The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Manager
Rank 154 157 146
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 12 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.095% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 1
Average salary £51,250 £36,747 £57,148
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.46% -35.69%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Operations Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3194 2989 2960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.94% 94.98% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2026 1915 2069
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Operations Manager
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Operations Manager Salary Trend in Scotland

Operations Manager
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Manager across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Operations Manager Salary Histogram in Scotland

Operations Manager
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Edinburgh -9 6 £55,000 +49.67% 1
Fife - 3 £47,500 -
Stirling - 2 £73,500 -
Highlands +8 1 - -
Operations Manager
UK

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (33.33%) SLA
2 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Service Delivery
3 6 (22.22%) Line Management
4 5 (18.52%) Firewall
4 5 (18.52%) Linux
4 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
5 4 (14.81%) WAN
5 4 (14.81%) Windows
5 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
5 4 (14.81%) Motorola
5 4 (14.81%) TETRA
5 4 (14.81%) Numerical Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
5 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
5 4 (14.81%) Operations Management
5 4 (14.81%) Resource Management
5 4 (14.81%) 4G
6 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (11.11%) Degree
6 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (11.11%) Statistics
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (11.11%) CCNA
6 3 (11.11%) Nagios
6 3 (11.11%) SQL
6 3 (11.11%) SAS

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (11.11%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
1 5 (18.52%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) TETRA
2 4 (14.81%) WAN
2 4 (14.81%) 4G
3 2 (7.41%) SSL
3 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 2 (7.41%) BGP
3 2 (7.41%) VoIP
3 2 (7.41%) SSH
3 2 (7.41%) VLAN
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 3 (11.11%) Statistics
1 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) AIX
3 2 (7.41%) Solaris
3 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
3 2 (7.41%) UNIX
3 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Service Delivery
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Line Management
3 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
3 4 (14.81%) Operations Management
3 4 (14.81%) Resource Management
3 4 (14.81%) Numerical Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.41%) Validation
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.41%) People Management
5 2 (7.41%) Email Management
6 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.70%) SIEM
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security
6 1 (3.70%) Data Management
6 1 (3.70%) Operations Research
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) CCNA
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.41%) CIPD
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.70%) RHCE
4 1 (3.70%) CISM
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Nagios
2 1 (3.70%) Cacti
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Motorola
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
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