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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Management
Rank 709 750 729
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -21
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 167 128 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 115 66 109
Average salary £56,500 £61,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.13% +29.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £85,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +21.05%

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
88131 87877 85586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.83% 82.35% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 71785 69854 71243
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +42 155 £55,750 -10.08% 22
London +52 70 £55,000 -21.42% 10
City of London +22 28 £48,750 -42.64% 3
South East -8 28 £66,250 +20.45% 5
East of England +4 21 £65,000 +73.33% 3
South West -4 16 £45,000 +28.57% 1
North West -2 14 £44,000 -29.03% 1
Buckinghamshire - 10 £42,500 - 1
Bristol - 9 £37,500 - 1
Scotland +16 8 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 8 £102,500 -
Peterborough - 8 £102,500 -
Edinburgh - 8 £42,500 -
Yorkshire -12 7 £30,000 -38.46% 1
Essex - 7 £55,000 -
Kent +16 6 £62,500 -21.87%
Surrey -1 6 £102,500 +70.83% 1
Hertfordshire -13 6 - - 3
West Yorkshire -18 6 £30,000 -38.46%
Egham - 6 £102,500 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £42,500 -
Wiltshire +6 5 £70,000 +100.00%
Reading -3 5 £41,500 -27.82%
Bradford -5 5 £29,250 -59.65%
Berkshire -12 5 £41,500 -27.82%
Brentwood - 5 £55,000 -
Cumbria - 5 £57,500 -
Cwmbran - 4 £60,000 -
Torfaen - 4 £60,000 -
Wales - 4 £60,000 -

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 136 (39.42%) ITIL
2 112 (32.46%) Finance
3 100 (28.99%) Windows
4 80 (23.19%) Microsoft
5 72 (20.87%) Degree
6 70 (20.29%) Project Management
7 62 (17.97%) Service Delivery
7 62 (17.97%) SLA
8 51 (14.78%) Linux
9 47 (13.62%) ITIL Certification
10 44 (12.75%) Change Management
10 44 (12.75%) Service Management
10 44 (12.75%) VMware
11 41 (11.88%) Management Information System
12 40 (11.59%) MS Excel
13 38 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
14 36 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
15 35 (10.14%) Cisco
16 34 (9.86%) Configuration Management
16 34 (9.86%) Banking
16 34 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (9.28%) Performance Management
17 32 (9.28%) Problem Management
18 31 (8.99%) Incident Management
18 31 (8.99%) HP
19 28 (8.12%) E-Commerce
19 28 (8.12%) Telecoms
20 27 (7.83%) Migration
21 26 (7.54%) LAN
21 26 (7.54%) PowerShell

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 14 (4.06%) Lync
2 12 (3.48%) IIS
3 10 (2.90%) WorkSite
4 9 (2.61%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.32%) Apache
6 6 (1.74%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.45%) Node.js
8 3 (0.87%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.87%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.58%) nginx
9 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 40 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.96%) MS Office
3 14 (4.06%) MS Project
4 6 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.87%) SmartSuite
5 3 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.58%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.29%) assyst
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.51%) SaaS
2 15 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.35%) PaaS
3 6 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.45%) IaaS
5 4 (1.16%) Office 365
6 3 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.58%) Route 53
7 2 (0.58%) IBM SmartCloud
7 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.58%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.54%) LAN
2 24 (6.96%) WAN
3 15 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 15 (4.35%) Firewall
4 14 (4.06%) SAN
5 13 (3.77%) VoIP
6 11 (3.19%) QSIG
6 11 (3.19%) DPNSS
6 11 (3.19%) PBX
7 9 (2.61%) HTTP
8 8 (2.32%) SMTP
9 7 (2.03%) Internet
9 7 (2.03%) VPN
9 7 (2.03%) DNS
10 6 (1.74%) NetScaler
10 6 (1.74%) HTTPS
11 5 (1.45%) 2G
11 5 (1.45%) 3G
11 5 (1.45%) MPLS
11 5 (1.45%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
1 17 (4.93%) OLTP
2 15 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.03%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (1.74%) Redis
4 6 (1.74%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.16%) Big Data
5 4 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.16%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.16%) MySQL
5 4 (1.16%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.58%) Couchbase
6 2 (0.58%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.58%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.58%) SimpleDB
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.87%) FishEye
2 3 (0.87%) JIRA
General
1 112 (32.46%) Finance
2 34 (9.86%) Banking
3 28 (8.12%) Telecoms
4 21 (6.09%) Marketing
5 20 (5.80%) Retail
6 18 (5.22%) Legal
7 14 (4.06%) Law
8 9 (2.61%) Back Office
8 9 (2.61%) Advertising
9 8 (2.32%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.74%) Retail Banking
10 6 (1.74%) Electronics
11 5 (1.45%) Aerospace
12 4 (1.16%) Military
12 4 (1.16%) Front Office
13 3 (0.87%) Billing
14 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.29%) Games
15 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 61 (17.68%) Operations Manager
2 33 (9.57%) Service Manager
3 23 (6.67%) Data Manager
3 23 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 20 (5.80%) Consultant
5 19 (5.51%) DBA
6 18 (5.22%) Architect
6 18 (5.22%) Project Manager
7 16 (4.64%) Head of Operations
7 16 (4.64%) IT Operations Manager
8 15 (4.35%) Analyst
8 15 (4.35%) Head of IT
9 14 (4.06%) Senior Project Manager
10 12 (3.48%) Team Leader
11 11 (3.19%) Cisco Engineer
11 11 (3.19%) VMware Consultant
12 10 (2.90%) Technical Manager
12 10 (2.90%) Service Desk Manager
13 8 (2.32%) Product Manager
13 8 (2.32%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.48%) Web Services
2 11 (3.19%) .NET
3 5 (1.45%) Middleware
3 5 (1.45%) J2EE
4 4 (1.16%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.16%) JSON
4 4 (1.16%) CSS
4 4 (1.16%) CGI
4 4 (1.16%) WinForms
4 4 (1.16%) LAMP
5 3 (0.87%) OpenGL
5 3 (0.87%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.87%) MFC
5 3 (0.87%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (0.87%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (0.87%) WPF
6 2 (0.58%) Apache Flex
6 2 (0.58%) Apache Axis
6 2 (0.58%) HTML
6 2 (0.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.88%) Management Information System
2 38 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 17 (4.93%) N-Tier
5 13 (3.77%) User Experience
6 7 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (0.87%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (0.87%) E-Learning
7 3 (0.87%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.87%) SWIFT
7 3 (0.87%) Derivative
7 3 (0.87%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (0.58%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.58%) DTV
8 2 (0.58%) Clustering
8 2 (0.58%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.29%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.29%) Social Media
9 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 100 (28.99%) Windows
2 51 (14.78%) Linux
3 22 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (5.80%) Windows 7
5 18 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (4.93%) UNIX
7 12 (3.48%) Solaris
8 8 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.16%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.87%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.58%) Android
11 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (39.42%) ITIL
2 70 (20.29%) Project Management
3 62 (17.97%) Service Delivery
4 44 (12.75%) Change Management
4 44 (12.75%) Service Management
5 34 (9.86%) Configuration Management
5 34 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (9.28%) Performance Management
6 32 (9.28%) Problem Management
7 31 (8.99%) Incident Management
8 28 (8.12%) E-Commerce
9 27 (7.83%) Migration
10 25 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (6.67%) PRINCE2
11 23 (6.67%) ITIL V3
12 21 (6.09%) Information Security
12 21 (6.09%) Coaching
13 19 (5.51%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (4.93%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (4.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.54%) PowerShell
2 19 (5.51%) SQL
3 15 (4.35%) Perl
4 13 (3.77%) PHP
5 10 (2.90%) Java
5 10 (2.90%) Shell Script
6 9 (2.61%) Python
6 9 (2.61%) Ruby
7 8 (2.32%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.03%) C
8 7 (2.03%) VBA
9 6 (1.74%) Korn
9 6 (1.74%) C#
9 6 (1.74%) C++
9 6 (1.74%) AWK
10 2 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (20.87%) Degree
2 47 (13.62%) ITIL Certification
3 16 (4.64%) Security Cleared
4 14 (4.06%) SC Cleared
5 13 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (3.48%) CCNA
7 9 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (2.61%) MCSE
8 8 (2.32%) CISSP
9 7 (2.03%) CISM
10 5 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.45%) VCAP
10 5 (1.45%) VTSP
10 5 (1.45%) VCP5
10 5 (1.45%) CCEE
10 5 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (1.16%) VCP4
12 2 (0.58%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (17.97%) SLA
2 11 (3.19%) ISO 9001
2 11 (3.19%) QA
3 9 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.45%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.87%) EMIR
6 3 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.58%) COBIT
8 1 (0.29%) HL7
System Software
1 36 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (4.93%) Hyper-V
3 15 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 15 (4.35%) vSphere
4 14 (4.06%) vCloud
5 6 (1.74%) XenApp
6 5 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (1.45%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.16%) KVM
8 3 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.58%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.58%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.29%) NFS
10 1 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 10 (2.90%) Puppet
2 6 (1.74%) HAProxy
3 5 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (1.45%) XenMobile
4 4 (1.16%) Nagios
4 4 (1.16%) Graphite
4 4 (1.16%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.87%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.58%) SCCM
6 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.58%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.58%) MOM
6 2 (0.58%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 80 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 44 (12.75%) VMware
3 35 (10.14%) Cisco
4 31 (8.99%) HP
5 24 (6.96%) Oracle
6 23 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 22 (6.38%) EMC
8 16 (4.64%) Citrix
9 15 (4.35%) 3PAR
10 14 (4.06%) NetApp
11 12 (3.48%) IBM
12 8 (2.32%) Veeam
13 7 (2.03%) Apple
13 7 (2.03%) Juniper
14 5 (1.45%) Symantec
14 5 (1.45%) Avaya
14 5 (1.45%) LogRhythm
15 4 (1.16%) Qualys
15 4 (1.16%) Fortinet
15 4 (1.16%) Sourcefire
City, London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £43000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £66,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Benefits / Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Haywards Heath
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Banbury
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago