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 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 149 154 136
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 5 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% 0.12% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.13% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 9
Average salary £70,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.36% -
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -4.76%
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
2925 3145 2850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.14% 95.39% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1922 2030 1980
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,311 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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
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 26 January 2015. 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 +3 2 - -
Stirling - 1 - -
Operations Manager
UK

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
3 4 (23.53%) Statistics
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 4 (23.53%) SAS
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) UNIX
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) CCNA
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
4 3 (17.65%) Retail
4 3 (17.65%) Nagios
4 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
4 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.76%) People Management
5 2 (11.76%) Email Management
5 2 (11.76%) Validation
5 2 (11.76%) BGP
5 2 (11.76%) Internet
5 2 (11.76%) ITSM
5 2 (11.76%) VLAN
5 2 (11.76%) SSH
5 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
5 2 (11.76%) SSL

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 4 (23.53%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SSL
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
1 2 (11.76%) BGP
1 2 (11.76%) VoIP
1 2 (11.76%) SSH
1 2 (11.76%) VLAN
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Statistics
1 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX
4 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
4 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
4 2 (11.76%) AIX
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
1 3 (17.65%) Service Management
1 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.76%) Email Management
2 2 (11.76%) People Management
2 2 (11.76%) ITSM
2 2 (11.76%) Validation
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security
3 1 (5.88%) Data Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Research
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Management
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) SIEM
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) CCNA
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) RHCE
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CISM
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) CISSP
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) Cacti
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft