The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Operations role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Operations 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
Head of Operations
Rank 425 399 436
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 11 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.053% 0.030% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.031% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 5
Average salary £102,500 £77,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.25% +19.23%
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £100,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +48.14%
Head of Operations
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19836 19086 21216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.67% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16177 15276 18448
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of Operations
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Head of Operations Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Head of Operations
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Operations across the South East region.

Head of Operations Salary Trend in the South East

Head of Operations
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Operations across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Head of Operations Salary Histogram in the South East

Head of Operations
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Operations within the South East 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
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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
Surrey +2 10 £102,500 +20.58%
Hampshire -18 1 £100,000 +37.45%
Head of Operations
England

Head of Operations
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Head of Operations 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 Head of Operations in their job title.

1 17 (36.96%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Operations Management
2 10 (21.74%) VoIP
3 9 (19.57%) CISSP
3 9 (19.57%) Degree
3 9 (19.57%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (15.22%) Strategic Planning
5 7 (15.22%) ITIL
6 6 (13.04%) Cyber Security
6 6 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 6 (13.04%) Information Security
7 5 (10.87%) Legal
7 5 (10.87%) CISA
7 5 (10.87%) Firewall
8 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
8 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
9 3 (6.52%) Resource Management
9 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (6.52%) Financial Modelling
9 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (6.52%) VMware
9 3 (6.52%) Retail
9 3 (6.52%) Citrix
9 3 (6.52%) ERP
9 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
9 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.52%) Windows
9 3 (6.52%) SQL Server

Head of Operations
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Head of Operations 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 Head of Operations in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) VoIP
2 5 (10.87%) Firewall
3 2 (4.35%) Network Security
3 2 (4.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (36.96%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Legal
3 3 (6.52%) Electronics
3 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.52%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) PMI
3 1 (2.17%) DTV
3 1 (2.17%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
1 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Operations Management
2 9 (19.57%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (15.22%) ITIL
4 7 (15.22%) Strategic Planning
5 6 (13.04%) Cyber Security
5 6 (13.04%) Service Delivery
5 6 (13.04%) Information Security
6 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.52%) Financial Modelling
7 3 (6.52%) Resource Management
7 3 (6.52%) Line Management
7 3 (6.52%) People Management
7 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (6.52%) PRINCE
7 3 (6.52%) Project Management
7 3 (6.52%) Change Management
7 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.52%) ERP
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) CISSP
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) CISA
3 2 (4.35%) CISM
3 2 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Citrix
2 3 (6.52%) NetApp
2 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
2 3 (6.52%) VMware
3 2 (4.35%) Tripwire
3 2 (4.35%) Symantec
3 2 (4.35%) McAfee
4 1 (2.17%) SAP