The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Manager 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 Operations Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 285 315 281
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -34
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 16 34 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.27% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.29% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 36
Average salary £76,250 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.30% -
90% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £48,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £86,750 £83,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.26% +0.47%
Operations Manager
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
9252 11768 10807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.22% 92.52% 93.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7931 9974 9303
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,200 £75,000 £77,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Operations Manager
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Operations Manager Salary Trend in the City of London

Operations Manager
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Manager across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Operations Manager Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Operations Manager 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 Operations Manager in their job title.

1 23 (52.27%) Project Management
2 21 (47.73%) Finance
3 20 (45.45%) Line Management
4 18 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (38.64%) People Management
6 15 (34.09%) Matrix Management
6 15 (34.09%) Programme Management
7 14 (31.82%) Telecoms
8 12 (27.27%) Law
9 10 (22.73%) Service Delivery
9 10 (22.73%) ITIL
10 7 (15.91%) Cisco
10 7 (15.91%) Service Management
11 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
11 5 (11.36%) SLA
11 5 (11.36%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
11 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (9.09%) Degree
12 4 (9.09%) Windows
12 4 (9.09%) Linux
12 4 (9.09%) DNS
12 4 (9.09%) Firewall
13 3 (6.82%) 2G
13 3 (6.82%) BCP
13 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
13 3 (6.82%) 3G
13 3 (6.82%) DHCP
13 3 (6.82%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Operations Manager 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 Operations Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
1 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.27%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Project
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
1 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP SM
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
1 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) DNS
1 4 (9.09%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) VPN
2 3 (6.82%) DHCP
2 3 (6.82%) 3G
2 3 (6.82%) 2G
2 3 (6.82%) Unified Communications
3 2 (4.55%) FCoE
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (4.55%) IOS XR
3 2 (4.55%) NX-OS
3 2 (4.55%) MPLS
3 2 (4.55%) OSPF
3 2 (4.55%) BGP
3 2 (4.55%) LAN
3 2 (4.55%) WAN
3 2 (4.55%) Wireless
4 1 (2.27%) VoIP
4 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 21 (47.73%) Finance
2 14 (31.82%) Telecoms
3 12 (27.27%) Law
4 2 (4.55%) Billing
4 2 (4.55%) Back Office
5 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.27%) Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) Clustering
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) EPoS
3 1 (2.27%) Derivative
3 1 (2.27%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
1 4 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) UNIX
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Project Management
2 20 (45.45%) Line Management
3 18 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (38.64%) People Management
5 15 (34.09%) Programme Management
5 15 (34.09%) Matrix Management
6 10 (22.73%) ITIL
6 10 (22.73%) Service Delivery
7 7 (15.91%) Service Management
8 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.82%) BCP
8 3 (6.82%) Resource Management
8 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.82%) Coaching
9 2 (4.55%) Fault Management
9 2 (4.55%) Supplier Management
9 2 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (4.55%) Operations Management
9 2 (4.55%) Network Architecture
9 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
1 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.55%) Solvency II
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.55%) XenApp
3 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Cisco
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Citrix
3 2 (4.55%) Ericsson
3 2 (4.55%) Veritas
3 2 (4.55%) VMware
3 2 (4.55%) Huawei
4 1 (2.27%) Polycom
4 1 (2.27%) F5
4 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) HP