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 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 298 296 298
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Certification 1028 1143 1160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.05% 1.04% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.95% 3.81% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 800 902 900
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,525
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
26019 30024 31861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.58% 27.41% 27.23%
Number of salaries quoted 21044 23930 24920
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing ITIL Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 921 £45,000 -2.17% 64
London +8 321 £52,000 -5.45% 18
South East +12 186 £50,000 +17.64% 14
West Midlands +43 154 £50,000 - 11
Birmingham +33 104 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire +8 78 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Berkshire +12 71 £61,250 +45.83% 4
South West +17 69 £32,500 -13.33% 6
West Yorkshire -6 56 £40,000 -11.11% 2
North West +14 46 £42,500 - 3
City of London +22 45 £52,500 -4.54% 8
East of England -27 42 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Scotland +26 36 £47,500 - 4
Hampshire +15 31 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Leeds -8 29 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Surrey -9 29 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East Midlands -39 29 £35,000 -16.01% 2
Reading +14 26 £62,500 +62.33% 2
Wiltshire +27 25 £30,000 -25.92% 2
Bracknell +14 25 £65,000 +85.71%
Wales +11 24 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Cheshire +56 22 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Buckinghamshire +13 20 £25,000 -41.17%
South Wales +21 19 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Glasgow +13 18 £42,500 +41.66%
Manchester -14 18 £46,250 +10.11% 1
North East +15 16 £50,000 +42.85%
West Sussex +14 16 £51,250 -18.00% 2
Hertfordshire +13 15 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne +10 15 £50,000 -

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT jobs citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 2108 (100.00%) ITIL
2 631 (29.93%) Windows
3 603 (28.61%) Microsoft
4 554 (26.28%) Finance
5 429 (20.35%) Service Delivery
6 400 (18.98%) Service Management
7 389 (18.45%) SLA
8 384 (18.22%) Active Directory
9 341 (16.18%) VMware
10 329 (15.61%) MS Excel
11 305 (14.47%) Degree
12 287 (13.61%) Windows Server
13 283 (13.43%) SQL
14 260 (12.33%) Linux
14 260 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
15 247 (11.72%) Cisco
16 242 (11.48%) Project Management
17 222 (10.53%) Change Management
18 215 (10.20%) MS Exchange
19 210 (9.96%) PRINCE2
20 209 (9.91%) MS Office
21 206 (9.77%) Incident Management
22 196 (9.30%) Citrix
23 194 (9.20%) Data Centre
23 194 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
24 193 (9.16%) Windows Server 2012
25 192 (9.11%) SCCM
26 190 (9.01%) SQL Server
27 186 (8.82%) Problem Management
28 177 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 215 (10.20%) MS Exchange
2 139 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 105 (4.98%) SharePoint
4 59 (2.80%) Confluence
4 59 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 53 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 49 (2.32%) IIS
7 26 (1.23%) Skype for Business
8 16 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 16 (0.76%) CMS
9 13 (0.62%) Apache
10 11 (0.52%) Tomcat
10 11 (0.52%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.38%) Captiva
11 8 (0.38%) Documentum
12 6 (0.28%) Commerce Server
13 5 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.24%) IBM Domino
13 5 (0.24%) iPlanet
13 5 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 329 (15.61%) MS Excel
2 209 (9.91%) MS Office
3 27 (1.28%) MS Project
4 24 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.095%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.095%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 22 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 17 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.38%) assyst
3 8 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.24%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.19%) Maximo
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.19%) SAP SM
6 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.14%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.14%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.095%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.095%) Primavera
7 2 (0.095%) SAP APO
7 2 (0.095%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 174 (8.25%) Office 365
2 64 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
4 50 (2.37%) SaaS
5 40 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
5 40 (1.90%) Amazon S3
6 39 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
7 28 (1.33%) OpenShift
8 11 (0.52%) IaaS
9 10 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.47%) PaaS
10 8 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (0.38%) Force.com
11 4 (0.19%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.095%) SoftLayer
14 1 (0.047%) Mimecast
14 1 (0.047%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 176 (8.35%) Firewall
2 109 (5.17%) WAN
3 103 (4.89%) DNS
4 95 (4.51%) LAN
5 88 (4.17%) SAN
6 81 (3.84%) DHCP
7 79 (3.75%) VoIP
8 71 (3.37%) TCP/IP
9 63 (2.99%) LDAP
10 54 (2.56%) VPN
11 53 (2.51%) Cisco ASA
12 48 (2.28%) Unified Communications
13 40 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
14 37 (1.76%) Wireless
15 30 (1.42%) MPLS
16 28 (1.33%) Network Security
17 27 (1.28%) HTTP
18 26 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
19 25 (1.19%) InfiniBand
19 25 (1.19%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 37 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 28 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 23 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (0.90%) Relational Database
7 15 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (0.62%) MySQL
9 13 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (0.52%) GIS
10 11 (0.52%) MongoDB
10 11 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.28%) SAP HANA
14 5 (0.24%) Oracle BI EE
15 4 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 67 (3.18%) JIRA
2 60 (2.85%) Subversion
3 18 (0.85%) Visual Studio
4 8 (0.38%) Eclipse
4 8 (0.38%) Serena SBM
4 8 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.14%) PeopleTools
7 3 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.047%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.047%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.047%) Hudson
8 1 (0.047%) Selenium
General
1 554 (26.28%) Finance
2 83 (3.94%) Banking
2 83 (3.94%) Telecoms
3 77 (3.65%) Advertising
4 69 (3.27%) Marketing
5 65 (3.08%) Retail
6 54 (2.56%) Legal
7 41 (1.94%) Manufacturing
8 36 (1.71%) Billing
9 32 (1.52%) Publishing
10 29 (1.38%) Law
11 27 (1.28%) Japanese Language
12 14 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.62%) Games
13 13 (0.62%) German Language
14 12 (0.57%) Back Office
14 12 (0.57%) French Language
15 10 (0.47%) Multimedia
15 10 (0.47%) Spanish Language
16 9 (0.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 440 (20.87%) Analyst
2 314 (14.90%) Service Manager
3 184 (8.73%) Support Analyst
4 169 (8.02%) Applications Support
5 153 (7.26%) Service Analyst
6 149 (7.07%) IT Manager
7 146 (6.93%) Delivery Manager
8 139 (6.59%) Services Delivery Manager
8 139 (6.59%) Support Engineer
9 120 (5.69%) ITIL Manager
10 94 (4.46%) Applications Support Analyst
11 88 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
12 84 (3.98%) ITIL Service Manager
13 83 (3.94%) IT Services Manager
14 82 (3.89%) IT Analyst
15 79 (3.75%) IT Support
16 78 (3.70%) Project Manager
17 74 (3.51%) Support Manager
18 72 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support
19 69 (3.27%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (5.79%) Web Services
2 46 (2.18%) HTML
3 42 (1.99%) .NET
4 35 (1.66%) XML
5 28 (1.33%) JSON
6 25 (1.19%) CSS
7 20 (0.95%) SOAP
8 17 (0.81%) Middleware
9 16 (0.76%) ASP.NET
10 8 (0.38%) JPA
10 8 (0.38%) VXML
11 6 (0.28%) AngularJS
11 6 (0.28%) jQuery
12 5 (0.24%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.24%) Ajax
12 5 (0.24%) HTML5
12 5 (0.24%) JAX-WS
12 5 (0.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (0.24%) Ultra Messaging
12 5 (0.24%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 194 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
1 194 (9.20%) Data Centre
2 85 (4.03%) Management Information System
3 59 (2.80%) Derivative
3 59 (2.80%) Equities
4 52 (2.47%) CMDB
5 43 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 41 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
7 40 (1.90%) Blackberry
8 38 (1.80%) Clustering
9 32 (1.52%) Statistics
10 30 (1.42%) Driving Licence
11 29 (1.38%) Virtual Team
12 24 (1.14%) Life Science
12 24 (1.14%) PMI
13 22 (1.04%) Cryptography
14 21 (1.00%) EMC VNX
15 18 (0.85%) Client/Server
15 18 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (0.71%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 631 (29.93%) Windows
2 287 (13.61%) Windows Server
3 260 (12.33%) Linux
4 193 (9.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 117 (5.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 97 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 91 (4.32%) Unix
7 91 (4.32%) Windows 7
8 77 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (1.57%) Windows 8
10 20 (0.95%) Windows 10
11 19 (0.90%) Solaris
12 17 (0.81%) Apple iOS
12 17 (0.81%) HPUX
13 15 (0.71%) Android
13 15 (0.71%) Windows XP
14 13 (0.62%) AIX
15 5 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
16 4 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2108 (100.00%) ITIL
2 429 (20.35%) Service Delivery
3 400 (18.98%) Service Management
4 242 (11.48%) Project Management
5 222 (10.53%) Change Management
6 210 (9.96%) PRINCE2
7 206 (9.77%) Incident Management
8 186 (8.82%) Problem Management
9 161 (7.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 155 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 129 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
12 115 (5.46%) ITSM
13 109 (5.17%) Mentoring
14 94 (4.46%) Release Management
15 92 (4.36%) Configuration Management
16 85 (4.03%) Root Cause Analysis
17 78 (3.70%) People Management
18 73 (3.46%) Line Management
19 71 (3.37%) Information Security
19 71 (3.37%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 283 (13.43%) SQL
2 111 (5.27%) PowerShell
3 109 (5.17%) Perl
4 83 (3.94%) Bash Shell
5 58 (2.75%) Java
6 42 (1.99%) JavaScript
7 32 (1.52%) C
8 31 (1.47%) Python
9 25 (1.19%) C#
10 24 (1.14%) T-SQL
11 18 (0.85%) VBA
12 17 (0.81%) PL/SQL
12 17 (0.81%) VB
13 13 (0.62%) Ruby
14 9 (0.43%) VB.NET
15 8 (0.38%) VB6
16 5 (0.24%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.19%) Korn
17 4 (0.19%) VBScript
18 2 (0.095%) JCL
Qualifications
1 305 (14.47%) Degree
2 260 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 174 (8.25%) MCSE
4 153 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
5 110 (5.22%) Security Cleared
6 92 (4.36%) CCNP
7 89 (4.22%) CCNA
8 86 (4.08%) SC Cleared
9 80 (3.80%) MCP
10 77 (3.65%) CISSP
11 63 (2.99%) MCSA
12 60 (2.85%) CISM
13 55 (2.61%) CISA
14 46 (2.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 43 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 34 (1.61%) ISEB
17 33 (1.57%) PMI Certification
18 29 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 20 (0.95%) EMC Certification
20 19 (0.90%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 389 (18.45%) SLA
2 103 (4.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (2.51%) PCI DSS
3 53 (2.51%) QA
4 36 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 25 (1.19%) COBIT
6 15 (0.71%) HIPAA
7 8 (0.38%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.28%) GxP
9 3 (0.14%) GAAP
9 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.095%) BS7799
10 2 (0.095%) GAMP
10 2 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.095%) ISO19770
11 1 (0.047%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.047%) HL7
11 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.047%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.047%) PMBOK
System Software
1 384 (18.22%) Active Directory
2 177 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 88 (4.17%) XenApp
5 74 (3.51%) vSphere
6 68 (3.23%) XenDesktop
7 36 (1.71%) VMware ESX
8 29 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
9 24 (1.14%) NFS
10 19 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (0.66%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 11 (0.52%) XenServer
13 10 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
15 7 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
15 7 (0.33%) Terminal Server
16 6 (0.28%) vCloud
17 5 (0.24%) VMware Server
18 4 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
19 3 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 192 (9.11%) SCCM
2 119 (5.65%) SCOM
3 68 (3.23%) Puppet
4 66 (3.13%) Control-M
5 60 (2.85%) OpenView
6 41 (1.94%) WSUS
7 31 (1.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 15 (0.71%) Kibana
8 15 (0.71%) WMI
9 14 (0.66%) EMC VPLEX
9 14 (0.66%) NetBackup
10 13 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
10 13 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
10 13 (0.62%) SCVMM
11 11 (0.52%) Nagios
11 11 (0.52%) vRealize
12 10 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
13 9 (0.43%) Backup Exec
13 9 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
14 8 (0.38%) DameWare
Vendors
1 603 (28.61%) Microsoft
2 341 (16.18%) VMware
3 247 (11.72%) Cisco
4 196 (9.30%) Citrix
5 156 (7.40%) Oracle
6 155 (7.35%) HP
7 113 (5.36%) Red Hat
8 71 (3.37%) EMC
9 58 (2.75%) NetApp
10 49 (2.32%) ServiceNow
11 48 (2.28%) CheckPoint
11 48 (2.28%) Remedy
12 41 (1.94%) SAP
13 36 (1.71%) Juniper
14 34 (1.61%) Qualys
15 32 (1.52%) SolarWinds
16 26 (1.23%) BMC
17 23 (1.09%) 3PAR
17 23 (1.09%) IBM
17 23 (1.09%) Symantec
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greenock, Renfrewshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £44000.00 - £63000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Interserve plc
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £41000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5k Shift Patterns
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Insolvency Service
Salary: £49,511 - 55,700 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum £50-65k+ bens etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago