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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 241 273 291
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +18
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Certification 1367 1242 1001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.23% 1.03% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.49% 3.79% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1034 918 759
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -3.61%

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
30453 32795 31536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.48% 27.16% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 23885 26176 25383
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £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 17 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 17 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 +24 1243 £45,000 - 118
London -5 410 £50,000 - 29
South East +13 287 £47,500 +11.76% 26
East of England +50 121 £42,500 +13.33% 23
Berkshire +63 119 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Yorkshire +22 117 £41,000 -1.20% 10
City of London +23 104 £50,000 +11.11% 6
West Midlands +18 93 £45,000 -10.00% 13
West Yorkshire +12 82 £40,000 -5.88% 9
South West +34 77 £38,250 -10.00% 10
Leeds +12 68 £45,000 +5.88% 5
East Midlands +12 66 £33,000 -8.33% 4
North West -26 65 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Surrey +16 59 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Hampshire +24 56 £43,000 -4.44% 11
Manchester -21 40 £40,500 +1.25% 2
Reading +8 36 £47,250 +5.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +32 34 £34,000 -5.55% 4
Birmingham +13 34 £48,500 -8.49% 8
Essex +5 33 £50,000 - 1
Peterborough +19 30 £45,000 +75.18% 2
Bristol +20 29 £60,000 +23.07%
Hertfordshire +3 29 £44,000 +17.33% 14
Buckinghamshire +5 26 £42,500 -24.44% 1
Coventry -1 26 £56,000 +103.63% 1
Staines +16 23 £52,750 -4.09%
Nottingham +7 22 £35,000 -15.15% 2
Nottinghamshire +5 22 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Brentwood +6 21 £50,000 +56.25%
Milton Keynes +4 21 £45,000 +20.00% 1

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 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 2488 (100.00%) ITIL
2 704 (28.30%) Windows
3 578 (23.23%) Service Delivery
4 563 (22.63%) Microsoft
5 544 (21.86%) Finance
6 506 (20.34%) Service Management
7 468 (18.81%) Project Management
8 418 (16.80%) SLA
9 382 (15.35%) MS Excel
10 372 (14.95%) Degree
11 366 (14.71%) PRINCE2
11 366 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
12 344 (13.83%) Change Management
13 335 (13.46%) Cisco
14 319 (12.82%) Active Directory
15 306 (12.30%) SQL
16 267 (10.73%) VMware
17 259 (10.41%) Problem Management
18 249 (10.01%) MS Office
19 240 (9.65%) Oracle
20 234 (9.41%) Firewall
21 233 (9.36%) Incident Management
22 219 (8.80%) Citrix
23 202 (8.12%) SQL Server
24 201 (8.08%) Cisco Certification
25 198 (7.96%) WAN
26 195 (7.84%) LAN
26 195 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
27 191 (7.68%) Linux
28 181 (7.27%) Windows 7

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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
1 131 (5.27%) MS Exchange
2 111 (4.46%) SharePoint
3 83 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 78 (3.14%) IIS
5 75 (3.01%) Lync
6 45 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 31 (1.25%) Apache
7 31 (1.25%) CMS
8 24 (0.96%) Tomcat
9 18 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 17 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
10 17 (0.68%) OpenEdge
11 16 (0.64%) WorkSite
12 13 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
13 11 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.36%) Umbraco
16 7 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
17 6 (0.24%) JBoss
Applications
1 382 (15.35%) MS Excel
2 249 (10.01%) MS Office
3 51 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (1.09%) MS Project
5 26 (1.05%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.040%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.040%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 28 (1.13%) assyst
2 21 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (0.80%) Primavera
4 18 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
5 17 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
6 16 (0.64%) Maximo
7 15 (0.60%) SAP SM
8 13 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
9 10 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
9 10 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
10 9 (0.36%) Tridion
11 8 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
12 6 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
12 6 (0.24%) Summit
13 5 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
13 5 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
