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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 22 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 9273 7709 8369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.92% 7.19% 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.81% 9.05% 9.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7370 6305 6945
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -

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
94499 85180 91147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.67% 79.43% 77.75%
Number of salaries quoted 75420 69572 77387
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 8630 £42,500 -5.55% 907
London +3 3322 £50,000 - 329
South East -2 2010 £40,000 -4.76% 184
City of London +6 917 £50,000 -4.76% 103
Yorkshire -1 739 £33,000 -4.34% 84
East of England +5 616 £40,000 - 58
Berkshire +5 586 £50,000 +11.11% 36
North West +9 583 £37,000 -3.89% 81
West Yorkshire 0 547 £35,000 - 60
South West +3 490 £37,500 - 85
West Midlands -4 467 £42,500 -5.55% 51
Hampshire 0 451 £40,000 - 36
Leeds -3 425 £32,500 -7.14% 36
Surrey -3 424 £40,000 -5.88% 33
East Midlands +12 317 £36,250 -3.33% 22
Scotland +11 304 £40,000 - 37
Manchester +1 292 £34,500 -8.60% 46
Birmingham -1 213 £52,500 +5.00% 26
Cambridgeshire +16 196 £41,000 +26.15% 19
Reading +2 195 £50,000 +5.26% 17
Buckinghamshire -3 182 £40,000 +6.66% 29
Hertfordshire +11 180 £40,000 -5.88% 22
Cheshire +5 171 £37,500 -8.53% 26
Bristol +6 150 £37,750 -5.62% 30
West Sussex +5 150 £34,875 -0.35% 11
Glasgow +24 149 £33,750 -10.00% 16
Milton Keynes -4 132 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Northamptonshire +7 126 £33,500 -4.28% 4
Southampton -1 124 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Cambridge +26 123 £42,000 +15.86% 13

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 6148 (34.64%) Windows
2 4989 (28.11%) Microsoft
3 4106 (23.14%) Finance
4 3595 (20.26%) Service Management
5 3551 (20.01%) Active Directory
6 3245 (18.29%) Service Delivery
7 3067 (17.28%) VMware
8 3006 (16.94%) MS Excel
9 2773 (15.63%) SQL
10 2532 (14.27%) SLA
11 2521 (14.21%) PRINCE2
12 2484 (14.00%) Project Management
13 2387 (13.45%) Degree
14 2350 (13.24%) ITIL Certification
15 2349 (13.24%) Cisco
16 2230 (12.57%) Linux
17 2156 (12.15%) MS Office
18 1979 (11.15%) SQL Server
19 1961 (11.05%) Windows Server 2008
20 1915 (10.79%) Microsoft Certification
20 1915 (10.79%) Change Management
21 1905 (10.73%) Citrix
22 1832 (10.32%) VMware Infrastructure
23 1806 (10.18%) Oracle
24 1794 (10.11%) MS Exchange
25 1699 (9.57%) Firewall
26 1646 (9.28%) UNIX
27 1568 (8.84%) Incident Management
28 1566 (8.82%) Windows 7
29 1475 (8.31%) Problem Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1794 (10.11%) MS Exchange
2 1075 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 807 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 716 (4.03%) IIS
5 505 (2.85%) Apache
6 461 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 382 (2.15%) Lync
8 314 (1.77%) Tomcat
9 296 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 295 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
11 229 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
12 222 (1.25%) WebLogic
13 213 (1.20%) CMS
14 186 (1.05%) WebSphere
15 152 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
16 115 (0.65%) IBM Notes
17 110 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
18 91 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
19 68 (0.38%) OpenStack
20 64 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3006 (16.94%) MS Excel
2 2156 (12.15%) MS Office
3 297 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 276 (1.56%) MS Project
5 261 (1.47%) MS Visio
6 39 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 27 (0.15%) InfoPath
8 21 (0.12%) FastStats
9 12 (0.068%) SPSS
10 11 (0.062%) Photoshop
11 7 (0.039%) Acrobat
12 6 (0.034%) AutoCAD
13 4 (0.023%) PowerPivot
14 3 (0.017%) Adobe Captivate
14 3 (0.017%) Maya
14 3 (0.017%) 3ds Max
14 3 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
15 2 (0.011%) InDesign
15 2 (0.011%) QuarkXPress
15 2 (0.011%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 180 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 169 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
3 161 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
4 133 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
4 133 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
5 61 (0.34%) assyst
6 56 (0.32%) Oracle Payroll
7 51 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
8 47 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
9 42 (0.24%) Oracle HRMS
10 41 (0.23%) SAP FI
11 40 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
12 37 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
12 37 (0.21%) SAP CO
12 37 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
13 34 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
14 32 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
15 31 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
16 27 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
17 26 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 308 (1.74%) SaaS
2 282 (1.59%) Office 365
3 178 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
4 171 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 123 (0.69%) IaaS
6 114 (0.64%) PaaS
7 110 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
8 43 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
9 24 (0.14%) Google Apps
10 11 (0.062%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.023%) Rackspace Cloud
11 4 (0.023%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (0.017%) IBM SmartCloud
12 3 (0.017%) Heroku
13 2 (0.011%) Force.com
14 1 (0.006%) ElastiCache
14 1 (0.006%) IBM Blueworks
14 1 (0.006%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 1699 (9.57%) Firewall
2 1433 (8.08%) SAN
3 1289 (7.26%) DNS
4 1227 (6.91%) LAN
5 1189 (6.70%) WAN
6 1178 (6.64%) TCP/IP
7 887 (5.00%) DHCP
8 693 (3.91%) VPN
9 606 (3.41%) Internet
10 437 (2.46%) NAS
11 417 (2.35%) VoIP
12 353 (1.99%) Network Security
13 347 (1.96%) Wireless
14 282 (1.59%) MPLS
15 246 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
16 209 (1.18%) LDAP
17 208 (1.17%) IP Telephony
18 193 (1.09%) HTTP
19 190 (1.07%) VLAN
20 187 (1.05%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1979 (11.15%) SQL Server
2 446 (2.51%) Oracle Database
3 426 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 413 (2.33%) MySQL
5 347 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 313 (1.76%) Relational Database
7 297 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 266 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
9 220 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
10 185 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
11 160 (0.90%) DB2
12 150 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
13 132 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 121 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
15 113 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
16 111 (0.63%) RDBMS
17 103 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
18 65 (0.37%) Data Mining
19 62 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
20 56 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 149 (0.84%) Visual Studio
2 121 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 112 (0.63%) JIRA
4 105 (0.59%) Subversion
5 71 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
6 52 (0.29%) Jenkins
7 46 (0.26%) Git (software)
8 45 (0.25%) Selenium
9 38 (0.21%) JUnit
10 30 (0.17%) Maven
10 30 (0.17%) JMeter
11 23 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
11 23 (0.13%) QuickTest Pro
11 23 (0.13%) LoadRunner
12 20 (0.11%) Eclipse
13 19 (0.11%) Toad
13 19 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 17 (0.096%) TeamCity
14 17 (0.096%) Ant
15 16 (0.090%) ClearCase
General
1 4106 (23.14%) Finance
2 1031 (5.81%) Telecoms
3 904 (5.09%) Retail
4 830 (4.68%) Banking
5 589 (3.32%) Legal
6 515 (2.90%) Law
7 286 (1.61%) Advertising
8 281 (1.58%) Marketing
9 244 (1.37%) Manufacturing
10 230 (1.30%) Back Office
11 162 (0.91%) Billing
12 146 (0.82%) Investment Banking
13 140 (0.79%) Financial Institution
14 128 (0.72%) Publishing
15 121 (0.68%) Front Office
16 98 (0.55%) Local Government
17 78 (0.44%) French Language
18 77 (0.43%) Games
19 66 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
20 57 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4230 (23.84%) Analyst
2 1813 (10.22%) Service Manager
3 1745 (9.83%) Support Analyst
4 1110 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 965 (5.44%) Applications Support
6 929 (5.23%) Support Engineer
7 921 (5.19%) Architect
8 833 (4.69%) Consultant
9 816 (4.60%) Service Desk Analyst
10 788 (4.44%) Project Manager
11 752 (4.24%) Delivery Manager
12 696 (3.92%) Services Delivery Manager
13 680 (3.83%) Team Leader
14 636 (3.58%) Administrator
15 510 (2.87%) Applications Support Analyst
16 500 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support
17 463 (2.61%) Infrastructure Manager
18 437 (2.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 430 (2.42%) IT Support
20 425 (2.39%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 829 (4.67%) .NET
2 455 (2.56%) HTML
3 440 (2.48%) XML
4 416 (2.34%) Web Services
5 295 (1.66%) CSS
6 232 (1.31%) Middleware
7 228 (1.28%) ASP.NET
8 207 (1.17%) J2EE
9 140 (0.79%) LAMP
10 106 (0.60%) .NET Framework
11 104 (0.59%) jQuery
12 95 (0.54%) SOAP
13 78 (0.44%) COM
14 72 (0.41%) Ajax
15 54 (0.30%) Spring
15 54 (0.30%) HTML5
16 47 (0.26%) WCF
17 41 (0.23%) JSP
18 38 (0.21%) Hibernate
19 37 (0.21%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1101 (6.20%) Management Information System
2 526 (2.96%) Blackberry
3 474 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 394 (2.22%) Clustering
5 301 (1.70%) Replication
6 257 (1.45%) CMDB
7 214 (1.21%) Statistics
8 198 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 176 (0.99%) PMI
10 160 (0.90%) Mathematics
11 150 (0.85%) Open Source
12 147 (0.83%) Firmware
13 141 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
14 130 (0.73%) Client/Server
15 128 (0.72%) Mainframe
16 123 (0.69%) PKI
17 116 (0.65%) Thin Client
17 116 (0.65%) Fat Client
18 105 (0.59%) CLARiiON
19 88 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6148 (34.64%) Windows
2 2230 (12.57%) Linux
3 1961 (11.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 1646 (9.28%) UNIX
5 1566 (8.82%) Windows 7
6 1228 (6.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 845 (4.76%) Windows XP
8 792 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 470 (2.65%) Solaris
10 431 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 310 (1.75%) Windows 8
12 199 (1.12%) AIX
13 155 (0.87%) CentOS
14 152 (0.86%) Mac OS X
15 132 (0.74%) Android
16 115 (0.65%) Ubuntu
17 104 (0.59%) Windows 2000
18 98 (0.55%) Windows Vista
19 93 (0.52%) HPUX
20 92 (0.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3595 (20.26%) Service Management
2 3245 (18.29%) Service Delivery
3 2521 (14.21%) PRINCE2
4 2484 (14.00%) Project Management
5 1915 (10.79%) Change Management
6 1568 (8.84%) Incident Management
7 1475 (8.31%) Problem Management
8 1238 (6.98%) ITSM
9 1076 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 930 (5.24%) ITIL V3
11 821 (4.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 785 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
13 783 (4.41%) Configuration Management
14 705 (3.97%) Release Management
15 656 (3.70%) CRM
16 622 (3.51%) Information Security
17 564 (3.18%) Root Cause Analysis
18 541 (3.05%) Risk Management
18 541 (3.05%) Supplier Management
19 528 (2.98%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2773 (15.63%) SQL
2 912 (5.14%) Java
3 557 (3.14%) PowerShell
4 482 (2.72%) C#
5 480 (2.70%) Perl
6 355 (2.00%) JavaScript
7 314 (1.77%) T-SQL
8 310 (1.75%) C
9 291 (1.64%) Python
