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

ITIL Foundation Certificate
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 726 749 769
Rank change year-on-year +23 +20  
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 165 183 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 0.70% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 113 147 171
Median salary £41,500 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.57% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £49,200 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £32,500 £29,500
% change year-on-year +23.07% +10.16%  

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 21909 26245 30043
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.57% 26.65% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17067 21243 23843
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 £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 27 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 27 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 +49 159 £41,500 +18.57% 17
London +39 43 £50,000 +17.64% 3
South West +15 29 £40,000 +19.40% 1
Yorkshire +5 25 £29,036 -10.65% 3
South East +10 22 £31,071 +16.88% 2
Wiltshire +17 21 £40,000 +83.82%
West Yorkshire +12 19 £32,000 -5.18% 2
Salisbury - 19 £40,000 -
West Midlands +12 16 £26,500 -41.11%
Leeds +4 15 £28,000 -17.03% 2
East of England -12 12 £55,000 +46.66% 2
Birmingham - 10 £26,500 -
Berkshire +27 9 £38,000 +8.57% 1
City of London +30 8 £60,000 +33.33% 1
North West -37 8 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Essex +5 7 £55,000 -4.34%
Manchester -30 7 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Chelmsford - 7 £55,000 -
Reading +28 6 £49,000 +50.76%
Devon +11 5 £22,527 -16.56%
Exeter - 5 £22,527 -
East Midlands +16 4 £42,750 +92.56% 3
Kent +13 4 £20,250 -
Northamptonshire +8 4 £42,750 +92.56% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 4 £51,344 -
Milton Keynes -5 4 £51,344 -
Coventry - 4 £42,250 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £29,036 - 1
Bedfordshire +20 3 £42,500 - 1
Luton +3 3 £42,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 329 (100.00%) ITIL
2 108 (32.83%) Windows
3 104 (31.61%) Microsoft
4 93 (28.27%) Service Management
5 89 (27.05%) SQL
6 86 (26.14%) Service Delivery
7 79 (24.01%) Analytical Skills
8 68 (20.67%) Incident Management
9 63 (19.15%) Problem Management
9 63 (19.15%) SLA
9 63 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
10 59 (17.93%) CCNA
11 56 (17.02%) Finance
12 49 (14.89%) Firewall
12 49 (14.89%) Degree
13 48 (14.59%) Change Management
13 48 (14.59%) Cisco
14 47 (14.29%) Active Directory
15 45 (13.68%) Performance Tuning
16 44 (13.37%) Security Cleared
16 44 (13.37%) ITSM
17 42 (12.77%) DNS
17 42 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
17 42 (12.77%) Windows Server
18 41 (12.46%) Linux
19 40 (12.16%) TCP/IP
19 40 (12.16%) DHCP
20 38 (11.55%) VMware
21 35 (10.64%) Unix
22 34 (10.33%) Oracle

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 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 16 (4.86%) Apache
3 13 (3.95%) Confluence
3 13 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (2.43%) IIS
4 8 (2.43%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.43%) Skype for Business
5 6 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.91%) JBoss
7 3 (0.91%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.30%) nginx
8 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (6.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (2.43%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.22%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (6.99%) RiskWrite
2 4 (1.22%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.61%) Postilion
3 2 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.61%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.47%) Office 365
2 16 (4.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.22%) G Suite
5 2 (0.61%) IaaS
5 2 (0.61%) PaaS
5 2 (0.61%) SaaS
6 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 49 (14.89%) Firewall
2 42 (12.77%) DNS
3 40 (12.16%) DHCP
3 40 (12.16%) TCP/IP
4 34 (10.33%) WAN
5 32 (9.73%) LAN
6 28 (8.51%) HTTP
7 24 (7.29%) FTP
7 24 (7.29%) SMTP
7 24 (7.29%) X.400
8 21 (6.38%) Network Security
9 20 (6.08%) VPN
10 15 (4.56%) SAN
11 14 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (4.26%) DMZ
12 13 (3.95%) Internet
13 10 (3.04%) IP Telephony
13 10 (3.04%) iSCSI
13 10 (3.04%) Wireless
14 9 (2.74%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.81%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.29%) Oracle Database
3 18 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (5.47%) Oracle Database 12c
3 18 (5.47%) PowerCenter
4 15 (4.56%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.13%) Power BI
7 6 (1.82%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.22%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.61%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.61%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (6.99%) Eclipse
1 23 (6.99%) VersionOne
2 21 (6.38%) JIRA
3 4 (1.22%) Gatling
3 4 (1.22%) JMeter
3 4 (1.22%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.91%) Ant
4 3 (0.91%) FishEye
4 3 (0.91%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.91%) Hudson
4 3 (0.91%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.91%) Subversion
5 2 (0.61%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.61%) Mercurial
General
1 56 (17.02%) Finance
2 14 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.82%) Banking
4 4 (1.22%) Law
4 4 (1.22%) Local Government
4 4 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.22%) Retail
5 2 (0.61%) Back Office
5 2 (0.61%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.30%) Advertising
6 1 (0.30%) Automotive
6 1 (0.30%) Games
6 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 104 (31.61%) Analyst
2 48 (14.59%) Applications Support
3 42 (12.77%) Applications Support Analyst
4 39 (11.85%) Support Analyst
5 33 (10.03%) Network Engineer
6 28 (8.51%) Service Manager
7 27 (8.21%) Technical Support
8 25 (7.60%) Technical Analyst
8 25 (7.60%) Technical Support Analyst
9 18 (5.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (4.86%) Security Engineer
10 16 (4.86%) SQL Analyst
11 15 (4.56%) IT Manager
11 15 (4.56%) Service Analyst
11 15 (4.56%) SQL Support Analyst
12 14 (4.26%) Network Security Engineer
13 13 (3.95%) Service Desk Manager
14 12 (3.65%) Change Manager
14 12 (3.65%) Developer
14 12 (3.65%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.74%) 802.1X
1 9 (2.74%) XML
2 7 (2.13%) Web Services
3 5 (1.52%) SOAP
4 4 (1.22%) .NET
4 4 (1.22%) CSS
5 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (0.61%) Middleware
5 2 (0.61%) ODBC
6 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.30%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.30%) LAMP
6 1 (0.30%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.30%) Memcached
6 1 (0.30%) REST
6 1 (0.30%) WCF
6 1 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 79 (24.01%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.29%) CESG
2 24 (7.29%) iSeries
3 21 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 18 (5.47%) Linux Command Line
5 14 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.65%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.43%) Virtual Team
8 7 (2.13%) NHS
9 5 (1.52%) Clustering
9 5 (1.52%) CMDB
10 4 (1.22%) FlexPod
10 4 (1.22%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.91%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.91%) FMCG
11 3 (0.91%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.61%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.61%) e-Health
12 2 (0.61%) Handset
12 2 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 108 (32.83%) Windows
2 42 (12.77%) Windows Server
3 41 (12.46%) Linux
4 35 (10.64%) Unix
5 27 (8.21%) Windows 7
5 27 (8.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (6.69%) Windows 10
7 15 (4.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (3.65%) Windows 8
9 9 (2.74%) Windows Vista
10 6 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.91%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.61%) Android
13 1 (0.30%) CentOS
13 1 (0.30%) Debian
13 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (100.00%) ITIL
2 93 (28.27%) Service Management
3 86 (26.14%) Service Delivery
4 68 (20.67%) Incident Management
5 63 (19.15%) Problem Management
6 48 (14.59%) Change Management
7 45 (13.68%) Performance Tuning
8 44 (13.37%) ITSM
9 30 (9.12%) Information Security
10 28 (8.51%) Change Control
11 27 (8.21%) Root Cause Analysis
12 26 (7.90%) Trend Analysis
13 22 (6.69%) Continuous Improvement
14 21 (6.38%) Configuration Management
14 21 (6.38%) Data Analysis
14 21 (6.38%) Project Management
15 20 (6.08%) ETL
15 20 (6.08%) Mentoring
16 19 (5.78%) Asset Management
16 19 (5.78%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 89 (27.05%) SQL
2 23 (6.99%) PL/SQL
3 21 (6.38%) Shell Script
4 11 (3.34%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.22%) VB
6 3 (0.91%) C
6 3 (0.91%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.61%) C#
8 1 (0.30%) Java
8 1 (0.30%) Perl
8 1 (0.30%) PHP
8 1 (0.30%) Python
8 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 63 (19.15%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (17.93%) CCNA
3 49 (14.89%) Degree
4 44 (13.37%) Security Cleared
5 34 (10.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (9.42%) CISSP
6 31 (9.42%) SC Cleared
7 30 (9.12%) CCNP
7 30 (9.12%) DV Cleared
8 28 (8.51%) MCSE
9 25 (7.60%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (5.78%) MCP
11 17 (5.17%) MCSA
12 12 (3.65%) CCSE
12 12 (3.65%) GIAC
12 12 (3.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 11 (3.34%) CISM
14 10 (3.04%) CISMP
15 9 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
15 9 (2.74%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (19.15%) SLA
2 7 (2.13%) PMO
2 7 (2.13%) QA
3 6 (1.82%) Solvency II
4 5 (1.52%) GDPR
5 4 (1.22%) HL7
5 4 (1.22%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.91%) ISO 22301
6 3 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (0.61%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 47 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 31 (9.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (9.42%) vSphere
3 8 (2.43%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.13%) ProxySG
5 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.61%) Firmware
6 2 (0.61%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.61%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.61%) XenServer
7 1 (0.30%) UAG
7 1 (0.30%) Varnish
7 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 26 (7.90%) SCCM
2 13 (3.95%) Control-M
3 9 (2.74%) SCOM
4 6 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (1.22%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.61%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.61%) NetApp OnCommand
7 2 (0.61%) OpenView
8 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.30%) Graphite
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.30%) Nagios
8 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.30%) Puppet
8 1 (0.30%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.30%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 104 (31.61%) Microsoft
2 48 (14.59%) Cisco
3 38 (11.55%) VMware
4 34 (10.33%) Oracle
5 26 (7.90%) HP
5 26 (7.90%) ServiceNow
6 22 (6.69%) ArcSight
7 18 (5.47%) Informatica
8 15 (4.56%) Riverbed
9 14 (4.26%) SolarWinds
10 13 (3.95%) CheckPoint
10 13 (3.95%) Citrix
10 13 (3.95%) EXASOL
10 13 (3.95%) F5
10 13 (3.95%) Tableau
11 12 (3.65%) Palo Alto
11 12 (3.65%) Qualys
12 11 (3.34%) Veeam
13 8 (2.43%) EMC
13 8 (2.43%) Juniper
Luton, Bedfordshire
Marks Sattin
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Generous Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Doncaster
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Analysys Mason
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
VIT
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum (pro-rata) depending on experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
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