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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Operations
Rank 808 805 834
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 80 48 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.048% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.051% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 71 44 44
Average salary £80,000 £77,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,950 £56,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £110,500
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 -2 29 £82,500 -2.94% 3
South East -3 26 £82,500 +17.85% 1
North West - 9 £70,000 - 2
East of England -9 8 £60,000 -27.27%
West Midlands - 4 £66,250 - 1
Yorkshire -44 2 £77,500 +58.16% 2
North East - 2 £78,750 -
Head of Operations
UK

Head of Operations
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 60 (40.54%) Finance
2 39 (26.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (22.97%) ITIL
4 29 (19.59%) Linux
5 27 (18.24%) Service Management
6 24 (16.22%) Degree
7 23 (15.54%) Service Delivery
8 19 (12.84%) Operations Management
9 18 (12.16%) Windows
10 17 (11.49%) Project Management
11 16 (10.81%) Publishing
11 16 (10.81%) Supplier Management
12 15 (10.14%) Change Management
13 14 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (9.46%) Firewall
13 14 (9.46%) CMS
13 14 (9.46%) Java
13 14 (9.46%) ERP
14 13 (8.78%) Cisco
15 12 (8.11%) MySQL
15 12 (8.11%) PHP
15 12 (8.11%) IIS
15 12 (8.11%) Apache
15 12 (8.11%) Tomcat
15 12 (8.11%) Analytics
16 11 (7.43%) Computer Science
16 11 (7.43%) Web Analytics
16 11 (7.43%) Google Analytics
16 11 (7.43%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (7.43%) XHTML

Head of Operations
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 14 (9.46%) CMS
2 12 (8.11%) IIS
2 12 (8.11%) Apache
2 12 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.35%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.35%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.68%) Drupal
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (7.43%) WebTrends
1 11 (7.43%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.03%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.38%) SaaS
3 2 (1.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.46%) Firewall
2 9 (6.08%) VoIP
2 9 (6.08%) DNS
3 8 (5.41%) DHCP
4 4 (2.70%) Network Security
5 3 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.03%) LAN
5 3 (2.03%) WAN
6 2 (1.35%) MPLS
6 2 (1.35%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.35%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.68%) 4G
7 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.68%) SAN
7 1 (0.68%) Internet
7 1 (0.68%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.11%) MySQL
2 4 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.68%) EDMS
3 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.35%) Ant
2 2 (1.35%) Subversion
2 2 (1.35%) Maven
2 2 (1.35%) Cucumber
General
1 60 (40.54%) Finance
2 16 (10.81%) Publishing
3 10 (6.76%) Billing
4 8 (5.41%) Retail
5 7 (4.73%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.38%) Advertising
6 5 (3.38%) Banking
7 4 (2.70%) Marketing
8 3 (2.03%) Back Office
9 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.68%) Games
10 1 (0.68%) French Language
10 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.43%) HTML
1 11 (7.43%) CSS
1 11 (7.43%) XML
1 11 (7.43%) XSLT
1 11 (7.43%) XHTML
1 11 (7.43%) JSF
1 11 (7.43%) Ajax
2 6 (4.05%) Web Services
3 4 (2.70%) LAMP
4 2 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.68%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.43%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.76%) Learning Management System
3 8 (5.41%) Replication
4 6 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.38%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.35%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.68%) GIS
7 1 (0.68%) PMI
7 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.68%) Tandem
7 1 (0.68%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.68%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.59%) Linux
2 18 (12.16%) Windows
3 10 (6.76%) Solaris
4 4 (2.70%) UNIX
5 2 (1.35%) AIX
5 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.35%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (22.97%) ITIL
3 27 (18.24%) Service Management
4 23 (15.54%) Service Delivery
5 19 (12.84%) Operations Management
6 17 (11.49%) Project Management
7 16 (10.81%) Supplier Management
8 15 (10.14%) Change Management
9 14 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (9.46%) ERP
10 12 (8.11%) Analytics
11 11 (7.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (7.43%) Migration
11 11 (7.43%) Web Analytics
11 11 (7.43%) Business Continuity
12 10 (6.76%) Capacity Management
13 9 (6.08%) Data Migration
13 9 (6.08%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (5.41%) E-Commerce
15 7 (4.73%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.46%) Java
2 12 (8.11%) PHP
3 11 (7.43%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.73%) C
5 3 (2.03%) Perl
6 2 (1.35%) Ruby
6 2 (1.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (16.22%) Degree
2 8 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.35%) CISSP
4 2 (1.35%) CCIE
4 2 (1.35%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.35%) CISA
5 1 (0.68%) PMP
5 1 (0.68%) CCNP
5 1 (0.68%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.43%) SLA
2 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (7.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.03%) Nagios
1 3 (2.03%) Puppet
2 2 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (8.78%) Cisco
2 11 (7.43%) Google
3 10 (6.76%) SAP
4 9 (6.08%) Oracle
5 8 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.41%) HP
6 6 (4.05%) VMware
7 5 (3.38%) Citrix
8 3 (2.03%) Siebel
9 2 (1.35%) Adobe
9 2 (1.35%) Cadence
9 2 (1.35%) Symantec
9 2 (1.35%) McAfee
9 2 (1.35%) Tripwire
9 2 (1.35%) Twitter
10 1 (0.68%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.68%) Mitel
10 1 (0.68%) NetApp
10 1 (0.68%) CheckPoint
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Salary: From £100,000 to £110,000 per annum generous car allowance + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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networx
Salary: Pension + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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networx
Salary: £55,000 per annum Salary £55,000 plus pension plus bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £100000 to £125000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Car allowance + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + + car, Bonus, Pension, Health, etc
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago