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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ITIL Foundation Certificate
Rank 652 654 683
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +29
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 247 268 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 0.85% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 194 217 178
Average salary £37,000 £32,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -20.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,300 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £27,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -31.25%

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
29344 31469 29232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.29% 27.05% 27.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23656 24394 23747
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 August 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 August 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 -8 231 £37,500 +19.04% 20
South East +20 75 £38,000 +46.15% 7
London -20 53 £55,000 +42.85% 7
Yorkshire +22 35 £35,000 +84.21% 1
Hampshire +21 31 £45,000 +76.47% 3
South West +9 29 £45,000 +80.00% 1
West Yorkshire +20 26 £31,750 +28.59%
Leeds +19 23 £27,500 +11.38%
Surrey +23 22 £33,000 +20.00% 2
Berkshire +24 17 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Wiltshire +11 15 £46,377 +97.34%
North West -1 15 £33,000 +1.53%
City of London +32 14 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Slough +8 13 £45,000 +125.00%
East Midlands +6 13 £21,000 -39.13% 1
Portsmouth +24 10 £45,000 +76.47%
Northamptonshire +10 10 £21,000 +2.43%
North Yorkshire +10 9 £50,000 +102.02% 1
Northampton +8 9 £21,000 +2.43%
Devon - 9 £31,000 -
Exeter - 8 £31,000 -
East of England +17 7 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Wales -5 7 £31,500 +26.00% 3
South Wales -8 7 £31,500 +26.00% 3
Staines -12 7 £37,000 +34.54%
Cheshire - 6 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire +11 5 £37,500 +36.36%
Harrogate -6 5 £50,000 +212.50%
Canary Wharf - 5 £65,000 -
Lancashire - 5 £35,000 -

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 467 (100.00%) ITIL
2 221 (47.32%) Windows
3 182 (38.97%) Microsoft
4 141 (30.19%) Service Management
5 138 (29.55%) MS Excel
6 107 (22.91%) Analytical Skills
7 103 (22.06%) Active Directory
8 101 (21.63%) VMware
9 92 (19.70%) MS Office
10 90 (19.27%) SLA
11 87 (18.63%) Finance
12 84 (17.99%) Security Cleared
13 76 (16.27%) ITSM
14 73 (15.63%) Linux
15 72 (15.42%) TCP/IP
16 71 (15.20%) Citrix
16 71 (15.20%) Cisco Certification
17 69 (14.78%) Microsoft Certification
18 68 (14.56%) Service Delivery
19 67 (14.35%) VMware Infrastructure
20 66 (14.13%) Cisco
21 65 (13.92%) DNS
21 65 (13.92%) CCNA
21 65 (13.92%) Firewall
21 65 (13.92%) Windows 7
22 63 (13.49%) SQL
23 61 (13.06%) Management Information System
23 61 (13.06%) Incident Management
24 58 (12.42%) Windows Server 2008
25 53 (11.35%) DHCP

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 51 (10.92%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.43%) Apache
2 16 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (1.93%) Lync
5 8 (1.71%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (1.28%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.28%) IIS
8 5 (1.07%) CMS
9 4 (0.86%) JBoss
10 3 (0.64%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.21%) WorkSite
Applications
1 138 (29.55%) MS Excel
2 92 (19.70%) MS Office
3 16 (3.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.86%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.43%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.43%) Orchard Housing
2 2 (0.43%) Academy Housing
2 2 (0.43%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.07%) SaaS
1 5 (1.07%) Office 365
2 4 (0.86%) IaaS
3 3 (0.64%) PaaS
4 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (15.42%) TCP/IP
2 65 (13.92%) Firewall
2 65 (13.92%) DNS
3 53 (11.35%) DHCP
4 50 (10.71%) LAN
5 41 (8.78%) WAN
6 40 (8.57%) Internet
7 36 (7.71%) Network Security
8 35 (7.49%) SAN
9 33 (7.07%) FTP
10 30 (6.42%) HTTP
11 28 (6.00%) SMTP
11 28 (6.00%) DMZ
11 28 (6.00%) X.400
12 20 (4.28%) VoIP
13 17 (3.64%) VPN
14 12 (2.57%) Ethernet
14 12 (2.57%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (2.57%) Cisco Nexus
15 10 (2.14%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.35%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.57%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.36%) RDBMS
4 7 (1.50%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.21%) Redis
7 1 (0.21%) Infinispan
7 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.21%) QlikView
7 1 (0.21%) MySQL
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (3.85%) Subversion
2 14 (3.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.28%) Ant
4 5 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (0.86%) Hudson
5 4 (0.86%) FishEye
5 4 (0.86%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.86%) JIRA
6 2 (0.43%) Git (software)
General
1 87 (18.63%) Finance
2 25 (5.35%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.64%) Legal
4 16 (3.43%) Banking
5 14 (3.00%) Welsh Language
6 10 (2.14%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.93%) Retail
7 9 (1.93%) German Language
8 8 (1.71%) Back Office
9 7 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.07%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.07%) Advertising
11 4 (0.86%) Law
11 4 (0.86%) Online Betting
12 3 (0.64%) Local Government
12 3 (0.64%) Publishing
13 2 (0.43%) Games
13 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 161 (34.48%) Analyst
2 79 (16.92%) Support Analyst
3 46 (9.85%) Support Engineer
4 40 (8.57%) Network Engineer
5 34 (7.28%) Service Analyst
6 33 (7.07%) Service Manager
7 30 (6.42%) Security Engineer
8 29 (6.21%) Administrator
9 28 (6.00%) Applications Support
9 28 (6.00%) Network Security Engineer
10 27 (5.78%) Service Desk Analyst
11 24 (5.14%) Help Desk Analyst
11 24 (5.14%) 1st Line Support
12 20 (4.28%) 2nd Line Support
13 19 (4.07%) Technical Engineer
14 18 (3.85%) Technical Support
14 18 (3.85%) Developer
15 17 (3.64%) IT Support
16 16 (3.43%) Applications Support Analyst
17 15 (3.21%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.85%) .NET
2 15 (3.21%) ASP.NET
3 11 (2.36%) Web Services
4 10 (2.14%) XML
5 4 (0.86%) WSH
6 2 (0.43%) SAML
6 2 (0.43%) WCF
6 2 (0.43%) OAuth
6 2 (0.43%) REST
6 2 (0.43%) EDI
6 2 (0.43%) SOAP
7 1 (0.21%) HTML
7 1 (0.21%) COM
7 1 (0.21%) JMS
7 1 (0.21%) LAMP
7 1 (0.21%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 107 (22.91%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (13.06%) Management Information System
3 29 (6.21%) Data Centre
4 28 (6.00%) CESG
5 24 (5.14%) Blackberry
6 19 (4.07%) Statistics
7 11 (2.36%) iPhone
7 11 (2.36%) iPad
7 11 (2.36%) FlexPod
8 10 (2.14%) e-Health
9 9 (1.93%) HACMP
9 9 (1.93%) AS400
9 9 (1.93%) Replication
9 9 (1.93%) LPAR
9 9 (1.93%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.71%) CMDB
11 7 (1.50%) Fat Client
11 7 (1.50%) EPoS
11 7 (1.50%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.50%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 221 (47.32%) Windows
2 73 (15.63%) Linux
3 65 (13.92%) Windows 7
4 58 (12.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (9.85%) UNIX
6 41 (8.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (6.64%) Windows XP
8 21 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (3.85%) Windows 8
10 14 (3.00%) AIX
11 11 (2.36%) Data ONTAP
12 10 (2.14%) Solaris
12 10 (2.14%) Android
12 10 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (1.93%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (1.71%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.64%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.64%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (100.00%) ITIL
2 141 (30.19%) Service Management
3 76 (16.27%) ITSM
4 68 (14.56%) Service Delivery
5 61 (13.06%) Incident Management
6 51 (10.92%) Problem Management
7 49 (10.49%) Change Management
8 42 (8.99%) Project Management
9 33 (7.07%) Root Cause Analysis
10 32 (6.85%) E-Commerce
11 30 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
12 29 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (6.00%) Mentoring
14 27 (5.78%) Asset Management
14 27 (5.78%) Configuration Management
15 25 (5.35%) Business Continuity
16 24 (5.14%) PRINCE2
16 24 (5.14%) Release Management
17 20 (4.28%) Disaster Recovery
18 18 (3.85%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 63 (13.49%) SQL
2 34 (7.28%) C
3 20 (4.28%) C#
4 16 (3.43%) T-SQL
5 13 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.50%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.28%) PL/SQL
7 6 (1.28%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.64%) Perl
9 2 (0.43%) Java
9 2 (0.43%) VBScript
9 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 84 (17.99%) Security Cleared
2 71 (15.20%) Cisco Certification
3 69 (14.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 65 (13.92%) CCNA
5 51 (10.92%) Degree
6 47 (10.06%) MCSE
7 31 (6.64%) CISSP
7 31 (6.64%) SC Cleared
8 27 (5.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 23 (4.93%) MCP
10 22 (4.71%) MCSA
11 17 (3.64%) MCITP
12 14 (3.00%) CCA
12 14 (3.00%) Citrix Certification
13 13 (2.78%) ISEB
14 12 (2.57%) HND
15 11 (2.36%) CCNP
16 9 (1.93%) MCTS
17 8 (1.71%) ISTQB
17 8 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (19.27%) SLA
2 13 (2.78%) QA
3 11 (2.36%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.28%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) HL7
5 1 (0.21%) DICOM
5 1 (0.21%) BS7799
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 103 (22.06%) Active Directory
2 67 (14.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (8.99%) vSphere
4 19 (4.07%) Hyper-V
5 18 (3.85%) XenApp
6 10 (2.14%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.28%) XenServer
8 5 (1.07%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.86%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.86%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.43%) KVM
11 2 (0.43%) Xen
11 2 (0.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (0.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (5.57%) SCCM
2 10 (2.14%) SCOM
3 9 (1.93%) Tivoli
3 9 (1.93%) NetBackup
3 9 (1.93%) Oracle ZFS
4 7 (1.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (1.50%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.86%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.64%) WSUS
6 3 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.64%) DameWare
6 3 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.21%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.21%) Puppet
7 1 (0.21%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.21%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.21%) Nmap
Vendors
1 182 (38.97%) Microsoft
2 101 (21.63%) VMware
3 71 (15.20%) Citrix
4 66 (14.13%) Cisco
5 38 (8.14%) HP
6 25 (5.35%) IBM
6 25 (5.35%) Oracle
7 24 (5.14%) ServiceNow
8 14 (3.00%) Dell
8 14 (3.00%) NetApp
9 13 (2.78%) Red Hat
9 13 (2.78%) Apple
10 11 (2.36%) CA
10 11 (2.36%) Brocade
11 10 (2.14%) Sun
11 10 (2.14%) CheckPoint
12 8 (1.71%) Reuters
12 8 (1.71%) Bloomberg
13 7 (1.50%) Remedy
13 7 (1.50%) McAfee
Alton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & PENSION
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire, Hants, South Coast
PS Computer
Salary: £45k + bonus/ bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-32,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
University of the West of England
Salary: From £42,067 to £47,328 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £28k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Atos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum + bonus + 29 days + share ops scheme
Posted: 13 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Chelmsford
Incite Insight
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £65,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £36,923 to £48,767 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 26 days ago