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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Operations
Rank 789 796 836
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 61 50 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.052% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.055% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 54 39 34
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 £56,800 £64,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £110,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £96,250 £66,250
% change year-on-year
-16.88% +45.28%
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
93674 90433 98244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.55% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 78627 73802 84913
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -2 29 £77,500 -8.82% 6
East of England -3 12 £102,500 +2.50%
South East -22 9 £102,500 +32.25%
West Midlands -7 8 £65,000 -40.90%
North West -7 4 £57,000 - 1
Yorkshire -8 4 £80,000 -20.00% 2
South West - 1 £55,000 -
Head of Operations
UK

Head of Operations
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 53 (35.33%) Finance
2 52 (34.67%) ITIL
3 32 (21.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (16.00%) Service Delivery
5 23 (15.33%) Change Management
5 23 (15.33%) People Management
6 22 (14.67%) Operations Management
6 22 (14.67%) Degree
6 22 (14.67%) Project Management
7 21 (14.00%) Service Management
8 19 (12.67%) Microsoft
9 15 (10.00%) SLA
9 15 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 15 (10.00%) Windows
10 13 (8.67%) Information Security
10 13 (8.67%) Legal
11 12 (8.00%) MS Office
11 12 (8.00%) ERP
11 12 (8.00%) VoIP
12 11 (7.33%) ITSM
12 11 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (7.33%) Cyber Security
13 10 (6.67%) Performance Management
13 10 (6.67%) Management Information System
13 10 (6.67%) Retail
14 9 (6.00%) Penetration Testing
14 9 (6.00%) Telecoms
14 9 (6.00%) VMware
14 9 (6.00%) Citrix
14 9 (6.00%) CISSP

Head of Operations
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (4.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.00%) IIS
3 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.67%) CMS
4 1 (0.67%) Apache
4 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (8.00%) MS Office
2 8 (5.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.67%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.67%) SaaS
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.00%) VoIP
2 9 (6.00%) Internet
3 7 (4.67%) Firewall
3 7 (4.67%) Network Security
4 4 (2.67%) NAS
4 4 (2.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.67%) VPN
5 3 (2.00%) MPLS
5 3 (2.00%) GSM
5 3 (2.00%) UMTS
6 2 (1.33%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.67%) SAN
7 1 (0.67%) NetScreen
7 1 (0.67%) WAN
7 1 (0.67%) HTTP
7 1 (0.67%) LAN
7 1 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.67%) MySQL
2 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 53 (35.33%) Finance
2 13 (8.67%) Legal
3 10 (6.67%) Retail
4 9 (6.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.33%) Advertising
6 6 (4.00%) Publishing
6 6 (4.00%) Banking
6 6 (4.00%) Marketing
7 4 (2.67%) Law
7 4 (2.67%) Electronics
8 3 (2.00%) French Language
8 3 (2.00%) German Language
8 3 (2.00%) Italian Language
8 3 (2.00%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.33%) Back Office
10 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.67%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.67%) JSF
1 1 (0.67%) Ajax
1 1 (0.67%) Middleware
1 1 (0.67%) CSS
1 1 (0.67%) Web Services
1 1 (0.67%) XML
1 1 (0.67%) XSLT
1 1 (0.67%) HTML
1 1 (0.67%) .NET
1 1 (0.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.00%) GIS
3 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.33%) FMCG
4 2 (1.33%) PMI
5 1 (0.67%) EPoS
5 1 (0.67%) NHS
5 1 (0.67%) DTV
5 1 (0.67%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.67%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.00%) Windows
2 6 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.33%) Linux
4 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (34.67%) ITIL
2 32 (21.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (16.00%) Service Delivery
4 23 (15.33%) Change Management
4 23 (15.33%) People Management
5 22 (14.67%) Operations Management
5 22 (14.67%) Project Management
6 21 (14.00%) Service Management
7 15 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 13 (8.67%) Information Security
9 12 (8.00%) ERP
10 11 (7.33%) ITSM
10 11 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (7.33%) Cyber Security
11 10 (6.67%) Performance Management
12 9 (6.00%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (5.33%) Resource Management
13 8 (5.33%) Business Continuity
13 8 (5.33%) Strategic Planning
14 7 (4.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.67%) Java
1 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (0.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (14.67%) Degree
2 9 (6.00%) CISSP
3 7 (4.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (3.33%) CISA
5 3 (2.00%) HNC
5 3 (2.00%) HND
6 2 (1.33%) CISM
6 2 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.33%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.33%) MBA
7 1 (0.67%) CCVP
7 1 (0.67%) CIMA
7 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.67%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.00%) SLA
2 3 (2.00%) COBIT
3 2 (1.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.67%) XenApp
2 4 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (4.00%) SCCM
2 2 (1.33%) SCOM
3 1 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (12.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.00%) VMware
2 9 (6.00%) Citrix
3 7 (4.67%) Oracle
4 6 (4.00%) SAP
5 4 (2.67%) NetApp
6 3 (2.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.00%) Siebel
7 2 (1.33%) McAfee
7 2 (1.33%) Symantec
7 2 (1.33%) Tripwire
8 1 (0.67%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.67%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.67%) Google
8 1 (0.67%) Juniper
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco
8 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.67%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.67%) Riverbed
London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Sports Trading Network
Salary: From £80,000 to £110,000 per annum £80,000 to £110,000 basic, plus gen
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £77850.00 - £89640.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £80000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Addition Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Usual company bens
Posted: 26 days ago