Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Supplier Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Supplier Management over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Supplier Management
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 506 460 509
Rank change year-on-year -46 +49 -47
Permanent jobs citing Supplier Management 972 1186 1179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.63% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.71% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 780 982 919
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £35,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,375 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +3.96%

Supplier 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%

Supplier Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Supplier Management in the UK

Supplier Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Supplier Management.

Salary trend for Supplier Management in the UK

Supplier Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Supplier Management over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Supplier Management in the UK

Supplier 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 Supplier 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 -39 920 £55,000 - 42
UK excluding London -83 589 £52,500 +5.00% 32
London +41 371 £60,000 - 14
North of England +6 210 £50,000 - 7
South East -27 127 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Yorkshire -31 96 £53,750 +22.86% 6
North West +11 88 £52,500 - 1
Midlands -88 87 £51,250 +2.50% 7
East of England -40 78 £53,250 -11.25% 7
West Midlands -19 59 £50,000 -2.44% 4
South West -27 48 £47,500 -26.92% 1
Scotland -19 34 £55,000 +10.55% 4
East Midlands -57 28 £52,750 +17.22% 3
North East +19 26 £42,500 +25.00%
Wales +12 6 £42,500 -19.05%

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Supplier 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 Supplier Management.

1 355 (36.52%) Finance
2 274 (28.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 216 (22.22%) Project Management
4 202 (20.78%) ITIL
5 181 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
6 162 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 140 (14.40%) Service Management
8 126 (12.96%) Microsoft
9 117 (12.04%) Retail
10 110 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 105 (10.80%) Information Security
12 101 (10.39%) Change Management
13 95 (9.77%) SLA
14 90 (9.26%) Risk Management
15 89 (9.16%) Windows
16 88 (9.05%) PRINCE2
17 81 (8.33%) Oracle
18 79 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
19 72 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
20 70 (7.20%) IT Strategy
21 69 (7.10%) ERP
22 68 (7.00%) Degree
23 65 (6.69%) SAP
24 64 (6.58%) Management Information System
25 63 (6.48%) Active Directory
25 63 (6.48%) Data Protection
26 61 (6.28%) ITSM
26 61 (6.28%) Firewall
26 61 (6.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
27 58 (5.97%) E-Commerce

