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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 276 283 275
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Certification 1121 1043 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.00% 0.98% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.68% 3.64% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 884 815 981
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-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
30465 28654 33810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 26.84% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 23768 23376 28477
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 £26,500 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +2 1057 £42,500 -5.55% 91
London -13 382 £50,000 -4.76% 35
South East +10 241 £42,000 -6.66% 21
Yorkshire +10 108 £37,500 -5.06% 4
North West +2 81 £46,000 -5.15% 11
City of London +2 80 £45,000 -10.00% 11
East of England +13 79 £39,000 -8.23% 9
West Yorkshire -2 75 £40,000 +3.89% 4
West Midlands -11 69 £38,500 -18.94% 5
Hampshire +38 62 £42,000 -1.17% 1
Leeds -3 61 £40,000 +15.10% 3
Berkshire -27 61 £52,500 +28.83% 5
South West -30 48 £31,500 +21.15% 4
Manchester +1 47 £46,000 -8.00% 3
East Midlands -7 41 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Birmingham -13 39 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Surrey +5 37 £40,250 -5.29% 1
Scotland +4 36 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +12 35 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Southampton +32 26 £30,600 -35.57%
Milton Keynes -9 24 £35,000 -19.54% 3
Oxfordshire +9 22 £36,000 -28.00% 5
South Yorkshire -4 22 £36,000 -22.16%
Cambridgeshire +11 21 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Cheshire -3 21 £33,250 +10.83% 7
Slough +12 20 £53,000 +0.95% 2
Glasgow -6 18 £31,250 -37.49% 2
Abingdon - 18 £36,000 - 3
Sheffield -10 17 £36,000 -24.21%
Bedfordshire +2 16 £37,500 +2.73% 1

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2328 (100.00%) ITIL
2 701 (30.11%) Windows
3 601 (25.82%) Service Delivery
4 585 (25.13%) Microsoft
5 576 (24.74%) Finance
6 455 (19.54%) Service Management
7 404 (17.35%) SLA
8 351 (15.08%) Project Management
9 350 (15.03%) MS Excel
10 330 (14.18%) SQL
11 323 (13.87%) Active Directory
12 320 (13.75%) Degree
13 307 (13.19%) PRINCE2
14 274 (11.77%) VMware
15 271 (11.64%) Oracle
16 262 (11.25%) MS Office
17 258 (11.08%) Cisco
18 249 (10.70%) Change Management
19 244 (10.48%) Microsoft Certification
20 238 (10.22%) Linux
20 238 (10.22%) Incident Management
20 238 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
21 223 (9.58%) Problem Management
22 202 (8.68%) SQL Server
23 191 (8.20%) UNIX
24 187 (8.03%) Citrix
25 184 (7.90%) Windows Server 2008
26 180 (7.73%) Cisco Certification
27 178 (7.65%) ITSM
28 162 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 131 (5.63%) MS Exchange
2 99 (4.25%) SharePoint
3 84 (3.61%) IIS
4 75 (3.22%) Apache
5 56 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 42 (1.80%) Lync
7 25 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 25 (1.07%) Tomcat
8 23 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 17 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
10 16 (0.69%) WebSphere
10 16 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (0.56%) IBM Notes
12 12 (0.52%) CMS
12 12 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
13 11 (0.47%) SAS
14 10 (0.43%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
15 7 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 350 (15.03%) MS Excel
2 262 (11.25%) MS Office
3 45 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 29 (1.25%) MS Project
6 5 (0.21%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.17%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.13%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.086%) QuarkXPress
10 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.043%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
1 21 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 17 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (0.34%) Academy Housing
7 8 (0.34%) arcHouse
8 6 (0.26%) assyst
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle Payroll
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
9 5 (0.21%) CA Clarity
9 5 (0.21%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 46 (1.98%) SaaS
2 24 (1.03%) Office 365
3 15 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.34%) IaaS
7 7 (0.30%) PaaS
8 2 (0.086%) Heroku
8 2 (0.086%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.043%) ElastiCache
9 1 (0.043%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 155 (6.66%) Firewall
2 141 (6.06%) SAN
3 137 (5.88%) DNS
4 130 (5.58%) WAN
5 128 (5.50%) LAN
6 101 (4.34%) TCP/IP
7 94 (4.04%) DHCP
8 67 (2.88%) MPLS
9 62 (2.66%) VPN
10 61 (2.62%) Network Security
11 46 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
12 32 (1.37%) VoIP
13 28 (1.20%) iSCSI
14 27 (1.16%) Internet
15 26 (1.12%) Intranet
15 26 (1.12%) BIG-IP
16 25 (1.07%) Wireless
16 25 (1.07%) BGP
17 22 (0.95%) IP Telephony
18 21 (0.90%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (8.68%) SQL Server
2 54 (2.32%) Oracle Database
3 44 (1.89%) MySQL
4 37 (1.59%) Relational Database
5 29 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 26 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
7 25 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (1.07%) RDBMS
7 25 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
8 22 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
9 17 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (0.39%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 8 (0.34%) OLAP
13 8 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.30%) DB2
14 7 (0.30%) DTS
Development Applications
1 8 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
1 8 (0.34%) JIRA
1 8 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (0.30%) Maven
2 7 (0.30%) Ant
3 4 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.13%) PeopleTools
5 2 (0.086%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.086%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.086%) Toad
6 1 (0.043%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.043%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.043%) ChangeMan
6 1 (0.043%) MSI
6 1 (0.043%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.043%) Hudson
6 1 (0.043%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.043%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.043%) UltraEdit
General
1 576 (24.74%) Finance
2 123 (5.28%) Retail
3 118 (5.07%) Legal
4 114 (4.90%) Telecoms
5 107 (4.60%) Banking
6 80 (3.44%) Law
7 60 (2.58%) Marketing
8 37 (1.59%) Advertising
9 35 (1.50%) Manufacturing
10 21 (0.90%) Investment Banking
11 20 (0.86%) Billing
12 16 (0.69%) Back Office
13 15 (0.64%) Publishing
14 14 (0.60%) Games
15 13 (0.56%) Front Office
16 11 (0.47%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.30%) Polish Language
17 7 (0.30%) German Language
17 7 (0.30%) Greek Language
18 6 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 557 (23.93%) Analyst
2 365 (15.68%) Service Manager
3 186 (7.99%) Support Analyst
4 162 (6.96%) Delivery Manager
5 154 (6.62%) Team Leader
6 151 (6.49%) Services Delivery Manager
7 144 (6.19%) Service Analyst
8 114 (4.90%) Applications Support
8 114 (4.90%) Service Desk Analyst
9 91 (3.91%) Project Manager
10 90 (3.87%) Technical Manager
11 87 (3.74%) Service Desk Manager
11 87 (3.74%) Architect
12 86 (3.69%) Support Engineer
13 85 (3.65%) Infrastructure Manager
14 76 (3.26%) IT Services Manager
15 74 (3.18%) Consultant
16 71 (3.05%) IT Support
17 70 (3.01%) Service Desk Team Leader
17 70 (3.01%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (3.82%) .NET
2 59 (2.53%) XML
3 42 (1.80%) Web Services
4 41 (1.76%) HTML
5 30 (1.29%) Middleware
6 27 (1.16%) CSS
7 16 (0.69%) LAMP
8 11 (0.47%) J2EE
9 10 (0.43%) Ajax
9 10 (0.43%) Java EE
10 8 (0.34%) JSON
10 8 (0.34%) jQuery
11 7 (0.30%) HTML5
12 5 (0.21%) CSS3
12 5 (0.21%) WebCenter
12 5 (0.21%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.21%) XSL
13 4 (0.17%) ActiveMQ
13 4 (0.17%) Spring
13 4 (0.17%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 238 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (4.64%) Management Information System
3 69 (2.96%) Computer Science
4 62 (2.66%) Statistics
5 50 (2.15%) Blackberry
6 35 (1.50%) Clustering
7 34 (1.46%) CMDB
8 30 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
9 26 (1.12%) Replication
10 24 (1.03%) Mainframe
11 21 (0.90%) iPad
12 17 (0.73%) User Experience
13 15 (0.64%) FMCG
14 14 (0.60%) Open Source
14 14 (0.60%) EPoS
15 12 (0.52%) Client/Server
16 11 (0.47%) NHS
16 11 (0.47%) Mathematics
17 10 (0.43%) PMI
18 9 (0.39%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 701 (30.11%) Windows
2 238 (10.22%) Linux
3 191 (8.20%) UNIX
4 184 (7.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 153 (6.57%) Windows 7
6 99 (4.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 76 (3.26%) Windows XP
8 53 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 41 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 36 (1.55%) Solaris
11 22 (0.95%) Windows 8
12 12 (0.52%) AIX
13 10 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
13 10 (0.43%) CentOS
13 10 (0.43%) Android
14 8 (0.34%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.30%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.26%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.21%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2328 (100.00%) ITIL
2 601 (25.82%) Service Delivery
3 455 (19.54%) Service Management
4 351 (15.08%) Project Management
5 307 (13.19%) PRINCE2
6 249 (10.70%) Change Management
7 238 (10.22%) Incident Management
8 223 (9.58%) Problem Management
9 178 (7.65%) ITSM
10 162 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 147 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
12 129 (5.54%) Root Cause Analysis
13 128 (5.50%) Line Management
14 113 (4.85%) Release Management
15 111 (4.77%) Continuous Improvement
16 99 (4.25%) Mentoring
17 89 (3.82%) CRM
18 87 (3.74%) Configuration Management
19 66 (2.84%) DevOps
20 63 (2.71%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 330 (14.18%) SQL
2 113 (4.85%) Java
3 57 (2.45%) PowerShell
4 43 (1.85%) C#
5 41 (1.76%) PL/SQL
6 35 (1.50%) JavaScript
6 35 (1.50%) Perl
7 34 (1.46%) PHP
8 26 (1.12%) VB
9 20 (0.86%) Python
9 20 (0.86%) Bash Shell
10 18 (0.77%) C++
11 17 (0.73%) Shell Script
12 16 (0.69%) VBScript
13 14 (0.60%) VBA
13 14 (0.60%) C
14 12 (0.52%) Ruby
15 11 (0.47%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.21%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 320 (13.75%) Degree
2 244 (10.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 180 (7.73%) Cisco Certification
4 133 (5.71%) MCSE
5 104 (4.47%) Security Cleared
6 93 (3.99%) CCNA
7 89 (3.82%) CCNP
8 72 (3.09%) MCSA
9 68 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 66 (2.84%) SC Cleared
11 56 (2.41%) MCP
12 35 (1.50%) MCITP
13 32 (1.37%) PMI Certification
14 30 (1.29%) CCSA
14 30 (1.29%) ISEB
15 27 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
15 27 (1.16%) A+ Certification
16 26 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 24 (1.03%) CCIE
18 23 (0.99%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 404 (17.35%) SLA
2 59 (2.53%) PCI DSS
3 48 (2.06%) QA
4 32 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (1.16%) ISO 9001
6 26 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 21 (0.90%) COBIT
8 4 (0.17%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.13%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.13%) BS15000
10 2 (0.086%) BS25999
11 1 (0.043%) COSO
11 1 (0.043%) TickIT
11 1 (0.043%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.043%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 323 (13.87%) Active Directory
2 145 (6.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (2.71%) Hyper-V
4 43 (1.85%) vSphere
5 36 (1.55%) XenApp
6 27 (1.16%) UAG
7 22 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
8 21 (0.90%) VMware ESX
9 20 (0.86%) Forefront TMG
10 19 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (0.60%) XenDesktop
11 14 (0.60%) Snort
12 9 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (0.39%) VMware Server
13 7 (0.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 7 (0.30%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.26%) XenServer
15 5 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
16 4 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 4 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 72 (3.09%) SCCM
2 33 (1.42%) SCOM
3 23 (0.99%) NetBackup
4 19 (0.82%) Data Guard
5 14 (0.60%) SCSM
6 10 (0.43%) Puppet
6 10 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.34%) ARCserve
8 7 (0.30%) Backup Exec
8 7 (0.30%) CiscoWorks
8 7 (0.30%) WhatsUp Gold
8 7 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (0.26%) ZENworks
10 5 (0.21%) SCVMM
10 5 (0.21%) OpenView
11 4 (0.17%) Netcool
11 4 (0.17%) Oracle EDQ
11 4 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
12 3 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 585 (25.13%) Microsoft
2 274 (11.77%) VMware
3 271 (11.64%) Oracle
4 258 (11.08%) Cisco
5 187 (8.03%) Citrix
6 126 (5.41%) HP
7 77 (3.31%) Red Hat
8 56 (2.41%) Remedy
9 51 (2.19%) IBM
10 48 (2.06%) SAP
10 48 (2.06%) Juniper
10 48 (2.06%) ServiceNow
11 47 (2.02%) CheckPoint
12 33 (1.42%) F5
13 32 (1.37%) JBoss
14 27 (1.16%) EMC
15 24 (1.03%) NetApp
16 23 (0.99%) Apple
17 22 (0.95%) Dell
18 21 (0.90%) SolarWinds
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester City Council
Salary: From £35,784 to £39,351 per annum Salary: Grade 9 £35,784 to £39,351 (
Posted: 9 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32 - £35 per annum + + BONUS + BENEFTS
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package + Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Vodafone
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
ITF Solutions
Salary: £26000 - £29500 per annum + 15% shift allowance
Posted: 12 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Derbyshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Connectus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ISL
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + on call allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago