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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Operations
Rank 812 770 820
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 81 92 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.090% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.095% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 72 66 51
Average salary £75,000 £92,500 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% +19.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £110,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £85,000 £58,574
% change year-on-year
-20.58% +45.11%
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
101031 96829 103291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.73% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 84577 80351 89414
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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
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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
London -17 38 £85,000 -10.52% 3
South East +2 25 £80,000 +55.33% 1
West Midlands -1 10 £65,000 -40.90% 1
East of England -25 7 £65,000 -35.00% 1
North West -2 4 £55,000 -50.00% 1
Yorkshire -46 1 £70,000 +16.66%
Head of Operations
UK

Head of Operations
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 55 (34.59%) Finance
2 52 (32.70%) ITIL
3 30 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (16.35%) Service Management
5 22 (13.84%) Service Delivery
5 22 (13.84%) Degree
6 21 (13.21%) Change Management
6 21 (13.21%) Project Management
7 19 (11.95%) Windows
7 19 (11.95%) People Management
8 17 (10.69%) Linux
9 16 (10.06%) Microsoft
10 15 (9.43%) ERP
10 15 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (9.43%) Operations Management
11 13 (8.18%) Business Continuity
11 13 (8.18%) Information Security
11 13 (8.18%) VoIP
12 12 (7.55%) SLA
12 12 (7.55%) Retail
12 12 (7.55%) Firewall
13 11 (6.92%) ITSM
13 11 (6.92%) PRINCE2
13 11 (6.92%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (6.92%) Line Management
13 11 (6.92%) Cyber Security
14 10 (6.29%) Telecoms
14 10 (6.29%) VMware
14 10 (6.29%) Publishing
15 9 (5.66%) CMS

Head of Operations
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 9 (5.66%) CMS
2 8 (5.03%) IIS
3 7 (4.40%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.77%) Apache
4 6 (3.77%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.26%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.63%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (5.66%) MS Office
2 6 (3.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.77%) WebTrends
1 6 (3.77%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.77%) SaaS
2 2 (1.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.18%) VoIP
2 12 (7.55%) Firewall
3 7 (4.40%) Internet
3 7 (4.40%) Network Security
4 4 (2.52%) NAS
4 4 (2.52%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.52%) VPN
5 3 (1.89%) DNS
5 3 (1.89%) DHCP
5 3 (1.89%) MPLS
6 2 (1.26%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.26%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.63%) NetScreen
7 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.63%) HTTP
7 1 (0.63%) WAN
7 1 (0.63%) GSM
7 1 (0.63%) LAN
7 1 (0.63%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.40%) MySQL
3 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.26%) Ant
2 2 (1.26%) Subversion
2 2 (1.26%) Maven
General
1 55 (34.59%) Finance
2 12 (7.55%) Retail
3 10 (6.29%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.29%) Publishing
4 8 (5.03%) Legal
5 6 (3.77%) Banking
5 6 (3.77%) Billing
6 4 (2.52%) Advertising
6 4 (2.52%) French Language
6 4 (2.52%) Electronics
7 3 (1.89%) Law
7 3 (1.89%) German Language
7 3 (1.89%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.89%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.26%) Marketing
9 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.77%) CSS
1 6 (3.77%) Web Services
1 6 (3.77%) XML
1 6 (3.77%) XSLT
1 6 (3.77%) XHTML
1 6 (3.77%) HTML
1 6 (3.77%) JSF
1 6 (3.77%) Ajax
2 3 (1.89%) LAMP
3 2 (1.26%) .NET
4 1 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.77%) Management Information System
1 6 (3.77%) Computer Science
1 6 (3.77%) Learning Management System
2 4 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.89%) Replication
4 2 (1.26%) PMI
4 2 (1.26%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.26%) FMCG
5 1 (0.63%) GIS
5 1 (0.63%) DTV
5 1 (0.63%) RIA
5 1 (0.63%) User Experience
5 1 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.63%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.95%) Windows
2 17 (10.69%) Linux
3 6 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.52%) UNIX
4 4 (2.52%) Solaris
5 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.26%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (32.70%) ITIL
2 30 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (16.35%) Service Management
4 22 (13.84%) Service Delivery
5 21 (13.21%) Change Management
5 21 (13.21%) Project Management
6 19 (11.95%) People Management
7 15 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (9.43%) ERP
7 15 (9.43%) Operations Management
8 13 (8.18%) Business Continuity
8 13 (8.18%) Information Security
9 11 (6.92%) PRINCE2
9 11 (6.92%) ITSM
9 11 (6.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (6.92%) Cyber Security
9 11 (6.92%) Line Management
10 9 (5.66%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (5.03%) Migration
11 8 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.40%) Java
1 7 (4.40%) PHP
2 6 (3.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.89%) Perl
4 2 (1.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (13.84%) Degree
2 9 (5.66%) CISSP
3 7 (4.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (3.14%) CISA
5 3 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.26%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.26%) CISM
6 2 (1.26%) MBA
7 1 (0.63%) CCVP
7 1 (0.63%) CIMA
7 1 (0.63%) HNC
7 1 (0.63%) HND
7 1 (0.63%) CCIE
7 1 (0.63%) CCNP
7 1 (0.63%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.55%) SLA
2 2 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.26%) COBIT
2 2 (1.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (5.03%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.52%) XenApp
3 4 (2.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (3.14%) SCCM
2 3 (1.89%) Puppet
2 3 (1.89%) Nagios
3 2 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (10.06%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.29%) VMware
3 9 (5.66%) Citrix
4 8 (5.03%) SAP
5 7 (4.40%) Oracle
6 6 (3.77%) Google
7 5 (3.14%) Cisco
8 4 (2.52%) NetApp
9 3 (1.89%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.89%) HP
9 3 (1.89%) Siebel
10 2 (1.26%) Adobe
10 2 (1.26%) Tripwire
10 2 (1.26%) Cadence
10 2 (1.26%) Symantec
10 2 (1.26%) McAfee
11 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.63%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.63%) Juniper
11 1 (0.63%) Riverbed
North West England
Real Staffing
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warwickshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £competitive salary+bonus+car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago