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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ITIL Foundation Certificate
Rank 650 699 598
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -101
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 247 198 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 0.65% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 201 150 226
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £21,500 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%

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
29511 30422 30375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.43% 27.17% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 23175 24158 24577
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 £27,000 £27,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +53 237 £31,750 -2.30% 25
London +53 77 £42,500 -2.85% 9
South East +33 64 £23,500 -50.52% 7
Yorkshire +25 42 £36,250 +45.00% 3
North Yorkshire - 22 £43,750 - 3
Surrey +19 20 £21,750 -16.34% 2
Berkshire +14 19 £37,500 -28.22% 1
East of England +14 19 £31,500 -3.07% 1
West Yorkshire +9 18 £27,000 +8.00%
City of London +9 17 £37,500 -25.00%
Hampshire +15 16 £31,000 +5.08% 1
Slough +22 15 £37,500 -
Reigate - 15 £21,750 - 1
South West -36 14 £34,000 +21.42% 1
Leeds +13 11 £18,500 -32.48%
West Midlands -25 10 £27,500 -26.66% 2
Wiltshire -1 9 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Dudley -5 9 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Redhill - 8 £21,750 -
Fareham - 7 £23,500 -
Harrogate - 7 £30,000 -
South Wales -4 6 £25,250 +12.22% 1
Wales -7 6 £25,250 +12.22% 1
North West -11 6 £40,000 +8.84%
Essex - 5 £31,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £43,000 -
Loughton - 5 £31,500 - 1
Bradford - 5 £27,000 -
East Midlands +17 4 £20,000 -49.68% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 4 £20,000 -63.96%

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 500 (100.00%) ITIL
2 220 (44.00%) Windows
3 218 (43.60%) Microsoft
4 164 (32.80%) Active Directory
5 152 (30.40%) MS Excel
6 151 (30.20%) Service Management
7 144 (28.80%) MS Office
8 129 (25.80%) SLA
9 115 (23.00%) VMware
10 114 (22.80%) Microsoft Certification
11 105 (21.00%) Finance
12 95 (19.00%) Cisco
13 92 (18.40%) Windows 7
14 90 (18.00%) Citrix
15 84 (16.80%) Incident Management
16 83 (16.60%) Service Delivery
17 81 (16.20%) VMware Infrastructure
18 76 (15.20%) MS Exchange
19 74 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
20 73 (14.60%) Degree
21 67 (13.40%) ITSM
22 66 (13.20%) MCSE
22 66 (13.20%) SQL
23 63 (12.60%) Internet
24 60 (12.00%) Security Cleared
25 59 (11.80%) SQL Server
26 56 (11.20%) TCP/IP
27 55 (11.00%) HP
28 52 (10.40%) Windows Server 2008
29 49 (9.80%) DNS

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 76 (15.20%) MS Exchange
2 31 (6.20%) SharePoint
3 23 (4.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 21 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (4.00%) Lync
6 14 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (1.40%) IIS
8 5 (1.00%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.80%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.60%) Apache
10 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (0.60%) WorkSite
10 3 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.40%) Documentum
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 152 (30.40%) MS Excel
2 144 (28.80%) MS Office
3 20 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.60%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.80%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.40%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.20%) assyst
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.80%) Office 365
2 7 (1.40%) SaaS
3 6 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (12.60%) Internet
2 56 (11.20%) TCP/IP
3 49 (9.80%) DNS
4 48 (9.60%) LAN
5 41 (8.20%) DHCP
6 35 (7.00%) SAN
6 35 (7.00%) Firewall
7 30 (6.00%) WAN
8 24 (4.80%) VPN
9 17 (3.40%) VoIP
10 15 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (3.00%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (2.80%) NAS
12 13 (2.60%) Wireless
13 12 (2.40%) IP Telephony
14 11 (2.20%) FTP
15 10 (2.00%) HTTP
15 10 (2.00%) Ethernet
15 10 (2.00%) VLAN
15 10 (2.00%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (11.80%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.80%) SQL Server 2000
2 9 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.80%) QlikView
3 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.60%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.40%) OLTP
5 2 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.40%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (0.40%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.40%) MySQL
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 10 (2.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.00%) Subversion
2 5 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.20%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.20%) MSI
General
1 105 (21.00%) Finance
2 26 (5.20%) Legal
3 16 (3.20%) Banking
3 16 (3.20%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.80%) Back Office
5 12 (2.40%) Retail
6 11 (2.20%) Law
7 8 (1.60%) Welsh Language
8 5 (1.00%) Electronics
9 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.60%) German Language
10 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.40%) Advertising
10 2 (0.40%) Games
10 2 (0.40%) Military
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 189 (37.80%) Analyst
2 98 (19.60%) Support Analyst
3 76 (15.20%) Service Analyst
4 68 (13.60%) Service Desk Analyst
5 59 (11.80%) Support Engineer
6 47 (9.40%) 1st Line Support
7 40 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 36 (7.20%) Service Manager
9 30 (6.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 28 (5.60%) IT Support
10 28 (5.60%) Help Desk Analyst
10 28 (5.60%) Developer
11 21 (4.20%) Technical Support
12 20 (4.00%) Applications Support
13 18 (3.60%) Administrator
13 18 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (3.60%) Help Desk Support
13 18 (3.60%) Project Manager
13 18 (3.60%) Technical Engineer
13 18 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.60%) .NET
2 12 (2.40%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.20%) XML
3 6 (1.20%) Application Packaging
4 5 (1.00%) OAuth
4 5 (1.00%) SAML
4 5 (1.00%) SOAP
4 5 (1.00%) Web Services
4 5 (1.00%) REST
5 4 (0.80%) WSH
5 4 (0.80%) WCF
6 2 (0.40%) CSS
6 2 (0.40%) HTML
6 2 (0.40%) EDI
7 1 (0.20%) XSL
7 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.20%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.20%) XMPP
7 1 (0.20%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 74 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (8.40%) Blackberry
3 38 (7.60%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.40%) Clustering
5 10 (2.00%) e-Health
5 10 (2.00%) FlexPod
5 10 (2.00%) Statistics
6 9 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (1.40%) iPhone
7 7 (1.40%) iPad
7 7 (1.40%) Smartphone
8 6 (1.20%) Replication
8 6 (1.20%) NHS
9 5 (1.00%) CESG
9 5 (1.00%) PDA
9 5 (1.00%) PKI
9 5 (1.00%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.00%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.80%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.80%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 220 (44.00%) Windows
2 92 (18.40%) Windows 7
3 52 (10.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (9.40%) Linux
5 44 (8.80%) Windows XP
6 27 (5.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (3.80%) Windows 8
9 16 (3.20%) UNIX
10 11 (2.20%) Android
11 9 (1.80%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.80%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (1.40%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.00%) Windows Vista
13 5 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.60%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.60%) AIX
14 3 (0.60%) Solaris
15 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (100.00%) ITIL
2 151 (30.20%) Service Management
3 84 (16.80%) Incident Management
4 83 (16.60%) Service Delivery
5 67 (13.40%) ITSM
6 45 (9.00%) Project Management
7 44 (8.80%) Problem Management
8 41 (8.20%) Change Management
9 32 (6.40%) People Management
10 29 (5.80%) Coaching
10 29 (5.80%) Configuration Management
10 29 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 27 (5.40%) PRINCE2
11 27 (5.40%) Mentoring
11 27 (5.40%) Root Cause Analysis
12 25 (5.00%) Business Continuity
13 22 (4.40%) Asset Management
13 22 (4.40%) Matrix Management
14 20 (4.00%) E-Commerce
15 19 (3.80%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 66 (13.20%) SQL
2 32 (6.40%) C
3 31 (6.20%) C#
4 24 (4.80%) T-SQL
5 9 (1.80%) VB.NET
6 8 (1.60%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.20%) VB
7 6 (1.20%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.20%) Perl
8 4 (0.80%) VBScript
9 2 (0.40%) Java
10 1 (0.20%) PHP
10 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 114 (22.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (14.60%) Degree
3 66 (13.20%) MCSE
4 60 (12.00%) Security Cleared
5 46 (9.20%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (8.20%) MCP
7 40 (8.00%) CCNA
8 36 (7.20%) SC Cleared
9 35 (7.00%) MCSA
10 29 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 21 (4.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 20 (4.00%) MCITP
13 15 (3.00%) Citrix Certification
14 12 (2.40%) Network+ Certification
14 12 (2.40%) MCTS
15 10 (2.00%) HND
15 10 (2.00%) CISSP
16 9 (1.80%) A+ Certification
16 9 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
17 7 (1.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (25.80%) SLA
2 14 (2.80%) ISO 9001
3 10 (2.00%) QA
3 10 (2.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 164 (32.80%) Active Directory
2 81 (16.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (5.60%) Hyper-V
4 22 (4.40%) vSphere
5 18 (3.60%) VMware ESX
6 14 (2.80%) XenApp
7 13 (2.60%) ISA Server
8 11 (2.20%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.80%) XenServer
10 4 (0.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.60%) Xen
12 2 (0.40%) Firmware
12 2 (0.40%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.20%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.20%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 28 (5.60%) SCCM
2 18 (3.60%) SCOM
3 14 (2.80%) HP SIM
4 10 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (2.00%) Backup Exec
5 9 (1.80%) OpenView
6 7 (1.40%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (1.20%) DameWare
8 5 (1.00%) Tivoli
8 5 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (1.00%) HP Data Protector
8 5 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (0.80%) WMI
9 4 (0.80%) WSUS
10 3 (0.60%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.40%) AppManager
11 2 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.40%) vMotion
12 1 (0.20%) SCSM
Vendors
1 218 (43.60%) Microsoft
2 115 (23.00%) VMware
3 95 (19.00%) Cisco
4 90 (18.00%) Citrix
5 55 (11.00%) HP
6 25 (5.00%) NetApp
7 22 (4.40%) Dell
8 21 (4.20%) Oracle
9 20 (4.00%) Apple
9 20 (4.00%) Symantec
10 18 (3.60%) ServiceNow
11 15 (3.00%) McAfee
12 13 (2.60%) IBM
13 12 (2.40%) CA
14 11 (2.20%) Remedy
14 11 (2.20%) Mitel
15 9 (1.80%) CheckPoint
15 9 (1.80%) Juniper
16 6 (1.20%) Sun
16 6 (1.20%) Reuters
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + £5k Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £23500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: full corporate benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits + Perks
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: full corporate benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Intapeople
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Loughton, Essex
Venturi
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bonus & training
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Oakam Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
North Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago