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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF)
Rank 932 926 920
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing MOF 3 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.010% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.003% 0.012% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 17
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -9.09%

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
87935 90766 89428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.82% 85.27% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72987 74501 71137
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016 within the UK.

MOF Salary Histogram in the UK

MOF
Top 5 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 11 February 2016. 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 +16 3 £42,500 -22.72%
South East - 2 £42,500 -
Fareham - 2 £42,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £42,500 -
London +2 1 £67,500 +22.72%

MOF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Clustering
2 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 6 (66.67%) Skype for Business
3 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (44.44%) Office 365
3 4 (44.44%) Mimecast
3 4 (44.44%) BYOD
3 4 (44.44%) Skype
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 4 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (44.44%) SMTP
3 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
4 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) vSphere
5 2 (22.22%) WSUS
5 2 (22.22%) HP SIM
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
5 2 (22.22%) Coaching
5 2 (22.22%) People Management
5 2 (22.22%) vMotion

MOF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 4 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Mimecast
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) Skype
2 4 (44.44%) SMTP
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
General
1 2 (22.22%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Collaboration Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Lync Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365 Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) AIX Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) AIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Lync Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Messaging Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Unix Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Software Asset Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Trainer
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Clustering
2 4 (44.44%) BYOD
3 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) AIX
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
4 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Coaching
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 2 (22.22%) People Management
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) QMS
5 2 (22.22%) Security Management
5 2 (22.22%) Time Management
6 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) MCITP
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) BS7799
1 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) COBIT
2 1 (11.11%) ISO19770
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) NFS
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP SIM
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
1 2 (22.22%) vMotion
1 2 (22.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Sage
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) Veritas