Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Operations Management
UK
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 938 868 949
Rank change year-on-year -70 +81 +72
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 231 278 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 186 202 284
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,550 £36,400
90th Percentile £85,625 £73,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -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 156,628 153,326 180,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.84% 90.55% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 125,948 125,702 150,219
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Operations Management in the UK

Operations Management
Top 14 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 24 May 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 -32 220 £52,500 - 20
UK excluding London +10 148 £52,500 +5.00% 13
London -59 75 £55,000 - 7
South East -14 42 £48,750 -7.14% 4
North of England +32 32 £55,000 - 3
Midlands +3 28 £53,250 +12.11% 1
North West +18 27 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands +16 24 £57,500 +8.49%
South West +9 24 £45,000 -5.26% 4
East of England -11 16 £60,000 +14.29% 1
Yorkshire +22 5 £90,000 -
East Midlands -12 4 £52,500 +38.94% 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £67,500 -
Scotland -31 2 £90,000 +91.49%

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 90 (38.96%) ITIL
2 63 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 56 (24.24%) Project Management
3 56 (24.24%) Service Management
4 47 (20.35%) Service Delivery
4 47 (20.35%) Windows
5 39 (16.88%) Finance
6 37 (16.02%) Microsoft Azure
6 37 (16.02%) Data Centre
7 36 (15.58%) Active Directory
8 33 (14.29%) ITSM
8 33 (14.29%) Office 365
9 31 (13.42%) Management Information System
10 30 (12.99%) VMware
11 29 (12.55%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (12.55%) Continuous Improvement
12 27 (11.69%) Hyper-V
13 25 (10.82%) Firewall
13 25 (10.82%) Presales
13 25 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
14 24 (10.39%) ITIL V3
15 23 (9.96%) Analytics
15 23 (9.96%) People Management
15 23 (9.96%) Customer Requirements
15 23 (9.96%) PRINCE2
15 23 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (9.52%) SQL
16 22 (9.52%) Oracle
16 22 (9.52%) ServiceNow
17 21 (9.09%) Change Management

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 12 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.16%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.16%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.30%) CMS
3 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.87%) SAS
5 1 (0.43%) Apache
5 1 (0.43%) Confluence
5 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (8.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (2.16%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.90%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (2.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (16.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (14.29%) Office 365
3 19 (8.23%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (6.93%) SaaS
5 13 (5.63%) IaaS
5 13 (5.63%) PaaS
6 6 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.73%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (1.73%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.43%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.43%) Serverless
9 1 (0.43%) Slack
9 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.82%) Firewall
2 10 (4.33%) LAN
2 10 (4.33%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.33%) WAN
3 9 (3.90%) VPN
4 8 (3.46%) VLAN
5 6 (2.60%) VoIP
6 5 (2.16%) DHCP
6 5 (2.16%) MPLS
6 5 (2.16%) SAN
7 4 (1.73%) DNS
7 4 (1.73%) HTTP
7 4 (1.73%) Internet
7 4 (1.73%) Network Security
7 4 (1.73%) SNMP
7 4 (1.73%) WebEx
7 4 (1.73%) Wireless
8 1 (0.43%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.43%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.33%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (2.60%) Big Data
4 5 (2.16%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (2.16%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.16%) OLAP
4 5 (2.16%) Power BI
4 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.73%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.60%) JIRA
2 5 (2.16%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.43%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.43%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.43%) NUnit
4 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (16.88%) Finance
2 13 (5.63%) Retail
3 10 (4.33%) Games
4 9 (3.90%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.60%) Marketing
6 5 (2.16%) Back Office
7 4 (1.73%) Law
8 2 (0.87%) Legal
9 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 31 (13.42%) IT Manager
2 29 (12.55%) Consultant
3 26 (11.26%) Operations Manager
4 22 (9.52%) Architect
5 21 (9.09%) Analyst
6 16 (6.93%) Azure Consultant
7 13 (5.63%) Project Manager
8 12 (5.19%) IT Operations Manager
9 10 (4.33%) Developer
9 10 (4.33%) Infrastructure Manager
9 10 (4.33%) Office 365 Consultant
9 10 (4.33%) Systems Support
10 9 (3.90%) Head of IT
10 9 (3.90%) HR Specialist
10 9 (3.90%) Service Architect
10 9 (3.90%) Support Specialist
11 8 (3.46%) Configuration Manager
12 7 (3.03%) Network Engineer
12 7 (3.03%) Security Analyst
12 7 (3.03%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.33%) Web Services
2 8 (3.46%) Middleware
3 6 (2.60%) REST
4 5 (2.16%) .NET
4 5 (2.16%) JSON
5 4 (1.73%) RESTful
5 4 (1.73%) SOAP
6 1 (0.43%) Ext JS
6 1 (0.43%) Mason
6 1 (0.43%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.43%) Spring
6 1 (0.43%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.43%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.02%) Data Centre
2 31 (13.42%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (4.33%) CMDB
5 10 (4.33%) PKI
6 9 (3.90%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (3.46%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.46%) Fintech
8 6 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.60%) Smart Meter
9 5 (2.16%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (2.16%) User Experience
10 3 (1.30%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.30%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.87%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.87%) IVR
11 2 (0.87%) Replication
11 2 (0.87%) Video\Live Streaming
12 1 (0.43%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 47 (20.35%) Windows
2 18 (7.79%) Linux
3 14 (6.06%) Unix
3 14 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.16%) Mac OS
4 5 (2.16%) Solaris
4 5 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.43%) AIX
6 1 (0.43%) CentOS
6 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (38.96%) ITIL
2 56 (24.24%) Project Management
2 56 (24.24%) Service Management
3 47 (20.35%) Service Delivery
4 33 (14.29%) ITSM
5 29 (12.55%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (12.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 25 (10.82%) Presales
6 25 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
7 24 (10.39%) ITIL V3
8 23 (9.96%) Analytics
8 23 (9.96%) Customer Requirements
8 23 (9.96%) People Management
8 23 (9.96%) PRINCE2
8 23 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (9.09%) Change Management
9 21 (9.09%) Incident Management
10 20 (8.66%) Information Security
11 19 (8.23%) Service Design
12 17 (7.36%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.52%) SQL
2 9 (3.90%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.73%) VBA
4 3 (1.30%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.30%) Java
5 2 (0.87%) C
5 2 (0.87%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.43%) C#
6 1 (0.43%) Pascal
6 1 (0.43%) Python
6 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (8.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (8.23%) MCSE
3 13 (5.63%) Security Cleared
4 12 (5.19%) CCNA
4 12 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (5.19%) Degree
4 12 (5.19%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.03%) MCSA
5 7 (3.03%) PMP
6 6 (2.60%) A+ Certification
7 4 (1.73%) MCITP
7 4 (1.73%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (1.30%) CCNP
8 3 (1.30%) CISSP
8 3 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.87%) CEH
9 2 (0.87%) CRISC
9 2 (0.87%) GSEC
9 2 (0.87%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 16 (6.93%) SLA
3 14 (6.06%) COBIT
3 14 (6.06%) PCI DSS
4 12 (5.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (4.33%) GDPR
5 10 (4.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (2.16%) QA
7 2 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.87%) PMO
8 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (15.58%) Active Directory
2 27 (11.69%) Hyper-V
3 17 (7.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.33%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (2.60%) Docker
6 5 (2.16%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (1.73%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.43%) Snort
9 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (6.93%) SCCM
2 12 (5.19%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (4.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 9 (3.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (3.03%) RSA enVision
6 5 (2.16%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (1.73%) TADDM
8 2 (0.87%) Ansible
8 2 (0.87%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.87%) Puppet
8 2 (0.87%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.43%) MOM
9 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.43%) Salt
9 1 (0.43%) SCOM
9 1 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 63 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 30 (12.99%) VMware
3 22 (9.52%) Oracle
3 22 (9.52%) ServiceNow
4 15 (6.49%) Capita
4 15 (6.49%) SAP
5 13 (5.63%) Citrix
6 12 (5.19%) Cisco
7 9 (3.90%) JD Edwards
7 9 (3.90%) PeopleSoft
8 7 (3.03%) ArcSight
8 7 (3.03%) Splunk
9 6 (2.60%) IBM
9 6 (2.60%) Ivanti
9 6 (2.60%) Remedy
9 6 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (2.60%) Workday
10 5 (2.16%) HP
10 5 (2.16%) Okta
10 5 (2.16%) WorldPay