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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 22 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 9062 8473 7691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.48% 7.22% 7.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.15% 8.81% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7009 6792 6177
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
89248 96221 87010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.53% 81.95% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72491 78159 71532
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +4 8403 £45,000 - 973
London +9 3188 £50,000 +4.16% 315
South East +5 1955 £44,000 +10.00% 223
City of London +5 813 £50,000 - 102
Yorkshire +3 750 £36,500 -2.66% 76
East of England +12 740 £42,500 -5.55% 98
Berkshire +14 605 £52,500 +16.66% 72
West Yorkshire +5 540 £37,500 -6.25% 58
South West +11 523 £40,000 -6.97% 78
West Midlands +2 521 £42,500 -6.07% 65
North West +2 444 £41,000 +10.44% 75
Hampshire +3 443 £40,000 +6.66% 43
Surrey +6 384 £40,000 - 36
Leeds +6 357 £37,500 -9.63% 45
East Midlands +5 270 £40,000 - 24
Reading +3 246 £42,000 -11.57% 30
Birmingham +5 227 £47,500 -17.39% 27
Buckinghamshire +1 225 £40,750 +16.42% 24
Manchester -2 225 £40,000 +14.28% 44
Hertfordshire +1 207 £42,500 -10.52% 48
Cambridgeshire +18 204 £45,000 +22.86% 20
Scotland -7 186 £47,500 +13.09% 19
Milton Keynes -3 168 £42,500 +14.70% 18
Wiltshire -3 164 £36,250 -14.70% 28
Essex +10 150 £45,000 -14.28% 9
Bedfordshire +17 149 £39,500 -16.84% 17
Cheshire +6 136 £42,500 +13.33% 21
Bristol +9 126 £47,500 +5.55% 26
Wales -3 126 £37,500 +13.63% 22
Cambridge +38 117 £41,500 +10.66% 11

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6200 (34.96%) Windows
2 5180 (29.20%) Microsoft
3 3994 (22.52%) Finance
4 3768 (21.24%) Active Directory
5 3633 (20.48%) Service Management
6 3190 (17.99%) Service Delivery
7 2976 (16.78%) VMware
8 2907 (16.39%) MS Excel
9 2638 (14.87%) SQL
10 2636 (14.86%) SLA
11 2534 (14.29%) Cisco
12 2494 (14.06%) Project Management
13 2468 (13.91%) ITIL Certification
14 2458 (13.86%) PRINCE2
15 2329 (13.13%) Degree
16 2244 (12.65%) MS Office
17 2068 (11.66%) Citrix
18 2061 (11.62%) SQL Server
19 2007 (11.32%) Change Management
20 1988 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
21 1967 (11.09%) Linux
22 1914 (10.79%) Firewall
23 1829 (10.31%) Windows Server 2008
24 1821 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
25 1798 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
26 1663 (9.38%) Windows 7
27 1620 (9.13%) Incident Management
28 1609 (9.07%) MS Exchange
29 1576 (8.89%) Oracle
30 1490 (8.40%) Problem Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1609 (9.07%) MS Exchange
2 1060 (5.98%) SharePoint
3 743 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 635 (3.58%) IIS
5 631 (3.56%) Lync
6 358 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 354 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 332 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
9 301 (1.70%) Apache
10 241 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
11 214 (1.21%) Tomcat
12 159 (0.90%) WebLogic
13 149 (0.84%) CMS
14 148 (0.83%) WebSphere
15 127 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
16 111 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
17 102 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
18 92 (0.52%) IBM Notes
19 88 (0.50%) JBoss
20 60 (0.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2907 (16.39%) MS Excel
2 2244 (12.65%) MS Office
3 307 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 243 (1.37%) MS Project
5 238 (1.34%) MS Visio
6 39 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 25 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 22 (0.12%) SPSS
9 20 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 8 (0.045%) AutoCAD
11 7 (0.039%) PowerPivot
12 4 (0.023%) FastStats
13 2 (0.011%) Photoshop
13 2 (0.011%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.006%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.006%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.006%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 190 (1.07%) Remedy ITSM
2 170 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 124 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
4 98 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
5 67 (0.38%) assyst
6 53 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
7 46 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
7 46 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
7 46 (0.26%) SAP SRM
8 44 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
8 44 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
9 42 (0.24%) Maximo
10 32 (0.18%) SAP FI
11 31 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
11 31 (0.17%) Primavera
12 30 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
12 30 (0.17%) SAP CO
13 28 (0.16%) SAP CRM
14 26 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
14 26 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 468 (2.64%) Office 365
2 342 (1.93%) SaaS
3 330 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
4 249 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
5 219 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 110 (0.62%) PaaS
7 92 (0.52%) IaaS
8 52 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
9 49 (0.28%) Mimecast
10 35 (0.20%) Amazon S3
11 24 (0.14%) Google Apps
12 22 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
13 18 (0.10%) Yammer
14 17 (0.096%) Azure Active Directory
15 14 (0.079%) Google Cloud Platform
16 11 (0.062%) IBM SmartCloud
16 11 (0.062%) GitHub
17 10 (0.056%) Terremark
18 8 (0.045%) Force.com
19 7 (0.039%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1914 (10.79%) Firewall
2 1470 (8.29%) WAN
3 1445 (8.15%) LAN
4 1222 (6.89%) DNS
5 1120 (6.31%) TCP/IP
6 1085 (6.12%) SAN
7 835 (4.71%) DHCP
8 829 (4.67%) VPN
9 634 (3.57%) Internet
10 626 (3.53%) VoIP
11 566 (3.19%) Network Security
12 563 (3.17%) Wireless
13 486 (2.74%) MPLS
14 442 (2.49%) Cisco ASA
15 339 (1.91%) BGP
16 325 (1.83%) Cisco Nexus
17 279 (1.57%) OSPF
18 268 (1.51%) NAS
19 259 (1.46%) VLAN
20 230 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2061 (11.62%) SQL Server
2 421 (2.37%) Oracle Database
3 378 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 356 (2.01%) MySQL
5 317 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 301 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 298 (1.68%) Relational Database
8 197 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
9 195 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
10 184 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
11 176 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
12 165 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
13 161 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 152 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
15 116 (0.65%) RDBMS
16 111 (0.63%) DB2
17 103 (0.58%) Big Data
18 86 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
19 74 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
20 71 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 146 (0.82%) Subversion
2 145 (0.82%) Visual Studio
3 142 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 104 (0.59%) JIRA
5 88 (0.50%) Jenkins
6 83 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
7 67 (0.38%) Git (software)
8 53 (0.30%) Maven
9 47 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 45 (0.25%) Toad
11 44 (0.25%) Selenium
12 41 (0.23%) MSI
13 37 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
14 32 (0.18%) LoadRunner
15 31 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
16 30 (0.17%) Ant
17 19 (0.11%) WebDriver
18 18 (0.10%) Eclipse
18 18 (0.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 17 (0.096%) Hudson
General
1 3994 (22.52%) Finance
2 998 (5.63%) Retail
3 925 (5.22%) Banking
4 904 (5.10%) Telecoms
5 575 (3.24%) Legal
6 545 (3.07%) Law
7 378 (2.13%) Advertising
8 325 (1.83%) Manufacturing
9 264 (1.49%) Marketing
10 234 (1.32%) Back Office
11 227 (1.28%) Front Office
12 216 (1.22%) Financial Institution
13 208 (1.17%) Investment Banking
14 205 (1.16%) Billing
15 130 (0.73%) Publishing
16 85 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
17 84 (0.47%) Games
18 72 (0.41%) French Language
19 66 (0.37%) German Language
20 65 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4091 (23.06%) Analyst
2 1797 (10.13%) Service Manager
3 1668 (9.40%) Support Analyst
4 1041 (5.87%) Service Analyst
5 993 (5.60%) Support Engineer
6 942 (5.31%) Applications Support
7 895 (5.05%) Project Manager
8 893 (5.03%) Service Desk Analyst
9 799 (4.50%) Delivery Manager
10 759 (4.28%) Architect
11 728 (4.10%) Consultant
12 724 (4.08%) Administrator
13 712 (4.01%) Services Delivery Manager
14 604 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support
15 562 (3.17%) Team Leader
16 556 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 524 (2.95%) Applications Support Analyst
18 501 (2.82%) Network Engineer
19 474 (2.67%) IT Support
20 441 (2.49%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 785 (4.43%) .NET
2 466 (2.63%) Web Services
3 351 (1.98%) XML
4 344 (1.94%) HTML
5 287 (1.62%) ASP.NET
6 211 (1.19%) CSS
7 199 (1.12%) J2EE
8 190 (1.07%) Middleware
9 163 (0.92%) .NET Framework
10 123 (0.69%) jQuery
11 112 (0.63%) Ajax
12 100 (0.56%) JSP
13 95 (0.54%) Software Packaging
14 87 (0.49%) SOAP
15 82 (0.46%) Application Packaging
16 71 (0.40%) WCF
17 70 (0.39%) REST
18 63 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
19 59 (0.33%) COM
20 55 (0.31%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1821 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1214 (6.84%) Management Information System
3 595 (3.35%) Blackberry
4 426 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 333 (1.88%) Clustering
6 260 (1.47%) CMDB
7 225 (1.27%) Replication
8 215 (1.21%) Statistics
9 206 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
10 175 (0.99%) Fat Client
10 175 (0.99%) Thin Client
11 161 (0.91%) Client/Server
12 158 (0.89%) Life Science
13 133 (0.75%) Mathematics
13 133 (0.75%) Open Source
14 130 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
15 127 (0.72%) GIS
16 116 (0.65%) FMCG
17 115 (0.65%) PMI
18 111 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6200 (34.96%) Windows
2 1967 (11.09%) Linux
3 1829 (10.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 1663 (9.38%) Windows 7
5 1224 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1183 (6.67%) UNIX
7 1079 (6.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 656 (3.70%) Windows XP
9 518 (2.92%) Windows 8
10 482 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 339 (1.91%) Solaris
12 199 (1.12%) AIX
13 171 (0.96%) Android
14 138 (0.78%) Mac OS X
15 134 (0.76%) Apple iOS
16 129 (0.73%) CentOS
17 95 (0.54%) Windows 2000
18 93 (0.52%) Windows Vista
19 81 (0.46%) Mac OS
20 78 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3633 (20.48%) Service Management
2 3190 (17.99%) Service Delivery
3 2494 (14.06%) Project Management
4 2458 (13.86%) PRINCE2
5 2007 (11.32%) Change Management
6 1620 (9.13%) Incident Management
7 1490 (8.40%) Problem Management
8 1339 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
9 1173 (6.61%) ITSM
10 980 (5.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 883 (4.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 819 (4.62%) ITIL V3
13 808 (4.56%) Mentoring
14 804 (4.53%) Information Security
15 786 (4.43%) Configuration Management
16 776 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
17 650 (3.66%) CRM
18 649 (3.66%) Root Cause Analysis
19 628 (3.54%) Line Management
20 586 (3.30%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2638 (14.87%) SQL
2 697 (3.93%) PowerShell
3 612 (3.45%) Java
4 448 (2.53%) C#
5 389 (2.19%) Perl
6 386 (2.18%) JavaScript
7 349 (1.97%) C
8 328 (1.85%) T-SQL
9 291 (1.64%) Python
10 273 (1.54%) PL/SQL
11 243 (1.37%) Shell Script
12 201 (1.13%) Bash Shell
13 162 (0.91%) VB
14 151 (0.85%) PHP
14 151 (0.85%) VBScript
15 114 (0.64%) VBA
16 104 (0.59%) Ruby
17 82 (0.46%) VB.NET
18 70 (0.39%) C++
19 65 (0.37%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2468 (13.91%) ITIL Certification
2 2329 (13.13%) Degree
3 1798 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1480 (8.34%) Security Cleared
5 1314 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
6 1119 (6.31%) MCSE
7 1037 (5.85%) SC Cleared
8 967 (5.45%) CCNA
9 696 (3.92%) MCP
10 612 (3.45%) CCNP
11 563 (3.17%) MCSA
12 500 (2.82%) CISSP
13 458 (2.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 399 (2.25%) MCITP
15 371 (2.09%) DV Cleared
16 363 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 349 (1.97%) ISEB
18 336 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 294 (1.66%) CISM
20 278 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2636 (14.86%) SLA
2 775 (4.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 486 (2.74%) COBIT
4 377 (2.13%) QA
5 352 (1.98%) PCI DSS
6 233 (1.31%) ISO 9001
7 162 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 42 (0.24%) PMBOK
9 41 (0.23%) JSP 440
10 27 (0.15%) ISO 9000
11 18 (0.10%) Basel II
12 14 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 13 (0.073%) Data Quality
14 12 (0.068%) RosettaNet
15 11 (0.062%) Solvency II
16 10 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 9 (0.051%) Dodd-Frank
17 9 (0.051%) MiFID
18 8 (0.045%) COSO
18 8 (0.045%) HL7
System Software
1 3768 (21.24%) Active Directory
2 1988 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 702 (3.96%) Hyper-V
4 700 (3.95%) XenApp
5 583 (3.29%) vSphere
6 377 (2.13%) XenDesktop
7 310 (1.75%) VMware ESX
8 216 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
9 212 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
10 146 (0.82%) Terminal Services
11 137 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
12 136 (0.77%) XenServer
13 107 (0.60%) vCloud
14 98 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 63 (0.36%) NFS
16 54 (0.30%) UAG
17 51 (0.29%) ISA Server
17 51 (0.29%) VMware Server
18 45 (0.25%) Firmware
19 39 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 969 (5.46%) SCCM
2 528 (2.98%) SCOM
3 237 (1.34%) Puppet
4 211 (1.19%) Nagios
5 153 (0.86%) NetBackup
6 146 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
7 143 (0.81%) Backup Exec
8 126 (0.71%) WSUS
9 102 (0.58%) Data Guard
10 93 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
11 92 (0.52%) Tivoli
12 89 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
13 85 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
14 80 (0.45%) OpenView
15 75 (0.42%) HP SIM
16 65 (0.37%) SCVMM
17 59 (0.33%) SCOrch
17 59 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 54 (0.30%) Ansible
19 50 (0.28%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5180 (29.20%) Microsoft
2 2976 (16.78%) VMware
3 2534 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2068 (11.66%) Citrix
5 1576 (8.89%) Oracle
6 1302 (7.34%) HP
7 612 (3.45%) SAP
8 578 (3.26%) Juniper
9 564 (3.18%) IBM
10 523 (2.95%) Red Hat
11 507 (2.86%) CheckPoint
12 489 (2.76%) Remedy
13 464 (2.62%) F5
14 458 (2.58%) NetApp
15 394 (2.22%) EMC
16 362 (2.04%) ServiceNow
17 360 (2.03%) Dell
18 327 (1.84%) Symantec
19 221 (1.25%) Apple
20 214 (1.21%) Avaya
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TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Salford, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
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South East
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South East
Vodafone
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits company benefits, subject to skill
Posted: 2 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + £3k Bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £16,500 - £20,000 DOE
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pepsico Beverages International Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surrey
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Swindon, Wiltshire
Talent International
Salary: £550 - £650 per day
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Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
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Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £22,500 to £22,500 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Sanderson
Salary: £38000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + CAR
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