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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ITIL Foundation Certificate
Rank 648 694 623
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -71
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 243 181 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.83% 0.64% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 196 128 217
Average salary £29,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.23% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,500 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,700 £57,540
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-16.92% -7.14%

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
29320 28292 30741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.76% 27.22% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 23521 22225 25772
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 £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +60 232 £30,000 -7.69% 43
London +34 79 £42,000 +5.00% 18
South East -4 56 £31,000 -27.90% 10
Yorkshire +8 40 £27,000 +8.00% 4
Surrey +8 26 £23,500 -60.83% 2
East of England -9 19 £20,500 -18.00% 1
West Yorkshire 0 18 £27,000 +12.50% 1
Leeds -9 13 £22,500 -6.25% 1
North Yorkshire - 13 £47,500 - 3
Berkshire +1 12 £37,500 -11.76% 2
West Midlands -26 12 £26,250 -30.00% 1
South West -28 12 £29,500 -1.66% 5
North West -5 11 £22,000 -53.68% 4
City of London +6 10 £41,500 -29.95% 6
South Yorkshire -4 9 £25,000 -
Dudley -2 8 £27,500 -26.66%
Cheshire -5 8 £22,000 -
Norfolk - 8 £20,500 -
Norwich - 8 £20,500 -
Slough +9 7 £37,500 +87.50%
Sheffield -2 7 £25,000 -
Hampshire -20 7 £31,000 -27.90% 2
Scotland +17 6 - -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £32,500 - 1
Bedfordshire - 6 £20,500 -
Reigate - 6 £23,500 - 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £32,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +5 5 £30,000 +30.43% 1
Wiltshire -5 5 £29,500 +25.53% 2
Warrington - 5 £22,000 -

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 505 (100.00%) ITIL
2 243 (48.12%) Microsoft
3 217 (42.97%) Windows
4 170 (33.66%) Active Directory
5 158 (31.29%) MS Excel
6 154 (30.50%) Service Management
7 148 (29.31%) MS Office
8 135 (26.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 120 (23.76%) SLA
10 105 (20.79%) Windows 7
11 102 (20.20%) VMware
12 96 (19.01%) Cisco
13 91 (18.02%) Citrix
14 90 (17.82%) MS Exchange
15 86 (17.03%) Analytical Skills
16 84 (16.63%) ITSM
17 83 (16.44%) Degree
18 81 (16.04%) Service Delivery
19 76 (15.05%) Finance
19 76 (15.05%) VMware Infrastructure
20 72 (14.26%) Security Cleared
21 64 (12.67%) HP
21 64 (12.67%) DNS
22 60 (11.88%) Windows XP
23 59 (11.68%) MCSE
23 59 (11.68%) Project Management
23 59 (11.68%) Incident Management
24 58 (11.49%) SQL
25 57 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
26 56 (11.09%) TCP/IP

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 90 (17.82%) MS Exchange
2 45 (8.91%) SharePoint
3 25 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 24 (4.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 22 (4.36%) Lync
6 8 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (1.39%) IIS
7 7 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.99%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (0.79%) Apache
10 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.40%) WorkSite
11 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.40%) CMS
12 1 (0.20%) Documentum
12 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.20%) nginx
Applications
1 158 (31.29%) MS Excel
2 148 (29.31%) MS Office
3 22 (4.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (2.77%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
5 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (1.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.99%) assyst
3 4 (0.79%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.40%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.17%) SaaS
2 10 (1.98%) Office 365
3 3 (0.59%) PaaS
4 2 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (12.67%) DNS
2 56 (11.09%) TCP/IP
3 49 (9.70%) DHCP
4 47 (9.31%) Internet
5 42 (8.32%) LAN
6 38 (7.52%) Firewall
7 30 (5.94%) Wireless
8 27 (5.35%) VPN
9 26 (5.15%) SAN
10 19 (3.76%) VoIP
10 19 (3.76%) WAN
10 19 (3.76%) VLAN
11 17 (3.37%) IP Telephony
12 15 (2.97%) Ethernet
13 9 (1.78%) SSL
14 8 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (1.58%) NAS
14 8 (1.58%) Broadband
15 6 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
15 6 (1.19%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.58%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (1.39%) MySQL
6 6 (1.19%) QlikView
7 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.59%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.40%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (0.40%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (1.19%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.99%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.40%) Subversion
4 1 (0.20%) MSI
General
1 76 (15.05%) Finance
2 25 (4.95%) Law
3 24 (4.75%) Legal
4 12 (2.38%) Banking
4 12 (2.38%) Back Office
4 12 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.58%) Welsh Language
6 7 (1.39%) Retail
7 4 (0.79%) Electronics
8 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.40%) Games
9 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.40%) Advertising
9 2 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 191 (37.82%) Analyst
2 96 (19.01%) Service Analyst
3 84 (16.63%) Support Analyst
4 73 (14.46%) Service Desk Analyst
5 48 (9.50%) 1st Line Support
6 45 (8.91%) Support Engineer
7 34 (6.73%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 34 (6.73%) IT Support
8 32 (6.34%) Service Manager
9 30 (5.94%) Help Desk Analyst
10 26 (5.15%) Help Desk Support
11 24 (4.75%) 2nd Line Support
12 18 (3.56%) Help Desk Support Analyst
13 17 (3.37%) Developer
13 17 (3.37%) IT Support Analyst
13 17 (3.37%) Support Manager
14 16 (3.17%) Project Manager
14 16 (3.17%) Administrator
14 16 (3.17%) Applications Support
15 14 (2.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.55%) .NET
2 10 (1.98%) Application Packaging
3 7 (1.39%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.19%) .NET Framework
5 5 (0.99%) LAMP
6 4 (0.79%) WCF
6 4 (0.79%) Web Services
6 4 (0.79%) XML
7 3 (0.59%) CSS
7 3 (0.59%) HTML
8 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (0.40%) REST
8 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.40%) OAuth
8 2 (0.40%) SOAP
8 2 (0.40%) XSL
8 2 (0.40%) ODBC
8 2 (0.40%) SAML
9 1 (0.20%) OLE
9 1 (0.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 86 (17.03%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (10.10%) Management Information System
3 49 (9.70%) Blackberry
4 18 (3.56%) Client/Server
5 15 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.38%) Clustering
7 11 (2.18%) CMDB
8 10 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.58%) PDA
10 7 (1.39%) Smartphone
10 7 (1.39%) Open Source
11 6 (1.19%) FlexPod
11 6 (1.19%) iPad
11 6 (1.19%) iPhone
11 6 (1.19%) e-Health
12 5 (0.99%) Replication
12 5 (0.99%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.99%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.79%) Fat Client
13 4 (0.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 217 (42.97%) Windows
2 105 (20.79%) Windows 7
3 60 (11.88%) Windows XP
4 57 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (9.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (7.33%) Linux
7 20 (3.96%) Windows 8
8 18 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (3.37%) UNIX
10 15 (2.97%) Android
11 8 (1.58%) Windows Vista
12 6 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (1.19%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.99%) Solaris
14 4 (0.79%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.59%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.59%) AIX
15 3 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (100.00%) ITIL
2 154 (30.50%) Service Management
3 84 (16.63%) ITSM
4 81 (16.04%) Service Delivery
5 59 (11.68%) Project Management
5 59 (11.68%) Incident Management
6 40 (7.92%) Change Management
7 38 (7.52%) Configuration Management
8 33 (6.53%) Problem Management
9 32 (6.34%) PRINCE2
10 28 (5.54%) Business Continuity
11 26 (5.15%) People Management
12 24 (4.75%) Coaching
13 23 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (4.36%) E-Commerce
15 21 (4.16%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (3.96%) Migration
17 19 (3.76%) Change Control
17 19 (3.76%) Root Cause Analysis
18 18 (3.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 58 (11.49%) SQL
2 36 (7.13%) C
3 22 (4.36%) C#
4 13 (2.57%) T-SQL
5 8 (1.58%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.19%) VBScript
7 4 (0.79%) VB
8 3 (0.59%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.59%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.59%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.40%) VB6
9 2 (0.40%) Perl
9 2 (0.40%) PHP
9 2 (0.40%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.40%) Java
9 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.20%) R
Qualifications
1 135 (26.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (16.44%) Degree
3 72 (14.26%) Security Cleared
4 59 (11.68%) MCSE
5 49 (9.70%) SC Cleared
6 43 (8.51%) MCP
6 43 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
7 39 (7.72%) CCNA
8 34 (6.73%) MCSA
9 27 (5.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 21 (4.16%) Citrix Certification
11 17 (3.37%) MCSD
11 17 (3.37%) MCITP
12 16 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 15 (2.97%) HND
14 13 (2.57%) A+ Certification
15 12 (2.38%) CCNP
15 12 (2.38%) Network+ Certification
16 11 (2.18%) MCDBA
16 11 (2.18%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (23.76%) SLA
2 25 (4.95%) QA
3 20 (3.96%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.19%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 170 (33.66%) Active Directory
2 76 (15.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (6.14%) Hyper-V
4 18 (3.56%) vSphere
4 18 (3.56%) XenDesktop
4 18 (3.56%) XenApp
5 16 (3.17%) VMware ESX
6 12 (2.38%) ISA Server
7 9 (1.78%) Terminal Services
7 9 (1.78%) UAG
7 9 (1.78%) XenServer
8 8 (1.58%) MetaFrame
9 5 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.20%) Firmware
11 1 (0.20%) Squid
11 1 (0.20%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.20%) KVM
Systems Management
1 43 (8.51%) SCCM
2 17 (3.37%) Norton AntiVirus
3 15 (2.97%) SCOM
4 11 (2.18%) WSUS
5 10 (1.98%) HP SIM
5 10 (1.98%) Backup Exec
6 9 (1.78%) OpenView
7 8 (1.58%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (0.79%) WMI
9 3 (0.59%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.59%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.40%) AppManager
11 1 (0.20%) Legato
11 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.20%) SELinux
Vendors
1 243 (48.12%) Microsoft
2 102 (20.20%) VMware
3 96 (19.01%) Cisco
4 91 (18.02%) Citrix
5 64 (12.67%) HP
6 35 (6.93%) Symantec
7 29 (5.74%) Apple
8 28 (5.54%) Dell
9 18 (3.56%) Oracle
9 18 (3.56%) NetApp
10 17 (3.37%) Mitel
11 14 (2.77%) Remedy
12 13 (2.57%) ServiceNow
13 11 (2.18%) Avaya
14 8 (1.58%) IBM
14 8 (1.58%) Sun
14 8 (1.58%) CA
15 7 (1.39%) AppSense
15 7 (1.39%) McAfee
15 7 (1.39%) EMC
London
Technology Recruiting Solutions,Inc.
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Jet2.com
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: From £37,000 to £41,793 per annum Plus benefits and training and devel
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TalentFlow
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum with excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £22,915 - £26,812 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Accrington, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: £20,000 P/A
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago