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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ITIL Foundation Certificate
Rank 663 752 583
Rank change year-on-year
+89 -169
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 238 188 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.78% 0.58% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 196 147 239
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,300 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £28,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.78% -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
30328 32559 30867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.48% 27.26% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23672 26050 24858
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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 4 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 4 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 +84 229 £30,000 - 23
London +30 67 £43,750 +9.37% 7
South East +46 58 £23,500 -37.33% 2
Yorkshire +28 34 £35,000 +62.79% 3
East of England +46 33 £29,000 -27.50% 2
Hampshire +21 18 £45,000 +50.00%
North Yorkshire +23 17 £40,000 +42.85% 2
West Yorkshire +16 17 £27,500 +10.78% 1
Berkshire +4 17 £24,500 +8.88%
City of London +18 16 £53,750 +10.25% 1
Hertfordshire +2 16 £33,500 - 1
Slough +14 14 £23,500 +4.44%
North West +2 14 £35,000 +59.09% 3
Leeds +22 13 £27,500 +11.58% 1
Andover - 11 £45,000 -
Surrey +28 10 £21,750 -14.70% 1
South West -20 10 £30,000 +7.14% 5
West Midlands - 10 £27,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 10 £30,000 - 1
Reigate - 9 £21,750 -
Cambridge - 9 £30,000 - 1
East Midlands -12 8 £20,000 -44.82%
Northamptonshire +2 7 £20,000 -42.85%
East Sussex +1 7 £22,500 - 1
Brighton 0 7 £22,500 -
Dudley - 7 £27,500 -
Buckinghamshire +7 6 £24,750 -13.91%
Wiltshire +2 6 £29,000 +3.57% 5
Cheshire +1 6 £35,000 +59.09% 1
Wales +1 6 £25,250 +17.44% 1

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 480 (100.00%) ITIL
2 228 (47.50%) Windows
3 186 (38.75%) Microsoft
4 151 (31.46%) Active Directory
5 144 (30.00%) Service Management
6 142 (29.58%) MS Excel
7 124 (25.83%) SLA
8 116 (24.17%) MS Office
9 113 (23.54%) VMware
10 107 (22.29%) Finance
11 98 (20.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 87 (18.13%) Citrix
13 85 (17.71%) Windows 7
14 82 (17.08%) Cisco
15 78 (16.25%) Incident Management
16 77 (16.04%) VMware Infrastructure
17 76 (15.83%) Service Delivery
18 71 (14.79%) Analytical Skills
19 68 (14.17%) ITSM
20 66 (13.75%) SQL
21 65 (13.54%) MCSE
22 64 (13.33%) Linux
23 62 (12.92%) Degree
24 59 (12.29%) MS Exchange
24 59 (12.29%) TCP/IP
25 56 (11.67%) Security Cleared
26 54 (11.25%) SQL Server
27 51 (10.63%) HP
27 51 (10.63%) Internet
28 50 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 59 (12.29%) MS Exchange
2 19 (3.96%) SharePoint
3 17 (3.54%) Lync
4 12 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (1.88%) IIS
5 9 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.04%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (0.83%) WorkSite
8 4 (0.83%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.42%) Documentum
9 2 (0.42%) JBoss
9 2 (0.42%) Apache
9 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.42%) CMS
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 142 (29.58%) MS Excel
2 116 (24.17%) MS Office
3 18 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.46%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.42%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.83%) Oracle CRM
3 4 (0.83%) BigMachines
4 2 (0.42%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.21%) assyst
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.29%) Office 365
2 7 (1.46%) SaaS
3 5 (1.04%) PaaS
4 2 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (12.29%) TCP/IP
2 51 (10.63%) Internet
3 47 (9.79%) DNS
4 44 (9.17%) Firewall
5 43 (8.96%) LAN
6 39 (8.13%) DHCP
7 38 (7.92%) SAN
8 33 (6.88%) WAN
9 22 (4.58%) VPN
10 18 (3.75%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (3.75%) FTP
11 17 (3.54%) HTTP
12 15 (3.13%) VoIP
13 14 (2.92%) Network Security
13 14 (2.92%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (2.71%) NAS
15 12 (2.50%) FCoE
15 12 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
15 12 (2.50%) X.400
15 12 (2.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (0.83%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.63%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.63%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.42%) QlikView
5 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.42%) OLTP
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.21%) Infinispan
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.21%) Redis
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (2.92%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.29%) Subversion
3 5 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.42%) Hudson
4 2 (0.42%) JIRA
4 2 (0.42%) Ant
4 2 (0.42%) FishEye
4 2 (0.42%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.21%) MSI
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
General
1 107 (22.29%) Finance
2 26 (5.42%) Legal
3 20 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.54%) Banking
5 11 (2.29%) Retail
6 8 (1.67%) Law
7 7 (1.46%) German Language
7 7 (1.46%) Welsh Language
8 6 (1.25%) Back Office
9 5 (1.04%) Electronics
10 4 (0.83%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.42%) Military
13 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 188 (39.17%) Analyst
2 83 (17.29%) Support Analyst
3 61 (12.71%) Service Analyst
4 58 (12.08%) Service Desk Analyst
5 53 (11.04%) Support Engineer
6 35 (7.29%) 1st Line Support
6 35 (7.29%) 2nd Line Support
7 32 (6.67%) Service Manager
8 28 (5.83%) Developer
9 27 (5.63%) IT Support
9 27 (5.63%) Administrator
10 24 (5.00%) Applications Support
11 22 (4.58%) Help Desk Analyst
11 22 (4.58%) Technical Support
11 22 (4.58%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 19 (3.96%) Technical Engineer
12 19 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 17 (3.54%) Network Engineer
13 17 (3.54%) Security Engineer
14 16 (3.33%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.00%) .NET
2 13 (2.71%) ASP.NET
3 9 (1.88%) XML
4 7 (1.46%) Web Services
5 5 (1.04%) SAML
5 5 (1.04%) SOAP
5 5 (1.04%) REST
5 5 (1.04%) OAuth
6 4 (0.83%) WCF
6 4 (0.83%) WSH
7 3 (0.63%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.42%) EDI
9 1 (0.21%) LAMP
9 1 (0.21%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 71 (14.79%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.29%) Management Information System
3 29 (6.04%) Blackberry
4 15 (3.13%) Statistics
5 12 (2.50%) CESG
5 12 (2.50%) e-Health
5 12 (2.50%) FlexPod
6 10 (2.08%) Enterprise Cloud
7 8 (1.67%) iPhone
7 8 (1.67%) iPad
7 8 (1.67%) Replication
8 7 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.46%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.46%) Smartphone
9 6 (1.25%) Clustering
10 5 (1.04%) PKI
11 4 (0.83%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.83%) CMDB
11 4 (0.83%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.83%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 228 (47.50%) Windows
2 85 (17.71%) Windows 7
3 64 (13.33%) Linux
4 50 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (8.54%) Windows XP
6 30 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (4.58%) UNIX
8 20 (4.17%) Windows 8
9 18 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
11 8 (1.67%) Android
12 7 (1.46%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.46%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.83%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.83%) AIX
15 3 (0.63%) Solaris
15 3 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (100.00%) ITIL
2 144 (30.00%) Service Management
3 78 (16.25%) Incident Management
4 76 (15.83%) Service Delivery
5 68 (14.17%) ITSM
6 50 (10.42%) Problem Management
7 48 (10.00%) Change Management
8 42 (8.75%) Project Management
9 33 (6.88%) Mentoring
10 29 (6.04%) Coaching
10 29 (6.04%) People Management
11 26 (5.42%) Continuous Improvement
11 26 (5.42%) Asset Management
11 26 (5.42%) Root Cause Analysis
12 24 (5.00%) Configuration Management
13 20 (4.17%) Matrix Management
13 20 (4.17%) PRINCE2
13 20 (4.17%) Line Management
14 19 (3.96%) E-Commerce
14 19 (3.96%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 66 (13.75%) SQL
2 28 (5.83%) C#
3 23 (4.79%) T-SQL
4 17 (3.54%) C
5 11 (2.29%) JavaScript
6 9 (1.88%) VB.NET
7 6 (1.25%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.25%) Perl
8 5 (1.04%) VBScript
8 5 (1.04%) VB
9 3 (0.63%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.63%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.42%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.42%) Java
11 1 (0.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 98 (20.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (13.54%) MCSE
3 62 (12.92%) Degree
4 56 (11.67%) Security Cleared
5 49 (10.21%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (8.96%) CCNA
7 39 (8.13%) MCP
8 33 (6.88%) MCSA
9 32 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 21 (4.38%) SC Cleared
11 20 (4.17%) MCITP
12 17 (3.54%) CISSP
12 17 (3.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 13 (2.71%) MCTS
14 9 (1.88%) HND
15 8 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (1.46%) A+ Certification
16 7 (1.46%) Citrix Certification
17 6 (1.25%) ISEB
18 5 (1.04%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (25.83%) SLA
2 12 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.88%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.46%) QA
5 1 (0.21%) BS7799
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 151 (31.46%) Active Directory
2 77 (16.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (5.83%) vSphere
4 21 (4.38%) Hyper-V
5 17 (3.54%) XenApp
6 12 (2.50%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.25%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.04%) ISA Server
8 5 (1.04%) XenServer
9 4 (0.83%) Xen
9 4 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.63%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.42%) Firmware
12 1 (0.21%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 28 (5.83%) SCCM
2 10 (2.08%) SCOM
2 10 (2.08%) Backup Exec
2 10 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (1.67%) HP SIM
4 7 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (1.25%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (1.25%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (1.25%) DameWare
6 5 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.83%) WMI
8 3 (0.63%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.63%) OpenView
8 3 (0.63%) WSUS
9 2 (0.42%) AppManager
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.42%) vMotion
10 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 186 (38.75%) Microsoft
2 113 (23.54%) VMware
3 87 (18.13%) Citrix
4 82 (17.08%) Cisco
5 51 (10.63%) HP
6 28 (5.83%) NetApp
7 26 (5.42%) ServiceNow
8 22 (4.58%) Oracle
9 20 (4.17%) Dell
10 18 (3.75%) Symantec
11 16 (3.33%) Apple
12 15 (3.13%) IBM
13 14 (2.92%) CA
14 13 (2.71%) McAfee
15 10 (2.08%) CheckPoint
16 8 (1.67%) Juniper
17 7 (1.46%) Remedy
17 7 (1.46%) ProCurve
18 6 (1.25%) Mitel
18 6 (1.25%) Reuters
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Kingston University
Salary: £40,763 - 48,206 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + excellent benefits inc bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £17500.00 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £35k - 45 + good benefits upon experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + company car
Posted: 9 days ago
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
North Yorkshire Police
Salary: Up to £31,620 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago