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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Operations
Rank 435 432 440
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 8 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.039% 0.053% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.056% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 6
Average salary £68,750 £95,000 £74,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.63% +28.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £79,300 £70,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,750 £100,000 £127,000
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £75,000 £63,750
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +17.64%
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
19689 21521 20964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.94% 95.02% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16229 17194 17286
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Hampshire +4 4 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £77,500 -
Sussex - 1 £72,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £57,500 -
Head of Operations
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
3 5 (29.41%) DevOps
4 4 (23.53%) Matrix Management
4 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
5 3 (17.65%) Information Management
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) MOF
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) SIEM
5 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Cyber Security
6 2 (11.76%) Splunk
6 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) Coaching
6 2 (11.76%) Information Security
6 2 (11.76%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
6 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.76%) Operations Management
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
7 1 (5.88%) Problem Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) DevOps
4 4 (23.53%) Matrix Management
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
5 3 (17.65%) Information Management
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) MOF
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) SIEM
5 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Cyber Security
6 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
6 2 (11.76%) Coaching
6 2 (11.76%) Information Security
6 2 (11.76%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.76%) Operations Management
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Splunk
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft