The table below looks at the statistics for MOF skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MOF over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF)
Rank 849 836 865
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +29
Permanent jobs citing MOF 17 37 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.037% 0.020%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% 0.046% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 10
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -18.18%
MOF
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87575 81149 87863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.08% 81.19% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 70594 67308 74983
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MOF
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MOF across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

MOF Jobs Demand Trend in England

MOF
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MOF across the England region.

MOF Salary Trend in England

MOF
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MOF across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

MOF Salary Histogram in England

MOF
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MOF within the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -7 10 £66,250 +10.41%
South East -11 3 £30,000 -45.45%
Yorkshire - 3 £37,500 -
South West -32 1 £47,500 -5.00%
East of England - 1 - -
MOF
UK

MOF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing MOF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MOF.

1 49 (80.33%) Microsoft
2 43 (70.49%) ITIL
3 36 (59.02%) Windows
4 30 (49.18%) Active Directory
5 29 (47.54%) SAN
6 27 (44.26%) PRINCE2
7 23 (37.70%) MS Exchange
8 22 (36.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (34.43%) Office 365
9 21 (34.43%) IIS
10 19 (31.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (31.15%) DNS
10 19 (31.15%) Clustering
10 19 (31.15%) Lync
11 17 (27.87%) Service Management
11 17 (27.87%) EMC
11 17 (27.87%) NetApp
11 17 (27.87%) MCSE
12 16 (26.23%) HP
12 16 (26.23%) Blackberry
12 16 (26.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 15 (24.59%) MS Office
13 15 (24.59%) SharePoint
13 15 (24.59%) Finance
14 14 (22.95%) VMware
14 14 (22.95%) IBM
14 14 (22.95%) Hyper-V
15 13 (21.31%) Android
15 13 (21.31%) Apple iOS
15 13 (21.31%) MobileIron

MOF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing MOF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MOF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (37.70%) MS Exchange
2 21 (34.43%) IIS
3 19 (31.15%) Lync
4 16 (26.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 15 (24.59%) SharePoint
6 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (13.11%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (6.56%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (4.92%) SAS
10 3 (4.92%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 15 (24.59%) MS Office
2 11 (18.03%) MS Project
3 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
4 7 (11.48%) MS Visio
5 3 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (34.43%) Office 365
2 12 (19.67%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (47.54%) SAN
2 19 (31.15%) DNS
3 11 (18.03%) NAS
4 10 (16.39%) iSCSI
4 10 (16.39%) Internet
4 10 (16.39%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (14.75%) Unified Communications
6 8 (13.11%) Firewall
6 8 (13.11%) WAN
7 6 (9.84%) HTTP
7 6 (9.84%) SMTP
7 6 (9.84%) SSL
8 2 (3.28%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) NoSQL
General
1 15 (24.59%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Legal
3 4 (6.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Games
4 1 (1.64%) Law
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Consultant
2 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Consultant
3 9 (14.75%) Communications Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) Architect
5 7 (11.48%) Administrator
6 6 (9.84%) UNIX Administrator
7 4 (6.56%) Cloud Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Information Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Information Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Management Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Service Management Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Service Management Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Management Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) IT Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.15%) Clustering
2 16 (26.23%) Blackberry
3 11 (18.03%) CLARiiON
4 7 (11.48%) Management Information System
5 6 (9.84%) Client/Server
6 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (6.56%) Social Media
7 4 (6.56%) Reference Data
7 4 (6.56%) Data Integration
7 4 (6.56%) Informatics
7 4 (6.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 36 (59.02%) Windows
2 22 (36.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (21.31%) Android
3 13 (21.31%) Apple iOS
3 13 (21.31%) Windows Mobile
4 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.84%) UNIX
6 6 (9.84%) AIX
6 6 (9.84%) Solaris
6 6 (9.84%) Linux
7 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (70.49%) ITIL
2 27 (44.26%) PRINCE2
3 17 (27.87%) Service Management
4 10 (16.39%) Load Balancing
4 10 (16.39%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (14.75%) Project Management
6 8 (13.11%) Data Protection
6 8 (13.11%) CRM
7 7 (11.48%) Change Control
7 7 (11.48%) UML
8 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.20%) Data Management
9 4 (6.56%) Metadata Management
9 4 (6.56%) Information Architecture
9 4 (6.56%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (6.56%) Capacity Management
9 4 (6.56%) ITIL V3
9 4 (6.56%) Change Management
9 4 (6.56%) ITSM
9 4 (6.56%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.11%) SQL
2 6 (9.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (31.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (27.87%) MCSE
3 12 (19.67%) MCITP
4 10 (16.39%) Degree
5 5 (8.20%) MCTS
6 4 (6.56%) APMG
6 4 (6.56%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.56%) COREP
2 4 (6.56%) FINREP
2 4 (6.56%) Data Quality
2 4 (6.56%) COBIT
3 2 (3.28%) BS7799
3 2 (3.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (49.18%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.95%) Hyper-V
3 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (19.67%) vSphere
4 8 (13.11%) ISA Server
4 8 (13.11%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (9.84%) NFS
6 4 (6.56%) vCloud
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 11 (18.03%) SCOM
2 4 (6.56%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.28%) WSUS
4 1 (1.64%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.64%) SCCM
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Intune
4 1 (1.64%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.64%) SCSM
Vendors
1 49 (80.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (27.87%) EMC
2 17 (27.87%) NetApp
3 16 (26.23%) HP
4 14 (22.95%) VMware
4 14 (22.95%) IBM
5 13 (21.31%) MobileIron
6 11 (18.03%) RightFax
6 11 (18.03%) Symantec
6 11 (18.03%) IronPort
7 6 (9.84%) Veritas
8 4 (6.56%) Akamai
8 4 (6.56%) Teradata
8 4 (6.56%) BMC
8 4 (6.56%) CA
9 1 (1.64%) SAP
9 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.64%) Cisco
9 1 (1.64%) Dell