The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Management
Rank 711 746 770
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +24
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 206 137 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 114 120 138
Average salary £60,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £39,000 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £74,700 £67,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £61,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+28.42% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
97509 87535 96223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.37% 78.84% 76.56%
Number of salaries quoted 78334 71800 81781
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +10 186 £61,000 +22.00% 28
London -29 76 £59,500 +8.18% 15
South East -6 36 £42,500 -10.52% 5
West Midlands +27 34 £65,000 +44.44% 2
City of London -1 29 £74,000 +28.69% 5
Berkshire +12 19 £57,500 +12.19% 4
North West +7 18 £62,250 -4.23% 1
Birmingham +14 15 £65,000 +66.66% 1
Solihull - 14 - -
Manchester +12 13 £62,000 -4.61%
East of England -16 11 £61,000 +22.00%
Yorkshire -31 10 £32,500 -31.57% 3
Cheadle - 10 - -
Reading +3 7 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 6 £30,000 -35.48%
West Yorkshire -27 6 £48,750 +2.63% 3
Surrey - 6 £30,000 -
Hertfordshire +11 5 - -
Merseyside -10 5 £62,500 +4.16%
Liverpool -11 5 £62,500 -
Cambridgeshire +6 4 - -
Cambridge +6 4 - -
Leeds -22 4 £48,750 +2.63% 3
Maidenhead - 4 £67,500 - 1
Aylesbury - 3 £30,000 -
Rochdale -2 2 £62,000 -4.61%
Bradford - 2 - -
Leatherhead - 2 £30,000 -
West Drayton - 2 £37,500 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £61,000 -

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (41.28%) Finance
2 100 (33.56%) Service Delivery
3 93 (31.21%) ITIL
4 70 (23.49%) Windows
5 64 (21.48%) Project Management
6 40 (13.42%) Service Management
6 40 (13.42%) Degree
7 39 (13.09%) ITIL V3
8 37 (12.42%) SLA
8 37 (12.42%) Active Directory
9 36 (12.08%) Risk Management
10 32 (10.74%) Telecoms
11 31 (10.40%) MS Office
11 31 (10.40%) Linux
12 30 (10.07%) Marketing
13 29 (9.73%) WSUS
13 29 (9.73%) Server Monitoring
14 28 (9.40%) Management Information System
15 27 (9.06%) Information Security
15 27 (9.06%) Oracle
16 26 (8.72%) SQL Server
16 26 (8.72%) SQL
16 26 (8.72%) Retail
17 25 (8.39%) Internet
18 24 (8.05%) PRINCE2
18 24 (8.05%) UNIX
18 24 (8.05%) TCP/IP
18 24 (8.05%) Incident Management
19 23 (7.72%) Sourcefire
19 23 (7.72%) C#

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (5.37%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.68%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (1.68%) Lync
6 2 (0.67%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.67%) IIS
6 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.34%) nginx
7 1 (0.34%) Mule
Applications
1 31 (10.40%) MS Office
2 19 (6.38%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.68%) MS Project
4 2 (0.67%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (4.03%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.67%) SaaS
2 2 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.39%) Internet
2 24 (8.05%) TCP/IP
3 18 (6.04%) Intranet
4 16 (5.37%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (4.03%) SAN
6 11 (3.69%) Network Security
7 10 (3.36%) Firewall
8 9 (3.02%) VoIP
9 6 (2.01%) IP Telephony
9 6 (2.01%) Broadband
9 6 (2.01%) VPN
9 6 (2.01%) DNS
9 6 (2.01%) DHCP
9 6 (2.01%) NAS
10 3 (1.01%) MPLS
10 3 (1.01%) WAN
11 2 (0.67%) TETRA
11 2 (0.67%) LAN
11 2 (0.67%) PBX
11 2 (0.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.68%) MySQL
3 8 (2.68%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.68%) DB2
5 4 (1.34%) Big Data
6 3 (1.01%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.01%) MS Access
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.67%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.67%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.34%) OLTP
8 1 (0.34%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) RequisitePro
General
1 123 (41.28%) Finance
2 32 (10.74%) Telecoms
3 30 (10.07%) Marketing
4 26 (8.72%) Retail
5 20 (6.71%) Advertising
6 18 (6.04%) Manufacturing
7 17 (5.70%) Banking
8 11 (3.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (2.35%) Back Office
10 4 (1.34%) Automotive
11 3 (1.01%) Investment Banking
11 3 (1.01%) Games
12 2 (0.67%) Legal
12 2 (0.67%) French Language
12 2 (0.67%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.34%) German Language
13 1 (0.34%) Billing
13 1 (0.34%) Law
13 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 48 (16.11%) Operations Manager
2 36 (12.08%) Service Manager
3 32 (10.74%) Consultant
4 31 (10.40%) Analyst
5 20 (6.71%) Architect
6 19 (6.38%) Technical Manager
7 18 (6.04%) Developer
7 18 (6.04%) .NET Developer
7 18 (6.04%) Lead Developer
7 18 (6.04%) Lead .NET Developer
8 17 (5.70%) Security Analyst
9 16 (5.37%) Business Manager
10 14 (4.70%) IT Technical Manager
11 11 (3.69%) IT Services Manager
11 11 (3.69%) Operations Consultant
12 9 (3.02%) IT Operations Manager
12 9 (3.02%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (2.68%) Senior Manager
13 8 (2.68%) Oracle Consultant
13 8 (2.68%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.72%) .NET
2 20 (6.71%) ASP.NET
3 19 (6.38%) Web Services
4 18 (6.04%) WinForms
4 18 (6.04%) WCF
5 12 (4.03%) XSL
5 12 (4.03%) SAP TM
6 10 (3.36%) Middleware
7 7 (2.35%) HTML
8 6 (2.01%) EDI
9 4 (1.34%) XML
10 3 (1.01%) jQuery
10 3 (1.01%) CSS
11 2 (0.67%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.34%) Apache Camel
12 1 (0.34%) Memcached
12 1 (0.34%) Classic ASP
12 1 (0.34%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.40%) Management Information System
2 7 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.01%) Smart Meter
4 5 (1.68%) Biotechnology
5 4 (1.34%) Social Media
5 4 (1.34%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.01%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.01%) EPoS
6 3 (1.01%) Economics
7 2 (0.67%) Handset
7 2 (0.67%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.34%) CCTV
8 1 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.34%) Replication
8 1 (0.34%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 70 (23.49%) Windows
2 31 (10.40%) Linux
3 24 (8.05%) UNIX
4 17 (5.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (4.70%) Solaris
6 11 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.01%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.68%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.34%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (33.56%) Service Delivery
2 93 (31.21%) ITIL
3 64 (21.48%) Project Management
4 40 (13.42%) Service Management
5 39 (13.09%) ITIL V3
6 36 (12.08%) Risk Management
7 29 (9.73%) Server Monitoring
8 27 (9.06%) Information Security
9 24 (8.05%) PRINCE2
9 24 (8.05%) Incident Management
10 23 (7.72%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (7.38%) Logistics
11 22 (7.38%) Business Development
12 21 (7.05%) Strategic Planning
12 21 (7.05%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (6.71%) Supplier Management
13 20 (6.71%) Project Planning
14 18 (6.04%) BCP
14 18 (6.04%) MVC
14 18 (6.04%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.72%) SQL
2 23 (7.72%) C#
3 9 (3.02%) C
4 8 (2.68%) Java
5 3 (1.01%) VBA
5 3 (1.01%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.67%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.67%) F#
6 2 (0.67%) Scala
6 2 (0.67%) Ruby
7 1 (0.34%) PHP
7 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.34%) C++
7 1 (0.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 40 (13.42%) Degree
2 9 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (2.68%) MCSE
3 8 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.01%) CCNA
4 6 (2.01%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.68%) MCITP
5 5 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.34%) CISSP
6 4 (1.34%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.01%) GIAC
7 3 (1.01%) CISM
8 2 (0.67%) MBA
8 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.34%) ACCA
9 1 (0.34%) PMP
9 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.34%) MCP
9 1 (0.34%) CEH
9 1 (0.34%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (12.42%) SLA
2 20 (6.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 15 (5.03%) PCI DSS
4 10 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 8 (2.68%) QA
6 6 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (1.34%) Basel II
8 1 (0.34%) Solvency II
System Software
1 37 (12.42%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.35%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.01%) XenApp
5 4 (1.34%) KVM
6 2 (0.67%) vCloud
7 1 (0.34%) Varnish
7 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.34%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 29 (9.73%) WSUS
2 7 (2.35%) ARCserve
3 3 (1.01%) SCCM
3 3 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (9.06%) Oracle
2 23 (7.72%) Sourcefire
2 23 (7.72%) VMware
3 21 (7.05%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.05%) Juniper
4 20 (6.71%) Symantec
4 20 (6.71%) F5
4 20 (6.71%) Fortinet
4 20 (6.71%) Qualys
5 14 (4.70%) Mitel
6 13 (4.36%) SAP
7 12 (4.03%) Hitachi
8 11 (3.69%) Avaya
9 10 (3.36%) LogRhythm
10 9 (3.02%) Citrix
11 8 (2.68%) Huawei
12 7 (2.35%) Veeam
12 7 (2.35%) Cisco
13 6 (2.01%) CA
13 6 (2.01%) Genesys
Telford, Shropshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £80000 - £100000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Other
Vodafone
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis IT
Salary: £57000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hudson - London
Salary: £55000 - £64000 per annum + excellent bens inc options & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Bens - bonus, flexi time, trips
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Jagger Talent Commercial Recruiters
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners (BE & NL)
Salary: Market related
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SDL Plc
Posted: 15 days ago
South West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Applitracker
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago