The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Operations role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Operations in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Operations
Rank 290 334 329
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 13 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.040% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.044% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 2
Average salary £75,000 £110,000 £95,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £77,000 £91,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £113,000 £99,000
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £75,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Head of Operations
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9635 11422 11142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.74% 92.43% 93.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8279 9570 9780
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of Operations
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of Operations in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Head of Operations Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Head of Operations
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Operations across the City of London region.

Head of Operations Salary Trend in the City of London

Head of Operations
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Operations across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Head of Operations Salary Histogram in the City of London

Head of Operations
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Head of Operations in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Head of Operations in their job title.

1 21 (72.41%) ITIL
2 14 (48.28%) Finance
3 10 (34.48%) Banking
3 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 9 (31.03%) Service Delivery
4 9 (31.03%) Retail
5 7 (24.14%) Project Management
5 7 (24.14%) Service Management
5 7 (24.14%) Line Management
6 6 (20.69%) Asset Management
6 6 (20.69%) Back Office
7 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (17.24%) TickIT
7 5 (17.24%) ISO 9000
7 5 (17.24%) People Management
7 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (17.24%) CMDB
8 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
8 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
8 4 (13.79%) UNIX
8 4 (13.79%) Oracle
8 4 (13.79%) JBoss
8 4 (13.79%) Retail Banking
8 4 (13.79%) Temenos T24
8 4 (13.79%) ITSM
8 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (13.79%) VMware
9 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
9 3 (10.34%) Information Security
9 3 (10.34%) Programme Management

Head of Operations
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Head of Operations in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Head of Operations in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Project
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Temenos T24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Banking
3 9 (31.03%) Retail
4 6 (20.69%) Back Office
5 4 (13.79%) Retail Banking
6 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
6 2 (6.90%) Law
6 2 (6.90%) Legal
7 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) J2EE
1 3 (10.34%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) CMDB
2 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) EFT
4 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) UNIX
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) Service Delivery
3 7 (24.14%) Project Management
3 7 (24.14%) Service Management
3 7 (24.14%) Line Management
4 6 (20.69%) Asset Management
5 5 (17.24%) People Management
5 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.79%) ITSM
6 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.34%) Information Security
7 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
7 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.34%) Operations Management
8 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.90%) Time Management
8 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
8 2 (6.90%) Budget Control
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.90%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) ISO 9000
1 5 (17.24%) TickIT
2 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.90%) COBIT
3 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.45%) IBM