The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 22 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 9251 8065 8089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.26% 7.37% 7.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.05% 9.00% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7404 6277 6618
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,125 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
92095 89576 91817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.23% 81.81% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75962 71840 78174
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ITIL
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ITIL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ITIL
Salary Trend

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

ITIL Salary Trend in the UK

ITIL
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ITIL over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

ITIL Salary Histogram in the UK

ITIL
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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 +3 8770 £42,500 - 777
London +6 3167 £49,000 -2.00% 289
South East +2 1890 £42,000 +5.00% 164
City of London +6 868 £50,750 -3.33% 99
East of England +10 786 £40,000 - 48
Yorkshire +2 778 £36,000 +7.46% 60
North West +13 620 £40,000 +6.66% 62
West Yorkshire +6 612 £35,000 - 51
West Midlands +3 609 £42,500 +6.25% 54
Berkshire +10 574 £47,500 +5.55% 37
South West +3 570 £38,000 +1.33% 64
Surrey +4 464 £38,450 -3.87% 27
Leeds +7 439 £37,000 +5.71% 38
Hampshire -10 364 £41,500 +9.21% 37
Manchester +15 334 £40,000 +6.66% 38
Birmingham +5 312 £50,000 +5.26% 17
East Midlands +20 296 £37,500 +7.14% 26
Buckinghamshire +14 259 £40,500 +8.00% 30
Reading +6 238 £45,000 -5.26% 15
Scotland +4 230 £40,000 - 17
Hertfordshire +14 207 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Cheshire +23 205 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Cambridgeshire +18 202 £32,500 -13.33% 8
Wiltshire +26 200 £38,000 +8.61% 17
Milton Keynes +14 183 £40,000 +12.70% 21
Bedfordshire +8 177 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Essex -1 148 £42,500 - 7
Bristol -4 135 £40,500 +1.25% 28
Nottinghamshire +29 113 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Bracknell +15 109 £45,000 +28.57% 3

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing ITIL 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.

1 6463 (34.53%) Windows
2 5427 (29.00%) Microsoft
3 4318 (23.07%) Finance
4 3709 (19.82%) Active Directory
5 3578 (19.12%) Service Management
6 3285 (17.55%) Service Delivery
7 3229 (17.25%) MS Excel
8 3117 (16.66%) VMware
9 2911 (15.55%) SQL
10 2860 (15.28%) SLA
11 2670 (14.27%) Cisco
12 2574 (13.75%) PRINCE2
13 2535 (13.55%) MS Office
14 2419 (12.93%) Project Management
15 2402 (12.83%) Degree
16 2271 (12.13%) ITIL Certification
17 2167 (11.58%) Change Management
18 2162 (11.55%) Linux
19 2135 (11.41%) SQL Server
20 2081 (11.12%) Citrix
21 1972 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
22 1942 (10.38%) VMware Infrastructure
23 1917 (10.24%) Firewall
24 1850 (9.89%) Windows Server 2008
25 1821 (9.73%) Microsoft Certification
26 1812 (9.68%) Incident Management
27 1758 (9.39%) Oracle
28 1720 (9.19%) MS Exchange
29 1683 (8.99%) UNIX
30 1626 (8.69%) Windows 7

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing ITIL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1720 (9.19%) MS Exchange
2 1177 (6.29%) SharePoint
3 779 (4.16%) IIS
4 672 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 535 (2.86%) Lync
6 495 (2.64%) Apache
7 377 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
8 354 (1.89%) Tomcat
9 290 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 271 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
11 259 (1.38%) WebSphere
12 254 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
13 243 (1.30%) WebLogic
14 203 (1.08%) JBoss
15 199 (1.06%) CMS
16 155 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
17 128 (0.68%) IBM Notes
18 127 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
19 98 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
20 95 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3229 (17.25%) MS Excel
2 2535 (13.55%) MS Office
3 372 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 274 (1.46%) MS Project
5 267 (1.43%) MS Visio
6 46 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 22 (0.12%) InfoPath
8 12 (0.064%) SPSS
9 9 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (0.037%) FastStats
10 7 (0.037%) PowerPivot
11 6 (0.032%) Photoshop
12 5 (0.027%) Adobe Captivate
13 3 (0.016%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.016%) Maya
13 3 (0.016%) 3ds Max
14 2 (0.011%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.011%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.011%) Open Workbench
15 1 (0.005%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 174 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 160 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 82 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 65 (0.35%) assyst
5 58 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
6 54 (0.29%) SAP FI
7 53 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
8 48 (0.26%) SAP CO
9 47 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
9 47 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
10 40 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 36 (0.19%) SAP CRM
12 26 (0.14%) SAP SD
12 26 (0.14%) SAP ERP
13 24 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
14 22 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
14 22 (0.12%) ResourceLink
15 20 (0.11%) SAP SRM
16 19 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
17 18 (0.096%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 331 (1.77%) SaaS
2 304 (1.62%) Office 365
3 179 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 118 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 101 (0.54%) IaaS
6 98 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
7 73 (0.39%) PaaS
8 37 (0.20%) Google Apps
9 21 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (0.085%) Amazon S3
11 12 (0.064%) IBM SmartCloud
12 8 (0.043%) SuccessFactors
13 7 (0.037%) Force.com
14 5 (0.027%) Rackspace Cloud
14 5 (0.027%) IBM Blueworks
15 4 (0.021%) SoftLayer
16 3 (0.016%) CloudFront
16 3 (0.016%) OpenShift
17 2 (0.011%) Heroku
17 2 (0.011%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1917 (10.24%) Firewall
2 1315 (7.03%) LAN
3 1288 (6.88%) DNS
4 1280 (6.84%) WAN
5 1279 (6.83%) SAN
6 1270 (6.79%) TCP/IP
7 905 (4.84%) VPN
8 876 (4.68%) DHCP
9 691 (3.69%) Internet
10 557 (2.98%) Wireless
11 482 (2.58%) VoIP
12 460 (2.46%) MPLS
13 447 (2.39%) Network Security
14 372 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
15 335 (1.79%) NAS
16 308 (1.65%) BGP
17 257 (1.37%) SSL
18 246 (1.31%) HTTP
19 244 (1.30%) OSPF
19 244 (1.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2135 (11.41%) SQL Server
2 444 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 384 (2.05%) MySQL
4 383 (2.05%) Oracle Database
5 296 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
6 285 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 284 (1.52%) Relational Database
8 266 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 227 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
10 179 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
11 168 (0.90%) DB2
12 145 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
13 140 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
14 115 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 108 (0.58%) Data Mining
16 97 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
16 97 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
17 94 (0.50%) RDBMS
18 79 (0.42%) Big Data
19 68 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 152 (0.81%) Visual Studio
2 131 (0.70%) Subversion
3 129 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 109 (0.58%) JIRA
5 101 (0.54%) Jenkins
6 75 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
7 56 (0.30%) Maven
8 53 (0.28%) Git (software)
9 36 (0.19%) ClearCase
10 29 (0.15%) Hudson
11 27 (0.14%) Eclipse
11 27 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
12 24 (0.13%) QuickTest Pro
13 22 (0.12%) TeamCity
14 21 (0.11%) Selenium
15 20 (0.11%) MSI
15 20 (0.11%) Artifactory
16 19 (0.10%) CruiseControl
17 18 (0.096%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 17 (0.091%) ClearQuest
General
1 4318 (23.07%) Finance
2 977 (5.22%) Retail
3 965 (5.16%) Telecoms
4 904 (4.83%) Banking
5 603 (3.22%) Legal
6 501 (2.68%) Law
7 308 (1.65%) Marketing
8 277 (1.48%) Back Office
9 259 (1.38%) Manufacturing
10 234 (1.25%) Front Office
11 191 (1.02%) Billing
12 186 (0.99%) Advertising
13 156 (0.83%) Investment Banking
14 122 (0.65%) Publishing
15 117 (0.63%) Financial Institution
16 96 (0.51%) Local Government
17 85 (0.45%) Games
18 82 (0.44%) French Language
19 64 (0.34%) German Language
20 63 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4719 (25.22%) Analyst
2 1889 (10.09%) Support Analyst
3 1804 (9.64%) Service Manager
4 1371 (7.33%) Service Analyst
5 1116 (5.96%) Applications Support
6 1086 (5.80%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1081 (5.78%) Support Engineer
8 989 (5.28%) Architect
9 821 (4.39%) Project Manager
10 790 (4.22%) Team Leader
11 758 (4.05%) Consultant
12 734 (3.92%) Delivery Manager
13 673 (3.60%) Services Delivery Manager
14 659 (3.52%) Administrator
15 578 (3.09%) Applications Support Analyst
16 527 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support
17 516 (2.76%) IT Support
18 495 (2.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 467 (2.50%) Network Engineer
20 449 (2.40%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 819 (4.38%) .NET
2 490 (2.62%) HTML
3 474 (2.53%) XML
4 410 (2.19%) Web Services
5 311 (1.66%) CSS
6 273 (1.46%) Middleware
7 265 (1.42%) ASP.NET
8 235 (1.26%) J2EE
9 140 (0.75%) .NET Framework
10 112 (0.60%) jQuery
11 98 (0.52%) SOAP
12 86 (0.46%) JSP
13 70 (0.37%) Ajax
14 66 (0.35%) LAMP
15 54 (0.29%) Application Packaging
15 54 (0.29%) HTML5
16 49 (0.26%) SAP Basis
17 47 (0.25%) XSLT
18 46 (0.25%) JDBC
18 46 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1972 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
2 1199 (6.41%) Management Information System
3 606 (3.24%) Blackberry
4 471 (2.52%) Computer Science
5 412 (2.20%) Clustering
6 262 (1.40%) Replication
7 261 (1.39%) CMDB
8 217 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
9 213 (1.14%) Statistics
10 188 (1.00%) Open Source
11 173 (0.92%) PMI
12 167 (0.89%) Thin Client
12 167 (0.89%) Fat Client
13 146 (0.78%) Client/Server
14 144 (0.77%) Mathematics
15 133 (0.71%) User Experience
16 132 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
17 131 (0.70%) PKI
18 118 (0.63%) Life Science
19 97 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6463 (34.53%) Windows
2 2162 (11.55%) Linux
3 1850 (9.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1683 (8.99%) UNIX
5 1626 (8.69%) Windows 7
6 1197 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 972 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 900 (4.81%) Windows XP
9 447 (2.39%) Windows 8
10 415 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 406 (2.17%) Solaris
12 235 (1.26%) AIX
13 183 (0.98%) CentOS
14 147 (0.79%) Android
15 143 (0.76%) Mac OS X
16 103 (0.55%) Windows 2000
17 101 (0.54%) Windows Vista
18 88 (0.47%) SUSE
19 73 (0.39%) Apple iOS
20 68 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3578 (19.12%) Service Management
2 3285 (17.55%) Service Delivery
3 2574 (13.75%) PRINCE2
4 2419 (12.93%) Project Management
5 2167 (11.58%) Change Management
6 1812 (9.68%) Incident Management
7 1529 (8.17%) Problem Management
8 1203 (6.43%) Agile Software Development
9 1166 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 1028 (5.49%) ITSM
11 896 (4.79%) ITIL V3
12 866 (4.63%) Continuous Improvement
13 833 (4.45%) Mentoring
14 750 (4.01%) Configuration Management
15 740 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
16 726 (3.88%) CRM
17 705 (3.77%) E-Commerce
18 682 (3.64%) Information Security
19 635 (3.39%) Release Management
20 588 (3.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2911 (15.55%) SQL
2 864 (4.62%) Java
3 643 (3.44%) PowerShell
4 498 (2.66%) C#
5 483 (2.58%) Perl
6 400 (2.14%) JavaScript
7 345 (1.84%) C
8 302 (1.61%) Shell Script
9 274 (1.46%) PL/SQL
10 264 (1.41%) Python
11 249 (1.33%) T-SQL
12 236 (1.26%) Bash Shell
13 209 (1.12%) PHP
14 195 (1.04%) VB
15 164 (0.88%) VBScript
16 126 (0.67%) C++
17 106 (0.57%) VBA
18 85 (0.45%) VB.NET
19 78 (0.42%) Ruby
20 68 (0.36%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2402 (12.83%) Degree
2 2271 (12.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1821 (9.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 1478 (7.90%) Security Cleared
5 1339 (7.15%) Cisco Certification
6 1078 (5.76%) SC Cleared
7 1050 (5.61%) MCSE
8 875 (4.68%) CCNA
9 705 (3.77%) MCP
10 642 (3.43%) CCNP
11 638 (3.41%) MCSA
12 539 (2.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 483 (2.58%) MCITP
14 406 (2.17%) CISSP
15 366 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 363 (1.94%) PMI Certification
17 333 (1.78%) ISEB
18 263 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 261 (1.39%) DV Cleared
20 233 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2860 (15.28%) SLA
2 634 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 450 (2.40%) COBIT
4 422 (2.25%) QA
5 371 (1.98%) PCI DSS
6 266 (1.42%) ISO 9001
7 204 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 51 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 35 (0.19%) JSP 440
9 35 (0.19%) COSO
10 23 (0.12%) Data Quality
11 20 (0.11%) ISO 14001
12 15 (0.080%) ISO 9000
13 10 (0.053%) Solvency II
14 8 (0.043%) GxP
14 8 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 7 (0.037%) HL7
15 7 (0.037%) DICOM
16 6 (0.032%) Basel III
16 6 (0.032%) Basel II
System Software
1 3709 (19.82%) Active Directory
2 1942 (10.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 646 (3.45%) XenApp
4 631 (3.37%) Hyper-V
5 619 (3.31%) vSphere
6 373 (1.99%) VMware ESX
7 280 (1.50%) XenDesktop
8 242 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
9 148 (0.79%) Terminal Services
10 140 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
11 137 (0.73%) XenServer
12 112 (0.60%) vCloud
13 108 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
14 99 (0.53%) Firmware
15 87 (0.46%) UAG
16 86 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
17 80 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 68 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 59 (0.32%) NFS
20 55 (0.29%) KVM
Systems Management
1 767 (4.10%) SCCM
2 492 (2.63%) SCOM
3 224 (1.20%) Backup Exec
4 217 (1.16%) NetBackup
5 216 (1.15%) Puppet
6 197 (1.05%) Nagios
7 170 (0.91%) WSUS
8 152 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
9 126 (0.67%) Data Guard
10 120 (0.64%) Tivoli
11 101 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
12 75 (0.40%) OpenView
13 71 (0.38%) SCOrch
14 68 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
15 63 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
16 61 (0.33%) HP SIM
17 56 (0.30%) Foglight
18 55 (0.29%) Netcool
19 51 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
19 51 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5427 (29.00%) Microsoft
2 3117 (16.66%) VMware
3 2670 (14.27%) Cisco
4 2081 (11.12%) Citrix
5 1758 (9.39%) Oracle
6 1239 (6.62%) HP
7 731 (3.91%) Juniper
8 603 (3.22%) IBM
9 589 (3.15%) SAP
10 553 (2.95%) Red Hat
11 547 (2.92%) Remedy
12 533 (2.85%) F5
13 479 (2.56%) EMC
14 468 (2.50%) CheckPoint
15 443 (2.37%) NetApp
16 415 (2.22%) Dell
17 408 (2.18%) Symantec
18 290 (1.55%) ServiceNow
19 266 (1.42%) Apple
20 261 (1.39%) SolarWinds
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + ben
Posted: 15 hours ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
JM
Posted: 15 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: 16 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
UK
MOTT MACDONALD
Posted: 17 hours ago