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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Operations
Rank 811 837 825
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 67 64 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.058% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.061% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 35 57 25
Average salary £75,000 £77,500 £74,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £91,500 £112,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
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
97564 104302 96112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81515 86339 80864
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
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 3 July 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 3 July 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
London +11 25 £72,500 -14.70% 3
South East +21 12 £72,500 -3.33% 2
East of England +8 10 £90,000 +38.46%
West Midlands -3 10 £70,000 +12.00%
Yorkshire 0 3 £58,500 -22.00%
North West -5 3 £55,000 -27.86%
South West -4 2 £85,000 +23.63% 2
East Midlands - 2 £58,750 -
Head of Operations
UK

Head of Operations
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 64 (47.06%) ITIL
2 48 (35.29%) Finance
3 40 (29.41%) Service Delivery
4 27 (19.85%) Data Centre
5 23 (16.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (16.18%) Project Management
6 22 (16.18%) PRINCE2
7 21 (15.44%) Degree
7 21 (15.44%) People Management
8 20 (14.71%) Management Information System
8 20 (14.71%) Banking
9 19 (13.97%) Windows
10 17 (12.50%) Service Management
10 17 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 16 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (10.29%) Telecoms
12 14 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (9.56%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (9.56%) Legal
13 13 (9.56%) Retail
14 12 (8.82%) Back Office
14 12 (8.82%) Marketing
14 12 (8.82%) Linux
15 11 (8.09%) Change Management
15 11 (8.09%) Operations Management
15 11 (8.09%) Information Security
15 11 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (8.09%) DevOps
16 10 (7.35%) Business Continuity
16 10 (7.35%) Supplier Management

Head of Operations
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (2.94%) JBoss
2 3 (2.21%) Apache
3 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.47%) MS Project
2 2 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.15%) SaaS
2 3 (2.21%) PaaS
2 3 (2.21%) Office 365
2 3 (2.21%) IaaS
2 3 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.47%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.88%) Firewall
2 5 (3.68%) SAN
3 3 (2.21%) LAN
3 3 (2.21%) WAN
3 3 (2.21%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.47%) NAS
4 2 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.74%) Network Security
5 1 (0.74%) SSL
5 1 (0.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.68%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.74%) MySQL
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
General
1 48 (35.29%) Finance
2 20 (14.71%) Banking
3 14 (10.29%) Telecoms
4 13 (9.56%) Retail
4 13 (9.56%) Legal
5 12 (8.82%) Back Office
5 12 (8.82%) Marketing
6 8 (5.88%) Advertising
7 6 (4.41%) Law
7 6 (4.41%) Retail Banking
8 4 (2.94%) Publishing
9 2 (1.47%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.94%) ATL
2 3 (2.21%) Web Services
2 3 (2.21%) Middleware
2 3 (2.21%) J2EE
3 2 (1.47%) LAMP
4 1 (0.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.85%) Data Centre
2 20 (14.71%) Management Information System
3 11 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.68%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.68%) GIS
5 4 (2.94%) Photography
6 3 (2.21%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.47%) CMDB
8 1 (0.74%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.74%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.74%) EPoS
8 1 (0.74%) EFT
8 1 (0.74%) NHS
8 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.74%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.97%) Windows
2 12 (8.82%) Linux
3 10 (7.35%) UNIX
4 3 (2.21%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (47.06%) ITIL
2 40 (29.41%) Service Delivery
3 23 (16.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (16.18%) PRINCE2
4 22 (16.18%) Project Management
5 21 (15.44%) People Management
6 17 (12.50%) Service Management
7 16 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (9.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (8.09%) Information Security
10 11 (8.09%) Change Management
10 11 (8.09%) Operations Management
10 11 (8.09%) DevOps
11 10 (7.35%) Supplier Management
11 10 (7.35%) Business Continuity
12 9 (6.62%) ITSM
12 9 (6.62%) Strategic Planning
13 8 (5.88%) Process Management
13 8 (5.88%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.47%) Java
2 1 (0.74%) Perl
2 1 (0.74%) PHP
2 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (15.44%) Degree
2 5 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.47%) CIPD
5 1 (0.74%) CISSP
5 1 (0.74%) CISA
5 1 (0.74%) CISM
5 1 (0.74%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) SLA
1 7 (5.15%) COBIT
2 4 (2.94%) QA
3 3 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.47%) TickIT
4 2 (1.47%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.47%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.47%) VMware ESX
1 2 (1.47%) vSphere
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.94%) SCCM
1 4 (2.94%) SCOM
2 1 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.35%) Oracle
3 9 (6.62%) VMware
4 5 (3.68%) TOWER Software
5 4 (2.94%) Citrix
6 2 (1.47%) CODA
6 2 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.47%) SAP
6 2 (1.47%) Google
6 2 (1.47%) Splunk
7 1 (0.74%) IBM
7 1 (0.74%) EMC
7 1 (0.74%) NetApp
7 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Broady Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
First Point
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bath
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago