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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Operations
Rank 800 806 815
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 61 80 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.074% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.078% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 42 71 45
Average salary £81,250 £80,000 £74,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £55,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £99,250 £110,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
97285 102439 95015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.18% 94.49% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81970 83640 79578
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +13 32 £77,500 -7.46% 4
South East -32 10 £63,750 -22.72% 4
West Midlands -3 6 £88,500 +33.58%
East Midlands - 6 £90,000 -
East of England +1 4 £90,000 +50.00%
North West -12 2 £62,500 -
North East -2 1 - -
Head of Operations
UK

Head of Operations
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 70 (53.85%) ITIL
2 40 (30.77%) Finance
2 40 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 28 (21.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (19.23%) Service Management
5 23 (17.69%) Project Management
5 23 (17.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 22 (16.92%) Data Centre
7 21 (16.15%) Degree
8 20 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 19 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (13.85%) PRINCE2
11 17 (13.08%) People Management
12 16 (12.31%) Management Information System
13 14 (10.77%) Telecoms
13 14 (10.77%) Retail
14 13 (10.00%) Banking
14 13 (10.00%) Operations Management
14 13 (10.00%) Windows
14 13 (10.00%) DevOps
15 12 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
16 11 (8.46%) Information Security
16 11 (8.46%) Linux
16 11 (8.46%) MS Excel
16 11 (8.46%) Line Management
17 10 (7.69%) Oracle
17 10 (7.69%) Change Management
17 10 (7.69%) Business Continuity
17 10 (7.69%) Asset Management

Head of Operations
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (3.08%) JBoss
2 3 (2.31%) Apache
3 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (8.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.08%) MS Office
3 2 (1.54%) MS Project
3 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.92%) SaaS
2 7 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.31%) PaaS
4 3 (2.31%) Office 365
4 3 (2.31%) IaaS
5 2 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.54%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.15%) WAN
2 7 (5.38%) Firewall
3 4 (3.08%) SAN
4 3 (2.31%) LAN
4 3 (2.31%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.54%) NAS
6 1 (0.77%) SSL
6 1 (0.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.08%) Data Mining
1 4 (3.08%) Big Data
2 2 (1.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.77%) OLAP
3 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.77%) MySQL
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.77%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
General
1 40 (30.77%) Finance
2 14 (10.77%) Telecoms
2 14 (10.77%) Retail
3 13 (10.00%) Banking
4 9 (6.92%) Legal
4 9 (6.92%) Back Office
5 8 (6.15%) Marketing
6 6 (4.62%) Law
7 4 (3.08%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.77%) Billing
8 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.31%) .NET
1 3 (2.31%) J2EE
1 3 (2.31%) Middleware
2 2 (1.54%) LAMP
2 2 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.92%) Data Centre
2 16 (12.31%) Management Information System
3 12 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.62%) CMDB
5 5 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.08%) Credit Risk
6 4 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.31%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.54%) GIS
9 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.77%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.77%) EPoS
9 1 (0.77%) EFT
9 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.77%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.77%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.00%) Windows
2 11 (8.46%) Linux
3 7 (5.38%) UNIX
4 3 (2.31%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (53.85%) ITIL
2 40 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 28 (21.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (19.23%) Service Management
5 23 (17.69%) Project Management
5 23 (17.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 19 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (13.85%) PRINCE2
8 17 (13.08%) People Management
9 13 (10.00%) DevOps
9 13 (10.00%) Operations Management
10 12 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (8.46%) Information Security
11 11 (8.46%) Line Management
12 10 (7.69%) Asset Management
12 10 (7.69%) Business Continuity
12 10 (7.69%) Change Management
13 9 (6.92%) Strategic Planning
14 8 (6.15%) ITSM
14 8 (6.15%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.31%) Java
2 2 (1.54%) C#
3 1 (0.77%) C
3 1 (0.77%) Perl
3 1 (0.77%) PHP
3 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (16.15%) Degree
2 3 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.31%) MBA
3 2 (1.54%) CISSP
3 2 (1.54%) CIPD
3 2 (1.54%) CISA
3 2 (1.54%) CISM
4 1 (0.77%) CEH
4 1 (0.77%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.15%) COBIT
2 7 (5.38%) SLA
3 6 (4.62%) ISO 9000
3 6 (4.62%) TickIT
4 4 (3.08%) QA
5 3 (2.31%) ISO 9001
5 3 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.77%) BS25999
6 1 (0.77%) COSO
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) VMware ESX
1 2 (1.54%) vSphere
2 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.54%) SCCM
1 2 (1.54%) SCOM
2 1 (0.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.69%) Oracle
3 6 (4.62%) VMware
4 4 (3.08%) TOWER Software
5 2 (1.54%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.54%) Google
5 2 (1.54%) Citrix
5 2 (1.54%) Apple
5 2 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.77%) NetApp
6 1 (0.77%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.77%) SAP
6 1 (0.77%) IBM
6 1 (0.77%) EMC
6 1 (0.77%) Splunk
6 1 (0.77%) Tableau
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