Period
to 1 April 2020

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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Supplier Management
UK
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 544 587 560
Rank change year-on-year +43 -27 -61
Permanent jobs citing Supplier Management 525 627 836
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.42% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.46% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 403 487 614
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,000 £21,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £98,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £53,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -11.21% +7.00%

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 108,044 136,430 162,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.91% 92.22% 92.18%
Number of salaries quoted 85,641 107,441 132,295
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Supplier Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Supplier Management in the UK

Supplier Management
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Supplier Management.

Salary trend for Supplier Management in the UK

Supplier Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Supplier Management over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Supplier Management in the UK

Supplier 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 Supplier Management within the UK over the 6 months to 1 April 2020. 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 +48 486 £55,000 +4.76% 37
UK excluding London +20 341 £50,000 +5.26% 33
London +98 169 £56,000 -14.50% 5
South East +41 115 £55,000 - 12
Midlands +85 75 £55,000 +10.00% 7
North of England -27 62 £42,500 +32.81% 10
East Midlands +64 38 £57,500 +55.93% 2
West Midlands +35 37 £51,250 +2.50% 5
South West +32 35 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Yorkshire -26 30 £42,500 +93.18% 2
East of England +47 26 £46,500 -19.13%
North West +10 25 £43,500 -41.02% 5
Scotland +56 23 £48,375 -3.94%
North East +9 7 £31,000 -31.11% 3
Work from Home +7 7 £41,100 -14.66% 1
Wales -18 7 £50,000 +11.11% 1

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, IT jobs citing Supplier 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 Supplier Management.

1 174 (33.14%) ITIL
2 168 (32.00%) Finance
3 132 (25.14%) Service Delivery
4 102 (19.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 98 (18.67%) Service Management
6 95 (18.10%) Project Management
7 91 (17.33%) Project Delivery
8 87 (16.57%) Microsoft
9 80 (15.24%) Risk Management
10 79 (15.05%) Azure
11 77 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
12 65 (12.38%) Office 365
13 64 (12.19%) Telecoms
14 61 (11.62%) SLA
14 61 (11.62%) Degree
15 57 (10.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 56 (10.67%) Windows
16 56 (10.67%) Change Management
16 56 (10.67%) Continuous Improvement
17 53 (10.10%) ITSM
18 52 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
19 48 (9.14%) Contract Management
20 46 (8.76%) PRINCE2
21 45 (8.57%) Problem Management
22 44 (8.38%) Information Security
22 44 (8.38%) Decision-Making
23 43 (8.19%) Contract Negotiation
23 43 (8.19%) Management Information System
23 43 (8.19%) Performance Management
24 39 (7.43%) IT Strategy

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 15 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.10%) CMS
3 4 (0.76%) OpenStack
3 4 (0.76%) SAS
4 3 (0.57%) Apache
4 3 (0.57%) nginx
5 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.38%) Drupal
5 2 (0.38%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.38%) WordPress
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.19%) IIS
6 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.57%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.14%) Magento
2 5 (0.95%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 5 (0.95%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.38%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.38%) Shopify
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 79 (15.05%) Azure
2 65 (12.38%) Office 365
3 34 (6.48%) SaaS
4 30 (5.71%) AWS
5 20 (3.81%) PaaS
6 19 (3.62%) IaaS
7 7 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.95%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.95%) Power Platform
9 3 (0.57%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.38%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.38%) GCP
10 2 (0.38%) Google Container Engine
10 2 (0.38%) Smartsheet
11 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (7.05%) Firewall
2 32 (6.10%) WAN
3 30 (5.71%) LAN
4 19 (3.62%) DNS
4 19 (3.62%) Internet
5 18 (3.43%) Network Security
6 17 (3.24%) DHCP
7 12 (2.29%) TCP/IP
8 11 (2.10%) VLAN
9 9 (1.71%) VoIP
9 9 (1.71%) VPN
9 9 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (1.52%) Radio Access Network
10 8 (1.52%) Wireless
11 7 (1.33%) Software-Defined Networking
12 6 (1.14%) 3G
13 5 (0.95%) 4G
13 5 (0.95%) BGP
13 5 (0.95%) Broadband
13 5 (0.95%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.10%) MySQL
3 6 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (0.95%) GIS
4 5 (0.95%) Power BI
5 4 (0.76%) SAP HANA
6 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.19%) Big Data
8 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.19%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.19%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.19%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (1.52%) Git (software)
1 8 (1.52%) JIRA
2 6 (1.14%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.14%) Subversion
3 5 (0.95%) MagicDraw
3 5 (0.95%) PHPUnit
3 5 (0.95%) Selenium
4 4 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (0.76%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.57%) GitLab
6 2 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 168 (32.00%) Finance
2 64 (12.19%) Telecoms
3 38 (7.24%) Legal
4 32 (6.10%) Retail
5 22 (4.19%) Public Sector
6 12 (2.29%) Law
7 9 (1.71%) Banking
7 9 (1.71%) Local Government
7 9 (1.71%) Marketing
8 8 (1.52%) Billing
9 7 (1.33%) Automotive
9 7 (1.33%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.14%) Back Office
10 6 (1.14%) Police
11 5 (0.95%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.95%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.76%) Electronics
13 3 (0.57%) Military
14 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 122 (23.24%) IT Manager
2 90 (17.14%) Service Manager
3 63 (12.00%) Delivery Manager
4 53 (10.10%) Service Delivery Manager
5 49 (9.33%) IT Services Manager
6 47 (8.95%) Project Manager
7 31 (5.90%) Analyst
8 28 (5.33%) Vendor Manager
9 26 (4.95%) Infrastructure Manager
10 22 (4.19%) IT Services Delivery Manager
10 22 (4.19%) Senior Manager
11 20 (3.81%) Technical Manager
12 19 (3.62%) Procurement Manager
13 18 (3.43%) Operations Manager
14 15 (2.86%) Supplier Manager
15 14 (2.67%) Architect
16 13 (2.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 13 (2.48%) Procurement Officer
17 12 (2.29%) Security Manager
18 11 (2.10%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.52%) CSS
1 8 (1.52%) HTML
2 5 (0.95%) .NET
2 5 (0.95%) CakePHP
2 5 (0.95%) CodeIgniter
2 5 (0.95%) Phalcon
2 5 (0.95%) Symfony
2 5 (0.95%) Web Services
3 4 (0.76%) AngularJS
3 4 (0.76%) CSS3
3 4 (0.76%) Highcharts JS
3 4 (0.76%) HTML5
3 4 (0.76%) Ionic Framework
3 4 (0.76%) jQuery
3 4 (0.76%) Node.js
3 4 (0.76%) Sass
4 3 (0.57%) SOAP
5 2 (0.38%) Google Maps API
5 2 (0.38%) XML
6 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.19%) Management Information System
2 36 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 24 (4.57%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (2.67%) Virtual Team
6 13 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.29%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (1.52%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.52%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.33%) Clustering
9 7 (1.33%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (0.95%) FMCG
10 5 (0.95%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.95%) PKI
10 5 (0.95%) SCADA
10 5 (0.95%) User Experience
11 4 (0.76%) Cloud Native
11 4 (0.76%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.76%) Replication
11 4 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 56 (10.67%) Windows
2 31 (5.90%) Windows Server
3 23 (4.38%) Linux
4 8 (1.52%) Unix
5 7 (1.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.76%) Android
6 4 (0.76%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.76%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (0.57%) Solaris
7 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.19%) VMS
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (33.14%) ITIL
2 132 (25.14%) Service Delivery
3 102 (19.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 98 (18.67%) Service Management
5 95 (18.10%) Project Management
6 91 (17.33%) Project Delivery
7 80 (15.24%) Risk Management
8 77 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (10.67%) Change Management
9 56 (10.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 53 (10.10%) ITSM
11 52 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
12 48 (9.14%) Contract Management
13 46 (8.76%) PRINCE2
14 45 (8.57%) Problem Management
15 44 (8.38%) Decision-Making
15 44 (8.38%) Information Security
16 43 (8.19%) Contract Negotiation
16 43 (8.19%) Performance Management
17 39 (7.43%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (3.81%) SQL
2 17 (3.24%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.10%) C
4 10 (1.90%) Python
5 8 (1.52%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.95%) PHP
7 4 (0.76%) C#
7 4 (0.76%) VBA
8 3 (0.57%) VBScript
9 2 (0.38%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.38%) Go
9 2 (0.38%) Java
9 2 (0.38%) Perl
9 2 (0.38%) Scala
10 1 (0.19%) C++
10 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (11.62%) Degree
2 28 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
3 18 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (3.43%) CISSP
4 16 (3.05%) Security Cleared
5 13 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (2.29%) MCSE
6 12 (2.29%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.71%) CCNA
8 8 (1.52%) CCIE
8 8 (1.52%) CIPD
8 8 (1.52%) CISM
9 7 (1.33%) CISA
10 6 (1.14%) MCSA
11 5 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (0.95%) ISEB
12 4 (0.76%) HNC
12 4 (0.76%) HND
12 4 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (11.62%) SLA
2 57 (10.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (5.52%) GDPR
4 15 (2.86%) ISO 9001
4 15 (2.86%) PMO
5 8 (1.52%) COBIT
5 8 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 7 (1.33%) NIST
6 7 (1.33%) QA
7 6 (1.14%) PCI DSS
7 6 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.95%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.95%) ISAE 3402
9 3 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.57%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.19%) PSD2
System Software
1 38 (7.24%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.57%) Corosync
4 3 (0.57%) DRBD
4 3 (0.57%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (0.57%) Postfix
4 3 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.38%) Docker
5 2 (0.38%) vSphere
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (2.29%) SCCM
2 8 (1.52%) Ansible
3 5 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.76%) HP ALM
4 4 (0.76%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.57%) HAProxy
5 3 (0.57%) Pacemaker
6 2 (0.38%) Control-M
6 2 (0.38%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.38%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.38%) Nagios
6 2 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.19%) Avamar
7 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.19%) Terraform
7 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 87 (16.57%) Microsoft
2 37 (7.05%) VMware
3 34 (6.48%) Cisco
4 20 (3.81%) Oracle
5 19 (3.62%) SAP
6 14 (2.67%) CheckPoint
7 13 (2.48%) Citrix
8 11 (2.10%) Capita
9 9 (1.71%) Palo Alto
9 9 (1.71%) Remedy
10 8 (1.52%) Brocade
11 7 (1.33%) Ariba
11 7 (1.33%) Google
11 7 (1.33%) HP
11 7 (1.33%) IBM
11 7 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.14%) Asigra
12 6 (1.14%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.14%) Veeam
13 5 (0.95%) ESET