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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Management
Rank 689 738 758
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +20
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 212 206 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 160 114 120
Average salary £55,000 £60,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +21.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £74,700 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £61,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-9.83% +28.42%

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
92626 99355 89014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.23% 82.06% 80.16%
Number of salaries quoted 74985 79810 73029
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 21 April 2015 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 21 April 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 +41 175 £55,000 -9.83% 18
London +48 82 £55,000 -7.56% 8
South East -4 31 £62,500 +47.05% 6
City of London +25 28 £55,750 -24.66% 1
East of England +42 21 £65,000 +6.55% 2
South West +2 15 £70,000 +59.09%
North West +4 14 £45,500 -26.90%
Wales - 14 £58,250 - 1
Buckinghamshire +9 11 £55,000 +83.33%
Cambridgeshire +24 10 £65,000 - 2
Peterborough - 10 £65,000 - 1
Bristol - 9 - -
Yorkshire +2 8 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Scotland +27 7 £52,500 - 1
Torfaen - 7 £60,000 -
South Wales - 7 £60,000 -
North Wales - 7 £48,500 -
Cwmbran - 7 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire +7 6 £29,250 -40.00%
Wiltshire +3 6 £70,000 +59.09%
Berkshire -12 6 £67,500 +17.39% 2
Cheshire - 6 £44,000 -
Edinburgh - 6 £42,500 -
Kent +23 5 £62,500 -21.87%
Manchester -3 5 £51,500 -16.93%
Hertfordshire -6 5 - -
Bradford -9 5 £30,000 -
Brentwood - 5 £55,000 -
Chester - 5 £45,500 -
Essex - 5 £55,000 -

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

1 167 (48.55%) ITIL
2 116 (33.72%) Finance
3 87 (25.29%) Windows
4 86 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
5 83 (24.13%) Degree
6 74 (21.51%) Microsoft
7 72 (20.93%) Project Management
8 70 (20.35%) SLA
8 70 (20.35%) Service Delivery
9 55 (15.99%) Analytical Skills
10 54 (15.70%) Cisco
11 53 (15.41%) Change Management
12 52 (15.12%) MS Excel
13 43 (12.50%) LAN
14 42 (12.21%) Linux
15 41 (11.92%) WAN
16 38 (11.05%) Management Information System
17 37 (10.76%) Incident Management
18 34 (9.88%) Banking
18 34 (9.88%) Cisco Certification
19 33 (9.59%) Service Management
20 32 (9.30%) VMware
21 31 (9.01%) Continuous Improvement
22 30 (8.72%) MS Office
23 29 (8.43%) ITIL V3
23 29 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
24 28 (8.14%) Legal
25 27 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
25 27 (7.85%) VoIP
25 27 (7.85%) Lync

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 27 (7.85%) Lync
2 16 (4.65%) WorkSite
3 15 (4.36%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.78%) IIS
5 9 (2.62%) MS Exchange
6 7 (2.03%) Apache
7 6 (1.74%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.45%) Node.js
9 3 (0.87%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.58%) nginx
11 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.29%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 52 (15.12%) MS Excel
2 30 (8.72%) MS Office
3 7 (2.03%) MS Project
4 4 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.87%) SmartSuite
5 3 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) assyst
1 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.69%) PaaS
2 20 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (4.36%) Office 365
3 15 (4.36%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (4.07%) SaaS
5 13 (3.78%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (3.78%) Amazon S3
5 13 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.58%) Route 53
6 2 (0.58%) IaaS
6 2 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (12.50%) LAN
2 41 (11.92%) WAN
3 27 (7.85%) VoIP
4 24 (6.98%) PBX
4 24 (6.98%) DPNSS
4 24 (6.98%) QSIG
5 17 (4.94%) Firewall
5 17 (4.94%) TCP/IP
6 11 (3.20%) LDAP
7 10 (2.91%) HTTP
7 10 (2.91%) SAN
8 9 (2.62%) DNS
8 9 (2.62%) Wireless
9 8 (2.33%) VPN
9 8 (2.33%) SMTP
10 7 (2.03%) MPLS
11 6 (1.74%) DHCP
11 6 (1.74%) HTTPS
12 5 (1.45%) Internet
12 5 (1.45%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.23%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (2.33%) Data Mining
4 7 (2.03%) Big Data
5 6 (1.74%) Redis
5 6 (1.74%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.45%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.16%) OLTP
7 4 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.87%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.58%) SimpleDB
9 2 (0.58%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.58%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.58%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.58%) MySQL
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.87%) FishEye
3 3 (0.87%) JIRA
3 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 116 (33.72%) Finance
2 34 (9.88%) Banking
3 28 (8.14%) Legal
4 24 (6.98%) Advertising
4 24 (6.98%) Marketing
5 22 (6.40%) Telecoms
6 20 (5.81%) Law
7 15 (4.36%) Retail
8 7 (2.03%) Back Office
8 7 (2.03%) Electronics
9 5 (1.45%) Aerospace
10 4 (1.16%) Front Office
10 4 (1.16%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.16%) Military
11 2 (0.58%) German Language
11 2 (0.58%) Polish Language
11 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.29%) Publishing
12 1 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 57 (16.57%) Operations Manager
2 40 (11.63%) Service Manager
3 30 (8.72%) Senior Manager
4 25 (7.27%) Analyst
5 23 (6.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 19 (5.52%) Project Manager
6 19 (5.52%) Service Desk Manager
7 17 (4.94%) Architect
8 16 (4.65%) Senior Project Manager
9 15 (4.36%) Head of Operations
10 14 (4.07%) Data Manager
11 12 (3.49%) Head of IT
11 12 (3.49%) IT Operations Manager
11 12 (3.49%) Consultant
12 10 (2.91%) Team Leader
12 10 (2.91%) Technical Manager
12 10 (2.91%) Data Centre Manager
13 8 (2.33%) Product Manager
13 8 (2.33%) Network Manager
13 8 (2.33%) Data Centre Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.98%) Web Services
2 9 (2.62%) .NET
3 8 (2.33%) Middleware
4 6 (1.74%) LAMP
4 6 (1.74%) CGI
5 4 (1.16%) WinForms
5 4 (1.16%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.87%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (0.87%) WPF
6 3 (0.87%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (0.87%) OpenGL
6 3 (0.87%) J2EE
6 3 (0.87%) MFC
7 2 (0.58%) XML
7 2 (0.58%) XSL
7 2 (0.58%) Flash
7 2 (0.58%) XHTML
7 2 (0.58%) POSIX
7 2 (0.58%) WSDL
7 2 (0.58%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (15.99%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (11.05%) Management Information System
3 20 (5.81%) User Experience
4 11 (3.20%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.91%) SWIFT
6 9 (2.62%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (2.33%) FlexPod
8 4 (1.16%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.87%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (0.87%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.87%) Derivative
9 3 (0.87%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (0.87%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.58%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.58%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.58%) BYOD
11 1 (0.29%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.29%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.29%) DTV
11 1 (0.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 87 (25.29%) Windows
2 42 (12.21%) Linux
3 26 (7.56%) Windows 7
4 16 (4.65%) UNIX
5 15 (4.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (4.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (3.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 7 (2.03%) Solaris
8 6 (1.74%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.87%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.87%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.58%) Android
12 1 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (48.55%) ITIL
2 72 (20.93%) Project Management
3 70 (20.35%) Service Delivery
4 53 (15.41%) Change Management
5 37 (10.76%) Incident Management
6 33 (9.59%) Service Management
7 31 (9.01%) Continuous Improvement
8 29 (8.43%) ITIL V3
8 29 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (7.56%) Configuration Management
11 24 (6.98%) Problem Management
12 22 (6.40%) Information Security
12 22 (6.40%) Performance Management
13 20 (5.81%) PRINCE2
14 19 (5.52%) Migration
14 19 (5.52%) Strategic Planning
14 19 (5.52%) Line Management
15 18 (5.23%) Coaching
15 18 (5.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.81%) SQL
2 14 (4.07%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.78%) Perl
4 11 (3.20%) PHP
4 11 (3.20%) Java
4 11 (3.20%) Python
5 10 (2.91%) Shell Script
6 8 (2.33%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.74%) C++
8 5 (1.45%) Ruby
8 5 (1.45%) VBA
9 4 (1.16%) C#
9 4 (1.16%) Korn
9 4 (1.16%) AWK
10 3 (0.87%) C
11 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 86 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 83 (24.13%) Degree
3 34 (9.88%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (7.56%) CCNA
5 14 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.91%) CISSP
6 10 (2.91%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.91%) Security Cleared
7 9 (2.62%) CISM
8 7 (2.03%) CCNP
9 4 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.87%) MCSE
11 2 (0.58%) MCP
11 2 (0.58%) CRISC
11 2 (0.58%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 1 (0.29%) VCP5
12 1 (0.29%) CCEE
12 1 (0.29%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (20.35%) SLA
2 25 (7.27%) ISO 9001
3 11 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.74%) COBIT
5 5 (1.45%) QA
6 4 (1.16%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.87%) EMIR
7 3 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.58%) HL7
9 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.29%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 26 (7.56%) Active Directory
1 26 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.78%) XenApp
3 12 (3.49%) XenDesktop
4 10 (2.91%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.91%) vCloud
5 9 (2.62%) vSphere
6 7 (2.03%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (1.74%) KVM
8 5 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.87%) NFS
9 3 (0.87%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (3.78%) SCCM
2 12 (3.49%) SCOM
3 10 (2.91%) Puppet
4 7 (2.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (1.74%) HAProxy
5 6 (1.74%) Graphite
6 5 (1.45%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.58%) Nagios
8 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.29%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.29%) MOM
Vendors
1 74 (21.51%) Microsoft
2 54 (15.70%) Cisco
3 32 (9.30%) VMware
4 25 (7.27%) Citrix
5 23 (6.69%) Oracle
6 17 (4.94%) HP
7 16 (4.65%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.33%) EMC
9 6 (1.74%) Apple
9 6 (1.74%) Juniper
9 6 (1.74%) Veeam
9 6 (1.74%) 3PAR
9 6 (1.74%) F5
10 5 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.16%) Symantec
11 4 (1.16%) Mitel
11 4 (1.16%) Avaya
11 4 (1.16%) IBM
11 4 (1.16%) SAP
12 3 (0.87%) Cognizant
Scotland
The Curve Group
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 59 minutes ago
London
The Curve Group
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £10000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Etrali UK Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
@ITS
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £57000 per annum + Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
CGI
Salary: £17,000 - £28,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Healthcare
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Posted: 24 days ago