The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 139 134 137
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 8 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.35% 0.13% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.14% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £31,250 £57,500 £44,202
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.65% +30.08%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
Operations Manager
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
2124 2143 2054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.40% 92.61% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1536 1564 1667
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,936 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Service Management
2 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (50.00%) Change Management
3 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) CGI
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Sun
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VBScript
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (10.00%) WordPress
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CGI
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Blog
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Social Media
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Service Management
1 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 5 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) WMI
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (10.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Sun
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Facebook
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter