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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Management
Rank 770 756 781
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 122 158 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 70 117 100
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £34,200 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £105,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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
93036 97048 88128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.83% 82.79% 80.98%
Number of salaries quoted 76147 78224 72122
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -25 104 £47,500 -13.63% 15
London -4 33 £53,750 -10.41% 4
South East +11 21 £60,000 +33.33% 4
East of England -2 13 £47,500 - 2
South West -5 12 £24,500 -40.24% 1
West Midlands -9 12 £40,000 -38.46%
Surrey +14 9 £61,000 +103.33% 1
Bristol -9 9 - -
City of London +18 8 £61,250 +36.11% 1
Birmingham -3 8 £40,000 -28.88%
North West +5 7 £58,000 -15.63% 4
Lancashire -3 5 - -
Hertfordshire -14 5 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Burnley - 5 - -
Yorkshire -8 4 - -
Harrow - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £60,000 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £60,000 -
Hampshire - 4 £24,000 -
East Midlands +3 3 £60,000 +26.31%
Reading +1 3 £60,000 +33.33% 1
West Yorkshire 0 3 - -
Berkshire -7 3 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Bradford -22 3 - -
Redhill - 3 £72,500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £60,000 -
Northampton - 3 £60,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £24,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £65,000 -
Manchester +8 2 £58,000 -17.14% 3

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 174 (53.70%) ITIL
2 101 (31.17%) Finance
3 92 (28.40%) ITIL Certification
4 91 (28.09%) Project Management
5 76 (23.46%) Degree
6 72 (22.22%) SLA
7 71 (21.91%) Service Delivery
7 71 (21.91%) Analytical Skills
8 66 (20.37%) Cisco
8 66 (20.37%) Microsoft
9 58 (17.90%) MS Excel
9 58 (17.90%) Windows
9 58 (17.90%) Change Management
10 48 (14.81%) Management Information System
11 47 (14.51%) Linux
11 47 (14.51%) SQL Server
12 46 (14.20%) Oracle
13 42 (12.96%) Advertising
14 41 (12.65%) Cisco Certification
15 39 (12.04%) WAN
15 39 (12.04%) Service Management
16 38 (11.73%) LAN
16 38 (11.73%) Data Centre
17 37 (11.42%) Amazon AWS
17 37 (11.42%) PaaS
18 36 (11.11%) Incident Management
18 36 (11.11%) MS Office
18 36 (11.11%) Citrix
19 35 (10.80%) Web Services
20 34 (10.49%) Oracle Database

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 29 (8.95%) Lync
2 21 (6.48%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.94%) WebLogic
4 10 (3.09%) WorkSite
5 7 (2.16%) Apache
6 6 (1.85%) IIS
6 6 (1.85%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.93%) SAS
7 3 (0.93%) Node.js
8 2 (0.62%) nginx
9 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.31%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 58 (17.90%) MS Excel
2 36 (11.11%) MS Office
3 14 (4.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.54%) MS Project
5 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.62%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 11 (3.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.85%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.31%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 37 (11.42%) PaaS
1 37 (11.42%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (9.57%) Cloud Computing
3 23 (7.10%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (7.10%) Amazon S3
4 19 (5.86%) Office 365
5 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.23%) SaaS
5 4 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.62%) Route 53
6 2 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (12.04%) WAN
2 38 (11.73%) LAN
3 28 (8.64%) PBX
3 28 (8.64%) VoIP
4 26 (8.02%) TCP/IP
4 26 (8.02%) DPNSS
4 26 (8.02%) QSIG
5 25 (7.72%) Firewall
6 20 (6.17%) LDAP
7 11 (3.40%) SAN
8 10 (3.09%) Wireless
9 9 (2.78%) IPsec
9 9 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (2.78%) 3G
9 9 (2.78%) DNS
9 9 (2.78%) 4G
10 8 (2.47%) Internet
11 7 (2.16%) DHCP
11 7 (2.16%) MPLS
11 7 (2.16%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (14.51%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.49%) Oracle Database
3 15 (4.63%) Hadoop
4 13 (4.01%) Data Mining
4 13 (4.01%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.70%) Big Data
6 8 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (1.85%) Redis
8 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.93%) Text Mining
9 3 (0.93%) Mahout
10 2 (0.62%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.62%) SimpleDB
10 2 (0.62%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.62%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.62%) MySQL
10 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (4.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 101 (31.17%) Finance
2 42 (12.96%) Advertising
3 29 (8.95%) Retail
4 24 (7.41%) Legal
5 17 (5.25%) Manufacturing
5 17 (5.25%) Telecoms
5 17 (5.25%) Law
6 16 (4.94%) Banking
6 16 (4.94%) Marketing
7 15 (4.63%) Automotive
7 15 (4.63%) Electronics
8 14 (4.32%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.85%) Publishing
10 3 (0.93%) Back Office
11 2 (0.62%) Military
11 2 (0.62%) German Language
11 2 (0.62%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 57 (17.59%) Operations Manager
2 49 (15.12%) Service Manager
3 41 (12.65%) Analyst
4 29 (8.95%) Senior Manager
5 24 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 17 (5.25%) Architect
7 14 (4.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 13 (4.01%) Service Desk Manager
9 12 (3.70%) Team Leader
9 12 (3.70%) Developer
9 12 (3.70%) IT Services Manager
9 12 (3.70%) Service Architect
10 11 (3.40%) IT Operations Manager
10 11 (3.40%) Database Analyst
11 10 (3.09%) Consultant
11 10 (3.09%) Network Manager
11 10 (3.09%) Network Operations Manager
12 9 (2.78%) Head of Operations
12 9 (2.78%) Delivery Manager
12 9 (2.78%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (10.80%) Web Services
2 15 (4.63%) .NET
2 15 (4.63%) CGI
2 15 (4.63%) LAMP
3 9 (2.78%) Middleware
4 3 (0.93%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.62%) HTML
5 2 (0.62%) Apache Axis
5 2 (0.62%) Apache Flex
5 2 (0.62%) J2EE
5 2 (0.62%) CSS
5 2 (0.62%) SOAP
5 2 (0.62%) XML
5 2 (0.62%) XSL
5 2 (0.62%) Flash
5 2 (0.62%) XHTML
5 2 (0.62%) POSIX
5 2 (0.62%) WSDL
6 1 (0.31%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 71 (21.91%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 38 (11.73%) Data Centre
4 14 (4.32%) User Experience
5 12 (3.70%) FMCG
6 8 (2.47%) FlexPod
6 8 (2.47%) SWIFT
7 7 (2.16%) NHS
8 6 (1.85%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.23%) PKI
9 4 (1.23%) Statistics
9 4 (1.23%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.23%) EMC VNX
10 3 (0.93%) Physics
10 3 (0.93%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.62%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.62%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (17.90%) Windows
2 47 (14.51%) Linux
3 24 (7.41%) UNIX
4 19 (5.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (4.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 15 (4.63%) Oracle Linux
7 14 (4.32%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.16%) Solaris
9 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.62%) Android
10 2 (0.62%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.62%) AIX
10 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (53.70%) ITIL
2 91 (28.09%) Project Management
3 71 (21.91%) Service Delivery
4 58 (17.90%) Change Management
5 39 (12.04%) Service Management
6 36 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 33 (10.19%) Continuous Improvement
8 32 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (7.10%) Migration
11 22 (6.79%) Line Management
12 21 (6.48%) Analytics
12 21 (6.48%) ITIL V3
12 21 (6.48%) ITSM
13 17 (5.25%) E-Commerce
13 17 (5.25%) Project Planning
13 17 (5.25%) Time Management
14 16 (4.94%) Problem Management
14 16 (4.94%) Strategic Planning
14 16 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.17%) Python
2 19 (5.86%) Java
3 18 (5.56%) PHP
4 16 (4.94%) JavaScript
4 16 (4.94%) Perl
5 15 (4.63%) Shell Script
6 13 (4.01%) SQL
7 7 (2.16%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.93%) R
8 3 (0.93%) Ruby
8 3 (0.93%) C
9 2 (0.62%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.31%) C++
Qualifications
1 92 (28.40%) ITIL Certification
2 76 (23.46%) Degree
3 41 (12.65%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (8.64%) CCNA
5 20 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (3.09%) CISSP
6 10 (3.09%) CISM
7 9 (2.78%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.78%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.16%) CCNP
9 3 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.62%) CIPD
10 2 (0.62%) CITP
10 2 (0.62%) CRISC
10 2 (0.62%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 1 (0.31%) ISACA
11 1 (0.31%) MCTS
11 1 (0.31%) GIAC
11 1 (0.31%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (22.22%) SLA
2 29 (8.95%) ISO 9001
3 10 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.16%) COBIT
4 7 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.85%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.62%) QA
8 1 (0.31%) HL7
8 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.31%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 30 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.48%) XenApp
3 20 (6.17%) XenDesktop
4 17 (5.25%) Oracle RAC
4 17 (5.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (4.63%) KVM
6 9 (2.78%) vCloud
7 6 (1.85%) vSphere
8 4 (1.23%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.62%) NFS
11 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (6.17%) SCCM
1 20 (6.17%) SCOM
2 17 (5.25%) Puppet
3 15 (4.63%) Graphite
4 8 (2.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (1.85%) Data Guard
5 6 (1.85%) HAProxy
6 4 (1.23%) EMC VPLEX
7 3 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (0.93%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 66 (20.37%) Cisco
1 66 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 46 (14.20%) Oracle
3 36 (11.11%) Citrix
4 20 (6.17%) VMware
5 19 (5.86%) Red Hat
6 12 (3.70%) Wonderware
6 12 (3.70%) F5
7 11 (3.40%) Juniper
8 10 (3.09%) HP
9 8 (2.47%) Fortinet
9 8 (2.47%) Symantec
10 7 (2.16%) Qualys
10 7 (2.16%) Sourcefire
11 5 (1.54%) EMC
11 5 (1.54%) JDA
11 5 (1.54%) RedPrairie
12 4 (1.23%) Nimble Storage
12 4 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.23%) Websense
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