The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Manager 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 Operations Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 232 243 248
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 29 32 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.39% 0.38% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.40% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 20
Average salary £63,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £35,500 £43,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
Operations Manager
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
7130 8031 7928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.00% 95.44% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5893 6697 6916
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Operations Manager
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Operations Manager Salary Trend in the East of England

Operations Manager
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Manager across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Operations Manager Salary Histogram in the East of England

Operations Manager
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 Operations Manager within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 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 +27 18 £65,000 +68.83%
Essex 0 3 £78,000 +73.33%
Hertfordshire -20 3 - -
Bedfordshire +12 2 £43,750 -41.66%
Suffolk - 2 - -
Norfolk - 1 £40,000 -
Operations Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 26 (57.78%) ITIL
2 24 (53.33%) Service Delivery
3 17 (37.78%) ITIL Certification
3 17 (37.78%) Operations Management
4 15 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (31.11%) Degree
5 14 (31.11%) Cisco
6 12 (26.67%) Linux
6 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 12 (26.67%) Strategic Planning
6 12 (26.67%) Problem Management
6 12 (26.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 11 (24.44%) Windows
8 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 9 (20.00%) SLA
10 8 (17.78%) Citrix
11 7 (15.56%) Service Management
11 7 (15.56%) ITSM
11 7 (15.56%) VMware
11 7 (15.56%) Supplier Management
11 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
12 5 (11.11%) BT
12 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
12 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (11.11%) Huawei
12 5 (11.11%) Process Management
12 5 (11.11%) MS Office
13 4 (8.89%) SQL
13 4 (8.89%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (6.67%) Lync
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) SAN
2 2 (4.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
General
1 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Automotive
2 2 (4.44%) Law
2 2 (4.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.67%) Clustering
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Copywriting
3 1 (2.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
1 12 (26.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 11 (24.44%) Windows
3 4 (8.89%) UNIX
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) ITIL
2 24 (53.33%) Service Delivery
3 17 (37.78%) Operations Management
4 15 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (26.67%) Strategic Planning
5 12 (26.67%) Problem Management
6 7 (15.56%) Service Management
6 7 (15.56%) ITSM
6 7 (15.56%) Supplier Management
7 5 (11.11%) Process Management
8 3 (6.67%) Change Management
8 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (4.44%) Line Management
9 2 (4.44%) Resource Management
9 2 (4.44%) Capacity Management
9 2 (4.44%) Identity Management
9 2 (4.44%) Information Security
9 2 (4.44%) Project Management
10 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) ITIL Certification
2 14 (31.11%) Degree
3 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.22%) CISSP
4 1 (2.22%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.22%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) XenApp
2 3 (6.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) SCCM
1 2 (4.44%) SCOM
1 2 (4.44%) Vagrant
1 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Cisco
2 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.78%) Citrix
4 7 (15.56%) VMware
5 5 (11.11%) BT
5 5 (11.11%) Huawei
6 4 (8.89%) HP
7 3 (6.67%) 3PAR
8 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.44%) Brocade
9 1 (2.22%) Red Hat