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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Management
Rank 693 720 739
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +19
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 190 190 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 141 112 135
Average salary £51,500 £59,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.44% +19.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £60,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-14.87% +32.96%

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
89248 96221 87010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.53% 81.95% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72491 78159 71532
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +10 152 £57,000 -4.20% 25
London +37 64 £47,500 -18.80% 7
South East -7 31 £63,250 +100.79% 8
East of England +25 24 £65,000 +6.55% 4
City of London +28 17 £46,625 -21.63%
Cambridgeshire +21 13 £65,000 -
Peterborough - 12 £65,000 -
Wales - 12 £51,750 -
North West +2 11 £51,500 -26.42%
Buckinghamshire +2 11 £55,000 +83.33%
Yorkshire +4 8 £50,000 +53.84% 1
North Wales - 8 £49,250 -
Surrey +20 7 £69,500 +131.66% 5
Hertfordshire -4 7 £37,500 - 3
Berkshire -14 7 £65,000 +30.00% 2
West Yorkshire +19 6 £27,500 -15.38%
East Midlands +13 6 £60,000 +20.00%
South West -5 6 £70,000 +59.09% 4
Milton Keynes - 6 £60,000 -
Bradford -16 5 - -
West Midlands -30 5 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Lancashire - 5 - -
Burnley - 5 - -
Hampshire +3 4 £24,000 -
Birmingham -26 4 £40,000 -38.46%
Colwyn Bay - 4 £48,500 -
Conwy - 4 £48,500 -
Cwmbran - 4 £60,000 -
Egham - 4 - -
Harrow - 4 - -

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 186 (52.25%) ITIL
2 125 (35.11%) Finance
3 97 (27.25%) ITIL Certification
4 89 (25.00%) Project Management
5 82 (23.03%) Windows
6 81 (22.75%) SLA
6 81 (22.75%) Degree
7 76 (21.35%) Microsoft
8 74 (20.79%) Service Delivery
9 64 (17.98%) MS Excel
9 64 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
10 58 (16.29%) Cisco
11 53 (14.89%) Change Management
12 43 (12.08%) LAN
13 42 (11.80%) WAN
14 40 (11.24%) Cisco Certification
14 40 (11.24%) Incident Management
15 39 (10.96%) Linux
15 39 (10.96%) SQL Server
16 36 (10.11%) Service Management
16 36 (10.11%) Management Information System
17 35 (9.83%) Advertising
17 35 (9.83%) MS Office
18 34 (9.55%) Citrix
19 33 (9.27%) Web Services
19 33 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
20 32 (8.99%) Banking
20 32 (8.99%) Lync
21 31 (8.71%) ISO 9001
21 31 (8.71%) VoIP

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 32 (8.99%) Lync
2 19 (5.34%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.49%) WorkSite
4 11 (3.09%) IIS
5 9 (2.53%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.97%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.97%) Apache
7 5 (1.40%) Node.js
8 3 (0.84%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.56%) nginx
10 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 64 (17.98%) MS Excel
2 35 (9.83%) MS Office
3 11 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.97%) MS Project
5 3 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.56%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 7 (1.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.28%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.15%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (7.30%) PaaS
2 26 (7.30%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (5.34%) Office 365
3 19 (5.34%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (5.34%) Amazon S3
4 11 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (2.53%) SaaS
6 2 (0.56%) Route 53
6 2 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (12.08%) LAN
2 42 (11.80%) WAN
3 31 (8.71%) VoIP
4 29 (8.15%) QSIG
4 29 (8.15%) DPNSS
4 29 (8.15%) PBX
5 18 (5.06%) LDAP
5 18 (5.06%) TCP/IP
6 14 (3.93%) Firewall
7 9 (2.53%) Wireless
7 9 (2.53%) Internet
7 9 (2.53%) HTTP
8 8 (2.25%) SAN
8 8 (2.25%) 3G
8 8 (2.25%) 2G
8 8 (2.25%) 4G
8 8 (2.25%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (1.97%) DNS
10 5 (1.40%) LTE
10 5 (1.40%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.74%) Oracle Database
3 10 (2.81%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (1.97%) Big Data
5 7 (1.97%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.69%) Redis
6 6 (1.69%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.84%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.56%) MySQL
8 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.56%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.56%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.56%) SimpleDB
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.84%) JIRA
2 3 (0.84%) FishEye
2 3 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 125 (35.11%) Finance
2 35 (9.83%) Advertising
3 32 (8.99%) Banking
4 29 (8.15%) Legal
5 24 (6.74%) Marketing
6 22 (6.18%) Law
7 19 (5.34%) Retail
8 18 (5.06%) Telecoms
9 9 (2.53%) Aerospace
10 6 (1.69%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.69%) Electronics
11 5 (1.40%) Back Office
12 4 (1.12%) Automotive
12 4 (1.12%) Publishing
12 4 (1.12%) Military
13 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.56%) German Language
13 2 (0.56%) Polish Language
14 1 (0.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 53 (14.89%) Operations Manager
2 47 (13.20%) Service Manager
3 38 (10.67%) Analyst
4 30 (8.43%) Senior Manager
5 27 (7.58%) Cisco Engineer
6 19 (5.34%) Architect
6 19 (5.34%) Service Desk Manager
7 17 (4.78%) Project Manager
8 16 (4.49%) Senior Project Manager
9 15 (4.21%) Team Leader
10 14 (3.93%) Head of Operations
11 12 (3.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 10 (2.81%) Network Manager
12 10 (2.81%) Network Operations Manager
12 10 (2.81%) IT Operations Manager
13 9 (2.53%) Head of IT
13 9 (2.53%) Developer
14 8 (2.25%) Senior Analyst
14 8 (2.25%) Services Delivery Manager
14 8 (2.25%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.27%) Web Services
2 12 (3.37%) .NET
3 9 (2.53%) Middleware
4 6 (1.69%) CGI
4 6 (1.69%) LAMP
5 4 (1.12%) WinForms
6 3 (0.84%) WPF
6 3 (0.84%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (0.84%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.84%) OpenGL
6 3 (0.84%) J2EE
6 3 (0.84%) MFC
7 2 (0.56%) XHTML
7 2 (0.56%) Flash
7 2 (0.56%) WSDL
7 2 (0.56%) POSIX
7 2 (0.56%) HTML
7 2 (0.56%) CSS
7 2 (0.56%) SOAP
7 2 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (10.11%) Management Information System
3 20 (5.62%) User Experience
4 10 (2.81%) SWIFT
5 9 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (2.25%) FlexPod
7 7 (1.97%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.40%) NHS
9 4 (1.12%) FMCG
10 3 (0.84%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (0.84%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.56%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.56%) E-Learning
12 1 (0.28%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.28%) Derivative
12 1 (0.28%) Equity Derivative
12 1 (0.28%) PKI
12 1 (0.28%) Life Science
12 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 82 (23.03%) Windows
2 39 (10.96%) Linux
3 26 (7.30%) Windows 7
4 20 (5.62%) UNIX
5 16 (4.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 12 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.81%) Solaris
8 9 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.84%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.84%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (52.25%) ITIL
2 89 (25.00%) Project Management
3 74 (20.79%) Service Delivery
4 53 (14.89%) Change Management
5 40 (11.24%) Incident Management
6 36 (10.11%) Service Management
7 33 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (8.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 28 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (7.87%) ITIL V3
10 23 (6.46%) Performance Management
11 22 (6.18%) Strategic Planning
11 22 (6.18%) Coaching
11 22 (6.18%) Line Management
12 21 (5.90%) Problem Management
12 21 (5.90%) Migration
13 19 (5.34%) Capacity Planning
13 19 (5.34%) PRINCE2
13 19 (5.34%) Configuration Management
13 19 (5.34%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (6.46%) SQL
2 13 (3.65%) PowerShell
2 13 (3.65%) Perl
3 11 (3.09%) PHP
3 11 (3.09%) Java
3 11 (3.09%) Python
4 10 (2.81%) Shell Script
5 8 (2.25%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.69%) C++
7 5 (1.40%) Ruby
8 4 (1.12%) C#
8 4 (1.12%) VBA
8 4 (1.12%) AWK
8 4 (1.12%) Korn
9 3 (0.84%) C
10 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 97 (27.25%) ITIL Certification
2 81 (22.75%) Degree
3 40 (11.24%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (8.43%) CCNA
5 17 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.53%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.53%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.53%) CISM
6 9 (2.53%) CISSP
7 6 (1.69%) CCNP
8 4 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.56%) CRISC
10 2 (0.56%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 2 (0.56%) CIPD
11 1 (0.28%) CISA
11 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (22.75%) SLA
2 31 (8.71%) ISO 9001
3 10 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.97%) COBIT
5 5 (1.40%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.84%) QA
7 2 (0.56%) HL7
8 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.28%) EMIR
8 1 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.28%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.28%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 30 (8.43%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.34%) XenApp
4 18 (5.06%) XenDesktop
5 13 (3.65%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (2.53%) vCloud
7 6 (1.69%) KVM
8 5 (1.40%) Hyper-V
8 5 (1.40%) vSphere
8 5 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.84%) NFS
10 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (5.62%) SCCM
2 18 (5.06%) SCOM
3 9 (2.53%) Puppet
4 8 (2.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (1.69%) HAProxy
5 6 (1.69%) Graphite
5 6 (1.69%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 76 (21.35%) Microsoft
2 58 (16.29%) Cisco
3 34 (9.55%) Citrix
4 30 (8.43%) Oracle
5 23 (6.46%) VMware
6 14 (3.93%) HP
7 12 (3.37%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.25%) F5
9 7 (1.97%) Symantec
9 7 (1.97%) Juniper
9 7 (1.97%) EMC
10 6 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.69%) Apple
10 6 (1.69%) Sourcefire
10 6 (1.69%) 3PAR
10 6 (1.69%) Veeam
10 6 (1.69%) Qualys
11 5 (1.40%) Fortinet
11 5 (1.40%) RedPrairie
11 5 (1.40%) JDA
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