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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Management
Rank 703 742 757
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +15
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 201 187 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 150 101 110
Average salary £55,000 £61,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.83% +25.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £58,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +23.68%

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
92059 95447 88938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.18% 82.31% 80.08%
Number of salaries quoted 74661 76531 73298
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +36 172 £55,000 -8.33% 21
London 0 81 £57,000 -18.57% 8
City of London +18 28 £53,000 -33.33% 2
South East -17 28 £62,500 +38.88% 10
East of England +20 19 £65,000 +31.97% 3
South West -2 17 £60,000 +36.36%
North West +7 16 £47,000 -24.49%
Wales - 11 £60,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +5 10 £55,000 +83.33% 2
Bristol - 10 - -
Scotland +26 9 £52,500 - 2
Cambridgeshire +16 8 £65,000 - 1
Yorkshire +5 8 £30,000 +22.44%
Peterborough - 8 £65,000 -
Edinburgh - 8 £42,500 -
Cwmbran - 7 £60,000 -
Torfaen - 7 £60,000 -
South Wales - 7 £60,000 -
Kent +20 6 £62,500 -21.87%
Berkshire -15 6 £63,250 +10.00% 4
Wiltshire +9 5 £70,000 +59.09%
Hertfordshire -2 5 - - 1
Bradford -3 5 £29,250 -
West Yorkshire -6 5 £29,250 +17.00%
Manchester -7 5 £51,500 -16.93%
Cheshire - 5 £44,000 -
Brentwood - 5 £55,000 -
Essex - 5 £55,000 -
North Wales - 4 £50,250 -
East Midlands - 4 £43,750 -

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 149 (44.74%) ITIL
2 115 (34.53%) Finance
3 89 (26.73%) Windows
4 76 (22.82%) Degree
5 71 (21.32%) Microsoft
6 69 (20.72%) SLA
7 68 (20.42%) ITIL Certification
7 68 (20.42%) Project Management
8 66 (19.82%) Service Delivery
9 52 (15.62%) Change Management
10 49 (14.71%) Linux
11 48 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
12 45 (13.51%) Cisco
13 43 (12.91%) MS Excel
14 40 (12.01%) Service Management
15 39 (11.71%) Management Information System
16 37 (11.11%) LAN
17 35 (10.51%) WAN
17 35 (10.51%) Incident Management
18 34 (10.21%) VMware
18 34 (10.21%) Banking
19 31 (9.31%) Configuration Management
20 30 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
21 28 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
22 27 (8.11%) Telecoms
22 27 (8.11%) Problem Management
23 26 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
23 26 (7.81%) Legal
23 26 (7.81%) ITIL V3
24 25 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 22 (6.61%) Lync
2 14 (4.20%) WorkSite
3 12 (3.60%) IIS
4 9 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.40%) Apache
6 7 (2.10%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.50%) Node.js
8 3 (0.90%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.60%) nginx
10 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 43 (12.91%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.91%) MS Office
3 6 (1.80%) MS Project
4 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.90%) SmartSuite
4 3 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) assyst
1 2 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.61%) PaaS
2 17 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (5.11%) SaaS
3 13 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (3.00%) Office 365
5 9 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (2.40%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.50%) IaaS
8 2 (0.60%) IBM SmartCloud
8 2 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.60%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 37 (11.11%) LAN
2 35 (10.51%) WAN
3 21 (6.31%) VoIP
4 19 (5.71%) PBX
4 19 (5.71%) DPNSS
4 19 (5.71%) QSIG
5 17 (5.11%) Firewall
5 17 (5.11%) TCP/IP
6 12 (3.60%) SAN
7 10 (3.00%) HTTP
8 8 (2.40%) SMTP
8 8 (2.40%) DNS
8 8 (2.40%) Wireless
9 7 (2.10%) VPN
10 6 (1.80%) HTTPS
10 6 (1.80%) Internet
10 6 (1.80%) DHCP
10 6 (1.80%) LDAP
10 6 (1.80%) MPLS
11 5 (1.50%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.01%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.11%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.40%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (2.40%) Data Mining
4 7 (2.10%) OLTP
4 7 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.10%) Big Data
5 6 (1.80%) Redis
5 6 (1.80%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.50%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.20%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.90%) MySQL
9 2 (0.60%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.60%) SimpleDB
9 2 (0.60%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.60%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.90%) FishEye
3 3 (0.90%) JIRA
3 3 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 115 (34.53%) Finance
2 34 (10.21%) Banking
3 27 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 26 (7.81%) Legal
5 22 (6.61%) Marketing
6 19 (5.71%) Law
7 18 (5.41%) Retail
8 17 (5.11%) Advertising
9 7 (2.10%) Electronics
10 6 (1.80%) Back Office
10 6 (1.80%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.50%) Retail Banking
11 5 (1.50%) Aerospace
12 4 (1.20%) Front Office
12 4 (1.20%) Military
13 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.30%) Billing
14 1 (0.30%) Games
14 1 (0.30%) German Language
14 1 (0.30%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (15.92%) Operations Manager
2 41 (12.31%) Service Manager
3 29 (8.71%) Senior Manager
4 19 (5.71%) Architect
4 19 (5.71%) Project Manager
4 19 (5.71%) Analyst
4 19 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
5 16 (4.80%) Senior Project Manager
5 16 (4.80%) Service Desk Manager
5 16 (4.80%) Data Manager
6 15 (4.50%) Head of Operations
6 15 (4.50%) Consultant
7 13 (3.90%) IT Operations Manager
7 13 (3.90%) Head of IT
8 10 (3.00%) Team Leader
8 10 (3.00%) Technical Manager
9 9 (2.70%) DBA
9 9 (2.70%) Data Centre Manager
10 8 (2.40%) Security Manager
10 8 (2.40%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.41%) Web Services
2 9 (2.70%) .NET
3 7 (2.10%) Middleware
4 6 (1.80%) LAMP
4 6 (1.80%) CGI
5 4 (1.20%) WinForms
5 4 (1.20%) J2EE
5 4 (1.20%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.20%) JSON
6 3 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (0.90%) WPF
6 3 (0.90%) MFC
6 3 (0.90%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (0.90%) OpenGL
7 2 (0.60%) CSS
7 2 (0.60%) SOAP
7 2 (0.60%) XML
7 2 (0.60%) XSL
7 2 (0.60%) Flash
7 2 (0.60%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (11.71%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.80%) User Experience
4 13 (3.90%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (2.10%) N-Tier
6 7 (2.10%) SWIFT
7 6 (1.80%) FlexPod
8 4 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.90%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.90%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.90%) Derivative
9 3 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.60%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.30%) DTV
11 1 (0.30%) PMI
11 1 (0.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.30%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 89 (26.73%) Windows
2 49 (14.71%) Linux
3 24 (7.21%) Windows 7
4 18 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (5.11%) UNIX
6 15 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (3.30%) Solaris
9 6 (1.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.80%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.90%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.90%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.60%) Android
13 1 (0.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (44.74%) ITIL
2 68 (20.42%) Project Management
3 66 (19.82%) Service Delivery
4 52 (15.62%) Change Management
5 40 (12.01%) Service Management
6 35 (10.51%) Incident Management
7 31 (9.31%) Configuration Management
8 30 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (8.11%) Problem Management
10 26 (7.81%) ITIL V3
11 25 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (6.91%) Migration
12 23 (6.91%) Performance Management
12 23 (6.91%) Continuous Improvement
13 22 (6.61%) Information Security
14 21 (6.31%) E-Commerce
15 20 (6.01%) PRINCE2
16 19 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
17 18 (5.41%) Coaching
18 16 (4.80%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.01%) SQL
2 19 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 16 (4.80%) Perl
4 15 (4.50%) PHP
5 12 (3.60%) Shell Script
6 11 (3.30%) Python
6 11 (3.30%) Java
7 9 (2.70%) Ruby
8 8 (2.40%) JavaScript
9 7 (2.10%) VBA
10 6 (1.80%) Korn
10 6 (1.80%) C++
10 6 (1.80%) AWK
11 5 (1.50%) C
12 4 (1.20%) C#
13 2 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (22.82%) Degree
2 68 (20.42%) ITIL Certification
3 26 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (6.61%) CCNA
5 13 (3.90%) Security Cleared
6 12 (3.60%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (3.00%) CISSP
8 9 (2.70%) CISM
9 7 (2.10%) CCNP
10 5 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (1.20%) MCSE
11 4 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.60%) CRISC
12 2 (0.60%) MCP
13 1 (0.30%) CCA
13 1 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.30%) RHCE
13 1 (0.30%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (20.72%) SLA
2 19 (5.71%) ISO 9001
3 11 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.10%) QA
5 5 (1.50%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.20%) COBIT
6 4 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.90%) EMIR
7 3 (0.90%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.60%) HL7
9 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 28 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (6.31%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.90%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.60%) vSphere
5 10 (3.00%) vCloud
6 7 (2.10%) XenApp
6 7 (2.10%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.80%) KVM
8 5 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.60%) NFS
11 1 (0.30%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (3.60%) Puppet
2 8 (2.40%) SCCM
3 7 (2.10%) SCOM
4 6 (1.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (1.80%) HAProxy
4 6 (1.80%) Graphite
5 4 (1.20%) Nagios
5 4 (1.20%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.60%) MOM
7 1 (0.30%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 71 (21.32%) Microsoft
2 45 (13.51%) Cisco
3 34 (10.21%) VMware
4 23 (6.91%) Oracle
4 23 (6.91%) HP
5 19 (5.71%) Citrix
5 19 (5.71%) Red Hat
6 11 (3.30%) EMC
7 7 (2.10%) 3PAR
7 7 (2.10%) F5
7 7 (2.10%) Juniper
7 7 (2.10%) IBM
8 6 (1.80%) Apple
8 6 (1.80%) Veeam
9 5 (1.50%) Symantec
10 4 (1.20%) Sourcefire
10 4 (1.20%) Fortinet
10 4 (1.20%) Qualys
10 4 (1.20%) Avaya
10 4 (1.20%) LogRhythm
London
Absolute Solution
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hampshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £10000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Scotland
The Curve Group
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
The Curve Group
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: To £90k OTE £180k, Car Allowance , Health ,Pension , Life
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum £75,000 circu + 15% variable + benef
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 8 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Benefits / Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Feltham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago