The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Operations role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Operations in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Operations
Rank 590 644 622
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 26 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.053% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.056% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 10
Average salary £70,000 £78,750 £110,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -28.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £125,000 £133,000
UK excluding London average salary £82,500 £75,000 £63,750
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
Head of Operations
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40032 46094 41422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.46% 93.82% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 33828 38605 34886
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of Operations
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Head of Operations Jobs Demand Trend in London

Head of Operations
Salary Trend in London

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

Head of Operations Salary Trend in London

Head of Operations
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Operations across the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Head of Operations Salary Histogram in London

Head of Operations
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Operations within the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
City of London +50 16 £70,000 +12.00%
Head of Operations
England

Head of Operations
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Head of Operations 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 Head of Operations in their job title.

1 25 (44.64%) ITIL
2 23 (41.07%) Finance
3 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (23.21%) Banking
4 13 (23.21%) Project Management
5 10 (17.86%) Back Office
5 10 (17.86%) Advertising
5 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (16.07%) Service Delivery
6 9 (16.07%) Marketing
7 7 (12.50%) Operations Management
7 7 (12.50%) Change Management
7 7 (12.50%) Service Management
7 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 6 (10.71%) UNIX
8 6 (10.71%) Windows
8 6 (10.71%) Telecoms
8 6 (10.71%) Retail
8 6 (10.71%) Degree
8 6 (10.71%) Temenos T24
8 6 (10.71%) Retail Banking
8 6 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (8.93%) People Management
9 5 (8.93%) VMware
9 5 (8.93%) Publishing
9 5 (8.93%) Information Security
9 5 (8.93%) Legal
9 5 (8.93%) Process Management
9 5 (8.93%) ITSM
9 5 (8.93%) MS Excel

Head of Operations
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Head of Operations 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 Head of Operations in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
3 2 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) Network Security
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (41.07%) Finance
2 13 (23.21%) Banking
3 10 (17.86%) Back Office
3 10 (17.86%) Advertising
4 9 (16.07%) Marketing
5 6 (10.71%) Telecoms
5 6 (10.71%) Retail
5 6 (10.71%) Retail Banking
6 5 (8.93%) Publishing
6 5 (8.93%) Legal
7 2 (3.57%) Law
7 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) ATL
2 1 (1.79%) Middleware
2 1 (1.79%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Photography
1 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.79%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.79%) Tandem
3 1 (1.79%) NHS
3 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) UNIX
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) ITIL
2 13 (23.21%) Project Management
3 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.07%) Service Delivery
5 7 (12.50%) Operations Management
5 7 (12.50%) Change Management
5 7 (12.50%) Service Management
5 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 6 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.93%) People Management
7 5 (8.93%) Information Security
7 5 (8.93%) Process Management
7 5 (8.93%) ITSM
8 4 (7.14%) BCP
8 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.14%) Data Management
8 4 (7.14%) Online Marketing
8 4 (7.14%) Requirements Management
8 4 (7.14%) Coaching
9 3 (5.36%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.79%) Java
1 1 (1.79%) Perl
1 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.57%) CIPD
4 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (3.57%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) VMware
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) CODA
3 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
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