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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF)
Rank 867 870 871
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing MOF 11 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.022% 0.013%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.013% 0.027% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 14
Average salary £52,500 £68,750 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.63% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £37,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £88,250 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £61,250
% change year-on-year
- -18.36%

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
87595 84426 87603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 82.29% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 72135 67329 74163
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 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

MOF Salary Histogram in the UK

MOF
Top 6 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 30 January 2015. 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 -19 8 £55,000 -20.00%
London -7 7 £55,000 -26.66%
City of London -2 1 £22,000 -70.66%
Surrey -6 1 - -
South East -26 1 - -
Egham - 1 - -

MOF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 31 (93.94%) ITIL
2 30 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 21 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 21 (63.64%) Windows
4 18 (54.55%) PRINCE2
4 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (51.52%) SCOM
6 15 (45.45%) MS Office
7 14 (42.42%) MS Project
8 13 (39.39%) SAN
8 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
9 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (33.33%) SCCM
9 11 (33.33%) iSCSI
9 11 (33.33%) IaaS
9 11 (33.33%) Windows Intune
9 11 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
9 11 (33.33%) SCVMM
9 11 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (33.33%) Service Management
9 11 (33.33%) Finance
9 11 (33.33%) MCSE
9 11 (33.33%) SharePoint
9 11 (33.33%) SCOrch
9 11 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 11 (33.33%) SCSM
10 10 (30.30%) Project Management
11 9 (27.27%) MS Visio

MOF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 11 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
3 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (18.18%) IIS
4 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (18.18%) Lync
5 5 (15.15%) MS Project Server
5 5 (15.15%) SAS
5 5 (15.15%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
6 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (45.45%) MS Office
2 14 (42.42%) MS Project
3 9 (27.27%) MS Visio
4 5 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (33.33%) IaaS
2 8 (24.24%) Office 365
3 6 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) SAN
2 11 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 11 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (24.24%) Firewall
4 6 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (6.06%) NAS
5 2 (6.06%) Network Security
5 2 (6.06%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Legal
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Consultant
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Consultant
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 5 (15.15%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Management Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) IT Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Service Management Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Service Management Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Management Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Messaging Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) REST
1 2 (6.06%) Ajax
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
1 2 (6.06%) XML
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
1 2 (6.06%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
3 4 (12.12%) Informatics
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.06%) Open Source
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.06%) Clustering
4 2 (6.06%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.06%) Android
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) ITIL
2 18 (54.55%) PRINCE2
3 11 (33.33%) Service Management
4 10 (30.30%) Project Management
5 6 (18.18%) CRM
5 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 5 (15.15%) Project Governance
6 5 (15.15%) Change Control
6 5 (15.15%) Project Planning
6 5 (15.15%) Resource Management
6 5 (15.15%) DSDM
6 5 (15.15%) UML
6 5 (15.15%) Six Sigma
7 4 (12.12%) ITSM
7 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) ITIL V3
8 3 (9.09%) Dependency Management
9 2 (6.06%) Coaching
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) Python
2 2 (6.06%) C
2 2 (6.06%) C++
2 2 (6.06%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (33.33%) MCSE
2 7 (21.21%) Degree
3 4 (12.12%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) COBIT
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V
4 6 (18.18%) ISA Server
4 6 (18.18%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 17 (51.52%) SCOM
2 11 (33.33%) SCCM
2 11 (33.33%) Windows Intune
2 11 (33.33%) SCVMM
2 11 (33.33%) SCOrch
2 11 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 11 (33.33%) SCSM
3 2 (6.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
3 2 (6.06%) RightFax
3 2 (6.06%) MobileIron
3 2 (6.06%) IronPort
3 2 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) EMC
3 2 (6.06%) Intel
3 2 (6.06%) NetApp
3 2 (6.06%) Symantec
3 2 (6.06%) Perforce