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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Management
Rank 711 768 744
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -24
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 177 135 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 109 101 113
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £70,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-23.21% +47.36%

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
92363 90476 91973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.27% 81.69% 79.29%
Number of salaries quoted 75858 73597 77983
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +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 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +58 174 £55,000 -19.11% 20
South East +30 66 £50,888 -27.30% 7
London -21 41 £65,000 -7.14% 7
Yorkshire -9 23 £65,000 +319.35% 1
West Yorkshire - 23 £65,000 - 1
East of England -19 21 £52,500 +22.09%
Leeds - 19 £52,500 - 1
Berkshire +15 17 £60,000 -17.80% 1
City of London +37 16 £55,000 -21.42% 3
Kent +18 13 £45,000 -18.18%
West Midlands -7 12 £36,000 -52.00% 1
North West -7 11 £57,500 +2.22% 2
Hertfordshire - 11 £140,000 -
Reading +9 10 £50,000 - 1
Birmingham -5 10 £34,000 -56.82%
Hampshire - 10 £35,000 - 2
East Sussex +2 8 - -
Bexhill-On-Sea -3 8 - -
Cambridgeshire +3 7 £48,750 +35.41%
West Malling - 7 £37,500 -
Surrey - 7 £50,888 - 1
East Midlands +15 6 £38,000 -32.44%
Buckinghamshire -3 6 £45,000 -
Peterborough - 6 £45,000 -
Bradford - 5 £65,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £70,000 -
Watford - 4 - -
Windsor - 4 £85,000 -
Newbury +10 3 £60,000 -
Milton Keynes +3 3 £45,000 -

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 109 (29.95%) ITIL
2 102 (28.02%) Finance
3 82 (22.53%) Windows
4 72 (19.78%) Project Management
5 69 (18.96%) Service Delivery
6 65 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 53 (14.56%) Service Management
8 52 (14.29%) VMware
9 47 (12.91%) SLA
9 47 (12.91%) Linux
10 45 (12.36%) Degree
11 41 (11.26%) E-Commerce
12 39 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 38 (10.44%) Oracle
14 36 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
15 35 (9.62%) Telecoms
15 35 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
15 35 (9.62%) Banking
16 32 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
16 32 (8.79%) Problem Management
17 30 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
17 30 (8.24%) N-Tier
17 30 (8.24%) OLTP
18 29 (7.97%) MS Excel
18 29 (7.97%) SaaS
19 28 (7.69%) Performance Management
19 28 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
19 28 (7.69%) Change Management
20 27 (7.42%) HP
20 27 (7.42%) Computer Science

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 11 (3.02%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.75%) IIS
3 6 (1.65%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.65%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.10%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.10%) Apache
4 4 (1.10%) Lync
4 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (7.97%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.32%) MS Office
3 14 (3.85%) MS Project
4 8 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.37%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.10%) SmartSuite
6 4 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.27%) CATIA
8 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.55%) Sage 1000
3 2 (0.55%) Exchequer
3 2 (0.55%) Pegasus Opera
3 2 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.55%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.55%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.27%) assyst
4 1 (0.27%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.27%) Lawson
4 1 (0.27%) Maximo
4 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.97%) SaaS
2 7 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.65%) IaaS
4 5 (1.37%) PaaS
4 5 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.55%) Office 365
5 2 (0.55%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.32%) SAN
2 17 (4.67%) DNS
3 15 (4.12%) Firewall
4 11 (3.02%) LAN
5 9 (2.47%) DHCP
5 9 (2.47%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.20%) VPN
6 8 (2.20%) WAN
7 6 (1.65%) MPLS
7 6 (1.65%) NAS
7 6 (1.65%) Structured Cabling
8 5 (1.37%) Unified Communications
8 5 (1.37%) NetScaler
8 5 (1.37%) Internet
8 5 (1.37%) FTP
8 5 (1.37%) VoIP
9 4 (1.10%) SMTP
10 3 (0.82%) LDAP
10 3 (0.82%) HTTP
10 3 (0.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.24%) OLTP
1 30 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (4.95%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.47%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.65%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.82%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.82%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.55%) MySQL
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.27%) Hudson
2 1 (0.27%) FishEye
2 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.27%) JIRA
General
1 102 (28.02%) Finance
2 35 (9.62%) Banking
2 35 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 25 (6.87%) Retail
4 23 (6.32%) Marketing
5 13 (3.57%) Legal
6 7 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.92%) Back Office
6 7 (1.92%) Billing
7 6 (1.65%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.37%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.37%) Advertising
8 5 (1.37%) Publishing
9 4 (1.10%) Front Office
10 2 (0.55%) Electronics
10 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Automotive
11 1 (0.27%) Law
11 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 84 (23.08%) Operations Manager
2 41 (11.26%) Data Manager
3 38 (10.44%) Service Manager
4 30 (8.24%) DBA
5 23 (6.32%) Consultant
6 22 (6.04%) Analyst
7 16 (4.40%) Developer
7 16 (4.40%) Head of Operations
8 14 (3.85%) IT Operations Manager
8 14 (3.85%) Architect
8 14 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
9 13 (3.57%) Head of IT
10 11 (3.02%) Data Centre Manager
11 10 (2.75%) VMware Consultant
12 9 (2.47%) Head of Technology
12 9 (2.47%) Technical Manager
12 9 (2.47%) Systems Manager
13 8 (2.20%) Support Manager
13 8 (2.20%) Project Manager
14 7 (1.92%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.02%) Web Services
2 8 (2.20%) .NET
2 8 (2.20%) Middleware
3 7 (1.92%) HTML
4 5 (1.37%) HTML5
4 5 (1.37%) Flash
4 5 (1.37%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.10%) CSS
5 4 (1.10%) J2EE
5 4 (1.10%) JSON
6 3 (0.82%) WinForms
7 2 (0.55%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.55%) OpenGL
7 2 (0.55%) WPF
8 1 (0.27%) jQuery
8 1 (0.27%) LAMP
8 1 (0.27%) WCF
8 1 (0.27%) MFC
8 1 (0.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (8.24%) N-Tier
3 27 (7.42%) Computer Science
4 25 (6.87%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.65%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.37%) Credit Risk
6 5 (1.37%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.55%) Economics
7 2 (0.55%) Celerra
7 2 (0.55%) Symmetrix DMX
7 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.55%) User Experience
7 2 (0.55%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (0.55%) CLARiiON
7 2 (0.55%) Symmetrix
7 2 (0.55%) Clustering
7 2 (0.55%) DTV
7 2 (0.55%) Derivative
7 2 (0.55%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.27%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 82 (22.53%) Windows
2 47 (12.91%) Linux
3 23 (6.32%) UNIX
4 16 (4.40%) Solaris
5 13 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.37%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.82%) CentOS
9 3 (0.82%) AIX
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (29.95%) ITIL
2 72 (19.78%) Project Management
3 69 (18.96%) Service Delivery
4 53 (14.56%) Service Management
5 41 (11.26%) E-Commerce
6 39 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 32 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (8.79%) Problem Management
8 28 (7.69%) Performance Management
8 28 (7.69%) Change Management
9 27 (7.42%) Mentoring
10 25 (6.87%) Configuration Management
11 22 (6.04%) Disaster Recovery
11 22 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (6.04%) Infrastructure Management
12 20 (5.49%) Coaching
13 19 (5.22%) Risk Management
14 18 (4.95%) Migration
15 17 (4.67%) Incident Management
15 17 (4.67%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.95%) SQL
2 14 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.02%) Perl
4 9 (2.47%) Shell Script
5 8 (2.20%) AWK
5 8 (2.20%) C
5 8 (2.20%) C#
6 7 (1.92%) VBA
7 6 (1.65%) Java
7 6 (1.65%) Korn
8 5 (1.37%) Ruby
8 5 (1.37%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.10%) PHP
9 4 (1.10%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.55%) C++
10 2 (0.55%) Fortran
11 1 (0.27%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.27%) C-shell
11 1 (0.27%) Groovy
11 1 (0.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 45 (12.36%) Degree
2 28 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 17 (4.67%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.02%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.47%) MCSE
5 9 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.65%) CISSP
7 5 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (1.37%) VCAP
7 5 (1.37%) VTSP
7 5 (1.37%) CCEE
7 5 (1.37%) VCP5
8 4 (1.10%) CISM
9 3 (0.82%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.82%) PMP
9 3 (0.82%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.55%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (12.91%) SLA
2 20 (5.49%) QA
3 6 (1.65%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.55%) COBIT
5 2 (0.55%) EMIR
5 2 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.27%) MiFID
System Software
1 35 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (4.67%) Active Directory
3 15 (4.12%) vSphere
4 13 (3.57%) vCloud
4 13 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.65%) XenApp
6 5 (1.37%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.10%) UAG
7 4 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.82%) Firmware
8 3 (0.82%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.82%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.55%) SRDF
9 2 (0.55%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.27%) Docker
10 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (1.92%) Puppet
2 6 (1.65%) NetBackup
3 5 (1.37%) SCCM
3 5 (1.37%) XenMobile
4 4 (1.10%) SCOrch
4 4 (1.10%) MOM
4 4 (1.10%) Nagios
5 3 (0.82%) SCOM
5 3 (0.82%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.55%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.27%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 65 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 52 (14.29%) VMware
3 38 (10.44%) Oracle
4 27 (7.42%) HP
5 19 (5.22%) EMC
6 17 (4.67%) Red Hat
7 15 (4.12%) NetApp
7 15 (4.12%) Cisco
8 14 (3.85%) IBM
9 13 (3.57%) Citrix
10 10 (2.75%) Juniper
11 9 (2.47%) 3PAR
12 8 (2.20%) Symantec
13 6 (1.65%) F5
13 6 (1.65%) Qualys
13 6 (1.65%) Sourcefire
13 6 (1.65%) Fortinet
13 6 (1.65%) LogRhythm
14 5 (1.37%) Dell
14 5 (1.37%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Technology Leaders
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Scotland
Church International
Salary: £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Commission, pension plus other.
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, pension plus others.
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry
Capita - ITIN
Salary: €22000.00 - €25000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Portsmouth
Required IT
Salary: £32k-£38k
Posted: 21 days ago
Paisley, Renfrewshire
Amazon
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 23 days ago