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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ITIL Foundation Certificate
Rank 635 712 654
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -58
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 263 177 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.86% 0.62% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 207 149 210
Average salary £31,250 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £100,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £39,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-32.07% +13.57%

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
30434 28618 33710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 26.66% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 23814 23350 28241
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 £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 October 2014 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 October 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 +64 258 £31,000 -22.50% 36
London +59 110 £39,000 -17.02% 10
South East +28 63 £27,500 -27.15% 12
Harrow - 28 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -39 23 £19,000 -45.71% 5
Hampshire +4 20 £25,500 -27.14% 2
Surrey +8 18 £27,500 -5.17% 4
South West -15 18 £23,500 -35.61% 2
West Yorkshire -26 17 £19,000 -45.71% 1
Leeds -21 16 £18,750 -46.42% 1
East Midlands 0 15 £20,500 -36.92% 1
North West -5 12 £39,375 -60.62% 1
Northamptonshire -13 12 £20,500 -35.93% 1
City of London +12 11 £36,500 -9.31% 4
West Midlands -8 11 £35,000 +41.41% 3
Northampton -20 11 £20,500 -35.93%
Manchester -10 10 £40,250 -36.86% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 9 £22,250 -30.46% 4
West Sussex -6 8 £30,000 -4.00% 1
Wiltshire -7 8 £23,500 -41.25%
Bradford -3 7 £19,000 -30.90%
Milton Keynes -5 7 £22,250 -30.46% 1
Dewsbury - 7 £19,000 -
Wakefield - 7 £19,000 -
Cambridgeshire -2 6 £27,500 -24.65% 1
North Yorkshire -12 6 £47,500 - 1
East of England -14 6 £27,500 -24.65% 1
Fareham - 6 £26,000 -
Portsmouth - 6 £25,500 -
Peterborough +2 5 £27,500 -24.65% 1

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 491 (100.00%) ITIL
2 211 (42.97%) Windows
3 194 (39.51%) Microsoft
4 158 (32.18%) Active Directory
5 146 (29.74%) MS Office
6 130 (26.48%) MS Excel
7 122 (24.85%) Service Management
8 98 (19.96%) ITSM
9 96 (19.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 94 (19.14%) Service Delivery
11 92 (18.74%) Finance
12 90 (18.33%) Citrix
12 90 (18.33%) Degree
13 88 (17.92%) SLA
13 88 (17.92%) SQL
14 87 (17.72%) MS Exchange
15 86 (17.52%) Windows 7
16 85 (17.31%) Cisco
17 78 (15.89%) VMware
18 75 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
19 68 (13.85%) Windows XP
19 68 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
20 67 (13.65%) Windows Server 2003
21 63 (12.83%) Linux
21 63 (12.83%) HP
22 57 (11.61%) Firewall
23 53 (10.79%) Project Management
24 51 (10.39%) Cisco Certification
25 48 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
26 47 (9.57%) CCNA

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 87 (17.72%) MS Exchange
2 28 (5.70%) SharePoint
3 25 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (4.07%) Lync
5 18 (3.67%) IIS
6 15 (3.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.22%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.02%) Apache
10 5 (1.02%) Oracle UPK
11 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.81%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.61%) CMS
12 3 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.41%) Drupal
14 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 146 (29.74%) MS Office
2 130 (26.48%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.24%) Spreadsheet
3 11 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.83%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.81%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
1 10 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
1 10 (2.04%) Oracle General Ledger
2 8 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.43%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (1.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 6 (1.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 6 (1.22%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (1.02%) assyst
5 5 (1.02%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 5 (1.02%) Oracle AGIS
6 4 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.50%) SaaS
2 11 (2.24%) Office 365
3 4 (0.81%) PaaS
4 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (11.61%) Firewall
2 44 (8.96%) TCP/IP
3 43 (8.76%) DNS
4 36 (7.33%) DHCP
5 33 (6.72%) VPN
6 28 (5.70%) Wireless
6 28 (5.70%) Internet
7 24 (4.89%) SAN
8 22 (4.48%) LAN
9 17 (3.46%) FTP
10 15 (3.05%) VLAN
11 14 (2.85%) VoIP
12 13 (2.65%) WAN
13 11 (2.24%) SSL
14 10 (2.04%) Ethernet
15 9 (1.83%) DMZ
15 9 (1.83%) OSPF
16 7 (1.43%) IP Telephony
16 7 (1.43%) NAS
17 6 (1.22%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.74%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.87%) MySQL
3 17 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.83%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.83%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 6 (1.22%) Oracle ODI
7 6 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (1.22%) DB2
8 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.81%) Big Data
9 4 (0.81%) QlikView
9 4 (0.81%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.61%) OLTP
10 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (3.26%) Visual Studio
2 15 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (1.02%) Wise Package Studio
4 4 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (0.81%) SpecFlow
4 4 (0.81%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
General
1 92 (18.74%) Finance
2 29 (5.91%) Law
3 20 (4.07%) Legal
4 19 (3.87%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.44%) Publishing
6 8 (1.63%) Retail
6 8 (1.63%) French Language
7 6 (1.22%) General Ledger
8 5 (1.02%) Back Office
8 5 (1.02%) German Language
8 5 (1.02%) Welsh Language
9 4 (0.81%) Games
10 3 (0.61%) Banking
11 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.41%) Automotive
12 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) Marketing
12 1 (0.20%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 203 (41.34%) Analyst
2 85 (17.31%) Service Analyst
3 71 (14.46%) Support Analyst
4 66 (13.44%) Service Desk Analyst
5 40 (8.15%) Service Manager
6 25 (5.09%) Help Desk Analyst
7 24 (4.89%) Applications Support
8 23 (4.68%) Support Engineer
8 23 (4.68%) Help Desk Support
9 22 (4.48%) Developer
10 21 (4.28%) Team Leader
11 20 (4.07%) 1st Line Support
11 20 (4.07%) IT Support
12 19 (3.87%) Help Desk Support Analyst
13 18 (3.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
14 15 (3.05%) Services Delivery Manager
14 15 (3.05%) Delivery Manager
15 14 (2.85%) Configuration Analyst
16 13 (2.65%) Consultant
16 13 (2.65%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.72%) .NET
2 18 (3.67%) XML
3 16 (3.26%) Middleware
4 11 (2.24%) Web Services
4 11 (2.24%) ASP.NET
4 11 (2.24%) WCF
5 10 (2.04%) .NET Framework
6 9 (1.83%) J2EE
7 8 (1.63%) Pthreads
7 8 (1.63%) HTML
8 7 (1.43%) LAMP
8 7 (1.43%) Application Packaging
9 6 (1.22%) Java EE
10 5 (1.02%) COM
10 5 (1.02%) CSS
11 3 (0.61%) XSL
11 3 (0.61%) ODBC
11 3 (0.61%) JDBC
11 3 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 75 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (8.76%) Management Information System
3 30 (6.11%) Blackberry
4 27 (5.50%) CMDB
5 21 (4.28%) Client/Server
6 18 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.85%) Computer Science
8 12 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (1.83%) Open Source
10 8 (1.63%) Informatics
10 8 (1.63%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.43%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.43%) Fat Client
11 7 (1.43%) iPhone
12 6 (1.22%) iPad
13 5 (1.02%) PDA
13 5 (1.02%) Statistics
13 5 (1.02%) DataPower
13 5 (1.02%) Social Media
14 4 (0.81%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 211 (42.97%) Windows
2 86 (17.52%) Windows 7
3 68 (13.85%) Windows XP
3 68 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (13.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 63 (12.83%) Linux
6 42 (8.55%) UNIX
7 15 (3.05%) Windows 8
7 15 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (2.65%) Windows 2000 Server
9 9 (1.83%) AIX
9 9 (1.83%) Mac OS
10 7 (1.43%) Windows Vista
10 7 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.02%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.02%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.02%) Android
11 5 (1.02%) CentOS
11 5 (1.02%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (100.00%) ITIL
2 122 (24.85%) Service Management
3 98 (19.96%) ITSM
4 94 (19.14%) Service Delivery
5 53 (10.79%) Project Management
6 45 (9.16%) Configuration Management
7 40 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (7.33%) Change Management
8 36 (7.33%) Incident Management
9 34 (6.92%) Migration
10 30 (6.11%) Problem Management
11 28 (5.70%) E-Commerce
12 20 (4.07%) PRINCE2
13 19 (3.87%) Line Management
13 19 (3.87%) Disaster Recovery
13 19 (3.87%) Release Management
14 17 (3.46%) Time Management
15 16 (3.26%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (3.26%) Change Control
16 15 (3.05%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (17.92%) SQL
2 35 (7.13%) Java
3 29 (5.91%) C
4 22 (4.48%) C#
5 14 (2.85%) PL/SQL
6 12 (2.44%) Shell Script
7 9 (1.83%) Perl
8 8 (1.63%) Objective-C
9 6 (1.22%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.22%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.22%) VBScript
10 4 (0.81%) VB
10 4 (0.81%) PHP
10 4 (0.81%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.61%) Python
12 2 (0.41%) R
12 2 (0.41%) VB6
12 2 (0.41%) AWK
13 1 (0.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 96 (19.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 90 (18.33%) Degree
3 51 (10.39%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (9.57%) CCNA
5 42 (8.55%) Security Cleared
6 35 (7.13%) MCSA
7 31 (6.31%) SC Cleared
8 27 (5.50%) MCP
9 23 (4.68%) MCSE
10 22 (4.48%) MCSD
11 14 (2.85%) MCITP
11 14 (2.85%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (2.24%) CCNP
12 11 (2.24%) HND
12 11 (2.24%) MCDBA
12 11 (2.24%) MCAD
13 10 (2.04%) ISEB
14 8 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (1.43%) A+ Certification
15 7 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (17.92%) SLA
2 27 (5.50%) QA
3 11 (2.24%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.61%) HL7
6 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 158 (32.18%) Active Directory
2 48 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.67%) XenApp
4 14 (2.85%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.44%) MetaFrame
5 12 (2.44%) Terminal Services
6 11 (2.24%) XenDesktop
7 9 (1.83%) UAG
7 9 (1.83%) vSphere
8 4 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (0.81%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.61%) Firmware
9 3 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.41%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.20%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.20%) Nmap
11 1 (0.20%) Squid
11 1 (0.20%) KVM
Systems Management
1 32 (6.52%) SCCM
2 17 (3.46%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (2.24%) WSUS
4 7 (1.43%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.22%) HP Data Protector
6 5 (1.02%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.81%) Puppet
8 3 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.61%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.61%) SCOM
9 2 (0.41%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.20%) OpenView
10 1 (0.20%) Legato
10 1 (0.20%) CA SiteMinder
10 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.20%) HP UCMDB
10 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 194 (39.51%) Microsoft
2 90 (18.33%) Citrix
3 85 (17.31%) Cisco
4 78 (15.89%) VMware
5 63 (12.83%) HP
6 42 (8.55%) Oracle
7 29 (5.91%) Symantec
7 29 (5.91%) ServiceNow
8 23 (4.68%) ProCurve
9 22 (4.48%) Apple
10 16 (3.26%) Remedy
10 16 (3.26%) Dell
11 12 (2.44%) Red Hat
12 11 (2.24%) CheckPoint
13 10 (2.04%) Avaya
14 9 (1.83%) IBM
14 9 (1.83%) EMC
14 9 (1.83%) Sybase
14 9 (1.83%) SonicWALL
14 9 (1.83%) Mitel
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10k Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 44 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Plusnet
Salary: Competitive + excellent staff benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £20k - 22k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Salary; £20,000 - £26,000 Depending on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £31306 - £32575 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago