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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Management
Rank 740 785 720
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -65
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 140 87 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.084% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.10% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 100 52 120
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,150 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £104,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%

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
87118 85337 88637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.67% 82.25% 80.09%
Number of salaries quoted 71745 68049 75137
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +53 133 £57,500 - 25
London +51 49 £65,000 - 7
South East -12 43 £55,000 - 11
East of England -9 16 £102,500 +173.33% 4
Buckinghamshire - 15 £45,000 -
City of London +14 14 £42,500 -59.52% 3
North West -8 10 £50,750 -9.77% 2
Berkshire -2 9 £41,500 -23.14% 4
Yorkshire -17 9 £51,000 -29.65%
West Yorkshire -4 8 £58,000 -20.00%
Milton Keynes - 8 £43,750 -
Scotland +20 7 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Reading +7 7 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Surrey +1 7 £102,500 +70.83% 3
South West -5 7 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 6 £102,500 +184.72%
Hertfordshire -12 6 £142,500 +280.00% 3
Peterborough - 6 £102,500 -
Egham - 6 £102,500 -
Kent -1 5 £45,000 -18.18%
Hampshire -15 5 £35,000 -
Leeds - 5 £58,000 -
Bradford -6 4 £46,750 -35.51%
Edinburgh - 4 - -
East Midlands - 4 £55,000 -
Essex - 4 £45,000 - 1
Cumbria - 3 £57,500 -
Portsmouth - 3 £35,000 -
Rickmansworth - 3 - -
Bristol - 3 £37,500 - 1

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 119 (34.20%) Finance
2 112 (32.18%) ITIL
3 83 (23.85%) Windows
4 74 (21.26%) Project Management
5 72 (20.69%) Microsoft
6 60 (17.24%) Degree
7 58 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 46 (13.22%) SLA
9 43 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
10 42 (12.07%) Service Management
11 41 (11.78%) VMware
12 37 (10.63%) Banking
13 36 (10.34%) Linux
13 36 (10.34%) MS Excel
13 36 (10.34%) E-Commerce
14 35 (10.06%) Performance Management
15 34 (9.77%) ITIL Certification
16 32 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
17 31 (8.91%) Management Information System
17 31 (8.91%) VMware Infrastructure
18 30 (8.62%) Configuration Management
19 29 (8.33%) Change Management
19 29 (8.33%) Problem Management
20 28 (8.05%) Computer Science
21 27 (7.76%) HP
21 27 (7.76%) OLTP
21 27 (7.76%) Data Warehouse
21 27 (7.76%) N-Tier
22 26 (7.47%) MS Office
22 26 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 8 (2.30%) IIS
2 6 (1.72%) WorkSite
3 5 (1.44%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.86%) Lync
4 3 (0.86%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.57%) Apache
5 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.57%) Node.js
5 2 (0.57%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 36 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 26 (7.47%) MS Office
3 15 (4.31%) MS Project
4 7 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.15%) SmartSuite
6 3 (0.86%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.86%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.57%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.57%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.57%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.57%) Sage 1000
2 2 (0.57%) Exchequer
2 2 (0.57%) Pegasus Opera
2 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.29%) assyst
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.03%) SaaS
2 14 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.01%) PaaS
4 5 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.15%) Office 365
6 3 (0.86%) IaaS
7 2 (0.57%) IBM SmartCloud
7 2 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.46%) LAN
2 15 (4.31%) WAN
3 13 (3.74%) DNS
4 11 (3.16%) SAN
5 10 (2.87%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.30%) VPN
6 8 (2.30%) SMTP
6 8 (2.30%) Firewall
6 8 (2.30%) VoIP
7 7 (2.01%) DHCP
7 7 (2.01%) HTTP
7 7 (2.01%) Internet
8 6 (1.72%) HTTPS
8 6 (1.72%) MPLS
9 5 (1.44%) NetScaler
10 4 (1.15%) NAS
11 3 (0.86%) QSIG
11 3 (0.86%) DPNSS
11 3 (0.86%) Wireless
11 3 (0.86%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.76%) Data Warehouse
1 27 (7.76%) OLTP
2 13 (3.74%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.01%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.86%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.57%) MySQL
5 2 (0.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.15%) FishEye
2 4 (1.15%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.15%) JIRA
General
1 119 (34.20%) Finance
2 37 (10.63%) Banking
3 24 (6.90%) Marketing
4 22 (6.32%) Retail
4 22 (6.32%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.02%) Legal
6 10 (2.87%) Back Office
7 7 (2.01%) Billing
8 6 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.72%) Law
8 6 (1.72%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.44%) Front Office
9 5 (1.44%) Advertising
10 3 (0.86%) Publishing
10 3 (0.86%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.86%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.57%) Electronics
11 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 67 (19.25%) Operations Manager
2 33 (9.48%) Data Manager
3 30 (8.62%) Service Manager
4 27 (7.76%) DBA
5 23 (6.61%) Consultant
6 22 (6.32%) Head of Operations
7 20 (5.75%) Analyst
8 17 (4.89%) Project Manager
8 17 (4.89%) Head of IT
9 14 (4.02%) Developer
10 13 (3.74%) Architect
10 13 (3.74%) Infrastructure Manager
11 12 (3.45%) Senior Project Manager
11 12 (3.45%) Senior Manager
12 11 (3.16%) Product Manager
12 11 (3.16%) VMware Consultant
13 10 (2.87%) IT Operations Manager
14 8 (2.30%) Support Manager
14 8 (2.30%) Technical Manager
14 8 (2.30%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.87%) .NET
1 10 (2.87%) Web Services
2 6 (1.72%) WinForms
3 5 (1.44%) WPF
3 5 (1.44%) OpenGL
4 4 (1.15%) MFC
4 4 (1.15%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.15%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.15%) JSON
5 3 (0.86%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (0.86%) HTML5
5 3 (0.86%) CSS
5 3 (0.86%) J2EE
5 3 (0.86%) HTML
5 3 (0.86%) Flash
6 2 (0.57%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (8.91%) Management Information System
3 28 (8.05%) Computer Science
4 27 (7.76%) N-Tier
5 7 (2.01%) User Experience
6 5 (1.44%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.15%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.86%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.86%) E-Learning
8 3 (0.86%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.86%) Derivative
8 3 (0.86%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.57%) Economics
9 2 (0.57%) Clustering
9 2 (0.57%) DTV
9 2 (0.57%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.29%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 83 (23.85%) Windows
2 36 (10.34%) Linux
3 16 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (3.74%) Windows 7
6 13 (3.74%) Solaris
7 11 (3.16%) UNIX
8 6 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.15%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.29%) CentOS
10 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (32.18%) ITIL
2 74 (21.26%) Project Management
3 58 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 42 (12.07%) Service Management
5 36 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 35 (10.06%) Performance Management
7 32 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (8.62%) Configuration Management
9 29 (8.33%) Change Management
9 29 (8.33%) Problem Management
10 26 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (6.32%) Incident Management
12 21 (6.03%) Mentoring
13 20 (5.75%) Coaching
13 20 (5.75%) ITIL V3
13 20 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (5.75%) Migration
13 20 (5.75%) PRINCE2
14 17 (4.89%) Disaster Recovery
15 16 (4.60%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.46%) PowerShell
2 17 (4.89%) SQL
3 11 (3.16%) Perl
4 9 (2.59%) C#
5 8 (2.30%) VBA
5 8 (2.30%) C
6 7 (2.01%) Korn
6 7 (2.01%) Shell Script
6 7 (2.01%) AWK
6 7 (2.01%) C++
7 6 (1.72%) Ruby
7 6 (1.72%) PHP
8 5 (1.44%) Java
9 3 (0.86%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.57%) Python
10 2 (0.57%) Fortran
10 2 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (17.24%) Degree
2 34 (9.77%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (3.74%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.87%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.59%) MCSE
5 9 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (1.44%) CISSP
6 5 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (1.44%) VCAP
6 5 (1.44%) VTSP
6 5 (1.44%) CCEE
6 5 (1.44%) VCP5
7 4 (1.15%) CISM
7 4 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.86%) CCNA
9 2 (0.57%) RHCE
9 2 (0.57%) MCP
9 2 (0.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (13.22%) SLA
2 15 (4.31%) QA
3 5 (1.44%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.86%) EMIR
5 3 (0.86%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.86%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.29%) HL7
System Software
1 31 (8.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.31%) vSphere
3 13 (3.74%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.45%) Active Directory
4 12 (3.45%) vCloud
5 6 (1.72%) XenApp
6 5 (1.44%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.57%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.57%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.44%) XenMobile
2 4 (1.15%) Nagios
2 4 (1.15%) SCCM
2 4 (1.15%) Puppet
2 4 (1.15%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.86%) SCOM
3 3 (0.86%) MOM
4 2 (0.57%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.57%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 72 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 41 (11.78%) VMware
3 27 (7.76%) HP
4 20 (5.75%) Cisco
4 20 (5.75%) Oracle
5 19 (5.46%) EMC
6 16 (4.60%) Red Hat
7 14 (4.02%) NetApp
7 14 (4.02%) Citrix
8 12 (3.45%) IBM
8 12 (3.45%) 3PAR
9 8 (2.30%) Juniper
10 5 (1.44%) SAP
10 5 (1.44%) Veeam
10 5 (1.44%) LogRhythm
11 4 (1.15%) AlgoSec
11 4 (1.15%) Tufin
11 4 (1.15%) F5
11 4 (1.15%) Fortinet
11 4 (1.15%) Qualys
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: £80/£100k OTE £160k/£200k, Car Allowance , Health ,Pension , Life Cove
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k plus car and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Miro Technologies
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + An excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + An excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Scotland
Amazon
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
BrightHouse
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Wales
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
East London
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
AOMi
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £66,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 21 days ago