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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
Rank 22 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 8503 7586 7079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.22% 7.27% 6.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.92% 8.83% 8.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6709 5847 5652
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

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
85706 85883 83957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.85% 82.34% 80.02%
Number of salaries quoted 69758 68377 69647
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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 8093 £44,500 +4.70% 985
London +13 3060 £50,000 - 321
South East +1 1766 £45,000 +12.50% 201
City of London +4 818 £50,000 -4.76% 97
Yorkshire +1 732 £35,000 - 111
East of England +13 681 £42,500 +6.25% 79
West Yorkshire +6 572 £36,000 +2.85% 73
North West +4 548 £40,000 +14.28% 58
Berkshire +11 524 £50,000 +5.26% 53
West Midlands -3 499 £42,500 +3.65% 69
South West +5 496 £37,500 -6.25% 86
Hampshire -3 409 £42,500 +21.42% 52
Leeds +4 390 £37,500 +7.14% 47
Surrey +2 385 £42,500 +10.38% 38
East Midlands +3 293 £37,500 +5.63% 39
Manchester -2 277 £40,000 +17.64% 35
Buckinghamshire +4 238 £42,500 +8.97% 17
Reading -3 190 £52,500 +10.52% 27
Birmingham +1 189 £49,000 -2.00% 17
Milton Keynes +6 187 £43,750 +9.37% 11
Cheshire +7 182 £42,500 +11.91% 18
Wiltshire +5 163 £33,875 -20.29% 24
Hertfordshire +2 163 £42,500 +1.19% 42
Bristol +29 158 £42,500 +21.42% 28
Cambridgeshire +20 156 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Bedfordshire +12 155 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Essex +6 155 £50,000 +17.64% 10
Scotland -12 142 £44,500 +11.25% 21
Coventry +8 112 £36,250 +29.46% 10
Nottinghamshire +14 104 £40,857 -3.86% 15

ITIL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 6320 (35.14%) Windows
2 5311 (29.53%) Microsoft
3 4189 (23.29%) Finance
4 3779 (21.01%) Active Directory
5 3488 (19.40%) Service Management
6 3300 (18.35%) Service Delivery
7 3048 (16.95%) MS Excel
8 2883 (16.03%) VMware
9 2785 (15.49%) SLA
10 2766 (15.38%) SQL
11 2628 (14.61%) PRINCE2
12 2508 (13.95%) Cisco
13 2438 (13.56%) MS Office
14 2390 (13.29%) Project Management
15 2355 (13.10%) Degree
16 2286 (12.71%) ITIL Certification
17 2060 (11.46%) SQL Server
18 2049 (11.39%) Citrix
19 2009 (11.17%) Change Management
20 1965 (10.93%) Linux
21 1859 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
22 1842 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
23 1834 (10.20%) Firewall
24 1775 (9.87%) Microsoft Certification
25 1757 (9.77%) Windows Server 2008
26 1708 (9.50%) Incident Management
27 1690 (9.40%) Windows 7
28 1687 (9.38%) MS Exchange
29 1593 (8.86%) Oracle
30 1532 (8.52%) Problem Management

ITIL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 1687 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 1040 (5.78%) SharePoint
3 754 (4.19%) IIS
4 689 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 614 (3.41%) Lync
6 358 (1.99%) Apache
7 355 (1.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 345 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
9 318 (1.77%) Tomcat
10 305 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
11 246 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
12 244 (1.36%) WebSphere
13 220 (1.22%) WebLogic
14 148 (0.82%) JBoss
15 143 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
16 142 (0.79%) CMS
17 130 (0.72%) IBM Notes
18 117 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
19 103 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
20 77 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3048 (16.95%) MS Excel
2 2438 (13.56%) MS Office
3 336 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 258 (1.43%) MS Project
5 248 (1.38%) MS Visio
6 41 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (0.11%) InfoPath
8 16 (0.089%) SPSS
9 13 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.022%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.017%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.017%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.011%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.006%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 199 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 178 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 78 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 65 (0.36%) assyst
5 54 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 44 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 42 (0.23%) SAP FI
8 40 (0.22%) SAP CO
9 39 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
10 34 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 33 (0.18%) SAP SRM
12 32 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
13 28 (0.16%) SAP CRM
14 26 (0.14%) SAP ERP
15 24 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
15 24 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
16 22 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
16 22 (0.12%) SAP SD
17 21 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
18 19 (0.11%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 329 (1.83%) SaaS
2 317 (1.76%) Office 365
3 171 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 116 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 93 (0.52%) IaaS
6 76 (0.42%) PaaS
7 75 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
8 30 (0.17%) Google Apps
9 23 (0.13%) Yammer
10 19 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
11 17 (0.095%) IBM SmartCloud
12 12 (0.067%) Amazon S3
13 10 (0.056%) Terremark
14 9 (0.050%) Force.com
15 7 (0.039%) OpenShift
16 5 (0.028%) CloudFront
17 4 (0.022%) IBM Blueworks
18 3 (0.017%) Sumo Logic
18 3 (0.017%) SuccessFactors
18 3 (0.017%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1834 (10.20%) Firewall
2 1347 (7.49%) LAN
3 1345 (7.48%) WAN
4 1180 (6.56%) TCP/IP
5 1168 (6.50%) SAN
6 1153 (6.41%) DNS
7 891 (4.95%) VPN
8 753 (4.19%) DHCP
9 708 (3.94%) Internet
10 594 (3.30%) Wireless
11 549 (3.05%) Network Security
12 548 (3.05%) VoIP
13 501 (2.79%) MPLS
14 447 (2.49%) Cisco ASA
15 351 (1.95%) BGP
16 295 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
17 278 (1.55%) OSPF
18 274 (1.52%) SSL
19 263 (1.46%) NAS
20 227 (1.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2060 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 421 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 372 (2.07%) Oracle Database
4 345 (1.92%) MySQL
5 306 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 280 (1.56%) Relational Database
7 266 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 244 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
9 222 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 162 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 159 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 153 (0.85%) DB2
13 149 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
14 134 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 125 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
16 87 (0.48%) Data Mining
16 87 (0.48%) RDBMS
17 82 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
18 78 (0.43%) Big Data
19 71 (0.39%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 133 (0.74%) Visual Studio
2 126 (0.70%) Subversion
3 117 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 102 (0.57%) Jenkins
5 99 (0.55%) JIRA
6 91 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
7 64 (0.36%) Maven
8 60 (0.33%) Git (software)
9 32 (0.18%) MSI
10 30 (0.17%) Toad
10 30 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
11 29 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 27 (0.15%) ClearCase
13 25 (0.14%) Ant
13 25 (0.14%) Selenium
14 24 (0.13%) Eclipse
15 23 (0.13%) Hudson
16 21 (0.12%) QuickTest Pro
16 21 (0.12%) Oracle APEX
17 19 (0.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 4189 (23.29%) Finance
2 993 (5.52%) Retail
3 933 (5.19%) Banking
4 929 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 560 (3.11%) Legal
6 484 (2.69%) Law
7 288 (1.60%) Marketing
8 285 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 265 (1.47%) Back Office
10 227 (1.26%) Front Office
11 220 (1.22%) Advertising
12 180 (1.00%) Billing
12 180 (1.00%) Investment Banking
13 151 (0.84%) Financial Institution
14 126 (0.70%) Publishing
15 93 (0.52%) French Language
16 81 (0.45%) Local Government
17 75 (0.42%) Games
18 72 (0.40%) German Language
19 63 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4354 (24.21%) Analyst
2 1820 (10.12%) Service Manager
3 1724 (9.59%) Support Analyst
4 1283 (7.13%) Service Analyst
5 1092 (6.07%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1023 (5.69%) Support Engineer
7 941 (5.23%) Project Manager
8 905 (5.03%) Applications Support
9 862 (4.79%) Architect
10 796 (4.43%) Delivery Manager
11 723 (4.02%) Services Delivery Manager
12 704 (3.91%) Consultant
13 695 (3.86%) Administrator
14 674 (3.75%) Team Leader
15 592 (3.29%) 2nd Line Support
16 527 (2.93%) Network Engineer
17 504 (2.80%) IT Support
18 498 (2.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 493 (2.74%) Applications Support Analyst
20 438 (2.44%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 791 (4.40%) .NET
2 420 (2.34%) XML
3 411 (2.29%) HTML
4 368 (2.05%) Web Services
5 274 (1.52%) J2EE
6 259 (1.44%) ASP.NET
7 239 (1.33%) CSS
8 212 (1.18%) Middleware
9 156 (0.87%) .NET Framework
10 119 (0.66%) jQuery
11 101 (0.56%) JSP
12 96 (0.53%) SOAP
13 84 (0.47%) Ajax
14 56 (0.31%) Application Packaging
15 55 (0.31%) SAP Basis
16 52 (0.29%) JDBC
17 47 (0.26%) EDI
18 46 (0.26%) Software Packaging
19 45 (0.25%) REST
20 44 (0.24%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1842 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 1164 (6.47%) Management Information System
3 671 (3.73%) Blackberry
4 421 (2.34%) Computer Science
5 369 (2.05%) Clustering
6 223 (1.24%) CMDB
7 221 (1.23%) Replication
8 203 (1.13%) Statistics
9 184 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
10 176 (0.98%) Fat Client
10 176 (0.98%) Thin Client
11 161 (0.90%) Life Science
12 157 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
13 140 (0.78%) Client/Server
14 139 (0.77%) PMI
15 127 (0.71%) Open Source
16 122 (0.68%) Mathematics
17 116 (0.65%) PKI
18 113 (0.63%) FMCG
19 110 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6320 (35.14%) Windows
2 1965 (10.93%) Linux
3 1757 (9.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 1690 (9.40%) Windows 7
5 1417 (7.88%) UNIX
6 1145 (6.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 1068 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 801 (4.45%) Windows XP
9 527 (2.93%) Windows 8
10 399 (2.22%) Solaris
11 380 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 229 (1.27%) AIX
13 158 (0.88%) Android
14 153 (0.85%) Mac OS X
15 139 (0.77%) CentOS
16 121 (0.67%) Apple iOS
17 94 (0.52%) Windows Vista
18 91 (0.51%) Windows 2000
19 84 (0.47%) Mac OS
20 73 (0.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3488 (19.40%) Service Management
2 3300 (18.35%) Service Delivery
3 2628 (14.61%) PRINCE2
4 2390 (13.29%) Project Management
5 2009 (11.17%) Change Management
6 1708 (9.50%) Incident Management
7 1532 (8.52%) Problem Management
8 1195 (6.65%) Agile Software Development
9 1063 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 1016 (5.65%) ITSM
11 862 (4.79%) ITIL V3
12 849 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
13 773 (4.30%) Mentoring
14 754 (4.19%) Disaster Recovery
15 728 (4.05%) Configuration Management
16 692 (3.85%) CRM
17 674 (3.75%) Information Security
18 629 (3.50%) Migration
19 587 (3.26%) Root Cause Analysis
20 571 (3.18%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2766 (15.38%) SQL
2 739 (4.11%) Java
3 715 (3.98%) PowerShell
4 433 (2.41%) Perl
5 432 (2.40%) C#
6 362 (2.01%) JavaScript
7 342 (1.90%) C
8 268 (1.49%) PL/SQL
9 248 (1.38%) T-SQL
10 247 (1.37%) Shell Script
11 226 (1.26%) Python
12 208 (1.16%) Bash Shell
13 178 (0.99%) VB
14 170 (0.95%) PHP
15 155 (0.86%) VBScript
16 131 (0.73%) VBA
17 83 (0.46%) VB.NET
18 76 (0.42%) C++
19 73 (0.41%) ABAP
20 66 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2355 (13.10%) Degree
2 2286 (12.71%) ITIL Certification
3 1775 (9.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 1522 (8.46%) Security Cleared
5 1352 (7.52%) Cisco Certification
6 1160 (6.45%) SC Cleared
7 1055 (5.87%) MCSE
8 883 (4.91%) CCNA
9 759 (4.22%) MCP
10 699 (3.89%) CCNP
11 555 (3.09%) MCSA
12 507 (2.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 454 (2.52%) VCP4
14 408 (2.27%) CISSP
15 387 (2.15%) MCITP
16 335 (1.86%) ISEB
17 318 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 312 (1.73%) DV Cleared
19 307 (1.71%) PMI Certification
20 305 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2785 (15.49%) SLA
2 598 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 431 (2.40%) QA
4 397 (2.21%) COBIT
5 347 (1.93%) PCI DSS
6 192 (1.07%) ISO 9001
7 168 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 47 (0.26%) JSP 440
9 36 (0.20%) PMBOK
10 24 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 22 (0.12%) ISO 9000
12 16 (0.089%) COSO
12 16 (0.089%) Data Quality
13 14 (0.078%) Basel II
14 11 (0.061%) MiFID
15 9 (0.050%) Solvency II
16 7 (0.039%) HL7
16 7 (0.039%) RosettaNet
17 6 (0.033%) ISO 14001
17 6 (0.033%) EMIR
System Software
1 3779 (21.01%) Active Directory
2 1859 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 641 (3.56%) Hyper-V
4 629 (3.50%) XenApp
5 592 (3.29%) vSphere
6 319 (1.77%) XenDesktop
7 280 (1.56%) VMware ESX
8 197 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
8 197 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
9 146 (0.81%) Terminal Services
10 121 (0.67%) vCloud
11 120 (0.67%) XenServer
12 86 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 83 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
14 77 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
15 63 (0.35%) Firmware
15 63 (0.35%) NFS
16 55 (0.31%) Samba
17 45 (0.25%) ISA Server
17 45 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 848 (4.72%) SCCM
2 553 (3.08%) SCOM
3 218 (1.21%) NetBackup
4 200 (1.11%) Nagios
5 197 (1.10%) Puppet
6 167 (0.93%) Backup Exec
7 161 (0.90%) WSUS
8 127 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
9 116 (0.65%) Tivoli
10 112 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
11 95 (0.53%) Data Guard
12 89 (0.49%) OpenView
13 82 (0.46%) HP SIM
14 80 (0.44%) HP Data Protector
15 78 (0.43%) SCOrch
16 72 (0.40%) SCVMM
17 51 (0.28%) Ansible
18 50 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
19 49 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
19 49 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5311 (29.53%) Microsoft
2 2883 (16.03%) VMware
3 2508 (13.95%) Cisco
4 2049 (11.39%) Citrix
5 1593 (8.86%) Oracle
6 1286 (7.15%) HP
7 674 (3.75%) Juniper
8 612 (3.40%) SAP
9 605 (3.36%) IBM
10 556 (3.09%) Remedy
11 483 (2.69%) F5
12 478 (2.66%) CheckPoint
13 455 (2.53%) Red Hat
14 404 (2.25%) Dell
15 403 (2.24%) EMC
16 398 (2.21%) NetApp
17 390 (2.17%) Symantec
18 319 (1.77%) ServiceNow
19 243 (1.35%) SolarWinds
20 233 (1.30%) Apple
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 + Bonus (10% of b
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
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Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum plus competitive package
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum plus competitive package
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Brighton, East Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
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Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
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Aximis (West) Limited
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Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
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West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Car + Excellent Benefits
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