The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Operations role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Operations
Rank 806 852 831
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 69 55 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.049% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.052% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 49 43 29
Average salary £80,000 £77,500 £83,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £108,000 £133,000
UK excluding London average salary £82,500 £85,000 £63,750
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +33.33%
Head of Operations
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97876 106372 100372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.57% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80918 87012 84539
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of Operations
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Head of Operations Jobs Demand Trend in England

Head of Operations
Salary Trend in England

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

Head of Operations Salary Trend in England

Head of Operations
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Operations across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Head of Operations Salary Histogram in England

Head of Operations
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +22 32 £75,500 +0.66% 4
East of England +33 11 £85,000 +17.76%
Yorkshire +17 9 £71,250 -3.38% 1
South East +1 8 £100,000 +33.33% 1
South West -19 4 £90,000 -
North West +4 3 £57,000 -
West Midlands -16 2 £73,750 +1.72%
Head of Operations
UK

Head of Operations
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 50 (38.76%) ITIL
2 46 (35.66%) Finance
3 33 (25.58%) Service Delivery
4 20 (15.50%) Legal
4 20 (15.50%) Degree
5 19 (14.73%) Project Management
6 18 (13.95%) People Management
7 17 (13.18%) Microsoft
7 17 (13.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (12.40%) PRINCE2
9 15 (11.63%) Windows
10 14 (10.85%) Operations Management
11 13 (10.08%) Telecoms
11 13 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (10.08%) Change Management
11 13 (10.08%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (9.30%) Service Management
12 12 (9.30%) Management Information System
12 12 (9.30%) Information Security
12 12 (9.30%) Resource Management
13 11 (8.53%) Marketing
13 11 (8.53%) Advertising
13 11 (8.53%) Banking
14 10 (7.75%) Retail
14 10 (7.75%) Strategic Planning
14 10 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (6.98%) Supplier Management
15 9 (6.98%) VMware
15 9 (6.98%) SCCM
15 9 (6.98%) Citrix

Head of Operations
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.10%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (6.98%) MS Office
2 7 (5.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.55%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.33%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.98%) Internet
2 5 (3.88%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.88%) Network Security
3 4 (3.10%) NAS
3 4 (3.10%) VPN
3 4 (3.10%) SAN
3 4 (3.10%) Firewall
4 3 (2.33%) GSM
4 3 (2.33%) LAN
4 3 (2.33%) UMTS
4 3 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.10%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.10%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
General
1 46 (35.66%) Finance
2 20 (15.50%) Legal
3 13 (10.08%) Telecoms
4 11 (8.53%) Banking
4 11 (8.53%) Marketing
4 11 (8.53%) Advertising
5 10 (7.75%) Retail
6 8 (6.20%) Back Office
7 5 (3.88%) Law
7 5 (3.88%) Publishing
8 4 (3.10%) Retail Banking
9 3 (2.33%) Electronics
10 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.78%) French Language
10 1 (0.78%) German Language
10 1 (0.78%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.10%) ATL
2 1 (0.78%) Web Services
2 1 (0.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.10%) Photography
4 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.33%) GIS
5 2 (1.55%) FMCG
6 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.78%) RIA
6 1 (0.78%) Tandem
6 1 (0.78%) EPoS
6 1 (0.78%) NHS
6 1 (0.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.63%) Windows
2 9 (6.98%) UNIX
3 7 (5.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (38.76%) ITIL
2 33 (25.58%) Service Delivery
3 19 (14.73%) Project Management
4 18 (13.95%) People Management
5 17 (13.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (12.40%) PRINCE2
7 14 (10.85%) Operations Management
8 13 (10.08%) Change Management
8 13 (10.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (9.30%) Information Security
9 12 (9.30%) Service Management
9 12 (9.30%) Resource Management
10 10 (7.75%) Strategic Planning
11 9 (6.98%) Supplier Management
12 7 (5.43%) SIEM
12 7 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (5.43%) Cyber Security
12 7 (5.43%) ITSM
13 6 (4.65%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.78%) Java
1 1 (0.78%) Perl
1 1 (0.78%) PHP
1 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (15.50%) Degree
2 5 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.33%) HNC
4 3 (2.33%) HND
5 2 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.98%) SLA
2 6 (4.65%) COBIT
3 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.55%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.10%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.10%) VMware Workstation
1 4 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (6.98%) SCCM
2 5 (3.88%) SCOM
3 1 (0.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (13.18%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.98%) Citrix
2 9 (6.98%) VMware
3 4 (3.10%) SAP
3 4 (3.10%) TOWER Software
4 3 (2.33%) Oracle
5 2 (1.55%) Splunk
5 2 (1.55%) CODA
6 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.78%) NetApp
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Competitive Salary and excellent benefits
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
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