10 282 (1.59%) Shell Script
11 258 (1.45%) PL/SQL
12 229 (1.29%) PHP
13 228 (1.28%) VB
14 217 (1.22%) Bash Shell
15 131 (0.74%) Ruby
16 128 (0.72%) C++
17 124 (0.70%) VBScript
17 124 (0.70%) VBA
18 120 (0.68%) VB.NET
19 50 (0.28%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2387 (13.45%) Degree
2 2350 (13.24%) ITIL Certification
3 1915 (10.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 1353 (7.62%) Security Cleared
5 1143 (6.44%) Cisco Certification
6 1124 (6.33%) MCSE
7 981 (5.53%) SC Cleared
8 806 (4.54%) CCNA
9 667 (3.76%) MCSA
10 599 (3.38%) MCP
11 586 (3.30%) MCITP
12 470 (2.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 456 (2.57%) CCNP
14 400 (2.25%) CISSP
15 384 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 336 (1.89%) ISEB
17 310 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 304 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 295 (1.66%) PMI Certification
20 238 (1.34%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2532 (14.27%) SLA
2 669 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 463 (2.61%) COBIT
4 414 (2.33%) QA
5 327 (1.84%) PCI DSS
6 296 (1.67%) ISO 9001
7 202 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 67 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 33 (0.19%) COSO
10 31 (0.17%) ISO 9000
11 29 (0.16%) Basel II
12 22 (0.12%) ISO 14001
12 22 (0.12%) Data Quality
13 15 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 14 (0.079%) Basel III
14 14 (0.079%) Solvency II
15 10 (0.056%) P3O
15 10 (0.056%) IAS 39
16 9 (0.051%) TickIT
16 9 (0.051%) GxP
System Software
1 3551 (20.01%) Active Directory
2 1832 (10.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 678 (3.82%) Hyper-V
4 601 (3.39%) XenApp
5 581 (3.27%) vSphere
6 477 (2.69%) VMware ESX
7 265 (1.49%) XenDesktop
8 207 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
9 141 (0.79%) XenServer
10 125 (0.70%) UAG
11 107 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
12 103 (0.58%) Terminal Services
13 102 (0.57%) vCloud
14 86 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
15 84 (0.47%) KVM
16 78 (0.44%) NFS
17 74 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 67 (0.38%) Xen
19 66 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
20 65 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 707 (3.98%) SCCM
2 337 (1.90%) SCOM
3 241 (1.36%) Backup Exec
4 220 (1.24%) Puppet
5 210 (1.18%) NetBackup
6 194 (1.09%) WSUS
7 163 (0.92%) Nagios
8 123 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
9 107 (0.60%) Tivoli
10 101 (0.57%) Data Guard
11 86 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
12 78 (0.44%) OpenView
13 77 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
14 67 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 63 (0.36%) ZABBIX
16 52 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
17 48 (0.27%) Cacti
17 48 (0.27%) HP SIM
18 42 (0.24%) HP Data Protector
19 39 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4989 (28.11%) Microsoft
2 3067 (17.28%) VMware
3 2349 (13.24%) Cisco
4 1905 (10.73%) Citrix
5 1806 (10.18%) Oracle
6 1328 (7.48%) HP
7 639 (3.60%) Red Hat
8 574 (3.23%) NetApp
9 526 (2.96%) IBM
10 523 (2.95%) SAP
11 521 (2.94%) Juniper
12 513 (2.89%) EMC
13 448 (2.52%) Remedy
14 433 (2.44%) CheckPoint
15 399 (2.25%) Dell
16 387 (2.18%) Symantec
17 377 (2.12%) F5
18 318 (1.79%) ServiceNow
19 287 (1.62%) Apple
20 230 (1.30%) JBoss
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Whitstable, Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £24 - £26 per annum + + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 37k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5K + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + package/bonus/pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + On Call (4K) + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £5000 to £60000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Pension + Great benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago