The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Operations role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Operations
Rank 259 266 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 9 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.12% 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 0
Average salary £90,000 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Head of Operations
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7423 7929 7632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.61% 95.28% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6166 6658 6616
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Head of Operations
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Head of Operations Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Head of Operations
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Head of Operations Salary Trend in the East of England

Head of Operations
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Operations across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Head of Operations Salary Histogram in the East of England

Head of Operations
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Operations within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 6 £82,500 -
Essex - 2 £90,000 -
Hertfordshire -8 1 £90,000 +38.46%
Head of Operations
England

Head of Operations
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 15 (75.00%) ITIL
2 11 (55.00%) Service Delivery
3 9 (45.00%) PRINCE2
3 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
4 7 (35.00%) People Management
5 6 (30.00%) Software Licensing
5 6 (30.00%) COBIT
5 6 (30.00%) Windows
5 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (25.00%) Firewall
6 5 (25.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) Data Mining
6 5 (25.00%) SAN
6 5 (25.00%) TOWER Software
7 4 (20.00%) Law
7 4 (20.00%) Legal
7 4 (20.00%) Retail
7 4 (20.00%) Supplier Management
7 4 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (20.00%) Citrix
7 4 (20.00%) Linux
7 4 (20.00%) UNIX
7 4 (20.00%) Change Management
7 4 (20.00%) SCCM
7 4 (20.00%) SCOM
8 3 (15.00%) Degree
8 3 (15.00%) Business Development
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
9 2 (10.00%) Back Office
9 2 (10.00%) Telecoms

Head of Operations
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) SAN
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (20.00%) Law
1 4 (20.00%) Legal
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Back Office
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) ITIL
2 11 (55.00%) Service Delivery
3 9 (45.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (35.00%) People Management
5 6 (30.00%) Software Licensing
5 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (25.00%) Project Management
7 4 (20.00%) Change Management
7 4 (20.00%) Supplier Management
7 4 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (15.00%) Business Development
9 2 (10.00%) Operations Management
9 2 (10.00%) Time Management
9 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (10.00%) ITSM
9 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (10.00%) Service Management
9 2 (10.00%) Process Management
9 2 (10.00%) ERP
9 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
1 4 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) TOWER Software
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle