Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Operations Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Operations Management over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Operations Management
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 970 898 989
Rank change year-on-year -72 +91 +64
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 147 281 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.096% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 107 189 179
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £35,300 £37,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £73,250 £68,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Operations Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 139,899 149,785 162,712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.09% 91.55% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 112,246 118,963 136,761
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,725 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £79,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

Operations Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Operations Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Operations Management in England

Operations Management
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Operations Management in England.

Salary trend for Operations Management in England

Operations Management
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Management in England over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Operations Management in England

Operations Management
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Management within the England region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -84 47 £65,000 +18.18% 9
Midlands +40 36 £48,250 -8.10% 6
West Midlands +46 31 £42,500 -22.73% 2
North of England +18 22 £55,000 -2.22% 6
South East -27 19 £51,500 -18.90% 9
North West +18 14 £57,500 +2.22% 4
East of England +14 14 £45,000 -14.29% 3
South West +2 9 £35,375 +1.07%
Yorkshire +21 6 £47,750 -15.86% 2
East Midlands -10 5 £54,000 +51.81% 4
North East - 2 £82,500 -
Operations Management
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT jobs citing Operations Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Operations Management.

1 69 (46.94%) ITIL
2 47 (31.97%) Service Management
3 34 (23.13%) Microsoft
4 33 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (20.41%) Change Management
5 30 (20.41%) ITSM
5 30 (20.41%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (19.73%) Microsoft Azure
7 26 (17.69%) ITIL V3
8 25 (17.01%) Office 365
8 25 (17.01%) Scrum
8 25 (17.01%) Active Directory
8 25 (17.01%) SQL
8 25 (17.01%) CMDB
9 24 (16.33%) Web Services
9 24 (16.33%) Project Management
9 24 (16.33%) ServiceNow
10 23 (15.65%) Root Cause Analysis
10 23 (15.65%) Windows
11 19 (12.93%) Management Information System
12 18 (12.24%) VMware
13 17 (11.56%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (11.56%) Information Security
14 16 (10.88%) Amazon AWS
14 16 (10.88%) IaaS
15 15 (10.20%) GDPR
15 15 (10.20%) PowerShell
15 15 (10.20%) SharePoint
16 14 (9.52%) SQL Server
16 14 (9.52%) Service Delivery

Operations Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (2.72%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.04%) GlassFish
3 3 (2.04%) JBoss
3 3 (2.04%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.36%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.68%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 29 (19.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (17.01%) Office 365
3 16 (10.88%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (10.88%) IaaS
4 12 (8.16%) SaaS
5 11 (7.48%) PaaS
6 6 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (4.08%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (2.72%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.04%) OneDrive
9 2 (1.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.36%) Slack
9 2 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (1.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.12%) Firewall
2 8 (5.44%) VPN
3 7 (4.76%) LAN
3 7 (4.76%) SAN
4 5 (3.40%) DNS
4 5 (3.40%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.40%) WAN
5 4 (2.72%) BGP
5 4 (2.72%) Skype
5 4 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.04%) DHCP
6 3 (2.04%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.36%) NAS
7 2 (1.36%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.36%) Network Security
7 2 (1.36%) VSAN
8 1 (0.68%) HTTP
8 1 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.68%) MVNO
8 1 (0.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 7 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.08%) MySQL
4 5 (3.40%) OLAP
4 5 (3.40%) Power BI
4 5 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.72%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.72%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.36%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (1.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.36%) Big Data
6 2 (1.36%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.36%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (3.40%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.36%) Ant
2 2 (1.36%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.36%) Gatling
2 2 (1.36%) GitLab
2 2 (1.36%) Maven
2 2 (1.36%) NeoLoad
2 2 (1.36%) Selenium
2 2 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (9.52%) Finance
2 7 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.08%) Games
4 4 (2.72%) Back Office
4 4 (2.72%) Marketing
4 4 (2.72%) Retail
5 3 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.36%) Banking
6 2 (1.36%) Billing
6 2 (1.36%) Front Office
7 1 (0.68%) Electronics
7 1 (0.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (21.77%) Analyst
2 25 (17.01%) IT Manager
3 24 (16.33%) Support Analyst
4 20 (13.61%) Operations Manager
5 15 (10.20%) IT Operations Manager
6 14 (9.52%) Consultant
7 11 (7.48%) Architect
7 11 (7.48%) IT Services Manager
8 10 (6.80%) Service Manager
9 9 (6.12%) Developer
10 8 (5.44%) Cloud Architect
11 7 (4.76%) IT Director
11 7 (4.76%) IT Engineer
12 6 (4.08%) Applications Support
12 6 (4.08%) Network Engineer
12 6 (4.08%) Operations Director
13 5 (3.40%) Azure Architect
13 5 (3.40%) Group IT Director
13 5 (3.40%) Operations Engineer
13 5 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.33%) Web Services
2 6 (4.08%) .NET
3 5 (3.40%) JSON
4 2 (1.36%) .NET Core
4 2 (1.36%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.36%) Middleware
4 2 (1.36%) Node.js
4 2 (1.36%) Swagger
5 1 (0.68%) REST
5 1 (0.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.01%) CMDB
2 19 (12.93%) Management Information System
3 14 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.08%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.40%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.72%) BYOD
7 4 (2.72%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.72%) PKI
7 4 (2.72%) Social Media
8 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.04%) Fintech
8 3 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.36%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.36%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.68%) Equities
10 1 (0.68%) FMCG
10 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.68%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.65%) Windows
2 12 (8.16%) Windows Server
3 10 (6.80%) Linux
4 4 (2.72%) Unix
4 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.04%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.36%) Android
7 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (46.94%) ITIL
2 47 (31.97%) Service Management
3 33 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (20.41%) Change Management
4 30 (20.41%) ITSM
4 30 (20.41%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (17.69%) ITIL V3
6 25 (17.01%) Scrum
7 24 (16.33%) Project Management
8 23 (15.65%) Root Cause Analysis
9 17 (11.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (11.56%) Information Security
10 14 (9.52%) Service Delivery
11 13 (8.84%) Analytics
11 13 (8.84%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (8.84%) Data Protection
12 10 (6.80%) Business Continuity
12 10 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (6.80%) DevOps
12 10 (6.80%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.01%) SQL
2 15 (10.20%) PowerShell
3 10 (6.80%) Java
4 7 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 7 (4.76%) Perl
4 7 (4.76%) Python
5 6 (4.08%) C++
6 4 (2.72%) C
6 4 (2.72%) PHP
7 3 (2.04%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.04%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.36%) C#
9 1 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (5.44%) MCSE
1 8 (5.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (4.76%) CISM
3 6 (4.08%) CISSP
3 6 (4.08%) MCSA
4 5 (3.40%) Degree
5 4 (2.72%) AWS Certification
5 4 (2.72%) CCNA
5 4 (2.72%) CCNP
5 4 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.72%) ECSA
6 3 (2.04%) CISA
6 3 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.36%) CEH
7 2 (1.36%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 2 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.68%) CHFI
8 1 (0.68%) CRISC
8 1 (0.68%) GSEC
8 1 (0.68%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.20%) GDPR
2 10 (6.80%) SLA
3 6 (4.08%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (4.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 6 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.72%) COBIT
5 3 (2.04%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.04%) PMO
5 3 (2.04%) QA
6 2 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.68%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.68%) EMIR
7 1 (0.68%) MiFID
System Software
1 25 (17.01%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.84%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.72%) Docker
4 4 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.36%) BitLocker
5 2 (1.36%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.36%) XenApp
5 2 (1.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (6.80%) Puppet
1 10 (6.80%) SCCM
2 8 (5.44%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.76%) Ansible
4 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (3.40%) SCOM
4 5 (3.40%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (2.72%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (2.72%) Salt
6 3 (2.04%) Nagios
7 2 (1.36%) Consul
7 2 (1.36%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (1.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.36%) Grafana
7 2 (1.36%) Kibana
7 2 (1.36%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.36%) logstash
7 2 (1.36%) Rancher
7 2 (1.36%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (23.13%) Microsoft
2 24 (16.33%) ServiceNow
3 18 (12.24%) VMware
4 12 (8.16%) Citrix
5 6 (4.08%) Cisco
6 5 (3.40%) BMC
7 4 (2.72%) ArcSight
7 4 (2.72%) Meraki
7 4 (2.72%) Oracle
7 4 (2.72%) Remedy
7 4 (2.72%) SaltStack
7 4 (2.72%) Splunk
8 2 (1.36%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.36%) Dynatrace
8 2 (1.36%) Okta
8 2 (1.36%) Riverbed
8 2 (1.36%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.68%) Minitab
9 1 (0.68%) SAP
9 1 (0.68%) Tableau