The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL V2 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ITIL V2 over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Infrastructure Library Version 2
Rank 790 847 806
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -41
Permanent jobs citing ITIL V2 113 93 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.077% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.094% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 84 85 49
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-18.07% +6.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92198 99056 90547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.02% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 74623 79502 74331
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

ITIL V2
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ITIL V2 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITIL V2 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ITIL V2
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ITIL V2 within the UK.

ITIL V2 Salary Trend in the UK

ITIL V2
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ITIL V2 over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 within the UK.

ITIL V2 Salary Histogram in the UK

ITIL V2
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 V2 within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
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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 +51 109 £47,000 -1.05% 5
South West - 38 £42,500 - 2
London +14 34 £57,500 +4.54% 2
South East -4 20 £23,000 -56.19% 1
Wiltshire - 18 £40,500 - 2
Bournemouth - 18 £42,500 -
Dorset - 18 £42,500 -
Swindon - 17 £47,000 - 1
Berkshire +16 14 £23,000 - 1
Bracknell +10 8 - -
West Midlands -12 8 £37,500 -9.63%
City of London +28 7 £57,500 +31.42%
Reading - 6 £23,000 -
North West -5 4 £44,500 +27.14%
East Midlands - 4 £32,500 -
Worcestershire - 4 £30,000 -
Redditch - 4 £30,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £45,000 -
Cardiff +1 3 - -
South Wales -3 3 - -
Wales -5 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 3 £32,500 -
Northampton - 3 £32,500 -
Cheshire +5 2 £44,000 -20.00%
Hampshire -3 2 £77,500 +222.91%
East Sussex - 2 £21,750 -
Manchester - 2 £45,000 -
Brighton - 2 £21,750 -
Scotland +17 1 £26,500 -37.64%
Yorkshire +10 1 £60,000 -

ITIL V2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ITIL V2 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 V2.

1 189 (100.00%) ITIL
2 103 (54.50%) Service Management
3 83 (43.92%) Windows
4 69 (36.51%) MS Excel
5 60 (31.75%) Microsoft
6 48 (25.40%) MS Office
7 46 (24.34%) Finance
8 45 (23.81%) PRINCE2
9 44 (23.28%) SQL
10 39 (20.63%) Project Management
11 38 (20.11%) ITSM
11 38 (20.11%) SQL Server
12 36 (19.05%) Active Directory
12 36 (19.05%) Incident Management
13 33 (17.46%) Web Services
13 33 (17.46%) Linux
14 32 (16.93%) Problem Management
14 32 (16.93%) Security Cleared
14 32 (16.93%) Windows 7
15 31 (16.40%) Oracle
16 30 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
17 29 (15.34%) Degree
18 28 (14.81%) JavaScript
18 28 (14.81%) VPN
18 28 (14.81%) ServiceNow
19 27 (14.29%) Statistics
20 26 (13.76%) SC Cleared
20 26 (13.76%) Telecoms
20 26 (13.76%) ITIL V3
21 25 (13.23%) Technical Architecture

ITIL V2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ITIL V2 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 V2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (11.11%) IIS
2 14 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (4.23%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.70%) CMS
4 7 (3.70%) Drupal
4 7 (3.70%) nginx
4 7 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.70%) Apache
5 6 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.06%) Lync
7 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 69 (36.51%) MS Excel
2 48 (25.40%) MS Office
3 9 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.70%) MS Project
5 5 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.81%) VPN
2 23 (12.17%) SSL
3 17 (8.99%) Firewall
4 16 (8.47%) LDAP
5 8 (4.23%) DNS
6 7 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (3.70%) VLAN
7 5 (2.65%) LAN
8 4 (2.12%) WAN
8 4 (2.12%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.59%) SCCP
9 3 (1.59%) Network Security
10 2 (1.06%) SAN
10 2 (1.06%) DHCP
10 2 (1.06%) VoIP
11 1 (0.53%) ATM
11 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.11%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.94%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.70%) MySQL
6 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (2.65%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (2.12%) DTS
9 3 (1.59%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.59%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.53%) MS Access
10 1 (0.53%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.53%) QlikView
10 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.53%) Serena SBM
General
1 46 (24.34%) Finance
2 26 (13.76%) Telecoms
3 21 (11.11%) Retail
4 7 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.17%) Legal
6 5 (2.65%) Publishing
7 2 (1.06%) Marketing
7 2 (1.06%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Law
8 1 (0.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (22.22%) Consultant
2 41 (21.69%) Analyst
3 32 (16.93%) Technical Consultant
4 29 (15.34%) ITSM Consultant
5 25 (13.23%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 23 (12.17%) Problem Manager
7 17 (8.99%) Developer
8 16 (8.47%) Senior Consultant
8 16 (8.47%) Senior Developer
8 16 (8.47%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 16 (8.47%) ServiceNow Developer
8 16 (8.47%) Technical Developer
9 13 (6.88%) Support Analyst
9 13 (6.88%) Service Analyst
10 12 (6.35%) Architect
11 11 (5.82%) Service Desk Analyst
12 10 (5.29%) Administrator
13 9 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (4.76%) Applications Support
13 9 (4.76%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (17.46%) Web Services
2 22 (11.64%) .NET
3 17 (8.99%) XML
3 17 (8.99%) ASP.NET
4 16 (8.47%) COM
4 16 (8.47%) CSS
4 16 (8.47%) SOAP
4 16 (8.47%) Ajax
4 16 (8.47%) HTML
5 13 (6.88%) .NET Framework
6 9 (4.76%) Middleware
7 8 (4.23%) J2EE
8 7 (3.70%) REST
9 1 (0.53%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (14.29%) Statistics
3 16 (8.47%) CMDB
4 14 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.17%) Grid Computing
6 5 (2.65%) Replication
7 4 (2.12%) Thin Client
7 4 (2.12%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.12%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.53%) User Experience
8 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.53%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 83 (43.92%) Windows
2 33 (17.46%) Linux
3 32 (16.93%) Windows 7
4 15 (7.94%) UNIX
5 12 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (5.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (5.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.17%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.17%) Solaris
9 5 (2.65%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.59%) AIX
11 2 (1.06%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (100.00%) ITIL
2 103 (54.50%) Service Management
3 45 (23.81%) PRINCE2
4 39 (20.63%) Project Management
5 38 (20.11%) ITSM
6 36 (19.05%) Incident Management
7 32 (16.93%) Problem Management
8 26 (13.76%) ITIL V3
9 25 (13.23%) Technical Architecture
10 24 (12.70%) Service Delivery
11 23 (12.17%) Root Cause Analysis
12 18 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (8.99%) Time Management
14 16 (8.47%) Customer Engagement
14 16 (8.47%) IT Asset Management
15 15 (7.94%) Change Management
16 14 (7.41%) Information Security
17 13 (6.88%) Configuration Management
18 12 (6.35%) Asset Management
19 11 (5.82%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 44 (23.28%) SQL
2 28 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 17 (8.99%) C#
4 12 (6.35%) PowerShell
5 8 (4.23%) VBA
5 8 (4.23%) MATLAB
5 8 (4.23%) Perl
6 7 (3.70%) PHP
7 5 (2.65%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.12%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.59%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.06%) C
11 1 (0.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (16.93%) Security Cleared
2 29 (15.34%) Degree
3 26 (13.76%) SC Cleared
4 17 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (6.35%) CISSP
6 11 (5.82%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (5.82%) CCNA
7 10 (5.29%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (4.23%) MCTS
9 7 (3.70%) MCSA
10 6 (3.17%) MCP
10 6 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (3.17%) CISA
10 6 (3.17%) MCITP
11 5 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (2.12%) DV Cleared
12 4 (2.12%) NCDA
12 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 4 (2.12%) MCDBA
13 2 (1.06%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.64%) SLA
2 15 (7.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.70%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.17%) Solvency II
4 6 (3.17%) QA
5 4 (2.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.06%) COBIT
7 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.70%) Varnish
4 4 (2.12%) vSphere
5 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (10.05%) HP UCMDB
2 11 (5.82%) SCOM
3 7 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.70%) Puppet
3 7 (3.70%) Salt
4 6 (3.17%) SCCM
5 4 (2.12%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.12%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 60 (31.75%) Microsoft
2 31 (16.40%) Oracle
3 28 (14.81%) ServiceNow
4 21 (11.11%) VMware
5 20 (10.58%) Fujitsu
6 17 (8.99%) Cisco
7 14 (7.41%) Avaya
8 11 (5.82%) Red Hat
9 10 (5.29%) TIBCO
10 7 (3.70%) Reuters
10 7 (3.70%) HP
10 7 (3.70%) Citrix
10 7 (3.70%) McAfee
10 7 (3.70%) SaltStack
11 4 (2.12%) NetApp
11 4 (2.12%) Serena
12 3 (1.59%) Siebel
12 3 (1.59%) Remedy
12 3 (1.59%) Websense
13 1 (0.53%) BT
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