Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Operations Management
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 952 889 961
Rank change year-on-year -63 +72 +50
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 200 297 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 153 225 248
England median annual salary £52,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.95% -4.55% +6.80%
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £73,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -0.95% -4.55% +6.80%

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 148,233 151,338 172,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.66% 90.72% 90.04%
Number of salaries quoted 119,328 122,581 144,875
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -91 79 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Midlands +6 35 £50,000 - 3
West Midlands +36 31 £51,250 -3.30% 3
North of England +36 28 £52,500 +5.00% 2
South East -21 27 £50,000 -14.89% 5
North West +46 24 £52,500 +5.00% 1
East of England -5 18 £60,000 +14.29% 1
South West +13 14 £45,000 -5.26% 1
East Midlands -1 4 £38,500 -6.67%
Yorkshire +21 2 £45,000 -16.28% 1
North East - 2 £82,500 -
Operations Management
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 89 (44.50%) ITIL
2 61 (30.50%) Microsoft
3 47 (23.50%) Project Management
4 46 (23.00%) Windows
5 45 (22.50%) Service Management
6 38 (19.00%) Service Delivery
7 37 (18.50%) VMware
8 34 (17.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 33 (16.50%) Active Directory
9 33 (16.50%) Management Information System
10 32 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
11 30 (15.00%) SQL
11 30 (15.00%) Office 365
12 29 (14.50%) ITSM
13 27 (13.50%) ServiceNow
14 26 (13.00%) ITIL V3
15 25 (12.50%) Analytics
15 25 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
16 24 (12.00%) Change Management
16 24 (12.00%) Finance
17 23 (11.50%) Firewall
17 23 (11.50%) Data Centre
18 22 (11.00%) Hyper-V
19 21 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
19 21 (10.50%) SharePoint
20 20 (10.00%) Information Security
21 19 (9.50%) Web Services
21 19 (9.50%) Continuous Improvement
21 19 (9.50%) Windows Server

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 21 (10.50%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.50%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.50%) CMS
5 3 (1.50%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.00%) Confluence
6 2 (1.00%) SAS
7 1 (0.50%) Apache
7 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (5.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 34 (17.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (15.00%) Office 365
3 21 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (9.00%) IaaS
5 16 (8.00%) PaaS
6 14 (7.00%) SaaS
7 7 (3.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (2.00%) IBM Cloud
9 4 (2.00%) SoftLayer
10 3 (1.50%) Amazon S3
10 3 (1.50%) OneDrive
11 2 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (1.00%) Slack
11 2 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 1 (0.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.50%) Firewall
2 12 (6.00%) VPN
3 9 (4.50%) SAN
4 8 (4.00%) VLAN
5 6 (3.00%) DHCP
5 6 (3.00%) DNS
5 6 (3.00%) LAN
5 6 (3.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.00%) WAN
6 5 (2.50%) HTTP
6 5 (2.50%) SNMP
7 4 (2.00%) Internet
7 4 (2.00%) Network Security
7 4 (2.00%) VoIP
7 4 (2.00%) WebEx
7 4 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (2.00%) Wireless
8 3 (1.50%) BGP
8 3 (1.50%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (3.00%) Big Data
4 5 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.50%) MySQL
4 5 (2.50%) OLAP
4 5 (2.50%) Power BI
4 5 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.00%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.00%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (3.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.50%) JIRA
3 2 (1.00%) Ant
3 2 (1.00%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.00%) Gatling
3 2 (1.00%) GitLab
3 2 (1.00%) Maven
3 2 (1.00%) NeoLoad
3 2 (1.00%) Selenium
4 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (12.00%) Finance
2 11 (5.50%) Games
2 11 (5.50%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.00%) Retail
4 8 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.50%) Marketing
6 4 (2.00%) Back Office
6 4 (2.00%) Law
7 2 (1.00%) Banking
7 2 (1.00%) Billing
7 2 (1.00%) Front Office
8 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (17.50%) IT Manager
2 26 (13.00%) Consultant
3 25 (12.50%) Analyst
4 23 (11.50%) Architect
4 23 (11.50%) Operations Manager
5 15 (7.50%) IT Operations Manager
6 13 (6.50%) Developer
7 9 (4.50%) Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (4.50%) IT Services Manager
7 9 (4.50%) Support Analyst
8 8 (4.00%) Azure Consultant
8 8 (4.00%) Configuration Manager
8 8 (4.00%) Service Manager
8 8 (4.00%) Support Manager
9 7 (3.50%) Asset and Configuration Manager
9 7 (3.50%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.50%) Service Architect
9 7 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.00%) Network Manager
10 6 (3.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.50%) Web Services
2 8 (4.00%) .NET
3 6 (3.00%) JSON
3 6 (3.00%) Middleware
4 5 (2.50%) REST
4 5 (2.50%) SOAP
5 4 (2.00%) RESTful
6 2 (1.00%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.00%) Swagger
7 1 (0.50%) Mason
7 1 (0.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.50%) Management Information System
2 23 (11.50%) Data Centre
3 16 (8.00%) CMDB
4 14 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.50%) Fintech
5 9 (4.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (3.50%) Computer Science
8 6 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (3.00%) Smart Meter
9 4 (2.00%) BYOD
9 4 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (2.00%) PKI
9 4 (2.00%) Social Media
10 3 (1.50%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.50%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.50%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.00%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (1.00%) User Experience
11 2 (1.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 46 (23.00%) Windows
2 19 (9.50%) Windows Server
3 16 (8.00%) Linux
4 11 (5.50%) Unix
5 8 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.50%) AIX
8 1 (0.50%) CentOS
8 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.50%) Solaris
8 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (44.50%) ITIL
2 47 (23.50%) Project Management
3 45 (22.50%) Service Management
4 38 (19.00%) Service Delivery
5 32 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (14.50%) ITSM
7 26 (13.00%) ITIL V3
8 25 (12.50%) Analytics
9 24 (12.00%) Change Management
10 20 (10.00%) Information Security
11 19 (9.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (9.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (9.00%) Presales
12 18 (9.00%) Workflow
13 17 (8.50%) Mentoring
13 17 (8.50%) Scrum
14 16 (8.00%) Incident Management
14 16 (8.00%) Service Design
14 16 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.00%) SQL
2 14 (7.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.50%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.50%) Java
4 5 (2.50%) Python
5 4 (2.00%) Perl
5 4 (2.00%) VBA
6 3 (1.50%) C++
6 3 (1.50%) PHP
7 2 (1.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.50%) C
8 1 (0.50%) VB
8 1 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (7.50%) MCSE
3 13 (6.50%) Security Cleared
4 12 (6.00%) SC Cleared
5 11 (5.50%) MCSA
6 9 (4.50%) CCNA
6 9 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (4.00%) Degree
8 6 (3.00%) A+ Certification
9 5 (2.50%) CCNP
9 5 (2.50%) PMP
10 4 (2.00%) AWS Certification
10 4 (2.00%) MCITP
10 4 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (1.50%) CISSP
12 2 (1.00%) CEH
12 2 (1.00%) CISA
12 2 (1.00%) GSEC
12 2 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.00%) GDPR
1 18 (9.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 15 (7.50%) SLA
3 11 (5.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (5.50%) PCI DSS
4 8 (4.00%) COBIT
4 8 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (3.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (3.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (2.50%) QA
7 1 (0.50%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.50%) PMO
System Software
1 33 (16.50%) Active Directory
2 25 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (11.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.50%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (4.50%) Docker
6 5 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
2 7 (3.50%) Ansible
2 7 (3.50%) Puppet
2 7 (3.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (3.00%) SCCM
4 5 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.50%) TADDM
5 3 (1.50%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.50%) Salt
5 3 (1.50%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.00%) Consul
6 2 (1.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.00%) Grafana
6 2 (1.00%) Kibana
6 2 (1.00%) logstash
6 2 (1.00%) Rancher
6 2 (1.00%) RSA enVision
6 2 (1.00%) SCOM
6 2 (1.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 61 (30.50%) Microsoft
2 37 (18.50%) VMware
3 27 (13.50%) ServiceNow
4 16 (8.00%) Capita
5 13 (6.50%) Cisco
5 13 (6.50%) Oracle
6 12 (6.00%) Citrix
7 6 (3.00%) Ivanti
7 6 (3.00%) Okta
7 6 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (3.00%) SAP
7 6 (3.00%) Workday
8 5 (2.50%) BMC
8 5 (2.50%) Cognizant
8 5 (2.50%) Hortonworks
8 5 (2.50%) HP
8 5 (2.50%) Meraki
8 5 (2.50%) Tableau
8 5 (2.50%) Veeam
8 5 (2.50%) WorldPay