The first table below looks at the demand for MOF skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MOF over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF)
Rank 874 858 865
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Permanent jobs citing MOF 30 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.016% 0.022%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.032% 0.020% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 30 8 19
Average salary £65,000 £52,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,250 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,750 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93489 85651 91195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.39% 78.67% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 75403 70134 77725
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

MOF
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MOF Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MOF
Salary Trend

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

MOF Salary Trend in the UK

MOF
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MOF over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 within the UK.

MOF Salary Histogram in the UK

MOF
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MOF within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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
England -23 30 £65,000 +23.80% 1
London -19 19 £65,000 +5.26%
City of London +1 11 £65,000 +2.56%
Scotland - 6 £55,000 -
South East -11 3 £75,000 +57.89% 1
Surrey - 3 £75,000 -
South West -10 2 £70,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £70,000 -
Swindon - 2 £70,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £27,500 -

MOF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 54 (76.06%) Microsoft
2 50 (70.42%) ITIL
2 50 (70.42%) Windows
3 39 (54.93%) SAN
4 34 (47.89%) Active Directory
5 29 (40.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (39.44%) PRINCE2
6 28 (39.44%) MS Exchange
7 27 (38.03%) IIS
8 26 (36.62%) NetApp
8 26 (36.62%) Hyper-V
9 23 (32.39%) IBM
10 22 (30.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (30.99%) Lync
10 22 (30.99%) Office 365
11 21 (29.58%) MCSE
12 20 (28.17%) EMC
12 20 (28.17%) Clustering
13 19 (26.76%) VMware
13 19 (26.76%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (26.76%) Internet
13 19 (26.76%) vSphere
14 18 (25.35%) NAS
15 17 (23.94%) Solaris
15 17 (23.94%) Linux
15 17 (23.94%) UNIX
15 17 (23.94%) DNS
15 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (22.54%) Service Management

MOF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 28 (39.44%) MS Exchange
2 27 (38.03%) IIS
3 22 (30.99%) Lync
4 15 (21.13%) SharePoint
5 13 (18.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (14.08%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (7.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Office
1 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (30.99%) Office 365
2 14 (19.72%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (54.93%) SAN
2 19 (26.76%) Internet
3 18 (25.35%) NAS
4 17 (23.94%) DNS
5 13 (18.31%) Unified Communications
5 13 (18.31%) Fibre Channel
5 13 (18.31%) iSCSI
6 11 (15.49%) Firewall
7 10 (14.08%) WAN
8 8 (11.27%) SMTP
8 8 (11.27%) HTTP
8 8 (11.27%) SSL
9 1 (1.41%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.04%) NoSQL
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Marketing
3 2 (2.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Games
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Consultant
2 18 (25.35%) Microsoft Consultant
3 16 (22.54%) Administrator
4 12 (16.90%) Communications Engineer
5 9 (12.68%) Architect
6 8 (11.27%) UNIX Administrator
7 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Architect
7 5 (7.04%) Information Architect
7 5 (7.04%) Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Information Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Cloud Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
9 3 (4.23%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.23%) Virtualisation Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.17%) Clustering
2 14 (19.72%) Client/Server
3 13 (18.31%) Blackberry
4 9 (12.68%) CLARiiON
5 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
5 5 (7.04%) Reference Data
5 5 (7.04%) Data Integration
6 4 (5.63%) Social Media
6 4 (5.63%) Blog
7 2 (2.82%) Grid Computing
7 2 (2.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 50 (70.42%) Windows
2 29 (40.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (23.94%) Solaris
3 17 (23.94%) Linux
3 17 (23.94%) UNIX
4 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (19.72%) AIX
6 12 (16.90%) Android
6 12 (16.90%) Apple iOS
7 11 (15.49%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.41%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (70.42%) ITIL
2 28 (39.44%) PRINCE2
3 16 (22.54%) Service Management
4 13 (18.31%) Load Balancing
5 11 (15.49%) Data Protection
6 10 (14.08%) CRM
7 8 (11.27%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (8.45%) Service Delivery
8 6 (8.45%) Data Management
8 6 (8.45%) Project Management
9 5 (7.04%) Information Management
9 5 (7.04%) EAI
9 5 (7.04%) Data Modelling
9 5 (7.04%) ETL
9 5 (7.04%) RDF
9 5 (7.04%) UML
9 5 (7.04%) Information Architecture
9 5 (7.04%) Change Control
9 5 (7.04%) Metadata Management
10 4 (5.63%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) Perl
1 10 (14.08%) SQL
2 8 (11.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (30.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (29.58%) MCSE
3 16 (22.54%) MCITP
4 5 (7.04%) MCDBA
5 4 (5.63%) MCTS
6 3 (4.23%) Degree
7 1 (1.41%) NCIE
7 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) Data Quality
1 5 (7.04%) COREP
1 5 (7.04%) FINREP
2 4 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (47.89%) Active Directory
2 26 (36.62%) Hyper-V
3 19 (26.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (26.76%) vSphere
4 10 (14.08%) Forefront TMG
4 10 (14.08%) NFS
4 10 (14.08%) ISA Server
5 6 (8.45%) XenApp
5 6 (8.45%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.63%) VMware ESX
6 4 (5.63%) vCloud
7 2 (2.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (16.90%) SCOM
2 10 (14.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 8 (11.27%) SCCM
4 4 (5.63%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.41%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.41%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.41%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.41%) SCSM
Vendors
1 54 (76.06%) Microsoft
2 26 (36.62%) NetApp
3 23 (32.39%) IBM
4 20 (28.17%) EMC
5 19 (26.76%) VMware
6 14 (19.72%) HP
7 12 (16.90%) MobileIron
8 11 (15.49%) Symantec
9 10 (14.08%) RightFax
9 10 (14.08%) IronPort
10 8 (11.27%) Veritas
10 8 (11.27%) Intel
11 5 (7.04%) Citrix
11 5 (7.04%) Akamai
11 5 (7.04%) Teradata
12 4 (5.63%) BMC
12 4 (5.63%) CA
13 3 (4.23%) SAP
13 3 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (2.82%) Brocade