The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Management
Rank 750 765 792
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +27
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 161 110 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.10% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 118 91 90
Average salary £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £30,700 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £103,750 £75,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94009 85540 91016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.78% 77.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75646 69804 77415
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +0.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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 +9 153 £55,000 +10.00% 20
London -22 62 £60,000 +9.09% 4
South East -9 29 £50,000 +23.45% 6
City of London 0 20 £45,000 -6.25%
Berkshire +11 19 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Yorkshire - 16 £32,500 -
East of England -5 15 £47,500 -
North West - 13 £68,750 - 3
Hertfordshire -10 12 £45,000 -
Reading +8 9 £45,000 -12.62% 1
West Yorkshire - 9 £35,000 -
Rickmansworth +10 8 £42,500 +30.76%
West Midlands -11 8 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Leeds - 8 £32,500 -
Birmingham +2 6 £47,500 -7.31%
South West -9 6 £40,500 -37.69% 3
Bracknell - 6 £65,000 -
Manchester - 6 £70,000 -
Scotland +2 5 £47,500 +55.73% 2
Bristol +1 5 £41,000 -36.92% 1
Aberdeen - 5 £47,500 -
York - 4 £26,500 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £26,500 -
Surrey -11 3 £30,000 -45.45% 1
East Midlands -12 3 £47,500 -7.31%
Leicestershire - 3 £47,500 -
Hackney - 3 £33,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £35,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £65,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £55,000 - 1

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 132 (35.87%) Finance
2 124 (33.70%) ITIL
3 112 (30.43%) Service Delivery
4 89 (24.18%) Windows
5 80 (21.74%) Project Management
6 50 (13.59%) Degree
7 49 (13.32%) Oracle
8 45 (12.23%) Service Management
9 44 (11.96%) Linux
9 44 (11.96%) Active Directory
10 42 (11.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 40 (10.87%) VMware
12 39 (10.60%) SLA
12 39 (10.60%) ITIL V3
13 36 (9.78%) MS Office
14 35 (9.51%) Telecoms
15 34 (9.24%) SQL Server
15 34 (9.24%) Marketing
16 33 (8.97%) Server Monitoring
17 31 (8.42%) WSUS
17 31 (8.42%) Banking
18 30 (8.15%) Microsoft
18 30 (8.15%) Risk Management
19 29 (7.88%) MS Excel
20 28 (7.61%) UNIX
20 28 (7.61%) SQL
21 26 (7.07%) .NET
21 26 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
22 25 (6.79%) SAN
23 24 (6.52%) C#

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.08%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.45%) Lync
5 7 (1.90%) IIS
6 6 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.09%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.82%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.54%) Apache
9 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 36 (9.78%) MS Office
2 29 (7.88%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.63%) MS Project
5 3 (0.82%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.82%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.27%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 8 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.54%) Exchequer
2 2 (0.54%) Pegasus Opera
2 2 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.54%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.54%) Sage 1000
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.54%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.54%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.27%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.27%) Lawson
3 1 (0.27%) Maximo
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.43%) SaaS
2 8 (2.17%) IaaS
3 6 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.79%) SAN
2 21 (5.71%) Firewall
3 20 (5.43%) Internet
4 19 (5.16%) Intranet
5 13 (3.53%) Network Security
5 13 (3.53%) TCP/IP
6 11 (2.99%) DNS
7 9 (2.45%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (2.17%) DHCP
9 7 (1.90%) NAS
10 6 (1.63%) Broadband
10 6 (1.63%) VPN
11 5 (1.36%) VoIP
11 5 (1.36%) Structured Cabling
12 4 (1.09%) Unified Communications
13 3 (0.82%) FTP
13 3 (0.82%) LDAP
13 3 (0.82%) Wireless
14 2 (0.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 2 (0.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (2.99%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.63%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.63%) OLTP
5 5 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.36%) MySQL
5 5 (1.36%) DB2
6 3 (0.82%) Big Data
6 3 (0.82%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.82%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.82%) MS Access
7 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.27%) Hudson
1 1 (0.27%) RequisitePro
General
1 132 (35.87%) Finance
2 35 (9.51%) Telecoms
3 34 (9.24%) Marketing
4 31 (8.42%) Banking
5 23 (6.25%) Retail
6 19 (5.16%) Advertising
7 12 (3.26%) Manufacturing
8 10 (2.72%) Legal
8 10 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.90%) German Language
10 5 (1.36%) Back Office
11 3 (0.82%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.82%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.82%) Publishing
12 2 (0.54%) Automotive
12 2 (0.54%) Law
12 2 (0.54%) Games
12 2 (0.54%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.27%) French Language
13 1 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 77 (20.92%) Operations Manager
2 54 (14.67%) Service Manager
3 34 (9.24%) Analyst
4 27 (7.34%) Consultant
5 23 (6.25%) Developer
6 22 (5.98%) Technical Manager
7 19 (5.16%) Architect
8 16 (4.35%) Lead Developer
8 16 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 16 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 16 (4.35%) Lead .NET Developer
9 15 (4.08%) IT Operations Manager
10 13 (3.53%) IT Technical Manager
10 13 (3.53%) Security Analyst
11 12 (3.26%) IT Services Manager
11 12 (3.26%) Head of Operations
12 11 (2.99%) Head of IT
12 11 (2.99%) Business Manager
12 11 (2.99%) Data Manager
13 9 (2.45%) Head of Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.07%) .NET
2 21 (5.71%) Web Services
2 21 (5.71%) ASP.NET
3 16 (4.35%) WinForms
3 16 (4.35%) WCF
4 14 (3.80%) Middleware
5 10 (2.72%) HTML
6 8 (2.17%) XSL
6 8 (2.17%) SAP TM
7 6 (1.63%) CSS
7 6 (1.63%) jQuery
8 4 (1.09%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.82%) HTML5
9 3 (0.82%) Flash
10 2 (0.54%) J2EE
10 2 (0.54%) EDI
11 1 (0.27%) Classic ASP
11 1 (0.27%) JDBC
11 1 (0.27%) JSP
11 1 (0.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.62%) Management Information System
2 10 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.36%) Biotechnology
4 5 (1.36%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.09%) Smart Meter
6 3 (0.82%) Digital Media
6 3 (0.82%) Firmware
6 3 (0.82%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.54%) Handset
7 2 (0.54%) CLARiiON
7 2 (0.54%) Symmetrix
7 2 (0.54%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.54%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.54%) Celerra
7 2 (0.54%) Symmetrix DMX
8 1 (0.27%) Social Media
8 1 (0.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 89 (24.18%) Windows
2 44 (11.96%) Linux
3 28 (7.61%) UNIX
4 16 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (3.80%) Solaris
6 9 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.63%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.63%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.36%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.82%) AIX
10 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.54%) CentOS
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (33.70%) ITIL
2 112 (30.43%) Service Delivery
3 80 (21.74%) Project Management
4 45 (12.23%) Service Management
5 42 (11.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 39 (10.60%) ITIL V3
7 33 (8.97%) Server Monitoring
8 30 (8.15%) Risk Management
9 24 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (5.98%) Change Management
10 22 (5.98%) Business Continuity
10 22 (5.98%) Information Security
10 22 (5.98%) PRINCE2
11 20 (5.43%) ERP
12 19 (5.16%) Logistics
12 19 (5.16%) Business Development
13 18 (4.89%) Project Planning
14 17 (4.62%) Incident Management
14 17 (4.62%) Change Control
15 16 (4.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 28 (7.61%) SQL
2 24 (6.52%) C#
3 11 (2.99%) C
4 9 (2.45%) Java
5 7 (1.90%) Shell Script
5 7 (1.90%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.90%) Perl
5 7 (1.90%) VBA
6 6 (1.63%) AWK
7 5 (1.36%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.09%) Korn
9 2 (0.54%) F#
9 2 (0.54%) Scala
10 1 (0.27%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.27%) C-shell
10 1 (0.27%) Groovy
10 1 (0.27%) Ruby
10 1 (0.27%) Python
10 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (13.59%) Degree
2 15 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (2.72%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.17%) CISSP
5 7 (1.90%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.90%) MBA
6 6 (1.63%) GIAC
6 6 (1.63%) CISM
6 6 (1.63%) MCSE
6 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.36%) MCITP
7 5 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.36%) CCNA
8 3 (0.82%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.54%) PMP
9 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.54%) CEH
10 1 (0.27%) APMP
10 1 (0.27%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.60%) SLA
2 13 (3.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 12 (3.26%) QA
4 7 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 7 (1.90%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.09%) Basel II
7 2 (0.54%) COBIT
7 2 (0.54%) MiFID
8 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 44 (11.96%) Active Directory
2 26 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.72%) vCloud
4 7 (1.90%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.36%) XenApp
6 4 (1.09%) KVM
6 4 (1.09%) UAG
7 2 (0.54%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.54%) SRDF
8 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.27%) vSphere
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (8.42%) WSUS
2 6 (1.63%) ARCserve
3 4 (1.09%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.09%) SCCM
4 3 (0.82%) Puppet
4 3 (0.82%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.27%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.27%) MOM
5 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (13.32%) Oracle
2 40 (10.87%) VMware
3 30 (8.15%) Microsoft
4 16 (4.35%) Sourcefire
5 14 (3.80%) HP
6 12 (3.26%) Symantec
6 12 (3.26%) SAP
7 10 (2.72%) Juniper
7 10 (2.72%) Mitel
7 10 (2.72%) Fortinet
7 10 (2.72%) F5
7 10 (2.72%) Qualys
8 8 (2.17%) Hitachi
8 8 (2.17%) Dell
8 8 (2.17%) Citrix
9 7 (1.90%) Remedy
10 6 (1.63%) Avaya
10 6 (1.63%) Veeam
10 6 (1.63%) Splunk
11 5 (1.36%) Huawei
Newcastle upon Tyne
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northumberland
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Skye Group
Salary: £35,000 per annum with Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £100000 to £125000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £54000 - £62000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £16k + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Hackney, London
Antenna International
Salary: pro rata
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
RBS
Salary: Excellent employee salary and 30% cash and benefit funding programme
Posted: 16 days ago
Surrey
Steria
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 21 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Kidlington
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £29000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago