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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Manager
Rank 148 158 169
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 13 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.44% 0.16% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.17% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 2
Average salary £52,500 £70,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +47.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £56,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
2834 2973 3227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.55% 95.69% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1850 1899 2108
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 12 February 2016. 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
Glasgow - 9 £52,500 -
Edinburgh +7 6 £52,500 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Operations Manager
UK

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) Finance
3 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 10 (41.67%) Project Management
4 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (25.00%) Degree
5 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (25.00%) CRM
5 6 (25.00%) ERP
5 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (20.83%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
6 5 (20.83%) VoIP
6 5 (20.83%) WAN
6 5 (20.83%) Presales
6 5 (20.83%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (20.83%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (20.83%) Operations Management
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (16.67%) People Management
7 4 (16.67%) Symantec
7 4 (16.67%) SAN
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (16.67%) Linux
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.50%) Banking
8 3 (12.50%) Quality Management
8 3 (12.50%) Security Management

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.17%) JBoss
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (20.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (20.83%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (20.83%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) VoIP
1 5 (20.83%) WAN
2 4 (16.67%) SAN
3 3 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (4.17%) HTTP
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) SSL
5 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) Military
4 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) EMC Centera
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Unix
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Project Management
2 6 (25.00%) CRM
2 6 (25.00%) ERP
3 5 (20.83%) Operations Management
3 5 (20.83%) Presales
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (16.67%) People Management
5 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 3 (12.50%) Information Security
5 3 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 3 (12.50%) Security Management
6 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.17%) Line Management
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Perl
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.17%) Ansible
3 1 (4.17%) Capistrano
3 1 (4.17%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.17%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Symantec
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) NetApp
5 2 (8.33%) Sybase
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) Dynatrace
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Perforce