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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Management
Rank 774 776 839
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +63
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 169 158 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 145 109 51
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.34%

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
88421 89510 88212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.23% 84.88%
Number of salaries quoted 73412 73509 70144
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016 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 14 February 2016. 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 +9 149 £55,000 - 26
South East +33 67 £55,000 -8.33% 5
London -15 38 £60,000 +9.09% 14
Berkshire +38 37 £57,500 +38.55% 2
Reading +17 23 £57,500 +45.56%
East of England +6 20 £37,500 -31.81% 3
East Sussex - 10 £70,000 -
West Sussex - 10 £50,000 -
Lewes - 10 £70,000 -
Gatwick - 10 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 9 £35,000 - 1
North West +25 8 £90,000 +104.54% 1
Hertfordshire -2 7 £50,000 - 2
Maidenhead - 7 £62,500 -
City of London +39 6 £62,500 +21.95% 1
Manchester +27 6 £92,500 +113.87% 1
East Midlands +5 6 £77,500 -
Shefford - 6 £35,000 -
Scotland +3 5 £32,750 -41.77% 1
Derby 0 5 - -
Derbyshire -1 5 - -
South West -15 5 £30,000 -20.00%
Glasgow - 4 £32,750 -
Rickmansworth +8 3 £50,000 -
South Wales +6 3 £52,500 -12.50%
Surrey +6 3 £46,000 -55.12%
Wales 0 3 £52,500 -12.50%
Cambridgeshire -4 3 £37,500 -63.41%
Buckinghamshire -12 3 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Milton Keynes -13 3 £50,000 +14.28% 1

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 155 (46.83%) ITIL
2 123 (37.16%) Finance
3 97 (29.31%) Project Management
4 69 (20.85%) Windows
5 68 (20.54%) Change Management
6 65 (19.64%) Service Delivery
6 65 (19.64%) SLA
7 63 (19.03%) Microsoft
8 58 (17.52%) Management Information System
9 48 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
10 47 (14.20%) Service Management
11 43 (12.99%) VMware
12 42 (12.69%) SQL Server
13 41 (12.39%) Degree
14 38 (11.48%) Risk Management
14 38 (11.48%) Linux
15 37 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
15 37 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
16 36 (10.88%) MS Excel
17 34 (10.27%) Telecoms
17 34 (10.27%) Capacity Management
18 33 (9.97%) Stakeholder Management
18 33 (9.97%) Data Mining
18 33 (9.97%) Unix
19 32 (9.67%) SQL
20 31 (9.37%) PRINCE2
20 31 (9.37%) Agile Software Development
21 30 (9.06%) Banking
21 30 (9.06%) MS Office
21 30 (9.06%) Oracle

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 13 (3.93%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.91%) CMS
3 3 (0.91%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.30%) Apache
5 1 (0.30%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.30%) ArchestrA
5 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.30%) IIS
5 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 36 (10.88%) MS Excel
2 30 (9.06%) MS Office
3 4 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.21%) SPSS
4 2 (0.60%) MS Project
5 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.21%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.91%) Advent Geneva
2 3 (0.91%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.30%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.14%) SaaS
3 13 (3.93%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (3.93%) Office 365
4 12 (3.63%) PaaS
5 11 (3.32%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (3.32%) Amazon S3
5 11 (3.32%) IaaS
6 6 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.91%) DigitalOcean
7 3 (0.91%) Linode
8 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.30%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.30%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.76%) SAN
2 23 (6.95%) WAN
3 22 (6.65%) Firewall
4 20 (6.04%) LAN
5 13 (3.93%) Internet
6 12 (3.63%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (3.32%) Cisco IPT
7 11 (3.32%) IP Telephony
7 11 (3.32%) LDAP
8 9 (2.72%) VPN
9 8 (2.42%) Broadband
9 8 (2.42%) DNS
10 7 (2.11%) TCP/IP
10 7 (2.11%) VoIP
11 6 (1.81%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (1.51%) NAS
13 4 (1.21%) DHCP
13 4 (1.21%) Extranet
13 4 (1.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 33 (9.97%) Data Mining
3 21 (6.34%) Big Data
4 20 (6.04%) Oracle Database
5 14 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (3.32%) Redis
8 9 (2.72%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (2.72%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.42%) GIS
9 8 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 6 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.81%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.91%) MySQL
12 3 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.60%) MS Access
13 2 (0.60%) QlikView
13 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.21%) ERwin
1 4 (1.21%) Jasmine
1 4 (1.21%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (0.91%) Fiddler
2 3 (0.91%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.30%) MSI
3 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 123 (37.16%) Finance
2 34 (10.27%) Telecoms
3 30 (9.06%) Banking
4 19 (5.74%) Advertising
5 12 (3.63%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.02%) Retail
7 9 (2.72%) Back Office
8 8 (2.42%) Billing
9 6 (1.81%) Automotive
10 5 (1.51%) Marketing
11 4 (1.21%) Legal
12 3 (0.91%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.91%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.60%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.60%) Military
13 2 (0.60%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.30%) Front Office
14 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.30%) Law
14 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (14.50%) Service Manager
2 39 (11.78%) Analyst
2 39 (11.78%) Operations Manager
3 29 (8.76%) IT Manager
4 22 (6.65%) Services Delivery Manager
5 21 (6.34%) Delivery Manager
6 19 (5.74%) Head of Operations
7 18 (5.44%) Consultant
8 16 (4.83%) Project Manager
9 15 (4.53%) Systems Manager
10 12 (3.63%) Administrator
11 11 (3.32%) Developer
11 11 (3.32%) DevOps Administrator
11 11 (3.32%) SQL Analyst
11 11 (3.32%) SQL Data Analyst
11 11 (3.32%) Systems Administrator
12 10 (3.02%) DBA
12 10 (3.02%) Infrastructure Manager
12 10 (3.02%) Oracle DBA
12 10 (3.02%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.85%) .NET
2 24 (7.25%) Web Services
3 13 (3.93%) Middleware
4 6 (1.81%) CSS
5 5 (1.51%) HTML
6 4 (1.21%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.21%) Django
6 4 (1.21%) LESS
6 4 (1.21%) Sass
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.30%) CGI
8 1 (0.30%) COM
8 1 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 58 (17.52%) Management Information System
2 48 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (8.76%) Data Centre
4 26 (7.85%) Mobile App
5 20 (6.04%) Smart Meter
6 15 (4.53%) Statistics
7 12 (3.63%) Replication
8 6 (1.81%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.81%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.51%) Derivative
9 5 (1.51%) NHS
10 4 (1.21%) EMC VNX
10 4 (1.21%) FlexPod
10 4 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.21%) Reinsurance
11 3 (0.91%) Equities
11 3 (0.91%) FMCG
11 3 (0.91%) PKI
11 3 (0.91%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 69 (20.85%) Windows
2 38 (11.48%) Linux
3 33 (9.97%) Unix
4 30 (9.06%) Windows Server
5 15 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (3.93%) Solaris
7 8 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.91%) CentOS
10 1 (0.30%) Android
10 1 (0.30%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (46.83%) ITIL
2 97 (29.31%) Project Management
3 68 (20.54%) Change Management
4 65 (19.64%) Service Delivery
5 47 (14.20%) Service Management
6 38 (11.48%) Risk Management
7 37 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (10.27%) Capacity Management
9 33 (9.97%) Stakeholder Management
10 31 (9.37%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (9.37%) PRINCE2
11 30 (9.06%) Continuous Improvement
12 28 (8.46%) Incident Management
13 25 (7.55%) Business Analysis
14 23 (6.95%) Analytics
15 22 (6.65%) Migration
16 21 (6.34%) ITIL V3
16 21 (6.34%) Performance Monitoring
17 19 (5.74%) Capacity Planning
17 19 (5.74%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (9.67%) SQL
2 21 (6.34%) Python
3 18 (5.44%) Java
4 9 (2.72%) C
5 6 (1.81%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.51%) C#
6 5 (1.51%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.60%) C++
7 2 (0.60%) PHP
7 2 (0.60%) VB
8 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.30%) Perl
8 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (12.39%) Degree
2 29 (8.76%) ITIL Certification
3 24 (7.25%) CITP
4 21 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (3.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (2.72%) MCSE
6 9 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (2.72%) Security Cleared
7 8 (2.42%) PMI Certification
7 8 (2.42%) PMP
7 8 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (2.11%) CISSP
8 7 (2.11%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.81%) CEH
9 6 (1.81%) GCIA
9 6 (1.81%) GCIH
10 5 (1.51%) CCNA
10 5 (1.51%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (1.21%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (19.64%) SLA
2 24 (7.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (5.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 16 (4.83%) PCI DSS
5 15 (4.53%) ISO 9001
6 14 (4.23%) QA
7 10 (3.02%) COSO
7 10 (3.02%) ISO22301
7 10 (3.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (1.21%) COBIT
8 4 (1.21%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.60%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.30%) Val IT
System Software
1 37 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (8.16%) Active Directory
3 24 (7.25%) XenApp
4 20 (6.04%) vSphere
5 17 (5.14%) Oracle RAC
6 12 (3.63%) XenDesktop
7 11 (3.32%) Docker
8 4 (1.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 4 (1.21%) vCloud
8 4 (1.21%) Xen
9 3 (0.91%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.60%) NFS
11 1 (0.30%) iptables
11 1 (0.30%) Squid
Systems Management
1 15 (4.53%) SCCM
2 14 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (4.23%) Puppet
3 11 (3.32%) SCOM
4 9 (2.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (2.11%) Backup Exec
5 7 (2.11%) Data Guard
6 6 (1.81%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (1.81%) RSA enVision
6 6 (1.81%) RSA Security Analytics
7 5 (1.51%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.21%) MOM
8 4 (1.21%) vRealize
9 3 (0.91%) Ansible
9 3 (0.91%) Nagios
9 3 (0.91%) OpenNMS
9 3 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.91%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.91%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 63 (19.03%) Microsoft
2 43 (12.99%) VMware
3 30 (9.06%) Citrix
3 30 (9.06%) Oracle
4 22 (6.65%) Cisco
5 10 (3.02%) Symantec
6 9 (2.72%) HP
7 8 (2.42%) F5
7 8 (2.42%) Juniper
7 8 (2.42%) SAP
8 6 (1.81%) Fortinet
8 6 (1.81%) NetWitness
8 6 (1.81%) Qualys
8 6 (1.81%) Sourcefire
8 6 (1.81%) Teradata
9 5 (1.51%) EMC
10 4 (1.21%) Cognizant
10 4 (1.21%) Dell
10 4 (1.21%) NetApp
10 4 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
Luton, Bedfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rockhall Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £75000.00 - £87000.00 per annum + bonus/package
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Capita plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car,Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
FCA
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum depending on skills and experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Insure The Box
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 19 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension, Holidays.
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
NLA
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum depending on experience + on call allowance
Posted: 22 days ago