The table below looks at the statistics for MBA in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MBA over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Rank 708 681 722
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +41
Permanent jobs citing MBA 171 214 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 0.77% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 80 121 108
Average salary £68,000 £52,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.52% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,750
% change year-on-year
- -5.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29255 27965 30740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.63% 27.26% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23431 21963 25717
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MBA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MBA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MBA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MBA within the UK.

MBA Salary Trend in the UK

MBA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MBA over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

MBA Salary Histogram in the UK

MBA
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MBA within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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
England -35 163 £69,000 +25.45% 17
London -16 113 £72,500 +7.40% 11
South East -21 32 £40,000 -34.42% 2
City of London +13 29 £90,000 +50.00% 4
Surrey +8 15 £42,500 -
Berkshire -6 15 £90,000 +45.16%
Guildford +3 11 - -
North West -7 9 £50,000 +75.43% 1
Reading +1 8 £90,000 +45.16%
East of England -7 6 £77,500 +40.90% 1
Cheshire - 5 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire 0 4 £77,500 +40.90% 1
Bracknell - 4 - -
Hillingdon - 4 - -
Peterborough - 4 £77,500 - 1
Slough - 3 - -
Oxfordshire -4 2 £35,641 -26.89%
Oxford -7 2 £35,641 -28.71%
Weybridge - 2 £61,250 -
Camberley - 2 £40,000 -
Gatwick - 2 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
Merseyside +9 1 £80,000 +180.70% 1
Liverpool +6 1 £80,000 +180.70% 1
Swindon -3 1 £60,000 +37.14%
Chippenham -10 1 £60,000 +90.47%
Wiltshire -11 1 £60,000 +90.47%
West Midlands -14 1 £40,000 -23.80%
South West -23 1 £60,000 +28.34% 2
Staffordshire - 1 £40,000 -

MBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing MBA 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 MBA.

1 272 (73.12%) Degree
2 161 (43.28%) Project Management
3 134 (36.02%) Finance
4 110 (29.57%) Analytical Skills
5 90 (24.19%) Marketing
6 75 (20.16%) Computer Science
7 71 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (17.74%) Business Development
9 63 (16.94%) Telecoms
10 55 (14.78%) Analytics
11 50 (13.44%) Change Management
12 46 (12.37%) ERP
13 43 (11.56%) Big Data
14 42 (11.29%) Mentoring
15 32 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
15 32 (8.60%) Continuous Improvement
15 32 (8.60%) MS PowerPoint
16 31 (8.33%) Oracle
17 30 (8.06%) SAP
18 27 (7.26%) Banking
18 27 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
18 27 (7.26%) ITIL
18 27 (7.26%) Data Warehouse
18 27 (7.26%) Pharmaceutical
18 27 (7.26%) Time Management
19 26 (6.99%) Business Transformation
19 26 (6.99%) PRINCE2
19 26 (6.99%) Risk Management
20 25 (6.72%) Service Delivery
20 25 (6.72%) Microsoft

MBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing MBA 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 MBA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (5.38%) SAS
2 3 (0.81%) Drupal
2 3 (0.81%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.54%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 32 (8.60%) MS PowerPoint
2 17 (4.57%) MS Excel
3 15 (4.03%) MS Office
4 6 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.81%) MS Project
7 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.27%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (1.61%) SAP FI
1 6 (1.61%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (1.61%) SAP CO
2 3 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.54%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.27%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.27%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.27%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.27%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.27%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.23%) SaaS
2 5 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.81%) PaaS
3 3 (0.81%) IaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) Heroku
4 1 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.27%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.30%) Internet
2 13 (3.49%) Firewall
2 13 (3.49%) TCP/IP
2 13 (3.49%) DMZ
3 7 (1.88%) TETRA
4 6 (1.61%) MPLS
5 5 (1.34%) Network Security
5 5 (1.34%) Wireless
6 4 (1.08%) Broadband
6 4 (1.08%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.81%) VPLS
7 3 (0.81%) WAAS
7 3 (0.81%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (0.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (0.81%) WiMAX
7 3 (0.81%) OSPF
7 3 (0.81%) BGP
7 3 (0.81%) SNMP
7 3 (0.81%) WLAN
7 3 (0.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (11.56%) Big Data
2 27 (7.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.54%) MySQL
3 2 (0.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.54%) DB2
3 2 (0.54%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.54%) QlikView
4 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.27%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Juju
1 2 (0.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.27%) Firebug
2 1 (0.27%) JIRA
2 1 (0.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.27%) Xcode
General
1 134 (36.02%) Finance
2 90 (24.19%) Marketing
3 63 (16.94%) Telecoms
4 27 (7.26%) Banking
4 27 (7.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 24 (6.45%) Legal
6 23 (6.18%) Retail
7 18 (4.84%) Games
8 15 (4.03%) Automotive
9 14 (3.76%) iGaming
10 13 (3.49%) Manufacturing
11 11 (2.96%) German Language
12 10 (2.69%) French Language
13 9 (2.42%) Czech Language
14 6 (1.61%) Advertising
15 3 (0.81%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.81%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.81%) Billing
15 3 (0.81%) Law
15 3 (0.81%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 71 (19.09%) Consultant
2 34 (9.14%) Analyst
3 30 (8.06%) Business Consultant
4 26 (6.99%) Architect
5 22 (5.91%) Solutions Consultant
5 22 (5.91%) Senior Manager
5 22 (5.91%) Solutions Architect
6 21 (5.65%) Process Consultant
6 21 (5.65%) Business Process Consultant
6 21 (5.65%) Technology Consultant
7 20 (5.38%) Business Analyst
8 14 (3.76%) Strategy Manager
9 13 (3.49%) Head of Security
10 12 (3.23%) Project Manager
11 11 (2.96%) Delivery Manager
12 10 (2.69%) Programme Manager
12 10 (2.69%) IT Strategy Manager
13 9 (2.42%) Designer
13 9 (2.42%) Information Manager
13 9 (2.42%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.42%) HTML
1 9 (2.42%) CSS
2 8 (2.15%) HTML5
2 8 (2.15%) CSS3
3 5 (1.34%) Middleware
3 5 (1.34%) Flash
4 3 (0.81%) jQuery
5 2 (0.54%) JSP
5 2 (0.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (0.54%) Ajax
6 1 (0.27%) WCF
6 1 (0.27%) WPF
6 1 (0.27%) LINQ
6 1 (0.27%) WAMP
6 1 (0.27%) JSON
6 1 (0.27%) XACML
6 1 (0.27%) Haml
6 1 (0.27%) Modernizr
6 1 (0.27%) ExpressJS
6 1 (0.27%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 110 (29.57%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (20.16%) Computer Science
3 24 (6.45%) Economics
4 23 (6.18%) Mobile App
5 22 (5.91%) User Experience
6 21 (5.65%) Management Information System
7 19 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (4.84%) Visualisation
9 16 (4.30%) Social Media
10 13 (3.49%) FMCG
11 12 (3.23%) PMI
11 12 (3.23%) Robotics
12 9 (2.42%) Statistics
12 9 (2.42%) Mathematics
13 7 (1.88%) Internet of Things
14 6 (1.61%) Replication
14 6 (1.61%) Open Source
14 6 (1.61%) Smart Meter
15 5 (1.34%) Life Science
15 5 (1.34%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.30%) Linux
1 16 (4.30%) UNIX
2 15 (4.03%) Windows
3 7 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.54%) AIX
4 2 (0.54%) Solaris
4 2 (0.54%) Android
5 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (43.28%) Project Management
2 71 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (17.74%) Business Development
4 55 (14.78%) Analytics
5 50 (13.44%) Change Management
6 46 (12.37%) ERP
7 42 (11.29%) Mentoring
8 32 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (8.60%) Continuous Improvement
9 27 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (7.26%) ITIL
9 27 (7.26%) Time Management
10 26 (6.99%) Business Transformation
10 26 (6.99%) PRINCE2
10 26 (6.99%) Risk Management
11 25 (6.72%) Service Delivery
11 25 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
12 23 (6.18%) Programme Management
12 23 (6.18%) Business Analysis
13 22 (5.91%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (4.57%) Python
2 13 (3.49%) Bash Shell
2 13 (3.49%) Perl
3 10 (2.69%) C
4 5 (1.34%) SQL
5 4 (1.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.54%) C++
6 2 (0.54%) Java
7 1 (0.27%) R
7 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.27%) C#
7 1 (0.27%) PHP
7 1 (0.27%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 272 (73.12%) Degree
2 22 (5.91%) PMI Certification
3 20 (5.38%) CISA
3 20 (5.38%) CISSP
4 17 (4.57%) CISM
5 12 (3.23%) APMP
6 11 (2.96%) PMP
7 10 (2.69%) PhD
8 7 (1.88%) CITP
8 7 (1.88%) CIMA
8 7 (1.88%) Postgraduate
9 6 (1.61%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.08%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 4 (1.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.81%) PCI QSA
12 2 (0.54%) CCA
12 2 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.54%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.72%) QA
2 9 (2.42%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.61%) COBIT
3 6 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.81%) SLA
5 2 (0.54%) Val IT
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (3.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 31 (8.33%) Oracle
2 30 (8.06%) SAP
3 25 (6.72%) Microsoft
4 21 (5.65%) CA
4 21 (5.65%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (4.84%) iRise
6 9 (2.42%) Cognizant
7 7 (1.88%) IBM
7 7 (1.88%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.61%) Adobe
9 4 (1.08%) Cisco
9 4 (1.08%) Minitab
10 3 (0.81%) Riverbed
10 3 (0.81%) NetScout
10 3 (0.81%) F5
10 3 (0.81%) Nimsoft
10 3 (0.81%) Ipanema Technologies
10 3 (0.81%) BT
10 3 (0.81%) HP
10 3 (0.81%) EMC
London
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Salary: £150000 - £200000 per annum + Excellent Package (Bonus + Bens)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
NHS Blood and Transport
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £120000 per annum + a generous benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Other
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Consulting Point
Salary: £50000 - £150000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
London Business School
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: Negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Full Corporate Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
TheSmartList
Posted: 18 days ago
London
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Salary: Competitive
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