5 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (0.21%) Nagios
11 5 (0.21%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.17%) Opsview
12 4 (0.17%) Oracle EDQ
12 4 (0.17%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 571 (23.87%) Microsoft
2 262 (10.95%) Oracle
3 247 (10.33%) VMware
4 242 (10.12%) Cisco
5 171 (7.15%) Citrix
6 113 (4.72%) HP
7 65 (2.72%) Remedy
8 55 (2.30%) IBM
9 53 (2.22%) SAP
9 53 (2.22%) Red Hat
10 50 (2.09%) CheckPoint
11 48 (2.01%) Juniper
12 45 (1.88%) ServiceNow
13 33 (1.38%) JBoss
14 30 (1.25%) SolarWinds
15 28 (1.17%) F5
16 27 (1.13%) EMC
17 24 (1.00%) Apple
17 24 (1.00%) NetApp
18 18 (0.75%) Mitel
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £32k - 38k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £25200 - £36000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Online Media Experts - New Look
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, 35 hours pw
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Code Red Associates
Salary: £15000 to £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £32k - £40k per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
David Bruce Recruitment
Salary: From £63,000 to £65,000 per annum £63-65K + 28 days holiday + final sa
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £43500 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago