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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ITIL Foundation Certificate
Rank 655 680 656
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -24
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 240 255 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% 0.80% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 186 203 183
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £20,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £28,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -25.97%

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
29867 31754 29655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.27% 27.14% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23809 24862 23887
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 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 31 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 31 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 +5 224 £37,000 +15.62% 36
South East +17 73 £37,500 +47.05% 7
London -4 58 £45,000 +19.20% 13
Yorkshire +2 30 £35,000 +26.12% 3
Hampshire +1 25 £37,500 +63.04% 3
South West 0 25 £45,000 +50.00% 3
West Yorkshire +6 21 £35,000 +4.47% 2
Berkshire +21 18 £39,000 +20.00% 1
Leeds +8 17 £28,500 -14.92% 2
Surrey +21 16 £40,000 -2.43% 2
Wiltshire - 14 £45,000 - 1
City of London +19 12 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Slough +4 12 £43,750 +118.75% 1
East Midlands +1 12 £21,000 -44.00% 1
North West -4 11 £32,500 - 4
Northamptonshire +9 10 £21,000 -16.00% 1
East of England +8 10 £20,500 -25.45% 2
North Yorkshire +7 9 £50,000 +63.93% 1
Wales +2 9 £27,500 +10.00% 4
South Wales -4 9 £27,500 +10.00% 4
Staines - 9 £37,000 -
Cheshire - 9 £32,500 -
Northampton - 9 £21,000 -
Buckinghamshire +7 8 £20,500 - 1
Milton Keynes -2 8 £20,500 - 1
Devon - 8 £31,000 - 1
Exeter - 7 £30,750 -
Portsmouth +23 6 £45,000 +76.47%
Cambridgeshire +14 6 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Cardiff -7 6 £26,750 +7.00% 2

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 487 (100.00%) ITIL
2 242 (49.69%) Windows
3 182 (37.37%) Microsoft
4 147 (30.18%) Service Management
4 147 (30.18%) MS Excel
5 126 (25.87%) Active Directory
6 113 (23.20%) VMware
7 110 (22.59%) MS Office
8 103 (21.15%) SLA
9 96 (19.71%) Analytical Skills
10 94 (19.30%) Finance
11 82 (16.84%) ITSM
12 80 (16.43%) Cisco
13 79 (16.22%) Citrix
14 78 (16.02%) Linux
15 77 (15.81%) Service Delivery
15 77 (15.81%) Security Cleared
16 75 (15.40%) VMware Infrastructure
16 75 (15.40%) Microsoft Certification
17 74 (15.20%) Windows 7
18 70 (14.37%) Incident Management
19 67 (13.76%) TCP/IP
19 67 (13.76%) Cisco Certification
20 66 (13.55%) SQL
21 63 (12.94%) Firewall
22 61 (12.53%) Windows Server 2008
23 59 (12.11%) Management Information System
23 59 (12.11%) DNS
24 58 (11.91%) CCNA
24 58 (11.91%) MS Exchange

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 58 (11.91%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.29%) Lync
2 16 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (2.26%) Apache
5 10 (2.05%) SharePoint
5 10 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (1.85%) IIS
7 7 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.23%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.23%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.03%) CMS
10 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2000
10 4 (0.82%) JBoss
11 3 (0.62%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.41%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.21%) Documentum
Applications
1 147 (30.18%) MS Excel
2 110 (22.59%) MS Office
3 15 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.41%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.41%) Orchard Housing
3 2 (0.41%) Academy Housing
3 2 (0.41%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.05%) Office 365
2 3 (0.62%) SaaS
2 3 (0.62%) PaaS
3 2 (0.41%) IaaS
3 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (13.76%) TCP/IP
2 63 (12.94%) Firewall
3 59 (12.11%) DNS
4 52 (10.68%) LAN
5 48 (9.86%) DHCP
5 48 (9.86%) Internet
6 44 (9.03%) WAN
7 43 (8.83%) SAN
8 31 (6.37%) FTP
9 30 (6.16%) Network Security
10 27 (5.54%) HTTP
11 24 (4.93%) SMTP
11 24 (4.93%) DMZ
11 24 (4.93%) X.400
12 21 (4.31%) VPN
13 16 (3.29%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (3.08%) VoIP
15 14 (2.87%) Ethernet
16 12 (2.46%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (2.46%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.46%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.26%) RDBMS
4 9 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.41%) OLTP
9 1 (0.21%) MySQL
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.21%) QlikView
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.21%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (3.49%) Subversion
2 16 (3.29%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (1.23%) Ant
5 4 (0.82%) JIRA
5 4 (0.82%) Hudson
5 4 (0.82%) FishEye
5 4 (0.82%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.41%) Git (software)
General
1 94 (19.30%) Finance
2 23 (4.72%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.90%) Legal
4 16 (3.29%) Banking
5 14 (2.87%) Welsh Language
6 12 (2.46%) Retail
7 10 (2.05%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.85%) German Language
9 8 (1.64%) Back Office
10 7 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.82%) Law
11 4 (0.82%) Online Betting
12 3 (0.62%) Publishing
12 3 (0.62%) Local Government
13 2 (0.41%) Games
13 2 (0.41%) Advertising
14 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.21%) Electronics
14 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 168 (34.50%) Analyst
2 81 (16.63%) Support Analyst
3 51 (10.47%) Support Engineer
4 42 (8.62%) Service Analyst
5 38 (7.80%) Service Manager
6 37 (7.60%) Service Desk Analyst
6 37 (7.60%) Network Engineer
7 36 (7.39%) Administrator
8 29 (5.95%) Applications Support
9 28 (5.75%) 1st Line Support
10 27 (5.54%) Security Engineer
11 26 (5.34%) 2nd Line Support
12 25 (5.13%) Help Desk Analyst
13 24 (4.93%) Network Security Engineer
14 23 (4.72%) Technical Support
14 23 (4.72%) Developer
15 22 (4.52%) Technical Engineer
16 20 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
17 18 (3.70%) IT Support
18 17 (3.49%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.70%) .NET
2 13 (2.67%) ASP.NET
3 12 (2.46%) Web Services
4 10 (2.05%) XML
5 4 (0.82%) WSH
5 4 (0.82%) WCF
6 3 (0.62%) OAuth
6 3 (0.62%) REST
6 3 (0.62%) SOAP
6 3 (0.62%) SAML
7 2 (0.41%) EDI
8 1 (0.21%) JMS
8 1 (0.21%) LAMP
8 1 (0.21%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.21%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 96 (19.71%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (12.11%) Management Information System
3 35 (7.19%) Data Centre
4 29 (5.95%) Blackberry
5 24 (4.93%) CESG
6 21 (4.31%) Statistics
7 13 (2.67%) iPhone
7 13 (2.67%) iPad
7 13 (2.67%) FlexPod
8 12 (2.46%) e-Health
9 9 (1.85%) AS400
9 9 (1.85%) HACMP
9 9 (1.85%) LPAR
9 9 (1.85%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.85%) Enterprise Cloud
10 8 (1.64%) CMDB
10 8 (1.64%) Replication
11 7 (1.44%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.44%) EPoS
11 7 (1.44%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 242 (49.69%) Windows
2 78 (16.02%) Linux
3 74 (15.20%) Windows 7
4 61 (12.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (9.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (8.42%) UNIX
7 38 (7.80%) Windows XP
8 20 (4.11%) Windows 8
9 19 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (2.87%) AIX
11 13 (2.67%) Data ONTAP
12 11 (2.26%) Windows 2000 Server
13 10 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (2.05%) Solaris
14 9 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (1.64%) Android
16 7 (1.44%) Apple iOS
17 6 (1.23%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.82%) Windows Vista
19 3 (0.62%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 487 (100.00%) ITIL
2 147 (30.18%) Service Management
3 82 (16.84%) ITSM
4 77 (15.81%) Service Delivery
5 70 (14.37%) Incident Management
6 58 (11.91%) Change Management
7 53 (10.88%) Problem Management
8 40 (8.21%) Project Management
9 36 (7.39%) Root Cause Analysis
9 36 (7.39%) Mentoring
10 32 (6.57%) Asset Management
