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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 599 606 567
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -39
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 291 318 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.30% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 241 234 252
Average salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +6.00%
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
97876 106372 100372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.57% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80918 87012 84539
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 £38,500
% 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -1 116 £75,000 +15.38% 26
South East -23 60 £60,000 +9.09% 4
East of England +29 34 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Yorkshire +22 22 £47,500 -26.92% 7
North West -1 20 £54,750 -8.75% 3
South West -7 15 £55,000 +29.41% 5
East Midlands +24 14 £48,500 +7.77%
West Midlands -22 14 £55,000 -
Midlands +10 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Operations Manager
UK

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 220 (37.48%) ITIL
2 152 (25.89%) Finance
3 138 (23.51%) Service Delivery
4 110 (18.74%) Project Management
5 106 (18.06%) Windows
6 92 (15.67%) SLA
7 91 (15.50%) Microsoft
8 81 (13.80%) Service Management
9 79 (13.46%) Incident Management
10 78 (13.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 76 (12.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 76 (12.95%) Cisco
11 76 (12.95%) People Management
12 75 (12.78%) Linux
13 73 (12.44%) Line Management
14 67 (11.41%) Telecoms
14 67 (11.41%) Degree
15 64 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
16 61 (10.39%) Retail
17 60 (10.22%) Change Management
18 59 (10.05%) Problem Management
19 56 (9.54%) Resource Management
20 55 (9.37%) Matrix Management
21 53 (9.03%) Management Information System
22 52 (8.86%) Firewall
23 51 (8.69%) Operations Management
24 48 (8.18%) VMware
25 47 (8.01%) Business Continuity
26 40 (6.81%) ITIL Certification
27 39 (6.64%) Citrix

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 34 (5.79%) MS Exchange
2 16 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (2.56%) Lync
4 14 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (2.04%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.36%) CICS
7 7 (1.19%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.02%) IIS
8 6 (1.02%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 5 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (0.51%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.34%) CMS
12 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.17%) WordPress
13 1 (0.17%) nginx
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.17%) Apache
Applications
1 38 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.43%) MS Office
3 9 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project
4 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.51%) 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
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.87%) Office 365
2 9 (1.53%) SaaS
3 8 (1.36%) PaaS
4 7 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (8.86%) Firewall
2 27 (4.60%) TCP/IP
3 22 (3.75%) DNS
4 21 (3.58%) WAN
5 15 (2.56%) DHCP
5 15 (2.56%) VoIP
5 15 (2.56%) SAN
6 14 (2.39%) Internet
7 13 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (2.04%) LAN
9 11 (1.87%) 3G
9 11 (1.87%) Network Security
9 11 (1.87%) 2G
10 10 (1.70%) NAS
10 10 (1.70%) BGP
10 10 (1.70%) Broadband
11 9 (1.53%) MPLS
11 9 (1.53%) OSPF
12 8 (1.36%) SS7
12 8 (1.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (3.07%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.39%) DB2
3 14 (2.39%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.02%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.85%) QlikView
6 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.85%) MySQL
7 4 (0.68%) OLTP
8 3 (0.51%) Big Data
8 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.34%) Redis
10 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.34%) JIRA
2 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
General
1 152 (25.89%) Finance
2 67 (11.41%) Telecoms
3 61 (10.39%) Retail
4 28 (4.77%) Law
5 25 (4.26%) Marketing
6 14 (2.39%) Legal
7 13 (2.21%) Advertising
8 12 (2.04%) Electronics
9 10 (1.70%) Games
9 10 (1.70%) Banking
10 9 (1.53%) Billing
11 6 (1.02%) Automotive
12 5 (0.85%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.85%) Publishing
12 5 (0.85%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.68%) Back Office
14 2 (0.34%) Front Office
14 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.34%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.53%) Web Services
1 9 (1.53%) Middleware
2 8 (1.36%) LAMP
3 7 (1.19%) CGI
4 3 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.51%) XML
4 3 (0.51%) HTML
5 2 (0.34%) SOAP
5 2 (0.34%) EDI
5 2 (0.34%) REST
6 1 (0.17%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.17%) HTML5
6 1 (0.17%) .NET
6 1 (0.17%) Flash
6 1 (0.17%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.03%) Management Information System
2 37 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (5.96%) FMCG
4 17 (2.90%) Performance Metrics
5 15 (2.56%) Mainframe
6 11 (1.87%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.87%) Clustering
7 7 (1.19%) EPoS
8 6 (1.02%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.02%) Life Science
8 6 (1.02%) Statistics
9 5 (0.85%) iSeries
10 4 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.68%) PKI
10 4 (0.68%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.68%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.68%) CESG
10 4 (0.68%) AS400
10 4 (0.68%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 106 (18.06%) Windows
2 75 (12.78%) Linux
3 28 (4.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (3.58%) UNIX
5 20 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (2.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 12 (2.04%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.70%) Windows 8
9 10 (1.70%) Windows Vista
10 9 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (1.02%) CentOS
12 6 (1.02%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.85%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.68%) Solaris
14 4 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.34%) Android
16 1 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (37.48%) ITIL
2 138 (23.51%) Service Delivery
3 110 (18.74%) Project Management
4 81 (13.80%) Service Management
5 79 (13.46%) Incident Management
6 78 (13.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 76 (12.95%) People Management
7 76 (12.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 73 (12.44%) Line Management
9 64 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
10 60 (10.22%) Change Management
11 59 (10.05%) Problem Management
12 56 (9.54%) Resource Management
13 55 (9.37%) Matrix Management
14 51 (8.69%) Operations Management
15 47 (8.01%) Business Continuity
16 37 (6.30%) Infrastructure Management
17 36 (6.13%) Coaching
18 35 (5.96%) Information Security
18 35 (5.96%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (5.28%) SQL
2 17 (2.90%) Shell Script
3 12 (2.04%) Java
4 10 (1.70%) Perl
5 9 (1.53%) PHP
5 9 (1.53%) C
6 7 (1.19%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.19%) Python
7 4 (0.68%) VB
7 4 (0.68%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.17%) COBOL
9 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 67 (11.41%) Degree
2 40 (6.81%) ITIL Certification
3 24 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (3.58%) Security Cleared
6 19 (3.24%) CISSP
7 15 (2.56%) SC Cleared
8 14 (2.39%) MCP
8 14 (2.39%) MCSA
9 12 (2.04%) CHFI
10 11 (1.87%) MCSE
10 11 (1.87%) CCNA
11 7 (1.19%) CCNP
12 6 (1.02%) HNC
12 6 (1.02%) HND
12 6 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.85%) ISEB
13 5 (0.85%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.85%) JNCIA
13 5 (0.85%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (15.67%) SLA
2 27 (4.60%) QA
3 15 (2.56%) PCI DSS
4 12 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.87%) ISO 9000
6 8 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.68%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.51%) 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 34 (5.79%) Active Directory
2 29 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (3.41%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.70%) XenApp
4 10 (1.70%) KVM
5 8 (1.36%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.85%) Xen
6 5 (0.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (0.51%) vSphere
7 3 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.51%) XenServer
7 3 (0.51%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (1.87%) Puppet
2 9 (1.53%) SCOM
3 6 (1.02%) Graphite
4 5 (0.85%) WMI
4 5 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (0.85%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (0.51%) SCCM
6 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.34%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.34%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.17%) WSUS
7 1 (0.17%) MOM
7 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 91 (15.50%) Microsoft
2 76 (12.95%) Cisco
3 48 (8.18%) VMware
4 39 (6.64%) Citrix
5 23 (3.92%) Oracle
6 21 (3.58%) CheckPoint
7 20 (3.41%) IBM
8 17 (2.90%) Red Hat
9 15 (2.56%) NetApp
10 13 (2.21%) Juniper
10 13 (2.21%) HP
11 12 (2.04%) EMC
11 12 (2.04%) Huawei
12 11 (1.87%) BT
12 11 (1.87%) 3PAR
12 11 (1.87%) Veritas
13 7 (1.19%) Ericsson
14 6 (1.02%) SolarWinds
14 6 (1.02%) Teradata
14 6 (1.02%) Sun
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