APM Group just released their final exam performance statistics for all of 2011. ITSMinfo blog is now presenting our unadulterated free analysis of SPAM marketing registration.
Note: Click on any image for a larger version. All numbers rounded to 100’s place unless otherwise obvious.
The total number of ITIL V3 Foundation and V3 Foundation Bridge exams taken was 250,400 in 2011, a growth rate of 8% over 2010.
A total of 220,200 ITIL V3 Foundation and V3 Bridge Foundation certificates were issued in 2011, compared to 185,800 in 2010, a growth rate of 19%. The average pass rate was 88%, compared to 85% in 2010.
I estimate 827,100 ITIL V2, ITIL V3, and ITIL V3 Bridge Foundation certificates were issued since 2008.
ITIL Advanced Certifications
A total 27,500 Lifecycle exams were attempted in 2011, up 83% from 2010.A total of 21,300 Lifecycle certificates were issued in 2011, up 95% from 2010. The average passrate was 76% across all exams.
A total 17,000 Capability exams were attempted in 2011, up 55% from 2010. There were 13,700 Capability certificates issued in 2011, up 60% from 2010. The average passrate was 79% across all exams.
Managing Across the Lifecycle (MALC): 4,000 exams were attempted in 2011, up 128% from 2010. About 2,600 ITIL V3 Expert certificates were issued in 2011 based on the MALC exam, up 149% from 2010. The average passrate was 62%.
Of the ITIL V3 Expert certificates issued, 5,000 were achieved via the Managers Bridge, including 2,000 in June 2011, which was the last month the Managers Bridge was offered (thereafter only retakes were allowed).
The total number of ITIL V3 Experts minted was 7,600, up 88% from 2010. Approximately 16,200 Expert certificates have been issued since 2008.