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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ITIL Foundation Certificate
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 715 741 757
Rank change year-on-year +26 +16  
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 157 183 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 0.71% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 106 147 171
Median salary £42,000 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £49,200 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £32,500 £29,250
% change year-on-year +23.07% +11.11%  

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 21651 25902 30444
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.58% 26.68% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16870 20937 24141
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 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 25 June 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 25 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 +48 151 £42,000 +20.00% 19
London +25 41 £50,000 +17.64% 2
South West +21 27 £40,000 +19.40% 1
Yorkshire +19 25 £29,036 -10.65% 4
South East +20 21 £29,036 +9.22% 3
Wiltshire +20 20 £40,000 +83.82%
West Yorkshire +14 19 £32,000 -5.18% 3
Salisbury - 18 £40,000 -
Leeds +1 16 £30,000 -11.11% 1
West Midlands +15 14 £26,500 -41.11% 1
East of England +4 11 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Berkshire +32 9 £38,000 +8.57% 1
Birmingham - 9 £26,500 -
City of London +29 8 £60,000 +33.33% 1
North West -34 8 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Manchester -17 7 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Reading +27 6 £49,000 +50.76%
Essex -1 6 £55,000 -4.34%
Chelmsford - 6 £55,000 -
East Midlands +27 4 £42,750 +92.56% 3
Kent +9 4 £20,250 -
Northamptonshire +7 4 £42,750 +92.56% 1
Devon +7 4 £22,527 -16.56%
Buckinghamshire -4 4 £51,344 -
Milton Keynes -7 4 £51,344 -
Exeter - 4 £22,527 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £29,036 - 1
Bedfordshire +19 3 £42,500 -
Luton +7 3 £42,500 -
Barnsley - 3 £28,073 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 325 (100.00%) ITIL
2 105 (32.31%) Windows
2 105 (32.31%) Microsoft
3 90 (27.69%) Service Management
4 89 (27.38%) SQL
5 82 (25.23%) Service Delivery
6 78 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
7 69 (21.23%) Incident Management
8 63 (19.38%) Problem Management
9 62 (19.08%) SLA
9 62 (19.08%) Cisco Certification
10 59 (18.15%) CCNA
11 54 (16.62%) Finance
12 48 (14.77%) Firewall
13 47 (14.46%) Change Management
13 47 (14.46%) Cisco
13 47 (14.46%) Degree
14 46 (14.15%) Active Directory
15 45 (13.85%) Security Cleared
16 44 (13.54%) ITSM
17 43 (13.23%) Performance Tuning
18 41 (12.62%) DNS
18 41 (12.62%) Microsoft Office
18 41 (12.62%) Windows Server
19 40 (12.31%) Linux
20 39 (12.00%) TCP/IP
20 39 (12.00%) DHCP
21 38 (11.69%) VMware
22 35 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
23 34 (10.46%) WAN

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 27 (8.31%) MS Exchange
2 16 (4.92%) Apache
3 13 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (3.69%) Confluence
5 9 (2.77%) IIS
6 8 (2.46%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.15%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.92%) JBoss
9 3 (0.92%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.31%) nginx
11 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (12.62%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (6.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.15%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.23%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (7.08%) RiskWrite
2 4 (1.23%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.62%) Postilion
3 2 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.62%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.54%) Office 365
2 16 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.23%) G Suite
5 2 (0.62%) IaaS
5 2 (0.62%) PaaS
5 2 (0.62%) SaaS
6 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.31%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 48 (14.77%) Firewall
2 41 (12.62%) DNS
3 39 (12.00%) DHCP
3 39 (12.00%) TCP/IP
4 34 (10.46%) WAN
5 31 (9.54%) LAN
6 28 (8.62%) HTTP
7 24 (7.38%) FTP
7 24 (7.38%) SMTP
7 24 (7.38%) X.400
8 21 (6.46%) Network Security
9 18 (5.54%) VPN
10 14 (4.31%) DMZ
10 14 (4.31%) SAN
11 13 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (4.00%) Internet
12 10 (3.08%) IP Telephony
12 10 (3.08%) iSCSI
12 10 (3.08%) Wireless
13 8 (2.46%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.08%) Oracle Database
3 17 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (5.23%) Oracle Database 12c
3 17 (5.23%) PowerCenter
4 14 (4.31%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.85%) Power BI
6 6 (1.85%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.23%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.62%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.62%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.31%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (7.08%) Eclipse
1 23 (7.08%) VersionOne
2 20 (6.15%) JIRA
3 4 (1.23%) Gatling
3 4 (1.23%) JMeter
3 4 (1.23%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.92%) Ant
4 3 (0.92%) FishEye
4 3 (0.92%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.92%) Hudson
4 3 (0.92%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.92%) Subversion
5 2 (0.62%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.62%) Mercurial
General
1 54 (16.62%) Finance
2 14 (4.31%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.85%) Banking
4 4 (1.23%) Law
4 4 (1.23%) Local Government
4 4 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.23%) Retail
5 2 (0.62%) Back Office
5 2 (0.62%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.31%) Advertising
6 1 (0.31%) Automotive
6 1 (0.31%) Games
6 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 105 (32.31%) Analyst
2 49 (15.08%) Applications Support
3 43 (13.23%) Applications Support Analyst
4 40 (12.31%) Support Analyst
5 33 (10.15%) Network Engineer
6 27 (8.31%) Technical Support
7 26 (8.00%) Service Manager
8 25 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
8 25 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
9 18 (5.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (5.23%) SQL Analyst
11 16 (4.92%) Security Engineer
11 16 (4.92%) SQL Support Analyst
12 15 (4.62%) Service Analyst
13 14 (4.31%) Network Security Engineer
14 13 (4.00%) IT Manager
14 13 (4.00%) Service Desk Manager
14 13 (4.00%) Web Analyst
14 13 (4.00%) Web Applications Analyst
14 13 (4.00%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.08%) XML
2 8 (2.46%) 802.1X
3 7 (2.15%) Web Services
4 5 (1.54%) SOAP
5 4 (1.23%) .NET
5 4 (1.23%) CSS
6 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (0.62%) ODBC
7 1 (0.31%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.31%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.31%) LAMP
7 1 (0.31%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.31%) Memcached
7 1 (0.31%) Middleware
7 1 (0.31%) REST
7 1 (0.31%) WCF
7 1 (0.31%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.31%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 78 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.38%) CESG
2 24 (7.38%) iSeries
3 20 (6.15%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.23%) Linux Command Line
5 14 (4.31%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.69%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.46%) Virtual Team
8 7 (2.15%) NHS
9 5 (1.54%) CMDB
10 4 (1.23%) Clustering
10 4 (1.23%) FlexPod
10 4 (1.23%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.92%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.92%) FMCG
11 3 (0.92%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.62%) e-Health
12 2 (0.62%) Handset
13 1 (0.31%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 105 (32.31%) Windows
2 41 (12.62%) Windows Server
3 40 (12.31%) Linux
4 34 (10.46%) Unix
5 26 (8.00%) Windows 7
5 26 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (6.46%) Windows 10
7 15 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (3.38%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.46%) Windows Vista
10 7 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.92%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.92%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.62%) Android
13 1 (0.31%) CentOS
13 1 (0.31%) Debian
13 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (100.00%) ITIL
2 90 (27.69%) Service Management
3 82 (25.23%) Service Delivery
4 69 (21.23%) Incident Management
5 63 (19.38%) Problem Management
6 47 (14.46%) Change Management
7 44 (13.54%) ITSM
8 43 (13.23%) Performance Tuning
9 30 (9.23%) Information Security
10 28 (8.62%) Change Control
11 26 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 26 (8.00%) Trend Analysis
12 21 (6.46%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (6.46%) Project Management
13 20 (6.15%) Data Analysis
14 19 (5.85%) Configuration Management
14 19 (5.85%) ETL
14 19 (5.85%) Mentoring
15 18 (5.54%) Asset Management
15 18 (5.54%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 89 (27.38%) SQL
2 22 (6.77%) PL/SQL
3 20 (6.15%) Shell Script
4 11 (3.38%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.23%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.23%) VB
6 3 (0.92%) C
6 3 (0.92%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.62%) C#
8 1 (0.31%) Java
8 1 (0.31%) Perl
8 1 (0.31%) PHP
8 1 (0.31%) Python
8 1 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 62 (19.08%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (18.15%) CCNA
3 47 (14.46%) Degree
4 45 (13.85%) Security Cleared
5 35 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (9.85%) SC Cleared
7 31 (9.54%) CISSP
8 30 (9.23%) CCNP
8 30 (9.23%) DV Cleared
9 29 (8.92%) MCSE
10 26 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
11 19 (5.85%) MCP
12 18 (5.54%) MCSA
13 12 (3.69%) CCSE
13 12 (3.69%) GIAC
13 12 (3.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 11 (3.38%) CISM
15 10 (3.08%) CISMP
16 9 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
17 8 (2.46%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (19.08%) SLA
2 7 (2.15%) PMO
2 7 (2.15%) QA
3 6 (1.85%) Solvency II
4 5 (1.54%) GDPR
5 4 (1.23%) HL7
5 4 (1.23%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.92%) ISO 22301
6 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (0.62%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 46 (14.15%) Active Directory
2 31 (9.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (9.23%) vSphere
4 7 (2.15%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.15%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.31%) Firmware
6 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.31%) UAG
6 1 (0.31%) Varnish
6 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (8.00%) SCCM
2 12 (3.69%) Control-M
3 8 (2.46%) SCOM
4 6 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (1.23%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.62%) NetApp OnCommand
8 1 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.31%) Graphite
8 1 (0.31%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.31%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.31%) logstash
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.31%) Salt
8 1 (0.31%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.31%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 105 (32.31%) Microsoft
2 47 (14.46%) Cisco
3 38 (11.69%) VMware
4 33 (10.15%) Oracle
5 26 (8.00%) ServiceNow
6 24 (7.38%) HP
7 22 (6.77%) ArcSight
8 17 (5.23%) Informatica
9 15 (4.62%) Riverbed
10 14 (4.31%) SolarWinds
11 13 (4.00%) CheckPoint
11 13 (4.00%) F5
12 12 (3.69%) Citrix
12 12 (3.69%) EXASOL
12 12 (3.69%) Palo Alto
12 12 (3.69%) Qualys
12 12 (3.69%) Tableau
12 12 (3.69%) Veeam
13 9 (2.77%) EMC
14 8 (2.46%) Juniper
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Generous Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Analysys Mason
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + 46 days hols + exc bens
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Doncaster
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
East Sussex
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
Provident Financial Management Services
Salary: 7% Bonus + Pension & Onsite gym
Posted: 13 days ago
London
VIT
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum (pro-rata) depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
1 Trevelyan Square
Salary: £30000 - £39999 per annum, Benefits: AfC B7 £31,696 - £41, 787
Posted: 12 days ago