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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 137 130 127
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 1 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.042% 0.60% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.65% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 0
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -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
2239 2143 1868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.04% 91.78% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1541 1641 1599
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 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 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) CCIE
3 2 (22.22%) CCNP
3 2 (22.22%) CCIP
3 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (11.11%) webMethods
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) DB2
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) SLA

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) AIX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) SUSE
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Service Management
1 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
1 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Operations Management
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Content Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCIE
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) CCIP
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) webMethods
2 1 (11.11%) BT
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Huawei
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle