The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF)
Rank 877 859 866
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Permanent jobs citing MOF 27 12 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.011% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.014% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 27 6 25
Average salary £65,000 £52,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% -19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,750 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -19.23%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94474 86317 91123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.65% 79.42% 77.76%
Number of salaries quoted 75344 70549 77369
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014 within the UK.

MOF Salary Histogram in the UK

MOF
Top 12 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 22 August 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 0 27 £65,000 +23.80%
London +10 18 £65,000 +36.84%
City of London +2 9 £65,000 -
Scotland - 4 £55,000 -
South East -23 3 £30,000 -36.84%
Hampshire -7 2 £30,000 -29.41%
Fareham -11 2 £30,000 -29.41%
South West -17 2 £58,750 -
Wiltshire - 2 £58,750 -
Surrey - 1 £75,000 -
Chippenham - 1 £47,500 -
Swindon - 1 £70,000 -

MOF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 57 (77.03%) Microsoft
2 55 (74.32%) ITIL
3 49 (66.22%) Windows
4 41 (55.41%) SAN
5 34 (45.95%) Active Directory
6 31 (41.89%) MS Exchange
7 27 (36.49%) PRINCE2
7 27 (36.49%) IIS
7 27 (36.49%) NetApp
7 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (33.78%) Hyper-V
9 24 (32.43%) Lync
10 23 (31.08%) Office 365
10 23 (31.08%) IBM
10 23 (31.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (28.38%) EMC
11 21 (28.38%) VMware
11 21 (28.38%) Clustering
11 21 (28.38%) vSphere
12 20 (27.03%) DNS
12 20 (27.03%) MCSE
13 19 (25.68%) Internet
13 19 (25.68%) Service Management
13 19 (25.68%) NAS
13 19 (25.68%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (21.62%) MCITP
14 16 (21.62%) Blackberry
14 16 (21.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 16 (21.62%) Solaris
14 16 (21.62%) Linux

MOF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 31 (41.89%) MS Exchange
2 27 (36.49%) IIS
3 24 (32.43%) Lync
4 16 (21.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 15 (20.27%) SharePoint
6 14 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (13.51%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (6.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) MS Office
2 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
3 7 (9.46%) MS Project
4 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (31.08%) Office 365
2 14 (18.92%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (55.41%) SAN
2 20 (27.03%) DNS
3 19 (25.68%) Internet
3 19 (25.68%) NAS
4 13 (17.57%) Unified Communications
5 12 (16.22%) iSCSI
5 12 (16.22%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (13.51%) WAN
6 10 (13.51%) Firewall
7 8 (10.81%) SSL
7 8 (10.81%) SMTP
7 8 (10.81%) HTTP
8 2 (2.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.76%) NoSQL
General
1 12 (16.22%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Legal
2 4 (5.41%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Games
3 1 (1.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (33.78%) Consultant
2 18 (24.32%) Microsoft Consultant
3 17 (22.97%) Administrator
4 12 (16.22%) Communications Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Architect
6 8 (10.81%) UNIX Administrator
7 6 (8.11%) Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Information Architect
8 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (6.76%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Information Architect
9 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.41%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.41%) Cloud Consultant
9 4 (5.41%) Virtualisation Consultant
10 3 (4.05%) Virtualisation Architect
10 3 (4.05%) Cloud Architect
10 3 (4.05%) Senior Service Management Consultant
10 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) Clustering
2 16 (21.62%) Blackberry
3 14 (18.92%) Client/Server
4 10 (13.51%) CLARiiON
5 5 (6.76%) Reference Data
5 5 (6.76%) Data Integration
5 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.41%) Blog
6 4 (5.41%) Social Media
7 3 (4.05%) Informatics
8 2 (2.70%) Replication
8 2 (2.70%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 49 (66.22%) Windows
2 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (21.62%) Solaris
3 16 (21.62%) Linux
3 16 (21.62%) UNIX
3 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (18.92%) AIX
6 13 (17.57%) Android
6 13 (17.57%) Apple iOS
7 12 (16.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (74.32%) ITIL
2 27 (36.49%) PRINCE2
3 19 (25.68%) Service Management
4 13 (17.57%) Load Balancing
5 11 (14.86%) Data Protection
5 11 (14.86%) Project Management
6 10 (13.51%) CRM
6 10 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (9.46%) Data Management
8 5 (6.76%) Information Architecture
8 5 (6.76%) Change Control
8 5 (6.76%) Metadata Management
8 5 (6.76%) Information Management
8 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.76%) RDF
8 5 (6.76%) EAI
8 5 (6.76%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.76%) ETL
8 5 (6.76%) UML
9 4 (5.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) Perl
1 10 (13.51%) SQL
2 8 (10.81%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (31.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (27.03%) MCSE
3 16 (21.62%) MCITP
4 9 (12.16%) Degree
5 6 (8.11%) MCTS
6 5 (6.76%) MCDBA
7 3 (4.05%) APMG
8 1 (1.35%) NCIE
8 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.76%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.76%) COREP
2 5 (6.76%) FINREP
3 3 (4.05%) COBIT
4 2 (2.70%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.70%) BS7799
System Software
1 34 (45.95%) Active Directory
2 25 (33.78%) Hyper-V
3 21 (28.38%) vSphere
4 19 (25.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (13.51%) NFS
5 10 (13.51%) ISA Server
5 10 (13.51%) Forefront TMG
6 6 (8.11%) XenApp
6 6 (8.11%) XenDesktop
7 4 (5.41%) VMware ESX
7 4 (5.41%) vCloud
8 2 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 13 (17.57%) SCOM
2 11 (14.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 7 (9.46%) SCCM
4 4 (5.41%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (77.03%) Microsoft
2 27 (36.49%) NetApp
3 23 (31.08%) IBM
4 21 (28.38%) EMC
4 21 (28.38%) VMware
5 15 (20.27%) HP
6 13 (17.57%) MobileIron
7 12 (16.22%) Symantec
8 11 (14.86%) IronPort
8 11 (14.86%) RightFax
9 8 (10.81%) Intel
9 8 (10.81%) Veritas
10 5 (6.76%) Akamai
10 5 (6.76%) Teradata
10 5 (6.76%) Citrix
11 4 (5.41%) BMC
11 4 (5.41%) CA
12 3 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (4.05%) SAP
13 2 (2.70%) Brocade