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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Operations
Rank 788 828 803
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 63 43 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.043% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.046% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 49 35 32
Average salary £80,000 £85,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £75,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £98,000 £99,750
UK excluding London average salary £82,500 £90,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +38.46%
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
94634 94059 95667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.85% 94.44% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 78629 76398 81688
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +23 30 £76,000 -10.58% 2
East of England +8 12 £102,500 -
South East -16 9 £102,500 +34.42%
West Midlands -20 7 £77,500 +3.33%
Yorkshire - 6 £80,000 - 2
North West -10 4 £57,000 - 1
South West -11 1 £55,000 -38.88%
Head of Operations
UK

Head of Operations
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 59 (40.97%) ITIL
2 50 (34.72%) Finance
3 28 (19.44%) Service Delivery
4 26 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (15.28%) Project Management
5 22 (15.28%) Degree
6 19 (13.19%) Change Management
7 18 (12.50%) Service Management
7 18 (12.50%) People Management
8 17 (11.81%) Operations Management
8 17 (11.81%) Microsoft
8 17 (11.81%) Windows
9 16 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 15 (10.42%) Legal
10 15 (10.42%) Information Security
11 12 (8.33%) Retail
11 12 (8.33%) Advertising
11 12 (8.33%) Telecoms
11 12 (8.33%) ITSM
11 12 (8.33%) SLA
12 11 (7.64%) MS Office
12 11 (7.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (6.94%) Cyber Security
13 10 (6.94%) Marketing
13 10 (6.94%) Performance Management
13 10 (6.94%) Management Information System
13 10 (6.94%) Banking
14 9 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (6.25%) VMware
14 9 (6.25%) Citrix

Head of Operations
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 6 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (7.64%) MS Office
2 7 (4.86%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.39%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.25%) Internet
2 5 (3.47%) Firewall
2 5 (3.47%) Network Security
3 4 (2.78%) NAS
3 4 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.78%) VPN
3 4 (2.78%) VoIP
4 3 (2.08%) GSM
4 3 (2.08%) UMTS
5 2 (1.39%) MPLS
6 1 (0.69%) NetScreen
6 1 (0.69%) SAN
6 1 (0.69%) LAN
6 1 (0.69%) WAN
6 1 (0.69%) HTTP
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
General
1 50 (34.72%) Finance
2 15 (10.42%) Legal
3 12 (8.33%) Advertising
3 12 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 12 (8.33%) Retail
4 10 (6.94%) Banking
4 10 (6.94%) Marketing
5 5 (3.47%) Publishing
5 5 (3.47%) Law
6 4 (2.78%) Back Office
6 4 (2.78%) Electronics
7 3 (2.08%) French Language
7 3 (2.08%) German Language
7 3 (2.08%) Italian Language
7 3 (2.08%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.39%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.78%) ATL
2 2 (1.39%) .NET
3 1 (0.69%) Web Services
3 1 (0.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.94%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.78%) Photography
4 3 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.08%) GIS
5 2 (1.39%) FMCG
6 1 (0.69%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.69%) RIA
6 1 (0.69%) PMI
6 1 (0.69%) EPoS
6 1 (0.69%) NHS
6 1 (0.69%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.81%) Windows
2 5 (3.47%) Linux
2 5 (3.47%) UNIX
3 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (40.97%) ITIL
2 28 (19.44%) Service Delivery
3 26 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (15.28%) Project Management
5 19 (13.19%) Change Management
6 18 (12.50%) Service Management
6 18 (12.50%) People Management
7 17 (11.81%) Operations Management
8 16 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 15 (10.42%) Information Security
10 12 (8.33%) ITSM
11 11 (7.64%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (6.94%) Performance Management
12 10 (6.94%) Cyber Security
13 9 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (5.56%) Business Continuity
14 8 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (5.56%) ERP
14 8 (5.56%) Resource Management
14 8 (5.56%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 22 (15.28%) Degree
2 8 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (4.86%) CISSP
4 5 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.08%) CISA
5 3 (2.08%) HNC
5 3 (2.08%) HND
6 2 (1.39%) CISM
6 2 (1.39%) MBA
7 1 (0.69%) CCVP
7 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.69%) CIMA
7 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.69%) CCIE
7 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.33%) SLA
2 3 (2.08%) COBIT
3 2 (1.39%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.78%) XenApp
2 4 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (4.86%) SCCM
2 3 (2.08%) SCOM
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 17 (11.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.25%) Citrix
2 9 (6.25%) VMware
3 4 (2.78%) Oracle
3 4 (2.78%) SAP
4 3 (2.08%) NetApp
5 2 (1.39%) CODA
5 2 (1.39%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.69%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.69%) Siebel
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco
6 1 (0.69%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.69%) Riverbed
6 1 (0.69%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.69%) Splunk
6 1 (0.69%) Juniper
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Posted: 8 days ago
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London
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