The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Management over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Management
Rank 767 742 742
Rank change year-on-year
-25 0
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 104 149 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 53 110 95
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £33,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £112,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
Operations Management
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
86787 90709 82543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.73% 82.80% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 71851 73761 68268
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

Operations Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Operations Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Operations Management
Salary Trend in England

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

Operations Management Salary Trend in England

Operations Management
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Management across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Operations Management Salary Histogram in England

Operations Management
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Management within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 33 £53,750 -10.41% 4
South East +11 21 £60,000 +33.33% 4
East of England -2 13 £47,500 - 2
South West -5 12 £24,500 -40.24% 1
West Midlands -9 12 £40,000 -38.46%
North West +5 7 £58,000 -15.63% 4
Yorkshire -8 4 - -
East Midlands +3 3 £60,000 +26.31%
Operations Management
UK

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Operations Management 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 Operations Management.

1 134 (49.63%) ITIL
2 92 (34.07%) Finance
3 73 (27.04%) Degree
4 70 (25.93%) Service Delivery
5 63 (23.33%) SLA
5 63 (23.33%) Project Management
6 58 (21.48%) ITIL Certification
6 58 (21.48%) Change Management
7 55 (20.37%) Cisco
8 49 (18.15%) Windows
9 48 (17.78%) Management Information System
10 42 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
11 39 (14.44%) Linux
12 38 (14.07%) Oracle
12 38 (14.07%) Service Management
13 37 (13.70%) Microsoft
14 35 (12.96%) Incident Management
15 32 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (11.85%) Cisco Certification
15 32 (11.85%) MS Excel
15 32 (11.85%) Continuous Improvement
16 30 (11.11%) Data Centre
17 29 (10.74%) LAN
17 29 (10.74%) WAN
18 26 (9.63%) Oracle Database
19 25 (9.26%) TCP/IP
19 25 (9.26%) Firewall
20 24 (8.89%) Legal
20 24 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
21 22 (8.15%) UNIX

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Operations Management 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 Operations Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (7.78%) Lync
2 16 (5.93%) WebLogic
3 10 (3.70%) WorkSite
4 5 (1.85%) IIS
5 4 (1.48%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.11%) SAS
6 3 (1.11%) Node.js
7 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.74%) nginx
7 2 (0.74%) Apache
8 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 32 (11.85%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.67%) MS Office
3 14 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.85%) MS Project
5 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.74%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 6 (2.22%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.37%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.15%) PaaS
2 11 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.85%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.48%) SaaS
4 4 (1.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.74%) Route 53
5 2 (0.74%) IaaS
6 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.74%) LAN
1 29 (10.74%) WAN
2 25 (9.26%) TCP/IP
2 25 (9.26%) Firewall
3 20 (7.41%) PBX
4 18 (6.67%) VoIP
4 18 (6.67%) QSIG
4 18 (6.67%) DPNSS
5 10 (3.70%) SAN
6 9 (3.33%) 3G
6 9 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (3.33%) Wireless
6 9 (3.33%) 4G
7 8 (2.96%) IPsec
7 8 (2.96%) Internet
7 8 (2.96%) DNS
8 7 (2.59%) DHCP
9 6 (2.22%) 2G
9 6 (2.22%) MPLS
9 6 (2.22%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.63%) Oracle Database
2 16 (5.93%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.56%) Hadoop
4 8 (2.96%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (2.22%) Data Mining
5 6 (2.22%) Redis
6 5 (1.85%) Big Data
6 5 (1.85%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.11%) Text Mining
8 3 (1.11%) Mahout
9 2 (0.74%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.74%) SimpleDB
9 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.74%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.74%) MySQL
9 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 92 (34.07%) Finance
2 24 (8.89%) Legal
3 21 (7.78%) Retail
4 17 (6.30%) Telecoms
4 17 (6.30%) Law
5 16 (5.93%) Banking
6 15 (5.56%) Electronics
7 12 (4.44%) Manufacturing
8 11 (4.07%) Automotive
9 10 (3.70%) Aerospace
10 9 (3.33%) Marketing
11 8 (2.96%) Advertising
12 6 (2.22%) Publishing
13 3 (1.11%) Back Office
14 2 (0.74%) Military
14 2 (0.74%) German Language
14 2 (0.74%) Polish Language
15 1 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 52 (19.26%) Operations Manager
2 49 (18.15%) Service Manager
3 28 (10.37%) Senior Manager
4 18 (6.67%) Analyst
5 16 (5.93%) Architect
5 16 (5.93%) Cisco Engineer
6 13 (4.81%) Service Desk Manager
7 12 (4.44%) Team Leader
7 12 (4.44%) IT Services Manager
8 11 (4.07%) Service Architect
9 10 (3.70%) Network Operations Manager
9 10 (3.70%) Network Manager
10 9 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
10 9 (3.33%) Services Delivery Manager
10 9 (3.33%) Head of Operations
11 8 (2.96%) Data Centre Operations Manager
11 8 (2.96%) Consultant
11 8 (2.96%) Developer
11 8 (2.96%) Data Manager
11 8 (2.96%) Data Centre Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.56%) CGI
1 15 (5.56%) LAMP
2 11 (4.07%) .NET
3 9 (3.33%) Web Services
3 9 (3.33%) Middleware
4 3 (1.11%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.74%) HTML
5 2 (0.74%) Apache Axis
5 2 (0.74%) Apache Flex
5 2 (0.74%) XML
5 2 (0.74%) XSL
5 2 (0.74%) Flash
5 2 (0.74%) XHTML
5 2 (0.74%) POSIX
5 2 (0.74%) WSDL
5 2 (0.74%) J2EE
5 2 (0.74%) CSS
5 2 (0.74%) SOAP
6 1 (0.37%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 48 (17.78%) Management Information System
2 42 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 14 (5.19%) User Experience
5 8 (2.96%) SWIFT
5 8 (2.96%) FMCG
6 7 (2.59%) NHS
7 6 (2.22%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.85%) FlexPod
9 4 (1.48%) EMC VNX
9 4 (1.48%) PKI
9 4 (1.48%) Statistics
9 4 (1.48%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.11%) Physics
10 3 (1.11%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.74%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.74%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.37%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 49 (18.15%) Windows
2 39 (14.44%) Linux
3 22 (8.15%) UNIX
4 16 (5.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 15 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
6 14 (5.19%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.59%) Solaris
8 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.74%) Android
10 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.74%) AIX
10 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (49.63%) ITIL
2 70 (25.93%) Service Delivery
3 63 (23.33%) Project Management
4 58 (21.48%) Change Management
5 38 (14.07%) Service Management
6 35 (12.96%) Incident Management
7 32 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (11.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 24 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (7.41%) ITSM
10 19 (7.04%) ITIL V3
11 17 (6.30%) Project Planning
11 17 (6.30%) Time Management
12 16 (5.93%) Strategic Planning
12 16 (5.93%) Capacity Planning
12 16 (5.93%) Waterfall
13 15 (5.56%) Line Management
13 15 (5.56%) Performance Management
13 15 (5.56%) Problem Management
14 14 (5.19%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.41%) Python
2 19 (7.04%) Java
3 18 (6.67%) PHP
4 16 (5.93%) JavaScript
4 16 (5.93%) Perl
5 15 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 13 (4.81%) SQL
7 7 (2.59%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.11%) R
8 3 (1.11%) Ruby
8 3 (1.11%) C
9 2 (0.74%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 73 (27.04%) Degree
2 58 (21.48%) ITIL Certification
3 32 (11.85%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (7.04%) CCNA
5 10 (3.70%) CISSP
5 10 (3.70%) CISM
6 8 (2.96%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.96%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.22%) CCNP
8 3 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.74%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 2 (0.74%) CIPD
9 2 (0.74%) CITP
9 2 (0.74%) CRISC
10 1 (0.37%) ISACA
10 1 (0.37%) GIAC
10 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.37%) CISA
10 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (23.33%) SLA
2 21 (7.78%) ISO 9001
3 10 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.59%) COBIT
4 7 (2.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (2.22%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.74%) QA
8 1 (0.37%) HL7
8 1 (0.37%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.37%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (5.56%) KVM
2 11 (4.07%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.59%) vCloud
5 4 (1.48%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.11%) vSphere
6 3 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.74%) XenApp
7 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (6.30%) Puppet
2 15 (5.56%) Graphite
3 8 (2.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (2.22%) Data Guard
4 6 (2.22%) HAProxy
5 4 (1.48%) EMC VPLEX
6 3 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (1.11%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.74%) SCCM
7 2 (0.74%) SCOM
7 2 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 55 (20.37%) Cisco
2 38 (14.07%) Oracle
3 37 (13.70%) Microsoft
4 15 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 12 (4.44%) F5
6 11 (4.07%) Juniper
7 10 (3.70%) VMware
8 9 (3.33%) Citrix
9 8 (2.96%) Wonderware
9 8 (2.96%) Fortinet
10 7 (2.59%) Qualys
10 7 (2.59%) Symantec
10 7 (2.59%) Sourcefire
10 7 (2.59%) HP
11 5 (1.85%) JDA
11 5 (1.85%) RedPrairie
12 4 (1.48%) Veeam
12 4 (1.48%) Websense
12 4 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.48%) EMC
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