14 4 (0.16%) Retail-J
14 4 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
14 4 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 89 (3.58%) Cloud Computing
2 79 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (2.21%) SaaS
4 48 (1.93%) Office 365
5 38 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 22 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (0.88%) Amazon S3
7 18 (0.72%) IaaS
8 14 (0.56%) PaaS
9 10 (0.40%) Terremark
10 6 (0.24%) Force.com
11 5 (0.20%) Mimecast
12 4 (0.16%) Google Drive
12 4 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.040%) CallidusCloud
14 1 (0.040%) Boomi
14 1 (0.040%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.040%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 234 (9.41%) Firewall
2 198 (7.96%) WAN
3 195 (7.84%) LAN
4 134 (5.39%) Network Security
5 122 (4.90%) DNS
6 102 (4.10%) TCP/IP
7 85 (3.42%) MPLS
8 78 (3.14%) SAN
9 76 (3.05%) VoIP
10 70 (2.81%) VPN
11 67 (2.69%) DHCP
12 66 (2.65%) Cisco Nexus
13 65 (2.61%) Internet
14 45 (1.81%) Wireless
15 38 (1.53%) PBX
16 37 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
17 33 (1.33%) SSL
18 31 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
19 28 (1.13%) Intranet
20 27 (1.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (8.12%) SQL Server
2 40 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
3 39 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (1.57%) MySQL
4 34 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 31 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (1.09%) DB2
7 23 (0.92%) Oracle Database
8 21 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (0.76%) MS Access
10 18 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
11 17 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
12 15 (0.60%) DataStage
13 14 (0.56%) RDBMS
14 10 (0.40%) Sybase ASA
14 10 (0.40%) SQL Anywhere
15 8 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (0.32%) SQLPlus
16 7 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 21 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (0.80%) JIRA
3 18 (0.72%) Subversion
4 17 (0.68%) MSI
5 16 (0.64%) Visual Studio
6 12 (0.48%) Maven
7 10 (0.40%) Jenkins
8 9 (0.36%) TeamCity
9 8 (0.32%) Git (software)
9 8 (0.32%) MSTest
10 7 (0.28%) Toad
11 4 (0.16%) Ant
11 4 (0.16%) MSBuild
12 3 (0.12%) PeopleTools
12 3 (0.12%) QuickTest Pro
12 3 (0.12%) AdminStudio
13 2 (0.080%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.080%) Hudson
14 1 (0.040%) Oracle Forms
14 1 (0.040%) LoadRunner
General
1 544 (21.86%) Finance
2 168 (6.75%) Retail
3 138 (5.55%) Telecoms
4 108 (4.34%) Banking
4 108 (4.34%) Advertising
5 104 (4.18%) Legal
6 96 (3.86%) Law
7 82 (3.30%) Manufacturing
8 34 (1.37%) Billing
8 34 (1.37%) Marketing
9 21 (0.84%) Retail Banking
9 21 (0.84%) Front Office
10 19 (0.76%) Publishing
11 18 (0.72%) Investment Banking
12 17 (0.68%) French Language
12 17 (0.68%) Back Office
13 14 (0.56%) Military
14 12 (0.48%) Games
14 12 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.48%) German Language
Job Titles
1 551 (22.15%) Analyst
2 412 (16.56%) Service Manager
3 220 (8.84%) Support Analyst
4 212 (8.52%) Delivery Manager
5 196 (7.88%) Services Delivery Manager
6 166 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 140 (5.63%) Service Analyst
8 112 (4.50%) Support Engineer
8 112 (4.50%) Project Manager
9 111 (4.46%) Architect
9 111 (4.46%) Service Desk Manager
10 109 (4.38%) Service Desk Analyst
11 89 (3.58%) Applications Support Analyst
12 83 (3.34%) Team Leader
13 77 (3.09%) IT Services Manager
14 65 (2.61%) Consultant
15 62 (2.49%) Change Manager
16 58 (2.33%) Incident Manager
17 57 (2.29%) Senior Manager
18 55 (2.21%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (4.22%) Web Services
2 84 (3.38%) .NET
3 45 (1.81%) HTML
4 39 (1.57%) XML
5 21 (0.84%) Ajax
6 17 (0.68%) jQuery
6 17 (0.68%) CSS
7 13 (0.52%) RESTful
8 12 (0.48%) Google Maps API
8 12 (0.48%) Middleware
9 11 (0.44%) Application Packaging
10 10 (0.40%) J2EE
11 9 (0.36%) Java EE
12 8 (0.32%) ASP.NET
13 6 (0.24%) .NET Framework
14 5 (0.20%) COM
14 5 (0.20%) WAP
15 4 (0.16%) ODBC
15 4 (0.16%) Flash
16 3 (0.12%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 366 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (5.79%) Management Information System
3 81 (3.26%) Computer Science
4 60 (2.41%) Blackberry
5 45 (1.81%) Statistics
6 44 (1.77%) User Experience
7 41 (1.65%) FMCG
8 39 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
9 37 (1.49%) GIS
10 35 (1.41%) Clustering
11 34 (1.37%) CMDB
12 30 (1.21%) PMI
13 26 (1.05%) Client/Server
14 25 (1.00%) Life Science
15 24 (0.96%) Thin Client
15 24 (0.96%) Fat Client
16 19 (0.76%) Mobile App
17 18 (0.72%) Mobile Banking
17 18 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
17 18 (0.72%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 704 (28.30%) Windows
2 191 (7.68%) Linux
3 181 (7.27%) Windows 7
4 178 (7.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 132 (5.31%) UNIX
6 131 (5.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 113 (4.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 64 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 59 (2.37%) Windows 8
10 54 (2.17%) Windows XP
11 36 (1.45%) Solaris
12 31 (1.25%) AIX
13 19 (0.76%) Android
14 17 (0.68%) Apple iOS
15 15 (0.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 14 (0.56%) Mac OS
17 12 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
18 8 (0.32%) Debian
18 8 (0.32%) Mac OS X
19 7 (0.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2488 (100.00%) ITIL
2 578 (23.23%) Service Delivery
3 506 (20.34%) Service Management
4 468 (18.81%) Project Management
5 366 (14.71%) PRINCE2
6 344 (13.83%) Change Management
7 259 (10.41%) Problem Management
8 233 (9.36%) Incident Management
9 174 (6.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 168 (6.75%) Continuous Improvement
11 163 (6.55%) ITSM
12 141 (5.67%) Mentoring
13 140 (5.63%) Release Management
14 129 (5.18%) Root Cause Analysis
15 113 (4.54%) Agile Software Development
16 104 (4.18%) Configuration Management
17 97 (3.90%) CRM
18 95 (3.82%) Line Management
19 85 (3.42%) Operations Management
20 79 (3.18%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 306 (12.30%) SQL
2 67 (2.69%) Java
3 58 (2.33%) Perl
4 49 (1.97%) PowerShell
5 39 (1.57%) JavaScript
6 35 (1.41%) C
7 32 (1.29%) T-SQL
7 32 (1.29%) Bash Shell
8 30 (1.21%) Shell Script
9 28 (1.13%) PHP
10 27 (1.09%) PL/SQL
11 22 (0.88%) VB
12 20 (0.80%) Python
12 20 (0.80%) C#
13 16 (0.64%) JCL
13 16 (0.64%) Korn
14 15 (0.60%) COBOL
15 14 (0.56%) VBA
16 11 (0.44%) VBScript
17 10 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 372 (14.95%) Degree
2 201 (8.08%) Cisco Certification
3 195 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 126 (5.06%) CCNA
5 118 (4.74%) Security Cleared
6 105 (4.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 104 (4.18%) MCSE
8 103 (4.14%) CCNP
9 96 (3.86%) MCP
10 91 (3.66%) SC Cleared
11 59 (2.37%) PMI Certification
12 43 (1.73%) CCSA
12 43 (1.73%) PMP
13 42 (1.69%) MCITP
14 41 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 36 (1.45%) MCSA
16 34 (1.37%) ISEB
16 34 (1.37%) CISSP
17 33 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 27 (1.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 418 (16.80%) SLA
2 52 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (1.69%) QA
4 39 (1.57%) ISO 9001
5 28 (1.13%) PCI DSS
6 27 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (0.72%) JSP 440
8 12 (0.48%) COBIT
9 6 (0.24%) ISO 9000
10 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 319 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 179 (7.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (3.62%) XenApp
4 62 (2.49%) XenDesktop
5 59 (2.37%) Hyper-V
6 27 (1.09%) vSphere
7 12 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (0.28%) Terminal Services
8 7 (0.28%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.28%) VMware Server
9 6 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (0.24%) Postfix
10 4 (0.16%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.16%) Oracle Clusterware
10 4 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.12%) UAG
12 2 (0.080%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.080%) Samba
Systems Management
1 98 (3.94%) SCCM
2 60 (2.41%) SCOM
3 18 (0.72%) Puppet
4 16 (0.64%) OpenView
5 13 (0.52%) Tivoli
6 12 (0.48%) NetBackup
6 12 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (0.44%) Backup Exec
8 10 (0.40%) Control-M
9 9 (0.36%) Nagios
9 9 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (0.36%) Ansible
10 7 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (0.24%) WSUS
11 6 (0.24%) DameWare
11 6 (0.24%) WMI
11 6 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (0.24%) Cisco LMS
11 6 (0.24%) EdgeSight
11 6 (0.24%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 563 (22.63%) Microsoft
2 335 (13.46%) Cisco
3 267 (10.73%) VMware
4 240 (9.65%) Oracle
5 219 (8.80%) Citrix
6 154 (6.19%) HP
7 92 (3.70%) CheckPoint
8 81 (3.26%) IBM
9 74 (2.97%) SAP
10 65 (2.61%) F5
11 62 (2.49%) NetApp
12 60 (2.41%) Remedy
13 47 (1.89%) EMC
14 46 (1.85%) ServiceNow
15 44 (1.77%) Red Hat
16 40 (1.61%) Juniper
17 39 (1.57%) Dell
18 33 (1.33%) LANDesk
19 31 (1.25%) Google
19 31 (1.25%) SolarWinds
Oxfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60,000 to £70,000 plus bonus and be
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60,000 to £70,000 plus bonus and be
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60,000 to £70,000 plus bonus and be
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £45001 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £60001 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday