The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Operations role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Operations
Rank 129 - 129
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 10 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.40% - 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% - 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 3
Average salary £82,500 - £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Head of Operations
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2283 2140 1900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.54% 93.78% 93.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1614 1701 1599
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Head of Operations
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Head of Operations Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Head of Operations
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Head of Operations Salary Trend in Reading

Head of Operations
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Operations across the Reading region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Head of Operations Salary Histogram in Reading

Head of Operations
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) VoIP
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Operations Management
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Coaching
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Cadence
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) CCNP
6 1 (10.00%) CCNA
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (10.00%) GIS
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (10.00%) Information Security
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) SAP
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management

Head of Operations
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Operations Management
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cadence
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco