The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Management skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Management over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Management
Rank 712 765 748
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -17
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 187 108 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 142 87 114
Average salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £80,000 £74,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,795
% change year-on-year
- +19.63%

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
93904 84659 90979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.68% 79.59% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74903 69182 77129
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 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Operations Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Operations Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Operations Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Operations Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Operations Management within the UK.

Operations Management Salary Trend in the UK

Operations Management
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Management over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Operations Management Salary Histogram in the UK

Operations Management
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Management within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +41 178 £55,000 +4.76% 12
London +9 56 £60,000 +9.09% 4
South East +4 45 £55,000 +6.79% 2
Berkshire +11 25 £60,000 +38.72%
Yorkshire - 22 £26,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 17 £41,250 - 1
City of London -2 15 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East of England -10 15 £45,000 -10.00%
Leeds - 15 £37,500 - 1
North West - 14 £68,750 - 4
Reading +3 11 £45,000 -0.55%
Hertfordshire -14 11 £42,500 -24.10%
West Midlands -13 10 £56,250 +4.65%
Rickmansworth +10 7 £42,500 +30.76%
Birmingham -2 7 £38,500 -26.66%
South West -14 7 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Manchester - 7 £70,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +3 6 £48,750 -30.35%
Kent 0 6 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Bracknell - 6 £65,000 -
North East - 5 £47,500 -
Hackney - 5 £33,000 -
Bristol -4 4 £40,500 -37.69%
Surrey -6 4 £40,444 -26.46% 1
Scotland -15 4 £47,500 +55.73%
East Midlands -19 4 £47,500 -9.52%
North Yorkshire - 4 £26,500 -
Leicestershire - 4 £47,500 -
York - 4 £26,500 -
Cheshire - 4 £55,000 - 3

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Operations Management 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 Operations Management.

1 126 (33.87%) Finance
2 120 (32.26%) ITIL
3 95 (25.54%) Service Delivery
4 85 (22.85%) Windows
5 76 (20.43%) Project Management
6 49 (13.17%) Degree
7 47 (12.63%) Oracle
8 45 (12.10%) Continuous Improvement
9 42 (11.29%) Linux
10 41 (11.02%) Service Management
11 40 (10.75%) SLA
12 39 (10.48%) Active Directory
13 37 (9.95%) MS Office
14 35 (9.41%) VMware
14 35 (9.41%) ITIL V3
15 34 (9.14%) Marketing
15 34 (9.14%) Banking
15 34 (9.14%) Telecoms
15 34 (9.14%) Microsoft
16 32 (8.60%) Risk Management
17 30 (8.06%) MS Excel
18 28 (7.53%) Server Monitoring
19 26 (6.99%) Change Management
19 26 (6.99%) WSUS
20 25 (6.72%) SaaS
20 25 (6.72%) Stakeholder Management
20 25 (6.72%) UNIX
20 25 (6.72%) SQL Server
21 24 (6.45%) Information Security
22 22 (5.91%) Business Continuity

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Operations Management 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 Operations Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.69%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.42%) Lync
4 8 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.61%) IIS
6 4 (1.08%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.81%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.54%) Apache
8 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 37 (9.95%) MS Office
2 30 (8.06%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.15%) MS Project
5 5 (1.34%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.81%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.81%) SmartSuite
7 2 (0.54%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.27%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 5 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.54%) Exchequer
2 2 (0.54%) Pegasus Opera
2 2 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.54%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.54%) Sage 1000
2 2 (0.54%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.54%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.27%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.27%) Lawson
3 1 (0.27%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.72%) SaaS
2 8 (2.15%) IaaS
3 6 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.65%) SAN
1 21 (5.65%) Firewall
2 15 (4.03%) DNS
3 13 (3.49%) Network Security
4 12 (3.23%) Internet
5 11 (2.96%) TCP/IP
5 11 (2.96%) Intranet
6 10 (2.69%) DHCP
7 9 (2.42%) VoIP
8 7 (1.88%) VPN
9 6 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (1.61%) Structured Cabling
9 6 (1.61%) NAS
10 5 (1.34%) FTP
11 4 (1.08%) Broadband
11 4 (1.08%) LAN
11 4 (1.08%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.81%) Wireless
12 3 (0.81%) LDAP
12 3 (0.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.76%) OLTP
3 13 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.69%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.88%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.08%) DB2
8 3 (0.81%) MySQL
8 3 (0.81%) MS Access
9 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.54%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.54%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.27%) Big Data
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.27%) RequisitePro
1 1 (0.27%) JIRA
1 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.27%) Hudson
1 1 (0.27%) FishEye
1 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
General
1 126 (33.87%) Finance
2 34 (9.14%) Telecoms
2 34 (9.14%) Banking
2 34 (9.14%) Marketing
3 19 (5.11%) Retail
4 11 (2.96%) Advertising
5 9 (2.42%) Legal
6 8 (2.15%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.61%) German Language
8 5 (1.34%) Publishing
8 5 (1.34%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.34%) Back Office
9 4 (1.08%) Billing
10 3 (0.81%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.54%) Games
11 2 (0.54%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.54%) Law
12 1 (0.27%) Front Office
12 1 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 82 (22.04%) Operations Manager
2 50 (13.44%) Service Manager
3 35 (9.41%) Analyst
4 23 (6.18%) Consultant
5 20 (5.38%) Developer
5 20 (5.38%) Data Manager
6 19 (5.11%) Head of Operations
7 15 (4.03%) Technical Manager
8 14 (3.76%) Architect
9 13 (3.49%) Project Manager
9 13 (3.49%) DBA
9 13 (3.49%) Security Analyst
9 13 (3.49%) Head of IT
10 11 (2.96%) IT Operations Manager
11 10 (2.69%) Infrastructure Manager
11 10 (2.69%) Head of Infrastructure
12 9 (2.42%) IT Technical Manager
12 9 (2.42%) Service Operations Manager
12 9 (2.42%) Support Manager
12 9 (2.42%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.57%) .NET
2 14 (3.76%) Web Services
2 14 (3.76%) ASP.NET
3 13 (3.49%) Middleware
4 11 (2.96%) HTML
5 10 (2.69%) WinForms
6 8 (2.15%) WCF
7 6 (1.61%) CSS
8 5 (1.34%) XSL
8 5 (1.34%) Flash
8 5 (1.34%) jQuery
8 5 (1.34%) HTML5
8 5 (1.34%) SAP TM
9 4 (1.08%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.54%) WPF
10 2 (0.54%) OpenGL
10 2 (0.54%) J2EE
11 1 (0.27%) MFC
11 1 (0.27%) XML
11 1 (0.27%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.11%) Management Information System
2 13 (3.49%) N-Tier
2 13 (3.49%) Computer Science
3 6 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.34%) Credit Risk
4 5 (1.34%) Digital Media
4 5 (1.34%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.08%) Biotechnology
6 3 (0.81%) Firmware
7 2 (0.54%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (0.54%) CLARiiON
7 2 (0.54%) Symmetrix
7 2 (0.54%) Economics
7 2 (0.54%) Symmetrix DMX
7 2 (0.54%) Celerra
7 2 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.27%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.27%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 85 (22.85%) Windows
2 42 (11.29%) Linux
3 25 (6.72%) UNIX
4 13 (3.49%) Solaris
5 12 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.34%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.81%) AIX
9 2 (0.54%) CentOS
9 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (32.26%) ITIL
2 95 (25.54%) Service Delivery
3 76 (20.43%) Project Management
4 45 (12.10%) Continuous Improvement
5 41 (11.02%) Service Management
6 35 (9.41%) ITIL V3
7 32 (8.60%) Risk Management
8 28 (7.53%) Server Monitoring
9 26 (6.99%) Change Management
10 25 (6.72%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (6.45%) Information Security
12 22 (5.91%) Business Continuity
12 22 (5.91%) E-Commerce
13 20 (5.38%) Infrastructure Management
14 18 (4.84%) PRINCE2
15 17 (4.57%) Risk Assessment
16 16 (4.30%) Business Development
16 16 (4.30%) Problem Management
17 15 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
18 14 (3.76%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.65%) SQL
2 18 (4.84%) C#
3 14 (3.76%) C
4 8 (2.15%) Shell Script
4 8 (2.15%) Java
4 8 (2.15%) VBA
4 8 (2.15%) Perl
5 7 (1.88%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.88%) AWK
6 5 (1.34%) Korn
7 3 (0.81%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.54%) C++
8 2 (0.54%) Fortran
9 1 (0.27%) Ruby
9 1 (0.27%) Groovy
9 1 (0.27%) F#
9 1 (0.27%) Scala
9 1 (0.27%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.27%) C-shell
9 1 (0.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 49 (13.17%) Degree
2 17 (4.57%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (2.96%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.69%) CISSP
5 9 (2.42%) CISM
6 7 (1.88%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.61%) MBA
7 6 (1.61%) GIAC
8 4 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.08%) MCSE
8 4 (1.08%) CCNA
8 4 (1.08%) MCITP
9 3 (0.81%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.54%) PMP
10 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.27%) HND
11 1 (0.27%) APMP
11 1 (0.27%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (10.75%) SLA
2 15 (4.03%) QA
3 8 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.34%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.54%) COBIT
6 2 (0.54%) MiFID
7 1 (0.27%) Basel II
System Software
1 39 (10.48%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.96%) vCloud
4 5 (1.34%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.08%) XenApp
5 4 (1.08%) UAG
5 4 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.54%) KVM
6 2 (0.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.54%) SRDF
6 2 (0.54%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.27%) vSphere
7 1 (0.27%) Docker
7 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (6.99%) WSUS
2 5 (1.34%) SCCM
2 5 (1.34%) ARCserve
3 4 (1.08%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.81%) Puppet
4 3 (0.81%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.54%) SCOM
5 2 (0.54%) MOM
6 1 (0.27%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 47 (12.63%) Oracle
2 35 (9.41%) VMware
3 34 (9.14%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.49%) Sourcefire
5 12 (3.23%) HP
6 10 (2.69%) Juniper
7 9 (2.42%) Mitel
7 9 (2.42%) Symantec
8 8 (2.15%) SAP
9 7 (1.88%) Cisco
9 7 (1.88%) Remedy
9 7 (1.88%) Citrix
9 7 (1.88%) Fortinet
9 7 (1.88%) Qualys
9 7 (1.88%) F5
10 6 (1.61%) Splunk
10 6 (1.61%) Dell
11 5 (1.34%) Adobe
11 5 (1.34%) Macromedia
11 5 (1.34%) Sun
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
networx
Salary: Pension + bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £60000 to £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £55,000 per annum Salary £55,000 plus pension plus bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £100000 to £125000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
UNIVERSITY OF SURREY
Salary: From £46,400 to £55,375 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Uxbridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 days ago