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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ITIL Foundation Certificate
Rank 676 692 662
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -30
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 219 227 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 0.69% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 171 179 196
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £60,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%

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
30126 32803 30377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.26% 27.34% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 23898 25949 24570
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +6 200 £32,500 - 26
South East +34 63 £35,000 +45.83% 6
London +27 50 £44,485 +18.62% 10
East of England +17 23 £29,000 -27.50% 1
Yorkshire -8 23 £35,000 +25.00% 4
Hampshire +13 19 £45,000 +115.56% 3
West Yorkshire +6 18 £35,000 - 3
Hertfordshire +12 17 £31,000 -
South West -12 16 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Leeds +11 14 £33,000 -5.71% 2
Berkshire +10 14 £25,000 +11.11%
North West +6 14 £35,000 +79.48% 1
Cheshire - 12 £35,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -2 11 £29,000 +0.86% 2
Milton Keynes -12 11 £29,000 +0.86% 2
Wiltshire - 11 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +18 10 £29,500 -15.71% 1
Wales +1 10 £27,500 +27.90%
South Wales 0 10 £27,500 +27.90%
Cambridge - 10 £29,500 - 1
Surrey +8 9 £37,000 -31.79%
West Midlands -11 9 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Staines - 9 £37,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 8 £50,000 -
City of London +12 7 £55,000 +22.22% 3
North Yorkshire +6 7 £35,000 +14.75% 1
East Midlands +1 7 £20,750 -42.75%
Slough -3 7 £28,500 +26.66%
Cardiff -7 7 £27,500 +27.90%
Runcorn - 7 - -

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 471 (100.00%) ITIL
2 247 (52.44%) Windows
3 180 (38.22%) Microsoft
4 138 (29.30%) Service Management
5 136 (28.87%) MS Excel
6 135 (28.66%) Active Directory
7 116 (24.63%) VMware
8 115 (24.42%) SLA
9 106 (22.51%) MS Office
10 101 (21.44%) Finance
11 85 (18.05%) Citrix
12 83 (17.62%) Cisco
13 82 (17.41%) Linux
13 82 (17.41%) Windows 7
14 81 (17.20%) Microsoft Certification
15 78 (16.56%) Analytical Skills
16 75 (15.92%) Service Delivery
17 73 (15.50%) VMware Infrastructure
18 71 (15.07%) ITSM
19 70 (14.86%) Incident Management
20 65 (13.80%) TCP/IP
21 64 (13.59%) Cisco Certification
21 64 (13.59%) SQL
22 63 (13.38%) Security Cleared
23 61 (12.95%) MS Exchange
24 58 (12.31%) Firewall
24 58 (12.31%) Degree
25 57 (12.10%) Windows Server 2008
26 56 (11.89%) MCSE
27 55 (11.68%) CCNA

