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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Operations
Rank 793 793 814
Rank change year-on-year
0 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 77 85 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.083% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.088% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 65 60 55
Average salary £72,500 £92,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.62% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £110,000 £99,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £85,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-20.58% +36.00%
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
99709 96961 103968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.70% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83629 79597 90269
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 £38,500
% 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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +8 35 £75,000 -21.05% 3
South East +20 21 £73,750 -1.66%
West Midlands +7 14 £65,000 -40.90%
East of England -22 11 £67,500 -32.50%
North West -18 1 £52,500 -52.27% 2
Yorkshire -29 1 £70,000 +16.66%
Head of Operations
UK

Head of Operations
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 58 (35.80%) ITIL
2 57 (35.19%) Finance
3 32 (19.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (17.28%) Service Management
5 26 (16.05%) Service Delivery
6 23 (14.20%) Degree
6 23 (14.20%) People Management
7 22 (13.58%) Change Management
7 22 (13.58%) Project Management
8 20 (12.35%) Microsoft
9 19 (11.73%) Operations Management
10 16 (9.88%) SLA
11 15 (9.26%) Windows
12 13 (8.02%) VoIP
12 13 (8.02%) Business Continuity
12 13 (8.02%) Information Security
12 13 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (7.41%) Retail
13 12 (7.41%) Telecoms
13 12 (7.41%) PRINCE2
13 12 (7.41%) Linux
13 12 (7.41%) ERP
13 12 (7.41%) MS Office
14 11 (6.79%) Firewall
14 11 (6.79%) ITSM
14 11 (6.79%) Performance Management
14 11 (6.79%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (6.79%) Cyber Security
15 10 (6.17%) Line Management
15 10 (6.17%) VMware

Head of Operations
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (4.94%) CMS
2 7 (4.32%) IIS
2 7 (4.32%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.09%) Apache
3 5 (3.09%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.23%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 12 (7.41%) MS Office
2 9 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.09%) WebTrends
1 5 (3.09%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.32%) SaaS
2 5 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.02%) VoIP
2 11 (6.79%) Firewall
3 8 (4.94%) Internet
4 7 (4.32%) Network Security
5 4 (2.47%) NAS
5 4 (2.47%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.47%) VPN
6 3 (1.85%) MPLS
6 3 (1.85%) GSM
6 3 (1.85%) UMTS
7 2 (1.23%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.23%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.62%) LAN
8 1 (0.62%) WAN
8 1 (0.62%) HTTP
8 1 (0.62%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.23%) Ant
2 2 (1.23%) Subversion
2 2 (1.23%) Maven
General
1 57 (35.19%) Finance
2 12 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.41%) Retail
3 9 (5.56%) Legal
4 8 (4.94%) Publishing
5 5 (3.09%) Banking
5 5 (3.09%) Billing
5 5 (3.09%) Advertising
6 4 (2.47%) French Language
6 4 (2.47%) Electronics
7 3 (1.85%) Law
7 3 (1.85%) German Language
7 3 (1.85%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.85%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.23%) Marketing
9 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.09%) CSS
1 5 (3.09%) Web Services
1 5 (3.09%) XML
1 5 (3.09%) XSLT
1 5 (3.09%) XHTML
1 5 (3.09%) HTML
1 5 (3.09%) JSF
1 5 (3.09%) Ajax
2 2 (1.23%) LAMP
3 1 (0.62%) .NET
3 1 (0.62%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.94%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.09%) Learning Management System
4 3 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.23%) FMCG
5 2 (1.23%) PMI
5 2 (1.23%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.62%) GIS
6 1 (0.62%) DTV
6 1 (0.62%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.62%) New Media
6 1 (0.62%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.62%) User Experience
6 1 (0.62%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.26%) Windows
2 12 (7.41%) Linux
3 6 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.47%) UNIX
5 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.23%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.62%) AIX
7 1 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (35.80%) ITIL
2 32 (19.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (17.28%) Service Management
4 26 (16.05%) Service Delivery
5 23 (14.20%) People Management
6 22 (13.58%) Change Management
6 22 (13.58%) Project Management
7 19 (11.73%) Operations Management
8 13 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (8.02%) Business Continuity
8 13 (8.02%) Information Security
9 12 (7.41%) PRINCE2
9 12 (7.41%) ERP
10 11 (6.79%) ITSM
10 11 (6.79%) Performance Management
10 11 (6.79%) Cyber Security
10 11 (6.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (6.17%) Line Management
12 9 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (4.94%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.09%) Java
1 5 (3.09%) JavaScript
1 5 (3.09%) PHP
2 3 (1.85%) Perl
3 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (14.20%) Degree
2 9 (5.56%) CISSP
3 7 (4.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (3.09%) CISA
5 3 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.85%) HNC
5 3 (1.85%) HND
6 2 (1.23%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.23%) CISM
6 2 (1.23%) MBA
7 1 (0.62%) CCVP
7 1 (0.62%) CIMA
7 1 (0.62%) CCIE
7 1 (0.62%) CCNP
7 1 (0.62%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.23%) COBIT
2 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.09%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.47%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (2.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.09%) SCCM
2 3 (1.85%) Puppet
2 3 (1.85%) Nagios
3 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.62%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (12.35%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.17%) VMware
3 9 (5.56%) Citrix
4 7 (4.32%) Oracle
5 5 (3.09%) SAP
5 5 (3.09%) Google
6 4 (2.47%) NetApp
7 3 (1.85%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.85%) Siebel
8 2 (1.23%) Cisco
8 2 (1.23%) Adobe
8 2 (1.23%) Symantec
8 2 (1.23%) McAfee
8 2 (1.23%) Cadence
8 2 (1.23%) Tripwire
9 1 (0.62%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.62%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.62%) RedPrairie
9 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.62%) Juniper
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