The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ITIL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ITIL over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 22 22
Rank change year-on-year -6 0  
Permanent jobs citing ITIL 6196 8631 8983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.25% 8.25% 8.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.13% 9.32% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4717 6870 6983
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,857
% change year-on-year -2.43% +0.35%  

ITIL is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 76216 92627 93645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.14% 88.57% 86.99%
Number of salaries quoted 62695 76706 75786
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

ITIL
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ITIL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL in the UK

ITIL
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ITIL.

Salary trend for ITIL in the UK

ITIL
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for ITIL in the UK

ITIL
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 -6 5841 £42,500 -5.55% 662
London -6 2201 £50,500 +1.00% 205
South East +1 1043 £40,000 -11.11% 124
East of England -3 547 £45,000 +5.88% 63
South West -1 471 £37,250 -0.66% 55
North West -14 464 £37,500 -11.76% 61
West Midlands -3 421 £42,500 +1.19% 56
Yorkshire -10 420 £37,500 -6.25% 60
City of London +2 398 £52,500 +8.24% 42
West Yorkshire -5 301 £38,500 -3.75% 47
Berkshire -2 258 £52,500 - 20
Hertfordshire +3 256 £47,500 +11.76% 31
Manchester -22 243 £37,500 -11.76% 39
Surrey -3 233 £36,500 -14.11% 24
East Midlands -2 232 £39,000 +4.00% 23
Birmingham -5 210 £42,500 -0.58% 10
Hampshire -7 204 £35,000 -12.50% 31
Leeds -6 198 £37,500 -9.63% 28
Buckinghamshire +20 143 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Scotland -8 137 £42,750 -10.00% 16
Wiltshire -2 134 £37,500 -4.87% 11
Cheshire -2 129 £41,500 +48.21% 16
Bristol +3 127 £40,000 -4.19% 25
Cambridgeshire -16 108 £44,000 +3.52% 14
Milton Keynes +23 106 £47,500 +14.45% 18
Gloucestershire +4 82 £37,500 -14.77% 3
Wales -5 82 £35,000 +6.06% 15
Northamptonshire +19 79 £34,500 -16.36% 7
Essex +3 79 £43,000 +19.44% 5
West Sussex +19 77 £40,000 +1.26% 6

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing ITIL 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.

1 4230 (32.32%) Windows
2 3974 (30.37%) Microsoft
3 2833 (21.65%) Finance
4 2709 (20.70%) Service Management
4 2709 (20.70%) Active Directory
5 2212 (16.90%) Service Delivery
6 2116 (16.17%) VMware
7 2002 (15.30%) MS Excel
8 1955 (14.94%) SLA
9 1940 (14.82%) Cisco
10 1898 (14.50%) SQL
11 1851 (14.14%) Windows Server
12 1638 (12.52%) Degree
13 1595 (12.19%) Linux
13 1595 (12.19%) ITIL Certification
14 1577 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
15 1546 (11.81%) Firewall
16 1530 (11.69%) ITIL V3
17 1503 (11.48%) Project Management
18 1429 (10.92%) SQL Server
19 1413 (10.80%) PRINCE2
20 1412 (10.79%) VMware Infrastructure
21 1369 (10.46%) Change Management
22 1360 (10.39%) MS Office
23 1213 (9.27%) Incident Management
24 1211 (9.25%) Data Centre
25 1202 (9.18%) Citrix
26 1193 (9.12%) ITSM
27 1143 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
28 1134 (8.67%) Problem Management

ITIL
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
1 985 (7.53%) MS Exchange
2 724 (5.53%) SharePoint
3 474 (3.62%) IIS
4 424 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 342 (2.61%) Skype for Business
6 252 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 238 (1.82%) Apache
8 203 (1.55%) Tomcat
9 195 (1.49%) WebLogic
10 175 (1.34%) JBoss
11 171 (1.31%) CMS
12 164 (1.25%) WebSphere
13 152 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
14 98 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
15 96 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
16 80 (0.61%) Confluence
17 76 (0.58%) OpenStack
18 75 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 70 (0.53%) EPiServer
20 67 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2002 (15.30%) MS Excel
2 1360 (10.39%) MS Office
3 303 (2.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 169 (1.29%) MS Visio
5 119 (0.91%) MS Project
6 23 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.076%) InfoPath
9 9 (0.069%) SOLIDWORKS
10 5 (0.038%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.031%) Adobe Captivate
11 4 (0.031%) AutoCAD
11 4 (0.031%) Camtasia
11 4 (0.031%) Casewise Modeler
11 4 (0.031%) Final Cut Pro
11 4 (0.031%) Photoshop
12 2 (0.015%) Windchill
13 1 (0.008%) EngageOne
13 1 (0.008%) HipChat
13 1 (0.008%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 132 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 114 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
3 60 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 47 (0.36%) assyst
5 40 (0.31%) SAP FI
6 38 (0.29%) SAP CO
6 38 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
7 33 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
8 28 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
9 26 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
9 26 (0.20%) SAP MM
10 25 (0.19%) SAP HR
11 23 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
11 23 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
11 23 (0.18%) SAP CRM
11 23 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 22 (0.17%) PeopleSoft Financials
13 21 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
14 20 (0.15%) RiskWrite
15 19 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 860 (6.57%) Office 365
2 690 (5.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 617 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
4 394 (3.01%) SaaS
5 263 (2.01%) PaaS
6 247 (1.89%) IaaS
7 171 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
8 60 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
9 57 (0.44%) G Suite
10 50 (0.38%) GitHub
11 44 (0.34%) Mimecast
12 43 (0.33%) Amazon S3
13 38 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
14 35 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
15 28 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
15 28 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 22 (0.17%) Slack
17 18 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 16 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 15 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1546 (11.81%) Firewall
2 996 (7.61%) LAN
3 973 (7.43%) WAN
4 836 (6.39%) DNS
5 727 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 644 (4.92%) VPN
7 626 (4.78%) SAN
8 605 (4.62%) DHCP
9 452 (3.45%) Network Security
10 446 (3.41%) Internet
11 402 (3.07%) Wireless
12 374 (2.86%) VoIP
13 256 (1.96%) Skype
14 249 (1.90%) MPLS
15 243 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
16 211 (1.61%) VLAN
17 199 (1.52%) OSPF
18 195 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
19 193 (1.47%) HTTP
20 191 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1429 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 300 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 242 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 230 (1.76%) MySQL
5 207 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 169 (1.29%) Oracle Database
7 158 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 154 (1.18%) Relational Database
9 149 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
10 143 (1.09%) Big Data
11 122 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
12 115 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
13 104 (0.79%) DB2
14 90 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
15 80 (0.61%) Hadoop
16 78 (0.60%) MongoDB
17 76 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
18 75 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 55 (0.42%) SAP BW
20 50 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 187 (1.43%) Jenkins
2 186 (1.42%) JIRA
3 163 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 130 (0.99%) Subversion
4 130 (0.99%) Visual Studio
5 113 (0.86%) Git (software)
6 92 (0.70%) TeamCity
7 81 (0.62%) Selenium
8 50 (0.38%) MSI
9 45 (0.34%) Maven
10 42 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
11 40 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
12 37 (0.28%) JUnit
13 35 (0.27%) NUnit
14 34 (0.26%) MSTest
15 32 (0.24%) Jasmine
15 32 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 29 (0.22%) Eclipse
16 29 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
17 28 (0.21%) Bitbucket
General
1 2833 (21.65%) Finance
2 641 (4.90%) Retail
3 592 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 562 (4.29%) Banking
5 390 (2.98%) Legal
6 219 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 212 (1.62%) Law
8 205 (1.57%) Marketing
9 168 (1.28%) Back Office
10 151 (1.15%) Publishing
11 129 (0.99%) Advertising
12 104 (0.79%) Billing
13 86 (0.66%) Financial Institution
14 76 (0.58%) German Language
15 75 (0.57%) Investment Banking
16 61 (0.47%) French Language
17 57 (0.44%) Front Office
18 48 (0.37%) Games
19 47 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
20 45 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3076 (23.50%) Analyst
2 1186 (9.06%) Support Analyst
3 1116 (8.53%) Service Manager
4 860 (6.57%) Applications Support
5 851 (6.50%) Service Analyst
6 815 (6.23%) Support Engineer
7 776 (5.93%) IT Manager
8 692 (5.29%) Architect
9 650 (4.97%) Service Desk Analyst
10 568 (4.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 525 (4.01%) IT Support
12 520 (3.97%) IT Analyst
13 503 (3.84%) Network Engineer
14 496 (3.79%) Consultant
15 485 (3.71%) Applications Support Analyst
16 461 (3.52%) Team Leader
17 459 (3.51%) Project Manager
18 442 (3.38%) Delivery Manager
19 439 (3.35%) Administrator
20 392 (3.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 713 (5.45%) .NET
2 478 (3.65%) Web Services
3 406 (3.10%) XML
4 397 (3.03%) HTML
5 284 (2.17%) CSS
6 233 (1.78%) ASP.NET
6 233 (1.78%) Middleware
7 162 (1.24%) SOAP
8 138 (1.05%) .NET Framework
9 123 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 120 (0.92%) XSLT
11 115 (0.88%) HTML5
12 113 (0.86%) AngularJS
13 111 (0.85%) J2EE
14 109 (0.83%) CSS3
15 95 (0.73%) Ajax
16 93 (0.71%) jQuery
17 74 (0.57%) Entity Framework
18 70 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 69 (0.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1211 (9.25%) Data Centre
2 1143 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
3 867 (6.62%) Management Information System
4 523 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 257 (1.96%) User Experience
6 234 (1.79%) CMDB
7 201 (1.54%) Driving Licence
8 191 (1.46%) Clustering
9 188 (1.44%) Blackberry
10 167 (1.28%) Virtual Team
11 150 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
12 128 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
13 121 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
14 116 (0.89%) Replication
15 111 (0.85%) NHS
16 92 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
16 92 (0.70%) iPad
17 89 (0.68%) iSeries
18 85 (0.65%) Fintech
19 79 (0.60%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4230 (32.32%) Windows
2 1851 (14.14%) Windows Server
3 1595 (12.19%) Linux
4 996 (7.61%) Windows 7
5 989 (7.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 964 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 774 (5.91%) Unix
8 449 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 385 (2.94%) Windows 10
10 291 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 285 (2.18%) Windows 8
12 199 (1.52%) Apple iOS
13 183 (1.40%) Solaris
14 166 (1.27%) Android
15 151 (1.15%) Mac OS X
16 150 (1.15%) Windows XP
17 126 (0.96%) CentOS
18 105 (0.80%) AIX
19 64 (0.49%) Mac OS
20 62 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2709 (20.70%) Service Management
2 2212 (16.90%) Service Delivery
3 1577 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
4 1530 (11.69%) ITIL V3
5 1503 (11.48%) Project Management
6 1413 (10.80%) PRINCE2
7 1369 (10.46%) Change Management
8 1213 (9.27%) Incident Management
9 1193 (9.12%) ITSM
10 1134 (8.67%) Problem Management
11 992 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 850 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
13 674 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
14 609 (4.65%) Configuration Management
15 599 (4.58%) Information Security
16 561 (4.29%) Mentoring
17 529 (4.04%) CRM
18 519 (3.97%) Release Management
18 519 (3.97%) SDLC
19 511 (3.90%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1898 (14.50%) SQL
2 745 (5.69%) PowerShell
3 490 (3.74%) Java
4 482 (3.68%) C#
5 454 (3.47%) JavaScript
6 332 (2.54%) C
7 249 (1.90%) Python
8 217 (1.66%) Shell Script
9 191 (1.46%) T-SQL
10 177 (1.35%) Perl
11 168 (1.28%) PHP
12 158 (1.21%) Bash Shell
13 148 (1.13%) VBScript
14 134 (1.02%) VB
15 119 (0.91%) Ruby
16 95 (0.73%) PL/SQL
17 93 (0.71%) VBA
18 92 (0.70%) C++
19 83 (0.63%) XPath
20 54 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1638 (12.52%) Degree
2 1595 (12.19%) ITIL Certification
3 1062 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1020 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 985 (7.53%) Security Cleared
6 661 (5.05%) CCNA
7 592 (4.52%) CCNP
8 586 (4.48%) MCSE
9 565 (4.32%) SC Cleared
10 500 (3.82%) CISSP
11 394 (3.01%) CISM
12 374 (2.86%) MCSA
13 338 (2.58%) MCP
14 320 (2.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 306 (2.34%) DV Cleared
16 247 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 215 (1.64%) ISEB
18 208 (1.59%) CISA
19 195 (1.49%) MCITP
20 190 (1.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1955 (14.94%) SLA
2 572 (4.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 411 (3.14%) QA
4 394 (3.01%) PCI DSS
5 318 (2.43%) COBIT
6 136 (1.04%) PMO
7 92 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 81 (0.62%) ISO 9001
9 73 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 50 (0.38%) Data Quality
11 47 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
12 43 (0.33%) ISO27002
13 24 (0.18%) ISO22301
14 19 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 18 (0.14%) ISO27005
16 17 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 17 (0.13%) GDPR
17 16 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 16 (0.12%) ISO 9000
17 16 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2709 (20.70%) Active Directory
2 1412 (10.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 687 (5.25%) Hyper-V
4 394 (3.01%) vSphere
5 353 (2.70%) XenApp
6 163 (1.25%) XenDesktop
7 149 (1.14%) VMware ESX
8 107 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
9 90 (0.69%) XenServer
10 83 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 76 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
12 75 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
13 65 (0.50%) Xen
14 64 (0.49%) Terminal Services
15 58 (0.44%) Firmware
16 52 (0.40%) NFS
17 48 (0.37%) Docker
17 48 (0.37%) vCloud
18 47 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
19 43 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 757 (5.78%) SCCM
2 336 (2.57%) SCOM
3 269 (2.06%) Puppet
4 201 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
5 144 (1.10%) Nagios
6 131 (1.00%) WSUS
7 113 (0.86%) NetBackup
8 111 (0.85%) Ansible
9 86 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
10 84 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
11 69 (0.53%) SCVMM
12 68 (0.52%) Backup Exec
13 67 (0.51%) AirWatch
14 65 (0.50%) Tivoli
15 43 (0.33%) FortiGate
15 43 (0.33%) SCOrch
16 42 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
16 42 (0.32%) SCSM
17 39 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
18 38 (0.29%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3974 (30.37%) Microsoft
2 2116 (16.17%) VMware
3 1940 (14.82%) Cisco
4 1202 (9.18%) Citrix
5 999 (7.63%) Oracle
6 820 (6.27%) HP
7 471 (3.60%) ServiceNow
8 450 (3.44%) CheckPoint
9 449 (3.43%) SAP
10 370 (2.83%) Red Hat
11 365 (2.79%) NetApp
12 344 (2.63%) Juniper
13 341 (2.61%) IBM
14 267 (2.04%) F5
15 253 (1.93%) Remedy
16 231 (1.77%) EMC
17 227 (1.73%) Dell
18 226 (1.73%) SolarWinds
19 222 (1.70%) Apple
20 187 (1.43%) Palo Alto
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Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Winchester, Hampshire
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Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
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onezeero.
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Bristol Area
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
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West Sussex
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Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + £4k shift + Pension
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Haywards Heath, West Sussex
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Salary: to 40k plus benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Middlesex
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London
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Cheshire
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Cheshire
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