Period
to 6 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Workforce Optimisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Workforce Optimisation over the 6 months to 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Workforce Optimisation (WFO)
UK
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 824 1086 1221
Rank change year-on-year +262 +135 -32
Permanent jobs citing Workforce Optimisation 6 32 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.022% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.008% 0.024% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 4
Median annual salary - £75,000 £68,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -3.51%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £60,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -21.05%

Workforce Optimisation 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 72,899 135,806 164,635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.22% 92.18% 92.18%
Number of salaries quoted 58,134 106,902 132,356
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Workforce Optimisation
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Workforce Optimisation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Workforce Optimisation in the UK

Workforce Optimisation
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Workforce Optimisation.

Salary trend for Workforce Optimisation in the UK

Workforce Optimisation
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Workforce Optimisation within the UK over the 6 months to 6 July 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 +241 6 - -
UK excluding London +242 5 - -
East of England +107 5 - -

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, IT jobs citing Workforce Optimisation 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 Workforce Optimisation.

1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) WFM
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) SLA
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (83.33%) H.323
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) Time Management
2 5 (83.33%) Polycom
2 5 (83.33%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (83.33%) Unified Communications
2 5 (83.33%) Change Control
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (83.33%) Verint
2 5 (83.33%) Zeacom
2 5 (83.33%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 5 (83.33%) Fault Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Regulatory Compliance
2 5 (83.33%) Break/Fix
2 5 (83.33%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (66.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) Back Office
4 1 (16.67%) Operations Management

Workforce Optimisation
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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) H.323
1 5 (83.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Account Director
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Self-Motivation
1 5 (83.33%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Break/Fix
1 5 (83.33%) Change Control
1 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (83.33%) Fault Analysis
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
1 5 (83.33%) Network Monitoring
1 5 (83.33%) Regulatory Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) Time Management
1 5 (83.33%) WFM
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Polycom
1 5 (83.33%) Verint
1 5 (83.33%) Zeacom