Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Operations Management
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 904 998 1047
Rank change year-on-year +94 +49 -63
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 288 221 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 191 176 187
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £40,000 £28,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £79,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 161665 167144 194190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.93% 89.36% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 127669 138904 159942
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Management in the UK

Operations Management
Top 15 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 20 November 2017. 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 +105 266 £55,000 - 16
London +72 147 £55,000 -12.00% 4
UK excluding London +22 126 £55,000 +4.76% 13
South East +38 51 £63,500 +15.45% 3
North of England -1 23 £55,000 +33.33% 5
South West +18 15 £45,000 +36.36% 2
East of England -10 14 £53,500 -4.89% 1
North West -10 13 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Midlands +17 12 £56,750 +41.88% 1
West Midlands +9 9 £58,500 +46.25%
Wales - 8 £50,198 -
Yorkshire -3 7 £55,000 +69.23% 4
North East 0 3 £80,000 -
Scotland -19 3 £47,000 -32.86% 1
East Midlands - 3 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 127 (44.10%) Finance
2 91 (31.60%) ITIL
3 89 (30.90%) Degree
4 84 (29.17%) Management Information System
5 83 (28.82%) Project Management
6 81 (28.13%) Banking
7 76 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
8 69 (23.96%) Computer Science
9 68 (23.61%) Asset Management
10 65 (22.57%) Windows
11 61 (21.18%) Retail Banking
11 61 (21.18%) Investment Banking
11 61 (21.18%) Wealth Management
12 59 (20.49%) Service Delivery
13 56 (19.44%) Microsoft
14 52 (18.06%) HTML
14 52 (18.06%) SDLC
14 52 (18.06%) Computer Science Degree
15 50 (17.36%) Service Management
15 50 (17.36%) Scrum
16 49 (17.01%) .NET
17 48 (16.67%) Java
18 46 (15.97%) Master's Degree
19 45 (15.63%) Software Engineering
19 45 (15.63%) HTML5
20 44 (15.28%) .NET Framework
20 44 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
20 44 (15.28%) Kanban
20 44 (15.28%) C++
20 44 (15.28%) Linux

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 8 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.43%) IIS
3 6 (2.08%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.74%) nginx
4 5 (1.74%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.04%) Apache
5 3 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.04%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.35%) CMS
7 1 (0.35%) Confluence
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.43%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.35%) InDesign
5 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle ASCP
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle SCM
2 2 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.69%) SAP EWM
2 2 (0.69%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (9.38%) Office 365
3 24 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (7.99%) IaaS
5 19 (6.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 17 (5.90%) AWS CloudFormation
7 16 (5.56%) SaaS
8 8 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (2.43%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (1.74%) PaaS
11 3 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.04%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (1.04%) AWS CloudTrail
11 3 (1.04%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.35%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.35%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.35%) Sumo Logic
13 1 (0.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 43 (14.93%) DNS
2 41 (14.24%) DHCP
3 28 (9.72%) LAN
4 26 (9.03%) Firewall
4 26 (9.03%) WAN
5 25 (8.68%) SAN
6 22 (7.64%) BGP
6 22 (7.64%) MPLS
6 22 (7.64%) OSPF
7 20 (6.94%) Unified Communications
7 20 (6.94%) Wi-Fi
8 19 (6.60%) SSL
9 17 (5.90%) LDAP
10 16 (5.56%) Kerberos
11 15 (5.21%) 3G
11 15 (5.21%) 4G
11 15 (5.21%) IPsec
12 14 (4.86%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (4.86%) Junos
12 14 (4.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.54%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.86%) MySQL
3 11 (3.82%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.04%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.04%) Redis
5 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.69%) Big Data
6 2 (0.69%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.69%) MS Access
7 1 (0.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.35%) gulp
2 1 (0.35%) Jasmine
2 1 (0.35%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (0.35%) webpack
General
1 127 (44.10%) Finance
2 81 (28.13%) Banking
3 61 (21.18%) Investment Banking
3 61 (21.18%) Retail Banking
4 21 (7.29%) Telecoms
5 17 (5.90%) Retail
6 11 (3.82%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.78%) Marketing
8 6 (2.08%) Advertising
8 6 (2.08%) Games
9 4 (1.39%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.04%) Legal
11 2 (0.69%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.35%) Back Office
12 1 (0.35%) Billing
12 1 (0.35%) Law
12 1 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 32 (11.11%) IT Manager
2 31 (10.76%) Service Manager
3 30 (10.42%) Chief Technology Officer
4 29 (10.07%) Operations Manager
5 23 (7.99%) Architect
6 20 (6.94%) Consultant
6 20 (6.94%) Head of Operations
7 19 (6.60%) Network Engineer
8 17 (5.90%) IT Operations Manager
9 15 (5.21%) Senior Network Engineer
10 14 (4.86%) Administrator
10 14 (4.86%) Delivery Manager
10 14 (4.86%) Domain Architect
10 14 (4.86%) IT Services Manager
10 14 (4.86%) Software Architect
11 11 (3.82%) Analyst
11 11 (3.82%) Juniper Engineer
12 10 (3.47%) Service Operations Manager
13 9 (3.13%) Head of IT
13 9 (3.13%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (18.06%) HTML
2 49 (17.01%) .NET
3 45 (15.63%) HTML5
4 44 (15.28%) .NET Framework
5 11 (3.82%) Middleware
6 9 (3.13%) XML
7 8 (2.78%) CSS
8 6 (2.08%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.74%) REST
9 5 (1.74%) SOAP
9 5 (1.74%) Web Services
10 3 (1.04%) EDI
11 1 (0.35%) Angular 2
11 1 (0.35%) Django
11 1 (0.35%) jQuery
11 1 (0.35%) LESS
11 1 (0.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 84 (29.17%) Management Information System
2 69 (23.96%) Computer Science
3 36 (12.50%) PKI
4 33 (11.46%) Data Centre
5 30 (10.42%) User Experience
6 21 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (6.94%) CMDB
8 7 (2.43%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (2.43%) Private Cloud
9 6 (2.08%) Clustering
10 4 (1.39%) EMC VMAX
10 4 (1.39%) EMC VNX
10 4 (1.39%) Symmetrix
11 3 (1.04%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.69%) iSeries
13 1 (0.35%) Blog
13 1 (0.35%) Life Science
13 1 (0.35%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 65 (22.57%) Windows
2 44 (15.28%) Linux
3 37 (12.85%) Unix
4 29 (10.07%) Windows Server
5 22 (7.64%) Solaris
6 19 (6.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.78%) AIX
8 5 (1.74%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.04%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.04%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.69%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (31.60%) ITIL
2 83 (28.82%) Project Management
3 76 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (23.61%) Asset Management
5 61 (21.18%) Wealth Management
6 59 (20.49%) Service Delivery
7 52 (18.06%) SDLC
8 50 (17.36%) Scrum
8 50 (17.36%) Service Management
9 45 (15.63%) Software Engineering
10 44 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (15.28%) Domain Models
10 44 (15.28%) Kanban
11 39 (13.54%) Configuration Management
12 28 (9.72%) ITSM
13 26 (9.03%) Incident Management
13 26 (9.03%) Kalman Filter
14 24 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 22 (7.64%) Capacity Management
15 22 (7.64%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 48 (16.67%) Java
2 44 (15.28%) C++
3 24 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 23 (7.99%) SQL
5 10 (3.47%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.39%) Perl
6 4 (1.39%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.04%) Python
8 2 (0.69%) AWK
8 2 (0.69%) C
8 2 (0.69%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.35%) C#
9 1 (0.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 89 (30.90%) Degree
2 52 (18.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (15.97%) Master's Degree
4 28 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.47%) CCNA
5 10 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (3.13%) CCNP
7 8 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (2.43%) CCIE
8 7 (2.43%) MCSE
9 6 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (1.74%) JNCIP
11 3 (1.04%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.69%) CCDA
12 2 (0.69%) CISA
12 2 (0.69%) CISM
12 2 (0.69%) CISSP
12 2 (0.69%) GSEC
12 2 (0.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (15.28%) SLA
2 10 (3.47%) QA
3 6 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.69%) PMO
4 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.35%) PMBOK
System Software
1 43 (14.93%) Active Directory
2 24 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.90%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (4.86%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.74%) LXC
6 4 (1.39%) Docker
7 3 (1.04%) SRDF
8 2 (0.69%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.69%) XenApp
9 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (7.64%) Puppet
2 21 (7.29%) SCOM
3 16 (5.56%) Terraform
4 13 (4.51%) Cisco Prime
5 12 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
6 11 (3.82%) SCCM
7 10 (3.47%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 6 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (1.39%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.04%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (1.04%) WSUS
11 2 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.69%) EdgeSight
11 2 (0.69%) Nagios
12 1 (0.35%) MOM
12 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.35%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 56 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 37 (12.85%) Oracle
3 33 (11.46%) VMware
4 31 (10.76%) Cisco
5 24 (8.33%) Juniper
6 22 (7.64%) ServiceNow
7 20 (6.94%) Palo Alto
8 19 (6.60%) F5
9 17 (5.90%) SolarWinds
9 17 (5.90%) Sybase
10 15 (5.21%) HP
11 12 (4.17%) Barracuda Networks
11 12 (4.17%) Citrix
12 10 (3.47%) SAP
13 9 (3.13%) Forcepoint
13 9 (3.13%) Red Hat
14 5 (1.74%) Extreme Networks
14 5 (1.74%) JD Edwards
14 5 (1.74%) PeopleSoft
15 4 (1.39%) Veritas