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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Management
Rank 760 777 731
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -46
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 137 113 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 87 83 109
Average salary £56,250 £70,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.64% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,300 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £105,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £65,000 £47,750
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +36.12%

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
92095 89576 91817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.23% 81.81% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75962 71840 78174
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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 +35 134 £55,000 -19.70% 19
South East +37 48 £52,500 -21.05% 8
London +14 39 £57,500 -17.85% 3
City of London +34 18 £55,000 -26.66% 3
West Yorkshire +1 17 £65,000 -10.34%
East of England -6 17 £102,500 +173.33% 2
Yorkshire -10 17 £65,000 +47.72% 1
Leeds - 14 £51,000 -
Berkshire +2 13 £55,000 -24.65% 4
Hertfordshire -7 12 £140,000 +173.17%
Buckinghamshire +13 9 £45,000 - 2
Reading +7 9 £37,500 - 4
Kent +4 8 £45,000 -18.18%
North West -6 8 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Milton Keynes +5 6 £45,000 -
Cumbria - 6 £57,500 - 1
East Midlands +32 5 £38,000 -33.91% 1
East Sussex -7 5 - - 2
Bexhill-On-Sea -7 5 - - 2
Hampshire -21 5 £35,000 -
Bradford -6 4 £65,000 -10.34%
West Midlands -12 4 £72,500 -9.37% 1
Surrey - 4 £102,500 -
Rickmansworth - 4 £31,000 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 4 £57,500 -
West Malling - 4 £45,000 -
Windsor - 4 £85,000 -
Derbyshire +17 3 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Scotland +6 3 £70,000 +40.00%
Birmingham -10 3 £72,500 -7.93%

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 98 (28.82%) ITIL
1 98 (28.82%) Finance
2 77 (22.65%) Windows
3 74 (21.76%) Project Management
4 69 (20.29%) Microsoft
5 65 (19.12%) Service Delivery
6 49 (14.41%) Degree
7 46 (13.53%) Service Management
8 45 (13.24%) VMware
9 42 (12.35%) SLA
10 39 (11.47%) E-Commerce
10 39 (11.47%) Linux
11 38 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
12 35 (10.29%) Banking
13 34 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 33 (9.71%) Continuous Improvement
15 32 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
16 31 (9.12%) MS Excel
17 30 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
17 30 (8.82%) OLTP
17 30 (8.82%) Problem Management
17 30 (8.82%) Change Management
17 30 (8.82%) Telecoms
17 30 (8.82%) N-Tier
18 28 (8.24%) Computer Science
19 27 (7.94%) SaaS
19 27 (7.94%) Configuration Management
19 27 (7.94%) Oracle
19 27 (7.94%) ITIL Certification
20 26 (7.65%) Performance Management

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (2.65%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.06%) IIS
3 6 (1.76%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.18%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.18%) Lync
4 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.59%) Apache
5 2 (0.59%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (9.12%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.76%) MS Office
3 14 (4.12%) MS Project
4 7 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.47%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.18%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.18%) SmartSuite
6 4 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.29%) CATIA
7 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.88%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.59%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.59%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.59%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.59%) Sage 1000
2 2 (0.59%) Exchequer
2 2 (0.59%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (0.29%) Lawson
3 1 (0.29%) Maximo
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (0.29%) assyst
3 1 (0.29%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.94%) SaaS
2 7 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.47%) PaaS
3 5 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.88%) IaaS
6 2 (0.59%) IBM SmartCloud
6 2 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.00%) SAN
2 13 (3.82%) DNS
3 12 (3.53%) LAN
4 11 (3.24%) Firewall
5 8 (2.35%) WAN
5 8 (2.35%) DHCP
5 8 (2.35%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.06%) VPN
7 6 (1.76%) SMTP
7 6 (1.76%) MPLS
7 6 (1.76%) Structured Cabling
8 5 (1.47%) Internet
8 5 (1.47%) NAS
8 5 (1.47%) Unified Communications
8 5 (1.47%) NetScaler
8 5 (1.47%) VoIP
8 5 (1.47%) FTP
8 5 (1.47%) HTTP
9 4 (1.18%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
1 30 (8.82%) OLTP
2 18 (5.29%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.76%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.88%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.59%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.59%) MySQL
7 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.29%) FishEye
2 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 98 (28.82%) Finance
2 35 (10.29%) Banking
3 30 (8.82%) Telecoms
4 23 (6.76%) Retail
5 22 (6.47%) Marketing
6 15 (4.41%) Legal
7 8 (2.35%) Back Office
8 7 (2.06%) Billing
9 6 (1.76%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.76%) Retail Banking
10 5 (1.47%) Advertising
10 5 (1.47%) Publishing
10 5 (1.47%) Multimedia
10 5 (1.47%) Front Office
11 3 (0.88%) Law
12 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.59%) Electronics
12 2 (0.59%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.29%) Games
13 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 77 (22.65%) Operations Manager
2 41 (12.06%) Data Manager
3 35 (10.29%) Service Manager
4 30 (8.82%) DBA
5 24 (7.06%) Analyst
6 23 (6.76%) Consultant
7 19 (5.59%) Head of Operations
8 16 (4.71%) Head of IT
9 14 (4.12%) Architect
10 13 (3.82%) Developer
10 13 (3.82%) Infrastructure Manager
11 11 (3.24%) Data Centre Manager
11 11 (3.24%) VMware Consultant
12 10 (2.94%) IT Operations Manager
12 10 (2.94%) Project Manager
13 9 (2.65%) Head of Technology
14 8 (2.35%) Support Manager
14 8 (2.35%) Product Manager
14 8 (2.35%) Technical Manager
15 7 (2.06%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.24%) Web Services
2 9 (2.65%) .NET
3 6 (1.76%) HTML
4 5 (1.47%) Flash
4 5 (1.47%) HTML5
5 4 (1.18%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.18%) JSON
5 4 (1.18%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.88%) CSS
6 3 (0.88%) J2EE
6 3 (0.88%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (0.88%) WinForms
7 2 (0.59%) OpenGL
7 2 (0.59%) Middleware
7 2 (0.59%) WPF
8 1 (0.29%) WCF
8 1 (0.29%) MFC
8 1 (0.29%) XML
8 1 (0.29%) JDBC
8 1 (0.29%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (8.82%) N-Tier
3 28 (8.24%) Computer Science
4 25 (7.35%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.76%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.47%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.47%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.18%) User Experience
8 3 (0.88%) Derivative
8 3 (0.88%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.59%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.59%) Clustering
9 2 (0.59%) DTV
9 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.59%) Economics
10 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.29%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.29%) GIS
10 1 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.29%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 77 (22.65%) Windows
2 39 (11.47%) Linux
3 15 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (3.82%) Solaris
4 13 (3.82%) UNIX
5 12 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.65%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.29%) CentOS
8 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (28.82%) ITIL
2 74 (21.76%) Project Management
3 65 (19.12%) Service Delivery
4 46 (13.53%) Service Management
5 39 (11.47%) E-Commerce
6 33 (9.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 32 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (8.82%) Problem Management
8 30 (8.82%) Change Management
9 27 (7.94%) Configuration Management
10 26 (7.65%) Performance Management
11 24 (7.06%) Mentoring
12 21 (6.18%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (5.88%) Migration
14 19 (5.59%) Incident Management
14 19 (5.59%) Infrastructure Management
15 18 (5.29%) Disaster Recovery
16 17 (5.00%) Risk Management
16 17 (5.00%) Information Security
17 16 (4.71%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 14 (4.12%) SQL
3 8 (2.35%) Perl
3 8 (2.35%) C
4 7 (2.06%) C#
4 7 (2.06%) VBA
5 6 (1.76%) Java
5 6 (1.76%) Korn
5 6 (1.76%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.76%) AWK
6 4 (1.18%) Ruby
6 4 (1.18%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.18%) PHP
7 3 (0.88%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.59%) Fortran
8 2 (0.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 49 (14.41%) Degree
2 27 (7.94%) ITIL Certification
3 14 (4.12%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.65%) MCSE
5 9 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.76%) CISSP
7 5 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (1.47%) VCAP
7 5 (1.47%) VTSP
7 5 (1.47%) CCEE
7 5 (1.47%) VCP5
8 4 (1.18%) CISM
9 3 (0.88%) PMP
9 3 (0.88%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.59%) RHCE
10 2 (0.59%) MCP
10 2 (0.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (12.35%) SLA
2 19 (5.59%) QA
3 6 (1.76%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.88%) EMIR
5 3 (0.88%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 34 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.41%) vSphere
3 13 (3.82%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.24%) vCloud
5 6 (1.76%) XenApp
6 5 (1.47%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.18%) UAG
7 4 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.59%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.59%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.47%) Puppet
1 5 (1.47%) XenMobile
2 4 (1.18%) SCOrch
2 4 (1.18%) Nagios
3 3 (0.88%) MOM
3 3 (0.88%) SCCM
3 3 (0.88%) SCOM
4 2 (0.59%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.59%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 69 (20.29%) Microsoft
2 45 (13.24%) VMware
3 27 (7.94%) Oracle
4 26 (7.65%) HP
5 18 (5.29%) EMC
6 16 (4.71%) Red Hat
7 14 (4.12%) NetApp
7 14 (4.12%) Cisco
8 13 (3.82%) IBM
9 11 (3.24%) Citrix
9 11 (3.24%) 3PAR
10 10 (2.94%) Juniper
11 7 (2.06%) SAP
12 6 (1.76%) Sourcefire
12 6 (1.76%) Symantec
12 6 (1.76%) F5
12 6 (1.76%) Fortinet
12 6 (1.76%) Qualys
12 6 (1.76%) LogRhythm
13 5 (1.47%) Adobe
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Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
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Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
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