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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 322 313 277
Rank change year-on-year -9 -36  
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Certification 781 1050 1261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.91% 1.01% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.69% 3.63% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 607 853 938
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,569 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £42,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% -3.44%  

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 21176 28957 29482
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.79% 27.74% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16691 23223 23131
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -17 718 £43,500 -7.44% 64
London -16 257 £50,000 -4.76% 23
South East +90 138 £42,500 -15.00% 10
West Midlands +14 71 £45,000 +4.65% 2
City of London +50 65 £50,000 +5.26% 3
North West -23 64 £37,500 -2.59% 5
Berkshire +67 62 £49,000 -6.66% 1
East of England -18 60 £45,000 +4.65% 11
South West +9 58 £30,000 - 5
Birmingham +25 47 £45,000 -18.18%
Yorkshire -19 42 £45,000 +12.50% 4
West Yorkshire -27 33 £45,000 +10.42% 4
Hampshire +39 29 £35,000 -32.69% 3
Scotland +30 27 £39,000 +0.64% 1
East Midlands -34 27 £27,500 -34.01% 3
Cheshire +12 26 £37,500 +38.88% 1
Bristol +18 24 £24,000 -48.10% 2
Manchester -50 24 £27,500 -35.29% 4
Surrey +43 21 £35,000 -41.66% 2
Leeds +1 21 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Warrington +30 20 £65,000 +44.44%
Wales +5 20 £30,500 -18.66%
Wiltshire +2 20 £32,250 +24.03%
Reading +33 18 £49,000 -2.00%
Hertfordshire -16 17 £50,000 - 7
Glasgow +24 16 £35,750 +2.14%
Essex +15 16 £43,000 +33.33% 1
Merseyside +3 15 £53,573 +102.16%
Maidenhead - 15 £39,500 - 1
Hatfield +11 14 £50,750 -1.45% 4

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 1593 (100.00%) ITIL
2 487 (30.57%) Service Delivery
3 475 (29.82%) Microsoft
4 406 (25.49%) Windows
5 357 (22.41%) Finance
6 333 (20.90%) Service Management
7 296 (18.58%) SLA
8 266 (16.70%) MS Excel
9 237 (14.88%) Incident Management
10 235 (14.75%) Degree
11 227 (14.25%) VMware
11 227 (14.25%) Active Directory
12 208 (13.06%) Cisco
13 194 (12.18%) Data Centre
14 182 (11.42%) Firewall
15 181 (11.36%) MS Office
16 178 (11.17%) VMware Infrastructure
17 161 (10.11%) Change Management
18 157 (9.86%) Problem Management
19 156 (9.79%) ITSM
20 155 (9.73%) WAN
21 152 (9.54%) Linux
22 150 (9.42%) LAN
23 148 (9.29%) Windows Server
24 145 (9.10%) Continuous Improvement
25 140 (8.79%) Project Management
26 136 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
27 135 (8.47%) Security Cleared
28 132 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
29 131 (8.22%) PRINCE2

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
1 100 (6.28%) MS Exchange
2 70 (4.39%) SharePoint
3 47 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 39 (2.45%) IIS
5 23 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (0.88%) Skype for Business
7 12 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (0.69%) Apache
9 8 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (0.44%) CMS
10 7 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (0.38%) Confluence
11 6 (0.38%) JBoss
11 6 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.38%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.25%) IBM Domino
13 3 (0.19%) iPlanet
13 3 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 266 (16.70%) MS Excel
2 181 (11.36%) MS Office
3 28 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (1.26%) MS Project
4 20 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.25%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 18 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.07%) Sentinel
3 15 (0.94%) assyst
4 11 (0.69%) SAP FI
5 9 (0.56%) SAP CO
5 9 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.38%) SAP SRM
8 5 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.19%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.19%) SAP HR
10 3 (0.19%) SAP PS
10 3 (0.19%) SAP SCM
11 2 (0.13%) CSG Singleview
11 2 (0.13%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.13%) SAP FI-AP
11 2 (0.13%) SAP FI-AR
11 2 (0.13%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 75 (4.71%) Office 365
2 36 (2.26%) SaaS
3 30 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (1.32%) IaaS
6 17 (1.07%) PaaS
7 15 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.50%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 7 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.38%) G Suite
12 4 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.25%) Yammer
13 3 (0.19%) Force.com
13 3 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
14 1 (0.063%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 182 (11.42%) Firewall
2 155 (9.73%) WAN
3 150 (9.42%) LAN
4 82 (5.15%) TCP/IP
5 73 (4.58%) OSPF
6 66 (4.14%) VPN
7 53 (3.33%) DNS
8 44 (2.76%) SAN
9 36 (2.26%) DHCP
9 36 (2.26%) VoIP
10 35 (2.20%) Wireless
11 34 (2.13%) BGP
12 26 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
12 26 (1.63%) Unified Communications
13 25 (1.57%) Internet
14 23 (1.44%) Network Security
15 22 (1.38%) MPLS
16 21 (1.32%) IPsec
17 20 (1.26%) SSL
18 19 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 27 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (0.69%) SAP BW
10 7 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.44%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.31%) Big Data
12 5 (0.31%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 4 (0.25%) MySQL
13 4 (0.25%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.25%) Power BI
14 3 (0.19%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (0.82%) JIRA
2 12 (0.75%) JMeter
2 12 (0.75%) LoadRunner
2 12 (0.75%) LoadUI
2 12 (0.75%) Ranorex
2 12 (0.75%) Selenium
2 12 (0.75%) SoapUI
3 6 (0.38%) MSI
4 5 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.31%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.063%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.063%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.063%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.063%) Subversion
7 1 (0.063%) Visual Studio
General
1 357 (22.41%) Finance
2 93 (5.84%) Retail
3 86 (5.40%) Banking
4 64 (4.02%) Legal
5 57 (3.58%) Telecoms
6 39 (2.45%) Advertising
7 35 (2.20%) Manufacturing
8 30 (1.88%) Law
9 23 (1.44%) Marketing
10 20 (1.26%) Publishing
11 16 (1.00%) Billing
12 15 (0.94%) Games
13 13 (0.82%) Back Office
14 9 (0.56%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.50%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.44%) Automotive
17 5 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.25%) Electronics
18 4 (0.25%) Military
18 4 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 333 (20.90%) Analyst
2 263 (16.51%) Service Manager
3 142 (8.91%) Support Analyst
4 127 (7.97%) IT Manager
5 95 (5.96%) Applications Support
5 95 (5.96%) Services Delivery Manager
6 94 (5.90%) Delivery Manager
6 94 (5.90%) Service Analyst
7 77 (4.83%) ITIL Manager
7 77 (4.83%) Service Desk Analyst
8 70 (4.39%) IT Services Manager
9 69 (4.33%) Applications Support Analyst
10 68 (4.27%) Incident Manager
11 67 (4.21%) Architect
12 62 (3.89%) Network Engineer
13 60 (3.77%) ITIL Service Manager
14 59 (3.70%) Support Engineer
15 55 (3.45%) IT Support
16 50 (3.14%) Administrator
16 50 (3.14%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (2.32%) Web Services
2 32 (2.01%) .NET
3 28 (1.76%) XML
4 21 (1.32%) HTML
5 12 (0.75%) .NET Framework
5 12 (0.75%) Middleware
6 8 (0.50%) SOAP
7 7 (0.44%) JSON
7 7 (0.44%) XBRL
8 6 (0.38%) Software Packaging
9 5 (0.31%) Classic ASP
9 5 (0.31%) COM
9 5 (0.31%) CSS
9 5 (0.31%) SAP Basis
10 3 (0.19%) J2EE
10 3 (0.19%) JSP
10 3 (0.19%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 3 (0.19%) WCF
11 2 (0.13%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.13%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 194 (12.18%) Data Centre
2 110 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
3 94 (5.90%) Management Information System
4 72 (4.52%) Computer Science
5 39 (2.45%) CMDB
6 33 (2.07%) Driving Licence
7 31 (1.95%) User Experience
8 26 (1.63%) Virtual Team
9 22 (1.38%) Blackberry
10 21 (1.32%) CESG
10 21 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
11 17 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
12 14 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
13 13 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (0.69%) Clustering
15 10 (0.63%) Mobile App
16 8 (0.50%) EMC VNX
16 8 (0.50%) FMCG
16 8 (0.50%) Replication
17 7 (0.44%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 406 (25.49%) Windows
2 152 (9.54%) Linux
3 148 (9.29%) Windows Server
4 89 (5.59%) Windows 7
5 85 (5.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 76 (4.77%) Unix
7 67 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 52 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 46 (2.89%) Windows 10
10 32 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (1.57%) Solaris
11 25 (1.57%) Windows 8
12 21 (1.32%) AIX
13 19 (1.19%) Android
14 18 (1.13%) Apple iOS
15 8 (0.50%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.38%) CentOS
16 6 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
16 6 (0.38%) Debian
16 6 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1593 (100.00%) ITIL
2 487 (30.57%) Service Delivery
3 333 (20.90%) Service Management
4 237 (14.88%) Incident Management
5 161 (10.11%) Change Management
6 157 (9.86%) Problem Management
7 156 (9.79%) ITSM
8 145 (9.10%) Continuous Improvement
9 140 (8.79%) Project Management
10 132 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 131 (8.22%) PRINCE2
12 100 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
13 93 (5.84%) Configuration Management
14 86 (5.40%) Release Management
14 86 (5.40%) Root Cause Analysis
15 84 (5.27%) Line Management
15 84 (5.27%) Service Design
16 80 (5.02%) Mentoring
17 76 (4.77%) Disaster Recovery
18 75 (4.71%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 128 (8.04%) SQL
2 52 (3.26%) PowerShell
3 23 (1.44%) Java
4 18 (1.13%) C
5 16 (1.00%) Perl
6 13 (0.82%) Bash Shell
6 13 (0.82%) Shell Script
6 13 (0.82%) VB.NET
7 11 (0.69%) JavaScript
8 10 (0.63%) C#
8 10 (0.63%) T-SQL
8 10 (0.63%) VBScript
9 9 (0.56%) Python
10 7 (0.44%) ABAP
10 7 (0.44%) VB
11 6 (0.38%) VBA
12 5 (0.31%) Ruby
12 5 (0.31%) VB6
13 4 (0.25%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 235 (14.75%) Degree
2 136 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 135 (8.47%) Security Cleared
4 120 (7.53%) Cisco Certification
5 105 (6.59%) SC Cleared
6 84 (5.27%) CCNP
7 82 (5.15%) MCSE
8 70 (4.39%) CCNA
9 47 (2.95%) CISM
10 43 (2.70%) CISSP
11 42 (2.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 38 (2.39%) CISA
12 38 (2.39%) MCSA
13 32 (2.01%) MCP
14 25 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 24 (1.51%) ISEB
16 19 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 17 (1.07%) ISTQB
18 15 (0.94%) BC Cleared
18 15 (0.94%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 296 (18.58%) SLA
2 68 (4.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 66 (4.14%) PCI DSS
4 61 (3.83%) QA
5 20 (1.26%) Cyber Essentials
6 17 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (1.00%) ISO 9001
8 14 (0.88%) COBIT
8 14 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 8 (0.50%) PMO
10 7 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (0.31%) RMADS
12 4 (0.25%) JSP 440
13 3 (0.19%) ISO19770
14 2 (0.13%) ISO 14001
15 1 (0.063%) Data Quality
15 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 227 (14.25%) Active Directory
2 178 (11.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.07%) XenApp
5 15 (0.94%) VMware ESX
6 13 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.82%) vSphere
6 13 (0.82%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.50%) Terminal Server
8 7 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.25%) GPFS
11 3 (0.19%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.13%) Docker
12 2 (0.13%) pfSense
12 2 (0.13%) UAG
12 2 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.13%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.063%) PowerHA
13 1 (0.063%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 67 (4.21%) SCCM
2 30 (1.88%) SCOM
3 17 (1.07%) Backup Exec
4 14 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
5 13 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
6 10 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.56%) AirWatch
8 8 (0.50%) Cisco UCCX
9 6 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
9 6 (0.38%) Nagios
9 6 (0.38%) SCVMM
9 6 (0.38%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.31%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.31%) Packer
10 5 (0.31%) Terraform
11 4 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
11 4 (0.25%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.25%) Sysprep
11 4 (0.25%) WSUS
11 4 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 475 (29.82%) Microsoft
2 227 (14.25%) VMware
3 208 (13.06%) Cisco
4 122 (7.66%) Citrix
5 84 (5.27%) HP
6 72 (4.52%) CheckPoint
7 60 (3.77%) SAP
8 51 (3.20%) Red Hat
9 50 (3.14%) Oracle
10 45 (2.82%) Fortinet
11 44 (2.76%) ServiceNow
12 33 (2.07%) NetApp
13 29 (1.82%) BMC
14 25 (1.57%) EMC
15 24 (1.51%) F5
16 22 (1.38%) IBM
17 20 (1.26%) Dell
17 20 (1.26%) Google
17 20 (1.26%) Remedy
18 19 (1.19%) Apple
Leatherhead, Surrey
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £41,693-£49,699 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £32500 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Executive Resource Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £41,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spring Technology
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capgemini
Salary: Market related
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefiits+ training+ progression
Posted: Yesterday
Harlow, Essex
Plan-Net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
onezeero.
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Market rate + Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
Renfrew, Renfrewshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £22,500 to £25,470 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £54200 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Hiring People
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bluetownonline
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
C & C Housing Trust
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
GM Financial
Posted: 14 days ago