11 31 (6.37%) E-Commerce
11 31 (6.37%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (4.93%) PRINCE2
13 23 (4.72%) Configuration Management
13 23 (4.72%) Business Continuity
14 22 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
14 22 (4.52%) Release Management
14 22 (4.52%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (4.31%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (13.55%) SQL
2 35 (7.19%) C
3 22 (4.52%) C#
4 20 (4.11%) T-SQL
5 13 (2.67%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.44%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.23%) VB.NET
7 6 (1.23%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.23%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.82%) Perl
9 2 (0.41%) Java
9 2 (0.41%) VBScript
9 2 (0.41%) VB
9 2 (0.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 77 (15.81%) Security Cleared
2 75 (15.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 67 (13.76%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (11.91%) CCNA
5 52 (10.68%) Degree
6 49 (10.06%) MCSE
7 29 (5.95%) MCP
8 28 (5.75%) CISSP
8 28 (5.75%) SC Cleared
9 25 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 24 (4.93%) MCSA
11 19 (3.90%) MCITP
12 15 (3.08%) MCTS
13 12 (2.46%) HND
14 10 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 9 (1.85%) CCNP
16 8 (1.64%) CCA
16 8 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
16 8 (1.64%) ISTQB
16 8 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (21.15%) SLA
2 15 (3.08%) QA
3 13 (2.67%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.82%) 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
1 126 (25.87%) Active Directory
2 75 (15.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (8.01%) vSphere
4 19 (3.90%) Hyper-V
5 18 (3.70%) XenApp
6 8 (1.64%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.64%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.03%) XenServer
8 4 (0.82%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.82%) ISA Server
8 4 (0.82%) Xen
8 4 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.41%) Firmware
10 1 (0.21%) KVM
10 1 (0.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 30 (6.16%) SCCM
2 11 (2.26%) SCOM
3 10 (2.05%) Tivoli
4 9 (1.85%) NetBackup
4 9 (1.85%) Oracle ZFS
5 8 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 8 (1.64%) HP Data Protector
6 7 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.23%) DameWare
7 6 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (1.03%) WSUS
9 4 (0.82%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.62%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.21%) OpenView
12 1 (0.21%) Nmap
12 1 (0.21%) Puppet
12 1 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.21%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 182 (37.37%) Microsoft
2 113 (23.20%) VMware
3 80 (16.43%) Cisco
4 79 (16.22%) Citrix
5 44 (9.03%) HP
6 30 (6.16%) ServiceNow
7 27 (5.54%) Oracle
8 25 (5.13%) IBM
9 19 (3.90%) NetApp
10 17 (3.49%) Dell
11 16 (3.29%) Apple
12 12 (2.46%) Red Hat
12 12 (2.46%) CheckPoint
12 12 (2.46%) McAfee
12 12 (2.46%) CA
13 11 (2.26%) Brocade
14 10 (2.05%) Sun
14 10 (2.05%) Symantec
15 8 (1.64%) Juniper
16 7 (1.44%) EMC
Salford, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Devon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Alton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Ricoh UK
Salary: £18k
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: Unspecified Basic salary, plus shift allowance & benefits package.
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Coral Racing Ltd
Salary: up to 45k basic
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + excellent benefits inc bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £28k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £28k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + overtime and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
North Yorkshire Police
Salary: From £27,246 to £31,620 per annum (SCALE SO1/SO2)
Posted: 7 days ago
Wolverhampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Croydon
Land Registry
Salary: £22,000 - 28,601 per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago