The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ITIL Foundation Certificate qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ITIL Foundation Certificate
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 722 768 743
Rank change year-on-year +46 -25  
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 152 192 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 0.68% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 103 139 204
Median salary £44,000 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.38% +3.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,900 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £27,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year +45.45% -5.17%  

ITIL Foundation Certificate 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 21182 28138 30526
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.71% 27.23% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 16703 22651 23830
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 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Foundation Certificate in the UK

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ITIL Foundation Certificate in the UK

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for ITIL Foundation Certificate in the UK

ITIL Foundation Certificate
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 Foundation Certificate within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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 +81 147 £44,727 +27.79% 18
London +78 74 £50,000 +11.11% 6
South East +52 22 £48,250 +81.50% 2
Berkshire +42 18 £49,000 +40.00% 1
Yorkshire +9 16 £34,189 +6.84%
East of England +8 12 £57,500 +59.72%
West Yorkshire +1 12 £36,378 +27.64%
Leeds +1 10 £36,378 +27.64%
City of London +25 7 £62,500 +38.88% 2
East Midlands +20 6 £41,500 +86.93%
Northamptonshire +20 6 £41,500 +86.93%
South West +19 6 £40,000 +29.03% 3
North West -25 6 £27,500 -1.78% 2
Reading +28 5 £49,000 -36.77% 1
Bedfordshire +20 5 £62,500 -
Luton +12 5 £62,500 -
Cambridgeshire +1 5 £40,000 -23.80%
Manchester -18 5 £27,500 -1.78% 2
West Midlands +21 4 £40,503 +50.01% 5
Wiltshire +17 4 £40,000 +48.14% 1
Peterborough +17 4 £40,000 -23.80%
Northampton +11 4 £42,000 +89.18%
Wimbledon +25 3 - -
South Wales +2 3 £30,500 +17.30%
Wales -7 3 £30,500 +17.30%
Worcestershire - 3 £41,006 - 1
Salisbury - 3 £40,000 -
Croydon - 3 £27,500 -
Doncaster - 3 £30,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 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 Foundation Certificate.

1 297 (100.00%) ITIL
2 103 (34.68%) Microsoft
3 89 (29.97%) Service Delivery
4 87 (29.29%) Service Management
5 79 (26.60%) Windows
6 76 (25.59%) SQL
7 75 (25.25%) Incident Management
8 63 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
9 61 (20.54%) Problem Management
9 61 (20.54%) Cisco
10 57 (19.19%) Finance
11 55 (18.52%) SLA
12 52 (17.51%) ITSM
13 51 (17.17%) Cisco Certification
14 45 (15.15%) VMware
14 45 (15.15%) CCNA
14 45 (15.15%) Degree
15 42 (14.14%) Windows Server
16 41 (13.80%) Change Management
16 41 (13.80%) Firewall
17 38 (12.79%) Active Directory
17 38 (12.79%) Performance Tuning
18 36 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
19 35 (11.78%) Linux
20 34 (11.45%) Microsoft Office
20 34 (11.45%) Security Cleared
21 31 (10.44%) ServiceNow
22 30 (10.10%) Oracle
22 30 (10.10%) LAN
23 29 (9.76%) CCNP

ITIL Foundation Certificate
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 20 (6.73%) MS Exchange
2 14 (4.71%) IIS
3 12 (4.04%) Apache
3 12 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (3.70%) Skype for Business
5 7 (2.36%) Confluence
5 7 (2.36%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.68%) JBoss
7 5 (1.68%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.34%) nginx
10 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (11.45%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (6.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (4.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.01%) AutoCAD
4 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.01%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (7.74%) RiskWrite
2 4 (1.35%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.67%) Postilion
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.34%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.06%) Office 365
2 16 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.35%) IaaS
5 3 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.01%) PaaS
5 3 (1.01%) SaaS
6 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 41 (13.80%) Firewall
2 30 (10.10%) LAN
3 26 (8.75%) TCP/IP
4 24 (8.08%) WAN
5 21 (7.07%) DNS
6 20 (6.73%) Network Security
7 17 (5.72%) DHCP
7 17 (5.72%) Internet
8 15 (5.05%) HTTP
9 13 (4.38%) FTP
9 13 (4.38%) SAN
10 12 (4.04%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (4.04%) iSCSI
10 12 (4.04%) SMTP
10 12 (4.04%) X.400
11 10 (3.37%) DMZ
11 10 (3.37%) IP Telephony
11 10 (3.37%) Wireless
12 8 (2.69%) VoIP
12 8 (2.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.05%) Oracle Database
3 10 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (3.37%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (3.37%) PowerCenter
3 10 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (2.02%) Power BI
6 5 (1.68%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.35%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.01%) MySQL
8 3 (1.01%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.67%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.67%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (7.74%) Eclipse
1 23 (7.74%) VersionOne
2 11 (3.70%) JIRA
3 3 (1.01%) Ant
3 3 (1.01%) FishEye
3 3 (1.01%) Gatling
3 3 (1.01%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.01%) Hudson
3 3 (1.01%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.01%) JMeter
3 3 (1.01%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.01%) Subversion
4 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (19.19%) Finance
2 13 (4.38%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.35%) Banking
3 4 (1.35%) Local Government
4 3 (1.01%) Back Office
4 3 (1.01%) Billing
5 2 (0.67%) Advertising
5 2 (0.67%) Retail
5 2 (0.67%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.34%) Automotive
6 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.34%) Games
6 1 (0.34%) Law
6 1 (0.34%) Legal
6 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 101 (34.01%) Analyst
2 53 (17.85%) Applications Support
3 46 (15.49%) Applications Support Analyst
4 40 (13.47%) Support Analyst
5 28 (9.43%) Technical Support
6 27 (9.09%) Network Engineer
7 25 (8.42%) Technical Analyst
7 25 (8.42%) Technical Support Analyst
8 21 (7.07%) Service Manager
9 16 (5.39%) Senior Manager
10 15 (5.05%) SQL Analyst
10 15 (5.05%) SQL Support Analyst
11 13 (4.38%) Web Analyst
11 13 (4.38%) Web Applications Analyst
11 13 (4.38%) Web Applications Support
11 13 (4.38%) Web Support Analyst
12 12 (4.04%) Change Manager
12 12 (4.04%) Security Engineer
12 12 (4.04%) Support Engineer
13 11 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.71%) XML
2 6 (2.02%) Web Services
3 4 (1.35%) CSS
4 3 (1.01%) SOAP
5 2 (0.67%) ODBC
6 1 (0.34%) .NET
6 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.34%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.34%) LAMP
6 1 (0.34%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.34%) Memcached
6 1 (0.34%) Middleware
6 1 (0.34%) WAP
6 1 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 63 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (8.42%) iSeries
3 24 (8.08%) Data Centre
4 18 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 15 (5.05%) Computer Science
6 12 (4.04%) CESG
7 10 (3.37%) Driving Licence
7 10 (3.37%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (3.03%) NHS
9 8 (2.69%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.68%) CMDB
10 5 (1.68%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.35%) FlexPod
12 3 (1.01%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.67%) e-Health
13 2 (0.67%) EMC VNX
13 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.67%) Handset
13 2 (0.67%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 79 (26.60%) Windows
2 42 (14.14%) Windows Server
3 35 (11.78%) Linux
4 27 (9.09%) Unix
4 27 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (5.05%) Windows 7
6 13 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.03%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.35%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.35%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.67%) AIX
10 2 (0.67%) Android
10 2 (0.67%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.34%) CentOS
11 1 (0.34%) Debian
11 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (100.00%) ITIL
2 89 (29.97%) Service Delivery
3 87 (29.29%) Service Management
4 75 (25.25%) Incident Management
5 61 (20.54%) Problem Management
6 52 (17.51%) ITSM
7 41 (13.80%) Change Management
8 38 (12.79%) Performance Tuning
9 27 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (8.75%) Project Management
11 24 (8.08%) Trend Analysis
12 23 (7.74%) Change Control
13 21 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (6.73%) Information Security
15 19 (6.40%) Customer Requirements
15 19 (6.40%) Line Management
15 19 (6.40%) Matrix Management
15 19 (6.40%) PRINCE2
16 18 (6.06%) Network Management
17 17 (5.72%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (25.59%) SQL
2 15 (5.05%) PL/SQL
2 15 (5.05%) Shell Script
3 12 (4.04%) C
4 5 (1.68%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.35%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.67%) C#
6 2 (0.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.34%) Java
7 1 (0.34%) Perl
7 1 (0.34%) PHP
7 1 (0.34%) Python
7 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (17.17%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (15.15%) CCNA
2 45 (15.15%) Degree
3 34 (11.45%) Security Cleared
4 29 (9.76%) CCNP
5 25 (8.42%) ITIL Certification
6 23 (7.74%) SC Cleared
7 22 (7.41%) DV Cleared
8 19 (6.40%) CISSP
9 18 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 15 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (4.71%) MCP
12 13 (4.38%) GIAC
13 11 (3.70%) MCSE
14 10 (3.37%) CCSE
15 7 (2.36%) CISM
15 7 (2.36%) MCSA
15 7 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (2.02%) JNCIA
16 6 (2.02%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (18.52%) SLA
2 9 (3.03%) QA
3 7 (2.36%) PMO
4 5 (1.68%) GDPR
4 5 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.35%) Solvency II
6 3 (1.01%) HL7
6 3 (1.01%) ISO 9000
6 3 (1.01%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.67%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.67%) ISO27005
System Software
1 38 (12.79%) Active Directory
2 36 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (7.07%) vSphere
4 10 (3.37%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.68%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.34%) Firmware
7 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.34%) UAG
7 1 (0.34%) Varnish
7 1 (0.34%) vCloud
7 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (6.73%) SCCM
2 7 (2.36%) Control-M
3 6 (2.02%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (1.68%) Cisco UCCE
4 5 (1.68%) FortiGate
4 5 (1.68%) SCOM
5 2 (0.67%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.67%) NetApp OnCommand
5 2 (0.67%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.67%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.67%) WSUS
6 1 (0.34%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.34%) Graphite
6 1 (0.34%) Iperf
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.34%) Salt
6 1 (0.34%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 103 (34.68%) Microsoft
2 61 (20.54%) Cisco
3 45 (15.15%) VMware
4 31 (10.44%) ServiceNow
5 30 (10.10%) Oracle
6 18 (6.06%) HP
7 16 (5.39%) CheckPoint
8 14 (4.71%) ArcSight
9 13 (4.38%) F5
9 13 (4.38%) Riverbed
9 13 (4.38%) SolarWinds
9 13 (4.38%) Veeam
10 12 (4.04%) Juniper
11 10 (3.37%) Informatica
11 10 (3.37%) Palo Alto
11 10 (3.37%) Qualys
12 9 (3.03%) Citrix
13 7 (2.36%) EXASOL
13 7 (2.36%) Tableau
14 6 (2.02%) Snow
London
Leidos
Posted: 2 days ago
London
VIT
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £33k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £44454.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago