The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Operations
Rank 846 822 831
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 56 41 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.039% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.041% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 44 29 40
Average salary £81,250 £83,750 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% +4.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £55,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £107,000 £133,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £63,750 £67,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.85%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108008 100411 112253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.48% 94.72% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 88395 84589 96881
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,988 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Head of Operations
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -55 22 £75,000 -21.05% 2
South West +10 12 £90,000 +33.33% 3
East of England +2 8 £72,180 -
South East -5 6 £75,000 -
West Midlands +5 3 £72,500 -
Yorkshire -49 2 £73,750 -22.36% 2
North West - 2 - - 1
East Midlands -21 1 - -
Head of Operations
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Head of Operations
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 45 (39.13%) Finance
2 26 (22.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (21.74%) Service Delivery
3 25 (21.74%) Change Management
4 23 (20.00%) Project Management
4 23 (20.00%) Java
4 23 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 22 (19.13%) Service Management
5 22 (19.13%) VMware
6 21 (18.26%) ITIL
7 20 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (16.52%) SAN
9 17 (14.78%) Linux
10 16 (13.91%) Release Management
11 15 (13.04%) Microsoft
12 14 (12.17%) Apache
12 14 (12.17%) Tomcat
12 14 (12.17%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (11.30%) Publishing
13 13 (11.30%) Ruby
13 13 (11.30%) MySQL
14 12 (10.43%) SLA
14 12 (10.43%) Marketing
14 12 (10.43%) Quality Management
14 12 (10.43%) Firewall
15 11 (9.57%) ITSM
15 11 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (9.57%) Capacity Planning
15 11 (9.57%) Root Cause Analysis

Head of Operations
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (12.17%) Apache
1 14 (12.17%) Tomcat
2 9 (7.83%) Apache Solr
3 8 (6.96%) nginx
4 5 (4.35%) IIS
4 5 (4.35%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.48%) CMS
5 4 (3.48%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.87%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) MS Project
2 1 (0.87%) MS Office
2 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Google Analytics
1 4 (3.48%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) IaaS
1 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.52%) SAN
2 12 (10.43%) Firewall
3 8 (6.96%) Internet
4 6 (5.22%) DNS
5 5 (4.35%) VoIP
6 2 (1.74%) Intranet
6 2 (1.74%) WAN
6 2 (1.74%) MPLS
7 1 (0.87%) BGP
7 1 (0.87%) 3G
7 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.87%) LAN
7 1 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.87%) VPLS
7 1 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.87%) 4G
7 1 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.87%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.30%) MySQL
2 9 (7.83%) CouchDB
3 5 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 5 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.87%) EDMS
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.87%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.48%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
General
1 45 (39.13%) Finance
2 13 (11.30%) Publishing
3 12 (10.43%) Marketing
4 8 (6.96%) Telecoms
5 7 (6.09%) Advertising
5 7 (6.09%) Retail
6 6 (5.22%) Banking
7 5 (4.35%) Games
8 4 (3.48%) Manufacturing
9 3 (2.61%) Billing
10 1 (0.87%) Back Office
10 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.83%) LAMP
1 9 (7.83%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (3.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (3.48%) JSF
2 4 (3.48%) Ajax
2 4 (3.48%) HTML
2 4 (3.48%) CSS
2 4 (3.48%) XHTML
2 4 (3.48%) XML
2 4 (3.48%) XSLT
3 1 (0.87%) .NET
3 1 (0.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.09%) Open Source
2 5 (4.35%) Clustering
2 5 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.48%) Online Games
4 3 (2.61%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.87%) Social Media
6 1 (0.87%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.87%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.87%) FMCG
6 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.78%) Linux
2 10 (8.70%) Android
2 10 (8.70%) Windows
3 9 (7.83%) CentOS
3 9 (7.83%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.87%) UNIX
4 1 (0.87%) AIX
4 1 (0.87%) Solaris
4 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (21.74%) Service Delivery
2 25 (21.74%) Change Management
3 23 (20.00%) Project Management
3 23 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 22 (19.13%) Service Management
5 21 (18.26%) ITIL
6 20 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (13.91%) Release Management
8 14 (12.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (10.43%) Quality Management
10 11 (9.57%) ITSM
10 11 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (9.57%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (9.57%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (8.70%) Supplier Management
11 10 (8.70%) Configuration Management
12 9 (7.83%) Incident Management
13 8 (6.96%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.00%) Java
2 13 (11.30%) Ruby
3 9 (7.83%) Scala
4 5 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.48%) C
5 4 (3.48%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.48%) PHP
6 1 (0.87%) SQL
6 1 (0.87%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (7.83%) Degree
2 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.87%) PMP
3 1 (0.87%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.87%) ISEB
3 1 (0.87%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.43%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.96%) Varnish
2 8 (6.96%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (8.70%) Puppet
2 3 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (19.13%) VMware
2 15 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.96%) Citrix
4 6 (5.22%) Oracle
5 5 (4.35%) Cisco
6 4 (3.48%) Twitter
6 4 (3.48%) Google
7 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.87%) Juniper
8 1 (0.87%) Novell
8 1 (0.87%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.87%) Lotus
8 1 (0.87%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.87%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.87%) SAP
8 1 (0.87%) Mitel
8 1 (0.87%) Tableau
8 1 (0.87%) Polycom
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + excellent bonus, car + bens
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago