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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Operations
Rank 300 326 318
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 11 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.026% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.028% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 7
Average salary £73,750 £110,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.95% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £110,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £93,250 £114,000 £94,000
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
9057 10869 11026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.92% 92.64% 93.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7822 9148 9769
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 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 31 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 18 (66.67%) ITIL
2 14 (51.85%) Finance
3 10 (37.04%) Banking
3 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 9 (33.33%) Retail
5 8 (29.63%) Service Delivery
6 7 (25.93%) Service Management
6 7 (25.93%) Line Management
7 6 (22.22%) Back Office
7 6 (22.22%) Asset Management
7 6 (22.22%) Project Management
8 5 (18.52%) ISO 9000
8 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (18.52%) TickIT
8 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (18.52%) CMDB
8 5 (18.52%) People Management
8 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (14.81%) Temenos T24
9 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
9 4 (14.81%) Degree
9 4 (14.81%) Retail Banking
9 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
9 4 (14.81%) JBoss
9 4 (14.81%) UNIX
9 4 (14.81%) Oracle
10 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
10 3 (11.11%) Middleware
10 3 (11.11%) J2EE

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (14.81%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.41%) MS Project
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Temenos T24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) OLAP
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) Banking
3 9 (33.33%) Retail
4 6 (22.22%) Back Office
5 4 (14.81%) Retail Banking
6 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
7 2 (7.41%) Law
8 1 (3.70%) Legal
8 1 (3.70%) Billing
8 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Middleware
1 3 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) CMDB
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.70%) SWIFT
5 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.70%) EFT
5 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) UNIX
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) ITIL
2 8 (29.63%) Service Delivery
3 7 (25.93%) Service Management
3 7 (25.93%) Line Management
4 6 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 6 (22.22%) Project Management
5 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (18.52%) People Management
5 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.11%) ITSM
6 3 (11.11%) Operations Management
6 3 (11.11%) Information Security
6 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
7 2 (7.41%) Programme Office Management
7 2 (7.41%) Workflow
7 2 (7.41%) Process Management
7 2 (7.41%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) CIPD
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) ISO 9000
1 5 (18.52%) TickIT
2 2 (7.41%) COBIT
2 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.70%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.70%) Tableau
5 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Apple