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 61 (12.95%) MS Exchange
2 17 (3.61%) Lync
3 14 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (2.34%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (1.91%) IIS
8 8 (1.70%) Apache
9 6 (1.27%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.27%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.06%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.06%) CMS
11 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (0.85%) WorkSite
11 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.85%) JBoss
12 2 (0.42%) Documentum
Applications
1 136 (28.87%) MS Excel
2 106 (22.51%) MS Office
3 9 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.42%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.21%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.21%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 1 (0.21%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.34%) Office 365
2 5 (1.06%) PaaS
3 3 (0.64%) SaaS
4 2 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (13.80%) TCP/IP
2 58 (12.31%) Firewall
3 50 (10.62%) DNS
3 50 (10.62%) LAN
4 46 (9.77%) SAN
5 45 (9.55%) Internet
6 43 (9.13%) WAN
7 40 (8.49%) DHCP
8 26 (5.52%) FTP
9 25 (5.31%) HTTP
10 24 (5.10%) Network Security
11 20 (4.25%) X.400
11 20 (4.25%) VPN
11 20 (4.25%) SMTP
11 20 (4.25%) DMZ
12 16 (3.40%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (2.97%) Ethernet
14 13 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (2.55%) VoIP
15 12 (2.55%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (9.98%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.34%) RDBMS
2 11 (2.34%) Relational Database
3 9 (1.91%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.42%) OLTP
7 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.21%) Redis
8 1 (0.21%) Infinispan
8 1 (0.21%) MySQL
8 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.21%) QlikView
8 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (3.40%) Subversion
2 15 (3.18%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.27%) Ant
4 5 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (0.85%) Hudson
5 4 (0.85%) FishEye
5 4 (0.85%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.85%) JIRA
6 2 (0.42%) Git (software)
General
1 101 (21.44%) Finance
2 25 (5.31%) Legal
3 22 (4.67%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.82%) Banking
5 13 (2.76%) Retail
6 10 (2.12%) Welsh Language
6 10 (2.12%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.91%) German Language
8 8 (1.70%) Law
9 7 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.27%) Back Office
11 4 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.85%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.42%) Local Government
12 2 (0.42%) Games
13 1 (0.21%) Electronics
13 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 158 (33.55%) Analyst
2 78 (16.56%) Support Analyst
3 54 (11.46%) Support Engineer
4 44 (9.34%) Service Analyst
5 42 (8.92%) Service Desk Analyst
6 40 (8.49%) Service Manager
7 36 (7.64%) Administrator
8 31 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support
8 31 (6.58%) Network Engineer
9 27 (5.73%) Applications Support
10 26 (5.52%) 1st Line Support
11 25 (5.31%) Technical Support
11 25 (5.31%) Security Engineer
12 24 (5.10%) Developer
13 23 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
14 21 (4.46%) Systems Administrator
14 21 (4.46%) IT Support
15 20 (4.25%) Network Security Engineer
16 19 (4.03%) Help Desk Analyst
17 17 (3.61%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.46%) .NET
2 14 (2.97%) ASP.NET
3 11 (2.34%) Web Services
3 11 (2.34%) XML
4 5 (1.06%) SAML
4 5 (1.06%) SOAP
4 5 (1.06%) OAuth
4 5 (1.06%) REST
5 4 (0.85%) WSH
5 4 (0.85%) WCF
6 2 (0.42%) EDI
7 1 (0.21%) COM
7 1 (0.21%) LAMP
7 1 (0.21%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.21%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 78 (16.56%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 41 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 28 (5.94%) Blackberry
4 20 (4.25%) CESG
5 18 (3.82%) Statistics
6 12 (2.55%) FlexPod
6 12 (2.55%) e-Health
7 11 (2.34%) iPad
7 11 (2.34%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.34%) iPhone
8 10 (2.12%) LPAR
9 9 (1.91%) HACMP
9 9 (1.91%) AS400
9 9 (1.91%) Enterprise Cloud
10 8 (1.70%) Replication
10 8 (1.70%) CMDB
11 7 (1.49%) Fat Client
11 7 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (1.49%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 247 (52.44%) Windows
2 82 (17.41%) Linux
2 82 (17.41%) Windows 7
3 57 (12.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (9.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (8.92%) Windows XP
6 38 (8.07%) UNIX
7 22 (4.67%) Windows 8
8 18 (3.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (3.18%) AIX
10 13 (2.76%) Windows 2000 Server
11 12 (2.55%) Data ONTAP
12 11 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (2.12%) Oracle Linux
13 10 (2.12%) Solaris
14 7 (1.49%) Mac OS X
14 7 (1.49%) Apple iOS
15 6 (1.27%) Android
16 4 (0.85%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.64%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (100.00%) ITIL
2 138 (29.30%) Service Management
3 75 (15.92%) Service Delivery
4 71 (15.07%) ITSM
5 70 (14.86%) Incident Management
6 50 (10.62%) Change Management
7 47 (9.98%) Problem Management
8 39 (8.28%) Project Management
9 37 (7.86%) Root Cause Analysis
10 34 (7.22%) Mentoring
11 31 (6.58%) Asset Management
12 30 (6.37%) Continuous Improvement
13 29 (6.16%) E-Commerce
14 23 (4.88%) Coaching
15 22 (4.67%) People Management
16 20 (4.25%) PRINCE2
17 19 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
17 19 (4.03%) Line Management
18 18 (3.82%) Matrix Management
18 18 (3.82%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (13.59%) SQL
2 25 (5.31%) C
3 24 (5.10%) C#
4 19 (4.03%) T-SQL
5 13 (2.76%) JavaScript
6 9 (1.91%) VB.NET
7 7 (1.49%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.27%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.27%) Perl
8 6 (1.27%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.06%) VB
10 2 (0.42%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.42%) Java
10 2 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 81 (17.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (13.59%) Cisco Certification
3 63 (13.38%) Security Cleared
4 58 (12.31%) Degree
5 56 (11.89%) MCSE
6 55 (11.68%) CCNA
7 32 (6.79%) MCSA
8 30 (6.37%) MCP
9 28 (5.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 25 (5.31%) CISSP
11 20 (4.25%) SC Cleared
12 16 (3.40%) MCITP
13 15 (3.18%) MCTS
14 13 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 12 (2.55%) HND
16 10 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
17 7 (1.49%) CCA
17 7 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
17 7 (1.49%) CCNP
18 5 (1.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (24.42%) SLA
2 13 (2.76%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.49%) QA
4 5 (1.06%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) HL7
5 1 (0.21%) DICOM
5 1 (0.21%) BS7799
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 135 (28.66%) Active Directory
2 73 (15.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (7.01%) vSphere
4 18 (3.82%) XenApp
5 14 (2.97%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.70%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.27%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.06%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.85%) Xen
10 2 (0.42%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.42%) Firmware
10 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.42%) XenServer
11 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 32 (6.79%) SCCM
2 10 (2.12%) NetBackup
3 9 (1.91%) Oracle ZFS
4 8 (1.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (1.70%) Tivoli
4 8 (1.70%) SCOM
5 7 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (1.49%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.27%) DameWare
6 6 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (1.27%) HP Data Protector
7 5 (1.06%) HP SIM
7 5 (1.06%) WSUS
7 5 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.64%) WMI
8 3 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.21%) OpenView
10 1 (0.21%) Nmap
10 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 180 (38.22%) Microsoft
2 116 (24.63%) VMware
3 85 (18.05%) Citrix
4 83 (17.62%) Cisco
5 50 (10.62%) HP
6 29 (6.16%) Oracle
7 28 (5.94%) ServiceNow
8 22 (4.67%) IBM
8 22 (4.67%) NetApp
9 17 (3.61%) Dell
10 15 (3.18%) Apple
10 15 (3.18%) Symantec
11 13 (2.76%) CheckPoint
11 13 (2.76%) McAfee
12 12 (2.55%) CA
12 12 (2.55%) Red Hat
12 12 (2.55%) Brocade
13 10 (2.12%) Sun
14 9 (1.91%) Remedy
15 8 (1.70%) Juniper
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus 5% flexile Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Harrogate, Yorkshire
IT Talent Solutions Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Package Up to £65k (including performance bonus) + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Northern Ireland
Global Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
SSE
Salary: £36,923 - £48,767
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + excellent benefits inc bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Coral Racing Ltd
Salary: up to 45k basic
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Absolute Solution
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Competitive Packag and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum to £35K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
West Midlands Police
Salary: From £44,985 to £51,243 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Healthcare, Pension, Childcare Vouch
Posted: 9 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 12 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago