The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 580 576 577
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 284 307 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.31% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 236 232 239
Average salary £62,500 £57,392 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.90% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,600 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Operations Manager
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
95146 98530 96981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.55% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 78725 80421 81983
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 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Operations Manager in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Operations Manager
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Operations Manager across the England region.

Operations Manager Salary Trend in England

Operations Manager
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Operations Manager Salary Histogram in England

Operations Manager
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
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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 +39 120 £80,000 +23.07% 15
South East -54 42 £60,000 +9.09% 6
North West +21 31 £54,500 -8.78% 7
East of England +5 28 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Yorkshire +18 21 £50,000 +29.03% 1
South West -11 18 £57,500 +35.29% 6
East Midlands +27 17 £49,500 +10.00%
West Midlands -34 13 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Midlands +7 2 £45,000 -
Operations Manager
UK

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Operations Manager 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 Operations Manager in their job title.

1 194 (33.80%) ITIL
2 157 (27.35%) Finance
3 130 (22.65%) Service Delivery
4 113 (19.69%) Project Management
5 99 (17.25%) Windows
6 91 (15.85%) Microsoft
7 88 (15.33%) SLA
8 81 (14.11%) Linux
9 74 (12.89%) People Management
10 72 (12.54%) Line Management
11 71 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
11 71 (12.37%) Incident Management
12 69 (12.02%) Telecoms
13 68 (11.85%) Service Management
13 68 (11.85%) Continuous Improvement
14 62 (10.80%) Degree
14 62 (10.80%) Cisco
15 58 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
15 58 (10.10%) Change Management
15 58 (10.10%) Management Information System
16 57 (9.93%) Retail
17 55 (9.58%) Matrix Management
18 54 (9.41%) Resource Management
19 52 (9.06%) Problem Management
20 49 (8.54%) Operations Management
21 47 (8.19%) Firewall
22 43 (7.49%) VMware
23 42 (7.32%) Business Continuity
24 41 (7.14%) MS Excel
25 39 (6.79%) Information Security

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Operations Manager 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 Operations Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (5.75%) MS Exchange
2 17 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.74%) Lync
6 8 (1.39%) CICS
7 7 (1.22%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 7 (1.22%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.22%) IIS
8 5 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.70%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.17%) nginx
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.17%) CMS
11 1 (0.17%) Apache
11 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 41 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.36%) MS Office
3 10 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project
4 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.17%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) SAP SM
2 1 (0.17%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.17%) arcHouse
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.92%) SaaS
1 11 (1.92%) Office 365
2 8 (1.39%) PaaS
3 5 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (8.19%) Firewall
2 29 (5.05%) TCP/IP
3 21 (3.66%) DNS
4 17 (2.96%) WAN
5 15 (2.61%) Internet
6 14 (2.44%) DHCP
7 13 (2.26%) VoIP
8 12 (2.09%) 3G
8 12 (2.09%) SAN
8 12 (2.09%) 2G
8 12 (2.09%) Network Security
9 11 (1.92%) NAS
10 9 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (1.57%) Wireless
11 8 (1.39%) SS7
11 8 (1.39%) MPLS
11 8 (1.39%) BGP
11 8 (1.39%) VPN
11 8 (1.39%) LAN
11 8 (1.39%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (4.18%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.79%) DB2
3 16 (2.79%) Oracle Database
4 11 (1.92%) OLTP
5 7 (1.22%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.22%) MySQL
6 6 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.87%) QlikView
7 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.52%) Big Data
8 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.35%) Redis
10 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (0.87%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.35%) JIRA
4 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
General
1 157 (27.35%) Finance
2 69 (12.02%) Telecoms
3 57 (9.93%) Retail
4 27 (4.70%) Law
5 24 (4.18%) Marketing
6 14 (2.44%) Legal
7 12 (2.09%) Advertising
7 12 (2.09%) Electronics
8 11 (1.92%) Banking
9 10 (1.74%) Games
10 9 (1.57%) Billing
11 5 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.87%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.70%) Back Office
12 4 (0.70%) Automotive
12 4 (0.70%) Publishing
13 3 (0.52%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.52%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.35%) Front Office
14 2 (0.35%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.74%) Web Services
1 10 (1.74%) XML
2 9 (1.57%) Middleware
3 8 (1.39%) LAMP
4 7 (1.22%) CGI
5 6 (1.05%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (0.70%) XML Messaging
7 3 (0.52%) EDI
7 3 (0.52%) SOAP
7 3 (0.52%) REST
8 2 (0.35%) HTML
8 2 (0.35%) .NET
9 1 (0.17%) XMPP
9 1 (0.17%) Worklight
9 1 (0.17%) Visualforce
9 1 (0.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.10%) Management Information System
2 34 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.40%) FMCG
4 17 (2.96%) Performance Metrics
5 16 (2.79%) Mainframe
6 12 (2.09%) Clustering
7 11 (1.92%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.57%) N-Tier
9 8 (1.39%) EPoS
10 6 (1.05%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.05%) Life Science
11 5 (0.87%) Statistics
11 5 (0.87%) iSeries
11 5 (0.87%) PKI
12 4 (0.70%) AS400
12 4 (0.70%) SWIFT
12 4 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (0.52%) Freedom of Information Act
13 3 (0.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 99 (17.25%) Windows
2 81 (14.11%) Linux
3 30 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (3.83%) UNIX
5 19 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.92%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.57%) Windows Vista
9 9 (1.57%) Windows 8
10 7 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (1.05%) CentOS
11 6 (1.05%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.87%) Solaris
12 5 (0.87%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.35%) Android
14 2 (0.35%) AIX
15 1 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (33.80%) ITIL
2 130 (22.65%) Service Delivery
3 113 (19.69%) Project Management
4 74 (12.89%) People Management
5 72 (12.54%) Line Management
6 71 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 71 (12.37%) Incident Management
7 68 (11.85%) Service Management
7 68 (11.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 58 (10.10%) Change Management
8 58 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (9.58%) Matrix Management
10 54 (9.41%) Resource Management
11 52 (9.06%) Problem Management
12 49 (8.54%) Operations Management
13 42 (7.32%) Business Continuity
14 39 (6.79%) Information Security
15 35 (6.10%) PRINCE2
16 33 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
16 33 (5.75%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (5.92%) SQL
2 18 (3.14%) Shell Script
3 14 (2.44%) Java
4 11 (1.92%) Perl
5 10 (1.74%) PHP
6 9 (1.57%) C
7 8 (1.39%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.22%) Python
9 6 (1.05%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.70%) VB
11 2 (0.35%) VBA
11 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.17%) COBOL
12 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 62 (10.80%) Degree
2 33 (5.75%) ITIL Certification
3 25 (4.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (3.66%) CISSP
5 19 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (3.31%) Security Cleared
6 15 (2.61%) MCSA
7 14 (2.44%) MCP
8 13 (2.26%) SC Cleared
9 12 (2.09%) CHFI
9 12 (2.09%) MCSE
9 12 (2.09%) CCNA
10 7 (1.22%) ISEB
11 6 (1.05%) CCNP
11 6 (1.05%) HNC
11 6 (1.05%) HND
12 5 (0.87%) CISA
12 5 (0.87%) CISM
12 5 (0.87%) JNCIA
12 5 (0.87%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (15.33%) SLA
2 28 (4.88%) QA
3 16 (2.79%) PCI DSS
4 12 (2.09%) ISO 9000
5 11 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.52%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.35%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.17%) FATCA
9 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.17%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 27 (4.70%) Active Directory
1 27 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 10 (1.74%) KVM
4 7 (1.22%) XenApp
5 6 (1.05%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (0.70%) vSphere
7 4 (0.70%) Xen
8 3 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.52%) XenServer
8 3 (0.52%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (2.44%) SCOM
2 11 (1.92%) Puppet
3 8 (1.39%) SCOrch
4 7 (1.22%) SCCM
4 7 (1.22%) WMI
5 6 (1.05%) Graphite
6 3 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.35%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.35%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.35%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.17%) WSUS
8 1 (0.17%) MOM
8 1 (0.17%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 91 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 62 (10.80%) Cisco
3 43 (7.49%) VMware
4 36 (6.27%) Citrix
5 25 (4.36%) Oracle
6 21 (3.66%) IBM
7 18 (3.14%) Red Hat
7 18 (3.14%) CheckPoint
8 14 (2.44%) NetApp
9 13 (2.26%) Huawei
10 12 (2.09%) Veritas
10 12 (2.09%) EMC
11 11 (1.92%) BT
12 10 (1.74%) Juniper
13 9 (1.57%) HP
14 8 (1.39%) Ericsson
14 8 (1.39%) 3PAR
15 7 (1.22%) Teradata
16 6 (1.05%) Sun
17 5 (0.87%) Apple
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