Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Supplier Management
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 518 463 493
Rank change year-on-year -55 +30 -51
Permanent jobs citing Supplier Management 885 1,028 1,198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.59% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.66% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 686 815 965
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £33,392 £32,000 £35,250
90th Percentile £84,000 £81,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.00% -4.76% +2.73%

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 156,488 156,273 187,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.87% 89.55% 88.83%
Number of salaries quoted 127,328 128,676 155,037
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -47 818 £55,000 - 113
UK excluding London -57 530 £50,500 +1.00% 88
London -8 332 £57,250 -4.58% 31
North of England -29 154 £52,500 +8.25% 16
South East -39 117 £50,000 - 22
Midlands -22 109 £47,500 -9.52% 22
West Midlands +28 86 £47,500 -5.00% 16
East of England -14 68 £65,000 +8.33% 16
Yorkshire -37 67 £62,500 +43.68% 5
North West -11 60 £51,250 +2.50% 9
Scotland -26 41 £60,000 - 6
South West -3 39 £42,500 -29.17% 6
North East +3 27 £42,500 +25.00% 2
East Midlands -52 23 £51,250 -6.82% 6
Wales +7 4 £58,750 +11.90%

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 354 (40.00%) Finance
2 239 (27.01%) Project Management
3 207 (23.39%) ITIL
4 194 (21.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 155 (17.51%) Microsoft
6 149 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
7 132 (14.92%) Service Management
8 124 (14.01%) PRINCE2
9 123 (13.90%) Service Delivery
10 111 (12.54%) Windows
11 104 (11.75%) Continuous Improvement
12 99 (11.19%) Retail
12 99 (11.19%) Information Security
13 95 (10.73%) SLA
14 91 (10.28%) IT Strategy
15 83 (9.38%) Change Management
16 73 (8.25%) ERP
17 71 (8.02%) Degree
18 68 (7.68%) SaaS
18 68 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
19 67 (7.57%) Data Centre
20 65 (7.34%) Management Information System
21 63 (7.12%) Risk Management
22 62 (7.01%) ITSM
22 62 (7.01%) Legal
23 59 (6.67%) Oracle
23 59 (6.67%) Active Directory
23 59 (6.67%) Programme Management
24 58 (6.55%) VMware
24 58 (6.55%) Line Management

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 48 (5.42%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.49%) MS Exchange
3 21 (2.37%) CMS
3 21 (2.37%) IIS
4 11 (1.24%) Skype for Business
5 9 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.56%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.34%) Confluence
9 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.34%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.34%) WordPress
10 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.11%) Drupal
11 1 (0.11%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.11%) Site Server
Applications
1 40 (4.52%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (2.71%) Microsoft Project
3 18 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.56%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (2.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (1.13%) SAP ERP
4 8 (0.90%) Elite 3E
5 5 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.45%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.34%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.34%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.34%) SAP POS DM
7 3 (0.34%) SAP Retail
7 3 (0.34%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.23%) Cognos Planning
8 2 (0.23%) Magento
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.23%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.11%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
9 1 (0.11%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 68 (7.68%) SaaS
2 46 (5.20%) PaaS
3 45 (5.08%) IaaS
4 42 (4.75%) Office 365
5 39 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
6 33 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
7 30 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (1.24%) Serverless
9 10 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (0.79%) Heroku
12 4 (0.45%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.45%) Oracle CX
12 4 (0.45%) Yammer
13 3 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.34%) G Suite
13 3 (0.34%) IBM Blueworks
14 2 (0.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.63%) Firewall
2 39 (4.41%) LAN
2 39 (4.41%) WAN
3 33 (3.73%) TCP/IP
4 25 (2.82%) DNS
5 21 (2.37%) Network Security
5 21 (2.37%) VoIP
6 19 (2.15%) DHCP
7 18 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
8 13 (1.47%) VPN
9 12 (1.36%) Skype
10 10 (1.13%) SAN
11 9 (1.02%) Internet
12 8 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (0.90%) Intranet
12 8 (0.90%) VLAN
13 7 (0.79%) IP Telephony
13 7 (0.79%) NetScaler
13 7 (0.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (6.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.79%) SAP HANA
2 7 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (0.68%) RDBMS
3 6 (0.68%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.45%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (0.45%) Big Data
5 4 (0.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.45%) GIS
5 4 (0.45%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.34%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.34%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.11%) DB2
7 1 (0.11%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 10 (1.13%) JIRA
2 9 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.56%) LoadRunner
4 4 (0.45%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.45%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.11%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.11%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.11%) Selenium
6 1 (0.11%) Subversion
6 1 (0.11%) Zephyr
General
1 354 (40.00%) Finance
2 99 (11.19%) Retail
3 62 (7.01%) Legal
4 46 (5.20%) Banking
5 39 (4.41%) Law
6 28 (3.16%) Manufacturing
7 27 (3.05%) Marketing
8 26 (2.94%) Telecoms
9 24 (2.71%) Advertising
10 10 (1.13%) Retail Banking
11 8 (0.90%) Digital Economy
11 8 (0.90%) Publishing
12 6 (0.68%) Back Office
12 6 (0.68%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.56%) Billing
13 5 (0.56%) German Language
13 5 (0.56%) Local Government
14 4 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 207 (23.39%) IT Manager
2 124 (14.01%) Project Manager
3 106 (11.98%) Analyst
4 83 (9.38%) Service Manager
5 53 (5.99%) IT Project Manager
6 48 (5.42%) Architect
7 47 (5.31%) Senior Manager
8 45 (5.08%) IT Services Manager
9 40 (4.52%) Head of IT
10 39 (4.41%) Delivery Manager
11 36 (4.07%) Vendor Manager
12 33 (3.73%) Infrastructure Manager
13 30 (3.39%) Programme Manager
14 29 (3.28%) IT Analyst
14 29 (3.28%) Security Manager
15 28 (3.16%) Senior Project Manager
16 27 (3.05%) Technical Manager
17 26 (2.94%) Business Analyst
17 26 (2.94%) Services Delivery Manager
18 24 (2.71%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (6.21%) Middleware
2 47 (5.31%) .NET
3 40 (4.52%) HTML
4 32 (3.62%) CSS
4 32 (3.62%) Web Services
5 18 (2.03%) XML
6 17 (1.92%) XSLT
7 13 (1.47%) jQuery
8 11 (1.24%) HTML5
9 10 (1.13%) Oracle Fusion
9 10 (1.13%) REST
10 7 (0.79%) Ajax
10 7 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (0.79%) Entity Framework
10 7 (0.79%) WCF
11 6 (0.68%) SailPoint
12 5 (0.56%) LDAP
12 5 (0.56%) Node.js
13 4 (0.45%) ASP.NET
13 4 (0.45%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 68 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (7.57%) Data Centre
3 65 (7.34%) Management Information System
4 27 (3.05%) Mainframe
5 25 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
6 20 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (2.03%) User Experience
8 16 (1.81%) e-Learning
9 15 (1.69%) PMI
10 14 (1.58%) Virtual Team
11 13 (1.47%) EPoS
12 12 (1.36%) Mobile Computing
13 9 (1.02%) Clustering
13 9 (1.02%) FMCG
14 8 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
14 8 (0.90%) Mobile App
15 7 (0.79%) Freedom of Information
16 5 (0.56%) Driving Licence
16 5 (0.56%) Fintech
17 4 (0.45%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 111 (12.54%) Windows
2 53 (5.99%) Windows Server
3 33 (3.73%) Unix
4 27 (3.05%) Linux
5 12 (1.36%) Windows 10
5 12 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (0.90%) Windows 7
6 8 (0.90%) Windows 8
7 5 (0.56%) Android
7 5 (0.56%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.56%) Solaris
8 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.34%) VMS
9 3 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (27.01%) Project Management
2 207 (23.39%) ITIL
3 194 (21.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 149 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
5 132 (14.92%) Service Management
6 124 (14.01%) PRINCE2
7 123 (13.90%) Service Delivery
8 104 (11.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 99 (11.19%) Information Security
10 91 (10.28%) IT Strategy
11 83 (9.38%) Change Management
12 73 (8.25%) ERP
13 63 (7.12%) Risk Management
14 62 (7.01%) ITSM
15 59 (6.67%) Programme Management
16 58 (6.55%) Line Management
17 55 (6.21%) Migration
18 53 (5.99%) Problem Management
19 45 (5.08%) High Availability
20 43 (4.86%) Supplier Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (5.99%) SQL
2 29 (3.28%) JavaScript
3 22 (2.49%) C
4 21 (2.37%) PowerShell
5 18 (2.03%) Python
6 15 (1.69%) C#
6 15 (1.69%) Java
7 14 (1.58%) PHP
7 14 (1.58%) PL/SQL
8 11 (1.24%) Bash Shell
9 9 (1.02%) Perl
10 8 (0.90%) VBScript
11 7 (0.79%) VB
12 1 (0.11%) ABAP
12 1 (0.11%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.11%) COBOL
12 1 (0.11%) ES7
12 1 (0.11%) JCL
12 1 (0.11%) REXX
Qualifications
1 71 (8.02%) Degree
2 50 (5.65%) Security Cleared
3 39 (4.41%) CISSP
4 33 (3.73%) CISM
4 33 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
5 30 (3.39%) PMI Certification
6 26 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 21 (2.37%) CCNA
7 21 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (2.26%) PMP
9 16 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (1.36%) MCSE
11 9 (1.02%) CISA
11 9 (1.02%) DV Cleared
11 9 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 8 (0.90%) MCP
13 7 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (0.68%) AWS Certification
14 6 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (0.68%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (10.73%) SLA
2 51 (5.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (4.41%) QA
4 32 (3.62%) PMO
5 20 (2.26%) Cyber Essentials
6 19 (2.15%) GDPR
7 13 (1.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 12 (1.36%) COBIT
9 9 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 8 (0.90%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.45%) Data Quality
12 4 (0.45%) GxP
12 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 3 (0.34%) SSAE 16
14 2 (0.23%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.23%) ISO 22301
14 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 59 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 37 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.56%) vSphere
6 4 (0.45%) NFS
6 4 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.23%) Docker
7 2 (0.23%) KVM
7 2 (0.23%) OpenSIPS
7 2 (0.23%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.23%) XenApp
8 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.11%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 13 (1.47%) BMC PATROL
2 9 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.02%) SCCM
3 8 (0.90%) Ansible
4 7 (0.79%) FortiGate
4 7 (0.79%) Jamf Pro
5 5 (0.56%) BMC Performance Manager
5 5 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (0.56%) Nessus
5 5 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (0.56%) vRealize
5 5 (0.56%) WSUS
6 4 (0.45%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.45%) vCenter Server
7 3 (0.34%) Perfmon
8 2 (0.23%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.23%) EMC TimeFinder
8 2 (0.23%) SnapMirror
8 2 (0.23%) vMotion
Vendors
1 155 (17.51%) Microsoft
2 59 (6.67%) Oracle
3 58 (6.55%) VMware
4 52 (5.88%) SAP
5 42 (4.75%) Cisco
6 36 (4.07%) BMC
7 32 (3.62%) Citrix
8 24 (2.71%) Ariba
9 20 (2.26%) Remedy
10 17 (1.92%) IBM
11 15 (1.69%) NetApp
12 14 (1.58%) HP
13 13 (1.47%) Nimsoft
13 13 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (1.13%) Avaya
15 9 (1.02%) Apple
15 9 (1.02%) SolarWinds
16 8 (0.90%) CheckPoint
17 7 (0.79%) Ivanti
17 7 (0.79%) Sitecore