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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Management
Rank 87 108 73
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -35
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 14 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.23% 0.079% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.095% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 4
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £70,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +47.36%
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
966 1050 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 85.04% 82.87% 72.74%
Number of salaries quoted 835 920 469
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 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
(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
West Malling - 7 £37,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £70,000 -
Operations Management
South East

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) Performance Management
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
3 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) SLA
4 6 (31.58%) ITIL
4 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
4 6 (31.58%) Service Management
4 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
4 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 6 (31.58%) vSphere
4 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
5 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (26.32%) People Management
5 5 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (26.32%) Migration
5 5 (26.32%) Marketing
5 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
6 4 (21.05%) IBM
7 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
7 3 (15.79%) HP

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Operations Manager
2 6 (31.58%) IT Operations Manager
3 5 (26.32%) Support Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Build Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Trainee
6 1 (5.26%) NOC Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Network Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
2 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
1 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Performance Management
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
2 6 (31.58%) Service Management
2 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
3 5 (26.32%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
3 5 (26.32%) People Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Management
4 1 (5.26%) SIEM
4 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (31.58%) vSphere
2 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
4 4 (21.05%) IBM
5 3 (15.79%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Websense
6 1 (5.26%) LogRhythm