Supplier 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 40 (4.12%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 21 (2.16%) CMS
4 15 (1.54%) IIS
5 13 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (0.62%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.41%) Confluence
8 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.41%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.21%) Apache
9 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.10%) CICS
10 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.10%) Mule
10 1 (0.10%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.10%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.10%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 33 (3.40%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (2.06%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.51%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.31%) Niku Workbench
8 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (1.44%) Remedy ITSM
1 14 (1.44%) SAP ERP
2 6 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.31%) ResourceLink
4 3 (0.31%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.31%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.31%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.21%) Cognos Planning
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.10%) FastStats
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.10%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.10%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.81%) Office 365
2 33 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (3.29%) SaaS
4 31 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (3.19%) PaaS
5 24 (2.47%) IaaS
6 11 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.62%) IBM Blueworks
8 5 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (0.51%) GitHub
8 5 (0.51%) Serverless
9 4 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.41%) Oracle CX
9 4 (0.41%) Veeva
10 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.31%) Heroku
11 2 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.21%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 61 (6.28%) Firewall
2 34 (3.50%) LAN
2 34 (3.50%) WAN
3 28 (2.88%) Network Security
4 27 (2.78%) VoIP
5 20 (2.06%) DNS
6 18 (1.85%) TCP/IP
6 18 (1.85%) VPN
7 16 (1.65%) DHCP
8 14 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (1.34%) SAN
10 10 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (1.03%) Intranet
10 10 (1.03%) VLAN
11 9 (0.93%) Skype
12 8 (0.82%) IPsec
12 8 (0.82%) SSL
13 7 (0.72%) MPLS
14 6 (0.62%) DMZ
14 6 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (1.13%) Oracle Database
4 10 (1.03%) Big Data
4 10 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (0.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.62%) PowerCenter
7 5 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.41%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.41%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.41%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.21%) GIS
10 2 (0.21%) Informix
10 2 (0.21%) MySQL
10 2 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.21%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.10%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 12 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.62%) JIRA
3 4 (0.41%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.41%) Selenium
4 3 (0.31%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.31%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.31%) Zephyr
5 2 (0.21%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.10%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.10%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.10%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.10%) webpack
General
1 355 (36.52%) Finance
2 117 (12.04%) Retail
3 56 (5.76%) Legal
4 55 (5.66%) Banking
5 41 (4.22%) Law
6 40 (4.12%) Marketing
7 33 (3.40%) Telecoms
8 25 (2.57%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.34%) Retail Banking
10 12 (1.23%) Advertising
11 11 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (1.03%) Billing
13 7 (0.72%) Publishing
14 5 (0.51%) Electronics
14 5 (0.51%) Local Government
15 4 (0.41%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.31%) Games
17 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 221 (22.74%) IT Manager
2 140 (14.40%) Analyst
3 119 (12.24%) Project Manager
4 93 (9.57%) Service Manager
5 57 (5.86%) Delivery Manager
6 53 (5.45%) Senior Manager
7 48 (4.94%) Business Analyst
8 46 (4.73%) Services Delivery Manager
9 44 (4.53%) Vendor Manager
10 41 (4.22%) Head of IT
10 41 (4.22%) IT Services Manager
10 41 (4.22%) Supplier Manager
11 40 (4.12%) Architect
12 36 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
13 34 (3.50%) Applications Support
14 33 (3.40%) Support Analyst
15 32 (3.29%) Infrastructure Manager
16 29 (2.98%) Security Manager
17 28 (2.88%) Senior Project Manager
18 27 (2.78%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (4.22%) .NET
2 37 (3.81%) HTML
2 37 (3.81%) Web Services
3 31 (3.19%) CSS
3 31 (3.19%) Middleware
4 15 (1.54%) jQuery
5 13 (1.34%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (1.34%) WCF
6 11 (1.13%) Oracle Fusion
7 10 (1.03%) Ajax
7 10 (1.03%) Entity Framework
7 10 (1.03%) XML
8 8 (0.82%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.62%) HTML5
9 6 (0.62%) Node.js
10 5 (0.51%) SailPoint
10 5 (0.51%) SVG
11 4 (0.41%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.41%) SAP Basis
11 4 (0.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 79 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (6.58%) Management Information System
3 40 (4.12%) Data Centre
4 32 (3.29%) User Experience
5 15 (1.54%) FMCG
6 13 (1.34%) Mobile App
6 13 (1.34%) Mobile Computing
6 13 (1.34%) Virtual Team
7 11 (1.13%) Freedom of Information
7 11 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (1.13%) PMI
8 10 (1.03%) EPoS
9 9 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (0.93%) Mainframe
10 8 (0.82%) iPad
11 7 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (0.72%) NHS
12 6 (0.62%) Blackberry
12 6 (0.62%) e-Learning
12 6 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 89 (9.16%) Windows
2 43 (4.42%) Windows Server
3 26 (2.67%) Linux
4 16 (1.65%) Android
4 16 (1.65%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.34%) Unix
6 10 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (0.51%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.41%) Solaris
10 3 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.31%) VMS
10 3 (0.31%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (28.19%) Stakeholder Management
2 216 (22.22%) Project Management
3 202 (20.78%) ITIL
4 181 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
5 162 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 140 (14.40%) Service Management
7 110 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 105 (10.80%) Information Security
9 101 (10.39%) Change Management
10 90 (9.26%) Risk Management
11 88 (9.05%) PRINCE2
12 72 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
13 70 (7.20%) IT Strategy
14 69 (7.10%) ERP
15 63 (6.48%) Data Protection
16 61 (6.28%) ITSM
17 58 (5.97%) E-Commerce
18 55 (5.66%) Problem Management
18 55 (5.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 54 (5.56%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 46 (4.73%) SQL
2 31 (3.19%) JavaScript
3 25 (2.57%) C
4 17 (1.75%) C#
5 14 (1.44%) Java
5 14 (1.44%) VBScript
6 13 (1.34%) Python
7 12 (1.23%) Perl
8 10 (1.03%) PowerShell
8 10 (1.03%) VB
9 7 (0.72%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.41%) PHP
10 4 (0.41%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.31%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.21%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.10%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.10%) C++
13 1 (0.10%) COBOL
13 1 (0.10%) REXX
13 1 (0.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 68 (7.00%) Degree
2 47 (4.84%) CISSP
3 41 (4.22%) CISM
4 28 (2.88%) CISA
4 28 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (2.88%) Security Cleared
5 27 (2.78%) CCNA
6 24 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
7 18 (1.85%) PMI Certification
8 16 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (1.44%) SC Cleared
10 13 (1.34%) ISEB
10 13 (1.34%) MCP
11 9 (0.93%) MCSE
11 9 (0.93%) PMP
12 8 (0.82%) CEH
13 6 (0.62%) CCNP
13 6 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (0.41%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (9.77%) SLA
2 61 (6.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 46 (4.73%) QA
4 34 (3.50%) PMO
5 15 (1.54%) GxP
6 14 (1.44%) PCI DSS
7 12 (1.23%) COBIT
8 9 (0.93%) GDPR
9 8 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 8 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 7 (0.72%) ISO 22301
10 7 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 4 (0.41%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.41%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.31%) SSAE 16
13 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.10%) ISAE 3402
13 1 (0.10%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.10%) PMBOK
System Software
1 63 (6.48%) Active Directory
2 34 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.95%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.51%) vSphere
5 4 (0.41%) NFS
5 4 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.31%) XenApp
7 2 (0.21%) Docker
7 2 (0.21%) KVM
7 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.10%) Firmware
8 1 (0.10%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 10 (1.03%) BMC PATROL
2 6 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.41%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.41%) Puppet
4 3 (0.31%) Ansible
4 3 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.21%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (0.21%) DiskXtender
5 2 (0.21%) EMC TimeFinder
5 2 (0.21%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (0.21%) Nagios
5 2 (0.21%) Opsview
5 2 (0.21%) SnapMirror
5 2 (0.21%) vMotion
5 2 (0.21%) vRealize
5 2 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 126 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 81 (8.33%) Oracle
3 65 (6.69%) SAP
4 52 (5.35%) Cisco
5 39 (4.01%) VMware
6 25 (2.57%) IBM
7 20 (2.06%) Ariba
8 19 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
9 18 (1.85%) BMC
10 15 (1.54%) Remedy
11 11 (1.13%) Citrix
11 11 (1.13%) HP
11 11 (1.13%) Siebel
11 11 (1.13%) Sitecore
12 10 (1.03%) Juniper
12 10 (1.03%) Nimsoft
13 9 (0.93%) SolarWinds
14 7 (0.72%) Demandware
14 7 (0.72%) TIBCO
15 6 (0.62%) Symantec