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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ITIL Foundation Certificate
UK
Rank 690 733 725
Rank change year-on-year +43 -8  
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 168 215 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% 0.75% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 115 151 191
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £25,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £31,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +29.03% +12.72%  

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 21051 28584 29068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.78% 27.76% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16599 22917 22807
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 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 24 March 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 24 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 +64 164 £40,000 +6.66% 15
London +77 88 £39,435 -12.36% 5
South East +47 27 £49,000 +84.32% 2
Berkshire +51 24 £49,000 +30.66% 1
East of England +18 12 £50,000 +42.85%
Maidenhead +15 11 £63,000 +80.00% 1
Yorkshire -5 11 £36,378 +11.93% 4
West Yorkshire -1 8 £38,750 +35.96% 3
City of London +47 7 £60,000 +33.33% 1
West Midlands +28 7 £21,000 -22.22% 1
Cambridgeshire +18 7 £40,000 -9.85%
South West +12 7 £45,000 +34.32% 2
Leeds -10 7 £40,000 +40.35% 2
North West -15 7 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Wiltshire +17 6 £45,000 +66.66%
Peterborough +1 6 £40,000 -9.85%
Manchester -19 6 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Salisbury - 6 £45,000 -
Reading +32 5 £49,000 -39.69%
Bedfordshire +20 5 £60,000 -
Croydon +11 5 £26,500 -37.64%
Luton +8 5 £60,000 -
East Midlands +6 4 £26,700 +16.08%
Bromley -1 4 £27,500 +5.76%
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £38,870 -
Northampton - 4 £26,700 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £26,700 -
Wimbledon +12 3 - -
South Wales +8 3 £30,500 +14.01%
Wales +1 3 £30,500 +14.01%

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 330 (100.00%) ITIL
2 123 (37.27%) Microsoft
3 97 (29.39%) Windows
4 96 (29.09%) Service Delivery
5 89 (26.97%) Service Management
6 81 (24.55%) MS Excel
7 77 (23.33%) SQL
8 72 (21.82%) Incident Management
9 67 (20.30%) SLA
10 64 (19.39%) Analytical Skills
11 63 (19.09%) Cisco
12 60 (18.18%) Finance
13 59 (17.88%) VMware
14 57 (17.27%) ITSM
14 57 (17.27%) Problem Management
15 55 (16.67%) Degree
16 54 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
17 49 (14.85%) Windows Server
18 48 (14.55%) Active Directory
19 47 (14.24%) Firewall
19 47 (14.24%) VMware Infrastructure
20 44 (13.33%) Change Management
21 43 (13.03%) CCNA
22 41 (12.42%) ServiceNow
23 38 (11.52%) MS Office
24 37 (11.21%) Linux
24 37 (11.21%) Security Cleared
25 34 (10.30%) Performance Tuning
26 31 (9.39%) Windows Server 2012
27 30 (9.09%) Agile Software Development

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top Related 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 (8.18%) MS Exchange
2 23 (6.97%) IIS
3 14 (4.24%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (3.64%) Skype for Business
6 8 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.12%) Confluence
8 6 (1.82%) Apache
9 5 (1.52%) JBoss
9 5 (1.52%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.30%) Moodle
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.30%) Totara
12 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 81 (24.55%) MS Excel
2 38 (11.52%) MS Office
3 15 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.91%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.91%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (5.76%) RiskWrite
2 4 (1.21%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.61%) Postilion
3 2 (0.61%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.15%) Office 365
2 16 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.52%) PaaS
3 5 (1.52%) SaaS
4 4 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.21%) IaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 47 (14.24%) Firewall
2 29 (8.79%) TCP/IP
3 25 (7.58%) DNS
3 25 (7.58%) LAN
4 23 (6.97%) Network Security
5 20 (6.06%) DHCP
5 20 (6.06%) Internet
6 19 (5.76%) WAN
7 17 (5.15%) FTP
7 17 (5.15%) HTTP
8 15 (4.55%) DMZ
8 15 (4.55%) SMTP
8 15 (4.55%) X.400
9 14 (4.24%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (4.24%) SAN
10 13 (3.94%) iSCSI
11 11 (3.33%) VPN
12 10 (3.03%) IP Telephony
13 9 (2.73%) Wireless
14 7 (2.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 11 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
4 10 (3.03%) PowerCenter
4 10 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (2.42%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.82%) Power BI
7 4 (1.21%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.21%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.91%) MySQL
9 2 (0.61%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.61%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (5.76%) Eclipse
1 19 (5.76%) VersionOne
2 11 (3.33%) JIRA
3 3 (0.91%) Ant
3 3 (0.91%) FishEye
3 3 (0.91%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.91%) Hudson
3 3 (0.91%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.91%) Subversion
4 2 (0.61%) Gatling
4 2 (0.61%) JMeter
4 2 (0.61%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (18.18%) Finance
2 12 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (1.21%) Advertising
4 4 (1.21%) Banking
4 4 (1.21%) Local Government
5 3 (0.91%) Back Office
5 3 (0.91%) Billing
5 3 (0.91%) Retail
6 2 (0.61%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.30%) Automotive
7 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.30%) Law
7 1 (0.30%) Legal
7 1 (0.30%) Marketing
7 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 117 (35.45%) Analyst
2 60 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 53 (16.06%) Applications Support Analyst
4 52 (15.76%) Support Analyst
5 25 (7.58%) Network Engineer
6 24 (7.27%) Technical Support
7 22 (6.67%) Service Manager
8 21 (6.36%) Technical Analyst
8 21 (6.36%) Technical Support Analyst
9 18 (5.45%) Service Analyst
9 18 (5.45%) Web Analyst
9 18 (5.45%) Web Applications Analyst
9 18 (5.45%) Web Applications Support
9 18 (5.45%) Web Support Analyst
10 16 (4.85%) SQL Analyst
10 16 (4.85%) SQL Support Analyst
11 15 (4.55%) Senior Manager
12 14 (4.24%) Service Desk Analyst
12 14 (4.24%) Support Engineer
13 12 (3.64%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.36%) XML
2 5 (1.52%) Web Services
3 4 (1.21%) CSS
4 2 (0.61%) SOAP
5 1 (0.30%) .NET
5 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.30%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.30%) Middleware
5 1 (0.30%) ODBC
5 1 (0.30%) WAP
5 1 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 64 (19.39%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 23 (6.97%) iSeries
3 23 (6.97%) Management Information System
4 18 (5.45%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.55%) CESG
6 14 (4.24%) Driving Licence
7 10 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (2.73%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (1.82%) NHS
10 5 (1.52%) Biotechnology
10 5 (1.52%) CMDB
10 5 (1.52%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.21%) FlexPod
11 4 (1.21%) User Experience
12 3 (0.91%) EMC VNX
13 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.61%) Security Operations Centre
13 2 (0.61%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.61%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 97 (29.39%) Windows
2 49 (14.85%) Windows Server
3 37 (11.21%) Linux
4 31 (9.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (5.76%) Unix
6 16 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (4.24%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.42%) Windows 10
9 6 (1.82%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.21%) AIX
10 4 (1.21%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (1.21%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.61%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (100.00%) ITIL
2 96 (29.09%) Service Delivery
3 89 (26.97%) Service Management
4 72 (21.82%) Incident Management
5 57 (17.27%) ITSM
5 57 (17.27%) Problem Management
6 44 (13.33%) Change Management
7 34 (10.30%) Performance Tuning
8 30 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (7.88%) Project Management
10 21 (6.36%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (6.36%) Trend Analysis
11 20 (6.06%) E-Commerce
12 19 (5.76%) Change Control
12 19 (5.76%) PRINCE2
12 19 (5.76%) SDLC
13 18 (5.45%) Asset Management
13 18 (5.45%) High Availability
13 18 (5.45%) Infrastructure Management
13 18 (5.45%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (23.33%) SQL
2 15 (4.55%) PL/SQL
2 15 (4.55%) Shell Script
3 13 (3.94%) C
4 4 (1.21%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.91%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.61%) C#
6 2 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (16.67%) Degree
2 54 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (13.03%) CCNA
4 37 (11.21%) Security Cleared
5 27 (8.18%) CCNP
6 26 (7.88%) SC Cleared
7 25 (7.58%) DV Cleared
8 22 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (6.06%) CISSP
10 19 (5.76%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (5.45%) MCSE
12 17 (5.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 15 (4.55%) MCP
14 12 (3.64%) GIAC
15 10 (3.03%) MCSA
16 8 (2.42%) CCSE
16 8 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 7 (2.12%) JNCIA
18 6 (1.82%) Oracle Certification
19 5 (1.52%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (20.30%) SLA
2 8 (2.42%) QA
3 7 (2.12%) PMO
4 4 (1.21%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.91%) GDPR
5 3 (0.91%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.61%) HL7
6 2 (0.61%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 48 (14.55%) Active Directory
2 47 (14.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.36%) vSphere
4 14 (4.24%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.21%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.21%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.21%) XenServer
6 3 (0.91%) ProxySG
6 3 (0.91%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.91%) XenApp
7 2 (0.61%) vCloud
7 2 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.30%) Firmware
8 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.30%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.30%) UAG
8 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (6.36%) SCCM
2 7 (2.12%) Control-M
3 5 (1.52%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (1.52%) FortiGate
3 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.21%) SCOM
4 4 (1.21%) WSUS
5 3 (0.91%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (0.91%) OpenView
5 3 (0.91%) OVSD
6 2 (0.61%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.61%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.61%) DameWare
6 2 (0.61%) Iperf
6 2 (0.61%) NetApp OnCommand
6 2 (0.61%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.61%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.61%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 123 (37.27%) Microsoft
2 63 (19.09%) Cisco
3 59 (17.88%) VMware
4 41 (12.42%) ServiceNow
5 27 (8.18%) Oracle
6 21 (6.36%) HP
7 16 (4.85%) SolarWinds
8 14 (4.24%) CheckPoint
8 14 (4.24%) Citrix
9 13 (3.94%) Veeam
10 12 (3.64%) Juniper
11 11 (3.33%) Riverbed
12 10 (3.03%) ArcSight
12 10 (3.03%) F5
12 10 (3.03%) Informatica
13 8 (2.42%) NetApp
13 8 (2.42%) Palo Alto
13 8 (2.42%) Qualys
14 7 (2.12%) Dynatrace
14 7 (2.12%) EXASOL
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Staffordshire University
Salary: Grade 5, £23,164 - £26,829 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 9 days ago
Doncaster
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum Competitive + Benefits + On Call + B
Posted: 9 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum Competitive + Bonus + Benefits + On
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
NHS Digital
Salary: £31,383 - £41, 373 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago