The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ITIL Foundation Certificate over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ITIL Foundation Certificate
Rank 671 710 605
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -105
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 212 200 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 0.62% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 175 161 220
Average salary £30,000 £30,157 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.51% -19.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -25.33%

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
29235 32104 30081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.34% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22964 25766 24182
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Foundation Certificate Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate within the UK.

ITIL Foundation Certificate Salary Trend in the UK

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

ITIL Foundation Certificate Salary Histogram in the UK

ITIL Foundation Certificate
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 Foundation Certificate within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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 +48 199 £30,000 -4.76% 31
London +25 61 £47,500 +21.79% 11
South East +34 54 £24,250 -35.33% 5
East of England +32 30 £29,000 -27.50%
Hampshire +18 19 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Yorkshire -2 19 £33,000 +32.00% 2
Hertfordshire +9 17 £31,000 -
North West +6 16 £35,000 +66.66% 1
North Yorkshire +21 11 £40,000 +31.14%
City of London +14 11 £56,250 +19.68% 4
Andover - 11 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire +18 10 £29,500 -30.58%
Berkshire +3 10 £24,000 -28.88% 1
Cambridge - 10 £29,500 -
South Wales +11 9 £27,500 +27.90% 2
Wales +8 9 £27,500 +27.90% 2
Cheshire +6 9 £35,000 +59.09%
South West -22 9 £42,500 +41.66% 8
East Sussex - 9 £22,500 -
Brighton - 9 £22,500 -
West Yorkshire +15 8 £29,250 -3.00% 2
Leeds +9 8 £33,000 +3.68% 2
Slough +7 8 £23,500 +4.44%
East Midlands +3 8 £20,000 -40.74%
West Midlands -1 8 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Surrey +24 7 £21,750 -13.00% 1
Northamptonshire +3 7 £20,000 -20.00%
Buckinghamshire -2 7 £20,500 -28.69% 1
Wiltshire -3 7 £42,500 +11.11% 5
Cardiff +8 6 £32,000 +48.83% 2

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 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 Foundation Certificate.

1 458 (100.00%) ITIL
2 230 (50.22%) Windows
3 176 (38.43%) Microsoft
4 143 (31.22%) Active Directory
5 134 (29.26%) MS Excel
6 128 (27.95%) Service Management
7 116 (25.33%) VMware
8 115 (25.11%) SLA
9 103 (22.49%) MS Office
10 95 (20.74%) Finance
11 89 (19.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 85 (18.56%) Citrix
13 81 (17.69%) Cisco
14 77 (16.81%) Windows 7
15 76 (16.59%) VMware Infrastructure
16 71 (15.50%) Incident Management
16 71 (15.50%) Linux
17 70 (15.28%) SQL
17 70 (15.28%) Service Delivery
18 64 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
19 62 (13.54%) MCSE
19 62 (13.54%) TCP/IP
20 61 (13.32%) Degree
21 58 (12.66%) MS Exchange
21 58 (12.66%) ITSM
22 54 (11.79%) Cisco Certification
23 51 (11.14%) Change Management
24 50 (10.92%) Internet
25 49 (10.70%) SQL Server
25 49 (10.70%) Firewall

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 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 Foundation Certificate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 58 (12.66%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.49%) Lync
2 16 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (2.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (1.97%) IIS
7 8 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.31%) Apache
9 5 (1.09%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.09%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.87%) WorkSite
10 4 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2000
10 4 (0.87%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.66%) JBoss
12 2 (0.44%) Documentum
12 2 (0.44%) CMS
Applications
1 134 (29.26%) MS Excel
2 103 (22.49%) MS Office
3 14 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.44%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.87%) BigMachines
2 4 (0.87%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.44%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.22%) assyst
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.18%) Office 365
2 7 (1.53%) SaaS
3 5 (1.09%) PaaS
4 2 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (13.54%) TCP/IP
2 50 (10.92%) Internet
3 49 (10.70%) Firewall
4 45 (9.83%) DNS
5 42 (9.17%) LAN
6 39 (8.52%) SAN
7 37 (8.08%) DHCP
8 33 (7.21%) WAN
9 22 (4.80%) VPN
10 19 (4.15%) FTP
10 19 (4.15%) HTTP
11 18 (3.93%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (3.71%) Network Security
13 15 (3.28%) VoIP
14 14 (3.06%) SMTP
14 14 (3.06%) DMZ
14 14 (3.06%) X.400
15 13 (2.84%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (2.84%) Ethernet
16 12 (2.62%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (10.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (1.53%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.31%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.31%) RDBMS
4 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.44%) OLTP
6 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.22%) MySQL
6 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.22%) QlikView
6 1 (0.22%) Infinispan
6 1 (0.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (3.49%) Subversion
1 16 (3.49%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.09%) Ant
2 5 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (0.66%) JIRA
3 3 (0.66%) Hudson
3 3 (0.66%) FishEye
3 3 (0.66%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.44%) Git (software)
General
1 95 (20.74%) Finance
2 24 (5.24%) Legal
3 20 (4.37%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.28%) Banking
5 10 (2.18%) Retail
6 9 (1.97%) German Language
7 7 (1.53%) Law
7 7 (1.53%) Welsh Language
8 6 (1.31%) Back Office
9 5 (1.09%) Electronics
10 4 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.44%) Military
11 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.22%) Games
12 1 (0.22%) Local Government
12 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 175 (38.21%) Analyst
2 80 (17.47%) Support Analyst
3 53 (11.57%) Service Analyst
4 51 (11.14%) Support Engineer
5 49 (10.70%) Service Desk Analyst
6 33 (7.21%) 2nd Line Support
7 32 (6.99%) Service Manager
8 31 (6.77%) Administrator
8 31 (6.77%) 1st Line Support
9 28 (6.11%) Developer
10 26 (5.68%) Applications Support
11 24 (5.24%) IT Support
12 23 (5.02%) Technical Support
13 22 (4.80%) Network Engineer
13 22 (4.80%) Help Desk Analyst
14 19 (4.15%) Security Engineer
14 19 (4.15%) Technical Engineer
15 18 (3.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 18 (3.93%) Project Manager
16 17 (3.71%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.46%) .NET
2 15 (3.28%) ASP.NET
3 11 (2.40%) XML
4 7 (1.53%) Web Services
5 5 (1.09%) SAML
5 5 (1.09%) SOAP
5 5 (1.09%) REST
5 5 (1.09%) OAuth
6 4 (0.87%) WCF
6 4 (0.87%) WSH
7 2 (0.44%) EDI
8 1 (0.22%) LAMP
8 1 (0.22%) COM
8 1 (0.22%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.22%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 64 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (8.08%) Management Information System
3 27 (5.90%) Blackberry
4 17 (3.71%) Statistics
5 14 (3.06%) CESG
6 12 (2.62%) e-Health
6 12 (2.62%) FlexPod
7 10 (2.18%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.18%) Enterprise Cloud
8 9 (1.97%) iPad
8 9 (1.97%) iPhone
9 8 (1.75%) Replication
10 7 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (1.31%) Open Source
11 6 (1.31%) PKI
11 6 (1.31%) Smartphone
12 5 (1.09%) Clustering
12 5 (1.09%) LPAR
13 4 (0.87%) Fat Client
13 4 (0.87%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 230 (50.22%) Windows
2 77 (16.81%) Windows 7
3 71 (15.50%) Linux
4 45 (9.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (8.30%) Windows XP
6 32 (6.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (5.68%) UNIX
8 19 (4.15%) Windows 8
9 16 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (2.40%) Windows 2000 Server
11 8 (1.75%) AIX
12 7 (1.53%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.53%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.31%) Android
14 5 (1.09%) Solaris
14 5 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.87%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (100.00%) ITIL
2 128 (27.95%) Service Management
3 71 (15.50%) Incident Management
4 70 (15.28%) Service Delivery
5 58 (12.66%) ITSM
6 51 (11.14%) Change Management
7 49 (10.70%) Problem Management
8 40 (8.73%) Project Management
9 36 (7.86%) Mentoring
10 29 (6.33%) People Management
11 27 (5.90%) Asset Management
12 26 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
12 26 (5.68%) Coaching
13 25 (5.46%) Root Cause Analysis
14 24 (5.24%) Configuration Management
15 22 (4.80%) Matrix Management
16 21 (4.59%) PRINCE2
16 21 (4.59%) Line Management
17 20 (4.37%) E-Commerce
18 19 (4.15%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 70 (15.28%) SQL
2 29 (6.33%) C#
3 24 (5.24%) T-SQL
4 17 (3.71%) C
5 13 (2.84%) JavaScript
6 9 (1.97%) VB.NET
7 6 (1.31%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.31%) Perl
8 5 (1.09%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.09%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.09%) VB
9 4 (0.87%) VBScript
10 2 (0.44%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 89 (19.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (13.54%) MCSE
3 61 (13.32%) Degree
4 54 (11.79%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (10.48%) Security Cleared
6 47 (10.26%) CCNA
7 32 (6.99%) MCSA
7 32 (6.99%) MCP
8 31 (6.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 19 (4.15%) CISSP
10 18 (3.93%) MCITP
10 18 (3.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 16 (3.49%) SC Cleared
12 13 (2.84%) MCTS
13 9 (1.97%) HND
14 8 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (1.31%) CCA
15 6 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
16 5 (1.09%) CCNP
16 5 (1.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (25.11%) SLA
2 12 (2.62%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.53%) QA
4 6 (1.31%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.22%) BS7799
5 1 (0.22%) COBIT
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) HL7
5 1 (0.22%) DICOM
System Software
1 143 (31.22%) Active Directory
2 76 (16.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (6.55%) vSphere
4 16 (3.49%) Hyper-V
4 16 (3.49%) XenApp
5 10 (2.18%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.31%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.87%) XenServer
7 4 (0.87%) Xen
7 4 (0.87%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.66%) Firmware
8 3 (0.66%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 27 (5.90%) SCCM
2 10 (2.18%) SCOM
2 10 (2.18%) Backup Exec
3 9 (1.97%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (1.53%) HP SIM
5 6 (1.31%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (1.31%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (1.31%) DameWare
6 5 (1.09%) NetBackup
6 5 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (0.87%) WSUS
7 4 (0.87%) WMI
8 2 (0.44%) vMotion
8 2 (0.44%) AppManager
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.44%) OpenView
9 1 (0.22%) Nmap
Vendors
1 176 (38.43%) Microsoft
2 116 (25.33%) VMware
3 85 (18.56%) Citrix
4 81 (17.69%) Cisco
5 46 (10.04%) HP
6 28 (6.11%) NetApp
7 26 (5.68%) Oracle
7 26 (5.68%) ServiceNow
8 18 (3.93%) Dell
9 17 (3.71%) Symantec
9 17 (3.71%) IBM
10 14 (3.06%) CA
11 13 (2.84%) Apple
12 12 (2.62%) McAfee
13 9 (1.97%) CheckPoint
14 8 (1.75%) Juniper
15 7 (1.53%) Red Hat
15 7 (1.53%) ProCurve
16 6 (1.31%) Bomgar
16 6 (1.31%) Dell KACE
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + excellent benefits inc bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £18000 - £23500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Winchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Exeter, Devon, South West
Met Office
Salary: £21,264-£23,790 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum healthcare,pension scheme, gym membe
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
MACQUARIE
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago