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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Operations
Rank 782 819 822
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 72 70 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.064% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.067% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 42 57 28
Average salary £80,000 £75,000 £74,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £110,000 £114,600
UK excluding London average salary £82,500 £75,000 £63,750
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +45 25 £70,000 -8.19% 5
East of England +11 12 £90,000 +38.46%
South East +9 12 £90,000 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire +12 8 £62,500 -16.66% 1
West Midlands -5 6 £76,250 +17.30% 1
South West -14 5 £90,000 -
East Midlands +9 2 £58,750 -
North West -1 2 - - 1
Head of Operations
UK

Head of Operations
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 57 (44.19%) ITIL
2 39 (30.23%) Finance
3 33 (25.58%) Service Delivery
4 20 (15.50%) Project Management
5 19 (14.73%) People Management
5 19 (14.73%) PRINCE2
5 19 (14.73%) Degree
6 18 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (11.63%) Banking
7 15 (11.63%) Windows
7 15 (11.63%) Service Management
7 15 (11.63%) Microsoft
8 14 (10.85%) Telecoms
8 14 (10.85%) Operations Management
9 13 (10.08%) Legal
10 12 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (9.30%) Management Information System
10 12 (9.30%) Back Office
11 11 (8.53%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (8.53%) SLA
11 11 (8.53%) Strategic Planning
12 10 (7.75%) Marketing
12 10 (7.75%) Advertising
12 10 (7.75%) Change Management
12 10 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (7.75%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (6.98%) Process Management
13 9 (6.98%) Linux
13 9 (6.98%) UNIX
13 9 (6.98%) Business Continuity

Head of Operations
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (2.33%) JBoss
1 3 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.65%) MS Office
3 3 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.88%) SaaS
2 3 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.55%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.43%) Firewall
2 5 (3.88%) SAN
3 3 (2.33%) NAS
3 3 (2.33%) LAN
3 3 (2.33%) WAN
3 3 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.33%) Internet
4 2 (1.55%) UMTS
4 2 (1.55%) GSM
4 2 (1.55%) Network Security
5 1 (0.78%) HTTP
5 1 (0.78%) VPN
5 1 (0.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.88%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.78%) MySQL
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (30.23%) Finance
2 15 (11.63%) Banking
3 14 (10.85%) Telecoms
4 13 (10.08%) Legal
5 12 (9.30%) Back Office
6 10 (7.75%) Marketing
6 10 (7.75%) Advertising
7 9 (6.98%) Retail
8 6 (4.65%) Law
9 5 (3.88%) Publishing
9 5 (3.88%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.55%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.10%) ATL
2 3 (2.33%) Web Services
3 2 (1.55%) LAMP
4 1 (0.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.10%) Photography
4 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.33%) GIS
5 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.78%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.78%) Tandem
5 1 (0.78%) EPoS
5 1 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.63%) Windows
2 9 (6.98%) Linux
2 9 (6.98%) UNIX
3 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (44.19%) ITIL
2 33 (25.58%) Service Delivery
3 20 (15.50%) Project Management
4 19 (14.73%) People Management
4 19 (14.73%) PRINCE2
5 18 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (11.63%) Service Management
7 14 (10.85%) Operations Management
8 12 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (8.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (8.53%) Strategic Planning
10 10 (7.75%) Change Management
10 10 (7.75%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (6.98%) Process Management
11 9 (6.98%) Business Continuity
11 9 (6.98%) Supplier Management
12 8 (6.20%) Resource Management
12 8 (6.20%) DevOps
13 7 (5.43%) Business Continuity Planning
13 7 (5.43%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.55%) Java
2 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.78%) Perl
2 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (14.73%) Degree
2 4 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.55%) HNC
4 2 (1.55%) HND
4 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.55%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.53%) SLA
2 6 (4.65%) COBIT
3 4 (3.10%) QA
4 3 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.55%) vSphere
2 1 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.78%) XenApp
2 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.88%) SCCM
2 4 (3.10%) SCOM
3 1 (0.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.20%) VMware
3 6 (4.65%) Oracle
4 5 (3.88%) TOWER Software
4 5 (3.88%) Citrix
5 3 (2.33%) SAP
6 2 (1.55%) CODA
6 2 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.55%) Google
6 2 (1.55%) Splunk
7 1 (0.78%) EMC
7 1 (0.78%) NetApp
7 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
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