The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Operations Management
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 717 780 805
Rank change year-on-year +63 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 141 174 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 97 149 131
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -7.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £39,700 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -4.54%  

Operations Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75940 92082 94020
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.12% 88.56% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 62461 76226 76084
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Operations Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Operations Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Operations Management 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.

Salary trend for Operations Management in the UK

Operations Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Management over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Management in the UK

Operations Management
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Management within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +78 134 £50,000 -9.09% 11
London +115 78 £56,250 -13.46% 6
South East +10 26 £49,500 -13.91% 2
West Midlands +45 9 £53,000 -
East Midlands +11 8 £42,500 -45.16%
East of England +2 8 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Derbyshire +12 7 £42,500 -
Derby +12 7 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire +7 7 £50,000 -2.43% 1
Hounslow - 7 £23,000 -
Heathrow - 6 £23,000 -
Hampshire +19 5 £49,500 -41.76% 2
Birmingham +15 5 £53,000 -
City of London +38 4 £70,000 -12.50% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £40,500 -
Banbury - 4 £40,500 -
Yorkshire +32 3 - -
Reading +24 3 £38,500 -33.04%
Berkshire +15 3 £38,500 -33.04%
Middlesex +8 3 £23,000 -69.33%
West Sussex +5 3 £62,500 +25.00%
Gatwick -15 3 £62,500 +25.00%
Leeds - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
Surrey +49 2 £64,500 +40.21%
Scotland +26 2 £55,250 +5.23%
Buckinghamshire +12 2 £52,500 +5.00%
Milton Keynes +8 2 £52,500 +5.00%
Bromley - 2 - -
Morden - 2 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Operations Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Operations Management.

1 109 (45.04%) ITIL
2 83 (34.30%) Finance
3 57 (23.55%) Windows
4 54 (22.31%) Microsoft
5 44 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 44 (18.18%) Data Centre
6 39 (16.12%) SLA
6 39 (16.12%) Project Management
7 37 (15.29%) Linux
8 36 (14.88%) Cisco
9 34 (14.05%) DNS
9 34 (14.05%) Firewall
10 32 (13.22%) Service Delivery
11 30 (12.40%) Degree
12 29 (11.98%) Cisco Certification
12 29 (11.98%) Management Information System
13 28 (11.57%) SQL
14 27 (11.16%) Change Management
14 27 (11.16%) Microsoft Azure
15 26 (10.74%) Problem Management
15 26 (10.74%) VMware
15 26 (10.74%) Active Directory
15 26 (10.74%) Windows Server
16 25 (10.33%) LAN
17 24 (9.92%) Telecoms
17 24 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (9.92%) Hyper-V
17 24 (9.92%) Continuous Improvement
18 22 (9.09%) Office 365
18 22 (9.09%) PowerShell

Operations Management
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 16 (6.61%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.72%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.24%) CMS
4 3 (1.24%) Confluence
4 3 (1.24%) Drupal
4 3 (1.24%) WordPress
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.83%) SAS
5 2 (0.83%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.41%) Apache
6 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.41%) IIS
Applications
1 44 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (7.02%) MS Office
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.41%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.83%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.83%) FastStats
2 2 (0.83%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.83%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.41%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (9.09%) Office 365
2 22 (9.09%) SaaS
3 15 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (4.13%) IaaS
6 9 (3.72%) Slack
6 9 (3.72%) Sumo Logic
7 5 (2.07%) PaaS
8 3 (1.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.24%) Datadog
8 3 (1.24%) GitHub
8 3 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.41%) AdWords
9 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.41%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 34 (14.05%) DNS
1 34 (14.05%) Firewall
2 25 (10.33%) LAN
3 22 (9.09%) DHCP
3 22 (9.09%) WAN
4 20 (8.26%) MPLS
5 18 (7.44%) TCP/IP
5 18 (7.44%) VoIP
6 17 (7.02%) SAN
7 15 (6.20%) BGP
7 15 (6.20%) OSPF
8 14 (5.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (5.79%) SSL
9 13 (5.37%) IPsec
9 13 (5.37%) Unified Communications
9 13 (5.37%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (4.55%) 3G
10 11 (4.55%) 4G
10 11 (4.55%) Network Security
10 11 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.48%) MySQL
3 5 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.24%) Big Data
4 3 (1.24%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.83%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (0.83%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.83%) DB2
5 2 (0.83%) DocumentDB
5 2 (0.83%) QlikView
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (1.24%) Codeship
1 3 (1.24%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.24%) JIRA
1 3 (1.24%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.41%) Lombardi
General
1 83 (34.30%) Finance
2 24 (9.92%) Telecoms
3 19 (7.85%) Banking
4 15 (6.20%) Retail
5 10 (4.13%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.31%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.31%) Marketing
7 5 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.65%) Advertising
8 4 (1.65%) Games
9 3 (1.24%) Billing
9 3 (1.24%) Legal
10 2 (0.83%) Law
11 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.41%) Back Office
11 1 (0.41%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (12.81%) Analyst
2 25 (10.33%) IT Manager
3 20 (8.26%) Operations Manager
4 19 (7.85%) Consultant
5 18 (7.44%) Service Manager
6 17 (7.02%) Architect
7 16 (6.61%) Network Engineer
8 15 (6.20%) Senior Network Engineer
9 13 (5.37%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
10 11 (4.55%) Network Manager
10 11 (4.55%) Security Analyst
11 10 (4.13%) Service Desk Manager
12 9 (3.72%) Business Manager
12 9 (3.72%) Cisco Engineer
12 9 (3.72%) Windows Engineer
13 8 (3.31%) Delivery Manager
13 8 (3.31%) IT Operations Manager
13 8 (3.31%) Network Infrastructure Manager
13 8 (3.31%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.89%) Web Services
2 5 (2.07%) EDI
3 3 (1.24%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (1.24%) Middleware
3 3 (1.24%) Node.js
3 3 (1.24%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (0.83%) .NET
4 2 (0.83%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 29 (11.98%) Management Information System
3 19 (7.85%) Private Cloud
4 12 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.55%) PKI
6 7 (2.89%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.48%) Reinsurance
8 5 (2.07%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.24%) Clustering
10 3 (1.24%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.24%) Online Games
11 2 (0.83%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.83%) PMI
11 2 (0.83%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.83%) User Experience
12 1 (0.41%) BYOD
12 1 (0.41%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 57 (23.55%) Windows
2 37 (15.29%) Linux
3 26 (10.74%) Windows Server
4 16 (6.61%) Unix
5 8 (3.31%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.89%) Windows 8
6 7 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.48%) Solaris
7 6 (2.48%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.07%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.65%) Android
9 4 (1.65%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.65%) Windows Phone
9 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.83%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.41%) Debian
11 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (45.04%) ITIL
2 39 (16.12%) Project Management
3 32 (13.22%) Service Delivery
4 27 (11.16%) Change Management
5 26 (10.74%) Problem Management
6 24 (9.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 22 (9.09%) Information Security
7 22 (9.09%) Service Management
8 21 (8.68%) Incident Management
9 20 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (7.85%) ITIL V3
11 18 (7.44%) Service Desk Management
12 16 (6.61%) Change Control
13 15 (6.20%) Migration
13 15 (6.20%) Presales
13 15 (6.20%) Process Improvement
13 15 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (5.79%) Coaching
15 13 (5.37%) Asset Management
15 13 (5.37%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.57%) SQL
2 22 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.72%) C
4 8 (3.31%) Java
5 6 (2.48%) Perl
6 5 (2.07%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.65%) PHP
8 3 (1.24%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.24%) GraphQL
8 3 (1.24%) Python
8 3 (1.24%) Ruby
9 2 (0.83%) C#
9 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (12.40%) Degree
2 29 (11.98%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (4.96%) CCNA
3 12 (4.96%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (4.13%) CISSP
5 8 (3.31%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.89%) CCNP
6 7 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (2.48%) MCSE
7 6 (2.48%) RHCE
8 5 (2.07%) CISA
8 5 (2.07%) GCIA
8 5 (2.07%) GCIH
8 5 (2.07%) RHCA
8 5 (2.07%) RHCSA
9 4 (1.65%) CEH
10 3 (1.24%) CISM
10 3 (1.24%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.83%) MBA
11 2 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (16.12%) SLA
2 13 (5.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.89%) QA
3 7 (2.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.65%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.24%) GCP
6 1 (0.41%) COBIT
6 1 (0.41%) ISO19770
System Software
1 26 (10.74%) Active Directory
2 24 (9.92%) Hyper-V
2 24 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.48%) VMware ESX
4 5 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.65%) Docker
6 3 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.41%) NFS
7 1 (0.41%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (4.55%) SCOM
2 10 (4.13%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (3.72%) Nagios
3 9 (3.72%) NetBackup
3 9 (3.72%) SCCM
3 9 (3.72%) SolarWinds Orion
3 9 (3.72%) ZABBIX
4 5 (2.07%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.07%) RSA Archer
4 5 (2.07%) RSA Security Analytics
4 5 (2.07%) SCOrch
4 5 (2.07%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.24%) EnCase
5 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 3 (1.24%) MOM
5 3 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.24%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.24%) Pingdom
5 3 (1.24%) Salt
Vendors
1 54 (22.31%) Microsoft
2 36 (14.88%) Cisco
3 26 (10.74%) VMware
4 21 (8.68%) Juniper
5 17 (7.02%) New Relic
5 17 (7.02%) SolarWinds
6 14 (5.79%) Splunk
7 12 (4.96%) F5
8 10 (4.13%) Oracle
8 10 (4.13%) Palo Alto
9 9 (3.72%) Barracuda Networks
9 9 (3.72%) PagerDuty
10 7 (2.89%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (2.48%) Citrix
12 5 (2.07%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.07%) NetWitness
12 5 (2.07%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.07%) SAP
12 5 (2.07%) Sophos
12 5 (2.07%) WatchGuard
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Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
international baccalaureate
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lennon Wright
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
South East London
EY
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £65000 - £85000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 days ago