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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF)
Rank 880 854 857
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +3
Permanent jobs citing MOF 22 23 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.021% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% 0.027% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 25
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% -26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £44,500 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £59,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £46,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+18.91% -28.84%

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
93657 85736 91204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.68% 79.59% 77.89%
Number of salaries quoted 74686 70107 77304
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £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 1 September 2014 within the UK.

MOF Salary Histogram in the UK

MOF
Top 11 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 1 September 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 -26 22 £65,000 +36.84%
London -7 14 £66,250 +32.50%
City of London +9 7 £65,000 -
Scotland - 4 £55,000 -
South East -3 3 £30,000 -40.00%
Hampshire -4 2 £30,000 -29.41%
Fareham -9 2 £30,000 -29.41%
Surrey -1 1 £75,000 +36.36%
South West -23 1 £47,500 -
Chippenham - 1 £47,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £47,500 -

MOF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 48 (64.86%) Windows
4 40 (54.05%) SAN
5 34 (45.95%) Active Directory
6 30 (40.54%) MS Exchange
7 27 (36.49%) PRINCE2
7 27 (36.49%) IIS
7 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (35.14%) NetApp
9 24 (32.43%) Lync
9 24 (32.43%) Hyper-V
10 23 (31.08%) Office 365
10 23 (31.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (29.73%) IBM
12 21 (28.38%) EMC
12 21 (28.38%) Clustering
13 20 (27.03%) VMware
13 20 (27.03%) Service Management
13 20 (27.03%) DNS
13 20 (27.03%) MCSE
13 20 (27.03%) vSphere
14 18 (24.32%) NAS
14 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (24.32%) Internet
15 16 (21.62%) MCITP
15 16 (21.62%) Blackberry
15 16 (21.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (20.27%) HP

MOF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 30 (40.54%) 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 12 (16.22%) MS Office
2 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
3 8 (10.81%) MS Project
4 4 (5.41%) 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 40 (54.05%) SAN
2 20 (27.03%) DNS
3 18 (24.32%) Internet
3 18 (24.32%) NAS
4 13 (17.57%) Unified Communications
5 12 (16.22%) Fibre Channel
5 12 (16.22%) iSCSI
6 10 (13.51%) Firewall
6 10 (13.51%) WAN
7 8 (10.81%) SMTP
7 8 (10.81%) SSL
7 8 (10.81%) HTTP
8 2 (2.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.76%) NoSQL
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Legal
3 4 (5.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Games
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (35.14%) Consultant
2 18 (24.32%) Microsoft Consultant
3 16 (21.62%) 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%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Information Architect
8 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Information Architect
9 4 (5.41%) Cloud Consultant
9 4 (5.41%) Virtualisation Consultant
9 4 (5.41%) Senior Service Management Consultant
9 4 (5.41%) Senior Management Consultant
9 4 (5.41%) Service Management Consultant
9 4 (5.41%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (5.41%) IT Consultant
9 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.41%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) Clustering
2 16 (21.62%) Blackberry
3 13 (17.57%) Client/Server
4 10 (13.51%) CLARiiON
5 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.76%) Reference Data
5 5 (6.76%) Data Integration
6 4 (5.41%) Social Media
6 4 (5.41%) Informatics
6 4 (5.41%) Blog
7 2 (2.70%) Replication
7 2 (2.70%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 48 (64.86%) Windows
2 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (20.27%) UNIX
3 15 (20.27%) Solaris
3 15 (20.27%) Linux
3 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (17.57%) Android
4 13 (17.57%) AIX
4 13 (17.57%) Apple iOS
5 12 (16.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (74.32%) ITIL
2 27 (36.49%) PRINCE2
3 20 (27.03%) 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 Management
8 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.76%) EAI
8 5 (6.76%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.76%) ETL
8 5 (6.76%) RDF
8 5 (6.76%) UML
8 5 (6.76%) Metadata Management
8 5 (6.76%) Change Control
8 5 (6.76%) Information Architecture
9 4 (5.41%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) Perl
1 10 (13.51%) SQL
2 7 (9.46%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (31.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (27.03%) MCSE
3 16 (21.62%) MCITP
4 10 (13.51%) Degree
5 6 (8.11%) MCTS
6 5 (6.76%) MCDBA
7 4 (5.41%) 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 4 (5.41%) COBIT
4 2 (2.70%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.70%) BS7799
System Software
1 34 (45.95%) Active Directory
2 24 (32.43%) Hyper-V
3 20 (27.03%) vSphere
4 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (13.51%) NFS
5 10 (13.51%) ISA Server
5 10 (13.51%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (6.76%) XenApp
6 5 (6.76%) XenDesktop
7 4 (5.41%) vCloud
8 3 (4.05%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 13 (17.57%) SCOM
2 11 (14.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (8.11%) SCCM
4 4 (5.41%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (77.03%) Microsoft
2 26 (35.14%) NetApp
3 22 (29.73%) IBM
4 21 (28.38%) EMC
5 20 (27.03%) VMware
6 15 (20.27%) HP
7 13 (17.57%) MobileIron
8 12 (16.22%) Symantec
9 11 (14.86%) IronPort
9 11 (14.86%) RightFax
10 8 (10.81%) Veritas
11 7 (9.46%) Intel
12 5 (6.76%) Akamai
12 5 (6.76%) Teradata
13 4 (5.41%) Citrix
13 4 (5.41%) BMC
13 4 (5.41%) CA
14 3 (4.05%) SAP
14 3 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
15 2 (2.70%) Brocade