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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 24 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 8901 8886 7611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.12% 7.59% 7.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.57% 9.17% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7048 7064 6178
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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
92977 96911 88131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.84% 82.75% 81.01%
Number of salaries quoted 76104 78052 72123
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +1 8321 £45,000 +5.88% 925
London +2 2978 £53,500 +9.18% 306
South East +5 2001 £42,500 +6.25% 215
East of England +3 767 £42,500 - 58
City of London +1 757 £55,000 +10.00% 87
Yorkshire -1 639 £35,500 +1.42% 64
West Midlands +3 555 £45,000 - 55
South West +6 543 £38,648 -3.38% 91
North West -2 521 £40,000 +9.10% 71
Berkshire +3 507 £45,000 - 50
Surrey +6 489 £40,000 -0.62% 57
West Yorkshire -4 459 £37,000 +2.77% 37
Hampshire +5 398 £40,000 +2.56% 41
Leeds -2 336 £37,500 +7.14% 31
East Midlands +2 303 £37,500 - 47
Manchester +5 296 £42,049 +24.58% 48
Buckinghamshire +10 253 £37,500 - 29
Hertfordshire +5 252 £46,250 +8.82% 21
Birmingham +7 246 £50,000 -13.79% 17
Wiltshire +12 197 £39,000 -2.50% 24
Cambridgeshire +7 196 £41,000 -2.38% 16
Reading +4 196 £45,000 -10.00% 26
Milton Keynes +7 192 £40,000 -5.88% 20
Bedfordshire +7 168 £42,500 - 11
Scotland -20 166 £45,000 +12.50% 26
Essex +5 139 £48,000 +12.94% 5
Cheshire -1 138 £37,500 - 11
Wales +4 133 £36,000 -1.36% 20
Cambridge +14 122 £40,000 -8.04% 7
North Yorkshire +3 112 £32,000 +6.66% 9

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6216 (34.04%) Windows
2 5223 (28.60%) Microsoft
3 4029 (22.06%) Finance
4 3844 (21.05%) Service Management
5 3719 (20.36%) Active Directory
6 3295 (18.04%) VMware
7 3230 (17.69%) Service Delivery
8 2978 (16.31%) MS Excel
9 2787 (15.26%) SQL
10 2748 (15.05%) Project Management
11 2629 (14.40%) SLA
12 2589 (14.18%) Cisco
13 2549 (13.96%) PRINCE2
14 2541 (13.91%) ITIL Certification
15 2365 (12.95%) Degree
16 2170 (11.88%) Linux
17 2164 (11.85%) SQL Server
18 2145 (11.75%) Change Management
19 2120 (11.61%) VMware Infrastructure
20 2051 (11.23%) Citrix
21 2019 (11.06%) MS Office
22 1899 (10.40%) Firewall
23 1870 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
24 1835 (10.05%) Windows Server 2008
25 1804 (9.88%) Data Centre
26 1771 (9.70%) Microsoft Certification
27 1705 (9.34%) Incident Management
28 1624 (8.89%) Oracle
29 1619 (8.87%) Problem Management
30 1585 (8.68%) MS Exchange

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1585 (8.68%) MS Exchange
2 1107 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 758 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 627 (3.43%) IIS
5 536 (2.94%) Lync
6 352 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 313 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 307 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 299 (1.64%) Apache
10 231 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
11 201 (1.10%) Tomcat
12 145 (0.79%) CMS
13 143 (0.78%) WebLogic
14 124 (0.68%) WebSphere
15 121 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
16 101 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
17 100 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
18 87 (0.48%) JBoss
19 78 (0.43%) IBM Notes
20 72 (0.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2978 (16.31%) MS Excel
2 2019 (11.06%) MS Office
3 268 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 257 (1.41%) MS Project
5 219 (1.20%) MS Visio
6 31 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 23 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 20 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 17 (0.093%) SPSS
10 9 (0.049%) AutoCAD
11 8 (0.044%) PowerPivot
12 5 (0.027%) Photoshop
13 4 (0.022%) FastStats
14 3 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
14 3 (0.016%) Acrobat
15 2 (0.011%) DOC1
15 2 (0.011%) PrintSoft PReS
16 1 (0.005%) Open Workbench
16 1 (0.005%) MicroStation
16 1 (0.005%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 193 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 167 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 130 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
4 114 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
5 75 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
6 60 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
7 55 (0.30%) SAP SRM
8 48 (0.26%) assyst
9 41 (0.22%) Maximo
10 39 (0.21%) Summit
11 38 (0.21%) SAP SM
12 37 (0.20%) SAP FI
13 36 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
14 35 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
14 35 (0.19%) SAP CO
14 35 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
15 32 (0.18%) SAP CRM
15 32 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 31 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
16 31 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 549 (3.01%) Office 365
2 411 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
3 364 (1.99%) SaaS
4 303 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
5 267 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 134 (0.73%) IaaS
7 132 (0.72%) PaaS
8 80 (0.44%) Mimecast
9 48 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
10 38 (0.21%) Amazon S3
11 21 (0.11%) Google Apps
12 17 (0.093%) AWS CloudFormation
13 13 (0.071%) Google Cloud Platform
13 13 (0.071%) Yammer
14 12 (0.066%) Azure Active Directory
15 11 (0.060%) IBM SmartCloud
15 11 (0.060%) Google Analytics
15 11 (0.060%) GitHub
16 10 (0.055%) Force.com
17 9 (0.049%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1899 (10.40%) Firewall
2 1551 (8.49%) WAN
3 1533 (8.39%) LAN
4 1346 (7.37%) DNS
5 1158 (6.34%) TCP/IP
6 1144 (6.26%) SAN
7 920 (5.04%) DHCP
8 808 (4.42%) VPN
9 655 (3.59%) VoIP
10 638 (3.49%) Internet
11 490 (2.68%) Network Security
12 475 (2.60%) Wireless
13 473 (2.59%) MPLS
14 383 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
15 330 (1.81%) NAS
16 326 (1.79%) VLAN
17 324 (1.77%) BGP
18 293 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
19 280 (1.53%) OSPF
20 207 (1.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2164 (11.85%) SQL Server
2 448 (2.45%) Oracle Database
3 390 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 352 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 351 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 340 (1.86%) MySQL
7 326 (1.79%) Relational Database
8 191 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
9 190 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
10 187 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
11 182 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 180 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
13 162 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
14 157 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
15 141 (0.77%) RDBMS
16 136 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
17 120 (0.66%) Big Data
18 87 (0.48%) DB2
19 82 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
20 80 (0.44%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 155 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 143 (0.78%) Subversion
3 131 (0.72%) Visual Studio
4 112 (0.61%) JIRA
5 96 (0.53%) Jenkins
6 93 (0.51%) Git (software)
7 70 (0.38%) Maven
8 54 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
9 44 (0.24%) MSI
10 42 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 40 (0.22%) Selenium
12 36 (0.20%) Ant
13 31 (0.17%) Toad
14 30 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
15 29 (0.16%) Hudson
15 29 (0.16%) LoadRunner
16 28 (0.15%) HP UFT
17 17 (0.093%) ReSharper
17 17 (0.093%) Moq
18 16 (0.088%) WebDriver
General
1 4029 (22.06%) Finance
2 1079 (5.91%) Retail
3 996 (5.45%) Banking
4 889 (4.87%) Telecoms
5 548 (3.00%) Legal
6 524 (2.87%) Law
7 413 (2.26%) Manufacturing
8 390 (2.14%) Advertising
9 247 (1.35%) Marketing
10 232 (1.27%) Back Office
11 222 (1.22%) Front Office
12 221 (1.21%) Financial Institution
13 212 (1.16%) Billing
14 178 (0.97%) Investment Banking
15 133 (0.73%) Publishing
16 108 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
17 88 (0.48%) Games
18 87 (0.48%) Local Government
19 83 (0.45%) French Language
19 83 (0.45%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3961 (21.69%) Analyst
2 1861 (10.19%) Service Manager
3 1630 (8.93%) Support Analyst
4 1034 (5.66%) Applications Support
5 987 (5.40%) Support Engineer
6 918 (5.03%) Service Analyst
7 898 (4.92%) Project Manager
8 843 (4.62%) Architect
9 836 (4.58%) Delivery Manager
10 762 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
11 737 (4.04%) Services Delivery Manager
12 733 (4.01%) Administrator
12 733 (4.01%) Consultant
13 619 (3.39%) Team Leader
14 618 (3.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 553 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
16 536 (2.94%) Applications Support Analyst
17 531 (2.91%) Network Engineer
18 407 (2.23%) Developer
18 407 (2.23%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 770 (4.22%) .NET
2 545 (2.98%) Web Services
3 352 (1.93%) HTML
4 346 (1.89%) XML
5 281 (1.54%) ASP.NET
6 222 (1.22%) Middleware
7 214 (1.17%) CSS
8 141 (0.77%) .NET Framework
9 139 (0.76%) J2EE
10 99 (0.54%) jQuery
11 98 (0.54%) Ajax
12 96 (0.53%) Software Packaging
13 92 (0.50%) WCF
14 89 (0.49%) REST
15 88 (0.48%) SOAP
16 87 (0.48%) Application Packaging
17 86 (0.47%) JSP
18 67 (0.37%) SAP Basis
19 57 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
20 55 (0.30%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1870 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 1804 (9.88%) Data Centre
3 1235 (6.76%) Management Information System
4 496 (2.72%) Blackberry
5 466 (2.55%) Computer Science
6 377 (2.06%) Clustering
7 283 (1.55%) CMDB
8 268 (1.47%) Replication
9 225 (1.23%) Statistics
10 207 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
11 186 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
12 185 (1.01%) Life Science
13 174 (0.95%) Client/Server
14 160 (0.88%) Mathematics
15 158 (0.87%) Thin Client
15 158 (0.87%) Fat Client
16 149 (0.82%) GIS
17 125 (0.68%) PMI
18 122 (0.67%) FMCG
19 110 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6216 (34.04%) Windows
2 2170 (11.88%) Linux
3 1835 (10.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 1485 (8.13%) Windows 7
5 1299 (7.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1204 (6.59%) UNIX
7 1039 (5.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 585 (3.20%) Windows XP
9 580 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 462 (2.53%) Windows 8
11 307 (1.68%) Solaris
12 213 (1.17%) AIX
13 196 (1.07%) Android
14 133 (0.73%) CentOS
15 126 (0.69%) Apple iOS
16 103 (0.56%) Windows Vista
16 103 (0.56%) Mac OS X
17 102 (0.56%) Windows 2000
18 92 (0.50%) Ubuntu
19 72 (0.39%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3844 (21.05%) Service Management
2 3230 (17.69%) Service Delivery
3 2748 (15.05%) Project Management
4 2549 (13.96%) PRINCE2
5 2145 (11.75%) Change Management
6 1705 (9.34%) Incident Management
7 1619 (8.87%) Problem Management
8 1546 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
9 1322 (7.24%) ITSM
10 1119 (6.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 963 (5.27%) Continuous Improvement
12 888 (4.86%) Information Security
13 885 (4.85%) Configuration Management
14 868 (4.75%) Mentoring
15 838 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
16 733 (4.01%) ITIL V3
17 697 (3.82%) Line Management
18 681 (3.73%) Release Management
19 660 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
20 621 (3.40%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2787 (15.26%) SQL
2 725 (3.97%) PowerShell
3 636 (3.48%) Java
4 447 (2.45%) C#
5 394 (2.16%) Perl
6 387 (2.12%) C
7 378 (2.07%) JavaScript
8 357 (1.95%) T-SQL
9 329 (1.80%) Python
10 265 (1.45%) Shell Script
11 256 (1.40%) PL/SQL
12 224 (1.23%) Bash Shell
13 156 (0.85%) VBScript
14 155 (0.85%) PHP
15 144 (0.79%) VB
16 120 (0.66%) Ruby
17 115 (0.63%) VBA
18 78 (0.43%) VB.NET
19 74 (0.41%) C++
20 59 (0.32%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2541 (13.91%) ITIL Certification
2 2365 (12.95%) Degree
3 1771 (9.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1443 (7.90%) Cisco Certification
5 1357 (7.43%) Security Cleared
6 1100 (6.02%) MCSE
7 1098 (6.01%) CCNA
8 852 (4.67%) SC Cleared
9 648 (3.55%) CCNP
10 597 (3.27%) MCP
11 537 (2.94%) MCSA
12 533 (2.92%) CISSP
13 483 (2.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 446 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 423 (2.32%) MCITP
16 372 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 334 (1.83%) DV Cleared
18 323 (1.77%) CISM
19 316 (1.73%) ISEB
20 285 (1.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2629 (14.40%) SLA
2 789 (4.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 534 (2.92%) COBIT
4 416 (2.28%) QA
5 366 (2.00%) PCI DSS
6 262 (1.43%) ISO 9001
7 124 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 48 (0.26%) PMBOK
9 32 (0.18%) JSP 440
10 31 (0.17%) ISO 9000
11 16 (0.088%) Data Quality
12 12 (0.066%) HL7
12 12 (0.066%) ISO 14001
13 11 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 11 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 10 (0.055%) BS25999
14 10 (0.055%) Solvency II
14 10 (0.055%) Basel II
14 10 (0.055%) RosettaNet
14 10 (0.055%) TickIT
System Software
1 3719 (20.36%) Active Directory
2 2120 (11.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 743 (4.07%) Hyper-V
4 701 (3.84%) XenApp
5 628 (3.44%) vSphere
6 335 (1.83%) XenDesktop
6 335 (1.83%) VMware ESX
7 249 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
8 176 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
9 156 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
10 150 (0.82%) Terminal Services
11 136 (0.74%) XenServer
12 127 (0.70%) vCloud
13 82 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 71 (0.39%) UAG
15 54 (0.30%) VMware Server
16 53 (0.29%) ISA Server
16 53 (0.29%) Firmware
17 46 (0.25%) NFS
18 42 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1035 (5.67%) SCCM
2 501 (2.74%) SCOM
3 284 (1.56%) Puppet
4 214 (1.17%) Nagios
5 180 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
6 150 (0.82%) Backup Exec
7 138 (0.76%) NetBackup
8 116 (0.64%) WSUS
9 108 (0.59%) Data Guard
10 99 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
11 94 (0.51%) Tivoli
12 87 (0.48%) HP Data Protector
13 73 (0.40%) SCVMM
14 68 (0.37%) HP SIM
15 66 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
16 64 (0.35%) OpenView
17 62 (0.34%) Ansible
18 45 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 44 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
20 41 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5223 (28.60%) Microsoft
2 3295 (18.04%) VMware
3 2589 (14.18%) Cisco
4 2051 (11.23%) Citrix
5 1624 (8.89%) Oracle
6 1286 (7.04%) HP
7 699 (3.83%) SAP
8 598 (3.27%) Red Hat
9 588 (3.22%) IBM
10 541 (2.96%) NetApp
11 525 (2.87%) Juniper
12 496 (2.72%) CheckPoint
13 488 (2.67%) Remedy
14 467 (2.56%) F5
15 419 (2.29%) EMC
16 362 (1.98%) ServiceNow
17 340 (1.86%) Symantec
18 287 (1.57%) Dell
19 227 (1.24%) Avaya
19 227 (1.24%) BMC
Epsom, Surrey
Nexere Consulting Limited
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Code IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Nicoll Curtin Technology
Salary: Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 2 hours ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Life Assurance, Private Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Midlands
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Midlands
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + £5k Car + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £17,000 - £19,500 + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: £70,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 Per Annum £40-75K+Training+Certifications+Pension+Heal
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £47500.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: Car Allowance (£6600) + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago