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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 24 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 8833 9193 7711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.07% 8.01% 7.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.47% 9.68% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7055 7319 6282
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 £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -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
93272 94978 86805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.77% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 76819 75777 71033
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -2 8272 £45,000 +5.88% 863
London -1 2974 £52,500 +5.00% 273
South East +4 2021 £42,000 +5.00% 184
City of London -1 695 £52,500 +5.00% 60
East of England +3 673 £45,000 +12.50% 64
Yorkshire -3 605 £37,000 +13.84% 75
North West -3 574 £40,000 +6.66% 69
South West +7 558 £40,000 +6.66% 102
Surrey +7 526 £38,000 +1.33% 42
Berkshire -3 496 £45,500 -9.00% 56
West Midlands 0 493 £45,000 +5.88% 45
West Yorkshire -6 430 £37,500 +7.14% 49
Hampshire -2 390 £38,000 -5.00% 40
East Midlands +4 366 £37,000 +6.47% 42
Leeds -4 329 £37,500 +15.38% 42
Manchester +6 326 £42,049 +20.13% 42
Buckinghamshire +8 239 £37,500 -3.84% 19
Birmingham +1 222 £50,000 -4.76% 28
Hertfordshire +4 203 £45,000 +15.38% 21
Wiltshire +10 198 £40,250 +13.38% 31
Scotland -12 192 £42,500 +6.25% 32
Reading -5 191 £49,000 -2.00% 28
Milton Keynes +2 184 £40,000 - 12
Cambridgeshire +1 166 £42,500 +1.19% 13
Bedfordshire +6 144 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Cheshire -3 143 £32,000 -14.66% 13
Wales +2 137 £38,500 +3.35% 17
Essex +2 136 £47,500 +18.75% 13
West Sussex -9 116 £41,000 +20.58% 6
Oxfordshire +21 115 £42,500 +13.33% 10

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6005 (33.66%) Windows
2 5070 (28.42%) Microsoft
3 3941 (22.09%) Finance
4 3825 (21.44%) Service Management
5 3556 (19.93%) Active Directory
6 3251 (18.22%) VMware
7 3097 (17.36%) Service Delivery
8 2806 (15.73%) MS Excel
9 2737 (15.34%) SQL
10 2727 (15.29%) Project Management
11 2550 (14.29%) PRINCE2
12 2519 (14.12%) SLA
13 2446 (13.71%) Cisco
13 2446 (13.71%) ITIL Certification
14 2235 (12.53%) Degree
15 2163 (12.12%) Linux
16 2129 (11.93%) Change Management
17 2125 (11.91%) SQL Server
18 2065 (11.57%) VMware Infrastructure
19 1940 (10.87%) Citrix
20 1915 (10.73%) MS Office
21 1910 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
22 1824 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
23 1818 (10.19%) Firewall
24 1753 (9.83%) Data Centre
25 1744 (9.78%) Microsoft Certification
26 1645 (9.22%) Incident Management
27 1617 (9.06%) Oracle
28 1613 (9.04%) Problem Management
29 1536 (8.61%) MS Exchange

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1536 (8.61%) MS Exchange
2 1128 (6.32%) SharePoint
3 755 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 613 (3.44%) IIS
5 504 (2.82%) Lync
6 333 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 309 (1.73%) Apache
8 295 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 288 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 218 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
11 180 (1.01%) Tomcat
12 147 (0.82%) CMS
13 137 (0.77%) WebLogic
14 116 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
15 112 (0.63%) WebSphere
16 103 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
17 97 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
18 80 (0.45%) JBoss
19 72 (0.40%) IBM Notes
20 70 (0.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2806 (15.73%) MS Excel
2 1915 (10.73%) MS Office
3 256 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 236 (1.32%) MS Project
5 208 (1.17%) MS Visio
6 25 (0.14%) InfoPath
6 25 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.090%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 12 (0.067%) SPSS
9 10 (0.056%) PowerPivot
10 8 (0.045%) AutoCAD
11 5 (0.028%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.028%) FastStats
12 3 (0.017%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.017%) PrintSoft PReS
12 3 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.011%) DOC1
13 2 (0.011%) MicroStation
14 1 (0.006%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.006%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 174 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 140 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 136 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 123 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 72 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
6 65 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
7 60 (0.34%) SAP SRM
8 49 (0.27%) Maximo
9 44 (0.25%) SAP FI
10 39 (0.22%) SAP CO
10 39 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
11 37 (0.21%) Summit
11 37 (0.21%) SAP SM
11 37 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
11 37 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
12 34 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 33 (0.18%) SAP CRM
13 33 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
14 32 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
15 30 (0.17%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 592 (3.32%) Office 365
2 437 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
3 339 (1.90%) SaaS
4 305 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
5 283 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 152 (0.85%) IaaS
7 138 (0.77%) PaaS
8 84 (0.47%) Mimecast
9 46 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
10 43 (0.24%) Amazon S3
11 20 (0.11%) Google Apps
12 19 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
13 16 (0.090%) Heroku
14 13 (0.073%) Google Cloud Platform
14 13 (0.073%) AWS CloudFormation
15 12 (0.067%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 12 (0.067%) Google Analytics
16 9 (0.050%) Yammer
17 8 (0.045%) IBM SmartCloud
17 8 (0.045%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1818 (10.19%) Firewall
2 1481 (8.30%) WAN
3 1470 (8.24%) LAN
4 1410 (7.90%) DNS
5 1181 (6.62%) TCP/IP
6 1154 (6.47%) SAN
7 976 (5.47%) DHCP
8 773 (4.33%) VPN
9 644 (3.61%) VoIP
10 576 (3.23%) Internet
11 452 (2.53%) Wireless
12 441 (2.47%) MPLS
13 415 (2.33%) Network Security
14 349 (1.96%) NAS
15 330 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
16 312 (1.75%) VLAN
17 287 (1.61%) BGP
18 255 (1.43%) OSPF
19 254 (1.42%) Cisco Nexus
20 208 (1.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2125 (11.91%) SQL Server
2 466 (2.61%) Oracle Database
3 375 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 353 (1.98%) MySQL
5 345 (1.93%) Relational Database
6 341 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 323 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 197 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 195 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
10 183 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
11 181 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
12 177 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 162 (0.91%) RDBMS
14 160 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
15 141 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
16 140 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
17 119 (0.67%) Big Data
18 95 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
19 94 (0.53%) DB2
20 89 (0.50%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 152 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 142 (0.80%) Subversion
3 123 (0.69%) Visual Studio
4 120 (0.67%) JIRA
5 106 (0.59%) Jenkins
6 102 (0.57%) Git (software)
7 75 (0.42%) Maven
8 47 (0.26%) MSI
9 41 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 40 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
11 39 (0.22%) Selenium
12 33 (0.18%) Toad
12 33 (0.18%) Ant
13 31 (0.17%) Hudson
14 30 (0.17%) LoadRunner
15 25 (0.14%) HP UFT
16 21 (0.12%) Rational DOORS
17 18 (0.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 16 (0.090%) WebDriver
19 15 (0.084%) Moq
General
1 3941 (22.09%) Finance
2 1059 (5.94%) Retail
3 999 (5.60%) Banking
4 844 (4.73%) Telecoms
5 535 (3.00%) Legal
6 510 (2.86%) Law
7 405 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 364 (2.04%) Advertising
9 242 (1.36%) Back Office
10 228 (1.28%) Marketing
11 206 (1.15%) Front Office
12 204 (1.14%) Financial Institution
13 200 (1.12%) Billing
14 161 (0.90%) Investment Banking
15 128 (0.72%) Publishing
16 111 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
17 83 (0.47%) German Language
18 76 (0.43%) French Language
19 75 (0.42%) Electronics
19 75 (0.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 3840 (21.52%) Analyst
2 1867 (10.46%) Service Manager
3 1564 (8.77%) Support Analyst
4 1026 (5.75%) Applications Support
5 962 (5.39%) Support Engineer
6 889 (4.98%) Project Manager
7 871 (4.88%) Service Analyst
8 820 (4.60%) Delivery Manager
9 791 (4.43%) Architect
10 725 (4.06%) Services Delivery Manager
11 716 (4.01%) Service Desk Analyst
12 706 (3.96%) Administrator
13 704 (3.95%) Consultant
14 645 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 643 (3.60%) Team Leader
16 526 (2.95%) 2nd Line Support
17 515 (2.89%) Applications Support Analyst
18 492 (2.76%) Network Engineer
19 389 (2.18%) Developer
20 383 (2.15%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 753 (4.22%) .NET
2 560 (3.14%) Web Services
3 362 (2.03%) HTML
4 326 (1.83%) XML
5 262 (1.47%) ASP.NET
6 227 (1.27%) Middleware
7 226 (1.27%) CSS
8 123 (0.69%) J2EE
9 122 (0.68%) .NET Framework
10 99 (0.55%) REST
11 89 (0.50%) Ajax
12 86 (0.48%) SOAP
13 85 (0.48%) Application Packaging
13 85 (0.48%) WCF
13 85 (0.48%) jQuery
14 82 (0.46%) Software Packaging
15 72 (0.40%) JSP
16 68 (0.38%) SAP Basis
17 58 (0.33%) LAMP
18 56 (0.31%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1910 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1753 (9.83%) Data Centre
3 1175 (6.59%) Management Information System
4 469 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 445 (2.49%) Blackberry
6 401 (2.25%) Clustering
7 296 (1.66%) CMDB
8 282 (1.58%) Replication
9 213 (1.19%) Statistics
10 205 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
11 204 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
12 168 (0.94%) Client/Server
13 167 (0.94%) Life Science
14 158 (0.89%) GIS
15 154 (0.86%) Mathematics
16 144 (0.81%) Fat Client
16 144 (0.81%) Thin Client
17 133 (0.75%) PMI
18 113 (0.63%) User Experience
19 110 (0.62%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6005 (33.66%) Windows
2 2163 (12.12%) Linux
3 1824 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1393 (7.81%) Windows 7
5 1313 (7.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 1220 (6.84%) UNIX
7 986 (5.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 560 (3.14%) Windows XP
9 529 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 463 (2.60%) Windows 8
11 305 (1.71%) Solaris
12 203 (1.14%) AIX
13 195 (1.09%) Android
14 133 (0.75%) CentOS
15 121 (0.68%) Apple iOS
16 104 (0.58%) Windows Vista
17 95 (0.53%) Windows 2000
18 90 (0.50%) Mac OS X
19 86 (0.48%) Ubuntu
20 81 (0.45%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3825 (21.44%) Service Management
2 3097 (17.36%) Service Delivery
3 2727 (15.29%) Project Management
4 2550 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2129 (11.93%) Change Management
6 1645 (9.22%) Incident Management
7 1613 (9.04%) Problem Management
8 1530 (8.58%) Agile Software Development
9 1340 (7.51%) ITSM
10 1156 (6.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 977 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
12 875 (4.90%) Configuration Management
13 847 (4.75%) Information Security
14 842 (4.72%) Mentoring
15 788 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
16 757 (4.24%) ITIL V3
17 709 (3.97%) Release Management
18 662 (3.71%) Line Management
19 646 (3.62%) Root Cause Analysis
20 605 (3.39%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2737 (15.34%) SQL
2 706 (3.96%) PowerShell
3 639 (3.58%) Java
4 445 (2.49%) C#
5 383 (2.15%) Perl
6 381 (2.14%) C
7 378 (2.12%) JavaScript
8 368 (2.06%) T-SQL
9 326 (1.83%) Python
10 266 (1.49%) Shell Script
11 244 (1.37%) PL/SQL
12 214 (1.20%) Bash Shell
13 156 (0.87%) PHP
14 155 (0.87%) VBScript
14 155 (0.87%) VB
15 116 (0.65%) Ruby
16 89 (0.50%) VB.NET
17 86 (0.48%) VBA
18 84 (0.47%) C++
19 57 (0.32%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2446 (13.71%) ITIL Certification
2 2235 (12.53%) Degree
3 1744 (9.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1364 (7.65%) Cisco Certification
5 1318 (7.39%) Security Cleared
6 1047 (5.87%) MCSE
7 1035 (5.80%) CCNA
8 783 (4.39%) SC Cleared
9 621 (3.48%) CCNP
10 574 (3.22%) MCP
11 539 (3.02%) MCSA
12 504 (2.82%) CISSP
13 466 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 463 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 435 (2.44%) MCITP
16 351 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 310 (1.74%) DV Cleared
18 309 (1.73%) CISM
19 296 (1.66%) PMI Certification
20 281 (1.58%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2519 (14.12%) SLA
2 714 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 496 (2.78%) COBIT
4 409 (2.29%) QA
5 336 (1.88%) PCI DSS
6 256 (1.43%) ISO 9001
7 110 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 46 (0.26%) PMBOK
9 30 (0.17%) JSP 440
10 23 (0.13%) ISO 9000
11 17 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 14 (0.078%) Data Quality
13 13 (0.073%) BS25999
14 11 (0.062%) HL7
14 11 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 11 (0.062%) TickIT
15 9 (0.050%) ISO 14001
15 9 (0.050%) RosettaNet
16 7 (0.039%) Basel II
17 6 (0.034%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3556 (19.93%) Active Directory
2 2065 (11.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 750 (4.20%) Hyper-V
4 669 (3.75%) XenApp
5 604 (3.39%) vSphere
6 341 (1.91%) VMware ESX
7 296 (1.66%) XenDesktop
8 247 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
9 170 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
10 167 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
11 150 (0.84%) Terminal Services
12 121 (0.68%) vCloud
13 117 (0.66%) XenServer
14 71 (0.40%) UAG
15 68 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 64 (0.36%) Firmware
17 54 (0.30%) ISA Server
18 48 (0.27%) VMware Server
19 44 (0.25%) NFS
19 44 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1016 (5.69%) SCCM
2 504 (2.82%) SCOM
3 298 (1.67%) Puppet
4 180 (1.01%) Nagios
5 173 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
6 146 (0.82%) Backup Exec
7 140 (0.78%) NetBackup
8 113 (0.63%) WSUS
9 108 (0.61%) Data Guard
10 102 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
11 88 (0.49%) Tivoli
12 87 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
13 67 (0.38%) SCVMM
14 64 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
15 61 (0.34%) HP SIM
16 58 (0.33%) OpenView
17 53 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 53 (0.30%) Ansible
18 49 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
19 46 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5070 (28.42%) Microsoft
2 3251 (18.22%) VMware
3 2446 (13.71%) Cisco
4 1940 (10.87%) Citrix
5 1617 (9.06%) Oracle
6 1253 (7.02%) HP
7 690 (3.87%) SAP
8 579 (3.25%) Red Hat
9 563 (3.16%) NetApp
10 552 (3.09%) IBM
11 473 (2.65%) Remedy
12 455 (2.55%) Juniper
13 453 (2.54%) CheckPoint
14 443 (2.48%) EMC
15 436 (2.44%) F5
16 367 (2.06%) ServiceNow
17 343 (1.92%) Symantec
18 287 (1.61%) Dell
19 215 (1.21%) BMC
20 209 (1.17%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
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Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Cheshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car+Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pensions + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
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Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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