The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Management skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Management over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Management
Rank 783 822 769
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -53
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 113 119 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.13% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 95 78 140
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,888
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £78,000 £85,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%

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
84415 94722 96201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.27% 87.50% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 70238 78268 76950
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Operations Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Operations Management as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Management within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +54 103 £55,000 +10.00% 7
London +39 37 £62,500 - 4
South East +40 33 £52,500 -12.50% 3
City of London +49 15 £67,500 -10.00% 2
Yorkshire +33 14 £27,250 -63.66%
Surrey +22 11 £52,500 +5.00%
Kent +12 9 £35,000 -9.09% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 9 £35,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 9 £22,000 -
West Midlands -20 8 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire +18 7 £62,000 -
East of England +16 7 £62,000 +65.33%
Berkshire +14 6 £60,000 -2.04% 1
Brentford - 6 £26,000 -
Reading +14 5 £60,000 -
Ripon - 5 £22,000 -
Leeds +28 4 £65,000 -13.33%
West Yorkshire +20 4 £65,000 -13.33%
Shropshire - 4 £35,000 -
Harrogate - 4 - -
Telford - 4 £35,000 -
Birmingham -35 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Redhill - 3 £52,500 -
West Sussex +15 2 £53,750 +86.63%
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £55,000 -
South West -6 2 £44,250 +22.91%
Reigate - 2 £53,750 -
Gatwick - 2 £53,750 -
Scotland +17 1 £70,000 - 2
Edinburgh +10 1 £70,000 - 1

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Operations Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Operations Management.

1 91 (34.08%) ITIL
2 82 (30.71%) Project Management
3 61 (22.85%) SLA
4 56 (20.97%) Oracle
5 55 (20.60%) Finance
6 54 (20.22%) VMware
7 51 (19.10%) Microsoft
8 48 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
9 46 (17.23%) Amazon AWS
9 46 (17.23%) Cisco
10 43 (16.10%) Citrix
11 42 (15.73%) SQL Server
11 42 (15.73%) Web Services
12 41 (15.36%) Unix
12 41 (15.36%) Analytical Skills
13 40 (14.98%) Firewall
14 39 (14.61%) Data Centre
15 36 (13.48%) Active Directory
16 34 (12.73%) Windows
16 34 (12.73%) PRINCE2
16 34 (12.73%) Linux
16 34 (12.73%) Office 365
17 33 (12.36%) XenApp
17 33 (12.36%) DNS
18 32 (11.99%) WAN
18 32 (11.99%) Service Delivery
18 32 (11.99%) Incident Management
19 31 (11.61%) LAN
19 31 (11.61%) LDAP
20 30 (11.24%) MS Office

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (10.49%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.87%) Apache
3 8 (3.00%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.00%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.87%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.50%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.75%) ArchestrA
6 2 (0.75%) IIS
7 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.37%) CMS
7 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 30 (11.24%) MS Office
2 29 (10.86%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.75%) MS Project
5 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) SAP MII
2 1 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.37%) FastStats
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.37%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.37%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 46 (17.23%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (12.73%) Office 365
3 26 (9.74%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (8.61%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (8.61%) Amazon S3
5 16 (5.99%) IaaS
6 15 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (5.24%) PaaS
8 3 (1.12%) DigitalOcean
8 3 (1.12%) Linode
9 2 (0.75%) SaaS
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.37%) Datadog
10 1 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 40 (14.98%) Firewall
2 33 (12.36%) DNS
3 32 (11.99%) WAN
4 31 (11.61%) LAN
4 31 (11.61%) LDAP
5 30 (11.24%) SAN
6 23 (8.61%) MPLS
7 22 (8.24%) DHCP
8 21 (7.87%) OSPF
9 20 (7.49%) BGP
9 20 (7.49%) IPsec
9 20 (7.49%) Wi-Fi
10 19 (7.12%) 3G
10 19 (7.12%) 4G
11 17 (6.37%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (6.37%) Wireless
12 15 (5.62%) TCP/IP
13 14 (5.24%) Ethernet
13 14 (5.24%) ISDN
13 14 (5.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (15.73%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.49%) Oracle Database
2 20 (7.49%) Oracle Database 10g
3 15 (5.62%) MySQL
4 10 (3.75%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (3.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 9 (3.37%) Oracle Exadata
6 8 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.87%) Big Data
8 3 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.12%) QlikView
9 2 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.75%) JIRA
2 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.37%) Codeship
3 1 (0.37%) GoCD
3 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (20.60%) Finance
2 27 (10.11%) Advertising
3 24 (8.99%) Retail
4 17 (6.37%) Marketing
5 11 (4.12%) Banking
6 7 (2.62%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.25%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.87%) Games
9 3 (1.12%) Front Office
10 1 (0.37%) Billing
10 1 (0.37%) Danish Language
10 1 (0.37%) Electronics
10 1 (0.37%) Law
10 1 (0.37%) Legal
10 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (12.73%) IT Manager
2 32 (11.99%) Operations Manager
3 25 (9.36%) Analyst
4 18 (6.74%) Project Manager
4 18 (6.74%) Service Manager
5 17 (6.37%) Citrix Specialist
6 15 (5.62%) Network Engineer
7 14 (5.24%) Unix Engineer
8 13 (4.87%) Delivery Manager
8 13 (4.87%) Services Delivery Manager
9 12 (4.49%) Database Engineer
9 12 (4.49%) Senior Network Engineer
10 11 (4.12%) Applications Manager
10 11 (4.12%) IT Operations Manager
10 11 (4.12%) Release Manager
10 11 (4.12%) Systems Manager
11 9 (3.37%) Consultant
11 9 (3.37%) Development Engineer
11 9 (3.37%) Development Support Engineer
11 9 (3.37%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (15.73%) Web Services
2 28 (10.49%) Middleware
3 13 (4.87%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 7 (2.62%) LAMP
5 6 (2.25%) .NET
6 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.37%) CSS
6 1 (0.37%) EDI
6 1 (0.37%) HTML
6 1 (0.37%) jQuery
6 1 (0.37%) LINQ
6 1 (0.37%) WAP
6 1 (0.37%) XMPP
6 1 (0.37%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.36%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (14.61%) Data Centre
3 26 (9.74%) Management Information System
4 19 (7.12%) PKI
5 12 (4.49%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.37%) Replication
7 6 (2.25%) Clustering
7 6 (2.25%) Reinsurance
8 5 (1.87%) Telematics
8 5 (1.87%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.50%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.50%) PMI
9 4 (1.50%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.12%) Contactless
10 3 (1.12%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.12%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.75%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.75%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.75%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 41 (15.36%) Unix
2 34 (12.73%) Linux
2 34 (12.73%) Windows
3 27 (10.11%) Solaris
4 15 (5.62%) Windows Server
5 12 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.00%) AIX
7 7 (2.62%) Ubuntu
7 7 (2.62%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.25%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.87%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.12%) CentOS
11 2 (0.75%) Debian
11 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.75%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (34.08%) ITIL
2 82 (30.71%) Project Management
3 34 (12.73%) PRINCE2
4 32 (11.99%) Incident Management
4 32 (11.99%) Service Delivery
5 26 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (9.74%) High Availability
5 26 (9.74%) Performance Monitoring
5 26 (9.74%) Service Management
6 25 (9.36%) Change Management
6 25 (9.36%) Performance Tuning
7 19 (7.12%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (7.12%) Network Design
7 19 (7.12%) Release Management
8 18 (6.74%) Matrix Organization
8 18 (6.74%) WAN Optimisation
9 16 (5.99%) Capacity Management
9 16 (5.99%) Change Control
9 16 (5.99%) Line Management
10 15 (5.62%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (7.12%) SQL
2 16 (5.99%) Perl
2 16 (5.99%) Shell Script
3 7 (2.62%) C#
4 6 (2.25%) Python
5 5 (1.87%) Bourne shell
5 5 (1.87%) C-shell
6 3 (1.12%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.12%) Ruby
7 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.75%) PHP
8 1 (0.37%) C
8 1 (0.37%) Java
8 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (9.74%) ITIL Certification
1 26 (9.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (9.36%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (8.61%) Degree
4 18 (6.74%) PMP
5 13 (4.87%) Security Cleared
6 12 (4.49%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.62%) CISSP
7 7 (2.62%) MOS
7 7 (2.62%) RHCE
7 7 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.25%) SCSA
8 6 (2.25%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.87%) CCNA
9 5 (1.87%) CCNP
9 5 (1.87%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.12%) CEH
10 3 (1.12%) GCIA
10 3 (1.12%) GCIH
10 3 (1.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (22.85%) SLA
2 12 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.62%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.12%) COBIT
6 2 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 48 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (13.48%) Active Directory
3 33 (12.36%) XenApp
4 28 (10.49%) Oracle RAC
5 25 (9.36%) XenDesktop
6 16 (5.99%) VMware ESX
6 16 (5.99%) vSphere
7 13 (4.87%) Hyper-V
8 7 (2.62%) Firmware
9 5 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.12%) vCloud
10 3 (1.12%) VirtualBox
10 3 (1.12%) Xen
11 2 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.37%) Docker
12 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (10.49%) SCCM
2 26 (9.74%) Oracle RMAN
3 25 (9.36%) SCOM
4 20 (7.49%) Data Guard
4 20 (7.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 14 (5.24%) Cisco Prime
6 13 (4.87%) SolarWinds Orion
7 9 (3.37%) MOM
8 8 (3.00%) Nagios
9 6 (2.25%) Backup Exec
9 6 (2.25%) BMC PATROL
9 6 (2.25%) NetBackup
9 6 (2.25%) Puppet
10 5 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (1.87%) Oracle ZFS
11 3 (1.12%) Ansible
11 3 (1.12%) OpenNMS
11 3 (1.12%) RSA Security Analytics
11 3 (1.12%) vRealize
11 3 (1.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 56 (20.97%) Oracle
2 54 (20.22%) VMware
3 51 (19.10%) Microsoft
4 46 (17.23%) Cisco
5 43 (16.10%) Citrix
6 17 (6.37%) SolarWinds
7 15 (5.62%) Juniper
7 15 (5.62%) Palo Alto
8 14 (5.24%) F5
8 14 (5.24%) HP
8 14 (5.24%) Red Hat
9 13 (4.87%) Barracuda Networks
10 9 (3.37%) Cognizant
10 9 (3.37%) Teradata
11 6 (2.25%) BMC
11 6 (2.25%) EMC
11 6 (2.25%) Veritas
12 5 (1.87%) Sophos
12 5 (1.87%) Sun
12 5 (1.87%) WatchGuard
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Marks Sattin
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Berkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Wipro
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Central London / West End
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £51012 - £58000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
North West, London
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: £64,000 plus benefits
Posted: 19 days ago