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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 23 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 8686 7540 7408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.24% 7.27% 6.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.97% 8.84% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7008 5831 5996
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,625 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +0.32%

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
87118 85337 88637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.67% 82.25% 80.09%
Number of salaries quoted 71745 68049 75137
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 8254 £43,500 +2.35% 1029
London +10 3027 £50,000 -4.76% 330
South East +1 1817 £43,000 +7.50% 227
City of London +5 825 £50,000 -4.76% 104
Yorkshire -1 730 £35,000 - 88
East of England +12 711 £42,500 +11.11% 85
West Yorkshire +8 583 £35,000 - 70
North West +4 568 £38,500 +8.45% 86
West Midlands +2 548 £42,500 +10.38% 63
South West +4 523 £38,000 +1.33% 110
Berkshire +6 514 £50,000 +5.26% 57
Surrey 0 411 £42,500 +14.86% 45
Leeds +7 405 £36,000 +2.85% 47
Hampshire -7 398 £40,000 +5.26% 56
Manchester +3 307 £38,000 +8.57% 46
East Midlands +13 301 £38,625 +3.99% 35
Buckinghamshire +13 287 £42,500 +6.25% 23
Birmingham +3 235 £50,000 +19.76% 18
Milton Keynes +13 213 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Hertfordshire +9 198 £44,000 +10.00% 24
Reading -6 198 £50,000 +5.26% 24
Scotland +10 190 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Wiltshire +17 185 £38,000 -4.40% 20
Cheshire +16 183 £42,500 +4.29% 20
Cambridgeshire +29 176 £35,000 -6.66% 13
Bedfordshire +9 157 £42,500 +6.25% 27
Bristol +8 142 £45,000 +13.56% 46
Essex +3 133 £45,000 +19.20% 11
Nottinghamshire +18 117 £37,500 -12.79% 13
Nottingham +18 106 £40,857 -7.14% 11

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 6369 (34.70%) Windows
2 5474 (29.82%) Microsoft
3 4262 (23.22%) Finance
4 3668 (19.98%) Active Directory
5 3590 (19.56%) Service Management
6 3266 (17.79%) Service Delivery
7 3126 (17.03%) MS Excel
8 2986 (16.27%) VMware
9 2872 (15.65%) SLA
10 2826 (15.40%) SQL
11 2643 (14.40%) PRINCE2
12 2587 (14.10%) Cisco
13 2511 (13.68%) MS Office
14 2391 (13.03%) Project Management
15 2339 (12.74%) Degree
16 2236 (12.18%) ITIL Certification
17 2120 (11.55%) SQL Server
18 2055 (11.20%) Change Management
19 2046 (11.15%) Citrix
20 2019 (11.00%) Linux
21 1938 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
22 1881 (10.25%) VMware Infrastructure
23 1876 (10.22%) Firewall
24 1803 (9.82%) Microsoft Certification
25 1795 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
26 1777 (9.68%) Incident Management
27 1717 (9.35%) MS Exchange
28 1686 (9.19%) Oracle
29 1646 (8.97%) Windows 7
30 1613 (8.79%) UNIX

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1717 (9.35%) MS Exchange
2 1119 (6.10%) SharePoint
3 771 (4.20%) IIS
4 675 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 584 (3.18%) Lync
6 425 (2.32%) Apache
7 354 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2007
8 321 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 320 (1.74%) Tomcat
10 279 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
11 276 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
12 249 (1.36%) WebSphere
13 227 (1.24%) WebLogic
14 173 (0.94%) CMS
15 170 (0.93%) JBoss
16 162 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
17 126 (0.69%) IBM Notes
18 120 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
19 100 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
20 87 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3126 (17.03%) MS Excel
2 2511 (13.68%) MS Office
3 349 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 269 (1.47%) MS Project
5 248 (1.35%) MS Visio
6 43 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 25 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 13 (0.071%) SPSS
9 7 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.027%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.016%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.016%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.011%) Photoshop
12 2 (0.011%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.011%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.005%) FastStats
13 1 (0.005%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.005%) Maya
13 1 (0.005%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 180 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 166 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 86 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 66 (0.36%) assyst
5 55 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 54 (0.29%) SAP FI
7 53 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
8 47 (0.26%) SAP CO
9 46 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
10 39 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 34 (0.19%) SAP CRM
12 30 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
13 28 (0.15%) SAP SD
14 27 (0.15%) SAP ERP
15 26 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
15 26 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
16 24 (0.13%) SAP SRM
17 23 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
18 20 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
18 20 (0.11%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 309 (1.68%) SaaS
2 308 (1.68%) Office 365
3 179 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 105 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 93 (0.51%) IaaS
6 79 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
7 65 (0.35%) PaaS
8 27 (0.15%) Google Apps
9 16 (0.087%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (0.071%) IBM SmartCloud
11 12 (0.065%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.044%) Force.com
13 7 (0.038%) Terremark
14 6 (0.033%) SuccessFactors
15 5 (0.027%) OpenShift
15 5 (0.027%) CloudFront
15 5 (0.027%) IBM Blueworks
16 4 (0.022%) SoftLayer
17 2 (0.011%) Google Cloud Platform
17 2 (0.011%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 1876 (10.22%) Firewall
2 1321 (7.20%) LAN
3 1301 (7.09%) WAN
4 1250 (6.81%) TCP/IP
5 1243 (6.77%) DNS
6 1228 (6.69%) SAN
7 892 (4.86%) VPN
8 837 (4.56%) DHCP
9 694 (3.78%) Internet
10 576 (3.14%) Wireless
11 497 (2.71%) VoIP
12 484 (2.64%) MPLS
13 477 (2.60%) Network Security
14 390 (2.12%) Cisco ASA
15 325 (1.77%) BGP
16 304 (1.66%) NAS
17 248 (1.35%) OSPF
18 247 (1.35%) SSL
19 231 (1.26%) Cisco Nexus
20 218 (1.19%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2120 (11.55%) SQL Server
2 416 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 376 (2.05%) Oracle Database
4 343 (1.87%) MySQL
5 289 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
6 270 (1.47%) Relational Database
7 269 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 232 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 223 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
10 172 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
11 165 (0.90%) DB2
12 161 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
13 143 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
14 118 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
15 112 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 104 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
17 96 (0.52%) Data Mining
18 94 (0.51%) RDBMS
19 81 (0.44%) Big Data
20 77 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 156 (0.85%) Visual Studio
2 125 (0.68%) Subversion
3 118 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 104 (0.57%) JIRA
5 102 (0.56%) Jenkins
6 77 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
7 58 (0.32%) Maven
8 54 (0.29%) Git (software)
9 33 (0.18%) ClearCase
10 28 (0.15%) MSI
11 27 (0.15%) Toad
12 26 (0.14%) QuickTest Pro
13 25 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
13 25 (0.14%) Hudson
14 24 (0.13%) Selenium
15 22 (0.12%) Artifactory
16 21 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 20 (0.11%) Ant
17 20 (0.11%) Eclipse
17 20 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4262 (23.22%) Finance
2 972 (5.30%) Retail
3 961 (5.24%) Telecoms
4 914 (4.98%) Banking
5 564 (3.07%) Legal
6 501 (2.73%) Law
7 306 (1.67%) Marketing
8 268 (1.46%) Back Office
9 265 (1.44%) Manufacturing
10 244 (1.33%) Front Office
11 196 (1.07%) Billing
12 191 (1.04%) Advertising
13 170 (0.93%) Investment Banking
14 132 (0.72%) Publishing
15 122 (0.66%) Financial Institution
16 82 (0.45%) French Language
17 76 (0.41%) Games
18 72 (0.39%) Local Government
19 62 (0.34%) German Language
20 60 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4560 (24.84%) Analyst
2 1853 (10.10%) Support Analyst
3 1753 (9.55%) Service Manager
4 1354 (7.38%) Service Analyst
5 1097 (5.98%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1076 (5.86%) Support Engineer
7 1016 (5.54%) Applications Support
8 924 (5.03%) Architect
9 923 (5.03%) Project Manager
10 748 (4.08%) Delivery Manager
11 741 (4.04%) Team Leader
12 727 (3.96%) Consultant
13 680 (3.70%) Administrator
14 676 (3.68%) Services Delivery Manager
15 554 (3.02%) 2nd Line Support
16 547 (2.98%) Applications Support Analyst
17 520 (2.83%) IT Support
18 498 (2.71%) Network Engineer
19 496 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 450 (2.45%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 829 (4.52%) .NET
2 461 (2.51%) HTML
3 424 (2.31%) XML
4 385 (2.10%) Web Services
5 282 (1.54%) CSS
6 262 (1.43%) J2EE
7 260 (1.42%) ASP.NET
8 234 (1.27%) Middleware
9 161 (0.88%) .NET Framework
10 113 (0.62%) jQuery
11 91 (0.50%) SOAP
12 81 (0.44%) JSP
13 73 (0.40%) Ajax
14 53 (0.29%) SAP Basis
15 52 (0.28%) Application Packaging
16 51 (0.28%) JDBC
16 51 (0.28%) HTML5
17 50 (0.27%) LAMP
18 49 (0.27%) XSLT
19 47 (0.26%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1938 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1151 (6.27%) Management Information System
3 635 (3.46%) Blackberry
4 445 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 385 (2.10%) Clustering
6 249 (1.36%) Replication
7 243 (1.32%) CMDB
8 211 (1.15%) Statistics
9 209 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
10 178 (0.97%) Fat Client
10 178 (0.97%) Thin Client
10 178 (0.97%) PMI
11 161 (0.88%) Open Source
12 145 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
13 144 (0.78%) Life Science
14 140 (0.76%) Client/Server
15 134 (0.73%) Mathematics
16 127 (0.69%) User Experience
17 120 (0.65%) PKI
18 108 (0.59%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6369 (34.70%) Windows
2 2019 (11.00%) Linux
3 1795 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1646 (8.97%) Windows 7
5 1613 (8.79%) UNIX
6 1168 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 1009 (5.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 878 (4.78%) Windows XP
9 474 (2.58%) Windows 8
10 404 (2.20%) Solaris
11 370 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 234 (1.27%) AIX
13 152 (0.83%) Android
14 150 (0.82%) CentOS
15 145 (0.79%) Mac OS X
16 99 (0.54%) Windows Vista
17 97 (0.53%) Apple iOS
18 96 (0.52%) Windows 2000
19 85 (0.46%) SUSE
20 75 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3590 (19.56%) Service Management
2 3266 (17.79%) Service Delivery
3 2643 (14.40%) PRINCE2
4 2391 (13.03%) Project Management
5 2055 (11.20%) Change Management
6 1777 (9.68%) Incident Management
7 1474 (8.03%) Problem Management
8 1184 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
9 1109 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 989 (5.39%) ITSM
11 919 (5.01%) ITIL V3
12 859 (4.68%) Continuous Improvement
13 818 (4.46%) Mentoring
14 720 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
15 700 (3.81%) CRM
16 694 (3.78%) Configuration Management
17 646 (3.52%) Information Security
18 641 (3.49%) E-Commerce
19 590 (3.21%) Release Management
20 579 (3.15%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2826 (15.40%) SQL
2 808 (4.40%) Java
3 677 (3.69%) PowerShell
4 474 (2.58%) C#
5 457 (2.49%) Perl
6 385 (2.10%) JavaScript
7 338 (1.84%) C
8 285 (1.55%) Shell Script
9 279 (1.52%) PL/SQL
10 254 (1.38%) Python
11 228 (1.24%) T-SQL
12 219 (1.19%) Bash Shell
13 194 (1.06%) VB
14 186 (1.01%) PHP
15 163 (0.89%) VBScript
16 106 (0.58%) C++
17 105 (0.57%) VBA
18 92 (0.50%) VB.NET
19 69 (0.38%) ABAP
20 62 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2339 (12.74%) Degree
2 2236 (12.18%) ITIL Certification
3 1803 (9.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1508 (8.22%) Security Cleared
5 1313 (7.15%) Cisco Certification
6 1146 (6.24%) SC Cleared
7 1063 (5.79%) MCSE
8 841 (4.58%) CCNA
9 763 (4.16%) MCP
10 667 (3.63%) CCNP
11 582 (3.17%) MCSA
12 502 (2.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 425 (2.32%) MCITP
14 367 (2.00%) CISSP
15 366 (1.99%) PMI Certification
16 338 (1.84%) ISEB
17 331 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 282 (1.54%) DV Cleared
19 277 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 273 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2872 (15.65%) SLA
2 557 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 418 (2.28%) QA
4 391 (2.13%) COBIT
5 360 (1.96%) PCI DSS
6 219 (1.19%) ISO 9001
7 185 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 43 (0.23%) JSP 440
9 31 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 28 (0.15%) COSO
11 19 (0.10%) Data Quality
12 15 (0.082%) ISO 9000
13 10 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 8 (0.044%) Solvency II
14 8 (0.044%) Basel II
14 8 (0.044%) ISO 14001
15 6 (0.033%) MiFID
15 6 (0.033%) HL7
15 6 (0.033%) DICOM
16 5 (0.027%) FATCA
System Software
1 3668 (19.98%) Active Directory
2 1881 (10.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 643 (3.50%) XenApp
4 628 (3.42%) Hyper-V
5 608 (3.31%) vSphere
6 308 (1.68%) VMware ESX
7 302 (1.65%) XenDesktop
8 213 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
9 174 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
10 166 (0.90%) Terminal Services
11 132 (0.72%) XenServer
12 107 (0.58%) vCloud
13 101 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
14 85 (0.46%) Firmware
15 81 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
16 78 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 69 (0.38%) UAG
18 66 (0.36%) NFS
19 59 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 44 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 790 (4.30%) SCCM
2 530 (2.89%) SCOM
3 227 (1.24%) NetBackup
4 204 (1.11%) Puppet
5 194 (1.06%) Backup Exec
6 193 (1.05%) Nagios
7 162 (0.88%) WSUS
8 145 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
9 121 (0.66%) Data Guard
10 111 (0.60%) Tivoli
11 97 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
12 82 (0.45%) OpenView
13 80 (0.44%) SCOrch
14 71 (0.39%) HP SIM
15 70 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
16 64 (0.35%) Foglight
17 61 (0.33%) SCVMM
18 60 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
19 52 (0.28%) Netcool
20 50 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5474 (29.82%) Microsoft
2 2986 (16.27%) VMware
3 2587 (14.10%) Cisco
4 2046 (11.15%) Citrix
5 1686 (9.19%) Oracle
6 1246 (6.79%) HP
7 729 (3.97%) Juniper
8 603 (3.29%) SAP
9 599 (3.26%) IBM
10 556 (3.03%) Remedy
11 502 (2.74%) F5
12 489 (2.66%) Red Hat
13 476 (2.59%) CheckPoint
14 457 (2.49%) EMC
15 430 (2.34%) NetApp
16 422 (2.30%) Dell
17 403 (2.20%) Symantec
18 287 (1.56%) ServiceNow
19 257 (1.40%) SolarWinds
20 246 (1.34%) Apple
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Up to £65,000 + Car / Allowance DOE
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harris Global
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Ashdown IT
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + ben+ training
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cloudreach
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 15% Bonus, Pensions
Posted: 2 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Atos
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £46200 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago