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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Management
Rank 754 780 740
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -40
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 148 159 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87 114 130
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £47,501
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £79,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.89%

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
93605 97685 87746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.58% 82.72% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 76475 79074 72329
Average salary £50,000 £48,558 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.96% +6.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +1 126 £53,750 -2.27% 18
London +3 48 £46,500 -21.84% 4
South East +11 28 £65,000 +57.57% 6
East of England +8 16 £65,000 +38.29% 1
City of London +22 13 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Surrey +16 11 £69,500 +131.66% 1
West Midlands -19 10 £40,000 -38.46%
Buckinghamshire - 8 £62,500 - 1
South West +1 7 £70,000 +70.73% 3
Yorkshire +1 7 £27,500 -57.69% 2
North West -2 7 £58,000 -12.45% 2
Cambridgeshire - 7 £65,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +5 6 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Hertfordshire -3 6 £37,500 -11.76%
Birmingham -15 6 £40,000 -38.46%
Bristol -16 6 - - 2
Milton Keynes - 6 £60,000 - 1
Peterborough - 6 £65,000 -
East Midlands +6 5 £60,000 +26.31%
Hampshire - 5 £24,000 -
Lancashire - 5 - -
Northamptonshire - 5 £60,000 -
Northampton - 5 £60,000 -
Burnley - 5 - -
Bradford - 5 - -
Berkshire -24 4 £65,000 +44.44% 3
Egham - 4 - -
Harrow - 4 - -
Redhill - 3 £72,500 - 1
North Wales - 3 £50,000 -

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 187 (52.38%) ITIL
2 118 (33.05%) Finance
3 100 (28.01%) ITIL Certification
4 95 (26.61%) Project Management
5 85 (23.81%) Degree
6 81 (22.69%) SLA
7 75 (21.01%) Service Delivery
8 73 (20.45%) Microsoft
9 71 (19.89%) Windows
9 71 (19.89%) Analytical Skills
10 67 (18.77%) Cisco
11 64 (17.93%) MS Excel
12 56 (15.69%) Change Management
13 48 (13.45%) Linux
14 46 (12.89%) Management Information System
15 45 (12.61%) Oracle
16 44 (12.32%) SQL Server
17 43 (12.04%) WAN
18 42 (11.76%) LAN
18 42 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
19 41 (11.48%) Advertising
20 40 (11.20%) Service Management
20 40 (11.20%) Citrix
21 39 (10.92%) Data Centre
22 38 (10.64%) MS Office
23 37 (10.36%) Web Services
23 37 (10.36%) Incident Management
23 37 (10.36%) Amazon AWS
24 36 (10.08%) PaaS
25 35 (9.80%) Agile Software Development

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 32 (8.96%) Lync
2 21 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.64%) WebLogic
4 12 (3.36%) WorkSite
5 9 (2.52%) MS Exchange
6 8 (2.24%) IIS
7 7 (1.96%) Apache
8 5 (1.40%) Node.js
9 3 (0.84%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.84%) SAS
10 2 (0.56%) nginx
11 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 64 (17.93%) MS Excel
2 38 (10.64%) MS Office
3 13 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.96%) MS Project
5 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.56%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 11 (3.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.68%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.28%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 37 (10.36%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (10.08%) PaaS
3 32 (8.96%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (6.44%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (6.44%) Amazon S3
5 21 (5.88%) Office 365
6 10 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (1.68%) SaaS
8 4 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.56%) Route 53
9 2 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (12.04%) WAN
2 42 (11.76%) LAN
3 31 (8.68%) PBX
3 31 (8.68%) VoIP
4 29 (8.12%) DPNSS
4 29 (8.12%) QSIG
5 24 (6.72%) TCP/IP
6 23 (6.44%) Firewall
7 20 (5.60%) LDAP
8 12 (3.36%) SAN
9 11 (3.08%) Wireless
10 10 (2.80%) Internet
10 10 (2.80%) 3G
10 10 (2.80%) 4G
11 9 (2.52%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (2.52%) DNS
12 8 (2.24%) IPsec
12 8 (2.24%) 2G
13 7 (1.96%) iSCSI
14 6 (1.68%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (12.32%) SQL Server
2 33 (9.24%) Oracle Database
3 13 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.36%) Hadoop
5 10 (2.80%) Data Mining
5 10 (2.80%) Big Data
6 8 (2.24%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (1.68%) Redis
8 3 (0.84%) Mahout
8 3 (0.84%) Text Mining
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.56%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.56%) SimpleDB
9 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.56%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (3.36%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.56%) JIRA
2 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.56%) FishEye
2 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 118 (33.05%) Finance
2 41 (11.48%) Advertising
3 28 (7.84%) Retail
4 26 (7.28%) Legal
5 22 (6.16%) Banking
6 21 (5.88%) Marketing
7 19 (5.32%) Law
8 18 (5.04%) Telecoms
9 12 (3.36%) Manufacturing
9 12 (3.36%) Electronics
10 11 (3.08%) Aerospace
11 10 (2.80%) Automotive
12 5 (1.40%) Back Office
12 5 (1.40%) Publishing
13 4 (1.12%) Military
14 2 (0.56%) German Language
14 2 (0.56%) Polish Language
15 1 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 62 (17.37%) Operations Manager
2 47 (13.17%) Service Manager
3 41 (11.48%) Analyst
4 30 (8.40%) Senior Manager
5 27 (7.56%) Cisco Engineer
6 19 (5.32%) Architect
7 16 (4.48%) Team Leader
8 15 (4.20%) Service Desk Manager
9 14 (3.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 13 (3.64%) IT Operations Manager
11 12 (3.36%) IT Services Manager
12 11 (3.08%) Head of Operations
12 11 (3.08%) Service Architect
12 11 (3.08%) Database Analyst
12 11 (3.08%) Consultant
13 10 (2.80%) Project Manager
13 10 (2.80%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (2.80%) Network Manager
13 10 (2.80%) Senior Project Manager
13 10 (2.80%) Network Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (10.36%) Web Services
2 12 (3.36%) CGI
2 12 (3.36%) LAMP
3 11 (3.08%) .NET
4 9 (2.52%) Middleware
5 3 (0.84%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.56%) Apache Axis
6 2 (0.56%) Apache Flex
6 2 (0.56%) WPF
6 2 (0.56%) HTML
6 2 (0.56%) OpenGL
6 2 (0.56%) J2EE
6 2 (0.56%) MFC
6 2 (0.56%) CSS
6 2 (0.56%) SOAP
6 2 (0.56%) XML
6 2 (0.56%) XSL
6 2 (0.56%) Flash
6 2 (0.56%) XHTML
6 2 (0.56%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 71 (19.89%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (12.89%) Management Information System
3 39 (10.92%) Data Centre
4 16 (4.48%) User Experience
5 10 (2.80%) SWIFT
6 8 (2.24%) FlexPod
7 7 (1.96%) FMCG
7 7 (1.96%) NHS
8 6 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.40%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.40%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.12%) EMC VNX
11 3 (0.84%) Physics
11 3 (0.84%) PKI
11 3 (0.84%) Statistics
11 3 (0.84%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.56%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.56%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 71 (19.89%) Windows
2 48 (13.45%) Linux
3 25 (7.00%) UNIX
4 19 (5.32%) Windows 7
5 16 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (4.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 12 (3.36%) Oracle Linux
7 9 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.24%) Solaris
9 6 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.84%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.56%) Android
11 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.56%) AIX
12 1 (0.28%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (52.38%) ITIL
2 95 (26.61%) Project Management
3 75 (21.01%) Service Delivery
4 56 (15.69%) Change Management
5 40 (11.20%) Service Management
6 37 (10.36%) Incident Management
7 35 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 29 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (7.28%) Performance Management
11 25 (7.00%) ITIL V3
12 24 (6.72%) Line Management
12 24 (6.72%) Coaching
13 23 (6.44%) Migration
14 21 (5.88%) Problem Management
14 21 (5.88%) Analytics
15 20 (5.60%) ITSM
16 18 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (5.04%) PRINCE2
16 18 (5.04%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.32%) Python
2 17 (4.76%) Java
2 17 (4.76%) PHP
3 16 (4.48%) SQL
3 16 (4.48%) Perl
4 13 (3.64%) JavaScript
4 13 (3.64%) Shell Script
5 9 (2.52%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.40%) Ruby
6 5 (1.40%) C++
7 3 (0.84%) C
7 3 (0.84%) R
8 2 (0.56%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.56%) C#
9 1 (0.28%) VBA
9 1 (0.28%) AWK
9 1 (0.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 100 (28.01%) ITIL Certification
2 85 (23.81%) Degree
3 42 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (8.40%) CCNA
5 19 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.80%) CISSP
6 10 (2.80%) CISM
7 8 (2.24%) SC Cleared
7 8 (2.24%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.68%) CCNP
9 5 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.56%) CIPD
11 2 (0.56%) CRISC
11 2 (0.56%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.28%) GIAC
12 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.28%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (22.69%) SLA
2 31 (8.68%) ISO 9001
3 10 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.96%) COBIT
4 7 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.68%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.56%) QA
6 2 (0.56%) HL7
7 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.28%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.28%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 32 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.88%) XenApp
3 20 (5.60%) XenDesktop
4 18 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
6 12 (3.36%) KVM
7 9 (2.52%) vCloud
8 6 (1.68%) vSphere
9 5 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.12%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.84%) NFS
11 3 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (6.16%) SCCM
2 20 (5.60%) SCOM
3 14 (3.92%) Puppet
4 12 (3.36%) Graphite
5 8 (2.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (1.68%) Data Guard
6 6 (1.68%) HAProxy
7 4 (1.12%) EMC VPLEX
8 2 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.56%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 73 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 67 (18.77%) Cisco
3 45 (12.61%) Oracle
4 40 (11.20%) Citrix
5 20 (5.60%) VMware
6 16 (4.48%) Red Hat
7 11 (3.08%) F5
8 10 (2.80%) Juniper
8 10 (2.80%) HP
9 8 (2.24%) Symantec
9 8 (2.24%) Fortinet
10 7 (1.96%) Qualys
10 7 (1.96%) Sourcefire
10 7 (1.96%) Wonderware
11 6 (1.68%) Apple
12 5 (1.40%) RedPrairie
12 5 (1.40%) JDA
13 4 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.12%) Veeam
13 4 (1.12%) EMC
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Haywards Heath
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £26799 - £30799 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum + £4000 Car Allowance
Posted: 9 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £32,000 to £40,000 - Subject to Experience
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £100000 - £120000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Doncaster, Yorkshire
Relate
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge, East Anglia
LGSS
Salary: £44K to £55K
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading
Incite Insight
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
Incite Insight
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago