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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 99 97 93
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.092% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.37% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £52,500 £70,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -
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
1027 1083 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.31% 97.83% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 916 930 885
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 August 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (50.00%) Operations Management
3 2 (50.00%) Redis
3 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (50.00%) HAProxy
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Nimble Storage
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) COBIT
3 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) SaaS
3 2 (50.00%) PMP
3 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Process Management
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) ITSM

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Redis
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) Operations Management
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Process Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITSM
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PMP
1 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) COBIT
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow
1 2 (50.00%) Nimble Storage
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya