The first table below looks at the demand for the Operations Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Manager
Rank 132 - 134
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 7 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% - 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 6
Average salary £60,000 - £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -9.09%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2324 2015 2254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.11% 94.38% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1733 1614 1960
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Operations Manager
Berkshire

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Operations Manager
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Operations Manager Salary Trend in Reading

Operations Manager
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Manager across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Operations Manager Salary Histogram in Reading

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 14 (73.68%) MS Office
2 11 (57.89%) Service Management
3 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
3 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) MS Visio
3 9 (47.37%) Cisco
3 9 (47.37%) Firewall
3 9 (47.37%) Finance
3 9 (47.37%) VMware
3 9 (47.37%) Supplier Management
3 9 (47.37%) WSUS
3 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (47.37%) PowerShell
3 9 (47.37%) Hyper-V
3 9 (47.37%) Budget Control
4 7 (36.84%) Business Continuity
5 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (31.58%) Change Control
5 6 (31.58%) Problem Management
6 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
6 5 (26.32%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (26.32%) QA
7 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (15.79%) MCSM
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) MCSE

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 14 (73.68%) MS Office
2 9 (47.37%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) Broadband
2 2 (10.53%) MVNO
2 2 (10.53%) GGSN
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Service Management
2 9 (47.37%) Service Delivery
2 9 (47.37%) Supplier Management
2 9 (47.37%) Budget Control
3 7 (36.84%) Business Continuity
4 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (31.58%) Change Control
4 6 (31.58%) Problem Management
5 5 (26.32%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) Information Security
6 3 (15.79%) Security Management
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL
7 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
8 1 (5.26%) Business Development
8 1 (5.26%) Operations Management
8 1 (5.26%) WFM
8 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) MCSM
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (15.79%) MCSE
1 3 (15.79%) MCSA
1 3 (15.79%) MOS
1 3 (15.79%) MCTS
1 3 (15.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
2 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
1 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (47.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco
1 9 (47.37%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft