Period
to 18 February 2018

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 6 months to 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Operations Management
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 972 976 985
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 -11
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 222 202 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 161 152 260
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £26,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -4.55%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 156,623 156,367 187,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.54% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 126,956 128,832 155,017
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,250 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Operations Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Operations Management in the UK

Operations Management
Top 16 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 6 months to 18 February 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
England +15 218 £55,000 - 32
UK excluding London +58 142 £55,000 +4.76% 22
London -19 76 £55,000 -14.73% 11
South East +26 52 £53,000 -3.64% 6
North of England +22 38 £55,000 +18.92% 3
South West +25 30 £45,000 +36.36% 6
North West -6 26 £55,000 +7.32% 3
Midlands +8 13 £55,000 +3.77% 3
West Midlands +14 11 £58,000 +9.43% 2
Yorkshire +21 9 £58,500 +67.14%
East of England -8 6 £60,000 +81.82% 3
North East - 3 £80,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £48,750 - 1
Wales +9 1 £75,000 +63.04%
Scotland -33 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 with a requirement for Operations Management.

1 83 (37.39%) ITIL
2 66 (29.73%) Finance
3 64 (28.83%) Windows
4 58 (26.13%) Microsoft
5 57 (25.68%) Project Management
5 57 (25.68%) Service Management
6 50 (22.52%) Service Delivery
7 49 (22.07%) Active Directory
8 42 (18.92%) VMware
9 38 (17.12%) Oracle
9 38 (17.12%) Office 365
10 37 (16.67%) Data Centre
10 37 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 36 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
12 34 (15.32%) Asset Management
13 33 (14.86%) Linux
14 31 (13.96%) Agile Software Development
15 30 (13.51%) PKI
15 30 (13.51%) Degree
16 28 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
16 28 (12.61%) Management Information System
17 27 (12.16%) Banking
17 27 (12.16%) Investment Banking
17 27 (12.16%) Unix
17 27 (12.16%) SQL Server
17 27 (12.16%) Wealth Management
17 27 (12.16%) Retail Banking
18 26 (11.71%) SCCM
18 26 (11.71%) ITSM
19 25 (11.26%) Hyper-V

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 5 (2.25%) MS Exchange
1 5 (2.25%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.80%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.35%) IIS
3 3 (1.35%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.45%) CMS
4 1 (0.45%) Confluence
4 1 (0.45%) nginx
4 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (7.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.45%) InDesign
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (6.76%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle ASCP
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.45%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.45%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 38 (17.12%) Office 365
2 37 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (7.21%) IaaS
5 13 (5.86%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (5.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 9 (4.05%) SaaS
8 5 (2.25%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.35%) Amazon S3
10 3 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (1.35%) AWS CloudTrail
10 3 (1.35%) CloudFront
10 3 (1.35%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (1.35%) PaaS
10 3 (1.35%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.36%) Firewall
2 19 (8.56%) DHCP
2 19 (8.56%) DNS
3 12 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.95%) SAN
4 11 (4.95%) WAN
5 9 (4.05%) Kerberos
5 9 (4.05%) VLAN
5 9 (4.05%) VoIP
6 8 (3.60%) LAN
6 8 (3.60%) Wireless
7 7 (3.15%) MPLS
8 6 (2.70%) BGP
8 6 (2.70%) Network Security
8 6 (2.70%) OSPF
9 5 (2.25%) Internet
10 4 (1.80%) 3G
10 4 (1.80%) IPsec
10 4 (1.80%) SSL
10 4 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.01%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (2.70%) MySQL
4 5 (2.25%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (0.90%) JIRA
2 2 (0.90%) Mercurial
2 2 (0.90%) NUnit
3 1 (0.45%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
General
1 66 (29.73%) Finance
2 27 (12.16%) Banking
2 27 (12.16%) Investment Banking
2 27 (12.16%) Retail Banking
3 10 (4.50%) Retail
4 9 (4.05%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.70%) Games
5 6 (2.70%) Marketing
5 6 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.80%) Back Office
7 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.90%) Law
8 1 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (11.26%) Consultant
2 24 (10.81%) IT Manager
2 24 (10.81%) Operations Manager
3 18 (8.11%) Azure Consultant
4 17 (7.66%) Office 365 Consultant
5 15 (6.76%) Delivery Manager
5 15 (6.76%) Head of Operations
5 15 (6.76%) HR Specialist
5 15 (6.76%) Support Specialist
5 15 (6.76%) Systems Support
6 13 (5.86%) Analyst
6 13 (5.86%) Chief Technology Officer
6 13 (5.86%) Head of IT
7 12 (5.41%) Service Manager
7 12 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (4.95%) Architect
9 10 (4.50%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (3.60%) IT Operations Manager
11 7 (3.15%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 7 (3.15%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.21%) .NET
2 15 (6.76%) HTML
3 14 (6.31%) HTML5
4 13 (5.86%) .NET Framework
5 9 (4.05%) LDAP
6 7 (3.15%) Middleware
6 7 (3.15%) Web Services
7 5 (2.25%) REST
8 3 (1.35%) RESTful
8 3 (1.35%) SOAP
9 2 (0.90%) CSS
9 2 (0.90%) Ext JS
9 2 (0.90%) JSON
9 2 (0.90%) Spring
9 2 (0.90%) Spring MVC
10 1 (0.45%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.45%) jQuery
10 1 (0.45%) Mason
10 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 30 (13.51%) PKI
3 28 (12.61%) Management Information System
4 24 (10.81%) User Experience
5 23 (10.36%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.80%) CMDB
6 4 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.35%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.35%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.35%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.90%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.90%) Replication
8 2 (0.90%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.45%) Clustering
9 1 (0.45%) EPoS
9 1 (0.45%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.45%) IBM XIV
9 1 (0.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 64 (28.83%) Windows
2 33 (14.86%) Linux
3 27 (12.16%) Unix
4 23 (10.36%) Windows Server
5 21 (9.46%) Solaris
6 13 (5.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.25%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.35%) AIX
9 3 (1.35%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.35%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (37.39%) ITIL
2 57 (25.68%) Project Management
2 57 (25.68%) Service Management
3 50 (22.52%) Service Delivery
4 36 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 34 (15.32%) Asset Management
6 31 (13.96%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (12.16%) Wealth Management
8 26 (11.71%) ITSM
9 24 (10.81%) Mobile Device Management
10 23 (10.36%) Customer Requirements
10 23 (10.36%) Incident Management
11 21 (9.46%) Business Continuity
12 20 (9.01%) PRINCE2
13 19 (8.56%) People Management
13 19 (8.56%) Presales
14 18 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
14 18 (8.11%) Change Management
14 18 (8.11%) Scrum
14 18 (8.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.56%) PowerShell
2 16 (7.21%) Java
2 16 (7.21%) SQL
3 13 (5.86%) C++
4 4 (1.80%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.90%) C#
5 2 (0.90%) Pascal
5 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.45%) C
6 1 (0.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (13.51%) Degree
2 24 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (10.36%) MCSE
4 17 (7.66%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (6.31%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (6.31%) Master's Degree
6 9 (4.05%) CCNA
7 6 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (2.70%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.25%) A+ Certification
8 5 (2.25%) MCSA
8 5 (2.25%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.80%) CCNP
9 4 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.80%) MCITP
9 4 (1.80%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (1.35%) CCIE
11 2 (0.90%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.90%) PMP
12 1 (0.45%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.21%) SLA
2 13 (5.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 10 (4.50%) COBIT
3 10 (4.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (3.60%) QA
5 5 (2.25%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.80%) GDPR
7 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.45%) PMO
System Software
1 49 (22.07%) Active Directory
2 28 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (11.26%) Hyper-V
4 14 (6.31%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (3.60%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (3.15%) Docker
7 4 (1.80%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.90%) XenApp
9 1 (0.45%) LXC
9 1 (0.45%) Snort
9 1 (0.45%) SRDF
9 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (11.71%) SCCM
2 20 (9.01%) Microsoft Intune
3 17 (7.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 14 (6.31%) Puppet
4 14 (6.31%) SCOM
5 12 (5.41%) Single Sign-On
6 10 (4.50%) Terraform
7 9 (4.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (2.70%) RSA enVision
9 5 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (1.35%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (1.35%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (1.35%) WSUS
11 2 (0.90%) Ansible
11 2 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.90%) Nagios
11 2 (0.90%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.90%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.90%) TADDM
Vendors
1 58 (26.13%) Microsoft
2 42 (18.92%) VMware
3 38 (17.12%) Oracle
4 21 (9.46%) SAP
5 17 (7.66%) Cisco
6 15 (6.76%) JD Edwards
6 15 (6.76%) PeopleSoft
7 14 (6.31%) Citrix
7 14 (6.31%) Sybase
8 12 (5.41%) ServiceNow
9 8 (3.60%) HP
9 8 (3.60%) Juniper
10 7 (3.15%) Remedy
11 6 (2.70%) ArcSight
11 6 (2.70%) SolarWinds
11 6 (2.70%) Splunk
12 5 (2.25%) Apple
12 5 (2.25%) Capita
12 5 (2.25%) IBM
12 5 (2.25%) Ivanti