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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 22 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 9290 8695 7909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.40% 7.24% 7.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.09% 8.83% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7161 6897 6353
Average salary £45,000 £43,117 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.36% -0.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
92045 98475 89909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.01% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 74373 79144 73784
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 £30,919 £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
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 24 April 2015 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 24 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 +4 8667 £45,000 +1.12% 933
London +11 3327 £50,000 +1.47% 288
South East +3 1967 £45,000 +12.50% 212
City of London +5 881 £50,000 - 81
Yorkshire +2 789 £36,000 -4.00% 80
East of England +16 726 £44,000 +3.52% 69
Berkshire +15 657 £52,500 +10.52% 60
West Yorkshire +4 578 £37,500 -9.63% 58
South West +10 548 £37,750 -11.17% 78
West Midlands 0 517 £42,500 -7.35% 72
North West -2 458 £42,500 +21.42% 67
Hampshire +1 451 £40,500 +8.00% 53
Surrey +4 384 £40,000 -5.88% 34
Leeds +2 380 £37,500 -9.63% 36
East Midlands -2 315 £37,500 +4.16% 48
Reading +5 265 £47,500 - 23
Manchester -5 245 £40,125 +23.46% 41
Birmingham +3 212 £47,500 -12.03% 35
Buckinghamshire -5 207 £42,000 +20.00% 27
Hertfordshire -1 182 £44,000 -2.22% 18
Essex +9 179 £50,000 -4.76% 10
Scotland -10 176 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Cambridgeshire +26 173 £45,000 +20.00% 19
Milton Keynes 0 164 £45,000 +26.76% 16
Wiltshire -4 160 £34,000 -20.00% 37
Bristol +18 146 £41,250 +17.85% 16
Bedfordshire +12 141 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Wales -4 132 £40,000 +21.21% 14
Cheshire +3 128 £42,500 +21.42% 16
Nottinghamshire +4 121 £42,500 +4.02% 21

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 6312 (35.07%) Windows
2 5321 (29.56%) Microsoft
3 4165 (23.14%) Finance
4 3843 (21.35%) Active Directory
5 3631 (20.17%) Service Management
6 3363 (18.68%) Service Delivery
7 2987 (16.60%) MS Excel
8 2966 (16.48%) VMware
9 2764 (15.36%) SLA
10 2649 (14.72%) SQL
11 2604 (14.47%) Cisco
12 2523 (14.02%) ITIL Certification
13 2505 (13.92%) PRINCE2
14 2451 (13.62%) Project Management
15 2392 (13.29%) Degree
16 2387 (13.26%) MS Office
17 2103 (11.68%) Citrix
18 2024 (11.25%) SQL Server
19 1995 (11.08%) Change Management
20 1974 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure
21 1964 (10.91%) Linux
22 1956 (10.87%) Firewall
23 1851 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
24 1837 (10.21%) Microsoft Certification
25 1804 (10.02%) Windows Server 2008
26 1699 (9.44%) Windows 7
27 1674 (9.30%) Incident Management
28 1623 (9.02%) MS Exchange
29 1559 (8.66%) Oracle
30 1548 (8.60%) Security Cleared

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1623 (9.02%) MS Exchange
2 1039 (5.77%) SharePoint
3 722 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 667 (3.71%) Lync
5 650 (3.61%) IIS
6 350 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 330 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 320 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
9 308 (1.71%) Apache
10 257 (1.43%) Tomcat
11 256 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
12 190 (1.06%) WebSphere
13 172 (0.96%) WebLogic
14 132 (0.73%) CMS
15 124 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
16 108 (0.60%) IBM Notes
17 102 (0.57%) JBoss
18 99 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
19 91 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
20 84 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2987 (16.60%) MS Excel
2 2387 (13.26%) MS Office
3 331 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 243 (1.35%) MS Project
5 239 (1.33%) MS Visio
6 38 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 22 (0.12%) SPSS
8 19 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 17 (0.094%) InfoPath
10 9 (0.050%) AutoCAD
11 4 (0.022%) FastStats
11 4 (0.022%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.017%) Adobe Captivate
12 3 (0.017%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.006%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 192 (1.07%) Remedy ITSM
2 174 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 101 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 69 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 66 (0.37%) assyst
6 55 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
7 46 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
8 39 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
9 38 (0.21%) SAP FI
9 38 (0.21%) SAP SRM
10 36 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
10 36 (0.20%) SAP CO
10 36 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
11 35 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
12 28 (0.16%) Maximo
13 27 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 26 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
15 25 (0.14%) SAP CRM
16 23 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
17 22 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 449 (2.49%) Office 365
2 331 (1.84%) SaaS
3 290 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
4 207 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 205 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
6 97 (0.54%) PaaS
7 92 (0.51%) IaaS
8 41 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
9 39 (0.22%) Mimecast
10 28 (0.16%) Google Apps
11 27 (0.15%) Amazon S3
12 25 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
13 21 (0.12%) Yammer
14 18 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
15 14 (0.078%) IBM SmartCloud
16 12 (0.067%) Google Cloud Platform
17 10 (0.056%) Terremark
18 9 (0.050%) GitHub
19 8 (0.044%) Force.com
20 7 (0.039%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1956 (10.87%) Firewall
2 1458 (8.10%) WAN
3 1440 (8.00%) LAN
4 1218 (6.77%) DNS
5 1167 (6.48%) TCP/IP
6 1101 (6.12%) SAN
7 860 (4.78%) VPN
8 815 (4.53%) DHCP
9 656 (3.64%) Internet
10 629 (3.49%) VoIP
11 620 (3.44%) Wireless
12 600 (3.33%) Network Security
13 503 (2.79%) MPLS
14 470 (2.61%) Cisco ASA
15 372 (2.07%) BGP
16 332 (1.84%) Cisco Nexus
17 302 (1.68%) OSPF
18 266 (1.48%) SSL
19 250 (1.39%) EIGRP
19 250 (1.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2024 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 390 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 373 (2.07%) Oracle Database
4 355 (1.97%) MySQL
5 308 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 281 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 270 (1.50%) Relational Database
8 215 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
9 212 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
10 187 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
11 155 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
12 150 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
13 142 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 133 (0.74%) DB2
15 131 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
16 101 (0.56%) RDBMS
17 99 (0.55%) Big Data
18 74 (0.41%) Data Mining
19 72 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
20 66 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 146 (0.81%) Visual Studio
2 144 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 127 (0.71%) Subversion
4 112 (0.62%) JIRA
5 91 (0.51%) Jenkins
6 82 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
7 70 (0.39%) Git (software)
8 52 (0.29%) Maven
9 46 (0.26%) MSI
10 41 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 40 (0.22%) Selenium
12 38 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
13 30 (0.17%) Toad
14 29 (0.16%) LoadRunner
15 28 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
16 26 (0.14%) Ant
17 21 (0.12%) Eclipse
18 20 (0.11%) Hudson
19 18 (0.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
20 16 (0.089%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4165 (23.14%) Finance
2 1014 (5.63%) Retail
3 939 (5.22%) Banking
4 925 (5.14%) Telecoms
5 612 (3.40%) Legal
6 543 (3.02%) Law
7 340 (1.89%) Advertising
8 321 (1.78%) Manufacturing
9 285 (1.58%) Marketing
10 240 (1.33%) Back Office
11 214 (1.19%) Front Office
12 208 (1.16%) Investment Banking
13 207 (1.15%) Billing
14 197 (1.09%) Financial Institution
15 120 (0.67%) Publishing
16 88 (0.49%) Games
17 77 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
18 71 (0.39%) Local Government
18 71 (0.39%) French Language
19 62 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4182 (23.23%) Analyst
2 1878 (10.43%) Service Manager
3 1695 (9.42%) Support Analyst
4 1127 (6.26%) Service Analyst
5 1023 (5.68%) Support Engineer
6 958 (5.32%) Service Desk Analyst
7 931 (5.17%) Applications Support
8 871 (4.84%) Project Manager
9 846 (4.70%) Delivery Manager
10 803 (4.46%) Architect
11 762 (4.23%) Services Delivery Manager
12 728 (4.04%) Consultant
13 702 (3.90%) Administrator
14 623 (3.46%) 2nd Line Support
14 623 (3.46%) Team Leader
15 530 (2.94%) Network Engineer
16 507 (2.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 507 (2.82%) Applications Support Analyst
17 496 (2.76%) IT Support
18 460 (2.56%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 763 (4.24%) .NET
2 415 (2.31%) Web Services
3 377 (2.09%) XML
4 370 (2.06%) HTML
5 278 (1.54%) ASP.NET
6 227 (1.26%) J2EE
7 221 (1.23%) CSS
8 210 (1.17%) Middleware
9 153 (0.85%) .NET Framework
10 132 (0.73%) jQuery
11 108 (0.60%) Ajax
12 105 (0.58%) JSP
13 93 (0.52%) SOAP
14 86 (0.48%) Software Packaging
15 76 (0.42%) Application Packaging
16 62 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
17 59 (0.33%) WCF
17 59 (0.33%) SAP Basis
18 56 (0.31%) COM
19 54 (0.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1851 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
2 1220 (6.78%) Management Information System
3 621 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 424 (2.36%) Computer Science
5 333 (1.85%) Clustering
6 250 (1.39%) CMDB
7 216 (1.20%) Statistics
8 214 (1.19%) Replication
9 179 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
10 175 (0.97%) Fat Client
10 175 (0.97%) Thin Client
11 158 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
12 155 (0.86%) Life Science
13 151 (0.84%) Client/Server
14 136 (0.76%) Mathematics
15 124 (0.69%) FMCG
16 120 (0.67%) Open Source
17 113 (0.63%) GIS
18 108 (0.60%) PMI
19 107 (0.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6312 (35.07%) Windows
2 1964 (10.91%) Linux
3 1804 (10.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 1699 (9.44%) Windows 7
5 1260 (7.00%) UNIX
6 1174 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1117 (6.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 727 (4.04%) Windows XP
9 528 (2.93%) Windows 8
10 423 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 371 (2.06%) Solaris
12 214 (1.19%) AIX
13 167 (0.93%) Android
14 154 (0.86%) Mac OS X
15 132 (0.73%) Apple iOS
16 126 (0.70%) CentOS
17 98 (0.54%) Windows Vista
17 98 (0.54%) Windows 2000
18 91 (0.51%) Mac OS
19 74 (0.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3631 (20.17%) Service Management
2 3363 (18.68%) Service Delivery
3 2505 (13.92%) PRINCE2
4 2451 (13.62%) Project Management
5 1995 (11.08%) Change Management
6 1674 (9.30%) Incident Management
7 1546 (8.59%) Problem Management
8 1289 (7.16%) Agile Software Development
9 1157 (6.43%) ITSM
10 1034 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 896 (4.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 831 (4.62%) ITIL V3
13 813 (4.52%) Mentoring
14 768 (4.27%) Disaster Recovery
15 763 (4.24%) Configuration Management
16 759 (4.22%) Information Security
17 686 (3.81%) CRM
18 657 (3.65%) Root Cause Analysis
19 622 (3.46%) Line Management
20 587 (3.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2649 (14.72%) SQL
2 690 (3.83%) PowerShell
3 676 (3.76%) Java
4 443 (2.46%) C#
5 401 (2.23%) Perl
6 378 (2.10%) JavaScript
7 322 (1.79%) C
8 273 (1.52%) T-SQL
9 260 (1.44%) Python
10 258 (1.43%) PL/SQL
11 237 (1.32%) Shell Script
12 200 (1.11%) Bash Shell
13 171 (0.95%) VB
14 162 (0.90%) PHP
15 142 (0.79%) VBScript
16 128 (0.71%) VBA
17 93 (0.52%) Ruby
18 74 (0.41%) VB.NET
19 73 (0.41%) C++
20 72 (0.40%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2523 (14.02%) ITIL Certification
2 2392 (13.29%) Degree
3 1837 (10.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 1548 (8.60%) Security Cleared
5 1352 (7.51%) Cisco Certification
6 1159 (6.44%) MCSE
7 1131 (6.28%) SC Cleared
8 951 (5.28%) CCNA
9 740 (4.11%) MCP
10 666 (3.70%) CCNP
11 593 (3.29%) MCSA
12 493 (2.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 475 (2.64%) CISSP
14 401 (2.23%) MCITP
15 370 (2.06%) DV Cleared
16 348 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 345 (1.92%) ISEB
18 325 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 278 (1.54%) CISM
20 273 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2764 (15.36%) SLA
2 737 (4.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 468 (2.60%) COBIT
4 401 (2.23%) QA
5 358 (1.99%) PCI DSS
6 214 (1.19%) ISO 9001
7 171 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 44 (0.24%) JSP 440
9 39 (0.22%) PMBOK
10 27 (0.15%) ISO 9000
11 18 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 17 (0.094%) Basel II
13 13 (0.072%) Data Quality
14 12 (0.067%) Solvency II
15 11 (0.061%) RosettaNet
16 10 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 10 (0.056%) COSO
17 9 (0.050%) HL7
17 9 (0.050%) MiFID
18 7 (0.039%) EMIR
System Software
1 3843 (21.35%) Active Directory
2 1974 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 704 (3.91%) Hyper-V
4 699 (3.88%) XenApp
5 591 (3.28%) vSphere
6 377 (2.09%) XenDesktop
7 297 (1.65%) VMware ESX
8 216 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 200 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
10 162 (0.90%) Terminal Services
11 131 (0.73%) XenServer
12 108 (0.60%) vCloud
13 104 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 96 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
15 64 (0.36%) NFS
16 51 (0.28%) Firmware
17 49 (0.27%) VMware Server
18 47 (0.26%) Samba
19 46 (0.26%) ISA Server
20 45 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 945 (5.25%) SCCM
2 553 (3.07%) SCOM
3 220 (1.22%) Puppet
4 208 (1.16%) Nagios
5 195 (1.08%) NetBackup
6 158 (0.88%) Backup Exec
7 143 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
8 137 (0.76%) WSUS
9 100 (0.56%) Tivoli
10 97 (0.54%) HP Data Protector
11 96 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
12 83 (0.46%) OpenView
13 82 (0.46%) HP SIM
14 73 (0.41%) Data Guard
15 71 (0.39%) SCVMM
15 71 (0.39%) SCOrch
16 65 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
17 55 (0.31%) Ansible
17 55 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
18 53 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5321 (29.56%) Microsoft
2 2966 (16.48%) VMware
3 2604 (14.47%) Cisco
4 2103 (11.68%) Citrix
5 1559 (8.66%) Oracle
6 1336 (7.42%) HP
7 659 (3.66%) Juniper
8 622 (3.46%) SAP
9 593 (3.29%) IBM
10 533 (2.96%) CheckPoint
11 512 (2.84%) Remedy
12 504 (2.80%) F5
13 481 (2.67%) Red Hat
14 433 (2.41%) NetApp
15 410 (2.28%) Dell
16 383 (2.13%) EMC
17 355 (1.97%) ServiceNow
18 354 (1.97%) Symantec
19 235 (1.31%) Apple
20 221 (1.23%) SolarWinds
Leicester, Leicestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Health, 28 days
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Midlands
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Northamptonshire
RecruitX
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 8 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 38k per year + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £85,000 to £90,000 per annum Plus bonus and bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus bonus & bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum + Bonus,car allowance & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
HFG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £14.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
CPS Group UK
Salary: £5000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance £5.5k, corporate benefit
Posted: 9 hours ago