Period
to 24 June 2018

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

Supplier Management
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 577 519 463
Rank change year-on-year -58 -56 +13
Permanent jobs citing Supplier Management 786 931 1,341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.54% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.59% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 595 756 1,140
UK median annual salary £53,500 £53,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.47% -7.39% +9.52%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,750 £35,725
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +10.00%

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 157,728 156,811 181,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.74% 90.60% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 126,509 127,671 150,738
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +1.06%
10th Percentile £29,000 £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% - +2.41%

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 24 June 2018.

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 24 June 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 -49 741 £53,500 -0.93% 59
UK excluding London -54 492 £50,000 -4.76% 43
London -18 284 £60,000 +1.78% 20
South East -12 134 £50,000 - 12
Midlands +35 121 £47,500 -5.00% 12
North of England -70 88 £47,500 -9.52% 7
West Midlands +42 83 £45,947 -8.11% 9
East of England +15 83 £53,500 +7.00% 3
North West -32 59 £45,000 -14.29% 6
East Midlands +11 41 £45,000 -15.09% 2
Scotland -40 35 £55,000 +2.80% 4
South West -33 31 £34,000 -35.24% 5
Yorkshire -27 28 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Wales +6 1 £82,500 +43.48%
North East -23 1 £55,000 -2.22%

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, 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.

1 296 (37.66%) Finance
2 227 (28.88%) ITIL
3 218 (27.74%) Project Management
4 148 (18.83%) Microsoft
5 139 (17.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 139 (17.68%) Agile Software Development
6 122 (15.52%) Service Delivery
7 121 (15.39%) Problem-Solving
8 109 (13.87%) Continuous Improvement
9 108 (13.74%) Service Management
10 102 (12.98%) Management Information System
10 102 (12.98%) PRINCE2
11 99 (12.60%) SLA
12 97 (12.34%) Windows
13 92 (11.70%) Retail
14 87 (11.07%) Degree
15 81 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
16 73 (9.29%) Legal
17 72 (9.16%) SQL
18 69 (8.78%) ITSM
19 66 (8.40%) Contract Management
20 62 (7.89%) IT Strategy
20 62 (7.89%) Change Management
21 61 (7.76%) SQL Server
21 61 (7.76%) WAN
22 60 (7.63%) Cisco
22 60 (7.63%) Firewall
23 58 (7.38%) VMware
23 58 (7.38%) Microsoft Office
24 57 (7.25%) Information Security

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 44 (5.60%) SharePoint
2 25 (3.18%) MS Exchange
3 17 (2.16%) CMS
4 8 (1.02%) Skype for Business
5 7 (0.89%) Confluence
5 7 (0.89%) IBM Notes
5 7 (0.89%) IIS
5 7 (0.89%) WordPress
6 6 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.64%) Joomla!
8 4 (0.51%) Drupal
8 4 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.13%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.13%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.13%) Kentico
9 1 (0.13%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 58 (7.38%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.53%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.25%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.15%) SAP MM
4 6 (0.76%) Elite 3E
4 6 (0.76%) SAP BPC
5 5 (0.64%) Magento
6 4 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.25%) SAP POS DM
7 2 (0.25%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.13%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
8 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.13%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 56 (7.12%) Office 365
2 49 (6.23%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (4.07%) SaaS
4 19 (2.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (2.16%) Serverless
6 16 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
6 16 (2.04%) Heroku
7 14 (1.78%) IaaS
8 9 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
9 8 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.02%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.64%) PaaS
11 3 (0.38%) G Suite
12 2 (0.25%) AdWords
12 2 (0.25%) Asana
12 2 (0.25%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.25%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (7.76%) WAN
2 60 (7.63%) Firewall
3 50 (6.36%) LAN
4 30 (3.82%) TCP/IP
5 22 (2.80%) Cisco Nexus
6 21 (2.67%) Network Security
6 21 (2.67%) SAN
6 21 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
7 19 (2.42%) DNS
8 16 (2.04%) VPN
9 15 (1.91%) DHCP
10 14 (1.78%) MPLS
11 12 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (1.53%) Cisco Firepower
11 12 (1.53%) IP Telephony
11 12 (1.53%) Unified Communications
12 11 (1.40%) Internet
12 11 (1.40%) NetScaler
13 10 (1.27%) SSL
14 9 (1.15%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.40%) Relational Database
3 10 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (0.76%) GIS
6 4 (0.51%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.38%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.38%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.25%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.13%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (2.67%) JIRA
2 4 (0.51%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.51%) Selenium
3 3 (0.38%) JMeter
3 3 (0.38%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.25%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.13%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.13%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.13%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.13%) Subversion
5 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.13%) VersionOne
General
1 296 (37.66%) Finance
2 92 (11.70%) Retail
3 73 (9.29%) Legal
4 43 (5.47%) Telecoms
5 40 (5.09%) Law
6 28 (3.56%) Banking
7 27 (3.44%) Marketing
8 25 (3.18%) Manufacturing
9 22 (2.80%) Advertising
10 19 (2.42%) Back Office
11 13 (1.65%) Investment Banking
12 11 (1.40%) Publishing
13 10 (1.27%) Billing
14 9 (1.15%) Local Government
15 7 (0.89%) German Language
16 5 (0.64%) Digital Economy
17 4 (0.51%) Automotive
18 3 (0.38%) Military
18 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (17.81%) IT Manager
2 107 (13.61%) Analyst
3 83 (10.56%) Project Manager
4 61 (7.76%) Service Manager
5 43 (5.47%) Senior Manager
6 33 (4.20%) Security Manager
7 31 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 31 (3.94%) IT Services Manager
8 29 (3.69%) Head of IT
8 29 (3.69%) Team Leader
9 28 (3.56%) Supplier Manager
10 26 (3.31%) Support Engineer
11 24 (3.05%) Programme Manager
12 23 (2.93%) Architect
12 23 (2.93%) Infrastructure Manager
13 22 (2.80%) Applications Support
13 22 (2.80%) Delivery Manager
14 21 (2.67%) Procurement Manager
14 21 (2.67%) Service Desk Manager
15 20 (2.54%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.18%) HTML
2 20 (2.54%) .NET
2 20 (2.54%) REST
2 20 (2.54%) XML
3 17 (2.16%) CSS
3 17 (2.16%) Middleware
3 17 (2.16%) Web Services
4 12 (1.53%) JSON
5 9 (1.15%) XSLT
6 7 (0.89%) jQuery
6 7 (0.89%) LDAP
7 5 (0.64%) HTML5
8 4 (0.51%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.51%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.25%) EDI
9 2 (0.25%) J2EE
9 2 (0.25%) SOAP
9 2 (0.25%) Web Services Management
9 2 (0.25%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 102 (12.98%) Management Information System
2 81 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (6.36%) Data Centre
4 19 (2.42%) User Experience
5 17 (2.16%) Virtual Team
6 13 (1.65%) Fintech
7 12 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (0.89%) Computer Science
9 7 (0.89%) Equities
9 7 (0.89%) Fixed Income
10 6 (0.76%) Clustering
10 6 (0.76%) Driving Licence
10 6 (0.76%) e-Learning
10 6 (0.76%) Hedge funds
10 6 (0.76%) PMI
11 5 (0.64%) BYOD
11 5 (0.64%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.64%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 97 (12.34%) Windows
2 48 (6.11%) Windows Server
3 27 (3.44%) Linux
4 17 (2.16%) Windows 7
5 15 (1.91%) Windows 10
6 11 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.27%) Windows 8
8 9 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.64%) Unix
10 3 (0.38%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.38%) Solaris
10 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (28.88%) ITIL
2 218 (27.74%) Project Management
3 139 (17.68%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (17.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 122 (15.52%) Service Delivery
5 121 (15.39%) Problem-Solving
6 109 (13.87%) Continuous Improvement
7 108 (13.74%) Service Management
8 102 (12.98%) PRINCE2
9 69 (8.78%) ITSM
10 66 (8.40%) Contract Management
11 62 (7.89%) Change Management
11 62 (7.89%) IT Strategy
12 57 (7.25%) Information Security
13 56 (7.12%) Problem Management
14 55 (7.00%) DevOps
15 52 (6.62%) Risk Management
16 49 (6.23%) Line Management
17 44 (5.60%) Decision-Making
18 43 (5.47%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (9.16%) SQL
2 32 (4.07%) Python
3 31 (3.94%) PowerShell
4 16 (2.04%) T-SQL
5 15 (1.91%) JavaScript
6 13 (1.65%) Bash Shell
6 13 (1.65%) C
6 13 (1.65%) PHP
7 8 (1.02%) Java
8 7 (0.89%) C#
9 6 (0.76%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.13%) ABAP
10 1 (0.13%) ES7
10 1 (0.13%) R
10 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 87 (11.07%) Degree
2 39 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 34 (4.33%) CISSP
4 31 (3.94%) SC Cleared
5 30 (3.82%) ITIL Certification
6 26 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (3.18%) CISM
8 19 (2.42%) CCNA
9 15 (1.91%) AWS Certification
9 15 (1.91%) PMP
10 13 (1.65%) DV Cleared
11 11 (1.40%) PMI Certification
11 11 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 10 (1.27%) CCNP
13 9 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 9 (1.15%) TOGAF Certification
14 8 (1.02%) MCSE
14 8 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (0.89%) CCIE
15 7 (0.89%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (12.60%) SLA
2 55 (7.00%) QA
3 54 (6.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (5.09%) GDPR
5 23 (2.93%) Cyber Essentials
6 15 (1.91%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 14 (1.78%) PMO
8 13 (1.65%) COBIT
8 13 (1.65%) PCI DSS
9 10 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 8 (1.02%) Data Quality
11 7 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.64%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.38%) Government Security Classifications
14 2 (0.25%) ISO 14001
15 1 (0.13%) GxP
15 1 (0.13%) ISO 22301
15 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 54 (6.87%) Active Directory
2 38 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.76%) vSphere
6 5 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.51%) Squid
8 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.25%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.25%) OpenSIPS
9 2 (0.25%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (1.91%) Ansible
1 15 (1.91%) BMC PATROL
1 15 (1.91%) FortiGate
2 13 (1.65%) SCCM
3 8 (1.02%) WSUS
4 7 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
4 7 (0.89%) Jamf Pro
4 7 (0.89%) Nessus
4 7 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (0.89%) vRealize
5 4 (0.51%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.51%) Puppet
5 4 (0.51%) Terraform
6 3 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.25%) BMC Performance Manager
7 2 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.25%) SCOM
7 2 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 148 (18.83%) Microsoft
2 60 (7.63%) Cisco
3 58 (7.38%) VMware
4 35 (4.45%) Citrix
5 29 (3.69%) CheckPoint
6 28 (3.56%) SAP
7 26 (3.31%) BMC
8 22 (2.80%) NetApp
9 17 (2.16%) Remedy
10 15 (1.91%) Nimsoft
11 11 (1.40%) Apple
11 11 (1.40%) F5
11 11 (1.40%) Oracle
12 10 (1.27%) Avaya
13 9 (1.15%) Ariba
13 9 (1.15%) Juniper
14 8 (1.02%) Aruba
14 8 (1.02%) Ivanti
14 8 (1.02%) Palo Alto
14 8 (1.02%) Progress