The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ITIL Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 315 291 280
Rank change year-on-year -24 -11  
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Certification 859 1093 1288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.97% 1.11% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.93% 4.15% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 661 884 1032
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% -5.88%  

ITIL Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21879 26355 30467
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.63% 26.72% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17040 21310 24136
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ITIL Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Certification in the UK

ITIL Certification
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ITIL Certification.

Salary trend for ITIL Certification in the UK

ITIL Certification
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ITIL Certification in the UK

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -39 799 £45,000 - 58
London -16 301 £52,500 +5.00% 14
South East +2 123 £45,000 -5.26% 16
East of England +16 87 £50,000 - 10
West Midlands -49 83 £44,000 -2.22% 5
Yorkshire -9 73 £35,000 -6.04% 2
North West -38 56 £29,000 -33.71% 4
Birmingham -35 54 £42,500 -39.28% 2
West Yorkshire -8 47 £40,000 +5.26% 2
South West -13 43 £36,250 +11.53% 6
City of London +17 41 £51,250 -6.81% 2
Surrey +58 38 £38,000 -41.53% 3
Leeds +11 38 £35,000 -
Berkshire +7 36 £45,000 -20.49% 7
Manchester -23 36 £27,500 -38.88% 3
Scotland +20 25 £40,000 +23.07% 1
East Midlands -3 25 £46,250 +32.14% 1
Reading +27 23 £49,000 -21.60% 3
Buckinghamshire +5 23 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Essex +9 19 £52,500 +81.03% 2
Hertfordshire -19 18 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Milton Keynes +1 17 £36,500 -23.15% 2
Bedfordshire +24 16 £50,000 - 4
Hampshire +7 16 £37,750 +7.85%
Northamptonshire +6 16 £52,500 -32.69%
Hatfield -5 15 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Cambridgeshire -13 15 £45,500 -9.00% 1
Cheshire -36 15 £30,000 +2.56% 1
Suffolk +16 13 £48,000 -18.29%
Ipswich +22 12 £48,000 -12.72%

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 1636 (100.00%) ITIL
2 492 (30.07%) Microsoft
3 439 (26.83%) Service Delivery
4 423 (25.86%) Windows
5 376 (22.98%) Finance
6 347 (21.21%) Service Management
7 290 (17.73%) SLA
8 277 (16.93%) Active Directory
9 212 (12.96%) VMware
10 208 (12.71%) Cisco
11 203 (12.41%) Change Management
12 202 (12.35%) Microsoft Office
13 201 (12.29%) Degree
14 190 (11.61%) ITSM
15 177 (10.82%) Project Management
16 166 (10.15%) Incident Management
17 164 (10.02%) SQL
18 161 (9.84%) Data Centre
19 156 (9.54%) Firewall
20 154 (9.41%) Continuous Improvement
21 153 (9.35%) PRINCE2
22 152 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
23 142 (8.68%) Problem Management
23 142 (8.68%) Citrix
24 140 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
25 137 (8.37%) WAN
26 136 (8.31%) Windows Server
27 126 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
27 126 (7.70%) LAN
28 124 (7.58%) Cisco Certification

ITIL Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 111 (6.78%) MS Exchange
2 79 (4.83%) SharePoint
3 43 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (1.16%) IIS
6 15 (0.92%) JBoss
7 14 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (0.73%) CMS
8 12 (0.73%) Tomcat
9 10 (0.61%) Confluence
9 10 (0.61%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.55%) Apache
11 8 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.31%) SAS
13 5 (0.31%) Skype for Business
13 5 (0.31%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.24%) IBM Domino
15 3 (0.18%) iPlanet
Applications
1 202 (12.35%) Microsoft Office
2 82 (5.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
5 18 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.37%) Camtasia
7 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.061%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.061%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 25 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 16 (0.98%) SAP FI
3 15 (0.92%) SAP CO
3 15 (0.92%) SAP FI/CO
4 14 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (0.79%) Sentinel
6 8 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.49%) SAP SRM
7 6 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.24%) assyst
8 4 (0.24%) SAP MM
8 4 (0.24%) SAP SD
9 3 (0.18%) Remedy AR System
9 3 (0.18%) SAP HR
9 3 (0.18%) SAP PS
9 3 (0.18%) SAP SCM
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
10 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.061%) Markit EDM
11 1 (0.061%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 101 (6.17%) Office 365
2 58 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (2.63%) SaaS
5 39 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (1.41%) IaaS
7 17 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (1.04%) Amazon S3
7 17 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 16 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 16 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (0.67%) Amazon Glacier
9 11 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
9 11 (0.67%) AWS CloudTrail
9 11 (0.67%) PaaS
10 6 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.24%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.18%) G Suite
12 3 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 156 (9.54%) Firewall
2 137 (8.37%) WAN
3 126 (7.70%) LAN
4 89 (5.44%) TCP/IP
5 81 (4.95%) DNS
6 51 (3.12%) DHCP
7 48 (2.93%) SAN
7 48 (2.93%) VPN
8 40 (2.44%) Unified Communications
8 40 (2.44%) VoIP
9 32 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
10 31 (1.89%) OSPF
11 28 (1.71%) Internet
11 28 (1.71%) VLAN
12 26 (1.59%) Network Security
13 19 (1.16%) Wireless
14 18 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (1.10%) IP Telephony
15 16 (0.98%) MPLS
15 16 (0.98%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 28 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
4 21 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
6 16 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (0.73%) NoSQL
8 12 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (0.61%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 10 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (0.55%) Oracle Database
10 9 (0.55%) SAP BW
10 9 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (0.49%) OLAP Cube
11 8 (0.49%) Relational Database
11 8 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 18 (1.10%) JIRA
2 15 (0.92%) Git (software)
3 14 (0.86%) Jenkins
4 11 (0.67%) Selenium
5 10 (0.61%) JMeter
5 10 (0.61%) LoadRunner
5 10 (0.61%) LoadUI
5 10 (0.61%) Ranorex
5 10 (0.61%) SoapUI
6 8 (0.49%) Subversion
7 7 (0.43%) Maven
7 7 (0.43%) MSI
7 7 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.31%) Ant
9 3 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.061%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.061%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.061%) WATIR
10 1 (0.061%) WebDriver
General
1 376 (22.98%) Finance
2 123 (7.52%) Retail
3 76 (4.65%) Banking
4 75 (4.58%) Telecoms
5 72 (4.40%) Legal
6 62 (3.79%) Law
7 23 (1.41%) Advertising
8 22 (1.34%) Games
9 20 (1.22%) Back Office
10 19 (1.16%) Manufacturing
11 18 (1.10%) Marketing
12 17 (1.04%) Billing
13 15 (0.92%) Investment Banking
14 13 (0.79%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.79%) Publishing
14 13 (0.79%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.37%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.31%) Automotive
16 5 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 346 (21.15%) Analyst
2 268 (16.38%) Service Manager
3 166 (10.15%) IT Manager
4 152 (9.29%) Support Analyst
5 102 (6.23%) Applications Support
6 95 (5.81%) Delivery Manager
7 94 (5.75%) Service Analyst
8 85 (5.20%) IT Services Manager
8 85 (5.20%) Services Delivery Manager
9 74 (4.52%) Service Desk Analyst
10 71 (4.34%) Project Manager
11 70 (4.28%) 2nd Line Support
11 70 (4.28%) ITIL Manager
12 68 (4.16%) Team Leader
13 67 (4.10%) Support Engineer
14 59 (3.61%) Applications Support Analyst
15 58 (3.55%) Network Engineer
16 57 (3.48%) Service Desk Manager
17 56 (3.42%) IT Support
18 52 (3.18%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (2.26%) .NET
2 21 (1.28%) HTML
2 21 (1.28%) Web Services
3 14 (0.86%) XML
4 11 (0.67%) CSS
4 11 (0.67%) J2EE
5 7 (0.43%) .NET Framework
6 6 (0.37%) Middleware
7 5 (0.31%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.31%) SOAP
8 4 (0.24%) COM
8 4 (0.24%) EDI
8 4 (0.24%) JSP
8 4 (0.24%) Software Packaging
9 3 (0.18%) Hibernate
9 3 (0.18%) JMS
9 3 (0.18%) Servlets
9 3 (0.18%) Spring
9 3 (0.18%) WCF
10 2 (0.12%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 161 (9.84%) Data Centre
2 126 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
3 99 (6.05%) Management Information System
4 68 (4.16%) Computer Science
5 53 (3.24%) CMDB
6 30 (1.83%) Virtual Team
7 27 (1.65%) Driving Licence
8 25 (1.53%) User Experience
9 22 (1.34%) Blackberry
10 20 (1.22%) Replication
11 15 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
12 13 (0.79%) Smartphone
13 12 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
14 11 (0.67%) Fat Client
14 11 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
14 11 (0.67%) Thin Client
15 10 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 10 (0.61%) IVR
16 9 (0.55%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 423 (25.86%) Windows
2 136 (8.31%) Windows Server
3 117 (7.15%) Linux
4 86 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 84 (5.13%) Windows 7
6 80 (4.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 75 (4.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 64 (3.91%) Unix
9 47 (2.87%) Android
10 43 (2.63%) Windows 10
11 42 (2.57%) Apple iOS
12 32 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 30 (1.83%) Windows 8
14 19 (1.16%) Windows XP
15 11 (0.67%) Solaris
16 10 (0.61%) Mac OS X
17 9 (0.55%) AIX
18 7 (0.43%) Mac OS
19 5 (0.31%) CentOS
19 5 (0.31%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1636 (100.00%) ITIL
2 439 (26.83%) Service Delivery
3 347 (21.21%) Service Management
4 203 (12.41%) Change Management
5 190 (11.61%) ITSM
6 177 (10.82%) Project Management
7 166 (10.15%) Incident Management
8 154 (9.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 153 (9.35%) PRINCE2
10 142 (8.68%) Problem Management
11 140 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 109 (6.66%) Agile Software Development
13 105 (6.42%) Release Management
14 96 (5.87%) Configuration Management
14 96 (5.87%) Service Design
15 86 (5.26%) Mentoring
16 80 (4.89%) Line Management
17 72 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
18 70 (4.28%) Root Cause Analysis
19 64 (3.91%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 164 (10.02%) SQL
2 39 (2.38%) Shell Script
3 36 (2.20%) Java
4 34 (2.08%) PowerShell
5 17 (1.04%) Perl
5 17 (1.04%) Python
6 15 (0.92%) C#
7 13 (0.79%) C
8 12 (0.73%) T-SQL
9 10 (0.61%) JavaScript
10 8 (0.49%) Bash Shell
10 8 (0.49%) Ruby
11 4 (0.24%) C++
11 4 (0.24%) PHP
11 4 (0.24%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.24%) VB
11 4 (0.24%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.18%) ABAP
12 3 (0.18%) Tcl
12 3 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 201 (12.29%) Degree
2 124 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
3 107 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 102 (6.23%) Security Cleared
5 77 (4.71%) SC Cleared
6 76 (4.65%) CCNA
6 76 (4.65%) CCNP
7 59 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
7 59 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 56 (3.42%) MCSE
9 50 (3.06%) MCP
10 44 (2.69%) CISM
11 40 (2.44%) CISSP
12 37 (2.26%) MCSA
13 31 (1.89%) CISA
14 26 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 21 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 20 (1.22%) ISEB
17 15 (0.92%) A+ Certification
18 12 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 290 (17.73%) SLA
2 49 (3.00%) QA
3 46 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (2.14%) PCI DSS
5 18 (1.10%) PMO
6 16 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
6 16 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 14 (0.86%) COBIT
8 10 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.49%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 4 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 3 (0.18%) RMADS
13 2 (0.12%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.12%) RosettaNet
14 1 (0.061%) GDPR
14 1 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 277 (16.93%) Active Directory
2 152 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (2.26%) Hyper-V
4 33 (2.02%) vSphere
5 22 (1.34%) XenApp
6 14 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (0.61%) Terminal Server
10 6 (0.37%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.31%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.18%) GPFS
12 3 (0.18%) NFS
13 2 (0.12%) Docker
13 2 (0.12%) pfSense
13 2 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.061%) Firmware
14 1 (0.061%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.061%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 90 (5.50%) SCCM
2 20 (1.22%) SCOM
3 15 (0.92%) Backup Exec
4 12 (0.73%) Puppet
5 10 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
5 10 (0.61%) Tivoli
6 9 (0.55%) AirWatch
6 9 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (0.55%) DameWare
6 9 (0.55%) Packer
6 9 (0.55%) Terraform
6 9 (0.55%) vCenter Server
7 8 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
7 8 (0.49%) Nagios
7 8 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (0.49%) Perfmon
8 5 (0.31%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.24%) Sysprep
9 4 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 492 (30.07%) Microsoft
2 212 (12.96%) VMware
3 208 (12.71%) Cisco
4 142 (8.68%) Citrix
5 93 (5.68%) HP
6 77 (4.71%) Oracle
7 62 (3.79%) CheckPoint
8 51 (3.12%) ServiceNow
9 46 (2.81%) SAP
10 38 (2.32%) Red Hat
11 35 (2.14%) Remedy
12 33 (2.02%) IBM
13 31 (1.89%) BMC
14 26 (1.59%) Avaya
15 24 (1.47%) F5
15 24 (1.47%) Fortinet
16 23 (1.41%) Dell
17 22 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
17 22 (1.34%) SolarWinds
18 19 (1.16%) Symantec
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £32500 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Healthcare + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + £5k shift + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
I3
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £32500.00 - £35400.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 - £35400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Bluetownonline
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: £53,276 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Gatwick Airport
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Myles Roberts
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + + Flexible Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago