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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ITIL Foundation Certificate
Rank 639 731 655
Rank change year-on-year
+92 -76
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 256 170 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.83% 0.58% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 204 126 197
Average salary £29,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.17% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,500 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-22.85% -2.77%

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
30703 29071 33147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.27% 26.77% 28.97%
Number of salaries quoted 24261 23707 27567
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +106 251 £29,500 -21.33% 45
London +72 94 £40,000 -14.89% 13
South East +3 58 £27,500 -32.09% 10
South West -2 26 £26,250 -17.45% 4
Surrey - 26 £27,500 - 5
Yorkshire -27 25 £19,000 -48.99% 9
East Midlands +16 22 £20,500 -48.10% 2
Northamptonshire - 22 £20,500 - 2
Northampton - 21 £20,500 -
West Yorkshire -29 18 £19,000 -45.71% 5
Harrow - 18 £40,000 -
Leeds -25 17 £19,000 -45.71% 3
City of London +26 15 £40,000 -9.09% 2
North West -9 11 £40,250 -17.43% 1
West Midlands -18 11 £35,000 +41.41% 3
Buckinghamshire +6 10 £22,250 -30.46% 2
Manchester 0 10 £40,250 +46.36% 1
West Sussex +4 8 £32,500 -19.75%
Wiltshire 0 8 £23,500 -37.33%
Milton Keynes -2 8 £22,250 -30.46%
Dewsbury - 8 £19,000 -
Bradford - 8 £19,000 -
Wakefield - 8 £19,000 - 1
Hampshire -6 7 £25,500 -21.53%
North Yorkshire -8 7 £47,500 - 2
Exeter -1 6 £29,500 +1.72% 2
Somerset -11 6 £39,375 -0.31% 1
Devon -15 6 £29,500 +1.72% 2
Addlestone - 6 £23,500 - 2
Croydon - 5 £24,000 -

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 503 (100.00%) ITIL
2 216 (42.94%) Windows
3 213 (42.35%) Microsoft
4 164 (32.60%) MS Office
5 161 (32.01%) Active Directory
6 142 (28.23%) Service Management
7 140 (27.83%) MS Excel
8 112 (22.27%) ITSM
9 109 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 96 (19.09%) Service Delivery
11 95 (18.89%) Citrix
12 93 (18.49%) MS Exchange
12 93 (18.49%) Degree
13 92 (18.29%) SLA
13 92 (18.29%) Cisco
14 91 (18.09%) Windows 7
14 91 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
15 86 (17.10%) SQL
16 84 (16.70%) Finance
17 81 (16.10%) VMware
18 71 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
19 67 (13.32%) Windows Server 2003
20 65 (12.92%) Windows XP
21 60 (11.93%) HP
22 56 (11.13%) Linux
23 55 (10.93%) Project Management
23 55 (10.93%) Firewall
23 55 (10.93%) VMware Infrastructure
24 54 (10.74%) Security Cleared
24 54 (10.74%) Cisco Certification

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 93 (18.49%) MS Exchange
2 37 (7.36%) SharePoint
3 30 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 23 (4.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 20 (3.98%) Lync
7 14 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (2.58%) IIS
9 11 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.19%) Apache
10 6 (1.19%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.80%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.80%) Oracle UPK
13 3 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (0.60%) CMS
14 2 (0.40%) Drupal
15 1 (0.20%) nginx
15 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 164 (32.60%) MS Office
2 140 (27.83%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.39%) MS Visio
5 11 (2.19%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.80%) MS Project
6 4 (0.80%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (1.59%) Oracle General Ledger
1 8 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
1 8 (1.59%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.19%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (0.99%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 5 (0.99%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 5 (0.99%) assyst
4 5 (0.99%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.80%) Oracle AGIS
5 4 (0.80%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.17%) SaaS
2 10 (1.99%) Office 365
3 4 (0.80%) PaaS
4 2 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (10.93%) Firewall
2 50 (9.94%) DNS
3 46 (9.15%) TCP/IP
4 43 (8.55%) DHCP
5 35 (6.96%) Internet
6 31 (6.16%) Wireless
6 31 (6.16%) VPN
7 26 (5.17%) LAN
8 25 (4.97%) SAN
9 19 (3.78%) VLAN
10 15 (2.98%) VoIP
11 13 (2.58%) WAN
11 13 (2.58%) FTP
12 12 (2.39%) SSL
13 11 (2.19%) IP Telephony
14 10 (1.99%) Ethernet
15 9 (1.79%) OSPF
15 9 (1.79%) Broadband
16 7 (1.39%) NAS
17 6 (1.19%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.98%) MySQL
3 18 (3.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.99%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.19%) DB2
9 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.99%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (0.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 5 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (0.99%) QlikView
10 4 (0.80%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.80%) Big Data
10 4 (0.80%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.60%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (3.18%) Visual Studio
1 16 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.99%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (0.80%) ReSharper
3 4 (0.80%) SpecFlow
3 4 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
General
1 84 (16.70%) Finance
2 33 (6.56%) Law
3 19 (3.78%) Legal
4 16 (3.18%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.59%) Publishing
5 8 (1.59%) Back Office
5 8 (1.59%) Welsh Language
6 6 (1.19%) Retail
7 5 (0.99%) General Ledger
7 5 (0.99%) French Language
8 4 (0.80%) Games
8 4 (0.80%) German Language
9 3 (0.60%) Banking
10 2 (0.40%) Advertising
10 2 (0.40%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) Marketing
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 200 (39.76%) Analyst
2 88 (17.50%) Service Analyst
3 82 (16.30%) Support Analyst
4 65 (12.92%) Service Desk Analyst
5 42 (8.35%) Service Manager
6 32 (6.36%) Help Desk Analyst
7 27 (5.37%) 1st Line Support
7 27 (5.37%) Support Engineer
8 26 (5.17%) Help Desk Support
9 23 (4.57%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 23 (4.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 21 (4.17%) Applications Support
10 21 (4.17%) Developer
11 20 (3.98%) IT Support
12 18 (3.58%) Team Leader
13 15 (2.98%) Configuration Analyst
13 15 (2.98%) 2nd Line Support
14 13 (2.58%) IT Support Analyst
15 12 (2.39%) Administrator
15 12 (2.39%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.96%) .NET
2 15 (2.98%) XML
3 14 (2.78%) ASP.NET
4 13 (2.58%) Middleware
5 11 (2.19%) .NET Framework
5 11 (2.19%) WCF
6 10 (1.99%) HTML
7 9 (1.79%) Application Packaging
8 8 (1.59%) Web Services
9 7 (1.39%) LAMP
10 6 (1.19%) J2EE
10 6 (1.19%) CSS
10 6 (1.19%) Java EE
11 5 (0.99%) Pthreads
11 5 (0.99%) COM
12 4 (0.80%) XSL
12 4 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (0.60%) ODBC
13 3 (0.60%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 91 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (9.94%) Management Information System
3 38 (7.55%) Blackberry
4 26 (5.17%) CMDB
5 21 (4.17%) Client/Server
6 18 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.58%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.58%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (1.79%) Open Source
9 8 (1.59%) PDA
9 8 (1.59%) Informatics
10 7 (1.39%) iPhone
10 7 (1.39%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.39%) Clustering
11 6 (1.19%) Thin Client
11 6 (1.19%) Fat Client
11 6 (1.19%) iPad
12 5 (0.99%) DataPower
12 5 (0.99%) Statistics
13 4 (0.80%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 216 (42.94%) Windows
2 91 (18.09%) Windows 7
3 71 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (13.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 65 (12.92%) Windows XP
6 56 (11.13%) Linux
7 40 (7.95%) UNIX
8 16 (3.18%) Windows 8
8 16 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (2.58%) Windows 2000 Server
10 9 (1.79%) Android
10 9 (1.79%) Mac OS
11 8 (1.59%) Windows Vista
12 7 (1.39%) AIX
13 6 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.80%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.80%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.80%) CentOS
14 4 (0.80%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 503 (100.00%) ITIL
2 142 (28.23%) Service Management
3 112 (22.27%) ITSM
4 96 (19.09%) Service Delivery
5 55 (10.93%) Project Management
6 49 (9.74%) Configuration Management
7 43 (8.55%) Incident Management
8 38 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (6.96%) Change Management
10 31 (6.16%) Migration
11 30 (5.96%) E-Commerce
12 24 (4.77%) PRINCE2
13 22 (4.37%) Problem Management
14 20 (3.98%) Line Management
15 19 (3.78%) Release Management
16 18 (3.58%) Business Continuity
16 18 (3.58%) Risk Management
16 18 (3.58%) Disaster Recovery
17 17 (3.38%) Change Control
18 15 (2.98%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (17.10%) SQL
2 37 (7.36%) C
3 29 (5.77%) Java
4 27 (5.37%) C#
5 10 (1.99%) PL/SQL
6 9 (1.79%) Shell Script
6 9 (1.79%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.19%) VBScript
7 6 (1.19%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.19%) Perl
7 6 (1.19%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.99%) Objective-C
9 4 (0.80%) PHP
9 4 (0.80%) VB
10 3 (0.60%) VB6
11 2 (0.40%) Python
11 2 (0.40%) AWK
11 2 (0.40%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.40%) R
12 1 (0.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 109 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 93 (18.49%) Degree
3 54 (10.74%) Security Cleared
3 54 (10.74%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (9.94%) CCNA
5 44 (8.75%) SC Cleared
6 34 (6.76%) MCSA
7 30 (5.96%) MCP
8 25 (4.97%) MCSE
9 23 (4.57%) MCSD
10 14 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (2.39%) HND
11 12 (2.39%) CCNP
11 12 (2.39%) MCITP
12 11 (2.19%) Citrix Certification
12 11 (2.19%) MCDBA
12 11 (2.19%) MCAD
13 10 (1.99%) ISEB
13 10 (1.99%) A+ Certification
14 9 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (18.29%) SLA
2 28 (5.57%) QA
3 16 (3.18%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.60%) HL7
6 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 161 (32.01%) Active Directory
2 55 (10.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.37%) Hyper-V
4 19 (3.78%) XenApp
5 14 (2.78%) XenDesktop
6 11 (2.19%) Terminal Services
6 11 (2.19%) MetaFrame
7 10 (1.99%) VMware ESX
8 9 (1.79%) vSphere
8 9 (1.79%) UAG
9 6 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (0.99%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.40%) XenServer
12 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.20%) KVM
13 1 (0.20%) Nmap
13 1 (0.20%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.20%) Squid
13 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 34 (6.76%) SCCM
2 17 (3.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (2.19%) WSUS
4 8 (1.59%) SCOM
5 7 (1.39%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.80%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.80%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.60%) HP SIM
7 3 (0.60%) Puppet
7 3 (0.60%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.60%) OpenView
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.40%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.20%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.20%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.20%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 213 (42.35%) Microsoft
2 95 (18.89%) Citrix
3 92 (18.29%) Cisco
4 81 (16.10%) VMware
5 60 (11.93%) HP
6 38 (7.55%) Oracle
7 30 (5.96%) Symantec
8 29 (5.77%) ServiceNow
9 28 (5.57%) Apple
10 23 (4.57%) ProCurve
11 22 (4.37%) Dell
12 14 (2.78%) Remedy
13 13 (2.58%) Mitel
14 12 (2.39%) CheckPoint
15 11 (2.19%) Red Hat
15 11 (2.19%) Avaya
16 10 (1.99%) Sybase
17 9 (1.79%) Altiris
17 9 (1.79%) SonicWALL
17 9 (1.79%) EMC
Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Trowse, Norfolk
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus overtime and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Maidstone And Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
LV=
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Capita
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £5000 - £45000 per annum + Plus Car + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago