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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ITIL Foundation Certificate
Rank 633 701 660
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -41
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 272 181 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.89% 0.63% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 219 150 207
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £100,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +23.07%

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
30465 28654 33810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 26.84% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 23768 23376 28477
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 £65,000 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +50 263 £31,500 -21.25% 33
London +56 110 £40,000 -14.43% 12
South East +13 62 £27,500 -26.66% 11
Harrow - 29 £40,000 -
Hampshire +8 26 £25,500 -27.14% 1
Yorkshire -36 20 £19,000 -45.71% 1
West Midlands +11 18 £35,000 +41.41% 2
South West -26 18 £23,500 -37.33% 4
Leeds -27 15 £18,500 -47.14%
West Yorkshire -33 15 £19,000 -45.71%
East Midlands +2 14 £20,500 -36.92% 1
North West -12 14 £35,500 -64.50% 2
Surrey +2 13 £27,500 -5.17% 3
Manchester +5 12 £39,375 +2.27%
City of London +15 10 £40,000 -2.43% 1
Fareham -2 9 £26,000 +23.80%
Wiltshire +1 8 £23,500 -39.35% 1
West Sussex -3 7 £31,250 +35.86%
Staffordshire -5 7 £35,000 +41.41% 1
Portsmouth -14 7 £25,500 -62.22%
East of England -14 7 £27,500 -31.25%
Northamptonshire -20 7 £20,500 -35.93% 1
Cambridgeshire - 7 £27,500 -
Buckinghamshire +3 6 £22,250 -30.46% 5
Cannock +1 6 £35,000 +41.41%
Brighton -13 6 £24,000 -
East Sussex -21 6 £24,000 -
Northampton -21 6 £19,250 -39.84%
Rugby - 6 £29,540 -
Peterborough - 6 £27,500 -

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 492 (100.00%) ITIL
2 204 (41.46%) Windows
3 181 (36.79%) Microsoft
4 153 (31.10%) Active Directory
5 136 (27.64%) MS Office
6 126 (25.61%) MS Excel
7 121 (24.59%) Service Management
8 101 (20.53%) Finance
9 98 (19.92%) SQL
10 97 (19.72%) ITSM
11 91 (18.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 90 (18.29%) Degree
13 89 (18.09%) SLA
14 88 (17.89%) Citrix
14 88 (17.89%) Service Delivery
15 83 (16.87%) Windows 7
16 81 (16.46%) MS Exchange
17 79 (16.06%) Cisco
18 73 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
19 71 (14.43%) VMware
20 69 (14.02%) Linux
21 63 (12.80%) Windows Server 2003
22 62 (12.60%) Windows XP
22 62 (12.60%) HP
23 61 (12.40%) Windows Server 2008
24 53 (10.77%) Firewall
25 51 (10.37%) Project Management
26 50 (10.16%) Configuration Management
27 49 (9.96%) Cisco Certification
28 47 (9.55%) TCP/IP

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 81 (16.46%) MS Exchange
2 29 (5.89%) SharePoint
3 25 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 22 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (4.07%) IIS
5 20 (4.07%) Lync
6 16 (3.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.22%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.02%) Apache
10 5 (1.02%) Oracle UPK
11 4 (0.81%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.61%) CMS
13 2 (0.41%) Drupal
14 1 (0.20%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.20%) nginx
14 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 136 (27.64%) MS Office
2 126 (25.61%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (2.24%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (2.03%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.81%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.03%) Oracle General Ledger
1 10 (2.03%) Oracle Payables
1 10 (2.03%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.42%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (1.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 6 (1.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 6 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (1.22%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (1.02%) assyst
5 5 (1.02%) Oracle AGIS
5 5 (1.02%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.49%) SaaS
2 9 (1.83%) Office 365
3 4 (0.81%) PaaS
4 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (10.77%) Firewall
2 47 (9.55%) TCP/IP
3 39 (7.93%) DNS
4 34 (6.91%) DHCP
5 29 (5.89%) VPN
6 27 (5.49%) Internet
7 23 (4.67%) LAN
8 22 (4.47%) Wireless
9 21 (4.27%) SAN
10 19 (3.86%) FTP
11 14 (2.85%) WAN
12 13 (2.64%) VoIP
13 9 (1.83%) Ethernet
13 9 (1.83%) DMZ
13 9 (1.83%) VLAN
14 8 (1.63%) NAS
14 8 (1.63%) SSL
14 8 (1.63%) OSPF
14 8 (1.63%) LDAP
15 6 (1.22%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (3.86%) MySQL
4 13 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.83%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.83%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.22%) DB2
9 6 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (1.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 6 (1.22%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.81%) Big Data
11 4 (0.81%) QlikView
11 4 (0.81%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.61%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 16 (3.25%) Visual Studio
2 15 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.81%) ReSharper
4 4 (0.81%) SpecFlow
4 4 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.20%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
General
1 101 (20.53%) Finance
2 28 (5.69%) Law
3 19 (3.86%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.66%) Legal
5 14 (2.85%) Publishing
6 11 (2.24%) Retail
7 9 (1.83%) French Language
8 7 (1.42%) Back Office
9 6 (1.22%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.22%) German Language
10 4 (0.81%) Games
10 4 (0.81%) Banking
11 3 (0.61%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.61%) Welsh Language
12 2 (0.41%) Automotive
13 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.20%) Local Government
13 1 (0.20%) Marketing
13 1 (0.20%) Billing
13 1 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 204 (41.46%) Analyst
2 88 (17.89%) Service Analyst
3 68 (13.82%) Service Desk Analyst
4 66 (13.41%) Support Analyst
5 39 (7.93%) Service Manager
6 25 (5.08%) Applications Support
6 25 (5.08%) Developer
7 24 (4.88%) Help Desk Analyst
8 23 (4.67%) Support Engineer
8 23 (4.67%) Help Desk Support
9 21 (4.27%) Team Leader
10 18 (3.66%) Help Desk Support Analyst
11 17 (3.46%) IT Support
12 16 (3.25%) 1st Line Support
13 15 (3.05%) Services Delivery Manager
13 15 (3.05%) Delivery Manager
13 15 (3.05%) 1st Line Support Analyst
14 14 (2.85%) Configuration Analyst
14 14 (2.85%) Applications Support Analyst
15 13 (2.64%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.11%) .NET
2 20 (4.07%) XML
3 18 (3.66%) Middleware
4 12 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 12 (2.44%) Web Services
4 12 (2.44%) WCF
5 10 (2.03%) Pthreads
5 10 (2.03%) .NET Framework
6 9 (1.83%) HTML
6 9 (1.83%) J2EE
7 6 (1.22%) CSS
7 6 (1.22%) Java EE
7 6 (1.22%) LAMP
8 5 (1.02%) COM
9 3 (0.61%) JDBC
9 3 (0.61%) XSL
9 3 (0.61%) ODBC
9 3 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.61%) Application Packaging
10 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 73 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (8.13%) Management Information System
3 30 (6.10%) CMDB
4 29 (5.89%) Blackberry
5 19 (3.86%) Client/Server
6 17 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.64%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.24%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.63%) Fat Client
9 8 (1.63%) Informatics
9 8 (1.63%) Mathematics
9 8 (1.63%) Open Source
9 8 (1.63%) Thin Client
10 7 (1.42%) iPhone
11 6 (1.22%) iPad
11 6 (1.22%) Statistics
12 5 (1.02%) PDA
12 5 (1.02%) DataPower
12 5 (1.02%) Social Media
12 5 (1.02%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 204 (41.46%) Windows
2 83 (16.87%) Windows 7
3 69 (14.02%) Linux
4 63 (12.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 62 (12.60%) Windows XP
6 61 (12.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (8.94%) UNIX
8 13 (2.64%) Windows 8
8 13 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (2.64%) Windows 2000 Server
9 10 (2.03%) AIX
10 9 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.63%) Mac OS
12 7 (1.42%) CentOS
12 7 (1.42%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.22%) Windows 2000
14 5 (1.02%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.02%) Windows Vista
14 5 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (100.00%) ITIL
2 121 (24.59%) Service Management
3 97 (19.72%) ITSM
4 88 (17.89%) Service Delivery
5 51 (10.37%) Project Management
6 50 (10.16%) Configuration Management
7 44 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (8.33%) Incident Management
9 35 (7.11%) Change Management
10 32 (6.50%) Migration
11 31 (6.30%) Problem Management
12 28 (5.69%) E-Commerce
13 20 (4.07%) Release Management
14 19 (3.86%) PRINCE2
15 18 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (3.66%) Time Management
16 17 (3.46%) Change Control
17 16 (3.25%) Line Management
18 15 (3.05%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 98 (19.92%) SQL
2 38 (7.72%) Java
3 27 (5.49%) C
4 23 (4.67%) C#
5 16 (3.25%) PL/SQL
6 14 (2.85%) Shell Script
7 12 (2.44%) Perl
8 10 (2.03%) Objective-C
9 9 (1.83%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.22%) VBScript
10 6 (1.22%) VB
11 5 (1.02%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.02%) Python
11 5 (1.02%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.81%) PHP
13 2 (0.41%) AWK
13 2 (0.41%) VB6
13 2 (0.41%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.41%) C++
13 2 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 91 (18.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 90 (18.29%) Degree
3 49 (9.96%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (9.15%) CCNA
5 39 (7.93%) Security Cleared
6 38 (7.72%) MCSA
7 27 (5.49%) SC Cleared
8 26 (5.28%) MCP
9 22 (4.47%) MCSE
10 21 (4.27%) MCSD
11 15 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (3.05%) MCITP
12 12 (2.44%) ISEB
13 11 (2.24%) MCDBA
14 10 (2.03%) MCAD
15 9 (1.83%) CCNP
15 9 (1.83%) HND
16 8 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 7 (1.42%) PMI Certification
18 6 (1.22%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (18.09%) SLA
2 27 (5.49%) QA
3 9 (1.83%) 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
1 153 (31.10%) Active Directory
2 39 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.46%) XenApp
4 13 (2.64%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.64%) MetaFrame
4 13 (2.64%) Terminal Services
5 9 (1.83%) UAG
6 8 (1.63%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.22%) vSphere
8 4 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (0.81%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.41%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.20%) KVM
10 1 (0.20%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.20%) XenServer
10 1 (0.20%) Nmap
10 1 (0.20%) Squid
10 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 31 (6.30%) SCCM
2 17 (3.46%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (2.03%) WSUS
4 6 (1.22%) Puppet
4 6 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (1.22%) NetBackup
4 6 (1.22%) HP Data Protector
5 5 (1.02%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.81%) SCOM
7 3 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.61%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.41%) WMI
8 2 (0.41%) AppDNA
8 2 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.20%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.20%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 181 (36.79%) Microsoft
2 88 (17.89%) Citrix
3 79 (16.06%) Cisco
4 71 (14.43%) VMware
5 62 (12.60%) HP
6 46 (9.35%) Oracle
7 34 (6.91%) ServiceNow
8 26 (5.28%) Symantec
9 23 (4.67%) ProCurve
10 20 (4.07%) Remedy
11 19 (3.86%) Apple
12 17 (3.46%) Dell
13 14 (2.85%) Red Hat
14 12 (2.44%) IBM
15 11 (2.24%) Avaya
15 11 (2.24%) CheckPoint
16 9 (1.83%) EMC
16 9 (1.83%) Sybase
16 9 (1.83%) SonicWALL
17 6 (1.22%) Mitel
Hanslope Park, Milton Keynes
FCO Services
Salary: £22,000 plus £1,000 location allowance and great benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: Yesterday
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Tank Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18500 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Resource Solutions - Threadneedle
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent/Surrey
Church International
Salary: Upon application
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 30-50k + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Atos
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Atos
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Basingstoke
Capita - ITIN
Posted: 12 days ago