Period
to 26 April 2018

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 6 months to 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ITIL Foundation Certificate
UK
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 843 862 880
Rank change year-on-year +19 +18 -13
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 348 304 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 0.71% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 267 196 312
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,875
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.47% +22.92%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,875 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,313
% change year-on-year - +23.79% +17.50%

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 permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 41,437 42,730 57,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.44% 25.14% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 31,698 33,697 45,770
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,400 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -1.18% +6.25%

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ITIL Foundation Certificate as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Salary histogram for ITIL Foundation Certificate in the UK

ITIL Foundation Certificate
Top 15 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 6 months to 26 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 335 £40,000 - 46
UK excluding London +23 239 £40,000 - 34
London -44 102 £41,258 +3.15% 13
South East +14 72 £44,000 -10.20% 11
South West +24 55 £45,000 - 5
North of England +19 50 £32,500 -10.66% 11
East of England -11 34 £42,500 -29.17% 2
Yorkshire +16 29 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Midlands -8 22 £37,500 +10.29% 4
East Midlands +8 14 £37,500 +7.14%
North West -8 14 £40,000 +45.45% 5
West Midlands -9 8 £35,500 +4.41% 4
North East -17 7 £25,000 -12.28% 3
Scotland -37 5 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Wales +2 1 £40,000 +70.21%

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, IT jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for ITIL Foundation Certificate.

1 348 (100.00%) ITIL
2 157 (45.11%) Windows
3 131 (37.64%) Analytical Skills
4 129 (37.07%) Microsoft
5 91 (26.15%) Problem-Solving
6 79 (22.70%) Service Management
7 78 (22.41%) Active Directory
8 74 (21.26%) Service Delivery
9 73 (20.98%) Linux
10 65 (18.68%) Security Cleared
11 63 (18.10%) Office 365
12 57 (16.38%) SC Cleared
13 56 (16.09%) TCP/IP
14 55 (15.80%) CCNA
14 55 (15.80%) Cisco Certification
15 54 (15.52%) Windows 7
16 53 (15.23%) Firewall
17 51 (14.66%) VMware
18 48 (13.79%) SLA
18 48 (13.79%) SQL
19 43 (12.36%) Microsoft Office
20 41 (11.78%) DHCP
20 41 (11.78%) CISSP
21 40 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
21 40 (11.49%) DNS
21 40 (11.49%) Finance
22 38 (10.92%) ITSM
22 38 (10.92%) LAN
22 38 (10.92%) WAN
22 38 (10.92%) Citrix

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 28 (8.05%) MS Exchange
2 15 (4.31%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.45%) Apache
4 10 (2.87%) Skype for Business
5 6 (1.72%) Confluence
5 6 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.86%) CMS
7 3 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.57%) IIS
8 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (12.36%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (3.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.72%) RiskWrite
3 2 (0.57%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.29%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.29%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 63 (18.10%) Office 365
2 23 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (5.46%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.15%) OneDrive
4 4 (1.15%) SaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (16.09%) TCP/IP
2 53 (15.23%) Firewall
3 41 (11.78%) DHCP
4 40 (11.49%) DNS
5 38 (10.92%) LAN
5 38 (10.92%) WAN
6 34 (9.77%) Network Security
7 33 (9.48%) FTP
8 32 (9.20%) DMZ
8 32 (9.20%) HTTP
8 32 (9.20%) HTTPS
8 32 (9.20%) SMTP
8 32 (9.20%) X.400
9 19 (5.46%) Wireless
10 11 (3.16%) Skype
11 10 (2.87%) NetScaler
12 9 (2.59%) Remote Desktop
12 9 (2.59%) VoIP
13 4 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (1.15%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.75%) MySQL
3 14 (4.02%) Oracle Database
3 14 (4.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (4.02%) SQL Server 2016
4 13 (3.74%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.86%) Geospatial Data
8 3 (0.86%) GIS
9 2 (0.57%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.29%) Firebird
10 1 (0.29%) QlikView
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (4.60%) Visual Studio
2 14 (4.02%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.30%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.01%) JIRA
5 6 (1.72%) Eclipse
5 6 (1.72%) LoadRunner
5 6 (1.72%) VersionOne
6 2 (0.57%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.57%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.29%) CA Release Automation
7 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 40 (11.49%) Finance
2 24 (6.90%) Retail
3 21 (6.03%) Law
4 14 (4.02%) Legal
5 11 (3.16%) Banking
6 10 (2.87%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.30%) Publishing
8 6 (1.72%) Back Office
9 5 (1.44%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.44%) Marketing
10 3 (0.86%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Billing
12 1 (0.29%) Front Office
12 1 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 128 (36.78%) Analyst
2 58 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 35 (10.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 34 (9.77%) Support Analyst
5 31 (8.91%) Service Desk Analyst
6 29 (8.33%) Service Manager
7 23 (6.61%) Applications Support
7 23 (6.61%) Desktop Support
8 22 (6.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 22 (6.32%) Team Leader
9 20 (5.75%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 18 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
10 18 (5.17%) Applications Support Analyst
11 17 (4.89%) Network Engineer
11 17 (4.89%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (4.31%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (4.31%) Support Engineer
13 14 (4.02%) .NET Developer
13 14 (4.02%) Developer
13 14 (4.02%) Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.20%) Web Services
2 19 (5.46%) .NET
3 14 (4.02%) .NET Framework
3 14 (4.02%) HTML
3 14 (4.02%) WCF
4 13 (3.74%) CSS
4 13 (3.74%) SOAP
4 13 (3.74%) XML
5 8 (2.30%) ASP.NET
5 8 (2.30%) YAML
6 7 (2.01%) WPF
7 6 (1.72%) ADO.NET
7 6 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 6 (1.72%) WF
8 3 (0.86%) LAMP
8 3 (0.86%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.29%) HTML5
9 1 (0.29%) LDAP
9 1 (0.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 131 (37.64%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (9.48%) Enterprise Software
3 32 (9.20%) CESG
4 24 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (4.89%) Data Centre
6 13 (3.74%) W3C
7 11 (3.16%) CMDB
8 10 (2.87%) NHS
9 9 (2.59%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 9 (2.59%) Security Operations Centre
10 8 (2.30%) Management Information System
10 8 (2.30%) User Experience
11 7 (2.01%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.72%) CCTV
12 6 (1.72%) Fintech
12 6 (1.72%) iSeries
13 5 (1.44%) Blackberry
14 4 (1.15%) EMC VNX
14 4 (1.15%) SWIFT
14 4 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 157 (45.11%) Windows
2 73 (20.98%) Linux
3 54 (15.52%) Windows 7
4 34 (9.77%) Windows Server
5 31 (8.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (7.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (6.03%) Windows 10
8 9 (2.59%) FreeBSD
8 9 (2.59%) Unix
9 7 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.72%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.44%) Android
11 5 (1.44%) CentOS
12 3 (0.86%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.86%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.29%) Debian
13 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (100.00%) ITIL
2 91 (26.15%) Problem-Solving
3 79 (22.70%) Service Management
4 74 (21.26%) Service Delivery
5 38 (10.92%) ITSM
6 37 (10.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 34 (9.77%) Virtual Environments
8 32 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (9.20%) Infrastructure Management
9 31 (8.91%) Change Management
9 31 (8.91%) Problem Management
10 29 (8.33%) Incident Management
11 24 (6.90%) Release Management
12 19 (5.46%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (5.46%) Mentoring
13 18 (5.17%) Analytics
13 18 (5.17%) Project Management
14 17 (4.89%) Open Source
15 16 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (4.31%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 48 (13.79%) SQL
2 19 (5.46%) C#
3 18 (5.17%) T-SQL
4 17 (4.89%) JavaScript
5 16 (4.60%) PL/SQL
6 15 (4.31%) C
7 14 (4.02%) Bash Shell
8 12 (3.45%) PowerShell
9 11 (3.16%) Python
10 10 (2.87%) Java
11 8 (2.30%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.29%) AWK
Qualifications
1 65 (18.68%) Security Cleared
2 57 (16.38%) SC Cleared
3 55 (15.80%) CCNA
3 55 (15.80%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (11.78%) CISSP
5 40 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (7.47%) DV Cleared
7 25 (7.18%) MCSE
8 22 (6.32%) Degree
9 12 (3.45%) GIAC
10 10 (2.87%) Citrix Certification
10 10 (2.87%) MCITP
11 9 (2.59%) CCSA
11 9 (2.59%) CISA
11 9 (2.59%) CISM
11 9 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (2.59%) MCSA
11 9 (2.59%) SANS
12 8 (2.30%) Master's Degree
13 7 (2.01%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (13.79%) SLA
2 5 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.44%) QA
3 4 (1.15%) PMO
4 2 (0.57%) GDPR
4 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.57%) TickIT
5 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 78 (22.41%) Active Directory
2 32 (9.20%) vSphere
3 23 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (4.89%) Docker
5 13 (3.74%) Hyper-V
6 10 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (2.59%) Terminal Services
7 9 (2.59%) XenApp
7 9 (2.59%) XenDesktop
7 9 (2.59%) XenServer
8 4 (1.15%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.86%) iptables
9 3 (0.86%) Squid
10 2 (0.57%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 20 (5.75%) SCCM
2 14 (4.02%) WSUS
3 13 (3.74%) Kubernetes
4 9 (2.59%) Juniper STRM
4 9 (2.59%) QRadar
4 9 (2.59%) RSA enVision
4 9 (2.59%) RSA Security Analytics
5 8 (2.30%) Ansible
5 8 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.30%) Puppet
6 6 (1.72%) BMC Performance Manager
6 6 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.44%) Rancher
8 4 (1.15%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.86%) Nagios
9 3 (0.86%) SELinux
10 2 (0.57%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.57%) vRealize
10 2 (0.57%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 129 (37.07%) Microsoft
2 51 (14.66%) VMware
3 38 (10.92%) Citrix
4 33 (9.48%) ServiceNow
5 22 (6.32%) Oracle
6 20 (5.75%) Cisco
7 13 (3.74%) CheckPoint
7 13 (3.74%) Remedy
8 12 (3.45%) HP
8 12 (3.45%) Ivanti
9 11 (3.16%) IBM
10 10 (2.87%) BMC
11 9 (2.59%) Juniper
11 9 (2.59%) LogRhythm
11 9 (2.59%) Red Hat
11 9 (2.59%) Sun
12 8 (2.30%) SAP
12 8 (2.30%) TIBCO
12 8 (2.30%) Workday
13 6 (1.72%) NetApp