The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Management over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Management
Rank 94 105 73
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -32
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 7 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.70% 0.087% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.10% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 4
Average salary £62,500 £80,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% +113.33%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +21.05%
Operations Management
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
826 985 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.10% 85.95% 73.72%
Number of salaries quoted 746 808 508
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,425 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Operations Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Operations Management Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Operations Management
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Operations Management Salary Trend in Kent

Operations Management
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Management across the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Operations Management Salary Histogram in Kent

Operations Management
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Management within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £70,000 -
West Malling - 1 £45,000 -
Operations Management
South East

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 12 (60.00%) Windows
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (60.00%) Management Information System
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) SLA
2 10 (50.00%) ITIL
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (35.00%) Performance Management
5 7 (35.00%) vSphere
5 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (35.00%) VMware
5 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (30.00%) Migration
6 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (30.00%) Service Management
6 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
6 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) Project Management
7 5 (25.00%) IBM
7 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (20.00%) IIS
8 4 (20.00%) HP
8 4 (20.00%) SAN
8 4 (20.00%) Firewall

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (15.00%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SAN
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
1 4 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (20.00%) Redis
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Operations Manager
2 8 (40.00%) IT Operations Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Build Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Server Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Network Operations Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Support Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Trainee
7 1 (5.00%) NOC Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Network Manager
7 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (35.00%) Performance Management
3 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 6 (30.00%) Service Management
3 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) Information Security Management
5 4 (20.00%) Security Management
5 4 (20.00%) Information Security
5 4 (20.00%) DevOps
5 4 (20.00%) SIEM
6 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (5.00%) Network Management
7 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) SLA
2 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (35.00%) vSphere
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (25.00%) IBM
5 4 (20.00%) HP
6 3 (15.00%) Avaya
7 1 (5.00%) Websense
7 1 (5.00%) LogRhythm