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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ITIL Foundation Certificate
Rank 710 698 749
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +51
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 243 245 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 0.85% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 169 197 139
Average salary £41,125 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.66% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,560 £21,750 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%

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
28445 28992 28090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 28.03% 27.73% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22750 23158 22047
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 5 February 2016 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 5 February 2016. 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 +4 229 £42,375 +36.69% 22
London +10 87 £45,000 +7.14% 6
South East -11 53 £42,250 +36.29% 4
Yorkshire +4 34 £45,000 +66.66% 4
South West +3 25 £33,500 -1.47% 1
West Yorkshire +10 24 £28,500 +26.66% 3
Leeds +6 24 £28,500 +39.02% 3
Hampshire +27 23 £38,625 +24.59% 2
Wiltshire +13 14 £33,500 -1.47% 1
East Midlands +12 14 £23,000 -39.47% 1
Berkshire 0 13 £47,500 +26.66% 1
North Yorkshire +12 10 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Fareham +12 10 £25,500 +8.51% 1
City of London +57 9 £45,000 +8.43%
Slough +1 9 £42,500 +13.33%
Wimbledon - 9 - -
Nottingham - 9 £39,250 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 9 £39,250 - 1
Southampton - 8 £42,250 -
Harrogate +15 7 £45,000 +164.70% 1
Wales +9 7 £27,500 -
South Wales +6 7 £27,500 -
East of England -8 7 £33,734 +64.55% 3
Surrey -12 7 £26,583 +13.11% 1
West Sussex +4 6 £43,000 -
Cardiff +2 6 £25,000 -9.09%
Croydon -3 6 £42,500 +77.08%
Gatwick - 6 £43,000 -
Manchester +24 5 £37,500 -2.59%
Northamptonshire +3 5 £22,200 -41.57%

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 462 (100.00%) ITIL
2 226 (48.92%) Microsoft
3 182 (39.39%) Windows
4 150 (32.47%) MS Excel
5 120 (25.97%) SQL
6 115 (24.89%) Active Directory
7 110 (23.81%) VMware
8 100 (21.65%) Service Management
9 99 (21.43%) Finance
10 88 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 76 (16.45%) MS Office
12 74 (16.02%) Citrix
12 74 (16.02%) Degree
13 72 (15.58%) Windows Server
14 65 (14.07%) VMware Infrastructure
14 65 (14.07%) SLA
14 65 (14.07%) Cisco
14 65 (14.07%) MS Exchange
15 61 (13.20%) Security Cleared
16 57 (12.34%) Service Delivery
17 52 (11.26%) Windows Server 2008
18 51 (11.04%) MCSE
19 50 (10.82%) Incident Management
20 49 (10.61%) SQL Server
20 49 (10.61%) Unix
21 48 (10.39%) Cisco Certification
22 45 (9.74%) MCSA
22 45 (9.74%) Windows 7
23 44 (9.52%) SC Cleared
24 43 (9.31%) Change Management

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 65 (14.07%) MS Exchange
2 34 (7.36%) Apache
3 27 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (2.60%) Lync
6 11 (2.38%) SharePoint
7 10 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (1.95%) JBoss
8 9 (1.95%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.52%) IIS
10 4 (0.87%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.43%) SAS
13 1 (0.22%) CMS
13 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 150 (32.47%) MS Excel
2 76 (16.45%) MS Office
3 11 (2.38%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.22%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.22%) MS Project
6 1 (0.22%) ProjectWise
6 1 (0.22%) Revit
Business Applications
1 8 (1.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.87%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.43%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.81%) Office 365
2 12 (2.60%) SaaS
3 4 (0.87%) IaaS
3 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.65%) PaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (7.79%) DNS
2 31 (6.71%) Firewall
3 30 (6.49%) TCP/IP
4 22 (4.76%) Internet
5 21 (4.55%) LAN
6 20 (4.33%) DHCP
7 18 (3.90%) SAN
8 16 (3.46%) WAN
9 12 (2.60%) VoIP
10 11 (2.38%) VPN
11 9 (1.95%) LDAP
12 7 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (1.52%) FTP
12 7 (1.52%) InfiniBand
12 7 (1.52%) iSCSI
12 7 (1.52%) NAS
13 6 (1.30%) Network Security
13 6 (1.30%) Wireless
14 5 (1.08%) MPLS
14 5 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.87%) Relational Database
3 20 (4.33%) Oracle Database
4 16 (3.46%) RDBMS
4 16 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (1.52%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.87%) MySQL
10 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.43%) SQLPlus
12 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (2.81%) JIRA
2 11 (2.38%) Subversion
2 11 (2.38%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
3 9 (1.95%) Ant
3 9 (1.95%) FishEye
3 9 (1.95%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.95%) Hudson
3 9 (1.95%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.43%) Toad
4 2 (0.43%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 99 (21.43%) Finance
2 30 (6.49%) Legal
3 29 (6.28%) Retail
3 29 (6.28%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.98%) Banking
5 11 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.16%) Advertising
6 10 (2.16%) Welsh Language
7 7 (1.52%) Online Betting
8 6 (1.30%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.30%) Local Government
9 5 (1.08%) Back Office
10 4 (0.87%) Automotive
10 4 (0.87%) Law
10 4 (0.87%) Publishing
11 2 (0.43%) Games
12 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 167 (36.15%) Analyst
2 86 (18.61%) Support Analyst
3 63 (13.64%) Administrator
4 51 (11.04%) Applications Support
5 45 (9.74%) Service Analyst
6 44 (9.52%) Support Engineer
7 35 (7.58%) Service Desk Analyst
8 33 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
9 25 (5.41%) DBA
9 25 (5.41%) SQL DBA
10 23 (4.98%) Service Manager
10 23 (4.98%) Systems Administrator
10 23 (4.98%) Team Leader
11 21 (4.55%) Developer
11 21 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
12 20 (4.33%) IT Analyst
13 16 (3.46%) Analyst Developer
13 16 (3.46%) Help Desk Analyst
13 16 (3.46%) IT Support
14 14 (3.03%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.84%) .NET
2 15 (3.25%) ASP.NET
3 12 (2.60%) HTML
4 11 (2.38%) Web Services
5 8 (1.73%) Middleware
6 7 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (1.30%) WCF
8 5 (1.08%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.08%) J2EE
8 5 (1.08%) Struts
9 4 (0.87%) XML
10 2 (0.43%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.43%) CSS
10 2 (0.43%) POSIX
10 2 (0.43%) REST
10 2 (0.43%) SOAP
11 1 (0.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (8.01%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.11%) CMDB
4 13 (2.81%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.60%) Blackberry
5 12 (2.60%) Data Centre
6 11 (2.38%) CLARiiON
7 10 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.95%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.95%) EMC VNX
8 9 (1.95%) N-Tier
8 9 (1.95%) User Experience
9 8 (1.73%) Symmetrix
10 7 (1.52%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.52%) EqualLogic
10 7 (1.52%) IPTV
10 7 (1.52%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.52%) Over-the-Top Content
10 7 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (1.30%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 182 (39.39%) Windows
2 72 (15.58%) Windows Server
3 52 (11.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (10.61%) Unix
5 45 (9.74%) Windows 7
6 40 (8.66%) Linux
7 28 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (4.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (4.55%) Windows 8
10 17 (3.68%) Windows XP
11 16 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (2.16%) Solaris
13 6 (1.30%) AIX
13 6 (1.30%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.87%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (0.65%) Android
16 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (100.00%) ITIL
2 100 (21.65%) Service Management
3 57 (12.34%) Service Delivery
4 50 (10.82%) Incident Management
5 43 (9.31%) Change Management
5 43 (9.31%) E-Commerce
6 41 (8.87%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (8.01%) ITSM
8 36 (7.79%) Asset Management
9 35 (7.58%) Configuration Management
10 33 (7.14%) Project Management
11 29 (6.28%) Problem Management
12 25 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
12 25 (5.41%) Database Theory
12 25 (5.41%) Relational Database Theory
12 25 (5.41%) Release Management
13 24 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
14 22 (4.76%) Data Protection
14 22 (4.76%) SDLC
15 21 (4.55%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 120 (25.97%) SQL
2 31 (6.71%) C#
3 20 (4.33%) C
4 18 (3.90%) T-SQL
5 12 (2.60%) Shell Script
6 11 (2.38%) PL/SQL
7 9 (1.95%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.73%) Java
9 6 (1.30%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.65%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.43%) AWK
11 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.43%) Korn
11 2 (0.43%) Perl
12 1 (0.22%) Python
12 1 (0.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 88 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (16.02%) Degree
3 61 (13.20%) Security Cleared
4 51 (11.04%) MCSE
5 48 (10.39%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (9.74%) MCSA
7 44 (9.52%) SC Cleared
8 41 (8.87%) CCNA
9 40 (8.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 38 (8.23%) MCTS
11 32 (6.93%) MCITP
12 30 (6.49%) CCA
12 30 (6.49%) Citrix Certification
13 25 (5.41%) MCDBA
14 13 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (2.60%) A+ Certification
15 12 (2.60%) CCNP
15 12 (2.60%) MCP
16 7 (1.52%) ISEB
17 5 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (14.07%) SLA
2 31 (6.71%) QA
3 14 (3.03%) ISO 9001
4 11 (2.38%) Solvency II
5 6 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.87%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.22%) COBIT
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 115 (24.89%) Active Directory
2 65 (14.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.90%) Hyper-V
3 18 (3.90%) vSphere
4 11 (2.38%) XenApp
5 6 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.30%) XenDesktop
5 6 (1.30%) XenServer
6 3 (0.65%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.65%) vCloud
7 2 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.43%) SRDF
8 1 (0.22%) KVM
8 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 35 (7.58%) SCCM
2 15 (3.25%) SCOM
3 13 (2.81%) Backup Exec
4 12 (2.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 11 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
6 10 (2.16%) Tivoli
7 8 (1.73%) CA Wily
7 8 (1.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 8 (1.73%) Oracle ZFS
8 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 7 (1.52%) WSUS
9 6 (1.30%) HP SIM
9 6 (1.30%) Nagios
9 6 (1.30%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.65%) CiscoWorks
10 3 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.43%) AppDNA
11 2 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.43%) EMC TimeFinder
Vendors
1 226 (48.92%) Microsoft
2 110 (23.81%) VMware
3 74 (16.02%) Citrix
4 65 (14.07%) Cisco
5 42 (9.09%) HP
6 33 (7.14%) Oracle
7 27 (5.84%) EMC
8 26 (5.63%) NetApp
9 17 (3.68%) CA
10 16 (3.46%) Red Hat
11 15 (3.25%) ServiceNow
11 15 (3.25%) Symantec
12 12 (2.60%) IBM
12 12 (2.60%) Remedy
13 11 (2.38%) SolarWinds
14 8 (1.73%) BMC
14 8 (1.73%) Dell
14 8 (1.73%) Nimsoft
15 7 (1.52%) Adobe
16 6 (1.30%) Veritas
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits and Pensions
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Vadis People
Salary: Up to £36,000 + Good Bens Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Pension/Package/Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Overtime + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 + on call (dependent on experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
First Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: To £40,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London, London, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: To £40,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui
Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonuses and and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + v strong Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham
Nottingham Building Society
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Head Office, Hanger Lane, London
River Island
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita plc
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
EDM Group
Salary: From £17,000 to £24,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Transactor Global Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 10 days ago