Period
to 19 August 2017

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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ITIL Foundation Certificate
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 845 888 847
Rank change year-on-year +43 -41 +40
Permanent jobs citing ITIL Foundation Certificate 342 382 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 0.72% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 246 303 416
UK median annual salary £44,000 £35,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.71% +6.87% +5.65%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,750 £19,375
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,500 £55,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £31,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year +26.98% +1.61% +12.73%

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 43216 52862 59889
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.43% 26.81% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33253 42717 47530
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -

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 19 August 2017.

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 19 August 2017. 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 +68 322 £44,000 +17.33% 25
UK excluding London +4 200 £40,000 +26.98% 23
London +57 129 £50,000 +17.65% 5
North of England -13 59 £31,000 -11.43% 6
Yorkshire +31 42 £30,000 -7.69% 3
South East +14 42 £47,500 +75.66% 2
South West +6 40 £40,000 +1.91%
Midlands +41 31 £36,111 +15.56% 9
West Midlands +30 23 £29,500 -9.23% 7
East of England -12 21 £55,000 +37.50% 2
North West -34 15 £45,000 +20.00%
East Midlands +21 8 £42,750 +92.57% 2
Wales -8 5 £30,500 +15.09% 3
North East +19 2 £23,875 -31.79% 3
Scotland +10 2 £27,500 -38.89% 1

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 342 (100.00%) ITIL
2 125 (36.55%) Windows
3 112 (32.75%) Microsoft
4 99 (28.95%) SQL
5 89 (26.02%) Service Management
6 84 (24.56%) Service Delivery
7 80 (23.39%) Analytical Skills
8 73 (21.35%) Cisco Certification
9 66 (19.30%) CCNA
10 57 (16.67%) Active Directory
10 57 (16.67%) DNS
11 56 (16.37%) Firewall
12 53 (15.50%) SLA
13 51 (14.91%) DHCP
14 50 (14.62%) Problem Management
15 49 (14.33%) Change Management
16 47 (13.74%) Finance
16 47 (13.74%) Incident Management
17 46 (13.45%) Cisco
17 46 (13.45%) Linux
18 45 (13.16%) CISSP
18 45 (13.16%) Security Cleared
18 45 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
19 44 (12.87%) Windows Server
20 43 (12.57%) Microsoft Certification
20 43 (12.57%) Microsoft Office
20 43 (12.57%) Degree
21 42 (12.28%) TCP/IP
22 41 (11.99%) WAN
23 39 (11.40%) Information Security

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 29 (8.48%) MS Exchange
2 16 (4.68%) Apache
3 12 (3.51%) Confluence
4 10 (2.92%) IIS
4 10 (2.92%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.34%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.88%) JBoss
8 3 (0.88%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.29%) nginx
9 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (12.57%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (6.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.92%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.17%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (6.43%) RiskWrite
2 4 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.58%) Postilion
3 2 (0.58%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.14%) Office 365
2 13 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.46%) G Suite
4 4 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.17%) Yammer
5 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.58%) IaaS
5 2 (0.58%) PaaS
5 2 (0.58%) SaaS
6 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 57 (16.67%) DNS
2 56 (16.37%) Firewall
3 51 (14.91%) DHCP
4 42 (12.28%) TCP/IP
5 41 (11.99%) WAN
6 37 (10.82%) LAN
7 34 (9.94%) HTTP
8 29 (8.48%) FTP
8 29 (8.48%) SMTP
8 29 (8.48%) X.400
9 25 (7.31%) VPN
10 24 (7.02%) Network Security
11 20 (5.85%) VoIP
12 16 (4.68%) DMZ
12 16 (4.68%) Internet
13 13 (3.80%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (3.80%) SAN
14 12 (3.51%) VLAN
15 11 (3.22%) 802.11
16 9 (2.63%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.31%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.43%) Oracle Database
3 17 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (4.97%) Oracle Database 12c
3 17 (4.97%) PowerCenter
4 14 (4.09%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (1.75%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.17%) Power BI
6 4 (1.17%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.58%) DB2
7 2 (0.58%) MySQL
8 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (6.43%) Eclipse
1 22 (6.43%) VersionOne
2 20 (5.85%) JIRA
3 5 (1.46%) Gatling
3 5 (1.46%) JMeter
3 5 (1.46%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.88%) Ant
4 3 (0.88%) FishEye
4 3 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.88%) Hudson
4 3 (0.88%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.88%) Subversion
5 2 (0.58%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.58%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (13.74%) Finance
2 10 (2.92%) Manufacturing
2 10 (2.92%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.05%) Law
3 7 (2.05%) Retail
4 6 (1.75%) Banking
5 2 (0.58%) Back Office
6 1 (0.29%) Games
6 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.29%) Legal
6 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 111 (32.46%) Analyst
2 47 (13.74%) Applications Support
3 44 (12.87%) Applications Support Analyst
4 40 (11.70%) Support Analyst
5 38 (11.11%) Network Engineer
6 26 (7.60%) Technical Support
7 25 (7.31%) Service Analyst
8 24 (7.02%) Service Manager
8 24 (7.02%) Technical Analyst
8 24 (7.02%) Technical Support Analyst
9 19 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 19 (5.56%) IT Manager
10 18 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
11 16 (4.68%) Network Security Engineer
11 16 (4.68%) Security Engineer
12 15 (4.39%) SQL Support Analyst
13 12 (3.51%) Change Manager
13 12 (3.51%) Developer
13 12 (3.51%) Support Engineer
14 11 (3.22%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.22%) 802.1X
2 9 (2.63%) XML
3 7 (2.05%) Web Services
4 6 (1.75%) SOAP
5 5 (1.46%) .NET
6 3 (0.88%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.88%) Middleware
7 2 (0.58%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (0.58%) LAMP
7 2 (0.58%) ODBC
7 2 (0.58%) XSLT
8 1 (0.29%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.29%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.29%) Memcached
8 1 (0.29%) REST
8 1 (0.29%) WCF
8 1 (0.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 80 (23.39%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (8.48%) CESG
3 24 (7.02%) Management Information System
4 23 (6.73%) iSeries
5 20 (5.85%) Data Centre
6 17 (4.97%) Linux Command Line
7 13 (3.80%) Clustering
8 11 (3.22%) FMCG
9 8 (2.34%) NHS
10 7 (2.05%) Virtual Team
11 6 (1.75%) Computer Science
12 5 (1.46%) Blackberry
12 5 (1.46%) CMDB
13 4 (1.17%) Driving Licence
13 4 (1.17%) Hedge funds
13 4 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
14 3 (0.88%) HP Storage
14 3 (0.88%) User Experience
15 2 (0.58%) CCTV
15 2 (0.58%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 125 (36.55%) Windows
2 46 (13.45%) Linux
3 44 (12.87%) Windows Server
4 34 (9.94%) Unix
5 33 (9.65%) Windows 7
6 29 (8.48%) Windows 10
7 21 (6.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (3.80%) Windows 8
8 13 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (3.22%) Windows Vista
10 6 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.88%) Android
12 2 (0.58%) Debian
12 2 (0.58%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.29%) CentOS
13 1 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.29%) Solaris
13 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (100.00%) ITIL
2 89 (26.02%) Service Management
3 84 (24.56%) Service Delivery
4 50 (14.62%) Problem Management
5 49 (14.33%) Change Management
6 47 (13.74%) Incident Management
7 45 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
8 39 (11.40%) Information Security
9 36 (10.53%) ITSM
10 31 (9.06%) Change Control
10 31 (9.06%) Root Cause Analysis
11 26 (7.60%) Trend Analysis
12 25 (7.31%) Mentoring
13 22 (6.43%) Data Analysis
13 22 (6.43%) Release Management
14 20 (5.85%) Data Modelling
15 19 (5.56%) Asset Management
15 19 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
16 17 (4.97%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 99 (28.95%) SQL
2 20 (5.85%) PL/SQL
2 20 (5.85%) Shell Script
3 14 (4.09%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.05%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.46%) VB
6 4 (1.17%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.88%) C#
8 2 (0.58%) C
9 1 (0.29%) Java
9 1 (0.29%) Perl
9 1 (0.29%) PHP
9 1 (0.29%) Python
9 1 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 73 (21.35%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (19.30%) CCNA
3 45 (13.16%) CISSP
3 45 (13.16%) Security Cleared
4 43 (12.57%) Degree
4 43 (12.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (10.23%) MCSE
6 34 (9.94%) DV Cleared
7 32 (9.36%) CCNP
7 32 (9.36%) SC Cleared
8 22 (6.43%) MCSA
9 21 (6.14%) ITIL Certification
10 20 (5.85%) CISM
11 17 (4.97%) MCP
12 13 (3.80%) CISMP
13 11 (3.22%) Master's Degree
14 10 (2.92%) CompTIA Security+
14 10 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 10 (2.92%) Security+ Certification
15 9 (2.63%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (15.50%) SLA
2 6 (1.75%) GDPR
2 6 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.46%) HL7
3 5 (1.46%) ISO 9000
3 5 (1.46%) PMO
3 5 (1.46%) QA
3 5 (1.46%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.88%) ISO 22301
4 3 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 57 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 33 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (9.36%) vSphere
4 8 (2.34%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (2.05%) ProxySG
5 7 (2.05%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.75%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.17%) Firmware
7 4 (1.17%) ISA Server
7 4 (1.17%) XenServer
8 3 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.58%) XenApp
10 1 (0.29%) Docker
10 1 (0.29%) iptables
10 1 (0.29%) Varnish
10 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 37 (10.82%) SCCM
2 18 (5.26%) SCOM
3 12 (3.51%) Control-M
4 7 (2.05%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (1.75%) AirWatch
5 6 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (1.17%) HP SIM
6 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (1.17%) OpenView
7 3 (0.88%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.58%) WSUS
9 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.29%) DameWare
9 1 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.29%) Nagios
9 1 (0.29%) Puppet
9 1 (0.29%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 112 (32.75%) Microsoft
2 46 (13.45%) Cisco
3 37 (10.82%) VMware
4 33 (9.65%) Oracle
5 30 (8.77%) HP
6 22 (6.43%) ArcSight
7 19 (5.56%) Citrix
7 19 (5.56%) ServiceNow
8 17 (4.97%) Informatica
9 12 (3.51%) EXASOL
9 12 (3.51%) Riverbed
9 12 (3.51%) Tableau
10 11 (3.22%) Dell
10 11 (3.22%) SolarWinds
11 10 (2.92%) CheckPoint
11 10 (2.92%) F5
12 9 (2.63%) Juniper
12 9 (2.63%) Palo Alto
12 9 (2.63%) Qualys
12 9 (2.63%) Remedy