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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Management
Rank 717 770 753
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -17
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 186 107 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.099% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 140 86 114
Average salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £35,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £80,000 £74,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,795
% change year-on-year
- +19.63%

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
93657 85736 91204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.68% 79.59% 77.89%
Number of salaries quoted 74686 70107 77304
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 September 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 1 September 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 +51 178 £55,000 +5.76% 15
London -10 54 £60,000 +9.09% 4
South East +26 46 £56,250 +13.63% 3
Berkshire +12 25 £60,000 +53.84%
Yorkshire - 22 £26,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 18 £41,250 - 1
Leeds - 16 £37,500 - 1
City of London +5 15 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North West - 15 £67,500 - 4
East of England -10 14 £46,250 -7.50% 2
West Midlands -3 11 £47,500 -11.62%
Reading +1 10 £47,500 +4.97%
Hertfordshire -5 10 £45,000 -19.64%
Birmingham +3 8 £38,500 -26.66%
South West -16 7 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Manchester - 7 £70,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +11 6 £48,750 -30.35%
Rickmansworth +9 6 £45,000 +38.46%
Kent +5 6 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Bracknell - 6 £65,000 -
Surrey +2 5 £50,888 -7.47% 1
North East - 5 £47,500 -
Hackney - 5 £33,000 -
Cheshire - 5 £55,000 - 3
Bristol -1 4 £40,500 -37.69%
East Midlands -9 4 £47,500 -9.52%
North Yorkshire - 4 £26,500 -
Leicestershire - 4 £47,500 -
York - 4 £26,500 -
Oxford +4 3 £65,000 -7.14%

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 123 (32.98%) Finance
2 122 (32.71%) ITIL
3 94 (25.20%) Service Delivery
4 85 (22.79%) Windows
5 77 (20.64%) Project Management
6 50 (13.40%) Degree
7 45 (12.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 45 (12.06%) Oracle
8 42 (11.26%) Service Management
9 40 (10.72%) Linux
9 40 (10.72%) SLA
10 39 (10.46%) Active Directory
10 39 (10.46%) MS Office
11 35 (9.38%) ITIL V3
12 34 (9.12%) Marketing
12 34 (9.12%) Banking
12 34 (9.12%) Telecoms
13 33 (8.85%) VMware
13 33 (8.85%) Microsoft
14 31 (8.31%) Risk Management
15 28 (7.51%) MS Excel
15 28 (7.51%) Server Monitoring
16 26 (6.97%) Change Management
16 26 (6.97%) WSUS
17 25 (6.70%) SaaS
17 25 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
18 23 (6.17%) Information Security
18 23 (6.17%) E-Commerce
18 23 (6.17%) UNIX
19 22 (5.90%) SQL Server

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 13 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.41%) Lync
3 8 (2.14%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.61%) IIS
5 4 (1.07%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.80%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.54%) Apache
7 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 39 (10.46%) MS Office
2 28 (7.51%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.41%) MS Project
5 5 (1.34%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.80%) SmartSuite
7 2 (0.54%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.27%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 5 (1.34%) 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%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.54%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.27%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.27%) Lawson
3 1 (0.27%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.70%) SaaS
2 8 (2.14%) IaaS
3 6 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.09%) SAN
1 19 (5.09%) Firewall
2 14 (3.75%) DNS
3 13 (3.49%) Network Security
4 11 (2.95%) Internet
5 10 (2.68%) Intranet
6 9 (2.41%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.41%) VoIP
7 8 (2.14%) DHCP
8 7 (1.88%) VPN
9 6 (1.61%) Structured Cabling
10 5 (1.34%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (1.34%) FTP
11 4 (1.07%) Broadband
11 4 (1.07%) LAN
11 4 (1.07%) MPLS
11 4 (1.07%) NAS
11 4 (1.07%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.80%) Wireless
12 3 (0.80%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.90%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.02%) OLTP
3 14 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.14%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.88%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.80%) MySQL
6 3 (0.80%) MS Access
7 2 (0.54%) DB2
7 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.54%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.54%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.27%) Big Data
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.27%) RequisitePro
1 1 (0.27%) JIRA
1 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.27%) Hudson
1 1 (0.27%) FishEye
1 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
General
1 123 (32.98%) Finance
2 34 (9.12%) Telecoms
2 34 (9.12%) Banking
2 34 (9.12%) Marketing
3 19 (5.09%) Retail
4 10 (2.68%) Advertising
5 9 (2.41%) Legal
6 8 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.61%) German Language
8 5 (1.34%) Publishing
8 5 (1.34%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.34%) Back Office
9 4 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.07%) Billing
10 3 (0.80%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.54%) Games
11 2 (0.54%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.54%) Law
12 1 (0.27%) Front Office
12 1 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 84 (22.52%) Operations Manager
2 50 (13.40%) Service Manager
3 34 (9.12%) Analyst
4 23 (6.17%) Consultant
5 21 (5.63%) Data Manager
6 20 (5.36%) Head of Operations
7 19 (5.09%) Developer
8 15 (4.02%) Technical Manager
9 14 (3.75%) Architect
9 14 (3.75%) DBA
9 14 (3.75%) Head of IT
10 13 (3.49%) Project Manager
11 12 (3.22%) Security Analyst
11 12 (3.22%) IT Operations Manager
12 11 (2.95%) Head of Infrastructure
13 10 (2.68%) Infrastructure Manager
14 9 (2.41%) IT Services Manager
14 9 (2.41%) Systems Manager
14 9 (2.41%) Support Manager
14 9 (2.41%) IT Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.29%) .NET
2 13 (3.49%) Web Services
2 13 (3.49%) ASP.NET
2 13 (3.49%) Middleware
3 11 (2.95%) HTML
4 9 (2.41%) WinForms
5 7 (1.88%) WCF
6 6 (1.61%) CSS
7 5 (1.34%) XSL
7 5 (1.34%) Flash
7 5 (1.34%) jQuery
7 5 (1.34%) HTML5
7 5 (1.34%) SAP TM
8 4 (1.07%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.54%) WPF
9 2 (0.54%) OpenGL
9 2 (0.54%) J2EE
10 1 (0.27%) MFC
10 1 (0.27%) XML
10 1 (0.27%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.83%) Management Information System
2 14 (3.75%) N-Tier
2 14 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 6 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.34%) Credit Risk
4 5 (1.34%) Digital Media
4 5 (1.34%) Mobile App
5 3 (0.80%) Firmware
6 2 (0.54%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (0.54%) CLARiiON
6 2 (0.54%) Symmetrix
6 2 (0.54%) Biotechnology
6 2 (0.54%) Economics
6 2 (0.54%) Symmetrix DMX
6 2 (0.54%) Celerra
6 2 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.27%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.27%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 85 (22.79%) Windows
2 40 (10.72%) Linux
3 23 (6.17%) UNIX
4 13 (3.49%) Solaris
5 11 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.34%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.80%) AIX
9 2 (0.54%) CentOS
9 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (32.71%) ITIL
2 94 (25.20%) Service Delivery
3 77 (20.64%) Project Management
4 45 (12.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 42 (11.26%) Service Management
6 35 (9.38%) ITIL V3
7 31 (8.31%) Risk Management
8 28 (7.51%) Server Monitoring
9 26 (6.97%) Change Management
10 25 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (6.17%) Information Security
11 23 (6.17%) E-Commerce
12 22 (5.90%) Business Continuity
13 20 (5.36%) Infrastructure Management
14 18 (4.83%) PRINCE2
15 17 (4.56%) Risk Assessment
15 17 (4.56%) Business Development
16 16 (4.29%) Problem Management
17 13 (3.49%) Project Planning
17 13 (3.49%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.63%) SQL
2 17 (4.56%) C#
3 14 (3.75%) C
4 8 (2.14%) Shell Script
4 8 (2.14%) Java
4 8 (2.14%) VBA
4 8 (2.14%) Perl
5 7 (1.88%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.88%) AWK
6 5 (1.34%) Korn
7 3 (0.80%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.54%) C++
8 2 (0.54%) Fortran
9 1 (0.27%) Ruby
9 1 (0.27%) Groovy
9 1 (0.27%) F#
9 1 (0.27%) Scala
9 1 (0.27%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.27%) C-shell
9 1 (0.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 50 (13.40%) Degree
2 17 (4.56%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (2.95%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.68%) CISSP
5 9 (2.41%) CISM
6 7 (1.88%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.61%) MBA
7 6 (1.61%) GIAC
8 3 (0.80%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.54%) PMP
9 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.54%) MCITP
9 2 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.54%) MCSE
9 2 (0.54%) CCNA
10 1 (0.27%) GCIA
10 1 (0.27%) GCIH
10 1 (0.27%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (10.72%) SLA
2 15 (4.02%) QA
3 8 (2.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.34%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.54%) COBIT
6 2 (0.54%) MiFID
7 1 (0.27%) Basel II
System Software
1 39 (10.46%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.95%) vCloud
4 4 (1.07%) UAG
4 4 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.80%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.54%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.54%) XenApp
6 2 (0.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.54%) SRDF
6 2 (0.54%) KVM
7 1 (0.27%) Docker
7 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.27%) vSphere
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 26 (6.97%) WSUS
2 5 (1.34%) SCCM
3 4 (1.07%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.80%) ARCserve
4 3 (0.80%) Puppet
4 3 (0.80%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.54%) SCOM
5 2 (0.54%) MOM
6 1 (0.27%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 45 (12.06%) Oracle
2 33 (8.85%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.85%) VMware
3 12 (3.22%) HP
3 12 (3.22%) Sourcefire
4 9 (2.41%) Juniper
4 9 (2.41%) Mitel
5 8 (2.14%) Symantec
5 8 (2.14%) SAP
6 7 (1.88%) Cisco
6 7 (1.88%) Remedy
7 6 (1.61%) Dell
7 6 (1.61%) Fortinet
7 6 (1.61%) Qualys
7 6 (1.61%) F5
7 6 (1.61%) Splunk
8 5 (1.34%) Huawei
8 5 (1.34%) Adobe
8 5 (1.34%) Macromedia
8 5 (1.34%) Sun
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 50-60K + benefits DOE
Posted: 13 hours ago
UK
Stott & May
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + £7,200 + 10% bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Southampton Solent University
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
networx
Salary: Pension + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £60000 to £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £55,000 per annum Salary £55,000 plus pension plus bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £100000 to £125000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
UNIVERSITY OF SURREY
Salary: From £46,400 to £55,375 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Uxbridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago