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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF)
Rank 867 836 871
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +35
Permanent jobs citing MOF 13 43 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.040% 0.020%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.014% 0.049% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 10 32 23
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £55,000 £27,156
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £76,400 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%

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
90932 88246 90704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 81.87% 79.61%
Number of salaries quoted 74972 70714 77273
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

MOF Salary Histogram in the UK

MOF
Top 25 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 24 December 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 -36 9 £50,000 -16.66%
South East -9 4 £50,000 -14.16%
Surrey -3 3 - -
London -39 3 £55,000 -9.46%
West Yorkshire +2 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Yorkshire -16 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Egham - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £50,000 -
East Midlands +19 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Northampton -8 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Northamptonshire -16 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Birmingham - 1 £50,000 -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -
Swindon - 1 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £50,000 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £50,000 -
South West - 1 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
East of England - 1 - -

MOF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
2 26 (83.87%) ITIL
3 19 (61.29%) PRINCE2
4 16 (51.61%) Windows
4 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
5 15 (48.39%) SAN
6 14 (45.16%) SCOM
7 12 (38.71%) MS Office
7 12 (38.71%) Project Management
8 11 (35.48%) MS Project
8 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (29.03%) MCSE
9 9 (29.03%) MS Visio
9 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
9 9 (29.03%) Service Management
9 9 (29.03%) Finance
9 9 (29.03%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (29.03%) Degree
9 9 (29.03%) SCCM
9 9 (29.03%) SCVMM
9 9 (29.03%) iSCSI
9 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
9 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (29.03%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (29.03%) Windows Intune
9 9 (29.03%) IaaS
9 9 (29.03%) SCOrch
9 9 (29.03%) Forefront Identity Manager

MOF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
3 7 (22.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (16.13%) MS Project Server
5 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (16.13%) Lync
5 5 (16.13%) SAS
6 3 (9.68%) IIS
6 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
7 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (38.71%) MS Office
2 11 (35.48%) MS Project
3 9 (29.03%) MS Visio
4 5 (16.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (29.03%) IaaS
2 7 (22.58%) Office 365
3 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) SAN
2 9 (29.03%) iSCSI
2 9 (29.03%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (19.35%) DNS
4 4 (12.90%) NAS
5 3 (9.68%) Firewall
5 3 (9.68%) WAN
6 2 (6.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Consultant
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Service Management Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Service Management Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Management Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) IT Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Management Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Messaging Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) IT Support
7 1 (3.23%) Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Messaging Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) HTML
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
1 2 (6.45%) XML
1 2 (6.45%) LAMP
1 2 (6.45%) Ajax
1 2 (6.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Blackberry
2 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
3 4 (12.90%) CLARiiON
3 4 (12.90%) Clustering
3 4 (12.90%) Informatics
3 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.45%) Open Source
4 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
4 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (12.90%) Android
5 2 (6.45%) Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) ITIL
2 19 (61.29%) PRINCE2
3 12 (38.71%) Project Management
4 9 (29.03%) Service Management
5 5 (16.13%) DSDM
5 5 (16.13%) UML
5 5 (16.13%) Six Sigma
5 5 (16.13%) Project Planning
5 5 (16.13%) Resource Management
5 5 (16.13%) Project Governance
5 5 (16.13%) Change Control
6 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) ITIL V3
6 4 (12.90%) ITSM
7 3 (9.68%) CRM
7 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
7 3 (9.68%) Dependency Management
8 2 (6.45%) Coaching
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) Python
2 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.45%) C
2 2 (6.45%) C++
2 2 (6.45%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 9 (29.03%) MCSE
3 4 (12.90%) APMG
4 2 (6.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) COBIT
2 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
3 2 (6.45%) BS7799
System Software
1 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.68%) ISA Server
3 3 (9.68%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (6.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) SCOM
2 9 (29.03%) SCVMM
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Intune
2 9 (29.03%) SCCM
2 9 (29.03%) SCOrch
2 9 (29.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 9 (29.03%) SCSM
3 4 (12.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (6.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) IronPort
3 4 (12.90%) RightFax
3 4 (12.90%) MobileIron
3 4 (12.90%) HP
3 4 (12.90%) EMC
3 4 (12.90%) NetApp
3 4 (12.90%) Symantec
4 2 (6.45%) Perforce
4 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow