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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 645 564 589
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 243 353 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.35% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 167 262 209
Average salary £56,250 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £39,225 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £57,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year
-13.91% +12.74%
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
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%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +14 99 £65,000 +8.33% 16
South East -73 49 £50,000 -21.56% 9
South West -8 24 £30,000 -18.91% 7
East of England +4 18 £55,000 +10.00% 1
East Midlands +8 15 £43,500 -17.14% 5
West Midlands -4 15 £58,000 +5.45% 3
Yorkshire -18 15 £50,000 -9.09% 2
North West -14 9 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Operations Manager
UK

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 235 (45.11%) ITIL
2 106 (20.35%) Service Delivery
3 104 (19.96%) Finance
4 99 (19.00%) Windows
5 83 (15.93%) Service Management
6 80 (15.36%) Project Management
7 76 (14.59%) Degree
8 71 (13.63%) Linux
9 69 (13.24%) Microsoft
10 66 (12.67%) Change Management
10 66 (12.67%) Incident Management
11 65 (12.48%) Cisco
12 64 (12.28%) SLA
13 63 (12.09%) Line Management
14 62 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
14 62 (11.90%) Data Centre
15 57 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
15 57 (10.94%) Problem Management
16 55 (10.56%) VMware
17 54 (10.36%) Agile Software Development
18 51 (9.79%) Information Security
18 51 (9.79%) Management Information System
19 43 (8.25%) Mentoring
19 43 (8.25%) ITSM
19 43 (8.25%) MS Excel
20 42 (8.06%) ITIL Certification
21 41 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
22 40 (7.68%) Operations Management
23 39 (7.49%) Firewall
24 38 (7.29%) People Management

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (4.41%) MS Exchange
2 14 (2.69%) WebLogic
3 11 (2.11%) Apache
4 9 (1.73%) Lync
5 6 (1.15%) SAS
6 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.77%) Node.js
6 4 (0.77%) nginx
7 3 (0.58%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (0.38%) Orchard CMS
8 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.38%) IIS
8 2 (0.38%) JBoss
9 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.19%) CMS
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (8.25%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.88%) MS Office
3 8 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.38%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.38%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.77%) Orchard Housing
3 2 (0.38%) Aareon QL
3 2 (0.38%) OPENHousing
3 2 (0.38%) MIS ActiveH
3 2 (0.38%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.38%) Academy Housing
3 2 (0.38%) arcHouse
3 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.45%) PaaS
2 9 (1.73%) Office 365
2 9 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.34%) SaaS
4 2 (0.38%) IaaS
4 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (7.49%) Firewall
2 26 (4.99%) WAN
3 22 (4.22%) TCP/IP
4 20 (3.84%) LAN
5 15 (2.88%) SAN
6 13 (2.50%) DNS
7 8 (1.54%) DHCP
7 8 (1.54%) VoIP
8 7 (1.34%) SMS
9 6 (1.15%) SSL
9 6 (1.15%) Internet
9 6 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (1.15%) Network Security
9 6 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (0.96%) Wireless
10 5 (0.96%) IPsec
10 5 (0.96%) VPN
10 5 (0.96%) Broadband
11 4 (0.77%) TACACS
11 4 (0.77%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.07%) Oracle Database
2 15 (2.88%) MySQL
3 12 (2.30%) SQL Server
3 12 (2.30%) Hadoop
4 11 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (0.96%) OLAP
6 5 (0.96%) Big Data
7 3 (0.58%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.38%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.19%) OLTP
9 1 (0.19%) Informix
9 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.19%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 12 (2.30%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (0.96%) JIRA
3 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 104 (19.96%) Finance
2 37 (7.10%) Retail
3 27 (5.18%) Legal
4 25 (4.80%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.65%) Marketing
6 16 (3.07%) Electronics
7 13 (2.50%) Banking
8 12 (2.30%) Law
9 9 (1.73%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.15%) Advertising
10 6 (1.15%) Publishing
10 6 (1.15%) Games
10 6 (1.15%) Back Office
11 5 (0.96%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.77%) German Language
12 4 (0.77%) Billing
13 3 (0.58%) Automotive
13 3 (0.58%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.58%) French Language
14 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.88%) LAMP
2 12 (2.30%) CGI
3 10 (1.92%) Web Services
4 7 (1.34%) Middleware
5 4 (0.77%) .NET
5 4 (0.77%) Mason
6 3 (0.58%) HTML
7 2 (0.38%) XML
7 2 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.19%) Flash
8 1 (0.19%) COM
8 1 (0.19%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 62 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 57 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (9.79%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.07%) FMCG
5 9 (1.73%) Statistics
6 7 (1.34%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.15%) Freedom of Information
7 6 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (1.15%) Freedom of Information Act
7 6 (1.15%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (0.96%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.96%) Digital Media
8 5 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.96%) PKI
9 4 (0.77%) Clustering
9 4 (0.77%) User Experience
10 3 (0.58%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.58%) BBC
10 3 (0.58%) Derivative
10 3 (0.58%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 99 (19.00%) Windows
2 71 (13.63%) Linux
3 21 (4.03%) UNIX
4 18 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (2.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 12 (2.30%) Oracle Linux
7 11 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.96%) AIX
10 4 (0.77%) Solaris
10 4 (0.77%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.77%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.77%) CentOS
11 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (45.11%) ITIL
2 106 (20.35%) Service Delivery
3 83 (15.93%) Service Management
4 80 (15.36%) Project Management
5 66 (12.67%) Change Management
5 66 (12.67%) Incident Management
6 63 (12.09%) Line Management
7 62 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 57 (10.94%) Problem Management
9 54 (10.36%) Agile Software Development
10 51 (9.79%) Information Security
11 43 (8.25%) ITSM
11 43 (8.25%) Mentoring
12 41 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 40 (7.68%) Operations Management
14 38 (7.29%) People Management
15 34 (6.53%) Performance Management
15 34 (6.53%) Resource Management
16 27 (5.18%) Business Continuity
17 26 (4.99%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 36 (6.91%) SQL
2 23 (4.41%) Python
3 20 (3.84%) Java
4 18 (3.45%) Perl
5 16 (3.07%) PHP
5 16 (3.07%) JavaScript
5 16 (3.07%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.34%) C
7 6 (1.15%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.96%) R
9 4 (0.77%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.77%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.38%) VB
11 1 (0.19%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.19%) Ruby
11 1 (0.19%) VBScript
11 1 (0.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 76 (14.59%) Degree
2 42 (8.06%) ITIL Certification
3 19 (3.65%) CISSP
4 18 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 14 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.92%) MCSE
7 10 (1.92%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 8 (1.54%) CISM
10 5 (0.96%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.96%) GCIH
11 4 (0.77%) CCNA
11 4 (0.77%) PCI QSA
11 4 (0.77%) SSCP
12 3 (0.58%) PMP
12 3 (0.58%) CCNP
12 3 (0.58%) HNC
12 3 (0.58%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (12.28%) SLA
2 15 (2.88%) QA
3 9 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.54%) COBIT
5 7 (1.34%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.77%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.38%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.19%) EMIR
8 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.19%) MiFID
System Software
1 32 (6.14%) Active Directory
2 28 (5.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.69%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.30%) KVM
5 8 (1.54%) XenApp
6 5 (0.96%) VirtualBox
6 5 (0.96%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.77%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.58%) XenServer
8 3 (0.58%) Docker
9 2 (0.38%) iptables
9 2 (0.38%) vSphere
9 2 (0.38%) Xen
9 2 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.38%) Postfix
9 2 (0.38%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (3.45%) Puppet
2 12 (2.30%) SCOM
2 12 (2.30%) Graphite
3 7 (1.34%) SCOrch
4 6 (1.15%) SCCM
5 5 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (0.77%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (0.58%) Nagios
7 3 (0.58%) WMI
7 3 (0.58%) Ansible
8 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.38%) WSUS
8 2 (0.38%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.38%) Ganglia
8 2 (0.38%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.19%) SCSM
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 69 (13.24%) Microsoft
2 65 (12.48%) Cisco
3 55 (10.56%) VMware
4 32 (6.14%) Oracle
5 26 (4.99%) Citrix
5 26 (4.99%) Red Hat
6 23 (4.41%) HP
7 13 (2.50%) Remedy
8 12 (2.30%) CheckPoint
9 10 (1.92%) BMC
10 9 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.73%) NetApp
11 8 (1.54%) Veeam
11 8 (1.54%) SolarWinds
11 8 (1.54%) Splunk
12 7 (1.34%) WatchGuard
12 7 (1.34%) Juniper
12 7 (1.34%) PeopleSoft
13 5 (0.96%) SAP
13 5 (0.96%) Kaspersky
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Send
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Colne, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
E.ON
Salary: From £44,500 to £59,332 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £ Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Tech
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Networking People
Salary: 15% bonus and other benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago