Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Supplier Management
UK
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 598 529 479
Rank change year-on-year -69 -50 +57
Permanent jobs citing Supplier Management 661 937 1,098
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.53% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.57% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 523 748 889
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,606
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -1.67%
10th Percentile £29,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £81,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -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 145,913 163,729 167,823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.60% 91.89% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 115,334 130,166 139,244
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,651
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -49 641 £55,000 - 78
UK excluding London -10 485 £50,000 -4.76% 64
North of England +16 190 £50,000 - 16
London -113 163 £60,578 +4.90% 18
South East +55 139 £47,500 -13.64% 22
North West +51 107 £62,500 +19.05% 6
Yorkshire +13 75 £34,500 -37.27% 7
Midlands +6 70 £55,000 +10.00% 13
West Midlands +27 48 £56,250 +15.38% 9
East of England -5 47 £57,500 -16.36% 3
South West -4 30 £45,000 -5.26% 6
East Midlands +17 22 £46,250 -12.74% 4
North East -14 8 £60,578 +42.54% 3
Scotland -31 8 £46,250 -19.57% 1
Wales +4 3 £31,500 -46.38% 3

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 235 (35.55%) Finance
2 183 (27.69%) ITIL
3 168 (25.42%) Service Delivery
4 162 (24.51%) Project Management
5 151 (22.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 139 (21.03%) Agile Software Development
7 138 (20.88%) Microsoft
8 108 (16.34%) Service Management
9 94 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
9 94 (14.22%) IT Strategy
10 92 (13.92%) Retail
11 87 (13.16%) Management Information System
12 78 (11.80%) Problem-Solving
13 75 (11.35%) Active Directory
14 71 (10.74%) VMware
14 71 (10.74%) Firewall
15 68 (10.29%) PRINCE2
16 66 (9.98%) Risk Management
17 65 (9.83%) ERP
18 63 (9.53%) Change Management
19 61 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
20 60 (9.08%) Coaching
21 59 (8.93%) Windows
22 57 (8.62%) People Management
23 55 (8.32%) ITSM
23 55 (8.32%) Data Centre
24 53 (8.02%) Matrix Organization
24 53 (8.02%) E-Commerce
24 53 (8.02%) Citrix
24 53 (8.02%) SLA

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 13 (1.97%) Confluence
2 12 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
3 10 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (1.51%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.21%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.61%) IIS
6 1 (0.15%) CMS
6 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.30%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.76%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.45%) Cognos Controller
6 2 (0.30%) Magento
6 2 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.30%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.30%) Office 365
2 32 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.82%) SaaS
5 5 (0.76%) G Suite
5 5 (0.76%) PaaS
6 4 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.30%) Serverless
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (10.74%) Firewall
2 47 (7.11%) Wireless
3 43 (6.51%) LAN
4 41 (6.20%) WAN
5 31 (4.69%) Broadband
5 31 (4.69%) TCP/IP
6 30 (4.54%) VoIP
7 27 (4.08%) ADSL
8 26 (3.93%) 3G
9 24 (3.63%) VPN
10 17 (2.57%) MPLS
10 17 (2.57%) Network Security
10 17 (2.57%) WLAN
11 16 (2.42%) DHCP
11 16 (2.42%) SAN
11 16 (2.42%) VLAN
12 11 (1.66%) BGP
13 9 (1.36%) DNS
14 8 (1.21%) NetScaler
15 7 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.57%) Big Data
3 5 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (0.76%) MS Access
4 4 (0.61%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.30%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.30%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.15%) DB2
6 1 (0.15%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.15%) MySQL
6 1 (0.15%) Power BI
6 1 (0.15%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (3.63%) JIRA
2 4 (0.61%) JMeter
3 2 (0.30%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (0.30%) VersionOne
4 1 (0.15%) Hudson
4 1 (0.15%) Selenium
4 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 235 (35.55%) Finance
2 92 (13.92%) Retail
3 45 (6.81%) Telecoms
4 36 (5.45%) Law
5 30 (4.54%) Marketing
6 29 (4.39%) Billing
7 27 (4.08%) Banking
8 23 (3.48%) Legal
9 19 (2.87%) Back Office
10 18 (2.72%) Investment Banking
11 15 (2.27%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.91%) Games
13 5 (0.76%) Electronics
13 5 (0.76%) Local Government
14 4 (0.61%) Advertising
14 4 (0.61%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.45%) Automotive
16 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 175 (26.48%) IT Manager
2 78 (11.80%) Analyst
2 78 (11.80%) Project Manager
3 74 (11.20%) Service Manager
4 56 (8.47%) IT Services Manager
5 49 (7.41%) Architect
6 39 (5.90%) Senior Manager
7 34 (5.14%) Support Analyst
7 34 (5.14%) Technical Analyst
7 34 (5.14%) Technical Support
8 32 (4.84%) Supplier Manager
8 32 (4.84%) Technical Support Analyst
9 31 (4.69%) Delivery Manager
10 30 (4.54%) Vendor Manager
11 26 (3.93%) Contracts Manager
12 24 (3.63%) Services Delivery Manager
13 23 (3.48%) Senior IT Manager
14 19 (2.87%) Enterprise Architect
15 18 (2.72%) Business Analyst
16 17 (2.57%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.51%) EDI
1 10 (1.51%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (1.06%) Middleware
3 6 (0.91%) 802.1X
4 5 (0.76%) .NET
4 5 (0.76%) HTML
5 4 (0.61%) AngularJS
5 4 (0.61%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (0.45%) Velocity
6 3 (0.45%) Web Services
7 2 (0.30%) JSON
7 2 (0.30%) XML
8 1 (0.15%) CSS
8 1 (0.15%) J2SE
8 1 (0.15%) JMS
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.15%) Spring
8 1 (0.15%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 94 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (13.16%) Management Information System
3 55 (8.32%) Data Centre
4 27 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (3.48%) User Experience
6 13 (1.97%) CMDB
7 12 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (1.51%) Virtual Team
9 9 (1.36%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.06%) EPoS
10 7 (1.06%) Robotics
11 5 (0.76%) PKI
12 4 (0.61%) IVR
12 4 (0.61%) Renewable Energy
13 3 (0.45%) Analytical Mindset
13 3 (0.45%) CCTV
13 3 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
14 2 (0.30%) Media Streaming
14 2 (0.30%) Online Games
14 2 (0.30%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 59 (8.93%) Windows
2 44 (6.66%) Windows Server
3 18 (2.72%) Linux
4 15 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.06%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.61%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.15%) Android
9 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (27.69%) ITIL
2 168 (25.42%) Service Delivery
3 162 (24.51%) Project Management
4 151 (22.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 139 (21.03%) Agile Software Development
6 108 (16.34%) Service Management
7 94 (14.22%) IT Strategy
8 78 (11.80%) Problem-Solving
9 68 (10.29%) PRINCE2
10 66 (9.98%) Risk Management
11 65 (9.83%) ERP
12 63 (9.53%) Change Management
13 61 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
14 60 (9.08%) Coaching
15 57 (8.62%) People Management
16 55 (8.32%) ITSM
17 53 (8.02%) E-Commerce
17 53 (8.02%) Matrix Organization
18 51 (7.72%) ITIL V3
19 49 (7.41%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 47 (7.11%) SQL
2 9 (1.36%) T-SQL
3 7 (1.06%) C
4 6 (0.91%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.76%) C#
6 4 (0.61%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.61%) VB
6 4 (0.61%) VBScript
7 3 (0.45%) Java
8 2 (0.30%) PHP
8 2 (0.30%) R
9 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.15%) Python
9 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (6.96%) Degree
2 41 (6.20%) CCNA
2 41 (6.20%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (3.78%) MCSE
5 23 (3.48%) PMP
5 23 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 22 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
6 22 (3.33%) MCITP
7 19 (2.87%) CISSP
8 18 (2.72%) CISM
9 12 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
10 11 (1.66%) CGEIT
10 11 (1.66%) CISA
10 11 (1.66%) CRISC
10 11 (1.66%) MCSA
10 11 (1.66%) SC Cleared
10 11 (1.66%) Security Cleared
11 10 (1.51%) LPIC
11 10 (1.51%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (8.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 53 (8.02%) SLA
2 24 (3.63%) ISO 9001
3 21 (3.18%) GDPR
4 20 (3.03%) QA
5 19 (2.87%) COBIT
6 15 (2.27%) PCI DSS
7 12 (1.82%) BS7799
7 12 (1.82%) PMO
8 5 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.30%) DO-160
9 2 (0.30%) DO-254
9 2 (0.30%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 75 (11.35%) Active Directory
2 44 (6.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (0.76%) vSphere
6 4 (0.61%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.61%) XenApp
6 4 (0.61%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.61%) XenServer
7 3 (0.45%) Firmware
8 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (0.61%) SCCM
1 4 (0.61%) XenMobile
2 3 (0.45%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.30%) WSUS
4 1 (0.15%) Grafana
4 1 (0.15%) Graphite
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.15%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.15%) SCOM
4 1 (0.15%) SCSM
4 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 138 (20.88%) Microsoft
2 71 (10.74%) VMware
3 53 (8.02%) Citrix
4 44 (6.66%) Cisco
5 34 (5.14%) SAP
6 26 (3.93%) Aruba
6 26 (3.93%) Meraki
6 26 (3.93%) Polycom
7 21 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (2.87%) Oracle
8 19 (2.87%) Veeam
9 8 (1.21%) Ariba
10 7 (1.06%) BT
11 6 (0.91%) SonicWALL
12 5 (0.76%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.76%) Riverbed
13 4 (0.61%) Google
13 4 (0.61%) hybris
13 4 (0.61%) IBM
13 4 (0.61%) Xamarin