The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 87 99 96
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.10% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £52,500 £54,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.36%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £53,713 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.39% +7.42%
Operations Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
907 1130 1187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.78% 96.17% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 821 933 991
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,675 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Operations Manager
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Operations Manager Salary Trend in Kent

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) SLA
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) Operations Management
3 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Information Security
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) IIS
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) EMC
5 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (25.00%) FTP
5 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) SaaS
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (25.00%) iSCSI

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) Redis
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 4 (50.00%) Operations Management
3 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Information Security
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) Security Management
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) Process Management
6 1 (12.50%) CRM
6 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (12.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) SLA
2 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (12.50%) COBIT
3 1 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (12.50%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 1 (12.50%) SunGard