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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Management
Rank 700 760 751
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -9
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 203 116 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 144 93 122
Average salary £51,694 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.01% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,888 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +31.25%

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
93849 86638 91621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.98% 81.20% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 74909 71197 77439
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 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 +69 199 £50,888 -7.47% 20
South East +27 63 £55,000 -2.22% 8
London -40 47 £60,000 +4.34% 4
Yorkshire - 28 £26,500 - 2
Berkshire +17 24 £60,000 +38.72%
West Yorkshire - 24 £41,250 - 1
Leeds - 21 £37,500 - 1
East of England -17 17 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North West - 17 £68,750 - 3
West Midlands -6 14 £38,500 -28.37% 1
Kent +10 12 £40,000 -27.27% 5
City of London +6 12 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Birmingham -2 12 £36,000 -31.42%
Reading +2 9 £80,000 +76.79%
Manchester - 9 £70,000 -
Surrey +7 8 £50,888 +10.02% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 7 £48,750 +21.87% 1
South West -23 7 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Oxfordshire +7 6 £48,750 -30.35%
Hampshire -2 6 £35,000 -23.91% 2
Hertfordshire -8 6 £38,500 -53.33%
Peterborough - 6 £45,000 - 1
Bracknell - 6 £65,000 -
Cheshire - 5 £55,000 -
North East - 5 £47,500 -
Hackney - 5 £33,000 -
East Midlands -1 4 - -
Bristol -3 4 £40,500 -37.69%
East Sussex -23 4 £53,000 -7.82%
West Malling - 4 £32,500 - 4

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 123 (32.20%) ITIL
2 107 (28.01%) Finance
3 87 (22.77%) Project Management
4 84 (21.99%) Service Delivery
5 82 (21.47%) Windows
6 50 (13.09%) Degree
7 46 (12.04%) Service Management
8 45 (11.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 44 (11.52%) SLA
10 42 (10.99%) Microsoft
10 42 (10.99%) Oracle
11 39 (10.21%) Linux
11 39 (10.21%) VMware
12 38 (9.95%) Mentoring
13 37 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
14 36 (9.42%) MS Office
15 33 (8.64%) Telecoms
15 33 (8.64%) Banking
16 32 (8.38%) Marketing
17 31 (8.12%) Change Management
18 30 (7.85%) Active Directory
18 30 (7.85%) Coaching
19 29 (7.59%) MS Excel
19 29 (7.59%) E-Commerce
19 29 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
20 28 (7.33%) Risk Management
21 27 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
21 27 (7.07%) ITIL V3
21 27 (7.07%) SaaS
22 26 (6.81%) Line Management

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (2.62%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.57%) IIS
3 4 (1.05%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.05%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.05%) Lync
3 4 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.79%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.52%) Apache
5 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 36 (9.42%) MS Office
2 29 (7.59%) MS Excel
3 15 (3.93%) MS Project
4 10 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.31%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.79%) SmartSuite
6 3 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.52%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.26%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Exchequer
1 2 (0.52%) Pegasus Opera
1 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (0.52%) Sage 1000
1 2 (0.52%) Sage 200
1 2 (0.52%) Sage 50
1 2 (0.52%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.26%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.26%) Maximo
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.26%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.07%) SaaS
2 8 (2.09%) IaaS
3 6 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.71%) SAN
2 17 (4.45%) Firewall
3 14 (3.66%) DNS
4 12 (3.14%) Network Security
5 8 (2.09%) Internet
6 7 (1.83%) VPN
6 7 (1.83%) Intranet
7 6 (1.57%) Structured Cabling
7 6 (1.57%) LAN
7 6 (1.57%) DHCP
8 5 (1.31%) FTP
8 5 (1.31%) WAN
8 5 (1.31%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.31%) MPLS
8 5 (1.31%) Unified Communications
9 4 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.05%) Broadband
9 4 (1.05%) VoIP
10 3 (0.79%) LDAP
10 3 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.97%) SQL Server
1 19 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
1 19 (4.97%) OLTP
2 9 (2.36%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.57%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.26%) JIRA
1 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.26%) Hudson
1 1 (0.26%) FishEye
1 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
General
1 107 (28.01%) Finance
2 33 (8.64%) Telecoms
2 33 (8.64%) Banking
3 32 (8.38%) Marketing
4 18 (4.71%) Retail
5 9 (2.36%) Legal
6 7 (1.83%) Advertising
7 6 (1.57%) German Language
8 5 (1.31%) Publishing
8 5 (1.31%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.31%) Billing
8 5 (1.31%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.05%) Back Office
10 3 (0.79%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.52%) Games
11 2 (0.52%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.52%) Law
12 1 (0.26%) Electronics
12 1 (0.26%) Front Office
12 1 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 85 (22.25%) Operations Manager
2 46 (12.04%) Service Manager
3 30 (7.85%) Analyst
4 27 (7.07%) Data Manager
5 24 (6.28%) Consultant
6 22 (5.76%) Head of Operations
7 19 (4.97%) DBA
8 18 (4.71%) Developer
9 16 (4.19%) Head of IT
10 15 (3.93%) Architect
10 15 (3.93%) Project Manager
11 13 (3.40%) Infrastructure Manager
12 12 (3.14%) Head of Infrastructure
13 11 (2.88%) Security Analyst
13 11 (2.88%) IT Operations Manager
14 10 (2.62%) Support Manager
15 9 (2.36%) Head of Technology
15 9 (2.36%) Technical Manager
15 9 (2.36%) Systems Manager
15 9 (2.36%) Service Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.66%) .NET
2 12 (3.14%) ASP.NET
3 11 (2.88%) Web Services
3 11 (2.88%) HTML
4 9 (2.36%) Middleware
5 8 (2.09%) CSS
6 6 (1.57%) WinForms
7 5 (1.31%) Flash
7 5 (1.31%) jQuery
7 5 (1.31%) HTML5
8 4 (1.05%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.05%) WCF
9 3 (0.79%) J2EE
10 2 (0.52%) WPF
10 2 (0.52%) OpenGL
10 2 (0.52%) XSL
10 2 (0.52%) SAP TM
11 1 (0.26%) LAMP
11 1 (0.26%) MFC
11 1 (0.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.50%) Computer Science
3 20 (5.24%) Management Information System
4 19 (4.97%) N-Tier
5 5 (1.31%) Credit Risk
5 5 (1.31%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.31%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.79%) Economics
6 3 (0.79%) Firmware
7 2 (0.52%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (0.52%) CLARiiON
7 2 (0.52%) Symmetrix
7 2 (0.52%) Celerra
7 2 (0.52%) Symmetrix DMX
7 2 (0.52%) User Experience
8 1 (0.26%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.26%) Social Media
8 1 (0.26%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.26%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 82 (21.47%) Windows
2 39 (10.21%) Linux
3 20 (5.24%) UNIX
4 11 (2.88%) Solaris
5 8 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.31%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.79%) AIX
11 2 (0.52%) CentOS
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (32.20%) ITIL
2 87 (22.77%) Project Management
3 84 (21.99%) Service Delivery
4 46 (12.04%) Service Management
5 45 (11.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 38 (9.95%) Mentoring
7 31 (8.12%) Change Management
8 30 (7.85%) Coaching
9 29 (7.59%) E-Commerce
9 29 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (7.33%) Risk Management
11 27 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (7.07%) ITIL V3
12 26 (6.81%) Line Management
13 23 (6.02%) Problem Management
14 21 (5.50%) Information Security
15 20 (5.24%) Business Continuity
15 20 (5.24%) Infrastructure Management
15 20 (5.24%) Server Monitoring
16 19 (4.97%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.71%) SQL
2 15 (3.93%) C
2 15 (3.93%) C#
3 9 (2.36%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.09%) Perl
4 8 (2.09%) Shell Script
5 7 (1.83%) AWK
5 7 (1.83%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.83%) Java
6 5 (1.31%) VBA
6 5 (1.31%) Korn
7 3 (0.79%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.52%) C++
8 2 (0.52%) Fortran
9 1 (0.26%) Python
9 1 (0.26%) Groovy
9 1 (0.26%) Ruby
9 1 (0.26%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.26%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 50 (13.09%) Degree
2 20 (5.24%) ITIL Certification
3 16 (4.19%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.88%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.62%) CISSP
6 9 (2.36%) CISM
7 6 (1.57%) MBA
7 6 (1.57%) GIAC
8 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.79%) MCSE
8 3 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (0.79%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.79%) PMP
8 3 (0.79%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.79%) VCAP
8 3 (0.79%) VTSP
8 3 (0.79%) CCEE
8 3 (0.79%) VCP5
8 3 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (11.52%) SLA
2 18 (4.71%) QA
3 5 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.52%) COBIT
6 2 (0.52%) MiFID
System Software
1 30 (7.85%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.93%) vCloud
4 6 (1.57%) vSphere
5 4 (1.05%) UAG
5 4 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.05%) XenApp
6 3 (0.79%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.52%) SRDF
7 2 (0.52%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.52%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (4.71%) WSUS
2 5 (1.31%) SCCM
3 4 (1.05%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.79%) Puppet
4 3 (0.79%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.79%) SCOrch
4 3 (0.79%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.52%) SCOM
5 2 (0.52%) MOM
6 1 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.26%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 42 (10.99%) Oracle
1 42 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 39 (10.21%) VMware
3 18 (4.71%) HP
4 12 (3.14%) EMC
4 12 (3.14%) NetApp
5 10 (2.62%) Cisco
5 10 (2.62%) Sourcefire
6 9 (2.36%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.83%) IBM
7 7 (1.83%) Citrix
7 7 (1.83%) Juniper
8 6 (1.57%) Symantec
8 6 (1.57%) SAP
8 6 (1.57%) 3PAR
8 6 (1.57%) Splunk
9 5 (1.31%) Huawei
9 5 (1.31%) Adobe
9 5 (1.31%) Macromedia
9 5 (1.31%) Sun
Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Preston
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Surrey
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Southampton Solent University
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago