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

Supplier Management
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 577 518 463
Rank change year-on-year -59 -55 +52
Permanent jobs citing Supplier Management 707 918 1,241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.53% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.57% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 566 746 1,037
UK median annual salary £52,430 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.67% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,375 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £79,375 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% -4.55% +4.76%

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 151,576 159,835 175,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.03% 91.55% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 120,616 126,198 146,138
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 September 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 September 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 -61 677 £52,500 -4.55% 87
UK excluding London -30 502 £47,500 -9.52% 68
London -86 199 £60,289 +0.48% 20
North of England +6 157 £50,000 -9.09% 14
South East +5 132 £47,500 +5.56% 29
North West +42 106 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Midlands +36 95 £47,500 -9.52% 13
East of England +2 68 £50,000 -4.76% 5
West Midlands +21 52 £45,947 -8.11% 12
East Midlands +23 45 £45,000 -15.09% 1
Yorkshire -16 44 £50,000 -9.09% 6
South West -41 30 £42,250 -11.05% 6
Scotland -21 22 £48,500 -11.82% 1
North East -12 7 £60,578 +34.62% 1
Wales +1 2 £57,500 -2.13%

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 243 (34.37%) Finance
2 186 (26.31%) ITIL
3 184 (26.03%) Project Management
4 164 (23.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 161 (22.77%) Service Delivery
6 141 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
7 127 (17.96%) Service Management
8 117 (16.55%) Microsoft
9 103 (14.57%) Problem-Solving
10 99 (14.00%) Retail
11 96 (13.58%) Continuous Improvement
12 92 (13.01%) Management Information System
13 90 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
14 78 (11.03%) ITSM
15 73 (10.33%) Change Management
16 70 (9.90%) SLA
17 69 (9.76%) Windows
18 64 (9.05%) Degree
18 64 (9.05%) IT Strategy
19 59 (8.35%) Contract Management
19 59 (8.35%) People Management
20 58 (8.20%) ITIL V3
20 58 (8.20%) Risk Management
21 57 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
22 56 (7.92%) SQL
23 54 (7.64%) Firewall
24 53 (7.50%) PRINCE2
24 53 (7.50%) Matrix Organization
25 51 (7.21%) Coaching
26 49 (6.93%) Office 365

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 31 (4.38%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.83%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.13%) Confluence
4 7 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.57%) CMS
5 4 (0.57%) IIS
6 2 (0.28%) Drupal
6 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.28%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.28%) WordPress
7 1 (0.14%) Apache
7 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.14%) JBoss
7 1 (0.14%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 1 (0.14%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 57 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (2.12%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.99%) SAP MM
4 6 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.85%) SAP BPC
5 4 (0.57%) Magento
6 3 (0.42%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.28%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.14%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 49 (6.93%) Office 365
2 33 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (2.40%) SaaS
5 8 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (0.71%) G Suite
6 5 (0.71%) PaaS
6 5 (0.71%) Serverless
7 4 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.42%) Heroku
9 2 (0.28%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.28%) IaaS
10 1 (0.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (7.64%) Firewall
2 46 (6.51%) WAN
3 44 (6.22%) LAN
4 22 (3.11%) Network Security
4 22 (3.11%) SAN
4 22 (3.11%) Wireless
5 20 (2.83%) MPLS
5 20 (2.83%) VPN
6 17 (2.40%) TCP/IP
7 16 (2.26%) SSL
7 16 (2.26%) WLAN
8 15 (2.12%) VLAN
8 15 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (1.56%) DHCP
9 11 (1.56%) DNS
9 11 (1.56%) IPsec
10 9 (1.27%) BGP
10 9 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
11 8 (1.13%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (6.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.13%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.71%) MS Access
5 3 (0.42%) Big Data
5 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.28%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (0.28%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.28%) GIS
6 2 (0.28%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.14%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.14%) DB2
7 1 (0.14%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.14%) Power BI
7 1 (0.14%) QlikView
7 1 (0.14%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (3.54%) JIRA
2 6 (0.85%) JMeter
3 4 (0.57%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.57%) Selenium
4 2 (0.28%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (0.28%) VersionOne
5 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.14%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 243 (34.37%) Finance
2 99 (14.00%) Retail
3 41 (5.80%) Law
4 38 (5.37%) Legal
5 34 (4.81%) Telecoms
6 28 (3.96%) Banking
7 22 (3.11%) Billing
8 18 (2.55%) Marketing
9 16 (2.26%) Investment Banking
10 14 (1.98%) Back Office
10 14 (1.98%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.41%) Publishing
12 9 (1.27%) Advertising
13 6 (0.85%) Automotive
13 6 (0.85%) Local Government
14 5 (0.71%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.42%) Military
16 2 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
16 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 184 (26.03%) IT Manager
2 96 (13.58%) Analyst
3 69 (9.76%) Project Manager
4 64 (9.05%) Service Manager
5 52 (7.36%) Senior Manager
6 47 (6.65%) IT Services Manager
7 43 (6.08%) Vendor Manager
8 32 (4.53%) Supplier Manager
9 31 (4.38%) Delivery Manager
10 29 (4.10%) Senior IT Manager
11 28 (3.96%) Architect
12 26 (3.68%) Business Analyst
13 23 (3.25%) Contracts Manager
13 23 (3.25%) Head of IT
13 23 (3.25%) Services Delivery Manager
14 22 (3.11%) Team Leader
15 20 (2.83%) Security Manager
16 18 (2.55%) Programme Manager
16 18 (2.55%) Support Analyst
17 17 (2.40%) Procurement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.41%) HTML
2 8 (1.13%) JSON
2 8 (1.13%) XML
3 7 (0.99%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (0.85%) CSS
4 6 (0.85%) Web Services
5 5 (0.71%) .NET
5 5 (0.71%) EDI
6 4 (0.57%) 802.1X
6 4 (0.57%) AngularJS
6 4 (0.57%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (0.42%) Mason
7 3 (0.42%) REST
8 2 (0.28%) jQuery
8 2 (0.28%) Middleware
8 2 (0.28%) Web Services Management
9 1 (0.14%) Spring
9 1 (0.14%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 92 (13.01%) Management Information System
2 90 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (6.22%) Data Centre
4 22 (3.11%) User Experience
5 20 (2.83%) Virtual Team
6 16 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (1.56%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.41%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.27%) CMDB
10 8 (1.13%) Robotics
11 6 (0.85%) CCTV
11 6 (0.85%) Fintech
12 5 (0.71%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.71%) EPoS
12 5 (0.71%) IVR
13 4 (0.57%) Analytical Mindset
13 4 (0.57%) Equities
13 4 (0.57%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.42%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 69 (9.76%) Windows
2 40 (5.66%) Windows Server
3 24 (3.39%) Linux
4 17 (2.40%) Windows 7
5 12 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.85%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (0.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (26.31%) ITIL
2 184 (26.03%) Project Management
3 164 (23.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 161 (22.77%) Service Delivery
5 141 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
6 127 (17.96%) Service Management
7 103 (14.57%) Problem-Solving
8 96 (13.58%) Continuous Improvement
9 78 (11.03%) ITSM
10 73 (10.33%) Change Management
11 64 (9.05%) IT Strategy
12 59 (8.35%) Contract Management
12 59 (8.35%) People Management
13 58 (8.20%) ITIL V3
13 58 (8.20%) Risk Management
14 53 (7.50%) Matrix Organization
14 53 (7.50%) PRINCE2
15 51 (7.21%) Coaching
16 49 (6.93%) Incident Management
17 45 (6.36%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 56 (7.92%) SQL
2 20 (2.83%) T-SQL
3 15 (2.12%) PowerShell
4 14 (1.98%) Python
5 7 (0.99%) JavaScript
6 6 (0.85%) Bash Shell
6 6 (0.85%) PHP
7 5 (0.71%) C#
8 4 (0.57%) Java
8 4 (0.57%) VB
8 4 (0.57%) VBScript
9 3 (0.42%) C
9 3 (0.42%) R
10 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (9.05%) Degree
2 27 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 26 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (3.11%) CCNA
4 22 (3.11%) SC Cleared
5 19 (2.69%) PMP
6 17 (2.40%) CISSP
6 17 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (2.12%) CISM
7 15 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (1.98%) CISA
9 11 (1.56%) CGEIT
9 11 (1.56%) CRISC
10 10 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 9 (1.27%) PMI Certification
11 9 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 8 (1.13%) DV Cleared
12 8 (1.13%) MCSA
12 8 (1.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (9.90%) SLA
2 31 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (4.10%) QA
4 23 (3.25%) GDPR
5 17 (2.40%) PCI DSS
6 10 (1.41%) COBIT
6 10 (1.41%) PMO
7 6 (0.85%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.42%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 41 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (3.25%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.13%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (0.57%) Squid
5 4 (0.57%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.42%) Firmware
7 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.28%) vSphere
8 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (1.13%) BMC PATROL
2 6 (0.85%) SCCM
3 5 (0.71%) Backup Exec
3 5 (0.71%) FortiGate
4 4 (0.57%) Puppet
4 4 (0.57%) Terraform
5 3 (0.42%) Ansible
6 2 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.28%) Perfmon
6 2 (0.28%) SCOM
6 2 (0.28%) vRealize
7 1 (0.14%) Grafana
7 1 (0.14%) Graphite
7 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.14%) Nagios
7 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.14%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 117 (16.55%) Microsoft
2 39 (5.52%) VMware
3 35 (4.95%) Cisco
4 34 (4.81%) Citrix
5 31 (4.38%) SAP
6 15 (2.12%) CheckPoint
7 10 (1.41%) Oracle
8 9 (1.27%) F5
8 9 (1.27%) NetApp
9 8 (1.13%) Arista
9 8 (1.13%) BMC
9 8 (1.13%) Nimsoft
9 8 (1.13%) Remedy
9 8 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.99%) Ariba
10 7 (0.99%) Aruba
10 7 (0.99%) Google
10 7 (0.99%) Progress
10 7 (0.99%) Red Hat
10 7 (0.99%) Sun