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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Management
Rank 774 724 765
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +41
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 119 184 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 69 139 87
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £33,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £82,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
93272 94978 86805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.77% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 76819 75777 71033
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -75 95 £47,500 -10.37% 26
London -5 36 £67,500 +12.50% 8
South East -11 19 £60,000 +9.09% 5
South West -16 13 £36,000 -10.00% 3
East of England -6 10 £37,500 -16.66% 3
West Midlands -6 9 £40,000 -28.88%
Bristol -14 9 - - 1
Birmingham +11 7 £40,000 +3.89%
Scotland +5 7 - - 1
City of London +17 6 £85,000 +88.88% 2
Bedfordshire +16 6 £37,500 -25.74% 3
Aberdeen +16 6 - -
Surrey +6 6 £50,000 +23.62%
Luton - 6 £37,500 - 2
Hampshire +10 5 £62,500 +78.57% 4
Manchester -2 4 £58,000 -17.14% 2
North West -7 4 £58,000 -15.63% 3
Hertfordshire -16 4 - -
Berkshire -11 3 £60,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £24,500 - 1
Wales -1 2 £55,000 -26.66% 1
South Wales -8 2 £55,000 -26.66% 1
Yorkshire -9 2 £75,000 +183.01% 1
Reading -9 2 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Egham - 2 - -
Rochdale - 2 £58,000 -
Harrow - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £70,000 -
Southampton - 2 £63,750 - 2
Basingstoke - 2 - - 1

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 166 (54.07%) ITIL
2 104 (33.88%) Project Management
3 91 (29.64%) Finance
4 88 (28.66%) ITIL Certification
5 76 (24.76%) Analytical Skills
6 73 (23.78%) Service Delivery
7 66 (21.50%) Degree
8 64 (20.85%) Microsoft
9 56 (18.24%) MS Excel
10 53 (17.26%) SLA
11 52 (16.94%) Cisco
12 48 (15.64%) Oracle
12 48 (15.64%) SQL Server
13 47 (15.31%) Advertising
14 45 (14.66%) Service Management
14 45 (14.66%) Amazon AWS
15 43 (14.01%) Web Services
16 41 (13.36%) Change Management
17 39 (12.70%) Management Information System
18 38 (12.38%) Cisco Certification
19 37 (12.05%) Oracle Database
20 36 (11.73%) MS Office
21 35 (11.40%) Windows
22 34 (11.07%) Citrix
23 33 (10.75%) Data Centre
23 33 (10.75%) Cloud Computing
23 33 (10.75%) Incident Management
24 32 (10.42%) PaaS
24 32 (10.42%) Retail
25 30 (9.77%) Agile Software Development

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (6.84%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.86%) Lync
3 12 (3.91%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.95%) WorkSite
5 4 (1.30%) SAS
6 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.65%) IIS
7 1 (0.33%) Apache
7 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.33%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.33%) ArchestrA
Applications
1 56 (18.24%) MS Excel
2 36 (11.73%) MS Office
3 15 (4.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.30%) MS Project
5 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (4.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (2.28%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.33%) assyst
4 1 (0.33%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 45 (14.66%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (10.75%) Cloud Computing
3 32 (10.42%) PaaS
4 21 (6.84%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (6.84%) Amazon S3
5 19 (6.19%) Office 365
6 7 (2.28%) SaaS
7 2 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.77%) WAN
2 28 (9.12%) LAN
3 22 (7.17%) TCP/IP
4 20 (6.51%) PBX
4 20 (6.51%) LDAP
4 20 (6.51%) VoIP
5 18 (5.86%) DPNSS
5 18 (5.86%) QSIG
6 15 (4.89%) Firewall
7 11 (3.58%) Wireless
8 10 (3.26%) IPsec
8 10 (3.26%) DNS
9 9 (2.93%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (2.61%) MPLS
10 8 (2.61%) SAN
10 8 (2.61%) DHCP
11 7 (2.28%) OSPF
11 7 (2.28%) BGP
12 6 (1.95%) Internet
12 6 (1.95%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (15.64%) SQL Server
2 37 (12.05%) Oracle Database
3 23 (7.49%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.23%) Data Mining
5 11 (3.58%) Hadoop
6 9 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.93%) Big Data
7 8 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.30%) Mahout
8 4 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.98%) Text Mining
10 1 (0.33%) OLAP
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (3.58%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.33%) MSI
General
1 91 (29.64%) Finance
2 47 (15.31%) Advertising
3 32 (10.42%) Retail
4 22 (7.17%) Legal
5 19 (6.19%) Manufacturing
6 17 (5.54%) Automotive
7 14 (4.56%) Aerospace
8 13 (4.23%) Telecoms
9 12 (3.91%) Banking
9 12 (3.91%) Marketing
10 11 (3.58%) Electronics
11 10 (3.26%) Law
12 6 (1.95%) Publishing
13 3 (0.98%) Back Office
14 2 (0.65%) Billing
15 1 (0.33%) German Language
15 1 (0.33%) Polish Language
15 1 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 59 (19.22%) Service Manager
2 57 (18.57%) Analyst
3 42 (13.68%) Operations Manager
4 19 (6.19%) Database Analyst
5 18 (5.86%) Senior Manager
6 16 (5.21%) Cisco Engineer
7 14 (4.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 14 (4.56%) Developer
8 13 (4.23%) Architect
8 13 (4.23%) Services Delivery Manager
8 13 (4.23%) Delivery Manager
8 13 (4.23%) Head of Operations
9 12 (3.91%) Consultant
10 11 (3.58%) IT Services Manager
11 10 (3.26%) Service Desk Manager
12 9 (2.93%) Network Manager
12 9 (2.93%) Network Operations Manager
13 8 (2.61%) Service Architect
13 8 (2.61%) Team Leader
13 8 (2.61%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (14.01%) Web Services
2 15 (4.89%) .NET
3 11 (3.58%) CGI
3 11 (3.58%) LAMP
4 5 (1.63%) Middleware
5 4 (1.30%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 76 (24.76%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (12.70%) Management Information System
3 33 (10.75%) Data Centre
4 14 (4.56%) FMCG
5 8 (2.61%) User Experience
6 7 (2.28%) SWIFT
6 7 (2.28%) Mathematics
6 7 (2.28%) NHS
7 6 (1.95%) PKI
7 6 (1.95%) FlexPod
8 5 (1.63%) Statistics
9 4 (1.30%) Physics
9 4 (1.30%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.98%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.65%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.65%) EMC VNX
12 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.40%) Windows
2 29 (9.45%) Linux
3 20 (6.51%) UNIX
4 15 (4.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 12 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (3.58%) Oracle Linux
7 9 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.93%) Solaris
8 7 (2.28%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.65%) AIX
10 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.33%) Android
10 1 (0.33%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (54.07%) ITIL
2 104 (33.88%) Project Management
3 73 (23.78%) Service Delivery
4 45 (14.66%) Service Management
5 41 (13.36%) Change Management
6 33 (10.75%) Incident Management
7 30 (9.77%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (9.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 26 (8.47%) Analytics
9 26 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (8.14%) ITIL V3
11 22 (7.17%) Line Management
11 22 (7.17%) SOA
12 20 (6.51%) ITSM
13 19 (6.19%) Migration
14 17 (5.54%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (5.54%) Problem Management
15 16 (5.21%) Time Management
15 16 (5.21%) Strategic Planning
16 15 (4.89%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.89%) SQL
2 14 (4.56%) Python
3 12 (3.91%) Java
4 11 (3.58%) Perl
4 11 (3.58%) PHP
4 11 (3.58%) Shell Script
5 10 (3.26%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.30%) R
7 3 (0.98%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 88 (28.66%) ITIL Certification
2 66 (21.50%) Degree
3 38 (12.38%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (7.82%) CCNA
6 12 (3.91%) CCNP
7 8 (2.61%) CISSP
7 8 (2.61%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (1.95%) MCSE
8 6 (1.95%) MCTS
8 6 (1.95%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.95%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.30%) CISM
10 3 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.65%) CITP
11 2 (0.65%) SSCP
11 2 (0.65%) CIPD
11 2 (0.65%) GCIA
11 2 (0.65%) GCIH
11 2 (0.65%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (17.26%) SLA
2 21 (6.84%) ISO 9001
3 9 (2.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (2.61%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.63%) COBIT
6 4 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.98%) QA
8 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.33%) HL7
9 1 (0.33%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 26 (8.47%) Active Directory
1 26 (8.47%) Oracle RAC
2 21 (6.84%) XenApp
3 20 (6.51%) XenDesktop
4 12 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (3.58%) KVM
6 6 (1.95%) vCloud
6 6 (1.95%) vSphere
7 2 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.65%) NFS
8 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (6.51%) SCCM
1 20 (6.51%) SCOM
2 11 (3.58%) Puppet
2 11 (3.58%) Graphite
3 4 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (1.30%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.98%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (0.98%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.65%) MOM
6 1 (0.33%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 64 (20.85%) Microsoft
2 52 (16.94%) Cisco
3 48 (15.64%) Oracle
4 34 (11.07%) Citrix
5 18 (5.86%) VMware
6 15 (4.89%) F5
6 15 (4.89%) Wonderware
7 12 (3.91%) Red Hat
8 11 (3.58%) Juniper
9 10 (3.26%) Fortinet
10 9 (2.93%) Qualys
10 9 (2.93%) Symantec
10 9 (2.93%) Sourcefire
11 6 (1.95%) HP
12 5 (1.63%) SAP
12 5 (1.63%) EMC
12 5 (1.63%) JDA
12 5 (1.63%) RedPrairie
13 4 (1.30%) NetApp
13 4 (1.30%) CommVault
Preferably Basingstoke
OLR Retail
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £ Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
WEX Europe Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k to £60k + Competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£70,000+ EXCELLENT package
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £37500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Skye Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum with company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £37500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + benefits + bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
CPS Group
Salary: £60k - 70k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Delivery Hero Holding GmbH
Salary: VB
Posted: 15 days ago